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### July 2007, Volume 180, Issue 2

**692-699 Classifying inputs and outputs in data envelopment analysis***by*Cook, Wade D. & Zhu, Joe**700-712 Accessibility in oriented networks***by*Amer, Rafael & Gimenez, Jose Miguel & Magana, Antonio**713-722 Solving the puzzles of structural efficiency***by*Li, Sung-ko & Cheng, Yuk-shing**723-737 Framework for efficient feature selection in genetic algorithm based data mining***by*Sikora, Riyaz & Piramuthu, Selwyn**738-753 Using Bayesian networks for bankruptcy prediction: Some methodological issues***by*Sun, Lili & Shenoy, Prakash P.**754-769 An application of Special Ordered Sets to a periodic milk collection problem***by*Claassen, G.D.H. & Hendriks, Th.H.B.**770-785 Flexible time-varying optimization methodology for the solution of groundwater management problems***by*Papadopoulou, Maria P. & Pinder, George F. & Karatzas, George P.**786-799 Multi-level resource allocation for HIV prevention: A model for developing countries***by*Lasry, Arielle & Zaric, Gregory S. & Carter, Michael W.**800-814 Modeling international investment decisions for financial holding companies***by*Trappey, Charles V. & Shih, Tsui-Yii & Trappey, Amy J.C.**815-833 Evaluating the effect of sourcing decisions on e-commerce process operations risk***by*Sharp, J.A.**834-844 The network design problem with relays***by*Cabral, Edgar Alberto & Erkut, Erhan & Laporte, Gilbert & Patterson, Raymond A.**845-867 Application of structural equation modeling to evaluate the intention of shippers to use Internet services in liner shipping***by*Lu, Chin-Shan & Lai, Kee-hung & Cheng, T.C.E.**868-884 Multiple-input dual-output adjustment scheme for semiconductor manufacturing processes using a dynamic dual-response approach***by*Fan, Shu-Kai S. & Lin, Yen**885-906 A balanced team generating model***by*van de Water, Tara & van de Water, Henny & Bukman, Cock**907-921 Price and quality competition: The effect of differentiation and vertical integration***by*Matsubayashi, Nobuo**922-937 Satisfiability and completeness of protocols for electronic negotiations***by*Kersten, Gregory E. & Lai, Hsiangchu**938-956 Reward systems for intra-organizational knowledge sharing***by*Lee, Dong-Joo & Ahn, Jae-Hyeon**957-962 Examining alternatives in the interval analytic hierarchy process using complete enumeration***by*Cox, M.A.A.**963-969 A note on the first moment of makespan in an assembly shop***by*Schellhorn, Henry

