Volume 13 (2021)
Volume 12 (2020)
Volume 11 (2019)
Volume 10 (2018)
Volume 9 (2017)
Volume 8 (2016)
Volume 7 (2015)
Volume 6 (2014)
Volume 5 (2013)
Volume 4 (2012)
Volume 3 (2011)
Volume 2 (2010)
Volume 1 (2009)
Data Envelopment Analysis
-24. Factors affecting deviations of efficiency in distance-based Common Set of Weight -DEA models

Saeid Shahghobadi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , Spring 2021

Abstract
  There are different approaches to generate a common set of weights in DEA based on the p - distance measure. Deviation of an efficiency score derived from a CSW from target efficiency score may be related to the model and the parameter p. In this study, we try to clarify points about choosing p, model, ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-23. Application of DEA to measure the efficiency of Open Source software projects

Ehsan Zanboori; fatemeh Rostami; Saeid Ghobadi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , Spring 2021

Abstract
  This paper evaluates the relative performance of open source software projects by evaluating multiple project inputs and multiple project outputs by using data envelopment analysis (DEA) model. The DEA model produces an efficiency score for each project based on project inputs and outputs. One of the ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-22. Efficiency Evaluation of Railway Freight Stations by Using DEA Approach

Davoud Haghighi; Reza Babazadeh

Volume 12, Issue 2 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 175-185

Abstract
  Railway freight stations roles as points in which traffic processes can be merged and diverged are of paramount importance. Numerous activities such as train formation, alighting and interchanging, technical checks are also done at these points. Due to the great importance of using railway infrastructures ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-21. Trust optimization in the single web services using a neuro‌-fuzzy system

baharak shakeri aski; Abolfazl Toroghi Haghighat; Mehran Mohsenzadeh

Volume 12, Issue 2 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 187-201

Abstract
  Due to improvement of Internet, employing web services is developed. By utilizing web services, distributed applications can exchange information. Trust is a main criterion to choose the proper web service as web services selection is a main issue which is still absorbing researchers to conduct research ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-20. How to Target Balanced Scorecard Indicators in a DEA-BSC Integrated Model

Mohammad Fallah; Esmaeil Najafi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Spring 2020, , Pages 1-9

Abstract
  Performance measurement is always one of the most important tasks of managers, so knowledge management is measurement knowledge, and if we can measure something, we can no doubt control it, and therefore we cannot manage it. In this paper, according to the Malmquist productivity index, an index is used ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-19. An Analysis of the COVID-19 Contagion Growth in European Countries

Hadi Shirouyehzad; Javid Jouzdani; Mazdak Khodadadi-Karimvand

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Spring 2020, , Pages 11-19

Abstract
  The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many people around the globe. Europe, as one of the most seriously affected continents, has been struggling with the novel coronavirus for several months. Obviously, outbreak response management plays a critical role in the impact of the disease. Therefore, in this ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-18. A Review of Metaheuristic Algorithms and Data Envelopment Analysis

Mohsen Vaez-ghasemi; Zohreh Moghaddas; Hamid Askari; Feloora Valizadeh

Volume 12, Issue 1 , Spring 2020, , Pages 115-137

Abstract
  Today, many activities from businesses to engineering design, routing on the Internet, and even routing of foodstuff trucks require programming and optimization. Many of these problems have no determinate solution and cannot be solved easily. To solve these problems, algorithms have been developed inspired ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-17. Merging DMUs Based on of the idea Inverse DEA

Elaheh Zeinodin; Saeid Ghobadi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 77-84

Abstract
  In this paper, we propose a novel method using multiple-objective programming problems to answer the following question: if among a group of decision making units (DMUs), a subset of DMUs are required to merge and form a new DMU with specific input/output levels and a predefined efficiency target, how ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-16. Financial efficiency evaluation in a network with feedbacks

Zohreh Moghaddas

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 115-124

Abstract
  Financial efficiency evaluations in a network system, considering intermediate products, nowadays consideres great importance for managers. In the process of doing business analysis, each stage of in a network is of particular importance. In this paper, with the help of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-15. Eco-Efficiency Evaluation in Two-Stage Network Structure: Case Study: Cement Companies

Mirpouya Mirmozaffari

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 125-135

Abstract
  The cement industry, as a primary trade, plays an important role in the development of a country's organization. This industry in Iran, however, despite of profuse benefits such as high-value mines, faces many challenges. Problems such as exploitation of the production require the need for doing research ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-14. Efficiency score assessment of Iranian Mining, Wood and Textile Industries

Malek Hassanpour

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 267-276

Abstract
  The Iranian Environment Protection Agency (IEPA) in collaboration with Iranian Industries Organization (IIO) need to design a relevant database for the industries information based on the initial screening of Iranian Evaluator Team (IET) in certain clusters. However, we aware of this fact that all industrial ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-13. A Recurrent Neural Network Model for solving CCR Model in Data Envelopment Analysis

Masomeh Abbasi; Abbas Ghomashi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Spring 2019, , Pages 1-7

Abstract
  In this paper, we present a recurrent neural network model for solving CCR Model in Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA). The proposed neural network model is derived from an unconstrained minimization problem. In the theoretical aspect, it is shown that the proposed neural network is stable in the sense ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-12. Malmquist Productivity Index Using Two-stage DEA Model in Heart Hospitals

