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# European Journal of Operational Research

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### 1990, Volume 46, Issue 1

**38-47 Set partitioning and column generation heuristics for capacitated dynamic lotsizing***by*Cattrysse, Dirk & Maes, Johan & Van Wassenhove, Luk N.**48-60 The discrete p-dispersion problem***by*Erkut, Erhan**61-72 Relocation-promotion problem with Euclidean distance***by*Huang, Wilfred V. & Batta, Rajan & Babu, A. J. G.**73-83 Lagrangean dual ascent algorithms for computing bounds in capacitated plant location problems***by*Guignard, Monique & Opaswongkarn, Kongkiat**84-92 Improved Lagrangean decomposition: An application to the generalized assignment problem***by*Barcia, Paulo & Jornsten, Kurt**93-100 An improved annealing scheme for the QAP***by*Connolly, David T.**101-108 Generating cuts in integer programming with families of special ordered sets***by*Wilson, J. M.**109-112 The growth of m-constraint random knapsacks***by*Schilling, Kenneth E.**113-122 A comparison of a robust mixed-integer approach to existing methods for establishing classification rules for the discriminant problem***by*Stam, Antonie & Joachimsthaler, Erich A.**123-135 An approximate analysis of open tandem queueing networks with blocking and general service times***by*Jun, Kyung P. & Perros, Harry G.

### 1990, Volume 45, Issue 2-3

**127-135 Editorial***by*Vincke, Ph.**135-142 An integrated push-pull manufacturing strategy***by*Olhager, Jan & Ostlund, Bjorn**143-154 Approximate models of assembly systems with finite inventory banks***by*Liu, Xiao-Gao & Buzacott, John A.**155-176 Coordinated production scheduling for make-to-order manufacturing***by*Markland, R. E. & Darby-Dowman, K. H. & Minor, E. D.**177-190 Modelling and scheduling of a flexible manufacturing system***by*Sawik, Tadeusz**191-202 Equipment utilization based maintenance task scheduling in a job shop***by*Banerjee, Avijit & Burton, Jonathan S.**203-218 Suboptimal inspection policies for imperfectly observed realistic systems***by*Devooght, J. & Dubus, A. & Smidts, C.**219-223 A new approximation for the inspection period of systems with different failure rates***by*Rodrigues Dias, J.**224-230 Optimal process levels for the joint control of variables and attributes***by*Arcelus, F. J. & Rahim, M. A.**231-240 Structural properties of continuum systems***by*Montero, J. & Tejada, J. & Yanez, J.**241-250 Engineering applications of discrete time optimal control***by*Ravn, Hans F. & Vidal, ReneVictor Valqui**251-259 A case study in transportation network optimization using a microcomputer***by*Pirlot, Marc**260-264 An inventory model for perishable items in a lot-size system with quantity discounts***by*Shiue, Yih-Chearng**265-274 Knowledge acquisition and assessment about production management systems***by*Guinet, A.**275-292 An analysis of the structure of expert knowledge***by*Montazemi, A. R. & Chan, L.**293-308 CGX: An expert support system for credit granting***by*Srinivasan, Venkat & Ruparel, Bharat**309-323 Rule-based formalism and preference representation: An extension of***by*Kersten, Gregory E. & Szpakowicz, Stan**324-331 Decision-aid and decision-making***by*Roy, Bernard**332-346 Multicriteria location of thermal power plants***by*Barda, O. Haluk & Dupuis, Joseph & Lencioni, Pierre**347-355 A multi-objective model for warranty estimation***by*Mitra, Amitava & Patankar, Jayprakash G.**356-367 Service with a smile -- The public face of public sector industries***by*Field, E. A. & Shutler, M. F.**370-371 OR Software***by*Thiriez, Herve

