Keyword Index

A

  • Academic efficiency Network DEA: an application to analysis of academic performance [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Allocative Efficiency Allocation models for DMUs with negative data [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • ANN A customer oriented systematic framework to extract business strategy in Indian electricity services [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Arbitrary service time Analysis of unreliable bulk queue with statedependent arrivals [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Artificial Neural Networks A neuro-data envelopment analysis approach for optimization of uncorrelated multiple response problems with smaller the better type controllable factors [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Artificial Neural Networks Forecasting S&P 500 index using artificial neural networks and design of experiments [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Average run length Phase II monitoring of auto-correlated linear profiles using linear mixed model [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Average Waiting Time Stochastic extension of cellular manufacturing systems: a queuing-based analysis [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

B

  • Backordering Bi-product inventory planning in a three-echelon supply chain with backordering, Poisson demand, and limited warehouse space [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Batch arrival Multiple vacation policy for MX/Hk/1 queue with un-reliable server [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Bayesian hierarchical model Bayesian change point estimation in Poisson-based control charts [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Behavioral study Behavioral study of piston manufacturing plant through stochastic models [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Bi-product multi-echelon inventory planning Bi-product inventory planning in a three-echelon supply chain with backordering, Poisson demand, and limited warehouse space [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Breakdown Analysis of unreliable bulk queue with statedependent arrivals [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Bulk queue Analysis of unreliable bulk queue with statedependent arrivals [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

C

  • Capacity levels Incorporating location, routing, and inventory decisions in a bi-objective supply chain design problem with risk-pooling [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Cause-and-effect diagram Process capability improvement of an engine connecting rod machining process [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Cell formation A multi-objective model for designing a group layout of a dynamic cellular manufacturing system [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Cellular manufacturing system Stochastic extension of cellular manufacturing systems: a queuing-based analysis [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Change point Bayesian change point estimation in Poisson-based control charts [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Coefficient estimation The analysis of residuals variation and outliers to obtain robust response surface [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Consumer Satisfaction A customer oriented systematic framework to extract business strategy in Indian electricity services [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Continuous review policy Design of supply chain in fuzzy environment [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Cost efficiency Allocation models for DMUs with negative data [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Cuckoo optimization Optimizing the warranty period by cuckoo meta-heuristic algorithm in heterogeneous customers’ population [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

D

  • Data envelopment analysis A neuro-data envelopment analysis approach for optimization of uncorrelated multiple response problems with smaller the better type controllable factors [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Data envelopment analysis Finding efficient frontier of process parameters for plastic injection molding [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Data envelopment analysis Network DEA: an application to analysis of academic performance [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • DEA Allocation models for DMUs with negative data [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Decision support system Modeling and development of a decision support system for supplier selection in the process industry [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Decision support system An application of principal component analysis and logistic regression to facilitate production scheduling decision support system: an automotive industry case [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Decision support system (DSS) Strategy-aligned fuzzy approach for market segment evaluation and selection: a modular decision support system by dynamic network process (DNP) [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • DEMATEL Type-2 fuzzy set extension of DEMATEL method combined with perceptual computing for decision making [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Dempster-Shafer theory A novel risk-based analysis for the production system under epistemic uncertainty [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Design of Experiments Forecasting S&P 500 index using artificial neural networks and design of experiments [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Distribution network design A multi-period distribution network design model under demand uncertainty [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Dynamic network process Strategy-aligned fuzzy approach for market segment evaluation and selection: a modular decision support system by dynamic network process (DNP) [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

E

  • Electricity utility A customer oriented systematic framework to extract business strategy in Indian electricity services [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Employee transportation An employee transporting problem [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Epistemic uncertainty A novel risk-based analysis for the production system under epistemic uncertainty [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Exponential lead time Bi-product inventory planning in a three-echelon supply chain with backordering, Poisson demand, and limited warehouse space [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