### July 2007, Volume 180, Issue 1

**1-28 Bankruptcy prediction in banks and firms via statistical and intelligent techniques - A review***by*Ravi Kumar, P. & Ravi, V.**29-37 Binary fuzzy goal programming***by*Chang, Ching-Ter**38-47 A bundle modification strategy for convex minimization***by*Demyanov, Alexey V. & Fuduli, Antonio & Miglionico, Giovanna**48-56 A compact limited memory method for large scale unconstrained optimization***by*Yueting, Yang & Chengxian, Xu**57-67 Stepwise selection of variables in data envelopment analysis: Procedures and managerial perspectives***by*Wagner, Janet M. & Shimshak, Daniel G.**68-81 A branch-and-bound algorithm of the single machine schedule with sequence-dependent setup times for minimizing maximum tardiness***by*Luo, Xiaochuan & Chu, Chengbin**82-98 Short-term work scheduling with job assignment flexibility for a multi-fleet transport system***by*Peters, Emmanuel & de Matta, Renato & Boe, Warren**99-115 A review of interactive methods for multiobjective integer and mixed-integer programming***by*Alves, Maria Joao & Climaco, Joao**116-148 A taxonomy and an empirical analysis of multiple objective ant colony optimization algorithms for the bi-criteria TSP***by*Garcia-Martinez, C. & Cordon, O. & Herrera, F.**149-162 Contour line construction for a new rectangular facility in an existing layout with rectangular departments***by*Kelachankuttu, Hari & Batta, Rajan & Nagi, Rakesh**163-173 A column generation approach for the rail crew re-scheduling problem***by*Huisman, Dennis**174-193 Modeling and optimizing a vendor managed replenishment system using machine learning and genetic algorithms***by*Chi, Hoi-Ming & Ersoy, Okan K. & Moskowitz, Herbert & Ward, Jim**194-214 The value of early order commitment in a two-level supply chain***by*Zhao, Xiande & Xie, Jinxing & Wei, Jerry C.**215-227 Revenue-based capacity utilisation measures and decomposition: The case of Danish North Sea trawlers***by*Lindebo, Erik & Hoff, Ayoe & Vestergaard, Niels**228-248 Impact of product pricing and timing of investment decisions on supply chain co-opetition***by*Gurnani, Haresh & Erkoc, Murat & Luo, Yadong**249-261 Controlling adverse effect on work in process inventory while reducing machine setup time***by*Samaddar, Subhashish & Hill, Craig A.**262-281 Pricing policies under direct vs. indirect channel competition and national vs. store brand competition***by*Kurata, Hisashi & Yao, Dong-Qing & Liu, John J.**282-291 Full predictivistic modeling of stock market data: Application to change point problems***by*Loschi, R.H. & Iglesias, P.L. & Arellano-Valle, R.B. & Cruz, F.R.B.**292-308 A multi-objective lead time control problem in multi-stage assembly systems using genetic algorithms***by*Perkgoz, Cahit & Azaron, Amir & Katagiri, Hideki & Kato, Kosuke & Sakawa, Masatoshi**309-328 Optimal production and shipment models for a single-vendor-single-buyer integrated system***by*Zhou, Yong-Wu & Wang, Sheng-Dong**329-353 Optimal preventive maintenance for equipment with two quality states and general failure time distributions***by*Panagiotidou, Sofia & Tagaras, George**354-368 Forecasting with cue information: A comparison of multiple regression with alternative forecasting approaches***by*Nikolopoulos, K. & Goodwin, P. & Patelis, A. & Assimakopoulos, V.**369-377 On the conjecture of Delorme, Favaron and Rautenbach about the Randic index***by*Pavlovic, Ljiljana**378-395 Moments of utility functions and their applications***by*Abbas, Ali E.**396-405 Two new models for portfolio selection with stochastic returns taking fuzzy information***by*Huang, Xiaoxia**406-417 Interval articulation of superiority and precise elicitation of priorities***by*Podinovski, Vladislav V.**418-425 Optimal enlistment age: A cost-benefit analysis and some simulations***by*Levy, Amnon**426-442 Service and cost benefits through clicks-and-mortar integration: Implications for the centralization/decentralization debate***by*Bendoly, Elliot & Blocher, Doug & Bretthauer, Kurt M. & Venkataramanan, M.A.**443-458 Choosing weights from alternative optimal solutions of dual multiplier models in DEA***by*Cooper, William W. & Ruiz, Jose L. & Sirvent, Inmaculada**459-471 Computational strategy for Russell measure in DEA: Second-order cone programming***by*Sueyoshi, Toshiyuki & Sekitani, Kazuyuki**472-478 Scheduling deteriorating jobs subject to job or machine availability constraints***by*Gawiejnowicz, Stanislaw**479-484 An elementary proof of the Fritz-John and Karush-Kuhn-Tucker conditions in nonlinear programming***by*Birbil, S.I. & Frenk, J.B.G. & Still, G.J.**485-490 Note: An application of the EOQ model with nonlinear holding cost to inventory management of perishables***by*Ferguson, Mark & Jayaraman, Vaidy & Souza, Gilvan C.

