Xiaoqi Yang - Department of Applied Mathematics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China (email)
This inaugural issue of JIMO is dedicated to Professor Franco Giannessi on the occasion of his 70th birthday and in recognition of his many fundamental contributions in optimization and optimal control. During his long career, through his tremendous work Professor Giannessi has influenced many researchers on their scientific activity of in the areas of optimization and optimal control. Professor Franco Giannessi has won the admiration and affection of those who know him. It fits that this special issue is dedicated to him because not only he has been a major contributor in the field but also he has long association with many members of the Editorial Board of JIMO and he always offers his support and encouragement in their career and scientific development. Professor Franco Giannessi is an outstanding scholar, and excellent colleague and friend.
Keywords: Management, optimization.
Published: January 2005.
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