Research Paper Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
An inverse network DEA model for two-stage processes in the presence of undesirable factors

Leila Khoshandam; Maryam Nematizadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 March 2023

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2023.351161.1492

Abstract
  The inverse data envelopment analysis (DEA) problem has been one of the most important issues in the last decade. The inverse DEA permits the chief manager to increase (or decrease) outputs (or inputs) of decision-making units (DMUs) in such a way that the level of the relative efficiency of the under–observed ...  Read More

Research Paper Case studies in industry and services
Comparative Analysis of Service Quality of Health Care Systems: Case of the Emergency Department of a Government Hospital in South-Western Nigeria. Mojisola A. Bolarinwa1, a*, Emmanuel C. Ofiebor2 1Industrial and Production Engineering, University

MOJISOLA ADERENIKE BOLARINWA; Emmanuel Chukwuwuikem Ofiebor

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 June 2023

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2023.367482.1509

Abstract
  The quality-of-service delivery in any organization needs to be at its best, otherwise, there would be losses in that organization. The health industry, particularly hospitals and specifically emergency departments in hospitals are not excluded. If anything, they play such vital roles that its evaluation ...  Read More

Research Paper Industrial Mathematics
Development of a multi-objective model for the routing problem of vehicles carrying valuable commodity under route risk conditions (Case study of Shahr Bank)

Mohammad Shafiekhani; Alireza Rashidi Komijan; Hassan Javanshir

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 June 2023

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2023.391399.1540

Abstract
  In this paper, a new type of vehicle routing problem in the valuable commodity transportation industry is modeled considering the route risk constraint. The proposed model has two objective functions for risk minimization. In the first objective function, three concepts are presented, which are: 1) the ...  Read More

Research Paper Computational modelling
A Mathematical Model on the Spread of COVID-19

Eshetu Dadi Gurmu; Mengesha Dibru Firdawoke; Mekash Ayalew Mohammed

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 July 2023

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2023.385542.1531

Abstract
  In this paper, a nonlinear mathematical model of COVID-19 was formulated. We proposed a SEIQR model using a system of ordinary differential equations. COVID-19 free equilibrium and endemic equilibrium points of the model are obtained. A basic reproduction number of the model is investigated by the next-generation ...  Read More

Research Paper Case studies in industry and services
Bi-Level Non-radial Network DEA Model for Evaluating Performance of Bank Branches

Kh. Ghaziyani; farhad hosseinzadeh Lotfi; Sohrab Kordrostami; alireza amirteimoori

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 September 2023

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2023.293475.1351

Abstract
  Today, one of the main problems in many organizations such as banks with many branches, is that the method of evaluating them is not correct. The traditional techniques used to evaluate performance are often single-level and do not provide the manager with enough information to identify the inefficiency ...  Read More

Research Paper Supply chain management
The optimization of an integrated forward and reverse logistics network based on routing and cross-docking strategy

Fatemeh Kangi; Seyed Hamid Reza Pasandideh; Esmaeil Mehdizadeh; Hamed Soleimani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 September 2023

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2023.368851.1510

Abstract
  In recent years, the expansion of social responsibility concept, increased environmental considerations, economic incentives and governmental pressure on manufacturers for waste management have caused organizations to focus attention on the development of closed-loop supply chains (CLSC) and reverse ...  Read More

Research Paper Supply chain management
Towards reducing electronic waste in a sustainable closed-loop Supply Chain

Pooria Malekinejad; Seyed Haidar mirfakhradini; Ali Morovati sharifabadi; Seyed Mahmood Zanjirchi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 September 2023

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2023.408887.1555

Abstract
  The increasing use of electronic goods worldwide has led to a significant increase in the amount of waste generated from their consumption, resulting in a major environmental concern. In response, this study aims to provide a systemic framework for reducing electronic waste by considering the benefits ...  Read More

Research Paper Fuzzy sets and systems
An efficient method for solving linear interval fractional transportation problems

Abouzar Sheikhi; M. J. Ebadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 October 2023

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2023.402353.1550

Abstract
  Linear fractional programming (LFP) is a powerful mathematical tool for solving optimization problems with a ratio of linear functions as the objective function. In real-world applications, the coefficients of the objective function may be uncertain or imprecise, leading to the need for interval coefficients. ...  Read More

Research Paper Computational Intelligence
The IndRNN Capsule Approach for Persian Multi-Domain Sentiment Analysis

ramin mousa; Mohammad Ali Dadgostarnia; Amir Olfati Malamiri; Elham Behnam; Shahram Miri Kelaniki

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 October 2023

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2023.345352.1477

Abstract
  Sentiment Analysis (SA) is the computational analysis of ideas, feelings and opinions using natural language processing techniques, computational methods and text analysis to extract polarity (positive, negative or neutral) from unstructured documents or textual comments. Multi-domain SA is based on ...  Read More