### June 2007, Volume 179, Issue 3

**601-604 Applications of metaheuristics***by*Dullaert, Wout & Sevaux, Marc & Sorensen, Kenneth & Springael, Johan**605-620 Solving a concrete sleepers production scheduling by genetic algorithms***by*Perez-Vazquez, M.E. & Gento-Municio, A.M. & Lourenco, H.R.**621-633 An Evolutionary Algorithm and discrete event simulation for optimizing inspection strategies for multi-stage processes***by*Van Volsem, Sofie & Dullaert, Wout & Van Landeghem, Hendrik**634-655 Carnico-ICSPEA2--A metaheuristic co-evolutionary navigator for a complex co-evolutionary farming system***by*Martinez-Garcia, A.N. & Anderson, J.**656-676 Construction of factory schedules using reverse simulation***by*Reynolds, A.P. & McKeown, G.P.**677-691 Solving the short-term electrical generation scheduling problem by an adaptive evolutionary approach***by*Maturana, Jorge & Riff, Maria-Cristina**692-708 A balancing method and genetic algorithm for disassembly line balancing***by*McGovern, Seamus M. & Gupta, Surendra M.**709-722 A multi-objective production scheduling case study solved by simulated annealing***by*Loukil, Taicir & Teghem, Jacques & Fortemps, Philippe**723-735 Scheduling the truckload operations in automatic warehouses***by*Oliveira, Jose Antonio**736-746 Optimizing the periodic pick-up of raw materials for a manufacturer of auto parts***by*Alegre, Jesus & Laguna, Manuel & Pacheco, Joaquin**747-758 A genetic algorithm for the problem of configuring a hub-and-spoke network for a LTL trucking company in Brazil***by*Cunha, Claudio B. & Silva, Marcos Roberto**759-774 A simulated annealing based hyperheuristic for determining shipper sizes for storage and transportation***by*Dowsland, Kathryn A. & Soubeiga, Eric & Burke, Edmund**775-787 Heuristics for the mirrored traveling tournament problem***by*Ribeiro, Celso C. & Urrutia, Sebastian**788-805 A tabu search approach for solving a difficult forest harvesting machine location problem***by*Legues, Andres Diaz & Ferland, Jacques A. & Ribeiro, Celso C. & Vera, Jorge R. & Weintraub, Andres**806-822 A flexible adaptive memory-based algorithm for real-life transportation operations: Two case studies from dairy and construction sector***by*Tarantilis, C.D. & Kiranoudis, C.T.**823-837 Scheduling periodic customer visits for a traveling salesperson***by*Polacek, Michael & Doerner, Karl F. & Hartl, Richard F. & Kiechle, Guenter & Reimann, Marc**838-846 Multi-objective optimization of mobile phone keymaps for typing messages using a word list***by*Sorensen, Kenneth**847-868 Fitting the control parameters of a genetic algorithm: An application to technical trading systems design***by*Nunez-Letamendia, Laura**869-894 A multiobjective evolutionary approach for linearly constrained project selection under uncertainty***by*Medaglia, Andres L. & Graves, Samuel B. & Ringuest, Jeffrey L.**895-905 A curve-fitting genetic algorithm for a styling application***by*Sevaux, M. & Mineur, Y.**906-922 A hierarchical ant based clustering algorithm and its use in three real-world applications***by*Azzag, Hanene & Venturini, Gilles & Oliver, Antoine & Guinot, Christiane**923-926 Advances in Location Analysis***by*Dimopoulou, Maria & Giannikos, Ioannis**927-939 The p-median problem: A survey of metaheuristic approaches***by*Mladenovic, Nenad & Brimberg, Jack & Hansen, Pierre & Moreno-Perez, Jose A.**940-955 Heuristic and lower bound for a stochastic location-routing problem***by*Albareda-Sambola, Maria & Fernandez, Elena & Laporte, Gilbert**956-967 The uncapacitated facility location problem with demand-dependent setup and service costs and customer-choice allocation***by*Averbakh, Igor & Berman, Oded & Drezner, Zvi & Wesolowsky, George O.**968-977 Using clustering analysis in a capacitated location-routing problem***by*Barreto, Sergio & Ferreira, Carlos & Paixao, Jose & Santos, Beatriz Sousa**978-989 The transfer point location problem***by*Berman, Oded & Drezner, Zvi & Wesolowsky, George O.**990-1007 Solving the uncapacitated multiple allocation hub location problem by means of a dual-ascent technique***by*Canovas, Lazaro & Garcia, Sergio & Marin, Alfredo**1008-1024 A polynomial algorithm for the multicriteria cent-dian location problem***by*Colebrook, Marcos & Sicilia, Joaquin**1025-1039 Minmax regret location-allocation problem on a network under uncertainty***by*Conde, Eduardo**1040-1049 Locating landfills--Optimization vs. reality***by*Eiselt, H.A.**1050-1062 A discrete long-term location-price problem under the assumption of discriminatory pricing: Formulations and parametric analysis***by*Fernandez, Pascual & Pelegrin, Blas & Garcia Perez, Maria Dolores & Peeters, Peter H.**1063-1077 An optimization model for the design of a capacitated multi-product reverse logistics network with uncertainty***by*Salema, Maria Isabel Gomes & Barbosa-Povoa, Ana Paula & Novais, Augusto Q.**1078-1096 Multicriteria tour planning for mobile healthcare facilities in a developing country***by*Doerner, Karl & Focke, Axel & Gutjahr, Walter J.**1097-1108 The directional p-median problem: Definition, complexity, and algorithms***by*Jackson, Laura E. & Rouskas, George N. & Stallmann, Matthias F.M.**1109-1125 A branch-and-price algorithm for the capacitated facility location problem***by*Klose, Andreas & Gortz, Simon**1126-1142 Lower bounds for the two-stage uncapacitated facility location problem***by*Marin, Alfredo**1143-1159 Locating waste pipelines to minimize their impact on marine environment***by*Caceres, Teresa & Mesa, Juan A. & Ortega, Francisco A.**1160-1176 Placing a finite size facility with a center objective on a rectangular plane with barriers***by*Sarkar, Avijit & Batta, Rajan & Nagi, Rakesh**1177-1193 A dynamic logistics coordination model for evacuation and support in disaster response activities***by*Yi, Wei & Ozdamar, Linet**1194-1207 A perturbation-based heuristic for the capacitated multisource Weber problem***by*Zainuddin, Z.M. & Salhi, S.**1208-1220 Algorithms for central-median paths with bounded length on trees***by*Becker, Ronald I. & Lari, Isabella & Scozzari, Andrea**1221-1238 The stochastic location model with risk pooling***by*Snyder, Lawrence V. & Daskin, Mark S. & Teo, Chung-Piaw**1239-1251 The gravity p-median model***by*Drezner, Tammy & Drezner, Zvi**1252-1265 Duality for location problems with unbounded unit balls***by*Wanka, Gert & Bot, Radu Ioan & Vargyas, Emese**1266-1273 A distribution map for the one-median location problem on a network***by*Drezner, Zvi & Shiode, Shogo**1274-1287 Solving a Huff-like competitive location and design model for profit maximization in the plane***by*Fernandez, Jose & Pelegri'n, Blas & Plastria, Frank & Toth, Boglarka