F

  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis Process capability improvement of an engine connecting rod machining process [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Financial time series Forecasting S&P 500 index using artificial neural networks and design of experiments [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • FMCDM A fuzzy MCDM model with objective and subjective weights for evaluating service quality in hotel industries [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • FMEA Optimisation of shock absorber process parameters using failure mode and effect analysis and genetic algorithm [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Free replacement warranty policy Optimizing the warranty period by cuckoo meta-heuristic algorithm in heterogeneous customers’ population [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Fuzzy Goal Programming Design of supply chain in fuzzy environment [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

G

  • Genetic Algorithm Developing and solving two-echelon inventory system for perishable items in a supply chain: case study (Mashhad Behrouz Company) [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Genetic Algorithm A multiple objective approach for joint ordering and pricing planning problem with stochastic lead times [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Genetic Algorithm Threshold F-policy and N-policy for multi-component machining system with warm standbys [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Genetic Algorithm Optimisation of shock absorber process parameters using failure mode and effect analysis and genetic algorithm [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Geometric programming A goal geometric programming problem (G2P2) with logarithmic deviational variables and its applications on two industrial problems [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Green distribution Customer involvement in greening the supply chain: an interpretive structural modeling methodology [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Green Supply Chain Management Customer involvement in greening the supply chain: an interpretive structural modeling methodology [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Grey Relational Analysis Modeling and development of a decision support system for supplier selection in the process industry [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

H

  • Heterogeneous population Optimizing the warranty period by cuckoo meta-heuristic algorithm in heterogeneous customers’ population [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Hotelling’s T2 Phase II monitoring of auto-correlated linear profiles using linear mixed model [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Hotel ranking A fuzzy MCDM model with objective and subjective weights for evaluating service quality in hotel industries [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

I

  • Injection molding Finding efficient frontier of process parameters for plastic injection molding [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Interpretive Structural Modeling (ISM) Customer involvement in greening the supply chain: an interpretive structural modeling methodology [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Interval type-2 fuzzy sets (IT2 FSs) Type-2 fuzzy set extension of DEMATEL method combined with perceptual computing for decision making [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Inventory control Incorporating location, routing, and inventory decisions in a bi-objective supply chain design problem with risk-pooling [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Inventory model An inventory model for deteriorating items with time-dependent demand and time-varying holding cost under partial backlogging [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Ishikawa diagram Optimisation of shock absorber process parameters using failure mode and effect analysis and genetic algorithm [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • ISM A customer oriented systematic framework to extract business strategy in Indian electricity services [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

J

  • Judgmental Contemporary methods for evaluating complex project proposals [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

K

L

  • Linear-trend disturbance Identifying the change time of multivariate binomial processes for step changes and drifts [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Logistic regression An application of principal component analysis and logistic regression to facilitate production scheduling decision support system: an automotive industry case [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Long-run probabilities Multiple vacation policy for MX/Hk/1 queue with un-reliable server [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • L-P metric method A multiple objective approach for joint ordering and pricing planning problem with stochastic lead times [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • L-P metric method Threshold F-policy and N-policy for multi-component machining system with warm standbys [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

