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### 1976, Volume 23, Issue 1

**100-102 Note--A Note on Goal Decomposition in a Decentralized Organization***by*James R. Freeland**103-103 Note--A Note on the Criss-Cross Algorithm***by*W. S. Shields, Lt. Commander**104-105 Communication***by*Elwood S. Buffa & Michael Scriabin & Roger C. Vergin**106-107 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1976, Volume 22, Issue 12

**1289-1298 A Methodology for Determining the Optimal Design of a Free Standing Abortion Clinic***by*Howard S. Gitlow**1299-1309 A Forest Management Planning Model Integrating Silvicultural and Transportation Activities***by*Andres Weintraub & Daniel Navon**1310-1319 Allocating Building Inspection Manpower for Fire Prevention***by*David M. Miller & David E. Fyffe**1320-1331 Stochastic Cash Management with Fixed and Proportional Transaction Costs***by*George M. Constantinides**1332-1341 An Integrated Optimization/Information System for Academic Departmental Planning***by*James S. Dyer & John M. Mulvey**1342-1350 A Problem in Single-Machine Sequencing with Nonlinear Delay Costs***by*Peter B. Henderson & Kenneth Steiglitz**1351-1361 A Simple Method of Determining Order Quantities in Joint Replenishments Under Deterministic Demand***by*Edward A. Silver**1362-1371 A Simulation Study of Operating Policies in a Hypothetical Dual-Constrained Job Shop***by*James K. Weeks & John S. Fryer**1372-1380 Heuristic Methods for Telephone Operator Shift Scheduling: An Experimental Analysis***by*Willie B. Henderson & William L. Berry**1381-1390 Optimal Price and Protection Period Decisions for a Product Under Warranty***by*Theodore S. Glickman & Paul D. Berger**1391-1394 Note--Determination of Warranty Reserves: An Extension***by*H. N. Amato & E. E. Anderson**1395-1396 Note--Comments On Amato and Anderson's Paper, "Determination of Warranty Reserves: An Extension"***by*W. W. Menke**1396-1396 Working Papers***by*David G. Dannenbring (Editor)

### 1976, Volume 22, Issue 11

**1175-1185 Optimal TIC Bids on Serial Bond Issues***by*G. O. Bierwag**1186-1194 Heuristics for Scheduling Resource-Constrained Projects: An Experimental Investigation***by*Dale F. Cooper**1195-1203 Generalized Linear Programming Solves the Dual***by*T. L. Magnanti & J. F. Shapiro & M. H. Wagner**1204-1214 The Disaggregation of Aggregate Manpower Plans***by*Larry P. Ritzman & LeRoy J. Krajewski & Michael J. Showalter**1215-1220 Consistent Recruitment in a Graded Manpower System***by*G. S. Davies**1221-1228 A Network Flow Model for Allocation of Land Uses to Sectors***by*Gordon Bagby & Arne Thesen**1229-1237 An Extension of the Bierman-Hausman Model for Credit Granting***by*Yvo M. I. Dirickx & Lee Wakeman**1238-1250 A Bayesian Algorithm for Determining Optimal Single Sample Acceptance Plans for Product Attributes***by*Herbert Moskowitz & William L. Berry**1251-1257 Bias and Error Detection in Property Tax Administration***by*Pao Lun Cheng**1258-1267 Multi-Period Consumption Decision under Conditions of Uncertainty***by*Haim Levy**1268-1272 Maximal Closure of a Graph and Applications to Combinatorial Problems***by*Jean-Claude Picard**1273-1281 The Time Domain Implications of Phase Angles and Tau***by*Jimmy E. Hilliard & Hiram C. Barksdale**1282-1283 Communication to the Editor--The Cluster Plan for Desegregating Public Schools, or a Little Less Weltanschauung, Please, for Some More Adequate Descriptions***by*W. W. Cooper**1283-1285 Communication to the Editor--The Dangers of Research Based on One Telephone Call to Dallas***by*David H. Stimson**1286-1288 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1976, Volume 22, Issue 10

