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### July 1970, Volume 16, Issue 11

**747-750 Price-Production Decisions with Deterministic Demand***by*Joseph Thomas**751-758 Optimal Sale of a Commodity Stockpile***by*Robert H. Kupperman & Harvey A. Smith**759-761 Book Reviews***by*Robert S. Weinberg**762-763 Précis--Sufficiency Conditions for Constrained Optima***by*C. C. Huang & L. G. Erickson & R. M. Wellek

### June 1970, Volume 16, Issue 10

**579-581 Free For All--Guest Editorial: Growing Pains in the Management Sciences***by*Robert M. Thrall**582-583 Letters to the Editor--Concerning Simulation and Sixty Years of Queuing Theory***by*Erwin J. Durrer**584-596 Time--Path Types: From Static to Dynamic Typologies***by*John G. Myers & Francesco M. Nicosia**597-606 Optimum Time Compression in Project Scheduling***by*L. R. Lamberson & R. R. Hocking**607-613 Analysis of Factors Affecting Least-Cost Size of Plant***by*E. M. Babb & T. H. Yu**614-629 Multi-Item Production Planning--An Extension of the HMMS Rules***by*Gary L. Bergstrom & Barnard E. Smith**630-637 A Heuristic Algorithm for the n Job, m Machine Sequencing Problem***by*Herbert G. Campbell & Richard A. Dudek & Milton L. Smith**638-655 Statistical Control of Assessment Uniformity***by*Pao Lun Cheng**656-670 An Exploratory Analysis of Individual Information Processing***by*David W. Cravens**671-684 Maneuvering Liquid Assets in a Multi-National Company: Formulation and Deterministic Solution Procedures***by*David P. Rutenberg**685-688 Information Systems in Management Science***by*Harry Stern**689-690 Editorial--Marketing Science***by*Kenneth A. Longman**691-694 Book Reviews***by*Robert S. Weinberg**695-697 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### May 1970, Volume 16, Issue 9

**527-528 Communication to the Editor--Is the "Diet Problem" Identical to the "Menu Planning Problem"?***by*Eleanor Eckstein**529-541 Minimax Optimization of Unimodal Functions by Variable Block Search***by*John H. Beamer & D. J. Wilde**542-559 Game Theoretic Analysis of a Problem of Government of People***by*T. S. Chidambaram**560-571 On Terminating Stochastic Games***by*H. Mine & K. Yamada & S. Osaki**572-592 Sur La Méthode De Davidon-Flechter-Powell Pour La Minimisation Des Fonctions***by*Gerard Ribière**593-603 Mixed Model Line Balancing with Smoothed Station Assignments***by*Nick T. Thomopoulos**604-606 A Note on Duality Theorem for a Nonlinear Programming Problem***by*Davinder Bhatia**607-621 The Policy Space Structure of Markovian Systems with Two Types of Service***by*Israel Brosh**622-635 Jointly Optimal Deterministic Inventory and Replacement Policies***by*Charles H. Falkner**636-638 Note--On Madigan's Approach to the Deterministic Multi-Product Production and Inventory Problem***by*Kenneth R. Baker**638-642 Note--The Distribution Problem with Upper and Lower Bounds on the Node Requirements***by*A. Charnes & Darwin Klingman**642-644 Note--A Note on the Cyclic Coordinate Ascent Method***by*Norman Zadeh**645-647 Book Reviews***by*Robert S. Weinberg**648-649 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### April 1970, Volume 16, Issue 8

