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Volume 21, issue 4, 2021

Supplementary variable technique (SVT) for non-Markovian single server queue with service interruption (QSI) pp. 2203-2246 Downloads
Madhu Jain, Sandeep Kaur and Parminder Singh
A value for games on colored communication structures pp. 2247-2260 Downloads
M. Ordóñez, A. Jiménez-Losada, Julio Fernández and Inés Gallego
Strategies and stability study for a triopoly game considering product recovery based on closed-loop supply chain pp. 2261-2282 Downloads
Junhai Ma, Liqing Zhu and Yani Guo
Credit and discount incentive options for two-level supply chain coordination, under uncertain price-dependent demand pp. 2283-2307 Downloads
Mohammad Reza Gholamian and Mahdi Ebrahimzadeh-Afruzi
Production planning with transshipment in a global supply chain under different carbon trading mechanisms pp. 2309-2331 Downloads
Min Wang, Jiao Ouyang and Lindu Zhao
A Pareto approach for the multi-factory supply chain scheduling and distribution problem pp. 2333-2364 Downloads
Ali Gharaei and Fariborz Jolai
Dynamic allocation of promotional budgets based on maximizing customer equity pp. 2365-2389 Downloads
Mehrdad Memarpour, Erfan Hassannayebi, Navid Fattahi Miab and Ali Farjad
A GRASP-based scheme for the set covering problem pp. 2391-2408 Downloads
Victor Reyes and Ignacio Araya
Optimal ordering policy for a retailer with consideration of customer credit under two-level trade credit financing pp. 2409-2432 Downloads
Chuan Zhang, Yu-xin Tian, Ling-wei Fan and Shu-min Yang
A multi-objective reliability-redundancy allocation problem with active redundancy and interval type-2 fuzzy parameters pp. 2433-2458 Downloads
Pradip Kundu
Multi-objective optimisation under deep uncertainty pp. 2459-2487 Downloads
Babooshka Shavazipour and Theodor J. Stewart
Online optimization with gradual look-ahead pp. 2489-2523 Downloads
Fabian Dunke and Stefan Nickel
Variable neighborhood search algorithms for the permutation flowshop scheduling problem with the preventive maintenance pp. 2525-2542 Downloads
Wahiba Jomaa, Mansour Eddaly and Bassem Jarboui
A pre-processing reduction method for the generalized travelling salesman problem pp. 2543-2591 Downloads
Mehdi El Krari, Belaïd Ahiod and Youssef Bouazza El Benani
New concepts and an algorithm for multiobjective bilevel programming: optimistic, pessimistic and moderate solutions pp. 2593-2626 Downloads
Maria João Alves, Carlos Henggeler Antunes and João Paulo Costa
A formal specification of multicriteria economics pp. 2627-2650 Downloads
Francisco Salas-Molina
Assigning a house for refugees: an application of a multiple criteria nominal classification method pp. 2651-2687 Downloads
Ana Sara Costa, Isabella M. Lami, Salvatore Greco, José Rui Figueira and José Borbinha
Relative partial efficiency: network and black box SBM DEA interpretations in multiplier form pp. 2689-2718 Downloads
Fatemeh Boloori, Rashed Khanjani-Shiraz and Hirofumi Fukuyama
A note and new extensions on “interval efficiency measures in data envelopment analysis with imprecise data” pp. 2719-2737 Downloads
Bohlool Ebrahimi, Madjid Tavana and Vincent Charles
Decomposition of cost efficiency with adjustable prices: an application of data envelopment analysis pp. 2739-2770 Downloads
Viera Mendelová
A system evaluation of NBA rookie contract execution efficiency with stacked Autoencoder and hybrid DEA pp. 2771-2807 Downloads
Qing Zhu, Renxian Zuo, Yuze Li and Shan Liu
Financial performance assessment of electricity companies: evidence from Portugal pp. 2809-2857 Downloads
Maria Elisabete Neves, Carla Henriques and João Vilas
