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# European Journal of Operational Research

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### 1988, Volume 36, Issue 2

**254-255 On estimating road distances by mathematical functions--A rejoinder***by*Berens, Wolfgang & Korling, Franz-Josef**256-265 Weighting factor extensions for finite multiple objective vector minimization problems***by*White, D. J.**266-267 A note on "weighting factor extensions for finite multiple objective vector minimization problems", by D.J. White***by*Scherer, William T.

### 1988, Volume 36, Issue 1

**1-13 Cognitive mapping***by*Eden, Colin**14-26 Generalized transitivity and preferences modelling: The concept of Hyper-Order***by*Valadares Tavares, L.**27-35 Judgemental modelling based on geometric least square***by*Islei, G. & Lockett, A. G.**36-49 Preference ranking global frequencies in multicriterion analysis ()***by*Matarazzo, Benedetto**50-65 : An analytical procedure for generating optimal new product concepts for a differentiated-type strategy***by*Sudharshan, D. & May, Jerrold H. & Gruca, Thomas**66-77 Interval uneffectiveness distribution for a k-out-of-n multistate reliability system with repair***by*van der Heijden, M. C. & Schornagel, A.**78-84 A fuzzy set approach to financial ratio analysis***by*Gutierrez, Isabel & Carmona, Salvador**85-91 On equivalence of two optimization methods for fuzzy discrete programming problems***by*Kolodziejczyk, Waldemar**92-100 A comparative study of several semi-infinite nonlinear programming algorithms***by*Tanaka, Yoshihiro & Fukushima, Masao & Ibaraki, Toshihide**101-106 An improved general Phase-I method in linear programming***by*Belling-Seib, Katharina**107-115 The equal flow problem***by*Ali, Agha Iqbal & Kennington, Jeff & Shetty, Bala**116-121 A simplification for some disjunctive formulations***by*Jeroslow, Robert G.**122-128 An enumerative method for the solution of linear complementarity problems***by*Judice, J. J. & Mitra, G.

### 1988, Volume 35, Issue 3

**301-320 System dynamics and microworlds for policymakers***by*Morecroft, John D. W.**321-327 Linear programming on a micro computer: An application in refinery modelling***by*Uhlmann, Alexandra**328-338 The nozzle guide vane problem: Partitioning a heterogeneous inventory***by*Balakrishnan, Anantaram & Plante, Robert & Wong, Richard**339-349 Selecting transfer station locations for large solid waste systems***by*Kirca, Omer & Erkip, Nesim**350-364 A computational model for solid waste management with application***by*Gottinger, Hans W.**365-377 Multiobjective mathematical programming models for acid rain control***by*Ellis, J. Hugh**378-381 Balancing hydraulic turbine runners: A quadratic assignment problem***by*Laporte, Gilbert & Mercure, Helene**382-392 Analysis of a conveyor queue in a flexible manufacturing system***by*Coffman, E. G. & Gelenbe, E. & Gilbert, E. N.**393-400 Modelling and scheduling a batch-type production on identical machines***by*Sawik, T. J.**401-413 Regenerative pull (Kanban) production control policies***by*Seidmann, Abraham**414-425 A transportation type aggregate production model with bounds on inventory and backordering***by*Selcuk Erenguc, S. & Tufekci, Suleyman**426-441 Simultaneous and dynamic price, production, inventory and capacity decisions***by*Gaimon, Cheryl**442-456 On the integer properties of scheduling set partitioning models***by*Ryan, D. M. & Falkner, J. C.

