Guillermo Owen (born 1938) is a Colombian mathematician, and Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, known for his work in Game Theory.Professor Owen has been considered one of the founding fathers of Game Theory in the special issue of the scientific journal Theory and Decision .Also in 2004, the series Theory and Decision Library C: Game Theory, Mathematical Programming and Operations Research published the book Essays in Cooperative Games (Gianfranco Gambarelli (Ed.) ,Vol. 36, Springer-Verlag) in honor of Dr. Owen.
Guillermo Owen was born May 4, 1938, in Bogota, Colombia, and obtained a B.S. degree from Fordham University in 1958, and a Ph.D. degree from Princeton University under the guidance of Dr. Harold Kuhn, in 1962.
Owen has taught at Fordham University (19611969), Rice University (19691977) and Los Andes University in Colombia , apart from having given lectures in many universities in Europe and Latin America. He is currently holding the position of Distinguished Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.
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