Journal Contents: International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems (IJORIS)

Volume 11 (2020)
Issue 1
Article 1
Multi-Objective Optimization Methods for Transportation Network Problems: Definition, Taxonomy, and Annotation (pages 1-36)
Mouna Gargouri Mnif (ENSI, University of Manouba COSMOS Laboratory, Manouba, Tunisia), Sadok Bouamama (Higher College of Technology DMC, Dubai, Tunisia)
Article 2
A Simulated Annealing Based Centre of Mass (SAC) Approach for Mesh Routers Placement in Rural Areas (pages 37-65)
Jean Louis Kedieng Ebongue Fendji (University of Ngaoundéré, Yaounde, Cameroon), Chris Thron (Texas A&M University-Central Texas, USA)
Article 3
Stochastic Modelling of Weather-Related Transmission Line Outages (pages 66-82)
Michael Sony (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Windhoek, Namibia), Mariappan Veerachamy Chettiar (Agnel Institute of Technology and Design, Bardez, India)
Article 4
An Unreliable Batch Arrival Retrial Queueing System With Bernoulli Vacation Schedule and Linear Repeated Attempts: Unreliable Retrial System With Bernoulli Schedule (pages 83-109)
Gautam Choudhury (Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, Guwahati, India), Lotfi Tadj (Department of Industrial Engineering, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)
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Volume 10 (2019)
Issue 1
Article 1
Disruption and Strategic Outsourcing to the Competitor in the Common Market (pages 1-20)
Zhaoqiong Qin (University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, USA)
Article 2
A Fuzzy Integer Programming Model to Locate Temporary Medical Facilities as Part of Pre-Disaster Management (pages 21-40)
Berk Ayvaz (Istanbul Commerce University, Istanbul, Turkey), Ali Osman Kuşakcı (Ibn Haldun University, Istanbul, Turkey)
Article 3
Stochastic Model for Preventing Blackouts: A Live Case (pages 41-55)
Michael Sony (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Windhoek, Namibia), V. Mariappan (Agnel Institute of Technology and Design, Goa, India)
Article 4
Clustering Approach Using Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm for Healthcare Waste Disposal Facility Location Problem (pages 56-75)
Zeynep Gergin (Istanbul Kultur University, Istanbul, Turkey), Nükhet Tunçbilek (Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey), Şakir Esnaf (Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey)
Issue 2
Article 1
A Multi-Objective Approach for Materialized View Selection (pages 1-19)
Jay Prakash (School of Computer and Systems Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India), T.V. Vijay Kumar (School of Computer and Systems Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India)
Article 2
PSK Method for Solving Mixed and Type-4 Intuitionistic Fuzzy Solid Transportation Problems (pages 20-53)
P. Senthil Kumar (Department of Humanities and Sciences, Navodaya Institute of Technology, Raichur, India)
Article 3
The Direction of Causality Between Supply Chain Excellence and Firm Performance (pages 54-64)
Min Shi (Department of Management, California State University, Los Angeles, USA)
Article 4
Fuzzy Based Parameter Adaptation in ACO for Solving VRP (pages 65-81)
Sandhya (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Maharishi Markandeswar Deemed to be University Mullana, Ambala, India), Rajiv Goel (Department of Computer Science, Government College, Naraingarh, Ambala, India)
Issue 3
GUEST EDITORIAL PREFACE: Special Issue on New Expansions in Decision Making
Ferhan Çebi (İstanbul Technical University, İstanbul, Turkey), Bersam Bolat (İstanbul Technical University, İstanbul, Turkey), Dilay Çelebi (İstanbul Technical University, İstanbul, Turkey)
Article 1
Extended Single-Iteration Fuzzy C-Means, and Gustafson-Kessel Algorithms for Medium-Sized (106) Multisource Weber Problem (pages 1-15)
Tarik Kucukdeniz (Department of Industrial Engineering, Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey), Sakir Esnaf (Department of Industrial Engineering, Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey), Engin Bayturk (American College of the Middle East, Eqaila, Kuwait)
Article 2
A Dynamic Performance Evaluation Model for SMEs Based on Fuzzy DEMATEL and Fuzzy ANP (pages 16-30)
Merve Cengiz Toklu (Sakarya University, Serdivan / Sakarya, Turkey), Harun Taşkın (Sakarya University, Serdivan / Sakarya, Turkey)
Article 3
Firm Selection Based on Logistics Risk Factors: A Multiple Criteria Decision Making Approach (pages 31-43)
Iskender Peker (Department of Business Administration, Gumushane University, Gumushane, Turkey), Selcuk Korucuk (Department of Transportation Services, Gumushane University, Gumushane, Turkey), Birdogan Baki (Department of Business Administration, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey)
Article 4
An Assembly Line Balancing Application on Oven Production Line with Hyper-Heuristics (pages 44-58)
Gökhan Seçme (Nevşehir Hacı Bektaş Veli University, Nevşehir, Turkey), Lale Özbakır (Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey)
Article 5
The Key Research and Application in Grid Planning Using Improved Genetic Algorithm (pages 59-75)
Fan Yina (Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai, China), Lang Zixi (South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China), Ren Yuan (School of Electronics and Information, Shanghai Dianji University, Shanghai, China), Dong Ruiwen (Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai, China)
Issue 4
Article 1
Seller Reviews and Consumers' Perceptions of Trust, Risks, and Uncertainty (pages 1-20)
Jing Yang (SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, USA), Rathindra Sarathy (Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, USA), Tao Wu (SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, USA)
Article 2
System Architectures for Sensor-Based Dynamic Remaining Shelf-life Prediction (pages 21-38)
Åse Jevinger (Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden), Paul Davidsson (Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden)
Article 3
Aggregating and Ranking Method for the Evaluation of Product Design Materials (pages 39-52)
Daniel Osezua Aikhuele (Bells University of Technology, Ota, Nigeria)
Article 4
Revised Weighted Fuzzy C-Means and Fortified Weiszfeld Hybrid Method for Uncapacitated Multi-Facility Location Problems (pages 53-71)
Isik Guzelgoz (Department of Industrial Engineering, Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, Turkey), Sakir Esnaf (Department of Industrial Engineering, Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, Turkey), Tarik Kucukdeniz (Department of Industrial Engineering, Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, Turkey)
Volume 9 (2018)
Issue 1
Article 1
Repetitive Project Modelling With Penalty and Incentive (pages 1-21)
Mohammed Shurrab (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan), Ghaleb Y. Abbasi (Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan), Osama Eljamal (Department of Earth System Science and Technology, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan), Jalal T. Tanatrah (Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan)
Article 2
Analysis of Single Buffer Random Polling System With State-Dependent Input Process and Server/Station Breakdowns (pages 22-50)
Thomas Y.S. Lee (Department of Information and Decision Sciences, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, US)
Article 3
Retail Location Decision Using an Integrated DEMATEL-ANP Method (pages 51-65)
Satyendra Sharma (Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Pilani, India), Srikanta Routroy (Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Pilani, India), Rohan Desai (Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Pilani, India)
Article 4
A Simulation Model for Application Development in Data Warehouses (pages 66-80)
Nayem Rahman (Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA)
Article 5
ASIF Approach to Solve the Green Traveling Salesman Problem (pages 81-95)
Ahmed Haroun Sabry (OSIL Team LRI, National High School for Electricity and Mechanics (ENSEM), Casablanca, Morocco), Jamal Benhra (OSIL Team LRI, National High School for Electricity and Mechanics (ENSEM), Casablanca, Morocco), Abdelkabir Bacha (OSIL Team LRI, National High School for Electricity and Mechanics (ENSEM), Casablanca, Morocco)
