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### 2001, Volume 128, Issue 1

**74-97 Stack-up algorithms for palletizing at delivery industry***by*Rethmann, J. & Wanke, E.**98-118 Using competence sets to analyze the consumer decision problem***by*Chen, Ting-Yu**119-128 Machine scheduling with a rate-modifying activity***by*Lee, C. -Y. & Leon, V. J.**129-146 A heuristic for single machine scheduling with early and tardy costs***by*Mazzini, Renata & Armentano, Vinicius A.**147-158 Local search algorithms for the multiprocessor flow shop scheduling problem***by*Negenman, Ebbe G.**159-174 Two-stage open shop scheduling with a bottleneck machine***by*Drobouchevitch, Inna G. & Strusevich, Vitaly A.**175-184 A genetic algorithm of determining cycle time for printed circuit board assembly lines***by*Ji, P. & Sze, M. T. & Lee, W. B.**185-191 The influence of perceived stock value price histories in the mean-variance-instability model***by*Atkinson, C. & Alvarez, M. J.**192-205 Optimal internal pricing and capacity planning for service facility with finite buffer***by*Sumita, Ushio & Masuda, Yasushi & Yamakawa, Shigetaka**206-212 Data envelopment analysis with resource constraints: An alternative model with non-discretionary factors***by*Maital, Shlomo & Vaninsky, Alexander**213-226 A duopolistic model of dynamic competitive advertising***by*Wang, Qinan & Wu, Zhang

### 2000, Volume 127, Issue 3

**467-482 Sorting cropping systems on the basis of their impact on groundwater quality***by*Arondel, Cecile & Girardin, Philippe**483-506 Decentralized inventory control in a two-level distribution system***by*Andersson, Jonas & Marklund, Johan**507-518 Second order symmetric duality in mathematical programming with F-convexity***by*Mishra, S. K.**519-524 The core of a repeated n-person cooperative game***by*Oviedo, Jorge**525-536 Network distance characteristics that affect computational effort in p-median location problems***by*Schilling, D. A. & Rosing, K. E. & ReVelle, C. S.**537-545 An optimal procurement policy for items with an inventory level-dependent demand rate and fixed lifetime***by*Hwang, Hark & Hahn, Kyu Hun**546-564 Scheduling two machines that require multiple types of maintenance, for a single operation***by*Rabinowitz, Gadi & Goren, Shai & Mehrez, Abraham**565-573 Positioning automated guided vehicles in a loop layout***by*Gademann, A. J. R. M. & van de Velde, S. L.**574-593 Efficient lot-sizing under a differential transportation cost structure for serially distributed warehouses***by*Vroblefski, Mark & Ramesh, R. & Zionts, Stanley**594-610 An object relational approach for the design of decision support systems***by*Srinivasan, Ananth & Sundaram, David**611-618 Further discussion on linear production functions and DEA***by*Zhu, Joe**619-638 Bidirectional planning: improving priority rule-based heuristics for scheduling resource-constrained projects***by*Klein, Robert

