Mathematical Programming

Links and References

Bixby R. E. (2002) Solving Real-World Linear Problems: A Decade and More of Progress. Operations Research, 50(1): 3-15. (link)

Bixby R. E. (2012) A Brief History of Linear and Mixed-Integer Programming Computation. In Grötschel, M. ed. Documenta Mathematica, Extra Volume "Optimization Stories" 107-121. 

Cooper W. W. (2002) Abraham Charnes and W. W. Cooper (et al.): A Brief History of a Long Collaboration in Developing Industrial Uses of Linear Programming. Operations Research, 50(1): 35-41. (link)

Dantzig G. B. (1987) Origins of the Simplex Method.  Technical Report SOL 87-5, Systems Optimization Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford CA (link)

Gass S. I. (2002) The First Linear-Programming Shoppe. Operations Research, 50(1): 61-68. (link)

Gomory R. E. (2002) Early Integer Programming. Operation Research, 50(1): 78-81. (link)

Grötschel, M. (2012), ed. Documenta Mathematica, Extra Volume "Optimization Stories"  460 pages. Berlin, 2012.  (link)

Klein, J. L. (2013) The Bounded Rationality of Cold War Operations Research, in Erickson, Klein et al How Reason Almost Lost Its Mind: The Strange Career of Cold War Rationality, University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Lenstra J. K., Kan Rinnooy A. H. G., & Schrijver A. (1991) History of Mathematical Programming: A Collection of Personal Reminiscences. CWI: Amsterdam.

Orden, A & Goldstein, L.  eds. (1952) Symposium on Linear Inequalities and Programming, Washington D.C. June 14-16, 1951.  Project SCOOP, report No. 10. Planning Research Division, Director of Management Analysis Service, Comptroller, Headquarters, U. S. Air Force. Washington, DC, April 1, 1952. 192 pages.  (link)

Wolfe, Philip (undated) The Mathematical Programming Society: A History

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