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Baseball Fan Creates Algorithm To Divvy Season Tickets

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October 22, 1998
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Institute For Operations Research And The Management Sciences
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When friends buy Mariners' seasons tickets together, who goes to the Yankees game? That was the problem faced by Thomas A. Grandine of Issaquah, Washington, who came up with a unique solution: write a math model complete with a series of algorithms to assign games fairly.

LINTHICUM, MD, October 21 - When friends buy Mariners' seasons tickets together, who goes to the Yankees game?


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