### 1990, Volume 45, Issue 1

**1-3 Fifth EURO summer institute***by*de Kok, Ton G. & Lenstra, Jan Karel & Wijngaard, Jacob & Zijm, W. Henk M.**4-14 A benders decomposition based heuristic for the hierarchical production planning problem***by*Aardal, Karen & Larsson, Torbjorn**15-24 An efficient algorithm for the capacitated single item dynamic lot size problem***by*Kirca, Omer**25-37 Multi-level lot-sizing problem: Evaluation of a simulated-annealing heuristic***by*Kuik, R. & Salomon, M.**38-46 Operational production planning in a chemical manufacturing environment***by*Selen, W. J. & Heuts, R. M. J.**47-54 Machine allocation problems in manufacturing networks***by*Boxma, O. J. & Rinnooy Kan, A. H. G. & van Vliet, M.**55-69 Hierarchical production planning for consumer goods***by*de Kok, A. G.**70-84 Integral stock norms in divergent systems with lot-sizes***by*van Donselaar, Karel**85-95 A concept for planning and scheduling in an FMS***by*Solot, Philippe**96-105 Planning for CIM in Hungary: Facts about and attitudes to implementation***by*Vastag, Gyula**106-112 Computer-based manufacturing planning and control systems in small companies***by*Ovrin, Peter & Olhager, Jan & Rapp, Birger

### 1990, Volume 44, Issue 3

**307-318 The Hazbani-Dan water system***by*Rabinowitz, Gad & Mehrez, Abraham & Oron, Gideon**319-330 To protect or not to protect: Bayes decisions with forecasts***by*Krzysztofowicz, Roman & Long, Dou**331-336 Improved lower bounds for minimizing the sum of completion times of n jobs over m machines in a flow shop***by*Ahmadi, Reza H. & Bagchi, Uttarayan**337-348 The discrete lot-sizing and scheduling problem***by*Fleischmann, Bernhard**349-356 Retraining in an interdependent system of labor markets: A network analysis***by*Faxen, Karl-Olof & Thore, Sten**357-372 Locating an absolute center on graphs that are almost trees***by*Kincaid, Rex K. & Lowe, Timothy J.**373-382 Efficiency and proper efficiency in nonlinear vector maximum problems***by*Gulati, T. R. & Islam, M. A.**383-394 Multicriteria analysis using a large-scale energy supply LP model***by*Psarras, J. & Capros, P. & Samouilidis, J. -E.**395-409 A finite cutting plane method for solving linear programs with an additional reverse convex constraint***by*Fulop, Janos**410-413 A note on dual solutions of the assignment problem in connection with the traveling salesman problem***by*Jeromin, Bernd & Korner, Frank**414-423 Duality properties of a one-dimensional random walk and a new computational algorithm***by*Winsten, C. B. & Fryer, M. J.

### 1990, Volume 44, Issue 2

**134-144 Average-case analysis of cutting and packing in two dimensions***by*Coffman, E. G. & Shor, P. W.**145-159 A typology of cutting and packing problems***by*Dyckhoff, Harald**160-166 Knowledge-based systems for cutting stock problems***by*H. Dagli, Cihan**167-174 Approximate solutions for the cutting stock `portfolio' problem***by*Gemmill, Douglas D. & Sanders, Jerry L.**175-184 An LP-based approach to cutting stock problems with multiple objectives***by*Wascher, Gerhard**185-196 A two-phase roll cutting problem***by*Soeiro Ferreira, J. & Antonio Neves, M. & Fonseca e Castro, P.**197-208 Optimal solutions for the cutting stock problem***by*Goulimis, Constantine**209-223 A one-dimensional cutting stock problem in the aluminium industry and its solution***by*Stadtler, Hartmut**224-231 One-dimensional cutting stock decisions for rolls with multiple quality grades***by*Sweeney, Paul E. & Haessler, Robert W.**232-238 Efficient automated pallet loading***by*Dowsland, Kathryn A.**239-246 Selection of stockplate characteristics and cutting style for two dimensional cutting stock situations***by*Farley, Alan A.**247-255 The cutting stock problem in the canvas industry***by*Farley, Alan A.**256-266 An improved version of Wang's algorithm for two-dimensional cutting problems***by*Oliveira, JoseFernando & Ferreira, JoseSoeiro**267-276 A comparative evaluation of heuristics for container loading***by*Bischoff, Eberhard E. & Marriott, Michael D.**277-288 A computer-based heuristic for packing pooled shipment containers***by*Gehring, H. & Menschner, K. & Meyer, M.**289-299 Load planning for shipments of low density products***by*Haessler, Robert W. & Brian Talbot, F.

