Keyword Index

A

  • Agent based system A multi agent method for cell formation with uncertain situation, based on information theory [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 53-60]
  • Age Replacement Model (ARM) Maintenance management decision model for preventive maintenance strategy on production equipment [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 22-34]
  • Aggregate Production Planning Solving a generalized aggregate production planning problem by genetic algorithms [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 53-64]
  • Agile drivers Determination constructs validity of an agile organization model by using factor analysis [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 75-89]
  • Agile enablers, Agile capabilities Determination constructs validity of an agile organization model by using factor analysis [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 75-89]
  • Agile organization Determination constructs validity of an agile organization model by using factor analysis [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 75-89]
  • AGV Solving the tandem AGV network design problem using tabu search: Cases of maximum workload and workload balance with fixed and non-fixed number of loops [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 37-51]
  • AGV Two optimal algorithms for finding bi-directional shortest path design problem in a block layout [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 24-34]
  • Akers` graphical algorithm Flexible job shop scheduling under availability constraints [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 52-60]
  • Algebraic form A generalized implicit enumeration algorithm for a class of integer nonlinear programming problems [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 39-50]
  • AMT An MCDM-DEA approach for technology selection [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 32-38]
  • Analytical Network Process (ANP) Fostering product development using combination of QFD and ANP: A case study [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 29-40]
  • Ant colony optimization A modified elite ACO based avoiding premature convergence for travelling salesmen problem [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 68-75]
  • Ant colony optimization An ACO algorithm for one-dimensional cutting stock problem [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 10-19]
  • Artificial Neural Network An application of artificial neural network to maintenance management [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 19-26]
  • Artificial Neural Networks Comparison of the performances of neural networks specification, the Translog and the Fourier flexible forms when different production technologies are used [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 53-60]
  • Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) A hybrid computational intelligence model for foreign exchange rate forecasting [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 15-29]
  • Assemble to order Capacity price decisions, a manufacturing yield management perspective [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 1-18]
  • Assembly line balancing problem A new heuristic method based on CPM in SALBP [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 1-11]
  • Availability Determining maintenance system requirements by viewpoint of availability and lean thinking: A MODM approach [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 65-75]
  • Availability matrix Development of simulation model for performance evaluation of feed water system in a typical thermal power plant [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 1-9]
  • Availability model Development of simulation model for performance evaluation of feed water system in a typical thermal power plant [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 1-9]

B

  • B2B electronic market B2B electronic market analysis using game theory [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 44-51]
  • Backhaul A goal programming model for vehicle routing problem with backhauls and soft time windows [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 7-18]
  • Backlogged Inventory model with composed shortage and permissible delay in payment linked to order quantity [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 1-7]
  • Balancing loss Assembly line balancing to minimize balancing loss and system loss [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 1-5]
  • Beta distribution A fuzzy reliability model for series-parallel systems [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 10-18]
  • Bi-directional path Two optimal algorithms for finding bi-directional shortest path design problem in a block layout [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 24-34]
  • Bleaching system Steady state behavior and maintenance planning of bleaching system in a paper plant [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 39-44]
  • Block layout Two optimal algorithms for finding bi-directional shortest path design problem in a block layout [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 24-34]
  • Bond flotation Funding decisions [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 64-82]

C

  • Capacity option pricing Robust supply chain coordination modeling: A revenue management perspective [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 1-16]
  • Capacity planning Capacity price decisions, a manufacturing yield management perspective [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 1-18]
  • Capital budgeting Solving a bi-objective project capital budgeting problem using a fuzzy multi-dimensional knapsack [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 67-73]
  • Cell formation problem A multi agent method for cell formation with uncertain situation, based on information theory [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 53-60]
  • Chance-constrained programming ORE extraction and blending optimization model in poly- metallic open PIT mines by chance constrained one-sided goal programming [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 60-67]
  • Chaotic systems The effect of supply network configuration on occurring chaotic behavior in the retailer’s inventory [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 19-28]
  • Colour Study of the effects of varying colours on industrial illumi-nation, human working and production model [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 37-45]
  • Combinatorial An optimization technique for vendor selection with quantity discounts using Genetic Algorithm [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 1-13]
  • Common Set of Weights Determining a common set of weights in DEA by solving a linear programming [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 51-56]
  • Common weights An MCDM-DEA approach for technology selection [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 32-38]
  • Completion time Splittable stochastic project scheduling with constrained renewable resource [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 19-30]
  • Completion time A hybrid method to find cumulative distribution function of completion time of GERT networks [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 1-9]
  • Computational Intelligence A hybrid computational intelligence model for foreign exchange rate forecasting [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 15-29]
  • Concordance matrix Supplier selection using compromise ranking and outranking methods [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 61-73]
  • Conditional simulation A hybrid method to find cumulative distribution function of completion time of GERT networks [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 1-9]
  • Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) A new approach for constraining failure probability of a critical deteriorating system Yard crane scheduling in port container terminals using genetic algorithm [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 52-59]
  • Congestion control Advanced operations research techniques for multi-constraint QoS routing in internet [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 35-43]
  • Consistent comparison matrix Lexicographic goal programming approach for portfolio optimization [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 63-75]
  • Constrained resource Splittable stochastic project scheduling with constrained renewable resource [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 19-30]
  • Construct validity Determination constructs validity of an agile organization model by using factor analysis [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 75-89]
  • Container terminal The optimal number of yard cranes in container terminal [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 71-76]
  • Container transportation Yard crane scheduling in port container terminals using genetic algorithm [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 39-50]
  • Contrast Study of the effects of varying colours on industrial illumi-nation, human working and production model [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 37-45]
  • Cooling schedule Multi-start simulated annealing for dynamic plant layout problem [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 44-50]
  • Correlation Correlation coefficient of intuitionistic fuzzy sets [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 33-40]
  • Correlation Coefficient Correlation coefficient of intuitionistic fuzzy sets [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 33-40]
  • Cost function Comparison of the performances of neural networks specification, the Translog and the Fourier flexible forms when different production technologies are used [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 53-60]
  • Cost optimization A new approach for constraining failure probability of a critical deteriorating system Yard crane scheduling in port container terminals using genetic algorithm [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 52-59]
  • Cost parameters Dynamic modeling to determine production strategies in order to maximize net present worth in small and medium size companies [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 51-64]
  • CP Estimating process capability indices using ridge regression [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 20-27]
  • CPK Estimating process capability indices using ridge regression [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 20-27]
  • CPM Estimating process capability indices using ridge regression [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 20-27]
  • CPMK Estimating process capability indices using ridge regression [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 20-27]
  • Critical path method A new heuristic method based on CPM in SALBP [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 1-11]
  • CRM sequence Two-machine robotic cell considering different loading and unloading times [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 41-52]
  • Cross dock Designing a multi-objective nonlinear cross-docking location allocation model using genetic algorithm [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 27-42]
  • Cross-docking Designing a multi-objective nonlinear cross-docking location allocation model using genetic algorithm [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 27-42]
  • Customer needs (CN) Fostering product development using combination of QFD and ANP: A case study [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 29-40]

