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Acknowledgements I thank my supervisor, Karen Smith, for her excellent guidance during the years of my doctoral studies. Without her support, expertise and, most importantly, encouragement this dissertation would not exist the way it does now. Also, I thank Matthew Emerton for some helpful conversations and for entrusting me with early manuscripts of [EK99,(More)
The electrical and computer engineering department strives to provide high quality degree programs that emphasize fundamental principles, respond to the changing demands and opportunities of technology, challenge the exceptional abilities of Rice students, and prepare these students for roles of leadership in their chosen careers. In support of this goal,(More)
Choosing a partner is a critical factor for success in international strategic alliances, although criteria for partner selection vary between developed and transitional markets. This study aims to develop effective methods to assist enterprise to measure the firms' operation efficiency, find out the candidate priority under several different inputs and(More)
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