**449-455 Free For All--Guest Editorial: L'Histoire de Grandeur et de la Décadence de la Méthode PERT***by*Andrew Vazsonyi**466-485 Models and Managers: The Concept of a Decision Calculus***by*John D. C. Little**486-494 Optimizing the Search for Cost Deviation Sources***by*Joel S. Demski**495-508 Optimal Political Districting by Implicit Enumeration Techniques***by*R. S. Garfinkel & G. L. Nemhauser**509-518 Optimal Inventory Policies in Perturbed Demand Models***by*B. L. Schwartz**519-532 The Credit Granting Decision***by*Harold Bierman, Jr. & Warren H. Hausman**533-548 Adaptive Limits in Inventory Control***by*Samuel Eilon & Joseph Elmaleh**549-565 A Simulation Model for Harvest Operations under Stochastic Conditions***by*Eric E. Sorensen & James F. Gilheany**566-568 Marketing Science***by*Kenneth A. Longman**569-573 Book Reviews***by*Robert S. Weinberg**574-574 Working Papers***by*anonymous**575-577 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### March 1970, Volume 16, Issue 7

**413-421 An Inventory Theoretic Model of Freight Transport Demand***by*W. J. Baumol & H. D. Vinod**422-434 Experimental Designs for Computer Simulation Experiments***by*J. S. Hunter & T. H. Naylor**435-445 Models of Fact: Examples from Marketing***by*A. S. C. Ehrenberg**446-452 A Controlled Transportation Queueing Process***by*U. Narayan Bhat**453-471 An Algorithm for the Quadratic Assignment Problem***by*G. W. Graves & A. B. Whinston**472-490 The Stochastic Cash Balance Problem with Fixed Costs for Increases and Decreases***by*Edwin H. Neave**491-507 A Dynamic Inventory Model with Stochastic Lead Times***by*Robert S. Kaplan**508-511 Generalization of Dilworth's Theorem on Minimal Chain Decomposition***by*M. Raghavachari & V. L. Mote**512-513 A Note on the Queue M/E k /r***by*J. O. Mayhugh**514-517 Addendum to Stankard and Gupta's Note on Lot Size Scheduling***by*Thom J. Hodgson**518-518 Communications to the Editor--A Correction for "Optimal Policy for a Multiproduct Dynamic, Nonstationary Inventory Problem"***by*anonymous**518-519 Communications to the Editor--A Note on the Russell Paper***by*anonymous**520-521 Book Reviews***by*anonymous**522-522 Errata***by*anonymous**523-525 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### February 1970, Volume 16, Issue 6

**303-312 Free for All--Corporate Models: The State of the Art***by*George W. Gershefski**312-321 Free for All--Factors Making for Implementation Success and Failure***by*Allan Harvey**322-323 Letter to the Editor--A Model of Business-Society***by*William T. Moran**324-336 Work Flow Structure: An Analysis for Planning and Control***by*William K. Holstein & William L. Berry**337-349 Organizational Archetypes of a Multi-National Company***by*David P. Rutenberg**350-355 Real-Time Information Systems: A Comparative Economic Analysis***by*William M. Zani**356-372 Effect of Three Voting Rules on Resource Allocation Decisions***by*Jacob G. Birnberg & Louis R. Pondy & C. Lee Davis**373-383 Printing Press Scheduling for Multi-Edition Periodicals***by*Samuel Gorenstein**384-396 A Markovian Model for Hospital Admission Scheduling***by*Peter Kolesar**397-409 The Use of Regression on Dummy Variables in Management Research***by*S. R. Searle & Jon G. Udell**410-426 Dynamic Programming for Feedlot Optimization***by*C. F. Meyer & R. J. Newett**427-433 Multi-Commodity Disconnecting Sets***by*M. Bellmore & H. J. Geenberg & J. J. Jarvis**434-436 Information Systems in Management Science***by*Harry Stern**437-442 Book Reviews***by*David W. Miller**444-447 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### January 1970, Volume 16, Issue 5