Issue 2
Article 1
Discovering Process Horizontal Boundaries to Facilitate Process Comprehension (pages 1-31)
Pavlos Delias (Department of Accounting and Finance, Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology, Kavala, Greece), Kleanthi Lakiotaki (Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Heraklion, Greece)
Article 2
Quantum-Behaved Particle Swarm Optimization Based Radial Basis Function Network for Classification of Clinical Datasets (pages 32-52)
N. Leema (College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai, India), H. Khanna Nehemiah (College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai, India), A. Kannan (College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai, India)
Article 3
Using Markov Theory to Deliver Informed Decisions in Partially Observable Business Processes Operation (pages 53-72)
Sérgio Guerreiro (Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal / INESC-ID, Lisbon, Portugal)
Article 4
Linear Programming Approach for Solving Balanced and Unbalanced Intuitionistic Fuzzy Transportation Problems (pages 73-100)
P. Senthil Kumar (PG and Research Department of Mathematics, Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, India)
Issue 3
Article 1
Solving an Integrated Sales-Leasing Problem With Remanufacturing and Inventory Shortage Using Differential Evolution (pages 1-26)
Masoud Rabbani (School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran), Sina Keyhanian (Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran), Mojtaba Aryaee (École Nationale Supérieure d'Arts et Métiers (ENSAM), Paris Tech University, Paris, France), Esmat Sangari (Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA)
Article 2
Random Node Pair Sampling-Based Estimation of Average Path Lengths in Networks (pages 27-51)
Luis E. Castro (Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, USA), Nazrul I. Shaikh (Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, USA)
Article 3
Inventory and Credit Decisions Under Inflationary Conditions With Inflation Induced Bad-Debts (pages 52-76)
K.K. Aggarwal (Department of Operational Research, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delhi, Delhi, India), Arun Kumar Tyagi (Department of Operational Research, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delhi, Delhi, India)
Article 5
A Simple and Efficient Algorithm for Solving Type-1 Intuitionistic Fuzzy Solid Transportation Problems (pages 90-122)
P. Senthil Kumar (PG and Research Department of Mathematics, Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, India)
Issue 4
Article 1
The Impact of Consumer Loss Aversion on Returns Policies and Supply Chain Coordination (pages 1-20)
Gulay Samatli-Pac (Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA), Wenjing Shen (Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA), Xinxin Hu (University of Houston – Downtown, Houston, USA)
Article 2
Solving the Maximum Clique Problem using a Hybrid Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm (pages 21-35)
Dalila Tayachi (Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia), Marwa Khemiri (Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia)
Article 3
Engineering Management: The Evolution, Conceptual Model, and Social Responsibility of an Emerging Discipline (pages 36-50)
Jean C. Essila (Northern Michigan University, Marquette, USA)
Article 4
A Hybrid Approach Based on LP Metric Method and Genetic Algorithm for the Vehicle-Routing Problem with Time Windows, Driver-Specific Times, and Vehicles-Specific Capacities (pages 51-67)
Ebrahim Asadi-Gangraj (Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, Iran), Sina Nayeri (Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, Iran)
Volume 8 (2017)
Issue 1
Article 1
Optimization Models for the Continuous Review Inventory System (pages 1-21)
Barry R. Cobb (Department of Marketing, College of Business, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, USA)
Article 2
Agents Oriented Genetic-K-Means (AOGK) System for Plagiarism Detection (pages 22-39)
Hadj Ahmed Bouarara (Department of Computer Science Tahar Moulay University of Saida Algeria, Saida Algeria, Algeria), Yasmin Bouarara (Department of Computer Science, Tahar Moulay University of Saida Algeria, Saida Algeria, Algeria)
Article 3
The Empirical Study on the Evolutionary Game Based Agricultural Products Supply Chain (pages 40-57)
Jun Sun (Dalian Polytechnic University, Dalian, China), Ruben Xing (Department of Information Management and Business Analytics, School of Business, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, NJ, USA)
Article 4
Online Variable Kernel Estimator: Application to Microarray Data Analysis (pages 58-92)
Yissam Lakhdar (Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University Moulay Ismail, Meknes, Morocco), El Hassan Sbai (Ecole Supérieure de Technologie, University Moulay Ismail, Meknes, Morocco)
Article 5
SCOR Implementation in Oil and Gas Company from an Emerging Market (pages 93-107)
Jibran Hafeez (Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, NED University of Engineering & Technology Karachi, Pakistan), Rameez Khalid (Department of Management, IBA Karachi, Pakistan), Shahid Mir (Department of Management, IBA Karachi, Pakistan)
Issue 2
Special Issue on Operations Research and its Application in Engineering
Guest Editorial Preface
Georgios K.D. Saharidis (Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece & Kathikas Institute of Research & Technology, Kathikas, Cyprus), Michalis Golias (Department of Civil Engineering, Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute, University of Memphis, TN, USA)
Article 1
Markovian Analysis of a Push-Pull Merge System with Two Suppliers, An Intermediate Buffer, and Two Retailers (pages 1-35)
Alexandros Diamantidis (Department of Economics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Thessaloniki, Greece), Stylianos Koukoumialos (Department of Business Administration, Technological Educational Institute of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece), Michael Vidalis (Department of Business Administration, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece)
Article 2
Supply Chain Modeling for a Process Industry (pages 36-55)
Nils-Hassan Quttineh (Department of Mathematics, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden), Helene Lidestam (Department of Management and Engineering, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden), Mårten Ahlstedt (Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden), Sven Olsson (Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden)
Article 3
Resource Availability Modeling and Optimization in a Car Park Management Problem (pages 56-77)
Christoforos Salagaras (Department of Financial and Management Engineering, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece), Vasilis P. Koutras (Department of Financial and Management Engineering, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece), Nikos S. Thomaidis (School of Economics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Vassilios Vassiliadis (Management and Decision Engineering Lab, Department of Financial and Management Engineering, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece), Agapios N. Platis (Department of Financial and Management Engineering, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece), Georgios Dounias (Management and Decision Engineering Lab, Department of Financial and Management Engineering, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece), Constantine Kyriazis (CPS Athens S.A, Athens, Greece)
Article 4
Towards the Implementation of Optimal Train Loading Plan in the Athens-Thessaloniki Freight Services (pages 78-92)
Athanasios Ballis (Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Fillipos Karapetis (TRAINOSE, Athens, Greece), Theocharis Ballis (National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Issue 3
Article 1
Exploring Production Function and Cost Efficiency Decomposition with VRS Assumption in China's Iron and Steel Industry (pages 1-20)
Pan-Hong Zhang (University of Science and Technology of China, School of Management, Hefei, China), Gong-Bing Bi (University of Science and Technology of China, School of Management, Hefei, China)
Article 2
Optimal Release Policy for Multi-Release Software System (pages 21-38)
