|Prof. George Dantzig|
The sad part is we remember Prof George Dantzig for the Simplex Method but rarely Leonard Kantorovich as the father of Linear Programming ..
A doc proclaiming the greatness of the mathematician, Kantorovich ..
The incident is a proof that academic apartheid existed in the field of higher education, where Russian mathematicians were not given enough importance by the Western mathematicians, for a long time. He was finally recognised in 1975 with Nobel Prize for Economics. CIA dossier on Kantorovich ..
Prof George Dantzig's original book on Linear Programming, considered as the Bible of LP ..