George Dantzig Quote

If I had known that the problems were not homework but were in fact two famous unsolved problems in statistics, I probably would not have thought positively, would have become discouraged, and would never have solved them.


In: D. Albers, G. Alexanderson and C. Reid, More Mathematical People: Contemporary Conversations (p. 68), Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1990

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If I had known that the problems were not homework but were in fact two famous unsolved problems in statistics, I probably would not have thought...

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If I had known that the problems were not homework but were in fact two famous unsolved problems in statistics, I probably would not have thought...

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If I had known that the problems were not homework but were in fact two famous unsolved problems in statistics, I probably would not have thought...

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If I had known that the problems were not homework but were in fact two famous unsolved problems in statistics, I probably would not have thought...