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### January 1997, Volume 96, Issue 2

**260-273 Nonparametric repair-limit replacement policies with imperfect repair***by*Dohi, Ta-i & Matsushima, Nobuyuki & Kaio, Naoto & Osaki, Shunji**274-288 Job sequencing rules for minimizing the expected makespan in flexible machines***by*Chakravarty, Amiya K. & Balakrishnan, Nagraj**289-298 An approximate solution and error bound for a discrete time queue with simultaneous servicing***by*van Dijk, Nico M.**299-316 A simple approach for analyzing feedback vacation queues with levy input process***by*(Yew Sing) Lee, Thomas**317-322 New inequalities for the General Routing Problem***by*Letchford, Adam N.**323-328 The hierarchical network design problem with multiple primary paths***by*Sancho, N. G. F.**329-342 An efficient tabu search procedure for the p-Median Problem***by*Rolland, Erik & Schilling, David A. & Current, John R.**343-350 Evaluating naval tactical missile systems by fuzzy AHP based on the grade value of membership function***by*Cheng, Ching-Hsue**351-362 The sensitivity of the analytic hierarchy process to alternative scale and cue presentations***by*Webber, Sally A. & Apostolou, Barbara & Hassell, John M.**363-370 Group preference aggregation in the multiplicative AHP The model of the group decision process and Pareto optimality***by*Van Den Honert, R. C. & Lootsma, F. A.**371-378 A probabilistic interpretation of the final rankings in AHP***by*Rosenbloom, E. S.**379-386 An action learning evaluation procedure for multiple criteria decision making problems***by*Bryson, Noel & Mobolurin, Ayodele**387-391 An intrinsic consistency threshold for reciprocal matrices***by*Monsuur, Herman**392-397 A general framework for distance-based consensus in ordinal ranking models***by*Cook, Wade D. & Kress, Moshe & Seiford, Lawrence M.**398-406 Establishing strict dominance between alternatives with special type of incomplete information***by*Park, Kyung Sam & Kim, Soung Hie & Yoon, Wan Chul**407-416 A method for selecting a subset of alternatives for future decision making***by*Ehrman, Chaim Meyer & Hamburg, Morris & Krieger, Abba M.**417-427 Rank-based selection strategies for the random walk process***by*Chun, Young Hak

### January 1997, Volume 96, Issue 1

**-427 Editorial***by*Mercer, Alan & Tilanus, Bernhard & Zimmermann, Hans-Jurgen**1-35 Survey of mathematical programming models in air pollution management***by*Cooper, W. W. & Hemphill, H. & Huang, Z. & Li, S. & Lelas, V. & Sullivan, D. W.**36-44 Air cargo revenue management: Characteristics and complexities***by*Kasilingam, R. G.**45-53 Reducing depot-related costs of large bus operators a case study in Bangkok***by*Van der Perre, Peter P. G. & Van Oudheusden, Dirk D. L.**54-63 Optimal lines for railway systems***by*Bussieck, Michael R. & Kreuzer, Peter & Zimmermann, Uwe T.**64-71 On farmers' objectives: A multi-criteria approach***by*Sumpsi, JoseMaria & Amador, Francisco & Romero, Carlos**72-80 Optimal location and capacity of emergency cleanup equipment for oil spill response***by*Iakovou, Eleftherios & Ip, Chi M. & Douligeris, Christos & Korde, Ashutosh**81-89 Multicriteria decision analysis and environmental economics: An approximation***by*Romero, Carlos**90-96 Scheduling projects to maximize net present value -- the case of time-dependent, contingent cash flows***by*Etgar, Ran & Shtub, Avraham & LeBlanc, Larry J.**97-102 Vendor selection and evaluation an Activity Based Costing approach***by*Roodhooft, Filip & Konings, Jozef**103-112 Constrained games for evaluating organizational performance***by*Semple, John**113-121 An algorithm for single shift scheduling of hierarchical workforce***by*Narasimhan, Rangarajan**122-129 Economic design of a complete inspection plan with interactive quality improvement***by*Cheong Ng, Wing & Van Hui, Yer**130-138 Exact evaluation of (R, Q)-policies for two-level inventory systems with Poisson demand***by*Forsberg, Rolf**139-147 A model of incentive contracts for just-in-time delivery***by*Grout, John R.**148-166 Price-based planning and scheduling of multiproduct orders in symbiotic manufacturing networks***by*D'Amours, Sophie & Montreuil, Benoit & Soumis, Francois**167-179 Nonlinear programming for multiperiod capacity planning in a manufacturing system***by*Bretthauer, Kurt M. & Cote, Murray J.**180-194 Searching for important factors in simulation models with many factors: Sequential bifurcation***by*Bettonvil, Bert & Kleijnen, Jack P. C.**195-201 A Markov Chain analysis of genetic algorithms with power of 2 cardinality alphabets***by*Aytug, Haldun & Bhattacharrya, Siddartha & Koehler, Gary J.**202-204 Comment on a decision support approach for negotiation: Software vs. methodology***by*Verkama, Markku & Heiskanen, Pirja**205-216 PSPLIB - A project scheduling problem library : OR Software - ORSEP Operations Research Software Exchange Program***by*Kolisch, Rainer & Sprecher, Arno

