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Volume 135, Number 2--3, March 10, 2003
Volume 139, Number 1, July 1, 2003
Volume 139, Number 2--3, July 15, 2003
Volume 142, Number 2--3, October 10, 2003
Volume 143, Number 2--3, November 10, 2003
Volume 145, Number 2--3, December 25, 2003
Volume 146, Number 2--3, December 31, 2003
Volume 147, Number 1, January 5, 2004
Volume 147, Number 3, January 16, 2004
Volume 148, Number 3, January 30, 2004
Volume 151, Number 3, April 15, 2004
Volume 152, Number 1, April 26, 2004
Volume 152, Number 3, May 13, 2004
Volume 156, Number 1, August 25, 2004
Volume 157, Number 1, September 27, 2004
Volume 160, Number 1, January 5, 2005
Volume 160, Number 2, January 14, 2005
Volume 160, Number 3, January 27, 2005
Volume 161, Number 1, February 4, 2005
Volume 161, Number 2, February 15, 2005
Volume 161, Number 3, February 25, 2005
Volume 162, Number 1, March 4, 2005
Volume 162, Number 2, March 15, 2005
Volume 162, Number 3, March 25, 2005
Volume 163, Number 1, April 5, 2005
Volume 163, Number 2, April 15, 2005
Volume 163, Number 3, April 25, 2005
Volume 164, Number 1, May 5, 2005
Volume 164, Number 2, May 16, 2005
Volume 164, Number 3, May 25, 2005
Volume 165, Number 1, June 6, 2005
Volume 165, Number 2, June 15, 2005
Volume 165, Number 3, June 27, 2005
Volume 166, Number 1, July 6, 2005
Volume 166, Number 2, July 15, 2005
Volume 166, Number 3, July 26, 2005
Volume 167, Number 1, August 5, 2005
Volume 167, Number 2, August 15, 2005
Volume 168, Number 1, September 1, 2005
Volume 168, Number 2, September 15, 2005
Volume 169, Number 1, October 1, 2005
Volume 169, Number 2, October 15, 2005
Volume 170, Number 1, November 1, 2005
Volume 170, Number 2, November 15, 2005
Volume 171, Number 1, December 1, 2005
Volume 171, Number 2, December 15, 2005
Volume 172, Number 1, January 1, 2006
Volume 172, Number 2, January 15, 2006
Volume 173, Number 1, February 1, 2006
Volume 173, Number 2, February 15, 2006
Volume 174, Number 1, March 1, 2006
Volume 174, Number 2, March 15, 2006
Volume 175, Number 1, April 1, 2006
Volume 175, Number 2, April 15, 2006
Volume 176, Number 1, May 1, 2006
Volume 176, Number 2, May 15, 2006
Volume 177, Number 1, June 1, 2006
Volume 177, Number 2, June 15, 2006
Volume 178, Number 1, July 1, 2006
Volume 178, Number 2, July 15, 2006
Volume 179, Number 1, August 1, 2006
Volume 179, Number 2, August 15, 2006
Volume 180, Number 1, September 1, 2006
Volume 180, Number 2, September 15, 2006
Volume 181, Number 1, October 1, 2006
Volume 181, Number 2, October 15, 2006
Volume 182, Number 1, November 1, 2006
Volume 182, Number 2, November 15, 2006
Volume 183, Number 1, December 1, 2006
Volume 183, Number 2, December 15, 2006
Volume 184, Number 1, January 1, 2007
Volume 184, Number 2, January 15, 2007
Volume 185, Number 1, February 1, 2007
Volume 185, Number 2, February 15, 2007
Volume 186, Number 1, March 1, 2007
Volume 186, Number 2, March 15, 2007
Volume 187, Number 1, April 1, 2007
Volume 187, Number 2, April 15, 2007
Volume 188, Number 1, May 1, 2007
Volume 188, Number 2, May 15, 2007
Volume 189, Number 1, June 1, 2007
Volume 189, Number 2, June 15, 2007
Volume 190, Number 1, July 1, 2007
Volume 190, Number 2, July 15, 2007
Volume 191, Number 1, August 1, 2007
Volume 191, Number 2, August 15, 2007
Volume 192, Number 1, September 1, 2007
Volume 192, Number 2, September 15, 2007
Volume 193, Number 1, October 1, 2007
Volume 193, Number 2, November 1, 2007
Volume 194, Number 1, December 1, 2007
Volume 194, Number 2, December 15, 2007
Volume 195, Number 1, January 15, 2008
Volume 195, Number 2, February 1, 2008
Volume 196, Number 1, February 15, 2008
Volume 196, Number 2, March 1, 2008
Volume 197, Number 1, March 15, 2008
Volume 197, Number 2, April 1, 2008
Volume 198, Number 1, April 15, 2008
Volume 198, Number 2, May 1, 2008
Volume 199, Number 1, May 15, 2008
Volume 199, Number 2, June 1, 2008
Volume 200, Number 1, June 15, 2008
Volume 200, Number 2, July 1, 2008
Volume 201, Number 1--2, July 15, 2008
Volume 202, Number 1, August 1, 2008
Volume 202, Number 2, August 15, 2008
Volume 203, Number 1, September 1, 2008
Volume 203, Number 2, September 15, 2008
Volume 204, Number 1, October 1, 2008
Volume 204, Number 2, October 15, 2008
Volume 205, Number 1, November 1, 2008
Volume 205, Number 2, November 15, 2008
Volume 206, Number 1, December 1, 2008
Volume 206, Number 2, December 15, 2008
Volume 207, Number 1, January 1, 2009
Volume 207, Number 2, January 15, 2009
Volume 208, Number 1, February 1, 2009
Volume 208, Number 2, February 15, 2009
Volume 209, Number 1, March 1, 2009
Volume 209, Number 2, March 15, 2009
Volume 210, Number 1, April 1, 2009
Volume 210, Number 2, April 15, 2009
Volume 211, Number 1, May 1, 2009
Volume 211, Number 2, May 15, 2009
Volume 212, Number 1, June 1, 2009
Volume 212, Number 2, June 15, 2009
Volume 213, Number 1, July 1, 2009
Volume 213, Number 2, July 15, 2009
Volume 214, Number 1, August 1, 2009
Volume 214, Number 2, August 15, 2009
Volume 215, Number 1, September 1, 2009
Volume 215, Number 2, September 15, 2009
Volume 215, Number 3, October 1, 2009
Volume 215, Number 4, October 15, 2009
Volume 215, Number 5, November 1, 2009
Volume 215, Number 6, November 15, 2009
Volume 215, Number 7, December 1, 2009
Volume 215, Number 8, December 15, 2009
Volume 215, Number 9, January 1, 2010
Volume 215, Number 11, February 1, 2010
Volume 216, Number 2, March 15, 2010
Volume 217, Number 1, September 1, 2010
Volume 217, Number 2, September 15, 2010
Volume 217, Number 8, December 15, 2010
Volume 217, Number 12, February 15, 2011
Volume 217, Number 13, March 1, 2011
Volume 217, Number 17, May 1, 2011
Volume 218, Number 1, September 1, 2011
Volume 218, Number 6, November 15, 2011
Volume 218, Number 9, January 1, 2012
Volume 218, Number 19, June 1, 2012
Volume 219, Number 9, January 1, 2013
Volume 219, Number 11, February 1, 2013
Volume 248, Number ??, December 1, 2014


