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### 2009, Volume 199, Issue 2

**478-495 ELECTRE methods with interaction between criteria: An extension of the concordance index***by*Figueira, José Rui & Greco, Salvatore & Roy, Bernard**496-505 An evolutionary approach to construction of outranking models for multicriteria classification: The case of the ELECTRE TRI method***by*Doumpos, M. & Marinakis, Y. & Marinaki, M. & Zopounidis, C.**506-511 A variable selection method based on Tabu search for logistic regression models***by*Pacheco, Joaquín & Casado, Silvia & Núñez, Laura**512-519 New variants of pairwise classification***by*Krzysko, Miroslaw & Wolynski, Waldemar**520-530 A reference model for customer-centric data mining with support vector machines***by*Lessmann, Stefan & Voß, Stefan**531-541 Inexact de Novo programming for water resources systems planning***by*Zhang, Y.M. & Huang, G.H. & Zhang, X.D.**542-552 A cross entropy approach to design of reliable networks***by*Altiparmak, Fulya & Dengiz, Berna**553-560 A compromised large-scale neighborhood search heuristic for capacitated air cargo loading planning***by*Li, Yanzhi & Tao, Yi & Wang, Fan**561-575 Methodological comparison between DEA (data envelopment analysis) and DEA-DA (discriminant analysis) from the perspective of bankruptcy assessment***by*Sueyoshi, Toshiyuki & Goto, Mika**576-594 DEA-DA for bankruptcy-based performance assessment: Misclassification analysis of Japanese construction industry***by*Sueyoshi, Toshiyuki & Goto, Mika**595-600 Minimizing the number of machines for scheduling jobs with equal processing times***by*Kravchenko, Svetlana A. & Werner, Frank**601-603 A note on "Optimal resource allocation for security in reliability systems"***by*Ünlüyurt, Tonguç & Boros, Endre**604-610 Objective comparisons of the optimal portfolios corresponding to different utility functions***by*Yu, Bosco Wing-Tong & Pang, Wan Kai & Troutt, Marvin D. & Hou, Shui Hung**611-617 A note on optimal ordering policies when the supplier provides a progressive interest scheme***by*Chung, Kun-Jen

