As a new class of freshmen headed off to college this fall, some were putting to the test an online program that allowed them to choose their dorm roommates with the simple point and click of a computer mouse.

The service is provided by WebRoomz, an Atlanta-based company offering the latest in roommate matchmaking capabilities, with a selection process that mirrors the principles used in computer dating services.

"WebRoomz is a great product for students and the university because it allows the students to make their own decisions, while it...

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