### 2000, Volume 127, Issue 2

**217-219 Sixth International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling***by*Ulusoy, Gunduz & Karabati, Selcuk**220-238 On criticality and sensitivity in activity networks***by*Elmaghraby, Salah E.**239-251 Improving project cost estimation by taking into account managerial flexibility***by*Jorgensen, Trond & Wallace, Stein W.**252-261 Optimal timing of project control points***by*Raz, Tzvi & Erel, Erdal**262-278 An equitable approach to the payment scheduling problem in project management***by*Ulusoy, Gunduz & Cebelli, Serkan**279-296 The impact of resource flexibility and staffing decisions on cellular and departmental shop performance***by*Jensen, John B.**297-316 A polynomial activity insertion algorithm in a multi-resource schedule with cumulative constraints and multiple modes***by*Artigues, Christian & Roubellat, Francois**317-331 The disjunctive graph machine representation of the job shop scheduling problem***by*Blazewicz, Jacek & Pesch, Erwin & Sterna, Malgorzata**332-343 On Not-First/Not-Last conditions in disjunctive scheduling***by*Torres, Philippe & Lopez, Pierre**344-354 Using intelligent backtracking to improve branch-and-bound methods: An application to Open-Shop problems***by*Gueret, Christelle & Jussien, Narendra & Prins, Christian**355-362 A linear programming and constraint propagation-based lower bound for the RCPSP***by*Brucker, Peter & Knust, Sigrid**363-382 A new LP-based lower bound for the cumulative scheduling problem***by*Carlier, Jacques & Neron, Emmanuel**383-393 A cutting plane algorithm for a single machine scheduling problem***by*Soric, Kristina**394-407 Experimental evaluation of state-of-the-art heuristics for the resource-constrained project scheduling problem***by*Hartmann, Sonke & Kolisch, Rainer**408-424 A multicriteria heuristic method to improve resource allocation in multiproject scheduling***by*Lova, Antonio & Maroto, Concepcion & Tormos, Pilar**425-443 Procedures for resource leveling and net present value problems in project scheduling with general temporal and resource constraints***by*Neumann, K. & Zimmermann, J.**444-457 Minimizing weighted tardiness of jobs with stochastic interruptions in parallel machines***by*Laguna, Manuel & Lino, Pilar & Perez, Angeles & Quintanilla, Sacramento & Valls, Vicente**458-465 Scheduling multiple variant programs under hard real-time constraints***by*Jedrzejowicz, Piotr & Wierzbowska, Izabela

### 2000, Volume 127, Issue 1

**1-13 DEA and its use in the regulation of water companies***by*Thanassoulis, Emmanuel**14-27 The role of OR specialists in `do it yourself' spreadsheet development***by*Edwards, John S. & Finlay, Paul N. & Wilson, John M.**28-43 On comparing interval numbers***by*Sengupta, Atanu & Pal, Tapan Kumar**44-68 Application of Grey theory and multiobjective programming towards airline network design***by*Hsu, Chaug-Ing & Wen, Yuh-Horng**69-77 The one-period bus touring problem: Solved by an effective heuristic for the orienteering tour problem and improvement algorithm***by*Deitch, Ray & Ladany, Shaul P.**78-93 A directed acyclic graph representation of routing manufacturing flexibility***by*Borenstein, Denis**94-108 New modeling approaches for the design of local access transport area networks***by*Sherali, Hanif D. & Lee, Youngho & Park, Taehyung**109-119 Counting your customers: Compounding customer's in-store decisions, interpurchase time and repurchasing behavior***by*Wu, Couchen & Chen, Hsiu-Li**120-125 Flow shop and open shop scheduling with a critical machine and two operations per job***by*Kyparisis, George J. & Koulamas, Christos**126-139 Minimizing maximum lateness with job families***by*Baker, Kenneth R. & Magazine, Michael J.**140-158 Digital data networks design using genetic algorithms***by*Chu, Chao-Hsien & Premkumar, G. & Chou, Hsinghua**159-171 Reliability optimization of a series system with multiple-choice and budget constraints***by*Sung, C. S. & Cho, Y. K.**172-188 Performance evaluation and design of base stock systems***by*Duri, C. & Frein, Y. & Di Mascolo, M.**189-202 A dynamic programming algorithm for the local access telecommunication network expansion problem***by*Flippo, Olaf E. & Kolen, Antoon W. J. & Koster, Arie M. C. A. & van de Leensel, Robert L. M. J.**203-216 A transformed two-stage method for reducing the part-usage variation and a comparison of the product-level and part-level solutions in sequencing mixed-model assembly lines***by*Zhu, Jin & Ding, Fong-Yuen

