# Elsevier

# European Journal of Operational Research

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### 1986, Volume 27, Issue 2

**179-191 Development of a stochastic model for the economic dispatch of electric power***by*Bunn, Derek W. & Paschentis, Spiros N.**192-200 Maximizing the overlap between surveys when information is incomplete***by*Ernst, Lawrence R.**201-206 Estimating joint strata weights for poststratification***by*Mulvey, John M.**207-214 Estimation of a caller retrial rate for a telephone information system***by*Hoffman, Karla L. & Harris, Carl M.**215-228 Asymptotic variability of nonhomogeneous Markov systems under cyclic behaviour***by*Vassiliou, P. -C. G.**229-234 Likelihood-based confidence regions for log-linear models***by*Minkin, Salomon**235-241 Designing an automobile insurance classification system***by*Samson, Danny**242-250 A spatial interaction model for branch bank accounts***by*Hopmans, Anton C. M.

### 1986, Volume 27, Issue 1

**1-16 Experimentation in optimization***by*Golden, Bruce L. & Assad, Arjang A. & Wasil, Edward A. & Baker, Edward**17-24 The relationship of strategic and marketing plans***by*Greenley, Gordon E.**25-33 Horizontal mixed decomposition***by*Meijboom, Bert R.**34-49 Safety stocks and the order quantity that leads to the minimal stock***by*van der Veen, B.**50-56 An exact penalty function approach for nonlinear integer programming problems***by*Sinclair, Marius**57-66 The hierarchical network design problem***by*Current, John R. & ReVelle, Charles S. & Cohon, Jared L.**67-81 A general treatment of discrete-time buffers with one randomly interrupted output line***by*Bruneel, Herwig**82-90 Colos: A collection optimization system as an application of the vehicle scheduling problem***by*Cegiella, Piotr & Szymanowski, Waclaw & Prokuratorski, Jerzy**91-94 Determining the optimal place and capacity of spare parts warehouses in the construction industry***by*Papathanassiu, B. & Tsouros, C.**95-103 The biplot graphic technique for the representation of multivariate time series***by*Gheva, David**104-110 Optimally designed renewal reward processes: General framework and applications***by*Gerchak, Yigal & Kubat, Peter**111-116 Stochastically minimizing the number of customers in exponential queuing systems***by*Johri, Pravin K.**117-128 An optimal inspection and replacement policy under incomplete state information***by*Ohnishi, Masamitsu & Kawai, Hajime & Mine, Hisashi

### 1986, Volume 26, Issue 3

**329-250 Editorial***by*Escudero, Laureano F. & Lenstra, Jan Karel & Maffioli, Francesco**330-340 Trends in computers***by*Gomory, Ralph E.**341-354 The efficient computer implementation of a large-scale integer goal programming model***by*Markland, R. E. & Vickery, S. K.**355-363 Solving generalized goal programming problems using a visual interactive approach***by*Korhonen, Pekka & Laakso, Jukka**364-370 Scheduling tasks on two processors with deadlines and additional resources***by*Blazewicz, J. & Barcelo, J. & Kubiak, W. & Rock, H.**371-379 A knowledge-based expert system for auditing advanced computer systems***by*Hansen, James V. & Messier, William F.**380-384 Best possible heuristics for the bottleneck wandering salesperson and bottleneck vehicle routing problem***by*Hochbaum, Dorit S. & Shmoys, David B.**385-400 Decision analysis using spreadsheets***by*Morgan Jones, J.**401-411 An integer programming model for the allocation of databases in a distributed computer system***by*Pirkul, Hasan

