Preface and Acknowledgements.- Introductory Chapter: A Historical View of Nonlinear Programming: Traces and Emergence.- 18 historical articles.
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The book contains reproductions of the most important papers that gave birth to the first developments in nonlinear programming. Of particular interest is W. Karush's often quoted Master Thesis, which is published for the first time. The anthology includes an extensive preliminary chapter, where the editors trace out the history of mathematical programming, with special reference to linear and nonlinear programming. (source: Nielsen Book Data)