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### 2004, Volume 157, Issue 3

**592-606 Ant colony optimization algorithm to the inter-cell layout problem in cellular manufacturing***by*Solimanpur, M. & Vrat, P. & Shankar, R.**607-619 On the open-shop problem with preemption and minimizing the average completion time***by*Brasel, Heidemarie & Hennes, Holger**620-642 Batching decisions for assembly production systems***by*Kovalyov, M. Y. & Potts, C. N. & Strusevich, V. A.**643-657 Enhancing a company's profitability and competitiveness using integrated vibration-based maintenance: A case study***by*Al-Najjar, Basim & Alsyouf, Imad**658-670 A study of defuzzification with experts' knowledge for deteriorating repairable systems***by*Huang, Yeu-Shiang & Chang, Chi-Chang**671-687 Integrating design and production planning considerations in multi-bay manufacturing facility layout***by*Castillo, Ignacio & Peters, Brett A.**688-703 Effective information horizon length in measuring off-line performance of stochastic dynamic systems***by*Herbon, Avi & Khmelnitsky, Eugene & Maimon, Oded**704-715 Evaluating project completion times when activity times are Weibull distributed***by*Abdelkader, Yousry H.**716-735 Redundancy optimization problems with uncertainty of combining randomness and fuzziness***by*Zhao, Ruiqing & Liu, Baoding**736-745 The heavy-traffic bottleneck phenomenon under splitting and superposition***by*Kim, Sunkyo**746-758 Tabu search algorithms for water network optimization***by*da Conceicao Cunha, Maria & Ribeiro, Luisa**759-774 The effect of information streams on capital budgeting decisions***by*Thijssen, Jacco J. J. & Huisman, Kuno J. M. & Kort, Peter M.**775-783 Time restrictions in natural resource management: A dynamic and stochastic analysis***by*Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. & Beladi, Hamid**784-790 Scheduling with tool changes to minimize total completion time: Basic results and SPT performance***by*Akturk, M. Selim & Ghosh, Jay B. & Gunes, Evrim D.

### 2004, Volume 157, Issue 2

**267-285 Local base station assignment with time intervals in mobile computing environments***by*Tayi, Giri K. & Rosenkrantz, Daniel J. & Ravi, S. S.**286-295 Two-machine flow shop scheduling with two criteria: Maximum earliness and makespan***by*Toktas, Berkin & Azizoglu, Meral & Koksalan, Suna Kondakci**296-306 Simultaneous minimization of total completion time and total deviation of job completion times***by*Mosheiov, Gur**307-321 Development and analysis of cost-based dispatching rules for job shop scheduling***by*Jayamohan, M. S. & Rajendran, Chandrasekharan**322-331 Solving the k-cardinality assignment problem by transformation***by*Volgenant, A.**332-343 Improving activity-based costing heuristics by higher-level cost drivers***by*Homburg, Carsten**344-356 Two-warehouse inventory models for deteriorating items with shortages under inflation***by*Yang, Hui-Ling**357-371 A production-inventory model for a deteriorating item with trended demand and shortages***by*Sana, S. & Goyal, S. K. & Chaudhuri, K. S.**372-388 A game-theoretical cooperative mechanism design for a two-echelon decentralized supply chain***by*Wang, Hongwei & Guo, Min & Efstathiou, Janet**389-397 Pricing strategy for deteriorating items using quantity discount when demand is price sensitive***by*Yang, P. C.**398-408 The analytic hierarchy process and multiobjective 0-1 faculty course assignment***by*Ozdemir, Mujgan S. & Gasimov, Rafail N.**409-428 Redistribution of university budgets with respect to the status quo***by*Tangian, Andranik**429-438 Parametric nonlinear programming for analyzing fuzzy queues with finite capacity***by*Chen, Shih-Pin**439-448 Mining classification rules using rough sets and neural networks***by*Li, Renpu & Wang, Zheng-ou**449-464 The effect of environmental parameters on product recovery***by*Georgiadis, Patroklos & Vlachos, Dimitrios**465-470 An equity check***by*Pettypool, M. Diane & Karathanos, Patricia**471-485 A sequential detection approach to real-time freeway incident detection and characterization***by*Sheu, Jiuh-Biing**486-500 Timing of investments in oligopoly under uncertainty: A framework for numerical analysis***by*Murto, Pauli & Nasakkala, Erkka & Keppo, Jussi**501-513 Self-organising behaviour in the presence of negative externalities: A conceptual model of commuter choice***by*van Ackere, Ann & Larsen, Erik R.**514-525 A multiperiod approach to the solution of groundwater management problems using an outer approximation method***by*Spiliotopoulos, Alexander A. & Karatzas, George P. & Pinder, George F.

