Dear Author!

Many of Nikolai Khomenko's ideas have only appeared in his letters to students and colleaugues. This website aims to collect these letters and make them available for the wider community interested in OTSM-TRIZ. The letters are organised chronologically, thus making it easy to trace the time when this ir that idea was expressed.

Please read the following instructions that can help you publish your materials.


Only registered users can publish.
If you are not registered yet, you can do it here.
Please wait for the confirmation email and click on the activation link to confirm your e-mail address.


When registered, please proceed to the menu "Login" and type the username and the password chosen during registeration.

After successful logging in, you will see the new menu "Add a letter".

Clicking on the menu will open the editor for adding your material.


Choose the category to indicate the time when the letter was written, e.g. 1997/1-3 for the letter written from January to March of 1997. 

Select the tags that best describe the theme of your exchange with Nikolai. Please note that several tags can be selected.

Choose the alias for yourself as author or leave it blank. Leave 'access' public, the letter will not be visiable before it undergoes editing.


Your material will be created in the window "Content". Here you have various tools for text formatting and for adding images. 

It is suggested that you paste your letter as a text and edit it using the functions of the site editor.

Choose the title that summarises the letter well for the potential reader.

Below the editor's window there are some buttons for additional functions: add an attachment, link the article, image, pagebreak (useful if your material is rather large and it has index), and button "more" (for introduction, i.e., for a blockquote when clicking on "more" opens whole material).

If you would like to add comments to the editors, include them in the end after your letter clearly marking that it is the text for the editors.


Please choose either Russian or English for the language of your material even if it is clear that your material is in one of these languages. 


Should you have any questions, please use the contact form on the site.