### December 1996, Volume 95, Issue 3

**467-475 Risk analysis techniques and their application to software development***by*Bennett, Joanna C. & Bohoris, George A. & Aspinwall, Elaine M. & Hall, Richard C.**476-490 A dual ascent approach to the fixed-charge capacitated network design problem***by*Herrmann, J. W. & Ioannou, G. & Minis, I. & Proth, J. M.**491-510 Construction of all DEA efficient surfaces of the production possibility set under the Generalized Data Envelopment Analysis Model***by*Yu, Gang & Wei, Quanling & Brockett, Patrick & Zhou, Li**511-521 Determining the optimal return on investment for an advertising campaign***by*Danaher, Peter J. & Rust, Roland T.**522-536 Optimal hedging under output price uncertainty***by*Arshanapalli, Bala G. & Gupta, Omprakash K.**537-548 A sequential integer programming method for discontinuous labor tour scheduling***by*Brusco, Michael J. & Johns, Tony R.**549-565 Optimal yield improvement in multi-stage manufacturing systems***by*Barad, M. & Bennett, G.**566-576 A flexible approach to (re)configure Flexible Manufacturing Cells***by*Mohamed, Zubair M.**577-591 The impact of preventive maintenance on system cost and buffer size***by*Meller, Russell D. & Kim, David S.**592-603 A review of extensive facility location in networks***by*Mesa, Juan A. & Brian Boffey, T.**604-610 An inventory model for deteriorating items with stock-dependent demand rate***by*Giri, B. C. & Pal, S. & Goswami, A. & Chaudhuri, K. S.**611-622 A fuzzy mathematical model for the joint economic lot size problem with multiple price breaks***by*Monica Lam, S. & Wong, Danny S.**623-630 Common volatility in major stock index futures markets***by*Geoffrey Booth, G. & Chowdhury, Mustafa & Martikainen, Teppo**631-640 Setup minimising conditions in the trim loss problem***by*Diegel, Adolf & Montocchio, Edouard & Walters, Edward & van Schalkwyk, Sias & Naidoo, Spurs**641-648 Design of double CUSUM quality control schemes***by*Waldmann, Karl-Heinz**649-655 Applications of the extent analysis method on fuzzy AHP***by*Chang, Da-Yong**656-662 A simulation-based evaluation of the approximate and the exact eigenvector methods employed in AHP***by*Kumar, N. Vinod & Ganesh, L. S.**663-670 Coordinated search for an object hidden on the line***by*Reyniers, Diane J.**671-682 An extended formulation approach to the edge-weighted maximal clique problem***by*Park, Kyungchul & Lee, Kyungsik & Park, Sungsoo

