# Elsevier

# European Journal of Operational Research

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### 1986, Volume 25, Issue 1

**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**338-346 Multiobjective mathematical programming via the model and algorithm***by*Ignizio, James P.**347-358 Capacity planning, benchmarking and evaluation of small computer systems***by*Arbel, A. & Seidmann, A.**359-369 A gradient algorithm for chance constrained nonlinear goal programming***by*Lee, Sang M. & Olson, David L.**370-376 Sensitivity analysis of an agricultural linear programming model***by*Owsinski, J. W. & Romanowicz, T.**377-386 An algorithm for the traveling salesman problem with pickup and delivery customers***by*Kalantari, Bahman & Hill, Arthur V. & Arora, Sant R.**387-396 General solutions of the jockeying problem***by*Elsayed, E. A. & Bastani, A.**397-407 The single server queue with inhomogeneous arrival rate and discrete service time distribution***by*Omosigho, S. E. & Worthington, D. J.

### 1985, Volume 22, Issue 2

**127-147 Coping with or profiting from size***by*Poensgen, O. H. & Marx, M.**148-158 Quantifying vagueness in decision models***by*Zimmermann, H. -J. & Zysno, P.**159-166 Experimental test of MCDM algorithms in a modular approach***by*Brockhoff, Klaus**167-177 The usage of an interactive modeling system***by*Schmidt, Reinhart**178-190 Number of alternatives and efficiency in different types of top-management decisions***by*Gemunden, Hans Georg & Hauschildt, Jurgen**191-202 Organizational conditions of OR processes in German business firms--Results of an empirical investigation***by*Meyer zu Selhausen, Hermann**204-215 Practical linear programming in macroeconomic planning--The case of Hungary***by*Augusztinovics, M. & Bod, P.**216-223 On fuzzy linear programming***by*Llena, J.**224-233 Sensitivity analysis of mixed integer programs: An application to environmental policy making***by*Tayi, Giri Kumar**234-242 Evaluating organizational performance measures using fuzzy subsets***by*Deutsch, Stuart Jay & Malmborg, Charles J.**243-249 On fuzzy tree definition***by*Delgado, M. & Verdegay, J. L. & Vila, M. A.

### 1985, Volume 22, Issue 1

**1-8 DSS: Buzzword or OR challenge?***by*Sol, Henk G.**9-18 A comparison of average and discounted cost models for the dynamic lot size inventory problem***by*Chand, Suresh & Tang, Kwei**19-25 Interactive weight assessment in multiple attribute decision making***by*Mond, B. & Rosinger, E. E.**26-34 The fuzzy decision problem: An approach to the point estimation problem with fuzzy information***by*Gil, M. A. & Corral, N. & Gil, P.**35-43 Zero-one integer programs with few constraints --Efficient branch and bound algorithms***by*Gavish, Bezalel & Pirkul, Hasan**44-55 Pairwise-comparison methods in multiple objective programming, with applications in a long-term energy-planning model***by*Kok, M. & Lootsma, F. A.**56-69 Approximation schemes for the subset-sum problem: Survey and experimental analysis***by*Martello, Silvano & Toth, Paolo**70-100 On lp programming***by*Terlaky, T.**101-115 Profit maximization models for exponential decay processes***by*Sethi, S. P. & Thompson, G. L. & Udayabhanu, V.

### 1985, Volume 21, Issue 3

**285-294 Warehouse design optimization***by*Ashayeri, J. & Gelders, L. F.**295-306 Decision support systems for water management: The Lake Como case study***by*Guariso, Giorgio & Rinaldi, Sergio & Soncini-Sessa, Rodolfo**307-317 A cutting plane procedure for the travelling salesman problem on road networks***by*Fleischmann, Bernhard**318-329 Capital budgeting with benders decomposition***by*Hummeltenberg, Wilhelm**330-338 Study of a multi-component system with failure interaction***by*Murthy, D. N. P. & Nguyen, D. G.**339-346 Application of multicriterional analysis to the problem of reinforcement improvements in concrete works***by*Milicic, Jaksa & Mladineo, Nenad**347-357 Selecting a portfolio of nonhomogeneous R&D proposals***by*Golabi, Kamal**358-366 A cost effectiveness approach for determining the purchasing and operating policies of a combined meteorological data gathering system***by*Hersh, Marvin & Mehrez, Abraham & Zangvill, Abraham**367-378 A stochastic recirculation system with random access***by*Pourbabai, Behnam & Sonderman, David**379-386 On buffers with periodical input traffic***by*Bruneel, Herwig**387-398 Discrete random variate generation using uniformization***by*Shanthikumar, J. G.**399-409 Control of arrivals to two queues in series***by*Ghoneim, Hussein A. & Stidham, Shaler

