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# European Journal of Operational Research

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### 1989, Volume 43, Issue 2

**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**268-269 OR Software***by*Thiriez, Herve

### 1989, Volume 40, Issue 1

**1-15 Production planning systems and their applicability to make-to-order companies***by*Hendry, L. C. & Kingsman, B. G.**16-21 Control of inventories with intermittent demand***by*Dunsmuir, W. T. M. & Snyder, R. N.**22-31 Optimization of management plans with short and long run problems: The case of shrimp production***by*Sadeh, Arye & Talpaz, Hovav & Bessler, David A. & Griffin, Wade L.**32-37 An interactive system for constructing timetables on a PC***by*Chahal, N. & de Werra, D.**38-42 Multi-buyer discount pricing***by*Drezner, Z. & Wesolowsky, G. O.**43-57 A framework for replacement analysis***by*Fraser, Jane M. & Posey, Jack W.**58-69 Review, extension and prediction in emergency service siting models***by*ReVelle, Charles**70-77 Combinatorial aspects of cropping pattern selection in agriculture***by*Clarke, Harry R.**78-84 Modeling learning effects via successive linear programming***by*Harrison, Terry P. & Edward Ketz, J.**85-89 Remarks on second-order conditions in connection with the algorithm of Beale for quadratic programming***by*Korner, Frank**90-98 A new integer programming formulation for the permutation flowshop problem***by*Frieze, A. M. & Yadegar, J.**99-108 A priority M/G/1 queue with application to voice/data communication***by*Sandhu, D. & Posner, M. J. M.**109-116 Conflict resolution via pairwise comparison of concessions***by*Lootsma, F. A.**117-119 Some comments on "resource allocation in a large decentralized enterprise"***by*van de Panne, Cornelis**120-127 ORSEP (Operations Research Software Exchange Program)***by*W. Hamacher, Horst

### 1989, Volume 39, Issue 3

**231-242 Competitive spatial models***by*Eiselt, H. A. & Laporte, G.**243-253 An investigation into adequate data for estimating annual earnings time series models***by*Guerard, John B.**254-260 The value of information from multiple sources of uncertainty in decision analysis***by*Samson, D. & Wirth, A. & Rickard, J.**261-273 Quality control and product servicing: A decision framework***by*Tapiero, Charles S. & Lee, Hau L.**274-283 Overtime decision rule experiments with a model of a real shop***by*Adshead, N. S. & Price, D. H. R.**284-292 MEDICIS: An expert system for computer-aided diagnosis using the PROMETHEE multicriteria method***by*Du Bois, Ph. & Brans, J. P. & Cantraine, F. & Mareschal, B.**293-304 Using weighting vectors to solve multiple attribute problems: A framework***by*White, D. J.**305-324 A finite improvement algorithm for the linear complementarity problem***by*Paparrizos, Konstantinos & Solow, Daniel**325-331 A Lagrangean approach to the degree-constrained minimum spanning tree problem***by*Volgenant, A.**332-344 Reducing the hierarchical network design problem***by*Duin, Cees & Volgenant, Anton

### 1989, Volume 39, Issue 2

**119-130 New approaches for heuristic search: A bilateral linkage with artificial intelligence***by*Glover, Fred & Greenberg, Harvey J.**131-137 End-user optimization with spreadsheet models***by*Roy, Asim & Lasdon, Leon & Plane, Donald**138-149 Simulation modelling: A comparison of visual interactive and traditional approaches***by*Kirkpatrick, Paul & Bell, Peter C.**150-156 The effect of ignoring routes when locating depots***by*Salhi, Said & Rand, Graham K.**157-173 On the exact solution of large-scale simple plant location problems***by*Korkel, Manfred**174-179 An economic production quantity model with flexibility and reliability considerations***by*Cheng, T. C. E.**180-191 Optimal policy surfaces for a multi-item inventory problem***by*Schneider, Helmut & Rinks, Dan B.**192-205 A queueing-location model with expected service time dependent queueing disciplines***by*Batta, Rajan**206-212 Optimal replace-repair strategy for servicing products sold with warranty***by*Nguyen, D. G. & Murthy, D. N. P.**213-222 A structural lagrangean relaxation for two-duty period bus driver scheduling problems***by*Paixao, Jose & Pato, Margarida

### 1989, Volume 39, Issue 1

**1-16 Markov decision processes***by*White, Chelsea C. & White, Douglas J.**17-31 Production scheduling: Practice and theory***by*Buxey, Geoff**32-39 The efficiency of uni-directionally patrolled machines with two robot repairmen***by*Bunday, Brian D. & Khorram, Esmaile**40-53 On the long-term stability and cross-country invariance of financial ratio patterns***by*Yli-olli, Paavo & Virtanen, Ilkka**54-60 Fuzzy input-output analysis***by*Buckley, J. J.**61-70 A unified approach for characterizing Pareto optimal solutions of multiobjective optimization problems: The hyperplane method***by*Yano, Hitoshi & Sakawa, Masatoshi**71-78 Models and exact solutions for a class of stochastic location-routing problems***by*Laporte, Gilbert & Louveaux, Francois & Mercure, Helene**79-95 Boltzmann machines for travelling salesman problems***by*Aarts, Emile H. L. & Korst, Jan H. M.**96-102 Constrained spanning trees and the traveling salesman problem***by*Leclerc, Matthias & Rendl, Franz**103-107 On the relation of max-flow to min-cut for generalized networks***by*Simin Pulat, P.**108-107 Guide to simulation***by*Schrage, Linus**108-109 Assign-Rank***by*Metrick, Lee B. & Maybee, John D.

