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### May 2007, Volume 178, Issue 3

**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**185-193 Consensus reaching in committees***by*Eklund, Patrik & Rusinowska, Agnieszka & De Swart, Harrie**194-206 Deregulation and welfare in airline markets: An analysis of frequency equilibria***by*Schipper, Youdi & Nijkamp, Peter & Rietveld, Piet**207-216 Within-group common weights in DEA: An analysis of power plant efficiency***by*Cook, Wade D. & Zhu, Joe**217-245 An axiomatic approach to noncompensatory sorting methods in MCDM, I: The case of two categories***by*Bouyssou, Denis & Marchant, Thierry**246-276 An axiomatic approach to noncompensatory sorting methods in MCDM, II: More than two categories***by*Bouyssou, Denis & Marchant, Thierry**277-291 Reconciling ratio analysis and DEA as performance assessment tools***by*Chen, Wen-Chih & McGinnis, Leon F.**292-304 Network DEA efficiency in input-output models: With an application to OECD countries***by*Prieto, Angel M. & Zofio, Jose L.**305-321 Measuring overall efficiency and effectiveness using DEA***by*Asmild, Mette & Paradi, Joseph C. & Reese, David N. & Tam, Fai**322-329 Optimal infrastructure design and expansion of broadband wireless access networks***by*Wu, Shin-yi

### March 2007, Volume 177, Issue 3

**1313-1316 Human centered processes: Toward a naturalistic decision making paradigm***by*Bisdorff, Raymond & Lundberg, Gustav**1317-1332 How much information do we need?***by*Todd, Peter M.**1333-1352 The affect heuristic***by*Slovic, Paul & Finucane, Melissa L. & Peters, Ellen & MacGregor, Donald G.**1353-1362 Mental representations of important real-life decisions***by*Svenson, Ola & Salo, Ilkka**1363-1374 Models of emerging contexts in risky and complex decision settings***by*Gustav Lundberg, C.**1375-1384 The organizational learning curve***by*Fioretti, Guido**1385-1399 Information management in distributed collaborative systems: The case of collaboration studio***by*Antunes, Francisco & Melo, Paulo & Costa, Joao Paulo**1400-1408 The k-means range algorithm for personalized data clustering in e-commerce***by*Papamichail, Georgios P. & Papamichail, Dimitrios P.**1409-1417 Designing man-machine interactions for mobile clinical systems: MET triage support using Palm handhelds***by*Michalowski, Wojtek & Kersten, Marta & Wilk, Szymon & Slowinski, Roman**1418-1432 Comparison of two multicriteria decision aid methods: Net Flow and Rough Set Methods in a high yield pulping process***by*Renaud, J. & Thibault, J. & Lanouette, R. & Kiss, L.N. & Zaras, K. & Fonteix, C.**1433-1452 Multi-criteria auctions without full comparability of bids***by*De Smet, Yves**1453-1468 k-intolerant capacities and Choquet integrals***by*Marichal, Jean-Luc**1469-1494 Decision-support with preference constraints***by*Joseph, Remy-Robert & Chan, Peter & Hiroux, Michael & Weil, Georges**1495-1506 Using a MILP model to establish a framework for an annualised hours agreement***by*Corominas, Albert & Lusa, Amaia & Pastor, Rafael**1507-1519 Worker deployment in dual resource constrained systems with a task-type factor***by*Zamiska, John R. & Jaber, Mohamad Y. & Kher, Hemant V.**1520-1522 Multiple objective programming and goal programming: New trends and applications***by*Abdelaziz, Fouad Ben**1523-1534 An equitable solution for multicriteria bargaining games***by*Marmol, A.M. & Monroy, L. & Rubiales, V.**1535-1548 Discrete dynamic programming with outcomes in random variable structures***by*Trzaskalik, Tadeusz & Sitarz, Sebastian**1549-1565 A collective choice method based on individual preferences relational systems (p.r.s.)***by*Jabeur, Khaled & Martel, Jean-Marc**1566-1579 Generating [epsilon]-efficient solutions in multiobjective programming***by*Engau, Alexander & Wiecek, Margaret M.