### 1985, Volume 21, Issue 2

**149-155 Critical path analysis and resource constrained project scheduling -- Theory and practice***by*Willis, R. J.**156-164 A model for designing the meteorologically most reliable airline schedule***by*Teodorovic, Dusan**165-171 A quantitative analysis of the Greek soft-drink market, or: How your advertisement will help your competitor's sales***by*Kioulafas, K. E.**172-188 Mathematics of command and control (C2) analysis***by*Dockery, John**189-199 The maximum covering/shortest path problem: A multiobjective network design and routing formulation***by*Current, J. R. & Re Velle, C. S. & Cohon, J. L.**200-205 An extension of set partitioning with application to scheduling problems***by*Darby-Dowman, K. & Mitra, G.**206-212 An upper bound on the expected completion time of PERT networks***by*Kamburowski, Jerzy**213-224 Zero-one integer programs with few constraints --Lower bounding theory***by*Gavish, Bezalel & Pirkul, Hasan**225-232 An O(n2) simplex algorithm for a class of linear programs with tree structure***by*Schreck, H. & Tinhofer, G.**233-244 The optimization of an interconnected system with multiple decision makers***by*Kosaka, Hiroyuki**245-253 A Markov decision algorithm for optimal inspections and revisions in a maintenance system with partial information***by*Tijms, H. C. & van der Duyn Schouten, F. A.**254-259 Optimum inventory policies with discrete time proportional demand, discrete replenishment opportunities and different optimizing criteria***by*Arcelus, F. J. & Srinivasan, G.**260-267 Steady state results for the M/M(a, b)/c batch-service system***by*Sim, S. H. & Templeton, J. G. C.**268-269 A note on the `loser wins' game***by*Eeckhoudt, Louis & Hansen, Pierre**270-273 A note on solving large p-median problems***by*Beasley, J. E.

### 1985, Volume 21, Issue 1

**1-9 Assumptions and methodologies in OR***by*Pidd, Michael**10-16 Inventory management in truck manufacturing --A case study***by*Tilanus, C. B.**17-24 Management scientists and managers: Experiences of an OR-practitioner with a critical interface***by*Ball, Ben C.**25-38 Optimization methods in multilevel systems: A methodological survey***by*Nachane, D. M.**39-41 A simple plant-location model for quantity-setting firms subject to price uncertainty***by*Hodder, James E. & Jucker, James V.**47-53 ADD-heuristics' starting procedures for capacitated plant location models***by*Domschke, Wolfgang & Drexl, Andreas**54-56 Estimating road distances by mathematical functions***by*Berens, Wolfgang & Korling, Franz-Josef**57-64 Designing routes to minimize fleet operating costs***by*Buxey, Geoff**65-76 Vehicle routing via column generation***by*Skitt, Robin A. & Levary, Reuven R.**77-81 Network flows with age dependent decay rates***by*Aneja, Y. P. & Nair, K. P. K.**82-92 Solving embedded generalized network problems***by*McBride, Richard D.**93-100 A general method for solving constrained optimization problems***by*Resina, Cosimo**101-105 Duality in disjunctive linear fractional programming***by*Patkar, Vivek & Stancu-Minasian, I. M.**106-112 Formulation of multiple-choice situations in linear programming models using binary coding matrices***by*Pressmar, Dieter B.**113-120 A modification of the Geoffrion/Dyer/Feinberg algorithm for finite multi-objective systems***by*White, D. J.**121-137 `Multidimensional' extensions and a nested dual approach for the m-median problem***by*Mirchandani, Pitu B. & Oudjit, Aissa & Wong, Richard T.

### 1985, Volume 20, Issue 3

**281-293 MRP and inventories***by*Wijngaard, J. & Wortmann, J. C.**294-298 Editorial***by*Pierre Brans, J.**299-313 Outcomes of voting and planning in single facility location problems***by*Labbe, Martine**314-326 Networks with condorcet solutions***by*Bandelt, Hans-Jurgen**327-331 On the uniqueness of optimal solutions in continuous location theory***by*Pelegrin, Blas & Michelot, Christian & Plastria, Frank**332-343 Geometrical properties of the Fermat-Weber problem***by*Durier, Roland & Michelot, Christian**344-351 A tree search algorithm for the multi-commodity location problem***by*Laundy, Richard S.**352-362 Principal direction search: A new method of search for unconstrained LP formulations***by*Karkazis, J.**363-372 Ranking scalar products to improve bounds for the quadratic assignment problem***by*Rendl, F.**373-381 Finding shortest paths in the plane in the presence of barriers to travel (for any lp - norm)***by*Viegas, Jose & Hansen, Pierre**382-386 A correction to the definition of local center***by*Moreno, JoseA.**387-396 A comparison of two dual-based procedures for solving the p-median problem***by*Hanjoul, Pierre & Peeters, Dominique

### 1985, Volume 20, Issue 2

**127-137 Time series analysis***by*Raftery, Adrian E.**138-144 Implementation of a visual interactive consensus decision support system***by*Hurrion, Robert D.**145-146 World societal problems***by*Tomlinson, Rolfe**147-157 Technical change and the prospects for employment--A suitable case for analysis?***by*Clark, J. A.**158-167 System analysis and the world food system***by*Meadows, Donella H.**168-181 The design of colliery information and control systems***by*Wolstenholme, E. F. & Holmes, R. K.

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