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### June 1997, Volume 99, Issue 2

**322-335 Optimization of a non-linear dynamical system for global climate change***by*Janssen, Marco A.**336-352 Optimal input substitution of a firm facing an environmental constraint***by*Hartl, Richard F. & Kort, Peter M.**353-365 Process mean determination under constant raw material supply***by*Roan, Jinshyang & Gong, Linguo & Tang, Kwei**366-385 Continuous-review inventory problem with random supply interruptions***by*Parlar, Mahmut**386-400 A two-echelon allocation model and the value of information under correlated forecasts and demands***by*Gullu, Refik**401-411 Evaluation of (R,Q)-policies for two-level inventory systems with generally distributed customer inter-arrival times***by*Forsberg, Rolf**412-424 An optimal ordering and issuing policy for a two-stage inventory system for perishable products***by*Fujiwara, Okitsugu & Soewandi, Hanijanto & Sedarage, Dayani**425-432 A fuzzy EOQ model with demand-dependent unit cost under limited storage capacity***by*Roy, T.K. & Maiti, M.**433-444 An efficient optimal solution method for the joint replenishment problem***by*Wildeman, R.E. & Frenk, J.B.G. & Dekker, R.**445-458 On the concavity of delivery games***by*Hamers, Herbert**459-462 A reduction algorithm for integer multiple objective linear programs***by*Schweigert, D. & Neumayer, P.**463-476 Why queuing never vanishes***by*van Dijk, Nico M.**477-490 Developing an integrated model of an aluminium smelter incorporating sub-models with different time bases and levels of aggregation***by*Nicholls, Miles G.

### May 1997, Volume 99, Issue 1

**1-2 Research reviews and tutorials: EURO XIV feature issue***by*Slowinski, Roman & Sinuany-Stern, Zilia**3-25 Artificial intelligence and human decision making***by*Pomerol, Jean-Charles**26-27 An overview on "The European school of MCDA: Emergence, basic features and current works"***by*Roy, Bernard & Vanderpooten, Daniel**28-37 Multicriteria decision analysis: Some thoughts based on the tutorial and discussion sessions of the ESIGMA meetings***by*Bana E Costa, Carlos A. & Stewart, Theodor J. & Vansnick, Jean-Claude**38-47 The interface between OR/MS and decision theory***by*Mehrez, Abraham**48-57 Rough set approach to knowledge-based decision support***by*Pawlak, Zdzislaw**58-71 After the fuzzy wave reached Europe***by*Hellendoorn, Hans**72-88 Measures of inefficiency in data envelopment analysis and stochastic frontier estimation***by*Cooper, W. W. & Tone, K.**89-112 Optimization of computer simulation models with rare events***by*Rubinstein, Reuven Y.**113-125 Financial modelling: Where to go? With an illustration for portfolio management***by*Spronk, Jaap & Hallerbach, Winfried**126-135 A hybrid simulation/optimisation scenario model for asset/liability management***by*Boender, Guus C. E.**136-153 Combinatorial optimization models for production scheduling in automated manufacturing systems***by*Crama, Yves**154-165 MIP modelling of changeovers in production planning and scheduling problems***by*Wolsey, Laurence A.**166-179 Low earth orbit satellite based communication systems -- Research opportunities***by*Gavish, Bezalel**180-196 New advances in economic modelling and evaluation of environmental issues***by*Nijkamp, Peter & van den Bergh, Jeroen C. J. M.**197-206 Intractable problems in discussing OR practice at a scientific conference: Reflections on a panel discussion at EURO XIV***by*Overmeer, Willem J. A. M. & Corbett, Charles J. & Salomon, Marc**207-219 What is my objective function?***by*de Werra, Dominique

