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William Paulsen is a professor at Arkansas State University.  He got his Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis.He has written a modern algebra textbook using Mathematica notebooks, called "Interactive Group and Ring Theory".  This text goes through the entire two semester sequence of abstract algebra using Mathematica to do the dirty work of creating the multiplication tables, finding subgroups and subrings, and even the Galois groups of a polynomial.

He is married, and has a son on the way (due Jan 6).   His hobbies include chess, coin collecting, and logic puzzles

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