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### 2002, Volume 142, Issue 2

**231-241 Diversification strategies in local search for a nonbifurcated network loading problem***by*Gendron, Bernard & Potvin, Jean-Yves & Soriano, Patrick**242-249 An approximation algorithm for scheduling trees of malleable tasks***by*Lepere, Renaud & Mounie, Gregory & Trystram, Denis**250-257 An Ant Colony Optimization algorithm to solve a 2-machine bicriteria flowshop scheduling problem***by*T'kindt, Vincent & Monmarche, Nicolas & Tercinet, Fabrice & Laugt, Daniel**258-270 Combination between global and local methods for solving an optimization problem over the efficient set***by*Le Thi, Hoai An & Pham, Dinh Tao & Thoai, Nguyen V.**271-281 Tabu search for single machine scheduling with distinct due windows and weighted earliness/tardiness penalties***by*Wan, Guohua & Yen, Benjamin P. -C.**282-293 Two models for a family of flowshop sequencing problems***by*Stafford, Edward F. & Tseng, Fan T.**294-308 Reducing passenger boarding time in airplanes: A simulation based approach***by*Van Landeghem, H. & Beuselinck, A.**309-320 A note on minimum makespan assembly plans***by*Gallo, Giorgio & Grazia Scutella, Maria**321-344 The impact of forecasting model selection on the value of information sharing in a supply chain***by*Zhao, Xiande & Xie, Jinxing & Leung, Janny**345-356 Locating a waste treatment facility by using stochastic multicriteria acceptability analysis with ordinal criteria***by*Lahdelma, Risto & Salminen, Pekka & Hokkanen, Joonas**357-381 A visual interactive tolerance approach to sensitivity analysis in MOLP***by*Pereira Borges, Ana Rosa & Henggeler Antunes, Carlos**382-395 Using neural networks for identifying organizational improvement strategies***by*Montagno, Ray & Sexton, Randall S. & Smith, Brien N.**396-418 Performance analysis and optimization of web proxy servers and mirror sites***by*Gautam, N.**419-433 Optimisation modelling of industrial energy systems using MIND introducing the effect of material storage***by*Tari, Mehrdad Heidari & Soderstrom, Mats

### 2002, Volume 142, Issue 1

**1-15 Dynamic multi-objective heating optimization***by*Hamalainen, Raimo P. & Mantysaari, Juha**16-20 Modeling undesirable factors in efficiency evaluation***by*Seiford, Lawrence M. & Zhu, Joe**21-29 A geometric process equivalent model for a multistate degenerative system***by*Lam, Yeh & Zhang, Yuan Lin & Zheng, Yao Hui**30-51 A solvable queueing network model for railway networks and its validation and applications for the Netherlands***by*Huisman, Tijs & Boucherie, Richard J. & van Dijk, Nico M.**52-69 Single machine earliness-tardiness scheduling with resource-dependent release dates***by*Ventura, Jose A. & Kim, Daecheol & Garriga, Frederic**70-80 A GRASP heuristic for the mixed Chinese postman problem***by*Corberan, A. & Marti, R. & Sanchis, J. M.**81-107 Improving supply-chain performance by sharing advance demand information***by*Thonemann, U. W.**108-127 Exploiting structure in adaptive dynamic programming algorithms for a stochastic batch service problem***by*Papadaki, Katerina P. & Powell, Warren B.**128-137 An optimization approach to plan for reusable software components***by*Sundarraj, R. P.**138-151 Solving the multiple competitive facilities location problem***by*Drezner, Tammy & Drezner, Zvi & Salhi, Said**152-173 The development and evaluation of a fuzzy logic expert system for renal transplantation assignment: Is this a useful tool?***by*Yuan, Yufei & Feldhamer, Stuart & Gafni, Amiram & Fyfe, Fran & Ludwin, David**174-186 Evaluating the best main battle tank using fuzzy decision theory with linguistic criteria evaluation***by*Cheng, Ching-Hsue & Lin, Yin**187-202 A decision support model for selecting product/service benefit positionings***by*Krieger, Abba M. & Green, P. E.**203-218 Application of heuristic methods for conformance test selection***by*Csondes, Tibor & Kotnyek, Balazs & Zoltan Szabo, Janos

