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### 1992, Volume 61, Issue 1-2

**186-194 Ranking methods for valued preference relations : A characterization of a method based on leaving and entering flows***by*Bouyssou, D. & Perny, P.**195-203 A preference-preserving projection technique for MCDM***by*Vetschera, Rudolf**204-214 A management tool for indicator-supported systems: A public health service application***by*Carrizosa, E. & Conde, E. & Fernandez, F. R. & Puerto, J.**215-218 A multicriteria scheduling tool using a branch-and-bound algorithm***by*Bausch, Raymond**219-229 An evaluation of multicriteria analysis for DSS in public policy decision***by*Mladineo, N. & Lozic, I. & Stosic, S. & Mlinaric, D. & Radica, T.**230-244 A multicriterion view of optimal resource allocation in job-shop production***by*Gravel, Marc & Martel, Jean Marc & Nadeau, Raymond & Price, Wilson & Tremblay, Richard**245-253 Two multiple criteria group decision support systems based on mathematical programming and ranking methods***by*Iz, Peri H.

### 1992, Volume 60, Issue 3

**233-246 Workforce staffing and scheduling: Hospital nursing specific models***by*Siferd, Sue Perrott & Benton, W. C.**247-259 A review of stochastic modelling of delay and capacity at unsignalized priority intersections***by*Cheng, T. C. E. & Allam, S.**260-272 A survey of algorithms for the generalized assignment problem***by*Cattrysse, Dirk G. & Van Wassenhove, Luk N.**273-279 Approximation algorithms for three-dimensional assignment problems with triangle inequalities***by*Crama, Yves & Spieksma, Frits C. R.**280-286 A computer graphics-based Decision Support System for multiple objective linear programming***by*Korhonen, Pekka & Wallenius, Jyrki & Zionts, Stanley**287-295 Projection algorithms for linear programming***by*Betke, U. & Gritzmann, P.**296-305 A barrier method for dynamic Leontief-type linear programs***by*Yang, Eugene K. & Hwang, Wei-Shi**306-314 Generalized bilinear programming: Part I. Models, applications and linear programming relaxation***by*Al-Khayyal, Faiz A.**315-326 Weakly redundant constraints and their impact on postoptimal analyses in LP***by*Gal, Tomas**327-334 Simulated annealing applied to the process allocation problem***by*Sofianopoulou, Stella**335-343 On tightening cover induced inequalities***by*Dietrich, B. L. & Escudero, L. F.**344-364 Routing flexibility and production scheduling in a flexible manufacturing system***by*Ghosh, Soumen & Gaimon, Cheryl

### 1992, Volume 60, Issue 2

**131-143 Measuring manufacturing flexibility: An empirical investigation***by*Robb Dixon, J.**144-155 The measurement and use of operational flexibility in the loading of Flexible Manufacturing Systems***by*Bernardo, John J. & Mohamed, Zubair**156-165 Models for the evaluation of routing and machine flexibility***by*Chandra, Pankaj & Tombak, Mihkel M.**166-182 The measurement of manufacturing flexibility***by*Gupta, Yash P. & Somers, Toni M.**183-199 Stochastic analysis of flexible process choices***by*Sinha, Diptendu & Wei, Jerry C.**200-210 A bicriterion framework for operations assignment and routing flexibility analysis in Cellular Manufacturing Systems***by*Singh, N. & Aneja, Y. P. & Rana, S. P.**211-223 Flexibility and the choice of manufacturing facilities under short product life cycles***by*Gaimon, Cheryl & Singhal, Vinod**224-232 Parts routing in a Flexible Manufacturing System with time-varying demands***by*Chen, Mingyuan & Alfa, Attahiru Sule