### 1990, Volume 44, Issue 1

**1-10 Nuclear waste management: An application of the multicriteria PROMETHEE methods***by*Briggs, Th. & Kunsch, P. L. & Mareschal, B.**11-16 The selection and scheduling of textile orders with due dates***by*Stern, Helman I. & Avivi, Zion**17-27 Flexibility and decision making***by*Mandelbaum, Marvin & Buzacott, John**28-38 A hybrid conjoint model for price-demand estimation***by*Green, Paul E. & Krieger, Abba M.**39-46 Assembly manpower allocation under proportionality constraints***by*Karthikeyan, G. & Krishnaswamy, K. N.**47-59 Mission effectiveness analysis of an aircraft attacking passive targets***by*Sivazlian, B. D. & Rhee, Hahn-Kyou**60-66 Approximating queue lengths in M(t)/D/1 queues***by*Alfa, Attahiru Sule**67-74 A matrix-geometric solution of the jockeying problem***by*Kao, Edward P. C. & Lin, Chiunsin**75-83 On the M/G/k group-arrival loss system***by*Fakinos, D.**84-94 Optimal replacement policy with stochastic maintenance and operation costs***by*Ye, Meng-Hua**95-104 Generalized dynamic programming for multicriteria optimization***by*Carraway, Robert L. & Morin, Thomas L. & Moskowitz, Herbert**105-118 Trade-off rates in the hyperplane method for multiobjective optimization problems***by*Sakawa, Masatoshi & Yano, Hitoshi

### 1989, Volume 43, Issue 3

**245-262 A local version of Karamardian's theorem on lower semicontinuous strictly quasiconvex functions***by*Behringer, F. A.**263-266 An approach to multi-criteria decision making problems using probabilistic set theory***by*Czogal, E. & Roubens, M.**267-270 A pseudo-polynomial algorithm for a two-machine no-wait job-shop scheduling problem***by*Kubiak, Wieslaw**271-283 A multi-stage multi-attribute decision model for project selection***by*Anandalingam, G. & Olsson, C. E.**284-291 An influence matrix for project expediting***by*Kouskoulas, V. & Abutouq, G.**292-304 The effect of discretizing the planning period on the optimal cost of capacity expansion systems***by*Ong, S. L. & Adams, B. J.**305-312 Use of penalties in a branch and bound procedure for the fixed charge transportation problem***by*Schaffer, Joanne R. & O'Leary, Daniel E.**313-316 On the stochastic complexity of the asymmetric traveling salesman problem***by*Dost, Hans-Ulrich & Terno, Johannes & Scheithauer, Guntram**317-326 Approximate articulation of preference and priority derivation***by*Arbel, Ami**327-341 Optimal procedures and complexity analyses of nonserial converging branch networks***by*Lee, Chae Y.**342-349 Operational threat assessments for civil defense planning***by*Widberg, Jan**350-355 Stochastic dominance with incomplete information on probabilities***by*Keppe, Hans-Jurgen & Weber, Martin

### 1989, Volume 43, Issue 2

**119-135 Flexibility of manufacturing systems: Concepts and measurements***by*Gupta, Yash P. & Goyal, Sameer**136-142 Measuring the efficiency of maintenance units in the Israeli Air Force***by*Roll, Y. & Golany, B. & Seroussy, D.**143-160 Scheduling algorithms for flexible flowshops: Worst and average case performance***by*Sriskandarajah, C. & Sethi, S. P.**161-167 Optimal allocation of payments and receipts***by*van der Knoop, Han S. & Hooijmans, Frans C.**168-173 Optimal production policy for decaying items with decreasing demand***by*Cheng, T. C. E.**174-183 Stochastic and fuzzy***by*Lootsma, F. A.**184-196 Batch size effects on the efficiency of control variates in simulation***by*Nelson, Barry L.**197-205 An application-oriented guide for designing Lagrangean dual ascent algorithms***by*Guignard, Monique & Rosenwein, Moshe B.**206-215 On coverage probability, independence and normality in batch means algorithms***by*Adam, Nabil R. & Klein, Steven W.**216-224 An empirical investigation of some bicriterion shortest path algorithms***by*Brumbaugh-Smith, J. & Shier, D.**225-230 A polynomial algorithm to optimally schedule tasks on a virtual distributed system under tree-like precedence constraints***by*Chretienne, Philippe**231-238 Asymptotic expected performance of some TSP heuristics: An empirical evaluation***by*Ong, H. L. & Huang, H. C.

