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### 2006, Volume 168, Issue 1

**221-239 A game-theoretic formulation of joint implementation of environmental projects***by*Breton, Michele & Zaccour, Georges & Zahaf, Mehdi**240-252 How real option disinvestment flexibility augments project NPV***by*Keswani, Aneel & Shackleton, Mark B.**253-268 Do bank mergers have hidden or foregone value? Realized and unrealized operating synergies in one bank merger***by*Sherman, H. David & Rupert, Timothy J.

### 2005, Volume 167, Issue 3

**589-591 Multicriteria scheduling***by*T'kindt, Vincent & Billaut, Jean-Charles**592-623 Multicriteria scheduling***by*Hoogeveen, Han**624-643 A new bounding mechanism for the CNC machine scheduling problems with controllable processing times***by*Kayan, Rabia K. & Akturk, M. Selim**644-662 Decentralised, multi-objective driven scheduling for reentrant shops: A conceptual development and a test case***by*Miragliotta, Giovanni & Perona, Marco**663-678 A multiobjective evolutionary algorithm for scheduling and inspection planning in software development projects***by*Hanne, Thomas & Nickel, Stefan**679-695 Generating efficient schedules for identical parallel machines involving flow-time and tardy jobs***by*Gupta, J.N.D. & Ruiz-Torres, Alex J.**696-716 A Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm for mixed-model sequencing on JIT assembly lines***by*Mansouri, S. Afshin**717-738 Genetic local search for multi-objective flowshop scheduling problems***by*Arroyo, Jose Elias Claudio & Armentano, Vinicius Amaral**739-751 Punctuality and idleness in just-in-time scheduling***by*Sourd, Francis**752-771 Bicriteria train scheduling for high-speed passenger railroad planning applications***by*Zhou, Xuesong & Zhong, Ming**772-795 A multi-objective simulated-annealing algorithm for scheduling in flowshops to minimize the makespan and total flowtime of jobs***by*Varadharajan, T.K. & Rajendran, Chandrasekharan**796-809 Two-machine shop scheduling: Compromise between flexibility and makespan value***by*Esswein, Carl & Billaut, Jean-Charles & Strusevich, Vitaly A.

### 2005, Volume 167, Issue 2

**283-296 A comparison of branch-and-bound algorithms for a family scheduling problem with identical parallel machines***by*Dunstall, Simon & Wirth, Andrew**297-319 Approximation schemes for job shop scheduling problems with controllable processing times***by*Jansen, Klaus & Mastrolilli, Monaldo & Solis-Oba, Roberto**320-335 Dynamic transport scheduling under multiple resource constraints***by*Ebben, M. J. R. & van der Heijden, M. C. & van Harten, A.**336-348 Modeling the reentrant job shop scheduling problem with setups for metaheuristic searches***by*Zoghby, Jeriad & Wesley Barnes, J. & Hasenbein, John J.**349-369 Optimal management of cross-trained workers in services with negligible switching costs***by*Berman, Oded & Wang, Jiamin & Sapna, K. P.**370-380 Cooperation between multiple news-vendors with transshipments***by*Slikker, Marco & Fransoo, Jan & Wouters, Marc**381-397 An interactive method for inventory control with fuzzy lead-time and dynamic demand***by*Dey, Jayanta Kumar & Kar, Samarjit & Maiti, Manoranjan**398-412 Environmental considerations on the optimal product mix***by*Letmathe, Peter & Balakrishnan, Nagraj**413-426 Dynamic, customer-oriented improvement of supply networks***by*Jammernegg, Werner & Kischka, Peter**427-443 A characterization of concordance relations***by*Bouyssou, Denis & Pirlot, Marc**444-460 Solving influence diagrams with fuzzy chance and value nodes***by*Rodriguez-Muniz, Luis J. & Lopez-Diaz, Miguel & Gil, Maria Angeles**461-474 On policy capturing with fuzzy measures***by*Liginlal, Divakaran & Ow, Terence T.**475-492 Playing for time: A sequential inspection game***by*Avenhaus, Rudolf & Canty, Morton John**493-517 A novel technique of object ranking and classification under ignorance: An application to the corporate failure risk problem***by*Beynon, Malcolm J.**518-542 Forecasting business profitability by using classification techniques: A comparative analysis based on a Spanish case***by*de Andres, Javier & Landajo, Manuel & Lorca, Pedro**543-549 A Lorenz-Pareto measure of pure diversification***by*Troutt, Marvin D. & Acar, William**550-573 Dynamic optimization of the operation of single-car elevator systems with destination hall call registration: Part I. Formulation and simulations***by*Tanaka, Shunji & Uraguchi, Yukihiro & Araki, Mituhiko**574-587 Dynamic optimization of the operation of single-car elevator systems with destination hall call registration: Part II. The solution algorithm***by*Tanaka, Shunji & Uraguchi, Yukihiro & Araki, Mituhiko

