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### December 2008, Volume 191, Issue 2

**306-319 A tabu search heuristic for the generalized minimum spanning tree problem***by*Öncan, Temel & Cordeau, Jean-François & Laporte, Gilbert**320-331 Single-machine scheduling of multi-operation jobs without missing operations to minimize the total completion time***by*Cheng, T.C.E. & Ng, C.T. & Yuan, J.J.**332-346 Diversified local search strategy under scatter search framework for the probabilistic traveling salesman problem***by*Liu, Yu-Hsin**347-359 Search for an immobile entity on a network***by*Jotshi, Arun & Batta, Rajan**360-373 A discrete particle swarm optimization for lot-streaming flowshop scheduling problem***by*Tseng, Chao-Tang & Liao, Ching-Jong**374-385 A general repeat inspection plan for dependent multicharacteristic critical components***by*Duffuaa, S.O. & Khan, Mehmood**386-397 Conditional VaR estimation using Pearson's type IV distribution***by*Bhattacharyya, Malay & Chaudhary, Abhishek & Yadav, Gaurav**398-408 On the interaction between retrials and sizing of call centers***by*Aguir, M. Salah & Aksin, O. Zeynep & Karaesmen, Fikri & Dallery, Yves**409-415 A general characterization for non-balanced games in terms of U-cycles***by*Cesco, Juan Carlos**416-436 Ordinal regression revisited: Multiple criteria ranking using a set of additive value functions***by*Greco, Salvatore & Mousseau, Vincent & Slowinski, Roman**437-453 Multiple voting location problems***by*Campos Rodríguez, Clara M. & Moreno Pérez, José A.**454-463 The consistency index in reciprocal matrices: Comparison of deterministic and statistical approaches***by*Vargas, Luis G.**464-484 Cyclic scheduling for F.M.S.: Modelling and evolutionary solving approach***by*Hsu, Tiente & Korbaa, Ouajdi & Dupas, Rémy & Goncalves, Gilles**485-503 Single-vendor multi-buyer inventory coordination under private information***by*Chu, Chi-Leung & Leon, V. Jorge**504-516 Optimal control of locusts in subsistence farming areas***by*Levy, Amnon & Caputo, Michael R.**517-529 Capability adjustment for gamma processes with mean shift consideration in implementing Six Sigma program***by*Hsu, Ya-Chen & Pearn, W.L. & Wu, Pei-Ching**530-539 Uncertainty and value of information when allocating resources within and between healthcare programmes***by*Chalabi, Zaid & Epstein, David & McKenna, Claire & Claxton, Karl**540-557 Capturing climate's effect on pollution abatement with an improved solution to the omitted variables problem***by*Leightner, Jonathan E. & Inoue, Tomoo**558-571 Long-range timber supply planning for a vertically integrated paper mill***by*Jones, Philip C. & Ohlmann, Jeffrey W.**572-576 Financial Giffen goods: Examples and counterexamples***by*Poulsen, Rolf & Rasmussen, Kourosh Marjani**577-581 Single-machine scheduling with waiting-time-dependent due dates***by*Koulamas, Christos & Kyparisis, George J.**582-586 An asymptotic approximation scheme for the concave cost bin packing problem***by*Leung, Joseph Y.-T. & Li, Chung-Lun**587-592 Single-machine scheduling against due dates with past-sequence-dependent setup times***by*Biskup, Dirk & Herrmann, Jan