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 135, Number 2--3, March 10, 2003

               H. El-Owaidy and   
                  H. Y. Mohamed   On the periodic solutions for an $n$th
                                  order difference equations . . . . . . . 383--390


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 139, Number 1, July 1, 2003

         Kerem Yamaç and   
                  Durmu Bozkurt   An algorithm for stability of
                                  discrete-time interval matrices  . . . . 121--131

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 139, Number 2--3, July 15, 2003

             Moawwad El-Mikkawy   A note on a three-term recurrence for a
                                  tridiagonal matrix . . . . . . . . . . . 503--511


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 142, Number 2--3, October 10, 2003

                    Manoj Kumar   A second order spline finite difference
                                  method for singular two-point boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283--290


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 143, Number 2--3, November 10, 2003

       Bünyamin Yildiz and   
                Erdal Karaduman   On Fibonacci search method with
                                  $k$-Lucas numbers  . . . . . . . . . . . 523--531


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 145, Number 2--3, December 25, 2003

          N. C. A. da Costa and   
                    F. A. Doria   Consequences of an exotic definition for
                                  P $=$ NP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 655--665


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 146, Number 2--3, December 31, 2003

                  Yimin Wei and   
              Guanglin Wang and   
                   Dingkun Wang   Condition number of Drazin inverse and
                                  their condition numbers of singular
                                  linear systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 455--467


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 147, Number 1, January 5, 2004

        Nassar H. Abdel-All and   
       Rashad A. Abdel-Baky and   
               Fathi M. Hamdoon   Ruled surfaces with timelike rulings . . 241--253

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 147, Number 3, January 16, 2004