### 1992, Volume 60, Issue 1

**1-18 An integrated evaluation of facility location, capacity acquisition, and technology selection for designing global manufacturing strategies***by*Verter, Vedat & Cemal Dincer, M.**19-30 The influence of direction setting tactics on success in organizational decision making***by*Nutt, Paul C.**31-44 Modeling competitive pricing and market share: Anatomy of a decision support system***by*Green, Paul E. & Krieger, Abba M.**45-51 Uncertainty, experience and the phase theorem***by*Pearson, Alan & Hauschildt, Jurgen**52-60 An approach for finding the most preferred alternative in the presence of multiple criteria***by*Murat Koksalan, M. & Taner, Orhan V.**61-67 Ranking methods based on valued preference relations: A characterization of the net flow method***by*Bouyssou, Denis**68-75 A transitivity approach to preference relational systems***by*Moreno, JoseA.**76-86 Minimax resource allocation problems: Optimization and parametric analysis***by*Luss, Hanan**87-98 Trade-off analysis using parametric optimization techniques***by*Nakayama, Hirotaka**99-108 Adjustment of importance weights in multiattribute value models by minimum discrimination information***by*Soofi, Ehsan S. & Retzer, Joseph J.**109-116 A note on conflict resolution and truthtelling***by*Bogetoft, Peter**117-129 Implementation of the centroid method of Solymosi and Dombi***by*Olson, D. L. & Dorai, V. K.

### 1992, Volume 59, Issue 3

**345-358 The vehicle routing problem: An overview of exact and approximate algorithms***by*Laporte, Gilbert**359-369 Many steps towards zero inventory***by*Grunwald, Herbert J. & Fortuin, Leonard**370-382 Optimal ordering policies when anticipating a disruption in supply or demand***by*Weiss, Howard J. & Rosenthal, Edward C.**383-392 Analysis of net inventory in continuous review models with random lead time***by*Azoury, Katy S. & Brill, Percy H.**393-404 Lot-sizing algorithm for a coordinated multi-item, multi-source distribution problem***by*Iyogun, Paul**405-412 Analysis and comparison of two strategies for multi-item inventory systems with joint replenishment costs***by*van Eijs, M. J. G. & Heuts, R. M. J. & Kleijnen, J. P. C.**413-424 A comparison of two lot sizing-sequencing heuristics for the process industry***by*Heuts, R. M. J. & Seidel, H. P. & Selen, W. J.**425-433 An algorithm based on a new sufficient condition of optimality in dynamic lot size model***by*Aryanezhad, Mir-Bahador Q.**434-443 The EQQ model with stochastic demand and discounting***by*Chao, Hung-po**444-458 Capacitated lot-sizing and scheduling by Lagrangean relaxation***by*Diaby, M. & Bahl, H. C. & Karwan, M. H. & Zionts, S.

### 1992, Volume 59, Issue 2

**231-247 The traveling salesman problem: An overview of exact and approximate algorithms***by*Laporte, Gilbert**248-261 Multicriteria analysis of the burden sharing in the European Community***by*Hens, Luc & Pastijn, Hugo & Struys, Wally**262-274 Human migration networks***by*Nagurney, Anna & Pan, Jie & Zhao, Lan**275-287 A game-theoretic model for mergers and acquisitions***by*van den Honert, Robin C. & Stewart, Theodor J.**288-293 Economic investment times for capacity expansion problems***by*Higle, Julia L. & Corrado, Charles J.**294-297 Optimal partition for shop floor control in semiconductor wafer fabrication***by*Johri, Pravin K.**298-302 Single-machine sequencing with controllable processing times***by*Panwalkar, S. S. & Rajagopalan, R.**303-307 The G/G/1 (LCFS/P) queue with service depending on queue size***by*Fakinos, D.**308-312 A generalized optimization strategy for dynamic CO2 enrichment in a greenhouse***by*Chalabi, Z. S.**313-318 An optimal algorithm for integrating raw materials inventory in a single-product manufacturing system***by*Hong, Jae-Dong & Hayya, Jack C.**319-323 Prioritization models for frontier decision making units in DEA***by*Cook, Wade D. & Kress, Moshe & Seiford, Lawrence M.**324-329 On the optimal entropy analysis***by*Tsao, H. S. J. & Fang, S. C. & Lee, D. N.**330-332 Application of a measure of proximity to fuzzy control algorithms***by*Pappis, Costas P.**333-336 A note on sequencing jobs with deadlines problem***by*Dudzinski, Krzysztof & Szkatula, Krzysztof**337-339 A note on modeling internal technological externalities in linear profit programs***by*Panik, Michael J.**340-341 Correction to an article of Gavish and Pirkul***by*Sommerschuh, Jurgen