**1051-1063 Equilibrium Stochastic Choice and Market Penetration Theories: Derivations and Comparisons***by*Frank M. Bass & Abel Jeuland & Gordon P. Wright**1064-1073 Optimal Portfolios with One Safe and One Risky Asset: Effects of Changes in Rate of Return and Risk***by*Peter C. Fishburn & R. Burr Porter**1074-1080 A Data Collection Strategy for Estimation of Cost Coefficients of a Linear Programming Model***by*A. A. Cunningham & D. M. Frances**1081-1086 The Cost Assignment of the Cooperative Water Resource Development: A Game Theoretical Approach***by*Mitsuo Suzuki & Mikio Nakayama**1087-1096 Scoring Rules for Continuous Probability Distributions***by*James E. Matheson & Robert L. Winkler**1097-1104 A Preference Order Dynamic Program for Stochastic Assembly Line Balancing***by*Edward P. C. Kao**1105-1115 The Generalized Market Area Problem***by*Timothy J. Lowe & Arthur P. Hurter, Jr.**1116-1126 A New Branch-and-Bound Algorithm for the Fixed-Charge Transportation Problem***by*Jeff Kennington & Ed Unger**1127-1137 The Role of Project Team Collaboration in R&D Performance***by*John D. Aram & Cyril P. Morgan**1138-1146 A Numerical Algorithm for Recursively-Defined Convolution Integrals Involving Distribution Functions***by*Robert Cleroux & Denis J. McConalogue**1147-1158 An Algorithm for Nonlinear Knapsack Problems***by*Thomas L. Morin & Roy E. Marsten**1159-1164 Note--The Precarious Boundary Problem***by*T. H. Mattheiss**1165-1168 Note--On the Optimal Packaging Frequency of Products Jointly Replenished***by*Fred M. Andres & Hamilton Emmons**1169-1170 Note--Comments on "Shortest Route Models for Allocation of Inspection Effort on a Production Line" by Leon S. White***by*Edward P. C. Kao**1170-1170 Note--A Note on Jauch and Glueck, "Evaluation of University Professors' Research Performance"***by*Lawrence R. Jauch & John Ettlie**1171-1173 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous**1170-1170 "Policy Making Under Discontinuous Change: The Situational Normativism Approach": Erratum***by*Melvin F. Shakun

### 1976, Volume 22, Issue 9

**927-937 A Survey of Users of Corporate Planning Models***by*Thomas H. Naylor & Horst Schauland**938-948 Bayesian Point Estimation and the PERT Scheduling of Stochastic Activities***by*Robert R. Britney**949-961 Planning for Freedom***by*John P. Van Gigch**962-971 A Collections Planning Model for Regional Blood Suppliers: Description and Validation***by*P. D. Cumming & K. E. Kendall & C. C. Pegels & J. P. Seagle & J. F. Shubsda**972-981 A Branch and Bound Algorithm for Optimum Allocation of Float Nurses***by*Vandankumar M. Trivedi & D. Michael Warner**982-989 The GPSS Simulation of Scheduling Policies for Surgical Patients***by*N. K. Kwak & P. J. Kuzdrall & Homer H. Schmitz**990-1001 Health Status Index Models: A Unified Mathematical View***by*George W. Torrance**1002-1008 Myopic Approximations for the Perishable Inventory Problem***by*Steven Nahmias**1009-1021 A Health Index for Patient Selection: A Value Function Approach with Application to Chronic Renal Failure Patients***by*Joseph S. Pliskin & Clyde H. Beck, Jr.**1022-1033 Stochastic Programming of Multiple Channel Service Systems with Deterministic Inflow and Stochastic Service Times***by*Michael Resh & Moshe Friedman**1034-1042 An Optimal Tax Incentive Scheme for a Decentralized Multi-Product Firm***by*Itzhak Venezia**1043-1047 Approximate Solution to the (Q, r) Inventory Model for Gamma Lead Time Demand***by*Chandrasekhar Das**1048-1050 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1976, Volume 22, Issue 8

