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### 2006, Volume 171, Issue 1

**296-308 Project prioritization under policy restrictions. A combination of MCDA with 0-1 programming***by*Mavrotas, G. & Diakoulaki, D. & Caloghirou, Y.**309-343 The evidential reasoning approach for MADA under both probabilistic and fuzzy uncertainties***by*Yang, J.B. & Wang, Y.M. & Xu, D.L. & Chin, K.S.**344-345 Comment on "A comparison of parametric and non-parametric distance functions (by Tim Coelli and Sergio Perelman)"***by*Toloo, Mehdi**346-348 A simple approximation algorithm for WIS based on the approximability in k-partite graphs***by*Monnot, Jerome

### 2006, Volume 170, Issue 3

**677-709 Survey of research in the design and control of automated guided vehicle systems***by*Vis, Iris F.A.**710-734 Investigating purchasing-sequence patterns for financial services using Markov, MTD and MTDg models***by*Prinzie, Anita & Van den Poel, Dirk**735-757 The law of one price in data envelopment analysis: Restricting weight flexibility across firms***by*Kuosmanen, Timo & Cherchye, Laurens & Sipilainen, Timo**758-770 International trade and biological invasions: A queuing theoretic analysis of the prevention problem***by*Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. & Beladi, Hamid**771-787 Optimal scheduling of parallel machines with constrained resources***by*Kogan, Konstantin**788-808 Quick response policy with Bayesian information updates***by*Choi, Tsan-Ming (Jason) & Li, Duan & Yan, Houmin**809-823 The dynamics of price, quality and productivity improvement decisions***by*Voros, Jozsef**824-843 Lot streaming for quality control in two-stage batch production***by*Vickson, Raymond G. & Hassini, Elkafi**844-862 Vehicle and crew scheduling for urban bus lines***by*Rodrigues, Maikol M. & de Souza, Cid C. & Moura, Arnaldo V.**863-886 Optimal parking of idle elevators under myopic and state-dependent policies***by*Parlar, Mahmut & Sharafali, Moosa & Ou, Jihong**887-899 Some inverse optimization problems under the Hamming distance***by*Duin, C.W. & Volgenant, A.**900-908 A new relaxation method for the generalized minimum spanning tree problem***by*Pop, Petrica C. & Kern, W. & Still, G.**909-922 Synchronous approach in interactive multiobjective optimization***by*Miettinen, Kaisa & Makela, Marko M.**923-934 A simulation-based test of stochastic multicriteria acceptability analysis using achievement functions***by*Durbach, Ian**935-949 A tactical model for resource allocation and its application to advertising budgeting***by*Krieger, Abba M. & Green, Paul E.**950-956 Competence set expansion using an efficient 0-1 programming model***by*Lin, Chang-Chun**957-970 Multivariate Gaussian criteria in SMAA***by*Lahdelma, Risto & Makkonen, Simo & Salminen, Pekka**971-986 A study of the relationship between competitiveness and technological innovation capability based on DEA models***by*Guan, Jian Cheng & Yam, Richard C.M. & Mok, Chiu Kam & Ma, Ning**987-1000 Scheduling of road vehicles in sugarcane transport: A case study at an Australian sugar mill***by*Higgins, Andrew**1001-1016 Modeling and analysis of a Canadian Forces Geomatics division workflow***by*Ghanmi, Ahmed