### 2000, Volume 126, Issue 3

**459-473 Fuzzy multicriteria analysis for performance evaluation of bus companies***by*Yeh, Chung-Hsing & Deng, Hepu & Chang, Yu-Hern**474-490 Sequencing jobs on a single machine: A neural network approach***by*El-Bouri, Ahmed & Balakrishnan, Subramaniam & Popplewell, Neil**491-500 The value of runway time slots for airlines***by*Cao, Jia-Ming & Kanafani, Adib**501-514 Assessing the relative efficiency and productivity growth of vehicle inspection services: An application of DEA and Malmquist indices***by*Odeck, James**515-525 The generalized DEA model and the convex cone constrained game***by*Hao, Gang & Wei, Quanling & Yan, Hong**526-533 Pattern classification with principal component analysis and fuzzy rule bases***by*Ravi, V. & Reddy, P. J. & Zimmermann, H. -J.**534-540 Optimal burn-in decision for products with an unimodal failure rate function***by*Chang, Dong Shang**541-556 Minimax reference point approach and its application for multiobjective optimisation***by*Yang, Jian-Bo**557-566 Minimizing maximum lateness under linear deterioration***by*Bachman, Aleksander & Janiak, Adam**567-586 Analysis of reactive scheduling problems in a job shop environment***by*Sabuncuoglu, I. & Bayiz, M.**587-602 An exponential queue with competition for service***by*Brill, P. H. & Hlynka, M.**603-613 Capacitated inventory problems with fixed order costs: Some optimal policy structure***by*Gallego, Guillermo & Scheller-Wolf, Alan**614-636 The exact overall time distribution of a project with uncertain task durations***by*Schmidt, Craig W. & Grossmann, Ignacio E.**637-650 Resolution of fuzzy regression model***by*Wang, Hsiao-Fan & Tsaur, Ruey-Chyn**651-661 A sampling-based method for generating nondominated solutions in stochastic MOMP problems***by*Ringuest, Jeffrey L. & Graves, Samuel B.**662-674 New stopping criterion for genetic algorithms***by*Aytug, Haldun & Koehler, Gary J.**675-682 Multiobjective second order symmetric duality with cone constraints***by*Mishra, S. K.**683-687 On consistency of the weighted geometric mean complex judgement matrix in AHP***by*Xu, Z.

### 2000, Volume 126, Issue 2

**231-232 The first decade of G-networks***by*Gelenbe, Erol**233-249 G-networks: A versatile approach for work removal in queueing networks***by*Artalejo, J. R.**250-272 Multiple class G-networks with list-oriented deletions***by*Fourneau, J. -M. & Kloul, L. & Verchere, D.**273-287 Reliability modelling using G-queues***by*Harrison, Peter G. & Patel, Naresh M. & Pitel, Edwige**288-307 Reinforcement learning with internal expectation for the random neural network***by*Halici, Ugur**308-318 On G-networks and resource allocation in multimedia systems***by*Gelenbe, Erol & Shachnai, Hadas**319-330 Survey of random neural network applications***by*Bakircioglu, Hakan & Kocak, Taskin**331-339 Training the random neural network using quasi-Newton methods***by*Likas, Aristidis & Stafylopatis, Andreas**340-354 A global optimization algorithm for the three-dimensional packing problem***by*Faina, Loris**355-370 An operational decision model for lead-time and price quotation in congested manufacturing systems***by*ElHafsi, Mohsen**371-385 Input control in a batch production system with lead times, due dates and random yields***by*Wang, Yunzeng & Gerchak, Yigal**386-390 A simple method for obtaining weakly efficient points in multiobjective linear fractional programming problems***by*Metev, Boyan & Gueorguieva, Dessislava**391-407 On weighted centers for semidefinite programming***by*Sturm, Jos F. & Zhang, Shuzhong**408-421 A Lagrangean relax-and-cut approach for the two-stage capacitated facility location problem***by*Klose, Andreas**422-435 Optimal planning in large multi-site production networks***by*Timpe, Christian H. & Kallrath, Josef**436-453 The use of data envelopment analysis in the regulation of UK water utilities: Water distribution***by*Thanassoulis, Emmanuel**454-458 A note on a modified simplex approach for solving bilevel linear programming problems***by*Campelo, Manoel & Scheimberg, Susana