### November 2008, Volume 191, Issue 1

**1-6 A unified method for a class of convex separable nonlinear knapsack problems***by*Zhang, Bin & Hua, Zhongsheng**7-18 Postoptimal analysis in multicriteria linear programming***by*Sitarz, Sebastian**19-31 Combined vehicle routing and scheduling with temporal precedence and synchronization constraints***by*Bredström, David & Rönnqvist, Mikael**32-44 Facility location for market capture when users rank facilities by shorter travel and waiting times***by*Marianov, Vladimir & Ríos, Miguel & Icaza, Manuel José**45-60 Urban rapid transit network capacity expansion***by*Marín, íngel & Jaramillo, Patricia**61-85 Algorithms for two-dimensional cutting stock and strip packing problems using dynamic programming and column generation***by*Cintra, G.F. & Miyazawa, F.K. & Wakabayashi, Y. & Xavier, E.C.**86-99 A heuristic for the container loading problem: A tertiary-tree-based dynamic space decomposition approach***by*Wang, Zhoujing & Li, Kevin W. & Levy, Jason K.**100-111 The graph coloring problem: A neuronal network approach***by*Talaván, Pedro M. & Yáí±ez, Javier**112-126 Characterization and modelling of guillotine constraints***by*Ben Messaoud, Said & Chu, Chengbin & Espinouse, Marie-Laure**127-141 Partial backlogging inventory lot-size models for deteriorating items with fluctuating demand under inflation***by*Chern, Maw-Sheng & Yang, Hui-Ling & Teng, Jinn-Tsair & Papachristos, Sotiris**142-155 Joint replenishment and pricing decisions in inventory systems with stochastically dependent supply capacity***by*Chao, Xiuli & Chen, Hong & Zheng, Shaohui**156-165 Multi-item single source ordering problem with transportation cost: A Lagrangian decomposition approach***by*Ertogral, Kadir**166-181 Doubly uncertain transportation network: Degradable capacity and stochastic demand***by*Siu, Barbara W.Y. & Lo, Hong K.**182-192 Determining optimal lot size for a two-warehouse system with deterioration and shortages using net present value***by*Hsieh, Tsu-Pang & Dye, Chung-Yuan & Ouyang, Liang-Yuh**193-206 Risk-adjusted probability measures in portfolio optimization with coherent measures of risk***by*Miller, Naomi & Ruszczynski, Andrzej**207-222 Forecasting time series with multiple seasonal patterns***by*Gould, Phillip G. & Koehler, Anne B. & Ord, J. Keith & Snyder, Ralph D. & Hyndman, Rob J. & Vahid-Araghi, Farshid**223-239 A hypercube queueing loss model with customer-dependent service rates***by*Atkinson, J.B. & Kovalenko, I.N. & Kuznetsov, N. & Mykhalevych, K.V.**240-252 Reliability analysis and optimization of weighted voting systems with continuous states input***by*Long, Q. & Xie, M. & Ng, S.H. & Levitin, Gregory**253-263 Flexible supply contracts under price uncertainty***by*Fotopoulos, S.B. & Hu, X. & Munson, C.L.**264-271 Marginal analysis for the fuzzy p-median problem***by*Canós, M.J. & Ivorra, C. & Liern, V.**272-294 Modeling and analysis of an auction-based logistics market***by*AgralI, Semra & Tan, BarIs & Karaesmen, Fikri

