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### 2008, Volume 184, Issue 1

**377-396 Scheduling of inbound and outbound trucks in cross docking systems with temporary storage***by*Yu, Wooyeon & Egbelu, Pius J.

### 2007, Volume 183, Issue 3

**949 Editorial***by*An, Le Thi Hoai & Tao, Pham Dinh & Thoai, Nguyen Van**950-960 Using pattern matching for tiling and packing problems***by*Amintoosi, Mahmood & Yazdi, Hadi Sadoghi & Fathy, Mahmood & Monsefi, Reza**961-970 Scheduling in supply chain environment***by*Chauhan, Satyaveer S. & Gordon, Valery & Proth, Jean-Marie**971-980 Improving multicut in directed trees by upgrading nodes***by*Guan, Xiucui & Zhang, Jianzhong**981-1000 Worst-case robust decisions for multi-period mean-variance portfolio optimization***by*Gulpinar, Nalan & Rustem, Berc**1001-1012 A continuous DC programming approach to the strategic supply chain design problem from qualified partner set***by*Hoai An, Le Thi & Phuc, Nguyen Trong & Tao, Pham Dinh**1013-1027 Airline crew scheduling from planning to operations***by*Medard, Claude P. & Sawhney, Nidhi**1028-1041 Column generation based heuristic for tactical planning in multi-period vehicle routing***by*Mourgaya, M. & Vanderbeck, F.**1042-1054 Stochastic optimal budget decision for advertising considering uncertain sales responses***by*Du, Rong & Hu, Qiying & Ai, Shizhong**1055-1066 Clustering of contingency table and mixture model***by*Govaert, Gerard & Nadif, Mohamed**1067-1085 Optimization based DC programming and DCA for hierarchical clustering***by*Hoai An, Le Thi & Minh, Le Hoai & Tao, Pham Dinh**1086-1096 An empirical study of ICASE learning curves and probability bounds for software development effort***by*Pendharkar, Parag C. & Subramanian, Girish H.**1097-1105 Building initial partitions through sampling techniques***by*Volkovich, Vladimir & Kogan, Jacob & Nicholas, Charles**1106-1108 Cutting and Packing***by*Oliveira, Jose Fernando & Wascher, Gerhard**1109-1130 An improved typology of cutting and packing problems***by*Wascher, Gerhard & Hau[ss]ner, Heike & Schumann, Holger**1131-1135 PackLib2: An integrated library of multi-dimensional packing problems***by*Fekete, Sandor P. & van der Veen, Jan C.**1136-1149 A cutting-plane approach for the two-dimensional orthogonal non-guillotine cutting problem***by*Baldacci, Roberto & Boschetti, Marco A.**1150-1166 A hybrid genetic algorithm for the two-dimensional single large object placement problem***by*Hadjiconstantinou, Eleni & Iori, Manuel**1167-1182 A tabu search algorithm for a two-dimensional non-guillotine cutting problem***by*Alvarez-Valdes, R. & Parreno, F. & Tamarit, J.M.**1183-1195 The one dimensional Compartmentalised Knapsack Problem: A case study***by*Hoto, Robinson & Arenales, Marcos & Maculan, Nelson**1196-1211 A new exact method for the two-dimensional orthogonal packing problem***by*Clautiaux, Francois & Carlier, Jacques & Moukrim, Aziz**1212-1229 A hybrid genetic algorithm-heuristic for a two-dimensional orthogonal packing problem***by*Goncalves, Jose Fernando**1230-1248 Applying self-adaptive evolutionary algorithms to two-dimensional packing problems using a four corners' heuristic***by*Binkley, Kevin J. & Hagiwara, Masafumi**1249-1266 Fast neighborhood search for two- and three-dimensional nesting problems***by*Egeblad, Jens & Nielsen, Benny K. & Odgaard, Allan**1267-1279 A heuristic for the three-dimensional strip packing problem***by*Bortfeldt, Andreas & Mack, Daniel**1280-1294 A dynamic adaptive local search algorithm for the circular packing problem***by*Hifi, M. & M'Hallah, R.