### 2000, Volume 126, Issue 1

**1-12 A framework for the description of evolutionary algorithms***by*Hertz, Alain & Kobler, Daniel**13-30 Heuristics for the stochastic/dynamic user-optimal route choice problem***by*Chen, Huey-Kuo & Feng, Ginny**31-50 Valid inequalities for a class of assembly system problems***by*Pinnoi, Anulark & Wilhelm, Wilbert E.**51-68 Using DEA to obtain efficient solutions for multi-objective 0-1 linear programs***by*Liu, Fuh-Hwa Franklin & Huang, Chueng-Chiu & Yen, Yu-Lee**69-79 Approximation of linear programs by Bregman's DF projections***by*Kas, Peter & Klafszky, Emil & Malyusz, Levente & Izbirak, Gokhan**80-88 Allocation of tasks to specialized processors: A planning approach***by*Becker, K. J. & Gaver, D. P. & Glazebrook, K. D. & Jacobs, P. A. & Lawphongpanich, S.**89-105 Economic expectations, fuzzy sets and financial planning***by*Tarrazo, Manuel & Gutierrez, Luis**106-130 An effective implementation of the Lin-Kernighan traveling salesman heuristic***by*Helsgaun, Keld**131-151 Scheduling multipurpose batch process industries with no-wait restrictions by simulated annealing***by*Raaymakers, W. H. M. & Hoogeveen, J. A.**152-165 A multi-criteria agency model with incomplete preference information***by*Vetschera, Rudolf**166-174 Design of parallel algorithms for the single resource allocation problem***by*Morales, D. & Almeida, F. & Garcia, F. & Roda, J. L. & Rodriguez, C.**175-188 Restricting weights in value efficiency analysis***by*Halme, Merja & Korhonen, Pekka**189-217 Marketing-production coordination in channels of distribution***by*Ravi Kumar, K. & Loomba, Arvinder P. S. & Hadjinicola, George C.**218-230 A fuzzy satisficing method for electric power plant coal purchase using genetic algorithms***by*Shiromaru, Isao & Inuiguchi, Masahiro & Sakawa, Masatoshi

### 2000, Volume 125, Issue 3

**449-468 Vehicle routing-scheduling for waste collection in Hanoi***by*Tung, Dang Vu & Pinnoi, Anulark**469-485 Efficiency of reductions of job-shop to flow-shop problems***by*Guinet, Alain**486-502 An intermodal optimum path algorithm for multimodal networks with dynamic arc travel times and switching delays***by*Ziliaskopoulos, Athanasios & Wardell, Whitney**503-518 Information and incentives in computing services supply: The effect of limited system choices***by*Wang, E. T. G.**519-525 A lemons market? An incentive scheme to induce truth-telling in third party logistics providers***by*Lim, Wei Shi**526-534 The dynamic predicate stashing copy problem and the Steiner problem in graphs***by*Marsman, S. & Duin, C. W. & Volgenant, A.**535-550 Sequencing of jobs in some production system***by*Grabowski, Jozef & Pempera, Jaroslaw**551-570 Modelling diffusion and replacement***by*Islam, Towhidul & Meade, Nigel**571-587 Dimension of valued relations***by*Doignon, Jean-Paul & Mitas, Jutta**588-601 The effects of inflation and time-value of money on an economic order quantity model with a random product life cycle***by*Moon, Ilkyeong & Lee, Suyeon**602-621 Commonality in product design: Cost saving, valuation change and cannibalization***by*Kim, Kilsun & Chhajed, Dilip**622-632 Benders-and-cut algorithm for fixed-charge capacitated network design problem***by*Sridhar, Varadharajan & Park, June S.**633-647 A decision support system for business process planning***by*Volkner, Peer & Werners, Brigitte**648-655 On the single-assignment p-hub center problem***by*Kara, Bahar Y. & Tansel, Barbaros C.**656-669 Determining the relative efficiency of MBA programs using DEA***by*Colbert, Amy & Levary, Reuven R. & Shaner, Michael C.**670-678 Co-plot: A graphic display method for geometrical representations of MCDM***by*Raveh, Adi

