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### 2009, Volume 194, Issue 1

**184-205 A condition-based replacement and spare provisioning policy for deteriorating systems with uncertain deterioration to failure***by*Wang, Ling & Chu, Jian & Mao, Weijie**206-226 Importance sampling for integrated market and credit portfolio models***by*Grundke, Peter**227-235 Performance evaluation: An integrated method using data envelopment analysis and fuzzy preference relations***by*Wu, Desheng Dash**236-249 Asset allocation with distorted beliefs and transaction costs***by*Kozhan, Roman & Schmid, Wolfgang**250-257 Almost Stochastic Dominance and stocks for the long run***by*Levy, Moshe**258-279 Introduction of a second channel: Implications for pricing and profits***by*Huang, Wei & Swaminathan, Jayashankar M.**280-293 The impact of managerial and organizational aspects on hospital wards' efficiency: Evidence from a case study***by*Ancarani, A. & Di Mauro, C. & Giammanco, M.D.**294-306 Model for cost estimation in a finite-capacity stochastic environment based on shop floor optimization combined with simulation***by*Eklin, Mark & Arzi, Yohanan & Shtub, Avraham**307-322 A conflict analysis approach for illuminating distributional issues in sustainability policy***by*Munda, Giuseppe**323-335 Teaching scenario planning: Lessons from practice in academe and business***by*Wright, George & Cairns, George & Goodwin, Paul**336-338 A modified method to compute economic order quantities without derivatives by cost-difference comparisons***by*Wee, Hui-Ming & Wang, Wan-Tsu & Chung, Chun-Jen**339-341 Comments on "A mixed integer linear programming formulation of the optimal mean/Value-at-Risk portfolio problem"***by*Lin, Chang-Chun

### 2009, Volume 193, Issue 3

**647-648 OR for better management of sustainable development***by*Leopold-Wildburger, Ulrike & Weber, Gerhard-Wilhelm & Zachariasen, Martin**649-659 Dynamic evolution of economically preferred facilities***by*Hochbaum, Dorit S.**660-669 The anticipative concept in warehouse optimization using simulation in an uncertain environment***by*Kofjac, Davorin & Kljajic, Miroljub & Rejec, Valter**670-682 A methodology for assessing eco-efficiency in logistics networks***by*Quariguasi Frota Neto, J. & Walther, G. & Bloemhof, J. & van Nunen, J.A.E.E. & Spengler, T.**683-692 Operational research and sustainable development: Tackling the social dimension***by*White, Leroy & Lee, Gregory John**693-708 A problem-structuring method for complex societal decisions: Its philosophical and psychological dimensions***by*Hector, Donald & Christensen, Carleton & Petrie, Jim**709-717 Reference governor optimization and control of a distributed solar collector field***by*Cirre, Cristina M. & Berenguel, Manuel & Valenzuela, Loreto & Klempous, Ryszard**718-729 New approach for the assignment of new European agricultural subsidies using scores from data envelopment analysis: Application to olive-growing farms in Andalusia (Spain)***by*Amores, Antonio F. & Contreras, Ignacio**730-740 Sustainable production technologies which take into account environmental constraints***by*Radulescu, Marius & Radulescu, Sorin & Radulescu, Constanta Zoie**741-751 Fisheries management and operations research***by*Arnason, Ragnar**752-760 Centralised reallocation of emission permits using DEA***by*Lozano, S. & Villa, G. & Brännlund, R.**761-767 Analyzing the sustainability of harvesting behavior and the relationship to personality traits in a simulated Lotka-Volterra biotope***by*Grabner, Christian & Hahn, Heiko & Leopold-Wildburger, Ulrike & Pickl, Stefan**768-777 Planning sustainable community health schemes in rural areas of developing countries***by*Smith, Honora K. & Harper, Paul R. & Potts, Chris N. & Thyle, Ann**778-779 Project management and scheduling: Feature cluster in Honor of Jan Weglarz on his 60th Birthday***by*Józefowska, Joanna & Blazewicz, Jacek & Slowinski, Roman**780-790 Scheduling projects with heterogeneous resources to meet time and quality objectives***by*Tiwari, Vikram & Patterson, James H. & Mabert, Vincent A.**791-804 Skilled workforce scheduling in Service Centres***by*Valls, Vicente & Pérez, Ángeles & Quintanilla, Sacramento**805-819 Scheduling tests in automotive R&D projects***by*Bartels, J.-H. & Zimmermann, J.**820-835 Analysis, modeling and solution of the concrete delivery problem***by*Asbach, Lasse & Dorndorf, Ulrich & Pesch, Erwin**836-848 A scheduling problem with job values given as a power function of their completion times***by*Janiak, Adam & Krysiak, Tomasz & Pappis, Costas P. & Voutsinas, Theodore G.**849-856 Tabu search for discrete-continuous scheduling problems with heuristic continuous resource allocation***by*Waligóra, Grzegorz**857-864 Apportionment methods and the Liu-Layland problem***by*Józefowska, Joanna & Józefowski, Lukasz & Kubiak, Wieslaw**865-866 Advanced OR and AI methods in transportation***by*Jaszkiewicz, Andrzej & Kaczmarek, Mariusz & Zak, Jacek**867-884 Solving a school bus scheduling problem with integer programming***by*Fügenschuh, Armin**885-890 Pareto memetic algorithm with path relinking for bi-objective traveling salesperson problem***by*Jaszkiewicz, Andrzej & Zielniewicz, Piotr**891-903 Technical diagnostic of a fleet of vehicles using rough set theory***by*Sawicki, Piotr & Zak, Jacek**904-914 Modelling a social dilemma of mode choice based on commuters' expectations and social learning***by*Sunitiyoso, Yos & Matsumoto, Shoji

