Steven Vajda

  • Jakob Krarup
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Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 147)

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.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jakob Krarup
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  1. 1.University of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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