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### 1998, Volume 111, Issue 1

**129-141 Using tabu search to schedule activities of stochastic resource-constrained projects***by*Tsai, Ying-Wei & D. Gemmill, Douglas**142-151 The gap function of a convex multicriteria optimization problem***by*Chen, G. Y. & Goh, C. J. & Yang, X. Q.**152-174 A branch-and-bound procedure for the resource-constrained project scheduling problem with generalized precedence relations***by*De Reyck, Bert & Herroelen, willy**175-186 Optimum component test plans for systems with dependent components***by*Kuban Altinel, I. & Ozekici, Suleyman

### 1998, Volume 110, Issue 3

**411-440 Manufacturing planning and control: The evolution of MRP and JIT integration***by*Benton, W. C. & Shin, Hojung**441-456 The course scheduling problem at Lufthansa Technical Training***by*Haase, Knut & Latteier, Jorg & Schirmer, Andreas**457-473 Domestic petroleum-related expertise utilization and Nigeria's oil industry survival: A multicriteria decision analysis***by*Kalu, Timothy Ch. U.**474-489 Cost optimal allocation of rail passenger lines***by*Claessens, M. T. & van Dijk, N. M. & Zwaneveld, P. J.**490-508 Modeling action-interdependence in multiple criteria decision making***by*Rajabi, Siamak & Kilgour, D. Marc & Hipel, Keith W.**509-524 The use of genetic algorithms to solve the economic lot size scheduling problem***by*Khouja, Moutaz & Michalewicz, Zgibniew & Wilmot, Michael**525-547 Hybrid heuristics for the capacitated lot sizing and loading problem with setup times and overtime decisions***by*Ozdamar, Linet & Birbil, Sevket Ilker**548-563 A hybrid heuristic and linear programming approach to multi-product machine scheduling***by*Goncalves, JoseF. & Leachman, Robert C.**564-575 Heuristic and exact methods for the cutting sequencing problem***by*Faggioli, Enrico & Bentivoglio, Carlo Alberto**576-584 Explicit results for a class of asset-selling problems***by*David, Israel**585-596 Asymptotic loss of priority scheduling policies in closed re-entrant lines: A computational study***by*Narahari, Y. & Khan, L. M.**597-609 Dynamic facility location when the total number of facilities is uncertain: A decision analysis approach***by*Current, John & Ratick, Samuel & ReVelle, Charles**610-625 An exact depth-first algorithm for the pallet loading problem***by*Bhattacharya, Subir & Roy, Rahul & Bhattacharya, Sumita**626-642 Balancing stocks, flexible recipe costs and high service level requirements in a batch process industry: A study of a small scale model***by*Rutten, W. G. M. M. & Bertrand, J. W. M.**643-657 Nonparametric measurement of productive efficiency in the presence of regulation***by*Granderson, Gerald & Linvill, Carl**658-681 Analysis of expected queueing delays for decision making in production planning***by*Kuik, Roelof & Tielemans, Peter F. J.