### 1989, Volume 43, Issue 1

**1-2 OR in transportaton--NOAS '87***by*Clausen, Jens**3-12 Operational planning in airline business -- Can science improve efficiency? Experiences from SAS***by*Andersson, Sven-Eric**13-25 A mathematical programming model for the development of petroleum fields and transport systems***by*Aboudi, Ronny & Hallefjord, Asa & Helgesen, Carsten & Helming, Reidun & Jornsten, Kurt & Pettersen, Anne S. & Raum, Tore & Spence, Petter**26-33 Optimal storing, transport and processing for a forest-fuel supplier***by*Eriksson, Ljusk Ola & Bjorheden, Rolf**34-43 An optimum link improvement model with a computer algorithm***by*Abdulaal, Mustafa**44-52 TRASY -- An automated system for real-time control of the industrial truck haulage in open-pit mines***by*Sgurev, V. & Vassilev, V. & Dokev, N. & Genova, K. & Drangajov, S. & Korsemov, Ch. & Atanassov, A.**53-64 A solver for the multi-objective transshipment problem with facility location***by*Ogryczak, Wlodzimierz & Studzinski, Krzysztof & Zorychta, Krystian**65-77 Maximum outflow in generalized flow networks***by*Simin Pulat, P.**78-87 Optimal plant size with variable cost and revenue streams***by*Krinsky, Itzhak & Parlar, Mahmut**88-110 Heuristic methods and applications: A categorized survey***by*Zanakis, Stelios H. & Evans, James R. & Vazacopoulos, Alkis A.

### 1989, Volume 42, Issue 3

**229-242 Operational research and fisheries management***by*Lane, Daniel E.**243-253 Lumberproduction optimization***by*Reinders, M. P. & Hendriks, Th. H. B.**254-267 Linearly constrained estimation by mathematical programming***by*Klafszky, Emil & Mayer, Janos & Terlaky, Tamas**268-278 The potential demise of OR/MS: Consequences of neglecting epistemology***by*van Gigch, John P.**279-293 Empirical indication of economic long waves in aggregate production***by*Rasmussen, Steen & Mosekilde, Erik & Holst, Jan**294-304 Facilities location in a competitive environment: A promethee based multiple criteria analysis***by*Karkazis, John**305-312 Solving the fixed charge problem with Lagrangian relaxation and cost allocation heuristics***by*Wright, Don D. & von Lanzenauer, Christoph Haehling**313-325 Median linear orders: Heuristics and a branch and bound algorithm***by*Barthelemy, J. P. & Guenoche, A. & Hudry, O.**326-338 Approximation of convex curves with application to the bicriterial minimum cost flow problem***by*Fruhwirth, B. & Bukkard, R. E. & Rote, G.**339-340 OR software***by*Thiriez, Herve

### 1989, Volume 42, Issue 2

**111-128 Knowledge bases: Integration, verification, and partitioning***by*Botten, Nancy & Kusiak, Andrew & Raz, Tzvi**129-141 Management of pavement rehabilitation***by*Hugo, F. & Scholtz, W. J. & Sinclair, M. & Curtayne, P. C.**142-151 An optimal production-mix model***by*Krauth, J. & Warschat, J.**152-165 A mathematical model for the fixed-time traffic control problem***by*Serafini, Paolo & Ukovich, Walter**166-177 The formulation and solution of large-scale multicommodity equilibrium problems over space and time***by*Nagurney, Anna**178-189 The inclusion of `spinning reserves' in investmetn and simulation models for electricity generation***by*Schaeffer, Peter V. & Cherene, Louis J.**190-202 Lot sizes and setup frequency with learning in setups and process quality***by*Chand, Suresh**203-212 Numerical experience with conjugate direction methods in constrained minimization***by*Murty, B. S. N. & Reddy, P. J. & Husain, Asghar**213-222 A formal description of discrete event dynamic systems including infinitesimal perturbation analysis***by*Bettonvil, Bert