### 2006, Volume 170, Issue 2

**329-349 Tabu Search directed by direct search methods for nonlinear global optimization***by*Hedar, Abdel-Rahman & Fukushima, Masao**350-354 Converse duality in nonlinear programming with cone constraints***by*Yang, X.M. & Yang, X.Q. & Teo, K.L.**355-362 Mond-Weir type second order symmetric duality in non-differentiable minimax mixed integer programming problems***by*Mishra, S.K.**363-375 Approximate and exact algorithms for the fixed-charge knapsack problem***by*Akinc, Umit**376-390 Variable employee productivity in workforce scheduling***by*Thompson, Gary M. & Goodale, John C.**391-397 The allocation of shared fixed costs***by*Butler, Martin & Williams, H. Paul**398-415 A multi-period machine assignment problem***by*Zhang, Xinhui & Bard, Jonathan F.**416-439 Branch-and-price algorithms for the dual bin packing and maximum cardinality bin packing problem***by*Peeters, Marc & Degraeve, Zeger**440-462 Solving the p-median problem with pos/neg weights by variable neighborhood search and some results for special cases***by*Fathali, J. & Kakhki, H. Taghizadeh**463-480 A polynomial time algorithm for a deterministic joint pricing and inventory model***by*van den Heuvel, Wilco & Wagelmans, Albert P.M.**481-495 Integrated vendor-buyer cooperative inventory models with controllable lead time and ordering cost reduction***by*Chang, Hung-Chi & Ouyang, Liang-Yuh & Wu, Kun-Shan & Ho, Chia-Huei**496-517 Fluid dynamics models and their applications in transportation and pricing***by*Kachani, Soulaymane & Perakis, Georgia**518-540 A pricing model for clearing end-of-season retail inventory***by*Gupta, Diwakar & Hill, Arthur V. & Bouzdine-Chameeva, Tatiana**541-566 Optimal dynamic assignment of a flexible worker on an open production line with specialists***by*Sennott, Linn I. & Van Oyen, Mark P. & Iravani, Seyed M.R.**567-577 Model selection in Neural Networks: Some difficulties***by*Curry, B. & Morgan, P.H.**578-596 A new nonsmooth optimization algorithm for minimum sum-of-squares clustering problems***by*Bagirov, Adil M. & Yearwood, John**597-612 Genetic algorithms in logic tree decision modeling***by*Mak, Brenda & Blanning, Robert & Ho, Susanna**613-628 Routing of platforms in a maritime surface surveillance operation***by*Grob, Marcel J.H.B.**629-643 Using Bayesian network analysis to support centre of gravity analysis in military planning***by*Falzon, Lucia**644-663 ATM network design for corporate networks***by*Narasimhan, Sridhar & Soni, Samit & Song, Sang Hwa**664-666 Response surface methodology's steepest ascent and step size revisited: Correction***by*Kleijnen, Jack P.C. & den Hertog, Dick & Angun, Ebru**667-671 Criteria for generalized invex monotonicities without Condition C***by*Peng, Jian-Wen**672-676 A note on Yoshida's optimal stopping model for option pricing***by*Teran, Pedro

### 2006, Volume 170, Issue 1

**1-23 The single-node dynamic service scheduling and dispatching problem***by*Dall'Orto, Leonardo Campo & Crainic, Teodor Gabriel & Leal, Jose Eugenio & Powell, Warren B.**24-43 A periodical flowering-harvesting model for delivering agricultural fresh products***by*Widodo, K.H. & Nagasawa, H. & Morizawa, K. & Ota, M.**44-56 Optimal ordering policies for periodic-review systems with replenishment cycles***by*Chiang, Chi**57-71 Ordering and pricing of service products in an advance sales system with price-dependent demand***by*You, Peng-Sheng**72-90 A fuzzy stochastic single-period model for cash management***by*Yao, Jing-Shing & Chen, Miao-Sheng & Lu, Huei-Fu**91-105 Evaluation of time-varying availability in multi-echelon spare parts systems with passivation***by*Lau, Hoong Chuin & Song, Huawei & See, Chuen Teck & Cheng, Siew Yen**106-119 The moments and central moments of a compound distribution***by*Grubbstrom, Robert W. & Tang, Ou**120-131 Validation of regression metamodels in simulation: Bootstrap approach***by*Kleijnen, Jack P.C. & Deflandre, David**132-143 Partially adaptive robust estimation of regression models and applications***by*Hansen, James V. & McDonald, James B. & Turley, Robert S.**144-155 Performance of miniload systems with two-class storage***by*Park, Byung Chun & Foley, Robert D. & Frazelle, Edward H.**156-171 Wisdom, decision support and paradigms of decision making***by*Mackenzie, Adrian & Pidd, Michael & Rooksby, John & Sommerville, Ian & Warren, Ian & Westcombe, Mark**172-191 Inferring Electre's veto-related parameters from outranking examples***by*Dias, Luis C. & Mousseau, Vincent**192-210 An analysis of interorganizational resource sharing decisions in collaborative knowledge creation***by*Samaddar, Subhashish & Kadiyala, Savitha S.**211-227 Coordinating pricing and production decisions in the presence of price competition***by*Parlar, Mahmut & Weng, Z. Kevin**228-240 Classifying efficient alternatives in SMAA using cross confidence factors***by*Lahdelma, Risto & Salminen, Pekka**241-252 Stochastic multicriteria acceptability analysis using the data envelopment model***by*Lahdelma, Risto & Salminen, Pekka**253-264 An interval portfolio selection problem based on regret function***by*Giove, Silvio & Funari, Stefania & Nardelli, Carla**265-276 Efficiency, effectiveness and productivity of marketing in services***by*Keh, Hean Tat & Chu, Singfat & Xu, Jiye**277-292 A profit sharing scheme for a two-firm joint venture***by*Du, Li & Hu, Qiying & Liu, Liming**293-314 Strategic groups based on marginal rates: An application to the Spanish banking industry***by*Prior, Diego & Surroca, Jordi**315-318 On the dimension of simple monotonic games***by*Deineko, Vladimir G. & Woeginger, Gerhard J.**319-322 Using compressed workweeks to save labour cost***by*Hung, Rudy**323-325 A comment on "Measuring super-efficiency in DEA in the presence of infeasibility"***by*Soleimani-damaneh, M. & Jahanshahloo, G.R. & Foroughi, A.A.

