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### 2005, Volume 164, Issue 2

**440-455 Layout design for flexible manufacturing systems considering single-loop directional flow patterns***by*Yang, Taho & Peters, Brett A. & Tu, Mingan**456-474 Two new algorithms for UMTS access network topology design***by*Juttner, Alpar & Orban, Andras & Fiala, Zoltan**475-490 Modelling and optimisation for sustainable development policy assessment***by*Cannon, M. & Kouvaritakis, B. & Huang, G.**491-504 A practical model of Heineken's bottle filling line with dependent failures***by*Cooke, Roger M. & Bosma, Atze & Harte, Frank**505-509 A Steiner arborescence model for the feeder reconfiguration in electric distribution networks***by*Avella, Pasquale & Villacci, Domenico & Sforza, Antonio**510-534 Preference scheduling for nurses using column generation***by*Bard, Jonathan F. & Purnomo, Hadi W.**535-547 Estimating output gains by means of Luenberger efficiency measures***by*Fukuyama, Hirofumi & Weber, William L.**548-554 A decision-rule for transplanting non-cadaveric organs***by*Levy, Amnon**555-571 Hedge fund performance appraisal using data envelopment analysis***by*Gregoriou, Greg N. & Sedzro, Komlan & Zhu, Joe

### 2005, Volume 164, Issue 1

**1-11 Loop based facility planning and material handling***by*Asef-Vaziri, Ardavan & Laporte, Gilbert**12-23 A co-operative parallel heuristic for mixed zero-one linear programming: Combining simulated annealing with branch and bound***by*Nwana, V. & Darby-Dowman, K. & Mitra, G.**24-38 Local adjustments: A general algorithm***by*Peridy, Laurent & Rivreau, David**39-51 Machine scheduling with deliveries to multiple customer locations***by*Li, Chung-Lun & Vairaktarakis, George & Lee, Chung-Yee**52-63 Insertion of a random task in a schedule: a real-time approach***by*Duron, Cyril & Proth, Jean-Marie & Wardi, Yorai**64-78 Crane scheduling in container yards with inter-crane interference***by*Ng, W. C.**79-88 Reducing quadratic programming problem to regression problem: Stepwise algorithm***by*Wang, Dong Q. & Chukova, Stefanka & Lai, C. D.**89-103 The biobjective undirected two-commodity minimum cost flow problem***by*Sedeno-Noda, A. & Gonzalez-Martin, C. & Gutierrez, J.**104-114 Quadratic cost flow and the conjugate gradient method***by*Sun, Jie & Yang, Xiaoqi & Chen, Xiongda**115-119 Criteria for generalized invex monotonicities***by*Yang, X. M. & Yang, X. Q. & Teo, K. L.**120-142 Supply chain networks, electronic commerce, and supply side and demand side risk***by*Nagurney, Anna & Cruz, Jose & Dong, June & Zhang, Ding**143-157 Competitive advantage through take-back of used products***by*Heese, Hans S. & Cattani, Kyle & Ferrer, Geraldo & Gilland, Wendell & Roth, Aleda V.**158-172 Who should control inventory in a supply chain?***by*Lee, Ching Chyi & Chu, Wai Hung Julius**173-184 Modeling the role of retail price formats, and retailer competition types on production schedule strategy***by*Ghose, Sanjoy & Liu, John J. & Bhatnagar, Amit & Kurata, Hisashi**185-194 Reexamination of processing time uncertainty***by*Cao, Qidong & Patterson, J. Wayne & Bai, Xue**195-205 The influence of demand variability on the performance of a make-to-stock queue***by*Jemai, Zied & Karaesmen, Fikri**206-216 A least deviation method to obtain a priority vector of a fuzzy preference relation***by*Xu, Zeshui & Da, Qingli**217-224 Valuing the business environment on a daily basis***by*Nicolau, Juan L.**225-238 Core, least core and nucleolus for multiple scenario cooperative games***by*Hinojosa, M. A. & Marmol, A. M. & Thomas, L. C.**239-251 Solving the combinatorial double auction problem***by*Xia, Mu & Stallaert, Jan & Whinston, Andrew B.**252-268 Customer base analysis: partial defection of behaviourally loyal clients in a non-contractual FMCG retail setting***by*Buckinx, Wouter & Van den Poel, Dirk**269-285 Efficient market-clearing prices in markets with nonconvexities***by*O'Neill, Richard P. & Sotkiewicz, Paul M. & Hobbs, Benjamin F. & Rothkopf, Michael H. & Stewart, William R.