### 2002, Volume 141, Issue 3

**471-479 Multiobjective symmetric duality involving cones***by*Suneja, S. K. & Aggarwal, Sunila & Davar, Sonia**480-494 Solving large-scale maximum expected covering location problems by genetic algorithms: A comparative study***by*Aytug, Haldun & Saydam, Cem**495-514 Obnoxious-facility location and data-envelopment analysis: A combined distance-based formulation***by*Thomas, Peter & Chan, Yupo & Lehmkuhl, Lee & Nixon, William**515-525 A cutting plane algorithm for the unrelated parallel machine scheduling problem***by*Mokotoff, E. & Chretienne, P.**526-543 Strategic commitment versus postponement in a two-tier supply chain***by*Cvsa, Viswanath & Gilbert, Stephen M.**544-558 A multi-phase mathematical programming approach for effective supply chain design***by*Talluri, Srinivas & Baker, R. C.**559-569 Efficient heuristics for flowshop sequencing with the objectives of makespan and flowtime minimisation***by*Framinan, Jose M. & Leisten, Rainer & Ruiz-Usano, Rafael**570-586 The costs and benefits of commonality in assemble-to-order systems with a (Q,r)-policy for component replenishment***by*Hillier, Mark S.**587-595 Calculating can-order policies for the joint replenishment problem by the compensation approach***by*Melchiors, Philip**596-607 Evaluating correct classification probability for weighted voting classifiers with plurality voting***by*Levitin, Gregory**608-640 Constructing a quasi-concave quadratic objective function from interviewing a decision maker***by*Tangian, A. S.**641-659 Economic and financial prediction using rough sets model***by*Tay, Francis E. H. & Shen, Lixiang**660-678 A data-driven software tool for enabling cooperative information sharing among police departments***by*Redmond, Michael & Baveja, Alok**679-688 Using formal MS/OR modeling to support disaster recovery planning***by*(Noel) Bryson, Kweku-Muata & Millar, Harvey & Joseph, Anito & Mobolurin, Ayodele**689-698 Optimal maintenance policy in a multistate deteriorating standby system***by*Hsieh, Chung-Chi & Chiu, Kuo-Chang

### 2002, Volume 141, Issue 2

**239-240 Cutting and packing***by*Wang, P. Y. & Wascher, G.**241-252 Two-dimensional packing problems: A survey***by*Lodi, Andrea & Martello, Silvano & Monaci, Michele**253-273 LP models for bin packing and cutting stock problems***by*Valerio de Carvalho, J. M.**274-294 A cutting plane algorithm for the one-dimensional cutting stock problem with multiple stock lengths***by*Belov, G. & Scheithauer, G.**295-312 Decomposition approaches for solving the integer one-dimensional cutting stock problem with different types of standard lengths***by*Holthaus, Oliver**313-327 Modeling multistage cutting stock problems***by*Zak, Eugene J.**328-340 A solution procedure for a pattern sequencing problem as part of a one-dimensional cutting stock problem in the steel industry***by*Armbruster, Michael**341-358 An effective quasi-human based heuristic for solving the rectangle packing problem***by*Wu, Yu-Liang & Huang, Wenqi & Lau, Siu-chung & Wong, C. K. & Young, Gilbert H.**359-370 A 2-exchange heuristic for nesting problems***by*Gomes, A. Miguel & Oliveira, Jose F.**371-381 An algorithm for polygon placement using a bottom-left strategy***by*Dowsland, Kathryn A. & Vaid, Subodh & Dowsland, William B.**382-392 Heuristics for the container loading problem***by*Pisinger, David**393-409 Solving container loading problems by block arrangement***by*Eley, Michael**410-420 Heuristic algorithms for the three-dimensional bin packing problem***by*Lodi, Andrea & Martello, Silvano & Vigo, Daniele**421-439 An n-tet graph approach for non-guillotine packings of n-dimensional boxes into an n-container***by*Lins, Lauro & Lins, Sostenes & Morabito, Reinaldo**440-453 An improved algorithm for the packing of unequal circles within a larger containing circle***by*Wang, Huaiqing & Huang, Wenqi & Zhang, Quan & Xu, Dongming**454-469 Pseudo-criteria versus linear utility function in stochastic multi-criteria acceptability analysis***by*Lahdelma, Risto & Salminen, Pekka