### 2009, Volume 193, Issue 2

**329-341 On fuzzy random multiobjective quadratic programming***by*Ammar, E.E.**342-350 A mixed integer programming model for multiple stage adaptive testing***by*Edmonds, Jennifer & Armstrong, Ronald**351-364 A pseudo-polynomial heuristic for path-constrained discrete-time Markovian-target search***by*Hong, Sung-Pil & Cho, Sung-Jin & Park, Myoung-Ju**365-376 Cooperative metaheuristics for the permutation flowshop scheduling problem***by*Vallada, Eva & Ruiz, Rubén**377-389 Service network design with management and coordination of multiple fleets***by*Andersen, Jardar & Crainic, Teodor Gabriel & Christiansen, Marielle**390-395 Pricing used products for remanufacturing***by*Liang, Yijiong & Pokharel, Shaligram & Lim, Geok Hian**396-411 A heuristic approach for big bucket multi-level production planning problems***by*AkartunalI, Kerem & Miller, Andrew J.**412-424 DEA as a tool for bankruptcy assessment: A comparative study with logistic regression technique***by*Premachandra, I.M. & Bhabra, Gurmeet Singh & Sueyoshi, Toshiyuki**425-436 Warehouse design: A structured approach***by*Baker, Peter & Canessa, Marco**437-450 An algorithm for the maximum revenue jobshop problem***by*Penn, Michal & Raviv, Tal**451-467 A dynamic model for advertising and pricing competition between national and store brands***by*Karray, Salma & Martín-Herrán, Guiomar**468-475 On the core, the Weber set and convexity in games with a priori unions***by*Pulido, Manuel A. & Sánchez-Soriano, Joaquín**476-483 The use of relative priorities in optimizing the performance of a queueing system***by*Hassin, Refael & Puerto, Justo & Fernández, Francisco R.**484-491 The outflow ranking method for weighted directed graphs***by*van den Brink, René & Gilles, Robert P.**492-498 Are inconsistent decisions better? An experiment with pairwise comparisons***by*Linares, Pedro**499-509 Decision-making in testing process performance with fuzzy data***by*Wu, Chien-Wei**510-519 Using support vector machines to learn the efficient set in multiple objective discrete optimization***by*Aytug, Haldun & SayIn, Serpil**520-529 Statistically grounded logic operators in fuzzy sets***by*Pedrycz, W.**530-540 Pricing currency options based on fuzzy techniques***by*Liu, Fan-Yong**541-551 Partial integration of frequency allocation within antenna positioning in GSM mobile networks***by*Touhami, Souheyl & Bourjolly, Jean-Marie & Laporte, Gilbert**552-566 Mathematical structure of a bilevel strategic pricing model***by*Marcotte, Patrice & Savard, Gilles & Zhu, Daoli**567-580 Measurement of multiperiod aggregative efficiency***by*Park, K. Sam & Park, Kwangtae**581-590 Networth exposure to interest rate risk: An empirical analysis of Indian commercial banks***by*Saha, Asish & Subramanian, V. & Basu, Sanjay & Mishra, Alok Kumar**591-599 Network flow-based approaches for integrated aircraft fleeting and routing***by*Haouari, Mohamed & Aissaoui, Najla & Mansour, Farah Zeghal**600-604 Equivalence in two-stage DEA approaches***by*Chen, Yao & Liang, Liang & Zhu, Joe**605-615 Solving knapsack problems with S-curve return functions***by*AgralI, Semra & Geunes, Joseph**616-625 Semi-radial technical efficiency measurement***by*Cherchye, Laurens & Van Puyenbroeck, Tom**626-636 Using similarity measures for collaborating groups formation: A model for distance learning environments***by*Pollalis, Yannis A. & Mavrommatis, George**637-638 A faster fully polynomial approximation scheme for the single-machine total tardiness problem***by*Koulamas, Christos**639-643 Scheduling production of multiple part-types in a system with pre-known demands and deterministic inactive time intervals***by*Corominas, Albert & Pastor, Rafael**644-645 A note on the proportionate flow shop with a bottleneck machine***by*Koulamas, Christos & Kyparisis, George J.

