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MARTIN ARKOWITZ - Mathematics and Computer Science Dartmouth College; Hanover, NH 03755 o Probability and Why the Percentage of Blue-Eyed People Stays the Same-E JAMES B. BARKSDALE, JR.* - Professor, Mathematics Western Kentucky University; Bowling Green, KY 42101 (e-mail: barksdale@wkuvx1.wku.edu.) Phone: (502) 745-6215; FAX: (502) 745-5385 o Clear and Simple Mathematics Enchantments-E RON BARNES - Professor, Computer and Mathematical Sciences; University of Houston-Downtown; 1 Main Street; Houston, TX 77002 (e-mail: barnes@dt.uh.edu) Phone: (713) 221-8553; FAX: (713) 221-8086 o Mathematical Swindles: Some Puzzles and Games_E o Student Projects in Applied Mathematics with Business and Industry-IA JAMES E. BAUMGARTNER - J.G. Kement Professor of Mathematics Dartmouth College; Hanover, NH 03755 o The Role of Logic in Mathematics-El ARTHUR T. BENJAMIN (1995) - Assistant Professor of Mathematics Harvey Mudd College; Claremont, CA 91711 o The Game of Merlin-IA JOEL V. BRAWLEY - Alumni Professor; Mathematical Sciences Clemson University; Clemson. SC 29634-1907 (e-mail:JVBRW@CLEMSON.BlTNET) o The Gambler's Ruin-An Excursion in Applied Mathematics-EIA WILLIAM L. BRIGGS - Associate Professor, Mathematics,Box 170 University of Colorado at Denver; P.O. Box 173364 Denver, CO 80217-3364; (e-mail: wbriggs@tiger.denver.colorado.edu) o Information Theory and Coin Weighing-IA o Mathematics Problem Solving Workshop-EIA o Applied Mathematics Slide Show-EIA JOHN EMERT* - Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences Ball State University; Muncie, IN 47306-0490 (e-mail: emert@math.bsu.edu) Phone: (317) 285-8657; FAX: (317) 285-1721 o Paradoxes in Wild-Card Poker-EI WARREN W. ESTY - Professor, Mathematical Sciences Montana State University; Bozeman, MT 59717 (e-mail:esty@deimos.oscs.montana.edu) o The Unobserved Species Problem in Statistics_IA A. M. FINK* - Professor, Department of Mathematics lowa State University; Ames, IA 50011 o How to find a needle in a linear haystack-E JOHN KENELLY - Mathematical Sciences Department Clemson University; Clemson, SC 29634-1907 o Mathematics in the Marketplace-E BONNIE H. LITWILLER* - Professor University of Northern lowa; Cedar Falls, IA 50614 o A Potpourri of Probability Problems-E DENIS W. LORING, F.S.A.* - Senior Vice President Equitable Life Assurance Society 787 7th Avenue. 44 E; New York, NY 10019 o The Mathematics of Life Insurance-EIA ED PACKEL - Professor & Chairman Mathematics & Computer Science; Lake Forest College 555 N. Sheridan Rd.; Lake Forest, IL 60045-2399 (e-mail: packel@math.lfc.edu) Phone: (708) 735-5155; FAX: (708) 735-6291 Research interests have oscillated among operator theory, social choice and game theory, information-based complexity, and the use of technology in teaching mathematics. JACK M. ROBERTSON - Professor, Department of Mathematics Washington State University; Pullman, WA 99164-3113 o Cake Cutting: Getting Your Fair Share (Quickly)-EIA SAM C. SAUNDERS* -Professor,Applied Mathematics & Statistics Washington State University; Pullman, WA 99164-3113 o Great Expectations or Playing the Odds in the State Lotteries-EIA LINN I. SENNOTT - Professor; Department of Mathematics 4520 Illinois State University; Normal, IL 61790-4520 (e-mail: sennott@math.ilstu.edu) Phone: (309) 438-7867; FAX: (309) 438-5866 o To Queue or Not To Queue: Using Mathematics to Study Service Systems-EIA BHUDEBV SHARMA* - Professor & Chairman, Mathematics Xavier University of Louisiana; 7325 Palmetto Street New Orleans, LA 70125; (e-mail: bsharma@mail.xula.edu); FAX: (504) 482-1561 o Measures of Information-A ALAN SHUCHAT - Professor and Associate Dean Wellesley College; Wellesley, MA 02181 o AIDS, Cancer, and Amniocentesis: Probability and Decision Analysis-E PETER SKONER* - Associate Professor Department of Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physical Science Saint Francis College; 313 Scotus Hall; Loretto, PA 15940 Phone: (814) 472-3085; FAX: (814) 472-3044 o Using Computers to Teach and Learn Management Science/Operations Research-EI KARL J. SMITH - Department of Mathematics Santa Rosa Junior College; 1501 Mendocino Avenue Santa Rosa, CA 95401 o Math Modeling in the Classroom-E o Mathematics is Not a Spectator Sport-E PHILIP D. STRAFFIN, JR. - Professor Mathematics and Computer Science; Beloit College Beloit, Wl 53511; (e-mail: straffin@beloit.edu) Phone: (608) 363-2367; FAX: (608) 363-2140 o Measures of Voting Power-El o Spatial Voting Games-I PETER TANNENBAUM - Professor, Department of Mathematics California State University-Fresno; Fresno, CA 93740 (e-mail: peter-tannenbaum@csufresno.edu) Phone: (209) 278-4029; FAX: (209) 278-7139 o Apportioning The U.S. House of Representatives: A Sordid Tale of Power, Intrigue, and Mathematics-E MAYNARD THOMPSON - Professor, Department of Mathematics Indiana University-Bloomington; Bloomington, IN 47405 o Why is it Difficult for a Group to Make a Decision?-E o Games and Decisions in Political Science-E JAMES E. WARD - Professor; Department of Mathematics Bowdoin College; Brunswick, Maine 04011 (e-mail: ward@polar.bowdoin.edu) Phone: (207) 725-3577; FAX: (207) 725-3750 o The Mathematics of Congressional Apportionment-E o The Probability of Election Reversal-A DON YLVISAKER - Director, Division of Statistics Department of Mathematics; UCLA; Los Angeles, CA 90024 o DNA and the Courts-What s Going on Here (or There for That Matter)?_E o The Census Undercount Problem (And Solution?)-EIA o Lotto Play-The Good. The Fair and The Truly Awful-El |

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