A bottleneck combat model: an application to the Battle of Thermopylae pp. 2859-2877 Downloads
Anelí Bongers and Jose Torres
Adaptive rules for discrete-time Cournot games of high competition level markets pp. 2879-2906 Downloads
Nikolaos Chrysanthopoulos and George P. Papavassilopoulos
Financing the newsvendor: raising the loan limit by insurance contract pp. 2907-2932 Downloads
Wenli Wang and Qinhong Zhang

Volume 21, issue 3, 2021

Operations research applications in the Middle East and Africa pp. 1423-1427 Downloads
Fouad Ben Abdelaziz and Meryem Masmoudi
A fuzzy analytic hierarchy process model for customers’ bank selection decision in the Kingdom of Bahrain pp. 1429-1446 Downloads
Minwir Al-Shammari and Mehdi Mili
Deterministic goal programming approach for Islamic portfolio selection pp. 1447-1459 Downloads
Noushin Bagheri
A new network data envelopment analysis models to measure the efficiency of natural gas supply chain pp. 1461-1486 Downloads
Sarah J.-Sharahi, Kaveh Khalili-Damghani, Amir-Reza Abtahi and Alireza Rashidi Komijan
Strategic optimization of wheat supply chain network under uncertainty: a real case study pp. 1487-1527 Downloads
Seyyed-Mahdi Hosseini-Motlagh, Mohammad Reza Ghatreh Samani and Firoozeh Abbasi Saadi
A robust framework for designing blood network in disaster relief: a real-life case pp. 1529-1568 Downloads
Mohammad Reza Ghatreh Samani and Seyyed-Mahdi Hosseini-Motlagh
Reliable cross-docking location problem under the risk of disruptions pp. 1569-1612 Downloads
Asefeh Hasani Goodarzi, Seyed Hessameddin Zegordi, Gülgün Alpan, Isa Nakhai Kamalabadi and Ali Husseinzadeh Kashan
A Bi-objective stochastic programming model for the household waste collection and transportation problem: case of the city of Sousse pp. 1613-1639 Downloads
Haifa Jammeli, Majdi Argoubi and Hatem Masri
Two metaheuristics approaches for solving the traveling salesman problem: an Algerian waste collection case pp. 1641-1661 Downloads
Khalid Mekamcha, Mehdi Souier, Hakim Nadhir Bessenouci and Mohammed Bennekrouf
A greedy evolutionary hybridization algorithm for the optimal network and quadratic assignment problem pp. 1663-1690 Downloads
Mouhamadou A. M. T. Baldé, Serigne Gueye and Babacar M. Ndiaye
Designing a resilient skip-stop schedule in rapid rail transit using a simulation-based optimization methodology pp. 1691-1721 Downloads
Ali Shahabi, Sadigh Raissi, Kaveh Khalili-Damghani and Meysam Rafei
Designing modular capacitated emergency medical service using information on ambulance trip pp. 1723-1742 Downloads
Sondes Hammami and Aida Jebali
An integrated multi-ship crane allocation in Beirut Port container terminal pp. 1743-1761 Downloads
Nabil Nehme, Bacel Maddah and Isam A. Kaysi
Efficient implementation of the genetic algorithm to solve rich vehicle routing problems pp. 1763-1791 Downloads
Bochra Rabbouch, Foued Saâdaoui and Rafaa Mraihi
The current state of OR in Africa pp. 1793-1825 Downloads
Hans W. Ittmann
A scientometric analysis of Operations Research and Management Science research in Africa pp. 1827-1843 Downloads
Majdi Argoubi, Emna Ammari and Hatem Masri
Energy sustainability: a definition and assessment model pp. 1845-1885 Downloads
Evangelos Grigoroudis, Vassilis S. Kouikoglou, Yannis A. Phillis and Fotis D. Kanellos
Optimal dynamic auditing based on game theory pp. 1887-1912 Downloads
Nikolaos Anastasopoulos and Dimitrios Asteriou
A compromise solution method for the multiobjective minimum risk problem pp. 1913-1926 Downloads
Fatima Bellahcene and Philippe Marthon
Using multiobjective optimization models to establish healthy diets in Spain following Mediterranean standards pp. 1927-1961 Downloads