### 1989, Volume 42, Issue 1

**1-21 Static game theory models and their applications in management science***by*Wang, Qinan & Parlar, Mahmut**22-38 Performance evaluation for systems of pooled machines of unequal sizes: Unbalancing versus balancing***by*Stecke, Kathryn E. & Kim, Ilyong**39-51 The vehicle routing problem with backhauls***by*Goetschalckx, Marc & Jacobs-Blecha, Charlotte**52-58 Two suggestions to improve on the efficiency of the check computations in the banking system in Belgium***by*Stevens, Patrick**59-87 Multiple tests for validation of system dynamics type of simulation models***by*Barlas, Yaman**88-100 Quality control of the M/G/1 queue***by*Hsu, Lie-Fern & Tapiero, Charles S.

### 1989, Volume 41, Issue 3

**261-269 Integrated inventory models: The buyer-vendor coordination***by*Goyal, Suresh K. & Gupta, Yash P.**270-276 A microcomputer system for formulating animal diets which may involve liquid raw materials***by*Munford, Alan G.**277-289 A mathematical model for scheduling and staffing multiclinic health regions***by*Franz, Lori S. & Baker, Hope M. & Leong, G. Keong & Rakes, Terry R.**290-301 A banker's use of simulation and artificial intelligence for assessing the economics of electronic money networks***by*Coats, Pamela K.**302-313 Managing interest-rate risk in banking institutions***by*Booth, G. Geoffrey & Bessler, Wolfgang & Foote, William G.**314-320 Distance weighted voting and a single facility location problem***by*Vohra, Rakesh V.**321-334 A method to control flexible manufacturing systems***by*Hintz, G. W. & Zimmermann, H. -J.**335-346 Module design with substitute parts and multiple vendors***by*Goldberg, Jeff & Zhu, Ji**347-354 Redundancy in lexicographic goal programming: An empirical approach***by*Amador, Francisco & Romero, Carlos**355-366 Approximating the noninferior set in linear biobjective programs using multiparametric decomposition***by*Solanki, Rajendra S. & Cohon, Jared L.

### 1989, Volume 41, Issue 2

**127-141 Recent contributions to optimal product positioning and buyer segmentation***by*Green, Paul E. & Krieger, Abba M.**142-150 DSS and ES in the `information organization'--Back to the roots of OR***by*Grunwald, Herbert J. & Fortuin, Leonard**151-156 Optimal, near-optimal and rule-of-thumb claiming rules for a protected bonus vehicle insurance policy***by*Chappell, D. & Norman, J. M.**157-161 Optimality of the shortest line discipline with state-dependent service rates***by*Johri, Pravin K.**162-168 Asymptotic analysis of some complex renewable systems operating in random environments***by*Anisimov, Vladimir & Sztrik, Janos**169-173 On the stability region for multi-level inventory problems***by*Richter, Knut & Voros, Jozsef**174-180 State reduction in a dependent demand inventory model given by a time series***by*Reyman, Grzegorz**181-185 A modified priority index for Gunther's lot-sizing heuristic under capacitated single stage production***by*Selen, W. J. & Heuts, R. M.**186-193 A new heuristic method for the flow shop sequencing problem***by*Widmer, Marino & Hertz, Alain**194-202 k-optimal solution sets for some polynomially solvable scheduling problems***by*Brucker, Peter J. & Hamacher, Horst W.**203-209 A comparison of two interactive procedures***by*Reeves, Gary R. & Gonzalez, Juan J.**210-217 Interactive decision making in fuzzy linear optimization problems***by*Rommelfanger, Heinrich**218-223 A min-max resource allocation problem with substitutions***by*Pang, Jong-Shi & Chang-Sung, Yu**224-231 Algorithms to solve the orienteering problem: A comparison***by*Keller, C. Peter**232-239 An optimal column-generation-with-ranking algorithm for very large scale set partitioning problems in traffic assignment***by*Ribeiro, Celso Carneiro & Minoux, Michel & Penna, Manoel Camillo**240-248 Evaluating the maximize minimum distance formulation of the linear discriminant problem***by*Rubin, Paul A.