### 1986, Volume 26, Issue 2

**187-201 Multiobjective design of transportation networks: Taxonomy and annotation***by*Current, John & Min, HoKey**202-204 Balancing hydraulic turbine runners--A discrete combinatorial optimization problem***by*Mosevich, Jack**205-216 A generalization of the learning curve***by*Dorroh, James R. & Gulledge, Thomas R. & Womer, Norman Keith**217-228 Models of naval command and control systems***by*Cooper, Dale F. & Holt, John & Klein, Jonathan H.**229-237 Dependence and independence: From linear hierarchies to nonlinear networks***by*Saaty, Thomas L. & Takizawa, Masahiro**238-250 Location-allocation on congested networks***by*Berman, Oded & Mandowsky, Ronald R.**251-258 Optimal and heuristic algorithms for multiproduct uncapacitated facility location***by*Klincewicz, John G. & Luss, Hanan & Rosenberg, Eric**259-261 A graphical method to solve a maximin allocation problem***by*Czuchra, Waldemar**262-265 On the relationship of approximation algorithms for the minimum and the maximum traveling salesman problem***by*Korner, Frank**266-271 Reducing work-in-process inventory in certain classes of flexible manufacturing systems***by*Shanthikumar, J. George & Stecke, Kathryn E.**272-277 Average and worst-case analysis of heuristics for the maximum tardiness problem***by*Hall, Nicholas G. & Rhee, WanSoo T.**278-285 A block approach for single-machine scheduling with release dates and due dates***by*Grabowski, J. & Nowicki, E. & Zdrzalka, S.**286-294 Policy structure for discrete time Markov chain disorder problems***by*Marcellus, Richard L.**295-300 The asymptotic behaviour of quadratic sum assignment problems: A statistical mechanics approach***by*Bonomi, Ernesto & Lutton, Jean-Luc**301-306 Symmetric duality for disjunctive programming with absolute value functionals***by*Goncalves, Amilcar S.**307-311 A note on notions around operational research***by*Tilanus, C. B.**312-313 The p-cover problem***by*Drezner, Zvi

### 1986, Volume 26, Issue 1

**1-6 Editorial***by*Pierre Brans, J. & Despontin, Marc & Vincke, Philippe**7-21 A comparison of the analytic hierarchy process and a simple multi-attribute value function***by*Belton, Valerie**22-34 A multicriteria decision aid methodology to deal with conflicting situations on the weights***by*Bana e Costa, Carlos A.**35-41 A method for determining the weights of criteria: The centralized weights***by*Solymosi, Tamas & Dombi, Jozsef**42-57 Constructing `population' criteria for the comparison of different options for a high voltage line route***by*Grassin, Nathalie**58-64 Stochastic multicriteria decision making and uncertainty***by*Mareschal, Bertrand**65-82 Strange: An interactive method for multi-objective linear programming under uncertainty***by*Teghem, J. & Dufrane, D. & Thauvoye, M. & Kunsch, P.**83-95 Zero--one programming with multiple criteria***by*Rasmussen, L. M.**96-107 The interface with decision makers and some experimental results in interactive multiple objective programming methods***by*Kok, Matthijs**108-122 General communication schemes for multiobjective decision making***by*Bogetoft, Peter**123-133 A long range forestry planning problem with multiple objectives***by*Hallefjord, Asa & Jornsten, Kurt & Eriksson, Ola**134-141 Multiplicative decision rules for multiobjective decision problems***by*Henig, Mordechai I. & Ritz, Zvi**142-149 Generalized approach to modeling negotiations***by*Kersten, Gregory E. & Szapiro, Tomasz**150-160 Some remarks on the notion of compensation in MCDM***by*Bouyssou, Denis**161-172 A class of practical interactive branch and bound algorithms for multicriteria integer programming***by*Ramesh, R. & Zionts, Stanley & Karwan, Mark H.

