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### 2004, Volume 155, Issue 3

**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**492-514 Evaluating solvency versus efficiency performance and different forms of organization and marketing in US property--liability insurance companies***by*Brockett, Patrick L. & Cooper, William W. & Golden, Linda L. & Rousseau, John J. & Wang, Yuying**515-525 Competitive effects on teaching hospitals***by*Grosskopf, Shawna & Margaritis, Dimitri & Valdmanis, Vivian**526-532 Bankruptcy prediction using a data envelopment analysis***by*Cielen, Anja & Peeters, Ludo & Vanhoof, Koen**533-547 Using frontier efficiency models as a tool to re-engineer networks of public sector branches: An application to the Hellenic Tobacco Organization***by*Athanassopoulos, Antreas D.**548-561 Evaluating the performance of professional golfers on the PGA, LPGA and SPGA tours***by*Fried, Harold O. & Lambrinos, James & Tyner, James

### 2004, Volume 154, Issue 1

**1-19 Loading and scheduling of a flexible assembly system by mixed integer programming***by*Sawik, Tadeusz**20-35 Algebraic properties of location problems with one circular barrier***by*Klamroth, K.**36-45 Average performance of greedy heuristics for the integer knapsack problem***by*Kohli, Rajeev & Krishnamurti, Ramesh & Mirchandani, Prakash**46-56 Global optimization and multi knapsack: A percolation algorithm***by*Fortin, Dominique & Tsevendorj, Ider**57-70 New facets and a branch-and-cut algorithm for the weighted clique problem***by*Sorensen, Michael M.**71-83 Minimax and symmetric duality for a class of multiobjective variational mixed integer programming problems***by*Chen, Xiuhong**84-97 Minimum cost spanning tree games and population monotonic allocation schemes***by*Norde, Henk & Moretti, Stefano & Tijs, Stef**98-109 Some issues on consistency of fuzzy preference relations***by*Herrera-Viedma, E. & Herrera, F. & Chiclana, F. & Luque, M.**110-124 A method based on multiobjective optimization for deriving a ranking from a fuzzy preference relation***by*Fernandez, Eduardo & Leyva, Juan Carlos**125-143 Assessing weights of product attributes from fuzzy knowledge in a dynamic environment***by*Hu, Yi-Chung & Hu, Jian-Shiun & Chen, Ruey-Shun & Tzeng, Gwo-Hshiung**144-149 A model for multiple brand choice***by*Baltas, George**150-156 A buyer-seller game model for selection and negotiation of purchasing bids: Extensions and new models***by*Zhu, Joe**157-169 Mean-Gini analysis in R&D portfolio selection***by*Ringuest, Jeffrey L. & Graves, Samuel B. & Case, Randy H.**170-183 Design and implementation of an optimization-based decision support system generator***by*Maturana, Sergio & Ferrer, Juan-Carlos & Baranao, Francisco**184-190 Decisions rules and flow networks***by*Pawlak, Zdzislaw**191-205 Evaluating Kohonen's learning rule: An approach through genetic algorithms***by*Curry, B. & Morgan, P. H.**206-217 Modeling consideration sets and brand choice using artificial neural networks***by*Vroomen, Bjorn & Hans Franses, Philip & van Nierop, Erjen**218-229 Performance models of a proxy cache server: The impact of multimedia traffic***by*Cheng, Hsing Kenneth & Bose, Indranil**230-235 Optimal installation policies of additional water supply facilities for a growing population***by*Sharma, R. R. & Singh, O. N. & Raha, P. R.**236-250 A methodology for strategic sourcing***by*Talluri, Srinivas & Narasimhan, Ram**251-270 Pricing combinatorial auctions***by*Xia, Mu & Koehler, Gary J. & Whinston, Andrew B.**271-290 Outsourcing inventory management decisions in healthcare: Models and application***by*Nicholson, Lawrence & Vakharia, Asoo J. & Selcuk Erenguc, S.**291-303 Controlling sales force turnover costs through optimal recruiting and training policies***by*Darmon, Rene Y.**304-322 Two genetic algorithms to solve a layout problem in the fashion industry***by*Martens, J.**323-329 Solving group Steiner problems as Steiner problems***by*Duin, C. W. & Volgenant, A. & Vo[ss], S.**330-335 A note on the assignment problem with seniority and job priority constraints***by*Volgenant, A.