### December 1996, Volume 95, Issue 2

**241-263 Multi-echelon systems: A service measure perspective***by*Diks, E. B. & de Kok, A. G. & Lagodimos, A. G.**264-277 Probabilistic, fuzzy and rough concepts in social choice***by*Nurmi, Hannu & Kacprzyk, Janusz & Fedrizzi, Mario**278-283 Optimal segmentation of projects -- Schedule and cost considerations***by*Shtub, Avraham & Raz, Tzvi**284-298 Dynamic project selection and funding under risk: A decision tree based MILP approach***by*Heidenberger, Kurt**299-312 Optimal ordering policies in inventory systems with random demand and random deal offerings***by*Gurnani, Haresh**313-324 The EOQ repair and waste disposal model with variable setup numbers***by*Richter, Knut**325-343 Global and variable cost manufacturing systems***by*Rosenfield, Donald B.**344-355 Inspection sequencing and part scheduling for flexible manufacturing systems***by*Lee, Jim & Frank Chen, F.**356-373 Genetic algorithms for the two-stage bicriteria flowshop problem***by*Neppalli, Venkata Ranga & Chen, Chuen-Lung & Gupta, Jatinder N. D.**374-389 An exploration of models that minimize leadtime through batching of arrived orders***by*Tielemans, Peter F. J. & Kuik, Roelof**390-403 Dominance stochastic models in data envelopment analysis***by*Huang, Zhimin & Li, Susan X.**404-410 Lower bounding aggregation and direct computation for an infinite horizon one-reservoir model***by*Lamond, Bernard F. & Lang, Pascal**411-419 Random generation of tournaments and asymmetric graphs with given out-degrees***by*Charon, Irene & Germa, Anne & Hudry, Olivier**420-426 QUAD01: A data-structured implementation of Hansen's quadratic zero-one programming algorithm***by*Comley, Warwick J.**427-438 Minimizing the schedule length for a parallel 3D-grid precedence graph***by*Bampis, E. & Konig, J. -C. & Trystram, D.**439-450 Multidimensional scaling: An analysis of 1980-1990 computers***by*Giladi, Ran & Spector, Yishay & Raveh, Adi**451-463 New mathematical properties of the Banzhaf value***by*Dragan, Irinel

### November 1996, Volume 95, Issue 1

**1-23 Materials coordination in stochastic multi-echelon systems***by*van Houtum, G. J. & Inderfurth, K. & Zijm, W. H. M.**24-37 A comparison of neural networks and linear scoring models in the credit union environment***by*Desai, Vijay S. & Crook, Jonathan N. & Overstreet, George A.**38-52 Optimal level schedules in mixed-model, multi-level JIT assembly systems with pegging***by*Steiner, George & Yeomans, Julian Scott**53-61 Order splitting in continuous review (Q, r) inventory models***by*Hill, Roger M.**62-72 Fuzzy bicriteria multi-index transportation problems for coal allocation planning of Taipower***by*Tzeng, Gwo-Hshiung & Teodorovic, Dusan & Hwang, Ming-Jiu**73-88 A general approximation for the single product lot sizing model with queueing delays***by*Lambrecht, Marc R. & Vandaele, Nico J.**89-114 Competitive capacity expansion under demand uncertainty***by*Bashyam, T. C. A.**115-138 Preference modelling by estimating local utility functions for multiobjective optimization***by*Yang, Jian-Bo & Sen, Pratyush**139-154 Stochastic dominance tests for ranking alternatives under ambiguity***by*Langewisch, Andrew & Choobineh, Fred**155-166 On the connectedness of optimum-degeneracy graphs***by*Zornig, Peter & Gal, Tomas**167-177 A stochastic and dynamic routing policy using branching processes with state dependent immigration***by*Papastavrou, Jason D.**178-190 Multicommodity flow models for spanning trees with hop constraints***by*Gouveia, Luis**191-200 Random search in the one-dimensional cutting stock problem***by*Vahrenkamp, Richard**201-210 New polynomial bounds for matroidal knapsacks***by*Amado, Ligia & Barcia, Paulo**211-230 Approximating probability density functions and their convolutions using orthogonal polynomials***by*Badinelli, Ralph D.**231-236 Ranking in quadratic integer programming problems***by*Gupta, Renu & Bandopadhyaya, Lakshmisree & Puri, M. C.**237-239 A note on hashing functions and tabu search algorithms***by*Carlton, William B. & Barnes, J. Wesley