### June 2007, Volume 179, Issue 2

**281-290 Approximation of min-max and min-max regret versions of some combinatorial optimization problems***by*Aissi, Hassene & Bazgan, Cristina & Vanderpooten, Daniel**291-301 One-dimensional cutting stock optimization in consecutive time periods***by*Trkman, Peter & Gradisar, Miro**302-315 Scheduling uniform parallel machines subject to a secondary resource to minimize the number of tardy jobs***by*Ruiz-Torres, Alex J. & Lopez, Francisco J. & Ho, Johnny C.**316-333 An effective architecture for learning and evolving flexible job-shop schedules***by*Ho, Nhu Binh & Tay, Joc Cing & Lai, Edmund M.-K.**334-351 Capacity augmentation of a supply chain for a short lifecycle product: A system dynamics framework***by*Kamath, Narasimha B. & Roy, Rahul**352-371 Two-storage inventory model with lot-size dependent fuzzy lead-time under possibility constraints via genetic algorithm***by*Maiti, Manas Kumar & Maiti, Manoranjan**372-389 Incorporating inventory and routing costs in strategic location models***by*Max Shen, Zuo-Jun & Qi, Lian**390-403 A resource portfolio model for equipment investment and allocation of semiconductor testing industry***by*Wang, K.-J. & Wang, S.-M. & Yang, S.-J.**404-413 Optimal ordering policies when the supplier provides a progressive interest scheme***by*Goyal, Suresh Kumar & Teng, Jinn-Tsair & Chang, Chun-Tao**414-423 A scheduling policy for adjusting economic lot quantities to a feasible solution***by*Leven, Erik & Segerstedt, Anders**424-443 Buffer sizing in multi-product multi-reactor batch processes: Impact of allocation and campaign sizing policies***by*Van Nieuwenhuyse, Inneke & Vandaele, Nico & Rajaram, Kumar & Karmarkar, Uday S.**444-458 Optimizing an objective function under a bivariate probability model***by*Brusset, Xavier & Temme, Nico M.**459-468 A hyperspherical transformation forecasting model for compositional data***by*Wang, Huiwen & Liu, Qiang & Mok, Henry M.K. & Fu, Linghui & Tse, Wai Man**469-482 A survey of the machine interference problem***by*Haque, Lani & Armstrong, Michael J.**483-497 Stochastic games with additive transitions***by*Flesch, J. & Thuijsman, F. & Vrieze, O.J.**498-517 A weight-based approach to the measurement of the interaction among criteria in the framework of aggregation by the bipolar Choquet integral***by*Kojadinovic, Ivan**518-536 Multiattribute electronic procurement using goal programming***by*Kameshwaran, S. & Narahari, Y. & Rosa, Charles H. & Kulkarni, Devadatta M. & Tew, Jeffrey D.**537-553 Resource enablement modeling: Implications for studying the diffusion of technology***by*Bendoly, Elliot**554-566 A (0-1) goal programming model for scheduling the tour of a marketing executive***by*Mathirajan, M. & Ramanathan, R.**567-578 A simulation study of despatch bay performance in the steel processing industry***by*Potter, Andrew & Yang, Biao & Lalwani, Chandra**579-593 Berth allocation at indented berths for mega-containerships***by*Imai, Akio & Nishimura, Etsuko & Hattori, Masahiro & Papadimitriou, Stratos**594-595 Extending Fare and Zelenyuk (2003)***by*Fare, Rolf & Zelenyuk, Valentin