### 2004, Volume 153, Issue 3

**531-533 EURO Young Scientists: Preface to the Feature Cluster on the First ORP3 Conference***by*Bouyssou, Denis**534-543 Minimizing the makespan for the flow shop scheduling problem with availability constraints***by*Aggoune, Riad**544-563 Designing communication networks for distributed control agents***by*Camponogara, Eduardo & Talukdar, Sarosh**564-580 GRASP for set packing problems***by*Delorme, Xavier & Gandibleux, Xavier & Rodriguez, Joaquin**581-592 Batch scheduling in a two-machine flow shop with limited buffer and sequence independent setup times and removal times***by*Pranzo, Marco**593-606 A decision support system for a real vehicle routing problem***by*Ruiz, Ruben & Maroto, Concepcion & Alcaraz, Javier**607-617 Robot trajectory planning with semi-infinite programming***by*Vaz, A. Ismael F. & Fernandes, Edite M. G. P. & Gomes, M. Paula S. F.**618-623 Sixty years of Operational Research***by*Bowen, Ken**624-640 A simulation study of DEA and parametric frontier models in the presence of heteroscedasticity***by*Banker, Rajiv D. & Chang, Hsihui & Cooper, William W.**641-660 Congestion and returns to scale in data envelopment analysis***by*Wei, Quanling & Yan, Hong**661-674 Solving fuzzy transportation problems based on extension principle***by*Liu, Shiang-Tai & Kao, Chiang**675-686 A general structure of achievement function for a goal programming model***by*Romero, Carlos**687-703 Hierarchical coordination mechanisms within the supply chain***by*Schneeweiss, Christoph & Zimmer, Kirstin**704-726 Object oriented modeling and decision support for supply chains***by*Biswas, S. & Narahari, Y.**727-750 The impact of information enrichment on the Bullwhip effect in supply chains: A control engineering perspective***by*Dejonckheere, J. & Disney, S. M. & Lambrecht, M. R. & Towill, D. R.**751-756 Selective discount for supplier-buyer coordination using common replenishment epochs***by*Mishra, Ajay K.**757-768 Determining when to update the weights in combined forecasts for product demand--an application of the CUSUM technique***by*Chan, Chi Kin & Kingsman, Brian G. & Wong, H.**769-781 Customer lead time management when both demand and price are lead time sensitive***by*Ray, Saibal & Jewkes, E. M.**782-789 A new algorithm for the multi-item exponentially discounted optimal selection problem***by*David, Israel & Levi, Ofer**790-802 Interval reliability of typical systems with partially known probabilities***by*Utkin, Lev V.