### 2009, Volume 193, Issue 1

**1-11 An approach for analysing transportation costs and a case study***by*Sahin, Bahri & Yilmaz, Huseyin & Ust, Yasin & Guneri, Ali Fuat & Gulsun, BahadIr**12-22 Subgradients of value functions in parametric dynamic programming***by*Kien, B.T. & Liou, Y.C. & Wong, N.-C. & Yao, J.-C.**23-34 Project selection, scheduling and resource allocation with time dependent returns***by*Chen, Jiaqiong & Askin, Ronald G.**35-48 A hybrid scatter search for the discrete time/resource trade-off problem in project scheduling***by*Ranjbar, Mohammad & De Reyck, Bert & Kianfar, Fereydoon**49-58 Due-date assignment on uniform machines***by*Mosheiov, Gur & Sarig, Assaf**59-72 Minimizing the makespan in a two-machine cross-docking flow shop problem***by*Chen, Feng & Lee, Chung-Yee**73-85 A new discrete particle swarm optimization approach for the single-machine total weighted tardiness scheduling problem with sequence-dependent setup times***by*Anghinolfi, Davide & Paolucci, Massimo**86-97 Airfreight forwarder shipment planning: A mixed 0-1 model and managerial issues in the integration and consolidation of shipments***by*Wong, Wai Hung & Leung, Lawrence C. & Hui, Yer Van**98-119 Finding and identifying optimal inventory levels for systems with common components***by*Nonås, Sigrid Lise**120-128 Sensitivity of optimal prices to system parameters in a steady-state service facility***by*Aktaran-KalaycI, Tûba & Ayhan, Hayriye**129-139 Revisiting the shelf life constrained multi-product manufacturing problem***by*Sharma, Sanjay**140-151 Optimal burn-in for maximizing reliability of repairable non-series systems***by*Kim, Kyungmee O. & Kuo, Way**152-167 A network queuing approach for evaluation of performance measures in autonomous vehicle storage and retrieval systems***by*Fukunari, Miki & Malmborg, Charles J.**168-183 Availability of inspected systems subject to shocks - A matrix algorithmic approach***by*Frostig, Esther & Kenzin, Moshe**184-194 Updating beliefs about variables given new information on how those variables relate***by*Bordley, Robert & Bier, Vicki**195-203 A hybrid genetic algorithm for multiobjective problems with activity analysis-based local search***by*Whittaker, Gerald & Confesor Jr., Remegio & Griffith, Stephen M. & Färe, Rolf & Grosskopf, Shawna & Steiner, Jeffrey J. & Mueller-Warrant, George W. & Banowetz, Gary M.**204-211 An application of the TODIM method to the multicriteria rental evaluation of residential properties***by*Autran Monteiro Gomes, Luiz Flávio & Duncan Rangel, LuIÂ´s Alberto**212-221 On the no-arbitrage condition in option implied trees***by*Moriggia, V. & Muzzioli, S. & Torricelli, C.**222-237 Approximate analysis and optimization of batch ordering policies in capacitated supply chains***by*Karaman, Abdullah & Altiok, Tayfur**238-249 A Stackelberg equilibrium for a missile procurement problem***by*Hohzaki, Ryusuke & Nagashima, Shinichi**250-261 Combining simulation and goal programming for healthcare planning in a medical assessment unit***by*Oddoye, J.P. & Jones, D.F. & Tamiz, M. & Schmidt, P.**262-271 Modeling partial harvesting in intensive shrimp culture: A network-flow approach***by*Yu, Run & Leung, PingSun & Bienfang, Paul**272-281 A set-covering model for optimizing selection of portfolio of microcontrollers in an automotive supplier company***by*Nepal, Bimal & Lassan, Gregg & Drow, Baba & Chelst, Kenneth**282-288 Fuzzy controller of the air system of a diesel engine: Real-time simulation***by*Arnold, Jean-François & Langlois, Nicolas & Chafouk, Houcine**289-302 Spectral analysis for performance evaluation in a bus network***by*Nait-Sidi-Moh, A. & Manier, M.-A. & El Moudni, A.**303-316 A procurement model using capacity reservation***by*Hazra, Jishnu & Mahadevan, B.**317-320 How pre-emptive priority affects completion rate in an M/M/1 queue with Poisson reneging***by*Nasrallah, Walid F.**321-322 A comment on "Optimizing an objective function under a bivariate probability model"***by*Nadarajah, Saralees**323-326 Comparing financial investments by their state dependent returns: A one-way log utility representation***by*Speckbacher, Gerhard**327-327 Corrigendum to "A multi-server synchronous vacation model with thresholds and a probabilistic decision rule" [European Journal of Operational Research 182 (2007) 305-320]***by*Chakravarthy, Srinivas R.

