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### 2006, Volume 174, Issue 3

**1459-1478 A simulated annealing and hill-climbing algorithm for the traveling tournament problem***by*Lim, A. & Rodrigues, B. & Zhang, X.**1479-1490 A Benders decomposition approach for the robust spanning tree problem with interval data***by*Montemanni, Roberto**1491-1500 Models of adding relations to an organization structure of a complete K-ary tree***by*Sawada, Kiyoshi & Wilson, Richard**1501-1518 Network flow approaches to pre-emptive open-shop scheduling problems with time-windows***by*Sedeno-Noda, A. & Alcaide, D. & Gonzalez-Martin, C.**1519-1539 Iterated local search for the quadratic assignment problem***by*Stutzle, Thomas**1540-1552 A class of node based bottleneck improvement problems***by*Guan, Xiucui & Zhang, Jianzhong**1553-1566 Rating technical attributes in fuzzy QFD by integrating fuzzy weighted average method and fuzzy expected value operator***by*Chen, Yizeng & Fung, Richard Y.K. & Tang, Jiafu**1567-1579 Strategic information sharing in a supply chain***by*Chu, Wai Hung Julius & Lee, Ching Chyi**1580-1594 Impact of supply base heterogeneity in electronic markets***by*Hazra, Jishnu & Mahadevan, B.**1595-1615 An efficient optimal solution method for the joint replenishment problem with minimum order quantities***by*Porras, Eric & Dekker, Rommert**1616-1630 A stochastic production frontier model with group-specific temporal variation in technical efficiency***by*Lee, Young Hoon**1631-1642 Environmental statistical process control using an augmented neural network classification approach***by*Cook, Deborah F. & Zobel, Christopher W. & Wolfe, Mary Leigh**1643-1650 A benchmark solution for the risk-averse newsvendor problem***by*Keren, Baruch & Pliskin, Joseph S.**1651-1663 Price fluctuations, information sharing, and supply chain performance***by*Gavirneni, Srinagesh**1664-1684 Optimizing delivery lead time/inventory placement in a two-stage production/distribution system***by*Barnes-Schuster, Dawn & Bassok, Yehuda & Anupindi, Ravi**1685-1693 A translated renewal model with cost optimization applications***by*Agrafiotis, G.K. & Tsoukalas, M.Z.**1694-1705 A simple algorithm to search for all MCs in networks***by*Yeh, Wei-Chang**1706-1722 Availability and maintenance of series systems subject to imperfect repair and correlated failure and repair***by*Wang, Hongzhou & Pham, Hoang**1723-1741 Optimal np control chart with curtailment***by*Wu, Zhang & Luo, Hua & Zhang, Xiaolan**1742-1759 Comparing SOM neural network with Fuzzy c-means, K-means and traditional hierarchical clustering algorithms***by*Mingoti, Sueli A. & Lima, Joab O.**1760-1768 Theoretical analyses of forward and backward heuristics of multiple recursive random number generators***by*Tang, Hui-Chin**1769-1801 A wavelet-based spectral procedure for steady-state simulation analysis***by*Lada, Emily K. & Wilson, James R.**1802-1815 A modified Hooke and Jeeves algorithm with likelihood ratio performance extrapolation for simulation optimization***by*Alkhamis, Talal M. & Ahmed, Mohamed A.**1816-1827 On the core of multiple longest traveling salesman games***by*Estevez-Fernandez, Arantza & Borm, Peter & Hamers, Herbert**1828-1841 A general framework on the simulation-based optimization under fixed computing budget***by*Lee, Loo Hay & Chew, Ek Peng & Manikam, Puvaneswari**1842-1864 Monte Carlo simulation techniques for group decision making with incomplete information***by*Mateos, A. & Jimenez, A. & Rios-Insua, S.**1865-1884 Extreme points of some families of non-additive measures***by*Miranda, P. & Combarro, E.F. & Gil, P.**1885-1913 Environmental impact assessment using the evidential reasoning approach***by*Wang, Ying-Ming & Yang, Jian-Bo & Xu, Dong-Ling**1914-1943 The evidential reasoning approach for multi-attribute decision analysis under interval uncertainty***by*Xu, Dong-Ling & Yang, Jian-Bo & Wang, Ying-Ming**1944-1949 Balancedness of multiple machine sequencing games revisited***by*Slikker, Marco**1950-1967 Factory gate pricing: An analysis of the Dutch retail distribution***by*le Blanc, H.M. & Cruijssen, F. & Fleuren, H.A. & de Koster, M.B.M.**1968-1978 Tree knapsack approaches for local access network design***by*van der Merwe, D.J. & Hattingh, J.M.**1979-1990 Short-term booking of air cargo space***by*Chew, Ek-Peng & Huang, Huei-Chuen & Johnson, Ellis L. & Nemhauser, George L. & Sokol, Joel S. & Leong, Chun-How**1991-1998 Use of goal programming and integer programming for water quality management--A case study of Gaza Strip***by*Agha, Salah R.