Research Paper Innovation, knowledge management, and organizational learning
Selection of open innovation method in the automotive industry using Adaptive network-based fuzzy inference system (ANFIS)

mojtaba mohamadjkhani; Reza Radfar; nazanin Pilevarisalmasi; mohamadali afsharkazemi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 November 2023

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2023.393194.1543

Abstract
  In the past, companies relied only on internal intellectual resources and tried to develop and commercialize ideas within the organization. The open innovation approach leads companies to make more use of external technologies in their activities and allows other companies to use their innovations. Open ...  Read More

Research Paper Supply chain management
Robust supply chain network design with resilient supplier selection under disruption risks

AHMADREZA REZAEI; LIU QIONG

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 December 2023

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2023.417363.1564

Abstract
  Supply chain network design and resilient supplier selection play an important role in supply chain risk management to deal with various operational and disruption risks. In this paper, we develop a robust mathematical bi-objective, multi product model to consider resilient supplier and uncertainty in ...  Read More

Research Paper Engineering Optimization
Optimization order quantity in mixed supply chain model of MRP and JIT with hybrid algorithms in Industry 4.0

Elnaz Farhang zad; Reza Ehtesham Rasi; Davood Gharakhani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 December 2023

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2023.355444.1500

Abstract
  This paper examines the use of hybrid metaheuristic algorithms to optimize order quantity in a single manufacturer-multi-supplier two-level JIT supply chain in production system. Over the years, production systems have largely been controlled by either MRP (Material Requirements Planning), JIT (Just ...  Read More

Research Paper Engineering Optimization
Wireless Charging for Indoor Drones: An Optimal Placement Strategy

Faeze Momeni Rad; Mahdi Razaghi; Farzad Fathi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2024.408960.1556

Abstract
  Today, we can easily utilize drones to perform a wide range of tasks, whether by employing semi or fully autonomous flight modes or controlling them remotely. However, a significant drawback of current drone deployment methods is the limited operational time due to battery constraints. To address the ...  Read More

Research Paper Inventory, logistics, and transportation
Postharvest Losses of a Developing Nation’s Tomatoes Value Chain- Evidence from Actors’ Perspectives in Nigeria

Ibrahim Madugu Abdulrahman; Umar Ali Umar; Ayodeji Nathaniel Oyedeji

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2024.422732.1570

Abstract
  Despite being the 16th-largest tomato producer in the world with the potential to dominate tomato exports, Nigeria still faces challenges, including a lack of crucial production inputs, low yields, outdated technology, significant postharvest losses (PHL), and a lack of infrastructure for processing ...  Read More

Research Paper Supply chain management
The effect of economic uncertainty on the supply chain risks of industrial plants

Hadi rahmani fazli; hamid reza teymori

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2024.409059.1558

Abstract
  Supply chain management constitutes a strategic discipline involving the meticulous coordination of planning, execution, and efficient control in directing the flow of raw materials, works-in-progress, finished goods, and pertinent information from origin to consumption. This intricately woven process ...  Read More

Review Paper Other
A Review of Methods for Detecting Multimodal Emotions in Sound, Image and Text

seyed sadegh hosseini; Mohammadreza Yamaghani; Soodabeh Poorzaker Arabani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2024.413341.1560

Abstract
  Emotional computing synergizes the understanding and quantification of emotions, drawing on diverse data sources such as text, audio, and visual indicators. A challenge arises when attempting to discern authentic emotions from those concealed deliberately via facial cues, vocal nuances, and other communicative ...  Read More

Research Paper Case studies in industry and services
A Time Study Analysis of Fluoride Varnish Application in Pediatric Well Visits to Address Health Disparities among Children

Robert S Keyser; Emily Rodriguez-Jacobo; Christina Scherrer

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2024.436316.1595

Abstract
  Dental decay is the most common chronic disease in children. Fluoride varnish (FV) is a preventive oral health service with proven effectiveness at reducing dental caries in dental and primary care settings. The objective of this study was to determine how long it takes to apply FV treatments during ...  Read More

Research Paper Decision analysis and methods
A New Personnel Selection Model for Quality Positions

sara Ait Bahom; Lotfi Chraïbi; Naoufal Sefiani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2024.420649.1567

Abstract
  Quality Management System QMS plays a crucial role in each company that aims to ‎gain a competitive advantage. ‎However, ‎‎the QMS implementation requires a ‎competent staff. Therefore, companies need a tool that will help them ‎select the ‎most ‎‎competent candidates ...  Read More

SI:RSSCMMA Supply chain management
Ranking Factors Affecting Supply Chain Risk with a Combined Approach of Neutrosophic analytical hierarchy process and TOPSIS