### 2009, Volume 192, Issue 3

**707-716 Kriging metamodeling in simulation: A review***by*Kleijnen, Jack P.C.**717-729 Conjectural variations equilibrium in a mixed duopoly***by*Kalashnikov, Vyacheslav & Kemfert, Claudia & Kalashnikov, Vitaly**730-736 Degree theory for generalized variational inequalities and applications***by*Kien, B.T. & Wong, M.-M. & Wong, N.C. & Yao, J.C.**737-743 Nonlinear programming with E-preinvex and local E-preinvex functions***by*Fulga, C. & Preda, V.**744-754 Combinatorial properties of strength groups in round robin tournaments***by*Briskorn, Dirk**755-766 Lasso solution strategies for the vehicle routing problem with pickups and deliveries***by*Hoff, Arild & Gribkovskaia, Irina & Laporte, Gilbert & Løkketangen, Arne**767-781 An agent-based approach to the two-dimensional guillotine bin packing problem***by*Polyakovsky, Sergey & M'Hallah, Rym**782-792 Scheduling of corrugated paper production***by*Matsumoto, Kazuki & Miwa, Hiroyoshi & Ibaraki, Toshihide**793-807 Allocation search methods for a generalized class of location-allocation problems***by*Bischoff, Martin & Dächert, Kerstin**808-823 Optimal policy for an inventory system with backlogging and all-units discounts: Application to the composite lot size model***by*San-José, Luis A. & García-Laguna, Juan**824-836 Synchronization of inventory and transportation under flexible vehicle constraint: A heuristics approach using sliding windows and hierarchical tree structure***by*Pan, Zhendong & Tang, Jiafu & Fung, Richard Y.K.**837-851 Conditions that cause risk pooling to increase inventory***by*Yang, Hongsuk & Schrage, Linus**852-865 Developing work schedules for an inter-city transit system with multiple driver types and fleet types***by*de Matta, Renato & Peters, Emmanuel**866-878 Distributed consensus in noncooperative inventory games***by*Bauso, Dario & Giarré, Laura & Pesenti, Raffaele**879-890 Risk model with fuzzy random individual claim amount***by*Huang, Tao & Zhao, Ruiqing & Tang, Wansheng**891-903 Integral analysis method - IAM***by*García Cáceres, Rafael Guillermo & Aráoz Durand, Julián Arturo & Gómez, Fernando Palacios**904-917 Pricing and two-tier advertising with one manufacturer and one retailer***by*Szmerekovsky, Joseph G. & Zhang, Jiang**918-928 A fuzzy approach for selecting project membership to achieve cognitive style goals***by*Shipley, Margaret F. & Johnson, Madeline**929-948 A Stackelberg game and its improvement in a VMI system with a manufacturing vendor***by*Yu, Yugang & Chu, Feng & Chen, Haoxun**949-962 Efficiency decomposition in network data envelopment analysis: A relational model***by*Kao, Chiang**963-974 A stochastic programming approach to cash management in banking***by*Castro, Jordi**975-980 Options strategies with the risk adjustment***by*Gao, Pei-wang**981-1000 Effects of sourcing structure on performance in a multiple-product assemble-to-order supply chain***by*Shao, Xiao-Feng & Ji, Jian-Hua**1001-1007 A linear programming proof of the second order conditions of non-linear programming***by*Brinkhuis, Jan**1008-1013 Johnson's rule, composite jobs and the relocation problem***by*Cheng, T.C.E. & Lin, B.M.T.**1014-1026 Models for purchase frequency***by*Nadarajah, Saralees & Kotz, Samuel

