Leonid Kantorovich

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Leonid Kantorovich
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Leonid Kantorovich in 1975
Born19 Januar 1912(1912-01-19)
Saunt Petersburg, Roushie Empire
Died7 Apryle 1986(1986-04-07) (aged 74)
Moscow, Roushie, USSR
Alma materLeningrad State Varsity
Kent forLinear programmin
Kantorovich theorem
normed vector lattice (Kantorovich space)
Kantorovich metric
Kantorovich inequality
approximation theory
iterative methods
functional analysis
numerical analysis
scienteefic computin
AwairdsSveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel (1975)
Scientific career
Doctoral advisorGrigorii Fichtenholz
Vladimir Smirnov
Doctoral studentsSvetlozar Rachev
Academic career
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Leonid Vitaliyevich Kantorovich (Roushie: Леони́д Вита́льевич Канторо́вич) (19 Januar 1912 – 7 Aprile 1986) wis a Soviet mathematician an economist, kent for his theory an development o techniques for the optimal allocation o resoorces. He is regairdit as the foonder o linear programmin. He wis the winner o the Stalin Prize in 1949 an the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1975.