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### November 1986, Volume 33, Issue 4

**559-567 A branch and bound algorithm for solving a class of nonlinear integer programming problems***by*A. Victor Cabot & S. Selcuk Erenguc**569-587 Quality control and the sales process***by*Hau L. Lee & Charles S. Tapiero**589-602 An interactive approach to multiple criteria optimization with multiple decision‐makers***by*Pekka Korhonen & Herbert Moskowitz & Jyrki Wallenius & Stanley Zionts**603-612 The matrix game derived from the many‐against‐many battle***by*Kensaku Kikuta**613-620 The procurement problem: An integer programming problem well suited to a solution using duality***by*Eldon A. Gunn & Andrew Kusiak**621-634 Survival and effectiveness of a weapon system against a superior force (guerrilla warfare)***by*N. Bache**635-655 An analysis of degeneracy***by*Harvey J. Greenberg**657-671 Warranty design under buyer and seller risk aversion***by*Peter H. Ritchken & Charles S. Tapiero**673-684 An efficient algorithm for the transshipment along a single road problem***by*Agha Iqbal Ali**685-701 A heuristic for capacity expansion planning with multiple facility types***by*Hanan Luss**703-715 Modified discrete preventive maintenance policies***by*Toshio Nakagawa**717-724 Rescheduling to minimize makespan on a changing number of identical processors***by*Craig A. Tovey**725-739 Algorithms for the minimax transportation problem***by*R. K. Ahuja**741-746 Nature of renyi's entropy and associated divergence function***by*C. R. Bector & B. L. Bhatia**747-757 Optimal replacement for fault‐tolerant systems***by*Howard M. Taylor & Beatriz E. Rodriguez**759-762 Optimal refueling sequence for a mixed fleet with limited refuelings***by*Avraham A. Melkman & Helman I. Stern & Avraham Mehrez**763-774 Stochastic leadtimes in continuous‐time inventory models***by*Paul Zipkin**775-787 Bounding methods for facilities location algorithms***by*Paul D. Dowling & Robert F. Love**789-793 Estimating the accuracy of the coverages of outer β‐content tolerance intervals, which control both tails of the normal distribution***by*Youn‐Min Chou & D. B. Owen

### August 1986, Volume 33, Issue 3

**361-372 Warranty analysis and renewal function estimation***by*Edward W. Frees**373-383 End effects in capacity expansion models with finite horizons***by*F. H. Murphy & A. L. Soyster**385-390 The asymptotic joint distribution of the state occupancy times in an alternating renewal process***by*J. E. Angus**391-397 A single‐machine scheduling problem with random processing times***by*S. Chakravarthy**399-412 Computational aspects in multistage bayesian acceptance sampling***by*K.‐H. Waldmann**413-421 Test for the extreme value and weibull distributions based on normalized spacings***by*R. A. Lockhart & F. O'Reilly & M. A. Stephens**423-429 A note on circular error probabilities***by*Z. Govindarajulu**431-443 A stochastic network formulation for complex sequential processes***by*Austin J. Lemoine**445-467 A forward network simplex algorithm for solving multiperiod network flow problems***by*Jay E. Aronson & B. David Chen**469-477 Optimal maintenance policy for stochastically failing equipment: A diffusion approximation***by*Dror Zuckerman**479-487 A method for quadratic programming***by*Shang‐Wang Chang**489-499 Continuous quality production and machine maintenance***by*Charles S. Tapiero**501-512 Geometric programming with multiplicative slack variables***by*John R. McNamara**513-522 One‐ and two‐sided sampling plans based on the exponential distribution***by*S. Kocherlakota & N. Balakrishnan**523-529 Location of regional facilities***by*Zvi Drezner**531-543 On estimating population characteristics from record‐breaking observations. i. parametric results***by*Francisco J. Samaniego & Lyn R. Whitaker**545-550 On a large sample test for the traffic intensity in GI|G|s queue***by*S. Subba Rao & K. Harishchandra**551-557 A note on the single‐machine scheduling problem with minimum weighted completion time and maximum allowable tardiness***by*Suresh Chand & Hans Schneeberger