### 2009, Volume 192, Issue 2

**349-373 Sequencing mixed-model assembly lines: Survey, classification and model critique***by*Boysen, Nils & Fliedner, Malte & Scholl, Armin**374-381 A discrete multivariate mean value theorem with applications***by*Talman, Dolf & Yang, Zaifu**382-395 A chance constraints goal programming model for the advertising planning problem***by*Bhattacharya, U.K.**396-413 POPMUSIC for the point feature label placement problem***by*Alvim, Adriana C.F. & Taillard, Éric D.**414-428 Integrated cellular manufacturing systems design with production planning and dynamic system reconfiguration***by*Ah kioon, Steve & Bulgak, Akif Asil & Bektas, Tolga**429-441 A practical solution approach for the cyclic inventory routing problem***by*Raa, Birger & Aghezzaf, El-Houssaine**442-459 Revenue management approach to stochastic capacity allocation problem***by*Modarres, Mohammad & Sharifyazdi, Mehdi**460-467 Solving multi-criteria scheduling flow shop problem through compromise programming and satisfaction functions***by*Allouche, Mohamed Anis & Aouni, Belaïd & Martel, Jean-Marc & Loukil, Taïcir & Rebaï, Abdelwaheb**468-478 A matching algorithm for generation of statistically dependent random variables with arbitrary marginals***by*Ilich, Nesa**479-486 A facility location and installation of resources model for level of repair analysis***by*Brick, Eduardo Siqueira & Uchoa, Eduardo**487-499 Partnership formation and binomial semivalues***by*Carreras, Francesc & Llongueras, Maria Dolors & Puente, María Albina**500-511 On the effectiveness of scenario generation techniques in single-period portfolio optimization***by*Guastaroba, Gianfranco & Mansini, Renata & Speranza, M. Grazia**512-520 Scheduling preventive maintenance for modular designed components: A dynamic approach***by*Joo, Seong-Jong**521-537 Estimating suppressed data in regional economic databases: A goal-programming approach***by*Zhang, Sumei & Guldmann, Jean-Michel**538-548 Families of relations modelling preferences under incomplete information***by*Mousset, Céline**549-560 Correct or incorrect application of CAPM? Correct or incorrect decisions with CAPM?***by*Magni, Carlo Alberto**561-575 The value of virtual pooling in dual sales channel supply chains***by*Mahar, Stephen & Bretthauer, Kurt M. & Venkataramanan, M.A.**576-593 Impact of information sharing and lead time on bullwhip effect and on-hand inventory***by*Agrawal, Sunil & Sengupta, Raghu Nandan & Shanker, Kripa**594-602 Comparison of non-linear optimization algorithms for yield curve estimation***by*Manousopoulos, Polychronis & Michalopoulos, Michalis**603-620 Portfolio choice and optimal hedging with general risk functions: A simplex-like algorithm***by*Balbás, Alejandro & Balbás, Raquel & Mayoral, Silvia**621-633 The optimal pace of product updates***by*Druehl, Cheryl T. & Schmidt, Glen M. & Souza, Gilvan C.**634-646 Investment and the dynamic cost of income uncertainty: The case of diminishing expectations in agriculture***by*Heikkinen, T. & Pietola, K.**647-657 When does data envelopment analysis outperform a naïve efficiency measurement model?***by*Büschken, Joachim**658-667 Theory of integer-valued data envelopment analysis***by*Kuosmanen, Timo & Matin, Reza Kazemi**668-676 Anchor points in DEA***by*Bougnol, M.-L. & Dulá, J.H.**677-691 Opportunistic timing and manipulation in Australian Federal Elections***by*Lesmono, Dharma & Tonkes, Elliot & Burrage, Kevin**692-699 Optimal building evacuation time considering evacuation routes***by*Pursals, Salvador Casadesús & Garzón, Federico Garriga**700-705 An exact algorithm for the fixed-charge multiple knapsack problem***by*Yamada, Takeo & Takeoka, Takahiro

