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# European Journal of Operational Research

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### 1991, Volume 54, Issue 3

**299-305 Development and use of a visual interactive planning board within Alcan Aluminium***by*Walker, L. J. & Woolven, J. D.**306-317 An animated interactive modelling system for decision support***by*Buchanan, Iain & McKinnon, Ken**318-324 BANKADVISER: An industrial evaluation system***by*Mareschal, B. & Brans, J. P.**325-329 Enhancing point-of-sale productivity and satisfaction in retail stores***by*Lembersky, Mark R.**330-338 Visual interactive financial models: An overview of microcomputer software offerings and discussion of potential decision support***by*Parker, Drew C.**339-348 Interaction with a visual interactive simulation, and the effect of cognitive style***by*O'Keefe, Robert M. & Pitt, Ivan L.**349-356 Intelligent Visual Interactive Modelling***by*Hurrion, R. D.**357-362 Whither VIM? -- A developer's view***by*Bright, J. G. & Johnston, K. J.

### 1991, Volume 54, Issue 2

**141-150 Cutting stock problems and solution procedures***by*Haessler, Robert W. & Sweeney, Paul E.**151-162 A heuristic approach to the lumber allocation problem in hardwood dimension and furniture manufacturing***by*Foronda, Segundino U. & Carino, Honorio F.**163-175 System planning and configuration problems for optimal system design***by*Tang, Christopher S. & Yoo, Seuck-Cheun**176-190 A framework for sensitivity analysis in discrete multi-objective decision-making***by*Insua, David Rios & French, Simon**191-198 A multiple criteria decision model with ordinal preference data***by*Cook, Wade D. & Kress, Moshe**199-209 Transformation and restructuring of linear multiobjective programs: A fundamental method to resolve complex problems***by*Chien, I. S. & Yu, P. L.**210-226 The continuous modular design problem with linear separable side constraints***by*Goldberg, Jeffrey**227-236 Two algorithms for maximizing a separable concave function over a polymatroid feasible region***by*Groenevelt, H.**237-255 Parametric nonlinear integer programming: The right-hand side case***by*Chern, Maw-Sheng & Jan, Rong-Hong & Chern, Ren-Jer**256-266 Analyses of an M/M/N/ queue with server's vacations***by*Kao, Edward P. C. & Narayanan, Kumar S.

### 1991, Volume 54, Issue 1

**1-6 One time only incentives and inventory policies***by*Goyal, S. K. & Srinivasan, G. & Arcelus, F. J.**7-22 The pickup and delivery problem with time windows***by*Dumas, Yvan & Desrosiers, Jacques & Soumis, Francois**23-38 On the computational complexity of (maximum) class scheduling***by*Kolen, Antoon W. J. & Kroon, Leo G.**39-47 Tabu search for large scale timetabling problems***by*Hertz, A.**48-65 as a compromise between outranking methods and***by*Matarazzo, Benedetto**66-73 Applications of the parametric programming procedure***by*Bryson, Noel**74-80 Proper efficiency in nonconvex vector-maximization-problems***by*Belkeziz, Khalid & Pirlot, Marc**81-94 Generalized Nash games and quasi-variational inequalities***by*Harker, Patrick T.**95-114 A new approach to uncertain parameter linear programming***by*Yang, Yaguang**115-120 Water needs for irrigation based on soil water negative pressure -- A renewal theory application on potatoes***by*Sapountzis, Costas**121-139 Consistency of infinitesimal perturbation analysis for the GI/G/m queue***by*Fu, Michael C. & Hu, Jian-Qiang**140-139 HMIP - Heuristic program for mixed integer programs***by*Ibaraki, T.