### 2006, Volume 174, Issue 2

**675-688 Estimating demand by using sales information: inaccuracies encountered***by*Ernst, Ricardo & Kamrad, Bardia**689-705 Optimal inventory policies for profit maximizing EOQ models under various cost functions***by*Jung, Hoon & Klein, Cerry M.**706-723 A joint optimal pricing, rebate value, and lot sizing model***by*Khouja, Moutaz**724-743 Impact of introducing make-to-order options in a make-to-stock environment***by*Jiang, Li & Geunes, Joseph**744-765 Inter-organizational information sharing: The role of supply network configuration and partner goal congruence***by*Samaddar, Subhashish & Nargundkar, Satish & Daley, Marcia**766-776 Optimal lot size and inspection policy for products sold with warranty***by*Yeh, Ruey Huei & Chen, Tzu-Hui**777-796 Cyclic scheduling of a 2-machine robotic cell with tooling constraints***by*Gultekin, Hakan & Akturk, M. Selim & Karasan, Oya Ekin**797-815 Inventory control in the presence of an electronic marketplace***by*Lee, L.H. & Lee, C. & Bao, J.**816-834 Multiple unit auctions with economies and diseconomies of scale***by*Jin, Mingzhou & Wu, S. David & Erkoc, Murat**835-860 The relationships among virtual enterprise, information technology, and business performance in agile manufacturing: An industry perspective***by*Dowlatshahi, Shad & Cao, Qing**861-873 Two-warehouse inventory model with deterioration under FIFO dispatching policy***by*Lee, Chun Chen**874-886 Modeling of period overlapping setup times***by*Suerie, Christopher**887-904 Production control in a two-stage system***by*Li, Hui & Liu, Liming**905-922 Optimal product rollover strategies***by*Lim, Wei Shi & Tang, Christopher S.**923-929 On "An EOQ model for perishable items under stock-dependent selling rate and time-dependent partial backlogging" by Dye and Ouyang***by*Chang, Chun-Tao & Goyal, Suresh Kumar & Teng, Jinn-Tsair**930-944 TASC: Two-attribute-set clustering through decision tree construction***by*Chen, Yen-Liang & Hsu, Wu-Hsien & Lee, Yu-Hsuan**945-958 A knowledge acquisition method for determining utilities of linguistic values for product factors***by*Hu, Yi-Chung**959-982 Predicting the survival or failure of click-and-mortar corporations: A knowledge discovery approach***by*Bose, Indranil & Pal, Raktim**983-1008 Models of multi-dimensional analysis for qualitative data and its application***by*Huang, Chun-Che & (Bill) Tseng, Tzu-Liang & Li, Ming-Zhong & Gung, Roger R.**1009-1020 Relevance of functional flexibility for heterogeneous sales response models: A comparison of parametric and semi-nonparametric models***by*Hruschka, Harald**1021-1038 Rank order data in DEA: A general framework***by*Cook, Wade D. & Zhu, Joe**1039-1054 Self-organizing maps could improve the classification of Spanish mutual funds***by*Moreno, David & Marco, Paulina & Olmeda, Ignacio**1055-1059 On the estimation of returns-to-scale in FDH models***by*Soleimani-damaneh, M. & Jahanshahloo, G.R. & Reshadi, M.**1060-1075 Utilizing buffer management to improve performance in a healthcare environment***by*Umble, Michael & Umble, Elisabeth J.**1076-1086 Aggregation of Malmquist productivity indexes***by*Zelenyuk, Valentin**1087-1099 Interval efficiency measures in data envelopment analysis with imprecise data***by*Kao, Chiang**1100-1116 Mismanagement or mismeasurement? Pitfalls and protocols for DEA studies in the financial services sector***by*Brown, Rayna**1117-1139 A fast heuristic for solving a large-scale static dial-a-ride problem under complex constraints***by*Xiang, Zhihai & Chu, Chengbin & Chen, Haoxun**1140-1161 Optimizing a linear function over an integer efficient set***by*Abbas, Moncef & Chaabane, Djamal**1162-1183 A complex time based construction heuristic for batch scheduling problems in the chemical industry***by*Burkard, Rainer E. & Hatzl, Johannes**1184-1190 Minimizing the total completion time in a single-machine scheduling problem with a time-dependent learning effect***by*Kuo, Wen-Hung & Yang, Dar-Li**1191-1204 Developing activity duration specification limits for effective project control***by*Bowman, R. Alan**1205-1219 A dynamic programming approach for solving single-source uncapacitated concave minimum cost network flow problems***by*Fontes, Dalila B.M.M. & Hadjiconstantinou, Eleni & Christofides, Nicos**1220-1246 Solving a gas-lift optimization problem by dynamic programming***by*Camponogara, Eduardo & Nakashima, Paulo H.R.**1247-1259 A critical-shaking neighborhood search for the yard allocation problem***by*Lim, Andrew & Xu, Zhou**1260-1280 Maximizing profit of a food retailing chain by targeting and promoting valuable customers using Loyalty Card and Scanner Data***by*Pauler, Gabor & Dick, Alan**1281-1297 A rolling stock circulation model for combining and splitting of passenger trains***by*Fioole, Pieter-Jan & Kroon, Leo & Maroti, Gabor & Schrijver, Alexander**1298-1316 A continuous-time seat control model for single-leg flights with no-shows and optimal overbooking upper bound***by*Feng, Youyi & Xiao, Baichun**1317-1324 Comparing non-structural fuzzy decision support system and analytical hierarchy process in decision-making for construction problems***by*Tam, C.M. & Tong, Thomas K.L. & Chiu, Gerald W.C.**1325-1328 Scheduling unit-length jobs with machine eligibility restrictions***by*Li, Chung-Lun**1329-1337 Discrete and dynamic versus continuous and static loading policy for a multi-compartment vehicle***by*Bukchin, Yossi & Sarin, Subhash C.**1338-1344 A rank-based approach to the sequential selection and assignment problem***by*Chun, Young H. & Sumichrast, Robert T.

