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### February 2004, Volume 152, Issue 3

### January 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.**454-464 Sector modeling for the prediction and evaluation of Cretan olive oil***by*Migdalas, A. & Baourakis, G. & Kalogeras, N. & Meriem, H. B.**465-475 A GIS-based decision support system for planning urban transportation policies***by*Arampatzis, G. & Kiranoudis, C. T. & Scaloubacas, P. & Assimacopoulos, D.**476-486 Towards an integrated framework for forest fire control***by*Dimopoulou, Maria & Giannikos, Ioannis**487-499 Towards a decision support system for the ready concrete distribution system: A case of a Greek company***by*Matsatsinis, Nikolaos F.**500-506 Risk transportation via a clique number problem formulation***by*Mavrommatis, G. & Panayiotopoulos, J. -C.**507-519 A heuristic algorithm for solving hazardous materials distribution problems***by*Zografos, Konstantinos G. & Androutsopoulos, Konstantinos N.**520-527 Solving a vehicle routing problem by balancing the vehicles time utilization***by*Nikolakopoulou, G. & Kortesis, S. & Synefaki, A. & Kalfakakou, R.

### January 2004, Volume 152, Issue 1

**1-13 A concise survey of scheduling with time-dependent processing times***by*Cheng, T. C. E. & Ding, Q. & Lin, B. M. T.**14-21 Super efficiency evaluations based on potential slack***by*Bogetoft, Peter & Leth Hougaard, Jens**22-44 Continuous location of dimensional structures***by*Diaz-Banez, J. M. & Mesa, J. A. & Schobel, A.**45-55 Mixed integer programming approach of extended DEA-discriminant analysis***by*Sueyoshi, Toshiyuki**56-71 Goal programming, regulation and generalised economies of scale and scope***by*Ryan, Michael J.**72-87 (p,r)-Invexity in multiobjective programming***by*Antczak, Tadeusz**88-95 Fuzzy random bottleneck spanning tree problems using possibility and necessity measures***by*Katagiri, Hideki & Sakawa, Masatoshi & Ishii, Hiroaki**96-114 A new heuristic for minimal makespan in flow shops with multiple processors and no intermediate storage***by*Thornton, Henry W. & Hunsucker, John L.**115-131 Hybrid flow-shop scheduling problems with multiprocessor task systems***by*Oguz, Ceyda & Zinder, Yakov & Ha Do, Van & Janiak, Adam & Lichtenstein, Maciej**132-147 No-wait flowshops with bicriteria of makespan and maximum lateness***by*Allahverdi, Ali & Aldowaisan, Tariq**148-158 A threshold accepting metaheuristic for the heterogeneous fixed fleet vehicle routing problem***by*Tarantilis, C. D. & Kiranoudis, C. T. & Vassiliadis, V. S.**159-169 The complexity of two-job shop problems with multi-purpose unrelated machines***by*Mati, Yazid & Xie, Xiaolan**170-179 Solving a fuel delivery problem by heuristic and exact approaches***by*Avella, Pasquale & Boccia, Maurizio & Sforza, Antonio**180-194 A fuzzy robust scheduling approach for product development projects***by*Wang, Juite**195-214 A multipurpose parallel genetic hybrid algorithm for non-linear non-convex programming problems***by*Ostermark, Ralf**215-225 The development of genetic algorithms for the finite capacity scheduling of complex products, with multiple levels of product structure***by*Pongcharoen, P. & Hicks, C. & Braiden, P. M.**226-247 Technological advancement, learning, and the adoption of new technology***by*Chambers, Chester**248-262 A Petri net model of a continuous flow transfer line with unreliable machines***by*Sorensen, Kenneth & Janssens, Gerrit K.**263-280 Leveraging information in multi-echelon inventory systems***by*Mitra, Subrata & Chatterjee, A. K.**281-288 Supply-side collaboration and its value in supply chains***by*Fu, Yonghui & Piplani, Rajesh**289-295 The sensitivity of the inventory model with partial backorders***by*Chu, Peter & Chung, Kun-Jen**296-299 A note on `bilevel linear fractional programming problem'***by*Calvete, Herminia I. & Gale, Carmen