### 2005, Volume 163, Issue 3

**573-574 Editorial--in honour of Bernhard Fleischmann***by*Stadtler, Hartmut & de Kok, Ton G. & Meyr, Herbert**575-588 Supply chain management and advanced planning--basics, overview and challenges***by*Stadtler, Hartmut**589-616 Supply chain management in forestry--case studies at Sodra Cell AB***by*Carlsson, Dick & Ronnqvist, Mikael**617-630 Integrating process optimization and inventory planning in cutting-stock with skiving option: An optimization model and its application***by*Arbib, Claudio & Marinelli, Fabrizio**631-652 Shipment planning at oil refineries using column generation and valid inequalities***by*Persson, Jan A. & Gothe-Lundgren, Maud**653-667 Optimal shared-savings contracts in supply chains: Linear contracts and double moral hazard***by*Corbett, Charles J. & DeCroix, Gregory A. & Ha, Albert Y.**668-687 Negotiation-based collaborative planning between supply chains partners***by*Dudek, Gregor & Stadtler, Hartmut**688-705 The effect of remanufacturing on procurement decisions for resellers in secondary markets***by*Robotis, Andreas & Bhattacharya, Shantanu & Van Wassenhove, Luk N.**706-720 Linear programming models with planned lead times for supply chain operations planning***by*Spitter, J. M. & Hurkens, C. A. J. & de Kok, A. G. & Lenstra, J. K. & Negenman, E. G.**721-732 An analytical study of the Q(s,S) policy applied to the joint replenishment problem***by*Nielsen, Christina & Larsen, Christian**733-750 Using repair priorities to reduce stock investment in spare part networks***by*Sleptchenko, A. & van der Heijden, M. C. & van Harten, A.**751-768 An alternative to safety stock policies for multi-level rolling schedule MRP problems***by*Dellaert, N. & Jeunet, J.**769-775 Value at risk and inventory control***by*Tapiero, Charles S.**776-783 An EOQ model for perishable items under stock-dependent selling rate and time-dependent partial backlogging***by*Dye, Chung-Yuan & Ouyang, Liang-Yuh**784-801 Factors which influence decision making in new product evaluation***by*Ozer, Muammer**802-824 A model for analyzing multi-channel distribution systems***by*Alptekinoglu, Aydin & Tang, Christopher S.**825-856 Manufacturing lead-time rules: Customer retention versus tardiness costs***by*Slotnick, Susan A. & Sobel, Matthew J.

### 2005, Volume 163, Issue 2

**287-337 Following the traces:: An introduction to conjoint measurement without transitivity and additivity***by*Bouyssou, Denis & Pirlot, Marc**338-356 Rank inclusion in criteria hierarchies***by*Salo, Ahti & Punkka, Antti**357-369 Representing the strengths and directions of pairwise comparisons***by*Hartvigsen, David**370-387 A decisiveness index for simple games***by*Carreras, Francesc**388-402 Providing support for decisions based on time series information under conditions of asymmetric loss***by*Goodwin, Paul**403-417 Understanding local ignorance and non-specificity within the DS/AHP method of multi-criteria decision making***by*Beynon, Malcolm J.**418-433 Uneven allocation of elements in linear multi-state sliding window system***by*Levitin, Gregory**434-444 Parametric nonlinear programming approach to fuzzy queues with bulk service***by*Chen, Shih-Pin**445-461 Optimal burn-in time to minimize the cost for general repairable products sold under warranty***by*Sheu, Shey-Huei & Chien, Yu-Hung**462-481 On the construction of mutual fund portfolios: A multicriteria methodology and an application to the Greek market of equity mutual funds***by*Pendaraki, K. & Zopounidis, C. & Doumpos, M.**482-502 A unified framework for approximation of general telecommunication networks***by*Vroblefski, Mark & Ramesh, R. & Zionts, Stanley**503-529 Design for optimized multi-lateral multi-commodity markets***by*Bourbeau, Benoit & Gabriel Crainic, Teodor & Gendreau, Michel & Robert, Jacques**530-544 Optimal pricing and quantity of products with two offerings***by*Khouja, Moutaz & Robbins, Stephanie S.**545-564 Allocation of attention within venture capital firms***by*Shepherd, Dean A. & Armstrong, Michael J. & Levesque, Moren**565-568 A note on invex problems with nonnegative variable***by*Galewski, Marek**569-571 Open shops with jobs overlap--revisited***by*Leung, Joseph Y-T. & Li, Haibing & Pinedo, Michael & Sriskandarajah, Chelliah