M

  • Mahalanobis distance Mahalanobis-Taguchi System-based criteria selection for strategy formulation: a case in a training institution [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Market segmentation Strategy-aligned fuzzy approach for market segment evaluation and selection: a modular decision support system by dynamic network process (DNP) [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Markov chain Monte Carlo Bayesian change point estimation in Poisson-based control charts [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Markov Model Bi-product inventory planning in a three-echelon supply chain with backordering, Poisson demand, and limited warehouse space [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Maximum entropy principle Multiple vacation policy for MX/Hk/1 queue with un-reliable server [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Maximum Likelihood Estimator Identifying the change time of multivariate binomial processes for step changes and drifts [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • MCUSUM, MEWMA Phase II monitoring of auto-correlated linear profiles using linear mixed model [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Measurement Scale Mahalanobis-Taguchi System-based criteria selection for strategy formulation: a case in a training institution [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • M-estimator Simultaneous robust estimation of multi-response surfaces in the presence of outliers [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • MICMAC Analysis Customer involvement in greening the supply chain: an interpretive structural modeling methodology [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Model base Modeling and development of a decision support system for supplier selection in the process industry [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Multi-attribute processes Identifying the change time of multivariate binomial processes for step changes and drifts [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Multi-binomial processes Identifying the change time of multivariate binomial processes for step changes and drifts [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Multi-class dynamic PERT network A heuristic method for consumable resource allocation in multi-class dynamic PERT networks [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Multi-objective model A multi-objective model for designing a group layout of a dynamic cellular manufacturing system [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Multi-objective nonlinear optimization A multiple objective approach for joint ordering and pricing planning problem with stochastic lead times [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Multi-objective nonlinear optimization Threshold F-policy and N-policy for multi-component machining system with warm standbys [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Multiple response optimization A neuro-data envelopment analysis approach for optimization of uncorrelated multiple response problems with smaller the better type controllable factors [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Multi-response problem Simultaneous robust estimation of multi-response surfaces in the presence of outliers [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Mutiple regression analysis Finding efficient frontier of process parameters for plastic injection molding [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

N

  • Negative data Allocation models for DMUs with negative data [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Network DEA Network DEA: an application to analysis of academic performance [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Nonlinear Programming A goal geometric programming problem (G2P2) with logarithmic deviational variables and its applications on two industrial problems [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

O

  • Objective weight A fuzzy MCDM model with objective and subjective weights for evaluating service quality in hotel industries [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Optimization Finding efficient frontier of process parameters for plastic injection molding [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Ordinary Least Squares The analysis of residuals variation and outliers to obtain robust response surface [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Outliers Simultaneous robust estimation of multi-response surfaces in the presence of outliers [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Outliers The analysis of residuals variation and outliers to obtain robust response surface [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

P

  • Pareto optimality A goal geometric programming problem (G2P2) with logarithmic deviational variables and its applications on two industrial problems [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Perceptual computing Type-2 fuzzy set extension of DEMATEL method combined with perceptual computing for decision making [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Performance Indicators Network DEA: an application to analysis of academic performance [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Performance vector Design of supply chain in fuzzy environment [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Perishable good Developing and solving two-echelon inventory system for perishable items in a supply chain: case study (Mashhad Behrouz Company) [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Piston manufacturing plant Behavioral study of piston manufacturing plant through stochastic models [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Poisson Process Bayesian change point estimation in Poisson-based control charts [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Pricing A multiple objective approach for joint ordering and pricing planning problem with stochastic lead times [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Pricing Threshold F-policy and N-policy for multi-component machining system with warm standbys [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Process monitoring charts Process capability improvement of an engine connecting rod machining process [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Production planning control An application of principal component analysis and logistic regression to facilitate production scheduling decision support system: an automotive industry case [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Profile monitoring Phase II monitoring of auto-correlated linear profiles using linear mixed model [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Project evaluation and selection Contemporary methods for evaluating complex project proposals [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Project Management Contemporary methods for evaluating complex project proposals [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Project Management A heuristic method for consumable resource allocation in multi-class dynamic PERT networks [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

Q

  • QFD A customer oriented systematic framework to extract business strategy in Indian electricity services [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Queue length Multiple vacation policy for MX/Hk/1 queue with un-reliable server [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Queue size Analysis of unreliable bulk queue with statedependent arrivals [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Queuing A heuristic method for consumable resource allocation in multi-class dynamic PERT networks [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Queuing theory Stochastic extension of cellular manufacturing systems: a queuing-based analysis [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

R

  • Rational Contemporary methods for evaluating complex project proposals [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • RDM Allocation models for DMUs with negative data [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Response Surface The analysis of residuals variation and outliers to obtain robust response surface [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Risk Strategy-aligned fuzzy approach for market segment evaluation and selection: a modular decision support system by dynamic network process (DNP) [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Risk analysis A novel risk-based analysis for the production system under epistemic uncertainty [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Risk assessment diagram A novel risk-based analysis for the production system under epistemic uncertainty [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Risk-pooling Incorporating location, routing, and inventory decisions in a bi-objective supply chain design problem with risk-pooling [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Robust model The analysis of residuals variation and outliers to obtain robust response surface [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Robust regression Simultaneous robust estimation of multi-response surfaces in the presence of outliers [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Root/power transformation Identifying the change time of multivariate binomial processes for step changes and drifts [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

