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Berge received a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Paris in 1953.
Claude Jacques Berge Edit Profile
Berge studied at École des Roches. He received a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Paris in 1953. Claude wrote his doctorate thesis paper "Sur une théorie ensembliste des jeux alternatifs", which examines properties of games where there is perfect information available and there are infinite choices for each move.
Berge began his career as a a research assistant at French National Center for Scientific Research in 1952. Five years later he took a position of a professor at the Institute of Statistics at the University of Paris, where he worked until 1964. Then in 1965, Claude became a director of International Computing Center in Rome and held it for two years.
In addition, he held visiting positions at Princeton University in 1957, Pennsylvania State University in 1968 and New York University in 1985. Berge was a frequent visitor to the Indian statistical institute in Calcutta.
Berge was a co-founder and member of the French literary group "Oulipo".
On December 29, 1952 Claude Berge married Jane Gentaz. They have a child.
1952 - 1957
1957 - 1964
1965 - 1967