RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 52509658 LA English T1 The basic George B. Dantzig A1 Dantzig, George B., Cottle, Richard., PB Stanford Business Books PP Stanford, Calif. YR 2003 SN 0804748349 9780804748346 AB "George B. Dantzig, widely known as the father of linear programming, has been a major influence in mathematics, operations research, and economics. The 24 chapters of this volume highlight the amazing breadth and enduring influence of Dantzig's research. Short, non-technical summaries at the opening of each part of the book introduce a specific research area and discuss the current significance of Dantzig's work in that field. Among the topics covered are mathematical statistics, the Simplex Method of linear programming, economic modeling, network optimization, and nonlinear programming. The book also includes a complete bibliography of Dantzig's writings."--BOOK JACKET.