### May 1986, Volume 33, Issue 2

**157-177 The interactive fixed charge linear programming problem***by*S. Selcuk Erenguc & Harold P. Benson**179-189 Decentralized stockage policies in a multiechelon environment***by*Sally Frazza & Alan J. Kaplan**191-217 Heterogeneous discrete expenditure for diminishing returns***by*Henry Hamburger & James R. Slagle**219-225 Use of discounted force arrivals in static force comparisons***by*Ralph Lorentzen**227-240 Minimizing mean absolute deviation of completion times about a common due date***by*Uttarayan Bagchi & Robert S. Sullivan & Y. L. Chang**241-249 Hybrid heuristics for minimum cardinality set covering problems***by*Francis J. Vasko & George R. Wilson**251-260 An entropy model for marketing structure analysis and price decision of new brand***by*Ikuo Arizono & Hiroshi Ohta**261-279 Using simulated annealing to solve routing and location problems***by*Bruce L. Golden & Christopher C. Skiscim**281-292 The analysis of some algorithms for generating random variates with a given hazard rate***by*Luc Devroye**293-307 Optimal selection with alternative information***by*George E. Monahan**309-323 Comparative evaluation of prior versus progressive articulation of preference in bicriterion optimization***by*Gary Klein & H. Moskowitz & A. Ravindran**325-358 Successive approximation in separable programming: An improved procedure for convex separable programs***by*Lakshman S. Thakur

### February 1986, Volume 33, Issue 1

**1-15 The performance of cannibalization policies in a maintenance system with spares, repair, and resource constraints***by*Warren W. Fisher & J. J. Brennan**17-38 Optimal stocking policies for low usage items in multi‐echelon inventory systems***by*Morris A. Cohen & Paul R. Kleindorfer & Hau Leung Lee**39-48 Investing in new parameter values in the discounted EOQ model***by*Evan L. Porteus**49-54 Single‐ and multiple‐processor models for minimizing completion time variance***by*Nicholas G. Hall**55-76 A lagrangean relaxation algorithm for the constrained matrix problem***by*Richard W. Cottle & Steven G. Duvall & Karel Zikan**77-90 An application of empirical bayes techniques to the simultaneous estimation of many probabilities***by*S. S. Brier & S. Zacks & W. H. Marlow**91-99 Estimating normal tail probabilities***by*Andrew L. Rukhin**101-110 A Lanchester‐type model of combat with stochastic rates***by*Karmeshu & N. K. Jaiswal**111-122 Minimal forecast horizon procedures for dynamic lot size models***by*Suresh Chand & Thomas E. Morton**123-128 Scheduling n nonoverlapping jobs and two stochastic jobs in a flow shop***by*R. D. Foley & S. Suresh**129-143 Approximation for the departure process of a queue in a network***by*Susan L. Albin & Sheng‐Roan Kai**145-153 Tabular aids for fitting weibull moment estimates***by*W. R. Blischke & E. M. Scheuer

### November 1985, Volume 32, Issue 4

**537-550 Single‐period inventory models with demand uncertainty and quantity discounts: Behavioral implications and a new solution procedure***by*James V. Jucker & Meir J. Rosenblatt**551-566 An optimum multiechelon repair policy and stockage model***by*A. Kaplan & D. Orr**567-588 Weapon acquisition with target uncertainty***by*Ronald H. Nickel & Marc Mangel**589-593 Asymptotic distribution of some multivariate “success run” renewal processes, applied to a 2‐i.i.d. unit repairable system***by*Doug Wiens**595-603 An M/M/1 queue with a general bulk service rule***by*Guy L. Curry & Richard M. Feldman**605-611 A (Q,R) inventory model with lost sales and erlang‐distributed lead times***by*David J. Buchanan & Robert F. Love**613-623 A heuristic with tie breaking for certain 0–1 integer programming models***by*G. Edward Fox & Gary D. Scudder**625-630 Production‐location problems with demand considerations***by*Enrique R. Venta & Arthur P. Hurter**631-646 Economic design of X¯ control charts for two manufacturing process models***by*Margaret R. Panagos & Russell G. Heikes & Douglas C. Montgomery**647-651 Causative matrix technique for deriving interim period transition probabilities in nonstationary markov process***by*Soung H. Kim**653-663 Aggregating assignment constraints***by*Peter C. Fishburn & Gary A. Kochenberger**665-674 An optimal sequential procedure for selecting the best bernoulli process—a review***by*Robert E. Bechhofer**675-688 New algorithms for (Q,r) systems with complete backordering using a fill‐rate criterion***by*Candace Arai Yano**689-692 On the use of a structural equation for determining inventory order quantities***by*Chandrasekhar Das**693-693 Recurrence relations between moments of order statistics***by*A. H. Khan & Mohd. Yaqub & Saud Parvez

