CourseRank - BSD License
This is a course planning and review tool that helps guide class
selection at universities. It was a project of the Stanford InfoLab at
times between Fall 2007 and Fall 2009 with Professor Hector
Garcia-Molina and students Benjamin Bercovitz, Filip Kaliszan, and Henry
The project has been open sourced under the BSD license:
Copyright (c) 2009, Stanford University
All rights reserved.
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are
- Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
- Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
- Neither the name of Stanford University nor the names of its
contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from
this software without specific prior written permission.
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS
"AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT
HOLDER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED
TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR
PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF
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NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS
SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
The source code is available for download here as a
.zip Eclipse project folder.
Development work was largely done in Java and JSP. The source code
is formatted as an Eclipse project that you can easily import into an
The original CourseRank project ran on an Apache Tomcat 6 server running
FreeBSD 7, with Apache httpd 2.2 in front with mod_jk and mod_webauth.
As the work was done for the Stanford community, there are many
pieces that are hooked with Stanford specific services, including LDAP
and WebAuth, which
will not work outside of Stanford's LAN.