### November 2008, Volume 190, Issue 3

**587-597 Comparing different metaheuristic approaches for the median path problem with bounded length***by*Lari, Isabella & Ricca, Federica & Scozzari, Andrea**598-609 Exact and heuristic solution approaches for the mixed integer setup knapsack problem***by*Altay, Nezih & Robinson Jr., Powell E. & Bretthauer, Kurt M.**610-632 Location coverage models with demand originating from nodes and paths: Application to cellular network design***by*Erdemir, Elif Tokar & Batta, Rajan & Spielman, Seth & Rogerson, Peter A. & Blatt, Alan & Flanigan, Marie**633-658 Optimal paths in bi-attribute networks with fractional cost functions***by*Soroush, H.M.**659-671 Forming coalitions and the Shapley NTU value***by*Vidal-Puga, Juan J.**672-678 Note on group consistency in analytic hierarchy process***by*Lin, Robert & Lin, Jennifer Shu-Jen & Chang, Jason & Tang, Didos & Chao, Henry & Julian, Peter C**679-695 Robust portfolio modeling with incomplete cost information and project interdependencies***by*Liesiö, Juuso & Mild, Pekka & Salo, Ahti**696-707 The impact of investment lags on investment decision***by*Kim, Ki Hong & Hwang, Seong Tae & Oh, Hyung Sik & Lee, Deok Joo**708-723 Using a risk-based approach to project scheduling: A case illustration from semiconductor manufacturing***by*Zafra-Cabeza, Ascensión & Ridao, Miguel A. & Camacho, Eduardo F.**724-740 Heuristics for workforce planning with worker differences***by*Fowler, John W. & Wirojanagud, Pornsarun & Gel, Esma S.**741-755 A variant of the dynamic programming algorithm for unit commitment of combined heat and power systems***by*Rong, Aiying & Hakonen, Henri & Lahdelma, Risto**756-767 An analytical model for reverse automotive production planning and pricing***by*Qu, Xiuli & Williams, Julie Ann Stuart**768-789 Equilibrium prices supported by dual price functions in markets with non-convexities***by*Bjørndal, Mette & Jörnsten, Kurt**790-797 Pricing in multiple-item procurement auctions with a common to all items fixed cost***by*Lorentziadis, Panos L.**798-817 Basin-wide cooperative water resources allocation***by*Wang, Lizhong & Fang, Liping & Hipel, Keith W.**818-833 Linking structural equation modeling to Bayesian networks: Decision support for customer retention in virtual communities***by*Gupta, Sumeet & Kim, Hee W.**834-854 Induced effects and technological innovation with strategic environmental policy***by*Ohyama, Atsuyuki & Tsujimura, Motoh**855-876 A bi-objective generalized data envelopment analysis model and point-to-set mapping projection***by*Wei, Quanling & Yan, Hong & Xiong, Lin

### October 2008, Volume 190, Issue 2

**295-309 The assortment problem: A survey***by*Pentico, David W.**310-327 On a Feasible-Infeasible Two-Population (FI-2Pop) genetic algorithm for constrained optimization: Distance tracing and no free lunch***by*Kimbrough, Steven Orla & Koehler, Gary J. & Lu, Ming & Wood, David Harlan**328-344 Gateaux differentiability of the dual gap function of a variational inequality***by*Wu, Zili & Wu, Soon-Yi**345-356 A global optimization using linear relaxation for generalized geometric programming***by*Qu, Shaojian & Zhang, Kecun & Wang, Fusheng**357-382 On solving multiobjective bin packing problems using evolutionary particle swarm optimization***by*Liu, D.S. & Tan, K.C. & Huang, S.Y. & Goh, C.K. & Ho, W.K.**383-397 Discounted MEAN bound for the optimal searcher path problem with non-uniform travel times***by*Lau, Haye & Huang, Shoudong & Dissanayake, Gamini**398-411 A tabu search and a genetic algorithm for solving a bicriteria general job shop scheduling problem***by*Vilcot, Geoffrey & Billaut, Jean-Charles**412-420 Replenishment routing problems between a single supplier and multiple retailers with direct delivery***by*Li, Jing-An & Wu, Yue & Lai, Kin Keung & Liu, Ke**421-442 A continuous review replenishment-disposal policy for an inventory system with autonomous supply and fixed disposal costs***by*Pinçe, Çerag & Gürler, Ülkü & Berk, Emre**443-458 How a dominant retailer might design a purchase contract for a newsvendor-type product with price-sensitive demand***by*Lau, Amy Hing Ling & Lau, Hon-Shiang & Wang, Jian-Cai**459-477 A Markovian canonical form of second-order matrix-exponential processes***by*Bodrog, L. & Heindl, A. & Horváth, G. & Telek, M.**478-493 Approximation of the non-stationary M(t)/M(t)/c(t)-queue using stationary queueing models: The stationary backlog-carryover approach***by*Stolletz, Raik**494-508 An LDQBD process under degradation, inspection, and two types of repair***by*Montoro Cazorla, Delia & Pérez-Ocón, Rafael**509-525 Ordering and pricing decisions in a two-echelon supply chain with asymmetric demand information***by*Hsieh, Chung-Chi & Wu, Cheng-Han & Huang, Ya-Jing**526-538 An axiomatization of entropy of capacities on set systems***by*Honda, Aoi & Grabisch, Michel**539-556 A value for generalized probabilistic communication situations***by*Gómez, D. & González-Arangüena, E. & Manuel, C. & Owen, G.**557-561 On the flexibility of demand and production rate***by*Sharma, Sanjay**562-570 A note on a production control model for a facility with limited storage capacity in a random environment***by*Mohebbi, E.**571-577 A note on "Two-warehouse inventory model with deterioration under FIFO dispatch policy"***by*Niu, Bo & Xie, Jinxing**578-585 Mixed integer formulations for the probabilistic minimum energy broadcast problem in wireless networks***by*Montemanni, Roberto & Leggieri, Valeria & Triki, Chefi