### August 1985, Volume 32, Issue 3

**363-372 Transshipment along a single road***by*Marc E. Posner & Wlodzimierz Szwarc**373-389 Acceleration of the HAP approach for the multifacility location problem***by*Christakis Charalambous**391-405 One‐facility location with rectilinear tour distances***by*Z. Drezner & G. Steiner & G. O. Wesolowsky**407-415 Penalty calculations and branching rules in a LAV best subset procedure***by*Ronald D. Armstrong & P. O. Beck**417-431 A finite descent theory for linear programming, piecewise linear convex minimization, and the linear complementarity problem***by*Daniel Solow & Partha Sengupta**433-441 A time dependent continuous review inventory model with compound poisson demand***by*P. Banerjee & A. Hamidi‐Noori & W. Knight**443-455 On finding spanning eulerian subgraphs***by*M. B. Richey & R. Gary Parker & R. L. Rardin**457-465 On the bivariate negative binomial distribution of mitchell and paulson***by*S. H. Ong & P. A. Lee**467-490 Statistical analysis of very high‐dimensional data sets of hierarchically structured binary variables with missing data: An application to marine corps readiness evaluations***by*S. Zacks & W. H. Marlow & S. S. Brier**491-496 State information lag markov decision process with control limit rule***by*Soung H. Kim**497-508 On failure modeling***by*Austin J. Lemoine & Michael L. Wenocur**509-535 A reliability model with states of partial operation***by*A. Bendell & S. Humble

### May 1985, Volume 32, Issue 2

**193-207 Attack and defense of ICBMs deceptively based in a number of identical areas***by*Jerome Bracken & Peter S. Brooks**209-224 Sensitivity analysis of the optimal location of a facility***by*Zvi Drezner**225-237 The theory of combined‐arms lanchester‐type models of warfare***by*John S. Maybee**239-247 Study of two‐component system with failure interaction***by*D. N. P. Murthy & D. G. Nguyen**249-261 Estimating critical path and arc probabilities in stochastic activity networks***by*George S. Fishman**263-274 Optimizing search with positive information feedback***by*Theodor J. Stewart**275-286 Control of entry to a nonstationary queuing system***by*Ardavan Nozari**287-299 Customer delays in M/M/c repair systems with spares***by*M. Berg & M. J. M. Posner**301-313 On the solution of some approximate continuous review inventory models***by*Chandrasekhar Das**315-328 Optimal refueling strategies for a mixed‐vehicle fleet***by*Abraham Mehrez & Helman I. Stern**329-335 Probability bounds on downtimes***by*Patrick L. Brockett & Melvin Hinich**337-346 Tests of independence of continuous random variables which guard against special alternatives***by*Lionel Weiss**347-359 Easily computed approximations for (s,S) inventory system operating characteristics***by*Richard Ehrhardt**361-362 Recent articles on partial backorders: Comment***by*T. M. Whitin

### February 1985, Volume 32, Issue 1

**1-4 New developments and practice for sampling inspection: Introductory remarks***by*Gary C. McDonald & Edward J. Wegman**5-9 New ANSI versions of MIL‐STD‐414 and MIL‐STD‐105D***by*E. G. Schilling**11-16 Some experiences using MIL‐STD‐105 in the united states air force***by*O. A. Cocca**17-19 Some pros and cons of MIL‐STD‐414***by*Darrell D. Perry**21-26 Present practices and future plans for MIL‐STD‐781***by*W. E. Wallace**27-33 The effect of nonnormality on variables sampling plans***by*Douglas C. Montgomery**35-43 Some distributions arising as a consequence of errors in inspection***by*Norman L. Johnson & Samuel Kotz**45-51 Application of renewal theory to continuous sampling plans***by*Grace L. Yang**53-56 Toward a determination of optimal multilevel sampling plans***by*Harold Sackrowitz**57-69 Minimum cost sampling plans using bayesian methods***by*Thomas J. Lorenzen**71-79 Some recent findings in bayesian attribute single and double sampling***by*Kenneth E. Case & Shao‐Shing Chen**81-94 Risk preference, multiple attributes, and multiple criteria in bayesian acceptance sampling plans***by*Herbert Moskowitz**95-111 Qmp/USP: A modern alternative to MIL‐STD‐105D***by*George Buswell & Bruce Hoadley**113-117 Highlights and review quality control workshop: New developments and practice for sampling inspection, march 7–8, 1983***by*Gerald J. Lieberman**119-136 Bilateral phase‐type distributions***by*J. G. Shanthikumar**137-154 A minmax search for the critical level of a system: The asymmetric case***by*Noomi Abigadol & Aharon Ben‐Tal**155-164 Heuristic modeling of supply availabilities in large networks***by*W. M. Patterson & A. E. Olson & C. R. Mitchell**165-177 A finite algorithm for concave minimization over a polyhedron***by*Harold P. Benson**179-183 Three‐machine flowshop stochastic scheduling to minimize distribution of schedule length***by*E. Frostig & I. Adiri**185-189 Closure properties of the relevation transform***by*J. G. Shanthikumar & Laurence A. Baxter

