# Operational Research
2016 - 2021
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**Volume 20, issue 4, 2020**
- Air refueling tanker allocation based on a multi-objective zero-one integer programming model pp. 1913-1938
*Farzaneh Ferdowsi*, *Hamid Reza Maleki* and *Sanaz Rivaz*
- An effective hybrid goal programming approach for multi-objective straight assembly line balancing problem with stochastic parameters pp. 1939-1976
*Heydar Ali Mardani-Fard*, *Abdollah Hadi-Vencheh*, *Ali Mahmoodirad* and *Sadegh Niroomand*
- Solving a multi-objective sustainable waste collection problem considering a new collection network pp. 1977-2015
*Hamed Farrokhi-Asl*, *Ahmad Makui*, *Armin Jabbarzadeh* and *Farnaz Barzinpour*
- Multiple criteria performance evaluation of YouTube mathematical educational videos by IS-TOPSIS pp. 2017-2039
*Claudia Margarita Acuña-Soto*, *Vicente Liern* and *Blanca Pérez-Gladish*
- Regional efficiency evaluation by input-oriented data envelopment analysis of hotel and restaurant sector pp. 2041-2058
*Athanasia Karakitsiou*, *Markos Kourgiantakis*, *Athanasia Mavrommati* and *Athanasios Migdalas*
- Benchmarking Formula One auto racing circuits: a two stage DEA approach pp. 2059-2083
*Ester Gutiérrez* and *Sebastián Lozano*
- Two metaheuristic approaches for solving the multi-compartment vehicle routing problem pp. 2085-2108
*Hiba Yahyaoui*, *Islem Kaabachi*, *Saoussen Krichen* and *Abdulkader Dekdouk*
- Heuristic and metaheuristic approaches for parallel machine scheduling under resource constraints pp. 2109-2132
*Mohamed Amine Abdeljaoued*, *Nour El Houda Saadani* and *Zied Bahroun*
- An MILP approach for scheduling of tree-like pipelines with dual purpose terminals pp. 2133-2161
*Mehrnoosh Taherkhani*
- Equilibrium joining strategies in the Mn/G/1 queue with server breakdowns and repairs pp. 2163-2187
*Sheng Zhu*, *Jinting Wang* and *Bin Liu*
- On a single item single stage mixture inventory models with independent stochastic lead times pp. 2189-2227
*Achin Srivastav* and *Sunil Agrawal*
- Hedging uncertainty in energy efficiency strategies: a minimax regret analysis pp. 2229-2244
*Georgios P. Trachanas*, *Aikaterini Forouli*, *Nikolaos Gkonis* and *Haris Doukas*
- Assessment of new methods for incorporating contextual variables into efficiency measures: a Monte Carlo simulation pp. 2245-2265
*Jose M. Cordero*, *Cristina Polo* and *Daniel Santín*
- Performance analysis of an unreliable M/G/1 retrial queue with two-way communication pp. 2267-2280
*Muthukrishnan Senthil Kumar*, *Aresh Dadlani* and *Kiseon Kim*
- Correction to: Performance analysis of an unreliable M/G/1 retrial queue with two-way communication pp. 2281-2281
*Muthukrishnan Senthil Kumar*, *Aresh Dadlani* and *Kiseon Kim*
- Formulating the integrated forest harvest-scheduling model to reduce the cost of the road-networks pp. 2283-2306
*Nader Naderializadeh* and *Kevin A. Crowe*
- Investment and coordination decisions in a supply chain of fresh agricultural products pp. 2307-2331
*Ilkyeong Moon*, *Yoon Jea Jeong* and *Subrata Saha*
- A new exact algorithm for no-wait job shop problem to minimize makespan pp. 2333-2363
*A. Ozolins*
- Modeling and solving a bi-objective joint replenishment-location problem under incremental discount: MOHSA and NSGA-II pp. 2365-2396
*Seyed Hamid Reza Pasandideh*, *Seyed Taghi Akhavan Niaki* and *Reza Abdollahi*
- Vehicle routing problem in a kanban controlled supply chain system considering cross-docking strategy pp. 2397-2425