### 2006, Volume 169, Issue 3

**699-711 Flowshop scheduling research after five decades***by*Gupta, Jatinder N.D. & Stafford, Edward Jr.**712-722 A new sufficient condition of optimality for the two-machine flowshop problem***by*Briand, Cyril & La, H. Trung & Erschler, Jacques**723-741 Applying machine based decomposition in 2-machine flow shops***by*Mukherjee, Saral & Chatterjee, A.K.**742-750 A heuristic for minimizing the expected makespan in two-machine flow shops with consistent coefficients of variation***by*Kalczynski, Pawel Jan & Kamburowski, Jerzy**751-760 Johnson's problem with stochastic processing times and optimal service level***by*Portougal, Victor & Trietsch, Dan**761-766 The minmax regret permutation flow-shop problem with two jobs***by*Averbakh, Igor**767-780 A branch-and-bound algorithm for three-machine flowshop scheduling problem to minimize total completion time with separate setup times***by*Allahverdi, Ali & Al-Anzi, Fawaz S.**781-800 A genetic algorithm for hybrid flowshops with sequence dependent setup times and machine eligibility***by*Ruiz, Ruben & Maroto, Concepcion**801-815 Improvement heuristic for the flow-shop scheduling problem: An adaptive-learning approach***by*Agarwal, Anurag & Colak, Selcuk & Eryarsoy, Enes**816-854 A review of TSP based approaches for flowshop scheduling***by*Bagchi, Tapan P. & Gupta, Jatinder N.D. & Sriskandarajah, Chelliah**855-864 Complexity of flowshop scheduling problems with a new blocking constraint***by*Martinez, S. & Dauzere-Peres, S. & Gueret, C. & Mati, Y. & Sauer, N.**865-872 Performance guarantees for flowshop heuristics to minimize makespan***by*Gupta, Jatinder N.D. & Koulamas, Christos & Kyparisis, George J.**873-874 Metaheuristics in multiple objective optimization***by*Jaszkiewicz, Andrzej & Tuyttens, Daniel**875-897 The influence of the fitness evaluation method on the performance of multiobjective search algorithms***by*Burke, E.K. & Landa Silva, J.D.**898-917 The application and effectiveness of a multi-objective metaheuristic algorithm for partial classification***by*de la Iglesia, B. & Richards, G. & Philpott, M.S. & Rayward-Smith, V.J.**918-931 Multi-objective tabu search using a multinomial probability mass function***by*Kulturel-Konak, Sadan & Smith, Alice E. & Norman, Bryan A.**932-942 An efficient, adaptive parameter variation scheme for metaheuristics based on the epsilon-constraint method***by*Laumanns, Marco & Thiele, Lothar & Zitzler, Eckart**943-959 A study of stochastic local search algorithms for the biobjective QAP with correlated flow matrices***by*Paquete, Luis & Stutzle, Thomas**960-977 Evolutionary bi-objective optimisation in the elevator car routing problem***by*Tyni, Tapio & Ylinen, Jari**978-993 A dynamic neighborhood based tabu search algorithm for real-world flight instructor scheduling problems***by*Xu, Jiefeng & Sohoni, Milind & McCleery, Mike & Bailey, T. Glenn**994-995 Supply chain issues and opportunities***by*Meskens, Nadine & Riane, Fouad**996-1009 Implications of personalization offers on demand and supply network design: A case from the golf club industry***by*Poulin, Marc & Montreuil, Benoit & Martel, Alain**1010-1029 A methodology for modeling inter-company supply chains and for evaluating a method of integrated product and process documentation***by*Roder, Axel & Tibken, Bernd**1030-1047 An optimization model for selecting a product family and designing its supply chain***by*Lamothe, Jacques & Hadj-Hamou, Khaled & Aldanondo, Michel**1048-1063 Modeling inventory routing problems in supply chains of high consumption products***by*Aghezzaf, El-Houssaine & Raa, Birger & Van Landeghem, Hendrik**1064-1076 Object-oriented dynamic supply-chain modelling incorporated with production scheduling***by*Hung, Wing Yan & Samsatli, Nouri J. & Shah, Nilay**1077-1078 Feature Cluster "Advances in Continuous Optimization"***by*Karasozen, Bulent & Pinar, Mustafa C. & Terlaky, Tamas & Weber, Gerhard-Wilhelm**1079-1095 Analyzing linear systems containing strict inequalities via evenly convex hulls***by*Goberna, Miguel A. & Rodri'guez, Margarita M.L.**1096-1107 Huber approximation for the non-linear l1 problem***by*Pinar, Mustafa C. & Hartmann, Wolfgang M.**1108-1127 Equilibrium constrained optimization problems***by*Birbil, S.I. & Bouza, G. & Frenk, J.B.G. & Still, G.**1128-1147 Control and optimal response problems for quasilinear impulsive integrodifferential equations***by*Akhmet, M.U. & Kirane, M. & Tleubergenova, M.A. & Weber, G.W.**1148-1157 On the optimal parameter of a self-concordant barrier over a symmetric cone***by*Cardoso, Domingos Moreira & Vieira, Luis Almeida**1158-1175 Sensitivity analysis in linear optimization: Invariant support set intervals***by*Hadigheh, Alireza Ghaffari & Terlaky, Tamas**1176-1184 A numerical study of some modified differential evolution algorithms***by*Kaelo, P. & Ali, M.M.**1185-1206 A modified standard embedding with jumps in nonlinear optimization***by*Guddat, Jurgen & Vazquez, Francisco Guerra & Nowack, Dieter & Ruckmann, Jan-J.**1207-1221 Semidefinite descriptions of cones defining spectral mask constraints***by*Faybusovich, L.