### 2006, Volume 174, Issue 1

**1-10 A branch and bound algorithm to minimize the total tardiness for m-machine permutation flowshop problems***by*Chung, Chia-Shin & Flynn, James & Kirca, Omer**11-22 A note on duality gap in the simple plant location problem***by*Mladenovic, N. & Brimberg, J. & Hansen, P.**23-37 Experimental investigation of heuristics for resource-constrained project scheduling: An update***by*Kolisch, Rainer & Hartmann, Sonke**38-53 A random-key genetic algorithm for the generalized traveling salesman problem***by*Snyder, Lawrence V. & Daskin, Mark S.**54-68 A hybrid multistart heuristic for the uncapacitated facility location problem***by*Resende, Mauricio G.C. & Werneck, Renato F.**69-91 Heuristics for matrix bandwidth reduction***by*Lim, Andrew & Rodrigues, Brian & Xiao, Fei**92-101 Improving the efficiency of the Branch and Bound algorithm for integer programming based on "flatness" information***by*Derpich, Ivan & Vera, Jorge R.**102-111 A constructive algorithm for realizing a distance matrix***by*Varone, Sacha C.**112-123 An application of DPCA to oil data for CBM modeling***by*Makis, Viliam & Wu, Jianmou & Gao, Yan**124-131 Some notes on the reduction of network dimensionality in nested open queueing networks***by*Rhee, Young**132-149 Longest path analysis in networks of queues: Dynamic scheduling problems***by*Azaron, Amir & Katagiri, Hideki & Kato, Kosuke & Sakawa, Masatoshi**150-168 Modelling complex assemblies as a queueing network for lead time control***by*Azaron, Amir & Katagiri, Hideki & Kato, Kosuke & Sakawa, Masatoshi**169-181 Extended optimal age-replacement policy with minimal repair of a system subject to shocks***by*Chien, Yu-Hung & Sheu, Shey-Huei**182-200 On the interaction between maintenance, spare part inventories and repair capacity for a k-out-of-N system with wear-out***by*de Smidt-Destombes, Karin S. & van der Heijden, Matthieu C. & van Harten, Aart**201-215 Optimal preventive maintenance of leased equipment with corrective minimal repairs***by*Jaturonnatee, J. & Murthy, D.N.P. & Boondiskulchok, R.**216-233 Workload minimization in re-entrant lines***by*Koole, Ger & Pot, Auke**234-244 An action learning approach for assessing the consistency of pairwise comparison data***by*Osei-Bryson, Kweku-Muata**245-264 Managing risks in information systems outsourcing: An approach to analyzing outsourcing risks and structuring incentive contracts***by*Osei-Bryson, Kweku-Muata & Ngwenyama, Ojelanki K.**265-277 An illustrative case study on application of learning based ordinal optimization approach to complex deterministic problem***by*Yang, Mike S. & Lee, Loo Hay**278-292 Using intervals for global sensitivity and worst-case analyses in multiattribute value trees***by*Mustajoki, Jyri & Hamalainen, Raimo P. & Lindstedt, Mats R.K.