**829-840 A Stochastic Model of Persuasive Communication***by*V. Balachandran & S. D. Deshmukh**841-851 A Generalized Model for Automating Judgmental Decisions***by*Michael S. Parks & Nicolai Siemens & Hugh J. Watson**852-857 Optimal Stock Depletion Policies with Stochastic Lives***by*S. Christian Albright**858-867 Fractional Programming. I, Duality***by*Siegfried Schaible**868-873 Fractional Programming. II, On Dinkelbach's Algorithm***by*Siegfried Schaible**874-882 Multi-Commodity Multi-Transformed Network Flows with an Application to Residuals Management***by*D. Panagiotakopoulos**883-891 Some Properties of a Decentralized Adjustment Process***by*András Simonovits**892-903 Criteria for Market Segmentation Studies***by*Neil E. Beckwith & Maurice W. Sasieni**904-908 Note--On Evaluating Market Segmentation Studies and the Properties of R 2***by*Albert R. Wildt**909-912 Note--A Note on the Single-Machine Multi-Product Lot Scheduling Problem***by*Robert W. Haessler & Steven L. Hogue**913-913 Note--Re: Michael A. Crane, Donald L. Iglehart, "Simulating Stable Stochastic Systems, IV: Approximation Techniques"***by*Micha Hofri**914-915 Response to Remarks of M. Hofri***by*Michael A. Crane & Donald L. Iglehart**916-917 Note--Note on a Control Problem of Balachandran and Tijms***by*O. J. Boxma**918-920 Note--A Note: Hidden Nonlinearities in the Application of Goal Programming***by*Shimon Awerbuch & Joseph G. Ecker & William A. Wallace**921-923 Note--Optimal Portfolio Revision with Proportional Transaction Costs: Extension to Hara Utility Functions and Exogenous Deterministic Income***by*George M. Constantinides**924-925 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1976, Volume 22, Issue 7

**727-738 A Comprehensive Planning Model for Long-Range Academic Strategies***by*A. Walters & J. Mangold & E. G. P. Haran**739-747 On the Concept of the Value of Information in Competitive Situations***by*Jean-Pierre Ponssard**748-758 An Improved Long-Run Model for Multiple Warehouse Location***by*Dennis J. Sweeney & Ronad L. Tatham**759-765 Some Easy Postoptimality Analysis for Zero-One Programming***by*Christopher J. Piper & Andris A. Zoltners**766-777 The Use of the Nash Bargaining Model in Trajectory Selection***by*James Bonnardeaux & Jean-Pierre Dolait & James S. Dyer**778-787 A Least Total Distance Facility Configuration Problem Involving Lattice Points***by*Albert W. Chan & Richard L. Francis**788-798 A Computational Algorithm for Multi-Contract Bidding Under Constraints***by*David Goodman & Hans Baurmeister**799-809 On Risky Investments with Random Timing of Cash Returns and Fixed Planning Horizon***by*Stylianos Perrakis & Izzet Sahin**810-822 Control Schemes in Queueing Networks***by*A. Brandwajn**823-824 Note--A Note on "Lot Size Scheduling on a Single Machine for Stochastic Demand" by Goyal***by*Roger C. Vergin**824-825 Author's Reply to Vergin's Note on the Paper "Lot Size Scheduling on a Single Machine for Stochastic Demand"***by*S. K. Goyal**825-825 Critical Ratio Scheduling: An Experimental Analysis: Erratum***by*William L. Berry & Vittal Rao**826-827 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1976, Volume 22, Issue 6