**1580-1590 A method for solving fuzzy goal programming problems based on MINMAX approach***by*Yaghoobi, M.A. & Tamiz, M.**1591-1598 On quasi-orderings and multi-objective functions***by*Kaminski, B.**1599-1609 Linear programming with fuzzy parameters: An interactive method resolution***by*Jimenez, Mariano & Arenas, Mar & Bilbao, Amelia & Rodri'guez, M. Victoria**1610-1625 Randomly generating portfolio-selection covariance matrices with specified distributional characteristics***by*Hirschberger, Markus & Qi, Yue & Steuer, Ralph E.**1626-1640 Aspiration level approach in stochastic MCDM problems***by*Nowak, Maciej**1641-1655 An exact parallel method for a bi-objective permutation flowshop problem***by*Lemesre, J. & Dhaenens, C. & Talbi, E.G.**1656-1677 Integrating partial optimization with scatter search for solving bi-criteria {0, 1}-knapsack problems***by*Gomes da Silva, Carlos & Figueira, Jose & Climaco, Joao**1678-1702 Hyper-spherical inversion transformations in multi-objective evolutionary optimization***by*Large, J.W. & Jones, D.F. & Tamiz, M.**1703-1719 The Pareto fitness genetic algorithm: Test function study***by*Elaoud, Semya & Loukil, Taicir & Teghem, Jacques**1720-1733 A goal programming approach to vehicle routing problems with soft time windows***by*Calvete, Herminia I. & Gale, Carmen & Oliveros, Maria-Jose & Sanchez-Valverde, Belen**1734-1750 Board structure and firm technical efficiency: Evidence from Canadian state-owned enterprises***by*Bozec, Richard & Dia, Mohamed**1751-1763 Solving a multiobjective location routing problem with a metaheuristic based on tabu search. Application to a real case in Andalusia***by*Caballero, Rafael & Gonzalez, Mercedes & Guerrero, Flor M & Molina, Julian & Paralera, Concepcion**1764-1778 Generating, scheduling and rostering of shift crew-duties: Applications at the Hong Kong International Airport***by*Chu, Sydney C.K.**1779-1799 Multi-objectives Tabu Search based algorithm for progressive resource allocation***by*Belfares, Lamia & Klibi, Walid & Lo, Nassirou & Guitouni, Adel**1800-1810 Nonlinear goal programming models quantifying the bullwhip effect in supply chain based on ARIMA parameters***by*Dhahri, Issam & Chabchoub, Habib**1811-1823 Multi-objective stochastic programming for portfolio selection***by*Abdelaziz, Fouad Ben & Aouni, Belaid & Fayedh, Rimeh El**1824-1838 A decisional framework system for computer network intrusion detection***by*Fessi, B.A. & Hamdi, M. & Benabdallah, S. & Boudriga, N.**1839-1851 Serial correlation estimation through the imprecise Goal Programming model***by*Kharrat, Aida & Chabchoub, Habib & Aouni, Belaid & Smaoui, Soulef**1852-1854 Evolutionary and meta-heuristic scheduling***by*Tan, Kay Chen & Burke, Edmund & Lee, Tong Heng**1855-1875 Meta-heuristics for dynamic lot sizing: A review and comparison of solution approaches***by*Jans, Raf & Degraeve, Zeger**1876-1893 Optimisation of fault-tolerant fabric-cutting schedules using genetic algorithms and fuzzy set theory***by*Mok, P.Y. & Kwong, C.K. & Wong, W.K.**1894-1910 A comparative study of a new heuristic based on adaptive memory programming and simulated annealing: The case of job shop scheduling***by*El-Bouri, A. & Azizi, N. & Zolfaghari, S.