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### April 1997, Volume 98, Issue 2

**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.**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