### October 2008, Volume 190, Issue 1

**1-21 Network hub location problems: The state of the art***by*Alumur, Sibel & Kara, Bahar Y.**22-39 An airline scheduling model and solution algorithms under stochastic demands***by*Yan, Shangyao & Tang, Ching-Hui & Fu, Tseng-Chih**40-51 Preemptive multiprocessor order scheduling to minimize total weighted flowtime***by*Leung, Joseph Y.-T. & Lee, C.Y. & Ng, C.W. & Young, G.H.**52-67 Solution of real-world postman problems***by*Irnich, Stefan**68-78 Fast heuristics for the Steiner tree problem with revenues, budget and hop constraints***by*Costa, Alysson M. & Cordeau, Jean-François & Laporte, Gilbert**79-89 A BSSS algorithm for the single facility location problem in two regions with different norms***by*Zaferanieh, M. & Taghizadeh Kakhki, H. & Brimberg, J. & Wesolowsky, G.O.**90-102 Scheduling of nonresumable jobs and flexible maintenance activities on a single machine to minimize makespan***by*Chen, Jen-Shiang**103-115 Stochastic scheduling to minimize expected maximum lateness***by*Wu, Xianyi & Zhou, Xian**116-129 Equilibrium analysis and corporate social responsibility for supply chain integration***by*Hsueh, Che-Fu & Chang, Mei-Shiang**130-135 Retailer's optimal replenishment decisions with credit-linked demand under permissible delay in payments***by*Jaggi, Chandra K. & Goyal, S.K. & Goel, S.K.**136-155 On the tradeoff between optimal order-base-stock levels and demand lead-times***by*Liberopoulos, George**156-178 Dynamic inventory rationing strategies for inventory systems with two demand classes, Poisson demand and backordering***by*Teunter, Ruud H. & Klein Haneveld, Willem K.**179-204 Analytical and managerial implications of integrating product substitutability in the joint pricing and procurement problem***by*Karakul, M. & Chan, L.M.A.**205-227 Assessing process capability based on the lower confidence bound of Cpk for asymmetric tolerances***by*Chang, Y.C. & Wu, Chien-Wei**228-240 Spatial defect pattern recognition on semiconductor wafers using model-based clustering and Bayesian inference***by*Yuan, Tao & Kuo, Way**241-254 Market sharing dynamics between two service providers***by*Gallay, Olivier & Hongler, Max-Olivier**255-267 Investment timing and optimal capacity choice for small hydropower projects***by*Bøckman, Thor & Fleten, Stein-Erik & Juliussen, Erik & Langhammer, Håvard J. & Revdal, Ingemar**268-276 Program portfolio selection for reducing prioritized security risks***by*Glickman, Theodore S.**277-291 Scheduling aircraft landings using airlines' preferences***by*Soomer, M.J. & Franx, G.J.**292-294 The Usage of System Dynamics in Organizational Interventions, B. Snabe. Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag, Wiesbaden, Germany (2007). p. XVII + 217, EUR 49, 90, 978-3-8350-0711-6***by*Valqui Vidal, René Victor

