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### 2001, Volume 134, Issue 1

**193-202 A fast algorithm for two-dimensional pallet loading problems of large size***by*G, Young-Gun & Kang, Maing-Kyu**203-215 Greedy solutions of selection and ordering problems***by*Alidaee, Bahram & Kochenberger, Gary A. & Amini, Mohammad M.**216-227 Behavioral and procedural consequences of structural variation in value trees***by*Poyhonen, Mari & Vrolijk, Hans & Hamalainen, Raimo P.

### 2001, Volume 133, Issue 3

**455-461 Perfect, ideal and balanced matrices***by*Conforti, Michele & Cornuejols, Gerard & Kapoor, Ajai & Vuskovic, Kristina**462-482 A multiple criteria decision making framework for regional aquaculture development***by*El-Gayar, Omar F. & Leung, PingSun**483-495 Multicriteria hub decision making for rural area telecommunication networks***by*Lee, Heeseok & Shi, Yong & Nazem, Sufi M. & Yeol Kang, Sung & Ho Park, Tae & Ho Sohn, Myung**496-511 An algorithm for generalized fuzzy binary linear programming problems***by*Yu, Chian-Son & Li, Han-Lin**512-520 From efficiency measurement to efficiency improvement: The choice of a relevant benchmark***by*Gonzalez, Eduardo & Alvarez, Antonio**521-536 Aggregate production planning with multiple objectives in a fuzzy environment***by*Wang, Reay-Chen & Fang, Hsiao-Hua**537-547 Berth planning and resources optimisation at a container terminal via discrete event simulation***by*Legato, Pasquale & Mazza, Rina M.**548-556 Fuzzy goal programming with different importance and priorities***by*Chen, Liang-Hsuan & Tsai, Feng-Chou**557-565 Modelling curling as a Markov process***by*Kostuk, Kent J. & Willoughby, Keith A. & Saedt, Anton P. H.**566-582 Modeling and simulating Poisson processes having trends or nontrigonometric cyclic effects***by*Kuhl, Michael E. & Wilson, James R.**583-595 An efficient mean field approach to the set covering problem***by*Ohlsson, Mattias & Peterson, Carsten & Soderberg, Bo**596-607 Siting noxious facilities under uncertainty***by*Killmer, K. A. & Anandalingam, G. & Malcolm, S. A.**608-623 Meaningful and meaningless solutions for cooperative n-person games***by*Pekec, Aleksandar**624-634 Two-stage heuristic algorithms for part input sequencing in flexible manufacturing systems***by*Kim, Yeong-Dae & Lee, Dong-Ho & Yoon, Chi-Moon**635-652 Claim pricing and hedging under market incompleteness and "mean-variance" preferences***by*Mercurio, Fabio**653-666 A single-period model for conjunctive use of ground and surface water under severe overdrafts and water deficit***by*Azaiez, M. N. & Hariga, M.**667-684 Computational algorithms for modeling unreliable manufacturing systems based on Markovian property***by*Choi, S. H. & Lee, J. S. L.

