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# European Journal of Operational Research

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### 1985, Volume 21, Issue 1

**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.**182-189 An equity approach to stream water quality management***by*Arikol, A. Mahir & Basak, Nusin**190-197 On the optimal level of a small country's strategic petroleum reserve***by*Samouilidis, J. E. & Magirou, Vangelis F.**198-205 Optimization of the decentralized cash management problem***by*Anvari, M. & Goyal, S. K.**206-210 Limiting properties of the discounted house-selling problem***by*Saario, Vesa**211-220 Optimal timing decisions for the introduction of new technologies***by*Klincewicz, John G. & Luss, Hanan**221-233 Basic concepts for a theory of evaluation: Hierarchical aggregation via autodistributive connectives in fuzzy set theory***by*Dyckhoff, Harald**234-238 Management of periodic demands in distribution systems***by*Gaudioso, M. & Paletta, G. & Sanna, S.**239-247 Inventory levels to stop and restart a single machine producing one product***by*de Kok, A. G. & Tijms, H. C. & van der Duyn Schouten, F. A.**248-254 Aggregation and disaggregation in Markov decision models for inventory control***by*Veugen, L. M. M. & van der Wal, J. & Wessels, J.**255-260 A stochastic production planning model with a dynamic chance constraint***by*Parlar, Mahmut**261-268 On the finite-source queue***by*Sztrik, J.

### 1985, Volume 20, Issue 1

**1-9 OR and micros***by*Jennergren, L. Peter**10-16 A decision support system for insurance marketing***by*Mercer, Alan**17-24 Setting stock levels for wholesaling: Performance measures and conflict of objectives between supplier and stockist***by*Ritchie, E. & Kingsman, B. G.**25-33 Testing vehicle scheduling programs for milk collection***by*Bocxe, M. A. G. & Tilanus, C. B.**34-47 Priority planning of a dynamic complex product mix: Elements for a computerized interface between delivery times and plant utilization***by*Lebeer, Chris**48-57 Clustering for routing in densely populated areas***by*Chapleau, Luc & Ferland, Jacques-A. & Rousseau, Jean-Marc**58-67 Integer programming formulations of vehicle routing problems***by*Kulkarni, R. V. & Bhave, P. R.**68-82 The optimality of balancing workloads in certain types of flexible manufacturing systems***by*Stecke, Kathryn E. & Morin, Thomas L.**83-91 Multi-product production planning: A goal programming approach***by*Kendall, Kenneth E. & Schniederjans, Marc J.**92-101 Generalized fractional programming: Algorithms and numerical experimentation***by*Ferland, Jacques A. & Potvin, Jean-Yves**102-114 Analysis of heuristics for finding a maximum weight planar subgraph***by*Dyer, M. E. & Foulds, L. R. & Frieze, A. M.**115-116 A note on `the assignment problem under categorized jobs'***by*Intrator, J.**117-116 A note on the Martello-Toth algorithm for one-dimensional knapsack problems***by*Aittoniemi, Leena & Oehlandt, Klaus

### 1985, Volume 19, Issue 3

**285-296 Equipment reliability and maintenance***by*Jardine, A. K. S. & Buzacott, J. A.**297-304 Microcomputers and linear programming--Feedstock revisited***by*Wilson, Ed & Willis, Rob**305-312 Inventory returns and special sales in a lot-size system with constant rate of deterioration***by*Dave, Upendra & Pandya, Bharat**313-323 Inventory control using a service constraint on the expected customer order waiting time***by*Tempelmeier, Horst**324-330 The efficiency of bi-directionally patrolled machines when repairs are not always successful***by*Bunday, B. D. & El-Badri, W. K. & Supanekar, S. D.**331-336 Scheduling lots of dependent unit-time operations on identical machines to minimize schedule length***by*Sawik, Tadeusz J.**337-344 Balancing capacity and lot sizes***by*Olhager, Jan & Rapp, Birger**345-361 A restriction and feasible direction algorithm for a capacity expansion problem***by*Sherali, Hanif D.**362-371 Interactive multiobjective complex search***by*Ringuest, Jeffrey L. & Gulledge, Thomas R.**372-383 Geometric and algorithmic developments for a hierarchical planning problem***by*Bard, Jonathan F.**384-389 The zero-one knapsack problem with equality constraint***by*Kaufman, L. & Plastria, F. & Tubeeckx, S.**390-396 A useful transform of standard input data for a classical NP-complete problem***by*Brunacci, Francesco A.