### December 1984, Volume 31, Issue 4

**499-521 Approximations for departure processes and queues in series***by*Ward Whitt**525-541 Cost analysis of warranty policies***by*D. G. Nguyen & D. N. P. Murthy**543-550 Optimal policy of continuous and discrete replacement with minimal repair at failure***by*Toshio Nakagawa**551-557 Stochastically minimizing the makespan in flow shops***by*R. D. Foley & S. Suresh**559-570 Estimation for a weibull accelerated life testing model***by*Ronald E. Glaser**571-588 Finite Markov chain models skip‐free in one direction***by*G. Latouche & P. A. Jacobs & D. P. Gaver**589-600 Application of disjunctive programming to the linear complementarity problem***by*B. Ramarao & C. M. Shetty**601-607 Sample sizes for β‐expectation tolerance limits which control both tails of the normal distribution***by*Youn‐Min Chou**609-616 An inventory model with finite‐range stochastic lead times***by*Georghios P. Sphicas & Farrokh Nasri**617-630 Testing goodness of fit to the increasing failure rate family***by*Robert Tenga & Thomas J. Santner**631-646 Testing goodness of fit to the increasing failure rate family with censored data***by*Thomas Santner & Robert Tenga**647-651 Inequalities involving the lifetime of series and parallel systems***by*William E. Stein & Ronald Dattero & Roger C. Pfaffenberger**653-670 Layered defense of deceptively based ICBMs***by*Jerome Bracken**671-680 Multistate reliability models***by*Nader Ebrahimi

### September 1984, Volume 31, Issue 3

**347-361 Multiechelon repairable‐item provisioning in a time‐varying environment using the randomization technique***by*Donald Gross & Douglas R. Miller**363-371 The stochastic duel with time‐dependent hit probabilities***by*C. J. Ancker**373-385 Distribution of number of point targets killed and higher moments of coverage of area targets***by*Gerhard Schroeter**387-398 Evaluation of costs of ordering policies in large machine repair problems***by*S. Christian Albright & A. Soni**399-407 Optimal arrangement of systems***by*Philip J. Boland & Frank Proschan**409-411 Hu's precedence tree scheduling algorithm: A simple proof***by*James A. M. McHugh**413-429 A simple Markov model for the analysis of multiple air combat***by*P. D. Feigin & O. Pinkas & J. Shinar**431-446 Scheduling spares with exponential lifetimes in a two‐component parallel system***by*Gideon Weiss**447-461 Quadratic forms in spherical random variables: Generalized noncentral x2 distribution***by*T. Cacoullos & M. Koutras**463-474 An efficient heuristic for the multi‐item newsboy problem with a single constraint***by*Steven Nahmias & Charles P. Schmidt**475-482 Estimating the common location parameter of exponential distributions with censored samples***by*Wen‐Jau Chiou & Arthur Cohen**483-492 An acceptance life test for high‐reliability products***by*John E. Angus & Ray E. Schafer & Herbert C. Rutemiller**493-498 A method for estimating the parameters of reliability models***by*D. N. Naik

### June 1984, Volume 31, Issue 2

**173-181 On the optimal policies of an exponential machine repair problem***by*Tapani Lehtonen**183-198 A generalization of the entropy model for brand purchase behavior***by*J. N. Kapur & C. R. Bector & Uma Kumar**199-212 The capital supply curve in capacity expansion models: Some economic and algorithmic aspects***by*S. Sen & S. K. Saraf & A. L. Soyster & F. H. Murphy**213-228 Disaggregation in economic models***by*Charles Tiplitz**229-249 A family of games on 1,∞)2 with payoff a function of y/x***by*G. A. Heuer**251-264 Scheduling stochastic jobs on a single machine subject to breakdowns***by*K. D. Glazebrook**265-274 Continuous‐time markov decision processes with nonzero terminal reward***by*Kyung Y. Jo**275-281 Limit laws in the best of 2n ‐ 1 bernoulli trials***by*Richard A. Groeneveld & Barry C. Arnold**283-296 An analysis of constrained robust regression estimators***by*Ronald G. Askin & Douglas C. Montgomery**297-300 A model in which component failure rates depend on the working set***by*Sheldon M. Ross**301-308 Reliability interpretations of some concepts from economics***by*Bengt Klefsjö**309-324 The two‐on‐one stochastic duel***by*A. V. Gafarian & C. J. Ancker**325-333 Minimizing the sum of absolute lateness in single‐machine and multimachine scheduling***by*P. S. Sundararaghavan & Mesbah U. Ahmed**335-344 A note on a model for evasive vehicle movement along a fixed path***by*Danny W. Turner & Paul T. Holmes