### 2009, Volume 192, Issue 1

**1-17 Data envelopment analysis (DEA) - Thirty years on***by*Cook, Wade D. & Seiford, Larry M.**18-28 Solving the multi-criteria time-dependent routing and scheduling problem in a multimodal fixed scheduled network***by*Androutsopoulos, Konstantinos N. & Zografos, Konstantinos G.**29-40 Heuristic approaches to large-scale periodic packing of irregular shapes on a rectangular sheet***by*Costa, M. Teresa & Gomes, A. Miguel & Oliveira, José F.**41-55 A tutorial on the use of graph coloring for some problems in robotics***by*Demange, Marc & Ekim, TInaz & de Werra, Dominique**56-68 Nonconvex piecewise linear knapsack problems***by*Kameshwaran, S. & Narahari, Y.**69-78 An index heuristic for transshipment decisions in multi-location inventory systems based on a pairwise decomposition***by*Archibald, T.W. & Black, D. & Glazebrook, K.D.**79-92 Inventory models with ramp type demand rate, partial backlogging and Weibull deterioration rate***by*Skouri, K. & Konstantaras, I. & Papachristos, S. & Ganas, I.**93-104 Optimal location of dwell points in a single loop AGV system with time restrictions on vehicle availability***by*Ventura, José A. & Rieksts, Brian Q.**105-115 Truck dock assignment problem with operational time constraint within crossdocks***by*Miao, Zhaowei & Lim, Andrew & Ma, Hong**116-124 Interval censored sampling plans for the gamma lifetime model***by*Lu, Wanbo & Tsai, Tzong-Ru**125-137 A heuristic procedure for solving the dynamic probabilistic project expediting problem***by*Bregman, Robert L.**138-150 Learning effects on maintenance outsourcing***by*Tarakci, Hakan & Tang, Kwei & Teyarachakul, Sunantha**151-172 Analysis of a finite buffer model with two servers and two nonpreemptive priority classes***by*Feng, Wei & Umemura, Masataka**173-197 A micro-economic perspective on manager selection in nonprofit organizations***by*Caers, Ralf & Du Bois, Cindy & Jegers, Marc & De Gieter, Sara & De Cooman, Rein & Pepermans, Roland**198-208 Nature plays with dice - terrorists do not: Allocating resources to counter strategic versus probabilistic risks***by*Golany, Boaz & Kaplan, Edward H. & Marmur, Abraham & Rothblum, Uriel G.**209-215 Optimal asset allocation aid system: From "one-size" vs "tailor-made" performance ratio***by*Farinelli, Simone & Ferreira, Manuel & Rossello, Damiano & Thoeny, Markus & Tibiletti, Luisa**216-235 Valuing the flexibility of investing in security process innovations***by*Khansa, Lara & Liginlal, Divakaran**236-242 A stochastic method for robustness analysis in sorting problems***by*Tervonen, Tommi & Figueira, José Rui & Lahdelma, Risto & Dias, Juscelino Almeida & Salminen, Pekka**243-252 A two-phase ant colony algorithm for multi-echelon defective supply chain network design***by*Wang, H.S.**253-264 Equitable birthdate categorization systems for organized minor sports competition***by*Hurley, W.J.**265-276 Optimal co-investment in supply chain infrastructure***by*Kogan, Konstantin & Tapiero, Charles S.**277-292 Retail price markup commitment in decentralized supply chains***by*Liu, Yong & Fry, Michael J. & Raturi, Amitabh S.**293-301 The influence of capital market laws and initial public offering (IPO) process on venture capital***by*Wonglimpiyarat, Jarunee**302-312 Reverse bullwhip effect in pricing***by*Özelkan, Ertunga C. & ÇakanyIldIrIm, Metin**313-325 Bandwidth packing with priority classes***by*Bose, Indranil**326-332 A note on knowledge discovery using neural networks and its application to credit card screening***by*Setiono, Rudy & Baesens, Bart & Mues, Christophe**333-342 Column generation in the integral simplex method***by*Rönnberg, Elina & Larsson, Torbjörn**343-347 A note on the total completion time problem in a permutation flowshop with a learning effect***by*Wu, Chin-Chia & Lee, Wen-Chiung