### 1986, Volume 25, Issue 3

**317-319 Editorial***by*Carlsson, Christer**320-329 Scaling the membership function***by*Saaty, Thomas L.**330-335 On the relevance of fuzzy sets for operations research***by*Kaufmann, A.**336-344 Expected values from probabilities of fuzzy subsets***by*Yager, Ronald R.**345-356 Fuzzy sets and statistical data***by*Dubois, Didier & Prade, Henri

### 1986, Volume 25, Issue 2

**157-159 Foreword***by*Gal, Tomas & Roy, Bernard**160-168 Analysis of multicriteria decision aid in Europe***by*Vincke, Philippe**169-182 Stability in vector maximization--A survey***by*Gal, Tomas & Wolf, Karin**183-191 A survey of generalized goal programming (1970-1982)***by*Romero, Carlos**192-199 An algorithm for optimizing over the weakly-efficient set***by*Benson, Harold P.**200-215 Comparison of two decision-aid models applied to a nuclear power plant siting example***by*Roy, B. & Bouyssou, D.**216-234 Multi-criteria decision analysis as an aid to the strategic planning of Energy R&D***by*Lootsma, F. A. & Meisner, J. & Schellemans, F.**235-246 Spatial fuzzy consumer's decision making: A multicriteria analysis***by*Ponsard, Claude**247-257 Interactive algorithms for multiple criteria nonlinear programming problems***by*Sadagopan, S. & Ravindran, A.**258-271 A fuzzy outranking relation in multicriteria decision making***by*Martel, Jean-Marc & D'Avignon, Gilles R. & Couillard, Jean**272-280 , an interactive program for chosing among multiple attribute alternatives***by*Levine, P. & Pomerol, J. -Ch.**281-291 The shortest path problem with two objective functions***by*Henig, Mordechai I.**292-300 An algorithm for the bi-criterion integer programming problem***by*Chalmet, L. G. & Lemonidis, L. & Elzinga, D. J.

### 1986, Volume 25, Issue 1

**1-2 Editorial***by*Allen, P. M.**3-10 Urban dynamics of some French cities***by*Pumain, D. & Saint-Julien, Th. & Sanders, L.**11-19 Adiabatic elimination of fast relaxing variables in socio-economic dynamical models***by*Sedehi, H. & Serra, R. & Vassallo, S.**20-26 Hierarchically structured systems***by*Grana, M. & Torrealdea, F. J.**27-38 Technical economic succession and the economic long wave***by*Mosekilde, Erik & Rasmussen, Steen**39-49 Optimization of dynamic regional models***by*Ollero, A. & Aracil, J. & Camacho, E. F.**50-67 Non-linear dynamical systems theory and locational analysis***by*Clarke, M.**68-74 Challenge and opportunity in operational research***by*Crosby, Robert W.**75-84 A model of management goal setting and its dissipative structure***by*Malaska, Pentti & Kinnunen, Tuula**85-89 Divergence of neighbouring optimal state trajectories of a dynamic system***by*Wheeler, Frederick P.**90-97 Dynamic results of financial leverage clienteles***by*van Schijndel, Geert-Jan C. Th.**98-104 A dynamic model of environmental conflict and structural change***by*Moffatt, I.**105-110 Decision making in a dynamic environment***by*Moeneclaey, Marc**111-120 Deterministic macroeconomic dynamic equations from a stochastic microeconomic description: The role of time scales***by*Topol, Richard & Claverie, Pierre**121-126 Hospital bed requirements planning***by*Harris, R. A.**127-140 Self-organizing systems and the `laws of socio-economic geography'***by*Allen, Peter M. & Engelen, Guy & Sanglier, Michele