### 2005, Volume 167, Issue 1

**1-19 A fresh view on the tolerance approach to sensitivity analysis in linear programming***by*Filippi, Carlo**20-27 Phase I cycling under the most-obtuse-angle pivot rule***by*Guerrero-Garcia, Pablo & Santos-Palomo, Angel**28-34 Non-differentiable higher-order symmetric duality in mathematical programming with generalized invexity***by*Mishra, S. K.**35-47 Beam search heuristic to solve stochastic integer problems under probabilistic constraints***by*Beraldi, Patrizia & Ruszczynski, Andrzej**48-67 Improved local search algorithms for the rectangle packing problem with general spatial costs***by*Imahori, S. & Yagiura, M. & Ibaraki, T.**68-76 Data dependent worst case bounds for weighted set packing***by*Kwon, Roy H.**77-95 A hybrid genetic algorithm for the job shop scheduling problem***by*Goncalves, Jose Fernando & de Magalhaes Mendes, Jorge Jose & Resende, Mauricio G. C.**96-115 A stochastic programming approach for supply chain network design under uncertainty***by*Santoso, Tjendera & Ahmed, Shabbir & Goetschalckx, Marc & Shapiro, Alexander**116-128 Cooperative flow dynamics in production lines with buffer level dependent production rates***by*Filliger, R. & Hongler, M. -O.**129-143 A two-echelon inventory system with transportation capacity constraint***by*Huang, H. C. & Chew, E. P. & Goh, K. H.**144-162 Ergodicity and analysis of the process describing the system state in polling systems with two queues***by*Lillo, Rosa E.**163-178 Queueing network model for a single-operator machine interference problem with external operations***by*Yang, Taho & Lee, Rong-Shean & Chen, Mu-Chen & Chen, Pangwei**179-207 Queueing systems with leadtime constraints: A fluid-model approach for admission and sequencing control***by*Maglaras, Constantinos & Van Mieghem, Jan A.**208-225 An interval-parameter fuzzy two-stage stochastic program for water resources management under uncertainty***by*Maqsood, Imran & Huang, Guo H. & Scott Yeomans, Julian**226-242 Using the sum-of-uniforms method to generate correlated random variates with certain marginal distribution***by*Chen, Jung-Tai**243-256 The selection and scheduling of telecommunication calls with time windows***by*Amiri, Ali**257-271 Different approaches to efficiency analysis. An application to the Spanish Trawl fleet operating in Moroccan waters***by*Herrero, Ines**272-281 Group technology in a hybrid flowshop environment: A case study***by*Andres, Carlos & Albarracin, Jose Miguel & Tormo, Guillermina & Vicens, Eduardo & Garcia-Sabater, Jose Pedro