### 2005, Volume 163, Issue 1

**1-4 Financial modelling and risk management***by*D'Ecclesia, R. L.**5-19 Measures of risk***by*Szego, Giorgio**20-29 How did the Fed react to the 1990s stock market bubble? Evidence from an extended Taylor rule***by*Hayford, M. D. & Malliaris, A. G.**30-51 The LIBOR model dynamics: Approximations, calibration and diagnostics***by*Brigo, Damiano & Mercurio, Fabio & Morini, Massimo**52-64 On pricing of credit spread options***by*Giacometti, Rosella & Teocchi, Mariangela**65-82 An integrated pricing model for defaultable loans and bonds***by*Onorato, Mario & Altman, Edward I.**83-93 Credit risk analysis of mortgage loans: An application to the Italian market***by*Mari, Carlo & Reno, Roberto**94-101 The informational content of subordinated debt and equity prices in the presence of bankruptcy costs***by*Nivorozhkin, Eugene**102-114 Runs tests for assessing volatility forecastability in financial time series***by*Bellini, Fabio & Figa-Talamanca, Gianna**115-131 Optimal portfolio selection and dynamic benchmark tracking***by*Gaivoronski, Alexei A. & Krylov, Sergiy & van der Wijst, Nico**132-144 Speculative trading in mean reverting markets***by*Carcano, G. & Falbo, P. & Stefani, S.**145-153 Testing robustness in calibration of stochastic volatility models***by*Guerra, Maria Letizia & Sorini, Laerte**154-169 Extensions of the Ho and Lee interest-rate model to the multinomial case***by*Abaffy, Jozsef & Bertocchi, Marida & Gnudi, Adriana**170-176 Indeterminacy in portfolio selection***by*Simonelli, Maria Rosaria**177-191 Hedging effectiveness of stock index futures***by*Laws, Jason & Thompson, John**192-200 The pricing of options on an interval binomial tree. An application to the DAX-index option market***by*Muzzioli, S. & Torricelli, C.**201-209 A GARCH option pricing model with [alpha]-stable innovations***by*Menn, Christian & Rachev, Svetlozar T.**210-216 Functional data analysis for clients segmentation tasks***by*Laukaitis, Algirdas & Rackauskas, Alfredas**217-229 Dynamic portfolio optimization: Time decomposition using the Maximum Principle with a scenario approach***by*Barro, Diana & Canestrelli, Elio**230-241 Selecting an optimal portfolio of consumer loans by applying the state preference approach***by*Paris, Francesco M.**242-252 The Asian crisis and calendar effects on stock returns in Thailand***by*Holden, Ken & Thompson, John & Ruangrit, Yuphin**253-275 Bad news and Dow Jones make the Spanish stocks go round***by*Blasco, Natividad & Corredor, Pilar & Del Rio, Cristina & Santamaria, Rafael**276-283 Theory of portfolios: New considerations on classic models and the Capital Market Line***by*Cruz Rambaud, Salvador & Garcia Perez, Jose & Angel Sanchez Granero, Miguel & Evangelista Trinidad Segovia, Juan