### 1998, Volume 110, Issue 2

**187-681 EURO best applied paper competition 1997***by*Salomon, Marc**188-198 HOP: A software tool for production scheduling at Bridgestone/Firestone off-the-road***by*Degraeve, Zeger & Schrage, Linus**199-214 A two-level network for recycling sand: A case study***by*Barros, A. I. & Dekker, R. & Scholten, V.**215-222 A model of clinker capacity expansion***by*Stylianides, Theo**223-233 Modeling and solving a real-life assignment problem at universities***by*Cangalovic, Mirjana & Kovacevic-Vujcic, Vera & Ivanovic, Lav & Drazic, Milan**234-242 A multicriteria decision-making approach to university resource allocations and information infrastructure planning***by*Kwak, N. K. & Lee, Changwon**243-260 A multi-objective model for locating fire stations***by*Badri, Masood A. & Mortagy, Amr K. & Alsayed, Colonel Ali**261-271 Purchase quantity discounts and open order rescheduling in an assemble-to-order environment: The hidden economic tradeoffs***by*Srivastava, Rajesh & Benton, W. C.**272-281 Simulated annealing for order spread minimization in sequencing cutting patterns***by*Foerster, Hildegard & Wascher, Gerhard**282-313 An investigation of the behavior of simulation response surfaces***by*Greenwood, Allen G. & Rees, Loren Paul & Siochi, Fernando C.**314-325 A variant of time minimizing assignment problem***by*Arora, Shalini & Puri, M. C.**326-341 Constrained games, intervening duality and experimenter-experiment interactions***by*Ryan, Michael J.**342-367 A weight-assessing method with habitual domains***by*Tzeng, Gwo-Hshiung & Chen, Ting-Yu & Wang, Jih-Chang**368-376 Axioms for the Shapley value on convex geometries***by*Bilbao, J. M.**377-391 The fuzzy hyperbolic inequality index associated with fuzzy random variables***by*Gil, Maria Angeles & Lopez-Diaz, Miguel & Lopez-Garcia, Hortensia**392-406 Analysis of multi-server queues with station and server vacations***by*Chao, Xiuli & Zhao, Yiqiang Q.

### 1998, Volume 110, Issue 1

**1-19 Reacting in real-time to production contingencies in a capacitated flexible cell***by*Chakravarty, Amiya K. & Balakrishnan, Nagraj**20-41 Optimal myopic policy for a stochastic inventory problem with fixed and proportional backorder costs***by*Cetinkaya, S. & Parlar, M.**42-62 Optimal streaming of a single job in a two-stage flow shop***by*Sen, Alper & Topaloglu, Engin & Benli, Omer S.**63-75 Economic spare capacity planning for DCS mesh-restorable networks***by*Lee, Kyungsik & Park, Kyungchul & Park, Sungsoo & Lee, Heesang**76-98 Heuristics for the flow line problem with setup costs***by*Rios-Mercado, Roger Z. & Bard, Jonathan F.**99-111 Stochastic group preference modelling in the multiplicative AHP: A model of group consensus***by*Van den Honert, R. C.**112-125 A statistical approach to the analytic hierarchy process with interval judgements. (I). Distributions on feasible regions***by*Haines, Linda M.**126-149 Stability analysis and optimization of an inventory system with bounded orders***by*Xie, Xiaolan**150-165 Iterative improvement methods for a multiperiod network design problem***by*Garcia, Bruno-Laurent & Mahey, Philippe & LeBlanc, Larry J.**166-186 Iterative methods based on splittings for stochastic automata networks***by*Uysal, Ertugrul & Dayar, Tugrul

### 1998, Volume 109, Issue 3

**541-549 The direct marketing of insurance***by*Onn, Keet Peng & Mercer, Alan**550-558 Forecast frequency in rolling horizon hedging heuristics for capacity expansion***by*Ryan, Sarah M.**559-570 Identification of Pareto-efficient facets in data envelopment analysis***by*Pitaktong, U. & Brockett, P. L. & Mote, J. R. & Rousseau, J. J.**571-586 Managing variances in manufacturing system design***by*Kim, Ilhyung**587-598 Managing production with flexible capacity deployment for serial multi-stage manufacturing systems***by*Weng, Z. Kevin**599-619 Analysis of the temporal decomposition procedure for scheduling with release and due dates***by*Rabenasolo, Besoa & Zeng, Xianyi & Happiette, Michel**620-631 Flowshop scheduling with identical jobs and uniform parallel machines***by*Dessouky, Maged M. & Dessouky, Mohamed I. & Verma, Sushil K.**632-645 Analysis and algorithm for the optimal investment times of new manufacturing technologies in a duopoly***by*Chung, Kun-Jen & Tsou, Ching-Shih**646-659 Joint demand fulfillment probability in a multi-item inventory system with independent order-up-to policies***by*Hausman, Warren H. & Lee, Hau L. & Zhang, Alex X.**660-671 Optimal cutting directions and rectangle orientation algorithm***by*Almeida, A. M. C. & Martins, Ernesto Q. V. & Rodrigues, Rosalia D.**672-685 The line index and minimum cut of weighted graphs***by*Xu, Shaoji**686-702 A cell formation algorithm: Hypergraph approximation - Cut tree***by*Kandiller, Levent

