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# European Journal of Operational Research

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### 1988, Volume 37, Issue 3

**363-367 Axiomatic considerations in multi-objective location theory***by*Buhl, Hans Ulrich**368-377 Planning horizons for multi-item hierarchical production scheduling problems: A heuristic search procedure***by*Chung, Chen-Hua & Chen, In-Jazz & Cheng, George L. Y.**378-383 A class of balanced allocation problems***by*Raghavachari, M. & Vani, Vina**384-397 A heuristic method for the multi-story layout problem***by*Kaku, Bharat K. & Thompson, Gerald L. & Baybars, Ilker**398-408 An application of time series methods to financial guarantee insurance***by*Rantala, Jukka & Hietikko, Harri**409-408 On "transient solutions for some exhaustive M/G/1 queues with generalized independent vacations" by D.L. Minh***by*Loris-Teghem, Jacqueline

### 1988, Volume 37, Issue 2

**149-157 Building models of values***by*Keeney, Ralph L.**158-164 A factorial investigation of methods of stimulating response to a mail survey***by*Jobber, David & Birro, Karl & Sanderson, Stuart M.**165-175 A multiple criteria model for pricing alcoholic beverages***by*Korhonen, Pekka & Soismaa, Margareta**176-186 Equilibrium traffic assignment for large scale transit networks***by*Nguyen, S. & Pallottino, S.**187-193 Quantitative methods in the field: Two case studies***by*Fortuin, Leonard & Korsten, Antonius T. M.**194-203 Periodical replacement problem without assuming minimal repair***by*Kijima, Masaaki & Morimura, Hidenori & Suzuki, Yasusuke**204-213 Vehicle routing considerations in distribution system design***by*Bookbinder, James H. & Reece, Kathleen E.**214-226 Approximate analysis of production systems***by*Koster, M. B. M. de**227-235 On the two-phase method for preemptive scheduling***by*de Werra, D.**236-249 An inexact algorithm for the sequential ordering problem***by*Escudero, L. F.**250-253 An alternative proof of optimality for the common due-date assignment problem***by*Cheng, T. C. E.**254-271 Modeling the interrelationship between downtimes and uptimes of CNC machines***by*Gupta, Yash P. & Somers, Toni M. & Grau, Lea**272-287 Analysis of the stationary Ek/C2/s queueing system***by*Bertsimas, Dimitris J. & Papaconstantinou, Xenophon A.

### 1988, Volume 37, Issue 1

**1-7 Fourth EURO Summer Institute: Editorial***by*Krarup, Jakob & Pruzan, Peter**8-33 The systems sciences: What are they? are they one, or many?***by*Troncale, Len**34-41 Systemic OR and operational systems science***by*Pruzan, Peter**42-57 The theory of self-organization and modelling complex urban systems***by*Engelen, Guy**58-72 Models for petroleum field exploitation***by*Haugland, Dag & Hallefjord, Asa & Asheim, Harald**73-82 Assessing the need for decision support systems***by*Holt, John**83-91 Towards the planning of actions in complex environments***by*Leysen, J.**92-99 A decision support simulation model for design of fast patrol boats***by*Kvaale, H.**100-110 Expert systems approach to decision support***by*Ligeza, Antoni**111-119 Poverty equilibrium--An introductory systemic analysis***by*Cesar das Neves, Joao**120-126 Structure and logic in knowledge-based representations of systems simulation models***by*Rodrigues, Antonio J. L.**127-135 A heuristic for scheduling problems, especially for scheduling farm operations***by*Wijngaard, Peter J. M.

### 1988, Volume 36, Issue 3

**285-296 Further remarks on queueing network theory***by*Kiessler, Peter C. & Disney, Ralph L.**297-310 Sequential analysis of organization design: A model and a case of Japanese firms***by*Takahashi, Nobuo**311-321 An outranking method under uncertainty***by*D'Avignon, G. R. & Vincke, Ph.**322-333 The value of information in competitive bidding***by*Chatterjee, Kalyan & Harrison, Terry P.**334-338 Minimum values over the efficient set in multiple objective decision making***by*Reeves, Gary R. & Reid, Randall C.**339-345 Proper efficiency in a linear fractional vector maximum problem with generalized convex constraints***by*Gulati, T. R. & Islam, M. A.**346-352 Optimal level of diagnostics in distributed communication systems***by*Kubat, Peter**353-359 Bounds on penalties for dummy arcs in transportation networks***by*Sherali, Hanif D.**360-370 Antithetic-variate splitting for steady-sate simulations***by*Nelson, Barry L.**371-378 Asymmetric mixtures and catastrophes***by*Brus, Tomek**379-392 Divergence of choices despite similarity of characteristics: An application of catastrophe theory***by*Bonanno, Giacomo & Christopher Zeeman, E.**393-401 Realization probability in multi-class closed queuing networks***by*Cao, Xi-Ren**402-409 Semilocal pseudolinearity and efficiency***by*Kaul, R. N. & Lyall, Vinod & Kaur, Surjeet**410-415 Daily production planning in fish processing firms***by*Jensson, Pall

### 1988, Volume 36, Issue 2

**143-152 Operational research and financial management***by*Ashford, Robert W. & Berry, Robert H. & Dyson, Robert G.**153-166 Long term planning of a major national sector using a linear programming model***by*Kuru, Selahattin**167-173 Optimizing the performance of a blood analyser: Application of the set partitioning problem***by*Nawijn, W. M.**174-179 Sensitivity of continuous review stochastic (s, S) inventory systems to ordering delays***by*Weiss, Howard J.**180-185 Separate vs. joint replenishment policies with maximum storage requirement costs***by*Hall, Nicholas G.**186-196 Entropy, spatial interaction models and discrete choice analysis: Static and dynamic analogies***by*Nijkamp, Peter & Reggiani, Aura**197-201 Transient solutions for some exhaustive M/G/1 queues with generalized independent vacations***by*Minh, Do Le**202-206 A revised bound improvement sequence algorithm***by*Barcia, Paulo & Holm, Soren**207-216 On consecutive-k-out-of-n: F systems***by*Chan, Fung-Yee & Chan, Lai K. & Lin, Gwo Dong**217-226 A bi-criteria heuristic for the vehicle routing problem with time windows***by*Van Landeghem, H. R. G.**227-240 Congested network flows: Time-varying demands and start-time policies***by*Carey, Malachy & Srinivasan, Ashok**241-250 Minisum location of a travelling salesman on simple networks***by*Berman, O. & Simchi-Levi, D.**251-253 On estimating road distances by mathematical functions***by*Love, Robert F. & Morris, James G.**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.