### 2006, Volume 169, Issue 2

**351-358 Scatter Search--Wellsprings and Challenges***by*Marti, Rafael**359-372 Principles of scatter search***by*Marti, Rafael & Laguna, Manuel & Glover, Fred**373-391 A scatter search method for bi-criteria {0, 1}-knapsack problems***by*Gomes da Silva, Carlos & Climaco, Joao & Figueira, Jose**392-412 Scatter Search in software testing, comparison and collaboration with Estimation of Distribution Algorithms***by*Sagarna, Ramon & Lozano, Jose A.**413-425 Combining path relinking and genetic algorithms for the multiple-level warehouse layout problem***by*Zhang, G.Q. & Lai, K.K.**426-449 "MOSS" multiobjective scatter search applied to non-linear multiple criteria optimization***by*Beausoleil, Ricardo P.**450-476 Continuous scatter search: An analysis of the integration of some combination methods and improvement strategies***by*Herrera, F. & Lozano, M. & Molina, D.**477-489 Solving feature subset selection problem by a Parallel Scatter Search***by*Garci'a Lopez, Felix & Garci'a Torres, Miguel & Melian Batista, Belen & Moreno Perez, Jose A. & Moreno-Vega, J. Marcos**490-507 An empirical investigation on parallelization strategies for Scatter Search***by*Adenso-Diaz, Belarmino & Garcia-Carbajal, Santiago & Lozano, Sebastian**508-519 Path relinking and GRG for artificial neural networks***by*El-Fallahi, Abdellah & Marti, Rafael & Lasdon, Leon**520-532 Scatter search with path relinking for phylogenetic inference***by*Cotta, Carlos**533-547 A scatter search heuristic for the capacitated clustering problem***by*Scheuerer, Stephan & Wendolsky, Rolf**548-569 A path relinking approach with ejection chains for the generalized assignment problem***by*Yagiura, Mutsunori & Ibaraki, Toshihide & Glover, Fred**570-585 Hybrid scatter search and path relinking for the capacitated p-median problem***by*Diaz, Juan A. & Fernandez, Elena**586-605 A Scatter Search for the periodic capacitated arc routing problem***by*Chu, Feng & Labadi, Nacima & Prins, Christian**606-622 Scatter search for the vehicle routing problem with time windows***by*Russell, Robert A. & Chiang, Wen-Chyuan**623-637 Scatter search for project scheduling with resource availability cost***by*Yamashita, Denise Sato & Armentano, Vinicius Amaral & Laguna, Manuel**638-653 A hybrid scatter search/electromagnetism meta-heuristic for project scheduling***by*Debels, Dieter & De Reyck, Bert & Leus, Roel & Vanhoucke, Mario**654-666 Some aspects of scatter search in the flow-shop problem***by*Nowicki, Eugeniusz & Smutnicki, Czeslaw**667-676 A dynamic programming approach to price installment options***by*Ben-Ameur, Hatem & Breton, Michele & Francois, Pascal**677-697 Bankruptcy theory development and classification via genetic programming***by*Lensberg, Terje & Eilifsen, Aasmund & McKee, Thomas E.