### 2005, Volume 162, Issue 3

**581-583 Decision-aid to improve organisational performance***by*Guitouni, Adel**584-601 A preference-based approach to spanning trees and shortest paths problems******by*Perny, Patrice & Spanjaard, Olivier**602-609 An interactive method for the optimal selection problem with two decision makers***by*Ben Abdelaziz, F. & Krichen, S.**610-618 Decision-maker's preferences modeling in the stochastic goal programming***by*Aouni, Belaid & Ben Abdelaziz, Foued & Martel, Jean-Marc**619-629 Stochastic programming with fuzzy linear partial information on probability distribution***by*Ben Abdelaziz, F. & Masri, H.**630-653 SARPlan: A decision support system for Canadian Search and Rescue Operations***by*Abi-Zeid, Irene & Frost, John R.**654-672 Prototyping an intelligent decision support system for improving urban infrastructures management***by*Quintero, Alejandro & Konare, Dougoukolo & Pierre, Samuel**673-689 A non-additive decision-aid for venture capitalists' investment decisions***by*Zacharakis, Andrew & Shepherd, Dean A.**690-699 A market-driven transfer price for distributed products using mathematical programming***by*Lakhal, Salem Y. & H'Mida, Souad & Venkatadri, Uday**700-712 Branch-and-cut algorithms for the undirected m-Peripatetic Salesman Problem***by*Duchenne, Eric & Laporte, Gilbert & Semet, Frederic**713-726 Models and methods for standardization problems***by*Domschke, Wolfgang & Wagner, Bernd**727-739 Single machine scheduling with resource dependent release times and processing times***by*Wang, Xiuli & Cheng, T. C. E.**740-761 On scheduling around large restrictive common due windows***by*Biskup, Dirk & Feldmann, Martin**762-772 Supply chain coordination with downstream operating costs: Coordination and investment to improve downstream operating efficiency***by*Cho, Richard K. & Gerchak, Yigal**773-785 Economic order quantity models for ameliorating/deteriorating items under inflation and time discounting***by*Moon, Ilkyeong & Giri, Bibhas Chandra & Ko, Byungsung**786-791 On multi-item inventory***by*Bhattacharya, D. K.**792-804 Inventory models with inventory-level-dependent demand: A comprehensive review and unifying theory***by*Urban, Timothy L.**805-815 The impact of unknown demand parameters on (R,S)-inventory control performance***by*Strijbosch, L. W. G. & Moors, J. J. A.**816-838 Reducing incremental costs associated with the delegation of incentive contracting decisions: An analysis of planning and control decisions in a manufacturing setting in the presence of moral hazard***by*Natarajan, Ramachandran & Sethuraman, Kannan & Surysekar, Krishnamurthy**839-849 Allocation of catalogs to collective customers based on semiparametric response models***by*Baumgartner, Bernhard & Hruschka, Harald**850-866 Profitability of a sample of Portuguese bank branches and its decomposition into technical and allocative components***by*Silva Portela, Maria Conceicao A. & Thanassoulis, Emmanuel