### 1988, Volume 35, Issue 2

**137-145 Perspectives on practical aspects of truck routing and scheduling***by*Ronen, David**146-159 A comparison of LP software on personal computers for industrial applications***by*Stadtler, Hartmut & Groeneveld, Maren & Hermannsen, Heidrun**160-164 A note on evaluating LP software for personal computers***by*Ashford, R. W. & Daniel, R. C.**165-171 A mixed integer programming model for fertiliser policy evaluation***by*Glen, J. J.**172-181 Safety stock determination with correlated demands and arbitrary lead times***by*Fotopoulos, Stergios & Wang, Min-Chiang & Rao, S. Subba**182-186 Disaggregation under uncertainty in hierarchical production planning***by*Ari, E. Aysen & Axsater, Sven**187-192 Analytical solution of closed-loop conveyor systems with discrete and deterministic material flow***by*Bastani, Ali S.**193-200 A Lagrangean dual ascent algorithm for simple plant location problems***by*Guignard, Monique**201-206 A fast feasibility test for relocation problems***by*Kaplan, Edward H. & Amir, Amihood**207-215 Hierarchic Markov processes and their applications in replacement models***by*Kristensen, Anders R.**216-227 Aggregation of constraints in integer programming***by*Ram, Balasubramanian & Karwan, Mark H. & Babu, A. J. G.**228-241 A finite procedure to generate feasible points for the extreme point mathematical programming problem***by*Fulop, Janos**242-254 A reoptimization algorithm for the shortest path problem with time windows***by*Desrochers, Martin & Soumis, Francois**255-262 Optimal comprimising within a multicriterial conflict zone***by*Ostermark, Ralf**263-270 Aspiration profile preserving compromising within a multicriterial conflict zone***by*Ostermark, Ralf**271-277 A minimum variance of utility approach to ideal point estimation in certain biased groups***by*Troutt, Marvin D.**278-285 A batch acceptance complement method for generating random variables***by*Rubinstein, Reuven Y. & Kriemer, Joseph

### 1988, Volume 35, Issue 1

**1-15 Optimal preventive maintenance scheduling of thermal generating units in power systems --A survey of problem formulations and solution methods***by*Kralj, Branimir L. & Petrovic, Radivoj**16-29 Reduction of paradoxes in subjectively judged competitions***by*Frederiksen, Jesper S. & Machol, Robert E.**30-44 -1: A disaggregate model of the U.S. electric utility industry***by*Hillsman, Edward L. & Alvic, Donald R. & Church, Richard L.**45-58 A new approach for crew pairing problems by column generation with an application to air transportation***by*Lavoie, Sylvie & Minoux, Michel & Odier, Edouard**59-70 Application of a search algorithm to stream assimilative capacity management***by*Ong, S. L. & Adams, B. J.**71-79 An incremental discount pricing schedule with multiple customers and single price break***by*Kim, Kap H. & Hwang, Hark**80-88 Bifurcations and chaos in a generic management model***by*Rasmussen, Dan Rene & Mosekilde, Erik**89-97 Reliability concepts under the theory of evidence***by*Delgado, M. & Moral, S.**98-110 Modeling of building evacuation problems by network flows with side constraints***by*Choi, W. & Hamacher, H. W. & Tufekci, S.**111-117 Controlled dual perturbations for posynomial programs***by*Fang, S. C. & Peterson, E. L. & Rajasekera, J. R.**118-123 A note on the m-center problem with rectilinear distances***by*Aneja, Y. P. & Chandrasekaran, R. & Nair, K. P. K.