### 2002, Volume 141, Issue 1

**1-7 Some thoughts on the development of integer programming during my research career - lecture delivered upon receiving the EURO Gold Medal, July 9, 2001, Rotterdam***by*Balas, Egon**8-20 Deterministic versus stochastic sensitivity analysis in investment problems: An environmental case study***by*Van Groenendaal, Willem J. H. & Kleijnen, Jack P. C.**21-38 A variable returns to scale data envelopment analysis model for the joint determination of efficiencies with an example of the UK health service***by*Tsai, P. F. & Mar Molinero, C.**39-57 Optimal pricing for service facilities with self-optimizing customers***by*Grossman, Thomas A. & Brandeau, Margaret L.**58-69 Optimal dynamic law enforcement***by*Feichtinger, Gustav & Grienauer, Waltraud & Tragler, Gernot**70-87 Applying environmental criteria to supplier assessment: A study in the application of the Analytical Hierarchy Process***by*Handfield, Robert & Walton, Steven V. & Sroufe, Robert & Melnyk, Steven A.**88-106 Timing and quality decisions for entrepreneurial product development***by*Armstrong, Michael J & Levesque, Moren**107-112 Stochastically dominating shifts and the competitive firm***by*Paulsson, Thomas & Sproule, Robert**113-132 Optimal and near-optimal inventory control policies for a make-to-order inventory-production system***by*He, Q. -M. & Jewkes, E. M. & Buzacott, J.**133-146 A search heuristic for the sequence-dependent economic lot scheduling problem***by*Wagner, Bret J. & Davis, Darwin J.**147-152 Path critical index and activity critical index in PERT networks***by*Fatemi Ghomi, S. M. T. & Teimouri, E.**153-166 Product balancing under conditions of quality inflation, cost pressures and growth strategies***by*Voros, Jozsef**167-185 A decentralized two-level transportation problem in a housing material manufacturer: Interactive fuzzy programming approach***by*Sakawa, Masatoshi & Nishizaki, Ichiro & Uemura, Yoshio**186-199 Maximizing political efficiency via electoral cycles: An optimal control model***by*Gavious, Arieh & Mizrahi, Shlomo**200-216 On the use of information criteria in analytic hierarchy process***by*Basak, Indrani**217-232 Defending against strategic manipulation in uninorm-based multi-agent decision making***by*Yager, Ronald R.**233-238 Fractional programming with absolute-value functions***by*Chadha, S. S.

### 2002, Volume 140, Issue 3

**531-540 A network model for airline cabin crew scheduling***by*Yan, Shangyao & Tu, Yu-Ping**541-561 A goal programming approach to strategic resource allocation in acute care hospitals***by*Blake, John T. & Carter, Michael W.**562-570 Pricing and logit-based mode choice models of a transit and highway system with elastic demand***by*Huang, Hai-Jun**571-583 Multiobjective optimization and marginal pollution abatement cost in the electricity sector - An Israeli case study***by*Soloveitchik, David & Ben-Aderet, Nissim & Grinman, Mira & Lotov, Alexander**584-589 Approximately global optimization for assortment problems using piecewise linearization techniques***by*Li, Han-Lin & Chang, Ching-Ter & Tsai, Jung-Fa**590-605 A reduction technique for weighted grouping problems***by*Knuutila, Timo & Nevalainen, Olli**606-617 An efficient genetic algorithm for the traveling salesman problem with precedence constraints***by*Moon, Chiung & Kim, Jongsoo & Choi, Gyunghyun & Seo, Yoonho**618-628 A sweep-based algorithm for the fleet size and mix vehicle routing problem***by*Renaud, Jacques & Boctor, Fayez F.**629-647 The transportation problem with exclusionary side constraints and two branch-and-bound algorithms***by*Sun, Minghe**648-654 Uniform distribution of inventory positions in two-echelon periodic review systems with batch-ordering policies and interdependent demands***by*Chen, Frank Y. & Feng, Youyi & Simchi-Levi, David**655-669 Product and process yield estimation with Gaussian quadrature (GQ) reduction: Improvements over the GQ full factorial approach***by*Liu, Songquan & Moskowitz, Herbert & Plante, Robert & Preckel, Paul V.**670-683 A non-stationary periodic review production-inventory model with uncertain production capacity and uncertain demand***by*Iida, Tetsuo**684-699 Forecasting sales of slow and fast moving inventories***by*Snyder, Ralph