### 1985, Volume 19, Issue 2

**151-162 An introduction to timetabling***by*de Werra, D.**163-169 Modelling energy consumption in manufacturing industry***by*Newton, J. K.**170-175 Failures and successes of quantitative methods in management***by*Tilanus, C. B.**176-185 Social indicators and policy selection: An experiment in constructing a social objective function***by*Howard, K. & Sharp, J. A.**186-190 Measurable multiattribute value functions defined on binary attributes***by*Deutsch, Stuart Jay & Malmborg, Charles J.**191-200 On the statistical origins of the learning curve***by*Venezia, Itzhak**201-211 Decision analysis models in reinsurance***by*Samson, Danny & Thomas, Howard**212-216 Linear programming on a micro -- The case of the Apple II***by*Jennergren, L. Peter**217-221 A note on the analysis of the expected value of perfect information with respect to a class of R&D projects***by*Mehrez, Abraham**222-232 Three stage tandem queue with blocking***by*Langaris, Christos & Conolly, Brian**233-240 Queueing models for a flexible machining station Part I: The diffusion approximation***by*Yao, David D. W. & Buzacott, J. A.**241-252 Queueing models for a flexible machining station Part II: The method of Coxian phases***by*Yao, David D. W. & Buzacott, J. A.**253-261 An algorithm for the two-dimensional assortment problem***by*Beasley, J. E.**262-267 Routing optimization in packet switching communication networks***by*Flikop, Z.**268-273 Integer quadratic optimization***by*Korner, Frank

### 1985, Volume 19, Issue 1

**1-273 Editorial***by*Mercer, Alan & Tilanus, C. Bernhard & Zimmermann, Hans**2-19 Conceptual underpinnings of systematic strategic management***by*Ansoff, H. Igor**20-32 Analytical evaluation of the characteristic curve of a blood bank and its usefulness in blood banking***by*Sapountzis, Costas**33-40 Distribution planning in a turbulent environment***by*Lockett, A. Geoffrey & Westwood, John B.**41-44 Applications of decision networks***by*Saksena, J. P.**45-56 Optimal pricing and production in an inventory model***by*Feichtinger, Gustav & Hartl, Richard**57-67 Design and optimization of multi-echelon assembly networks: Savings and potentialities***by*Beek, Paul van & Bremer, Arie & Putten, Cornelis van**68-75 The symmetric clustered traveling salesman problem***by*Jongens, Kees & Volgenant, Ton**76-81 On dual solutions of the linear assignment problem***by*Kindervater, G. & Volgenant, A. & de Leve, G. & van Gijlswijk, V.**82-90 A multiple objective interactive Lagrangean relaxation approach***by*White, D. J.**91-97 A compromise procedure for the multiple objective linear fractional programming problem***by*Nykowski, Ireneusz & Zolkiewski, Zbigniew**98-103 On a pair of nonlinear mixed integer programming problems***by*Mishra, M. S. & Acharya, D. & Nanda, S.**104-113 Decision making under uncertainty: A semi-infinite programming approach***by*Weber, Reinhard**114-117 k-eccentricity and absolute k-centrum of a probabilistic tree***by*Andreatta, G. & Mason, F.**118-124 The stochastic linear continuous type knapsack problem: A generalized P model***by*Ishii, Hiroaki & Nishida, Toshio**125-141 Decomposition approaches in permutation scheduling problems with application to the M-machine flow shop scheduling problems***by*Shanthikumar, J. G. & Wu, Yih-Bor