D

  • Data envelopment analysis Determining a common set of weights in DEA by solving a linear programming [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 51-56]
  • Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) A full ranking method using integrated DEA models and its application to modify GA for finding Pareto optimal solution of MOP problem [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 8-14]
  • Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) Non-discretionary imprecise data in efficiency Measurement [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 45-51]
  • Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) A profit Malmquist productivity index [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 23-30]
  • Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) Evaluation of scheduling solutions in parallel processing using DEA FDH model [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 58-62]
  • Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) A new approach to determine efficient DMUs in DEA models using inverse optimization [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 67-70]
  • Data mining Customer lifetime value model in an online toy store [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 19-31]
  • Data uncertainty Primal and dual robust counterparts of uncertain linear programs: an application to portfolio selection [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 38-52]
  • DEA Considering undesirable variables in PCA-DEA method: a case of road safety evaluation in Iran [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 43-50]
  • DEA An MCDM-DEA approach for technology selection [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 32-38]
  • DEA Ideal and anti-ideal decision making units: A fuzzy DEA approach [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 31-41]
  • DEA Practical common weights MOLP approach for efficiency analysis [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 57-63]
  • Decision Making Units (DMUs) A new approach to determine efficient DMUs in DEA models using inverse optimization [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 67-70]
  • Decision support system Multi-factor failure mode critically analysis using TOPSIS [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 1-9]
  • Delay Development of a forward chain approach for calculating self-delay of project activities [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 55-63]
  • Depreciation cost EPQ model with depreciation cost and process quality cost as continuous functions of time [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 77-89]
  • Dept to equity ratio Funding decisions [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 64-82]
  • Discordance matrix Supplier selection using compromise ranking and outranking methods [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 61-73]
  • Discounted Cash Flow Numerical modeling of economic uncertainty [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 9-18]
  • Discrete optimization A dynamic programming approach for solving nonlinear knapsack problems [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 31-37]
  • Displaced ideal An MCDM-DEA approach for technology selection [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 32-38]
  • Disruption Supplier selection in supply chain management with disruption risk and credit period concepts [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 51-59]
  • Distribution function A new probability density function in earthquake occurrences [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 1-6]
  • Distribution function Splittable stochastic project scheduling with constrained renewable resource [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 19-30]
  • Distribution function A hybrid method to find cumulative distribution function of completion time of GERT networks [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 1-9]
  • Dividend decision Funding decisions [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 64-82]
  • Double auction B2B electronic market analysis using game theory [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 44-51]
  • Downtime An application of artificial neural network to maintenance management [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 19-26]
  • Dynamic layout Multi-start simulated annealing for dynamic plant layout problem [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 44-50]
  • Dynamic Modeling Dynamic modeling to determine production strategies in order to maximize net present worth in small and medium size companies [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 51-64]
  • Dynamic programming Capacity price decisions, a manufacturing yield management perspective [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 1-18]

E

  • Earthquake A new probability density function in earthquake occurrences [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 1-6]
  • Economic production quantity Optimal lot size of EPQ model considering imperfect and defective products [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Economic uncertainty Numerical modeling of economic uncertainty [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 9-18]
  • Efficiency A full ranking method using integrated DEA models and its application to modify GA for finding Pareto optimal solution of MOP problem [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 8-14]
  • Efficiency Non-discretionary imprecise data in efficiency Measurement [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 45-51]
  • Efficiency Practical common weights MOLP approach for efficiency analysis [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 57-63]
  • Efficiency measurement An efficiency measurement model in fuzzy environments, using data envelopment analysis [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 50-58]
  • ELECTRE Supplier selection using compromise ranking and outranking methods [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 61-73]
  • Ellipsoid algorithm A new approach to determine efficient DMUs in DEA models using inverse optimization [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 67-70]
  • Emergency Department The improvement of the performance of the emergency department: Application of simulation model and multiple criteria decision method [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 60-71]
  • Engineering characteristics (EC) Fostering product development using combination of QFD and ANP: A case study [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 29-40]
  • Ensemble strategy Ensemble strategies to build neural network to facilitate decision making [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 32-38]
  • EPQ EPQ model with depreciation cost and process quality cost as continuous functions of time [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 77-89]
  • Ergonomics Study of the effects of varying colours on industrial illumi-nation, human working and production model [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 37-45]
  • ERP measurement Technical Note: Performance measurement in industrial organizations, case study: Zarbal Complex [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 54-69]
  • Eyestrain Study of the effects of varying colours on industrial illumi-nation, human working and production model [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 37-45]