### 2005, Volume 166, Issue 3

**593-596 Advances in complex systems modeling***by*Makowski, Marek & Nakamori, Yoshiteru & Sebastian, Hans-Jurgen**597-614 Meta-synthesis approach to complex system modeling***by*Gu, Jifa & Tang, Xijin**615-648 A structured modeling technology***by*Makowski, Marek**649-654 Some remarks on conflict analysis***by*Pawlak, Zdzislaw**655-665 Behavioral models for complex decision analysis***by*Tamura, Hiroyuki**666-693 An intelligent agent model***by*Schleiffer, Ralf**694-716 Agent-based simulation for computational experimentation: Developing an artificial labor market***by*Chaturvedi, Alok & Mehta, Shailendra & Dolk, Daniel & Ayer, Rick**717-725 Agent-based approach to complex systems modeling***by*Ryoke, Mina & Nakamori, Yoshiteru**726-740 Planning vehicle transhipment in a seaport automobile terminal using a multi-agent system***by*Fischer, T. & Gehring, H.**741-755 Agent-based modeling on technological innovation as an evolutionary process***by*Ma, Tieju & Nakamori, Yoshiteru**756-768 MOP/GP models for machine learning***by*Nakayama, Hirotaka & Yun, Ye Boon & Asada, Takeshi & Yoon, Min**769-781 Approximating a finite element model by neural network prediction for facility optimization in groundwater engineering***by*Arndt, Olaf & Barth, Thomas & Freisleben, Bernd & Grauer, Manfred**782-793 Simulation-based optimization of social security systems under uncertainty***by*Ermolieva, Tatiana**794-811 Fuzzy fitness functions applied to engineering design problems***by*Antonsson, Erik K. & Sebastian, Hans-Jurgen**812-827 Refinery short-term scheduling with tank farm, inventory and distillation management: An integrated simulation-based approach***by*Chryssolouris, George & Papakostas, Nikolaos & Mourtzis, Dimitris**828-842 On a bi-dimensional dynamic alternative routing method***by*Martins, Lucia & Craveirinha, Jose & Climaco, Joao N. & Gomes, Teresa**843-855 Policy evaluations under environmental constraints using a computable general equilibrium model***by*Masui, Toshihiko

### 2005, Volume 166, Issue 2

**293-309 An action-research based instrument for monitoring continuous quality improvement***by*Prybutok, Victor R. & Ramasesh, Ranga**310-336 Analysis of assembly systems controlled with kanbans***by*Matta, Andrea & Dallery, Yves & Di Mascolo, Maria**337-350 Application of multi-steps forecasting for restraining the bullwhip effect and improving inventory performance under autoregressive demand***by*Chandra, Charu & Grabis, Janis**351-368 Simultaneous price and due date settings for multiple customer classes***by*Watanapa, Bunthit & Techanitisawad, Anulark**369-384 A real-time methodology for minimizing mean flowtime in FMSs with routing flexibility: Threshold-based alternate routing***by*Ozmutlu, Seda & Harmonosky, Catherine M.**385-405 Analysis of optimal opportunistic replenishment policies for inventory systems by using a (s,S) model with a maximum issue quantity restriction***by*Mak, K. L. & Lai, K. K. & Ng, W. C. & Yiu, K. F. C.**406-429 Crop succession requirements in agricultural production planning***by*Haneveld, W. K. Klein & Stegeman, A. W.**430-448 Multi-unit auctions with complementarities: Issues of efficiency in electricity auctions***by*Elmaghraby, Wedad J.**449-468 Developing concurrent investment plans for power generation and transmission***by*Kucukyazici, Beste & Ozdamar, Linet & Pokharel, Shaligram**469-488 Discrete bilevel programming: Application to a natural gas cash-out problem***by*Dempe, Stephan & Kalashnikov, Vyacheslav & Rios-Mercado, Roger Z.**489-496 A clustering algorithm for item assignment in a synchronized zone order picking system***by*Jane, Chin-Chia & Laih, Yih-Wenn**497-506 A shortest-path algorithm for solving the fleet management problem in underground mines***by*Gamache, Michel & Grimard, Renaud & Cohen, Paul**507-519 Static hedging of multivariate derivatives by simulation***by*Pellizzari, P.**520-527 A distribution-free approach to estimating best response values with application to mutual fund performance modeling***by*Troutt, Marvin D. & Hu, Michael Y. & Shanker, Murali S.**528-546 Prediction of commercial bank failure via multivariate statistical analysis of financial structures: The Turkish case***by*Canbas, Serpil & Cabuk, Altan & Kilic, Suleyman Bilgin**547-556 Advertising in a dynamic spatial monopoly***by*Lambertini, Luca**557-575 Predicting online-purchasing behaviour***by*Van den Poel, Dirk & Buckinx, Wouter**576-592 Estimating the market shares of stores based on the shopper's search and purchase behavior***by*Chun, Young H. & Sumichrast, Robert T.

