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Profiles in Operations Research
Volume 147 of the series International Series in Operations Research & Management Science pp 3143
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Steven Vajda
 Jakob KrarupAffiliated withUniversity of Copenhagen
Abstract
Known as the British father of linear programming (LP), Steven Vajda was a mathematician, educator, mentor, one of mathematical programming’s true pioneers, and the person who introduced linear programming to both Europe and Asia. He was a fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, was awarded an honorary doctorate degree from Brunel University (West London), and was promoted Honorary Doctor of Philosophy by the University of Budapest.
 Title
 Steven Vajda
 Book Title
 Profiles in Operations Research
 Book Subtitle
 Pioneers and Innovators
 Pages
 pp 3143
 Copyright
 2011
 DOI
 10.1007/9781441962812_2
 Print ISBN
 9781441962805
 Online ISBN
 9781441962812
 Series Title
 International Series in Operations Research & Management Science
 Series Volume
 147
 Series ISSN
 08848289
 Publisher
 Springer US
 Copyright Holder
 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
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 Arjang A. Assad ^{(ID1)}
 Saul I. Gass ^{(ID2)}
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 ID1. , School of Management, University at Buffalo, State University
 ID2. Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
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 Jakob Krarup ^{(1)}
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 1. University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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