F

  • Failure A new approach for constraining failure probability of a critical deteriorating system Yard crane scheduling in port container terminals using genetic algorithm [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 52-59]
  • Failure Mode Effect and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) Maintenance management decision model for preventive maintenance strategy on production equipment [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 22-34]
  • FDD algorithm The trim loss concentration in one-dimensional cutting stock problem (1D-CSP) by defining a virtual cost [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 51-58]
  • Financial Markets A hybrid computational intelligence model for foreign exchange rate forecasting [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 15-29]
  • Financial strategic decision Funding decisions [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 64-82]
  • Fleet of ships scheduling Technical Note: An opportunity cost maintenance scheduling framework for a fleet of ships: A case study [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 64-77]
  • Flexible Flowshop Flexible flowshop scheduling with equal number of unrelated parallel machines [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 74-83]
  • Flexible functional forms Comparison of the performances of neural networks specification, the Translog and the Fourier flexible forms when different production technologies are used [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 53-60]
  • Flexible job shop scheduling Flexible job shop scheduling under availability constraints [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 52-60]
  • Flexible manufacturing Systems Scheduling of flexible manufacturing systems using genetic algorithm: A heuristic approach [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 7-18]
  • FMECA Multi-factor failure mode critically analysis using TOPSIS [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 1-9]
  • Forward chain Development of a forward chain approach for calculating self-delay of project activities [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 55-63]
  • Fractional programming A profit Malmquist productivity index [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 23-30]
  • Free disposal hull (FDH) Evaluation of scheduling solutions in parallel processing using DEA FDH model [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 58-62]
  • Fresh water production Technical note: Water conservation in Kuwait: A fuzzy analysis approach [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 90-105]
  • Function values A generalized implicit enumeration algorithm for a class of integer nonlinear programming problems [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 39-50]
  • Funding decision Funding decisions [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 64-82]
  • Fuzzy The improvement of the performance of the emergency department: Application of simulation model and multiple criteria decision method [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 60-71]
  • Fuzzy completion time Fuzzy completion time for alternative stochastic networks [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 17-22]
  • Fuzzy DEA An efficiency measurement model in fuzzy environments, using data envelopment analysis [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 50-58]
  • Fuzzy inventory A multi-objective inventory model for deteriorating items with backorder and stock dependent demand [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 65-73]
  • Fuzzy linear programming Nurse rostering using fuzzy logic: A case study [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Fuzzy Mathematical Programming Ideal and anti-ideal decision making units: A fuzzy DEA approach [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 31-41]
  • Fuzzy multi-dimesional knapsack Solving a bi-objective project capital budgeting problem using a fuzzy multi-dimensional knapsack [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 67-73]
  • Fuzzy non-linear programming A multi-objective inventory model for deteriorating items with backorder and stock dependent demand [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 65-73]
  • Fuzzy probability Fuzzy model for risk analysis [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 19-26]
  • Fuzzy programming A fuzzy approach to solve a multi-objective linear fractional inventory model [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 43-47]
  • Fuzzy random programming A fuzzy random multi-objective approach for portfolio selection [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 12-21]
  • Fuzzy random theory Fuzzy Reliability Optimization Models for Redundant Systems [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Fuzzy reliability A fuzzy reliability model for series-parallel systems [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 10-18]
  • Fuzzy rule Quantitative models for determining prices in a remanufacturing system with exclusive and competitive market structure [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 30-42]
  • Fuzzy-valued random variables Fuzzy completion time for alternative stochastic networks [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 17-22]

G

  • Game Theory B2B electronic market analysis using game theory [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 44-51]
  • Gaussian quadrature formula A hybrid method to find cumulative distribution function of completion time of GERT networks [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 1-9]
  • G chart On the multivariate variation control chart [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 59-66]
  • Generalized implicit enumeration A generalized implicit enumeration algorithm for a class of integer nonlinear programming problems [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 39-50]
  • Genetic Algorithm Scheduling of flexible manufacturing systems using genetic algorithm: A heuristic approach [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 7-18]
  • Genetic Algorithm A genetic algorithm approach for problem [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 35-43]
  • Genetic Algorithm An optimization technique for vendor selection with quantity discounts using Genetic Algorithm [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 1-13]
  • Genetic Algorithm Advanced operations research techniques for multi-constraint QoS routing in internet [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 35-43]
  • Genetic Algorithm Solving a generalized aggregate production planning problem by genetic algorithms [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 53-64]
  • Genetic Algorithm Designing a multi-objective nonlinear cross-docking location allocation model using genetic algorithm [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 27-42]
  • Genetic Algorithm (GA) A full ranking method using integrated DEA models and its application to modify GA for finding Pareto optimal solution of MOP problem [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 8-14]
  • Genetic Algorithm (GA) Yard crane scheduling in port container terminals using genetic algorithm [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 39-50]
  • Geometric programming A Multi Objective Geometric Programming Model for Optimal Production and Marketing Planning [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • GERT network A hybrid method to find cumulative distribution function of completion time of GERT networks [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 1-9]
  • Goal programming Determining maintenance system requirements by viewpoint of availability and lean thinking: A MODM approach [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 65-75]
  • Goal programming A goal programming model for vehicle routing problem with backhauls and soft time windows [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 7-18]
  • Goal-programming ORE extraction and blending optimization model in poly- metallic open PIT mines by chance constrained one-sided goal programming [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 60-67]
  • Goodness of fit test On the multivariate variation control chart [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 59-66]
  • Graph coloring A new Simulated Annealing algorithm for the robust coloring problem [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 27-32]
  • Group decision-making A new heuristic approach to solve product mix problems in a multi-bottleneck system [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 46-57]
  • Group scheduling A heuristic approach for multi-stage sequence-dependent group scheduling problems [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Growth strategy Evaluating quantitative stock selection strategies in Tehran Stock Exchange [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 14-23]

H

  • Heuristic A goal programming model for vehicle routing problem with backhauls and soft time windows [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 7-18]
  • Heuristic method A new heuristic method based on CPM in SALBP [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 1-11]
  • Heuristics A new Simulated Annealing algorithm for the robust coloring problem [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 27-32]
  • HoQ Quality function deployment: Integrating comprehensive matrix and SWOT analysis for effective decision making [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 19-31]
  • Human Factors A fuzzy approach to the evaluation of human factors in ultrasonic nondestructive examinations [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 41-52]
  • Human reliability A fuzzy approach to the evaluation of human factors in ultrasonic nondestructive examinations [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 41-52]
  • Human working Study of the effects of varying colours on industrial illumi-nation, human working and production model [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 37-45]
  • Hybrid A hybrid method to find cumulative distribution function of completion time of GERT networks [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 1-9]