### 2009, Volume 199, Issue 1

**1-8 Branch-and-reduce algorithm for convex programs with additional multiplicative constraints***by*Benson, Harold P. & Sun, Erjiang**9-20 Interval goal programming for S-shaped penalty function***by*Chang, Ching-Ter & Lin, Teng-Chiao**21-24 Robust model selection criteria for robust Liu estimator***by*Çetin, Meral**25-35 Multi-objective integer programming: A general approach for generating all non-dominated solutions***by*Özlen, Melih & Azizoglu, Meral**36-45 Transgenetic algorithm for the Traveling Purchaser Problem***by*Goldbarg, M.C. & Bagi, L.B. & Goldbarg, E.F.G.**46-54 Activity list representation for a generalization of the resource-constrained project scheduling problem***by*Moumene, Khaled & Ferland, Jacques A.**55-67 Scheduling interfering job sets on parallel machines***by*Balasubramanian, Hari & Fowler, John & Keha, Ahmet & Pfund, Michele**68-76 On the computation of all supported efficient solutions in multi-objective integer network flow problems***by*Eusébio, Augusto & Figueira, José Rui**77-88 Multi-degree cyclic scheduling of a no-wait robotic cell with multiple robots***by*Che, Ada & Chu, Chengbin**89-97 Improving benders decomposition using a genetic algorithm***by*Poojari, C.A. & Beasley, J.E.**98-110 Adaptive sample size and importance sampling in estimation-based local search for the probabilistic traveling salesman problem***by*Balaprakash, Prasanna & Birattari, Mauro & Stützle, Thomas & Dorigo, Marco**111-116 Two simple constant ratio approximation algorithms for minimizing the total weighted completion time on a single machine with a fixed non-availability interval***by*Kellerer, Hans & Kubzin, Mikhail A. & Strusevich, Vitaly A.**117-121 Checking solvability of systems of interval linear equations and inequalities via mixed integer programming***by*Prokopyev, Oleg A. & Butenko, Sergiy & Trapp, Andrew**122-129 Leadtime management in a periodic-review inventory system: A state-dependent base-stock policy***by*Lee, Jun-Yeon & Schwarz, Leroy B.**130-138 Goodwill, inventory penalty, and adaptive supply chain management***by*Emerson, Denise & Zhou, Wei & Piramuthu, Selwyn**139-149 Equivalence classes of problem instances for a continuous-time lot sizing and scheduling problem***by*Weidenhiller, Andreas & Jodlbauer, Herbert**150-161 Supplier default dependencies: Empirical evidence from the automotive industry***by*Wagner, Stephan M. & Bode, Christoph & Koziol, Philipp**162-169 Economic selection of process mean for single-vendor single-buyer supply chain***by*Darwish, M.A.**170-175 Calculation of delay characteristics for multiserver queues with constant service times***by*Gao, Peixia & Wittevrongel, Sabine & Walraevens, Joris & Moeneclaey, Marc & Bruneel, Herwig**176-186 Importance sampling algorithms for first passage time probabilities in the infinite server queue***by*Ridder, Ad**187-197 Optimal warranty policies for systems with imperfect repair***by*Yeo, Wee Meng & Yuan, Xue-Ming**198-208 Resource-constrained management of heterogeneous assets with stochastic deterioration***by*Ohlmann, Jeffrey W. & Bean, James C.**209-218 Efficiency decompositions for heterogeneous technologies***by*Kounetas, Konstantinos & Mourtos, Ioannis & Tsekouras, Konstantinos**219-231 A decision support framework for internal audit prioritization in a rental car company: A combined use between DEA and AHP***by*Sueyoshi, Toshiyuki & Shang, Jennifer & Chiang, Wen-Chyuan**232-235 Mathematical programming accelerates implementation of agro-industrial sugarcane complex***by*Colin, Emerson C.**236-251 Multi-reservoir production optimization***by*Huseby, Arne Bang & Haavardsson, Nils F.**252-261 Tactical level planning in float glass manufacturing with co-production, random yields and substitutable products***by*Caner TaskIn, Z. & Tamer Ünal, A.**262-275 Exploring the VCG mechanism in combinatorial auctions: The threshold revenue and the threshold-price rule***by*Avenali, Alessandro**276-284 A new clustering approach using data envelopment analysis***by*Po, Rung-Wei & Guh, Yuh-Yuan & Yang, Miin-Shen**285-295 Numerical calculation of an asymmetric supply function equilibrium with capacity constraints***by*Holmberg, Pär**296-302 Non-linear anonymous pricing combinatorial auctions***by*Drexl, Andreas & Jørnsten, Kurt & Knof, Diether**303-310 How to generate regularly behaved production data? A Monte Carlo experimentation on DEA scale efficiency measurement***by*Perelman, Sergio & Santín, Daniel**311-313 Erik D. Demaine and Joseph O'Rouke, Review of Geometric Folding Algorithms: Linkages, Origami, Polyhedra , Cambridge University Press (2007)***by*Paquete, Luís

