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### 2003, Volume 146, Issue 3

**553-579 Computational issues in a stochastic finite horizon one product recovery inventory model***by*Kiesmuller, Gudrun P. & Scherer, Carsten W.**580-595 The longitudinal effects of the ISO 9000 certification process on business performance***by*Terziovski, Mile & Power, Damien & Sohal, Amrik S.**596-614 Hospital capacity management decisions: Emphasis on cost control and quality enhancement***by*Li, Ling & Benton, W. C.**615-620 On aggregate Farrell efficiencies***by*Fare, Rolf & Zelenyuk, Valentin**621-633 Optimal new product positioning: A genetic algorithm approach***by*Gruca, Thomas S. & Klemz, Bruce R.**634-649 Impact of demand correlation on the value of and incentives for information sharing in a supply chain***by*Raghunathan, Srinivasan**650-660 Explaining consumer choice through neural networks: The stacked generalization approach***by*Hu, Michael Y. & Tsoukalas, Christos

### 2003, Volume 146, Issue 2

**229-232 Enterprise resource planning--modeling and analysis***by*Sarkis, J. & Gunasekaran, A.**233-240 Enterprise resource planning: Developments and directions for operations management research***by*Jacobs, F. Robert & Bendoly, Elliot**241-257 Enterprise resource planning: Implementation procedures and critical success factors***by*Umble, Elisabeth J. & Haft, Ronald R. & Umble, M. Michael**258-273 Pre-implementation attitudes and organizational readiness for implementing an Enterprise Resource Planning system***by*Abdinnour-Helm, Sue & Lengnick-Hall, Mark L. & Lengnick-Hall, Cynthia A.**274-283 Issues in implementing ERP: A case study***by*Mandal, Purnendu & Gunasekaran, A.**284-301 The impact of ERP on supply chain management: Exploratory findings from a European Delphi study***by*Akkermans, Henk A. & Bogerd, Paul & Yucesan, Enver & van Wassenhove, Luk N.**302-314 Enterprise resource planning: Managing the implementation process***by*Mabert, Vincent A. & Soni, Ashok & Venkataramanan, M. A.**315-338 The impact of strategy and integration mechanisms on enterprise system value: Empirical evidence from manufacturing firms***by*Somers, Toni M. & Nelson, Klara G.**339-351 A multi-period optimization model for the procurement of component-based enterprise information technologies***by*Sundarraj, R. P. & Talluri, Srinivas**352-364 Enterprise resource planning: A taxonomy of critical factors***by*Al-Mashari, Majed & Al-Mudimigh, Abdullah & Zairi, Mohamed**365-373 Enterprise resource planning survey of Swedish manufacturing firms***by*Olhager, Jan & Selldin, Erik**374-387 A strategic framework for the management of ERP enabled e-business change***by*Ash, C. G. & Burn, J. M.**388-402 One-dimensional cutting stock problem to minimize the number of different patterns***by*Umetani, Shunji & Yagiura, Mutsunori & Ibaraki, Toshihide**403-416 Algorithms for dynamic scheduling of unit execution time tasks***by*Rodriguez Diaz, Antonio & Tchernykh, Andrei & Ecker, Klaus H.**417-431 Global optimization approaches to an aircraft routing problem***by*Bartholomew-Biggs, M. C. & Parkhurst, S. C. & Wilson, S. P.