### 2004, Volume 157, Issue 1

**1-2 International workshop on smooth and nonsmooth optimization (Rotterdam, July 12-13, 2001)***by*Brinkhuis, Jan & Illes, Tibor & Frenk, Hans & Still, Georg & Weber, Gerhard & Terlaky, Tamas**3-15 A conceptual method for solving generalized semi-infinite programming problems via global optimization by exact discontinuous penalization***by*Geletu, Abebe & Hoffmann, Armin**16-27 Linear semi-openness and the Lyusternik theorem***by*Puhl, H. & Schirotzek, W.**28-38 On the relation between -Hessians and second-order epi-derivatives***by*Mifflin, Robert & Sagastizabal, Claudia**39-45 Products of positive forms, linear matrix inequalities, and Hilbert 17th problem for ternary forms***by*de Klerk, Etienne & Pasechnik, Dmitrii V.**46-58 On equivalent results in minimax theory***by*Frenk, J. B. G. & Kassay, G. & Kolumban, J.**59-67 Continuity of minimal points with applications to parametric multiple objective optimization***by*Bednarczuk, Ewa M.**68-73 Solving the semismooth equivalence problem***by*Pickl, Stefan**74-86 New variants of the criss-cross method for linearly constrained convex quadratic programming***by*Akkeles, Arif A. & Balogh, Laszlo & Illes, Tibor**87-105 A generalized model for data envelopment analysis***by*Yun, Y. B. & Nakayama, H. & Tanino, T.**106-112 [var epsilon]-optimality for multiobjective programming on a Banach space***by*Govil, Misha G. & Mehra, Aparna**113-119 Relationships between vector variational-like inequality and optimization problems***by*Ruiz-Garzon, G. & Osuna-Gomez, R. & Rufian-Lizana, A.**120-129 Process investment and loss functions: Models and analysis***by*Kulkarni, Shailesh & Prybutok, Victor**130-151 Performance analysis of a GI-Geo-1 buffer with a preemptive resume priority scheduling discipline***by*Walraevens, Joris & Steyaert, Bart & Bruneel, Herwig**152-168 Post-tax optimization with stochastic programming***by*Osorio, Maria A. & Gulpinar, Nalan & Rustem, Berc & Settergren, Reuben**169-179 Analysis of the BMAP/G/1 retrial system with search of customers from the orbit***by*Dudin, A. N. & Krishnamoorthy, A. & Joshua, V. C. & Tsarenkov, G. V.**180-195 Service capacity decision and incentive compatible cost allocation for reporting usage forecasts***by*Radhakrishnan, Suresh & Balachandran, Kashi R.**196-217 Customer attrition analysis for financial services using proportional hazard models***by*Van den Poel, Dirk & Lariviere, Bart**218-226 A diffusion approximation model for managing cash in firms: An alternative approach to the Miller-Orr model***by*Premachandra, I. M.**227-241 Decision-making for stock trading based on trading probability by considering whole market movement***by*Huang, Wei & Goto, Satoru & Nakamura, Masatoshi**242-245 Modeling undesirable factors in efficiency evaluation: Comment***by*Fare, Rolf & Grosskopf, Shawna**246-256 Option strategies with linear programming***by*Papahristodoulou, Christos**257-261 Comments on "Flow shop and open shop scheduling with a critical machine and two operations per job"***by*Mosheiov, Gur & Yovel, Uri**262-266 Makespan minimization on uniform parallel machines with release times***by*Koulamas, Christos & Kyparisis, George J.