**293-310 Fuzzy trees in decision support systems***by*Savsek, Tomaz & Vezjak, Marjan & Pavesic, Nikola**311-321 A goal programming approach to group decision making based on multiplicative preference relations and fuzzy preference relations***by*Fan, Zhi-Ping & Ma, Jian & Jiang, Yan-Ping & Sun, Yong-Hong & Ma, Louis**322-332 About the applicability of MCDA to some robustness problems***by*Hites, R. & De Smet, Y. & Risse, N. & Salazar-Neumann, M. & Vincke, P.**333-348 Stability likelihood of coalitions in a two-stage cartel game: An estimation method***by*Olieman, Niels J. & Hendrix, Eligius M.T.**349-359 The unknown in decision making: What to do about it***by*Ozdemir, Mujgan S. & Saaty, Thomas L.**360-373 A multi-attribute method for choosing among potential alternatives with ordinal evaluation***by*Rebai, Abdelwaheb & Aouni, Belaid & Martel, Jean-Marc**374-386 Sugar cane transportation in Cuba, a case study***by*Lopez Milan, Esteban & Miquel Fernandez, Silvia & Pla Aragones, Lluis Miquel**387-403 Synergy analysis of collaborative supply chain management in energy systems using multi-period MILP***by*Soylu, Ahu & Oruc, Cihan & Turkay, Metin & Fujita, Kaoru & Asakura, Tatsuyuki**404-426 Interactive multiobjective programming in airline network design for international airline code-share alliance***by*Wen, Yuh-Horng & Hsu, Chaug-Ing**427-442 Regional development assessment: A structural equation approach***by*Cziraky, Dario & Sambt, Joze & Rovan, Joze & Puljiz, Jaksa**443-456 Measuring teaching efficiency in higher education: An application of data envelopment analysis to economics graduates from UK Universities 1993***by*Johnes, Jill**457-479 Electricity market near-equilibrium under locational marginal pricing and minimum profit conditions***by*Garci'a-Bertrand, Raquel & Conejo, Antonio J. & Gabriel, Steven**480-491 A simple procedure for determining order quantities under a fill rate constraint and normally distributed lead-time demand***by*Axsater, Sven**492-508 A branch-and-bound based solution approach for the mixed-model assembly line-balancing problem for minimizing stations and task duplication costs***by*Bukchin, Yossi & Rabinowitch, Ithai**509-521 The combined cutting stock and lot-sizing problem in industrial processes***by*Gramani, Maria Cristina N. & Franca, Paulo M.**522-538 Dynamic pricing with real-time demand learning***by*Lin, Kyle Y.**539-552 A production-inventory model with randomly changing environmental conditions***by*Mohebbi, Esmail**553-580 Dynamic pricing of inventory/capacity with infrequent price changes***by*Netessine, Serguei**581-599 Modelling and computing (Rn, Sn) policies for inventory systems with non-stationary stochastic demand***by*Tarim, S. Armagan & Kingsman, Brian G.**600-621 Supply chain inventory optimization with two customer classes in discrete time***by*Tempelmeier, Horst**622-645 Inventory control with Markovian capacity and the option of order rejection***by*Yang, Jian & Qi, Xiangtong & Xia, Yusen & Yu, Gang**646-667 Demand forecast sharing in a dual-channel supply chain***by*Yue, Xiaohang & Liu, John

