Optimization Theory

Links and References

Orden, A. & Goldstein, L. (1952) Symposium on Linear Inequalities and Programming, June 14-15, 1951.   Project ...Scoop (Scientific Computation of Optimum Programs) report No. 10, April 1, 1952, Comptroller, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington DC Download Project Scoop Report

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

Cottle, R. W. (2012) William Karush and the KKT Therem. Documenta Mathematica, Extra Volume  "Optimization Stories (2012)" 255–269 Berlin, 2012. (link)

Giorgi G. and Kjeldsen T.H., editors (2014). Traces and emergence of nonlinear programming. Basel: Birkhäuser. (e-Book link

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

Kjeldsen TH (2000) A contextualized historical analysis of the Kuhn-Tucker theorem in nonlinear programming: The impact of World War II. Historia Math. 27(4):331–361.

Lenstra JK, AHG Rinnooy Kan and A Schriver, eds.  (1991) History of Mathematical Programming: A Collection of Personal Reminiscences. North Holland: Amsterdam.  

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