### 2001, Volume 133, Issue 2

**225-231 Goal programming model: A glorious history and a promising future***by*Aouni, Belaid & Kettani, Ossama**232-259 Slack-adjusted DEA for time series analysis: Performance measurement of Japanese electric power generation industry in 1984-1993***by*Sueyoshi, Toshiyuki & Goto, Mika**260-266 Density theorems for ideal points in vector optimization***by*Balbas, A. & Ballve, M. & Jimenez Guerra, P.**267-286 An inner approximation method incorporating a branch and bound procedure for optimization over the weakly efficient set***by*Yamada, Syuuji & Tanino, Tetsuzo & Inuiguchi, Masahiro**287-297 A fuzzy goal programming approach to portfolio selection***by*Arenas Parra, M. & Bilbao Terol, A. & Rodriguez Uria, M. V.**298-309 Efficient assignment of financial resources within a university system. Study of the University of Malaga***by*Caballero, R. & Galache, T. & Gomez, T. & Molina, J. & Torrico, A.**310-322 Goal programming: Application in the management of the miombo woodland in Mozambique***by*Nhantumbo, I. & Dent, J. B. & Kowero, G.**323-341 Multiple objectives decomposition-coordination methods for hierarchical organizations***by*Gomez, T. & Gonzalez, M. & Luque, M. & Miguel, F. & Ruiz, F.**342-351 Magnitude adjustment for AHP benefit/cost ratios***by*Wedley, William C. & Choo, Eng Ung & Schoner, Bertram**352-361 Application of goal programming in a multi-objective reservoir operation model in Tunisia***by*Foued, Ben Abdelaziz & Sameh, Mejri**362-376 PariTOP: A goal programming-based software for real estate assessment***by*Kettani, Ossama & Khelifi, Karim**377-393 On measuring the inefficiency with the inner-product norm in data envelopment analysis***by*Takeda, Akiko & Nishino, Hisakazu**394-408 Planning and coordination of production and distribution facilities for multiple commodities***by*Jayaraman, Vaidyanathan & Pirkul, Hasan**409-415 Cone of recession and unboundedness of convex functions***by*Obuchowska, W. T. & Murty, K. G.**416-431 Assessing the technical and allocative efficiency of hospital operations in Greece and its resource allocation implications***by*Athanassopoulos, Antreas & Gounaris, Chrysostomos**432-446 Regional economic impacts of fish resources utilization from the Barents Sea: Trade-offs between economic rent, employment and income***by*Leung, PingSun & Heen, Knut & Bardarson, Hermann**447-453 Single machine scheduling with release times, deadlines and tardiness objectives***by*Koulamas, Christos & Kyparisis, George J.

### 2001, Volume 133, Issue 1

**1-20 A review of planning and scheduling systems and methods for integrated steel production***by*Tang, Lixin & Liu, Jiyin & Rong, Aiying & Yang, Zihou**21-31 Models for a Steiner ring network design problem with revenues***by*Gouveia, Luis & Manuel Pires, Jose**32-43 Routing order pickers in a warehouse with a middle aisle***by*Roodbergen, Kees Jan & de Koster, Rene**44-61 Constraint proposal method for computing Pareto solutions in multi-party negotiations***by*Heiskanen, Pirja & Ehtamo, Harri & Hamalainen, Raimo P.**62-68 Entry strategies for multinational enterprises and host countries***by*Teng, Jinn-Tsair & Chern, Maw-Sheng & Kim, Ki-Hee**69-80 A multiple criteria ranking procedure based on distance between partial preorders***by*Xu, Xiaozhan & Martel, Jean-Marc & Lamond, Bernard F.**81-93 Determining the value of dedicated multimodal cargo facilities in a multi-region distribution network***by*Warsing, Donald P. & Souza, Gilvan C. & Greis, Noel P.**94-119 Issues of feasibility, coherence, and robustness in a premise-to-claim model of argumentation: Results from four experiments***by*Saeedi, Masoud H. & Sillince, John A. A.**120-129 Optimal ambushing search for a moving target***by*Hohzaki, Ryusuke & Iida, Koji**130-152 Product recovery in stochastic remanufacturing systems with multiple reuse options***by*Inderfurth, K. & de Kok, A. G. & Flapper, S. D. P.**153-159 The optimality of myopic stocking policies for systems with decreasing purchasing prices***by*Wang, Yunzeng**160-182 A modification of the stochastic ruler method for discrete stochastic optimization***by*Alrefaei, Mahmoud H. & Andradottir, Sigrun**183-189 A divide and merge heuristic for the multiprocessor scheduling problem with sequence dependent setup times***by*Gendreau, Michel & Laporte, Gilbert & Guimaraes, Eduardo Morais**190-209 Multicriteria compensability analysis***by*Giarlotta, Alfio**210-224 Simulation model of multi-compartment distribution in the catering supply chain***by*Jansen, Derrien R. & Weert, Arjen van & Beulens, Adrie J. M. & Huirne, Ruud B. M.