### May 1997, Volume 98, Issue 3

**445-456 Locational optimization problems solved through Voronoi diagrams***by*Okabe, Atsuyuki & Suzuki, Atsuo**457-472 The assembly of printed circuit boards: A case with multiple machines and multiple board types***by*Crama, Yves & Flippo, Olaf E. & van de Klundert, Joris & Spieksma, Frits C. R.**473-484 Scheduling staff using mixed integer programming***by*Beaumont, Nicholas**485-498 Routing trains through railway stations: complexity issues***by*Kroon, Leo G. & Edwin Romeijn, H. & Zwaneveld, Peter J.**499-511 Vehicle routing with a sparse feasibility graph***by*Beasley, J. E. & Christofides, N.**512-521 Combination of local search and CLP in the vehicle-fleet scheduling problem***by*Psarras, J. & Stefanitsis, E. & Christodoulou, N.**522-541 Dynamic control of multicommodity fleet management problems***by*Powell, Warren B. & Carvalho, Tassio A.**542-554 Formulating dynamic strategies using decision calculus***by*Parker, Philip M. & Sarvary, Miklos**555-562 Applying Bayesian methodology with a uniform prior to the single period inventory model***by*Hill, Roger M.**563-570 LP-metric sensitivity analysis for single and multi-attribute decision analysis***by*Ringuest, Jeffrey L.**571-586 On redundancy in multi criteria decision making***by*Agrell, Per J.**587-601 A new PCCA method: IDRA***by*Greco, Salvatore**602-609 Multiple criteria modelling and ordinal data: Evaluation in terms of subsets of criteria***by*Cook, Wade D. & Doyle, John & Green, Rodney & Kress, Moshe**610-616 Special cases of the tolerance approach in multiobjective linear programming***by*Marmol, A. M. & Puerto, J.**617-625 The core of a further m-sided assignment game***by*Marchi, E. & Oviedo, J. A.**626-636 Reducing the number of linear programs needed for solving the nucleolus problem of n-person game theory***by*Fromen, Bastian

### April 1997, Volume 98, Issue 2

**170-174 New approaches for analyzing and evaluating the performance of financial institutions***by*Berger, A. N. & Brockett, P. L. & Cooper, W. W. & Pastor, J. T.**175-212 Efficiency of financial institutions: International survey and directions for future research***by*Berger, Allen N. & Humphrey, David B.**213-229 DEA/AR profit ratios and sensitivity of 100 large U.S. banks***by*Thompson, Russell G. & Brinkmann, Emile J. & Dharmapala, P. S. & Gonzalez-Lima, M. D. & Thrall, Robert M.**230-242 Measuring efficiency at U.S. banks: Accounting for heterogeneity is important***by*Mester, Loretta J.**243-249 A diagnostic test for the distribution-free efficiency estimator: An example using U.S. commercial bank data***by*DeYoung, Robert**250-268 Data transformations in DEA cone ratio envelopment approaches for monitoring bank performances***by*Brockett, P. L. & Charnes, A. & Cooper, W. W. & Huang, Z. M. & Sun, D. B.**269-289 Best practice analysis of bank branches: An application of DEA in a large Canadian bank***by*Schaffnit, Claire & Rosen, Dan & Paradi, Joseph C.**290-299 Target setting: An application to a bank branch network***by*Knox Lovell, C. A. & Pastor, Jesus T.**300-313 Service quality and operating efficiency synergies for management control in the provision of financial services: Evidence from Greek bank branches***by*Athanassopoulos, Antreas D.**314-331 Estimating input-specific technical inefficiency: The case of the Tunisian banking industry***by*Chaffai, Mohamed E.**332-345 The impact of liberalization on the productive efficiency of Indian commercial banks***by*Bhattacharyya, Arunava & Lovell, C. A. K. & Sahay, Pankaj**346-363 DEA/AR efficiency and profitability of Mexican banks a total income model***by*Taylor, William M. & Thompson, Russell G. & Thrall, Robert M. & Dharmapala, P. S.**364-380 The sources of productivity change in Spanish banking***by*Grifell-Tatje, E. & Lovell, C. A. K.**381-394 Profit efficiency for Spanish savings banks***by*Vivas, Ana Lozano**395-407 Efficiency analysis in banking firms: An international comparison***by*Pastor, JoseManuel & Perez, Francisco & Quesada, Javier**408-418 Efficiency of mutual funds and portfolio performance measurement: A non-parametric approach***by*Murthi, B. P. S. & Choi, Yoon K. & Desai, Preyas**419-430 N.E.W.S.: A model for the evaluation of non-life insurance companies***by*Kramer, Bert**431-443 Goal programming models and their duality relations for use in evaluating security portfolio and regression relations***by*Cooper, W. W. & Lelas, V. & Sueyoshi, T.