**1911-1929 A threshold accepting heuristic with intense local search for the solution of special instances of the traveling salesman problem***by*Nikolakopoulos, Athanassios & Sarimveis, Haralambos**1930-1947 A particle swarm optimization algorithm for makespan and total flowtime minimization in the permutation flowshop sequencing problem***by*Tasgetiren, M. Fatih & Liang, Yun-Chia & Sevkli, Mehmet & Gencyilmaz, Gunes**1948-1968 A multi-objective genetic algorithm for robust flight scheduling using simulation***by*Lee, Loo Hay & Lee, Chul Ung & Tan, Yen Ping**1969-1984 Searching for multiobjective preventive maintenance schedules: Combining preferences with evolutionary algorithms***by*Quan, Gang & Greenwood, Garrison W. & Liu, Donglin & Hu, Sharon**1985-2015 Improving the adaptability in automated vessel scheduling in container ports using intelligent software agents***by*Lokuge, Prasanna & Alahakoon, Damminda**2016-2032 Ant algorithms for a time and space constrained assembly line balancing problem***by*Bautista, Joaquin & Pereira, Jordi**2033-2049 A simple and effective iterated greedy algorithm for the permutation flowshop scheduling problem***by*Ruiz, Ruben & Stutzle, Thomas**2050-2068 Evolutionary hybrid approaches for generation scheduling in power systems***by*Dahal, Keshav P. & Aldridge, Chris J. & Galloway, Stuart J.**2069-2099 Genetic algorithms for supply-chain scheduling: A case study in the distribution of ready-mixed concrete***by*Naso, David & Surico, Michele & Turchiano, Biagio & Kaymak, Uzay**2100-2118 Genetic algorithm-based subproblem solution procedures for a modified shifting bottleneck heuristic for complex job shops***by*Monch, Lars & Schabacker, Rene & Pabst, Detlef & Fowler, John W.

### March 2007, Volume 177, Issue 2

**649-672 Location-routing: Issues, models and methods***by*Nagy, Gabor & Salhi, Said**673-683 Decision making in stock trading: An application of PROMETHEE***by*Albadvi, Amir & Chaharsooghi, S. Kamal & Esfahanipour, Akbar**684-692 Elitist genetic algorithm for assignment problem with imprecise goal***by*Majumdar, J. & Bhunia, A.K.**693-718 Detailed layout planning for irregularly-shaped machines with transportation path design***by*Bock, Stefan & Hoberg, Kai**719-732 Applying the attribute based hill climber heuristic to the vehicle routing problem***by*Derigs, U. & Kaiser, R.**733-749 Solving the semi-desirable facility location problem using bi-objective particle swarm***by*Yapicioglu, Haluk & Smith, Alice E. & Dozier, Gerry**750-762 A heuristic for the multi-satellite, multi-orbit and multi-user management of Earth observation satellites***by*Bianchessi, Nicola & Cordeau, Jean-Francois & Desrosiers, Jacques & Laporte, Gilbert & Raymond, Vincent**763-785 Feasible insertions in job shop scheduling, short cycles and stable sets***by*Groflin, Heinz & Klinkert, Andreas**786-802 A partition approach to the inventory/routing problem***by*Zhao, Qiu-Hong & Wang, Shou-Yang & Lai, K.K.**803-812 Developing new formulations and relaxations of single stage capacitated warehouse location problem (SSCWLP): Empirical investigation for assessing relative strengths and computational effort***by*Sharma, R.R.K. & Berry, V.**813-839 Solving multiobjective vehicle routing problem with stochastic demand via evolutionary computation***by*Tan, K.C. & Cheong, C.Y. & Goh, C.K.**840-850 ILP approaches to the blockmodel problem***by*Proll, Les**851-864 On combinatorial optimization problems on matroids with uncertain weights***by*Kasperski, Adam & Zielinski, Pawel**865-871 Note on sensitivity analysis of inventory model with partial backorders***by*Yang, Gino K.**872-881 Optimal ordering policies for periodic-review systems with a refined intra-cycle time scale***by*Chiang, Chi**882-896 Possibility and necessity constraints and their defuzzification--A multi-item production-inventory scenario via optimal control theory***by*Maity, K. & Maiti, M.**897-923 Modelling imperfect advance demand information and analysis of optimal inventory policies***by*Tan, Tarkan & Gullu, Refik & Erkip, Nesim**924-938 Balancing staffing and switching costs in a service center with flexible servers***by*Batta, Rajan & Berman, Oded & Wang, Qian**939-968 On sequential commitment in the price-dependent newsvendor model***by*Granot, Daniel & Yin, Shuya**969-981 An automotive bulk recycling planning model***by*Williams, J.A.S. & Wongweragiat, S. & Qu, X. & McGlinch, J.B. & Bonawi-tan, W. & Choi, J.K. & Schiff, J.