George Dantzig

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If frugality were established in the state, and if our expenses were laid out to meet needs rather than superfluities of life, there might be fewer wants, and even fewer pleasures, but infinitely more happiness.
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George B. Dantzig (1914 - 2005) was an American Mathematician who introduced the simplex algorithm and is considered the "father of linear programming".

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  • "The final test of a theory is its capacity to solve the problems which originated it." (1963)
    • Source: Linear Programming and Extensions, Princeton University Press, 1963 p. vii.

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