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## Re: [Help-glpk] Elwes (2012) on the Hirsch conjecture and the simplex al

**From**: |
Andrew Makhorin |

**Subject**: |
Re: [Help-glpk] Elwes (2012) on the Hirsch conjecture and the simplex algorithm |

**Date**: |
Fri, 17 Aug 2012 20:50:29 +0400 |

>* An interesting article on the simplex algorithm.*
>* Journalistic, but written by a mathematician from the*
>* University of Leeds, UK.*
>* *
>* Elwes, Richard. 2012. The algorithm that runs the*
>* world. New Scientist v215 no2877 p32-37.*
>* doi:10.1016/S0262-4079(12)62078-8*
>* *
>* web : http://www.newscientist.com*
>* web :*
>* http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0262407912620788*
>* read :*
>* http://planet.infowars.com/science/the-algorithm-that-runs-the-world-newscientist*
>* *
>* Apparently much rests on the Hirsch conjecture, which*
>* was proved false by Francisco Santos in 2010:*
>* *
>* http://arxiv.org/abs/1006.2814*
>* *
Thank you for your information.
Just for fun (see no. 2):
http://orion.math.iastate.edu/burkardt/misc/algorithms_dongarra.html