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Measuring the efficiency of decision making units
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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. Expand
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Programming with linear fractional functionals
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Data Envelopment Analysis Theory, Methodology and Applications
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 SoftwareExpand
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Chance-Constrained Programming
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 byExpand
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Management Models and Industrial Applications of Linear Programming
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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 because of the conditions under which many are carried out. Expand
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Deterministic Equivalents for Optimizing and Satisficing under Chance Constraints
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 beExpand
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Polyhedral Cone-Ratio DEA Models with an illustrative application to large commercial banks
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 virtualExpand
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A developmental study of data envelopment analysis in measuring the efficiency of maintenance units in the U.S. air forces
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We use DEA (Data Envelopment Analysis) as a method for evaluating the efficiency of Air Force Wings--or, more precisely, their maintenance operations--as elements in Numbered Units in the U.S. Air Force. Expand
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Optimal Estimation of Executive Compensation by Linear Programming
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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 mobilization studies. Expand
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Preface to topics in data envelopment analysis
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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) a comparison of DEA and regression approaches to identifying and estimating, sources of inefficiency by means of artificially generated data, and (3) an extension of ordinary (linear programming) sensitivity analyses to deal with special features that require attention in DEA. Expand
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