Anu G. Aggarwal (University of Delhi, Department of Operational Research, New Delhi, India), Chandra K. Jaggi (University of Delhi, Department of Operational Research, New Delhi, India), Nidhi Nijhawan (University of Delhi, Department of Operational Research, New Delhi, India)
Article 3
Towards the Implementation of Optimal Train Loading Plan in the Athens-Thessaloniki Freight Services (pages 39-53)
Athanasios Ballis (National Technical University of Athens, Transportation Planning and Engineering, Athens, Greece), Fillipos Karapetis (TRAINOSE, Strategic Planning, Athens, Greece), Theocharis Ballis (Transport Systems Catapult, United Kingdom)
Article 4
On Solving Multiobjective Transportation Problems with Fuzzy Random Supply and Demand Using Fuzzy Goal Programming (pages 54-81)
Animesh Biswas (University of Kalyani, Department of Mathematics, Kalyani, India), Nilkanta Modak (University of Kalyani, Department of Mathematics, Kalyani, India)
Article 5
Multiobjective Transportation Problem Using Fuzzy Decision Variable Through Multi-Choice Programming (pages 82-96)
Gurupada Maity (Vidyasagar University, Department of Applied Mathematics with Oceanology and Computer Programming, Midnapore, India), Sankar Kumar Roy (Vidyasagar University, Department of Applied Mathematics with Oceanology and Computer Programming, Midnapore, India)
Issue 4
Article 1
Exploring the Impact of Globalization and Technology on Supply Chain Management: A Case of International E-Commerce Business (pages 1-22)
Jiayi Hu (Online Management Programmes, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom), Abubaker Haddud (Online Management Programmes, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom)
Article 2
A Novel Fuzzy Integrated Customer Needs Prioritization Software Tool for Effective Design of Online Shopping Websites (pages 23-42)
Ashish K. Sharma (Manoharbhai Patel Institute of Engineering and Technology, Department of Computer Technology, Gondia, India), Sunanda Khandait (KDK College of Engineering, Department of Information Technology, Nagpur, India)
Article 3
Algorithms for Selecting the Optimum Dataset While Providing Personalized Privacy and Compensation to its Participants (pages 43-58)
Rajeev Kumar (Department of Business Administration, College of Business, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA, USA)
Article 4
EOQ Model with Stock-Level Dependent Demand and Different Holding Cost Functions (pages 59-75)
H.S. Shukla (DDU Gorakhpur University, Department of Mathematics, Gorakhpur, India), R.P. Tripathi (Graphic Era University, Department of Mathematics, Dehradun, India), Neha Sang (DDU Gorakhpur University, Department of Mathematics, Gorakhpur, India)
Article 5
Multi-Objective Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm for Multi-Echelon Supply Chain Optimization Problem: An Indian Case Study (pages 76-89)
Mayank Gupta (Indian Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Guwahati, India), Anirban Kundu (Indian Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Delhi, India), Vipul Gupta (Haub School of Business, Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA, USA)
Volume 7 (2016)
Issue 1
Article 1
Assessing the Impact of Supply Chain Integration on Firm Competitive Capability (pages 1-21)
Adam S. Maiga (Turner College of Business, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, USA)
Article 2
What is the Role of Third Party Logistics (3PL) Partners in an Omni-Channel Strategy? (pages 22-32)
Alea M. Fairchild (Faculty of Economics and Business, KU Leuven Campus Brussels, Brussels, Belgium)
Article 3
Feature-Based Test Focus Selection Technique Using Classes Connections Weight (pages 33-44)
Iyad Alazzam (Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan), Mohammed Akour (Department of Computer Information Systems, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan), Shadi Banitaan (University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI, USA), Feras Hanandeh (Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan)
Article 4
The Assessment of Outsourcing IT Services using DEA Technique: A Study of Application Outsourcing in Research Centers (pages 45-57)
Mohammad Amin Zare (Management and Accountancy School, Allame Tabataba'ee University, Tehran, Iran), Mohammad Taghi Taghavi Fard (Management and Accountancy School, Allame Tabataba'ee University, Tehran, Iran), Payam Hanafizadeh (Management and Accountancy School, Allame Tabataba'ee University, Tehran, Iran)
Article 5
Primal-Dual Links to Spatial Equilibrium Market Model for Palm Oil in Nigeria (pages 58-73)
L. O. E. Nwauwa (Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria), K. O. Adenegan (Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria), M. A. Y. Rahji (Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria), Oluwafemi Zaccheaus Olaniyi (Department of Agricultural Economics, Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology Igboora, Oyo State, Nigeria)
Issue 2
Article 1
Application of SARIMAX Model to Forecast Daily Sales in Food Retail Industry (pages 1-21)
Nari Sivanandam Arunraj (Deggendorf Institute of Technology, Deggendorf, Germany), Diane Ahrens (Deggendorf Institute of Technology, Deggendorf, Germany), Michael Fernandes (Deggendorf Institute of Technology, Deggendorf, Germany)
Article 2
AEGISi: Attribute Experimentation Guiding Improvement Searches Inline Framework (pages 22-38)
Michael Racer (Marketing & Supply Chain Management Department, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA), Robin Lovgren (Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Belmont University, Nashville, TN, USA)
Article 3
A Simple Method for Solving Fully Intuitionistic Fuzzy Real Life Assignment Problem (pages 39-61)
P. Senthil Kumar (PG & Research Department of Mathematics, Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India), R. Jahir Hussain (PG & Research Department of Mathematics, Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India)
Article 4
Optimal Transportation and Spatial Integration of Regional Palm Oil Markets in Nigeria (pages 62-83)
L.O.E. Nwauwa (Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria), K.O. Adenegan (Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria), M.A.Y. Rahji (Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria), T.T. Awoyemi (Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria)
Article 5
Supply Chain Coordination Under Service Level Constraint and Controllable Lead Time (pages 84-106)
Prashant Jindal (Department of Applied Mathematics, Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, India), Anjana Solanki (Department of Applied Mathematics, Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, India)
Issue 3
Article 1
A Novel Mixed Integer Programming Formulation for Selecting the Best Renewable Energies to Invest: A Fuzzy Goal Programming Approach (pages 1-22)
Masoud Rabbani (School of Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran), Mahsa Ghanbarpour Mamaghani (School of Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran), Amir Farshbaf-Geranmayeh (School of Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran), Mahsa Mirzayi (School of Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran)
Article 2
Offering Money-Back Guarantees in the Presence of Strategic Consumers (pages 23-35)
Zhaoqiong Qin (Department of Management, School of Business, Langston University, Langston, OK, USA), Charles Mambula (Department of Management, School of Business, Langston University, Langston, OK, USA), I-Lin Huang (Department of Management, School of Business, Langston University, Langston, OK, USA)
Article 3
Reliability Measures Analysis of an Industrial System under Standby Modes and Catastrophic Failure (pages 36-56)
Mangey Ram (Department of Mathematics, Graphic Era University, Dehradun, India), Monika Manglik (Department of Mathematics, Graphic Era University, Dehradun, India)
Article 4
Assessment of Clinical Decision Support Systems for Predicting Coronary Heart Disease (pages 57-73)
Sidahmed Mokeddem (Laboratoire d'Informatique d'Oran (LIO), University of Oran 1 Ahmed Ben Bella, Oran, Algeria), Baghdad Atmani (Laboratoire d'Informatique d'Oran (LIO), University of Oran 1 Ahmed Ben Bella, Oran, Algeria)
Article 5
A Multimodal Interaction Design Guidelines for VR Foot Reflexology Therapy Application (pages 74-91)