**982-994 An optimization approach for supply chain management models with quantity discount policy***by*Tsai, Jung-Fa**995-1012 Analysis of a two-stage telecommunication supply chain with technology dependent demand***by*Canakoglu, Ethem & Bilgic, Taner**1013-1025 Applying a direct multi-granularity linguistic and strategy-oriented aggregation approach on the assessment of supply performance***by*Chang, Sheng-Lin & Wang, Reay-Chen & Wang, Shih-Yuan**1026-1043 Optimal promotion planning--depth and frequency--for a two-stage supply chain under Markov switching demand***by*Kurata, Hisashi & Liu, John J.**1044-1061 A possibilistic decision model for new product supply chain design***by*Wang, Juite & Shu, Yun-Feng**1062-1073 Bayesian single and double variable sampling plans for the Weibull distribution with censoring***by*Chen, Jianwei & Li, Kim-Hung & Lam, Yeh**1074-1089 A biobjective method for sample allocation in stratified sampling***by*Carrizosa, Emilio & Romero Morales, Dolores**1090-1104 Discrete time market with serial correlations and optimal myopic strategies***by*Dokuchaev, Nikolai**1105-1112 Optimal decision indices for R&D project evaluation in the pharmaceutical industry: Pearson index versus Gittins index***by*Talias, Michael A.**1113-1133 Location of terror response facilities: A game between state and terrorist***by*Berman, Oded & Gavious, Arieh**1134-1152 An optimal design of collateralized mortgage obligation with PAC-companion structure using dynamic cash reserve***by*Huang, Dashan & Kai, Yoshitaka & Fabozzi, Frank J. & Fukushima, Masao**1153-1166 The new Fundamental Tree Algorithm for production scheduling of open pit mines***by*Ramazan, Salih**1167-1179 Routing and wavelength assignment in optical networks using bin packing based algorithms***by*Skorin-Kapov, Nina**1180-1196 On the waiting time of arriving aircrafts and the capacity of airports with one or two runways***by*Bauerle, N. & Engelhardt-Funke, O. & Kolonko, M.**1197-1217 Bundling retail products: Models and analysis***by*McCardle, Kevin F. & Rajaram, Kumar & Tang, Christopher S.**1218-1231 The solution of fuzzy linear systems by non-linear programming: a financial application***by*Muzzioli, Silvia & Reynaerts, Huguette**1232-1252 Robust neural modeling for the cross-sectional analysis of accounting information***by*Landajo, Manuel & de Andres, Javier & Lorca, Pedro**1253-1274 Modelling and estimation of social interaction effects in new product diffusion***by*Emmanouilides, Christos J. & Davies, Richard B.**1275-1288 Comparative efficiency analysis of Portuguese bank branches***by*Portela, Maria Conceicao A. Silva & Thanassoulis, Emmanuel**1289-1293 A note on the economic lot size of the integrated vendor-buyer inventory system derived without derivatives***by*Wee, Hui Ming & Chung, Chun Jen**1294-1301 A sequential exchange approach for minimizing earliness-tardiness penalties of single-machine scheduling with a common due date***by*Lin, Shih-Wei & Chou, Shuo-Yan & Ying, Kuo-Ching**1302-1309 The single machine batching problem with identical family setup times to minimize maximum lateness is strongly NP-hard***by*Lu, L.F. & Yuan, J.J.**1310-1311 Problem F2||Cmax with forbidden jobs in the first or last position is easy***by*Kovalyov, Mikhail Y. & Werner, Frank**1312-1311 Erratum to "M.-C. Costa, L. Letocart and F. Roupin: Minimal multicut and maximal integer multiflow: A survey" [European Journal of Operational Research 162 (1) (2005) 55-69]***by*Bentz, C. & Costa, M.-C. & Letocart, L. & Roupin, F.

