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Data Envelopment Analysis
1. An Integrated DEA and Data Mining Approach for Performance Assessment

Alireza Alinezhad

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, Pages 59-69

Abstract
  This paper presents a data envelopment analysis (DEA) model combined with Bootstrapping to assess performance of one of the Data mining Algorithms. We applied a two-step process for performance productivity analysis of insurance branches within a case study. First, using a DEA model, the study analyzes ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
2. Ranking of bank branches with undesirable and fuzzy data: A DEA-based approach

Sohrab Kordrostami; Alireza Amirteimoori; Monireh Jahani Sayyad Noveiri

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, Pages 71-77

Abstract
  Banks are one of the most important financial sectors in order to the economic development of each country. Certainly, efficiency scores and ranks of banks are significant and effective aspects towards future planning. Sometimes the performance of banks must be measured in the presence of undesirable ...  Read More

Data Envelopment Analysis
3. Ranking efficient DMUs using the infinity norm and virtual inefficient DMU in DEA

Shokrollah Ziari; Manaf Sharifzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, Pages 79-86

Abstract
  In many applications, ranking of decision making units (DMUs) is a problematic technical task procedure to decision makers in data envelopment analysis (DEA), especially when there are extremely efficient DMUs. In such cases, many DEA models may usually get the same efficiency score for different DMUs. ...  Read More

Supply Chain Management
4. A Combined group EA-PROMETHEE method for a supplier selection problem

Hamid Reza Rezaee Kelidbari; Mahdi Homayounfar; Seyyed-e Fatemeh Alavi Foumani

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, Pages 87-100

Abstract
  One of the important decisions which impacts all firms’ activities is the supplier selection problem. Since the 1950s, several works have addressed this problem by treating different aspects and instances. In this paper, a combined multiple criteria decision making (MCDM) technique (EA-PROMETHEE) ...  Read More

Operation Research
5. Animal Diet Formulation with Floating Price

S.H Nasseri; Davod Darvishi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, Pages 101-110

Abstract
  In the process of milk production, the highest cost relates to animal feed. Based on reports provided by the experts, around seventy percent of dairy livestock costs included feed costs. In order to minimize the total price of livestock feed, according to the limits of feed sources in each region or ...  Read More

Operation Research
6. A combined evaluation method to rank alternatives based on VIKOR and DEA with BELIEF structure under uncertainty

Amir Amini; Alireza Alinezhad

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Autumn 2016, Pages 111-122

Abstract
  This paper processes a combined method, based on VIKOR and Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to select the units with most efficiency. We utilize the VIKOR as compromise solution method. This research is a two-stage model designed to fully rank the alternatives, where each alternative has multiple inputs ...  Read More