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Measuring the efficiency of decision making units

- A. Charnes, W. Cooper, E. Rhodes
- Computer Science
- 1 November 1978

Abstract A nonlinear (nonconvex) programming model provides a new definition of efficiency for use in evaluating activities of not-for-profit entities participating in public programs. A scalar… Expand

Programming with linear fractional functionals

- A. Charnes, W. Cooper
- Mathematics
- 1 September 1962

Data Envelopment Analysis Theory, Methodology and Applications

- A. Charnes, W. Cooper, A. Y. Lewin, Lawrence M. Seiford
- Economics
- 1995

Preface G. Kozmetsky. Part I: Concepts, Models & Computation. 1. Introduction. 2. Basic DEA Models. 3. Extensions to DEA Models. 4. Computational Aspects of DEA A. Iqbal Ali. 5. DEA Software… Expand

Chance-Constrained Programming

- A. Charnes, W. Cooper
- Mathematics
- 1 October 1959

A new conceptual and analytical vehicle for problems of temporal planning under uncertainty, involving determination of optimal sequential stochastic decision rules is defined and illustrated by… Expand

Management Models and Industrial Applications of Linear Programming

- J. Moshman, A. Charnes, W. Cooper
- Computer Science, Mathematics
- 1 December 1961

An accelerating increase in linear programming applications to industrial problems has made it virtually impossible to keep abreast of them, not only because of their number and diversity but also… Expand

Deterministic Equivalents for Optimizing and Satisficing under Chance Constraints

- A. Charnes, W. Cooper
- Mathematics
- 1 February 1963

Chance constrained programming admits random data variations and permits constraint violations up to specified probability limits. Different kinds of decision rules and optimizing objectives may be… Expand

Polyhedral Cone-Ratio DEA Models with an illustrative application to large commercial banks

- A. Charnes, W. Cooper, Z. Huang, D. B. Sun
- Mathematics
- 1 October 1990

Abstract Polyhedral Cone-Ratio Data Envelopment Analysis Models generalizing the CCR Ratio Model are developed for situations with a finite number of DMUs and employing polyhedral cones of virtual… Expand

A developmental study of data envelopment analysis in measuring the efficiency of maintenance units in the U.S. air forces

- A. Charnes, C. T. Clark, W. Cooper, B. Golany
- Mathematics, Computer Science
- Ann. Oper. Res.
- 1 December 1984

Abstract : There are four basic questions related to efficiency and capability which are of particular interest to officials in the military services who are interested in better ways of evaluating… Expand

Optimal Estimation of Executive Compensation by Linear Programming

- A. Charnes, W. Cooper, R. O. Ferguson
- Computer Science
- 1955

Linear programming, as an optimizing method for handling a mass of interacting variables, has received considerable attention in applications to such problems as production scheduling, logistics, and… Expand

Preface to topics in data envelopment analysis

- A. Charnes, W. Cooper
- Computer Science
- Ann. Oper. Res.
- 1 December 1984

This paper serves as an introduction to a series of three papers which are directed to different aspects of DEA (Data Envelopment Analysis) as follows: (1) uses and extensions of window analyses' to… Expand