1. A Novel Genetic Algorithm for a Flow Shop Scheduling Problem with Fuzzy Processing Time

N. Shahsavari pour; M.H. Abolhasani Ashkezari; H. Sheikhi; H. Mohammadi Andargoli; H. Abolhasani Ashkezari

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 1-12

  Various procedures, methods, constraints and objectives are studied in a flow shop problem during the past decades. In order to adapt the problem to the reality form, its parameters are considered as a fuzzy model. In this problem, we consider the processing time as the trapezoidal fuzzy numbers. The ...  Read More

2. Deriving Priorities the Alternatives in an Analytic Hierarchy Process

S. Khoshfetrat; F. Hosseinzadeh-Lotfi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 13-20

  The data envelopment analysis (DEA) is a mathematical programming technique, which is used for evaluating relative efficiency of decision making units (DMUs). However, the DEA does not provide more information about the efficient DMUs. Recently, some researchers have been carried out in the background ...  Read More

3. Presenting an Analytic Hierarchy Process- Assurance Region- Joint Multiple Layer Data Envelopment Analysis Model for Evaluating the Performance of an Educational System: A Case Study

A. Pakzad; A. Naderi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 21-40

  One of the major problems in organizations is resource limitation, so the main goal of each union is to maximize the usage of their recourses and improve its efficiency. Universities as a main body of each countries educational system have an important role in developing a country. Therefore, assessing ...  Read More

4. Solving a Facility Location Problem by Three Multi-Criteria Decision Making Methods

M. Niyazi; R. Tavakkoli-Moghaddam

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 41-56

  Selecting the most appropriate and optimal facility location for a new organization or expansion of an existing location is an important strategic issue. The location, which results in higher economic benefits through increased productivity and good distribution network, is the best location. It is necessary ...  Read More

5. Applying the Process Mining Project Methodology for Insurance Risks Reduction

M. Ashoori; M.J. Tarokh

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, Pages 57-69

  Risk is a destructive phenomenon, which is an integral part of any business. Process mining is a form of a business process analysis based on the recorded process data by information systems, whose its aim is to discover process, control, data, organizational and social structures from event logs. A ...  Read More