### 1986, Volume 24, Issue 3

**335-342 Editorial***by*Kusiak, Andrew**336-345 Application of operational research models and techniques in flexible manufacturing systems***by*Kusiak, Andrew**346-359 A scoring model for flexible manufacturing systems project selection***by*Nelson, Craig A.**360-368 An impulsive control approach to deriving the optimal dynamic mix of manual and automatic output***by*Gaimon, Cheryl**369-378 A hierarchical approach to solving machine grouping and loading problems of flexible manufacturing systems***by*Stecke, Kathryn E.**379-386 A mixed integer program for loading and scheduling multiple flexible manufacturing cells***by*Greene, Timothy J. & Sadowski, Randall P.**387-397 Grouping of parts and components in flexible manufacturing systems***by*Ravi Kumar, K. & Kusiak, Andrew & Vannelli, Anthony**398-409 Optimal performance analysis of manufacturing systems subject to tool availability***by*Vinod, B. & Sabbagh, M.**410-416 The exponentialization approach to flexible manufacturing system models with general processing times***by*Yao, David D. & Buzacott, J. A.**417-423 Quasi-linear production systems: Optimisation of the transportation system***by*Dridi, Najoua & Leopoulos, Vrassidas-Ioannis & Proth, Jean Marie**424-438 Some no-wait shops scheduling problems: Complexity aspect***by*Sriskandarajah, Chelliah & Ladet, Pierre**439-446 The two-machine sequence dependent flowshop scheduling problem***by*Gupta, Jatinder N. D. & Darrow, William P.**447-454 Optimum manpower models for a production system with varying production rates***by*Sarker, Bhaba R.

### 1986, Volume 24, Issue 2

**193-193 Editorial to MP papers***by*Carlsson, Christer**194-205 New geometric programming algorithms with numerical experiments***by*Pokatayev, A. V.**206-215 Heuristics and reduction methods for multiple constraints 0-1 linear programming problems***by*Freville, A. & Plateau, G.**216-227 Linear, quadratic, and bilinear programming approaches to the linear complementarity problem***by*Al-Khayyal, Faiz A.**228-238 How to select and how to rank projects: The method***by*Brans, J. P. & Vincke, Ph. & Mareschal, B.**239-246 Locating an undesirable facility with a minimax criterion***by*Melachrinoudis, Emanuel & Cullinane, Thomas P.**247-251 A stable and sparsity exploiting LU factorization of the basis matrix in linear programming***by*Tolla, P.**252-252 Editorial to MCDM papers***by*Roubens, Marc & Wallenius, Jyrki**253-264 On efficient sets in vector maximum problems -- A brief survey***by*Gal, Tomas**265-276 A hierarchical interactive method for ranking alternatives with multiple qualitative criteria***by*Korhonen, Pekka J.**277-287 A visual interactive method for solving the multiple criteria problem***by*Korhonen, Pekka J. & Laakso, Jukka**288-294 On the problem of weights in multiple criteria decision making (the noncompensatory approach)***by*Vansnick, Jean-Claude**295-304 A combined logistic regression and Zionts-Wallenius methodology for multiple criteria linear programming***by*Stewart, Theodor J.**305-317 Dynamic multiobjective optimization: A framework with application to regional water and mining management***by*Szidarovszky, Ferenc & Duckstein, Lucien**318-334 A programming method for determining which Paris metro stations should be renovated***by*Roy, B. & Present, M. & Silhol, D.

