currently the Dean of Engineering at Northwestern University, and Robert Meg-
ginson of the University of Michigan. William Massey is one of the co-founders of
CAARMS and has been one of the main organizers of every CAARMS meeting.
John Birge and Robert Megginson respectively represent the joint participation
of the University of Michigan's Operations and Industrial Engineering department
and the Mathematics department with the CAARMS5 meeting. We also thank the
National Security Agency, the University of Michigan, and Morgan State University
for their financial support.
Finally we express our deep gratitude to all the anonymous referees and to
Christine Thivierge of the American Mathematical Society for their advice and
Alfred G. Noel
University of Massachusetts Boston
Georgia Institute of Technology
Sonya A. F. Stephens
Florida A & M University