### 2003, Volume 146, Issue 1

**1-18 On the nucleolus of neighbor games***by*Hamers, Herbert & Klijn, Flip & Solymosi, Tamas & Tijs, Stef & Vermeulen, Dries**19-34 Minimization subproblems and heuristics for an applied clustering problem***by*Birgin, E. G. & Martinez, J. M. & Ronconi, D. P.**35-51 A probabilistic solution-generator for simulation***by*Ozden, Mufit & Ho, Yu-Chi**52-66 An infinite horizon inventory model with periodic order commitment***by*Cheung, Ki Ling & Yuan, Xue-Ming**67-82 Path comparisons for a priori and time-adaptive decisions in stochastic, time-varying networks***by*Miller-Hooks, Elise & Mahmassani, Hani**83-100 Air traffic knowledge management policy***by*Iordanova, Blaga N.**101-114 The fuzzy estimators of fuzzy parameters based on fuzzy random variables***by*Wu, Hsien-Chung**115-129 Predicting information technology project escalation: A neural network approach***by*Zhang, G. Peter & Keil, Mark & Rai, Arun & Mann, Joan**130-155 Environmentally Responsible Manufacturing: The development and validation of a measurement model***by*Curkovic, Sime**156-180 Hospital lift system simulator: A performance evaluator-predictor***by*Chu, Sydney C. K. & Lin, C. K. Y. & Lam, S. S.**181-198 Asynchronous transfer mode networks with parallel links and multiple service classes***by*Altinkemer, Kemal & Bose, Indranil**199-215 A multiple criteria decision-aid approach in defining national priorities for greenhouse gases emissions reduction in the energy sector***by*Georgopoulou, E. & Sarafidis, Y. & Mirasgedis, S. & Zaimi, S. & Lalas, D. P.**216-228 Good buy? Delaying end-of-life purchases***by*Cattani, Kyle D. & Souza, Gilvan C.

### 2003, Volume 145, Issue 3

**483-495 Center problems with pos/neg weights on trees***by*Burkard, R. E. & Dollani, Helidon**496-508 Testing the efficiency of two pairwise comparison methods in discrete multiple criteria problems***by*Lahdelma, Risto & Salminen, Pekka & Kuula, Markku**509-529 Multiobjective solution of the uncapacitated plant location problem***by*Fernandez, Elena & Puerto, Justo**530-542 Application of a mixed simulated annealing-genetic algorithm heuristic for the two-dimensional orthogonal packing problem***by*Leung, T. W. & Chan, Chi Kin & Troutt, Marvin D.**543-556 Using genetic algorithms for single-machine bicriteria scheduling problems***by*Koksalan, Murat & Burak Keha, Ahmet**557-568 Differential approximation results for the traveling salesman problem with distances 1 and 2***by*Monnot, Jerome & Paschos, Vangelis Th. & Toulouse, Sophie**569-584 Estimating customer service in a two-location continuous review inventory model with emergency transshipments***by*Xu, Kefeng & Evers, Philip T. & Fu, Michael C.**585-605 Stock selection heuristics for interdependent items***by*Gnanendran, K. & Ho, J. K. & Sundarraj, R. P.**606-620 An enumerative heuristic and reduction methods for the assembly line balancing problem***by*Fleszar, Krzysztof & Hindi, Khalil S.**621-634 Reducing the cost of defects in multistage production systems: A budget allocation perspective***by*Hadjinicola, George C. & Soteriou, Andreas C.**635-644 The finite multiple lot sizing problem with interrupted geometric yield and holding costs***by*Guu, Sy-Ming & Zhang, Alex X.**645-659 Towards reconciling outranking and value measurement practice***by*Stewart, Theodor J. & Losa, Fabio B.**660-664 Effects of multiple arbitrators on final-offer arbitration settlements***by*Hurley, W. J.**665-672 An interactive fuzzy satisficing method for multiobjective stochastic linear programming problems through an expectation model***by*Sakawa, Masatoshi & Kato, Kosuke & Nishizaki, Ichiro**673-683 Relaxation of the Condorcet and Simpson conditions in voting location***by*Campos Rodriguez, Clara M. & Moreno Perez, Jose A.**684-692 Raid games across a set with cyclic order***by*Zoroa, Noemi & Zoroa, Procopio & Jose Fernandez-Saez, M.**693-712 An investigation of changes in attitude over time of GDSS groups under unanimity and majority decision rules***by*Marsden, James R. & Mathiyalakan, Sathasivam