### 1992, Volume 59, Issue 1

**1-5 Modelling to predict or to learn?***by*de Geus, A. P.**6-8 Introduction and background***by*Morecroft, John**9-27 Executive knowledge, models and learning***by*Morecroft, John D. W.**28-41 Model-building for group decision support: Issues and alternatives in knowledge elicitation***by*Vennix, Jac A. M. & Andersen, David F. & Richardson, George P. & Rohrbaugh, John**42-63 Policies, decisions and information sources for modeling***by*Forrester, Jay W.**64-84 Modelling as learning: A consultancy methodology for enhancing learning in management teams***by*Lane, David C.**85-101 Knowledge elicitation in conceptual model building: A case study in modeling a regional Dutch health care system***by*Vennix, Jac A. M. & Gubbels, Jan W.**102-122 Modelling the oil producers -- Capturing oil industry knowledge in a behavioural simulation model***by*Morecroft, John D. W. & van der Heijden, Kees A. J. M.**123-136 The definition and application of a stepwise approach to model conceptualisation and analysis***by*Wolstenholme, Eric F.**137-150 Systems thinking and organizational learning: Acting locally and thinking globally in the organization of the future***by*Senge, Peter M. & Sterman, John D.**151-166 Model-supported case studies for management education***by*Graham, Alan K. & Morecroft, John D. W. & Senge, Peter M. & Sterman, John D.**167-182 Experimentation in learning organizations: A management flight simulator approach***by*Bakken, Bent & Gould, Janet & Kim, Daniel**183-196 Overcoming limits to learning in computer-based learning environments***by*Isaacs, Williams & Senge, Peter**197-202 Software for model-building and simulation: An illustration of design philosophy***by*Peterson, Steve**203-209 The system dynamics modelling process and DYSMPA2***by*Dangerfield, Brian**210-215 Participatory simulation software for managers: The design philosophy behind MicroWorld Creator***by*Diehl, Ernst W.**216-219 Understanding models with Vensim(TM)***by*Eberlein, Robert L. & Peterson, David W.**220-230 Hexagons for systems thinking***by*Hodgson, Anthony M.

### 1992, Volume 58, Issue 3

**301-317 Maintenance management decision making***by*Pintelon, L. M. & Gelders, L. F.**318-334 Development of a reliability based dynamic dredging decision model***by*Ratick, Samuel J. & Du, Wei & Moser, David A.**335-343 Number of bids, number of bidders and bidding behavior in outer-continental shelf oil lease auction markets***by*Saidi, Reza & Marsden, James R.**344-355 Time-series distributional properties of financial ratios: Empirical evidence from Finnish listed firms***by*Martikainen, Teppo**356-362 Reorganization of forest districts via efficiency measurement***by*Kao, Chiang & Chi Yang, Yong**363-373 A branch-and-bound algorithm for the location of facilities causing atmospheric pollution***by*Karkazis, John & Papadimitriou, Costas**374-385 A model for scheduling postal distribution employees***by*Malhotra, Manoj K. & Ritzman, Larry P. & Benton, W. C. & Keong Leong, G.**386-392 Optimization of telephone wire gauges for transmission standards***by*Hernandez, Lorenzo F. & Khoshnevis, Behrokh**393-403 A cost-allocation system applied to Dutch hospitals***by*Verheyen, Piet A. & Nederstigt, Pieter F. P. M.**404-413 Some new efficient methods to solve the n/1/ri/[epsilon]Ti scheduling problem***by*Chu, C. & Portmann, M. -C.**414-426 An optimal method for solving the (generalized) multi-Weber problem***by*Rosing, K. E.**427-430 Democracy and efficiency: A note on "Arrow's theorem is not a surprising result"***by*Bouyssou, Denis

### 1992, Volume 58, Issue 2

**147-148 EJOR special issue on practical combinatorial optimization***by*Galvao, Roberto D. & Jacobsen, Soren K. & Maculan, Nelson & Maffioli, Francesco**149-172 Topological design of computer communication networks -- The overall design problem***by*Gavish, Bezalel**173-190 Production scheduling problems in a textile industry***by*Serafini, Paolo & Grazia Speranza, M.**191-201 Sequencing offshore oil and gas fields under uncertainty***by*Jornsten, Kurt O.**202-214 Location and sizing of offshore platforms for oil exploration***by*Hansen, Pierre & de Luna Pedrosa Filho, Eugenio & Carneiro Ribeiro, Celso**215-222 Branch-and-bound algorithms for the multi-product assembly line balancing problem***by*Berger, Ilana & Bourjolly, Jean-Marie & Laporte, Gilbert**223-235 Random pseudo-polynomial algorithms for some combinatorial programming problems***by*Galbiati, G. & Maffioli, F.**236-249 Reformulating nonlinear combinatorial optimization problems for higher computational efficiency***by*Oral, Muhittin & Kettani, Ossama**250-262 A Lagrangean heuristic for the pk-median dynamic location problem***by*Galvao, Roberto Dieguez & Santibanez-Gonzalez, Ernesto del R.**263-271 An and--or-graph approach for two-dimensional cutting problems***by*Morabito, R. N. & Arenales, M. N. & Arcaro, V. F.**272-283 A heuristic procedure for the crew rostering problem***by*Bianco, Lucio & Bielli, Maurizio & Mingozzi, Aristide & Ricciardelli, Salvatore & Spadoni, Massimo**284-292 A heuristic for Euclidean and rectilinear Steiner problems***by*Beasley, J. E.**293-300 Enhancing an algorithm for set covering problems***by*Beasley, J. E. & Jornsten, K.