### 2006, Volume 169, Issue 1

**1-29 Analytic hierarchy process: An overview of applications***by*Vaidya, Omkarprasad S. & Kumar, Sushil**30-40 Generating optimal multi-segment cutting patterns for circular blanks in the manufacturing of electric motors***by*Cui, Yaodong**41-52 On the Hierarchical Chinese Postman Problem with linear ordered classes***by*Korteweg, Peter & Volgenant, Ton**53-64 The average shadow price for MILPs with integral resource availability and its relationship to the marginal unit shadow price***by*Mukherjee, Saral & Chatterjee, A.K.**65-80 Fuzzy mixture inventory model involving fuzzy random variable lead time demand and fuzzy total demand***by*Chang, Hung-Chi & Yao, Jing-Shing & Ouyang, Liang-Yuh**81-96 The newsboy problem with resalable returns: A single period model and case study***by*Mostard, Julien & Teunter, Ruud**97-110 Capacitated plant selection in a decentralized manufacturing environment: A bilevel optimization approach***by*Cao, Dong & Chen, Mingyuan**111-132 Optimal and near-optimal policies for lost sales inventory models with at most one replenishment order outstanding***by*Hill, Roger M. & Johansen, Soren Glud**133-145 Optimization of multiple responses considering both location and dispersion effects***by*Kim, Kwang-Jae & Lin, Dennis K.J.**146-156 Classification trees: A possible method for maternity risk grouping***by*Harper, Paul R. & Winslett, David J.**157-177 A Bayesian paired comparison approach for relative accident probability assessment with covariate information***by*Szwed, P. & Dorp, J. Rene van & Merrick, J.R.W. & Mazzuchi, T.A. & Singh, A.**178-188 A multiple warm standby system with operational and repair times following phase-type distributions***by*Perez-Ocon, Rafael & Montoro-Cazorla, Delia**189-201 Random fuzzy renewal process***by*Zhao, Ruiqing & Tang, Wansheng & Yun, Huaili**202-225 Analysis of R out of N systems with several repairmen, exponential life times and phase type repair times: An algorithmic approach***by*Barron, Yonit & Frostig, Esther & Levikson, Benny**226-246 Dynamic decision making without expected utility: An operational approach***by*Nielsen, Thomas D. & Jaffray, Jean-Yves**247-272 DEA-Discriminant Analysis: Methodological comparison among eight discriminant analysis approaches***by*Sueyoshi, Toshiyuki**273-285 User acceptance of multi-criteria decision support systems: The impact of preference elicitation techniques***by*Aloysius, John A. & Davis, Fred D. & Wilson, Darryl D. & Ross Taylor, A. & Kottemann, Jeffrey E.**286-309 Sequential valuation networks for asymmetric decision problems***by*Demirer, Riza & Shenoy, Prakash P.**310-328 Dynamic programming approach to discrete time dynamic feedback Stackelberg games with independent and dependent followers***by*Nie, Pu-yan & Chen, Li-hua & Fukushima, Masao**329-331 Comments on operational competitiveness rating analysis (OCRA)***by*Wang, Shouhong**332-337 On OCRA: Response to comments by Wang (2004)***by*Parkan, Celik**338-339 An addendum on sensitivity analysis of the optimal assignment***by*Volgenant, A.**340-350 Sensitivity analysis of a greedy heuristic for knapsack problems***by*Ghosh, Diptesh & Chakravarti, Nilotpal & Sierksma, Gerard

