, Volume 105, Issue 1, pp 1-8
Date: 09 Nov 2005

George B. Dantzig: a legendary life in mathematical programming

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Abstract

Mathematical programming owes much to George B. Dantzig who passed away on May 13, 2005 at the age of 90. This article is a tribute to this legendary pioneer and a very brief review of his extensive and enduring contributions to our field.