### 1998, Volume 109, Issue 2

**243-247 Decision Support Systems, Groupware, Multimedia and Electronic Commerce: Seventh Mini Euro Conference***by*Brans, J. P. & Despontin, M.**248-263 The new challenges of management in a wired world***by*Theys, Michel**264-285 Using OPTRANS object as a KB-DSS development environment for designing DSS for production management***by*Klein, Michel R. & Grubbstrom, Robert W.**286-298 Efficient solutions to the cell-formation problem with multiple routings via a double-loop genetic algorithm***by*Gravel, Marc & Luntala Nsakanda, Aaron & Price, Wilson**299-309 Modelling and simulation of a supply chain in an uncertain environment***by*Petrovic, Dobrila & Roy, Rajat & Petrovic, Radivoj**310-320 A decision support system for power plant design***by*Dargam, Fatima C. C. & Perz, Erhard W.**321-329 A hybrid three-stage flowshop problem: Efficient heuristics to minimize makespan***by*Riane, Fouad & Artiba, Abdelhakim & E. Elmaghraby, Salah**330-341 A decision support system for urban waste management***by*Haastrup, P. & Maniezzo, V. & Mattarelli, M. & Mazzeo Rinaldi, F. & Mendes, I. & Paruccini, M.**342-361 Integration of the human operator into responsive discrete production management systems***by*Trentesaux, Damien & Moray, Neville & Tahon, Christian**362-376 A system to support the enhancement of strategic flexibility in manufacturing enterprises***by*Price, D. H. R. & Beach, R. & Muhlemann, A. P. & Sharp, J. A. & Paterson, A.**377-389 A formal modelling of control processes***by*Dindeleux, Regis & Berrah, Lamia & Haurat, Alain**390-402 A hybrid intelligent system for predicting bank holding structures***by*Hashemi, R. R. & Le Blanc, L. A. & Rucks, C. T. & Rajaratnam, A.**403-413 A multiattractor model for the dynamic control of companies***by*Kunsch, P. L. & Chevalier, A.**414-427 An architecture for knowledge evolution in organisations***by*Barthelme, Francoise & Ermine, Jean-Louis & Rosenthal-Sabroux, Camille**428-441 Combining multicriteria decision aid and system dynamics for the control of socio-economic processes. An iterative real-time procedure***by*Brans, J. P. & Macharis, C. & Kunsch, P. L. & Chevalier, A. & Schwaninger, M.**442-451 System dynamics of euthrophication processes in lakes***by*Vezjak, M. & Savsek, T. & Stuhler, E. A.**452-464 A systems approach to identifying decisive information for sustainable development***by*Kelly, Kristine L.**465-482 Confrontation analysis as a diagnostic tool***by*Bennett, Peter**483-500 Design and implementation of a group DSS for sustaining renewable energies exploitation***by*Georgopoulou, E. & Sarafidis, Y. & Diakoulaki, D.**501-521 Tentative guidelines to help choosing an appropriate MCDA method***by*Guitouni, Adel & Martel, Jean-Marc**522-529 An interval version of PROMETHEE for the comparison of building products' design with ill-defined data on environmental quality***by*Le Teno, J. F. & Mareschal, B.**530-540 Planning the evolution to broadband access networks: A multicriteria approach***by*Antunes, Carlos Henggeler & Craveirinha, Jose F. & Climaco, Joao N.