### 2004, Volume 156, Issue 3

**533-540 Operational research models and the management of fisheries and aquaculture: A review***by*Bjorndal, Trond & Lane, Daniel E. & Weintraub, Andres**541-549 Bicriteria network location (BNL) problems with criteria dependent lengths and minisum objectives***by*Skriver, Anders J. V. & Andersen, Kim Allan & Holmberg, Kaj**550-565 The construction of stable project baseline schedules***by*Herroelen, Willy & Leus, Roel**566-578 An extreme point algorithm for a local minimum solution to the quadratic assignment problem***by*Fedjki, Chawki A. & Duffuaa, Salih O.**579-589 A cutting plane algorithm for computing k-edge survivability of a network***by*Myung, Young-Soo & Kim, Hyun-joon**590-600 A mathematical model and a solution method for the problem of placing various-sized circles into a strip***by*Stoyan, Yu. G. & Yas'kov, G.**601-627 A population heuristic for constrained two-dimensional non-guillotine cutting***by*Beasley, J. E.**628-642 A service quality and success model for the information service industry***by*Landrum, Hollis & Prybutok, Victor R.**643-664 A decomposition approach for an equipment selection and multiple product routing problem incorporating environmental factors***by*Bennett, Derek P. & Yano, Candace A.**665-682 Determining firm-level IT investments to facilitate value chain activities: Should spillovers accruing to value chain members be incorporated?***by*Mahajan, Jayashree & Vakharia, Asoo J.**683-697 Development of a measure to assess quality management in certified firms***by*Conca, Francisco Jose & Llopis, Juan & Tari, Juan Jose**698-711 U-shaped assembly line layouts and their impact on labor productivity: An experimental study***by*Aase, Gerald R. & Olson, John R. & Schniederjans, Marc J.**712-718 Analysis of a production/inventory system with randomly failing production unit submitted to regular preventive maintenance***by*Chelbi, Anis & Ait-Kadi, Daoud**719-735 Commercial branch performance evaluation and results communication in a Canadian bank--a DEA application***by*Paradi, Joseph C. & Schaffnit, Claire**736-751 An improved algorithm to determine lower bounds for the fixed spectrum frequency assignment problem***by*Montemanni, R. & Smith, D. H. & Allen, S. M.**752-768 A crane scheduling method for port container terminals***by*Kim, Kap Hwan & Park, Young-Man**769-781 Human resources management at a marine container terminal***by*Legato, Pasquale & Monaco, M. Flavia**782-798 A state-transition simulation model for the spread of Salmonella in the pork supply chain***by*van der Gaag, Monique A. & Vos, Fred & Saatkamp, Helmut W. & van Boven, Michiel & van Beek, Paul & Huirne, Ruud B. M.