### May 2007, Volume 179, Issue 1

**1-16 Coordination mechanisms of supply chain systems***by*Li, Xiuhui & Wang, Qinan**17-26 The minimum size instance of a Pallet Loading Problem equivalence class***by*Martins, Gustavo H.A. & Dell, Robert F.**27-49 Complete and robust no-fit polygon generation for the irregular stock cutting problem***by*Burke, E.K. & Hellier, R.S.R. & Kendall, G. & Whitwell, G.**50-63 Exploiting nested inequalities and surrogate constraints***by*Hanafi, Said & Glover, Fred**64-79 A multi-objective programming approach to 1.5-dimensional assortment problem***by*Gasimov, Rafail N. & Sipahioglu, Aydin & Sarac, Tugba**80-96 Newsvendor solutions via conditional value-at-risk minimization***by*Gotoh, Jun-ya & Takano, Yuichi**97-113 Keep or return? Managing ordering and return policies in start-up companies***by*Archibald, Thomas W. & Thomas, Lyn C. & Possani, Edgar**114-123 A deterministic inventory/production model with general inventory cost rate function and piecewise linear concave production costs***by*Bayindir, Z.P. & Birbil, S.I. & Frenk, J.B.G.**124-131 Random effects Weibull regression model for occupational lifetime***by*Sohn, So Young & Chang, In Sang & Moon, Tae Hee**132-147 Economic off-line quality control strategy with two types of inspection errors***by*Wang, Chih-Hsiung**148-159 Rare event RESTART simulation of two-stage networks***by*Villen-Altamirano, Jose**160-173 An axiomatic characterization of different majority concepts***by*Marchant, Thierry**174-185 The conceptual link between measurements, evaluations, preferences and indicators, according to the representational theory***by*Cecconi, P. & Franceschini, F. & Galetto, M.**186-202 Multiperiod portfolio optimization models in stochastic markets using the mean-variance approach***by*Celikyurt, U. & Ozekici, S.**203-219 Influence diagrams with super value nodes involving imprecise information***by*Lopez-Diaz, Miguel & Rodriguez-Muniz, Luis J.**220-233 Multi-criteria decision-making methods based on intuitionistic fuzzy sets***by*Liu, Hua-Wen & Wang, Guo-Jun**234-252 A methodology for developing Bayesian networks: An application to information technology (IT) implementation***by*Lauria, Eitel J.M. & Duchessi, Peter J.**253-266 Comparing the Spanish and the discriminatory auction formats: A discrete model with private information***by*Alvarez, Francisco & Mazon, Cristina**267-274 Neural networks and seasonality: Some technical considerations***by*Curry, Bruce**275-276 A discussion on "A bivariate optimal replacement policy for a repairable system"***by*Zhang, Yuan Lin

