Keyword Index

A

  • Age-dependent PM policy Building a maintenance policy through a multi-criterion decision-making model [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Agile supply chain network design Supply chain network design problem for a new market opportunity in an agile manufacturing system [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Ant colony optimization Resource leveling scheduling by an ant colony-based model [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Ant colony system Solving the vehicle routing problem by a hybrid meta-heuristic algorithm [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Arbitrary service time Analysis of M/G/ 1 queueing model with state dependent arrival and vacation [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Assembly flowshop scheduling A three-stage assembly flow shop scheduling problem with blocking and sequence-dependent set up times [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Average Queue Length Analysis of M/G/ 1 queueing model with state dependent arrival and vacation [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

B

  • Bank Modeling the operational risk in Iranian commercial banks: case study of a private bank [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Binary programming A new binary model for university examination timetabling: a case study [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Blocking times A three-stage assembly flow shop scheduling problem with blocking and sequence-dependent set up times [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Budget design problem A population-based algorithm for the railroad blocking problem [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

C

  • Conditional simulation Constrained consumable resource allocation in alternative stochastic networks via multi-objective decision making [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Constrained space Retracted: Using genetic algorithm approach to solve a multi-product EPQ model with defective items, rework, and constrained space [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • COPULA Modeling the operational risk in Iranian commercial banks: case study of a private bank [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Cost A seller-buyer supply chain model with exponential distribution lead time [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Crystallization unit Performance enhancement for crystallization unit of a sugar plant using genetic algorithm technique [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Cutting stock problem A simple approach to the two-dimensional guillotine cutting stock problem [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

D

  • Discriminant function analysis An empirical study of innovation-performance linkage in the paper industry [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Disturbance Risk determinants of small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises (SMEs) - an exploratory study in New Zealand [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Driver's satisfaction A hybrid meta-heuristic algorithm for the vehicle routing problem with stochastic travel times considering the driver's satisfaction [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

E

  • Earthquake occurrence Forecasting time and place of earthquakes using a Semi-Markov model (with case study in Tehran province) [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Efficient solution An L1-norm method for generating all of efficient solutions of multi-objective integer linear programming problem [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Electromagnetism algorithm An electromagnetism-like metaheuristic for open-shop problems with no buffer [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • EPQ Retracted: Using genetic algorithm approach to solve a multi-product EPQ model with defective items, rework, and constrained space [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Examination timetabling problem A new binary model for university examination timetabling: a case study [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

F

  • Flexible manufacturing system A hybrid algorithm optimization approach for machine loading problem in flexible manufacturing system [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Fuzzy Goal Programming Mathematical solution of multilevel fractional programming problem with fuzzy goal programming approach [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Fuzzy time windows Locomotive assignment problem with train precedence using genetic algorithm [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

G

  • Gaussian quadrature formula Constrained consumable resource allocation in alternative stochastic networks via multi-objective decision making [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Genetic Algorithm Retracted: Using genetic algorithm approach to solve a multi-product EPQ model with defective items, rework, and constrained space [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Genetic Algorithm Locomotive assignment problem with train precedence using genetic algorithm [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Genetic Algorithm A population-based algorithm for the railroad blocking problem [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Genetic Algorithm Performance enhancement for crystallization unit of a sugar plant using genetic algorithm technique [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Guillotine cutting A simple approach to the two-dimensional guillotine cutting stock problem [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

H

  • Heuristics Effective heuristics and meta-heuristics for the quadratic assignment problem with tuned parameters and analytical comparisons [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Hybrid algorithm optimization A hybrid algorithm optimization approach for machine loading problem in flexible manufacturing system [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

I

  • Imperfect and scrap items Retracted: Using genetic algorithm approach to solve a multi-product EPQ model with defective items, rework, and constrained space [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Integrated inventory model A seller-buyer supply chain model with exponential distribution lead time [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Investment decision An investigation of model selection criteria for technical analysis of moving average [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

L

  • L1-Norm An L1-norm method for generating all of efficient solutions of multi-objective integer linear programming problem [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Lexicographic Method Constrained consumable resource allocation in alternative stochastic networks via multi-objective decision making [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Loading A hybrid algorithm optimization approach for machine loading problem in flexible manufacturing system [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Locomotive assignment problem Locomotive assignment problem with train precedence using genetic algorithm [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Loss distribution approach Modeling the operational risk in Iranian commercial banks: case study of a private bank [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

M

  • Mathematical Modeling A new binary model for university examination timetabling: a case study [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Membership function Mathematical solution of multilevel fractional programming problem with fuzzy goal programming approach [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Meta-heuristics Effective heuristics and meta-heuristics for the quadratic assignment problem with tuned parameters and analytical comparisons [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Mixed integer linear programming An electromagnetism-like metaheuristic for open-shop problems with no buffer [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Multilevel fractional programming Mathematical solution of multilevel fractional programming problem with fuzzy goal programming approach [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Multi-objective Constrained consumable resource allocation in alternative stochastic networks via multi-objective decision making [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Multi-objective integer linear programming An L1-norm method for generating all of efficient solutions of multi-objective integer linear programming problem [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Multi-Objective Optimization Multi-objective design of fuzzy logic controller in supply chain [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Multi-product Retracted: Using genetic algorithm approach to solve a multi-product EPQ model with defective items, rework, and constrained space [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Multivariate analysis of variance An empirical study of innovation-performance linkage in the paper industry [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

N

  • NP-hard Problems Solving the vehicle routing problem by a hybrid meta-heuristic algorithm [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • NSGA-II Minimizing the total tardiness and makespan in an open shop scheduling problem with sequence-dependent setup times [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