### 2005, Volume 166, Issue 1

**1-2 Metaheuristics and worst-case guarantee algorithms: relations, provable properties and applications (ECCO XV)***by*Maria Gambardella, Luca & Martello, Silvano**3-24 A -approximation algorithm for the two-machine routing open-shop problem on a two-node network***by*Averbakh, Igor & Berman, Oded & Chernykh, Ilya**25-34 Improved rounding procedures for the discrete version of the capacitated EOQ problem***by*Bertazzi, Luca & Speranza, Maria Grazia**35-50 Solving the fixed rank convex quadratic maximization in binary variables by a parallel zonotope construction algorithm***by*Ferrez, J.-A. & Fukuda, K. & Liebling, Th.M.**51-62 Core instances for testing: A case study***by*Mastrolilli, Monaldo & Bianchi, Leonora**63-76 Maximum satisfiability: How good are tabu search and plateau moves in the worst-case?***by*Mastrolilli, Monaldo & Gambardella, Luca Maria**77-92 A theoretical study on the behavior of simulated annealing leading to a new cooling schedule***by*Triki, E. & Collette, Y. & Siarry, P.**93-114 A new fuzzy multiple attributive group decision making methodology and its application to propulsion/manoeuvring system selection problem***by*Olcer, A. I. & Odabasi, A. Y.**115-132 Managing non-homogeneous information in group decision making***by*Herrera, F. & Martinez, L. & Sanchez, P. J.**133-153 Sequential selection procedures: Using sample means to improve efficiency***by*Chen, E. Jack & Kelton, W. David**154-159 Threshold based discounting networks: The cost allocation provided by the nucleolus***by*Skorin-Kapov, Darko & Skorin-Kapov, Jadranka**160-171 Cluster analysis based on fuzzy equivalence relation***by*Liang, Gin-Shuh & Chou, Tsung-Yu & Han, Tzeu-Chen**172-184 A simple method for computation of fuzzy linear regression***by*Hojati, Mehran & Bector, C. R. & Smimou, Kamal**185-211 Competitiveness of nations: A knowledge discovery examination***by*Zanakis, Stelios H. & Becerra-Fernandez, Irma**212-220 Cost-sensitive learning and decision making revisited***by*Viaene, Stijn & Dedene, Guido**221-245 Mining generalized knowledge from ordered data through attribute-oriented induction techniques***by*Chen, Yen-Liang & Shen, Ching-Cheng**246-254 Optimal pricing policies for perishable products***by*Anjos, Miguel F. & Cheng, Russell C. H. & Currie, Christine S. M.**255-265 An MCDM model for media selection in the dual consumer/industrial market***by*Kwak, N. K. & Lee, Chang Won & Kim, Ji Hee**266-277 When to refinance a mortgage: A dynamic programming approach***by*Lee, Pei-Ting & Rosenfield, Donald B.**278-292 A minimax portfolio selection strategy with equilibrium***by*Deng, Xiao-Tie & Li, Zhong-Fei & Wang, Shou-Yang

