Alan Dana Taylor is a mathematician who, with Steven Brams, solved the problem of envy-free fair division for an arbitrary number of people with the Brams–Taylor procedure.
Taylor received his Ph.D. in 1975 from Dartmouth College.
He currently is the Marie Louise Bailey professor of mathematics at Union College, in Schenectady, New York.
He has an Erdős number of 1, having published a joint paper with Paul Erdős in 1992.
- Alan D. Taylor (1995) Mathematics and Politics: Strategy, Voting, Power, and Proof Springer-Verlag. ISBN 0-387-94391-9 and 0-387-94500-8
- Steven J. Brams and Alan D. Taylor (1995).An Envy-Free Cake Division Protocol American Mathematical Monthly, 102, pp. 9–19. (JUSTOR
- Steven J. Brams and Alan D. Taylor (1996). Fair Division - From cake-cutting to dispute resolution Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-55390-3 and ISBN 0-521-55644-9