George Bernard Dantzig: The Pioneer of Linear Optimization

3 Pages Posted: 2 Sep 2021

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John R. Birge

University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

Date Written: 2021

Abstract

George Dantzig introduced the world to the power of optimization, creating trillions of dollars of value and saving countless years of life across the globe. In this laudation, John Birge describes the fascinating life and incredible accomplishments of a scholar whose footprints led the way to almost everything the global economy produces.

Suggested Citation

Birge, John R., George Bernard Dantzig: The Pioneer of Linear Optimization (2021). Management and Business Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, Winter 2021, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3916450

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