I

  • Ideal and anti-ideal decision making unit Ideal and anti-ideal decision making units: A fuzzy DEA approach [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 31-41]
  • Idle time Assembly line balancing to minimize balancing loss and system loss [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 1-5]
  • Illumination Study of the effects of varying colours on industrial illumi-nation, human working and production model [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 37-45]
  • Imbedded state A dynamic programming approach for solving nonlinear knapsack problems [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 31-37]
  • Imprecise data Non-discretionary imprecise data in efficiency Measurement [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 45-51]
  • Imprecise goal programming Portfolio selection through imprecise Goal Programming model: Integration of the manager`s preferences [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 1-8]
  • Industrial organization performance measurement Technical Note: Performance measurement in industrial organizations, case study: Zarbal Complex [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 54-69]
  • Informational complexity A multi agent method for cell formation with uncertain situation, based on information theory [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 53-60]
  • Information Technology Team size effect on teamwork productivity using information technology [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 37-42]
  • Integer linear programming A new heuristic approach to solve product mix problems in a multi-bottleneck system [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 46-57]
  • Integer Linear Programming, Branch-and-Cut Two optimal algorithms for finding bi-directional shortest path design problem in a block layout [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 24-34]
  • Integer programming Fuzzy Reliability Optimization Models for Redundant Systems [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Integer programming A heuristic approach for multi-stage sequence-dependent group scheduling problems [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Integer programming A generalized implicit enumeration algorithm for a class of integer nonlinear programming problems [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 39-50]
  • Integrated DEA models A full ranking method using integrated DEA models and its application to modify GA for finding Pareto optimal solution of MOP problem [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 8-14]
  • Interval Numerical modeling of economic uncertainty [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 9-18]
  • Intuitionistic fuzzy set Correlation coefficient of intuitionistic fuzzy sets [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 33-40]
  • Inventory Inventory model with composed shortage and permissible delay in payment linked to order quantity [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 1-7]
  • Inventory Dynamic modeling to determine production strategies in order to maximize net present worth in small and medium size companies [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 51-64]
  • Inventory control EPQ model with depreciation cost and process quality cost as continuous functions of time [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 77-89]
  • Inventory model A fuzzy approach to solve a multi-objective linear fractional inventory model [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 43-47]
  • Inverse feasible problem Inverse feasible problem [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 48-49]
  • Inverse optimization A new approach to determine efficient DMUs in DEA models using inverse optimization [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 67-70]
  • Investment decision Funding decisions [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 64-82]
  • Item-oriented The trim loss concentration in one-dimensional cutting stock problem (1D-CSP) by defining a virtual cost [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 51-58]
  • Iterated local search EPQ model with depreciation cost and process quality cost as continuous functions of time [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 77-89]

J

  • Job shop An algorithm for multi-objective job shop scheduling problem [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 43-53]

L

  • Lagos island A neuro-fuzzy approach to vehicular traffic flow prediction for a metropolis in a developing country [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 52-66]
  • Lean line design Study on implementation of one-piece lean line design using simulation techniques: A practical approach [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 20-36]
  • Lexicographic goal programming (LGP) Lexicographic goal programming approach for portfolio optimization [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 63-75]
  • Linear mix-integer programming Solving a generalized aggregate production planning problem by genetic algorithms [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 53-64]
  • Linear programming B2B electronic market analysis using game theory [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 44-51]
  • Linear programming Determining a common set of weights in DEA by solving a linear programming [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 51-56]
  • Linear programming Primal and dual robust counterparts of uncertain linear programs: an application to portfolio selection [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 38-52]
  • Linear speedup A generalized implicit enumeration algorithm for a class of integer nonlinear programming problems [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 39-50]
  • Location Allocation Designing a multi-objective nonlinear cross-docking location allocation model using genetic algorithm [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 27-42]
  • Lost sale Inventory model with composed shortage and permissible delay in payment linked to order quantity [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 1-7]
  • Lot scheduling Lot sizing with rework and different inspection costs [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 13-18]
  • Lower bound A heuristic approach for multi-stage sequence-dependent group scheduling problems [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Lumpiness Analysis of lumpiness phenomenon in MRP [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 83-89]