### September 2008, Volume 189, Issue 3

**579-582 The Youngest OR in Europe***by*Ruiz, Rubén & Maroto, Concepción**583-593 Testing the accuracy of employee-reported data: An inexpensive alternative approach to traditional methods***by*Hales, Douglas N. & Sridharan, V. & Radhakrishnan, Abirami & Chakravorty, Satya S. & Siha, Samia M.**594-608 Modelling impacts of cropping systems: Demands and solutions for DEX methodology***by*Znidarsic, Martin & Bohanec, Marko & Zupan, Blaz**609-623 Exact solution procedures for the balanced unidirectional cyclic layout problem***by*Öncan, Temel & AltInel, I. Kuban**624-637 Modelling and forecasting mortality in Spain***by*Debón, A. & Montes, F. & Puig, F.**638-651 An evolutionary approach for bandwidth multicoloring problems***by*Malaguti, Enrico & Toth, Paolo**652-668 A branch-and-price approach for integrating nurse and surgery scheduling***by*Belií«n, Jeroen & Demeulemeester, Erik**669-681 Soft computing-based aggregation methods for human resource management***by*Canós, L. & Liern, V.**682-693 An efficient approach for solving the lot-sizing problem with time-varying storage capacities***by*Gutiérrez, J. & Sedeí±o-Noda, A. & Colebrook, M. & Sicilia, J.**694-705 Multiobjective service restoration in electric distribution networks using a local search based heuristic***by*Garcia, Vinícius Jacques & França, Paulo Morelato**706-722 Nonconvex optimization using negative curvature within a modified linesearch***by*Olivares, Alberto & Moguerza, Javier M. & Prieto, Francisco J.**723-733 Proactive heuristic procedures for robust project scheduling: An experimental analysis***by*Van de Vonder, Stijn & Demeulemeester, Erik & Herroelen, Willy**734-745 A bi-objective coordination setup problem in a two-stage production system***by*Ciavotta, Michele & Detti, Paolo & Meloni, Carlo & Pranzo, Marco**746-761 Real time management of a metro rail terminus***by*Flamini, Marta & Pacciarelli, Dario**762-774 Optimization models for the single delay management problem in public transportation***by*Heilporn, Géraldine & De Giovanni, Luigi & Labbé, Martine**775-788 Tolerance-based Branch and Bound algorithms for the ATSP***by*Turkensteen, Marcel & Ghosh, Diptesh & Goldengorin, Boris & Sierksma, Gerard**789-802 An asymmetric TSP with time windows and with time-dependent travel times and costs: An exact solution through a graph transformation***by*Albiach, José & Sanchis, José María & Soler, David**803-806 Combinatorics for modern manufacturing, logistics and supply chains (ECCO XVIII)***by*Kovalyov, Mikhail Y. & Martello, Silvano**807-821 Selection, acquisition, and allocation of manufacturing technology in a multi-period environment***by*Ahmed, Shabbir & Sahinidis, Nikolaos V.**822-840 Supply chain optimization of petroleum organization under uncertainty in market demands and prices***by*Al-Othman, Wafa B.E. & Lababidi, Haitham M.S. & Alatiqi, Imad M. & Al-Shayji, Khawla**841-855 Approximate methods for convex minimization problems with series-parallel structure***by*Ben-Israel, Adi & Levin, Genrikh & Levin, Yuri & Rozin, Boris**856-870 Heuristic constructive algorithms for open shop scheduling to minimize mean flow time***by*Bräsel, Heidemarie & Herms, André & Mörig, Marc & Tautenhahn, Thomas & Tusch, Jan & Werner, Frank**871-876 Logistics scheduling with batching and transportation***by*Chen, Bo & Lee, Chung-Yee**877-889 A single-item economic lot-sizing problem with a non-uniform resource: Approximation***by*Chubanov, Sergei & Kovalyov, Mikhail Y. & Pesch, Erwin**890-901 Network design and flow problems with cross-arc costs***by*Cohn, Amy & Davey, Melinda & Schkade, Lisa & Siegel, Amanda & Wong, Caris**902-913 A heuristic multi-start decomposition approach for optimal design of serial machining lines***by*Guschinskaya, O. & Dolgui, A. & Guschinsky, N. & Levin, G.**914-919 A discrete EOQ problem is solvable in O(logn) time***by*Kovalev, Alexandr & Ng, C.T.**920-938 Polyhedral combinatorics of multi-index axial transportation problems***by*Kravtsov, M.K. & Lukshin, E.V.