### 2005, Volume 165, Issue 3

**555-568 Polynomial approximation algorithms with performance guarantees: An introduction-by-example***by*Demange, Marc & Paschos, Vangelis Th.**569-584 Applying the minimax criterion in stochastic recourse programs***by*Riis, Morten & Andersen, Kim Allan**585-591 Multiobjective second-order symmetric duality with F-convexity***by*Yang, X. M. & Yang, X. Q. & Teo, K. L. & Hou, S. H.**592-597 Symmetric duality in multiobjective programming involving generalized cone-invex functions***by*Khurana, Seema**598-609 Stabilization of Mehrotra's primal-dual algorithm and its implementation***by*Stanimirovic, Predrag S. & Stojkovic, Nebojsa V. & Kovacevic-Vujcic, Vera V.**610-624 Distribution network design: New problems and related models***by*Ambrosino, Daniela & Grazia Scutella, Maria**625-648 Partial convexification cuts for 0-1 mixed-integer programs***by*Sherali, Hanif D. & Lee, Youngho & Kim, Youngjin**649-656 A graph-oriented approach for the minimization of the number of late jobs for the parallel machines scheduling problem***by*Bornstein, Claudio Thomas & Alcoforado, Luciane Ferreira & Maculan, Nelson**657-667 A heuristic algorithm for the truckload and less-than-truckload problem***by*Chu, Ching-Wu**668-684 Vehicle minimization for periodic deliveries***by*Campbell, Ann Melissa & Hardin, Jill R.**685-695 A Bayesian approach for assessing process precision based on multiple samples***by*Pearn, W. L. & Wu, Chien-Wei**696-707 Entropy as a measure of operational flexibility***by*Shuiabi, Eyas & Thomson, Vince & Bhuiyan, Nadia**708-728 The shift team formation problem in multi-shift manufacturing operations***by*Slomp, Jannes & Suresh, Nallan C.**729-747 A dynamic joint replenishment policy with auto-correlated demand***by*Lee, Loo Hay & Chew, Ek Peng**748-764 An inventory model for delayed customization: A hybrid approach***by*Tibben-Lembke, Ronald S. & Bassok, Yehuda**765-785 Optimal stopping problem with double reservation value property***by*Kang, Byung-Kook**786-793 Minimal standby redundancy allocation in a k-out-of-n:F system of dependent components***by*da Costa Bueno, Vanderlei**794-809 Finite buffer polling models with routing***by*Grasman, Scott E. & Olsen, Tava Lennon & Birge, John R.**810-825 Componentwise bounds for nearly completely decomposable Markov chains using stochastic comparison and reordering***by*Pekergin, Nihal & Dayar, Tugrul & Alparslan, Denizhan N.**826-834 Robustness of Kriging when interpolating in random simulation with heterogeneous variances: Some experiments***by*Kleijnen, Jack P. C. & van Beers, Wim C. M.**835-842 Technical note - On optimization approach for multidisk vertical allocation problems***by*Tsai, Jung-Fa & Li, Han-Lin**843-846 On the single machine total tardiness problem***by*Tian, Z. J. & Ng, C. T. & Cheng, T. C. E.

### 2005, Volume 165, Issue 2

**285-288 Project management and scheduling***by*Valls, Vicente & Weglarz, Jan**289-306 Project scheduling under uncertainty: Survey and research potentials***by*Herroelen, Willy & Leus, Roel**307-313 On the fallacy of averages in project risk management***by*Elmaghraby, Salah E.**314-328 Maximization of solution flexibility for robust shop scheduling***by*Artigues, Christian & Billaut, Jean-Charles & Esswein, Carl**329-338 Simple probability models for project contracting***by*Paul, Anand & Gutierrez, Genaro**339-358 Network decomposition-based benchmark results for the discrete time-cost tradeoff problem***by*Akkan, Can & Drexl, Andreas & Kimms, Alf**359-374 New computational results for the discrete time/cost trade-off problem with time-switch constraints***by*Vanhoucke, Mario**375-386 Justification and RCPSP: A technique that pays***by*Valls, Vicente & Ballestin, Francisco & Quintanilla, Sacramento**387-397 An introduction to multi-parameter complexity analysis of discrete problems***by*Sevastianov, S. V.**398-407 Complexity results for flow-shop problems with a single server***by*Brucker, Peter & Knust, Sigrid & Wang, Guoqing**408-415 The two-machine flow-shop problem with weighted late work criterion and common due date***by*Blazewicz, Jacek & Pesch, Erwin & Sterna, Malgorzata & Werner, Frank**416-422 Positive half-products and scheduling with controllable processing times***by*Janiak, Adam & Kovalyov, Mikhail Y. & Kubiak, Wieslaw & Werner, Frank**423-443 Single machine scheduling to minimize total weighted tardiness***by*Cheng, T. C. E. & Ng, C. T. & Yuan, J. J. & Liu, Z. H.**444-456 Minimizing non-decreasing separable objective functions for the unit-time open shop scheduling problem***by*Cheng, T. C. Edwin & Shakhlevich, Natalia V.**457-467 Makespan minimization for scheduling unrelated parallel machines: A recovering beam search approach***by*Ghirardi, M. & Potts, C. N.**468-478 Scheduling UET-UCT outforests to minimize maximum lateness***by*Singh, Gaurav**479-494 A comprehensive review and evaluation of permutation flowshop heuristics***by*Ruiz, Ruben & Maroto, Concepcion**495-509 Scheduling of continuous and discontinuous material flows with intermediate storage restrictions***by*Neumann, Klaus & Schwindt, Christoph & Trautmann, Norbert**510-524 Continuous filling and emptying of storage systems in constraint-based scheduling***by*Sourd, Francis & Rogerie, Jerome**525-534 A heuristic to schedule flexible job-shop in a glass factory***by*Alvarez-Valdes, R. & Fuertes, A. & Tamarit, J. M. & Gimenez, G. & Ramos, R.**535-553 Evolutionary algorithms for periodic arc routing problems***by*Lacomme, Philippe & Prins, Christian & Ramdane-Cherif, Wahiba