*Asefeh Hasani Goodarzi* and *Seyed Hessameddin Zegordi*
- A bi˗objective hub location-allocation model considering congestion pp. 2427-2466
*A. Ghodratnama*, *H. R. Arbabi* and *A. Azaron*
- Efficient lower and upper bounds for the weight-constrained minimum spanning tree problem using simple Lagrangian based algorithms pp. 2467-2495
*Cristina Requejo* and *Eulália Santos*
- A graph theory-based algorithm for a multi-echelon multi-period responsive supply chain network design with lateral-transshipments pp. 2497-2517
*Masoud Rabbani*, *Ali Sabbaghnia*, *Mahdi Mobini* and *Jafar Razmi*
- Effects of non-normal quality data on the integrated model of imperfect maintenance, early replacement, and economic design of $${\bar{X}}$$ X ¯ -control charts pp. 2519-2536
*M. A. Pasha*, *M. Bameni Moghadam* and *M. A. Rahim*
- Optimal reactive power dispatch using water wave optimization algorithm pp. 2537-2553
*Yongquan Zhou*, *Jinzhong Zhang*, *Xiao Yang* and *Ying Ling*
- Weighted superposition attraction algorithm for binary optimization problems pp. 2555-2581
*Adil Baykasoğlu*, *Fehmi Burcin Ozsoydan* and *M. Emre Senol*
- Accounting for rainfall and the length of growing season in technical efficiency analysis pp. 2583-2608
*Yiorgos Gadanakis* and *Francisco Areal*
**Volume 20, issue 3, 2020**
- International trade costs in OECD countries pp. 1177-1187
*Christos Staboulis*, *Dimitrios Natos*, *Efthimia Tsakiridou* and *Konstadinos Mattas*
- Taxation avoidance in overtrading firms as determinants of board independence (BvD) pp. 1189-1204
*Constantin Zopounidis*, *Christos Floros*, *Christos Lemonakis* and *Vassiliki Balla*
- Solving methods for interval linear programming problem: a review and an improved method pp. 1205-1229
*H. Mishmast Nehi*, *H. A. Ashayerinasab* and *M. Allahdadi*
- Portfolio selection in a regime switching market with a bankruptcy state and an uncertain exit-time: multi-period mean–variance formulation pp. 1231-1254
*Reza Keykhaei*
- Minimizing total weighted completion and batch delivery times with machine deterioration and learning effect: a case study from wax production pp. 1255-1287
*Mohammad Rostami*, *Shiva Nikravesh* and *Mahdi Shahin*
- An innovative GA for optimisation of integrated manufacturing–transportation scheduling in VCIM systems pp. 1289-1320
*Son Duy Dao*, *Kazem Abhary* and *Romeo Marian*
- A genetic algorithm based approach to solve multi-resource multi-objective knapsack problem for vegetable wholesalers in fuzzy environment pp. 1321-1352
*Chiranjit Changdar*, *Rajat Kumar Pal*, *Ghanshaym Singha Mahapatra* and *Abhinandan Khan*
- Optimal design of k-out-of-n system under first and last replacement in reliability theory pp. 1353-1368
*Nizar Mannai* and *Soufiane Gasmi*
- Single mode resource constrained project scheduling with unreliable resources pp. 1369-1403
*Ripon K. Chakrabortty*, *Ruhul A. Sarker* and *Daryl L. Essam*
- Green supply chain flow analysis with multi-attribute demand in a multi-period product development environment pp. 1405-1435
*Sahar Porkar*, *Iraj Mahdavi*, *Behzad Maleki Vishkaei* and *Milad Hematian*
- Emergency logistics planning under supply risk and demand uncertainty pp. 1437-1460
*Abdul Sattar Safaei*, *Saba Farsad* and *Mohammad Mahdi Paydar*
- Inventory and pricing decisions for a dual-channel supply chain with deteriorating products pp. 1461-1503
*Yong He*, *Hongfu Huang* and *Dong Li*