**281-288 On Linear Programming in a Markov Decision Problem***by*Eric V. Denardo**289-294 Integer Programming Via Modular Representations***by*Robert Wilson**295-297 On Sequencing n Jobs on One Machine to Minimize the Number of Late Jobs***by*William L. Maxwell**298-308 A Fractile Approach to Linear Programming Under Risk***by*J. K. Sengupta & J. H. Portillo-Campbell**309-312 Symmetric Mathematical Programs***by*Harvey J. Greenberg & William P. Pierskalla**313-326 Some Results for Bulk-Arrival Queues with State-Dependent Service Times***by*Carl M. Harris**327-332 A Branch Search Algorithm for the Knapsack Problem***by*Harold Greenberg & Robert L. Hegerich**333-339 A Method for Solving the Indefinite Quadratic Programming Problem***by*Raymond K. Mueller**340-349 Employment Smoothing (Capital Accumulation) with Production for Stochastic Demand***by*Matthew J. Sobel**350-356 A Class of Inside-Out Algorithms for General Programs***by*F. J. Gould**357-373 Cash Flows in Networks***by*A. H. Russell**374-387 A Decomposition Method for Interval Linear Programming***by*Adi Ben-Israel & Philip D. Robers**388-401 Generalized Networks, Generalized Upper Bounding and Decomposition of the Convex Simplex Method***by*David P. Rutenberg**402-406 Book Reviews***by*David W. Miller**407-407 Working Papers***by*anonymous**408-408 Précis--"Linear" Programming with Absolute Value Functionals***by*David F. Shanno & Roman L. Well, Jr.**409-411 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### December 1969, Volume 16, Issue 4

**163-164 Free For All***by*Martin K. Starr**172-189 What is a Decision?***by*Samuel Eilon**190-211 An Optimization Model of Tuberculosis Epidemiology***by*Charles Reveller & Walter Lynn & Floyd Feldmann**212-232 Computational Analysis of Scoring Models for R and D Project Selection***by*John R. Moore, Jr. & Norman R. Baker**233-246 Professional Pluralism in an Industrial Organization***by*R. R. Ritti & Fred H. Goldner**247-263 The Sequencing Problem***by*Mahendra S. Bakshi & Sant Ram Arora**264-273 A Performer-Oriented Approach to Systems Quality***by*Ronald Lessing**274-280 The Influence of Setup Time on Job Shop Performance***by*Jon K. Wilbrecht & William B. Prescott**281-285 Marketing Science***by*Kenneth A. Longman**286-296 Book Reviews***by*David W. Miller**297-299 Précis--Oligopoly Bidding Behavior in a Quasi-Complex Experimental Game***by*Richard F. Barton**300-302 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### November 1969, Volume 16, Issue 3

**149-164 Information Processing and Programmed Decision Systems***by*Charles H. Kriebel**165-178 Plant Location with Generalized Search Origin***by*Kurt Spielberg**179-186 Preferences, Summation, and Social Welfare Functions***by*Peter C. Fishburn**187-194 A Note to the Problem of Convergence of Periodic Reinvestments***by*Jind\v{r}ich \v{C}ernohorský**195-207 Production Smoothing with Stochastic Demand I: Finite Horizon Case***by*Matthew J. Sobel**208-210 On Optimum Stochastic Allocation***by*Allen Klinger**211-220 Optimal Production, Investment, Advertising, and Price Controls for the Dynamic Monopoly Firm***by*Russell G. Thompson & Michael S. Proctor**221-226 Minimum Variance and Optimal Asymptotic Portfolios***by*Samuel H. Bickel**227-233 A Queueing Process with Some Discrimination***by*Meckinley Scott**234-245 A Queueing Reward System with Several Customer Classes***by*Bruce L. Miller**253-264 Probability Bounds in Replacement Policies for Markov Systems***by*Avraham Beja**265-266 Communication to the Editor--A General Planning Model***by*J. F. Brotchie**266-269 Communication to the Editor--The Use of Subjective Probability Estimates in Assessing Project Completion Times***by*J. B. Kidd & J. R. Morgan**270-276 Book Reviews***by*David W. Miler**277-279 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### October 1969, Volume 16, Issue 2

