Alan D. Taylor

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Alan D. Taylor
Born (1947-10-27) October 27, 1947 (age 67)[1]
Nationality American
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Union College
Alma mater Dartmouth College
Doctoral advisor James Earl Baumgartner
Known for Brams–Taylor procedure

Alan Dana Taylor is a mathematician who, with Steven Brams, solved the problem of envy-free cake-cutting for an arbitrary number of people with the Brams–Taylor procedure.

Taylor received his Ph.D. in 1975 from Dartmouth College.[2]

He currently is the Marie Louise Bailey professor of mathematics at Union College, in Schenectady, New York.

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  1. ^ Date information sourced from Library of Congress Authorities data, via corresponding WorldCat Identities linked authority file (LAF) .
  2. ^ Alan D. Taylor at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  3. ^ Merrill, III, Samuel (January 1997). "Review: Mathematics and Politics by Alan D. Taylor, 1995". The American Mathematical Monthly 104 (1): 82–85. 

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