### 2003, Volume 145, Issue 2

**231-712 Decision support systems: Current research***by*Almeida Ribeiro, Rita & Rodrigues, Antonio J. & Zarate, Pascale**232-238 Towards using computational methods for real-time negotiations in electronic commerce***by*Papamichail, Georgios P. & Papamichail, Dimitrios P.**239-255 Data mining for decision support on customer insolvency in telecommunications business***by*Daskalaki, S. & Kopanas, I. & Goudara, M. & Avouris, N.**256-272 Reinforcing decision aid by capitalizing on company's knowledge: Future prospects***by*Grundstein, Michel & Rosenthal-Sabroux, Camille & Pachulski, Alexandre**273-286 Software evaluation problem situations***by*Stamelos, Ioannis & Tsoukias, Alexis**287-303 The AGAP system: A GDSS for project analysis and evaluation***by*Costa, Joao P. & Melo, Paulo & Godinho, Pedro & Dias, Luis C.**304-316 A fuzzy multiple objective decision support model for energy-economy planning***by*Borges, Ana Rosa & Antunes, Carlos Henggeler**317-328 Fuzzy MADM: An outranking method***by*Aouam, T. & Chang, S. I. & Lee, E. S.**329-342 Generalized mixture operators using weighting functions: A comparative study with WA and OWA***by*Ribeiro, Rita Almeida & Marques Pereira, Ricardo Alberto**343-362 SINGRAR--A fuzzy distributed expert system to assist command and control activities in naval environment***by*Simoes-Marques, Mario J. & Pires, Fernando Jorge**363-381 Simulation of ECB decisions and forecast of short term Euro rate with an adaptive fuzzy expert system***by*Rizzi, Lorenzo & Bazzana, Flavio & Kasabov, Nikola & Fedrizzi, Mario & Erzegovesi, Luca**382-393 Consistency stability intervals for a judgement in AHP decision support systems***by*Aguaron, Juan & Escobar, Maria Teresa & Moreno-Jimenez, Jose Maria**394-402 A new structural mechanism for reducibility of stochastic PERT networks***by*Fatemi Ghomi, S. M. T. & Rabbani, M.**403-424 Separate and carousel type allocations of workers in a U-shaped production line***by*Nakade, Koichi & Ohno, Katsuhisa**425-442 A nonparametric predictive method for queues***by*Coolen, F. P. A. & Coolen-Schrijner, P.**443-454 NHPP software reliability and cost models with testing coverage***by*Pham, Hoang & Zhang, Xuemei**455-470 Small response surface designs for metamodel estimation***by*Batmaz, Inci & Tunali, Semra**471-481 A piecewise linear programming approach to the two-group discriminant problem - an adaptation to Fisher's linear discriminant function model***by*Lam, Kim Fung & Moy, Jane W.

### 2003, Volume 145, Issue 1

**1-13 Facility location with increasing production costs***by*Harkness, Joseph & ReVelle, Charles**14-30 Makespan estimation in batch process industries: A comparison between regression analysis and neural networks***by*Raaymakers, W. H. M. & Weijters, A. J. M. M.**31-44 A polynomial algorithm for 2-degree cyclic robot scheduling***by*Che, Ada & Chu, Chengbin & Levner, Eugene**45-56 Minimizing the weighted number of tardy jobs on a single machine***by*M'Hallah, Rym & Bulfin, R. L.**57-71 A knowledge-based evolutionary strategy for scheduling problems with bottlenecks***by*Varela, Ramiro & Vela, Camino R. & Puente, Jorge & Gomez, Alberto**72-84 Solving the shortest route cut and fill problem using simulated annealing***by*Henderson, Darrall & Vaughan, Diane E. & Jacobson, Sheldon H. & Wakefield, Ron R. & Sewell, Edward C.**85-91 Decision-making with the AHP: Why is the principal eigenvector necessary***by*Saaty, Thomas L.**92-108 On multiplicative priority rating methods for the AHP***by*Stam, Antonie & Duarte Silva, A. Pedro**109-120 Risk-value models: Restrictions and applications***by*Mitchell, Douglas W. & Gelles, Gregory M.**121-135 A multivariate methodology to uncover regional disparities: A contribution to improve European Union and governmental decisions***by*Soares, Joao Oliveira & Marques, Maria Manuela Lourenco & Monteiro, Carlos Manuel Ferreira**136-147 Managing electricity market price risk***by*Vehvilainen, Iivo & Keppo, Jussi**148-164 Methodological contrasts in costing greenhouse gas abatement policies: Optimization and simulation modeling of micro-economic effects in Canada***by*Jaccard, Mark & Loulou, Richard & Kanudia, Amit & Nyboer, John & Bailie, Alison & Labriet, Maryse**165-174 An optimal timing model of water reallocation and reservoir construction***by*Firoozi, Fathali & Merrifield, John**175-201 Grey input-output analysis and its application for environmental cost allocation***by*Wu, C. C. & Chang, N. B.**202-215 A framework for the constitution of modelling processes: A proposition***by*Eriksson, D. M.**216-220 The axiomatic basis of risk-value models***by*Schmidt, Ulrich**221-229 The valuation of European options in uncertain environment***by*Yoshida, Yuji