### 1991, Volume 53, Issue 3

**257-278 The maximum flow problem: A max-preflow approach***by*Mazzoni, Giuseppe & Pallottino, Stefano & Scutella, Maria Grazia**279-287 Road planning in rural areas of developing countries***by*Makarachi, G. A. & Tillotson, H. T.**288-296 On the riskiness of the world's stock markets***by*Malkamaki, Markku J. & Martikainen, Teppo & Perttunen, Jukka**297-308 A demand-to-manufacturing-requirement model based on predefined configurations***by*Proth, J. -M. & Xie, X. -L.**309-316 Cost function for a periodic reorder-point system with time dependent replenishment costs***by*Matta, Khalil F.**317-325 Single machine scheduling problem with a common deadline and resource dependent release dates***by*Janiak, Adam**326-336 The complexity of shop-scheduling problems with two or three jobs***by*Sotskov, Yu. N.**337-347 Cardinal ranking of alternative actions: extension of the method***by*Diakoulaki, D. & Koumoutsos, N.**348-361 Application of fuzzy theories to multiple objective decision making in system design***by*Anoop Kumar Dhingra & Moskowitz, Herbert**362-370 Some bounds on probability of error in fuzzy discrimination problems***by*Pardo, L. & Menendez, M. L.**371-381 A nonlinear programming approach to the parameter design problem***by*Fathi, Yahya**382-392 Approximate analysis of a closed fork/join model***by*Liu, Y. C. & Perros, H. G.**393-401 The arc partitioning problem***by*Bodin, Lawrence & Levy, Laurence**402-404 A linear time algorithm for the maximum capacity path problem***by*Punnen, Abraham P.

### 1991, Volume 53, Issue 2

**131-148 Multilevel capacitated lotsizing complexity and LP-based heuristics***by*Maes, Johan & McClain, John O. & Van Wassenhove, Luk N.**149-165 FLEXSIM: A flexible manufacturing system simulator***by*Gelenbe, Erol & Guennouni, Hatim**166-171 A nonlinear goal programming model for multistage, multiobjective decision problems with application to grouping and loading problem in a flexible manufacturing system***by*Kumar, P. & Singh, N. & Tewari, N. K.**172-188 Cyclic service queues with very short service times***by*Kubat, P. & Servi, L. D.**189-205 A data envelopment analytic model for assessing the relative efficiency of the selling function***by*Mahajan, Jayashree**206-216 Incorporating the uncertainty of decision judgements in the analytic hierarchy process***by*Sajjad Zahir, M.**217-227 Beyond preference information based multiple criteria decision making***by*Rosinger, Elemer E.**228-243 Single-sided economic screening models incorporating individual unit misclassification error and risk preference***by*Moskowitz, Herbert & Plante, Robert & Tsai, Hsien-Tang**244-253 Planar exponential random walk with restricted angles of turn***by*Conolly, Brian W. & Roberts, David M.

### 1991, Volume 53, Issue 1

**1-13 Efficient models for the facility layout problem***by*Heragu, Sunderesh S. & Kusiak, Andrew**14-24 The zone-constrained location problem on a network***by*Berman, O. & Einav, D. & Handler, G.**25-37 Heuristics for the p-hub location problem***by*Klincewicz, J. G.**38-45 Computational results from a new Lagrangean relaxation algorithm for the capacitated plant location problem***by*Barcelo, Jaime & Fernandez, Elena & Jornsten, Kurt O.**46-63 Opportunity-based block replacement***by*Dekker, Rommert & Smeitink, Eric**64-80 Computing k-shortest path for nuclear spent fuel highway transportation***by*Miaou, Shaw-Pin & Chin, Shih-Miao**81-92 A parametric approach to solving bicriterion shortest path problems***by*Mote, John & Murthy, Ishwar & Olson, David L.**93-105 A probabilistic FLEET model with individual vehicle reliability requirements***by*ReVelle, Charles & Marianov, Vladimir**106-118 A binomial contingent claims model for valuing risky ventures***by*Ritchken, P. & Kamrad, B.**119-121 Level scheduling to minimize schedule length on lots of unit-time jobs***by*Richey, Michael B.