Hector Chimeremeze Okere (Computer and Information Sciences Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Tronoh, Malaysia), Suziah Sulaiman (Computer and Information Sciences Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Tronoh, Malaysia), Dayang Rohaya Awang Rambli (Computer and Information Sciences Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Tronoh, Malaysia), Oi-Mean Foong (Computer and Information Sciences Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Tronoh, Malaysia)
Issue 4
Article 1
Adoption of Cloud Computing in Firms to Enable Software as a Service (pages 1-37)
Wayne M. Gilleo (Boeing, Chicago, IL, USA & Trident University, Cypress, CA, USA), Mary Lind (Trident University, Cypress, CA, USA)
Article 2
A Fuzzy TOPSIS+Worst-Case Model for Personnel Evaluation Using Information Culture Criteria (pages 38-66)
Rasim M. Alguliyev (Institute of Information Technology, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Baku, Azerbaijan), Ramiz M. Aliguliyev (Institute of Information Technology, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Baku, Azerbaijan), Rasmiyya S. Mahmudova (Institute of Information Technology, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Baku, Azerbaijan)
Article 3
Decomposition Procedure for Solving NLP and QP Problems based on Lagrange and Sander's Method (pages 67-93)
H. K. Das (Department of Mathematics, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Article 4
A Multi Attribute Selection of Mobile Robot using AHP/M-GRA Technique (pages 94-114)
Surinder Kumar (Department of Mechanical Engineering, SRCEM, Palwal, India), Tilak Raj (Department of Mechanical Engineering, YMCAUST, Faridabad, India)
Volume 6 (2015)
Issue 1
Article 1
Order Admission and Optimal Pricing for Regular Jobs and Big Deals at a Service Company (pages 1-18)
Murat Erkoc (Industrial Engineering Department, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA), Salvador Romo-Fragoso (Industrial Engineering Department, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA)
Article 2
Minimizing Makespan on Identical Parallel Machines (pages 19-29)
Abey Kuruvilla (Department of Business, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI, USA), Giuseppe Paletta (Dipartimento di Economia e Statistica, Università della Calabria, Cosenza, Italy)
Article 3
A Sensitivity Analysis of Critical Genetic Algorithm Parameters: Highway Alignment Optimization Case Study (pages 30-48)
Eungcheol Kim (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Incheon National University, Incheon, South Korea), Manoj K. Jha (Department of Civil Engineering, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD, USA), Min-Wook Kang (Department of Civil Engineering, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, USA)
Article 4
Simulation-Based Scheduling of Waterway Projects Using a Parallel Genetic Algorithm (pages 49-63)
Ning Yang (Parsons Corporation, New York, NY, USA), Shiaaulir Wang (Clarksville, MD, USA), Paul Schonfeld (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA)
Article 5
Analysis of a Standby System with Dissimilar Components and Imperfect Repair (pages 64-77)
Mohammed A. Hajeeh (Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Techno-Economics Division, Kuwait City, Kuwait)
Article 6
Two Novel Heuristics Based on a New Density Measure for Vehicle Routing Problem (pages 78-90)
Abdesslem Layeb (Department of Information and Applications, University of Constantine II, Constantine, Algeria)
Issue 2
Article 1
A Novel Evolutionary Algorithm for Multidimensional Knapsack Problem (pages 1-20)
Sara Sabba (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Constantine University 2, Constantine, Algeria), Salim Chikhi (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Constantine University 2, Constantine, Algeria)
Article 2
A Review and Comparison of Genetic Algorithms for the 0-1 Multidimensional Knapsack Problem (pages 21-31)
Bernhard Lienland (University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany), Li Zeng (University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany)
Article 3
Perishable Inventory System with Server Interruptions, Multiple Server Vacations, and N Policy (pages 32-52)
K. Jeganathan (University of Madras, Chennai, India), N. Anbazhagan (Department of Mathematics, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, India), B. Vigneshwaran (Department of Mathematics, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, India)
Article 4
A Time Dependent Order Level Inventory Model for Beta Deterioration in Two Warehouse Systems (pages 53-69)
Soumendra Kumar Patra (Department of Management Studies, Regional College of Management (Autonomous), Bhubaneswar, India), Tapan Kumar Lenka (Rajdhani College of Engineering and Management, Odisha, India), Er. Purna Chandra Ratha (Department of Business Administration, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India)
Issue 3
Article 1
Maximizing the Percentage of On-Time Jobs with Sequence Dependent Deteriorating Process Times (pages 1-18)
Alex J. Ruiz-Torres (Facultad de Administración de Empresas, Universidad de Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras, San Juan, PR, USA), Giuseppe Paletta (Dipartimento di Economia e Statistica, Universita` della Calabria, Cosenza, Italy), Eduardo Perez-Roman (Ingram School of Engineering, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, USA)
Article 2
A Novel Approach for Analyzing Single Buffer Queueing Systems with State-Dependent Vacation and Correlated Input Process under Four Different Service Disciplines (pages 19-59)
Thomas Yew Sing Lee (Department of Information and Decision Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA)
Article 3
Supplier Selection and Order Allocation Based on Integer Programming (pages 60-79)
Hayden Beauchamp (Energy Solutions, Richland, WA, USA), Clara Novoa (Ingram School of Engineering, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, USA), Farhad Ameri (Department of Engineering Technology, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, USA)
Article 4
Mean Sojourn Time in Multi Stage Fork-Join Network: The Effect of Synchronization and Structure (pages 80-99)
Yonit Barron (Department of Statistics, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel)
Issue 4
Article 1
Component-Based Decision Trees: Empirical Testing on Data Sets of Account Holders in the Montenegrin Capital Market (pages 1-18)
Ljiljana Kašćelan (Faculty of Economics, University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro), Vladimir Kašćelan (Faculty of Economics, University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro)
Article 2
Model Predictive Control of a Forecasting Production System with Deteriorating Items (pages 19-37)
Abdelhak Mezghiche (Département de Recherche Opérationnelle, Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediène, Algiers, Algeria), Mustapha Moulaï (Département de Recherche Opérationnelle, Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediène, Algiers, Algeria), Lotfi Tadj (Department of Information Systems and Decision Sciences, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver, BC, Canada)
Article 3
Using Multicriteria Futuristic Fuzzy Decision Hierarchy in SWOT Analysis: An Application in Tourism Industry (pages 38-56)
Sunil Pratap Singh (Department of Physics and Computer Science, Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed University), Agra, India), Manoj Kumar Chauhan (Faculty of Management and Computer Applications, R. B. S. Management Technical Campus, Agra, India), Preetvanti Singh (Department of Physics and Computer Science, Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed University), Agra, India)
Article 4
An Effective Solution to Regression Problem by RBF Neuron Network (pages 57-74)
Dang Thi Thu Hien (Faculty of Information Technology, University of Transport and Communications, Hanoi, Vietnam), Hoang Xuan Huan (Faculty of Information Technology, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam), Le Xuan Minh Hoang (Faculty of Information Technology, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam)
Article 5
Decision Making Approach to Fuzzy Linear Programming (FLP) Problems with Post Optimal Analysis (pages 75-90)