### 2004, Volume 153, Issue 2

**267-270 12th Mini Euro Conference: Decision support systems; Electronic and mobile commerce; Multicriteria decision aid; Human centered processes; Ethical dilemmas in decision making***by*Brans, J. P. & Coppin, G. & Lenca, Ph. & Jelassi, T. & Roubens, M. & Zarate, P.**271-289 Using ELECTRE TRI outranking method to sort MOMILP nondominated solutions***by*Lourenco, Rui Pedro & Costa, Joao Paulo**290-296 Formulating national information technology strategies: A preference ranking model using PROMETHEE method***by*Albadvi, Amir**297-306 A mathematical programming procedure for the choice problematic***by*Chabchoub, Habib & Martel, Jean Marc**307-317 PROMETHEE and AHP: The design of operational synergies in multicriteria analysis.: Strengthening PROMETHEE with ideas of AHP***by*Macharis, Cathy & Springael, Johan & De Brucker, Klaas & Verbeke, Alain**318-322 A note on AHP group consistency for the row geometric mean priorization procedure***by*Escobar, M. T. & Aguaron, J. & Moreno-Jimenez, J. M.**323-331 A career choice problem: An example of how to use MACBETH to build a quantitative value model based on qualitative value judgments***by*Bana e Costa, Carlos A. & Chagas, Manuel P.**332-349 A public warehouses selection support system***by*Colson, Gerard & Dorigo, Fabrice**350-359 Multicriteria optimization of an emulsion polymerization process***by*Fonteix, Christian & Massebeuf, Silvere & Pla, Fernand & Kiss, Laszlo Nandor**360-369 Multicriteria optimization of a single-cell oil production***by*Muniglia, Lionel & Nandor Kiss, Laszlo & Fonteix, Christian & Marc, Ivan**370-385 A multiple objective model to deal with economy-energy-environment interactions***by*Oliveira, Carla & Antunes, Carlos Henggeler**386-399 The zero-emission certificates: A novel CO2-pollution reduction instrument applied to the electricity market***by*Kunsch, P. L. & Springael, J. & Brans, J. -P.**400-416 Opportunities for OR in intermodal freight transport research: A review***by*Macharis, C. & Bontekoning, Y. M.**417-432 Modeling and predicting emerging inference-based decisions in complex and ambiguous legal settings***by*Lundberg, C. Gustav**433-444 Minimally biased weight determination in personnel selection***by*Jessop, Alan**445-456 Travail, transparency and trust: A case study of computer-supported collaborative supply chain planning in high-tech electronics***by*Akkermans, Henk & Bogerd, Paul & van Doremalen, Jan**457-465 Pattern language: A framework for learning***by*Jessop, Alan**466-467 The management of the future: Ethics in OR: Respect, multicriteria management, happiness***by*Brans, Jean-Pierre**468-476 Operations research and ethics: Responsibility, sharing and cooperation***by*Gallo, Giorgio**477-484 Ethics outside, within, or beyond OR models?***by*Le Menestrel, Marc & Van Wassenhove, Luk N.**485-488 The importance of co-operation for ethical decision-making with OR***by*Theys, M. & Kunsch, P. L.**489-505 Equity in international greenhouse gases abatement scenarios: A multicriteria approach***by*Vaillancourt, Kathleen & Waaub, Jean-Philippe**506-516 A critical reflection on optimal decision***by*Climaco, Joao C. N.**517-529 A framework for managing a portfolio of socially responsible investments***by*Hallerbach, Winfried & Ning, Haikun & Soppe, Aloy & Spronk, Jaap

### 2004, Volume 153, Issue 1

**1-2 Timetabling and Rostering***by*Burke, Edmund & Petrovic, Sanja**3-27 Staff scheduling and rostering: A review of applications, methods and models***by*Ernst, A. T. & Jiang, H. & Krishnamoorthy, M. & Sier, D.**28-40 A greedy-based neighborhood search approach to a nurse rostering problem***by*Bellanti, F. & Carello, G. & Della Croce, F. & Tadei, R.**41-50 Iterative restart technique for solving timetabling problems***by*Meisels, Amnon & Kaplansky, Eliezer**51-64 Local search for shift design***by*Musliu, Nysret & Schaerf, Andrea & Slany, Wolfgang**65-79 A comparison of discrete and continuous neural network approaches to solve the class/teacher timetabling problem***by*Carrasco, M. P. & Pato, M. V.**80-91 Using tabu search with longer-term memory and relaxation to create examination timetables***by*White, George M. & Xie, Bill S. & Zonjic, Stevan**92-101 Global constraints for round robin tournament scheduling***by*Henz, Martin & Muller, Tobias & Thiel, Sven**102-116 Memetic Algorithm timetabling for non-commercial sport leagues***by*Schonberger, J. & Mattfeld, D. C. & Kopfer, H.**117-135 An integer programming formulation for a case study in university timetabling***by*Daskalaki, S. & Birbas, T. & Housos, E.**136-147 An automated university course timetabling system developed in a distributed environment: A case study***by*Dimopoulou, M. & Miliotis, P.**148-175 A case study of single shift planning and scheduling under annualized hours: A simple three-step approach***by*Azmat, Carlos S. & Widmer, Marino**176-183 A new model for complete solutions to one-dimensional cutting stock problems***by*Johnston, Robert E. & Sadinlija, Enes**184-190 Effective algorithm and heuristic for the generalized assignment problem***by*Haddadi, Salim & Ouzia, Hacene**191-199 Weight reduction problems with certain bottleneck objectives***by*Burkard, Rainer E. & Lin, Yixun & Zhang, Jianzhong**200-210 GRASP and path relinking for the matrix bandwidth minimization***by*Pinana, Estefania & Plana, Isaac & Campos, Vicente & Marti, Rafael**211-219 Single machine batch scheduling with jointly compressible setup and processing times***by*Daniel Ng, C. T. & Cheng, T. C. Edwin & Kovalyov, Mikhail Y.**220-238 A repairing technique for the local search of the job-shop problem***by*Murovec, Bostjan & Suhel, Peter**239-254 Computing a lower approximation of the compulsory part of a task with varying duration and varying resource consumption***by*Poder, Emmanuel & Beldiceanu, Nicolas & Sanlaville, Eric**255-265 A note on the approximation of the asymmetric traveling salesman problem***by*Righini, Giovanni & Trubian, Marco