### November 1996, Volume 94, Issue 3

**425-438 Imperfect maintenance***by*Pham, Hoang & Wang, Hongzhou**439-452 Assessing the comparative spatial disadvantage (CSD) of regions in the European Union using non-radial data envelopment analysis methods***by*Athanassopoulos, Antreas D.**453-466 Resource allocation to defensive marketing and manufacturing strategies***by*Ravi Kumar, K. & Hadjinicola, George C.**467-476 A model for the relative importance of the criteria in the Multiplicative AHP and SMART***by*Lootsma, F. A.**477-487 Reducing performance variation in the canning problem***by*Arcelus, F. J. & Rahim, M. A.**488-504 Approximate representation of probabilistic data in expert systems***by*Sarkar, Sumit & Mendelson, Haim & Storey, Veda C.**505-516 Combining ranked mean value forecasts***by*Mostaghimi, Mehdi**517-526 A tree search algorithm for the crew scheduling problem***by*Beasley, J. E. & Cao, B.**527-547 A periodic review inventory system with two supply modes***by*Chiang, Chi & Gutierrez, Genaro J.**548-560 Staged and constrained two-dimensional guillotine cutting problems: An AND/OR-graph approach***by*Morabito, Reinaldo & Arenales, Marcos N.**561-581 Mixed integer programming model formulations for dynamic multi-item multi-level capacitated lotsizing***by*Stadtler, Hartmut**582-593 Tight linear programming relaxations of uncapacitated p-hub median problems***by*Skorin-Kapov, Darko & Skorin-Kapov, Jadranka & O'Kelly, Morton**594-598 Multiobjective programming in optimization of interval objective functions -- A generalized approach***by*Chanas, Stefan & Kuchta, Dorota**599-609 Comparing the predictive validity of alternatively assessed multi-attribute preference models when relevant decision attributes are missing***by*Fry, Phillip C. & Rinks, Dan B. & Ringuest, Jeffrey L.**610-617 Kuratowski convergence of the efficient sets in the parametric linear vector semi-infinite optimization***by*Todorov, Maxim Ivanov**618-625 Evolution program for deterministic and stochastic optimizations***by*Gen, Mitsuo & Liu, Baoding & Ida, Kenichi**626-630 Conditions for government support of private research and development***by*Joglekar, Prafulla & Hamburg, Morris

