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William W. Cooper

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The pioneers ofOperations Research (OR) came from many different social, economic, and educational backgrounds. Their entry into OR was often due to a chance meeting, an unrelated job opportunity, or the influence of a teacher. The William (Bill) Cooper story is a most amazing case in point. He rose from a most difficult social and economic milieu to become one of the most respected and honored members of the OR profession.

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  • Data Envelopment Analysis
  • Goal Programming
  • Multiple Criterion Decision Make
  • Naval Research Logistics
  • Tennessee Valley Authority

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Ruefli, T.W., Wiggins, R.R. (2011). William W. Cooper. In: Assad, A., Gass, S. (eds) Profiles in Operations Research. International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, vol 147. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6281-2_12

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