### 2001, Volume 132, Issue 3

**479-489 Comparing the adaptive control methodology (ACM) to the financial planning practice of a large international group***by*Kunsch, P. & Chevalier, A. & Brans, J. P.**490-504 Selection and sequencing heuristics to reduce variance in gas turbine engine nozzle assemblies***by*Johanns, Patrick & Lowe, Tim & Plante, Robert**505-527 A taxonomy of strategic decisions and tactics for uncovering alternatives***by*Nutt, Paul C.**528-538 A flexible flowshop problem with total flow time minimization***by*Azizoglu, Meral & Cakmak, Ergin & Kondakci, Suna**539-552 A new Lagrangean relaxation approach for the hop-constrained minimum spanning tree problem***by*Gouveia, Luis & Requejo, Cristina**553-560 A note on DEA vs principal component analysis: An improvement to Joe Zhu's approach***by*Premachandra, I. M.**561-568 On the optimal management of a class of aquatic ecological-economic systems***by*Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. & Beladi, Hamid**569-581 A quadratic programming approach to the determination of an upper bound on the weighted stability number***by*Luz, Carlos J. & Cardoso, Domingos M.**582-593 Analysis of upper bounds for the Pallet Loading Problem***by*Letchford, Adam N. & Amaral, Andre**594-602 A comparison of genetic and conventional methods for the solution of integer goal programmes***by*Mirrazavi, S. Keyvan & Jones, Dylan F. & Tamiz, M.**603-618 Dynamic capacitated user-optimal departure time/route choice problem with time-window***by*Chen, H. K. & Chang, M. S. & Wang, C. Y.**619-627 Characterization of certain orders using their associated choice functions***by*Rodriguez-Galiano, Isabel & Gonzalez-Pachon, Jacinto**628-642 Optimal inventory policies under decreasing cost functions via geometric programming***by*Jung, Hoon & Klein, Cerry M.**643-665 Flow shop scheduling algorithms for minimizing the completion time variance and the sum of squares of completion time deviations from a common due date***by*Gowrishankar, K. & Rajendran, Chandrasekharan & Srinivasan, G.**666-680 An investigation of model selection criteria for neural network time series forecasting***by*Qi, Min & Zhang, Guoqiang Peter**681-686 Conditional investment policy under uncertainty and irreversibility***by*Yilmaz, Fatih**687-693 Scheduling problems with a learning effect***by*Mosheiov, Gur**694-702 Intervention methodology for complex problems: The FAcT-Mirror method***by*Cardinal, Gilles Le & Guyonnet, Jean-Francois & Pouzoullic, Bruno & Rigby, Julie

### 2001, Volume 132, Issue 2

**243-244 Data envelopment analysis at the European Summer Institute XVI University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, 16-26 August 1998***by*Dyson, R. G. & Podinovski, V. V. & Shale, E. A.**245-259 Pitfalls and protocols in DEA***by*Dyson, R. G. & Allen, R. & Camanho, A. S. & Podinovski, V. V. & Sarrico, C. S. & Shale, E. A.**260-273 Evaluation of deregulated airline networks using data envelopment analysis combined with principal component analysis with an application to Western Europe***by*Adler, Nicole & Golany, Boaz**274-286 DEA-like models for efficiency evaluations of specialized and interdependent units***by*Castelli, Lorenzo & Pesenti, Raffaele & Ukovich, Walter**287-295 Product mixes as objects of choice in non-parametric efficiency measurement***by*Cherchye, Laurens & Van Puyenbroeck, Tom**296-311 A quasi-concave DEA model with an application for bank branch performance evaluation***by*Dekker, David & Post, Thierry**312-325 Measuring ecological efficiency with data envelopment analysis (DEA)***by*Dyckhoff, H. & Allen, K.**326-342 DEA with efficiency classification preserving conditional convexity***by*Kuosmanen, Timo**343-356 An application of DEA for comparative analysis and ranking of regions in Serbia with regards to social-economic development***by*Martic, Milan & Savic, Gordana**357-373 Decomposing school and school-type efficiency***by*Silva Portela, Maria Conceicao A. & Thanassoulis, Emmanuel**374-389 Transconcave data envelopment analysis***by*Post, Thierry**390-399 Techniques for the assessment of influence in DEA***by*Ruiz, Jose L. & Sirvent, Inmaculada**400-410 Undesirable outputs in efficiency valuations***by*Scheel, Holger**411-424 An adaptive approach to controlling kanban systems***by*Tardif, Valerie & Maaseidvaag, Lars**425-438 Generation and presentation of nearly optimal solutions for mixed-integer linear programming, applied to a case in farming system design***by*Makowski, David & Hendrix, Eligius M. T. & van Ittersum, Martin K. & Rossing, Walter A. H.**439-452 Constructive and composite heuristic solutions to the P//[summation operator]Ci scheduling problem***by*Liu, Jiyin & Reeves, Colin R**453-465 Solution of a large-scale two-stage decision and scheduling problem using decomposition***by*Al-Khayyal, Faiz & Griffin, Paul M. & Smith, Neale R.**466-477 The multi-item single period problem with an initial stock of convertible units***by*Silver, Edward A. & Moon, Ilkyeong