### 2008, Volume 191, Issue 3

**593-595 Variable neighborhood search***by*Hansen, Pierre & Mladenovic, Nenad & Moreno Pérez, JosÂ´e A.**596-611 An efficient implementation of a VNS/ILS heuristic for a real-life car sequencing problem***by*Ribeiro, Celso C. & Aloise, Daniel & Noronha, Thiago F. & Rocha, Caroline & Urrutia, Sebastián**612-622 An effective VNS for the capacitated p-median problem***by*Fleszar, K. & Hindi, K.S.**623-635 Model and algorithm for inventory/routing decision in a three-echelon logistics system***by*Zhao, Qiu-Hong & Chen, Shuang & Zang, Cun-Xun**636-649 Variable neighborhood search for minimum cost berth allocation***by*Hansen, Pierre & Oguz, Ceyda & Mladenovic, Nenad**650-660 A General Vehicle Routing Problem***by*Goel, Asvin & Gruhn, Volker**661-676 Variable neighborhood search for extremal graphs. 16. Some conjectures related to the largest eigenvalue of a graph***by*Aouchiche, M. & Bell, F.K. & Cvetkovic, D. & Hansen, P. & Rowlinson, P. & Simic, S.K. & Stevanovic, D.**677-690 Skewed VNS enclosing second order algorithm for the degree constrained minimum spanning tree problem***by*de Souza, Mauricio C. & Martins, Pedro**691-704 Applying the pilot method to improve VNS and GRASP metaheuristics for the design of SDH/WDM networks***by*Höller, Holger & Melián, Belén & Voí, Stefan**705-735 Combining VNS with constraint programming for solving anytime optimization problems***by*Loudni, Samir & Boizumault, Patrice**736-752 Complexity of local search for the p-median problem***by*Alekseeva, Ekaterina & Kochetov, Yuri & Plyasunov, Alexander**753-770 General variable neighborhood search for the continuous optimization***by*Mladenovic, Nenad & Drazic, Milan & Kovacevic-Vujcic, Vera & Cangalovic, Mirjana**771-772 17th EURO Mini Conference "Continuous Optimization in the Industry", Pécs, Hungary, June 29-July 1, 2005***by*Illés, Tibor & Lopez, Marco A. & Terlaky, Tamás & Vörös, József & Weber, Gerhard-Wilhelm**773-785 On the complexity of optimization over the standard simplex***by*de Klerk, E. & den Hertog, D. & Elabwabi, G.**786-802 Solving circle packing problems by global optimization: Numerical results and industrial applications***by*Castillo, Ignacio & Kampas, Frank J. & Pintér, János D.**803-815 The semi-continuous quadratic mixture design problem: Description and branch-and-bound approach***by*Hendrix, Eligius M.T. & Casado, Leocadio G. & García, Inmaculada**816-837 Robust optimization using computer experiments***by*Stinstra, Erwin & den Hertog, Dick**838-854 Application of general semi-infinite programming to lapidary cutting problems***by*Winterfeld, Anton**855-863 Derivative free optimization methods for optimizing stirrer configurations***by*Ugur, Ö. & Karasözen, B. & Schäfer, M. & YapIcI, K.