**939-951 Algorithms for the q-model clustering problem with application in switching cabinet manufacturing***by*Morgan, Shona D. & Fathi, Yahya**952-970 Furniture supply chain tactical planning optimization using a time decomposition approach***by*Ouhimmou, M. & D'Amours, S. & Beauregard, R. & Ait-Kadi, D. & Chauhan, S. Singh**971-986 A hybrid neuro-fuzzy analytical approach to mode choice of global logistics management***by*Sheu, Jiuh-Biing**987-1003 Target market selection and marketing effort under uncertainty: The selective newsvendor***by*Taaffe, Kevin & Geunes, Joseph & Romeijn, H. Edwin**1004-1021 Constraint programming for computing non-stationary (R,Â S) inventory policies***by*Tarim, S. Armagan & Smith, Barbara M.**1022-1040 A new model and hybrid approach for large scale inventory routing problems***by*Yu, Yugang & Chen, Haoxun & Chu, Feng**1041-1041 Advances in Retrial Queues***by*Artalejo, Jesíºs R. & Gómez-Corral, Antonio**1042-1056 Algorithmic analysis of the Geo/Geo/c retrial queue***by*Artalejo, Jesus R. & Economou, Antonis & Gómez-Corral, Antonio**1057-1072 The BMAP/PH/N retrial queue with Markovian flow of breakdowns***by*Kim, Chesoong & Klimenok, Valentina I. & Orlovsky, Dmitry S.**1073-1087 Mobile customer model with retrials***by*Machihara, Fumiaki & Saitoh, Midori**1088-1103 A discrete-time retrial queueing model with one server***by*Nobel, Rein & Moreno, Pilar**1104-1117 Convergence of the stationary distributions of M/M/s/K retrial queue as K tends to infinity***by*Shin, Yang Woo**1118-1132 Transient analysis of an M/G/1 retrial queue subject to disasters and server failures***by*Wang, Jinting & Liu, Bin & Li, Jianghua**1133-1135 Project management and scheduling***by*Oulamara, A. & Portmann, M.-C.**1136-1152 Pre-emption in resource-constrained project scheduling***by*Ballestín, Francisco & Valls, Vicente & Quintanilla, Sacramento**1153-1170 GRASP and path relinking for project scheduling under partially renewable resources***by*Alvarez-Valdes, R. & Crespo, E. & Tamarit, J.M. & Villa, F.**1171-1190 A genetic algorithm for the resource constrained multi-project scheduling problem***by*Gonçalves, J.F. & Mendes, J.J.M. & Resende, M.G.C.**1191-1207 Multi-mode project payment scheduling problems with bonus-penalty structure***by*He, Zhengwen & Xu, Yu**1208-1216 On path correlation and PERT bias***by*Banerjee, Arunava & Paul, Anand**1217-1233 A representation model for the solving-time distribution of a set of design tasks in new product development (NPD)***by*Dragut, A.B. & Bertrand, J.W.M.**1234-1253 An evolutionary approach to rehabilitation patient scheduling: A case study***by*Chien, Chen-Fu & Tseng, Fang-Pin & Chen, Chien-Hung**1254-1266 Runway sequencing with holding patterns***by*Artiouchine, Konstantin & Baptiste, Philippe & Dürr, Christoph**1267-1283 Predictive-reactive scheduling on a single resource with uncertain future jobs***by*Yang, Bibo & Geunes, Joseph**1284-1304 A branch-and-check algorithm for minimizing the weighted number of late jobs on a single machine with release dates***by*Sadykov, Ruslan**1305-1316 Lower bounds for the earliness-tardiness scheduling problem on parallel machines with distinct due dates***by*Kedad-Sidhoum, Safia & Solis, Yasmin Rios & Sourd, Francis**1317-1326 Batch scheduling of deteriorating reworkables***by*Barketau, M.S. & Cheng, T.C.E. & Kovalyov, M.Y.**1327-1342 On-line scheduling on a batch processing machine with unbounded batch size to minimize the makespan***by*Ridouard, Frédéric & Richard, Pascal & Martineau, Patrick**1343-1344 Recent contributions of OR to network optimization***by*Arbib, Claudio & Felici, Giovanni**1345-1357 The Linear Ordering Problem with cumulative costs***by*Bertacco, Livio & Brunetta, Lorenzo & Fischetti, Matteo**1358-1380 Embedding a novel objective function in a two-phased local search for robust vertex coloring***by*Caramia, Massimiliano & Dell'Olmo, Paolo**1381-1392 Application of a simulation-based dynamic traffic assignment model***by*Florian, Michael & Mahut, Michael & Tremblay, Nicolas**1393-1402 An overview of Stackelberg pricing in networks***by*van Hoesel, Stan**1403-1408 Discrete time GI/Geom/1 queueing system with priority***by*Ndreca, Sokol & Scoppola, Benedetto**1409-1426 Local search algorithms for political districting***by*Ricca, Federica & Simeone, Bruno