### 2002, Volume 140, Issue 2

**165-166 Prologue: EURO 2000***by*Krarup, Jakob**167-169 The EURO 2000 feature issue of EJOR***by*Krarup, Jakob & Pisinger, David**170-190 Pivot versus interior point methods: Pros and cons***by*Illes, Tibor & Terlaky, Tamas**191-196 OR, Ethics and Decisions: the OATH of PROMETHEUS***by*Brans, J. Pierre**197-211 Optimizing color picture tubes by high-cost nonlinear programming***by*den Hertog, Dick & Stehouwer, Peter**212-224 The cultural roots linking Europe***by*Muller-Merbach, Heiner**225-231 Operations research education for forgotten populations***by*Cibej, Joze Andrej**232-240 Complex Societal Problems in Operational Research***by*DeTombe, Dorien J.**241-248 McCockerel measuring individual punishment and reciprocity in a simple value-laden dilemma game***by*Leopold-Wildburger, Ulrike & Schuetze, Joerg H. & Lafer, Alois**249-265 Review of ranking methods in the data envelopment analysis context***by*Adler, Nicole & Friedman, Lea & Sinuany-Stern, Zilla**266-280 Recent research directions in automated timetabling***by*Burke, Edmund Kieran & Petrovic, Sanja**281-290 Applications of stochastic programming: Achievements and questions***by*Dupacova, Jitka**291-321 Solving integer programs over monotone inequalities in three variables: A framework for half integrality and good approximations***by*Hochbaum, Dorit S.**322-337 Advances in design and implementation of optimization software***by*Maros, Istvan & Haroon Khaliq, Mohammad**338-353 Formulating logical implications in combinatorial optimisation***by*Plastria, Frank**354-372 Optimality in musical melodies and harmonic progressions: The travelling musician***by*Schell, Daniel**373-383 Optimization with simulation and multiobjective analysis in industrial decision-making: A case study***by*Alberto, I. & Azcarate, C. & Mallor, F. & Mateo, P. M.**384-398 An approach to solve the minimum expected makespan flow-shop problem subject to breakdowns***by*Alcaide, D. & Rodriguez-Gonzalez, A. & Sicilia, J.**399-412 Optimal adaptive control of treatment planning in radiation therapy***by*Arcangeli, G. & Benassi, M. & Nieddu, L. & Passi, C. & Patrizi, G. & Russo, M. T.**413-426 A complex societal problem: Reintegration of partially disabled people in the workforce in the Netherlands***by*den Uijl, Stella & Bahlmann, Tineke**427-433 A bicriteria knapsack program for planning remediation of contaminated lightstation sites***by*Jenkins, Larry**434-446 Decision support system for multicriterial R&D and information systems projects selection***by*Klapka, Jindrich & Pinos, Petr**447-458 Business process reengineering for health-care system using multicriteria mathematical programming***by*Kwak, N. K. & Lee, Chang W.**459-481 Measuring the success of the NATO operation in Bosnia and Herzegovina 1995-2000***by*Lambert, Nicholas J.**482-498 Europe in symplex diagrams: From statistical tables to insight***by*Muller-Merbach, Heiner**499-516 Using factor analysis to identify consumer preferences for the protection of a natural area in Portugal***by*Nunes, Paulo A. L. D.**517-529 Semi-autonomous planning using linear programming in the Chilean General Treasury***by*Singer, Marcos & Donoso, Patricio & Poblete, Francisco