### 2005, Volume 162, Issue 2

**291-309 Approximation algorithms for k-unit cyclic solutions in robotic cells***by*Neil Geismar, H. & Dawande, Milind & Sriskandarajah, Chelliah**310-324 Production planning with approved vendor matrices for a hard-disk drive manufacturer***by*Lee, L. H. & Chew, E. P. & Ng, T. S.**325-341 Managing inventories in a two-echelon dual-channel supply chain***by*Kevin Chiang, Wei-yu & Monahan, George E.**342-358 Inventory control based on advanced probability theory, an application***by*Krever, Maarten & Wunderink, Sophia & Dekker, Rommert & Schorr, Benno**359-371 Joint determination of production run length and number of standbys in a deteriorating production process***by*Hsieh, Chung-Chi & Lee, Zong-Zhe**372-386 Optimal design of unreliable production-inventory systems with variable production rate***by*Giri, B. C. & Yun, W. Y. & Dohi, T.**387-402 An algorithm based on discrete response regression models suitable to correct the bias of non-response in surveys with several capture tries***by*Anido, Carmen & Rivero, Carlos & Valdes, Teofilo**403-417 Estimating the steady-state mean from short transient simulations***by*Sheth-Voss, Pieter A. & Willemain, Thomas R. & Haddock, Jorge**418-432 Identification of a small reliable and efficient set of consistent scenarios***by*Tietje, Olaf**433-441 Correlation and the time interval in multiple regression models***by*Jea, Rong & Lin, Jin-Lung & Su, Chao-Ton**442-449 Generalized evaluation in decision analysis***by*Danielson, Mats**450-467 Two axiomatic approaches to decision making using possibility theory***by*Giang, Phan H. & Shenoy, Prakash P.**468-483 Some issues in measuring and reporting solution quality of interactive multiple objective programming procedures***by*Sun, Minghe**484-496 A regression study of the number of efficient extreme points in multiple objective linear programming***by*Steuer, Ralph E. & Piercy, Craig A.**497-502 Some geometrical aspects of the efficient line in vector optimization***by*Ballve, M. E. & Jimenez Guerra, P.**503-513 An approach for solving nonlinear multi-objective separable discrete optimization problem with one constraint***by*Isada, Yuriko & James, Ross J. W. & Nakagawa, Yuji**514-531 Linear programming approaches for multicategory support vector machines***by*Yajima, Yasutoshi**532-551 Ensemble strategies for a medical diagnostic decision support system: A breast cancer diagnosis application***by*West, David & Mangiameli, Paul & Rampal, Rohit & West, Vivian**552-579 Optimal software testing in the setting of controlled Markov chains***by*Cai, Kai-Yuan & Li, Yong-Chao & Ning, Wei-Yi

### 2005, Volume 162, Issue 1

**1-3 Logistics: From theory to application (ECCO XIV)***by*Martello, Silvano & Pesch, Erwin**4-29 Facility location models for distribution system design***by*Klose, Andreas & Drexl, Andreas**30-44 Greedy random adaptive memory programming search for the capacitated clustering problem***by*Ahmadi, Samad & Osman, Ibrahim H.**45-54 A half-product based approximation scheme for agreeably weighted completion time variance***by*Cheng, Jinliang & Kubiak, Wieslaw**55-69 Minimal multicut and maximal integer multiflow: A survey***by*Costa, Marie-Christine & Letocart, Lucas & Roupin, Frederic**70-82 On finding dissimilar Pareto-optimal paths***by*Dell'Olmo, Paolo & Gentili, Monica & Scozzari, Andrea**83-98 Performance modeling and analysis of integrated logistic chains: An analytic framework***by*Dong, Ming & Frank Chen, F.**99-111 Tabu search algorithms for job-shop problems with a single transport robot***by*Hurink, Johann & Knust, Sigrid**112-121 Single machine group scheduling with resource dependent setup and processing times***by*Janiak, Adam & Kovalyov, Mikhail Y. & Portmann, Marie-Claude**122-125 Dual variable based fathoming in dynamic programs for column generation***by*Lubbecke, Marco E.**126-141 Heuristic algorithms for single and multiple depot vehicle routing problems with pickups and deliveries***by*Nagy, Gabor & Salhi, Said**142-152 A heuristic approach for the Travelling Purchaser Problem***by*Riera-Ledesma, Jorge & Salazar-Gonzalez, Juan Jose**153-172 An assembly-type supply chain system controlled by kanbans under a just-in-time delivery policy***by*Wang, Shaojun & Sarker, Bhaba R.**173-183 Scheduling preemptive open shops to minimize total tardiness***by*Liaw, Ching-Fang**184-190 Minimizing number of tardy jobs on a batch processing machine with incompatible job families***by*Jolai, Fariborz**191-205 Distribution centre location modelling for differential sales tax structure***by*Avittathur, Balram & Shah, Janat & Gupta, Omprakash K.**206-219 Local search for the probabilistic traveling salesman problem: Correction to the 2-p-opt and 1-shift algorithms***by*Bianchi, Leonora & Knowles, Joshua & Bowler, Neill**220-238 A two-phase hybrid metaheuristic for the vehicle routing problem with time windows***by*Homberger, Jorg & Gehring, Hermann**239-250 Using system dynamics models with litigation audiences***by*Howick, Susan**251-269 Benefit sharing in holding situations***by*Tijs, Stef & Meca, Ana & Lopez, Marco A.**270-280 Computing the nucleolus of cyclic permutation games***by*Solymosi, Tamas & Raghavan, T. E. S. & Tijs, Stef**281-289 A multi-start dynasearch algorithm for the time dependent single-machine total weighted tardiness scheduling problem***by*Angel, E. & Bampis, E.