### 2006, Volume 173, Issue 3

**701-704 Optimization in Data Mining***by*Karasozen, Bulent & Rubinov, Alexander & Weber, Gerhard-Wilhelm**705-716 Data mining in a bicriteria clustering problem***by*Abascal, E. & Garcia Lautre, I. & Mallor, F.**717-728 Density based fuzzy c-means clustering of non-convex patterns***by*Beliakov, Gleb & King, Matthew**729-745 Optimal decisions in combining the SOM with nonlinear projection methods***by*Bernataviciene, Jolita & Dzemyda, Gintautas & Kurasova, Olga & Marcinkevicius, Virginijus**746-761 Two-group classification via a biobjective margin maximization model***by*Carrizosa, Emilio & Martin-Barragan, Belen**762-780 An overlapping cluster algorithm to provide non-exhaustive clustering***by*Chen, Yen-Liang & Hu, Hui-Ling**781-800 The impact of preprocessing on data mining: An evaluation of classifier sensitivity in direct marketing***by*Crone, Sven F. & Lessmann, Stefan & Stahlbock, Robert**801-814 Model combination in neural-based forecasting***by*Freitas, Paulo S.A. & Rodrigues, Antonio J.L.**815-826 The Rose-Gurewitz-Fox approach applied for patents classification***by*Hodrea, I.B. & Bot, R.I. & Wanka, G.**827-838 Optimization and analysis aid via data-mining for simulated production systems***by*Huyet, A.L.**839-848 Optimal Web site reorganization considering information overload and search depth***by*Lin, Chang-Chun**849-865 Classes and clusters in data analysis***by*Rubinov, A.M. & Soukhorokova, N.V. & Ugon, J.**866-879 A mixed-integer programming approach to the clustering problem with an application in customer segmentation***by*Saglam, Burcu & Salman, F. Sibel & Sayin, Serpil & Turkay, Metin**880-892 Using adaptive learning in credit scoring to estimate take-up probability distribution***by*Seow, Hsin-Vonn & Thomas, Lyn C.**893-909 Robust classification and regression using support vector machines***by*Trafalis, Theodore B. & Gilbert, Robin C.**910-920 A mixed-integer programming approach to multi-class data classification problem***by*Uney, Fadime & Turkay, Metin**921-937 Mining time series data for segmentation by using Ant Colony Optimization***by*Weng, Sung-Shun & Liu, Yuan-Hung**938-950 Application of SVM and ANN for image retrieval***by*Wong, Wai-Tak & Hsu, Sheng-Hsun**951-956 Quantitative and qualitative approaches to information systems evaluation***by*Irani, Zahir & Gunasekaran, Angappa & Love, Peter E.D.**957-983 Information technology and systems justification: A review for research and applications***by*Gunasekaran, A. & Ngai, E.W.T. & McGaughey, R.E.**984-999 An empirical study of relationship between IT investment and firm performance: A resource-based perspective***by*Huang, Shi-Ming & Ou, Chin-Shyh & Chen, Chyi-Miaw & Lin, Binshan**1000-1011 Operational Use evaluation of IT investments: An investigation into potential benefits***by*Al-Yaseen, Hussein & Eldabi, Tillal & Lees, David Y. & Paul, Ray J.**1012-1025 An information technologies and information systems industry-based classification in small and medium-sized enterprises: An institutional view***by*Salmeron, Jose L. & Bueno, Salvador**1026-1046 Evaluating IT/IS investments: A fuzzy multi-criteria decision model approach***by*Chou, Tzy-Yuan & Chou, Seng-cho T. & Tzeng, Gwo-Hshiung**1047-1066 Optimal policies for the sizing and timing of software maintenance projects***by*Feng, Qi & Mookerjee, Vijay S. & Sethi, Suresh. P.**1067-1089 Scheduling advertisements on a web page to maximize revenue***by*Kumar, Subodha & Jacob, Varghese S. & Sriskandarajah, Chelliah**1090-1102 An interpretive approach to evaluating information systems: A content, context, process framework***by*Stockdale, Rosemary & Standing, Craig**1103-1122 Evaluating cost taxonomies for information systems management***by*Irani, Zahir & Ghoneim, Ahmad & Love, Peter E.D.**1123-1138 A framework for ex ante project risk assessment based on absorptive capacity***by*Cuellar, Michael J. & Gallivan, Michael J.**1139-1160 Escalation and de-escalation of commitment to information systems projects: Insights from a project evaluation model***by*Pan, Shan Ling & Pan, Gary S.C. & Newman, Michael & Flynn, Donal**1161-1174 Evaluating Web Services: Towards a framework for emergent contexts***by*Hackney, Ray & Xu, Huinan & Ranchhod, Ashok**1175-1187 Exploring Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping for IS Evaluation***by*Sharif, Amir M. & Irani, Zahir