               Murat Subasi and   
         Necmettin Yildirim and   
           Bünyamin Yildiz   An improvement on Fibonacci search
                                  method in optimization theory  . . . . . 893--901


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 148, Number 3, January 30, 2004

                   T. Hayat and   
               Naseer Ahmad and   
                  F. M. Mahomed   On solution of non-linear differential
                                  equation arising in gliding motion of
                                  bacteria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 743--752


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 151, Number 3, April 15, 2004

                   Tunay Bilgin   Lacunary strong $A$-convergence with
                                  respect to a sequence of modulus
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 595--600


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 152, Number 1, April 26, 2004

         Kerem Yamaç and   
               Durmu\cs Bozkurt   On stability of discrete-time interval
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163--167

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 152, Number 3, May 13, 2004

               N. T. Eldabe and   
              A. G. El-Saka and   
                   Ashraf Fouad   Thermal-diffusion and diffusion-thermo
                                  effects on mixed free-forced convection
                                  and mass transfer boundary layer flow
                                  for non-Newtonian fluid with temperature
                                  dependent viscosity  . . . . . . . . . . 867--883


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 156, Number 1, August 25, 2004

         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
            A. Hadi Vencheh and   
             A. A. Foroughi and   
                R. Kazemi Matin   Inputs/outputs estimation in DEA when
                                  some factors are undesirable . . . . . . 19--32


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 157, Number 1, September 27, 2004

                       Lei Wang   A new algorithm for solving classical
                                  Blasius equation . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--9


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 160, Number 1, January 5, 2005

                M. A. Abdou and   
             W. G. El-Sayed and   
                    E. I. Deebs   A solution of a nonlinear integral
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--14
                   A. El-Gohary   Optimal control of stochastic lattice of
                                  prey--predator models  . . . . . . . . . 15--28
          Awad I. El-Gohary and   
                Ammar M. Sarhan   Estimations of the parameters in a three
                                  non-independent component series system
                                  subjected to sources of shocks . . . . . 29--40
           Rashad A. Abdel-Baky   The Backlund's theorem in Minkowski
                                  $3$-space $R^3_1$  . . . . . . . . . . . 41--50
        Abdul-Fattah K. Bukhari   On dynamic problem and integral equation 51--63
               Abdulkadir Dogan   Application of Galerkin's method to
                                  equal width wave equation  . . . . . . . 65--76
                    Qi Wang and   
                  Yong Chen and   
                    Biao Li and   
                 Hongqing Zhang   New exact travelling wave solutions for
                                  the shallow long wave approximate
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77--88
                  Greg Woodbury   Sufficient conditions for equilibrium in
                                  dynamical systems  . . . . . . . . . . . 89--92
                       Lin Wang   Stability of Cohen--Grossberg neural
                                  networks with distributed delays . . . . 93--110
                   E. Ammar and   
                  H. A. Khalifa   Characterization of optimal solutions of
                                  uncertainty investment problem . . . . . 111--124
            Süleyman Solak   On the norms of circulant matrices with
                                  the Fibonacci and Lucas numbers  . . . . 125--132
                   G. L. Silver   Analysis of three-dimensional grids:
                                  five- and nine-point cubes . . . . . . . 133--140
   Ahmet Küçük   The fundamental group of an oriented
                                  surface of genus $n$ with $k$ boundary
                                  surfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141--145
             A. Gökhan and   
                R. Çolak   Double sequence space $\ell_2^\infty(p)$ 147--153
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
               A. Memariani and   
            F. Hosseinzadeh and   
                       N. Shoja   A feasible interval for weights in data
                                  envelopment analysis . . . . . . . . . . 155--168
               Chenggen Shi and   
            Guangquan Zhang and   
                         Jie Lu   On the definition of linear bilevel
                                  programming solution . . . . . . . . . . 169--176
       Konstantin B. Blyuss and   
             Yuliya N. Kyrychko   On a basic model of a two-disease
                                  epidemic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177--187
                 Mustafa Bayram   Derivation of conservation relationships
                                  for catalytic cycles using MAPLE . . . . 189--195
         William Y. C. Chen and   
                Xueliang Li and   
                      Jie Zheng   Matrix method for linear sequential
                                  dynamical systems on digraphs  . . . . . 197--212
                Ahmed E. Radwan   Hydromagnetic stability of gravitational
                                  streaming coaxial cylinders with double
                                  perturbed interfaces . . . . . . . . . . 213--244
               Chih-Yin Lin and   
              Tzong-Chen Wu and   
              Fangguo Zhang and   
                Jing-Jang Hwang   New identity-based society oriented
                                  signature schemes from pairings on
                                  elliptic curves  . . . . . . . . . . . . 245--260
          Adel A. S. Abo Seleim   Electromagnetic field of transient
                                  signals above a dielectric layer . . . . 261--267
              Shin-Shin Kao and   
                  Lih-Hsing Hsu   Spider web networks: a family of
                                  optimal, fault tolerant, Hamiltonian
                                  bipartite graphs . . . . . . . . . . . . 269--282
                Ahmed E. Radwan   Instability of a compressible annular
                                  magnetized fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . 283--301
                      Anonymous   Editorial board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 160, Number 2, January 14, 2005