### December 2003, Volume 151, Issue 3

**447-460 Nurse rostering problems--a bibliographic survey***by*Cheang, B. & Li, H. & Lim, A. & Rodrigues, B.**461-473 On the convergence of conditional [var epsilon]-subgradient methods for convex programs and convex-concave saddle-point problems***by*Larsson, Torbjorn & Patriksson, Michael & Stromberg, Ann-Brith**474-480 The gradual covering decay location problem on a network***by*Berman, Oded & Krass, Dmitry & Drezner, Zvi**481-502 Augmented neural networks for task scheduling***by*Agarwal, Anurag & Pirkul, Hasan & Jacob, Varghese S.**503-519 BFC, A branch-and-fix coordination algorithmic framework for solving some types of stochastic pure and mixed 0-1 programs***by*Alonso-Ayuso, Antonio & Escudero, Laureano F. & Teresa Ortuno, M.**520-535 New savings based algorithms for time constrained pickup and delivery of full truckloads***by*Gronalt, Manfred & Hartl, Richard F. & Reimann, Marc**536-551 Periodic review, push inventory policies for remanufacturing***by*Mahadevan, B. & Pyke, David F. & Fleischmann, Moritz**552-568 Model calibration as a testing strategy for system dynamics models***by*Oliva, Rogelio**569-585 An MCDM analysis of agricultural risk aversion***by*Gomez-Limon, Jose A. & Arriaza, Manuel & Riesgo, Laura**586-601 Formulation of confidence intervals for estimated actual distances***by*Uster, Halit & Love, Robert F.**602-616 Management of non-maturing deposits by multistage stochastic programming***by*Frauendorfer, Karl & Schurle, Michael**617-632 Determinants of mutual fund underperformance: A Bayesian stochastic frontier approach***by*Annaert, Jan & van den Broeck, Julien & Vander Vennet, Rudi

### December 2003, Volume 151, Issue 2

**247-252 Guidelines for the use of meta-heuristics in combinatorial optimization***by*Hertz, Alain & Widmer, Marino**253-264 Data mining with genetic algorithms on binary trees***by*Sorensen, Kenneth & Janssens, Gerrit K.**265-279 Lexicographic local search and the p-center problem***by*Hassin, Refael & Levin, Asaf & Morad, Dana**280-295 A tabu search algorithm for self-healing ring network design***by*Fortz, Bernard & Soriano, Patrick & Wynants, Christelle**296-306 Genetic algorithms to minimize the weighted number of late jobs on a single machine***by*Sevaux, Marc & Dauzere-Peres, Stephane**307-332 Job-shop scheduling with processing alternatives***by*Kis, Tamas**333-351 Upper and lower bounds for the single source capacitated location problem***by*Cortinhal, Maria Joao & Captivo, Maria Eugenia**352-364 Genetic local search with distance preserving recombination operator for a vehicle routing problem***by*Jaszkiewicz, Andrzej & Kominek, Pawel**365-378 Variable neighborhood tabu search and its application to the median cycle problem***by*Moreno Perez, Jose A. & Marcos Moreno-Vega, J. & Rodriguez Martin, Inmaculada**379-388 A variable neighborhood search for graph coloring***by*Avanthay, Cedric & Hertz, Alain & Zufferey, Nicolas**389-399 Solving spread spectrum radar polyphase code design problem by tabu search and variable neighbourhood search***by*Mladenovic, N. & Petrovic, J. & Kovacevic-Vujcic, V. & Cangalovic, M.**400-414 Solving the continuous flow-shop scheduling problem by metaheuristics***by*Fink, Andreas & Vo[ss], Stefan**415-433 A contribution to the stochastic flow shop scheduling problem***by*Gourgand, Michel & Grangeon, Nathalie & Norre, Sylvie**434-446 A simulated annealing approach for manufacturing cell formation with multiple identical machines***by*Xambre, Ana R. & Vilarinho, Pedro M.