### 1992, Volume 58, Issue 1

**1-2 Warehouse design and operation***by*Gelders, Ludo F.**3-13 A review of warehouse models***by*Cormier, Gilles & Gunn, Eldon A.**14-36 Design and operation of an order-consolidation warehouse: Models and application***by*Gray, Ann E. & Karmarkar, Uday S. & Seidmann, Abraham**37-47 Zone shapes in class based storage and multicommand order picking when storage/retrieval machines are used***by*Guenov, Marin & Raeside, Robert**48-56 Storage layout of AS/RS racks based on recurrent orders***by*van Oudheusden, D. L. & Zhu, W.**57-67 Order batching procedures***by*Gibson, David R. & Sharp, Gunter P.**68-77 Setup cost stability region for the dynamic lot sizing problem with backlogging***by*Chand, Suresh & Voros, Jozsef**78-89 Asymptotic analysis of dichotomous search with search and travel costs***by*Hassin, Refael & Hotovely, Reuven**90-98 A fuzzy set-theoretic method for public facility location***by*Chung, Ki-ho & Tcha, Dong-wan**99-111 Multi-item batching heuristics for minimization of queueing delays***by*Karmarkar, Uday S. & Kekre, Sham & Kekre, Sunder**112-122 Optimal preventive maintenance policies in an M/G/1 queue-like production system***by*Hsu, Lie-Fern**123-145 Queueing models for performance analysis: Selection of single station models***by*Springer, Mark C. & Makens, Paul K.

### 1992, Volume 57, Issue 3

**305-308 Simulation in 1991 -- Ten years on***by*Crookes, J. G.**309-315 Meeting seasonal demand in a dynamic production environment***by*Myers, Danny C.**316-322 Vehicle crew scheduling to complete specific tasks and bulk-tasks at depots***by*Ferland, Jacques A. & Taillefer, Serge**323-331 Optimal due-date assignment and sequencing***by*De, Prabuddha & Ghosh, Jay B. & Wells, Charles E.**332-338 Solving sequential interval cutting problems via dynamic programming***by*Richter, Knut**339-347 The history of the application of mathematical programming to menu planning***by*Lancaster, Lilly M.**348-354 Task scheduling with interprocessor communication delays***by*Chretienne, Philippe**355-359 Lexicographic optimality in the multiple objective linear programming: The nucleolar solution***by*Marchi, Ezio & Oviedo, Jorge A.**360-367 Optimality and duality for multiobjective nonsmooth programming***by*Bhatia, Davinder & Aggarwal, Shashi**368-380 Generalized hyperplane methods for characterizing [Lambda]-extreme points and trade-off rates for multiobjective optimization problems***by*Sakawa, Masatoshi & Yano, Hitoshi**381-394 Multiple-objective programming with polynomial objectives and constraints***by*Kostreva, Michael M. & Ordoyne, Thomas J. & Wiecek, Malgorzata**395-408 Gauss-Seidel-Newton-Armijo approach for minimization problems on the non-negative orthant; Application to spatial price equilibrium problems***by*Crouzeix, Jean-Pierre & Ferland, Jacques A. & Zubieta, Lourdes**409-411 A note on weakly active constraints in connection with nonconvex quadratic programming***by*Korner, P. Frank**412-420 A purification algorithm for semi-infinite programming***by*Leon, Teresa & Vercher, Enriqueta**421-428 A Markovian process in interactive multiobjective decision-making***by*Tapia, Cesar G. & Murtagh, Bruce A.

