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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) A hybrid computational intelligence model for foreign exchange rate forecasting [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 15-29]
  • Assembly line balancing problem A new heuristic method based on CPM in SALBP [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 1-11]
  • 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]
  • Backlogged Inventory model with composed shortage and permissible delay in payment linked to order quantity [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 1-7]
  • Beta distribution A fuzzy reliability model for series-parallel systems [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 10-18]
  • Bleaching system Steady state behavior and maintenance planning of bleaching system in a paper plant [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 39-44]

C

  • 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]
  • Common weights An MCDM-DEA approach for technology selection [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 32-38]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • Construct validity Determination constructs validity of an agile organization model by using factor analysis [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 75-89]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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 (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 mining Customer lifetime value model in an online toy store [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 19-31]
  • 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]
  • Discordance matrix Supplier selection using compromise ranking and outranking methods [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 61-73]
  • 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]
  • Double auction B2B electronic market analysis using game theory [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 44-51]

E

  • 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]
  • ELECTRE Supplier selection using compromise ranking and outranking methods [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 61-73]
  • 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]

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]
  • Financial Markets A hybrid computational intelligence model for foreign exchange rate forecasting [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 15-29]
  • Flexible Flowshop Flexible flowshop scheduling with equal number of unrelated parallel machines [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 74-83]
  • Flexible manufacturing Systems Scheduling of flexible manufacturing systems using genetic algorithm: A heuristic approach [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 7-18]
  • 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 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 random programming A fuzzy random multi-objective approach for portfolio selection [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 12-21]
  • 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]

G

  • Game Theory B2B electronic market analysis using game theory [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 44-51]
  • 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 (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]
  • 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]

H

  • Heuristic method A new heuristic method based on CPM in SALBP [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 1-11]

I

  • Imprecise data Non-discretionary imprecise data in efficiency Measurement [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 45-51]
  • Informational complexity A multi agent method for cell formation with uncertain situation, based on information theory [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 53-60]
  • 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]
  • Inventory Inventory model with composed shortage and permissible delay in payment linked to order quantity [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 1-7]

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]
  • Linear programming B2B electronic market analysis using game theory [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 44-51]
  • Lost sale Inventory model with composed shortage and permissible delay in payment linked to order quantity [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 1-7]

M

  • Machine breakdown Maintenance management decision model for preventive maintenance strategy on production equipment [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 22-34]
  • 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 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]
  • MCDM An MCDM-DEA approach for technology selection [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 32-38]
  • Meta-Heuristic Algorithms A modified elite ACO based avoiding premature convergence for travelling salesmen problem [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 68-75]
  • 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]
  • MPS schedule Two-machine robotic cell considering different loading and unloading times [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 41-52]
  • 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 Supplier selection using compromise ranking and outranking methods [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 61-73]
  • Multi-objective A fuzzy random multi-objective approach for portfolio selection [Volume 7, Issue 13, 2011, Pages 12-21]
  • 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]

N

  • 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]
  • 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]

O

  • Online store Customer lifetime value model in an online toy store [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 19-31]
  • 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]

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]
  • 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 Evaluation Considering undesirable variables in PCA-DEA method: a case of road safety evaluation in Iran [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 43-50]
  • 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]
  • 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 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]
  • Possibility theory A multi agent method for cell formation with uncertain situation, based on information theory [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 53-60]
  • 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]
  • Pricing Quantitative models for determining prices in a remanufacturing system with exclusive and competitive market structure [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 30-42]
  • 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]
  • 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

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]
  • Remanufacturing Quantitative models for determining prices in a remanufacturing system with exclusive and competitive market structure [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 30-42]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • Robotic cell Two-machine robotic cell considering different loading and unloading times [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 41-52]
  • 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

  • Scheduling Scheduling of flexible manufacturing systems using genetic algorithm: A heuristic approach [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 7-18]
  • Series-parallel A fuzzy reliability model for series-parallel systems [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 10-18]
  • 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]
  • Simulated Annealing Two-machine robotic cell considering different loading and unloading times [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 41-52]
  • 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]
  • S-norm A fuzzy reliability model for series-parallel systems [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 10-18]
  • Steady state availability Steady state behavior and maintenance planning of bleaching system in a paper plant [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 39-44]
  • 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]
  • 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]

T

  • Technology selection An MCDM-DEA approach for technology selection [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 32-38]
  • Time series forecasting A hybrid computational intelligence model for foreign exchange rate forecasting [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 15-29]
  • T-nom A fuzzy reliability model for series-parallel systems [Volume 7, Issue 12, 2011, Pages 10-18]
  • 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]
  • Traveling salesman problem A modified elite ACO based avoiding premature convergence for travelling salesmen problem [Volume 7, Issue 15, 2011, Pages 68-75]

U

  • 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

  • Vendor selection Supplier selection using compromise ranking and outranking methods [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 61-73]
  • VIKOR Supplier selection using compromise ranking and outranking methods [Volume 7, Issue 14, 2011, Pages 61-73]