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Abraham Charnes

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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.

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  • Data Envelopment Analysis
  • Goal Programming
  • Aviation Gasoline
  • Operation Research Society
  • Manpower Planning

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Phillips, F.Y., Seiford, L.M. (2011). Abraham Charnes. 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_18

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