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Charles E. Blair
Professor of Business Administration

Educational Background

Ph.D., M.A., Carnegie Mellon University, 1975, 1972
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1971.

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 1976.

Recent Publications

Blair, C.1998. Sensitivity analysis for knapsack problems: A negative result. Discrete Applied Mathematics, 81: 133-139.

Blair, C. 1997. Integer and Mixed-Integer Programming. In T. Gal & H. J. Greenburg (Eds.), Advances in sensitivity analysis and parametric programming. Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Blair, C., & Monahan, G. 1995. Optimal sequential file search: A reduced-state dynamic programming approach. European Journal of Operational Research, 86: 358-365.

Academic Service

Reviewer, SIAM Review, 2001.

Teaching and Research

Teaches linear and integer programming, game theory, computational complexity and cryptography. Research interests include the theoretical aspects of operations research, game theory, and computers, especially encryption technology as it pertains to confidentiality.

Contact Information:
467 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 333-2471

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