Mónica Hernández, Trinidad Gómez, Laura Delgado-Antequera and Rafael Caballero
Optimizing a robust tri-objective multi-period reliable supply chain network considering queuing system and operational and disruption risks pp. 1963-2020 Downloads
Vahid Nazari-Ghanbarloo and Ali Ghodratnama
Metaheuristic approaches to a vehicle scheduling problem in sugar beet transportation pp. 2021-2053 Downloads
Ana Anokić, Zorica Stanimirović, Đorđe Stakić and Tatjana Davidović
Multi-product dual sourcing problem with limited capacities pp. 2055-2075 Downloads
Bin Zhang, Zekai Lai and Qiangqiang Wang
Partial linked-to-order delayed payment and life time effects on decaying items ordering pp. 2077-2099 Downloads
Ata Allah Taleizadeh, Nadia Pourmohammad-Zia and Ioannis Konstantaras
Pay for performance in health care: a new best practice tariff-based tool using a log-linear piecewise frontier function and a dual–primal approach for unique solutions pp. 2101-2146 Downloads
Diogo Cunha Ferreira, Rc Marques and Alexandre Morais Nunes
Correction to: Pay for performance in health care: a new best practice tariff-based tool using a log-linear piecewise frontier function and a dual–primal approach for unique solutions pp. 2147-2148 Downloads
Diogo Cunha Ferreira, Rc Marques and Alexandre Morais Nunes
Explicit flow-risk allocation for cooperative maximum flow problems under interval uncertainty pp. 2149-2179 Downloads
Adil Baykasoğlu and Burcu Kubur Özbel
A bargaining approach to determine common weights in DEA pp. 2181-2201 Downloads
I. Contreras, S. Lozano and M. A. Hinojosa

Volume 21, issue 2, 2021

Decomposition based extended project scheduling for make-to-order production pp. 801-825 Downloads
Arda Turkgenci, Huseyin Guden and Mehmet Gülşen
Joint production, inventory rationing, and order admission control of a stochastic manufacturing system with setups pp. 827-855 Downloads
Stratos Ioannidis, Alexandros S. Xanthopoulos, Ioannis Sarantis and Dimitrios E. Koulouriotis
Production and quality performance of healthcare services in EU countries during the economic crisis pp. 857-873 Downloads
Panagiotis Mitropoulos
A coordinated scheduling problem for the supply chain in a flexible job shop machine environment pp. 875-900 Downloads
Zeynep Ceylan, Hakan Tozan and Serol Bulkan
Dynamic productivity change differences between global and non-global firms: a firm-level application to the U.S. food and beverage industries pp. 901-923 Downloads
Pinar Celikkol Geylani, Magdalena Kapelko and Spiro Stefanou
Assessing the operational and economic efficiency benefits of dynamic manufacturing networks through fuzzy cognitive maps: a case study pp. 925-950 Downloads
Ourania Markaki and Dimitris Askounis
A process capability index for normal random variable with intuitionistic fuzzy information pp. 951-964 Downloads
Gholamreza Hesamian and Mohamad Ghasem Akbari
Container flow forecasting through neural networks based on metaheuristics pp. 965-997 Downloads
M. Milenković, N. Milosavljevic, N. Bojović and S. Val
Optimal ATM replenishment policies under demand uncertainty pp. 999-1029 Downloads
Yeliz Ekinci, Nicoleta Serban and Ekrem Duman
Are the stock prices influenced by the publication of the annual financial statements? Evidence from the Dow Jones Industrial Average pp. 1031-1040 Downloads
Silvia Angilella and Daniele Morelli
Economic statistical design of adaptive $$\bar{X}$$ X ¯ control charts based on quality loss functions pp. 1041-1080 Downloads
M. Abolmohammadi, A. Seif, M. H. Behzadi and M. B. Moghadam
On the formal foundations of cash management systems pp. 1081-1095 Downloads
Francisco Salas-Molina, Juan A. Rodriguez-Aguilar, David Pla-Santamaria and Ana García-Bernabeu