### 2000, Volume 125, Issue 2

**219-221 Editorial***by*Krarup, Jakob & Pisinger, David**222-238 Optimization engineering techniques for the exact solution of NP-hard combinatorial optimization problems***by*Toth, Paolo**239-248 Continued fractions in optimal cutting of a rectangular sheet into equal small rectangles***by*Arslanov, M. Z.**249-256 Analysis of permutation routing algorithms***by*Bekesi, Jozsef & Galambos, Gabor & Hajnal, Peter**257-265 Tabu search for DNA sequencing with false negatives and false positives***by*Blazewicz, J. & Formanowicz, P. & Kasprzak, M. & Markiewicz, W. T. & Weglarz, J.**266-277 Application of the noising method to the travelling salesman problem***by*Charon, Irene & Hudry, Olivier**278-282 The vertex degrees of minimum spanning trees***by*Cieslik, Dietmar**283-291 Algorithmic approach to the satisfactory graph partitioning problem***by*Gerber, Michael U. & Kobler, Daniel**292-297 Stability in P5- and banner-free graphs***by*Lozin, V. V.**298-315 On the capacitated lot-sizing and continuous 0-1 knapsack polyhedra***by*Miller, Andrew J. & Nemhauser, George L. & Savelsbergh, Martin W. P.**316-323 The method of generalized generating sequences***by*Ushakov, Igor**324-339 Scheduling a flowline manufacturing cell with sequence dependent family setup times***by*Schaller, Jeffrey E. & Gupta, Jatinder N. D. & Vakharia, Asoo J.**340-358 A mini-line approach for pull production***by*Ahmadi, Reza H. & Matsuo, Hirofumi**359-369 A genetic algorithm for scheduling staff of mixed skills under multi-criteria***by*Cai, X. & Li, K. N.**370-380 Minimizing makespan subject to minimum total flow-time on identical parallel machines***by*Gupta, Jatinder N. D. & Ruiz-Torres, Alex J.**381-397 A comparative evaluation of modeling approaches to the labor shift scheduling problem***by*Aykin, Turgut**398-409 A discrete semi-Markov decision model to determine the optimal repair/replacement policy under general repairs***by*Love, C. E. & Zhang, Z. G. & Zitron, M. A. & Guo, R.**410-424 Hydro-electric unit commitment subject to uncertain demand***by*Philpott, A. B. & Craddock, M. & Waterer, H.**425-428 An improved precedence rule for single machine sequencing problems with quadratic penalty***by*Mondal, Sakib A. & Sen, Anup K.**429-430 On improving the single-vendor single-buyer integrated production inventory model with a generalized policy***by*Goyal, S. K.**431-439 Multi-attribute decision aid under incomplete information and hierarchical structure***by*Ahn, Byeong Seok & Sam Park, Kyung & Hee Han, Chang & Kyeong Kim, Jae**440-448 On three-machine flow shops with random job processing times***by*Kamburowski, Jerzy