### 2003, Volume 144, Issue 3

**459-479 The compromise hypersphere for multiobjective linear programming***by*Gass, Saul I. & Roy, Pallabi Guha**480-491 A goal programming procedure for solving problems with multiple fuzzy goals using dynamic programming***by*Pal, Bijay Baran & Nath Moitra, Bhola**492-500 Second order symmetric duality in multiobjective programming***by*Suneja, S. K. & Lalitha, C. S. & Khurana, Seema**501-512 Generalized invex monotonicity***by*Ruiz-Garzon, G. & Osuna-Gomez, R. & Rufian-Lizana, A.**513-529 Imprecise data envelopment analysis (IDEA): A review and improvement with an application***by*Zhu, Joe**530-544 Compensating for non-homogeneity in decision-making units in data envelopment analysis***by*Haas, David A. & Murphy, Frederic H.**545-553 Enhanced bisection strategies for the Maximin Efficiency Ratio model***by*Troutt, Marvin D. & Leung, T. W.**554-559 Non-differentiable second order symmetric duality in mathematical programming with F-convexity***by*Yang, X. M. & Yang, X. Q. & Teo, K. L.**560-564 Obtaining a good primal solution to the uncapacitated transportation problem***by*Sharma, R. R. K. & Prasad, Saumya**565-580 Minimization of travel time and weighted number of stops in a traffic-light network***by*Chen, Yen-Liang & Yang, Hsu-Hao**581-597 Genetic algorithms with double strings for 0-1 programming problems***by*Sakawa, Masatoshi & Kato, Kosuke**598-612 Single machine scheduling with symmetric earliness and tardiness penalties***by*Ventura, Jose A. & Radhakrishnan, Sanjay**613-628 Two alternative models for farm management: Discrete versus continuous time horizon***by*Vitoriano, B. & Ortuno, M. T. & Recio, B. & Rubio, F. & Alonso-Ayuso, A.**629-645 A simulated annealing methodology to distribution network design and management***by*Jayaraman, Vaidyanathan & Ross, Anthony**646-658 Channel redistribution with direct selling***by*Yao, Dong-Qing & Liu, John J.**659-676 Comparative normative optimal behavior in two-echelon multiple-retailer distribution systems for a single-period product***by*Ling Lau, Amy Hing & Lau, Hon-Shiang**677-685 Optimal pricing and lot-sizing under conditions of perishability, finite production and partial backordering and lost sale***by*Abad, P. L.