**1295-1303 Computing the asymptotic worst-case of bin packing lower bounds***by*Crainic, Teodor Gabriel & Perboli, Guido & Pezzuto, Miriam & Tadei, Roberto**1304-1327 Models and algorithms for three-stage two-dimensional bin packing***by*Puchinger, Jakob & Raidl, Gunther R.**1328-1332 A note on the approximability of cutting stock problems***by*Cintra, G.F. & Miyazawa, F.K. & Wakabayashi, Y. & Xavier, E.C.**1333-1352 Accelerating column generation for variable sized bin-packing problems***by*Alves, Claudio & Valerio de Carvalho, J.M.**1353-1370 An integrated cutting stock and sequencing problem***by*Yanasse, Horacio Hideki & Pinto Lamosa, Maria Jose**1371-1384 A two-dimensional strip cutting problem with sequencing constraint***by*Rinaldi, Franca & Franz, Annamaria**1385-1396 Alternative configurations for cutting machines in a tube cutting mill***by*Hajizadeh, Iman & Lee, Chi-Guhn**1397-1404 Roll cutting in the curtain industry, or: A well-solvable allocation problem***by*Alfieri, Arianna & van de Velde, Steef & Woeginger, Gerhard J.**1405-1420 Optimising the cutting of wood fibre plates in the hardboard industry***by*Morabito, Reinaldo & Belluzzo, Luciano**1421-1432 An optimization model for trim loss minimization in an automotive glass plant***by*Arbib, Claudio & Marinelli, Fabrizio**1433-1446 A 3D-BPP approach for optimising stowage plans and terminal productivity***by*Sciomachen, Anna & Tanfani, Elena**1447-1465 Recent developments in consumer credit risk assessment***by*Crook, Jonathan N. & Edelman, David B. & Thomas, Lyn C.**1466-1476 Comprehensible credit scoring models using rule extraction from support vector machines***by*Martens, David & Baesens, Bart & Van Gestel, Tony & Vanthienen, Jan**1477-1487 Quantile regression for modelling distributions of profit and loss***by*Somers, Mark & Whittaker, Joe**1488-1512 Modelling of insurers' rating determinants. An application of machine learning techniques and statistical models***by*Florez-Lopez, Raquel**1513-1520 To ask or not to ask, that is the question***by*Seow, Hsin-Vonn & Thomas, Lyn C.**1521-1536 Adaptive credit scoring with kernel learning methods***by*Yang, Yingxu**1537-1549 Modelling profitability using survival combination scores***by*Andreeva, Galina & Ansell, Jake & Crook, Jonathan**1550-1559 On optimal intervention for customer lifetime value***by*Crowder, Martin & Hand, David J. & Krzanowski, Wojtek**1560-1568 Handling selection bias when choosing actions in retail credit applications***by*Wu, I-Ding & Hand, David J.**1569-1581 Structural models in consumer credit***by*de Andrade, Fabio Wendling Muniz & Thomas, Lyn**1582-1594 Reject inference, augmentation, and sample selection***by*Banasik, John & Crook, Jonathan**1595-1606 Measuring retail company performance using credit scoring techniques***by*Hu, Yu-Chiang & Ansell, Jake