### 1984, Volume 18, Issue 3

**285-292 A review of expert systems***by*Kastner, J. K. & Hong, S. J.**293-303 Bureaucracies, bureaucrats and information technology***by*Lee, Ronald M.**304-314 Two-phase optimization of coal strategies at a power station***by*Baker, W. R. & Daellenbach, H. G.**315-321 Mathematical programming in the Netherlands***by*van Dam, W. B. & Tilanus, C. B.**322-338 Perishable inventory management with stochastic leadtime and different selling prices***by*Nose, Toyokazu & Ishii, Hiroaki & Nishida, Toshio**339-348 Solving capacitated clustering problems***by*Mulvey, John M. & Beck, Michael P.**349-358 A branch and bound algorithm for the two-level uncapacitated facility location problem with some side constraints***by*Ro, Hyung-bong & Tcha, Dong-wan**359-363 The chance constrained critical path with location-scale distributions***by*Kress, Moshe**364-368 On a class of dynamic programming problems whose optimal controls and states are independent of the future***by*Buhl, Hans Ulrich & Siedersleben, Johannes**369-376 Production rate optimization in a two-stage system with finite intermediate storage***by*Wolisz, Adam**377-387 A polynomial algorithm for minimum quadratic cost flow problems***by*Minoux, M.**388-395 On a two-server finite queuing system with ordered entry and deterministic arrivals***by*Nawijn, W. M.**396-402 Location of depots in a sugar-beet distribution system***by*Jasinska, Elzbieta & Wojtych, Elzbieta

### 1984, Volume 18, Issue 2

**145-154 Applicable systems thinking***by*Stainton, R. S.**155-166 Organizational implications of systems thinking: Multidimensional modular design***by*Gharajedaghi, Jamshid**167-171 A decision-theoretic framework for comparing heuristics***by*Golden, Bruce L. & Assad, Arjang A.**172-183 Budgeting fuel consumption in a cruise liner***by*Mar Molinero, C. & Mitsis, Sotirios N.**184-197 The outer continental shelf oil and gas supply model of the energy information administration***by*Farmer, Richard D. & Harris, Carl M. & Murphy, Frederic H. & Damuth, Robert J.**198-207 Optimal investments in market research***by*Venezia, Itzhak**208-214 Depot location: A technique for the avoidance of local optima***by*Baxter, John**215-219 Localization in single facility location***by*Plastria, F.**220-229 Operations research in the Netherlands***by*Tilanus, C. Bernhard**230-244 Reconsideration of the present value method***by*Takatsu, Shinzo**245-249 Fixed charge problems with identical fixed charges***by*Farley, Alan A. & Richardson, Kenneth V.**250-258 Simulating hospital emergency departments queuing systems: (GI/G/m(t)) : (IHFF/N/[infinity])***by*Panayiotopoulos, J. -C. & Vassilacopoulos, G.**259-274 On diagonally-preconditioning the 2-step BFGS method with accumulated steps for linearly constrained nonlinear programming***by*Escudero, L. F.

### 1984, Volume 18, Issue 1

**1-18 A survey of systems analysis models in forestry and the forest products industries***by*Bare, B. Bruce & Briggs, David G. & Roise, Joseph P. & Schreuder, Gerard F.**19-26 A generalized model of sequential decisionmaking under risk***by*White, Chelsea C. & Dozono, Shigeru**27-34 Capacity expansion planning for a single facility product line***by*Luss, Hanan**35-43 A branch-and-bound algorithm for the multi-level uncapacitated facility location problem***by*Tcha, Dong-wan & Lee, Bum-il**44-50 The multi-facility min-max Weber problem***by*Watson-Gandy, C. D. T.**51-56 V-shop scheduling***by*Lev, V. & Adiri, I.**57-61 An enhanced conversion scheme for lexicographic, multiobjective integer programs***by*Ignizio, James P. & Thomas, Lyn C.**62-70 On a class of quadratic programs***by*Aneja, Y. P. & Aggarwal, V. & Nair, K. P. K.**71-75 Experimental research with a production planning model***by*Seppala, Yrjo & Oraana, Tuomo**76-80 A Pareto-optimal solution of a maintenance-production differential game***by*Jorgensen, Steffen**81-85 A note on the flow time and the number of tardy jobs in stochastic open shops***by*Pinedo, Michael**86-97 Mixing of non-preemptive and preemptive repeat priority disciplines***by*Adiri, I. & Domb, I.**98-110 A mathematical model for discrete-time buffer systems with correlated output process***by*Bruneel, Herwig**111-122 A procedure for analyzing hypergames***by*Takahashi, Masao Allyn & Fraser, Niall M. & Hipel, Keith W.**123-130 An algorithm for ranking paths that may contain cycles***by*de Queiros Vieira Martins, Ernesto**131-132 Some corrected results for the queue GIX/M/1***by*Easton, Glen & Chaudhry, M. L. & Posner, M. J. M.**133-135 Some numerical results for the queuing system GIX/M/1***by*Easton, Glen & Chaudhry, M. L. & Posner, M. J. M.