### 2009, Volume 198, Issue 3

**675-687 A review of Hopfield neural networks for solving mathematical programming problems***by*Wen, Ue-Pyng & Lan, Kuen-Ming & Shih, Hsu-Shih**688-696 Simulated annealing and tabu search for multi-mode project payment scheduling***by*He, Zhengwen & Wang, Nengmin & Jia, Tao & Xu, Yu**697-705 Scheduling projects with stochastic activity duration to maximize expected net present value***by*Sobel, Matthew J. & Szmerekovsky, Joseph G. & Tilson, Vera**706-714 An integer linear programming approach for approximate string comparison***by*Ritt, Marcus & Costa, Alysson M. & Mergen, Sergio & Orengo, Viviane M.**715-725 Simultaneously scheduling multiple turns for steel color-coating production***by*Tang, Lixin & Wang, Xianpeng**726-733 Modeling cooperation on a class of distribution problems***by*Perea, F. & Puerto, J. & Fernández, F.R.**734-740 An empirical study on the benefit of split loads with the pickup and delivery problem***by*Nowak, Maciek & Ergun, Ozlem & White III, Chelsea C.**741-747 Theoretical and algorithmic results for a class of hierarchical fleet mix problems***by*Cambini, Riccardo & Riccardi, Rossana**748-759 A stochastic dynamic traveling salesman problem with hard time windows***by*Chang, Tsung-Sheng & Wan, Yat-wah & OOI, Wei Tsang**760-772 Studying the interdependence of contractual and operational flexibilities in the market of specialty chemicals***by*Reimann, Marc & Schiltknecht, Philippe**773-789 The impact of dynamic pricing on the economic order decision***by*Transchel, Sandra & Minner, Stefan**790-799 A location-allocation heuristic for the capacitated multi-facility Weber problem with probabilistic customer locations***by*AltInel, I. Kuban & Durmaz, Engin & Aras, Necati & ÖzkIsacIk, Kerem Can**800-809 Analysis and evaluation of an Assemble-to-Order system with batch ordering policy and compound Poisson demand***by*Zhao, Yao**810-821 Capacitated dynamic lot sizing problems in closed-loop supply chain***by*Pan, Zhendong & Tang, Jiafu & Liu, Ou**822-829 Channel coordination through a revenue sharing contract in a two-period newsboy problem***by*Linh, Cao To & Hong, Yushin**830-847 Selection of contract suppliers under price and demand uncertainty in a dynamic market***by*Li, Shanling & Murat, Alper & Huang, Wanzhen**848-858 Asymptotic formulas for the derivatives of probability functions and their Monte Carlo estimations***by*Garnier, Josselin & Omrane, Abdennebi & Rouchdy, Youssef**859-866 Two-stage queueing network models for quality control and testing***by*Bar-Lev, Shaul K. & Boxma, Onno & Stadje, Wolfgang & Van der Duyn Schouten, Frank A. & Wiesmeyr, Christoph**867-877 Real options approach-based demand forecasting method for a range of products with highly volatile and correlated demand***by*Huang, Ming-Guan**878-890 Pattern search ranking and selection algorithms for mixed variable simulation-based optimization***by*Sriver, Todd A. & Chrissis, James W. & Abramson, Mark A.**891-898 Calculation of output characteristics of a priority queue through a busy period analysis***by*Walraevens, Joris & Fiems, Dieter & Wittevrongel, Sabine & Bruneel, Herwig**899-908 Stochastic programming based capacity planning for semiconductor wafer fab with uncertain demand and capacity***by*Geng, Na & Jiang, Zhibin & Chen, Feng**909-921 Sensitivity analysis of the combined travel demand model with applications***by*Yang, Chao & Chen, Anthony**922-935 Incorporating congestion in preventive healthcare facility network design***by*Zhang, Yue & Berman, Oded & Verter, Vedat**936-942 Simulation optimization for an emergency department healthcare unit in Kuwait***by*Ahmed, Mohamed A. & Alkhamis, Talal M.**943-957 A shift scheduling model for employees with different seniority levels and an application in healthcare***by*Topaloglu, Seyda**958-974 Manufacturer-buyer coordination for newsvendor-type-products with two ordering opportunities and partial backorders***by*Zhou, Yong-Wu & Wang, Sheng-Dong**975-978 Single machine scheduling with release dates and rejection***by*Zhang, Liqi & Lu, Lingfa & Yuan, Jinjiang**979-982 "A note on the economic lot size of the integrated vendor-buyer inventory system derived without derivatives": A comment***by*Chung, Kun-Jen**983-986 A note on Liu-Iwamura's dependent-chance programming***by*Rossi, Roberto & Armagan Tarim, S. & Hnich, Brahim & Prestwich, Steven & Guran, Cahit