Monalisha Pattnaik (Department of Business Administration, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India)
Article 6
Invited Commentary: Discussion on a Hybrid Strategic Development and Prioritization Model for Information and Communication Technology Enhancement (pages 91-93)
Wen-Yao Lu (Department of Interior Design, China University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan), Ming-Che Lin (Department of Interior Design, China University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan), Ting-Xu Chen (Department of Interior Design, China University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan)
Volume 5 (2014)
Issue 1
Special Issue on Advanced Methods and Techniques on Operational Research
Guest Editorial Preface
Emmanouil Stiakakis (Department of Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece), Garyfallos Arampatzis (Department of Forestry and Management of the Environment and Natural Resources, Democritus University of Thrace, Orestiada, Greece)
Article 1
EvoWebReg: Web-Based Course Registration and Optimization of Student Personal Schedules with Evolutionary Algorithms (pages 1-18)
Panagiotis Adamidis (Department of Information Technology, Alexander Τechnological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Georgios Kynigopoulos (Department of Information Technology, Alexander Τechnological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece)
Article 2
A Multivariate Statistical Assessment of the Level of Use of Information Systems in the Public Sector Services in Greece in Order to Oppose Bureaucracy (pages 19-31)
Odysseas Moschidis (Department of Business Administration, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece), Jason Papathanasiou (Department of Business Administration, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece)
Article 3
Greek Construction Project Managers' Cognitive Abilities, Personality and Knowledge (pages 32-47)
Georgios N. Aretoulis (Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Christoforos H. Triantafyllidis (Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece)
Article 4
Can e-Government Applications Contribute to Performance Improvement in Public Administration? (pages 48-57)
Elias Pimenidis (School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering, University of East London, London, UK), Christos K. Georgiadis (Department of Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece)
Article 5
Understanding Organized Retail Supply Chain Environment: A Confirmatory Factor Model (pages 58-75)
Rajwinder Singh (School of Management Studies, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab, India), H. S. Sandhu (Department of Commerce and Business Management, Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU), Amritsar, Punjab, India), B. A. Metri (Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, Haryana, India), R. S. Ghera (Sai Institute of Technology, Amritsar, Punjab, India)
Article 6
Modeling and Simulation Analyses of Healthcare Delivery Operations for Inter-Hospital Patient Transfers (pages 76-94)
Chialin Chen (Queen's School of Business, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada), Samson X. Zhao (Oliver Wyman Financial Services, Toronto, Canada)
Issue 2
Special Issue on Operation Research and its Application in Transportation
Guest Editorial Preface
Georgios K. D. Saharidis (Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece & Kathikas Institute of Research and Technology, Kathikas, Cyprus), Maria Boile (Center for Research and Technology Hellas, Hellenic Institute of Transport, Thessaloniki, Greece), Georgios Giannopoulos (Center for Research and Technology Hellas, Hellenic Institute of Transport, Thessaloniki, Greece & Transport Engineering Laboratory, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Georgios Kolomvos (European Dynamics S. A., Marousi, Greece)
Article 1
The Impact of Traffic Information Acquisition on the Traffic Conditions of the Athens Greater Area (pages 1-20)
Athena Tsirimpa (University of the Aegean, Lesvos, Greece), Amalia Polydoropoulou (University of the Aegean, Lesvos, Greece)
Article 2
Bikeability Audit in Urban Road Environment: Case Study in the City of Volos, Greece (pages 21-39)
Athanasios Galanis (University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece), Anestis Papanikolaou (Hellenic Institute of Transport, Thessaloniki, Greece), Nikolaos Eliou (University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece)
Article 3
Analysis of Pedestrian Road Crossing Behaviour in Urban Areas (pages 40-55)
Eleonora Papadimitriou (National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), George Yannis (National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), John Golias (National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 4
Pareto Evolutionary Optimization of Joint Network Design and Pricing Strategies Related to Emissions in Urban Networks (pages 56-85)
Loukas Dimitriou (National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Antonios Kaltsounis (National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece), Antony Stathopoulos (National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Article 5
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Pre-Positioning Policies in Response to Natural Disasters (pages 86-100)
Jarrett Chapman (North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC, USA), Lauren B. Davis (North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC, USA), Funda Samanlioglu (Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey), Xiuli Qu (North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC, USA)
Issue 3
Special Issue on Applied Optimization and Computing
Guest Editorial Preface
Angel A. Juan (Department of Computer Science, Multimedia and Telecommunication, Open University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain), Javier Faulin (Department of Statistics & Operations Research, Public University of Navarre, Pamplona, Spain), Tolga Bektas (University of Southampton, Southampton, UK), Carlos A. Méndez (Institute of Technological Development for the Chemical Industry, National University of Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina)
Article 1
Robust Optimization Model for Runway Configurations Management (pages 1-26)
Rui Zhang (Department of Decision, Operations and Information Technologies, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA), Rex Kincaid (Department of Mathematics, The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, USA)
Article 2
Efficient Multiple Attribute Group Decision Making Models with Correlation Coefficient of Vague Sets (pages 27-49)
John Robinson (P, PG & Research Department of Mathematics, Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli, India), Henry Amirtharaj (E.C., PG & Research Department of Mathematics, Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli, India)
Article 3
Solving Large Distribution Problems in Supply Chain Networks by a Column Generation Approach (pages 50-80)
Rodolfo G. Dondo (National University of Litoral, Institute of Technological Development for the Chemical Industry, Santa Fe, Argentina), Carlos A. Mendez (Instituto National University of Litoral, Institute of Technological Development for the Chemical Industry, Santa Fe, Argentina)
Article 4
Wind-Thermal Integrated Power System Scheduling Problem Using Cuckoo Search Algorithm (pages 81-109)
K. Chandrasekaran (Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India), Sishaj P. Simon (Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India)
Issue 4
Article 1
Optimizing Bundling Policy of Single-Period Products: Perspectives of Producers and Retailers (pages 1-25)
Gregory Gurevich (Industrial Engineering and Management Department, Shamoon College of Engineering, Beer-Sheva, Israel), Yuval Cohen (Afeka Tel-Aviv College of Engineering, Tel-Aviv, Israel), Baruch Keren (Industrial Engineering and Management Department, Shamoon College of Engineering, Beer-Sheva, Israel)
Article 2
An Excel-Based Decision Support System for Supply Chain Design and Management of Biofuels (pages 26-43)
Ambarish M. Acharya (Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, USA), Daniela S. Gonzales (Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, USA), Sandra D. Eksioglu (Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, USA), Sumesh Arora (Mississippi Technology Alliances, Ridgeland, MS, USA)