### 1991, Volume 52, Issue 3

**259-266 Modeling prison populations***by*Yablon, Marvin**267-279 Application of production scheduling methods to external and internal audit scheduling***by*Dodin, Bajis & Huang Chan, K.**280-290 Design of multi-stage screening procedures for a serial production system***by*Tang, Kwei**291-299 The examination of worker cross-training in a dual resource constrained job shop***by*Park, Paul Sungchil**300-314 Single and multiple period layout models for automated manufacturing systems***by*Kouvelis, Panagiotis & Kiran, Ali S.**315-325 A dual algorithm for the economic lot-sizing problem***by*van Hoesel, Stan & Wagelmans, Albert & Kolen, Antoon**326-333 Effects of inflation and time-value of money on an inventory model with linear time-dependent demand rate and shortages***by*Datta, T. K. & Pal, A. K.**334-344 An application of linear goal programming to the marketing distribution decision***by*Kwak, N. K. & Schniederjans, Marc J. & Warkentin, Kimberly S.**345-360 Goal programming problems with interval coefficients and target intervals***by*Inuiguchi, Masahiro & Kume, Yasufumi**361-366 A characterisation of the feasible set of objective function vectors in linear multiple objective problems***by*White, D. J.**367-372 Optimal control of a queuing network system with two types of customers***by*Shioyama, Tadayoshi**373-377 The k-neighbor domination problem***by*Hwang, Shiow-Fen & Chang, Gerard J.**378-381 A two-error-detecting arithmetical check system for decimal identification numbers***by*Stevens, Patrick**382-383 Approximate articulation of preference and priority derivation -- a comment***by*Kress, Moshe

### 1991, Volume 52, Issue 2

**129-141 Operational research and insurance***by*Haehling von Lanzenauer, Christoph & Wright, Don D.**142-154 A transition planning method applied in a decision support system for potplant nurseries***by*Saedt, Anton P. H. & Hendriks, Theo H. B. & Smits, Frank M.**155-166 Myopic and stationary solutions for stochastic cash balance problems***by*Penttinen, Markku J.**167-178 Algorithms for a class of single-machine weighted tardiness and earliness problems***by*Yano, Candace Arai & Kim, Yeong-Dae**179-193 An optimal algorithm for the multi-item capacitated production planning problem***by*Lotfi, Vahid & Chen, Wun-Hwa**194-202 A new heuristic for the n-job, M-machine flow-shop problem***by*Ho, Johnny C. & Chang, Yih-Long**203-214 An algorithm of internal feasible directions for linear integer programming***by*Vassilev, Vassil & Genova, Krassimira**215-223 Linear production functions and the data envelopment analysis***by*Chang, Kuo-Ping & Guh, Yeah-Yuh**224-234 EXTRA: An expert system for multicriteria decision making***by*Pasche, C.**235-246 COAL: A new heuristic approach for solving the fixed charge problem -- computational results***by*Wright, Don & von Lanzenauer, Christop Haehling**247-254 ATDM with nonindependent sources***by*Bruneel, Herwig**255-258 An elementary proof of Paelinck's theorem on the convex hull of ranked criterion weights***by*Claessens, M. N. A. J. & Lootsma, F. A. & Vogt, F. J.

### 1991, Volume 52, Issue 1

**1-15 Applied data envelopment analysis***by*Boussofiane, A. & Dyson, R. G. & Thanassoulis, E.**16-27 An OR contribution to the solution of the environmental problems in the Netherlands caused by manure***by*de Mol, Rudi M. & van Beek, Paul**28-44 Stochastic programming in water management: A case study and a comparison of solution techniques***by*Dupacova, Jitka & Gaivoronski, Alexei & Kos, Zdenek & Szantai, Tamas**45-54 Designing an optimal production system with inspection***by*Tang, Christopher S.**55-64 A multiobjective approach to evaluating and planning the allocation of inspection resources***by*Klimberg, Ronald & ReVelle, Charles & Cohon, Jared**65-74 Fast primal and dual heuristics for the p-median location problem***by*Eugenia Captivo, M.**75-85 Polyhedral results for a vehicle routing problem***by*Campos, V. & Corberan, A. & Mota, E.**86-89 Integer linear programming formulation for a vehicle routing problem***by*Achuthan, N. R. & Caccetta, L.**90-102 Pyramidal tours and the traveling salesman problem***by*van der Veen, Jack A. A. & Sierksma, Gerard & van Dal, Rene**103-106 Stable strategies for processor sharing systems***by*Haviv, Moshe**107-112 On the unimodality of present-value distributions***by*Artikis, Theodore & Jerwood, David**113-118 A note on scalarizing functions under changing sets of criteria***by*Vetschera, Rudolf**119-124 On the finiteness of the criss-cross method***by*Fukuda, Komei & Matsui, Tomomi**125-124 OR software -- ORSEP operations research software exchange program***by*Hamacher, H. W.