M

  • Machine breakdown Maintenance management decision model for preventive maintenance strategy on production equipment [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 22-34]
  • Machining conditions A model for tracking temperature variation in cold and hot metal working conditions during machining operations [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 1-15]
  • Maintanance Determining maintenance system requirements by viewpoint of availability and lean thinking: A MODM approach [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 65-75]
  • Maintenance Multi-factor failure mode critically analysis using TOPSIS [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 1-9]
  • Maintenance cost Technical Note: An opportunity cost maintenance scheduling framework for a fleet of ships: A case study [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 64-77]
  • Maintenance decisions Development of simulation model for performance evaluation of feed water system in a typical thermal power plant [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 1-9]
  • Maintenance management An application of artificial neural network to maintenance management [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 19-26]
  • Maintenance management decision model Maintenance management decision model for preventive maintenance strategy on production equipment [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 22-34]
  • Maintenance Planning Steady state behavior and maintenance planning of bleaching system in a paper plant [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 39-44]
  • Maintenance Strategies Performance evaluation and availability analysis of ammonia synthesis unit in a fertilizer plant [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 17-26]
  • Make to order Capacity price decisions, a manufacturing yield management perspective [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 1-18]
  • Malmquist A profit Malmquist productivity index [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 23-30]
  • Manager’s preferences Portfolio selection through imprecise Goal Programming model: Integration of the manager`s preferences [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 1-8]
  • Manufacturing process quality A graphical instrument for performance analysis of contractors [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 31-38]
  • Mathematical Programming Yard crane scheduling in port container terminals using genetic algorithm [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 39-50]
  • Maximin method Practical common weights MOLP approach for efficiency analysis [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 57-63]
  • MCDM An MCDM-DEA approach for technology selection [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 32-38]
  • MCDM Multi-factor failure mode critically analysis using TOPSIS [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 1-9]
  • Memetic Algorithm A redundancy allocation problem with the choice of redundancy strategies by a memetic algorithm [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 6-16]
  • Meta-Heuristic Algorithms A modified elite ACO based avoiding premature convergence for travelling salesmen problem [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 68-75]
  • Milk run Study on implementation of one-piece lean line design using simulation techniques: A practical approach [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 20-36]
  • Min operator A fuzzy approach to solve a multi-objective linear fractional inventory model [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 43-47]
  • Mixed-integer goal programming A fuzzy mixed-integer goal programming model for a parallel machine scheduling problem with sequence-dependent setup times and release dates [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Mixed integer linear programming The optimal number of yard cranes in container terminal [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 71-76]
  • Modeling Numerical modeling of economic uncertainty [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 9-18]
  • MOLP Practical common weights MOLP approach for efficiency analysis [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 57-63]
  • Momentum strategy Evaluating quantitative stock selection strategies in Tehran Stock Exchange [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 14-23]
  • Monitoring An artificial Neural Network approach to monitor and diagnose multi-attribute quality control processes [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Monte Carlo Simulation A new approach for constraining failure probability of a critical deteriorating system Yard crane scheduling in port container terminals using genetic algorithm [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 52-59]
  • Most efficient schedule Evaluation of scheduling solutions in parallel processing using DEA FDH model [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 58-62]
  • MPS schedule Two-machine robotic cell considering different loading and unloading times [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 41-52]
  • MRP Analysis of lumpiness phenomenon in MRP [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 83-89]
  • Multi-attribute An artificial Neural Network approach to monitor and diagnose multi-attribute quality control processes [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Multi-constrained routing Advanced operations research techniques for multi-constraint QoS routing in internet [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 35-43]
  • Multi-Criteria Decision The improvement of the performance of the emergency department: Application of simulation model and multiple criteria decision method [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 60-71]
  • Multi-Criteria Decision Making Technical note: Water conservation in Kuwait: A fuzzy analysis approach [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 90-105]
  • Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Supplier selection using compromise ranking and outranking methods [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 61-73]
  • Multi-criteria vehicle routing problem A multi-criteria vehicle routing problem with soft time windows by simulated annealing [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 28-36]
  • Multi-Layer Perceptron An application of artificial neural network to maintenance management [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 19-26]
  • Multi-mode A mathematical model for the multi-mode resource investment problem [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Multi-objective A fuzzy random multi-objective approach for portfolio selection [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 12-21]
  • Multi-objective An optimization technique for vendor selection with quantity discounts using Genetic Algorithm [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 1-13]
  • Multi-objective An algorithm for multi-objective job shop scheduling problem [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 43-53]
  • Multi-Objective Decision Making A weighted metric method to optimize multi-response robust problems [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 10-19]
  • Multi-objective decision making (MODM) Determining maintenance system requirements by viewpoint of availability and lean thinking: A MODM approach [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 65-75]
  • Multi-objective decision making (MODM) Lexicographic goal programming approach for portfolio optimization [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 63-75]
  • Multi-objective linear fractional programming A fuzzy approach to solve a multi-objective linear fractional inventory model [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 43-47]
  • Multi-objective nonlinear model Designing a multi-objective nonlinear cross-docking location allocation model using genetic algorithm [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 27-42]
  • Multi-objective programming A multi-objective inventory model for deteriorating items with backorder and stock dependent demand [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 65-73]
  • Multi-objective programming (MOP) A full ranking method using integrated DEA models and its application to modify GA for finding Pareto optimal solution of MOP problem [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 8-14]
  • Multiple-choice knapsack A dynamic programming approach for solving nonlinear knapsack problems [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 31-37]
  • Multi-start simulated annealing Multi-start simulated annealing for dynamic plant layout problem [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 44-50]
  • Multivariate process Optimum target value of multivariate processes with unequal non-conforming costs [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 1-12]
  • Multivariate process capability indices Multivariate process capability indices on the presence of priority for quality characteristics [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 27-36]
  • Multivariate statistical process control Multivariate process capability indices on the presence of priority for quality characteristics [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 27-36]

N

  • Net present worth Dynamic modeling to determine production strategies in order to maximize net present worth in small and medium size companies [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 51-64]
  • Neural Networks Car paint thickness control using artificial neural network and regression method [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 1-6]
  • Neural Networks A neuro-fuzzy approach to vehicular traffic flow prediction for a metropolis in a developing country [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 52-66]
  • Neural Networks An artificial Neural Network approach to monitor and diagnose multi-attribute quality control processes [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Neural Networks Ensemble strategies to build neural network to facilitate decision making [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 32-38]
  • Neuro-fuzzy A neuro-fuzzy approach to vehicular traffic flow prediction for a metropolis in a developing country [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 52-66]
  • Neutral market B2B electronic market analysis using game theory [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 44-51]
  • New product development (NPD) Fostering product development using combination of QFD and ANP: A case study [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 29-40]
  • Non-discretionary data Non-discretionary imprecise data in efficiency Measurement [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 45-51]
  • Nonlinear Programming A fuzzy random multi-objective approach for portfolio selection [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 12-21]
  • NP-hard Problems A modified elite ACO based avoiding premature convergence for travelling salesmen problem [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 68-75]
  • Nurse rostering Nurse rostering using fuzzy logic: A case study [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Nurse scheduling Nurse rostering using fuzzy logic: A case study [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]

O

  • One-dimensional cutting stock problem The trim loss concentration in one-dimensional cutting stock problem (1D-CSP) by defining a virtual cost [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 51-58]
  • One-dimensional cutting stock problem An ACO algorithm for one-dimensional cutting stock problem [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 10-19]
  • Online store Customer lifetime value model in an online toy store [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 19-31]
  • Opportunity cost Technical Note: An opportunity cost maintenance scheduling framework for a fleet of ships: A case study [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 64-77]
  • Optimal Policy options for value added to different levels of production [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 61-70]
  • Optimal capital structure Funding decisions [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 64-82]
  • Optimization A mathematical model for optimization of strength of concrete: A case study for shear modulus of Rice Husk Ash Concrete [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 76-84]
  • Order booking Capacity price decisions, a manufacturing yield management perspective [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 1-18]
  • ORE blending ORE extraction and blending optimization model in poly- metallic open PIT mines by chance constrained one-sided goal programming [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 60-67]
  • Orthogonal distribution A model for tracking temperature variation in cold and hot metal working conditions during machining operations [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 1-15]