### 1998, Volume 109, Issue 1

**1-23 Balancing U-lines in a multiple U-line facility***by*Miltenburg, John**24-42 Decomposition of unreliable assembly/disassembly networks with limited buffer capacity and random processing times***by*Helber, Stefan**43-65 Scheduling in robotic cells: Complexity and steady state analysis***by*Hall, Nicholas G. & Kamoun, Hichem & Sriskandarajah, Chelliah**66-87 Some results of the worst-case analysis for flow shop scheduling***by*Smutnicki, Czeslaw**88-95 A tabu search approach for the flow shop scheduling problem***by*Ben-Daya, M. & Al-Fawzan, M.**96-110 Reduction of job-shop problems to flow-shop problems with precedence constraints***by*Guinet, Alain & Legrand, Marie**111-121 A modelling study of the effects of continuous incremental improvement in the case of a process shop***by*Chandrashekar, Ashok & Callarman, Thomas E.**122-136 Lead time selection and the behaviour of work flow in job shops***by*Enns, S. T.**137-141 Benchmarks for shop scheduling problems***by*Demirkol, Ebru & Mehta, Sanjay & Uzsoy, Reha**142-159 An adaptive TS approach to JIT sequencing with variable processing times and sequence-dependent setups***by*Kolahan, F. & Liang, M.**160-169 Random sequencing jobs with deadlines problem: Growth of the optimal solution values***by*Szkatula, Krzysztof**170-182 A capacity allocation problem with integer side constraints***by*Toktay, L. Beril & Uzsoy, Reha**183-202 Economic reorder point for fuzzy backorder quantity***by*Chang, San-Chyi & Yao, Jing-Shing & Lee, Huey-Ming**203-211 Economic production quantity for fuzzy demand quantity, and fuzzy production quantity***by*Lee, Huey-Ming & Yao, Jing-Shing**212-227 Optimal joint pricing and lot sizing with fixed and variable capacity***by*Kim, DaeSoo & Lee, Won J.**228-241 Comments on: A comparative analysis for determining optimal price and order quantity when a sale increases demand***by*Joglekar, Prafulla & Lee, Patrick

### 1998, Volume 108, Issue 3

**473-489 Computing closely matching upper and lower bounds on textile nesting problems***by*Heckmann, Ralf & Lengauer, Thomas**490-508 Integrated defect detection and optimization for cross cutting of wooden boards***by*Ronnqvist, Mikael & Astrand, Erik**509-526 4-Block heuristic for the rectangle packing problem***by*Scheithauer, Gubtram & Sommerwei[ss], Uta**527-537 Distribution network optimization: Finding the most economic solution by using genetic algorithms***by*Castillo, Luis & Gonzalez, Antonio**538-550 The general routing problem polyhedron: Facets from the RPP and GTSP polyhedra***by*Corberan, A. & Sanchis, J. M.**551-570 Performance characteristics of alternative genetic algorithmic approaches to the traveling salesman problem using path representation: An empirical study***by*Schmitt, Lawrence J. & Amini, Mohammad M.**571-584 An efficient composite heuristic for the symmetric generalized traveling salesman problem***by*Renaud, Jacques & Boctor, Fayez F.**585-603 Constructing a course schedule by solving a series of assignment type problems***by*Hertz, Alain & Robert, Vincent**604-617 Heuristic sensitivity analysis in a combinatoric environment: An exposition and case study***by*Amini, Mohammad M. & Racer, Michael & Ghandforoush, Parviz**618-628 Solving the generalised assignment problem using polyhedral results***by*Cattrysse, Dirk & Degraeve, Zeger & Tistaert, Jurgen**629-640 A branch-and-bound algorithm for the quadratic assignment problem based on the Hungarian method***by*Hahn, Peter & Grant, Thomas & Hall, Nat**641-652 Simulated annealing for the unconstrained quadratic pseudo-Boolean function***by*Alkhamis, Talal M. & Hasan, Merza & Ahmed, Mohamed A.**653-670 Computational assessment of distributed decomposition methods for stochastic linear programs***by*Vladimirou, Hercules**671-683 Mixed-integer column generation algorithms and the probabilistic maximum satisfiability problem***by*Hansen, Pierre & Jaumard, Brigitte & de Aragao, Marcus Poggi**684-695 A procedure to verify the completeness of the right-hand-side parametric analysis for a mixed integer linear programming problem***by*Crema, Alejandro**696-709 On consistency in probabilistic logic for logical formulas represented by B-hypertrees***by*Andersen, Kim Allan