           Walid Abu-Dayyeh and   
               Kailash C. Madan   The admissibility of the LRT for the
                                  exponential family model . . . . . . . . 303--308
               Tzong-Mou Wu and   
                Chao-Kuang Chen   Mathematical model and its simulation of
                                  exactly mechanism synthesis with
                                  adjustable link  . . . . . . . . . . . . 309--316
                  A. Chakib and   
                    A. Nachaoui   Nonlinear programming approach for a
                                  transient free boundary flow problem . . 317--328
             Kailash C. Patidar   Dispersion induced by the pollution for
                                  the wave equation  . . . . . . . . . . . 329--341
              Mahir Rasulov and   
                Zafer Aslan and   
                   Ozkan Pakdil   Finite differences method for shallow
                                  water equations in a class of
                                  discontinuous functions  . . . . . . . . 343--353
                     Ju H. Park   LMI optimization approach to asymptotic
                                  stability of certain neutral delay
                                  differential equation with time-varying
                                  coefficients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 355--361
            Ali Emrouznejad and   
          Emmanuel Thanassoulis   A mathematical model for dynamic
                                  efficiency using data envelopment
                                  analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 363--378
              Abedallah Rababah   Distances with rational triangular Bézier
                                  surfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379--386
                   A. Arcos and   
                   M. Rueda and   
      M. D. Martínez and   
         S. González and   
                Y. Román   Incorporating the auxiliary information
                                  available in variance estimation . . . . 387--399
         \.Ibrahim Çelik   Approximate calculation of eigenvalues
                                  with the method of weighted
                                  residuals--collocation method  . . . . . 401--410
                Li-Qun Chen and   
                   Wei-Jia Zhao   A numerical method for simulating
                                  transverse vibrations of an axially
                                  moving string  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411--422
         M. R. Abd El-Salam and   
                  M. H. Shehata   The numerical solution for
                                  reaction--diffusion combustion with fuel
                                  consumption  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 423--435
               N. T. Eldabe and   
           E. F. Elshehawey and   
    Elsayed M. E. Elbarbary and   
             Nasser S. Elgazery   Chebyshev finite difference method for
                                  MHD flow of a micropolar fluid past a
                                  stretching sheet with heat transfer  . . 437--450
              M. E. Khalifa and   
                Mahmoud Elgamal   A numerical solution to Klein--Gordon
                                  equation with Dirichlet boundary
                                  condition  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 451--475
                   Dongjin Yuan   On the convergence of parallel
                                  multisplitting asynchronous GAOR method
                                  for $H$-matrix . . . . . . . . . . . . . 477--485
        Elsayed M. E. Elbarbary   Chebyshev finite difference method for
                                  the solution of boundary-layer equations 487--498
              Michael K. Ng and   
                 Wilson C. Kwan   Image restoration by cosine
                                  transform-based iterative regularization 499--515
                   B. Asady and   
        M. Tavassoli Kajani and   
            A. Hadi Vencheh and   
                     A. Heydari   Solving second kind integral equations
                                  with hybrid Fourier and block-pulse
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 517--522
                Y. B. Mahdy and   
                  A. Younes and   
              M. A. Soliman and   
                 M. H. Abdellha   A modified algorithm for computing the
                                  upper-bound reliabilty of computer
                                  networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 523--538
                   M. Cakir and   
               G. M. Amiraliyev   A finite difference method for the
                                  singularly perturbed problem with
                                  nonlocal boundary condition  . . . . . . 539--549
            Shan-Qing Zhang and   
               Gui-Xu Zhang and   
                     Zhi-Bin Li   ICS: a package for computing involutive
                                  characteristic set of algebraic partial
                                  differential equation systems  . . . . . 551--577
              K. Maleknejad and   
                     F. Mirzaee   Using rationalized Haar wavelet for
                                  solving linear integral equations  . . . 579--587
                    Junseok Kim   A diffuse-interface model for
                                  axisymmetric immiscible two-phase flow   589--606