Alireza Alinezhad; Mirpouya Mirmozaffari

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 81-92

Abstract
  Abstract Heart patients displays several symptoms and it is hard to point them. Data envelopment analysis (DEA) provides a comparative efficiency degree for each decision-making units (DMUs) with several inputs and outputs. Evaluating of hospitals is one of the major applications in DEA. In this study, ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-11. Choosing weights for a complete ranking of DMUs in DEA and cross-evaluation

Parichehr Zamani

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 93-99

Abstract
  Conventional data envelopment analysis (DEA) assists decision makers in distinguishing between efficient and inefficient decision making units (DMUs) in a homogeneous group. However, DEA does not provide more information about the efficient DMUs. One of the interesting research subjects is to discriminate ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-10. A Hybrid model based on neural network and Data Envelopment Analysis model for Evaluation of unit Performance

Sadegh Heidary; Ehsan Zanburi; Hhamid Parvin

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 101-112

Abstract
  Efficiency and evaluation is one of the main and most important demands of organizations, companies and institutions. As these organizations deal with a large amount of data, therefore, it is necessary to evaluate them on the basis of scientific methods to improve their efficiency. Data envelopment analysis ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-9. Performance Evaluation of Bank Branches by the DEA-Tobit Model: The Case of Agricultural Bank Branches in Guilan Province

Hamidreza Alipour; Gholamreza Mahfoozi; Mohsen Shafieyan; Shiva Rezaeyan

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 113-124

Abstract
  This paper uses data envelopment analysis (DEA) to examine the technical, pure technical, and scale efficiencies of 12 branches of the agricultural bank in Guilan province, Iran over the period of 2012-2016. The first results indicated that scale inefficiency contributed more to overall technical inefficiency ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-8. The application of super efficiency technics in measuring the efficiency of bank branches (Case study: Melli Bank of Gilan Province)

Mitra Safari; Mansoor Soofi; Mahdi Homayounfar

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 125-137

Abstract
  In today's competitive world, many manufacturing and service firms, including banks, have been forced to use new managerial approaches, and methods for assessing organizational performance. The Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) approach is one of these approaches, which has been used to evaluate the performance ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-7. Ranking World Cup 2014 Football Matches by Data Envelopment Analysis Models with Common Weights

S.Mohammad Arabzad; Negin Berjis; Hadi Shirouyehzad

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 139-150

Abstract
  Football is one of the most popular and exciting sports fields throughout the world. Today, in addition to the result, the number of goals and points, attraction and quality of the played matches are important for club management staff, coaching staff, the players and especially the fans. Beside number ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-6. Performance Evaluation of Supply Chain under Decentralized Organization Mechanism

Alireza Alinezhad

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Spring 2018, , Pages 9-17

Abstract
  Abstract Nowadays among many evaluation methods, data envelopment analysis has widely used to evaluate the relative performance of a set of Decision Making Units (DMUs). Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA(is a mathematical tool for evaluating the relative efficiency of a set Decision Making Units (DMUs), ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-5. An input-oriented radial measure for returns to scale aggregation.

Reza Kazemi Matin; Roza Aziz; Mahdi Mirjaberi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Spring 2018, , Pages 19-29

Abstract
  In production theory, it is necessary to be capable of predicting the production func- tion’s long-run behaviors. Hereof, returns to scale is a helpful concept. Returns to scale describes the reaction of a production function to the proportionally scaling all its input variables. In this regard, ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-4. Reallocation of the Organization Forces by the Super Effective Model Despite the Limitations on Number and the Way of Transferring the Forces of Some Units

Maryam Khatibi; Bijan Rahmani Parchikolaei

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Spring 2018, , Pages 59-65

Abstract
  In this paper, the efficiency of the performance of some independent units of police organization was evaluated to optimize the total used inputs and the total produced outputs of each unit. For this purpose, with regard to the efficiency and inefficiency of each unit, based on the location of the units ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-3. Comparison of the Efficiency of Power Transmission Companies in the Electric Power Industry of Iran Applying Conventional and Network Data Envelopment Analysis Methods

Kambiz Shahroodi; Mohammad Reza Khosravi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 85-92

Abstract
  This study is an applied study conducted to evaluate and compare the efficiency of Iran's regional power companies using conventional and network Data Envelopment Analysis methods. Iran's regional power companies use two- phased process to transmit power. Using applied approach, the performance and efficiency ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-2. Inputs and Outputs Estimation in Inverse DEA

Saeid Ghobadi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 119-129

Abstract
  The present study addresses the following question: if among a group of decision making units, the decision maker is required to increase inputs and outputs to a particular unit in which the DMU, with respect to other DMUs, maintains or improves its current efficiencylevel, how much should the inputs ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
-1. An approach to rank efficient DMUs in DEA based on combining Manhattan and infinity norms

Shokrollah Ziari; Manaf Sharifzadeh

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Spring 2017, , Pages 13-19

Abstract
  In many applications, discrimination among decision making units (DMUs) is a problematic technical task procedure to decision makers in data envelopment analysis (DEA). The DEA models unable to discriminate between extremely efficient DMUs. Hence, there is a growing interest in improving discrimination ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
0. Data Envelopment Analysis from simulation on the Lattice QCD using CCR model

Mohammad hossein Darvish motevally

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Spring 2017, , Pages 57-68

Abstract
  One of the most serious principles in production theory in economic is the principle of "efficiency". Simply put, efficiency can be defined as the demand that the desired goals (outputs) are achieved with the minimum use of the available resources (inputs). In order to, distinguish the relative efficiency ...  Read More