Alan D. Taylor

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Alan D. Taylor
Born (1947-10-27) October 27, 1947 (age 69)[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 (born October 27, 1947) is an American 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. doi:10.2307/2974842. JSTOR 2974842. 

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