Modelling environmental inefficiency under a quota system pp. 1097-1124 Downloads
Juan Aparicio, Magdalena Kapelko and Lidia Ortiz
An exploratory analysis for performance assessment of state police forces in india: an eclectic approach pp. 1125-1151 Downloads
Puneet Agarwal, Kyle Hunt, Jun Zhuang, Bijan Sarkar, Amitrajit Sarkar and Ramesh Sharma
Bi-objective hybrid flow shop scheduling with common due date pp. 1153-1178 Downloads
Zhi Li, Ray Y. Zhong, Ali Vatankhah Barenji, J. J. Liu, C. X. Yu and George Q. Huang
Quickest flow over time network interdiction: mathematical formulation and a solution method pp. 1179-1209 Downloads
Shahram Morowati-Shalilvand, Sedaghat Shahmorad, Kamal Mirnia and Javad Mehri-Tekmeh
Equilibrium strategies of the fluid queue with working vacation pp. 1211-1228 Downloads
Shuo Wang and Xiuli Xu
On a queueing-inventory system with impatient customers, advanced reservation, cancellation, overbooking and common life time pp. 1229-1253 Downloads
Dhanya Shajin and A. Krishnamoorthy
A joint chance-constrained data envelopment analysis model with random output data pp. 1255-1277 Downloads
Rashed Khanjani Shiraz, Madjid Tavana and Hirofumi Fukuyama
A novel approach to solve the problems with network structure pp. 1279-1297 Downloads
Abbas Bonyani and Moslem Alimohammadlou
A novel framework of hyper-heuristic approach and its application in location-routing problem with simultaneous pickup and delivery pp. 1299-1332 Downloads
Yanwei Zhao, Longlong Leng and Chunmiao Zhang
Multi-period mean–variance portfolio optimization with management fees pp. 1333-1354 Downloads
Xiangyu Cui, Jianjun Gao and Yun Shi
An iterative algorithm for the Max-Min knapsack problem with multiple scenarios pp. 1355-1392 Downloads
Thekra Al-douri, Mhand Hifi and Vassilis Zissimopoulos
A note on “The cross-efficiency in the optimistic–pessimistic framework” pp. 1393-1401 Downloads
I. Contreras and M. A. Hinojosa
A decision support system for techno-economic evaluation of indoor lighting systems with LED luminaires pp. 1403-1422 Downloads
Evangelos-Nikolaos D. Madias, Lambros T. Doulos, Panagiotis A. Kontaxis and Frangiskos V. Topalis

Volume 21, issue 1, 2021

Optimizing a unit commitment problem using an evolutionary algorithm and a plurality of priority lists pp. 1-54 Downloads
Vasilios A. Tsalavoutis, Constantinos G. Vrionis and Athanasios I. Tolis
Heuristic algorithms for scheduling intrees on m machines with non-availability constraints pp. 55-71 Downloads
Khaoula Ben Abdellafou, Hatem Hadda and Ouajdi Korbaa
Estimation in a general bulk-arrival Markovian multi-server finite queue pp. 73-89 Downloads
F. R. B. Cruz, M. A. C. Santos, F. L. P. Oliveira and R. C. Quinino
Restructuring hierarchical capacitated facility location problem with extended coverage radius under uncertainty pp. 91-138 Downloads
Mohammad Yavari and Mohammad Mousavi-Saleh
The capacitated modular single-allocation hub location problem with possibilities of hubs disruptions: modeling and a solution algorithm pp. 139-166 Downloads
Farid Momayezi, S. Kamal Chaharsooghi, Mohammad Mehdi Sepehri and Ali Husseinzadeh Kashan
Optimal production run time for an imperfect production inventory system with rework, random breakdowns and inspection costs pp. 167-204 Downloads
Harun Öztürk
Effects of component commonality and perishability on inventory control in assemble-to-order systems pp. 205-229 Downloads
Yeu-Shiang Huang, Hau-Wen Lo and Jyh-Wen Ho
A new benchmark optimization problem of adaptable difficulty: theoretical considerations and practical testing pp. 231-250 Downloads
D. K. Karpouzos and K. L. Katsifarakis
