I am a mathematics professor at the University of Puget Sound. My background is operations research, and I tend to like problems at the intersection of combinatorics, probability, and optimization.
25 When does symmetry in an optimization problem imply that all variables are equal at optimality? Mar 17 '11
22 Identifying poisoned wines Jun 8 '11
18 More open problems Dec 4 '10
14 Partitioning the integers $1$ through $n$ so that the product of the elements in one set is equal to the sum of the elements in the other Feb 14 '11
12 Does War have infinite expected length? Oct 1 '10
10 Can assignment solve stable marriage? Nov 14 '10