### 2003, Volume 144, Issue 2

**235-236 Collaboration in Logistics***by*Lumsden, Kenth & Stefansson, Gunnar & Tilanus, Bernhard**237-246 Technological changes--the impact on the raw material flow and production***by*Bendiksen, Bjorn I. & Dreyer, Bent**247-256 Logistics in the Oresund region after the bridge***by*Skjott-Larsen, Tage & Paulsson, Ulf & Wandel, Sten**257-269 Charge the relationships and gain loyalty effects: Turning the supply link alert to IT opportunities***by*Gunnarsson, Claes & Jonsson, Seth**270-279 Electronic commerce, marketing channels and logistics platforms--a wholesaler perspective***by*Aldin, Niklas & Stahre, Fredrik**280-294 Electronic marketplaces: A literature review and a call for supply chain management research***by*Grieger, Martin**295-305 Freight transport growth--a theoretical and methodological framework***by*Drewes Nielsen, Lise & Homann Jespersen, Per & Petersen, Tina & Gjesing Hansen, Leif**306-320 Does supply chain management really pay? Six perspectives to measure the performance of managing a supply chain***by*Otto, Andreas & Kotzab, Herbert**321-332 Quality criteria for qualitative inquiries in logistics***by*Halldorsson, Arni & Aastrup, Jesper**333-347 Genetic search over probability spaces***by*Bhattacharyya, Siddhartha & Troutt, Marvin D.**348-365 A branch-and-bound procedure for the multi-mode resource-constrained project scheduling problem with minimum and maximum time lags***by*Heilmann, Roland**366-378 Solving the competitive discretionary service facility location problem***by*Wu, Tai-Hsi & Lin, Jen-Nan**379-396 Vehicle dispatching with time-dependent travel times***by*Ichoua, Soumia & Gendreau, Michel & Potvin, Jean-Yves**397-411 Aggregation of dispersed consequences for constructing criteria: The evaluation of flood risk reduction strategies***by*Azibi, R. & Vanderpooten, D.**412-428 Fuzzy pair-wise dominance and fuzzy indices: An evaluation of productive performance***by*Triantis, Konstantinos & Sarangi, Sudipta & Kuchta, Dorota**429-439 An interactive approach for placing alternatives in preference classes***by*Koksalan, Murat & Ulu, Canan**440-453 A multi-period game theoretic model of venture capitalists and entrepreneurs***by*Elitzur, Ramy & Gavious, Arieh**454-457 Measuring economic efficiency with incomplete price information***by*Kuosmanen, Timo & Post, Thierry

### 2003, Volume 144, Issue 1

**1-11 A branch and bound to minimize the number of late jobs on a single machine with release time constraints***by*Baptiste, Philippe & Peridy, Laurent & Pinson, Eric**12-26 A tabu search heuristic and adaptive memory procedure for political districting***by*Bozkaya, Burcin & Erkut, Erhan & Laporte, Gilbert**27-38 Genetic algorithms for rerouting shortest paths in dynamic and stochastic networks***by*Davies, Cedric & Lingras, Pawan**39-55 Optimizing the use of contingent labor when demand is uncertain***by*Pinker, Edieal J. & Larson, Richard C.**56-67 Optimisation of the interconnecting network of a UMTS radio mobile telephone system***by*Fischetti, Matteo & Romanin Jacur, Giorgio & Jose Salazar Gonzalez, Juan**68-82 Optimal pricing and ordering policies for perishable commodities***by*Chun, Young H.**83-107 A multiple-crane-constrained scheduling problem in a container terminal***by*Bish, Ebru K.**108-127 Scale characterizations in a DEA directional technology distance function framework***by*Fukuyama, Hirofumi**128-137 Dynamic rationing policies for product with incremental upgrading demands***by*You, Peng-Sheng**138-156 Dynamic shortest path in stochastic dynamic networks: Ship routing problem***by*Azaron, Amir & Kianfar, Farhad**157-165 Cycle analysis of a two-phase queueing model with threshold***by*Kim, Tae-Sung & Park, Hyun-Min**166-178 Near optimal admission control for multiserver loss queues in series***by*Ku, Cheng-Yuan & Jordan, Scott**179-193 A new hierarchical architecture for Air Traffic Management: Optimisation of airway capacity in a Free Flight scenario***by*Dell'Olmo, Paolo & Lulli, Guglielmo**194-208 Light-duty vehicles and external impacts: Product- and policy-performance assessment***by*Ylvinger, Svante**209-223 Strategic investment in technological innovations***by*Huisman, Kuno J. M. & Kort, Peter M.**224-233 How to allocate funds within the army***by*Haapalinna, Ilkka

