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New directions in mathematical programming.

Published 1959

by George Bernard Dantzig

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An introductory talk for the RAND Mathematical Programming Symposium, held at Santa Monica, California, March 16-20, 1959. The paper reviews the practical and theoretical developments of linear programming during the past 12 years and discusses the current extensions of this tool into areas of special structures, discrete programming, network theory, nonlinear programming, and uncertainty.

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