### 2007, Volume 183, Issue 2

**483-501 The relationship between quality management practices and their effects on quality outcomes***by*Tari, Juan Jose & Molina, Jose Francisco & Castejon, Juan Luis**502-515 Parking buses in a depot with stochastic arrival times***by*Hamdouni, Mohamed & Soumis, Francois & Desaulniers, Guy**516-524 Improved approximation for non-preemptive single machine flow-time scheduling with an availability constraint***by*Breit, Joachim**525-545 Subadditive approaches in integer programming***by*Klabjan, Diego**546-563 On a resource-constrained scheduling problem with application to distributed systems reconfiguration***by*Sirdey, Renaud & Carlier, Jacques & Kerivin, Herve & Nace, Dritan**564-577 Three-stage approaches for optimizing some variations of the resource constrained shortest-path sub-problem in a column generation context***by*Zhu, Xiaoyan & Wilhelm, Wilbert E.**578-590 The equitable location problem on the plane***by*Baron, Opher & Berman, Oded & Krass, Dmitry & Wang, Qian**591-607 Optimal allocation and processing time decisions on non-identical parallel CNC machines: [epsilon]-constraint approach***by*Gurel, Sinan & Akturk, M. Selim**608-617 Relationships between Pareto optimality in multi-objective 0-1 linear programming and DEA efficiency***by*Yougbare, Jacob W. & Teghem, Jacques**618-632 A pegging approach to the precedence-constrained knapsack problem***by*You, Byungjun & Yamada, Takeo**633-642 Ant colony optimization for solving an industrial layout problem***by*Hani, Y. & Amodeo, L. & Yalaoui, F. & Chen, H.**643-657 A branch and bound algorithm for scheduling trains in a railway network***by*D'Ariano, Andrea & Pacciarelli, Dario & Pranzo, Marco**658-673 Integrated vendor-buyer cooperative inventory models with variant permissible delay in payments***by*Chen, Liang-Hsuan & Kang, Fu-Sen**674-693 A classification of assembly line balancing problems***by*Boysen, Nils & Fliedner, Malte & Scholl, Armin**694-699 An integer programming model for hierarchical workforce scheduling problem***by*Ulusam Seckiner, Serap & Gokcen, Hadi & Kurt, Mustafa**700-717 Supplier switching decisions***by*Wagner, Stephan M. & Friedl, Gunther**718-728 A power law type of time preference on intertemporal choices***by*Huang, Yeu-Shiang & Wu, Hui-Chen**729-740 A multiplicative version of Promethee II applied to multiobjective optimization problems***by*Parreiras, R.O. & Vasconcelos, J.A.**741-747 Suppliers selection in the presence of both cardinal and ordinal data***by*Saen, Reza Farzipoor**748-756 Learning lexicographic orders***by*Dombi, Jozsef & Imreh, Csanad & Vincze, Nandor**757-766 Strategy optimization for deductive games***by*Chen, Shan-Tai & Lin, Shun-Shii & Huang, Li-Te & Hsu, Sheng-Hsuan**767-784 MEPAR-miner: Multi-expression programming for classification rule mining***by*Baykasoglu, Adil & Ozbakir, Lale**785-804 Empirical analysis of self-adaptive differential evolution***by*Salman, Ayed & Engelbrecht, Andries P. & Omran, Mahamed G.H.**805-811 Dynamic programming analysis of the TV game "Who wants to be a millionaire?"***by*Perea, Federico & Puerto, Justo**812-826 Matching daily healthcare provider capacity to demand in advanced access scheduling systems***by*Qu, Xiuli & Rardin, Ronald L. & Williams, Julie Ann S. & Willis, Deanna R.**827-847 On constructing expert Betas for single-index model***by*Bilbao, A. & Arenas, M. & Rodriguez, M.V. & Antomil, J.**848-870 Pricing and volume discounting for a dominant retailer with uncertain manufacturing cost information***by*Lau, Amy Hing Ling & Lau, Hon-Shiang & Wang, Jian-Cai**871-881 An empirical study on the Lanchester model of combat for competitive advertising decisions***by*Wang, Qinan & Wu, Zhang**882-894 A closer look at the economic-environmental disparities for regional development in China***by*Lu, Wen-Min & Lo, Shih-Fang**895-908 Closed-loop supply chain network equilibrium under legislation***by*Hammond, David & Beullens, Patrick**909-925 A planning and scheduling model for onsertion in printed circuit board assembly***by*Ashayeri, J. & Selen, W.**926-932 A heuristic for the routing and carrier selection problem***by*Bolduc, Marie-Claude & Renaud, Jacques & Boctor, Fayez**933-943 Optimizing the economic lot size of a three-stage supply chain with backordering derived without derivatives***by*Chung, Chun Jen & Wee, Hui Ming**944-948 Customer order scheduling to minimize the number of late jobs***by*Lin, B.M.T. & Kononov, A.V.

