Over the summer of 2003, Ian Grooms co-authored this paper at the REU site in Lincoln, Nebraska under the direction of Dr. Richard Rebarber. Since then Ian has aided in the research of Drs. Michael Lewis and Michael Trosset in optimization and multidimensional scaling at the College of William and Mary.  Ian will graduate from the College with a BS in Mathematics and plans to pursue graduate study in Applied Mathematics at the University of Colorado at Boulder starting in the fall of 2005.

Faculty Sponsor: Richard Rebarber, Department of Mathematics, University of Nebraska - Lincoln