### November 2003, Volume 151, Issue 1

**1-11 Real-time vehicle routing: Solution concepts, algorithms and parallel computing strategies***by*Ghiani, Gianpaolo & Guerriero, Francesca & Laporte, Gilbert & Musmanno, Roberto**12-24 Coordinated ordering decisions for short life cycle products with uncertainty in delivery time and demand***by*Weng, Z. Kevin & McClurg, Tim**25-37 On optimal inventory control with independent stochastic item returns***by*Fleischmann, Moritz & Kuik, Roelof**38-52 Return handling options and order quantities for single period products***by*Vlachos, Dimitrios & Dekker, Rommert**53-79 The comparative efficacy of imputation methods for missing data in structural equation modeling***by*Olinsky, Alan & Chen, Shaw & Harlow, Lisa**80-102 An optimal hostage rescue problem***by*Shi, Fengbo**103-118 The interactive analysis of the multicriteria shortest path problem by the reference point method***by*Granat, Janusz & Guerriero, Francesca**119-139 Computation of ideal and Nadir values and implications for their use in MCDM methods***by*Ehrgott, Matthias & Tenfelde-Podehl, Dagmar**140-152 Analysis of heuristic solutions to the best choice problem***by*Stein, William E. & Seale, Darryl A. & Rapoport, Amnon**153-166 A discrete-time model of American put option in an uncertain environment***by*Yoshida, Yuji**167-180 Human resource selection for software development projects using Taguchi's parameter design***by*Tsai, Hsien-Tang & Moskowitz, Herbert & Lee, Lai-Hsi**181-192 Optimal grouping for a nuclear magnetic resonance scanner by means of an open queueing model***by*Vandaele, Nico & Van Nieuwenhuyse, Inneke & Cupers, Sascha**193-223 Progressive option bounds from the sequence of concurrently expiring options***by*Ryan, Peter J.**224-232 Comparative statics under uncertainty: The case of mean-variance preferences***by*Wagener, Andreas**233-237 A method for discriminating efficient candidates with ranked voting data***by*Obata, Tsuneshi & Ishii, Hiroaki**238-246 Logic cuts for multilevel generalized assignment problems***by*Osorio, Maria A. & Laguna, Manuel

### November 2003, Volume 150, Issue 3

**463-465 Financial modelling and extreme events***by*Rai, Anoop & van der Wijst, Nico**466-481 The efficiency effects of a single market for financial services in Europe***by*Berger, Allen N.**482-495 Comparative performance evaluation under uncertainty***by*Spronk, Jaap & Vermeulen, Erik M.**496-515 Multiple criteria decision making combined with finance: A categorized bibliographic study***by*Steuer, Ralph E. & Na, Paul**516-528 Value at risk calculation through ARCH factor methodology: Proposal and comparative analysis***by*Cabedo Semper, J. David & Moya Clemente, Ismael**529-545 The practice of Delta-Gamma VaR: Implementing the quadratic portfolio model***by*Castellacci, Giuseppe & Siclari, Michael J.**546-571 Simulated annealing for complex portfolio selection problems***by*Crama, Y. & Schyns, M.**572-584 The optimal portfolio problem with coherent risk measure constraints***by*Benati, Stefano**585-600 Network simplex algorithm for the general equal flow problem***by*Calvete, Herminia I.**601-616 Models for a fuzzy inventory of two replaceable merchandises without backorder based on the signed distance of fuzzy sets***by*Yao, Jing-Shing & Ouyang, Liang-Yuh & Chang, Hung-Chi**617-639 Strategic commitment to price to stimulate downstream innovation in a supply chain***by*Gilbert, Stephen M. & Cvsa, Viswanath**640-652 Multiobjective programming methods in the reserve selection problem***by*Memtsas, Dimitris P.**653-671 Product line selection and pricing under a share-of-surplus choice model***by*Kraus, Ursula G. & Yano, Candace Arai**672-687 A model and solution method for multi-period sales promotion design***by*Nair, Suresh K. & Tarasewich, Peter

### October 2003, Volume 150, Issue 2

**237-252 Distributed decision making--a unified approach***by*Schneeweiss, Christoph**253-280 Multicriteria heuristic search***by*Mandow, L. & Perez de la Cruz, J. L.**281-292 Parametric on-line algorithms for packing rectangles and boxes***by*Miyazawa, F. K. & Wakabayashi, Y.**293-303 The analysis of optimal control model in matching problem between manufacturing and marketing***by*Chen, Miao-Sheng & Chu, Mei-Chen**304-319 Offsetting inventory cycles of items sharing storage***by*Murthy, Nagesh N. & Benton, W. C. & Rubin, Paul A.**320-352 Fuzzy inventory with backorder for fuzzy order quantity and fuzzy shortage quantity***by*Wu, Kweimei & Yao, Jing-Shing**353-369 Learning by doing in a T-period production planning: Analytical solution***by*Alvarez, F. & Cerda, E.**370-394 Optimization of multi-feeder (depot) printed circuit board manufacturing with error guarantees***by*Kazaz, Burak & Altinkemer, Kemal**395-405 Retail promotions with negative brand image effects: Is cooperation possible?***by*Jorgensen, Steffen & Taboubi, Sihem & Zaccour, Georges**406-419 Optimal allocation of multi-state elements in linear consecutively connected systems with vulnerable nodes***by*Levitin, Gregory**420-436 A two-stage decision procedure for monitoring processes with low fraction nonconforming***by*Chan, L. Y. & Lai, C. D. & Xie, M. & Goh, T. N.**437-450 A metamodeling methodology involving both qualitative and quantitative input factors***by*Tunali, S. & Batmaz, I.**451-461 Sequential condition-based maintenance scheduling for a deteriorating system***by*Dieulle, L. & Berenguer, C. & Grall, A. & Roussignol, M.

