George B. Dantzig and systems optimization

Philip E. Gill, Walter Murray, Michael A. Saunders, John A. Tomlin, Margaret H. Wright

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We pay homage to George B. Dantzig by describing a less well-known part of his legacy-his early and dedicated championship of the importance of systems optimization in solving complex real-world problems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)151-158
Number of pages8
JournalDiscrete Optimization
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2008


  • George Danztig
  • History of linear programming
  • LP test problems
  • Systems optimization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics


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