### 1988, Volume 34, Issue 3

**249-261 PORTPLAN, decision support system for port terminals***by*Van Hee, K. M. & Huitink, B. & Leegwater, D. K.**262-272 Decision support system for container terminal planning***by*van Hee, K. M. & Wijbrands, R. J.**273-281 Trim-loss minimization in a crepe-rubber mill; optimal solution versus heuristic in the 2 (3) - dimensional case***by*Schneider, W.**282-296 A simulation model for corporate planning in a steel plant***by*Narchal, R. M.**297-307 Planning horizons for capacity expansion***by*Udayabhanu, V. & Morton, T. E.**308-315 Preference ranking of discrete multiattribute instances***by*Badran, Yahya**316-325 A `soft' measure of consensus in the setting of partial (fuzzy) preferences***by*Kacprzyk, Janusz & Fedrizzi, Mario**326-335 Use of fuzzy relations in rule-based decision support systems for business planning problems***by*Hruschka, Harald**336-344 The savings algorithm for the vehicle routing problem***by*Paessens, H.**345-350 The reliability of a test procedure for identifying defective components***by*Sim, S. H.**351-361 Approximate steady-state distribution for a large repairable item inventory system***by*Albright, S. Christian & Soni, A.**362-371 Determination of the crop mix of a rubber and oil palm plantation--A programming approach***by*Tan, Lee-Peng & Fong, Chan-Onn**372-383 A Lagrangian relaxation approach to solve the second phase of the exam scheduling problem***by*Arani, Taghi & Karwan, Mark & Lofti, Vahid**384-392 A multicut algorithm for two-stage stochastic linear programs***by*Birge, John R. & Louveaux, Francois V.**393-398 A parallel integer linear programming algorithm***by*Boehning, Rochelle L. & Butler, Ralph M. & Gillett, Billy E.**399-402 A surrogate for linear programs with random requirements***by*Grove, M. A.**403-404 Integer linear programming formulation for vehicle routing problems***by*Brodie, G. R. & Waters, C. D. J.**405-410 OR in practice: Results of a survey in Greece***by*Pappis, Costas P. & Nikitas, Grigoris D. & Patrikalakis, Giannis S.

### 1988, Volume 34, Issue 2

**113-130 Expert systems for planning and scheduling manufacturing systems***by*Kusiak, Andrew & Chen, Mingyuan**131-138 Forecasting demand for mail order catalogue lines during the season***by*Chambers, M. L. & Eglese, R. W.**139-148 Income redistribution policies and decision support systems -- Problems and potentials***by*Schwarz, Brita**149-151 Incorporating stochastic processes to overcome unmanageable decision trees***by*Pliskin, Nava**152-159 A visual reference direction approach to solving discrete multiple criteria problems***by*Korhonen, Pekka**160-170 A multi-period, multiple criteria optimization system for manpower planning***by*Silverman, Joe & Steuer, Ralph E. & Whisman, Alan W.**171-177 in continuous time***by*Luhmer, Alfred & Steindl, Alois & Feichtinger, Gustav & Hartl, Richard & Sorger, Gerhard**178-190 A large-scale multilocation capacity planning model***by*Klincewicz, John G. & Luss, Hanan & Yu, Chang-Sung**191-207 On upper bounds of sequential stochastic production planning problems***by*Bitran, G. R. & Sarkar, D.**208-220 A two-machine flow shop scheduling problem with controllable job processing times***by*Nowicki, Eugeniusz & Zdrzalka, Stanislaw**221-230 Single machine scheduling to minimize weighted earliness subject to no tardy jobs***by*Chand, Suresh & Schneeberger, Hans**231-236 DB2 and DB2A: Two useful tools for constructing Hamiltonian circuits***by*Brunacci, Francesco A.

### 1988, Volume 34, Issue 1

**1-9 Performance indicators -- Why, where and how?***by*Fortuin, Leonard**10-18 Defence operational analysis using system dynamics***by*Wolstenholme, E. F.**19-26 Capacity expansion with interrupted demand growth***by*Buzacott, J. A. & Chaouch, A. B.**27-38 A generalized discount structure and some dominance rules for selecting the price-break EOQ***by*Das, Chandrasekhar**39-43 The suitability of the weighted lp-norm in estimating actual road distances***by*Berens, Wolfgang**44-55 Multiple objective forest land management planning: An illustration***by*Bare, B. Bruce & Mendoza, Guillermo**56-68 On the convergence of reference point methods in multiobjective programming***by*Bogetoft, Peter & Hallefjord, Asa & Kok, Matthijs**69-77 Geometrical representations for MCDA***by*Mareschal, Bertrand & Brans, Jean-Pierre**78-85 Experiments with an interactive procedure for MOLP given weak orders on variables and objectives***by*Dror, Moshe & Gass, Saul I. & Yellin, Alexandra**86-91 A graphical bicriteria approach to the resource allocation problem***by*Czuchra, Waldemar**92-98 Management of a community storage system: A coal programming model***by*Sinha, Surendra B. & Sastry, Somayajula V. C. & Misra, Rameswar P.**99-104 Improving feasible directions for a class of nondifferentiable functions***by*Tamarit Goerlich, JoseManuel**105-112 A methodology for computation reduction for specially structured large scale Markov decision problems***by*Ding, Fong-Yuen & Hodgson, Thom J. & King, Russell E.