### 1998, Volume 108, Issue 2

**239-240 Biologically inspired operations research***by*Gelenbe, Erol**241-265 Neural and delay based heuristics for the Steiner problem in networks***by*Ghanwani, Anoop**266-282 Neural networks for image and video compression: A review***by*Cramer, Christopher**283-292 Improved exploration in Hopfield network state-space through parameter perturbation driven by simulated annealing***by*Papageorgiou, G. & Likas, A. & Stafylopatis, A.**293-305 G-networks with multiple classes of signals and positive customers***by*Gelenbe, Erol & Labed, Ali**306-318 Autonomous vehicle navigation using evolutionary reinforcement learning***by*Stafylopatis, A. & Blekas, K.**319-333 Autonomous search for mines***by*Gelenbe, Erol & Cao, Yonghuan**334-344 Reliable tool replacement policy for quality and cost***by*Jeang, Angus**345-362 A generalized age and block replacement of a system subject to shocks***by*Sheu, Shey-Huei**363-378 Two-stage generalized age maintenance of a queue-like production system***by*van Dijkhuizen, Gerhard C. & van Harten, Aart**379-404 Class dependent departure process from multiclass phase queues: Exact and approximate analyses***by*Dasu, Sriram**405-408 A generalization of symmetric queues***by*Fakinos, D.**409-424 A finite source retrial queue***by*Falin, G. I. & Artalejo, J. R.**425-437 Analysis of a versatile multi-class delay-loss system with a superimposed Markovian arrival process***by*Krieger, Udo R. & Naoumov, Valeri & Wagner, Dietmar**438-451 The weighted Russell measure of technical efficiency***by*Ruggiero, John & Bretschneider, Stuart**452-463 Computational implementation of Fujishige's graph realizability algorithm***by*Ali, Agha Iqbal & Han, Hyun-Soo**464-472 Cardinality and the borda score***by*Marchant, Thierry

### 1998, Volume 108, Issue 1

**1-15 Combined location-routing problems: A synthesis and future research directions***by*Mina, Hokey & Jayaraman, Vaidyanathan & Srivastava, Rajesh**16-25 Solution procedures for sizing of warehouses***by*Rao, A. K. & Rao, M. R.**26-35 Optimal placement of add /drop multiplexers static and dynamic models***by*Belvaux, Gaetan & Boissin, Nicolas & Sutter, Alain & Wolsey, Laurence A.**36-48 Move based heuristics for the unidirectional loop network layout problem***by*Tansel, Barbaros C. & Bilen, Canan**49-64 Flexible machine layout design for dynamic and uncertain production environments***by*Yang, Taho & Peters, Brett A.**65-73 Economic design of screening procedures when the rejected items are reprocessed***by*Hong, Sung Hoon & Kim, Sang Boo & Kwon, Hyuck Moo & Lee, Min Koo**74-93 Analysis of a single-stage, single-product, stochastic, MRP-controlled assembly system***by*Wilhelm, W. E. & Som, Pradip**94-105 Perception and information in a competitive location model***by*Elselt, H. A.**106-117 Kohonen maps for solving a class of location-allocation problems***by*Lozano, S. & Guerrero, F. & Onieva, L. & Larraneta, J.**118-126 Efficient solution procedure and reduced size formulations for p-hub location problems***by*Sohn, Jinhyeon & Park, Sungsoo**127-139 Stability regions for maintaining efficiency in data envelopment analysis***by*Seiford, Lawrence M. & Zhu, Joe**140-148 Small-sample properties of ML, COLS, and DEA estimators of frontier models in the presence of heteroscedasticity***by*Bojani, Antonio N. & Caudill, Steven B. & Ford, Jon M.**149-152 On alternative optimal solutions in the estimation of returns to scale in DEA***by*Seiford, Lawrence M. & Zhu, Joe**153-164 Probabilistic judgments specified partially in the analytic hierarchy process***by*Basak, Indrani**165-169 Aggregating individual judgments and priorities with the analytic hierarchy process***by*Forman, Ernest & Peniwati, Kirti**170-183 Probability distributions of cost, revenue and profit over a warranty cycle***by*Polatoglu, Hakan & Sahin, Izzet**184-195 Call option pricing and replication under economic friction***by*Ostermark, Ralf**196-207 A dual ascent method for the portfolio selection problem with multiple constraints and linked proposals***by*Syam, Siddhartha S.**208-223 Non-cooperative negotiation strategies for vendor selection***by*Weber, Charles A. & Current, John R. & Desai, Anand**224-237 Addressing the multigroup discriminant problem using multivariate statistics and mathematical programming***by*Ostermark, Ralf & Hoglund, Rune

