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RAND Corporation Symposium on Mathematical Programming Records, 1951-1961. Finding Aid.

Summary Information
Title: RAND Corporation Symposium on Mathematical Programming records
Dates: 1951-1961
Creator: Symposium on Mathematical Programming (1959: Santa Monica, California.)
Extent: 1 box (0.4 cubic feet)
Language: English
Collection Number: CBI 79
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.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries. Charles Babbage Institute.

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Robert M. Price in 1991.

Access Restrictions:

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).

Preferred Citation:

RAND Corporation Symposium on Mathematical Programming Records (CBI 79), Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

The materials in this collection are arranged into the following groups:

  • Background Materials, 1951-1961
  • Presentations, 1951-1959

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.


Collection 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.

Subject Terms
Index Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Symposium on Mathematical Programming (1959: Santa Monica, California.)
  • Computer industry -- History -- Sources
  • Linear programming -- Congresses.
  • Linear programming -- History -- Sources.
  • Programming (Mathematics)
Box and Folder List
 Location  Title
 
Background Materials, 1951-1961.  
Box 1
MATRAN Development, 1958-1961.  Box 1, Folder 1
 
Matrix Routines, circa 1959.  Box 1, Folder 2
 
Graphical Displays, 1960.  Box 1, Folder 3
 
Program Documentation, 1959.  Box 1, Folder 4
 
Reports on Linear Programming, 1954-1961.  Box 1, Folder 5
 
Reprints on Mathematical Programming, undated.  Box 1, Folder 6
 
Revisions in CDC FORTRAN, 1959-1961.  Box 1, Folder 7
 
Transportation Problem (IBM 704), 1957-1958.  Box 1, Folder 8
 
Presentations, 1959.  
Box 1
Presentations and Notes, 1959.  Box 1, Folder 9
 
Pseudo-Random Numbers Presentation and Background Papers, 1951-1959.  Box 1, Folder 10
 
Symposium Program, 1959.  Box 1, Folder 11