### 2001, Volume 132, Issue 1

**1-16 Premediation analysis of the energy taxation dispute in Finland***by*Bragge, Johanna**17-21 Comments on properties of the minmax solutions in goal programming***by*Ogryczak, Wlodzimierz**22-38 A Tabu search heuristic for the generalized assignment problem***by*Diaz, Juan A. & Fernandez, Elena**39-49 On the efficacy of modeling multi-attribute decision problems using AHP and Sinarchy***by*Leung, Lawrence C. & Cao, Dong**50-61 Expansion formulae for characteristics of cumulative cost in finite horizon production models***by*Ayhan, Hayriye & Schlegel, Sabine**62-74 Comparisons and evaluations of alternative approaches to the treatment of congestion in DEA***by*Cooper, W. W. & Gu, Bisheng & Li, Shanling**75-80 Alternative treatments of congestion in DEA: A rejoinder to Cooper, Gu, and Li***by*Cherchye, Laurens & Kuosmanen, Timo & Post, Thierry**81-87 Note: Alternative treatments of congestion in DEA - a response to the Cherchye, Kuosmanen and Post critique***by*Cooper, W. W. & Gu, Bisheng & Li, Shanling**88-105 Dual-based approach for a hub network design problem under non-restrictive policy***by*Sung, C. S. & Jin, H. W.**106-115 Inspection schedules when the lifetime distribution of a single-unit system is completely unknown***by*Leung, Francis Kit-nam**116-122 Progressive hedging as a meta-heuristic applied to stochastic lot-sizing***by*Haugen, Kjetil K. & Lokketangen, Arne & Woodruff, David L.**123-145 An impulse control problem of a production model with interruptions to follow stochastic demand***by*Salles, J. L. F. & do Val, J. B. R.**146-162 The relationship between preventive maintenance and manufacturing system performance***by*Gupta, Diwakar & Gunalay, Yavuz & Srinivasan, Mandyam M.**163-175 Reliability bounds on HNBUE life distributions with known first two moments***by*Cheng, Kan & Lam, Yeh**176-186 Group preference aggregation with the AHP - implications for multiple-issue agendas***by*Chwolka, Anne & Raith, Matthias G.**187-196 Design of the sum-of-conforming-run-length control charts***by*Wu, Zhang & Zhang, Xiaolan & Yeo, Song Huat**197-209 Optimal tax depreciation with uncertain future cash-flows***by*Berg, Menachem & Waegenaere, Anja De & Wielhouwer, Jacco L.**210-223 On a finite horizon production lot size inventory model for deteriorating items: An optimal solution***by*Balkhi, Zaid T.**224-242 A memetic algorithm for the total tardiness single machine scheduling problem***by*Franca, Paulo M. & Mendes, Alexandre & Moscato, Pablo