### 2006, Volume 168, Issue 3

**663-665 Balancing Assembly and Transfer Lines***by*Dolgui, Alexandre**666-693 State-of-the-art exact and heuristic solution procedures for simple assembly line balancing***by*Scholl, Armin & Becker, Christian**694-715 A survey on problems and methods in generalized assembly line balancing***by*Becker, Christian & Scholl, Armin**716-731 An linear programming based lower bound for the simple assembly line balancing problem***by*Peeters, Marc & Degraeve, Zeger**732-746 A special case of transfer lines balancing by graph approach***by*Dolgui, Alexandre & Guschinsky, Nikolai & Levin, Genrikh**747-770 Cost-oriented assembly line balancing: Model formulations, solution difficulty, upper and lower bounds***by*Amen, Matthias**771-782 An optimal piecewise-linear program for the U-line balancing problem with stochastic task times***by*Urban, Timothy L. & Chiang, Wen-Chyuan**783-797 Stability analysis of an optimal balance for an assembly line with fixed cycle time***by*Sotskov, Yuri N. & Dolgui, Alexandre & Portmann, Marie-Claude**798-810 A heuristic solution for fuzzy mixed-model line balancing problem***by*Hop, Nguyen Van**811-825 A genetic algorithm for robotic assembly line balancing***by*Levitin, Gregory & Rubinovitz, Jacob & Shnits, Boris**826-837 Balancing assembly lines with tabu search***by*Lapierre, Sophie D. & Ruiz, Angel & Soriano, Patrick**838-852 An endosymbiotic evolutionary algorithm for the integration of balancing and sequencing in mixed-model U-lines***by*Kim, Yeo Keun & Kim, Jae Yun & Kim, Yeongho**853-869 Dynamic task assignment for throughput maximization with worksharing***by*Askin, Ronald G. & Chen, Jiaqiong**870-879 Bucket brigades on in-tree assembly networks***by*Bartholdi III, John J. & Eisenstein, Donald D. & Lim, Yun Fong**880-904 Controlling mixed-model assembly lines in real-time by using distributed systems***by*Bock, Stefan & Rosenberg, Otto & Brackel, Thomas van**905-921 Sequencing and loading of products on a flowline***by*Sarin, Subhash C. & Greco, Michael P. & Dar-El, Ezey M.**922-931 Optimal allocation of work in assembly lines for lots with homogenous learning***by*Cohen, Yuval & Vitner, Gad & Sarin, Subhash C.**932-951 Generation of assembly graphs by systematic analysis of assembly structures***by*Lambert, Alfred J.D.**952-966 Three-dimensional packing of items with limited load bearing strength***by*Bischoff, E.E.**967-984 Cutting plane method for multiple objective stochastic integer linear programming***by*Abbas, Moncef & Bellahcene, Fatima**985-997 Flexible flow shop scheduling with uniform parallel machines***by*Kyparisis, George J. & Koulamas, Christos**998-1008 A tandem clustering process for multimodal datasets***by*Cho, Catherine & Kim, Sooyoung & Lee, Jaewook & Lee, Dae-Won**1009-1018 Knowledge discovery using a neural network simultaneous optimization algorithm on a real world classification problem***by*Sexton, Randall S. & McMurtrey, Shannon & Cleavenger, Dean**1019-1029 Characterizing solutions of rough programming problems***by*Youness, Ebrahim A.**1030-1039 Branch-and-bound algorithms for solving hard instances of the one-machine sequencing problem***by*Pan, Yunpeng & Shi, Leyuan