### 1998, Volume 107, Issue 3

**507-529 Multi-attribute decision making: A simulation comparison of select methods***by*Zanakis, Stelios H. & Solomon, Anthony & Wishart, Nicole & Dublish, Sandipa**530-541 A branch and bound algorithm for mixed zero-one multiple objective linear programming***by*Mavrotas, G. & Diakoulaki, D.**542-551 Choosing realistic values of indifference, preference and veto thresholds for use with environmental criteria within ELECTRE***by*Rogers, Martin & Bruen, Michael**552-563 A new system for weighting environmental criteria for use within ELECTRE III***by*RogerS, Martin & Bruen, Michael**564-574 An interactive fuzzy satisficing method for multiobjective 0-1 programming problems with fuzzy numbers through genetic algorithms with double strings***by*Sakawa, Masatoshi & Shibano, Toshihiro**575-589 An interactive fuzzy satisficing method for structured multiobjective linear fractional programs with fuzzy numbers***by*Sakawa, Masatoshi & Kato, Kosuke**590-598 An interactive fuzzy satisficing method for large scale multiobjective 0-1 programming problems with fuzzy parameters through genetic algorithms***by*Kato, Kosuke & Sakawa, Masatoshi**599-613 Reference direction interactive method for solving multiobjective fuzzy programming problems***by*Mohan, C. & Nguyen, H. T.**614-624 A tolerance approach to the fuzzy goal programming problems with unbalanced triangular membership function***by*Kim, Jong Soon & Whang, Kyu-Seung**625-632 An approximate approach of global optimization for polynomial programming problems***by*Li, Han-Lin & Chang, Ching-Ter**633-643 Infeasibility analysis for systems of quadratic convex inequalities***by*Obuchowska, Wieslawa T.**644-655 Lexicographic improvement of the target values in convex goal programming***by*Caballero, Rafael & Rey, Lourdes & Ruiz, Francisco**656-668 A lexicographic approach to bi-objective loading of a flexible assembly system***by*Sawik, Tadeusz**669-674 On a variant of lexicographic multi-objective programming***by*Sankaran, J. K.**675-685 Duality in multiobjective nonlinear programming involving semilocally convex and related functions***by*Suneja, S. K. & Gupta, Sudha**686-691 Multiobjective symmetric duality with cone constraints***by*Kim, Do Sang & Yun, Ye Boon & Lee, Won Jung**692-709 Optimal system design with MC2 linear programming: A dual contingency plan approach***by*Shi, Yong**710-719 Newton's method for linear inequality systems***by*Pinar, Mustafa C.**720-736 The role of the augmented system in interior point methods***by*Maros, Istvan & Meszaros, Csaba**737-754 A class of differential games which admits a feedback solution with linear value functions***by*Yeung, David W. K.