Article 3
A Column Generation Procedure for the Split Delivery Vehicle Routing Problem Using a Route-Based Formulation (pages 44-63)
Joseph Hubert Wilck IV (Department of Engineering, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA), Tom M. Cavalier (The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA)
Article 4
Joint Shared Frailty Survival Modeling Approach to Reliability Analysis of Rolls Used in Rolling Mills (pages 64-90)
Sumana Das (SQC and Operations Research Division, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore, India), Sujit Kumar Majumdar (SQC and Operations Research Division, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India)
Article 5
Availability of Large Scale Repairable Systems with Imperfect Repair (pages 91-104)
Mohammed A. Hajeeh (Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Safat, Kuwait)
Volume 4 (2013)
Issue 1
Article 1
Measuring Efficiency in Price Space with an Application to Japanese Securities Firms (pages 1-26)
Rolf Färe (Department of Economics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA), Hirofumi Fukuyama (Faculty of Commerce, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan), Shawna Grosskopf (Department of Economics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA), William L. Weber (Department of Economics and Finance, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO, USA)
Article 2
A Link-Node Nonlinear Complementarity Model for a Multiclass Simultaneous Transportation Dynamic User Equilibria (pages 27-48)
Mohamad K. Hasan (Department of Quantitative Methods and Information Systems, College of Business Administration, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait), Xuegang Ban (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA)
Article 3
Revisit of Supply Chain Risk Management and Disruption Under the Recent Financial Crisis (pages 51-63)
Bin Zhou (College of Business, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, TX, USA), Zhongxian Wang (School of Business, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ, USA)
Article 4
Managing Risk in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Supply Chains’ Using Quality Function Deployment (QFD) Approach (pages 64-83)
Mohd. Nishat Faisal (Department of Management and Marketing, College of Business & Economics, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar)
Article 5
Optimal Detection and Estimation of Marine Oil Spills Through Coherent Pluralism (pages 84-111)
Kufre Bassey (Statistics Department, Central Bank of Nigeria, Corporate Head Office, Abuja, Nigeria), Polycarp Chigbu (School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria)
Issue 2
Article 1
The Role of Complementary Resources in the Development of E-Supply Chains and the Firm’s Performance: An Exploratory Analysis of Secondary Data (pages 1-21)
Yoo-Taek Lee (Operations and Technology Management Department, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA), Sung-Yong Ryu (Department of Business Administration, Soon Chun Hyang University, Ansan, Republic of Korea), Kathleen E. McKone-Sweet (Technology, Operations, and Information Management Division, Babson College, Babson Park, MA, USA)
Article 2
A Survey and Comparison of Optimization Methods for Solving Multi-Stage Stochastic Programs with Recourse (pages 22-35)
Enzo Sauma (Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile)
Article 3
Piecewise Linear Virtual Inputs/Outputs in Interval DEA (pages 36-49)
Yiannis G. Smirlis (IT & Infrastructure Division, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece), Dimitris K. Despotis (Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece)
Article 4
Generating Alternatives Using Simulation-Optimization Combined with Niching Operators to Address Unmodelled Objectives in a Waste Management Facility Expansion Planning Case (pages 50-68)
Julian Scott Yeomans (Department of Operations Management & Information Systems, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada), Yavuz Gunalay (Department of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey)
Article 5
Preventive Maintenance Scheduling: Decision Model Development and Case Study Analysis (pages 69-94)
S.A. Oke (Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria), O.E. Charles-Owaba (Department of Industrial and Production Engineering, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria), A.E. Oluleye (Department of Industrial and Production Engineering, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria)
Issue 3
Special Issue: Modeling and Operations Research in Defense Analysis
Guest Editorial Preface
William P. Fox (Department of Defense Analysis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA)
Article 1
Modeling and Methodology for Incorporating Existing Technologies to Produce Higher Probabilities of Detecting Suicide Bombers (pages 1-18)
William P. Fox (Department of Defense Analysis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA), John Binstock (Department of Information Systems (C4I), Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA), Mike Minutas (Department of Information Systems (C4I), Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA)
Article 2
Docking Two Models of Insurgency Growth (pages 19-30)
Michael Jaye (Department of Defense Analysis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA), Robert Burks (Operations Research Department, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA)
Article 3
Modeling the Complexity of the Terrorism/Counter-Terrorism Struggle: Mathematics of the “Hearts and Minds” (pages 31-46)
Chris Arney (Department of Mathematics,United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, USA), Zachary Silvis (United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, USA), Matthew Thielen (United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, USA), Jeff Yao (United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, USA)
Article 4
Performing Counter-High Energy Laser Evasive Tactics (pages 47-60)
Donald P. Gaver (Operations Research Department, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA), Patricia A. Jacobs (Operations Research Department, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA)
Article 5
Behavior Selection Using Utility-Based Reinforcement Learning in Irregular Warfare Simulation Models (pages 61-78)
Sotiris Papadopoulos (MOVES Institute, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA), Francisco Baez (MOVES Institute, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA & U.S. Army TRADOC Analysis Center, Monterey, CA, USA), Jonathan Alt (U.S. Army TRADOC Analysis Center, Monterey, CA, USA & MOVES Institute, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA), Christian Darken (MOVES Institute, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA)
Issue 4
Article 1
Real-Time Fleet Management and Rerouting in City Logistics (pages 1-21)
Vasileios Zeimpekis (Department of Financial & Management Engineering, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece), Ioannis Minis (Department of Financial & Management Engineering, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece), George M. Giaglis (Department of Management Science & Technology, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece), Kostis Mamassis (Department of Financial & Management Engineering, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece)
Article 2
Numerical Solution for a Transient Temperature Distribution on a Finite Domain Due to a Dithering or Rotating Laser Beam (pages 22-38)
Tsuwei Tan (Department of Applied Mathematics, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA), Hong Zhou (Department of Applied Mathematics, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA)
Article 3
A Network Approach to Identifying Military Fleet Replacement Strategies (pages 39-56)
Patrick J. Driscoll (Department of Systems Engineering, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY, USA), Harry Newton (Innovative Decisions, Inc., Vienna, VA, USA), Russell Mosier (Innovative Decisions, Inc., Vienna, VA, USA)
Article 4
Case: Determining Playing Eleven of a Cricket Team (pages 57-74)
Durai Sundaramoorthi (Olin Business School, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO, USA)
Article 5
