Original Article
The model for the development of cost-effectiveness capabilities in Iran's pharmaceutical industry

Soheil Azizi Borojerdi; Reza Rasinojehdehi; Seyed Esmaeil Najafi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 47-62


  This study, conducted in Iran's pharmaceutical industry, investigates the development of cost-effectiveness capabilities, a vital component of operational capabilities. It presents five essential hypotheses contributing to these capabilities. Capable human resources, especially in crisis management related ...  Read More

Original Article
Extracting knowledge of preventive maintenance using data mining technique in interaction with production within textile industry

Shahram Fatemi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 63-73


  In the current research, the dataset for conducting data mining calculations was generated based on a sample with 2,000 data, reports of the general manager of the textile industry of Iran's Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade (information from 240 industrial units and 630 spinning and weaving units ...  Read More

Original Article
A hybrid particle swarm optimization algorithm for single machine scheduling with sequence-dependent setup times and learning effects

Payam Chiniforooshan; Dragan Marinkovic

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 74-86


  This paper deals with the single machine scheduling problem with sequence-dependent setup time and learning effect on processing time, where the objective is to minimize total earliness and tardiness of the jobs. A Mixed Integer Linear Programming (MILP) model capable of solving small-sized problems ...  Read More

Original Article
Presenting a neural network-based hybrid method for ADAS damper optimization in absorption of earthquake energy

Faezeh Nejati; Milad Jiyan

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 87-101


  Improving buildings' behaviour by reducing lateral loads' effect is a new topic in earthquake engineering. It is based on reducing the energy applied to the structure through its depreciation. Structures can consume much energy in an earthquake due to their ductility. The use of energy-consuming systems ...  Read More

Original Article
QoS-aware enhanced proportional faire scheduling algorithm for real-time services in LTE networks

Mahnaz Sotoudeh Bahreyni; Vahid Sattari-Naeini

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 102-112


  The new generation of wireless networks (LTE advance and WIMAX) supports many services that consume many resources (such as VOIP, video conference …). Adding multi-media services to wireless communication systems provide new challenges of resource allocation. This paper proposes a resource scheduling ...  Read More

Original Article
Presenting complex, balanced scorecard model and two-level data envelopment analysis for calculating the performance of social institutions

Mehrdad Navabakhsh; Nasser Shahsavari Pour

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 113-123


  Until the 1980s, the system for assessing the performance of organizations with specific structures has been based on economic and financial indexes. The previous methods that were frequently used for performance assessment were mainly focused on the economic-financial aspects of the organization. However, ...  Read More