S

  • Service institution Mahalanobis-Taguchi System-based criteria selection for strategy formulation: a case in a training institution [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Service Quality A fuzzy MCDM model with objective and subjective weights for evaluating service quality in hotel industries [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Service Quality A customer oriented systematic framework to extract business strategy in Indian electricity services [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Set partitioning An employee transporting problem [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Shortage An inventory model for deteriorating items with time-dependent demand and time-varying holding cost under partial backlogging [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Smaller-the-bettertype controllable factors A neuro-data envelopment analysis approach for optimization of uncorrelated multiple response problems with smaller the better type controllable factors [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • S&P 500 index Forecasting S&P 500 index using artificial neural networks and design of experiments [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • State-dependent rates Multiple vacation policy for MX/Hk/1 queue with un-reliable server [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Statistical Process Control Process capability improvement of an engine connecting rod machining process [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Step change Identifying the change time of multivariate binomial processes for step changes and drifts [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Stochastic arrival rate and service rate Stochastic extension of cellular manufacturing systems: a queuing-based analysis [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Stochastic lead time A multiple objective approach for joint ordering and pricing planning problem with stochastic lead times [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Stochastic lead time Threshold F-policy and N-policy for multi-component machining system with warm standbys [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Stochastic model Behavioral study of piston manufacturing plant through stochastic models [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Stochastic supply chain Incorporating location, routing, and inventory decisions in a bi-objective supply chain design problem with risk-pooling [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Strategic level Design of supply chain in fuzzy environment [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Strategy Formulation Mahalanobis-Taguchi System-based criteria selection for strategy formulation: a case in a training institution [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Subjective weight A fuzzy MCDM model with objective and subjective weights for evaluating service quality in hotel industries [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Supplementary variable Analysis of unreliable bulk queue with statedependent arrivals [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Supplier evaluation Modeling and development of a decision support system for supplier selection in the process industry [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Supplier selection Modeling and development of a decision support system for supplier selection in the process industry [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Supply Chain Developing and solving two-echelon inventory system for perishable items in a supply chain: case study (Mashhad Behrouz Company) [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Supply Chain A multi-period distribution network design model under demand uncertainty [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Supply Chain Design of supply chain in fuzzy environment [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Supply Chain Customer involvement in greening the supply chain: an interpretive structural modeling methodology [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Sweep Algorithm An employee transporting problem [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

T

  • Tactical level Design of supply chain in fuzzy environment [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Taguchi Method Optimisation of shock absorber process parameters using failure mode and effect analysis and genetic algorithm [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Taguchi’s orthogonal array Finding efficient frontier of process parameters for plastic injection molding [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Technology Contemporary methods for evaluating complex project proposals [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Time-dependent availability Behavioral study of piston manufacturing plant through stochastic models [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Time-dependent demand An inventory model for deteriorating items with time-dependent demand and time-varying holding cost under partial backlogging [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Time-varying holding cost An inventory model for deteriorating items with time-dependent demand and time-varying holding cost under partial backlogging [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Two-echelon inventory control Developing and solving two-echelon inventory system for perishable items in a supply chain: case study (Mashhad Behrouz Company) [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

U

  • Uncertain demand A multi-period distribution network design model under demand uncertainty [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Uncertainty Incorporating location, routing, and inventory decisions in a bi-objective supply chain design problem with risk-pooling [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]
  • Un-reliable server Multiple vacation policy for MX/Hk/1 queue with un-reliable server [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]

W

  • Warranty period Optimizing the warranty period by cuckoo meta-heuristic algorithm in heterogeneous customers’ population [Volume 9, Issue 1, 2013]