### 2002, Volume 140, Issue 1

**1-11 A simulation model for the Kwai Chung container terminals in Hong Kong***by*Shabayek, A. A. & Yeung, W. W.**12-23 A new multiobjective evolutionary algorithm***by*Sarker, Ruhul & Liang, Ko-Hsin & Newton, Charles**24-36 Data envelopment analysis with imprecise data***by*Despotis, Dimitris K. & Smirlis, Yiannis G.**37-49 The performance of stochastic dynamic and fixed mix portfolio models***by*Fleten, Stein-Erik & Hoyland, Kjetil & Wallace, Stein W.**50-60 Extended block replacement policy with shock models and used items***by*Sheu, Shey-Huei & Griffith, William S.**61-87 Stochastic conditional and unconditional warfare***by*Hausken, Kjell & Moxnes, John F.**88-92 An additional result of Monsuur's paper about intrinsic consistency threshold for reciprocal matrices***by*Kwiesielewicz, Miroslaw & van Uden, Ewa**93-103 Mean utility in the assurance region model***by*Conde, Eduardo**104-117 An analysis of distributions of priority values from alternative comparison scales within AHP***by*Beynon, Malcolm**118-133 An interactive approach for hierarchical analysis of helicopter logistics in disaster relief operations***by*Barbarosoglu, Gulay & Ozdamar, Linet & Cevik, Ahmet**134-141 A partial cooperation model for non-unique linear two-level decision problems***by*Cao, D. & Leung, L. C.**142-147 Combining expert judgment: On the performance of trimmed mean vote aggregation procedures in the presence of strategic voting***by*Hurley, W. J. & Lior, D. U.**148-164 DS/AHP method: A mathematical analysis, including an understanding of uncertainty***by*Beynon, Malcolm

### 2002, Volume 139, Issue 3

**469-489 A survey of maintenance policies of deteriorating systems***by*Wang, Hongzhou**490-500 A lot-sizing problem in an automated foundry***by*dos Santos-Meza, Elisangela & Oliveira dos Santos, Maristela & Nereu Arenales, Marcos**501-510 Improved attribute acceptance sampling plans in the presence of misclassification error***by*Markowski, Edward P. & Markowski, Carol A.**511-520 The multiparametric 0-1-integer linear programming problem: A unified approach***by*Crema, Alejandro**521-532 Districting for salt spreading operations***by*Muyldermans, L. & Cattrysse, D. & Van Oudheusden, D. & Lotan, T.**533-542 Enumeration and interactive selection of efficient paths in a multiple criteria graph for scheduling an earth observing satellite***by*Gabrel, Virginie & Vanderpooten, Daniel**543-556 A novel chaotic search for quadratic assignment problems***by*Hasegawa, Mikio & Ikeguchi, Tohru & Aihara, Kazuyuki & Itoh, Kohji**557-577 A new variant of a vehicle routing problem: Lower and upper bounds***by*Glaab, Holger**578-584 Solving some lexicographic multi-objective combinatorial problems***by*Volgenant, A.**585-597 Accounting for time-varying queueing effects in workforce scheduling***by*Ingolfsson, Armann & Amanul Haque, Md. & Umnikov, Alex**598-612 Technical efficiency and economies of scale: A non-parametric analysis of REIT operating efficiency***by*Anderson, Randy I. & Fok, Robert & Springer, Thomas & Webb, James**613-625 On optimisation of agri chains by dynamic programming***by*Gigler, J. K. & Hendrix, E. M. T. & Heesen, R. A. & van den Hazelkamp, V. G. W. & Meerdink, G.**626-642 A new venture's optimal entry time***by*Levesque, Moren & Shepherd, Dean A.**643-664 Exploring efficiency differences over time in the Spanish banking industry***by*Tortosa-Ausina, Emili**665-681 The long-term impact of GHG reduction policies on global trade: A case study for the petrochemical industry***by*Gielen, D. J. & Yagita, H.**682-687 A note on an integrated model of customer buying behavior***by*Fader, Peter S. & Hardie, Bruce G. S.