**629-638 Optimal Storage Assignment in Automatic Warehousing Systems***by*Warren H. Hausman & Leroy B. Schwarz & Stephen C. Graves**639-651 Industrial Market Forecasting with Anticipations Data***by*Richard Rippe & Maurice Wilkinson & Donald Morrison**652-663 An Interactive Programming Method for Solving the Multiple Criteria Problem***by*Stanley Zionts & Jyrki Wallenius**664-676 Production-Inventory Decisions under Order-Occurrence Risk: The Deterministic Order Quantity Case***by*Richard R. Jesse, Jr.**677-687 Dynamic Correction in Marketing Planning Models***by*Charles B. Weinberg**688-693 Some New Results on Compromise Solutions for Group Decision Problems***by*M. Freimer & P. L. Yu**694-700 Potential Avoidability: A Statistic for Controlling In-Patient Utilization in Acute Care Hospitals***by*R. W. Chorba**701-703 Note--A Mathematical Programming Formulation of Estimation Problems Related to Contingency Tables***by*Edward L. Melnick & Uri Yechiali**704-705 Note--A Note on "The Formulation of the M-Salesman Traveling Salesman Problem"***by*Bezalel Gavish**706-706 Note--Response to "A Note on `The Formulation of the M-Salesman Traveling Salesman Problem'"***by*Joseph A. Svestka**707-707 Note--Correction Note to: "A Statistical Estimator in a Problem of Stochastic Dominance" by E. H. Mantell, Management Science, Vol. 21 No. 3 (November 1974), pp. 326-329***by*E. H. Mantell**708-712 Note--Comments on Goal Programming for Aggregate Planning***by*Ulf Peter Welam**713-716 Note--A Note on Range Programming: Introducing a "Satisficing Range" in a L.P***by*Gilles Laurent**717-720 Notes on Hofshi and Korsh 1972***by*Prafulla Joglekar**720-723 Reply to: "Notes on Hofshi and Korsh 1972"***by*Rami Hofshi & James Korsh**724-725 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1976, Volume 22, Issue 5

**509-514 On the Management Science Ten Page Constraint***by*Donald Erlenkotter**515-527 Optimizing the Procurement of Aviation Fuels***by*Larry M. Austin & William W. Hogan**528-539 A Balance Model for Evaluating Subsets of Multiattributed Items***by*Peter H. Farquhar & Vithala R. Rao**540-546 An Application of Queueing Theory to Reservation Newtorks***by*M. F. Driscoll & N. A. Weiss**547-557 Modeling for the Management of Library Collections***by*Bani K. Sinha & Richard C. Clelland**558-569 A Simulation Study of Alternative Pollution Control Enforcement Systems***by*Paul B. Downing & William D. Watson, Jr.**570-575 Input Policies for a Longitudinal Manpower Flow Model***by*Richard C. Grinold**576-586 Line Search Techniques Based on Interpolating Polynomials using Function Values Only***by*Arie Tamir**587-596 A Heuristic Adjacent Extreme Point Algorithm for the Fixed Charge Problem***by*Warren E. Walker**597-605 Scheduling of Work Forces Required in Continuous Operations Under Alternative Labor Policies***by*William S. Brownell & James M. Lowerre**606-613 A Hybrid Algorithm for the Computation of Fixed Points***by*C. B. Garcia**614-617 Note--One-Dimensional Facility Location-Allocation using Dynamic Programming***by*Robert F. Love**618-626 Working Papers***by*anonymous**627-628 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1975, Volume 22, Issue 4

**391-400 Compound-Return Mean-Variance Efficient Portfolios Never Risk Ruin***by*Nils H. Hakansson & Bruce L. Miller**401-410 Optimal Maintenance Policy for a Fleet of Vehicles***by*I. Brosh & E. Shlifer & Y. Zeira**411-421 A Computer Simulation Model for the Control of Rabies in an Urban Area of Colombia***by*Ralph R. Frerichs & Juan Prawda**422-426 Regression Analysis for Multiplicative Phenomena and its Implication for the Measurement of Investment Risk***by*Meir I. Schneller**427-429 On the Linear Complementarity Problem***by*Arza K. Rao**430-437 Group Decision Making Using Cardinal Social Welfare Functions***by*Ralph L. Keeney & Craig W. Kirkwood**438-448 Explicit Solutions in Convex Goal Programming***by*A. Charnes & W. W. Cooper & D. Klingman & R. J. Niehaus**449-454 A Note on Information Value Theory for Experiments Defined Extensive Form***by*Jean-Pierre Ponssard**455-460 Improved Linear Integer Programming Formulations of Nonlinear Integer Problems***by*Fred Glover**461-469 Optimal Operation of Public Lotteries***by*Arnon Perry & Richard M. Soland**470-476 Duels with Continuous Firing***by*John Patrick Lang & George Kimeldorf**477-486 Stochastic Dominance Tests for Selecting Acceptable Debt Issuance Strategies***by*Leroy D. Brooks**487-497 Nash Equilibria in a Sealed Bid Auction***by*Benjamin T. Smith & James H. Case**498-500 Note--A Comment on Blau's Dilemma in "Stochastic Programming" and Bayesian Decision Analysis***by*A. Charnes & W. W. Cooper**501-504 Note--A Note on First-Degree Stochastic Dominance and Portfolio Composition***by*William F. Rentz & Richard B. Westin**505-507 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1975, Volume 22, Issue 3