### 2005, Volume 161, Issue 3

**585-597 Selected combinatorial problems of computational biology***by*Blazewicz, Jacek & Formanowicz, Piotr & Kasprzak, Marta**598-617 Optimization of functions with rank-two variation over a box***by*Bomze, Immanuel M.**618-635 An efficient method for nonlinearly constrained networks***by*Mijangos, E.**636-654 A hybrid method combining continuous tabu search and Nelder-Mead simplex algorithms for the global optimization of multiminima functions***by*Chelouah, Rachid & Siarry, Patrick**655-662 A null-space method for computing the search direction in the general inertia-controlling method for dense quadratic programming***by*Gomez, Manuel A.**663-672 Linear programming system identification***by*Troutt, Marvin D. & Tadisina, Suresh K. & Sohn, Changsoo & Brandyberry, Alan A.**673-682 Second order symmetric duality for nonlinear multiobjective mixed integer programming***by*Mishra, S. K. & Wang, S. Y.**683-703 Activity consolidation to improve responsiveness***by*Rummel, Jeffrey L. & Walter, Zhiping & Dewan, Rajiv & Seidmann, Abraham**704-720 Robust scheduling of parallel machines with sequence-dependent set-up costs***by*Anglani, Alfredo & Grieco, Antonio & Guerriero, Emanuela & Musmanno, Roberto**721-735 Approximation algorithms for the maximum Hamiltonian path problem with specified endpoint(s)***by*Monnot, Jerome**736-753 L1 cheapest paths in "Fjord Scenery"***by*Kulpa, W. & Pordzik, M. & Socha, L. & Turzanski, M.**754-770 Three-stage flow-shop scheduling with assembly operations to minimize the weighted sum of product completion times***by*Yokoyama, Masao & Santos, Daryl L.**771-779 A branch and bound algorithm for the robust spanning tree problem with interval data***by*Montemanni, R. & Gambardella, L. M.**780-796 Algorithm for minimizing weighted earliness penalty in single-machine problem***by*Pathumnakul, Supachai & Egbelu, Pius J.**797-811 A multi-layer demand-responsive logistics control methodology for alleviating the bullwhip effect of supply chains***by*Sheu, Jiuh-Biing**812-837 Optimal control of a dual service rate M/M/1 production-inventory model***by*Bradley, James R.**838-853 Pricing non-storable perishable goods by using a purchase restriction: General optimality results***by*Li, Michael Z. F.**854-871 Performance analysis of assembly systems with unreliable machines and finite buffers***by*Yuan, Xue-Ming & Liu, Liming