**1-13 Free for All***by*Donald F. Heany**14-16 Letters to the Editor***by*anonymous**17-30 Utility Measurement in Public Health Decision Making***by*David H. Stembon**31-39 On the Choice of Risk Levels in Managerial Decision-Making***by*B. L. Myers & A. J. Melcher**40-60 The Impact of Cybernetic Information Technology on Management Value Systems***by*Richard F. Ericson**61-76 The Effect of Reducing Leadtime on Inventory Levels-Simulation Analysis***by*Donald Gross & A. Soriano**77-92 An Unequal-Period Model for Cash Management Decisions***by*Yair E. Orgler**93-111 Sequential Decision Problems: A Model to Exploit Existing Forecasters***by*Warren H. Hausman**112-120 A Constrained Choice Model for Student Housing***by*Robert H. Crandall**121-135 Applying Linear Programming to the Design of Ultimate Pit Limits***by*Manfred Meyer**136-143 Numerical Operators for Statistical PERT Critical Path Analysis***by*Larry J. Ringer**144-147 Information Systems in Management Science***by*Harry Stern**148-149 Marketing Science***by*Kenneth A. Longman**150-156 Book Reviews***by*David W. Miller**157-158 Précis--A Categorized Bibliography on Decision and Risk Analysis***by*Gerald J. Hahn**159-161 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### September 1969, Volume 16, Issue 1

**1-13 Convergence Conditions for Nonlinear Programming Algorithms***by*Willard I. Zangwill**14-32 Duality in Discrete Programming: II. The Quadratic Case***by*Egon Balas**33-66 The Economic Assessment of Research and Development***by*George Libik**67-76 A Branch-and-Bound Algorithm for Multi-Level Fixed-Charge Problems***by*Arnold P. Jones & Richard M. Soland**77-84 A Functional Equation and its Application to Resource Allocation and Sequencing Problems***by*E. L. Lawler & J. M. Moore**85-92 Artifacts in the Siegel-Fouraker Study of Bargaining and Group Decision Making***by*Robert L. Swinth**93-108 Multiproject Scheduling with Limited Resources: A Zero-One Programming Approach***by*A. Alan B. Pritsker & Lawrence J. Waiters & Philip M. Wolfe**109-117 Optimal Production Planning by a Gradient Technique I. First Variations***by*E. S. Lee & M. A. Shaikh**118-138 Optimal Inventory Policy with Multiple Set-Up Costs***by*Steven A. Lippman**139-145 Book Reviews***by*David W. Miller**146-148 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### August 1969, Volume 15, Issue 12

**585-591 Free For All--Guest Editorial***by*Peter V. Norden**592-593 Letter to the Editor***by*anonymous**594-607 Some New Views on the Payback Period and Capital Budgeting Decisions***by*H. Martin Weingartner**608-627 Simulation and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of New York's Emergency Ambulance Service***by*E. S. Savas**628-634 Minimizing Customer Line Items Backordered in Inventory Control***by*Warren H. Hausman**635-649 Fundamental Issues in the Simulation of Human Behavior: A Case in the Strategy of Behavioral Science***by*Ian I. Mitroff**650-664 Investment Analysis Under Uncertainty***by*Robert Wilson**665-674 Solving Production Smoothing Problems***by*Jay R. Galbraith**675-682 A Financial Simulation for Risk Analysis of a Proposed Subsidiary***by*A. M. Economos**683-685 Marketing Science***by*Kenneth L. Longman**686-691 Book Reviews***by*David W. Miller