### 2007, Volume 183, Issue 1

**1-19 Approximate proximal methods in vector optimization***by*Ceng, Lu-Chuan & Yao, Jen-Chih**20-41 A multi-iterate method to solve systems of nonlinear equations***by*Bierlaire, M. & Crittin, F. & Themans, M.**42-55 A heuristic algorithm for minimax sensor location in the plane***by*Cavalier, Tom M. & Conner, Whitney A. & del Castillo, Enrique & Brown, Stuart I.**56-73 A dynamic clustering based differential evolution algorithm for global optimization***by*Wang, Yong-Jun & Zhang, Jiang-She & Zhang, Gai-Ying**74-86 A branch-and-bound algorithm for single-machine scheduling with batch delivery minimizing flow times and delivery costs***by*Mazdeh, Mohammad Mahdavi & Sarhadi, Mansoor & Hindi, Khalil S.**87-99 The multi-layered network design problem***by*Knippel, Arnaud & Lardeux, Benoit**100-114 Minimizing total tardiness in parallel machine scheduling with setup times: An adaptive memory-based GRASP approach***by*Armentano, Vinicius Amaral & de Franca Filho, Moacir Felizardo**115-124 Flow shop scheduling problems with deteriorating jobs on no-idle dominant machines***by*Cheng, MingBao & Sun, ShiJie & He, LongMin**125-134 On the adjustment problem for linear programs***by*Libura, Marek**135-147 Project scheduling problem with mixed uncertainty of randomness and fuzziness***by*Ke, Hua & Liu, Baoding**148-161 Development of an Air Force Warehouse Logistics Index to continuously improve logistics capabilities***by*Sohn, So Young & Han, Hong Kyu & Jeon, Hye Jin**162-180 Machine reliability and preventive maintenance planning for cellular manufacturing systems***by*Das, K. & Lashkari, R.S. & Sengupta, S.**181-196 The effect of strengthened linear formulations on improving the lower bounds for the part families with precedence constraints problem***by*Lourenco, Lidia Lampreia & Pato, Margarida Vaz**197-209 Measure of bullwhip effect in supply chains: The case of high order autoregressive demand process***by*Luong, Huynh Trung & Phien, Nguyen Huu**210-225 Classification accuracy and correlation: LDA in failure prediction***by*Laitinen, Erkki K.**226-237 Applications of bulk queues to group testing models with incomplete identification***by*Bar-Lev, Shaul K. & Parlar, Mahmut & Perry, David & Stadje, Wolfgang & Van der Duyn Schouten, Frank A.**238-252 Inspection scheduling for imperfect production processes under free repair warranty contract***by*Giri, B.C. & Dohi, T.**253-262 Generate upper boundary vectors meeting the demand and budget for a p-commodity network with unreliable nodes***by*Lin, Yi-Kuei**263-277 The economically designed two-sided Bayesian control chart***by*Nenes, George & Tagaras, George**278-295 A deteriorating cold standby repairable system with priority in use***by*Zhang, Yuan Lin & Wang, Guan Jun**296-302 Weighting method for bi-level linear fractional programming problems***by*Mishra, Savita**303-313 Incomplete pairwise comparison and consistency optimization***by*Fedrizzi, Michele & Giove, Silvio**314-326 Fuzzy implication operators for difference operations for fuzzy sets and cardinality-based measures of comparison***by*Fono, Louis Aime & Gwet, Henri & Bouchon-Meunier, Bernadette**327-335 Joint optimization of process target mean and tolerance limits with measurement errors under multi-decision alternatives***by*Hong, Sung Hoon & Cho, Byung Rae**336-344 Economic manufacturing quantity, optimum process mean, and economic specification limits setting under the rectifying inspection plan***by*Chen, Chung-Ho & Lai, Min-Tsai**345-369 Banking behaviour after the lifecycle event of "moving in together": An exploratory study of the role of marketing investments***by*Lariviere, Bart & Van den Poel, Dirk**370-383 A rolling window optimization method for large-scale WCDMA base stations planning problem***by*Zhang, Hong-Yuan & Xi, Yu-Geng & Gu, Han-Yu**384-393 On the manpower allocation within matrix organization: A fuzzy linear programming approach***by*Wu, Yan-Kuen**394-411 A linear programming approach for aircraft boarding strategy***by*Bazargan, Massoud**412-431 An efficient envelope-based Branch and Bound algorithm for non-convex combined heat and power production planning***by*Rong, Aiying & Lahdelma, Risto**432-441 Stable and emergent network topologies: A structural approach***by*Monsuur, Herman**442-459 Analysis of critical paths in a project network with fuzzy activity times***by*Chen, Shih-Pin**460-471 Planning and approximation models for delivery route based services with price-sensitive demands***by*Geunes, Joseph & Shen, Zuo-Jun Max & Emir, Akin**472-478 Random effects logistic regression model for default prediction of technology credit guarantee fund***by*Sohn, So Young & Kim, Hong Sik