### 1992, Volume 57, Issue 2

**135-428 Editorial***by*Heragu, Sunderesh S.**136-144 Recent models and techniques for solving the layout problem***by*Heragu, Sunderesh S.**145-161 Flow network design for manufacturing systems layout***by*Chhajed, Dilip & Montreuil, Benoit & Lowe, Timothy J.**162-173 Integrating facility layout with process selection and capacity planning***by*Askin, Ronald G. & Mitwasi, M. George**174-189 A nonlinear optimization approach for solving facility layout problems***by*van Camp, Drew J. & Carter, Michael W. & Vannelli, Anthony**190-202 Experimental analysis of simulated annealing based algorithms for the layout problem***by*Heragu, Sunderesh S. & Alfa, Attahiru Sule**203-223 Simulated annealing for machine layout problems in the presence of zoning constraints***by*Kouvelis, Panagiotis & Chiang, Wen-Chyuan & Fitzsimmons, James**224-230 Layout design for flexible manufacturing systems***by*Kaku, Bharat K. & Rachamadugu, Ram**231-242 A multiattribute decision-theoretic approach for the layout design problem***by*Sarin, Subhash C. & Loharjun, Pasu & Malmborg, Charles J. & Krishnakumar, Bhaskaran**243-252 A graph-theoretic heuristic for designing loop-layout manufacturing systems***by*Leung, Janny**253-270 A distance assignment approach to the facility layout problem***by*Rosenblatt, Meir J. & Golany, Boaz**271-279 Computational performance and efficiency of lower-bound procedures for the dynamic facility layout problem***by*Urban, Timothy L.**280-286 Solutions for the constrained dynamic facility layout problem***by*Balakrishnan, Jaydeep & Jacobs, F. Robert & Venkataramanan, Munirpallam A.**287-304 Performance evaluation of cellular flexible manufacturing systems: A decomposition approach***by*Ram, R. & Viswanadham, N.

### 1992, Volume 57, Issue 1

**1-12 Optimization aspects of deadlock prevention in packet-switching networks***by*Blazewicz, J. & Brzezinski, J. & Gambosi, G.**13-23 A test on a priori financial characteristics of the firm***by*Kanto, Antti J. & Martikainen, Teppo**24-31 Expert opinion in project management***by*Bhola, B. & Cooke, R. M. & Blaauw, H. G. & Kok, M.**32-38 A practical heuristic for a large scale vehicle routing problem***by*Raghavendra, Anirudh & Krishnakumar, T. S. & Muralidhar, R. & Sarvanan, D. & Raghavendra, B. G.**39-53 Generating statistically dependent pairs of random variables: A marginal distribution approach***by*Grimlund, Richard A.**54-70 A distribution multi-echelon lot-size model***by*Friedman, Moshe F.**71-76 A deterministic inventory model for deteriorating items with two warehouses and finite replenishment rate***by*Pakkala, T. P. M. & Achary, K. K.**77-88 All-units quantity-freight discounts with disposals***by*Arcelus, F. J. & Rowcroft, J. E.**89-99 A usage dependent model for warranty costing***by*Murthy, D. N. P.**100-110 Replacement policies of a shock model with imperfect preventive maintenance***by*Kijima, Masaaki & Nakagawa, Toshio**111-122 A multi-stage parallel-processor flowshop problem with minimum flowtime***by*Rahendran, Chandrasekharan & Chaudhuri, Dipak**123-131 A pseudo-polynomial algorithm for detecting minimum weighted length paths in a network***by*Yang, C. E. & Foulds, L. R. & Scott, J. L.**132-133 Job-shop (C codes)***by*Brucker, P. & Jurisch, B. & Sievers, B.