### 2006, Volume 168, Issue 2

**279-280 Mathematical Finance and Risk Assessment***by*Dohi, Tadashi & Osaki, Shunji & Nikolaos Limnios**281-290 Price limits and capital requirements of futures clearinghouses***by*Shanker, Latha & Balakrishnan, Narayanaswamy**291-300 The comparative statics on asset prices based on bull and bear market measure***by*Ohnishi, Masamitsu & Osaki, Yusuke**301-310 Monte Carlo analysis of convertible bonds with reset clauses***by*Kimura, Toshikazu & Shinohara, Toshio**311-321 An impulse control of a geometric Brownian motion with quadratic costs***by*Ohnishi, Masamitsu & Tsujimura, Motoh**322-332 Bounds for the price of a European-style Asian option in a binary tree model***by*Reynaerts, Huguette & Vanmaele, Michele & Dhaene, Jan & Deelstra, Griselda**333-339 Some results on symmetric duality of multiobjective programmes with generalized (F,[rho]) invexity***by*Ojha, D.B. & Mukherjee, R.N.**340-344 A linear programming framework for free disposal hull technologies and cost functions: Primal and dual models***by*Leleu, Herve**345-353 Posynomial geometric programming with parametric uncertainty***by*Liu, Shiang-Tai**354-369 An evolutionary programming algorithm for continuous global optimization***by*Yang, Yao Wen & Xu, Jian Feng & Soh, Chee Kiong**370-389 Scheduling orders for multiple product types with due date related objectives***by*Leung, Joseph Y.-T. & Li, Haibing & Pinedo, Michael**390-402 Using tree search bounds to enhance a genetic algorithm approach to two rectangle packing problems***by*Dowsland, Kathryn A. & Herbert, Edward A. & Kendall, Graham & Burke, Edmund**403-424 On solving multi-type railway line planning problems***by*Goossens, Jan-Willem & van Hoesel, Stan & Kroon, Leo**425-449 One-sided elasticities and technical efficiency in multi-output production: A theoretical framework***by*Hadjicostas, Petros & Soteriou, Andreas C.**450-462 Allocative efficiency of technically inefficient production units***by*Bogetoft, Peter & Fare, Rolf & Obel, Borge**463-474 An inventory model for deteriorating items with stock-dependent consumption rate and shortages under inflation and time discounting***by*Hou, Kuo-Lung**475-491 The application of prediction capability and adaptive target control to the newspaper business***by*Pearson, Michael**492-508 Cost analysis on renewable full-service warranties for multi-component systems***by*Bai, Jun & Pham, Hoang**509-519 Dynamic load balancing in parallel queueing systems: Stability and optimal control***by*Down, Douglas G. & Lewis, Mark E.**520-540 Quantile and tolerance-interval estimation in simulation***by*Chen, E. Jack & Kelton, W. David**541-556 A [delta]-shock maintenance model for a deteriorating system***by*Tang, Ya-yong & Lam, Yeh**557-570 Rank from comparisons and from ratings in the analytic hierarchy/network processes***by*Saaty, Thomas L.**571-583 A rational approach to handling fuzzy perceptions in route choice***by*Arslan, Turan & Khisty, Jotin**584-592 Nonessential objectives within network approaches for MCDM***by*Gal, Tomas & Hanne, Thomas**593-611 Establish standards of standard costing with the application of convergent gray zone test***by*Hsiao, Tzy-yih