### 2009, Volume 198, Issue 2

**363-369 A new bidirectional search algorithm with shortened postprocessing***by*Pijls, Wim & Post, Henk**370-377 Up- and downgrading the 1-center in a network***by*Gassner, Elisabeth**378-386 Complete local search with limited memory algorithm for no-wait job shops to minimize makespan***by*Zhu, Jie & Li, Xiaoping & Wang, Qian**387-391 The tricriterion shortest path problem with at least two bottleneck objective functions***by*de Lima Pinto, Leizer & Bornstein, Cláudio Thomás & Maculan, Nelson**392-404 Adaptive automated construction of hybrid heuristics for exam timetabling and graph colouring problems***by*Qu, Rong & Burke, Edmund K. & McCollum, Barry**405-411 A Lagrangian relaxation approach to large-scale flow interception problems***by*Gzara, Fatma & Erkut, Erhan**412-434 Valid inequalities for the single-item capacitated lot sizing problem with step-wise costs***by*Akbalik, A. & Pochet, Y.**435-446 Multi-objective evacuation routing in transportation networks***by*Stepanov, Alexander & Smith, James MacGregor**447-451 An optimal solution for the stochastic version of the Wagner-Whitin dynamic lot-size model***by*Vargas, Vicente**452-463 An optimization based approach for deployment of roadway incident response vehicles with reliability constraints***by*Pal, Raktim & Bose, Indranil**464-469 A tabu search heuristic for the vehicle routing problem with private fleet and common carrier***by*Côté, Jean-François & Potvin, Jean-Yves**470-479 Robust improvement schemes for road networks under demand uncertainty***by*Yin, Yafeng & Madanat, Samer M. & Lu, Xiao-Yun**480-490 The impact of order batching and picking area zoning on order picking system performance***by*Yu, Mengfei & de Koster, René B.M.**491-503 The value of information in a capacitated closed loop supply chain***by*Ketzenberg, Michael**504-510 Replenishment decisions under an all-units discount schedule and stepwise freight costs***by*Toptal, Aysegül**511-519 Controlled sequential factorial design for simulation factor screening***by*Shen, Hua & Wan, Hong**520-529 Designing charts for known autocorrelations and unknown marginal distribution***by*Chen, Huifen & Cheng, Yuyen**530-544 Weighted multiple majority games with unions: Generating functions and applications to the European Union***by*Alonso-Meijide, J.M. & Bilbao, J.M. & Casas-Méndez, B. & Fernández, J.R.**545-556 Optimal server resource reservation policies for priority classes of users under cyclic non-homogeneous markov modeling***by*Koutras, V.P. & Platis, A.N. & Gravvanis, G.A.**557-570 Third-order extensions of Lo's semiparametric bound for European call options***by*Zuluaga, Luis F. & Peña, Javier & Du, Donglei**571-575 Convex multi-choice games: Characterizations and monotonic allocation schemes***by*Branzei, R. & Tijs, S. & Zarzuelo, J.**576-601 An improved multiobjective differential evolution based on Pareto-adaptive [epsilon]-dominance and orthogonal design***by*Gong, Wenyin & Cai, Zhihua**602-609 Multicriteria sorting using a valued indifference relation under a preference disaggregation paradigm***by*Fernandez, Eduardo & Navarro, Jorge & Bernal, Sergio**610-617 An integrated operation module for individual risk management***by*Wang, Hsiao-Fan & Hsu, Fei-Chen**618-625 Information acquisition in new product introduction***by*Li, Yongquan & Zhu, Kaijie**626-636 Rough set approach to multiple criteria classification with imprecise evaluations and assignments***by*Dembczynski, Krzysztof & Greco, Salvatore & Slowinski, Roman**637-646 An exact method for computing the nadir values in multiple objective linear programming***by*Alves, Maria João & Costa, João Paulo**647-654 Testing procedures for detection of linear dependencies in efficiency models***by*Peyrache, Antonio & Coelli, Tim**655-665 Advertising strategies in a franchise system***by*Sigué, Simon Pierre & Chintagunta, Pradeep**666-674 Using store level scanner data to improve category management decisions: Developing positioning maps***by*González-Benito, Óscar & Martínez-Ruiz, María Pilar & Mollá-Descals, Alejandro