### 2007, Volume 182, Issue 3

**971-982 A stochastic approach to professional services firms' revenue optimization***by*Lai, K.K. & Wang, Ming & Liang, L.**983-1001 Genetic algorithms for solving the discrete ordered median problem***by*Stanimirovic, Zorica & Kratica, Jozef & Dugosija, Djordje**1002-1011 Batching deteriorating items with applications in computer communication and reverse logistics***by*Al-Anzi, Fawaz S. & Allahverdi, Ali & Kovalyov, Mikhail Y.**1012-1022 Linear programming based algorithms for preemptive and non-preemptive RCPSP***by*Damay, Jean & Quilliot, Alain & Sanlaville, Eric**1023-1038 Narrowcasting of wireless advertising in malls***by*Tripathi, Arvind K. & Nair, Suresh K.**1039-1056 Lagrangian relaxation guided problem space search heuristics for generalized assignment problems***by*Jeet, V. & Kutanoglu, E.**1057-1072 On the machine scheduling problem with job delivery coordination***by*Zhong, Weiya & Dosa, Gyorgy & Tan, Zhiyi**1073-1083 Buyer's response to a temporary price reduction incorporating freight costs***by*Abad, Prakash L.**1084-1106 Components of optimal price under logit demand***by*Basu, Amiya & Mazumdar, Tridib & Raj, S.P.**1107-1121 The effect of information sharing on supply chain stability and the bullwhip effect***by*Ouyang, Yanfeng**1122-1139 Production planning and warehouse management in supply networks with inter-facility mold transfers***by*Aghezzaf, El-Houssaine**1140-1149 Optimal production correction and maintenance policy for imperfect process***by*Liao, Gwo-Liang**1150-1176 Selling to the "Newsvendor" with a forecast update: Analysis of a dual purchase contract***by*Ozer, Ozalp & Uncu, Onur & Wei, Wei**1177-1187 A two-stage prognosis model in condition based maintenance***by*Wang, Wenbin**1188-1202 Bayesian inspection model with the negative binomial prior in the presence of inspection errors***by*Chun, Young H. & Sumichrast, Robert T.**1203-1229 MUT of a one out of two system with preventive maintenance***by*Cocozza-Thivent, Christiane**1230-1250 A framework for the value of information in inventory replenishment***by*Ketzenberg, Michael E. & Rosenzweig, Eve D. & Marucheck, Ann E. & Metters, Richard D.**1251-1262 Hotelling's T2 charts with variable sample size and control limit***by*Chen, Yan-Kwang & Hsieh, Kun-Lin**1263-1284 Common volatility and correlation clustering in asset returns***by*Christodoulakis, George A.**1285-1293 Warranty cost analysis for products with a dormant state***by*Wu, Shaomin & Li, Huiqing**1294-1312 Evidential reasoning based preference programming for multiple attribute decision analysis under uncertainty***by*Guo, Min & Yang, Jian-Bo & Chin, Kwai-Sang & Wang, Hongwei**1313-1329 Application of consistent fuzzy preference relations in predicting the success of knowledge management implementation***by*Wang, Tien-Chin & Chang, Tsung-Han**1330-1349 Fixed-width multiple-comparison procedures using common random numbers for steady-state simulations***by*Nakayama, Marvin K.**1350-1368 Probability density functions based weights for ordered weighted averaging (OWA) operators: An example of water quality indices***by*Sadiq, Rehan & Tesfamariam, Solomon**1369-1382 Compromise programming: A utility-based linear-quadratic composite metric from the trade-off between achievement and balanced (non-corner) solutions***by*Ballestero, Enrique**1383-1398 Systematic analysis of framing bias in missile defense: Implications toward visualization design***by*Park, Sungsoon & Rothrock, Ling**1399-1411 Managing a portfolio of long term service agreements***by*Bollapragada, Srinivas & Gupta, Aparna & Lawsirirat, Chaipat**1412-1432 Measuring the performance of manufacturing firms with super slacks based model of data envelopment analysis: An application of 500 major industrial enterprises in Turkey***by*Duzakin, Erkut & Duzakin, Hatice**1433-1452 A genetic algorithm for optimal operating parameters of VMI system in a two-echelon supply chain***by*Nachiappan, S.P. & Jawahar, N.**1453-1468 A mathematical programming model and solution for scheduling production orders in Shanghai Baoshan Iron and Steel Complex***by*Tang, Lixin & Liu, Guoli**1469-1478 Coordination and profit sharing between a manufacturer and a buyer with target profit under credit option***by*Sarmah, S.P. & Acharya, D. & Goyal, S.K.**1479-1487 An approximation algorithm for the location of dairy enterprises under time constraints***by*Papathanasiou, Jason & Manos, Basil D.**1488-1491 A note on multi-criteria ABC inventory classification using weighted linear optimization***by*Zhou, Peng & Fan, Liwei