### 2002, Volume 143, Issue 3

**463-497 Quality function deployment: A literature review***by*Chan, Lai-Kow & Wu, Ming-Lu**498-517 Job-shop scheduling with blocking and no-wait constraints***by*Mascis, Alessandro & Pacciarelli, Dario**518-530 The maximum capture problem with random utilities: Problem formulation and algorithms***by*Benati, Stefano & Hansen, Pierre**531-542 A generalized class-teacher model for some timetabling problems***by*Asratian, A. S. & de Werra, D.**543-547 Enumeration of Pareto optimal multi-criteria spanning trees - a proof of the incorrectness of Zhou and Gen's proposed algorithm***by*Knowles, Joshua D. & Corne, David W.**548-569 The effect of product variety on supply-chain performance***by*Thonemann, Ulrich W. & Bradley, James R.**570-581 A single-vendor and multiple-buyers production-inventory policy for a deteriorating item***by*Yang, P. C. & Wee, H. M.**582-599 Fair transfer price and inventory holding policies in two-enterprise supply chains***by*Gjerdrum, Jonatan & Shah, Nilay & Papageorgiou, Lazaros G.**600-610 An extension of Banerjee and Rahim's model for economic design of moving average control chart for a continuous flow process***by*Chen, Yun-Shiow & Yang, Yit-Ming**611-624 A model for conjunctive use of ground and surface water with opportunity costs***by*Azaiez, M. N.**625-643 Separating managerial inefficiency and external conditions in data envelopment analysis***by*Muniz, M. A.

### 2002, Volume 143, Issue 2

**231-233 IPM 2000. Continuous Optimization***by*Illes, Tibor & Rapcsak, Tamas & Terlaky, Tamas**234-256 A new class of polynomial primal-dual methods for linear and semidefinite optimization***by*Peng, Jiming & Roos, Cornelis & Terlaky, Tamas**257-267 The Mizuno-Todd-Ye algorithm in a larger neighborhood of the central path***by*Potra, Florian A.**268-290 Analytic centers and repelling inequalities***by*Caron, Richard J. & Greenberg, Harvey J. & Holder, Allen G.**291-310 Improving complexity of structured convex optimization problems using self-concordant barriers***by*Glineur, Francois**311-324 Analyticity of the central path at the boundary point in semidefinite programming***by*Halicka, Margareta**325-341 On the finite convergence of successive SDP relaxation methods***by*Kojima, Masakazu & Tuncel, Levent**342-355 On approximation of max-vertex-cover***by*Han, Qiaoming & Ye, Yinyu & Zhang, Hantao & Zhang, Jiawei**356-364 A note on lack of strong duality for quadratic problems with orthogonal constraints***by*Wolkowicz, Henry**365-376 On minimization on Stiefel manifolds***by*Rapcsak, T.**377-389 Factorization of Minty and Stampacchia variational inequality systems***by*Kassay, Gabor & Kolumban, Jozsef & Pales, Zsolt**390-405 Linear semi-infinite programming theory: An updated survey***by*Goberna, M. A. & Lopez, M. A.**406-418 Some aspects of studying an optimization or decision problem in different computational models***by*Meer, K. & Weber, G. W.**419-431 PCG-inexact Newton methods for unary optimization***by*Zhang, Jianzhong & Xue, Yi & Zhong, Ping & Deng, Naiyang**432-451 Local analysis of a new multipliers method***by*Vicente, Luis N.**452-461 A Riccati-based primal interior point solver for multistage stochastic programming***by*Blomvall, Jorgen & Lindberg, Per Olov