### 2001, Volume 131, Issue 3

**459-475 Starting-time decisions in labor tour scheduling: An experimental analysis and case study***by*Brusco, Michael J. & Jacobs, Larry W.**476-481 Stochastic goal programming: A mean-variance approach***by*Ballestero, Enrique**482-490 The infinite horizon dynamic optimization problem revisited: A simple method to determine equilibrium states***by*Tsur, Yacov & Zemel, Amos**491-513 Coordinated stocking, clearance sales, and return policies for a supply chain***by*Lee, Chang Hwan**514-529 An extended warranty policy with options open to consumers***by*Lam, Yeh & Kwok Wai Lam, Peggo**530-535 Recurrent retrial queues with service option on arrival***by*Farahmand, K. & Livingstone, N.**536-549 Optimal resource allocation with minimum activation levels and fixed costs***by*Basso, Antonella & Peccati, Lorenzo A.**550-558 Ranking multicriteria alternatives: The method ZAPROS III***by*Larichev, Oleg I.**559-571 Ship scheduling with soft time windows: An optimisation based approach***by*Fagerholt, Kjetil**572-586 DEA models for the explicit maximisation of relative efficiency***by*Podinovski, Victor V.**587-602 The SIR method: A superiority and inferiority ranking method for multiple criteria decision making***by*Xu, Xiaozhan**603-610 Analysis of third-party warehousing contracts with commitments***by*Chen, Frank Y. & Hum, S. H. & Sun, J.**611-621 Improved methods of assembly sequence determination for automatic assembly systems***by*Lee, Hyoung-Ro & Gemmill, Douglas D.**622-634 A performance analysis of dispatching rules and a heuristic in static flowshops with missing operations of jobs***by*Rajendran, Chandrasekharan & Ziegler, Hans**635-648 Sourcing decisions with capacity reservation contracts***by*Serel, Dogan A. & Dada, Maqbool & Moskowitz, Herbert**649-663 The effects of cognitive style and model type on DSS acceptance: An empirical study***by*Lu, Hsi-Peng & Yu, Huei-Ju & Lu, Simon S. K.**664-675 A sum of disjoint products algorithm for reliability evaluation of flow networks***by*Jane, Chin-Chia & Yuan, John**676-684 Solving the generalized apportionment problem through the optimization of discrepancy functions***by*Bautista, Joaquin & Companys, Ramon & Corominas, Albert**685-686 Comments on properties of the minmax solutions in goal programming - a reply***by*Tamiz, Mehrdad & Jones, Dylan & Romero, Carlos

### 2001, Volume 131, Issue 2

**229-231 The 11th Mini-EURO conference: Artificial intelligence on transportation systems and science***by*Niittymaki, Jarkko & Pursula, Matti**232-241 Reinforcement learning in neurofuzzy traffic signal control***by*Bingham, Ella**242-252 Using a multi-agent approach to optimise the train coupling and sharing system***by*Bocker, Jorg & Lind, Jurgen & Zirkler, Bernd**253-261 An object-oriented neural network approach to short-term traffic forecasting***by*Dia, Hussein**262-272 Simulation of stochastic elements in railway systems using self-learning processes***by*Malavasi, Gabriele & Ricci, Stefano**273-281 Installation and experiences of field testing a fuzzy signal controller***by*Niittymaki, Jarkko**282-292 Berth allocation planning in the public berth system by genetic algorithms***by*Nishimura, Etsuko & Imai, Akio & Papadimitriou, Stratos**293-301 Using intelligent agents for pro-active, real-time urban intersection control***by*Roozemond, Danko A.**302-308 A dynamic route guidance system based on real traffic data***by*Wahle, J. & Annen, O. & Schuster, Ch. & Neubert, L. & Schreckenberg, M.**309-323 Analysis of supply contracts with minimum total order quantity commitments and non-stationary demands***by*Chen, Frank Y. & Krass, Dmitry**324-351 Extended DEA-Discriminant Analysis***by*Sueyoshi, Toshiyuki**352-374 Time-varying minimum cost flow problems***by*Cai, X. & Sha, D. & Wong, C. K.**375-388 A spreadsheet modeling approach to the Holt-Winters optimal forecasting***by*Segura, J. V. & Vercher, E.**389-399 Local design vs. global design: A strategic business choice***by*Mallick, Debasish N. & Mukhopadhyay, Samar K.**400-416 A set packing model for the ground holding problem in congested networks***by*Rossi, Fabrizio & Smriglio, Stefano**417-439 Two direct methods in linear programming***by*Stojkovic, Nebojsa V. & Stanimirovic, Predrag S.**440-458 Chance-constrained programming in activity networks: A critical evaluation***by*Elmaghraby, Salah E. & Soewandi, Hanijanto & Yao, Ming-Jong