Time and Price Dependent Demand with Varying Holding Cost Inventory Model for Deteriorating Items (pages 75-95)
Diwakar Shukla (Department of Mathematics & Statistics, H. S. Gour Central University, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India), Uttam Kumar Khedlekar (Department of Mathematics & Statistics, H. S. Gour Central University, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India), Raghovendra Pratap Singh Chandel (Department of Mathematics & Computer Sciences, Government Model Science College, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India)
Article 6
Developing a Chance-Constrained Free Disposable Hull Model for Selecting Third-Party Reverse Logistics Providers (pages 96-113)
Majid Azadi (Department of Industrial Management, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Karaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Karaj, Iran), Reza Farzipoor Saen (Department of Industrial Management, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Karaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Karaj, Iran)
Volume 3 (2012)
Issue 1
Article 1
Reducing the 0-1 Knapsack Problem with a Single Continuous Variable to the Standard 0-1 Knapsack Problem (pages 1-12)
Marcel Büther (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany), Dirk Briskorn (Universität zu Köln, Germany)
Article 2
Applicability of Genetic and Ant Algorithms in Highway Alignment and Rail Transit Station Location Optimization (pages 13-36)
Sutapa Samanta (Maryland State Highway Administration, USA), Manoj K. Jha (Morgan State University, USA)
Article 3
Examining Double Marginalization Effect for Innovative Product Supply Chain (pages 37-52)
Wenjing Shen (Drexel University, USA)
Article 4
Cooperative Tracking of Multiple Targets by a Team of Autonomous UAVs (pages 53-73)
Michael J. Hirsch (Raytheon Company, USA), Héctor J. Ortiz-Peña (CUBRC, USA), Chris Eck (Raytheon Company, USA)
Article 5
Retailer’s Pricing and Lot Sizing Policy for Non Deteriorating Items with Constant Demand Rate Under the Condition of Permissible Delay in Payments (pages 74-84)
R. P. Tripathi (Uttarakhand Technical University and Dehradun Institute of Technology, India), S. S. Misra (Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), India)
Issue 2
Article 1
Estimating Two-Stage Network Technology Inefficiency: An Application to Cooperative Shinkin Banks in Japan (pages 1-23)
Hirofumi Fukuyama (Fukuoka University, Japan), William L. Weber (Southeast Missouri State University, USA)
Article 2
A Pareto-Optimal Solution for a Multi-Objective Scheduling Problem with Periodic Maintenance Requirement (pages 24-45)
Deniz Mungan (Cyprus Mobile Telecommunication Ltd, Cyprus), Junfang Yu (Southern Methodist University, USA), Bhaba R. Sarker (Louisiana State University, USA), Mohammad Anwar Rahman (University of Southern Mississippi, USA)
Article 3
A Simulation-Based Optimization Approach to a Lost Sale Stochastic Inventory Model (pages 46-63)
Rafael Diaz (Old Dominion University, USA), Barry Charles Ezell (Old Dominion University, USA)
Article 4
Warehouse Management System Implementation in a Brazilian Distribution Center (pages 64-76)
Luiz Felipe Scavarda (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Monica Barros (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Annibal José Scavarda (American University of Sharjah, UAE, and Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Brazil), Pedro M. Reyes (Baylor University, USA), Patrick Jaska (University of Mary Hardin Baylor, USA)
Issue 3
Article 1
A Fast and Deterministic Approach to a Near Optimal Solution for the p-Median Problem (pages 1-14)
Xiang Li (East China Normal University, China), Christophe Claramunt (Naval Academy Research Institute, France), Xihui Zhang (University of North Alabama, USA), Yingping Huang (University of North Alabama, USA)
Article 2
Modeling Disruption Risk in Supply Chain Risk Management (pages 15-39)
Ragip Ufuk Bilsel (The Boston Consulting Group, Turkey), A. Ravi Ravindran (Penn State University, USA)
Article 3
Pricing Strategy and Corporate Bond Value: Evidence from the Airline Industry (pages 40-52)
Min Shi (California State University, Los Angeles, USA), Wei Yu (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA)
Article 4
Using Analytical Network Process Decision Methodology to Analyze and Allocate Resources in the U.S. Army Training Support System (pages 53-73)
Rafael Diaz (Old Dominion University, USA), Barry Charles Ezell (Old Dominion University, USA)
Article 5
A Data-Integrated Tree-Based Simulation to Predict Financial Market Movement (pages 74-86)
Durai Sundaramoorthi (Washington University in St. Louis, USA), Andrew Coult (Missouri Western State University, USA), Dung Hai Nguyen (Washington University in St. Louis, USA)
Article 6
Note on Assignment Algorithm with Easy Method of Drawing Lines to Cover All Zeros (pages 87-97)
Sarbjit Singh (Institute of Management Technology, Nagpur, India)
Issue 4
Article 1
An Integrated Production-Supply System with Uncertain Demand, Nonlinear Lead Time and Allowable Shortages (pages 1-18)
Hengameh Tahmasebi (Boeing, Seattle, WA, USA), Junfang Yu (Department of Engineering Management, Information & Systems, Lyle School of Engineering, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, USA), Bhaba R. Sarker (Department of Industrial Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA)
Article 2
A Hybrid Strategic Development and Prioritization Model for Information and Communication Technology Enhancement (pages 19-40)
Madjid Tavana (School of Business, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA, USA), Narges Yousefpoor (Department of Commercial Management, Allameh Tabatabaei University, Tehran, Iran)
Article 3
Finding the Shortest Non-Delay Schedule for a Resource-Constrained Project (pages 41-58)
Yuval Cohen (Department of Industrial Engineering, Tel-Aviv Afeka College of Engineering, Open University of Israel, Tel-Aviv, Israel), Arik Sadeh (Technology Management Department, Holon Academic Institute of Technology, Holon, Israel), Ofer Zwikael (Research School of Management, Marketing and International Business, College of Business and Economics, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia)
Article 4
A Heuristic Algorithm for Optimizing Business Matchmaking Scheduling (pages 59-73)
Yingping Huang (Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, College of Business, University of North Alabama, Florence, AL, USA), Xihui Zhang (Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, College of Business, University of North Alabama, Florence, AL, USA), Paulette S. Alexander (Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, College of Business, University of North Alabama, Florence, AL, USA)
Article 5
The Strategic Use of a Wholesale-Price Contract in a Decentralized Assembly System (pages 74-87)
Zhaoqiong Qin (Department of Applied Engineering Technology, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC, USA)
Article 6
A Test of Wagner’s Heuristics for the Spare Parts Inventory Control Problem (pages 88-100)
Ibrahim S. Kurtulus (School of Business, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA)
Volume 2 (2011)
Issue 1
Article 1
Information in Fleeting Opportunities (pages 1-41)
Ibrahim Almojel (Stanford University, USA), Jim Matheson (SmartOrg, USA), Pelin Canbolat (Stanford University, USA)
Article 2
Local Perturbation Analysis of Linear Programming with Functional Relation Among Parameters (pages 42-65)
Payam Hanafizadeh (Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran), Abolfazl Ghaemi (Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran), Madjid Tavana (La Salle University, USA)
Article 3
Sequential Test for Arbitrary Ratio of Mean Times Between Failures (pages 66-81)
Yefim H. Michlin (Technion- Israel Institute of Technology, Israel), Dov Ingman (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel), Yoram Dayan (ELTA Systems Ltd., Israel)
Article 4
Taylor Kriging Metamodeling for Stochastic Simulation Interpolation (pages 82-95)
Heping Liu (North Dakota State University, USA), Yanli Chen (Auburn University, USA)
Article 5
Bounded Primal Simplex Algorithm for Bounded Linear Programming with Fuzzy Cost Coefficients (pages 96-120)