### 1991, Volume 51, Issue 3

**283-300 Mathematical programming formulations for machine scheduling: A survey***by*Blazewicz, Jacek & Dror, Moshe & Weglarz, Jan**301-309 Operational research in the Danish steel industry***by*Niels Thorsen, Michael & Victor Valqui Vidal, Rene**310-312 The inventory joint replenishment problem with a general class of joint costs***by*Atkins, Derek R.**313-326 Optimal buffer inventories for multistage production systems with failures***by*Jensen, Paul A. & Pakath, Ramakrishnan & Wilson, James R.**327-337 Stochastic optimization of reservation systems***by*Virtamo, Jorma T. & Aalto, Samuli**338-347 Theory and methodologyThe hierarchical network design problem with transshipment facilities***by*Current, John & Pirkul, Hasan**348-353 Optimal assignment of slack due-dates and sequencing of jobs with random processing times on a single machine***by*Cheng, T. C. E.**354-366 Primal-dual approach to the single level capacitated lot-sizing problem***by*Lozano, Sebastian & Larraneta, Juan & Onieva, Luis**367-386 The equivalence of an LCP to a parametric linear program with a scalar parameter***by*Patrizi, Giacomo**387-399 An extension of a greedy heuristic for the knapsack problem***by*White, D. J.**400-404 Data dependent worst case bound improving techniques in zero--one programming***by*Oguz, Osman**405-411 Cooperative games arising from network flow problems***by*Rosenthal, Edward C.

### 1991, Volume 51, Issue 2

**155-167 Cyclical queueing systems***by*Campbell, Gerard M.**168-178 O.R. techniques for use in redesigning manufacturing and associated business systems***by*Tobias, Andrew**179-187 Manpower planning models and their estimation***by*McClean, Sally**188-198 Sequencing jobs on a single machine with a common due date and stochastic processing times***by*Sarin, Subhash C. & Erel, Erdal & Steiner, George**199-209 Approximation algorithms for single-machine sequencing with delivery times and unit batch set-up times***by*Zdrzalka, Stanisllaw**210-222 Analytical perturbations in Markov chains***by*Baruh, H. & Altiok, T.**223-232 On fuzzy tournaments and their solution concepts in group decision making***by*Nurmi, Hannu & Kacprzyk, Janusz**233-247 Multi-level programming and conflict resolution***by*Anandalingam, G. & Apprey, Victor**248-258 Exact colouring algorithm for weighted graphs applied to timetabling problems with lectures of different lengths***by*Cangalovic, Mirjana & Schreuder, Jan A. M.**259-269 Lexicographic geometric programming***by*Luptacik, M. & Turnovec, F.**270-281 A finite algorithm for solving the generalized lattice point problem***by*Fulop, Janos

### 1991, Volume 51, Issue 1

**1-23 A survey of maintenance models for multi-unit systems***by*Cho, Danny I. & Parlar, Mahmut**24-34 Modelling a fertiliser distribution system***by*Sharma, R. R. K.**35-41 Performance evaluation in a local government: The case of a social work department meals-on-wheels service***by*Ball, Robert & Beckett, Anne**42-46 Evaluating software controls for electronic data interchange***by*Adolphson, Donald L. & Hansen, James V.**47-64 Optimal control of variable rate coding with incomplete observation in integrated voice/data packet networks***by*Saito, Hiroshi**65-72 Combining forecasts given different types of objectives***by*Reeves, Gary R. & Lawrence, Kenneth D.**73-87 Multi-item, multi-level lot sizing with an aggregate capacity constraint***by*Roll, Yaakov & Karni, Reuven**88-99 Branch and bound algorithm for the flow shop with multiple processors***by*Brah, Shaukat A. & Hunsucker, John L.**100-109 On the complexity of generalized due date scheduling problems***by*Hall, Nicholas G. & Sethi, Suresh P. & Sriskandarajah, Chelliah**110-118 A decomposition approach to multi-project scheduling***by*Deckro, Richard F. & Winkofsky, E. P. & E. Hebert, John & Gagnon, Roger**119-126 Bicriteria network flow problems: Continuous case***by*Lee, Haijune & Simin Pulat, P.**127-135 Set partition by globally optimized cluster seed points***by*Pinter, Janos & Pesti, Geza**136-140 Note on an optimization model for pavement marking systems***by*Easa, Said M.