### 2004, Volume 156, Issue 2

**267-286 Designing a performance measurement system: A case study***by*Lohman, Clemens & Fortuin, Leonard & Wouters, Marc**287-304 Expected time in system analysis of a single-machine multi-item processing center***by*Kuik, Roelof & Tielemans, Peter F. J.**305-311 An optimal polynomial time algorithm for the common cycle economic lot and delivery scheduling problem***by*Jensen, Mikkel T. & Khouja, Moutaz**312-325 Analyzing variability in continuous processes***by*Rajaram, Kumar & Robotis, Andreas**326-352 Multi-objective design of team oriented assembly systems***by*Bukchin, Joseph & Masin, Michael**353-374 N-period contracts with ordering constraints and total minimum commitments: Optimal and heuristic solutions***by*Tibben-Lembke, Ronald S.**375-389 An analysis of queueing systems with multi-task servers***by*Zhang, Zhe G. & Tian, Naishuo**390-414 Permuted derivative and importance-sampling estimators for regenerative simulations***by*Calvin, James M. & Nakayama, Marvin K.**415-419 The dimension for the European Union Council under the Nice rules***by*Freixas, J.**420-432 Hierarchies with dependence of technological alternatives: A cross-impact hierarchy process***by*Cho, Keun-Tae & Kwon, Cheol-Shin**433-444 Dynamic multiple responses by ideal solution analysis***by*Tong, Lee-Ing & Wang, Chung-Ho & Chen, Chih-Chien & Chen, Chun-Tzu**445-455 Compromise solution by MCDM methods: A comparative analysis of VIKOR and TOPSIS***by*Opricovic, Serafim & Tzeng, Gwo-Hshiung**456-466 An experimental introduction of group process support in social services***by*Read, Martin & Gear, Tony & Devold, Rune**467-482 Valued outranking relations in ELECTRE providing manageable disaggregation procedures***by*Mousseau, Vincent & Dias, Luis**483-494 Evaluating feature selection methods for learning in data mining applications***by*Piramuthu, Selwyn**495-507 Fuzzy classification systems***by*Amo, A. & Montero, J. & Biging, G. & Cutello, V.**508-523 Bayesian network classifiers for identifying the slope of the customer lifecycle of long-life customers***by*Baesens, Bart & Verstraeten, Geert & Van den Poel, Dirk & Egmont-Petersen, Michael & Van Kenhove, Patrick & Vanthienen, Jan**524-529 Concurrent flowshop scheduling to minimize makespan***by*Koulamas, Christos & Kyparisis, George J.**530-532 A note on the subjective and objective integrated approach to determine attribute weights***by*Xu, Xiaozhan

### 2004, Volume 156, Issue 1

**1-532 Finalist papers of the EURO award 2001 for excellence in practice***by*Fleischmann, Bernhard**2-22 Supply chain optimization in the pulp mill industry--IP models, column generation and novel constraint branches***by*Bredstrom, David & Lundgren, Jan T. & Ronnqvist, Mikael & Carlsson, Dick & Mason, Andrew**23-40 Total cost of ownership purchasing of a service: The case of airline selection at Alcatel Bell***by*Degraeve, Zeger & Labro, Eva & Roodhooft, Filip**41-53 Operational planning of a large-scale multi-modal transportation system***by*Jansen, Benjamin & Swinkels, Pieter C. J. & Teeuwen, Geert J. A. & van Antwerpen de Fluiter, Babette & Fleuren, Hein A.**54-72 Three approximation algorithms for solving the generalized segregated storage problem***by*Barbucha, Dariusz**73-82 Design of a degree-constrained minimal spanning tree with unreliable links and node outage costs***by*Kawatra, Rakesh & Bricker, Dennis**83-91 Mixed integer programming for the 0-1 maximum probability model***by*Billionnet, Alain**92-109 Causal modeling alternatives in operations research: Overview and application***by*Anderson, Ronald D. & Vastag, Gyula**110-126 Product warranty logistics: Issues and challenges***by*Murthy, D. N. P. & Solem, O. & Roren, T.**127-139 Inventory games***by*Meca, Ana & Timmer, Judith & Garcia-Jurado, Ignacio & Borm, Peter**140-147 Analysis of the effect of various unit costs on the optimal incoming quantity in a perishable inventory model***by*Williams, Craig L. & Eddy Patuwo, B.**148-161 Coordinating order quantities between the manufacturer and the buyer: A generalized newsvendor model***by*Weng, Z. Kevin**162-182 The multiscenario lot size problem with concave costs***by*Gutierrez, J. & Puerto, J. & Sicilia, J.**183-193 Dynamic programming for delayed product differentiation***by*Hsu, Hsi-Mei & Wang, Wen-Pai**194-212 A supply chain network equilibrium model with random demands***by*Dong, June & Zhang, Ding & Nagurney, Anna**213-222 More on complementarity and substitutability in the transshipment problem***by*Weber, Christian E.**223-240 Multicriteria methodology for the evaluation of a Greek engineering department***by*Politis, Y. & Siskos, Y.**241-260 Improving competitiveness in veneers production by a simple-to-use DSS***by*Cizman, Anton & Cernetic, Janko**261-266 Parallel machine scheduling of machine-dependent jobs with unit-length***by*Lin, Yixun & Li, Wenhua

