MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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The Adventures of the Parrot (2008)
Gary Brown
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Gary I. Brown, chair of the math department at CSBSJU in St. Joseph MN, has written two detective stories in which "The Parrot" uses mathematics (specifically, non-zero sum games and fair division problems) to solve the mysteries. The stories appear together in a new book from North Star Press which is available from Amazon.com .

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Categories:
GenreMystery,
Motif
TopicLogic/Set Theory,
MediumShort Stories,

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