Optimal production strategy for a manufacturing and remanufacturing system with return policy pp. 251-271 Downloads
Feng Tao, Tijun Fan, Xuefeng Jia and Kin Keung Lai
A light robust model for aggregate production planning with consideration of environmental impacts of machines pp. 273-297 Downloads
Donya Rahmani, Arash Zandi, Sara Behdad and Arezou Entezaminia
Reliable vehicle routing problem in stochastic networks with correlated travel times pp. 299-330 Downloads
Mojtaba Rajabi-Bahaabadi, Afshin Shariat-Mohaymany, Mohsen Babaei and Daniele Vigo
Regulatory efficiency decomposition for utilities’ parallel subsystems pp. 331-347 Downloads
Julio Cesar Mosquera Gutierres, Rafael Coradi Leme, Rodrigo Luiz Mendes Mota and Paulo E. Steele Santos
A new continuous time optimal control model for manpower planning with promotion from inside the system pp. 349-364 Downloads
Alireza Pooya and Morteza Pakdaman
Proposing a discount policy for two-level supply chain coordination with periodic review replenishment and promotional efforts decisions pp. 365-398 Downloads
Mina Nouri, Seyyed-Mahdi Hosseini-Motlagh and Mohammadreza Nematollahi
Vehicle assignment in site-dependent vehicle routing problems with split deliveries pp. 399-423 Downloads
Mikhail V. Batsyn, Ekaterina K. Batsyna, Ilya S. Bychkov and Panos M. Pardalos
Dynamic assessment of control system designs of information shared supply chain network experiencing supplier disruption pp. 425-451 Downloads
A. V. Thomas and Biswajit Mahanty
Integration of multi-product supply chain network design and assembly line balancing pp. 453-483 Downloads
Reza Ramezanian and Sadjad Khalesi
Analysis of strategies for substitutable and complementary products in a two-levels fuzzy supply chain system pp. 485-524 Downloads
Raghu Nandan Giri, Shyamal Kumar Mondal and Manoranjan Maiti
A mathematical model for designing an integrated pharmaceutical supply chain with maximum expected coverage under uncertainty pp. 525-552 Downloads
Meisam Nasrollahi and Jafar Razmi
Supplier selection and order allocation using two-stage hybrid supply chain model and game-based order price pp. 553-588 Downloads
Samuel Yousefi, Mustafa Jahangoshai Rezaee and Maghsud Solimanpur
Optimal payment time and replenishment decisions for retailer’s inventory system under trade credit and carbon emission constraints pp. 589-620 Downloads
Armin Jabbarzadeh, Leyla Aliabadi and Reza Yazdanparast
Equilibrium and pricing analysis for an unreliable retrial queue with limited idle period and single vacation pp. 621-643 Downloads
Shan Gao, Hua Dong and Xianchao Wang
Correction to: Equilibrium and pricing analysis for an unreliable retrial queue with limited idle period and single vacation pp. 645-646 Downloads
Shan Gao, Hua Dong and Xianchao Wang
A power system scheduling model with carbon intensity and ramping capacity constraints pp. 647-687 Downloads
Nikolaos E. Koltsaklis and Athanasios S. Dagoumas
MCDA approach for agricultural water management in the context of water–energy–land–food nexus pp. 689-723 Downloads
A. Psomas, I. Vryzidis, A. Spyridakos and M. Mimikou
Locating unmanned aircraft systems for multiple missions under different weather conditions pp. 725-744 Downloads
Danışment Vural, Robert F. Dell and Erkan Kose
Generating evacuation task plans for community typhoon emergencies: an integration of case-driven and model-driven approaches pp. 745-774 Downloads
Zhao-ge Liu, Xiang-yang Li and Dilawar Khan Durrani
On solving the multiple p-median problem based on biclustering pp. 775-799 Downloads
Antiopi Panteli, Basilis Boutsinas and Ioannis Giannikos
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