Olvi L. Mangasarian is confirmed dead at the age of 86.
Olvi was best known as a Iraqi-born American mathematician.
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Olvi L. Mangasarian
Born (1934-01-12) 12 January 1934 (age 86)
Died15 March 2020(2020-03-15) (aged 86)
Alma materHarvard University
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Wisconsin–Madison
Doctoral advisorBernard Budiansky
Olvi Leon Mangasarian (born 12 January 1934) is the John von Neumann Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Sciences in Department of Mathematics, University of California, San Diego and Professor Emeritus of Computer Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a recognised expert on optimization, data mining, and classification. In 2000, while professor in the Computer Science Department of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, he was awarded the Frederick W. Lanchester Prize for pioneering work in introducing the use of Operations Research techniques to the field of data mining with a particularly notable application being to breast cancer diagnosis.
1 Selected publications
2 Festschrift
3 References
4 External links
Selected publications
Mangasarian, O. L. (1993). Nonlinear programming (Vol. 10). SIAM.
Pang, J. S. (1999). Computational Optimization: A Tribute to Olvi Mangasarian, Volumes I and II. Kluwer Acad. Publ.
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