### 1992, Volume 56, Issue 3

**291-303 Strategies for service systems***by*Siferd, Sue Perrott & Benton, W. C. & Ritzman, Larry P.**304-318 The optimisation of defence expenditure***by*Coyle, R. G.**319-331 Measuring the quality of computer model performance***by*O'Leary, Daniel E.**332-342 Estimating reorder points and other management science applications by bootstrap procedure***by*Wang, Min-Chiang & Subba Rao, S.**343-356 An in-depth empirical investigation of non-greedy approaches for the minimum spanning tree problem***by*Glover, F. & Klingman, D. & Krishnan, R. & Padman, R.**357-363 Multiobjective, preference-based search in acyclic OR-graphs***by*White, Chelsea C. & Stewart, Bradley S. & Carraway, Robert L.**364-369 Minimum loss scheduling problems***by*Nawijn, W. M.**370-379 An iterative scheduling technique for resource-constrained project scheduling***by*Li, K. Y. & Willis, R. J.**380-393 A comparative study of interactive tradeoff cutting plane methods for MOMP***by*Shin, Wan S. & Ravindran, A.**394-406 A linear algebraic formulation of the performance sensitivities of queueing networks***by*Cao, Xi-Ren**407-412 The stochastic vehicle routing problem revisited***by*Bastian, Cock & Rinnooy Kan, Alexander H. G.**413-422 A control policy for replacement involving two machines and one repairman***by*Noh, Jangkab & Kang, Sung-Jin & Feldman, Richard M.**423-422 Network optimization -- A computer course***by*Ivanchev, D. & Bijev, G. & Stacheva, T.

### 1992, Volume 56, Issue 2

**133-133 Editorial***by*Wallenius, Hannele & Wallenius, Jyrki**134-145 A 0-1 nonlinear programming model for coast guard fisheries law enforcement aircraft patrols***by*Armacost, Robert L.**146-153 Optimizing the level of grant support for local government: An application of a behavioral model***by*Barnett, Richard R. & Levaggi, Rosella & Smith, Peter**154-171 Using game theory to analyze electric transmission pricing policies in the United States***by*Hobbs, Benjamin F. & Kelly, Kevin A.**172-183 Decision support for risk analysis in energy policy***by*Hamalainen, Raimo P. & Karjalainen, Risto**184-191 The afforestation problem: A heuristic method based on simulated annealing***by*Jorgensen, Rune Mork & Thomsen, Hans & Vidal, ReneVictor Valqui**192-209 Investment and harvest strategies of the Finnish forest sector under different forest-tax policies: A differential game approach with computer-based decision aid***by*Kivijarvi, Hannu & Soismaa, Margareta**210-218 Multiple objective analysis of long-term development strategies for a national economy***by*Lotov, A. & Chernykh, O. & Hellman, O.**219-236 Multiple-criteria robust interactive decision analysis (MCRID) for optimizing public policies***by*Moskowitz, Herbert & Preckel, Paul V. & Yang, Aynang**237-248 OR in energy planning for a small country***by*Read, E. G. & Culy, J. G. & Gale, S. J.**249-262 Ordinal data in multicriteria decision making, a stochastic dominance approach to siting nuclear power plants***by*Rietveld, Piet & Ouwersloot, Hans**263-277 Transboundary air pollution in Europe: An interactive multicriteria tradeoff analysis***by*Stam, Antonie & Kuula, Markku & Cesar, Herman**278-289 Interactive multiobjective analysis and assimilative capacity-based ocean disposal decisions***by*Leschine, Thomas M. & Wallenius, Hannele & Verdini, William A.

### 1992, Volume 56, Issue 1

**1-289 Editorial***by*Mercer, Alan & Tilanus, Bernhard & Zimmermann, Hans-Jurgen**2-14 Packing problems***by*Dowsland, Kathryn A. & Dowsland, William B.**15-29 Developing an expert support system for tender enquiry evaluation: A case study***by*Phythian, Gary John & King, Malcolm**30-40 Multicriterion issues in energy policymaking***by*Karni, Reuven & Feigin, Paul & Breiner, Avishai**41-53 Insufficient supply in a natural gas distribution system: A risk analysis***by*von Lanzenauer, Christoph Haehling & James, William G. & Wright, Don D.**54-66 Understanding the competitive process A guide to effective intervention in the small firms sector***by*Horne, Martin & Lloyd, Peter & Pay, John & Roe, Philip**67-79 On bankruptcy information systems***by*O'Leary, Daniel E.**80-97 Estimating preferred target input-output levels using data envelopment analysis***by*Thanassoulis, E. & Dyson, R. G.**98-106 Stochastic modeling of security returns: Evidence from the Helsinki Stock Exchange***by*Geoffrey Booth, G. & Hatem, John & Virtanen, Ilkka & Yli-Olli, Paavo**107-118 Multi-period production control in a centralized fully flexible manufacturing system***by*Liu, John J.**119-130 Applying a modified coefficient reduction method to a dynamic production scheduling model***by*Guignard, Monique & Liberatore, Matthew J.

### 1991, Volume 55, Issue 3

**293-295 Editorial***by*Jelassi, Taufik & P. Paixao, Jose