Richard Bronson, PhD, is a professor of mathematics at Farleigh Dickinson University. Dr. Bronson has served as an associate editor of the journal Simulation, as a contributing editor to SIAM News, and as a consultant to Bell Laboratories. He has conducted joint research in mathematical modeling and computer simulation at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Bronson has published over 30 technical articles and books, the latter including Schaum’s Outline of Matrix Operations and Schaum's Outline of Operations Research.
Gabriel B. Costa, Ph.D. is a Catholic priest and an associate professor of mathematical sciences at the United States Military Academy at West Pint, where he also functions as an associate chaplain. In addition to differential equations, Father Costa's academic interests include mathematics education and sabermetrics, the search for objective knowledge about baseball.