### 2001, Volume 131, Issue 1

**1-15 Fuzzy programming and profit and cost allocation for a production and transportation problem***by*Sakawa, Masatoshi & Nishizaki, Ichiro & Uemura, Yoshio**16-30 The BMAP/SM/1 retrial queue with controllable operation modes***by*Choi, B. D. & Chung, Y. H. & Dudin, Alexander N.**31-61 Rule and utility based evidential reasoning approach for multiattribute decision analysis under uncertainties***by*Yang, Jian-Bo**62-77 Analysis of the potential for spatial redistribution of freight using mathematical programming***by*Vanek, Francis M.**78-94 A total standard WIP estimation method for wafer fabrication***by*Lin, Yu-Hsin & Lee, Ching-En**95-106 Scheduling in a two-machine flowshop with batch processing machine(s) for earliness/tardiness measure under a common due date***by*Sung, C. S. & Min, J. I.**107-118 An efficient algorithm to allocate shelf space***by*Yang, Ming-Hsien**119-131 A Lagrangian relaxation approach to the edge-weighted clique problem***by*Hunting, Marcel & Faigle, Ulrich & Kern, Walter**132-142 Estimating non-convex production sets - imposing convex input sets and output sets in data envelopment analysis***by*Post, Thierry**143-161 A hybrid genetic algorithm for the container loading problem***by*Bortfeldt, Andreas & Gehring, Hermann**162-170 Axiomatic characterizations of the CEA solution for rationing problems***by*Lahiri, Somdeb**171-187 Scheduling tasks on moving executors to minimise the maximum lateness***by*Jozefczyk, Jerzy**188-207 Bicriteria sequencing methods for the mixed-model assembly line in just-in-time production systems***by*Korkmazel, Tugrul & Meral, Sedef**208-223 Timely inspection and deterrence***by*John Canty, Morton & Rothenstein, Daniel & Avenhaus, Rudolf**224-227 On the polynomial mixed 0-1 fractional programming problems***by*Chang, Ching-Ter

### 2001, Volume 130, Issue 3

**449-467 Variable neighborhood search: Principles and applications***by*Hansen, Pierre & Mladenovic, Nenad**468-485 Cash management in a randomly varying environment***by*Hinderer, K. & Waldmann, K. -H.**486-497 A reduction result for location problems with polyhedral barriers***by*Klamroth, K.**498-509 A slacks-based measure of efficiency in data envelopment analysis***by*Tone, Kaoru**510-518 On the collection depots location problem***by*Drezner, Zvi & Wesolowsky, George O.**519-538 The use of advance demand information in a project-based supply chain***by*van Donselaar, Karel & Rock Kopczak, Laura & Wouters, Marc**539-558 Structuring product development processes***by*Ahmadi, Reza & Roemer, Thomas A. & Wang, Robert H.**559-575 A computational study with a new algorithm for the three-machine permutation flow-shop problem with release times***by*Cheng, Jinliang & Steiner, George & Stephenson, Paul**576-587 Comparison of three multicriteria methods to predict known outcomes***by*Olson, David L.**588-611 Measures of grouping efficiency in cellular manufacturing systems***by*Sarker, Bhaba R.**612-622 Benefits of co-operation in a production distribution environment***by*Gavirneni, Srinagesh**623-637 A general model for automated business diagnosis***by*Feelders, A. J. & Daniels, H. A. M.**638-652 Minmax earliness-tardiness costs with unit processing time jobs***by*Mosheiov, Gur & Shadmon, Michal**653-664 Using fuzzy integral for evaluating subjectively perceived travel costs in a traffic assignment model***by*Chen, Yuh-Wen & Tzeng, Gwo-Hshiung**665-678 On the maximum number of feasible ranking sequences in multi-criteria decision making problems***by*Triantaphyllou, Evangelos & Shu, Bo

