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Bernhard Korte

Bernhard Korte
Born
Bernhard H. Korte

(1938-11-03) November 3, 1938 (age 85)
NationalityGerman
Alma materUniversity of Bonn (doctorate, habilitation)
AwardsState Prize of Nordrhein-Westfalen (1997)
Grand Cross of the Federal Republic of Germany (2002)
Humboldt Prize
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics, computer science, combinatorial optimization
InstitutionsRegensburg University
Bielefeld University
University of Bonn
Thesis Beiträge zur Theorie der Hardy'schen Funktionenklassen  (1967)
Doctoral advisorErnst Peschl, Walter Thimm
Doctoral studentsMartin Grötschel

Bernhard H. Korte (born November 3, 1938, in Bottrop, Germany) is a German mathematician and computer scientist, a professor at the University of Bonn, and an expert in combinatorial optimization.

Biography

Korte earned his doctorate (Doctor rerum naturalium) from the University of Bonn in 1967. His thesis was entitled "Beiträge zur Theorie der Hardy'schen Funktionenklassen" (translated, "Contributions to the theory of Hardy function classes"), and was supervised by Ernst Peschl and Walter Thimm.[1] He earned his habilitation in 1971, and briefly held faculty positions at Regensburg University and Bielefeld University before joining the University of Bonn as a faculty member in 1972.[2] At the University of Bonn, Korte is the director of the Research Institute for Discrete Mathematics.[3]

Korte has been a guest professor at Stanford, Cornell, the University of Waterloo, MIT, Yale and Rutgers University, along with institutions in Rome, Pisa, Barcelona and Rio de Janeiro.

Books

  • Korte, Bernhard; Lovász, László; Schrader, Rainer (1991), Greedoids, Algorithms and Combinatorics, vol. 4, Springer-Verlag, ISBN 3-540-18190-3.
  • Korte, Bernhard; Vygen, Jens (2008), Combinatorial Optimization: Theory and Algorithms, Algorithms and Combinatorics, vol. 21 (4th ed.), Springer-Verlag, ISBN 978-3-540-71843-7.

Awards and honors

In 1997, Korte received the State Prize of Nordrhein-Westfalen,[4] and in 2002 he was awarded the Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. He is also a winner of the Humboldt Prize and a member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.[2]

References

  1. ^ Bernhard Korte at the Mathematics Genealogy Project.
  2. ^ a b Biography at Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, University of Bonn, retrieved 2010-07-18.
  3. ^ Research Institute for Discrete Mathematics at the University of Bonn, retrieved 2010-07-18.
  4. ^ "NRW Staatspreis für Korte". Archived from the original on 2012-02-15. Retrieved 2009-07-08.
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