### September 2008, Volume 189, Issue 2

**310-323 A modified descent method for co-coercive variational inequalities***by*Li, Min & Liao, Li-Zhi & Yuan, Xiao-ming**324-346 Convergent Lagrangian heuristics for nonlinear minimum cost network flows***by*Larsson, Torbjörn & Marklund, Johan & Olsson, Caroline & Patriksson, Michael**347-362 The effect of transformations on the approximation of univariate (convex) functions with applications to Pareto curves***by*Siem, A.Y.D. & den Hertog, D. & Hoffmann, A.L.**363-374 Valuing finite-lived Russian options***by*Kimura, Toshikazu**375-386 Mean sojourn times for phase-type discriminatory processor sharing systems***by*Haviv, Moshe & van der Wal, Jan**387-398 Optimal maintenance service contract negotiation with aging equipment***by*Jackson, Canek & Pascual, Rodrigo**399-420 A two-stage fuzzy robust integer programming approach for capacity planning of environmental management systems***by*Li, Y.P. & Huang, G.H. & Nie, X.H. & Nie, S.L.**421-429 A general framework for multiresponse optimization problems based on goal programming***by*Kazemzadeh, Reza B. & Bashiri, Mahdi & Atkinson, Anthony C. & Noorossana, Rassoul**430-444 On consistency measures of linguistic preference relations***by*Dong, Yucheng & Xu, Yinfeng & Li, Hongyi**445-458 Quality control of wastewater treatment: A new approach***by*Aizenchtadt, Elena & Ingman, Dov & Friedler, Eran**459-475 Models and software for improving the profitability of pharmaceutical research***by*Yu, Jiun-Yu & Gittins, John**476-491 Multi-objective simulation-based evolutionary algorithm for an aircraft spare parts allocation problem***by*Lee, Loo Hay & Chew, Ek Peng & Teng, Suyan & Chen, Yankai**492-507 A branch and bound algorithm for class based storage location assignment***by*Muppani (Muppant), Venkata Reddy & Adil, Gajendra Kumar**508-525 The sector design and assignment problem for snow disposal operations***by*Perrier, Nathalie & Langevin, André & Campbell, James F.**526-539 Strategic planning in fractional aircraft ownership programs***by*Yao, Yufeng & Ergun, Özlem & Johnson, Ellis & Schultz, William & Singleton, J.M.**540-558 Coordination of stocking decisions in an assemble-to-order environment***by*Zhang, Xiaohong & Ou, Jihong & Gilbert, Stephen M.**559-569 A simulation-based approach to the study of coefficient of variation of dividend yields***by*Pang, Wan Kai & Yu, Bosco Wing-Tong & Troutt, Marvin D. & Hou, Shui Hung**570-574 Reliability tests for Weibull distribution with variational shape parameter based on sudden death lifetime data***by*Arizono, Ikuo & Kawamura, Yuuki & Takemoto, Yasuhiko**575-577 I. Georgiou, Thinking Through Systems Thinking, Routledge, London, UK, 2007, p. 247, Â£24.99, ISBN: 978-0-415-40520-1***by*Vidal, René Victor Valqui