### May 2007, Volume 178, Issue 3

**643-662 A review of congestion models in the location of facilities with immobile servers***by*Boffey, Brian & Galvao, Roberto & Espejo, Luis**663-676 On solving large instances of the capacitated facility location problem***by*Sankaran, Jayaram K.**677-685 On no-wait and no-idle flow shops with makespan criterion***by*Kalczynski, Pawel Jan & Kamburowski, Jerzy**686-698 A taxonomy of flexible flow line scheduling procedures***by*Quadt, Daniel & Kuhn, Heinrich**699-717 CLOVES: A cluster-and-search heuristic to solve the vehicle routing problem with delivery and pick-up***by*Ganesh, K. & Narendran, T.T.**718-737 Capacitated transportation problem with bounds on RIM conditions***by*Dahiya, Kalpana & Verma, Vanita**738-754 A new lower bound for the linear knapsack problem with general integer variables***by*Mathur, Kamlesh & Venkateshan, Prahalad**755-766 An exact algorithm for a single-vehicle routing problem with time windows and multiple routes***by*Azi, Nabila & Gendreau, Michel & Potvin, Jean-Yves**767-781 A single-period inventory placement problem for a supply chain with the expected profit objective***by*Chung, Chia-Shin & Flynn, James & Stalinski, Piotr**782-788 On returns policies with exogenous price***by*Bose, Indranil & Anand, Paul**789-807 Deterministic inventory model for deteriorating items with capacity constraint and time-proportional backlogging rate***by*Dye, Chung-Yuan & Ouyang, Liang-Yuh & Hsieh, Tsu-Pang**808-818 A policy gradient method for semi-Markov decision processes with application to call admission control***by*Singh, Sumeetpal S. & Tadic, Vladislav B. & Doucet, Arnaud**819-840 Tackling the omitted variables problem without the strong assumptions of proxies***by*Leightner, Jonathan E. & Inoue, Tomoo**841-857 Adaptive sampling enhancement for Hotelling's T2 charts***by*Chen, Yan-Kwang**858-878 Hidden semi-Markov model-based methodology for multi-sensor equipment health diagnosis and prognosis***by*Dong, Ming & He, David**879-893 Control and voting power in corporate networks: Concepts and computational aspects***by*Crama, Yves & Leruth, Luc**894-906 An inspection game with multiple inspectees***by*Hohzaki, Ryusuke**907-917 Combining approaches for evaluating auditing populations: A simulation study***by*Clayton, Howard R. & McMullen, Patrick R.**918-925 A note on the complexity of flow shop scheduling with transportation constraints***by*Yuan, Jinjiang & Soukhal, Ameur & Chen, Youjun & Lu, Lingfa**926-931 The shortest multipaths problem in a capacitated dense channel***by*Bentz, Cedric & Costa, Marie-Christine & Picouleau, Christophe & Zrikem, Maria