### October 1996, Volume 94, Issue 2

**213-214 Dagstuhl seminar on "Scheduling in computer and manufacturing systems"***by*Blazewicz, Jacek & Ecker, Klaus & Weglarz, Jan**215-230 Scheduling multiprocessor tasks -- An overview***by*Drozdowski, Maciej**231-241 Scheduling multiprocessor tasks with chain constraints***by*Blazwicz, Jacek & Liu, Zhen**242-251 Preemptive versus nonpreemptive scheduling of biprocessor tasks on dedicated processors***by*Kubale, Marek**252-260 On the complexity of scheduling with large communication delays***by*Bampis, Evripidis & Giannakos, Aristotelis & Konig, Jean-Claude**261-270 Minimizing the overhead for some tree-scheduling problems***by*Bampis, Evripidis & Guinand, Frederic & Trystram, Denis**271-276 Scheduling tasks and communications on a virtual distributed system***by*Colin, J. -Y. & Colin, P.**277-283 Single machine scheduling with batch deliveries***by*Cheng, T. C. Edwin & Gordon, Valery S. & Kovalyov, Mikhail Y.**284-291 Single machine scheduling subject to deadlines and resource dependent processing times***by*Janiak, Adam & Kovalyov, Mikhail Y.**292-301 A decision theory based scheduling procedure for single-machine weighted earliness and tardiness problems***by*Sridharan, V. & Zhou, Z.**302-309 Discrete-continuous scheduling problems -- Mean completion time results***by*Jozefowska, Joanna & Weglarz, Jan**310-320 Total completion time minimization in two-machine job shops with unit-time operations***by*Kubiak, Wieslaw & Timkovsky, Vadim**321-334 Agricultural product development using multidimensional and multicriteria analyses: The case of wine***by*Baourakis, G. & Matsatsinis, N. F. & Siskos, Y.**335-348 Tool allocation and machining conditions optimization for CNC machines***by*Akturk, M. Selim & Avci, Selcuk**349-361 Comparison of iterative improvement techniques for schedule optimization***by*Dorn, Jurgen & Girsch, Mario & Skele, Gunther & Slany, Wolfgang**362-376 A robustness approach to uncapacitated network design problems***by*Gutierrez, Genaro J. & Kouvelis, Panagiotis & Kurawarwala, Abbas A.**377-383 A note on "hierarchical models for multi-project planning and scheduling"***by*Hartmann, Sonke & Sprecher, Arno**384-391 A low-rank bilinear programming approach for sub-optimal solution of the quadratic assignment problem***by*Torki, Abdolhamid & Yajima, Yatsutoshi & Enkawa, Takao**392-404 A genetic algorithm for the set covering problem***by*Beasley, J. E. & Chu, P. C.**405-418 PAC-learning a decision tree with pruning***by*Kim, Hyunsoo & Koehler, Gary J.

### October 1996, Volume 94, Issue 1

**1-15 Coordinated supply chain management***by*Thomas, Douglas J. & Griffin, Paul M.**16-28 A two-stage multiobjective scheduling model for [faculty-course-time] assignments***by*Badri, Masood A.**29-42 The newsstand problem: A capacitated multiple-product single-period inventory problem***by*Lau, Hon-Shiang & Hing-Ling Lau, Amy**43-53 Tactical design of rail freight networks. Part II: Local search methods with statistical analysis***by*Marin, Angel & Salmeron, Javier**54-65 An interactive decision support system for the resource Constrained Scheduling Problem***by*Norbis, Mario & MacGregor Smith, J.**66-86 Multicriteria planar location problems***by*Hamacher, H. W. & Nickel, S.**87-96 Project selection with discounted returns and multiple constraints***by*Kyparisis, George J. & Gupta, Sushil K. & Ip, Chi-Ming**97-105 On finding a biconnected spanning planar subgraph with applications to the facilities layout problem***by*Goldschmidt, Olivier & Takvorian, Alexis & Yu, Gang**106-111 A new adaptive method for extrapolative forecasting algorithms***by*Pantazopoulos, Sotiris N. & Pappis, Costas P.**112-121 A ratio model for discriminant analysis using linear programming***by*Retzlaff-Roberts, Donna L.**122-133 The coordinated replenishment dynamic lot-sizing problem with quantity discounts***by*Chung, Chia-Shin & Hum, Sin-Hoon & Kirca, Omer**134-142 Quadratically constrained convex quadratic programmes: faulty feasible regions***by*Caron, Richard J. & Obuchowska, Wieslawa T.**143-153 The maximization of a function over the efficient set via a penalty function approach***by*White, D. J.**154-166 Maximizing a submodular function by integer programming: Polyhedral results for the quadratic case***by*Lee, Heesang & Nemhauser, George L. & Wang, Yinhua**167-178 Duality and sensitivity in nonconvex quadratic optimization over an ellipsoid***by*Flippo, Olaf E. & Jansen, Benjamin**179-185 Towards economically optimal first-off inspection***by*Sheil, John**186-193 The number of feasible designs in a compatibility matrix***by*Singhal, Jaya & Singhal, Kalyan**194-202 Generating pseudo-random time series with specified marginal distributions***by*Wheyming Tina, Song & Li-Ching, Hsiao & Yun-Ju, Chen**203-205 A note on the complexity of single-machine scheduling with a common due date, earliness-tardiness, and batch delivery costs***by*Yuan, Jinjiang**206-211 ACCPM -- A library for convex optimization based on an analytic center cutting plane method***by*Gondzio, J. & du Merle, O. & Sarkissian, R. & Vial, J. -P.