P

  • Paint problems Car paint thickness control using artificial neural network and regression method [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 1-6]
  • Paint spray process Car paint thickness control using artificial neural network and regression method [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 1-6]
  • Paint thickness Car paint thickness control using artificial neural network and regression method [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 1-6]
  • Parallel machine scheduling A genetic algorithm approach for problem [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 35-43]
  • Parallel machine scheduling A fuzzy mixed-integer goal programming model for a parallel machine scheduling problem with sequence-dependent setup times and release dates [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Parallel Processing Evaluation of scheduling solutions in parallel processing using DEA FDH model [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 58-62]
  • Pareto approach An algorithm for multi-objective job shop scheduling problem [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 43-53]
  • PCA Considering undesirable variables in PCA-DEA method: a case of road safety evaluation in Iran [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 43-50]
  • PCA-DEA Considering undesirable variables in PCA-DEA method: a case of road safety evaluation in Iran [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 43-50]
  • Performance The improvement of the performance of the emergency department: Application of simulation model and multiple criteria decision method [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 60-71]
  • Performance Team size effect on teamwork productivity using information technology [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 37-42]
  • Performance Evaluation Considering undesirable variables in PCA-DEA method: a case of road safety evaluation in Iran [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 43-50]
  • Performance Evaluation Performance evaluation and availability analysis of ammonia synthesis unit in a fertilizer plant [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 17-26]
  • Performance Measurement Technical Note: Performance measurement in industrial organizations, case study: Zarbal Complex [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 54-69]
  • Performance measurement models Technical Note: Performance measurement in industrial organizations, case study: Zarbal Complex [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 54-69]
  • Perform-ance shaping factors A fuzzy approach to the evaluation of human factors in ultrasonic nondestructive examinations [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 41-52]
  • Permissible delay in payment Inventory model with composed shortage and permissible delay in payment linked to order quantity [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 1-7]
  • Poisson ratio A mathematical model for optimization of strength of concrete: A case study for shear modulus of Rice Husk Ash Concrete [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 76-84]
  • Policy option Policy options for value added to different levels of production [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 61-70]
  • Polyhedron Inverse feasible problem [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 48-49]
  • Poly-metallic open pit mine ORE extraction and blending optimization model in poly- metallic open PIT mines by chance constrained one-sided goal programming [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 60-67]
  • Portfolio optimization problem (POP) Lexicographic goal programming approach for portfolio optimization [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 63-75]
  • Portfolio Selection A fuzzy random multi-objective approach for portfolio selection [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 12-21]
  • Portfolio Selection Solving a bi-objective project capital budgeting problem using a fuzzy multi-dimensional knapsack [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 67-73]
  • Portfolio Selection Portfolio selection through imprecise Goal Programming model: Integration of the manager`s preferences [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 1-8]
  • Portfolio Selection Primal and dual robust counterparts of uncertain linear programs: an application to portfolio selection [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 38-52]
  • Possibility theory A multi agent method for cell formation with uncertain situation, based on information theory [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 53-60]
  • Pozzolan A mathematical model for optimization of strength of concrete: A case study for shear modulus of Rice Husk Ash Concrete [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 76-84]
  • Prediction A neuro-fuzzy approach to vehicular traffic flow prediction for a metropolis in a developing country [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 52-66]
  • Preventive maintenance scheduling Technical Note: An opportunity cost maintenance scheduling framework for a fleet of ships: A case study [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 64-77]
  • Pricing Quantitative models for determining prices in a remanufacturing system with exclusive and competitive market structure [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 30-42]
  • Pricing Capacity price decisions, a manufacturing yield management perspective [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 1-18]
  • Priority scored performance measurement Technical Note: Performance measurement in industrial organizations, case study: Zarbal Complex [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 54-69]
  • Proactive quality control Car paint thickness control using artificial neural network and regression method [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 1-6]
  • Probabilistic Approach Development of simulation model for performance evaluation of feed water system in a typical thermal power plant [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 1-9]
  • Probabilistic nodes Fuzzy completion time for alternative stochastic networks [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 17-22]
  • Probability Numerical modeling of economic uncertainty [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 9-18]
  • Probability Density Function (PDF) A new probability density function in earthquake occurrences [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 1-6]
  • Process capability indices Estimating process capability indices using ridge regression [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 20-27]
  • Process optimization Optimum target value of multivariate processes with unequal non-conforming costs [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 1-12]
  • Process quality EPQ model with depreciation cost and process quality cost as continuous functions of time [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 77-89]
  • Product capability Multivariate process capability indices on the presence of priority for quality characteristics [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 27-36]
  • Production and operation management A Multi Objective Geometric Programming Model for Optimal Production and Marketing Planning [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Production Control Lot sizing with rework and different inspection costs [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 13-18]
  • Production / distribution programming Solving a mathematical model with multi warehouses and retailers in distribution network by a simulated annealing algorithm [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 42-54]
  • Production levels Policy options for value added to different levels of production [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 61-70]
  • Product mix problem A new heuristic approach to solve product mix problems in a multi-bottleneck system [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 46-57]
  • Project delay Development of a forward chain approach for calculating self-delay of project activities [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 55-63]
  • Project Scheduling Splittable stochastic project scheduling with constrained renewable resource [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 19-30]
  • Project selection Solving a bi-objective project capital budgeting problem using a fuzzy multi-dimensional knapsack [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 67-73]
  • Promethee The improvement of the performance of the emergency department: Application of simulation model and multiple criteria decision method [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 60-71]
  • Proportional Hazard Model (PHM) Maintenance management decision model for preventive maintenance strategy on production equipment [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 22-34]

Q

  • QFD Quality function deployment: Integrating comprehensive matrix and SWOT analysis for effective decision making [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 19-31]
  • Qos Advanced operations research techniques for multi-constraint QoS routing in internet [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 35-43]
  • Quality characteristic priority Multivariate process capability indices on the presence of priority for quality characteristics [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 27-36]
  • Quality characteristics Optimum target value of multivariate processes with unequal non-conforming costs [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 1-12]
  • Quality Control An artificial Neural Network approach to monitor and diagnose multi-attribute quality control processes [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Quality Function Deployment (QFD) Fostering product development using combination of QFD and ANP: A case study [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 29-40]
  • Quantity discounts An optimization technique for vendor selection with quantity discounts using Genetic Algorithm [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 1-13]
  • Quota Development of a forward chain approach for calculating self-delay of project activities [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 55-63]