### 2004, Volume 152, Issue 3

**529-265 Guest editor's introduction***by*Vidal, R. V. V.**530-554 Problem structuring methods in action***by*Mingers, John & Rosenhead, Jonathan**555-570 Using soft OR in a small company--The case of Kirby***by*Sorensen, Lene & Vidal, Rene Victor Valqui & Engstrom, Erik**571-585 Internet and technology new venture development using Soft OR***by*Gondal, Sohail**586-601 Project review and learning in the construction industry: Embedding a problem structuring method within a partnership context***by*Franco, L. Alberto & Cushman, Mike & Rosenhead, Jonathan**602-614 Implications of cell design implementation: A case study and analysis***by*Chakravorty, Satya S. & Hales, Douglas N.**615-630 Cognitive mapping expert views for policy analysis in the public sector***by*Eden, Colin & Ackermann, Fran**631-640 Strategic development and SWOT analysis at the University of Warwick***by*Dyson, Robert G.**641-654 Avoiding academic and decorative planning in GHG emissions abatement studies with MCDA:: The Peruvian case***by*Borges, Pedro C. & Villavicencio, Arturo**655-666 Exploring inter-organisational relationships in the health service: An immersive drama approach***by*Bryant, James W. & Darwin, John A.**667-683 Enhancing public participation in natural resource management using Soft OR--an application of strategic option development and analysis in tactical forest planning***by*Hjortso, Carsten Nico**684-695 Community planning for rural education in South Africa***by*Phahlamohlaka, Jackie & Friend, John**696-708 The impact of soft OR-methods on problem structuring***by*Joldersma, Cisca & Roelofs, Ellie**709-722 Scenario planning--lessons for practice from teaching and learning***by*O'Brien, F. A.**723-744 Stochastic vendor managed replenishment with demand dependent shipment***by*Kim, Eungab**745-757 Product introduction decisions in a duopoly***by*Souza, Gilvan C.**758-769 An exact algorithm for the identical parallel machine scheduling problem***by*Mokotoff, Ethel**770-780 A returns policy for distribution channel coordination of perishable items***by*Hahn, Kyu Hun & Hwang, Hark & Shinn, Seong Whan**781-799 Optimal procurement strategies for online spot markets***by*Seifert, Ralf W. & Thonemann, Ulrich W. & Hausman, Warren H.**800-802 On the linearisation of reference technologies for testing returns to scale in FDH models***by*Podinovski, V. V.

### 2004, Volume 152, Issue 2

**301-301 Feature Issue: New technologies in transportation systems***by*Siskos, Y. & Sambracos, E.**302-320 The application of information and communication technologies in transport***by*Giannopoulos, G. A.**321-333 Motorway network traffic control systems***by*Kotsialos, Apostolos & Papageorgiou, Markos**334-353 A survey of customer satisfaction barometers: Some results from the transportation-communications sector***by*Grigoroudis, E. & Siskos, Y.**354-364 A DEA approach for evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of urban transit systems***by*Karlaftis, Matthew G.**365-381 Dispatching of small containers via coastal freight liners: The case of the Aegean Sea***by*Sambracos, E. & Paravantis, J. A. & Tarantilis, C. D. & Kiranoudis, C. T.**382-398 Design of an IT-driven decision support system for vehicle routing and scheduling***by*Gayialis, Sotiris P. & Tatsiopoulos, Ilias P.**399-409 Applications of GPS technology in the land transportation system***by*Mintsis, G. & Basbas, S. & Papaioannou, P. & Taxiltaris, C. & Tziavos, I. N.**410-419 Development of an expert system for the evaluation of conventional and innovative technologies in the intermodal transport area***by*Abacoumkin, Constantinos & Ballis, Athanasios**420-436 Towards the improvement of a combined transport chain performance***by*Ballis, Athanasios & Golias, John**437-453 Combination of geographical information system and efficient routing algorithms for real life distribution operations***by*Tarantilis, C. D. & Diakoulaki, D. & Kiranoudis, C. T.