### April 1997, Volume 98, Issue 1

**1-18 Strategic production-distribution models: A critical review with emphasis on global supply chain models***by*Vidal, Carlos J. & Goetschalckx, Marc**19-36 Choosing a solid waste management system using multicriteria decision analysis***by*Hokkanen, Joonas & Salminen, Pekka**37-51 The attrition of volunteers***by*Dekimpe, Marnik G. & Degraeve, Zeger**52-63 Coordinated condition-based repair strategies for components of a multi-component maintenance system with discounts***by*Wijnmalen, Diederik J. D. & Hontelez, Jan A. M.**64-74 Choice of the best time scale for preventive maintenance in heterogeneous environments***by*Gertsbakh, I. & Kordonsky, Kh. B.**75-84 Optimal replacement policies with minimal repair and age-dependent costs***by*Chen, Mingchih & Feldman, Richard M.**85-97 Capturing decision maker preference: Experimental comparison of decision analysis and MCDM techniques***by*Corner, J. L. & Buchanan, J. T.**98-110 A general model for deriving preference structures from data***by*Montero, J. & Tejada, J. & Cutello, C.**111-123 Tools for interactive multiattribute decisionmaking with incompletely identified information***by*Park, Kyung Sam & Kim, Soung Hie**124-137 Multi-objective optimization over convex disjunctive feasible sets using reference points***by*Metev, Boyan S. & Yordanova-Markova, Irena T.**138-153 Optimal transfer pricing schemes for work averse division managers with private information***by*Li, Shu-Hsing & Balachandran, Kashi R.**154-168 Scheduling about a common due date with kob-dependent asymmetric earliness and tardiness penalties***by*Cai, X. & Lum, V. Y. S. & Chan, J. M. T.

### March 1997, Volume 97, Issue 3

**409-438 Planning models for freight transportation***by*Crainic, Teodor Gabriel & Laporte, Gilbert**439-449 Application of ELECTRE III for the integrated management of municipal solid wastes in the Greater Athens Area***by*Karagiannidis, Avraam & Moussiopoulos, Nicolas**450-464 The relative performance of bivariate causality tests in small samples***by*Roelf Bult, Jan & Leeflang, Peter S. H. & Wittink, Dick R.**465-479 Improving PRETREE's predictive capabilities***by*Gensch, Dennis H. & Ghose, Sanjoy**480-492 Models for multi-echelon repairable item inventory systems with limited repair capacity***by*Diaz, Angel & Fu, Michael C.**493-499 The single-vendor single-buyer integrated production-inventory model with a generalised policy***by*Hill, Roger M.**500-508 An improved algorithm for cyclic flowshop scheduling in a robotic cell***by*Levner, Eugene & Kats, Vladimir & Levit, Vadim E.**509-542 Computational investigations of maximum flow algorithms***by*Ahuja, Ravindra K. & Kodialam, Murali & Mishra, Ajay K. & Orlin, James B.**543-549 Stochastic decision making using multiplicative AHP***by*Ramanathan, R.**550-560 Model choice in multicriteria decision aid***by*Al-Shemmeri, Tarik & Al-Kloub, Bashar & Pearman, Alan**561-570 A linear approximation model for the parameter design problem***by*Fathi, Yahya**571-579 A branch and bound algorithm for the traveling purchaser problem***by*Singh, Kashi N. & van Oudheusden, Dirk L.**580-592 A generalization of Konig-Egervary graphs and heuristics for the maximum independent set problem with improved approximation ratios***by*Paschos, Vangelis Th. & Demange, Marc**593-596 Selecting the CP metric: A risk aversion approach***by*Ballestero, Enrique**597-599 A note on "A discussion of testing DMUs' returns to scale" by Zhu and Shen European Journal of Operational Research 81 (1995) 590-596***by*Chang, Kuo-Ping**600-604 A ranked voting system using a DEA/AR exclusion model: A note***by*Hashimoto, Akihiro