### 2009, Volume 198, Issue 1

**1-22 Splitting up value: A critical review of residual income theories***by*Magni, Carlo Alberto**23-28 On strata of degenerate polyhedral cones I: Condition and distance to strata***by*Cheung, Dennis & Cucker, Felipe & Pea, Javier**29-36 Exact penalty functions method for mathematical programming problems involving invex functions***by*Antczak, Tadeusz**37-42 Symmetric duality for minimax mixed integer programming problems with pseudo-invexity***by*Mishra, S.K. & Wang, S.Y. & Lai, K.K.**43-46 A polynomial solvable minimum risk spanning tree problem with interval data***by*Chen, Xujin & Hu, Jie & Hu, Xiaodong**47-56 Implementing an efficient fptas for the 0-1 multi-objective knapsack problem***by*Bazgan, Cristina & Hugot, Hadrien & Vanderpooten, Daniel**57-62 Single machine scheduling and due date assignment with positionally dependent processing times***by*Gordon, Valery S. & Strusevich, Vitaly A.**63-72 An extension of labeling techniques for finding shortest path trees***by*Ziliaskopoulos, Athanasios K. & Mandanas, Fotios D. & Mahmassani, Hani S.**73-83 Exact algorithms for the two-dimensional strip packing problem with and without rotations***by*Kenmochi, Mitsutoshi & Imamichi, Takashi & Nonobe, Koji & Yagiura, Mutsunori & Nagamochi, Hiroshi**84-92 A hybrid genetic local search algorithm for the permutation flowshop scheduling problem***by*Tseng, Lin-Yu & Lin, Ya-Tai**93-101 An empirical analysis of the optimality rate of flow shop heuristics***by*Kalczynski, Pawel J. & Kamburowski, Jerzy**102-112 Maximization of submodular functions: Theory and enumeration algorithms***by*Goldengorin, Boris**113-120 Fuzzy periodic review system with fuzzy random variable demand***by*Dey, Oshmita & Chakraborty, Debjani**121-128 Development of a new approach for deterministic supply chain network design***by*Mohammadi Bidhandi, Hadi & Mohd. Yusuff, Rosnah & Megat Ahmad, Megat Mohamad Hamdan & Abu Bakar, Mohd Rizam**129-138 Alternative formulations of a combined trip generation, trip distribution, modal split, and trip assignment model***by*Zhou, Zhong & Chen, Anthony & Wong, S.C.**139-147 The double travelling salesman problem with multiple stacks - Formulation and heuristic solution approaches***by*Petersen, Hanne L. & Madsen, Oli B.G.**148-156 The newsvendor problem with an in-season price adjustment***by*Chung, Chia-Shin & Flynn, James & Zhu, Jishan**157-164 Location with acceleration-deceleration distance***by*Drezner, Zvi & Drezner, Tammy & Wesolowsky, George O.**165-172 Discrete time model and algorithms for container yard crane scheduling***by*Li, Wenkai & Wu, Yong & Petering, M.E.H. & Goh, Mark & Souza, Robert de**173-189 Hierarchical decision making in production and repair/replacement planning with imperfect repairs under uncertainties***by*Dehayem Nodem, F.I. & Kenne, J.P. & Gharbi, A.**190-198 A numerical study of designs for sporting contests***by*Scarf, Philip & Yusof, Muhammad Mat & Bilbao, Mark**199-209 The effects of the availability of waiting-time information on a balking queue***by*Guo, Pengfei & Zipkin, Paul**210-214 A practical approach for reliability prediction of pipeline systems***by*Sun, Yong & Ma, Lin & Morris, Jon**215-222 Asset-selling problem with an uncertain deadline, quitting offer, and search skipping option***by*Ee, Mong-Shan**223-231 An extended queueing control model for facilities with front room and back room operations and mixed-skilled workers***by*Terekhov, Daria & Christopher Beck, J.**232-240 Optimality conditions in preference-based spanning tree problems***by*Alonso, Sergio & Domínguez-Ríos, Miguel Ángel & Colebrook, Marcos & Sedeo-Noda, Antonio**241-251 Mining maximum consensus sequences from group ranking data***by*Chen, Yen-Liang & Cheng, Li-Chen**252-258 RFID and item-level information visibility***by*Zhou, Wei**259-265 Revising the OWA operator for multi criteria decision making problems under uncertainty***by*Zarghami, Mahdi & Szidarovszky, Ferenc**266-274 Structured construction and simulation of nondeterministic stochastic activity networks***by*Barbosa, Valmir C. & Ferreira, Fernando M.L. & Kling, Daniel V. & Lopes, Eduardo & Protti, Fbio & Schmitz, Eber A.**275-286 Mathematical justification of a heuristic for statistical correlation of real-life time series***by*Agafonov, Evgeny & Bargiela, Andrzej & Burke, Edmund & Peytchev, Evtim**287-296 A robust approach based on conditional value-at-risk measure to statistical learning problems***by*Takeda, Akiko & Kanamori, Takafumi**297-304 Applications of axiomatic fuzzy set clustering method on management strategic analysis***by*Xu, Xuelian & Liu, Xiaodong & Chen, Yan**305-314 Evacuation planning using multiobjective evolutionary optimization approach***by*Saadatseresht, Mohammad & Mansourian, Ali & Taleai, Mohammad**315-325 Local air pollutant emission reduction and ancillary carbon benefits of SO2 control policies: Application of AIM/CGE model to China***by*Xu, Yan & Masui, Toshihiko**326-340 Comparative analysis of banking production frameworks in eastern european financial markets***by*Kenjegalieva, Karligash & Simper, Richard & Weyman-Jones, Tom & Zelenyuk, Valentin**341-350 An integrated performance evaluation of financial holding companies in Taiwan***by*Lo, Shih-Fang & Lu, Wen-Min**351-353 A simple method to compute economic order quantities***by*Teng, Jinn-Tsair**354-357 Two-parallel machines scheduling with rate-modifying activities to minimize total completion time***by*Zhao, Chuan-Li & Tang, Heng-Yong & Cheng, Cong-Dian**358-360 On classifying inputs and outputs in DEA: A revised model***by*Toloo, Mehdi**361-362 Origins and uses of linear programming methods for treating L1 and L[infinity] regressions: Corrections and comments on***by*Cooper, W.W.