### August 2008, Volume 189, Issue 1

**1-18 A survey of data envelopment analysis in energy and environmental studies***by*Zhou, P. & Ang, B.W. & Poh, K.L.**19-30 The p-median problem under uncertainty***by*Berman, Oded & Drezner, Zvi**31-40 Finding discrete global minima with a filled function for integer programming***by*Shang, You-lin & Zhang, Lian-sheng**41-58 An inventory control system for products with optional components under service level and budget constraints***by*Wang, Tai-Yue & Hu, Jui-Ming**59-75 A two warehouse inventory model for a deteriorating item with partially/fully backlogged shortage and fuzzy lead time***by*Rong, M. & Mahapatra, N.K. & Maiti, M.**76-92 An exact solution approach for the interdiction median problem with fortification***by*Scaparra, Maria P. & Church, Richard L.**93-104 Learning curves for imperfect production processes with reworks and process restoration interruptions***by*Jaber, Mohamad Y. & Guiffrida, Alfred L.**105-119 Inventory models with a mixture of backorders and lost sales under fuzzy cost***by*Vijayan, T. & Kumaran, M.**120-131 Contrarian investment strategy with data envelopment analysis concept***by*Kadoya, Susumu & Kuroko, Takashi & Namatame, Takashi**132-145 A fuzzy simple additive weighting system under group decision-making for facility location selection with objective/subjective attributes***by*Chou, Shuo-Yan & Chang, Yao-Hui & Shen, Chun-Ying**146-158 Multiclass multicriteria mixed equilibrium on networks and uniform link tolls for system optimum***by*Zhang, Xiaoning & Yang, Hai & Huang, Hai-Jun**159-171 MaxVaR with non-Gaussian distributed returns***by*Rossello, Damiano**172-193 Measuring endogenous supply chain volatility: Beyond the bullwhip effect***by*Kim, Ilhyung & Springer, Mark**194-207 The analytic hierarchy process in medical and health care decision making: A literature review***by*Liberatore, Matthew J. & Nydick, Robert L.**208-229 Numerical experimentation with a human migration model***by*Kalashnikov, Vyacheslav & Kalashnykova, Nataliya & Rojas, Ramón Luévanos & Muí±os, Mario Méndez & Uranga, César & Rojas, Arnulfo Luévanos**230-244 Data envelopment analysis of mutual funds based on second-order stochastic dominance***by*Lozano, Sebastián & Gutiérrez, Ester**245-268 Reputation and efficiency: A non-parametric assessment of America's top-rated MBA programs***by*Ray, Subhash C. & Jeon, Yongil