### 2000, Volume 125, Issue 1

**1-17 Pure competition, regulated and Stackelberg equilibria: Application to the energy system of Quebec***by*Lavigne, Denis & Loulou, Richard & Savard, Gilles**18-24 An algorithm for the multiparametric 0-1-integer linear programming problem relative to the objective function***by*Crema, Alejandro**25-33 An extended DEA model: Appending an additional input to make all DMUs at least weakly efficient***by*Takeda, Eiji**34-58 An evaluation of vendor selection models from a total cost of ownership perspective***by*Degraeve, Zeger & Labro, Eva & Roodhooft, Filip**59-72 ProGen/[pi]x - An instance generator for resource-constrained project scheduling problems with partially renewable resources and further extensions***by*Drexl, Andreas & Nissen, Rudiger & Patterson, James H. & Salewski, Frank**73-83 Capturing group preferences in a multicriteria decision***by*Easley, Robert F. & Valacich, Joseph S. & Venkataramanan, M. A.**84-92 New bounds for expected cycle times in tandem queues with blocking***by*Nakade, Koichi**93-112 Returns to scale and scale elasticity in data envelopment analysis***by*Fukuyama, Hirofumi**113-132 Local stability intervals in the analytic hierarchy process***by*Aguaron, Juan & Moreno-Jimenez, Jose Maria**133-148 Multiaction maintenance subject to action-dependent risk and stochastic failure***by*Su, Chao-Ton & Wu, Sung-Chi & Chang, Cheng-Chang**149-174 Optimal dynamic pricing of perishable products with stochastic demand and a finite set of prices***by*Chatwin, Richard E.**175-183 Multicriteria assignment method PROAFTN: Methodology and medical application***by*Belacel, Nabil**184-194 An organizational change perspective on the value of modeling***by*Liberatore, Matthew J. & Hatchuel, Armand & Weil, Benoit & Stylianou, Antonis C.**195-204 Hiring policies in an uncertain environment: Cost and productivity trade-offs***by*Gerchak, Yigal & Golany, Boaz**205-215 Airline spill analysis - beyond the normal demand***by*Z.F. Li, Michael & Hoon Oum, Tae**216-217 A note on "Project scheduling with resource constraints: A branch and bound approach"***by*Kaefer, Frederick

### 2000, Volume 124, Issue 3

**437-446 The design of robotic dairy barns using closed queueing networks***by*Halachmi, I. & Adan, I. J. B. F. & van der Wal, J. & Heesterbeek, J. A. P. & van Beek, P.**447-467 Higher order approximations for the single server queue with splitting, merging and feedback***by*Girish, Muckai K. & Hu, Jian-Qiang**468-477 Note on cyclic sequences in the product rate variation problem***by*Bautista, Joaquin & Companys, Ramon & Corominas, Albert**478-494 An interactive reference point approach for multiobjective mixed-integer programming using branch-and-bound***by*Alves, Maria Joao & Climaco, Joao**495-510 Evaluation of supply chain structures through modularization and postponement***by*Ernst, Ricardo & Kamrad, Bardia**511-528 The discrete lot-sizing and scheduling problem: Complexity and modification for batch availability***by*Bruggemann, Wolfgang & Jahnke, Hermann**529-538 A nonparametric stochastic procedure for FMS evaluation***by*Talluri, Srinivas & Whiteside, Mary M. & Seipel, Scott J.**539-549 Efficient storage allocation for processing in backlog-controlled queueing networks using multicriteria techniques***by*Giokas, D. I. & Pentzaropoulos, G. C.**550-559 A note on EOQ models for deteriorating items under stock dependent selling rate***by*Chung, Kun-Jen & Chu, Peter & Lan, Shaw-Ping**560-570 Properties of a sequencing problem for a mixed model assembly line with conveyor stoppages***by*Xiaobo, Zhao & Ohno, Katsuhisa**571-590 Bias and variance reduction in computer simulation studies***by*Crawford, J. W. & Gallwey, T. J.**591-600 The biobjective minimum cost flow problem***by*Sedeno-Noda, A. & Gonzalez-Martin, C.**601-614 On the dynamics of stochastic diffusion of manufacturing technology***by*Liu, John**615-628 Queues with a variable number of servers***by*Li, Hui & Yang, Tao**629-640 Four-part partition games isomorphic to Silverman's game***by*Heuer, Gerald A. & Leopold-Wildburger, Ulrike**641-650 Determination of weights of interacting criteria from a reference set***by*Marichal, Jean-Luc & Roubens, Marc**651-654 Technical note on symmetric duality in multiobjective programming: Some remarks on recent results***by*Chandra, Suresh & Abha