### 1991, Volume 50, Issue 3

**235-248 Stochastic modelling of reservoir operations***by*Reznicek, K. & Cheng, T. C. E.**249-256 Deterministic fixed order-level inventory models: An application for replenishment of radioactive source material for irradiation sterilizers***by*Baker, R. C. & Urban, Timothy L.**257-265 Production planning with discounting and stochastic demands***by*Higle, Julia L.**266-279 An integrated plant loading model with economies of scale and scope***by*Cohen, Morris A. & Moon, Sangwon**280-297 A comparison of heuristics and relaxations for the capacitated plant location problem***by*Cornuejols, G. & Sridharan, R. & Thizy, J. M.**298-309 Periodic transportation schedules with flexible departure times : An interactive approach based on the periodic event scheduling problem and the deficit function approach***by*Gertsbakh, Ilya & Serafini, Paolo**310-324 The finite capacity multi-server queue with inhomogeneous arrival rate and discrete service time distribution -- and its application to continuous service time problems***by*Brahimi, M. & Worthington, D. J.**325-334 The practical conversion of linear programmes to network flow models***by*Baston, V. J. D. & Rahmouni, M. K. & Williams, H. P.**335-344 A facet generation and relaxation technique applied to an assignment problem with side constraints***by*Aboudi, Ronny & Hallefjord, Asa & Jornsten, Kurt**345-352 A cubic algorithm for the directed Eulerian subgraph problem***by*Richey, M. B. & Parker, R. Gary**353-360 On pseudolinear functions***by*Rapcsak, T.

### 1991, Volume 50, Issue 2

**111-112 Editorial***by*Bell, Peter C. & O'Keefe, Robert M.**113-126 The impact of language theories on DSS dialog***by*Byrer, Joyce K. & Tawfik Jelassi, M.**127-139 Human-computer decision systems: The multiple roles of DSS***by*Te'eni, Dov & Ginzberg, Michael J.**140-156 A decision support system for Univeristy admission policies***by*Eliman, A. A.**157-165 Validation of a model to support the decision to transfer management control systems***by*Snodgrass, Coral R. & Szewczak, Edward J.**166-178 Network based models for air-traffic control***by*Zenios, Stavros A.**179-187 Selecting a text-processing system as a qualitative multiple criteria problem***by*Tanner, Leena**188-198 Improper linear discriminant classifiers***by*Koehler, Gary J.**199-210 Deriving expected values from probabilities of fuzzy subsets***by*Chanas, Stefan & Florkiewicz, Bronislaw**211-219 A relaxation column signature method for assignment problems***by*Paparrizos, Konstantinos**220-228 Conjugate duality and the curse of dimensionality***by*Klein, C. M. & Morin, T. L.**229-233 Research of physical distribution operations***by*Tilanus, C. B.

### 1991, Volume 50, Issue 1

**1-233 Editorial***by*Mercer, Alan & Tilanus, Bernhard & Zimmermann, Hans-Jurgen**2-18 Vendor selection criteria and methods***by*Weber, Charles A. & Current, John R. & Benton, W. C.**19-21 A note on the effectiveness of security analysts' forecasts***by*Guerard, John B. & Stone, Bernell K. & Hansen, Glen**22-26 Deriving route lengths from radial distances: Empirical evidence***by*Stokx, C. F. M. & Tilanus, C. B.**27-36 Production planning***by*Pasche, C.**37-47 Modeling of an interactive scheduling system in a complex environment***by*Thiriez, Herve**48-60 A goal programming model for bank assets and liabilities management***by*Giokas, D. & Vassiloglou, M.**61-75 Application of the decision support system to the evaluation of landslide favourability in Greece***by*Hadzinakos, I. & Yannacopoulos, D. & Faltsetas, C. & Ziourkas, K.**76-84 Perspectives on operations research in long-term planning***by*Lootsma, F. A.**85-91 Databases and desktop publishing in the process of reviewing OR books***by*Haley, K. Brian & Tobias, Andrew M.**92-93 Letter to the editor***by*Papoulias, Demetrios B.

