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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 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
Athanasia Karakitsiou, Markos Kourgiantakis, Athanasia Mavrommati and Athanasios Migdalas
Benchmarking Formula One auto racing circuits: a two stage DEA approach pp. 2059-2083 Downloads
Ester Gutiérrez and Sebastián Lozano
Two metaheuristic approaches for solving the multi-compartment vehicle routing problem pp. 2085-2108 Downloads
Hiba Yahyaoui, Islem Kaabachi, Saoussen Krichen and Abdulkader Dekdouk
Heuristic and metaheuristic approaches for parallel machine scheduling under resource constraints pp. 2109-2132 Downloads
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 Downloads
Mehrnoosh Taherkhani
Equilibrium joining strategies in the Mn/G/1 queue with server breakdowns and repairs pp. 2163-2187 Downloads
Sheng Zhu, Jinting Wang and Bin Liu
On a single item single stage mixture inventory models with independent stochastic lead times pp. 2189-2227 Downloads
Achin Srivastav and Sunil Agrawal
Hedging uncertainty in energy efficiency strategies: a minimax regret analysis pp. 2229-2244 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
Nader Naderializadeh and Kevin A. Crowe
Investment and coordination decisions in a supply chain of fresh agricultural products pp. 2307-2331 Downloads
Ilkyeong Moon, Yoon Jea Jeong and Subrata Saha
A new exact algorithm for no-wait job shop problem to minimize makespan pp. 2333-2363 Downloads
A. Ozolins
Modeling and solving a bi-objective joint replenishment-location problem under incremental discount: MOHSA and NSGA-II pp. 2365-2396 Downloads
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 Downloads
Asefeh Hasani Goodarzi and Seyed Hessameddin Zegordi
A bi˗objective hub location-allocation model considering congestion pp. 2427-2466 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
M. A. Pasha, M. Bameni Moghadam and M. A. Rahim
Optimal reactive power dispatch using water wave optimization algorithm pp. 2537-2553 Downloads
Yongquan Zhou, Jinzhong Zhang, Xiao Yang and Ying Ling
Weighted superposition attraction algorithm for binary optimization problems pp. 2555-2581 Downloads
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 Downloads
Yiorgos Gadanakis and Francisco Areal

Volume 20, issue 3, 2020

International trade costs in OECD countries pp. 1177-1187 Downloads
Christos Staboulis, Dimitrios Natos, Efthimia Tsakiridou and Konstadinos Mattas
Taxation avoidance in overtrading firms as determinants of board independence (BvD) pp. 1189-1204 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
Mohammad Rostami, Shiva Nikravesh and Mahdi Shahin
An innovative GA for optimisation of integrated manufacturing–transportation scheduling in VCIM systems pp. 1289-1320 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
Nizar Mannai and Soufiane Gasmi
Single mode resource constrained project scheduling with unreliable resources pp. 1369-1403 Downloads
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 Downloads
Sahar Porkar, Iraj Mahdavi, Behzad Maleki Vishkaei and Milad Hematian
Emergency logistics planning under supply risk and demand uncertainty pp. 1437-1460 Downloads
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 Downloads
Yong He, Hongfu Huang and Dong Li
A distance matrix based algorithm for solving the traveling salesman problem pp. 1505-1542 Downloads
Shengbin Wang, Weizhen Rao and Yuan Hong
A decision tool for scheduling fleets of fuel supply vessels pp. 1543-1557 Downloads
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 Downloads
Ateka Banu and Shyamal Kumar Mondal
Vehicle routing and scheduling in cross docks with forward and reverse logistics pp. 1589-1622 Downloads
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 Downloads
Bimal Kumar Mawandiya, J. K. Jha and Jitesh J. Thakkar
An adaptive joint replenishment policy for items with non-stationary demands pp. 1665-1684 Downloads
Young Hyeon Yang and Jong Soo Kim
Duopolistic Stackelberg game: investigation of complex dynamics and chaos control pp. 1685-1699 Downloads
S. S. Askar
Bounded dynamic programming algorithm for the job shop problem with sequence dependent setup times pp. 1701-1728 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
Asmaa Khoudi and Ali Berrichi
Tactical production planning in a hybrid MTS/MTO system using Stackelberg game pp. 1791-1809 Downloads
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 Downloads
Javid Jouzdani, Mohammad Fathian, Ahmad Makui and Mehdi Heydari
A visualization approach for robustness analysis in multicriteria disaggregation–aggregation approaches pp. 1841-1861 Downloads
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 Downloads
Rashed Khanjani Shiraz, Adel Hatami-Marbini, Ali Emrouznejad and Hirofumi Fukuyama
Optimum acceptability of telecommunications networks: a multi-criteria approach pp. 1899-1911 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
Luiza Toma, Montserrat Costa Font and Bethan Thompson
Allocation of marketing budgets to maximize customer equity pp. 561-583 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
Nam H. Do, Tien Do and Agassi Melikov
Dynamic model of a supply chain network with sticky price pp. 649-670 Downloads
Zhaobo Chen, Chunying Tian, Ding Zhang and Dongyan Chen
Carbon price interaction between allocated permits and generated offsets pp. 671-700 Downloads
Jongmin Yu and Mindy Mallory
Exploiting resampling techniques for model selection in forecasting: an empirical evaluation using out-of-sample tests pp. 701-721 Downloads
Dimitrios Sarris, Evangelos Spiliotis and Vassilios Assimakopoulos
Software code flexibility profitability in light of technology life cycle pp. 723-746 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
Adil Baykasoğlu and İlker Gölcük
A bi-level maximal covering location problem pp. 827-855 Downloads
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 Downloads
Mohammad Rostami and Morteza Bagherpour
The extended Shapley value for generalized cooperative games under precedence constraints pp. 899-925 Downloads
Zhengxing Zou, Qiang Zhang, Surajit Borkotokey and Xiaohui Yu
Single machine scheduling with sequence-dependent setup times and delayed precedence constraints pp. 927-942 Downloads
Yiyo Kuo, Sheng-I Chen and Yen-Hung Yeh
Bias correction for estimation of performance measures of a Markovian queue pp. 943-958 Downloads
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 Downloads
Mouloud Cherfaoui and Aicha Bareche
An oracle penalty and modified augmented Lagrangian methods with firefly algorithm for constrained optimization problems pp. 985-1010 Downloads
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 Downloads
Diogo Cunha Ferreira and Rc Marques
Discrete fuzzy system orbits as a portfolio selection method pp. 1047-1053 Downloads
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 Downloads
Amineh Ghazi, Farhad Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and Masoud Sanei
Disturbance management for vehicle routing with time window changes pp. 1093-1112 Downloads
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 Downloads
Amin Yazdekhasti and Yahia Zare Mehrjardi
Risk-sensitive control of cash management systems pp. 1159-1176 Downloads
Francisco Salas-Molina