- A distance matrix based algorithm for solving the traveling salesman problem pp. 1505-1542
*Shengbin Wang*, *Weizhen Rao* and *Yuan Hong*
- A decision tool for scheduling fleets of fuel supply vessels pp. 1543-1557
*Nikolaos Rachaniotis* and *Marisa Masvoula*
- Analyzing an inventory model with two-level trade credit period including the effect of customers’ credit on the demand function using q-fuzzy number pp. 1559-1587
*Ateka Banu* and *Shyamal Kumar Mondal*
- Vehicle routing and scheduling in cross docks with forward and reverse logistics pp. 1589-1622
*Yaser Kaboudani*, *Seyyed Hassan Ghodsypour*, *Hamidreza Kia* and *Amin Shahmardan*
- Optimal production-inventory policy for closed-loop supply chain with remanufacturing under random demand and return pp. 1623-1664
*Bimal Kumar Mawandiya*, *J. K. Jha* and *Jitesh J. Thakkar*
- An adaptive joint replenishment policy for items with non-stationary demands pp. 1665-1684
*Young Hyeon Yang* and *Jong Soo Kim*
- Duopolistic Stackelberg game: investigation of complex dynamics and chaos control pp. 1685-1699
*S. S. Askar*
- Bounded dynamic programming algorithm for the job shop problem with sequence dependent setup times pp. 1701-1728
*Ansis Ozolins*
- Multi-objective optimization of multi-item EOQ model with partial backordering and defective batches and stochastic constraints using MOWCA and MOGWO pp. 1729-1761
*Soheyl Khalilpourazari* and *Seyed Hamid Reza Pasandideh*
- Minimize total tardiness and machine unavailability on single machine scheduling problem: bi-objective branch and bound algorithm pp. 1763-1789
*Asmaa Khoudi* and *Ali Berrichi*
- Tactical production planning in a hybrid MTS/MTO system using Stackelberg game pp. 1791-1809
*Helia Yousefnejad* and *Maryam Esmaeili*
- Robust design and planning for a multi-mode multi-product supply network: a dairy industry case study pp. 1811-1840
*Javid Jouzdani*, *Mohammad Fathian*, *Ahmad Makui* and *Mehdi Heydari*
- A visualization approach for robustness analysis in multicriteria disaggregation–aggregation approaches pp. 1841-1861
*A. Spyridakos*, *N. Tsotsolas*, *Y. Siskos*, *D. Yannakopoulos* and *I. Vryzidis*
- Chance-constrained cost efficiency in data envelopment analysis model with random inputs and outputs pp. 1863-1898
*Rashed Khanjani Shiraz*, *Adel Hatami-Marbini*, *Ali Emrouznejad* and *Hirofumi Fukuyama*
- Optimum acceptability of telecommunications networks: a multi-criteria approach pp. 1899-1911
*María Romero*, *María Luisa Cuadrado*, *Luis Romero* and *Carlos Romero*
**Volume 20, issue 2, 2020**
- Bundle pricing and inventory decisions on complementary products pp. 517-541
*Ata Allah Taleizadeh*, *Masoumeh Sadat Babaei*, *Seyed Taghi Akhavan Niaki* and *Mahsa Noori-daryan*
- Impact of consumers’ understanding of date labelling on food waste behaviour pp. 543-560
*Luiza Toma*, *Montserrat Costa Font* and *Bethan Thompson*
- Allocation of marketing budgets to maximize customer equity pp. 561-583
*Hamidreza Koosha* and *Amir Albadvi*
- Optimal ordering policies for deteriorating items with a return period and price-dependent demand under two-phase advance sales pp. 585-604
*Mei-Chuan Cheng*, *Tsu-Pang Hsieh*, *Hsiu-Mei Lee* and *Liang-Yuh Ouyang*
- Optimal pricing on an age-specific inventory system for perishable items pp. 605-625
*Jing Lu*, *Jianxiong Zhang*, *Fuxiao Lu* and *Wansheng Tang*
- Equilibrium customer behavior in the M/M/1 retrial queue with working vacations and a constant retrial rate pp. 627-646
*Nam H. Do*, *Tien Do* and *Agassi Melikov*