### 2002, Volume 143, Issue 1

**1-18 Modeling and design of global logistics systems: A review of integrated strategic and tactical models and design algorithms***by*Goetschalckx, Marc & Vidal, Carlos J. & Dogan, Koray**19-31 KKT transformation approach for multi-objective multi-level linear programming problems***by*Sinha, Surabhi & Sinha, S. B.**32-41 A slacks-based measure of super-efficiency in data envelopment analysis***by*Tone, Kaoru**42-52 On the posynomial fractional programming problems***by*Chang, Ching-Ter**53-63 A multiperiod degree constrained minimal spanning tree problem***by*Kawatra, Rakesh**64-79 Minimizing the sum of squares lateness on a single machine***by*Schaller, Jeffrey**80-93 Alternative formulations for a layout problem in the fashion industry***by*Degraeve, Zeger & Gochet, Willy & Jans, Raf**94-114 A production planning model for an unreliable production facility: Case of finite horizon and single demand***by*Elhafsi, Mohsen**115-124 Monolithic vs. hierarchical balancing and scheduling of a flexible assembly line***by*Sawik, Tadeusz**125-137 Long term capacity decisions in uncertain markets for advanced manufacturing systems incorporating scope economies***by*Perrone, Giovanni & Amico, Michele & Lo Nigro, Giovanna & Noto La Diega, Sergio**138-147 Capacity selection under uncertainty with ratio objectives***by*Gerchak, Yigal & Hassini, Elkafi & Ray, Saibal**148-170 Preference disaggregation for measuring and analysing customer satisfaction: The MUSA method***by*Grigoroudis, E. & Siskos, Y.**171-180 A buyer-seller game model for selection and negotiation of purchasing bids***by*Talluri, Srinivas**181-196 Voting power in the European Union enlargement***by*Bilbao, J. M. & Fernandez, J. R. & Jimenez, N. & Lopez, J. J.**197-209 A dynamic analysis of protection and environmental policy in a small trading developing country***by*Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. & Beladi, Hamid**210-217 Optimization approach for data allocation in multidisk database***by*Chang, Ching-Ter**218-229 Scheduling continuous casting of aluminum using a multiple objective ant colony optimization metaheuristic***by*Gravel, Marc & Price, Wilson L. & Gagne, Caroline

### 2002, Volume 142, Issue 3

**435-443 Review of properties of different precedence graphs for scheduling problems***by*Blazewicz, Jacek & Kobler, Daniel**444-462 On generalized semi-infinite optimization and bilevel optimization***by*Stein, Oliver & Still, Georg**463-475 On the core of semi-infinite transportation games with divisible goods***by*Sanchez-Soriano, Joaquin & Llorca, Natividad & Tijs, Stef & Timmer, Judith**476-479 Output-input ratio analysis and DEA frontier***by*Chen, Yao & Iqbal Ali, Agha**480-496 Infrastructure development for conversion to environmentally friendly fuel***by*Bapna, Ravi & Thakur, Lakshman S. & Nair, Suresh K.**497-508 Quality improvement and setup reduction in the joint economic lot size model***by*Affisco, John F. & Javad Paknejad, M. & Nasri, Farrokh**509-522 An integrated approach for planning the adoption of client/server systems***by*Amiri, Ali**523-538 Commonality and postponement in multistage assembly systems***by*Ma, Shihua & Wang, Wei & Liu, Liming**539-547 Joint reliability importance of k-out-of-n systems***by*Hong, J. S. & Koo, H. Y. & Lie, C. H.**548-576 A preventive maintenance policy with sequential checking procedure for a Markov deteriorating system***by*Bloch-Mercier, Sophie**577-594 A recursive method for the N policy G/M/1 queueing system with finite capacity***by*Ke, Jau-Chuan & Wang, Kuo-Hsiung**595-609 Non-uniform random variate generation by the vertical strip method***by*Pang, W. K. & Yang, Z. H. & Hou, S. H. & Leung, P. K.**610-624 Confrontations in health service management: Insights from drama theory***by*Bryant, James W.**625-631 Three-person multi-objective conflict decision in reservoir flood control***by*Chuntian, Cheng & Chau, K. W.**632-641 The stock market's reaction to quality certification: Empirical evidence from Spain***by*Nicolau, Juan Luis & Sellers, Ricardo**642-652 Measuring equity of educational outcomes in the presence of inefficiency***by*Ruggiero, John & Miner, Jerry & Blanchard, Lloyd

### 2002, Volume 142, Issue 2

**219-220 Graphs and Scheduling (ECCO XIII)***by*Improta, Gennaro & Martello, Silvano**221-230 A penalty function heuristic for the resource constrained shortest path problem***by*Avella, Pasquale & Boccia, Maurizio & Sforza, Antonio