R

  • Ranking A full ranking method using integrated DEA models and its application to modify GA for finding Pareto optimal solution of MOP problem [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 8-14]
  • Ranking Ideal and anti-ideal decision making units: A fuzzy DEA approach [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 31-41]
  • Ranking Practical common weights MOLP approach for efficiency analysis [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 57-63]
  • Ranking model An efficiency measurement model in fuzzy environments, using data envelopment analysis [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 50-58]
  • Reduced price Optimal lot size of EPQ model considering imperfect and defective products [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Redundancy allocation problem A redundancy allocation problem with the choice of redundancy strategies by a memetic algorithm [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 6-16]
  • Redundancy strategies A redundancy allocation problem with the choice of redundancy strategies by a memetic algorithm [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 6-16]
  • Redundant system Fuzzy Reliability Optimization Models for Redundant Systems [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Reflectance Study of the effects of varying colours on industrial illumi-nation, human working and production model [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 37-45]
  • Regression equation A mathematical model for optimization of strength of concrete: A case study for shear modulus of Rice Husk Ash Concrete [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 76-84]
  • Reject Optimal lot size of EPQ model considering imperfect and defective products [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Release Date A fuzzy mixed-integer goal programming model for a parallel machine scheduling problem with sequence-dependent setup times and release dates [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Reliability Fuzzy Reliability Optimization Models for Redundant Systems [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Remanufacturing Quantitative models for determining prices in a remanufacturing system with exclusive and competitive market structure [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 30-42]
  • Renewable Splittable stochastic project scheduling with constrained renewable resource [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 19-30]
  • Resumeable operations Flexible job shop scheduling under availability constraints [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 52-60]
  • Retailer’s inventory The effect of supply network configuration on occurring chaotic behavior in the retailer’s inventory [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 19-28]
  • Revenue management Robust supply chain coordination modeling: A revenue management perspective [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 1-16]
  • Revenue management Capacity price decisions, a manufacturing yield management perspective [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 1-18]
  • Reverse logistics Quantitative models for determining prices in a remanufacturing system with exclusive and competitive market structure [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 30-42]
  • Rework Optimal lot size of EPQ model considering imperfect and defective products [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Rework Lot sizing with rework and different inspection costs [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 13-18]
  • Rice-Husk-Ash A mathematical model for optimization of strength of concrete: A case study for shear modulus of Rice Husk Ash Concrete [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 76-84]
  • Ridge regression Estimating process capability indices using ridge regression [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 20-27]
  • Ridge regression method Multivariate process capability indices on the presence of priority for quality characteristics [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 27-36]
  • Risk analysis Fuzzy model for risk analysis [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 19-26]
  • Robotic cell Two-machine robotic cell considering different loading and unloading times [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 41-52]
  • Robust coloring problem A new Simulated Annealing algorithm for the robust coloring problem [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 27-32]
  • Robust Optimization Primal and dual robust counterparts of uncertain linear programs: an application to portfolio selection [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 38-52]
  • Robust parameter design A weighted metric method to optimize multi-response robust problems [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 10-19]
  • Robust planning Robust supply chain coordination modeling: A revenue management perspective [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 1-16]
  • Route A neuro-fuzzy approach to vehicular traffic flow prediction for a metropolis in a developing country [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 52-66]

S

  • Satisfaction function Portfolio selection through imprecise Goal Programming model: Integration of the manager`s preferences [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 1-8]
  • Scheduling Scheduling of flexible manufacturing systems using genetic algorithm: A heuristic approach [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 7-18]
  • Scheduling A heuristic approach for multi-stage sequence-dependent group scheduling problems [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Scheduling An algorithm for multi-objective job shop scheduling problem [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 43-53]
  • Self- delay Development of a forward chain approach for calculating self-delay of project activities [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 55-63]
  • Series-parallel A fuzzy reliability model for series-parallel systems [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 10-18]
  • Series-parallel systems A redundancy allocation problem with the choice of redundancy strategies by a memetic algorithm [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 6-16]
  • Setup time A genetic algorithm approach for problem [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 35-43]
  • Shannon Entropy A multi agent method for cell formation with uncertain situation, based on information theory [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 53-60]
  • Shear modulus A mathematical model for optimization of strength of concrete: A case study for shear modulus of Rice Husk Ash Concrete [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 76-84]
  • Simulated anealing Solving a mathematical model with multi warehouses and retailers in distribution network by a simulated annealing algorithm [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 42-54]
  • Simulated Annealing Two-machine robotic cell considering different loading and unloading times [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 41-52]
  • Simulated Annealing EPQ model with depreciation cost and process quality cost as continuous functions of time [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 77-89]
  • Simulated Annealing A new Simulated Annealing algorithm for the robust coloring problem [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 27-32]
  • Simulated Annealing Multi-start simulated annealing for dynamic plant layout problem [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 44-50]
  • Simulated Annealing The trim loss concentration in one-dimensional cutting stock problem (1D-CSP) by defining a virtual cost [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 51-58]
  • Simulated Annealing A multi-criteria vehicle routing problem with soft time windows by simulated annealing [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 28-36]
  • Simulated Annealing An algorithm for multi-objective job shop scheduling problem [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 43-53]
  • Simulation model Development of simulation model for performance evaluation of feed water system in a typical thermal power plant [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 1-9]
  • Six sigma A graphical instrument for performance analysis of contractors [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 31-38]
  • Size strategy Evaluating quantitative stock selection strategies in Tehran Stock Exchange [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 14-23]
  • Slackness Assembly line balancing to minimize balancing loss and system loss [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 1-5]
  • S-norm A fuzzy reliability model for series-parallel systems [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 10-18]
  • Soft time windows A goal programming model for vehicle routing problem with backhauls and soft time windows [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 7-18]
  • Splittable Splittable stochastic project scheduling with constrained renewable resource [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 19-30]
  • Statistical Process Control On the multivariate variation control chart [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 59-66]
  • Steady state availability Steady state behavior and maintenance planning of bleaching system in a paper plant [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 39-44]
  • Steady state availability Performance evaluation and availability analysis of ammonia synthesis unit in a fertilizer plant [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 17-26]
  • Stochastic networks Fuzzy completion time for alternative stochastic networks [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 17-22]
  • Stock Selection Evaluating quantitative stock selection strategies in Tehran Stock Exchange [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 14-23]
  • Supplier evaluation A graphical instrument for performance analysis of contractors [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 31-38]
  • Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) A graphical instrument for performance analysis of contractors [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 31-38]
  • Supply chain contract Robust supply chain coordination modeling: A revenue management perspective [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 1-16]
  • Supply chain design Designing a multi-objective nonlinear cross-docking location allocation model using genetic algorithm [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 27-42]
  • Supply chain modeling Robust supply chain coordination modeling: A revenue management perspective [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 1-16]
  • Supply network configuration The effect of supply network configuration on occurring chaotic behavior in the retailer’s inventory [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 19-28]
  • Surrogate constraint A dynamic programming approach for solving nonlinear knapsack problems [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 31-37]
  • SWOT Quality function deployment: Integrating comprehensive matrix and SWOT analysis for effective decision making [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 19-31]
  • System dynamic The effect of supply network configuration on occurring chaotic behavior in the retailer’s inventory [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 19-28]
  • System Dynamics Dynamic modeling to determine production strategies in order to maximize net present worth in small and medium size companies [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 51-64]
  • System loss Assembly line balancing to minimize balancing loss and system loss [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 1-5]