### October 2003, Volume 150, Issue 1

**1-2 OR applied to health services: Planning for the future with scarce resources***by*Rauner, M. S. & Vissers, J. M. H.**3-18 How many AEDs in which region? An economic decision model for the Austrian Red Cross***by*Rauner, Marion S. & Bajmoczy, Nikolaus**19-31 Towards incorporating human behaviour in models of health care systems: An approach using discrete event simulation***by*Brailsford, Sally & Schmidt, Bernd**32-45 Prioritising waiting lists: how and why?***by*Mullen, Penelope M.**46-52 How likely is it that a run of poor outcomes is unlikely?***by*Gallivan, Steve**53-66 The evaluation of disease prevention and treatment using simulation models***by*Davies, Ruth & Roderick, Paul & Raftery, James**67-80 Priorities and allocation of health care resources in developing countries: A case-study from the Mtwara region, Tanzania***by*Flessa, Steffen**81-91 A systems modelling approach for the prevention and treatment of diabetic retinopathy***by*Harper, P. R. & Sayyad, M. G. & de Senna, V. & Shahani, A. K. & Yajnik, C. S. & Shelgikar, K. M.**92-100 Estimating bed requirements for an intermediate care facility***by*Utley, Martin & Gallivan, Steve & Davis, Katie & Daniel, Patricia & Reeves, Paula & Worrall, Jennifer**101-114 Integrating simulation and optimisation in health care centre management***by*De Angelis, Vanda & Felici, Giovanni & Impelluso, Paolo**115-127 Local search with annealing-like restarts to solve the VRPTW***by*Li, Haibing & Lim, Andrew**128-149 The design of reverse distribution networks: Models and solution procedures***by*Jayaraman, Vaidyanathan & Patterson, Raymond A. & Rolland, Erik**150-162 Neighborhood search heuristics for the uncapacitated facility location problem***by*Ghosh, Diptesh**163-180 Approximate solutions for a stochastic lot-sizing problem with partial customer-order information***by*Dellaert, N. P. & Melo, M. T.**181-193 Local optimization of observed points with no need to observations***by*Hong, Yu-zheng**194-203 A method for choosing from among alternative transportation projects***by*Ferrari, Paolo**204-219 Incorporating wealth information into a multiple criteria decision making model***by*Karasakal, Esra Koktener & Michalowski, Wojtek**220-231 The pairwise egalitarian solution***by*Sanchez-Soriano, Joaquin

### September 2003, Volume 149, Issue 3

**475-489 Software reliability and cost models: Perspectives, comparison, and practice***by*Pham, Hoang**490-498 Upper bounds and algorithms for the maximum cardinality bin packing problem***by*Labbe, Martine & Laporte, Gilbert & Martello, Silvano**499-512 An alternative framework to Lagrangian relaxation approach for job shop scheduling***by*Chen, Haoxun & Luh, Peter B.**513-522 Scheduling to minimize the sum of weighted flowtime and weighted tardiness of jobs in a flowshop with sequence-dependent setup times***by*Rajendran, Chandrasekharan & Ziegler, Hans**523-532 Rescheduling of identical parallel machines under machine eligibility constraints***by*Alagoz, Oguzhan & Azizoglu, Meral**533-539 Complexity and approximability results for slicing floorplan designs***by*Deineko, Vladimir G. & Woeginger, Gerhard J.**540-556 Yield information and supplier responsiveness in remanufacturing operations***by*Ferrer, Geraldo**557-570 Evaluating jointly constrained order quantity complexities for incremental discounts***by*Rubin, Paul A. & Benton, W. C.**571-587 Discount pricing decisions in distribution channels with price-sensitive demand***by*Viswanathan, S. & Wang, Qinan**588-613 Polling systems with breakdowns and repairs***by*Nakdimon, Oren & Yechiali, Uri**614-624 Three-triplet np control charts***by*Wu, Zhang & Luo, Hua**625-640 A continuous-time Markov chain under the influence of a regulating point process and applications in stochastic models with catastrophes***by*Economou, Antonis & Fakinos, Demetrios**641-653 Weak efficiency in vector optimization using a closure of algebraic type under cone-convexlikeness***by*Adan, M. & Novo, V.**654-675 Multiobjective fuzzy linear programming problems with fuzzy decision variables***by*Stanciulescu, C. & Fortemps, Ph. & Installe, M. & Wertz, V.**676-687 Semivalues as power indices***by*Carreras, Francesc & Freixas, Josep & Puente, Maria Albina**688-699 An interactive approach to improve estimates of value efficiency in data envelopment analysis***by*Joro, Tarja & Korhonen, Pekka & Zionts, Stanley

