Linear programming and extensions. 1st pbk-ed. 1st pbk-ed. (English) Zbl 0997.90504

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. xvi, 627 p. (1998).
Publisher’s description: In real-world problems related to finance, business, and management, mathematicians and economists frequently encounter optimization problems. In this classic book, George Dantzig looks at a wealth of examples and develops linear programming methods for their solutions. He begins by introducing the basic theory of linear inequalities and describes the powerful simplex method used to solve them. Treatments of the price concept, the transportation problem, and matrix methods are also given, and key mathematical concepts such as the properties of convex sets and linear vector spaces are covered.
See the review of the original [(1963; Zbl 0108.33103)].


90-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to operations research and mathematical programming