### 2009, Volume 197, Issue 3

**845-847 Introduction to the special issue on revenue management and dynamic pricing***by*Levin, Yuri & McGill, Jeff**848-861 Pricing substitutable flights in airline revenue management***by*Zhang, Dan & Cooper, William L.**862-883 Two-dimensional cargo overbooking models***by*Luo, Sirong & Çakany?ld?r?m, Metin & Kasilingam, Raja G.**884-896 On the asymptotic optimality of the randomized linear program for network revenue management***by*Topaloglu, Huseyin**897-911 Bundle pricing of inventories with stochastic demand***by*Bulut, Zümbül & Gürler, Ülkü & Sen, Alper**912-923 Optimal static pricing for a service facility with holding costs***by*Maoui, Idriss & Ayhan, Hayriye & Foley, Robert D.**924-944 Dynamic pricing and advertising for web content providers***by*Kumar, Subodha & Sethi, Suresh P.**945-968 Two-period dynamic versus fixed-ratio pricing in a capacity constrained duopoly***by*Dasci, A. & Karakul, M.**969-980 Dynamic price competition with discrete customer choices***by*Lin, Kyle Y. & Sibdari, Soheil Y.**981-996 Non-cooperative competition among revenue maximizing service providers with demand learning***by*Kwon, Changhyun & Friesz, Terry L. & Mookherjee, Reetabrata & Yao, Tao & Feng, Baichun**997-998 Operational research models and methods in the energy sector***by*Antunes, Carlos Henggeler & Gomes, lvaro**999-1011 A contribution to the linear programming approach to joint cost allocation: Methodology and application***by*Tehrani Nejad Moghaddam, Alireza & Michelot, Christian**1012-1018 Symmetric AC fuzzy power flow model***by*Gouveia, Eduardo M. & Matos, Manuel A.**1019-1027 Optimization of capacity expansion planning for gas transportation networks***by*Andre, Jean & Bonnans, Frédéric & Cornibert, Laurent**1028-1040 Solving stochastic complementarity problems in energy market modeling using scenario reduction***by*Gabriel, Steven A. & Zhuang, Jifang & Egging, Ruud**1041-1050 Electricity swing options: Behavioral models and pricing***by*Pflug, Georg C. & Broussev, Nikola**1051-1062 A new pricing scheme for a multi-period pool-based electricity auction***by*Toczylowski, Eugeniusz & Zoltowska, Izabela**1063-1074 Sustainable energy futures: Methodological challenges in combining scenarios and participatory multi-criteria analysis***by*Kowalski, Katharina & Stagl, Sigrid & Madlener, Reinhard & Omann, Ines**1075-1083 Use of the equivalent attribute technique in multi-criteria planning of local energy systems***by*Løken, Espen & Botterud, Audun & Holen, Arne T.**1084-1094 Assessing the performance of biogas plants with multi-criteria and data envelopment analysis***by*Madlener, Reinhard & Antunes, Carlos Henggeler & Dias, Luis C.**1095-1105 Incorporating both undesirable outputs and uncontrollable variables into DEA: The performance of Chinese coal-fired power plants***by*Yang, Hongliang & Pollitt, Michael**1106-1107 Feature issue in management and control of production systems***by*Aghezzaf, El-Houssaine & Widmer, Marino**1108-1118 Assessing the impact of inventory inaccuracies within a Newsvendor framework***by*Sahin, Evren & Dallery, Yves**1119-1132 Branch and bound algorithm for a transfer line design problem: Stations with sequentially activated multi-spindle heads***by*Dolgui, A. & Ihnatsenka, I.**1133-1141 Histogram based bounds and approximations for production lines***by*Tancrez, Jean-Sbastien & Semal, Pierre & Chevalier, Philippe**1142-1149 Contribution of simulation to the optimization of maintenance strategies for a randomly failing production system***by*Boschian, V. & Rezg, N. & Chelbi, A.**1150-1165 Identical parallel-machine scheduling under availability constraints to minimize the sum of completion times***by*Mellouli, Racem & Sadfi, Chrif & Chu, Chengbin & Kacem, Imed**1166-1177 Exact and heuristic methods for the selective maintenance problem***by*Lust, T. & Roux, O. & Riane, F.**1178-1184 Cut generation for an employee timetabling problem***by*Detienne, Boris & Pridy, Laurent & Pinson, ric & Rivreau, David**1185-1191 Ant colony optimization with a specialized pheromone trail for the car-sequencing problem***by*Morin, Sara & Gagné, Caroline & Gravel, Marc**1192-1201 On a parallel genetic-tabu search based algorithm for solving the graph colouring problem***by*Mabrouk, Bchira Ben & Hasni, Hamadi & Mahjoub, Zaher