### 1988, Volume 33, Issue 3

**223-229 Combining forecasts***by*Bunn, Derek W.**230-244 Batching and routing: Two functions in the operational planning of flexible manufacturing systems***by*Bastos, JoseM.**245-256 Allocating work between an FMS and a conventional jobshop: A case study***by*Avonts, Ludwig H. & Gelders, Ludo F. & Van Wassenhove, Luk N.**257-261 Experimental design and regression analysis in simulation: An FMS case study***by*Kleijnen, Jack P. C. & Standridge, Charles R.**262-272 Electronic equipment test unit optimization***by*Dror, Moshe & Einav, David & Amir, Yakov**273-278 A decision support system for wine-making cooperatives***by*Gertosio, Christine**279-289 A forecasting model to evaluate the profitability of price promotions***by*Rinne, Heikki & Geurts, Michael**290-297 OR tools for tactical freight transportation planning***by*Crainic, Teodor Gabriel & Roy, Jacques**298-303 An optimization model for pavement marking systems***by*Kouskoulas, Vasily**304-313 An approximation of known accuracy for single server queues with inhomogeneous arrival rate and continuous service time distribution***by*Omosigho, S. E. & Worthington, D. J.**314-325 An algorithm for solving large capacitated warehouse location problems***by*Beasley, J. E.**326-333 Surrogate duality in a branch-and-bound procedure for integer programming***by*Sarin, Sanjiv & Karwan, Mark H. & Rardin, Ronald L.**334-341 Fractional programming revisited***by*Sniedovich, Moshe**342-348 Lexicographical order and duality in multiobjective programming***by*Martinez-Legaz, Juan Enrique

### 1988, Volume 33, Issue 2

**145-148 Editorial***by*Agrell, Per S. & Gibert, Patrick**149-158 A price endogenous analysis of agricultural intervention policies: The case of Turkey***by*Onal, Hayri**159-173 A methodology for sensitivity analysis in three-criteria problems: A case study in municipal management***by*Bana E Costa, Carlos A.**174-182 Allocating nursing staff to hospital wards-- A case study***by*Worthington, David & Guy, Mike**183-190 Improving the utilization of training resources through optimal personnel assignment in the U.S. Navy***by*Liang, Timothy T. & Buclatin, Ben B.**191-199 An Icelandic fisheries model***by*Helgason, Thorkell & Olafsson, Snjolfur**200-211 Relationship between futures studies and planning***by*Khakee, Abdul**212-222 A comprehensive energy model in the municipal energy planning process***by*Wene, Clas-Otto & Ryden, Bo

### 1988, Volume 33, Issue 1

**1-348 Editorial***by*Mercer, Alan & Tilanus, Bernhard & Zimmermann, Hans**2-16 Recurrent competitive bidding***by*King, Malcolm & Mercer, Alan**17-29 Implementation of an expert system for production scheduling***by*Kerr, R. M. & Ebsary, R. V.**30-41 A multiobjective, multi-level heuristic for dynamic resource constrained scheduling problems***by*Norbis, Mario I. & MacGregor Smith, J.**42-45 Single facility scheduling with multiple job classes***by*N.D. Gupta, Jatinder**46-53 Equalizing superpower force disparities with optimized arms control choices: A multi-objective approach***by*ReVelle, Charles**54-64 Weight stability intervals in multicriteria decision aid***by*Mareschal, Bertrand**65-81 Experiments with parallel algorithms for combinatorial problems***by*Kindervater, G. A. P. & Trienekens, H. W. J. M.**82-90 Solution method for partitioning students into groups***by*Miyaji, Isao & Ohno, Katsuhisa & Mine, Hisashi**91-97 Computational experience concerning payoff tables and minimum criterion values over the efficient set***by*Isermann, Heinz & Steuer, Ralph E.**98-105 Minimum-maximal matching in series-parallel graphs***by*Richey, M. B. & Parker, R. Gary**106-113 Note on the optimum span of control in a pure hierarchy***by*Tarng, Ming-Yueh & Chen, Miao-Sheng**114-125 International publishing in operational research***by*Rutten, W. G. M. M. & Tilanus, C. B.