**261-273 Discrete Optimal Control of Production Plans***by*P. R. Kleindorfer & C. H. Kriebel & G. L. Thompson & G. B. Kleindorfer**274-285 Capacity Planning for Large Multilocation Systems: Approximate and Incomplete Dynamic Programming Approaches***by*Donald Erlenkotter**286-297 The Design of Management Information Systems an Information Analysis Approach***by*William R. King & David I. Cleland**298-308 Manufacturing Cycle Time Determination for a Multi-Stage Economic Production Quantity Model***by*Andrew Z. Szendrovits**309-320 Sales Territory Design: An Integrated Approach***by*Roy J. Shanker & Ronald E. Turner & Andris A. Zoltners**321-330 Effective Comparison of Unconstrained Optimization Techniques***by*D. F. Shanno & K. H. Phua**331-339 Capacity Expansion with Two Producing Regions and Concave Costs***by*C. O. Fong & M. R. Rao**340-358 Exceptional Paper--Probability Encoding in Decision Analysis***by*Carl S. Spetzler & Carl-Axel S. Staël Von Holstein**359-370 Information and Decision Systems for Production Planning***by*Herbert Moskowitz & Jeffrey G. Miller**371-375 A Markovian Analysis of a Single Conveyor System***by*G. Gregory & C. D. Litton**376-383 Comparative Evaluation of Two Sets of Social Indicators***by*Emil E. Malizia**384-385 An Alternate Approach to Indicator Development***by*Michael J. Flax**386-386 Note--Note on "Determination of Optimum Packaging Frequency of Items Jointly Replenished"***by*S. K. Goyal**387-389 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1975, Volume 22, Issue 2

**139-147 Outdoor Recreation Areas: Capacity and the Formulation of Use Policy***by*Alton J. Penz**148-157 On the Optimality of Structured Policies in Countable Stage Decision Processes***by*Evan L. Porteus**158-166 A Dynamic Programming Solution to Cost-Time Tradeoff for CPM***by*Don R. Robinson**167-171 Queueing Models of Community Correctional Centers in the District of Columbia***by*Carl M. Harris & T. R. Thiagarajan**172-181 Comparison of Computer Algorithms and Visual Based Methods for Plant Layout***by*Michael Scriabin & Roger C. Vergin**182-191 Group Decisions in the Face of Differences of Opinion***by*Michael Bacharach**192-201 Critical Ratio Scheduling: An Experimental Analysis***by*William L. Berry & Vittal Rao**202-211 Utilization of Idle Time in an M/G/1 Queueing System***by*Yonatan Levy & Uri Yechiali**212-219 An Integrated Model for Accounts Receivable Management***by*Zvi Lieber & Yair E. Orgler**220-225 Optimal Portfolio Decision Making Where the Horizon is Infinite***by*Bruce L. Miller**226-235 Policy Making Under Discontinuous Change: The Situational Normativism Approach***by*Melvin F. Shakun**236-258 Working Papers***by*anonymous**259-260 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### 1975, Volume 22, Issue 1