### September 1996, Volume 93, Issue 3

**449-468 Performance measurement criteria in health care organizations: Review and future research directions***by*Li, L. X. & Benton, W. C.**469-475 Optimal realignments of the teams in the National Football League***by*Saltzman, Robert M. & Bradford, Richard M.**476-489 Optimal strategies for general price-quality decision models of new products with learning production costs***by*Teng, Jinn-Tsair & Thompson, Gerald L.**490-510 Genetic algorithms and traveling salesman problems***by*Chatterjee, Sangit & Carrera, Cecilia & Lynch, Lucy A.**511-521 Using case-based reasoning approach to the support of ill-structured decisions***by*Deng, Pi-Sheng**522-535 A simulated annealing heuristic for the one-dimensional cutting stock problem***by*Chen, Chuen-Lung S. & Hart, Stephen M. & Tham, Wai Mui**536-549 Identifying Pareto-optimal settlements for two-party resource allocation negotiations***by*Teich, Jeffrey E. & Wallenius, Hannele & Wallenius, Jyrki & Zionts, Stanley**550-564 The synthetic hierarchy method: An optimizing approach to obtaining priorities in the AHP***by*Lipovetsky, Stan**565-581 Upper robust mappings and vector minimization: an integral approach***by*Kostreva, M. M. & Zheng, Quan & Zhuang, Deming**582-601 Examining the effect of second-order terms in mathematical programming approaches to the classification problem***by*Wanarat, Pradit & Pavur, Robert**602-610 Bifurcation and adaptation in evolutionary interactive multiobjective linear programming***by*Dror, Moshe & Shakun, Melvin F.**611-619 The logarithmic least squares and the generalized pseudoinverse in estimating ratios***by*Kwiesielewicz, M.**620-627 Stochastic dominance in an ordinal world***by*Spector, Yishay & Leshno, Moshe & Horin, Moshe Ben**628-638 A note on Kirkwood's algebraic method for decision problems***by*Guo, Rui & Shenoy, Prakash P.

### September 1996, Volume 93, Issue 2

**227-229 Neural networks and operations research/management science***by*Sharda, Ramesh & Wang, Jun**230-243 Parametric distance functions vs. nonparametric neural networks for estimating road travel distances***by*Alpaydin, Ethem & Altinel, I. Kuban & Aras, Necati**244-256 A new neural network for solving linear programming problems***by*Cichocki, A. & Unbehauen, R. & Weinzierl, K. & Holzel, R.**257-270 An adaptive, multiple restarts neural network algorithm for graph coloring***by*Jagota, Arun**271-287 Comparison of neural and heuristic methods for a timetabling problem***by*Mausser, Helmut E. & Magazine, Michael J.**288-299 A neural network model for scheduling problems***by*Sabuncuoglu, Ihsan & Gurgun, Burckaan**300-316 Traditional heuristic versus Hopfield neural network approaches to a car sequencing problem***by*Smith, Kate & Palaniswami, M. & Krishnamoorthy, M.**317-330 Massively parallel analog tabu search using neural networks applied to simple plant location problems***by*Vaithyanathan, Shivakumar & Burke, Laura I. & Magent, Michael A.**331-345 A neural network approach to solve the stable matching problem***by*Yuan, Yufei & Wang, Li**346-357 Comparative performance of the FSCL neural net and K-means algorithm for market segmentation***by*Balakrishnan, P. V. (Sundar) & Cooper, Martha C. & Jacob, Varghese S. & Lewis, Phillip A.**358-368 A comparison of nonlinear optimization methods for supervised learning in multilayer feedforward neural networks***by*Denton, James W. & Hung, Ming S.**369-386 Using neural networks for trauma outcome evaluation***by*Palocsay, Susan W. & Stevens, Scott P. & Brookshire, Robert G. & Sacco, William J. & Copes, Wayne S. & Buckman, Robert F. & Smith, J. Stanley**387-401 Analyzing mathematical models with inductive learning networks***by*Steiger, David M. & Sharda, Ramesh**402-417 A comparison of SOM neural network and hierarchical clustering methods***by*Mangiameli, Paul & Chen, Shaw K. & West, David**418-427 Feed-forward neural networks and feature construction with correlation information: an integrated framework***by*Piramuthu, Selwyn**428-448 Heuristic and optimization approaches to extending the Kohonen self organizing algorithm***by*Nour, Mohamed A. & Madey, Gregory R.