### 1986, Volume 24, Issue 1

**1-3 Editorial***by*Carlsson, Christer**4-11 On the efficient use of the architecture of a small computer for LP algorithms***by*Ahonen, Hannu & Aittoniemi, Leena & Apiola, Heikki & Ruuth, Sampo**12-22 A multicriteria microcomputer-assisted system for the identification of bacteria***by*Fichefet, J. & Leclercq, J. P.**23-29 A microcomputer system for simulation modelling***by*O'Keefe, Robert & Davies, Ruth**30-36 Microcomputer-based modeling and simulation***by*Vasudev, Vinay K. & Biles, William E.**37-40 The use of micro computers to analyse fault problems in the local line network of a telecommunications system***by*Colclough, Michael & Cremin, Alan W.**41-45 Stochastic versions of Lanchester equations in wargaming***by*Amacher, M. & Mandallaz, D.**46-53 Application of catastrophe theory to problems of military analysis***by*Dockery, John & Chiatti, Stefano**54-63 A simulation model to evaluate air defence systems of fast patrol boat squadrons in realistic tactical situations***by*Amundsen, E.**64-76 Optimal production, purchasing and pricing: A differential game approach***by*Jorgensen, Steffen**77-84 An advertising control model of two state variables***by*Lignell, Jyrki & Touminen, Markku**85-90 Diffeomorphisms and differential games***by*Mehlmann, Alexander**91-98 Problems of finding optimal voting and representation systems***by*Nurmi, Hannu**99-105 Tactically delayed versus non-delay scheduling: An experimental investigation***by*Kanet, John J.**106-117 A heuristic approach to the bus driver scheduling problem***by*Martello, Silvano & Toth, Paolo**118-122 A three echelon spare parts provisioning model***by*Felderhof, J. P. K. & Konstantis, G.**123-135 A continuous time, deterministic, nonstationary model of economic ordering***by*Luhmer, Alfred**136-145 Evaluation of capital costs in a multi-level inventory system by means of the annuity stream principle***by*Grubbstrom, Robert W. & Thorstenson, Anders**146-151 Numerical experiences with graph coloring algorithms***by*Peemoller, Jurgen**152-162 Strategic planning in forest industries***by*Weintraub, A. & Guitart, S. & Kohn, V.**163-167 Budget and long-range planning in public transportation -- An applicative linear programming model***by*Schiaffino, C.**168-177 -- A method for strategic analysis of complex systems***by*Scholz, Christian**178-186 Rational modelling in understanding and aiding human decision-making: About two case studies***by*Hutchel, Armand & Molet, Hughues**187-192 The profitability comparisons of alternative electric power expansion programs in Finland***by*Reponen, Tapio

### 1986, Volume 23, Issue 3

**281-287 Visual interactive modelling***by*Hurrion, R. D.**288-293 A new look at forecasting annual corporate earnings in the U.S.A***by*Guerard, John B. & Beidleman, Carl R.**294-300 Portfolio analysis--an analytic derivation of the efficient portfolio frontier***by*Voros, J.**301-309 A two-level planning procedure with respect to make-or-buy decisions, including cost allocations***by*Meijboom, Bert R.**310-319 Conjoint measurement in multiple objective decision making: A new approach***by*Rothermel, Mary Anne & Schilling, David A.**320-330 Generalized spare ordering policies with random lead time***by*Park, Young T. & Park, Kyung S.**331-342 A queueing system where customers require a random number of servers simultaneously***by*Fletcher, G. Y. & Perros, H. G. & Stewart, W. J.**343-355 Performance evaluation of independent superbasic sets on nonlinear replicated networks***by*Escudero, L. F.**356-366 Representing inverses in pure network flow optimization***by*Rosenthal, Richard E.**367-381 The multiperiod assignment problem: A multicommodity network flow model and specialized branch and bound algorithm***by*Aronson, Jay E.**382-390 An exact algorithm for the general quadratic assignment problem***by*Kaku, Bharat K & Thompson, Gerald L.**391-395 An incremental and parametrical algorithm for convex-concave fractional programming with a single constraint***by*Mjelde, K. M.**396-400 Solving special nonlinear fractional programming problems via parametric linear programming***by*Wolf, Hartmut**401-402 A V-shape property of optimal schedule of jobs about a common due date***by*Raghavachari, M.**403-406 Comment on `System dynamics and operational research: An appraisal'***by*Coyle, R. G.**407-410 Reply to R. G. Coyle***by*Sharp, J. A. & Price, D. H. R.