### 2002, Volume 139, Issue 2

**191-192 O.R. for innovation and quality of life***by*Matarazzo, Benedetto & Teghem, Jacques**193-205 Constraint deletion strategy in the inertia-controlling quadratic programming method***by*Gomez, Manuel A. & Pedreira, Luis P.**206-219 Multiparametric demand transportation problem***by*Filippi, Carlo & Romanin-Jacur, Giorgio**220-229 A period vehicle routing case study***by*Baptista, Susana & Oliveira, Rui Carvalho & Zuquete, Eduardo**230-244 Using real time information for effective dynamic scheduling***by*Cowling, Peter & Johansson, Marcus**245-261 Nonpreemptive flowshop scheduling with machine dominance***by*Cepek, Ondrej & Okada, Masanori & Vlach, Milan**262-276 Decentralized reactive Kanban system***by*Takahashi, Katsuhiko & Nakamura, Nobuto**277-292 Simultaneous lotsizing and scheduling on parallel machines***by*Meyr, Herbert**293-301 An improved branch-and-bound algorithm for the two machine total completion time flow shop problem***by*Della Croce, F. & Ghirardi, M. & Tadei, R.**302-316 Fuzzy interval and semi-orders***by*Haven, Emmanuel**317-326 Determining the weights of criteria in the ELECTRE type methods with a revised Simos' procedure***by*Figueira, Jose & Roy, Bernard**327-338 Selecting land mine detection strategies by means of outranking MCDM techniques***by*De Leeneer, Isabelle & Pastijn, Hugo**339-350 Financial performance analysis of Ontario (Canada) Credit Unions: An application of DEA in the regulatory environment***by*Pille, Peter & Paradi, Joseph C.**351-370 Correlated ARCH (CorrARCH): Modelling the time-varying conditional correlation between financial asset returns***by*Christodoulakis, George A. & Satchell, Stephen E.**371-389 Multi-group discrimination using multi-criteria analysis: Illustrations from the field of finance***by*Zopounidis, Constantin & Doumpos, Michael**390-399 A multicriteria model for assigning new orders to service suppliers***by*Oliveira, Rui Carvalho & Lourenco, Joao Carlos**400-415 Optimizing acyclic traffic signal switching sequences through an Extended Linear Complementarity Problem formulation***by*De Schutter, Bart**416-435 STEEDS: A strategic transport-energy-environment decision support***by*Brand, C. & Mattarelli, M. & Moon, D. & Wolfler Calvo, R.**436-448 Environmental site evaluation of waste management facilities embedded into EUGENE model: A multicriteria approach***by*Vaillancourt, Kathleen & Waaub, Jean-Philippe**449-460 A decision support system for the budgeting of the Belgian health care system***by*Mosmans, Alain & Praet, Jean-Claude & Dumont, Christophe**461-468 Two applications of noninvertible maps in communication and information storage***by*Mira, C. & Millerioux, G. & Rouabhi, S.