### 1989, Volume 38, Issue 3

**269-273 Overcoming environmental turbulence***by*Tomlinson, Rolfe C.**274-276 EURO Gold Medal 1986: A parable on two-level parallelism***by*Krarup, Jakob**277-281 A short discussion of the OR crisis***by*Hansen, Pierre**282-285 The future of operations research is bright***by*Rinnooy Kan, Alexander H. G.**286-289 The OR contribution to strategy formulation in a turbulent environment***by*Lesourne, Jacques**290-300 Making models matter -- Lessons from experience***by*Lee, T. H.**301-306 Some experimental findings on decision making under risk and their implications***by*Jaffray, J. Y.**307-317 New models of decision under uncertainty: An interpretative essay***by*Munier, Bertrand**318-328 Option analysis: Making better decision faster***by*Van Landeghem, Rik R. G.**329-349 Time preference and the life cycle: The logic of long-term high risk vs. short-term low risk***by*Ayres, Robert U. & Mori, Shunsuke**350-357 Not forecasts but multiple scenarios when coping with uncertainties in the competitive environment***by*Meristo, Tarja**358-368 Performance measurement in universities***by*Higgins, J. C.**369-375 The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth***by*Shutler, Maurice & Field, Ernest

### 1989, Volume 38, Issue 2

**141-155 The APL phenomenon: An operational research perspective***by*Sniedovich, Moshe**156-166 Survey of scheduling research involving due date determination decisions***by*Cheng, T. C. E. & Gupta, M. C.**167-177 Optimization of the movements of a component placement machine***by*Leipala, Timo & Nevalainen, Olli**178-183 Combat modeling with partial differential equations***by*Protopopescu, V. & Santoro, R. T. & Dockery, J.**184-201 Closed two node priority queueing networks***by*Rumsewicz, M. & Henderson, W.**202-207 On the non-homogeneous service system MX/G/[infinity]***by*Chatterjee, U. & Mukherjee, S. P.**208-212 The assignment of minimum crews among bases in an airlift operation***by*Hong, Jae-Dong & Jeya Chandra, M. & Cavalier, Tom M.**213-226 Vehicles scheduling with sliding time windows***by*Ferland, Jacques A. & Fortin, Luc**227-226 A branch and bound algorithm to minimize the number of late jobs in a permutation flow-shop***by*Hariri, A. M. A. & Potts, C. N.**228-237 Integer programming formulations for the multi-depot vehicle routing problem: Comments on a paper by Kulkarni and Bhave***by*Laporte, Gilbert**238-241 A hybrid method for solving nonlinear knapsack problems***by*Korner, Frank**242-254 The knapsack problem with generalized upper bounds***by*Elmaghraby, Salah E.**255-258 Time-cost tradeoff in a three dimensional assignment problem***by*Geetha, S. & Vartak, M. N.

### 1989, Volume 38, Issue 1

**1-261 Editorial***by*Mercer, Alan & Tilanus, Bernhard & Zimmermann, Hans-Jurgen**2-13 Joint replenishment inventory control: Deterministic and stochastic models***by*Goyal, Suresh K. & Satir, Ahmet T.**14-26 Plant location and vehicle routing in the Malaysian rubber smallholder sector: A case study***by*Nambiar, Jay M. & Gelders, Ludo F. & Van Wassenhove, Luk N.**27-34 A set covering approach to metallurgical grade assignment***by*Vasko, Francis J. & Wolf, Floyd E. & Stott, Kenneth L.**35-43 Diagnostics design: A product support strategy***by*Hegde, G. G. & Kubat, Peter**44-55 Practical approximations for finite-buffer queueing models with batch arrivals***by*Nobel, R. D.**56-62 Optimizing single hole mine cuts by dynamic programming***by*Gershon, Mark E. & Murphy, Frederic H.**63-69 Sensitivity analysis in multiple objective linear programming: The tolerance approach***by*Hansen, Pierre & Labbe, Martine & Wendell, Richard E.**70-75 Triangle inequality and symmetry in connection with the assignment and the traveling salesman problem***by*Jeromin, Bernd & Korner, Frank**76-85 A network relaxation based enumeration algorithm for set partitioning***by*Ali, Agha Iqbal & Thiagarajan, Hemalatha**86-93 Using martingales to make stochastic simulations more precise***by*Ashford, R. W. & Beale, E. M. L.**94-97 Group centre and group median of a network***by*Gupta, S. K. & Punnen, A. P.**98-103 Minimizing wood raw material cost in cabinet manufacturing***by*Lenoir, Clinton H. & Carino, Honorio F.**104-112 A dynamic programming based heuristic for industrial buying of cardboard***by*Gochet, Willy & Vandebroek, Martina**113-116 Research pertaining to the development of operations research: The case of Turkey***by*Kara, Imdat

### 1988, Volume 37, Issue 3

**303-317 New trends in machine scheduling***by*Blazewicz, J. & Finke, G. & Haupt, R. & Schmidt, G.**318-324 Solving many linear programs that differ only in the righthand side***by*Haugland, Dag & Wallace, Stein W.**325-327 The OR worker in practice***by*Fortuin, Leonard & Korsten, Antonius T. M.**328-335 A shadow price in integer programming for management decision***by*Kim, Sehun & Cho, Seong-cheol**336-346 Controlled alternative activity networks for project management***by*Golenko-Ginzburg, Dmitri**347-354 Delphic hierarchy process (DHP): A methodology for priority setting derived from the Delphi method and analytical hierarchy process***by*Khorramshahgol, Reza & Moustakis, Vassilis S.**355-362 Deriving weights from pairwise comparison ratio matrices: An axiomatic approach***by*Cook, Wade D. & Kress, Moshe