### 1987, Volume 32, Issue 3

**327-332 Decision models in pest management***by*Rabbinge, R. & Rossing, W.A.H.**333-339 Choosing an electronic cardiac pacemaker: A decision analysis***by*Pliskin, Joseph S. & Ronen, Boaz & Feldman, Shlomo**340-352 Performance modeling of a closed loop material handling system***by*Pourbabai, Behnam**353-362 Planning and development of rural road networks in developing countries***by*van Oudheusden, Dirk L. & Lutfar Rahman Khan, Md.**363-379 An interactive, computer-aided ship scheduling system***by*Miller, David M.**380-392 Equation partitioning techniques for solving partial equilibrium models***by*Murphy, Frederic H.**393-404 A quadratic integer program for the location of interacting hub facilities***by*O'kelly, Morton E.**405-414 Dynamic programming and decomposition approaches for the single machine total tardiness problem***by*Potts, C.N. & Van Wassenhove, L.N.**415-425 A normative model of market response to sales force activities***by*Darmon, Rene Y.**426-434 Successive linear programming for ratio goal problems***by*Armstrong, R. & Charnes, A. & Haksever, C.**435-447 Semi-Markov dynamic programming approach to competitive bidding with state space reduction considerations***by*Gunter, Sevket & Swanson, Lloyd**448-461 The generalized expansion method for open finite queueing networks***by*Kerbachea, Laoucine & MacGregor Smith, J.**462-466 Note on a conflict of assumptions in bidding models***by*King, Malcolm & Mercer, Alan**467-468 OR software***by*Thiriez, Herve

### 1987, Volume 32, Issue 2

**165-168 The EURO Summer Institutes***by*Belton, Valerie**169-181 Corporate strategic planning in an uncertain environment***by*Baets, Walter**182-190 An investigative micro-computer model of European sulphur dioxide pollution***by*Butterworth, N.J. & Watson, S.R.**191-204 Modeling of multi-stage decision-making processes in multi-period energy-models***by*Gerking, Harald**205-224 Computer-based models and the problem of investment in water resources: A case study***by*Schaffers, Hans**225-230 Expert opinion use for probability assessment in safety studies: Main topics and elements of an application-oriented research program***by*van Steen, Jacques F.J.**231-244 A methodology for aiding hazardous materials transportation decisions***by*van Steen, Jacques F.J.**245-250 Uncertainty in reliability evaluation processes and a simulation approach to treating it***by*Vujosevic, Mirko**251-259 Optimal search for one of many objects hidden in two boxes***by*Sharlin, Ariela**260-266 Some experiments with simulated annealing for coloring graphs***by*Chams, M. & Hertz, A. & de Werra, D.**267-275 Multiobjective models in identification of random fields***by*Wiecek, Malgorzata**276-290 Decision making on stock levels in cases of uncertain demand rate***by*Popovic, Jovan B.**291-293 A note on maximized likelihood sets***by*Cano Sanchez, J.A. & Hernandez Bastida, A. & Moreno Bas, E.**294-301 A new algorithm for quadratic programming***by*Terlaky, Tamas**302-310 The explicit derivation of the efficient portfolio frontier in the case of degeneracy and general singularity***by*Voros, J.**311-312 OR Software***by*Thiriez, Herve**320-321 Letters and viewpoints***by*Kavanagh, Bob

