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Charnes, A. (Abraham), 1917-1992


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    • found: Cooper, W. W. An introduction to linear programming, 1953.
    • found: The University of Texas at Austin Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches, via WWW, April 13, 2015(Abraham Charnes; professor emeritus of management science and information systems, died on December 19, 1992; Professor Charnes was born on September 4, 1917 in Hopewell, Virginia; he received bachelor's, master's, and Ph. D. degrees from the University of Illinois in 1938, 1939, and 1947, respectively; Dr. Charnes taught at the Carnegie Institute of Technology, and Purdue and Northwestern Universities; at Northwestern he was Walter P. Murphy Professor of Applied Mathematics; Professor Charnes joined The University of Texas at Austin in 1968; he held the Jesse H. Jones Professorship and was a University System Professor; he was later named John P. Harbin Professor in the College of Business Administration; Professor Charnes was an internationally renowned authority in developing new and advanced mathematical methods used for management problem solving in government, industry, engineering, and medicine; he published more than 200 articles in professional journals and coauthored seven books; one of his best known works was An Introduction to Linear Programming; another publication, Management Models and Industrial Applications of Linear Programming, was translated into Czechoslovakian; in 1975 Professor Charnes was a finalist for the Nobel Prize in economics)
    • found: Annals of operations research, 1997:volume 73, issue 0, page 389-391 (In memoriam, Abraham Charnes, 1917-1992; internationally acclaimed mathematician Abraham Charnes died in Austin, Texas on December 19, 1992 at the age of 75; known as a pioneer of operations research and one of the great figures in management science, Dr. Charnes' fundamental contributions in engineering optimization, statistics, finance, marketing, and human resource management spanned a fifty-year career; Charnes was director of the Center for Cybernetic Studies and the John P. Harbin Professor Emeritus at The University of Texas at Austin)
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