### February 2007, Volume 177, Issue 1

**1-21 Research on warehouse operation: A comprehensive review***by*Gu, Jinxiang & Goetschalckx, Marc & McGinnis, Leon F.**22-41 An efficient solution method for Weber problems with barriers based on genetic algorithms***by*Bischoff, M. & Klamroth, K.**42-54 Finding strong defining hyperplanes of Production Possibility Set***by*Jahanshahloo, G.R. & Hosseinzadeh Lotfi, F. & Zhiani Rezai, H. & Rezai Balf, F.**55-70 Soft-sensing of level of satisfaction in TOC product-mix decision heuristic using robust fuzzy-LP***by*Bhattacharya, Arijit & Vasant, Pandian**71-82 Minimax mixed integer symmetric duality for multiobjective variational problems***by*Ahmad, I. & Husain, Z.**83-101 Developing effective meta-heuristics for a probabilistic location model via experimental design***by*Rajagopalan, Hari K. & Vergara, F. Elizabeth & Saydam, Cem & Xiao, Jing**102-115 Revisiting dynamic programming for finding optimal subtrees in trees***by*Blum, Christian**116-134 Bi-criteria scheduling problems: Number of tardy jobs and maximum weighted tardiness***by*Huo, Yumei & Leung, Joseph Y.-T. & Zhao, Hairong**135-146 Scheduling on parallel identical machines to minimize total tardiness***by*Shim, Sang-Oh & Kim, Yeong-Dae**147-162 Cyclic multiple-robot scheduling with time-window constraints using a critical path approach***by*Alcaide, David & Chu, Chengbin & Kats, Vladimir & Levner, Eugene & Sierksma, Gerard**163-175 Single machine scheduling under market uncertainty***by*Szmerekovsky, Joseph G.**176-197 Mathematical programming approach to the Petri nets reachability problem***by*Bourdeaud'huy, Thomas & Hanafi, Said & Yim, Pascal**198-213 A Benders approach for the constrained minimum break problem***by*Rasmussen, Rasmus V. & Trick, Michael A.**214-238 Channel coordination using product returns for a supply chain with stochastic salvage capacity***by*Lee, Chang Hwan & Rhee, Byong-Duk**239-260 Value of capacity pooling in supply chains with heterogeneous customers***by*Jain, Apurva**261-280 Supply chain cooperation in industrial districts: A simulation analysis***by*Albino, Vito & Carbonara, Nunzia & Giannoccaro, Ilaria**281-309 Multi-period planning and uncertainty issues in cellular manufacturing: A review and future directions***by*Balakrishnan, Jaydeep & Cheng, Chun Hung**310-324 A two-echelon base-stock inventory model with Poisson demand and the sequential processing of orders at the upper echelon***by*Olsson, Ralph J. & Hill, Roger M.**325-343 Considering manufacturing cost and scheduling performance on a CNC turning machine***by*Gurel, Sinan & Akturk, M. Selim**344-353 A simple classifier for multiple criteria ABC analysis***by*Ng, Wan Lung**354-364 Pattern's reliability importance under dependence condition and different information levels***by*da Costa Bueno, Vanderlei & de Menezes, Jose Elmo**365-377 Bounds on convex reliability functions with known first moments***by*Courtois, Cindy & Denuit, Michel**378-405 Discrete random bounds for general random variables and applications to reliability***by*Mercier, Sophie**406-419 More accurate breakdown voltage estimation for the new step-up test method in the gumbel distribution model***by*Hirose, Hideo**420-430 Reliability of fault-tolerant systems with parallel task processing***by*Levitin, Gregory & Xie, Min & Zhang, Tieling**431-444 Characterizations of the Deegan-Packel and Johnston power indices***by*Lorenzo-Freire, S. & Alonso-Meijide, J.M. & Casas-Mendez, B. & Fiestras-Janeiro, M.G.