### 1990, Volume 49, Issue 3

**295-307 Multiobjective analysis of facility location decisions***by*Current, John & Min, Hokey & Schilling, David**308-324 Validating and applying a model for locating emergency medical vehicles in Tuczon, AZ***by*Goldberg, Jeffrey & Dietrich, Robert & Ming Chen, Jen & Mitwasi, M. George & Valenzuela, Terry & Criss, Elizabeth**325-332 Measurement of adaptivity and flexibility in production systems***by*Brill, P. H. & Mandelbaum, M.**333-347 Allocating resources between health care regions: Catchment populations and allocating for equity***by*Wilson, Richard M. & Gibberd, R. W.**348-355 Use of exact penalty functions to determine efficient decisions***by*Bernau, Heinz

### 1990, Volume 49, Issue 2

**155-355 Editorial***by*Bornstein, C. T. & Rosenhead, J. & Vidal, R. V. V.**156-178 The role of operational research in less developed countries: A critical approach***by*Bornstein, Claudio T. & Rosenhead, Jonathan**179-187 The paradox of OR in India***by*Patel, Nitin R.**188-199 Applications of OR in developing economies: Some Indian experiences***by*Bandyopadhyay, R. & Datta, S.**200-210 Developing applied OR teaching in Asia***by*Luck, M. & Patel, N. & Walsham, G.**211-221 Operations research as a tool for analysis of food security problems***by*Schweigman, C. & Bakker, E. J. & Snijders, T. A. B.**222-229 Warehouse location in a developing country: Problems in formulating the problem***by*Bornstein, Claudio Thomas & de Castro Villela, Paulo R.**230-246 Project evaluation for energy supply in rural areas of developing countries***by*Christensen, John M. & Vidal, ReneVictor Valqui**247-253 Water resources optimization--simulation in Argentina***by*Gradowczyk, Mario H. & Jacovkis, Pablo M. & Freisztav, Ana M. & Roussel, Jean-Marc & Tabak, Esteban G.**254-265 Power outage planning***by*Modarres, Mohammad**266-270 The control of helicopter operations in the Brazilian oil industry: Issues in the design and implementation of a computerized system***by*Galvao, Roberto D. & Guimaraes, Jesu**271-278 The potential for computer-aided diagnosis of tropical diseases in developing countries: An expert system case study***by*Doukidis, Georgios I. & Forster, Dayo**279-288 In quest of useful health care decision models for developing countries***by*Parker, Barnett R.**289-294 OR in Greece: Myth and reality***by*Papoulias, Demetrios B. & Darzentas, John

### 1990, Volume 49, Issue 1

**1-2 Project management and scheduling: A permanent challenge for OR***by*Valadares Tavares, Luis & Weglarz, Jan**3-13 Some efficient multi-heuristic procedures for resource-constrained project scheduling***by*Boctor, Fayer F.**14-34 Project bidding under deterministic and probabilistic activity durations***by*Elmaghraby, Salah E.**35-49 The scheduling of activities to maximize the net present value of projects***by*Elmaghraby, Salah E. & Herroelen, Willy S.**50-59 Special features of precedence network charts***by*Harhalakis, George**60-67 Managing the political context in PMS organizations***by*Jones, Robert E.**68-79 Computational experience with a backtracking algorithm for solving a general class of precedence and resource-constrained scheduling problems***by*Patterson, James H. & Brian Talbot, F. & Slowinski, Roman & Weglarz, Jan**80-91 A heuristic for multi-project scheduling with limited resources in the housing industry***by*Tsubakitani, Shigeru & Deckro, Richard F.