### April 2007, Volume 178, Issue 2

**331-342 Fixed interval scheduling: Models, applications, computational complexity and algorithms***by*Kovalyov, Mikhail Y. & Ng, C.T. & Cheng, T.C. Edwin**343-358 A simplex algorithm for piecewise-linear fractional programming problems***by*Pandey, Pooja & Punnen, Abraham P.**359-373 Maximally productive input-output units***by*Troutt, Marvin D. & Ehie, Ike C. & Brandyberry, Alan A.**374-390 Priority rule-based heuristic for multi-mode resource-constrained project scheduling problems with resource vacations and activity splitting***by*Buddhakulsomsiri, Jirachai & Kim, David S.**391-401 An exact solution procedure for a cluster hub location problem***by*Wagner, Bernd**402-407 Single-machine and two-machine flowshop scheduling with general learning functions***by*Koulamas, Christos & Kyparisis, George J.**408-420 Age-dependent production planning and maintenance strategies in unreliable manufacturing systems with lost sale***by*Kenne, J.-P. & Gharbi, A. & Beit, M.**421-432 Order splitting with multiple capacitated suppliers***by*Qi, Xiangtong**433-448 Optimal policy and holding cost stability regions in a periodic review inventory system with manufacturing and remanufacturing options***by*Konstantaras, I. & Papachristos, S.**449-462 Designing two-echelon supply networks***by*Romeijn, H. Edwin & Shu, Jia & Teo, Chung-Piaw**463-471 Analysis of a queueing system with a general service scheduling function, with applications to telecommunication network traffic control***by*Choi, Doo Il & Kim, Tae-Sung & Lee, Sangmin**472-481 Estimating the limits for statistical process control charts: A direct method improving upon the bootstrap***by*Teyarachakul, Sunantha & Chand, Suresh & Tang, Jen**482-499 Time-dependent analysis of virtual waiting time behaviour in discrete time queues***by*Wall, A.D. & Worthington, D.J.**500-513 Implementing stochastic multicriteria acceptability analysis***by*Tervonen, Tommi & Lahdelma, Risto**514-529 Extended VIKOR method in comparison with outranking methods***by*Opricovic, Serafim & Tzeng, Gwo-Hshiung**530-542 Applying relational algebra and RelView to coalition formation***by*Berghammer, Rudolf & Rusinowska, Agnieszka & de Swart, Harrie**543-559 Discovering metamodels' quality-of-fit for simulation via graphical techniques***by*Hamad, Husam & Al-Hamdan, Sami**560-578 Discrete Markov ballistic missile defense system modeling***by*Menq, Jau-yeu & Tuan, Pan-chio & Liu, Ta-sheng**579-594 A simulated annealing based solution approach for the two-layered location registration and paging areas partitioning problem in cellular mobile networks***by*Paik, Chun-hyun & Soni, Samit**595-602 Optimal access pricing for natural monopoly networks when costs are sunk and revenues are uncertain***by*Clark, Ephraim & Easaw, Joshy Z.**603-626 Exact algorithms for procurement problems under a total quantity discount structure***by*Goossens, D.R. & Maas, A.J.T. & Spieksma, F.C.R. & van de Klundert, J.J.**627-630 A fresh approach to performance evaluation in a multi-item production scenario***by*Sharma, Sanjay**631-633 NP-hardness of the single-variable-resource scheduling problem to minimize the total weighted completion time***by*Yuan, J.J. & Cheng, T.C.E. & Ng, C.T.**634-638 Ensuring population diversity in genetic algorithms: A technical note with application to the cell formation problem***by*Nsakanda, Aaron Luntala & Price, Wilson L. & Diaby, Moustapha & Gravel, Marc**639-642 Review of "Vector Optimization" by Johannes Jahn***by*Ehrgott, Matthias

### April 2007, Volume 178, Issue 1

**1-9 A non-radial DEA approach to measuring environmental performance***by*Zhou, Peng & Poh, Kim Leng & Ang, Beng Wah**10-19 On generalized geometric programming problems with non-positive variables***by*Tsai, Jung-Fa & Lin, Ming-Hua & Hu, Yi-Chung**20-26 Second order symmetric duality in multiobjective programming involving generalized cone-invex functions***by*Mishra, S.K. & Lai, K.K.**27-45 The effect of multiple optima on the simple GA run-time complexity***by*Aytug, Haldun & Koehler, Gary J.**46-56 Approximability of single machine scheduling with fixed jobs to minimize total completion time***by*Yuan, J.J. & Lin, Y.X. & Ng, C.T. & Cheng, T.C.E.**57-70 Single-machine scheduling with deteriorating jobs and learning effects to minimize the makespan***by*Wang, Xiuli & Edwin Cheng, T.C.**71-84 Tabu search and GRASP for the maximum diversity problem***by*Duarte, Abraham & Marti, Rafael**85-91 Improved formulation, branch-and-cut and tabu search heuristic for single loop material flow system design***by*Caricato, Pierpaolo & Ghiani, Gianpaolo & Grieco, Antonio & Musmanno, Roberto**92-111 A cooperative inventory policy with deteriorating items for a two-echelon model***by*Lin, Chinho & Lin, Yihsu**112-120 A note on the inventory models for deteriorating items with ramp type demand rate***by*Deng, Peter Shaohua & Lin, Robert H.-J. & Chu, Peter**121-142 An integrated production and inventory model to dampen upstream demand variability in the supply chain***by*Boute, Robert N. & Disney, Stephen M. & Lambrecht, Marc R. & Van Houdt, Benny**143-153 Model-based clustering for integrated circuit yield enhancement***by*Hwang, Jung Yoon & Kuo, Way**154-167 Forecasting daily supermarket sales using exponentially weighted quantile regression***by*Taylor, James W.**168-184 Entropy of bi-capacities***by*Kojadinovic, Ivan & Marichal, Jean-Luc