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RAND Corporation Symposium on Mathematical Programming records

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 79

Scope and Content Note

The collection includes a program and copies of some of the papers presented at the RAND Corporation Symposium on Mathematical Programming in 1959. Also included are background materials, consisting of pre and post symposium papers and other materials on mathematical programming, and reprints of articles on mathematical programming.

Dates

  • 1951-1961

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access to materials:

Access to the collection is unrestricted.

Copyright:

The Charles Babbage Institute holds the copyright to all materials in the collection, except for items covered by a prior copyright (such as published materials). Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Historical Note

The RAND Corporation sponsored a five day symposium, March 16-20, 1959, on mathematical programming for computers in Santa Monica, CA. The symposium showcased linear programming and recent extensions and featured speakers from business, industry, and academia.

Extent

1 box (0.4 cubic feet)

Abstract

Contains background materials and reprints of articles on mathematical programming, a program, and copies of some of the papers presented at the 1959 RAND Corporation Symposium on Mathematical Programming. The symposium showcased linear programming and its recent extensions and featured speakers from business, industry, and academia.

Arrangement

The materials in this collection are arranged into the following groups:
  1. Background Materials, 1951-1961
  2. Presentations, 1951-1959

Acquisition:

The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Robert M. Price in 1991.
Title
RAND Corporation Symposium on Mathematical Programming Records, 1951-1961. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Kevin D. Corbitt, April 1991.
Date
June 2005
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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