T

  • T2 chart On the multivariate variation control chart [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 59-66]
  • Tabu search Solving the tandem AGV network design problem using tabu search: Cases of maximum workload and workload balance with fixed and non-fixed number of loops [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 37-51]
  • Tabu search A heuristic approach for multi-stage sequence-dependent group scheduling problems [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Tandem configuration Solving the tandem AGV network design problem using tabu search: Cases of maximum workload and workload balance with fixed and non-fixed number of loops [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 37-51]
  • Target value Optimum target value of multivariate processes with unequal non-conforming costs [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 1-12]
  • Team size Team size effect on teamwork productivity using information technology [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 37-42]
  • Teamwork Team size effect on teamwork productivity using information technology [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 37-42]
  • Technology selection An MCDM-DEA approach for technology selection [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 32-38]
  • Tehran Stock Exchange Evaluating quantitative stock selection strategies in Tehran Stock Exchange [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 14-23]
  • Temperature distribution A model for tracking temperature variation in cold and hot metal working conditions during machining operations [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 1-15]
  • Temporal constraints A mathematical model for the multi-mode resource investment problem [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Theory of Constraints A new heuristic approach to solve product mix problems in a multi-bottleneck system [Volume 5, Issue 9, 2009, Pages 46-57]
  • Time/resource trade-off A mathematical model for the multi-mode resource investment problem [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Time series forecasting A hybrid computational intelligence model for foreign exchange rate forecasting [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 15-29]
  • Time windows A mathematical model for the multi-mode resource investment problem [Volume 4, Issue 7, 2008]
  • Time windows A multi-criteria vehicle routing problem with soft time windows by simulated annealing [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 28-36]
  • T-nom A fuzzy reliability model for series-parallel systems [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 10-18]
  • TOPSIS Multi-factor failure mode critically analysis using TOPSIS [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 1-9]
  • Traffic congestion A neuro-fuzzy approach to vehicular traffic flow prediction for a metropolis in a developing country [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 52-66]
  • Traffic Volume A neuro-fuzzy approach to vehicular traffic flow prediction for a metropolis in a developing country [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 52-66]
  • Transportation system Designing a multi-objective nonlinear cross-docking location allocation model using genetic algorithm [Volume 2, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 27-42]
  • Traveling salesman problem A modified elite ACO based avoiding premature convergence for travelling salesmen problem [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 68-75]
  • Trim loss An ACO algorithm for one-dimensional cutting stock problem [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 10-19]
  • Trim loss concentration The trim loss concentration in one-dimensional cutting stock problem (1D-CSP) by defining a virtual cost [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 51-58]
  • Triple esti-mate Numerical modeling of economic uncertainty [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 9-18]
  • Turning operation A model for tracking temperature variation in cold and hot metal working conditions during machining operations [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 1-15]

U

  • Ultrasonic nondestructive examinations A fuzzy approach to the evaluation of human factors in ultrasonic nondestructive examinations [Volume 3, Issue 5, 2007, Pages 41-52]
  • Unrelated machines Flexible flowshop scheduling with equal number of unrelated parallel machines [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 74-83]
  • U uncer-tainty A multi agent method for cell formation with uncertain situation, based on information theory [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 53-60]

V

  • Value strategy Evaluating quantitative stock selection strategies in Tehran Stock Exchange [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 14-23]
  • Variance Analysis of lumpiness phenomenon in MRP [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 83-89]
  • Variance of idle time Assembly line balancing to minimize balancing loss and system loss [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 1-5]
  • Variance propagation Estimating process capability indices using ridge regression [Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005, Pages 20-27]
  • Vehicle Routing Problem A goal programming model for vehicle routing problem with backhauls and soft time windows [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 7-18]
  • Vendor selection Supplier selection using compromise ranking and outranking methods [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 61-73]
  • Vendor selection An optimization technique for vendor selection with quantity discounts using Genetic Algorithm [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 1-13]
  • VIKOR Supplier selection using compromise ranking and outranking methods [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 61-73]
  • Virtual cost The trim loss concentration in one-dimensional cutting stock problem (1D-CSP) by defining a virtual cost [Volume 3, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 51-58]

W

  • Water conservation Technical note: Water conservation in Kuwait: A fuzzy analysis approach [Volume 6, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 90-105]
  • Weighted metric method A weighted metric method to optimize multi-response robust problems [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 10-19]
  • Weight Restriction Determining a common set of weights in DEA by solving a linear programming [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 51-56]
  • Weight restrictions Practical common weights MOLP approach for efficiency analysis [Volume 4, Issue 6, 2008, Pages 57-63]

Y

  • Yard crane The optimal number of yard cranes in container terminal [Volume 5, Issue 8, 2009, Pages 71-76]
  • Yard crane scheduling Yard crane scheduling in port container terminals using genetic algorithm [Volume 6, Issue 11, 2010, Pages 39-50]
  • Yield management Capacity price decisions, a manufacturing yield management perspective [Volume 2, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 1-18]