### March 1997, Volume 97, Issue 2

**215-219 Large-scale, high-priced applications: An introduction***by*Dror, M.**220-244 Operations Research applications: Opportunities and accomplishments***by*Luss, Hanan & Rosenwein, Moshe B.**245-259 Crew pairing at Air France***by*Desaulniers, G. & Desrosiers, J. & Dumas, Y. & Marc, S. & Rioux, B. & Solomon, M. M. & Soumis, F.**260-268 Solving large scale crew scheduling problems***by*Chu, Hai D. & Gelman, Eric & Johnson, Ellis L.**269-280 Optimizing nuclear power plant refueling with mixed-integer programming***by*Fourcade, Fabrice & Johnson, Ellis & Bara, Mourad & Cortey-Dumont, Philippe**281-292 Locomotive assignment with heterogeneous consists at CN North America***by*Ziarati, Koorush & Soumis, Francois & Desrosiers, Jacques & Gelinas, Sylvie & Saintonge, Andre**293-307 Evaluating the demand for supergauge trucks-on-trains services in Western Europe***by*Higginson, John & Hogan, Terence & Weil, Mark**308-326 Environmental integrated production and recycling management***by*Spengler, Th. & Puchert, H. & Penkuhn, T. & Rentz, O.**327-336 Environmental integrated production planning for the ammonia synthesis***by*Penkuhn, T. & Spengler, Th. & Puchert, H. & Rentz, O.**337-347 Reducing overcapacity in chemical plants by linear programming***by*Oxe, Gerd**348-362 Scheduling of flexible flow lines in an automobile assembly plant***by*Agnetis, A. & Pacifici, A. & Rossi, F. & Lucertini, M. & Nicoletti, S. & Nicolo, F. & Oriolo, G. & Pacciarelli, D. & Pesaro, E.**363-379 HADTS: A decision technology system to support Army housing management***by*Forgionne, Guisseppi A.**380-395 Developing scheduling systems for Daewoo Shipbuilding: DAS project***by*Lee, Jae Kyu & Lee, Kyoung Jun & Park, Hung Kook & Hong, June Seok & Lee, Jung Seung**396-407 Intelligent control and optimization under uncertainty with application to hydro power***by*Dantzig, George B. & Infanger, Gerd

### February 1997, Volume 97, Issue 1

**1-16 Strategic financial risk management and operations research***by*Mulvey, John M. & Rosenbaum, Daniel P. & Shetty, Bala**17-21 A note on the design of a two-sided, two-stage screening procedure with a prescribed outgoing quality***by*Bai, Do Sun & Kwon, Hyuck Moo**22-33 Audit scheduling with overlapping activities and sequence-dependent setup costs***by*Dodin, Bajis & Elimam, A. A.**34-40 The application of reliability constrained stochastic capacity planning models to the service sector***by*Boronico, Jess S.**41-52 The DH/KD algorithm: a hybrid approach for unconstrained two-dimensional cutting problems***by*Hifi, Mhand**53-62 Preference programming and inconsistent interval judgments***by*Islam, R. & Biswal, M. P. & Alam, S. S.**63-74 A Lagrangean heuristic for the facility location problem with staircase costs***by*Holmberg, Kaj & Ling, Jonas**75-86 Heuristic concentration: Two stage solution construction***by*Rosing, K. E. & ReVelle, C. S.**87-93 Weber problems with alternative transportation systems***by*Carrizosa, Emilio & Rodriguez-Chia, Antonio M.**94-104 A combined transportation and scheduling problem***by*Equi, Luisa & Gallo, Giorgio & Marziale, Silvia & Weintraub, Andres**105-123 Linear programs for constraint satisfaction problems***by*Zimmermann, H. J. & Monfroglio, Angelo**124-138 Mean value cross decomposition applied to integer programming problems***by*Holmberg, Kaj**139-148 Fixing variables and generating classical cutting planes when using an interior point branch and cut method to solve integer programming problems***by*Mitchell, John E.**149-158 Fuzzy programming for multiobjective 0-1 programming problems through revised genetic algorithms***by*Sakawa, Masatoshi & Kato, Kosuke & Sunada, Hideaki & Shibano, Toshihiro**159-166 Connectedness of efficient solutions in multiple criteria combinatorial optimization***by*Ehrgott, Matthias & Klamroth, Kathrin**167-171 Symmetric dual multiobjective programming***by*Das, L. N. & Nanda, S.**172-182 The partial sum criterion for Steiner trees in graphs and shortest paths***by*Duin, C. W. & Volgenant, A.**183-199 Algorithms for network piecewise-linear programs: A comparative study***by*Marins, Fernando A. S. & Senne, Edson L. F. & Darby-Dowman, Ken & Machado, Arlene F. & Perin, Clovis**200-204 Simple Lagrangian heuristic for the set covering problem***by*Haddadi, Salim**205-212 A method for convex curve approximation***by*Yang, X. Q. & Goh, C. J.**213-214 Error noted in a case study on fund allocation using goal programming***by*Baki, Fazle & Fraser, Niall M.