Mohammad Reza Razdan; Saeed Aghasi; Sayyed Mohammad Reza Davoodi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 March 2024

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2021.303869.1379

Abstract
  Supply chain risk management involves identifying, ranking, and adopting appropriate strategies to control and deal with risks that could disrupt chain performance. These risks can be caused by different issues and descriptions and surveys about these risks are associated with uncertainty, ambiguity, ...  Read More

Research Paper Computational modelling
A machine learning approach to the optimal control of the customer dynamics

Seyed Hamid Emadi; Abolfazl Sadeghian; Mozhde Rabbani; hassan dehghan dehnavi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 March 2024

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2024.426657.1578

Abstract
  We consider a continuous model of the optimal control of the customer dynamics based on marketing policies as a non-autonomous system of ODEs. The model tracks the history of the simultaneous changes from the beginning to the current time for the evolution of the company’s regular, referral, and ...  Read More

Research Paper production planning
Applying a Multi-Objective Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm For Sequencing And Balancing a Mixed-Model Assembly Line Problem With Setup Times Between Tasks

fahimeh tanhaie

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2024.394265.1545

Abstract
  Mixed-model assembly is a particular set of production lines assembling a family of product models with similar specifications. Designing paced assembly lines faces two primary problems: balancing and sequencing. The balancing quality is closely associated with the described production sequence. Although ...  Read More

Research Paper Supply chain management
A Model of The Factors Affecting Supply Chain Resilience: An Integrative Approach Incorporating Hesitant Fuzzy TOPSIS And Meta-Synthesis

habib zare ahmadabadi; ALI Saffari Darberazi; Fatemeh Zamzam; Mohammad Sadegh Babakhanifard; mehrdad kiani; Elham Mofatehzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2024.433396.1592

Abstract
  Review of previous research shows that a systematic and comprehensive approach to the factors and dimensions of Supply Chain Resilience (SCR) has received less attention in this field. Therefore, the aim of this study is to design a model of factors influencing SCR. This research is considered applied ...  Read More

Research Paper Decision analysis and methods
Propose a Performance Assessment Model in Tehran Municipality by Using TOPSIS and AHP

Kaveh Fahimi; Ali Jafari Shahrestani; Ali Reza Zamaninejad; Fereshteh Kaboli

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2024.407131.1554

Abstract
  This paper addresses the problem of constructing a performance assessment model. The developed model is constructed based on strategic management, intelligence systems, and expert ideas, and then it is implemented in Tehran municipality to show acceptable results for mayors. The proposed model consists ...  Read More

Research Paper Manufacturing and Logistics
Designing a Closed Loop Supply Chain Under Conditions of Uncertainty and Partial Disruptions

Taha Hossein Hejazi; Mirmehdi Seyyed-Esfahani; Hurieh Dezhahang; Donya Ramezani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2024.420816.1568

Abstract
  The challenge of designing a closed-loop supply chain (CLSC) under conditions of uncertainty and partial disruptions is complex and demanding. The concept of a closed-loop supply chain involves integrating reverse logistics into the traditional forward supply chain to establish a sustainable and environmentally ...  Read More

Research Paper Renewable Energy
Enhancing Energy Storage: A Straightforward Method for Designing High-Performance Supercapacitor Electrodes Using Co-Mn/Co3O4-MnO2 Core/Shell Nano-Heterostructures

Sumi Kumari; Deepak Bhatia; Praveen Agarwal; S . A Edalatpanah

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2024.453366.1606

Abstract
  This paper illustrates the process for creating innovative nano-heterostructures (NHs) and compares how well they perform electrochemically when used as supercapacitor electrodes. The created supercapacitor electrodes for Co-Mn core/shell and Co-Mn/ Co3O4-MnO2 core/shell nano-heterostructures offer the ...  Read More

Research Paper Inventory control
Optimal Markdown and Credit Decisions in a Two- Warehouse Integrated Inventory Model

Mostafa Setak; hossein Talafi Daryani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2024.415765.1563

Abstract
  In the case of perishable products whose demand is time-sensitive, the decisions on order and sale policies have to be appropriately made to minimize the costs of product decay and loss. The markdown policy, widely adopted by retailers, is a well-known sales policy to effectively manage the revenue and ...  Read More

Research Paper Data Envelopment Analysis, DEA
DOES MANAGERIAL ABILITY PROMOTE FIRM EFFICIENCY?

RAM PRATAP SINHA; Bahareh Vaisi; Seyed Ahmad Edalatpanah

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 May 2024

https://doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2024.448994.1600

Abstract
  Managerial ability plays a key role in the performance of productive firms especially the optimal utilization of firm resources for facilitating revenue generation and growth. However, managerial ability is a factor which cannot be observed directly. The present study provides an indirect estimation ...  Read More