### 2007, Volume 182, Issue 2

**481-501 Design and control of warehouse order picking: A literature review***by*de Koster, Rene & Le-Duc, Tho & Roodbergen, Kees Jan**502-513 Postponing the choice of the barrier parameter in Mehrotra-type predictor-corrector algorithms***by*Salahi, Maziar & Terlaky, Tamas**514-535 Parallel radial basis function methods for the global optimization of expensive functions***by*Regis, Rommel G. & Shoemaker, Christine A.**536-551 A conjugate Rosen's gradient projection method with global line search for piecewise linear concave optimization***by*Beltran-Royo, C.**552-560 Convergence of Liu-Storey conjugate gradient method***by*Shi, Zhen-Jun & Shen, Jie**561-577 Minimax regret spanning arborescences under uncertain costs***by*Conde, Eduardo & Candia, Alfredo**578-596 Hybrid meta-heuristic algorithms for solving network design problem***by*Poorzahedy, Hossain & Rouhani, Omid M.**597-611 A simplicial branch and bound duality-bounds algorithm for the linear sum-of-ratios problem***by*Benson, Harold P.**612-625 Integer programming models for the q-mode problem***by*Kulkarni, Girish & Fathi, Yahya**626-639 Process planning for circuit card assembly on a series of dual head placement machines***by*Choudhury, Nilanjan D. & Wilhelm, Wilbert E. & Rao, Brijesh & Gott, Jonathan & Khotekar, Nikhilesh**640-662 Microscopic modeling and control logic for incident-responsive automatic vehicle movements in single-automated-lane highway systems***by*Sheu, Jiuh-Biing**663-682 Meta-heuristic approaches with memory and evolution for a multi-product production/distribution system design problem***by*Keskin, Burcu B. & Uster, Halit**683-694 Consumers risk and quality control in a collaborative supply chain***by*Tapiero, Charles S.**695-703 Optimal control policy for a standing order inventory system***by*Chiang, Chi**704-729 Inventory competition and allocation in a multi-channel distribution system***by*Geng, Qin & Mallik, Suman**730-737 On a stochastic inventory model with a generalized holding costs***by*Benkherouf, Lakdere**738-754 The effect of market segmentation with demand leakage between market segments on a firm's price and inventory decisions***by*Zhang, Michael & Bell, Peter C.**755-763 Determining the optimum process mean based on quadratic quality loss function and rectifying inspection plan***by*Chen, Chung-Ho & Lai, Min-Tsai**764-774 A generalized ordering and recovery policy for reusable items***by*Choi, Dae-Won & Hwang, Hark & Koh, Shie-Gheun**775-782 An improved algorithm for the computation of the optimal repair/replacement policy under general repairs***by*Dimitrakos, T.D. & Kyriakidis, E.G.**783-793 Robust simulation with a base environmental scenario***by*Pierreval, Henri & Durieux-Paris, Severine**794-805 Bayesian semiparametric analysis for a single item maintenance optimization***by*Damien, Paul & Galenko, Alexander & Popova, Elmira & Hanson, Timothy**806-819 A geometric process maintenance model with preventive repair***by*Lam, Yeh**820-828 An analysis of linear congruential random number generators when multiplier restrictions exist***by*Tang, Hui-Chin**829-843 Stochastic dominance and mean-variance measures of profit and loss for business planning and investment***by*Wong, Wing-Keung**844-855 Multi-criteria decision aid for the formulation of sustainable technological energy priorities using linguistic variables***by*Doukas, Haris Ch. & Andreas, Botsikas M. & Psarras, John E.**856-866 Relational dominant strategy equilibrium as a generalization of dominant strategy equilibrium in terms of a social psychological aspect of decision making***by*Inohara, Takehiro**867-885 A multicriteria accreditation system for information technology skills and qualifications***by*Siskos, Yannis & Grigoroudis, Evangelos & Krassadaki, Evangelia & Matsatsinis, Nikolaos**886-898 Delineating store trade areas through morphological analysis***by*Baray, Jerome & Cliquet, Gerard**899-910 Performance evaluation of university extension providers: A frontier approach for ordered response data***by*Park, Timothy A. & Lohr, Luanne**911-922 A non-linear inverse Lanchester square law problem in estimating the force-dependent attrition coefficients***by*Chen, Hsi-Mei**923-935 The utility of cash flow forecasts in the management of corporate cash balances***by*Gormley, Fionnuala M. & Meade, Nigel**936-944 Rescheduling with release dates to minimize makespan under a limit on the maximum sequence disruption***by*Yuan, Jinjiang & Mu, Yundong**945-951 A note on the two-stage assembly flow shop scheduling problem with uniform parallel machines***by*Koulamas, Christos & Kyparisis, George J.**952-957 The tool switching problem revisited***by*Crama, Yves & Moonen, Linda S. & Spieksma, Frits C.R. & Talloen, Ellen**958-964 Balanced contributions for TU games with awards and applications***by*Lorenzo-Freire, Silvia & Alonso-Meijide, Jose M. & Casas-Mendez, Balbina & Hendrickx, Ruud**965-970 Pseudolinear fuzzy mappings***by*Mishra, S.K. & Wang, S.Y. & Lai, K.K.