### July 1969, Volume 15, Issue 11

**573-594 A Computer Aided Approach to Employment Service Placement and Counseling***by*Charles C. Holt & George P. Huber**595-618 Decision Making in a Complex Environment: The use of Similarity Judgements to Predict Preferences***by*David Klahr**619-625 Statistical Decision Models for Brokering***by*Jerome Bracken & Richard M. Soland**626-638 Duality in Markov Decision Problems with Countable Action and State Spaces***by*John P. Evans**639-657 A Time-Sharing Queue***by*I. Adiri & B. Avi-Itzhak**658-671 Queuing Analysis of Real-Time Computer Processing***by*W. Chang**672-685 Optimal Ordering Policies for a Continuous Time, Deterministic Inventory Model***by*Charles H. Falkner**686-701 Statistical Estimation Problems in Inventory Control***by*R. H. Hayes**702-715 A Markovian Replacement Model with a Generalization to Include Stocking***by*Sheldon M. Ross**716-727 A "Variable s" Inventory Model***by*Robert G. Sargent & Hugh E. Bradley**728-738 Optimal Allocation for a Class of Finite Horizon Processes***by*Alan Seelenfreund**739-739 Communications to the Editor--A Note on a Differential Equation Approach to Nonlinear Programming***by*anonymous

### June 1969, Volume 15, Issue 10

**461-480 Free For All--Guest Editorial: Social Change and the "Evaluative Function" in Government***by*Nicholas E. Golovin**481-485 Letters to the Editor***by*anonymous**486-505 Parallel Strategies in Development Projects***by*William J. Abernathy & Richard S. Rosenbloom**506-511 Synthesis of Several Techniques***by*Billy E. Goetz**512-520 An Application of Chance Constrained Programming to Portfolio Selection in a Casualty Insurance Firm***by*N. H. Agnew & R. A. Agnew & J. Rasmussen & K. R. Smith**521-529 Catalog Advertising Allocation***by*W. D. Sokolick & Philip H. Hartung**530-541 Operational Gaming Simulation with Application to a Stock Market***by*Norman N. Barish & Frederick H. Siff**542-549 Determination of Warranty Reserves***by*Warren W. Menke**550-561 A Computer Aided Decision System***by*Robert L. Ferguson & Curtis H. Jones**562-563 Information Systems in Management Science***by*Harry A. Stern**564-567 Marketing Science***by*Kenneth A. Longman**568-580 Book Reviews***by*David W. Miller**581-583 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### May 1969, Volume 15, Issue 9

**459-480 On the use of Information Theory Concepts in the Analysis of Financial Statements***by*Henri Theil**481-493 Integer Linear Programming: A Study in Computational Efficiency***by*C. A. Trauth, Jr. & R. E. Woolsey**494-505 Discrete Dynamic Programming and Capital Allocation***by*G. L. Nemhauser & Z. Ullmann**506-527 A Backlogging Model and a Multi-Echelon Model of a Dynamic Economic Lot Size Production System--A Network Approach***by*Willard I. Zangwill**528-538 Time Delay in Minimax Optimization of Unimodal Functions of One Variable***by*John H. Beamer & Douglass J. Wilde**539-549 Dual Programming Problems as Hemi-Games***by*Enrique Cansado**550-569 An Algorithm for Separable Nonconvex Programming Problems***by*James E. Falk & Richard M. Soland**570-572 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous

### April 1969, Volume 15, Issue 8

**357-358 Free For All***by*anonymous**365-375 Static and Dynamic Assignment Models with Multiple Objectives, and Some Remarks on Organization Design***by*A. Charnes & W. W. Cooper & A. Stedry**376-386 The Analysis of Uncertainty Resolution in Capital Budgeting for new Products***by*James C. Van Horne**387-396 Management Science Applications in the Bell System***by*W. W. Hardgrave & W. H. Mac Williams**397-402 The Use of the Compound Poisson in Pert***by*William H. Parks & Kenneth D. Ramsing**403-414 A Dialectical Approach to Strategic Planning***by*Richard O. Mason**415-439 Extensions of Bowman's Theory on Managerial Decision-Making***by*Howard Kunreuther**440-442 Marketing Science***by*Kenneth A. Longman**443-456 Book Reviews***by*David W. Miller**457-457 Précis--A Computer Study into the Causes of 1965-66 Traffic Deaths in Jacksonville, Florida***by*Floyd A. Miller**458-459 Notes About Authors***by*anonymous