**1-11 The Value of Sequential Information***by*Allen C. Miller**12-21 Multivariate Risk Aversion, Utility Independence and Separable Utility Functions***by*Scott F. Richard**22-29 Perception of Problem Constraints***by*Ronald N. Taylor**30-41 Efficient Estimators for Simulated Queueing Systems***by*Averill M. Law**42-50 An Efficient One Dimensional Search Procedure***by*R. L. Fox & L. S. Lasdon & Arie Tamir & Margery Ratner**51-56 Solutions of Constrained Location Problems***by*Arthur P. Hurter, Jr. & Margaret K. Schaefer & Richard E. Wendell**57-65 The Multiperiod Location-Allocation Problem with Relocation of Facilities***by*George O. Wesolowsky & William G. Truscott**66-75 Evaluation of University Professors' Research Performance***by*Lawrence R. Jauch & William F. Glueck**76-86 Global Minimization in Nonconvex All-Quadratic Programming***by*Gary R. Reeves**87-95 A Primal-Dual Traffic Assignment Algorithm***by*E. R. Petersen**96-105 Nash Equilibrium Strategies for the Problem of Armament Race and Control***by*M. Simaan & J. B. Cruz, Jr.**106-110 Characterising the Finite Capacity GI/M/1 Queue with Renewal Output***by*G. M. Laslett**111-115 Note--A Note on Modeling the Relationship of Diminishing Returns to Media Overlap for the Media Planning Problem***by*Leonard M. Lodish**116-124 Examining the Pattern of Response Behavior in a Media Model***by*Fred S. Zufryden

### 1975, Volume 21, Issue 12

**1361-1369 Mathematical Models for Optimal Timing of Drilling on Multilayer Oil and Gas Fields***by*Djangir A. Babayev**1370-1379 Economic Optimization of Offshore Petroleum Development***by*Les Frair & Mike Devine**1380-1386 The Costs of Industrial Product Innovations***by*Edwin Mansfield & John Rapoport**1387-1396 Comparative Evaluation of Some Interactive Approaches to Multicriterion Optimization***by*Jyrki Wallenius**1397-1404 On Optimal Pollution Control Policies***by*Vijay S. Bawa**1405-1416 Analyzing Multi-Commodity Distribution Networks Having Milling-in-Transit Features***by*Robert E. Markland**1417-1427 A Simplified Algorithm for Obtaining Approximate Solutions to Zero-One Programming Problems***by*Yoshiaki Toyoda**1428-1437 Investment Analysis Using the Probability Distribution of the Internal Rate of Return***by*William Fairley & Henry D. Jacoby**1438-1446 Stochastic Dominance Tests for Decreasing Absolute Risk Aversion. I. Discrete Random Variables***by*R. G. Vickson**1447-1457 A Model for Manpower Management***by*Gary L. Lilien & Ambar G. Rao**1458-1465 Planning for Computer Networks: The Trade Analogy***by*Sanford V. Berg**1466-1470 Note--A Note on Cord's Method of Allocating Funds to Investment Projects***by*D. Galai**1471-1476 A Note on "The Equivalence of Integer Programs to Constrained Recursive Systems"***by*Charles H. Kafpauf**1477-1480 Estimating the Mean and Variance of Subjective Distributions in PERT and Decision Analysis***by*C. Perry & I. D. Greig

### 1975, Volume 21, Issue 11

**1215-1224 Simulating Stable Stochastic Systems, IV: Approximation Techniques***by*Michael A. Crane & Donald L. Iglehart**1225-1233 On Dynamic Programming with Unbounded Rewards***by*Steven A. Lippman**1234-1249 Optimal and Heuristic Decisions in Single-and Multi-Item Inventory Systems***by*Eliezer Naddor**1250-1262 Optimal Multi-Product Production Scheduling and Employment Smoothing with Deterministic Demands***by*John S. C. Yuan & Jeffrey H. Horen & Harvey M. Wagner**1263-1271 Optimal Portfolio Revision with a Proportional Transaction Cost***by*Jules H. Kamin**1272-1284 Economic Design of Fraction Defective Control Charts***by*Douglas C. Montgomery & Russell G. Heikes & Joseph F. Mance**1285-1294 Optimal and System Myopic Policies for Multi-Echelon Production/Inventory Assembly Systems***by*Leroy B. Schwarz & Linus Schrage**1295-1302 The Solution of Leontief Substitution Systems using Matrix Iterative Techniques***by*Gary J. Koehler & Andrew B. Whinston & Gordon P. Wright