### February 1997, Volume 96, Issue 3

**429-443 Rate-monotonic scheduling for hard-real-time systems***by*Bertossi, Alan A. & Fusiello, Andrea**444-454 Self-reinforcing mechanisms and market information***by*Agliardi, E. & Bebbington, M. S.**455-470 The effect of information on commuters' behavior: A comparative micro-simulation approach***by*Sinuany-Stern, Z. & Stern, E. & Sfaradi, Z. & Holm, E.**471-478 A unified approach to fuzzy pattern recognition***by*Dumitrescu, D. & Dumitrescu, A.**479-492 Monitoring machine operations using on-line sensors***by*Gong, Linguo & Tang, Kwei**493-503 A shrunken cyclic inspection schedule for deteriorating production stages***by*Rabinowitz, Gad**504-513 The combinatorics of timetabling***by*de Werra, D.**514-517 A note on the equivalence of two heuristics to minimize total tardiness***by*Alidaee, Bahram & Gopalan, Suresh**518-537 Scheduling with batch setup times and earliness-tardiness penalties***by*Zhi-Long Chen**538-545 Evaluation of leading heuristics for the single machine tardiness problem***by*Russell, Randolph M. & Holsenback, J. Edward**546-558 Single machine earliness and tardiness scheduling***by*George Li**559-563 A note on minimizing the weighted sum of tardy and early completion penalties in a single machine: A case of small common due date***by*Alidaee, Bahram & Dragan, Irinel**564-569 Scheduling with agreeable release times and due dates on a batch processing machine***by*Chung-Lun Li & Chung-Yee Lee**570-577 Economic scheduling of products with N components on a single machine***by*Bongjin Gim & Min-Hong Han**578-590 A branch-and-bound algorithm with fuzzy inference for a permutation flowshop scheduling problem***by*Jinliang Cheng & Hiroshi Kise & Hironori Matsumoto**591-611 Lot streaming with detached setups in three-machine flow shops***by*Chen, Jiang & Steiner, George**612-621 On minimizing resource consumption with constraints on the makespan and the total completion time***by*Vasilev, Stanislav H. & Foote, Bob L.**622-635 Sequencing jobs for an automated manufacturing module with buffer***by*Bolat, Ahmet**636-644 Heuristic approaches for n/m/F/ [summation operator]Ci scheduling problems***by*Chengen Wang & Chengbin Chu & Proth, Jean-Marie**645-658 Modelling for a dynamic inventory-production control system***by*Potamianos, J. & Orman, A. J. & Shahani, A. K.

### January 1997, Volume 96, Issue 2

**217-231 Sequential location problems***by*Eiselt, H. A. & Laporte, Gilbert**232-247 A generalized group maintenance policy***by*Sheu, Shey-Huei & Jhang, Jhy-Ping**248-259 Optimal inspection and replacement policies for multi-state deteriorating systems***by*Yeh, Ruey Huei**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.