### 1984, Volume 17, Issue 3

**283-301 Stochastic control theory and operational research***by*Neck, Reinhard**302-312 Regional energy supply optimization with multiple objectives***by*Schulz, Volkhard & Stehfest, Harald**313-316 A five facets frame for the design of heuristics***by*Muller-Merbach, Heiner**317-319 A five facet frame for the design of heuristics --A rejoinder***by*Stainton, R. S. & Papoulias, D. B.**320-330 Interactive multiobjective decisionmaking for nonconvex problems based on the penalty scalarizing functions***by*Sakawa, Masatoshi & Mori, Naohiro**331-337 Departmental full costing via goal programming models***by*Badran, Yahya**338-350 Aggregation and disaggregation in hierarchical production planning***by*Axsater, Sven & Jonsson, Henrik**351-360 A dynamic production planning and scheduling algorithm for two products processed on one line***by*Liberatore, Matthew J.**361-368 Cross decomposition applied to the stochastic transportation problem***by*Holmberg, Kaj & Jornsten, Kurt O.**369-372 Grouping multi-item inventory using common cycle periods***by*Aggarwal, Vijay**373-381 Inventory control with the gamma probability distribution***by*Snyder, R. D.**382-392 A summary of discrete replacement policies***by*Nakagawa, Toshio**393-400 Discrete resource allocation with tree constraints by an incremental method***by*Mjelde, K. M.**401-414 On diagonally preconditioning the truncated Newton method for super-scale linearly constrained nonlinear programming***by*Escudero, L. F.**415-414 Prospects for the Middle East***by*Zipkin, Paul H.**416-416 Response by L.G. Vargas***by*Vargas, L. G.

### 1984, Volume 17, Issue 2

**141-149 Trends in nonlinear programming software***by*Gill, Philip E. & Murray, Walter & Saunders, Michael A. & Wright, Margaret H.**150-162 Statistical analysis of steady-state simulations: survey of recent progress***by*Kleijnen, Jack P. C.**163-168 The effect of using discrete time units in queuing simulation***by*Lau, Hon-Shiang & Zaki, Ahmed**169-174 A thermodynamically motivated simulation procedure for combinatorial optimization problems***by*Burkard, R. E. & Rendl, F.**175-190 Simple approximations for the reorder point in periodic and continuous review (s, S) inventory systems with service level constraints***by*Tijms, H. C. & Groenevelt, H.**191-200 On the safety stock problem for random delivery processes***by*Kelle, P.**201-206 Lower bounds for the economic lot scheduling problem using aggregation***by*Axsater, Sven**207-214 Deterministic lot-sizing for coordinated families of production/inventory items***by*Chakravarty, Amiya K.**215-226 The time spent in a dynamic job shop***by*Shanthikumar, J. G. & Buzacott, J. A.**227-237 Multi-stage production with variable lot sizes and transportation of partial lots***by*Drezner, Z. & Szendrovits, A. Z. & Wesolowsky, G. O.**238-248 Algorithms for two-machine flow-shop sequencing with precedence constraints***by*Hariri, A. M. A. & Potts, C. N.**249-256 Inspection and maintenance optimization methods***by*Mjelde, K. M.**257-265 Parts and service demand distribution generated by primary production growth***by*Keilson, Julian & Kubat, Peter**266-270 Expected demand for service parts when failure times have a Weibull distribution***by*Fortuin, Leonard

