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The Adventures of the Parrot (2008)
Gary Brown

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 .

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TopicLogic/Set Theory,
MediumShort Stories,

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