### 2006, Volume 173, Issue 2

**351-369 Fractional programming with convex quadratic forms and functions***by*Benson, Harold P.**370-386 Formulating the mixed integer fractional posynomial programming***by*Chang, Ching-Ter**387-404 A new fuzzy multi-objective programming: Entropy based geometric programming and its application of transportation problems***by*Islam, Sahidul & Roy, Tapan Kumar**405-418 Optimality and duality for a multi-objective programming problem involving generalized d-type-I and related n-set functions***by*Mishra, S.K. & Wang, S.Y. & Lai, K.K.**419-443 A new constraint test-case generator and the importance of hybrid optimizers***by*Shang, Yi & Fromherz, Markus P.J. & Crawford, Lara**444-464 A sequential cutting plane algorithm for solving convex NLP problems***by*Still, Claus & Westerlund, Tapio**465-487 Exact solutions to a class of stochastic generalized assignment problems***by*Albareda-Sambola, Maria & van der Vlerk, Maarten H. & Fernandez, Elena**488-507 Mathematical programming models and algorithms for a class-faculty assignment problem***by*Al-Yakoob, Salem M. & Sherali, Hanif D.**508-518 On the exact solution of a facility layout problem***by*Amaral, Andre R.S.**519-530 Searching for Mutually Orthogonal Latin Squares via integer and constraint programming***by*Appa, G. & Magos, D. & Mourtos, I.**531-539 The routing open-shop problem on a network: Complexity and approximation***by*Averbakh, Igor & Berman, Oded & Chernykh, Ilya**540-555 A new tabu search algorithm for the vehicle routing problem with backhauls***by*Brandao, Jose**556-564 Locating an obnoxious plane***by*Diaz-Banez, J.M. & Lopez, M.A. & Sellares, J.A.**565-582 Evaluation of nondominated solution sets for k-objective optimization problems: An exact method and approximations***by*Kim, B. & Gel, E.S. & Fowler, J.W. & Carlyle, W.M. & Wallenius, J.**583-599 Efficient scheduling of periodic information monitoring requests***by*Zeng, Daniel D. & Dror, Moshe & Chen, Hsinchun**600-616 Lot-sizing two-echelon assembly systems with random yields and rigid demand***by*Grosfeld-Nir, Abraham & Anily, Shoshana & Ben-Zvi, Tal**617-636 Quantifying the bullwhip effect in a supply chain with stochastic lead time***by*Kim, Jeon G. & Chatfield, Dean & Harrison, Terry P. & Hayya, Jack C.**637-647 Production quality and yield assurance for processes with multiple independent characteristics***by*Pearn, W.L. & Wu, Chien-Wei**648-668 Supply chain disruption management and evolutionarily stable strategies of retailers in the quantity-setting duopoly situation with homogeneous goods***by*Xiao, Tiaojun & Yu, Gang**669-682 Determining a common production cycle time for an economic lot scheduling problem with deteriorating items***by*Lin, Gary C. & Kroll, Dennis E. & Lin, C.J.**683-700 Manufacturing lead time estimation using data mining***by*Ozturk, Atakan & Kayaligil, Sinan & Ozdemirel, Nur E.