### 2004, Volume 155, Issue 3

**533-534 Traffic and transportation systems analysis***by*Bielli, Maurizio**535-557 Adjustment of O-D trip matrices from observed volumes: An algorithmic approach based on conjugate directions***by*Codina, Esteve & Barcelo, Jaume**558-568 Different methods of traffic forecast based on real data***by*Chrobok, R. & Kaumann, O. & Wahle, J. & Schreckenberg, M.**569-583 Combined signal setting design and traffic assignment problem***by*Cipriani, Ernesto & Fusco, Gaetano**584-602 Comparative modelling of interregional transport flows: Applications to multimodal European freight transport***by*Nijkamp, Peter & Reggiani, Aura & Tsang, Wai Fai**603-615 Scheduling multimodal transportation systems***by*Castelli, Lorenzo & Pesenti, Raffaele & Ukovich, Walter**616-630 An efficient genetic algorithm for job shop scheduling with tardiness objectives***by*Mattfeld, Dirk C. & Bierwirth, Christian**631-637 The tree longest detour problem in a biconnected graph***by*Yeh, Fu-Long & Tang, Shyue-Ming & Wang, Yue-Li & Ho, Ting-Yem**638-653 Preprocessing and cutting for multiple allocation hub location problems***by*Boland, Natashia & Krishnamoorthy, Mohan & Ernst, Andreas T. & Ebery, Jamie**654-674 Reinforcement learning for long-run average cost***by*Gosavi, Abhijit**675-682 A simulation based approach to the parameter estimation for the three-parameter gamma distribution***by*Pang, Wan-Kai & Hou, Shui-Hung & Yu, Bosco W. T. & Li, Ken W. K.**683-694 Optimal Bayesian sampling acceptance plan with random censoring***by*Chen, Jianwei & Choy, S. T. B. & Li, Kim-Hung**695-714 Sequential process control under capacity constraints***by*Jang, Wooseung & Shanthikumar, J. George**715-732 Performance and learning in a simulation of oil industry dynamics***by*Langley, Paul A. & Morecroft, John D. W.**733-740 Hypercubes and compromise values for cooperative fuzzy games***by*Branzei, Rodica & Dimitrov, Dinko & Tijs, Stef**741-751 Estimation of the weights of interacting criteria from the set of profiles by means of information-theoretic functionals***by*Kojadinovic, Ivan**752-770 An MCDM approach to portfolio optimization***by*Ehrgott, Matthias & Klamroth, Kathrin & Schwehm, Christian**771-791 Tolerant or intolerant character of interacting criteria in aggregation by the Choquet integral***by*Marichal, Jean-Luc**792-795 Stabex method for extension of [alpha]-polynomial hereditary classes***by*Zverovich, Igor E.

### 2004, Volume 155, Issue 2

**267-795 Financial risk in open economies***by*Sakalauskas, Leonidas**268-275 Risk measures and return performance: A critical approach***by*Mazzoleni, Piera**276-283 Analysis of the conditional stock-return distribution under incomplete specification***by*Baixauli, J. Samuel & Alvarez, Susana**284-298 The efficiency of financial futures markets: Tests of prediction accuracy***by*Laws, Jason & Thompson, John**299-316 Retaining students in retail banking through price bundling: Evidence from the Swedish market***by*Mankila, Merja**317-334 Tick size and spreads: The case of Nasdaq's decimalization***by*Loistl, Otto & Schossmann, Bernd & Veverka, Alexander**335-352 Housing credit access model: The case for Lithuania***by*Zavadskas, E. K. & Kaklauskas, A. & Banaitis, A. & Kvederyte, N.**353-360 Emergent capital markets' efficiency: The case of Romania***by*Dragota, Victor & Mitrica, Eugen**361-372 PROMISE/scenarios: An interactive method for multiobjective stochastic linear programming under partial uncertainty***by*Urli, Bruno & Nadeau, Raymond**373-379 Weak efficiency for multiobjective variational problems***by*Arana-Jimenez, M. & Rufian-Lizana, A. & Osuna-Gomez, R.**380-401 A tabu search algorithm for the multi-stage parallel machine problem with limited buffer capacities***by*Wardono, Bagas & Fathi, Yahya**402-413 Solving the resource-constrained project scheduling problem by a variable neighbourhood search***by*Fleszar, Krzysztof & Hindi, Khalil S.**414-425 The computation of the worst conditional expectation***by*Benati, Stefano**426-438 Ant-colony algorithms for permutation flowshop scheduling to minimize makespan/total flowtime of jobs***by*Rajendran, Chandrasekharan & Ziegler, Hans**439-454 Case study on statistically estimating minimum makespan for flow line scheduling problems***by*Wilson, Amy D. & King, Russell E. & Wilson, James R.**455-473 A Bayesian method on adaptive preventive maintenance problem***by*Juang, Muh-Guey & Anderson, Gary**474-486 Markovian start-up demonstration tests with rejection of units upon observing d failures***by*Martin, Donald E. K.**487-501 Chance constrained programming approaches to congestion in stochastic data envelopment analysis***by*Cooper, William W. & Deng, H. & Huang, Zhimin & Li, Susan X.**502-515 Modeling and analysis of high risk patient queues***by*Wang, Qinan**516-532 Expected waiting times at loading stations in discrete-space closed-loop conveyors***by*Bozer, Yavuz A. & Hsieh, Ying-Jiun