- Correction to: Equilibrium customer behavior in the M/M/1 retrial queue with working vacations and a constant retrial rate pp. 647-647
*Nam H. Do*, *Tien Do* and *Agassi Melikov*
- Dynamic model of a supply chain network with sticky price pp. 649-670
*Zhaobo Chen*, *Chunying Tian*, *Ding Zhang* and *Dongyan Chen*
- Carbon price interaction between allocated permits and generated offsets pp. 671-700
*Jongmin Yu* and *Mindy Mallory*
- Exploiting resampling techniques for model selection in forecasting: an empirical evaluation using out-of-sample tests pp. 701-721
*Dimitrios Sarris*, *Evangelos Spiliotis* and *Vassilios Assimakopoulos*
- Software code flexibility profitability in light of technology life cycle pp. 723-746
*Sagi Akron* and *Roy Gelbard*
- Estimating and decomposing overall inefficiency by determining the least distance to the strongly efficient frontier in data envelopment analysis pp. 747-770
*Juan Aparicio*, *Jesus T. Pastor*, *Jose L. Sainz-Pardo* and *Fernando Vidal Giménez*
- An application of the SMAA–Choquet method to evaluate the performance of sailboats in offshore regattas pp. 771-793
*Silvia Angilella*, *Sally Giuseppe Arcidiacono*, *Salvatore Corrente*, *Salvatore Greco* and *Benedetto Matarazzo*
- Comprehensive fuzzy FMEA model: a case study of ERP implementation risks pp. 795-826
*Adil Baykasoğlu* and *İlker Gölcük*
- A bi-level maximal covering location problem pp. 827-855
*Martha-Selene Casas-Ramírez*, *José-Fernando Camacho-Vallejo*, *Juan A. Díaz* and *Dolores E. Luna*
- A lagrangian relaxation algorithm for facility location of resource-constrained decentralized multi-project scheduling problems pp. 857-897
*Mohammad Rostami* and *Morteza Bagherpour*
- The extended Shapley value for generalized cooperative games under precedence constraints pp. 899-925
*Zhengxing Zou*, *Qiang Zhang*, *Surajit Borkotokey* and *Xiaohui Yu*
- Single machine scheduling with sequence-dependent setup times and delayed precedence constraints pp. 927-942
*Yiyo Kuo*, *Sheng-I Chen* and *Yen-Hung Yeh*
- Bias correction for estimation of performance measures of a Markovian queue pp. 943-958
*M. A. C. Almeida*, *F. R. B. Cruz*, *F. L. P. Oliveira* and *G. Souza*
- An optimal approximation of the characteristics of the GI/M/1 queue with two-stage service policy pp. 959-983
*Mouloud Cherfaoui* and *Aicha Bareche*
- An oracle penalty and modified augmented Lagrangian methods with firefly algorithm for constrained optimization problems pp. 985-1010
*Umesh Balande* and *Deepti Shrimankar*
- A step forward on order-α robust nonparametric method: inclusion of weight restrictions, convexity and non-variable returns to scale pp. 1011-1046
*Diogo Cunha Ferreira* and *Rc Marques*
- Discrete fuzzy system orbits as a portfolio selection method pp. 1047-1053
*Sergio Pérez-Gonzaga*, *Jorge Jordán-Núñez* and *Pau Miro-Martinez*
- Hybrid efficiency measurement and target setting based on identifying defining hyperplanes of the PPS with negative data pp. 1055-1092
*Amineh Ghazi*, *Farhad Hosseinzadeh Lotfi* and *Masoud Sanei*
- Disturbance management for vehicle routing with time window changes pp. 1093-1112
*Hualong Yang*, *Liang Zhao*, *Di Ye* and *Jiangshan Ma*
- Two-echelon three-indenture warranty distribution network: a hybrid branch and bound, Monte-Carlo approach pp. 1113-1158
*Amin Yazdekhasti* and *Yahia Zare Mehrjardi*
- Risk-sensitive control of cash management systems pp. 1159-1176
*Francisco Salas-Molina*