### 2005, Volume 165, Issue 1

**1-19 Location analysis: A synthesis and survey***by*ReVelle, C. S. & Eiselt, H. A.**20-33 Minimizing total completion time and total deviation of job completion times from a restrictive due-date***by*Mosheiov, Gur**34-54 Solving the flowshop scheduling problem with sequence dependent setup times using advanced metaheuristics***by*Ruiz, Ruben & Maroto, Concepcion & Alcaraz, Javier**55-69 Combining evolutionary computation and dynamic programming for solving a dynamic facility layout problem***by*Dunker, Thomas & Radons, Gunter & Westkamper, Engelbert**70-81 Improved results on the 0-1 multidimensional knapsack problem***by*Vasquez, Michel & Vimont, Yannick**82-96 Optimal timing of a sequence of tasks with general completion costs***by*Sourd, Francis**97-107 The shortest path problem with forbidden paths***by*Villeneuve, Daniel & Desaulniers, Guy**108-126 Optimal inventory policies for an economic order quantity model with decreasing cost functions***by*Jung, Hoon & Klein, Cerry M.**127-138 Multi-product lot-sizing with a transportation capacity reservation contract***by*van Norden, Linda & van de Velde, Steef**139-156 An experimental analysis of solution performance in a resource sharing and scheduling problem***by*Samaddar, Subhashish & Rabinowitz, Gad & Zhang, Guoqiang Peter**157-181 Global plant capacity and product allocation with pricing decisions***by*Chakravarty, Amiya K.**182-206 Outbound supply chain network design with mode selection, lead times and capacitated vehicle distribution centers***by*Eskigun, Erdem & Uzsoy, Reha & Preckel, Paul V. & Beaujon, George & Krishnan, Subramanian & Tew, Jeffrey D.**207-218 Inventory pooling of repairable spare parts with non-zero lateral transshipment time and delayed lateral transshipments***by*Wong, Hartanto & Cattrysse, Dirk & Van Oudheusden, Dirk**219-230 Knowledge-based framework for automated dynamic supply chain configuration***by*Piramuthu, Selwyn**231-250 A two-bottleneck system with binomial yields and rigid demand***by*Grosfeld-Nir, Abraham**251-266 Incomplete information and multiple machine queueing problems***by*Mitra, Manipushpak**267-284 Index policies for the maintenance of a collection of machines by a set of repairmen***by*Glazebrook, K. D. & Mitchell, H. M. & Ansell, P. S.