### 2007, Volume 182, Issue 1

**1-14 Mathematical model for scheduling operations in cascaded continuous processing units***by*Bhattacharya, Subir & Bose, Sumit Kumar**15-28 Two genetic algorithms for solving the uncapacitated single allocation p-hub median problem***by*Kratica, Jozef & Stanimirovic, Zorica & Tosic, Dusan & Filipovic, Vladimir**29-39 Simultaneous optimization of classical objectives in JIT scheduling***by*Lebacque, Vassilissa & Jost, Vincent & Brauner, Nadia**40-62 Competitive facility location and design problem***by*Aboolian, Robert & Berman, Oded & Krass, Dmitry**63-79 Minimizing makespan with multiple-orders-per-job in a two-machine flowshop***by*Laub, Jeffrey D. & Fowler, John W. & Keha, Ahmet B.**80-94 A self-adaptive differential evolution heuristic for two-stage assembly scheduling problem to minimize maximum lateness with setup times***by*Al-Anzi, Fawaz S. & Allahverdi, Ali**95-112 Single versus multiple supplier sourcing strategies***by*Burke, Gerard J. & Carrillo, Janice E. & Vakharia, Asoo J.**113-126 Joint pricing and inventory control with a Markovian demand model***by*Yin, Rui & Rajaram, Kumar**127-144 Inventory control under temporal demand heteroscedasticity***by*Zhang, Xiaolong**145-163 Evaluation of inventory policies with unidirectional substitutions***by*Liu, Jun & Lee, Chi-Guhn**164-173 A stochastic model for risk management in global supply chain networks***by*Goh, Mark & Lim, Joseph Y.S. & Meng, Fanwen**174-193 Contracting over multiple parameters: Capacity allocation in semiconductor manufacturing***by*Mallik, Suman