**445-457 Solving fuzzy queueing decision problems via a parametric mixed integer nonlinear programming method***by*Chen, Shih-Pin**458-471 A goal programming method for obtaining interval weights from an interval comparison matrix***by*Wang, Ying-Ming & Elhag, Taha M.S.**472-487 Representation and construction of self-dual aggregation operators***by*Maes, Koen C. & Saminger, Susanne & De Baets, Bernard**488-497 The harmonic consistency index for the analytic hierarchy process***by*Stein, William E. & Mizzi, Philip J.**498-514 Minimum variance capacity identification***by*Kojadinovic, Ivan**515-524 A classification model based on goal programming with non-standard preference functions with application to the prediction of cinema-going behaviour***by*Jones, D.F. & Collins, A. & Hand, C.**525-539 Calculating distances for dissimilar strings: The shortest path formulation revisited***by*Spiliopoulos, K. & Sofianopoulou, S.**540-555 Inferring descriptive and approximate fuzzy rules for credit scoring using evolutionary algorithms***by*Hoffmann, F. & Baesens, B. & Mues, C. & Van Gestel, T. & Vanthienen, J.**556-571 Methodological aspects of a mathematical programming model to evaluate soil tillage technologies in a risky environment***by*Martins, M. Belem & Marques, Carlos**572-590 Resource downgrading***by*Ozelkan, Ertunga C. & Cakanyildirim, Metin**591-603 A silent battle over a cake***by*Gonzalez-Diaz, Julio & Borm, Peter & Norde, Henk**604-611 On a proper way to select population failure distribution and a stochastic optimization method in parameter estimation***by*Pang, Wan-Kai & Hou, Shui-Hung & Yu, Wing-Tong**612-622 Minmax scheduling with job-classes and earliness-tardiness costs***by*Mosheiov, Gur & Oron, Daniel**623-625 Some remarks on the decomposition properties of the single machine total tardiness problem***by*Szwarc, Wlodzimierz**626-629 A note on coordination of production and distribution planning***by*Yu, Yugang & Chu, Feng & Chen, Haoxun**630-637 Optimal preemptive scheduling on uniform machines with discounted flowtime objectives***by*Pandelis, Dimitrios G.**638-645 Single machine scheduling problems with controllable processing times and total absolute differences penalties***by*Wang, Ji-Bo & Xia, Zun-Quan**646-648 Introduction to Applied Optimization***by*Pinter, Janos D.

### February 2007, Volume 176, Issue 3

**1299-1318 Dynamic programming and board games: A survey***by*Smith, David K.**1319-1333 A fuzzy goal programming approach to multi-objective optimization problem with priorities***by*Hu, Chao-Fang & Teng, Chang-Jun & Li, Shao-Yuan**1334-1347 A constrained optimization approach to solving certain systems of convex equations***by*Solow, Daniel & Li, Hantao**1348-1356 A dual-based algorithm for solving lexicographic multiple objective programs***by*Pourkarimi, L. & Zarepisheh, M.**1357-1370 The prediction-correction approach to nonlinear complementarity problems***by*Yuan, Xiao-ming**1371-1386 The TV-Break Packing Problem***by*Benoist, Thierry & Bourreau, Eric & Rottembourg, Benoit**1387-1403 An effective and simple heuristic for the set covering problem***by*Lan, Guanghui & DePuy, Gail W. & Whitehouse, Gary E.**1404-1422 Multiple objective minimum cost flow problems: A review***by*Hamacher, Horst W. & Pedersen, Christian Roed & Ruzika, Stefan