### 2009, Volume 197, Issue 2

**427-438 Min-max and min-max regret versions of combinatorial optimization problems: A survey***by*Aissi, Hassene & Bazgan, Cristina & Vanderpooten, Daniel**439-445 A trust branching path heuristic for zero-one programming***by*Fortin, D. & Tseveendorj, I.**446-455 Packing cylinders and rectangular parallelepipeds with distances between them into a given region***by*Stoyan, Yu. & Chugay, A.**456-464 Low complexity algorithms for optimal consumer push-pull partial covering in the plane***by*Abravaya, Shimon & Segal, Michael**465-474 A dynamic programming extension to the steady state refinery-LP***by*Höfferl, F. & Steinschorn, D.**475-481 Minimizing the sum of job completion times on capacitated two-parallel machines***by*Liao, Ching-Jong & Chao, Chien-Wen & Lin, Chien-Hung**482-491 A study of heuristic combinations for hyper-heuristic systems for the uncapacitated examination timetabling problem***by*Pillay, N. & Banzhaf, W.**492-508 A heuristic solution framework for the resource constrained (multi-)project scheduling problem with sequence-dependent transfer times***by*Krüger, Doreen & Scholl, Armin**509-518 A variable neighborhood-based heuristic for the heterogeneous fleet vehicle routing problem***by*Imran, Arif & Salhi, Said & Wassan, Niaz A.**519-531 A discrete filled function algorithm embedded with continuous approximation for solving max-cut problems***by*Ling, Ai-Fan & Xu, Cheng-Xian & Xu, Feng-Min**532-540 A sufficient condition for the liveness of weighted event graphs***by*Marchetti, Olivier & Munier-Kordon, Alix**541-547 Finding maximin latin hypercube designs by Iterated Local Search heuristics***by*Grosso, A. & Jamali, A.R.M.J.U. & Locatelli, M.**548-556 Bargaining in competing supply chains with uncertainty***by*Wu, Desheng & Baron, Opher & Berman, Oded**557-571 Stochastic single vehicle routing with a predefined customer sequence and multiple depot returns***by*Tatarakis, A. & Minis, I.**572-580 Exact analysis of a two-workstation one-buffer flow line with parallel unreliable machines***by*Alexandros, Diamantidis C. & Chrissoleon, Papadopoulos T.**581-587 An inventory model with partial backordering and unit backorder cost linearly increasing with the waiting time***by*Hu, Wan-ting & Kim, Seung-Lae & Banerjee, Avijit**588-598 Performance characterization of complex manufacturing systems with general distributions and job failures***by*Pradhan, Salil & Damodaran, Purushothaman**599-608 A genetic algorithm for a single product network design model with lead time and safety stock considerations***by*Sourirajan, Karthik & Ozsen, Leyla & Uzsoy, Reha**609-619 (Q,r) Inventory policies in a fuzzy uncertain supply chain environment***by*Handfield, Robert & Warsing, Don & Wu, Xinmin**620-631 A multi-objective joint replenishment inventory model of deteriorated items in a fuzzy environment***by*Wee, Hui-Ming & Lo, Chien-Chung & Hsu, Ping-Hui**632-641 The role of repair strategy in warranty cost minimization: An investigation via quasi-renewal processes***by*SamatlI-Pa, Glay & Taner, Mehmet R.