O

  • One-dimensional cutting stock problem Solving an one-dimensional cutting stock problem by simulated annealing and tabu search [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Open shop scheduling Minimizing the total tardiness and makespan in an open shop scheduling problem with sequence-dependent setup times [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Open shop with no buffer An electromagnetism-like metaheuristic for open-shop problems with no buffer [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Operational Risk Modeling the operational risk in Iranian commercial banks: case study of a private bank [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Optimization A seller-buyer supply chain model with exponential distribution lead time [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

P

  • Paper industry An empirical study of innovation-performance linkage in the paper industry [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Perfect Retracted: Using genetic algorithm approach to solve a multi-product EPQ model with defective items, rework, and constrained space [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Performance Enhancement Performance enhancement for crystallization unit of a sugar plant using genetic algorithm technique [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Portfolio Selection An investigation of model selection criteria for technical analysis of moving average [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Preventive maintenance Building a maintenance policy through a multi-criterion decision-making model [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Production Planning A hybrid algorithm optimization approach for machine loading problem in flexible manufacturing system [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • PROMETHEE GAIA Building a maintenance policy through a multi-criterion decision-making model [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • PROMETHEE II Building a maintenance policy through a multi-criterion decision-making model [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

Q

  • Queue Analysis of M/G/ 1 queueing model with state dependent arrival and vacation [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

R

  • Railroad blocking problem A population-based algorithm for the railroad blocking problem [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Recession direction An L1-norm method for generating all of efficient solutions of multi-objective integer linear programming problem [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Resource allocation Constrained consumable resource allocation in alternative stochastic networks via multi-objective decision making [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Resource leveling Resource leveling scheduling by an ant colony-based model [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Responsiveness Supply chain network design problem for a new market opportunity in an agile manufacturing system [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Risk Risk determinants of small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises (SMEs) - an exploratory study in New Zealand [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Risk determinants Risk determinants of small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises (SMEs) - an exploratory study in New Zealand [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

S

  • Scheduling An electromagnetism-like metaheuristic for open-shop problems with no buffer [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Semi-Markov model Forecasting time and place of earthquakes using a Semi-Markov model (with case study in Tehran province) [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Sequence-dependent setup times A three-stage assembly flow shop scheduling problem with blocking and sequence-dependent set up times [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Sequence-dependent setup times Minimizing the total tardiness and makespan in an open shop scheduling problem with sequence-dependent setup times [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Simulated Annealing A three-stage assembly flow shop scheduling problem with blocking and sequence-dependent set up times [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Simulated Annealing Solving an one-dimensional cutting stock problem by simulated annealing and tabu search [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Simulated Annealing A hybrid meta-heuristic algorithm for the vehicle routing problem with stochastic travel times considering the driver's satisfaction [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Single objective integer linear programming An L1-norm method for generating all of efficient solutions of multi-objective integer linear programming problem [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • SMEs Risk determinants of small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises (SMEs) - an exploratory study in New Zealand [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • SPEA-II Minimizing the total tardiness and makespan in an open shop scheduling problem with sequence-dependent setup times [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • State dependent Analysis of M/G/ 1 queueing model with state dependent arrival and vacation [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Stochastic lead time A seller-buyer supply chain model with exponential distribution lead time [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Stochastic travel times A hybrid meta-heuristic algorithm for the vehicle routing problem with stochastic travel times considering the driver's satisfaction [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Strategic risk management Risk determinants of small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises (SMEs) - an exploratory study in New Zealand [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Supplementary variable Analysis of M/G/ 1 queueing model with state dependent arrival and vacation [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Supply Chain The investigation of supply chain's reliability measure: a case study [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Supply Chain Multi-objective design of fuzzy logic controller in supply chain [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Supply chain coordination A seller-buyer supply chain model with exponential distribution lead time [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Supply chain operational reference The investigation of supply chain's reliability measure: a case study [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Sweep Algorithm Solving the vehicle routing problem by a hybrid meta-heuristic algorithm [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

T

  • Tabu search Solving an one-dimensional cutting stock problem by simulated annealing and tabu search [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Technical Analysis An investigation of model selection criteria for technical analysis of moving average [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Technological innovation An empirical study of innovation-performance linkage in the paper industry [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Tolerance values Mathematical solution of multilevel fractional programming problem with fuzzy goal programming approach [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Total tardiness Minimizing the total tardiness and makespan in an open shop scheduling problem with sequence-dependent setup times [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Transition matrix Forecasting time and place of earthquakes using a Semi-Markov model (with case study in Tehran province) [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Trend forecasting An investigation of model selection criteria for technical analysis of moving average [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Trim loss A simple approach to the two-dimensional guillotine cutting stock problem [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Tuning method Effective heuristics and meta-heuristics for the quadratic assignment problem with tuned parameters and analytical comparisons [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Two-dimensional cutting A simple approach to the two-dimensional guillotine cutting stock problem [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

V

  • Vacation Analysis of M/G/ 1 queueing model with state dependent arrival and vacation [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Vehicle routing and scheduling Locomotive assignment problem with train precedence using genetic algorithm [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Vehicle Routing Problem Solving the vehicle routing problem by a hybrid meta-heuristic algorithm [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Vehicle Routing Problem A hybrid meta-heuristic algorithm for the vehicle routing problem with stochastic travel times considering the driver's satisfaction [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]
  • Visibility function Resource leveling scheduling by an ant colony-based model [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]

W

  • Weighted mean completion time A three-stage assembly flow shop scheduling problem with blocking and sequence-dependent set up times [Volume 8, Issue 1, 2012]