### 2001, Volume 130, Issue 2

**231-232 Editorial***by*Jacquet-Lagreze, Eric & Siskos, Yannis**233-245 Preference disaggregation: 20 years of MCDA experience***by*Jacquet-Lagreze, Eric & Siskos, Yannis**246-262 Comparative analysis of UTA multicriteria methods***by*Beuthe, Michel & Scannella, Giuseppe**263-275 Using assignment examples to infer weights for ELECTRE TRI method: Some experimental results***by*Mousseau, V. & Figueira, J. & Naux, J. -Ph.**276-304 Constructing a monotonic quadratic objective function in n variables from a few two-dimensional indifferences***by*Tangian, Andranik**305-314 Rough approximation of a preference relation by a multi-attribute stochastic dominance for determinist and stochastic evaluation problems***by*Zaras, Kazimierz**315-331 Multicriteria analysis in agricultural marketing: The case of French olive oil market***by*Siskos, Y. & Matsatsinis, N. F. & Baourakis, G.**332-346 Project evaluation and selection in a network of collaboration: A consensual disaggregation multi-criterion approach***by*Oral, Muhittin & Kettani, Ossama & Cinar, Unver**347-360 Customer satisfaction measurement in the private bank sector***by*Mihelis, G. & Grigoroudis, E. & Siskos, Y. & Politis, Y. & Malandrakis, Y.**361-374 A multidimensional approach to urban quality of life: The case of Istanbul***by*Ulengin, Burc & Ulengin, Fusun & Guvenc, Umit**375-387 Multicriteria job evaluation for large organizations***by*Spyridakos, A. & Siskos, Y. & Yannacopoulos, D. & Skouris, A.**388-401 Conflict dissolution in the public sector: A case-study***by*Bana e Costa, Carlos A. & Nunes da Silva, Fernando & Vansnick, Jean-Claude**402-413 A preference disaggregation decision support system for financial classification problems***by*Zopounidis, Constantin & Doumpos, Michael**414-429 MCDA and preference disaggregation in group decision support systems***by*Matsatsinis, Nikolaos F. & Samaras, Andreas P.**430-436 The fuzzy p-median problem: A global analysis of the solutions***by*Canos, M. J. & Ivorra, C. & Liern, V.**437-448 The use of Bayesian forecasting to make process adjustments during transitions***by*Nembhard, Harriet Black & Nembhard, David A.

### 2001, Volume 130, Issue 1

**1-19 An easy way to teach interior-point methods***by*Terlaky, Tamas**20-28 Leximin optimality and fuzzy set-theoretic operations***by*Dubois, Didier & Fortemps, Philippe & Pirlot, Marc & Prade, Henri**29-53 Representation of consistent recursive rules***by*del Amo, A. & Montero, J. & Molina, E.**54-69 Searching for joint gains in multi-party negotiations***by*Ehtamo, Harri & Kettunen, Eero & Hamalainen, Raimo P.**70-82 Flexibility in manufacturing systems: A relational and a dynamic approach***by*Pereira, Javier & Paulre, Bernard**83-89 The effect of vertical integration on consumer price in the presence of inventory costs***by*Reyniers, Diane J.**90-98 NP-hardness of compact scheduling in simplified open and flow shops***by*Giaro, Krzysztof**99-110 A dual control problem and application to marketing***by*Fruchter, Gila E.**111-120 Redistribution of funds for teaching and research among universities: The case of North Rhine-Westphalia***by*Fandel, Gunter & Gal, Tomas**121-132 Value efficiency analysis of academic research***by*Korhonen, Pekka & Tainio, Risto & Wallenius, Jyrki**133-146 Optimal cropping patterns under water deficits***by*Haouari, Mohamed & Azaiez, Mohamed N.