### 1989, Volume 41, Issue 1

**1-14 Operations research in project management and cost engineering: An outlook for new operational developments***by*Poiaga, Luigi**15-22 Forecasting under unstable conditions: A case study of the cocoa market***by*Boas, J.**23-32 Redesign of primary response areas for county ambulance services***by*Baker, Joanna R. & Clayton, Edward R. & Moore, Laurence J.**33-43 Computer-based modeling environments***by*Geoffrion, Arthur M.**44-53 Simulation-optimisation: The method and its application in the analysis of grain terminal operations***by*Guimaraes, Rui C. & Kingsman, Brian G.**54-63 On the heterogeneous machine interference problem with priority and ordinary machines***by*Posafalvi, Andras & Sztrik, Janos**64-72 The minimax center estimation problem for automated roundness inspection***by*Ventura, Jose A. & Yeralan, Sencer**73-85 Estimating nonparametric convex functions using gradient data***by*Carey, Malachy**86-100 Conflict models in graph form: Solution concepts and their interrelationships***by*Fang, Liping & Hipel, Keith W. & Kilgour, D. Marc**101-107 Advising very senior management -- some reflections***by*Collcutt, R. H.**108-121 Operational Research in practice: Experiences of an OR group in industry***by*Fortuin, Leonard & Zijlstra, Mynt

### 1989, Volume 40, Issue 3

**275-291 Analytical models for locating undesirable facilities***by*Erkut, Erhan & Neuman, Susan**292-298 A non-linear congestion network model for planning internal movement in the Hajj***by*Charnes, A. & Duffuaa, S. & Yafi, A.**299-308 Constrained game formulations and interpretations for data envelopment analysis***by*Banker, R. D. & Charnes, A. & Cooper, W. W. & Clarke, R.**309-321 Some properties of choice functions based on valued binary relations***by*Roubens, M.**322-328 Computational behavior of a feasible direction method for linear programming***by*Fathi, Yahya & Murty, Katta G.**329-336 Stochastic linear knapsack programming problem and its application to a portfolio selection problem***by*Morita, Hiroshi & Ishii, Hiroaki & Nishida, Toshio**337-343 Linear complementarity problem with upper bounds***by*Luthi, Hans-Jakob**344-351 Sequencing games***by*Curiel, Imma & Pederzoli, Giorgio & Tijs, Stef**352-362 A cross-estimation technique for using control variables in stochastic simulations***by*Ashford, R. W. & Beale, E. M. L.**363-376 Influence diagrams for Bayesian decision analysis***by*Smith, J. Q.**377-388 Modeling uncertainty with belief functions in numerical models***by*Kohlas, Jurg**389-396 Possibilistic linear regression analysis for fuzzy data***by*Tanaka, Hideo & Hayashi, Isao & Watada, Junzo

### 1989, Volume 40, Issue 2

**135-154 Fuzzy sets, probability and measurement***by*Dubois, Didier & Prade, Henri**155-168 Capacity utilization: Theoretical models and empirical tests***by*Lieberman, Marvin B.**169-185 Incentive contracts when production is subcontracted***by*Balachandran, Kashi R. & Ronen, Joshua**186-195 Optimal product design using conjoint analysis: Computational complexity and algorithms***by*Kohli, Rajeev & Krishnamurti, Ramesh**196-209 A structural methodology for managing manufacturing lead times in make-to-order companies***by*Kingsman, B. G. & Tatsiopoulos, I. P. & Hendry, L. C.**210-221 A repairable item inventory system with diagnostic and repair service***by*Lee, Hau L. & Moinzadeh, Kamran**222-242 Real-time scheduling of an automated manufacturing center***by*Raman, Narayan & Rachamadugu, Ram V. & Talbot, F. Brian**243-251 Scheduling jobs on a single machine with periodic release date/deadline intervals***by*Zdrzalka, Stanislaw**252-256 An economic order quantity model with demand-dependent unit cost***by*Cheng, T. C. E.**257-267 Markov and Markov reward model transient analysis: An overview of numerical approaches***by*Reibman, Andrew & Smith, Roger & Trivedi, Kishor