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Re: [O] Dr Wozniak’s tasklist implementation

From: Ramon Diaz-Uriarte
Subject: Re: [O] Dr Wozniak’s tasklist implementation
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2017 08:38:21 +0100
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Dear Michal,

On Sun, 29-01-2017, at 15:10, Michal Rus <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello!
> I’d like to start using dr Wozniak’s tasklist idea [1] in Org. He’s
> the original author of spaced repetition and SuperMemo.
[Being nit-picky here: :-) Wozniak is the author of SuperMemo and he has
made many changes/adjustments to the algorithms for optimal spacing, and he
is probably the one responsible for making this thing popular but, as he
himself makes clear, the spaced repetition phenomenon is something
documented in the psychological literature long before SuperMemo]

> It’s about assigning values ($) and time (hrs) to each task. Then,
> priorities ($ divided by hrs) can be calculated, and then you do the
> tasks with the highest priority; effectively, spending your time in
> the most valuable way. (That is if you assign the value and time
> correctly, but it can be learned.)
> Is there anything like that implemented? I couldn’t find anything.

org-drill was designed specifically for this


(you might also want to look at :



> If not, how hard would it be? Where would it be best to start?
> Thank you!
>     [1] https://www.supermemo.com/articles/tasklists.htm

Ramon Diaz-Uriarte
Department of Biochemistry, Lab B-25
Facultad de Medicina
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Arzobispo Morcillo, 4
28029 Madrid

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