### 2004, Volume 155, Issue 1

**1-21 The multidimensional 0-1 knapsack problem: An overview***by*Freville, Arnaud**22-43 Resource planning and a depot location model for electric power restoration***by*Wang, Shaojun & Sarker, Bhaba R. & Mann, Lawrence & Triantaphyllou, Evangelos**44-50 Solving the hierarchical Chinese postman problem as a rural postman problem***by*Cabral, Edgar Alberto & Gendreau, Michel & Ghiani, Gianpaolo & Laporte, Gilbert**51-67 A hybrid algorithm for identifying global and local minima when optimizing functions with many minima***by*Salhi, S. & Queen, N. M.**68-95 Corporate optimal production planning with varying environmental costs: A grey compromise programming approach***by*Wu, Chia-Chin & Chang, Ni-Bin**96-111 The composition of semi-finished inventories at a solid board plant***by*Wanders, Henrico L. T. & Gaalman, Gerard J. C. & Sierksma, Gerard**112-133 Design and evaluation of a dynamic capacity apportionment procedure***by*Barut, M. & Sridharan, V**134-153 Operational capacity allocation for unreliable module-based assembly systems***by*Liu, Liming & Yuan, Xue-Ming & Liu, John J.**154-169 Estimation of means and covariances of inverse-Gaussian order statistics***by*Chen, Huifen & Chang, Kuo-Hwa & Cheng, Liuying**170-177 Sequential inspection strategy for multiple systems under availability requirement***by*Cui, L. R. & Loh, H. T. & Xie, M.**178-197 Transient throughput analysis for a series type system of machines in terms of alternating renewal processes***by*Chen, Chin-Tai & Yuan, John**198-208 Optimal control of a simple immigration-emigration process through total catastrophes***by*Kyriakidis, E. G.**209-225 Repetitive tests as an economic alternative procedure to control attributes with diagnosis errors***by*Quinino, R. C. & Lee Ho, L.**226-238 Algorithms for computing the min-transitive closure and associated partition tree of a symmetric fuzzy relation***by*De Meyer, H. & Naessens, H. & De Baets, B.**239-250 An approach to generate rules from neural networks for regression problems***by*Setiono, Rudy & Thong, James Y. L.**251-257 Inapproximability and a polynomially solvable special case of a network improvement problem***by*Zhang, J. Z. & Yang, X. G. & Cai, M. C.**258-265 A note on a decision support system for multiobjective integer and mixed-integer programming problems***by*Alves, Maria Joao & Climaco, Joao

