The Brams–Taylor theorem is a result in fair division discovered by Steven Brams and Alan D. Taylor. First published in the January 1995 issue of American Mathematical Monthly, it explicated the first finite procedure to produce an envy-free division of an infinitely divisible good among any positive integer number of players. Prior to the discovery of this theorem, Sol Garfunkel contended that the problem solved by the theorem, namely the n-person cake cutting problem, was among the most important problems in 20th century mathematics.
- Brams, Steven J.; Taylor, Alan D. (1995). "An Envy-Free Cake Division Protocol". The American Mathematical Monthly 102 (1): 9–18. doi:10.2307/2974850.
- More Equal than Others: Weighted Voting. Sol Garfunkel. For All Practical Purposes. COMAP. 1988
- US patent 5983205, Steven J. Brams & Alan D. Taylor, "Computer-based method for the fair division of ownership of goods", issued 1999-11-09, assigned to New York University
- Brams, Steven J.; Alan D. Taylor (1999-11-09), United States Patent: 5983205 - Computer-based method for the fair division of ownership of goods, retrieved 2014-04-29
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