### 2005, Volume 164, Issue 3

**573-574 Recent advances in scheduling in computer and manufacturing systems***by*Blazewicz, J. & Ecker, K. & Trystram, D.**575-584 Path colorings in bipartite graphs***by*de Werra, D.**585-591 Chromatic scheduling in a cyclic open shop***by*Kubale, Marek & Nadolski, Adam**592-608 A review of exact solution methods for the non-preemptive multiprocessor flowshop problem***by*Kis, Tamas & Pesch, Erwin**609-626 A triple objective function with a Chebychev dynamic pick-and-place point specification approach to optimise the surface mount placement machine***by*Ayob, Masri & Kendall, Graham**627-638 Scheduling tasks on a flexible manufacturing machine to minimize tool change delays***by*Ecker, K. H. & Gupta, J. N. D.**639-668 Simulated annealing and tabu search for multi-mode resource-constrained project scheduling with positive discounted cash flows and different payment models***by*Mika, Marek & Waligora, Grzegorz & Weglarz, Jan**669-679 A buffer minimization problem for the design of embedded systems***by*Munier Kordon, Alix & Note, Jean-Baptiste**680-689 A graph based model for survivability applications***by*Krings, A. W. & Azadmanesh, A.**690-695 Complexity of master-slave tasking on heterogeneous trees***by*Dutot, Pierre-Francois**696-714 Fuzzy c-means clustering and Internet portals: A case study***by*Ozer, Muammer**715-729 Modeling uncertain activity duration by fuzzy number and discrete-event simulation***by*Zhang, Hong & Tam, C. M. & Li, Heng**730-747 Multi-issue allocation situations***by*Calleja, Pedro & Borm, Peter & Hendrickx, Ruud**748-759 Solving a multiobjective possibilistic problem through compromise programming***by*Arenas Parra, M. & Bilbao Terol, A. & Perez Gladish, B. & Rodriguez Uria, M. V.**760-777 Solving multiattribute design problems with analytic hierarchy process and conjoint analysis: An empirical comparison***by*Scholl, Armin & Manthey, Laura & Helm, Roland & Steiner, Michael**778-784 Characterizations of the 3-cycle count and backward length of a tournament***by*Monsuur, Herman**785-791 Reference point approach for multiple decision makers***by*Lahdelma, Risto & Miettinen, Kaisa & Salminen, Pekka**792-799 A measure of risk and a decision-making model based on expected utility and entropy***by*Yang, Jiping & Qiu, Wanhua**800-810 Data envelopment analysis based decision model for optimal operator allocation in CMS***by*Ertay, Tijen & Ruan, Da**811-828 Positive dynamic systems with entropy operator: Application to labour market modelling***by*Popkov, Alexey Y. & Popkov, Yuri S. & van Wissen, Leo**829-850 Innovation diffusion uncertainty, advertising and pricing policies***by*Kamrad, Bardia & Lele, Shreevardhan S. & Siddique, Akhtar & Thomas, Robert J.**851-855 Single machine preemptive scheduling with fixed jobs to minimize tardiness related criteria***by*Yuan, Jinjiang & Lin, Yixun

### 2005, Volume 164, Issue 2

**287-300 An overview of the design and analysis of simulation experiments for sensitivity analysis***by*Kleijnen, Jack P. C.**301-323 Base station location and channel allocation in a cellular network with emergency coverage requirements***by*Akella, Mohan R. & Batta, Rajan & Delmelle, Eric M. & Rogerson, Peter A. & Blatt, Alan & Wilson, Glenn**324-340 An integrated systems approach to process control and maintenance***by*Linderman, Kevin & McKone-Sweet, Kathleen E. & Anderson, John C.**341-353 Performance of static priority rules for shared facilities in a remanufacturing shop with disassembly and reassembly***by*Guide, V. Daniel R. & Souza, Gilvan C. & van der Laan, Erwin**354-357 Definition and properties of the input-weighted average lead-time***by*Jodlbauer, Herbert**358-366 Inventory models with variable lead time and present value***by*Yang, Gino & Ronald, Robert J. & Chu, Peter**367-377 On interval estimation of the coefficient of variation for the three-parameter Weibull, lognormal and gamma distribution: A simulation-based approach***by*Pang, Wan-Kai & Leung, Ping-Kei & Huang, Wei-Kwang & Liu, Wei**378-386 Reliability function of a class of time-dependent systems with standby redundancy***by*Azaron, Amir & Katagiri, Hideki & Sakawa, Masatoshi & Modarres, Mohammad**387-401 A preemptive priority queue with balking***by*Drekic, Steve & Woolford, Douglas G.**402-405 Reverse multiple recursive random number generators***by*Tang, Hui-Chin**406-416 Second order symmetric duality in non-differentiable multiobjective programming with F-convexity***by*Yang, X. M. & Yang, X. Q. & Teo, K. L. & Hou, S. H.**417-422 An [epsilon]-sensitivity analysis for semidefinite programming***by*Lim, Sungmook & Lee, Sangwook & Park, Soondal