### 1984, Volume 17, Issue 1

**1-15 Implementations of special ordered sets in MP software***by*Hummeltenberg, Wilhelm**16-20 Heuristics--the relational approach***by*Stainton, R. S. & Papoulias, D. B.**21-30 On the quality of heuristic solutions to a 19 x 19 quadratic assignment problem***by*Bruijs, P. A.**31-34 A graphical method to solve a family of allocation problems***by*Vidal, ReneVictor Valqui**35-44 Estimating most productive scale size using data envelopment analysis***by*Banker, Rajiv D.**45-56 Optimal control of greenhouse climate: methodology***by*Gal, Shmuel & Angel, Aviela & Seginer, Ido**57-70 Optimal control of a dam under seasonal electricity prices***by*Cantaluppi, Laurent**71-78 Reliability of repairable redundant systems in nuclear generating stations***by*Sim, S. H. & Wang, L.**79-84 Short-term forecasting of electricity demand by decomposition analysis***by*Goh, T. N. & Choi, S. S.**85-94 On a special class of bicriterion path problems***by*Martins, Ernesto Queiros Vieira**95-103 An automatic procedure for Box-Jenkins model building***by*Libert, G.**104-115 Parameterisation algorithms for the integer linear programs in binary variables***by*Loukakis, E. & Muhlemann, A. P.**116-122 A note on the multidimensional dual***by*Ignizio, James P.**123-124 An equivalent subproblem relaxation for improving the solution of a class of transportation scheduling problems***by*Glover, Fred & Klingman, Darwin & Phillips, Nancy**125-127 On a stochastic extension of the EOQ formula***by*Friedman, Moshe F.**128-127 Rejoinder to "A note on Galvao's a graph theoretical bound for the p-median problem"***by*Galvao, Roberto D.

### 1984, Volume 16, Issue 3

**285-292 Generalized linear models***by*McCullagh, Peter**293-307 OR as education***by*Gault, Richard**308-313 An evaluation of a sales training programme in a retailing environment***by*Doyle, Peter & Cook, David**314-318 Optimal mining of a stratiform phosphate field***by*Mehrez, Abraham & Regev, Uri & Stulman, Alan**319-326 A heuristic algorithm for the multidimensional zero-one knapsack problem***by*Magazine, M. J. & Oguz, Osman**327-333 Large-scale mixed integer programming: Benders-type heuristics***by*Cote, Gilles & Laughton, Michael A.**334-344 A super-linear convergent gradient projection type algorithm for linearly constrained problems***by*Wu, F.**345-357 Experimental study on the efficiency and accuracy of a chance-constrained programming algorithm***by*Seppala, Yrjo & Orpana, Tuomo**358-364 Plausibility relations and multiple expected utilities in decision-making under uncertainty***by*Rizzi, Michel**365-377 Parsimonious modelling and forecasting of seasonal time series***by*Roberts, S. A. & Harrison, P. J.**378-388 Strong planning and forecast horizons for a model with simultaneous price and production decisions***by*Thompson, Gerald L. & Sethi, Suresh P. & Teng, Jinn-Tsair

### 1984, Volume 16, Issue 2

**139-151 Network models for vehicle and crew scheduling***by*Carraresi, P. & Gallo, G.**152-156 Media selection by mean-variance analysis***by*de Kluyver, C. A. & Baird, F. T.**157-162 Allocating blood to hospitals from a central blood bank***by*Sapountzis, Costas**163-173 A multi-level bottleneck assignment approach to the bus drivers' rostering problem***by*Carraresi, P. & Gallo, G.**174-182 A network flow procedure for project crashing with penalty nodes***by*Kanda, Arun & Rao, U. R. K.**183-197 Network production-location problems under price uncertainty***by*Hurter, Arthur P. & Martinich, Joseph S.**198-214 Optimal control policies for resource allocation in an activity network***by*Nowicki, E. & Zdrzalka, S.**215-221 Network flows and non-guillotine cutting patterns***by*Biro, Milos & Boros, Endre

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