### 2002, Volume 139, Issue 1

**1-25 A survey of the state-of-the-art of common due date assignment and scheduling research***by*Gordon, Valery & Proth, Jean-Marie & Chu, Chengbin**26-41 A weight set decomposition algorithm for finding all efficient extreme points in the outcome set of a multiple objective linear program***by*Benson, Harold P. & Sun, Erjiang**42-61 Relief period optimization under budget constraints***by*Tobin, Roger L.**62-67 A modified goal programming model for piecewise linear functions***by*Chang, Ching-Ter**68-83 Evaluating environmental performance using statistical process control techniques***by*Corbett, Charles J. & Pan, Jeh-Nan**84-95 An efficient and flexible mechanism for constructing membership functions***by*Medaglia, Andres L. & Fang, Shu-Cherng & Nuttle, Henry L. W. & Wilson, James R.**96-114 Reliability of several component sets with inspections at random times***by*Dieulle, Laurence**115-132 Non-parametric tests of returns to scale***by*Simar, Leopold & Wilson, Paul W.**133-145 Bayesian enhanced strategic decision making for reliability***by*Percy, David F.**146-165 Optimal maintenance strategies for systems with partial repair options and without assuming bounded costs***by*Bruns, Peter**166-177 A survey analysis of service quality for domestic airlines***by*Chang, Yu-Hern & Yeh, Chung-Hsing**178-189 Viability of infeasible portfolio selection problems: A fuzzy approach***by*Leon, T. & Liern, V. & Vercher, E.

### 2002, Volume 138, Issue 3

**459-472 The nonlinear knapsack problem - algorithms and applications***by*Bretthauer, Kurt M. & Shetty, Bala**473-483 Using logical surrogate information in Lagrangean relaxation: An application to symmetric traveling salesman problems***by*Lorena, Luiz Antonio N. & Goncalves Narciso, Marcelo**484-494 An algorithm to perform a complete parametric analysis relative to the constraint matrix for a 0-1-integer linear program***by*Crema, Alejandro**495-517 A hierarchical model for the location of perinatal facilities in the municipality of Rio de Janeiro***by*Galvao, Roberto D. & Acosta Espejo, Luis Gonzalo & Boffey, Brian**518-530 Dynamic scheduling of stochastic jobs on a single machine***by*Jang, Wooseung**531-544 Using group theory and transition matrices to study a class of metaheuristic neighborhoods***by*Barnes, J. W. & Colletti, Bruce W. & Neuway, David L.**545-553 Fuzzy inventory problems for perishable commodities***by*Katagiri, Hideki & Ishii, Hiroaki**554-568 An interactive decision support system for on-line process control***by*Rajaram, Kumar & Jaikumar, Ramchandran**569-577 Decomposed vs integrated control of a one-stage production system***by*Broersma, Andreas L. A. & Sierksma, Gerard & Wijngaard, Jacob**578-600 Optimal pricing and inventory policies: Centralized and decentralized decision making***by*Jorgensen, Steffen & Kort, Peter M.**601-621 Prescribing product upgrades, prices and production levels over time in a stochastic environment***by*Wilhelm, Wilbert E. & Xu, Kaihong**622-648 Expanding competence sets for the consumer decision problem***by*Chen, Ting-Yu**649-662 A goal programming model for partner selection decisions in international joint ventures***by*Hajidimitriou, Yannis A. & Georgiou, Andreas C.**663-670 Modelling enterprise networks: A master equation approach***by*Pearson, D. W. & Albert, P. & Besombes, B. & Boudarel, M. -R. & Marcon, E. & Mnemoi, G.**671-675 A note on "a dual-ascent approach to the fixed-charge capacitated network design problem"***by*Gendron, Bernard

### 2002, Volume 138, Issue 2

**227-228 MCDA methodologies for classification and sorting***by*Zopounidis, Constantin**229-246 Multicriteria classification and sorting methods: A literature review***by*Zopounidis, Constantin & Doumpos, Michael**247-259 Rough sets methodology for sorting problems in presence of multiple attributes and criteria***by*Greco, Salvatore & Matarazzo, Benedetto & Slowinski, Roman**260-273 Effectiveness evaluation of expert classification methods***by*Larichev, Oleg & Asanov, Artyom & Naryzhny, Yevgeny**274-293 Construction of rule-based assignment models***by*Azibi, R. & Vanderpooten, D.**294-301 Combining discriminant methods in solving classification problems in two-group discriminant analysis***by*Lam, Kim Fung & Moy, Jane W.**302-319 A multiple objective programming approach for determining faculty salary equity adjustments***by*Sun, Minghe