Volume 20, issue 1, 2020

An evidential reasoning approach for production modeling with deteriorating and ameliorating items pp. 1-19 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
Hadi Mokhtari and Mohammad Taghi Rezvan
An integrated rescheduling model for minimizing train delays in the case of line blockage pp. 59-87 Downloads
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 Downloads
Madhukar Nagare, Pankaj Dutta and Pravin Suryawanshi
Finding optimal route by two-criterion Fuzzy Floyd’s algorithm—case study Serbia pp. 119-138 Downloads
Dalibor Pešić, Milica Šelmić, Dragana Macura and Miroslav Rosić
Most Valuable Player Algorithm: a novel optimization algorithm inspired from sport pp. 139-195 Downloads
H. R. E. H. Bouchekara
A mixed-integer linear programming model for solving fuzzy stochastic resource constrained project scheduling problem pp. 197-217 Downloads
Yagub Alipouri, Mohammad Hassan Sebt, Abdollah Ardeshir and Mohammad Hossein Fazel Zarandi
Analysis of port efficiency using imprecise and incomplete data pp. 219-246 Downloads
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 Downloads
Avhishek Chatterjee, Lei Ying and Sriram Vishwanath
Crowd-Ranking: a Markov-based method for ranking alternatives pp. 279-295 Downloads
Baback Vaziri, Shaunak Dabadghao, Yuehwern Yih, Thomas L. Morin and Mark Lehto
Cosine based latent factor model for ranking the recommendation pp. 297-317 Downloads
Bipul Kumar and Pradip Kumar Bala
A stochastic model and algorithms for determining efficient time–cost tradeoffs for a project activity pp. 319-348 Downloads
Pedro Godinho and João Paulo Costa
Contracting mechanism with imperfect information in a two-level supply chain pp. 349-368 Downloads
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 Downloads
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 Downloads
M. Taherkhani, M. Seifbarghy, R. Tavakkoli-Moghaddam and P. Fattahi
A robust behavioral portfolio selection: model with investor attitudes and biases pp. 427-446 Downloads
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 Downloads
Mojtaba Akbari, Saber Molla-Alizadeh-Zavardehi and Sadegh Niroomand
Solving the multiple level warehouse layout problem using ant colony optimization pp. 473-490 Downloads
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 Downloads
S. Sarkar and B. C. Giri
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