### March 1984, Volume 31, Issue 1

**1-8 Mean hazard rate and its application to the normal approximation of the weibull distribution***by*Toji Makino**9-11 On a rational stopping rule for facilities location algorithms***by*Henrik Juel**13-26 Optimality conditions for the bilevel programming problem***by*Jonathan F. Bard**27-31 Product moments of order statistics from the doubly truncated exponential distribution***by*N. Balakrishnan & P. C. Joshi**33-40 Periodic inspection policy with preventive maintenance***by*Toshio Nakagawa**41-61 A primal simplex variant for the maximum‐flow problem***by*Fred Glover & Darwin Klingman & John Mote & David Whitman**63-65 A note on specialized versus unspecialized methods for maximum‐flow problems***by*Fred Glover & Darwin Klingman & Melissa Mead & John Mote**67-85 Learning and costs in airframe production: A multiple‐output production function approach***by*Thomas R. Gulledge & Norman K. Worner & James R. Dorroh**87-89 A note on the constrained shortest‐path problem***by*Arun K. Pujari & Suneeta Agarwal & V. P. Gulati**91-96 Inference on a future reliability parameter with the weibull process model***by*Grady Miller**97-129 Allocation policies and cost approximations for multilocation inventory systems***by*Awi Federgruen & Paul Zipkin**131-136 Coordinating order cycles under joint replenishments of multi‐item inventories***by*Vijay Aggarwal**137-144 A load‐sharing model: The linear breakdown rule***by*Zvi Schechner**145-154 Some branch‐and‐bound procedures for fixed‐cost transportation problems***by*A. Victor Cabot & S. Selcuk Erenguc**155-158 A characterization of the wald distribution***by*M. Ahsanullah & S. N. U. A. Kirmani**159-162 On efficient salvo policies***by*Jerren Gould**163-171 An efficient heuristic for large set covering problems***by*Francis J. Vasko

### December 1983, Volume 30, Issue 4

**553-572 The proper balancing of repair and preventive maintenance activities in the determination of coordinated shipboard allowance lists***by*Zachary F. Landsdowne & Richard C. Morey**573-581 A transportation problem with competition***by*Ezio Marchi & Pablo Tarazaga**583-599 Optimal replacement policies with two or more loaded sliding standbys***by*Claude Henin & Stylianos Perrakis**601-607 On estimating the scale parameter of the exponential distribution with a known linear relation between the location and the scale parameter***by*Suneeta Joshi & Y. S. Sathe**609-625 Optimal advertising and inventory control of perishable goods***by*Yves Balcer**627-630 IFR results for repairable systems***by*Narasinga R. Chaganty**631-639 TTT transforms and age replacements with discounted costs***by*Bo Bergman & Bengt Klefsjö**641-658 A new approach for dealing with the startup problem in discrete event simulation***by*W. David Kelton & Averill M. Law**659-663 A note on a difficulty inherent in estimating reliability from stress–strength relationships***by*Bernard Harris & Andrew P. Soms**665-666 Minimax trees, paths, and cut sets***by*H. W. Corley & H. Golnabi**667-674 An optimum group maintenance policy***by*K. Okumoto & E. A. Elsayed**675-696 One‐ and two‐stage scheduling of two products with distributed inserted idle time: The benefits of a controllable production rate***by*J. A. Buzacott & I. A. Ozkarahan**697-719 Armed services recruiting research: Issues, findings, and needs***by*Richard C. Morey & John M. McCann

### September 1983, Volume 30, Issue 3

**377-386 Optimal replacement under additive damage in randomly varying environments***by*K.‐H. Waldmann**387-396 Decomposition algorithms for finding the shortest path between a source node and a sink node of a network***by*Suleyman Tufekci**397-400 Another inventory model with a mixture of backorders and lost sales***by*Kyung S. Park**401-414 Finite‐production‐rate inventory models with first‐and second‐shift setups***by*Suresh Chand & Suresh Sethi**415-418 An optimality condition for a nondifferentiable convex program***by*Henry Wolkowicz**419-441 Recurrence relations between moments of order statistics***by*A. H. Khan & Mohd Yaqub & Saud Parvez**443-447 On preservation of classes of life distributions under reliability operations: Some complementary results***by*Lennart Bondesson