Abraham Charnes

  • Fred Y. Phillips
  • Lawrence M. Seiford
Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 147)


Abraham (Abe) Charneswas an internationally acclaimed mathematician, a pioneer of operations research (OR), and one of the great figures in management science (MS). Abe’s fundamental contributions in optimization, statistics, finance, marketing, and human resource management spanned a 50-year career. An outstanding characteristic of his research was his talent to create new mathematical formulations that were motivated by real-world applications, but entailed important theoretical and methodological advances.


Data Envelopment Analysis Goal Programming Aviation Gasoline Operation Research Society Manpower Planning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fred Y. Phillips
    • 1
  • Lawrence M. Seiford
    • 2
  1. 1.Alliant International UniversitySan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.University of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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