### September 2003, Volume 149, Issue 2

**247-248 Sequencing and scheduling***by*Brucker, Peter & Knust, Sigrid**249-267 Insertion techniques for static and dynamic resource-constrained project scheduling***by*Artigues, Christian & Michelon, Philippe & Reusser, Stephane**268-281 A new efficient simulated annealing algorithm for the resource-constrained project scheduling problem and its multiple mode version***by*Bouleimen, K. & Lecocq, H.**282-301 Resource-constrained project scheduling: A critical activity reordering heuristic***by*Valls, Vicente & Quintanilla, Sacramento & Ballestin, Francisco**302-313 Lower bounds for resource-constrained project scheduling problems***by*Brucker, Peter & Knust, Sigrid**314-324 On linear lower bounds for the resource constrained project scheduling problem***by*Carlier, J. & Neron, E.**325-343 Order-based neighborhoods for project scheduling with nonregular objective functions***by*Neumann, K. & Schwindt, C. & Zimmermann, J.**344-354 On minimizing the weighted number of late jobs in unit execution time open-shops***by*Baptiste, Philippe**355-376 Identical parallel machines vs. unit-time shops and preemptions vs. chains in scheduling complexity***by*Timkovsky, Vadim G.**377-389 Scheduling multiprocessor tasks on parallel processors with limited availability***by*Blazewicz, Jacek & Dell'Olmo, Paolo & Drozdowski, Maciej & Maczka, Przemyslaw**390-403 Heuristic algorithms for multiprocessor task scheduling in a two-stage hybrid flow-shop***by*Oguz, C. & Fikret Ercan, M. & Edwin Cheng, T. C. & Fung, Y. F.**404-416 An iterative algorithm for scheduling UET tasks with due dates and release times***by*Zinder, Yakov**417-429 Assembly line balancing in a mixed-model sequencing environment with synchronous transfers***by*Karabati, Selcuk & Sayin, Serpil**430-437 Gantt charts: A centenary appreciation***by*Wilson, James M.**438-447 Evaluation of unidirectional lateral transshipments and substitutions in inventory systems***by*Axsater, Sven**448-458 Multi-stage newsboy problem: A dynamic model***by*Kogan, Konstantin & Lou, Sheldon**459-474 Reliability of software with an operational profile***by*Ozekici, S. & Soyer, R.

### August 2003, Volume 149, Issue 1

**1-16 A generalized dual phase-2 simplex algorithm***by*Maros, Istvan**17-34 A comparison of two reference point methods in multiple objective mathematical programming***by*Buchanan, John & Gardiner, Lorraine**35-46 Sensitivity analysis of the optimal assignment***by*Lin, Chi-Jen & Wen, Ue-Pyng**47-52 A competitive facility location problem on a tree network with stochastic weights***by*Shiode, Shogo & Drezner, Zvi**53-64 Dominant, an algorithm for the p-center problem***by*Caruso, C. & Colorni, A. & Aloi, L.**65-76 On identifying dominant cliques***by*Escudero, L. F. & Munoz, S.**77-101 A genetic-based framework for solving (multi-criteria) weighted matching problems***by*Medaglia, Andres L. & Fang, Shu-Cherng**102-130 Operationalizing technology improvements in product development decision-making***by*Bhattacharya, Shantanu & Krishnan, V. & Mahajan, Vijay**131-141 Optimal lot sizing for products sold under free-repair warranty***by*Wang, Chih-Hsiung & Sheu, Shey-Heui**142-184 Directional decomposition heuristic for a linear machine-cell location problem***by*Yu, Junfang & Sarker, Bhaba R.**185-196 A fuzzy echelon approach for inventory management in supply chains***by*Giannoccaro, Ilaria & Pontrandolfo, Pierpaolo & Scozzi, Barbara**197-210 Optimal process control policies under a time-varying cost structure***by*Tang, Kwei & Gong, Linguo & Chang, Dong-Shang**211-228 Competitive location, production, and market selection***by*Rhim, Hosun & Ho, Teck H. & Karmarkar, Uday S.**229-244 Optimal replenishment for a periodic review inventory system with two supply modes***by*Chiang, Chi