**Volume 20, issue 1, 2020**
- An evidential reasoning approach for production modeling with deteriorating and ameliorating items pp. 1-19
*S. Nodoust*, *A. Mirzazadeh* and *G.-W. Weber*
- A branch-and-bound algorithm for the two-machine total completion time flowshop problem subject to release dates pp. 21-35
*Mohamed Ali Rakrouki*, *Anis Kooli*, *Sabrine Chalghoumi* and *Talel Ladhari*
- A single-supplier, multi-buyer, multi-product VMI production-inventory system under partial backordering pp. 37-57
*Hadi Mokhtari* and *Mohammad Taghi Rezvan*
- An integrated rescheduling model for minimizing train delays in the case of line blockage pp. 59-87
*M. Shakibayifar*, *A. Sheikholeslami*, *F. Corman* and *E. Hassannayebi*
- Optimal procurement and discount pricing for single-period non-instantaneous deteriorating products with promotional efforts pp. 89-117
*Madhukar Nagare*, *Pankaj Dutta* and *Pravin Suryawanshi*
- Finding optimal route by two-criterion Fuzzy Floyd’s algorithm—case study Serbia pp. 119-138
*Dalibor Pešić*, *Milica Šelmić*, *Dragana Macura* and *Miroslav Rosić*
- Most Valuable Player Algorithm: a novel optimization algorithm inspired from sport pp. 139-195
*H. R. E. H. Bouchekara*
- A mixed-integer linear programming model for solving fuzzy stochastic resource constrained project scheduling problem pp. 197-217
*Yagub Alipouri*, *Mohammad Hassan Sebt*, *Abdollah Ardeshir* and *Mohammad Hossein Fazel Zarandi*
- Analysis of port efficiency using imprecise and incomplete data pp. 219-246
*Shaher Z. Zahran*, *Jobair Bin Alam*, *Abdulrahem H. Al-Zahrani*, *Yiannis Smirlis*, *Stratos Papadimitriou* and *Vangelis Tsioumas*
- Trading revenue, reputation and trade secrets: a stochastic control framework for business operation pp. 247-278
*Avhishek Chatterjee*, *Lei Ying* and *Sriram Vishwanath*
- Crowd-Ranking: a Markov-based method for ranking alternatives pp. 279-295
*Baback Vaziri*, *Shaunak Dabadghao*, *Yuehwern Yih*, *Thomas L. Morin* and *Mark Lehto*
- Cosine based latent factor model for ranking the recommendation pp. 297-317
*Bipul Kumar* and *Pradip Kumar Bala*
- A stochastic model and algorithms for determining efficient time–cost tradeoffs for a project activity pp. 319-348
*Pedro Godinho* and *João Paulo Costa*
- Contracting mechanism with imperfect information in a two-level supply chain pp. 349-368
*Asif Muzaffar*, *Shiming Deng* and *Muhammad Nasir Malik*
- Coordination for contract farming supply chain with stochastic yield and demand under CVaR criterion pp. 369-397
*Fei Ye*, *Qiang Lin* and *Yina Li*
- Mixed-integer linear programming model for tree-like pipeline scheduling problem with intermediate due dates on demands pp. 399-425
*M. Taherkhani*, *M. Seifbarghy*, *R. Tavakkoli-Moghaddam* and *P. Fattahi*
- A robust behavioral portfolio selection: model with investor attitudes and biases pp. 427-446
*Omid Momen*, *Akbar Esfahanipour* and *Abbas Seifi*
- Meta-heuristic approaches for fixed-charge solid transportation problem in two-stage supply chain network pp. 447-471
*Mojtaba Akbari*, *Saber Molla-Alizadeh-Zavardehi* and *Sadegh Niroomand*
- Solving the multiple level warehouse layout problem using ant colony optimization pp. 473-490
*Jean-Paul Arnaout*, *Caline ElKhoury* and *Gamze Karayaz*
- A vendor–buyer integrated inventory system with variable lead time and uncertain market demand pp. 491-515
*S. Sarkar* and *B. C. Giri*
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