### August 1996, Volume 93, Issue 1

**1-33 The job shop scheduling problem: Conventional and new solution techniques***by*Blazewicz, Jacek & Domschke, Wolfgang & Pesch, Erwin**34-48 The generalized Shifting Bottleneck Procedure***by*Ramudhin, Amar & Marier, Philippe**49-60 Scheduling and common due date assignment with earliness-tardiness penalties and batch delivery costs***by*Chen, Zhi-Long**61-67 A simulated annealing approach for the one-machine mean tardiness scheduling problem***by*Ben-Daya, M. & Al-Fawzan, M.**68-74 Determination of common due window location in a single machine scheduling problem***by*Liman, Surya D. & Panwalkar, Shrikant S. & Thongmee, Sansern**75-87 Scheduling arrivals to a production system in a fuzzy environment***by*Stanfield, Paul M. & King, Russell E. & Joines, Jeff A.**88-97 Fuzzy logic concepts applied to machine--component matrix formation in cellular manufacturing***by*Narayanaswamy, Pradeep & Bector, C. R. & Rajamani, Divakar**98-109 Primary and secondary route selection in backbone communication networks***by*Amiri, Ali & Pirkul, Hasan**110-120 The Queueing Maximal availability location problem: A model for the siting of emergency vehicles***by*Marianov, Vladimir & ReVelle, Charles**121-134 A genetic algorithm for service level based vehicle scheduling***by*Malmborg, Charles J.**135-147 Vehicle routing problem with trailers***by*Gerdessen, Johanna C.**148-154 Linear programming model for finding optimal roadway grades that minimize earthwork cost***by*Moreb, Ahmad A.**155-172 Chaos and nonlinear dynamics in financial and nonfinancial time series: Evidence from Finland***by*Takala, Kari & Viren, Matti**173-184 Analyzing risk and performance using the multi-factor concept***by*Vermeulen, Erik M. & Spronk, Jaap & van der Wijst, Nico**185-204 Multi-period minimax hedging strategies***by*Howe, M. A. & Rustem, B. & Selby, M. J. P.**205-223 A comparative evaluation of alternative models of the term structure of interest rates***by*Boero, G. & Torricelli, C.**224-225 OR software - ORSEP operations research software exchange program Edited by Professor H.W. Hamacher K_TREE/K_SUBGRAPH: A program package for minimal weighted K-cardinality trees and subgraphs***by*Ehrgott, M. & Freitag, J.

### August 1996, Volume 92, Issue 3

**441-442 Aspects of operational research: Tutorial and research review papers from EURO XIII/OR 36***by*Belton, Valerie & Bouyssou, Denis**443-457 Model legitimisation in operational research***by*Landry, M. & Banville, C. & Oral, M.**458-473 The development, validation and implementation of knowledge-based systems***by*O' Keefe, Robert M. & Preece, Alun D.**474-492 Extensions of coloring models for scheduling purposes***by*de Werra, D.**493-511 General local search methods***by*Pirlot, Marc