### 1987, Volume 32, Issue 1

**1-25 The present and future of metagame analysis***by*Howard, Nigel**26-32 The application of a surgical bed simulation model***by*Wright, M. B.**33-46 Maps, games and things in-between: Modelling accounts of conflict***by*Bennett, P. G. & Cropper, S. A.**47-61 Convergence results and numerical experiments on a linear programming hybrid algorithm***by*Kortanek, K. O. & Shi, M.**62-75 A hierarchical optimal control model for co-ordination of functional decisions in a firm***by*Abad, P. L.**76-85 Sonar array element location: A hybrid expert systems application***by*Ignizio, James P. & Wiemann, King W. & Jack Hughes, W.**86-95 Ranking alternatives--comparison of different methods based on binary comparison matrices***by*Krovak, Jiri**96-106 Interactive solutions for the linear multiobjective transportation problem***by*Ringuest, Jeffrey L. & Rinks, Dan B.**107-117 Uncertainty and rank order in the analytic hierarchy process***by*Saaty, Thomas L. & Vargas, Luis G.**118-129 A two-process implicit enumeration algorithm for the simple assembly line balancing problem***by*Saltzman, Matthew J. & Baybars, Ilker**130-139 A new family of exponential LP problems***by*Clausen, Jens**140-149 Sojourn time distributions for the M/M/1 queue in a Markovian environment***by*Sengupta, Bhaskar

### 1987, Volume 31, Issue 3

**271-275 Half a century of operational research in the RAF***by*Daniel, D. W.**276-283 Critical heuristics of social systems design***by*Ulrich, Werner**284-291 A research study of human decision-making in higher level military command and control***by*Moynihan, Peter & Bowen, Ken**292-296 Real time gaming with real decision makers -- experiences from crises management gaming for the Swedish economic defence***by*Dreborg, Karl-Henrik & Svensson, Jan-Erik**297-303 Meaning and validity of interactive procedures as tools for decision making***by*Roy, B.**304-313 The evaluation criteria of the venture capital investment activity: An interactive assessment***by*Siskos, J. & Zopounidis, C.**314-334 : Towards a negotiation support system***by*Jarke, Matthias & Jelassi, M. Tawfik & Shakun, Melvin F.**335-341 An adaptation of to multiobjective linear programming***by*Pomerol, J. Ch. & Trabelsi, T.**342-349 Interactive multiple objective programming subject to flexible constraints***by*Werners, Brigitte**350-357 with an interactive assessment of a piecewise linear utility function***by*Jacquet-Lagreze, Eric & Meziani, Rachid & Slowinski, Roman**358-367 Optimal control of a removable server in an M/G/1 queue with finite capacity***by*Teghem, J.**368-375 Dynamic estimation of queue behaviour in urban traffic***by*Betro, Bruno & Schoen, Fabio & Speranza, M. Grazia**376-384 Nash fuzzy equilibrium: Theory and application to a spatial duopoly***by*Ponsard, Claude

### 1987, Volume 31, Issue 2

**163-164 Editorial***by*Jacquet-Lagre`ze, Eric**173-176 Address by first EURO Gold Metal recipient***by*Zimmermann, Hans-Ju[diaeresis]rgen**177-184 Localization in multifacility location theory***by*Michelot, Christian**185-193 Microlay: An interactive computer program for factory layout planning on microcomputers***by*Wa[diaeresis]scher, Gerhard & Chamoni, Peter**194-197 The more-for-less paradox in linear programming***by*Charnes, A. & Duffuaa, S. & Ryan, M.**198-208 An integrated model for the dynamic analysis of location-transport interrelations***by*Bertuglia, C.S. & Leonardi, G. & Occelli, S. & Rabino, G.A. & Tadei, R.**209-214 Dynamic models for person transportation and their relationship to urban structure and change***by*Bellacicco, Antonio & Cossetto, Sandro & Wilson, Alan G.**215-222 Multicriteria ranking of alternative locations for small scale hydro plants***by*Mladineo, N. & Margeta, J. & Brans, J.P. & Mareschal, B.**223-231 Planning lot sizes and capacity requirements in a single stage production system***by*Gu[diaeresis]nther, H.O.