### August 2003, Volume 148, Issue 3

**467-479 Decision analysis based on fused double exponential possibility distributions***by*Guo, Peijun & Tanaka, Hideo**480-493 The structure of the set of equilibria for two person multicriteria games***by*Borm, Peter & Vermeulen, Dries & Voorneveld, Mark**494-513 An extension of the [tau]-value to games with coalition structures***by*Casas-Mendez, Balbina & Garcia-Jurado, Ignacio & van den Nouweland, Anne & Vazquez-Brage, Margarita**514-524 Analyzing AHP-matrices by regression***by*Laininen, Pertti & Hamalainen, Raimo P.**525-533 Question selection for multi-attribute decision-aiding***by*Holloway, Hillary A. & White III, Chelsea C.**534-545 A process-based model for priority convergence in multi-period group decision-making***by*Bendoly, Elliot & Bachrach, Daniel G.**546-558 The robust coloring problem***by*Yanez, Javier & Ramirez, Javier**559-569 Vehicle routing problem with time windows and a limited number of vehicles***by*Lau, Hoong Chuin & Sim, Melvyn & Teo, Kwong Meng**570-583 A demand-shifting feasibility algorithm for Benders decomposition***by*Wu, Peiling & Hartman, Joseph C. & Wilson, George R.**584-590 An approximation algorithm for computing longest paths***by*Grazia Scutella, Maria**591-603 Using short-term memory to minimize the weighted number of late jobs on a single machine***by*Peridy, Laurent & Pinson, Eric & Rivreau, David**604-620 Progress payments in project scheduling problems***by*Vanhoucke, Mario & Demeulemeester, Erik & Herroelen, Willy**621-643 An evolutionary heuristic for the index tracking problem***by*Beasley, J. E. & Meade, N. & Chang, T. -J.**644-661 A probabilistic (max, +) approach for determining railway infrastructure capacity***by*de Kort, A. F. & Heidergott, B. & Ayhan, H.**662-671 Efficiency of banks in a developing economy: The case of India***by*Sathye, Milind**672-686 Optimization of the keyboard arrangement problem using an Ant Colony algorithm***by*Eggers, Jan & Feillet, Dominique & Kehl, Steffen & Oliver Wagner, Marc & Yannou, Bernard

### July 2003, Volume 148, Issue 2

**231-232 Introduction: Sport and Computers***by*Koning, Ruud H. & Sierksma, Gerard & van de Velde, Steef**233-246 Manager to go? Performance dips reconsidered with evidence from Dutch football***by*Bruinshoofd, Allard & ter Weel, Bas**247-256 Persistence in sequences of football match results: A Monte Carlo analysis***by*Dobson, Stephen & Goddard, John**257-267 Forecasting the winner of a tennis match***by*Klaassen, Franc J. G. M. & Magnus, Jan R.**268-276 A simulation model for football championships***by*Koning, Ruud H. & Koolhaas, Michael & Renes, Gusta & Ridder, Geert**277-292 Team formation: Matching quality supply and quality demand***by*Boon, Bart H. & Sierksma, Gerard**293-301 Endurance in speed skating: The development of world records***by*Kuper, Gerard H. & Sterken, Elmer**302-311 Scheduling sports competitions on multiple venues***by*Urban, Timothy L. & Russell, Robert A.**312-322 Olympic ranking based on a zero sum gains DEA model***by*Lins, Marcos P. Estellita & Gomes, Eliane G. & Soares de Mello, Joao Carlos C. B. & Soares de Mello, Adelino Jose R.**323-334 An efficient simplex type algorithm for sparse and dense linear programs***by*Paparrizos, Konstantinos & Samaras, Nikolaos & Stephanides, George