### 1998, Volume 107, Issue 2

**250-259 The resource constrained project scheduling problem with multiple crashable modes: A heuristic procedure***by*Ahn, Taeho & Erenguc, S. Selcuk**260-271 Heuristics for multimode scheduling problems with dedicated resources***by*Bianco, L. & Dell'Olmo, P. & Grazia Speranza, M.**272-288 A branch and bound algorithm for the resource-constrained project scheduling problem***by*Brucker, Peter & Knust, Sigrid & Schoo, Arno & Thiele, Olaf**289-305 Multi-resource shop scheduling with resource flexibility***by*Dauzere-Peres, S. & Roux, W. & Lasserre, J. B.**306-314 Classical and new heuristics for the open-shop problem: A computational evaluation***by*Gueret, Christelle & Prins, Christian**315-324 Interactive analysis of multiple-criteria project scheduling problems***by*Hapke, Maciej & Jaszkiewicz, Andrzej & Slowinski, Roman**325-337 Minimization of the makespan in a two-machine problem under given resource constraints***by*Janiak, Adam**338-353 On a methodology for discrete-continuous scheduling***by*Jozefowska, Joanna & Weglarz, Jan**354-370 Local search metaheuristics for discrete-continuous scheduling problems***by*Jozefowska, Joanna & Mika, Marek & Rozycki, Rafal & Waligora, Grzegorz & Weglarz, Jan**371-377 Minimizing the number of vehicles in periodic scheduling: The non-Euclidean case***by*Kats, Vladimir & Levner, Eugene**378-388 Two-machine shop scheduling with zero and unit processing times***by*Lushchakova, Irene N. & Kravchenko, Svetlana A.**389-400 Branch and bound crossed with GA to solve hybrid flowshops***by*Portmann, M. -C. & Vignier, A. & Dardilhac, D. & Dezalay, D.**401-413 Distributed scheduling using simple learning machines***by*Seredynski, Franciszek**414-430 A bicriteria two-machine permutation flowshop problem***by*Sivrikaya-Serifoglu, Funda & Ulusoy, Gunduz**431-450 Multi-mode resource-constrained project scheduling by a simple, general and powerful sequencing algorithm***by*Sprecher, Arno & Drexl, Andreas**451-469 On the optimal management of project risk***by*Tavares, L. Valadares & Antunes Ferreira, J. A. & Silva Coelho, J.**470-491 Pre-processing techniques for resource allocation in the heterogeneous case***by*Valls, Vicente & Angeles Perez, M. & Sacramento Quintanilla, M.**492-506 Optimization analysis for design and planning of multi-project programs***by*Wiley, Victor D. & Deckro, Richard F. & Jackson, Jack A.

### 1998, Volume 107, Issue 1

**1-18 A generalized linear programming model for nurse scheduling***by*Jaumard, Brigitte & Semet, Frederic & Vovor, Tsevi**19-34 End-of-life service: A case study***by*Teunter, Ruud H. & Fortuin, Leonard**35-44 The `final orderrs problem***by*Teunter, Ruud H. & Klein Haneveld, Willem K.**45-61 Privatization of nippon telegraph and telephone: Was it a good policy decision?***by*Sueyoshi, Toshiyuki**62-75 Technical efficiency and economies of scale in state owned enterprises: The Hellenic telecommunications organisation***by*Athanassopoulos, Antreas D. & Giokas, Dimitris**76-86 Improving heuristics for the frequency assignment problem***by*Smith, D. H. & Hurley, S. & Thiel, S. U.**87-95 A soft dynamic programming approach for on-line aircraft 4D-trajectory optimization***by*Hagelauer, Patrick & Mora-Camino, Felix**96-107 A mathematical programming viewpoint for solving the ultimate pit problem***by*Underwood, Robert & Tolwinski, Boleslaw**108-118 An MCDM approach to production analysis: An application to irrigated farms in Southern Spain***by*Berbel, J. & Rodriguez-Ocana, A.**119-136 An interactive reservoir management system for Lake Kariba***by*Stam, Antonie & Salewicz, Kazimierz A. & Aronson, Jay E.**137-158 A hybrid inexact-stochastic water management model***by*Huang, G. H.**159-174 Evaluating environmentally conscious business practices***by*Sarkis, Joseph**175-192 Optimal solution of cellular manufacturing system design: Benders' decomposition approach***by*Heragu, Sunderesh S. & Chen, Ja-Shen