### 2006, Volume 173, Issue 1

**1-17 Clique-detection models in computational biochemistry and genomics***by*Butenko, S. & Wilhelm, W.E.**18-29 A soft approach for hard continuous optimization***by*Xu, Chunhui & Ng, Peggy**30-46 A stochastic quasi-Newton method for simulation response optimization***by*Kao, Chiang & Chen, Shih-Pin**47-58 Optimality and duality in nonlinear programming involving semilocally B-preinvex and related functions***by*Stancu-Minasian, I.M.**59-71 Speed-up simulated annealing by parallel coordinates***by*Ye, Hong & Lin, Zhiping**72-91 Multicriteria adaptive paths in stochastic, time-varying networks***by*Opasanon, Sathaporn & Miller-Hooks, Elise**92-107 Parallel machine scheduling with a convex resource consumption function***by*Shabtay, Dvir & Kaspi, Moshe**108-119 Efficient neighborhood search for the one-machine earliness-tardiness scheduling problem***by*Hendel, Yann & Sourd, Francis**120-124 A LP-based heuristic for a time-constrained routing problem***by*Avella, Pasquale & D'Auria, Bernardo & Salerno, Saverio**125-132 Scheduling in a contaminated area: A model and polynomial algorithms***by*Janiak, Adam & Kovalyov, Mikhail Y.**133-150 Vehicle routing and crew scheduling for metropolitan mail distribution at Australia Post***by*Hollis, B.L. & Forbes, M.A. & Douglas, B.E.**151-172 Taming the bullwhip effect whilst watching customer service in a single supply chain echelon***by*Disney, S.M. & Farasyn, I. & Lambrecht, M. & Towill, D.R. & de Velde, W. Van**173-189 A hybrid genetic algorithm for the finite horizon economic lot and delivery scheduling in supply chains***by*Torabi, S.A. & Fatemi Ghomi, S.M.T. & Karimi, B.**190-198 The joint replenishment problem with resource restriction***by*Moon, I.K. & Cha, B.C.**199-210 Inventory model of deteriorated items with a constraint: A geometric programming approach***by*Mandal, Nirmal Kumar & Roy, Tapan Kumar & Maiti, Manoranjan**211-225 Modeling the metrics of lean, agile and leagile supply chain: An ANP-based approach***by*Agarwal, Ashish & Shankar, Ravi & Tiwari, M.K.**226-240 Batch scheduling in a two-level supply chain--a focus on the supplier***by*Selvarajah, Esaignani & Steiner, George**241-251 The value of setup cost reduction and process improvement for the economic production quantity model with defects***by*Freimer, Michael & Thomas, Douglas & Tyworth, John**252-267 Analysis of the behavior of the transient period in non-terminating simulations***by*Sandikci, Burhaneddin & Sabuncuoglu, Ihsan**268-282 Technology choice and timing with positive network effects***by*Kornish, Laura J.**283-298 A sequential procedure for neighborhood selection-of-the-best in optimization via simulation***by*Pichitlamken, Juta & Nelson, Barry L. & Hong, L. Jeff**299-312 How big is too big? Trading off the economies of scale of larger telecommunications network elements against the risk of larger outages***by*Smith, Donald E.**313-336 Multi-criteria modelling of irrigation water market at basin level: A Spanish case study***by*Gomez-Limon, Jose A. & Martinez, Yolanda**337-350 Developing railway timetables which guarantee a better service***by*Vansteenwegen, P. & Oudheusden, D. Van

### 2006, Volume 172, Issue 3

**719-739 Reductions, completeness and the hardness of approximability***by*Ausiello, G. & Paschos, V.Th.**740-746 A factor approximation algorithm for two-stage stochastic matching problems***by*Kong, Nan & Schaefer, Andrew J.**747-760 Simultaneously determining the mix of space launch vehicles and the assignment of satellites to rockets***by*Morgan, Leslie O. & Morton, Alysse R. & Daniels, Richard L.**761-782 A new approach to discrete stochastic optimization problems***by*Lin, Xiaocang & Lee, Loo Hay**783-797 Modeling and solving the periodic maintenance problem***by*Grigoriev, Alexander & van de Klundert, Joris & Spieksma, Frits C.R.