### 2005, Volume 161, Issue 2

**295-297 Financial modelling and the quality of corporate reports***by*Spronk, Jaap & van der Wijst, Nico**298-324 On the simulation of portfolios of interest rate and credit risk sensitive securities***by*Jobst, Norbert J. & Zenios, Stavros A.**325-336 A volatility decomposition control variate technique for Monte Carlo simulations of Heath Jarrow Morton models***by*Chiarella, Carl & Clewlow, Les & Musti, Silvana**337-347 Value at risk methodology under soft conditions approach (fuzzy-stochastic approach)***by*Zmeskal, Zdenek**348-363 Risk factor analysis and portfolio immunization in the corporate bond market***by*Bertocchi, Marida & Giacometti, Rosella & Zenios, Stavros A.**364-376 Market discipline of subordinated debt in banking: The case of costly bankruptcy***by*Nivorozhkin, Eugene**377-385 On the comparison between the APV and the NPV computed via the WACC***by*Cigola, Margherita & Peccati, Lorenzo**386-398 Estimation of asset demands by heterogeneous agents***by*D'Ecclesia, Rita L. & Zenios, Stavros A.**399-415 Auctions with bidder-determined allowable combinations***by*Park, Sunju & Rothkopf, Michael H.**416-431 The impacts of regulated notions of quality on farm efficiency: A DEA application***by*Dimara, Efthalia & Pantzios, Christos J. & Skuras, Dimitris & Tsekouras, Kostas**432-446 Cost efficiency measurement with price uncertainty: a DEA application to bank branch assessments***by*Camanho, A. S. & Dyson, R. G.**447-468 Measurement and sources of overall and input inefficiencies: Evidences and implications in hospital services***by*Chen, Andrew & Hwang, Yuhchang & Shao, Benjamin**469-477 The utility of returns to scale in DEA programming: An analysis of Michigan rural hospitals***by*Butler, Timothy W. & Li, Ling**478-498 A column generation approach for solving a non-temporal forest harvest model with spatial structure constraints***by*Martins, Isabel & Constantino, Miguel & Borges, Jose G.**499-504 On "investment decisions in the theory of finance: Some antinomies and inconsistencies"***by*De Reyck, Bert**505-524 The impact of accessibility on the value of information and the productivity paradox***by*Ahituv, Niv & Greenstein, Gil**525-535 Output specification and performance measurement in fire services: An ordinal output variable approach***by*Jaldell, Henrik**536-544 Returns to scale in dynamic DEA***by*Sueyoshi, Toshiyuki & Sekitani, Kazuyuki**545-551 Measuring super-efficiency in DEA in the presence of infeasibility***by*Chen, Yao**552-563 Selective convexity in DEA models***by*Podinovski, V. V.**564-578 Estimating output targets to evaluate output-specific efficiencies: A statistical framework***by*Gstach, Dieter**579-581 A response to comments on modeling undesirable factors in efficiency evaluation***by*Seiford, Lawrence M. & Zhu, Joe

### 2005, Volume 161, Issue 1

**1-2 IEPM: Focus on scheduling***by*Artiba, A. & Elmaghraby, S. E.**3-10 An improved approximation algorithm for the single machine total completion time scheduling problem with availability constraints***by*Sadfi, Cherif & Penz, Bernard & Rapine, Christophe & Blazewicz, Jacek & Formanowicz, Piotr**11-20 A travelling salesman approach to solve the F/no-idle/Cmax problem***by*Saadani, Nour El Houda & Guinet, Alain & Moalla, Mohamed**21-31 The simple F2//C max with forbidden tasks in first or last position: A problem more complex that it seems***by*El Houda Saadani, Nour & Baptiste, Pierre & Moalla, Mohamed**32-41 Complexity of flow shop scheduling problems with transportation constraints***by*Soukhal, A. & Oulamara, A. & Martineau, P.**42-61 Solving multi-objective production scheduling problems using metaheuristics***by*Loukil, T. & Teghem, J. & Tuyttens, D.**62-72 Resolution of a scheduling problem in a flowshop robotic cell***by*Soukhal, A. & Martineau, P.**73-85 A genetic approach to solving the problem of cyclic job shop scheduling with linear constraints***by*Cavory, G. & Dupas, R. & Goncalves, G.**86-110 Executing production schedules in the face of uncertainties: A review and some future directions***by*Aytug, Haldun & Lawley, Mark A. & McKay, Kenneth & Mohan, Shantha & Uzsoy, Reha**111-125 Reducing simulation models for scheduling manufacturing facilities***by*Thomas, Andre & Charpentier, Patrick**126-147 Markovian analysis for performance evaluation and scheduling in m machine stochastic flow-shop with buffers of any capacity***by*Gourgand, Michel & Grangeon, Nathalie & Norre, Sylvie