### 1986, Volume 23, Issue 2

**141-158 Control of the service process in a queueing system***by*Teghem, J.**159-168 ASEAN industrial cooperation: The case of multi-product capacity expansion***by*Fong, C. O.**169-178 A two-stage approach for large-scale sewer systems design with application to the Lake Balaton resort area***by*Kovacs, LaszloBela & Boros, Endre & Inotay, Ference**179-193 Evaluating a system of furniture retail outlets using an interactive ordinal regression method***by*Siskos, J.**194-201 Multi-attribute decision making by consumers associations***by*Despontin, Marc & Lehert, Filippe & Roubens, Marc**202-212 Decision making in uncertain environments***by*Czogala, Ernest & Zimmermann, Hans-Jurgen**213-221 Optimal replacement policy for multicomponent systems: An application to a dairy herd***by*Ben-Ari, Yaron & Gal, Shmuel**222-227 A simple inspection policy for the detection of failure***by*de Senna, V. & Shahani, A. K.**228-235 Stochastic vehicle routing with modified savings algorithm***by*Dror, Moshe & Trudeau, Pierre**236-245 Methods for routing with time windows***by*Desrosiers, Jacques & Soumis, Francois & Desrochers, Martin & SauveGerad, Michel**246-255 Network location problems with continuous link demands: p-medians on a chain and 2-medians on a tree***by*Cavalier, Tom M. & Sherali, Hanif D.**256-263 Reoptimization procedures for bounded variable primal simplex network algorithms***by*Ali, A. Iqbal & Allen, Ellen P. & Barr, Richard S. & Kennington, Jeffery L.**264-265 A heuristic Lagrangean algorithm for the capacitated plant location problem -- A comment***by*Sridharan, R.**266-267 A note on minimizing maximum lateness in a one-machine sequencing problem with release dates***by*Nowicki, Eugeniusz & Zdrzalka, Stanislaw

### 1986, Volume 23, Issue 1

**1-4 Editorial***by*Mercer, Alan & Tilanus, Bernhard & Zimmermann, Hans**5-13 Exploratory data analysis***by*Chatfield, Chris**14-24 Estimating the parameters of market share models at different levels of aggregation with examples from the West German cigarette market***by*Leeflang, Peter S. H. & Reuyl, Jan C.**25-36 A cost minimization procedure for mixed model production lines with normally distributed task times***by*Chakravarty, Amiya K. & Shtub, Avraham**37-47 An optimization problem in forest management***by*Hellman, Olavi**48-56 A partial dual algorithm for the capacitated warehouse location problem***by*Baker, Barrie M.**57-63 Stochastic dominance with linear partial information***by*Pearman, A. D. & Kmietowicz, Z. W.**64-77 A general Phase-I method in linear programming***by*Maros, Istvan**78-81 On the use of multiple objective linear programming algorithms to solve problems with fractional objectives***by*Kornbluth, J. S. H.**82-85 A note on finding a shortest complete cycle in an undirected graph***by*Volgenant, A. & Jonker, R. & Kindervater, G. A. P.**86-93 An efficient algorithm for the bipartite matching problem***by*Carraresi, Paolo & Sodini, Claudio**94-99 An axiomatic basis for multiattribute value functions defined on binary attributes***by*Deutsch, Stuart Jay & Malmborg, Charles J.**100-107 Queueing analysis for input regulation method employing periodic monitoring and control***by*Kawashima, Konosuke**108-117 Bounds for the mean queue length of the M/K2/m queue***by*Hokstad, Per**118-127 An algorithm for Ph/Ph/c queues***by*Seelen, L. P.

### 1985, Volume 22, Issue 3

**263-279 Facility location models for distribution planning***by*Aikens, C. H.**280-292 The cutting stock problem for large sections in the iron and steel industries***by*Tokuyama, H. & Ueno, N.**293-303 Intelligent gradient search in linear programming***by*Nickels, W. & Rodder, W. & Xu, L. & Zimmermann, H. -J.**304-309 Production scheduling with applications in the printing industry***by*White, C.**310-318 An evaluation of value based dispatching rules in a flow shop***by*Scudder, Gary D. & Hoffmann, Thomas R.**319-328 Protective inventories and bottlenecks in production systems***by*Lambrecht, M. R. & Luyten, R. & Vander Eecken, J.**329-337 The fleet size and mix problem for capacitated arc routing***by*Ulusoy, Gunduz

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