### 2000, Volume 124, Issue 2

**221-223 Management science and operations research in China***by*Li, Huaizu & Wang, Shouyang & Xu, Li D**224-234 A neural network representation of linear programming***by*Li, Hong-Xing & Da, Xu Li**235-242 Mathematical modeling of China's State-owned Enterprises' Contract System***by*Feng, Shan & Da Xu, Li**243-254 Forecasting regional income inequality in China***by*Zheng, Fei & Xu, Li Da & Tang, Bingyong**255-266 Modeling staffing flexibility: A case of China***by*Li, Ninghua & Li, Ling X.**267-282 A multiple traveling salesman problem model for hot rolling scheduling in Shanghai Baoshan Iron & Steel Complex***by*Tang, Lixin & Liu, Jiyin & Rong, Aiying & Yang, Zihou**283-293 A production rescheduling expert simulation system***by*Li, Heng & Li, Zhicheng & Li, Ling X. & Hu, Bin**294-306 Practices of preventive maintenance and replacement for engines: A case study***by*Lai, K. K. & Leung, Francis K. N. & Tao, B. & Wang, S. Y.**307-331 Fuzzy dispatching model and genetic algorithms for railyards operations***by*He, Shiwei & Song, Rui & Chaudhry, Sohail S.**332-341 A linear matrix inequality approach for robust control of systems with delayed states***by*Li Da, Xu & Cheng, Chuwang & Tang, Bingyong**342-352 An adaptive control method for time-varying systems***by*Tang, Bingyong & Li Da, Xu & Wang, Wenjie**353-359 Predicting duration of stay in a pediatric intensive care unit: A Markovian approach***by*Seth Kapadia, Asha & Chan, Wenyaw & Sachdeva, Ramesh & Moye, Lemuel A. & Jefferson, Larry S.**360-376 Multiple center capacitated arc routing problems: A tabu search algorithm using capacitated trees***by*Amberg, Anita & Domschke, Wolfgang & Vo[ss], Stefan**377-389 A comparison of Lagrangean and surrogate relaxations for the maximal covering location problem***by*Galvao, Roberto D. & Gonzalo Acosta Espejo, Luis & Boffey, Brian**390-408 Fuzzy inventory with backorder for fuzzy total demand based on interval-valued fuzzy set***by*Yao, Jing-Shing & Su, Jin-Shieh**409-421 Optimization of printed circuit board manufacturing: Integrated modeling and algorithms***by*Altinkemer, Kemal & Kazaz, Burak & Koksalan, Murat & Moskowitz, Herbert**422-436 Modeling recirculating conveyors with blocking***by*Schmidt, Linda C. & Jackman, John

### 2000, Volume 124, Issue 1

**1-14 An age-structured model for the AIDS epidemic***by*Griffiths, Jeff & Lowrie, Dawn & Williams, Janet**15-27 A computational study of smoothing heuristics for the traveling salesman problem***by*Coy, Steven P. & Golden, Bruce L. & Wasil, Edward A.**28-42 A hybrid genetic algorithm for the open shop scheduling problem***by*Liaw, Ching-Fang**43-54 A genetic algorithm approach to policy design for consequence minimization***by*Rubenstein-Montano, Bonnie & Anandalingam, G. & Zandi, Iraj**55-62 A methodological framework for the validation of predictive simulations***by*Fraedrich, D. & Goldberg, A.**63-76 An optimization problem arising in the design of multiring systems***by*Arbib, Claudio & Rossi, Fabrizio**77-88 Some reverse location problems***by*Zhang, Jianzhong & Liu, Zhenhong & Ma, Zhongfan