Ali Ebrahimnejad (Islamic Azad University, Qaemshahr Branch, Iran), Seyed Hadi Nasseri (Mazandaran University, Iran), Sayyed Mehdi Mansourzadeh (Islamic Azad University, Jouybar Branch, Iran)
Issue 2
Article 1
Comments on Two Models for Operating Two-Warehouse Inventory Systems with Deteriorating Items and Inflationary Effects (pages 1-21)
Huachun Xiong (Tsinghua University, China), Jinxing Xie (Tsinghua University, China), Bo Niu (China Railway Express Co., China)
Article 2
Sensitivity Analysis on Linear Programming Problems with Trapezoidal Fuzzy Variables (pages 22-39)
Seyed Hadi Nasseri (University of Mazandaran, Iran), Ali Ebrahimnejad (Islamic Azad University, Qaemshahr Branch, Iran)
Article 3
Multi Depot Probabilistic Vehicle Routing Problems with a Time Window: Theory, Solution and Application (pages 40-64)
Sutapa Samanta (Maryland State Highway Administration, USA), Manoj K. Jha (Morgan State University, Baltimore, USA)
Article 4
Portfolio Selection Models and Their Discrimination (pages 65-91)
Satadal Ghosh (Indian Institute of Science, India), Sujit Kumar Majumdar (Indian Statistical Institute, India)
Article 5
Optimizing Series Repairable Systems with Imperfect Repair (pages 92-102)
Mohammed Hajeeh (Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait)
Issue 3
Article 1
A Heuristic Algorithm for the Inner-City Multi-Drop: Container Loading Problem (pages 1-19)
Li Pan (The University of Hong Kong, China), Sydney C. K. Chu (The University of Hong Kong, China), Guangyue Han (The University of Hong Kong, China), Joshua Zhexue Huang (Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, China)
Article 2
Predicting Donations from a Cohort Group of Donors to Charities: A Direct Marketing Case Study (pages 20-38)
Gary H. Chao (Kutztown University, USA), Maxwell K. Hsu (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, USA), Carol Scovotti (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, USA)
Article 3
Data Envelopment Analysis with Fuzzy Parameters: An Interactive Approach (pages 39-53)
Adel Hatami-Marbini (Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium), Saber Saati (Islamic Azad University, Iran), Madjid Tavana (La Salle University, USA)
Article 4
An Integrated Vendor-Buyer Model with Uncertain Lead Time, Life Time under Inflation and Variable Holding Cost (pages 54-63)
S. R. Singh (D. N. College, India), Diksha Bhatia (D. N. College, India)
Article 5
Measuring the Effect of the Rules and Regulations on Global Malmquist Index (pages 64-78)
Mohammadreza Alirezaee (Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran), Mohsen Afsharian (Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran)
Article 6
EOQ Model with Time Dependent Demand Rate and Time Dependent Holding Cost Function (pages 79-92)
R. P. Tripathi (Uttarkhand Technical University (DIT), India)
Issue 4
Article 1
A Stochastic Truck Routing Model for Agricultural Freight (pages 1-18)
Subhro Mitra (University of North Texas at Dallas, USA), Joseph Szmerekovsky (North Dakota State University, USA), Nikita Barabanov (North Dakota State University, USA)
Article 2
Highway Alignment Optimization Using Cost-Benefit Analysis Under User Equilibrium (pages 19-33)
Avijit Maji (Maryland State Highway Administration, USA), Manoj K. Jha (Morgan State University, USA)
Article 3
Equal Pricing Strategies in a Dual Channel Supply Chain (pages 34-51)
Ue-Pyng Wen (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan), Yun-Chu Chen (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan), Kam-Hong Cheung (MGM Macau, China)
Article 4
Methods for Solving Fully Fuzzy Transportation Problems Based on Classical Transportation Methods (pages 52-71)
Amit Kumar (Thapar University, India), Amarpreet Kaur (Thapar University, India)
Volume 1 (2010)
Issue 1
Article 1
The Open System for Master Production Scheduling: Information Technology for Semantic Connections between Data and Mathematical Models (pages 1-15)
Hyoung-Gon Lee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA), Edmund W. Schuster (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA), Stuart J. Allen (Marysville, USA), Pinaki Kar (New York, USA)
Article 2
Article 3
Dynamic Pricing Model for Substitutable Products (pages 35-51)
Ue-Pyng Wen (National Tsing Hua University, ROC), Yi Chen (VisEra Technologies Company, ROC)
Article 4
Numerical Studies on Reformulation Techniques for Continuous Network Design with Asymmetric User Equilibria (pages 52-72)
Michael Ferris (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA), Henry X. Liu (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
Article 5
A Note on the Connection Between the Primal-Dual and the A* Algorithm (pages 73-85)
Xugang Ye (Johns Hopkins University, USA), Shih-Ping Han (Johns Hopkins University, USA), Anhua Lin (Middle Tennessee State University, USA)
Issue 2
Article 1
Security Constrained Economic Dispatch: A Markov Decision Process Approach with Embedded Stochastic Programming (pages 1-16)
Lizhi Wang (Iowa State University, USA), Nan Kong (Purdue University, USA)
Article 2
Optimizing Cash Management for Large Scale Bank Operations (pages 17-31)
Mark Frost (Fiserv, USA), Jeff Kennington (Southern Methodist University, USA), Anusha Madhavan (Southern Methodist University, USA)
Article 3
Analysis of State Dependent Vacation Queues with Threshold Gated Service Policy (pages 32-49)
Yew Sing (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Article 4
Performance of Two-Component Systems with Imperfect Repair (pages 50-63)
Mohammed Hajeeh (Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait)
Article 5
Automatic Partitioning of Large Scale Simulation in Grid Computing for Run Time Reduction (pages 64-90)
Nurcin Celik (The University of Arizona, USA), Esfandyar Mazhari (The University of Arizona, USA), John Canby (Schlumberger, Indonesia), Omid Kazemi (The University of Arizona, USA), Parag Sarfare (NetApp Inc., USA), Majed S. Al-Otaibi (The University of Arizona, USA), Young-Jun Son (The University of Arizona, USA)
Issue 3
Article 1
A New Hybrid Inexact Logarithmic-Quadratic Proximal Method for Nonlinear Complementarity Problems (pages 1-13)
Ying Zhou (Iowa State University, USA), Lizhi Wang (Iowa State University, USA)
Article 2
A Graph-Search Based Navigation Algorithm for Traversing A Potentially Hazardous Area with Disambiguation (pages 14-27)
Xugang Ye (Johns Hopkins University, USA), Carey E. Priebe (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
Article 3
Fuzzy Multi-Choice Goal Programming for Supplier Selection (pages 28-52)
Ching-Ter Chang (Chang Gung University, Taiwan), Cheng-Yuan Ku (National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan), Hui-Ping Ho (National Chung Cheng University and Chienkuo Technology University, Taiwan)
Article 4
A Unified Classification Ecosystem for Auctions (pages 53-74)
Dimitrios M. Emiris (University of Piraeus, Greece), Charis A. Marentakis (University of Piraeus, Greece)
Article 5
Polynomial Approximation for Two Stage Stochastic Programming with Separable Objective (pages 75-88)
Lijian Chen (University of Louisville, USA), Dustin J. Banet (University of Louisville, USA)
Issue 4
Article 1
Assessing Transport Aircraft Inspection Strategies (pages 1-21)
Alan W. Johnson (Air Force Institute of Technology, USA), Theodore Heiman (388th Fighter Wing, USA), Martha Cooper (The Ohio State University, USA), Raymond R. Hill (Air Force Institute of Technology, USA)
Article 2
Solution of Correlated Multi-Response Optimization Problem: Case Study in Submerged Arc Welding (pages 22-46)
Saurav Datta (National Institute of Technology - Rourkela, India), Goutam Nandi (Jadavpur University, India), Asish Bandyopadhyay (Jadavpur University, India), Pradip Kumar Pal (Jadavpur University, India)
Article 3
Global Bacteria Optimization Meta-Heuristic Algorithm for Jobshop Scheduling (pages 47-58)
Jairo R. Montoya-Torres (Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia), Libardo S. Gómez-Vizcaíno (Fundación Centro de Investigación en Modelación Empresarial del Caribe, Colombia), Elyn L. Solano-Charris (Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia), Carlos D. Paternina-Arboleda (Universidad del Norte, Colombia)
Article 4
Decision-Making Elements for the Design of Emerging Multi-Dimensional Auctions (pages 59-82)
Charis A. Marentakis (University of Piraeus, Greece), Dimitrios M. Emiris (University of Piraeus, Greece)