### 2004, Volume 154, Issue 3

**563-572 Group decision-making using a fuzzy linguistic approach for evaluating the flexibility in a manufacturing system***by*Wang, Reay-Chen & Chuu, Shian-Jong**573-584 Singular value decomposition in AHP***by*Gass, S. I. & Rapcsak, T.**585-598 Developing sorting models using preference disaggregation analysis: An experimental investigation***by*Doumpos, Michael & Zopounidis, Constantin**599-608 Managing uncertainty in orthopaedic trauma theatres***by*Bowers, John & Mould, Gillian**609-625 Linear production games with committee control: Limiting behaviour of the core***by*Molina, Elisenda & Tejada, Juan**626-640 Heuristic methods for gang-rip saw arbor design***by*Fathi, Yahya & Aksakalli, Vural**641-658 A nonlinear optimization package for long-term hydrothermal coordination***by*Castro, Jordi & Gonzalez, Jose A.**659-672 Algorithms for distributing telecommunication traffic on a multiple-ring SONET-based network***by*Cole Smith, J.**673-690 On the application of stochastic models in nuclear power plant maintenance***by*Kevin Doyle, E.**691-709 Financial analysis of civil reserve air fleet participants using data envelopment analysis***by*Bowlin, William F.**710-729 Integrating purchasing and routing in a propane gas supply chain***by*Chiang, Wen-Chyuan & Russell, Robert A.**730-739 Inventory control of spare parts using a Bayesian approach: A case study***by*Aronis, Kostas-Platon & Magou, Ioulia & Dekker, Rommert & Tagaras, George**740-754 Mathematical models for applying cell suppression methodology in statistical data protection***by*Salazar-Gonzalez, Juan-Jose**755-763 Technological change and efficiency in the presence of quasi-fixed inputs: A DEA application to the hospital sector***by*Ouellette, Pierre & Vierstraete, Valerie**764-778 Borrowing cost reduction by interest rate swaps--an option pricing analysis***by*Yu, W. T. & Pang, W. K. & Li, L. K.**779-786 Market segmentation by maximum likelihood clustering using choice elasticities***by*Hruschka, Harald & Fettes, Werner & Probst, Markus**787-803 Monopolistic price setting under fuzzy information***by*Arnold, Bernhard F. & Hauenschild, Nils & Stahlecker, Peter**804-818 Estimating a fuzzy term structure of interest rates using fuzzy regression techniques***by*de Andres Sanchez, Jorge & Terceno Gomez, Antonio**819-827 Customer satisfaction analysis: Identification of key drivers***by*Conklin, Michael & Powaga, Ken & Lipovetsky, Stan

### 2004, Volume 154, Issue 2

**337-344 DEA and its uses in different countries***by*Cooper, W. W. & Seiford, Lawrence M. & Thanassoulis, Emmanuel & Zanakis, Stelios H.**345-362 Returns to scale in different DEA models***by*Banker, Rajiv D. & Cooper, William W. & Seiford, Lawrence M. & Thrall, Robert M. & Zhu, Joe**363-379 Improving envelopment in data envelopment analysis***by*Allen, R. & Thanassoulis, E.**380-395 Suitability and redundancy of non-homogeneous weight restrictions for measuring the relative efficiency in DEA***by*Podinovski, V. V.**396-409 A cost Malmquist productivity index***by*Maniadakis, Nikolaos & Thanassoulis, Emmanuel**410-422 Sensitivity and dimensionality tests of DEA efficiency scores***by*Hughes, Andrew & Yaisawarng, Suthathip**423-436 A balanced scorecard analysis of performance metrics***by*Banker, Rajiv D. & Chang, Hsihui & Janakiraman, Surya N. & Konstans, Constantine**437-446 Eco-efficiency analysis of power plants: An extension of data envelopment analysis***by*Korhonen, Pekka J. & Luptacik, Mikulas**447-464 Dominance-based measurement of productive and environmental performance for manufacturing***by*Triantis, Konstantinos & Otis, Paul**465-476 DEA-like models for the efficiency evaluation of hierarchically structured units***by*Castelli, Lorenzo & Pesenti, Raffaele & Ukovich, Walter**477-491 Analysis of trends in technical and allocative efficiency: An application to Texas public school districts***by*Banker, Rajiv D. & Janakiraman, Surya & Natarajan, Ram