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 160, Number 3, January 27, 2005

        J. C. Cortés and   
            L. Jódar and   
                    R. Sala and   
               P. Sevilla-Peris   Exact and numerical solution of
                                  Black--Scholes matrix equation . . . . . 607--613
                 Mini Ghosh and   
            Peeyush Chandra and   
               Prawal Sinha and   
                   J. B. Shukla   Modelling the spread of bacterial
                                  disease: effect of service providers
                                  from an environmentally degraded region  615--647
                Lingyun Wei and   
                       Mei Zhao   A niche hybrid genetic algorithm for
                                  global optimization of continuous
                                  multimodal functions . . . . . . . . . . 649--661
    A. Refik Bahadìr and   
               Mustafa Sa\uglam   A mixed finite difference and boundary
                                  element approach to one-dimensional
                                  Burgers' equation  . . . . . . . . . . . 663--673
        A. Refik Bahadìr   Exponential finite-difference method
                                  applied to Korteweg--de Vries equation
                                  for small times  . . . . . . . . . . . . 675--682
         A. E. M. El-Mesiry and   
          A. M. A. El-Sayed and   
               H. A. A. El-Saka   Numerical methods for multi-term
                                  fractional (arbitrary) orders
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 683--699
                  Wen-Chuan Lee   Inventory model involving controllable
                                  backorder rate and variable lead time
                                  demand with the mixtures of distribution 701--717
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
                      M. Moradi   A DEA approach for fair allocation of
                                  common revenue . . . . . . . . . . . . . 719--724
                 Bing Zheng and   
                   Guorong Wang   Leverrier's algorithm and
                                  Cayley--Hamilton theorem for $2$-D
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 725--738
        B. V. Rathish Kumar and   
                    Bipin Kumar   On the development of parallel sparse
                                  CGM solver for CFD computations on
                                  Anu-cluster  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 739--761
                Ya-Xin Peng and   
                  Xi-Yan Hu and   
                      Lei Zhang   An iteration method for the symmetric
                                  solutions and the optimal approximation
                                  solution of the matrix equation $AXB =
                                  C$ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 763--777
                E. Babolian and   
            M. Masjed Jamei and   
                 M. R. Eslahchi   On numerical improvement of
                                  Gauss--Legendre quadrature rules . . . . 779--789
             Torsten Linß   On a convection--diffusion problem with
                                  a weak layer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 791--795
                      Fahuai Yi   Global classical solution of
                                  quasi-stationary Stefan free boundary
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 797--817
               Feng Cheng Chang   Function of a square matrix with
                                  repeated eigenvalues . . . . . . . . . . 819--849
        Mohan K. Kadalbajoo and   
              Vivek K. Aggarwal   Numerical solution of singular boundary
                                  value problems via Chebyshev polynomial
                                  and B-spline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 851--863
                Kamel Al-Khaled   Numerical approximations for population
                                  growth models  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 865--873
               Xi-qiang Liu and   
                     Song Jiang   Exact solutions of multi-component
                                  nonlinear Schrödinger and Klein--Gordon
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 875--880
                  Chu-Li Fu and   
           Xiang-Tuan Xiong and   
               Hong-Fang Li and   
                    You-Bin Zhu   Wavelet and spectral regularization
                                  methods for a sideways parabolic
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 881--908
           Kailash C. Madan and   
            Mohammad Al-Rawwash   On the $M^x / G / 1$ queue with feedback
                                  and optional server vacations based on a
                                  single vacation policy . . . . . . . . . 909--919
              Abdelouahed Hamdi   Two-level primal--dual proximal
                                  decomposition technique to solve large
                                  scale optimization problems  . . . . . . 921--938
                   B. Bulos and   
                Suheil A. Khuri   On the modified Taylor's approximation
                                  for the solution of linear and nonlinear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 939--953
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume 160 . . . . . . . 955--959
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volumes 151--160 . . . . 961--999


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 161, Number 1, February 4, 2005

                 J. B. Mena and   
                  J. A. Malpica   Color image segmentation based on three
                                  levels of texture statistical evaluation 1--17
               I. A. Ismail and   
                  G. Ismail and   
                    A. M. Sedqi   A computational method for solving the
                                  branched channel flow problem  . . . . . 19--34
                M. El-Tawil and   
                W. El-Tahan and   
                     A. Hussein   A proposed technique of SFEM on solving
                                  ordinary random differential equation    35--47
                  Li-Hua Li and   
          Shiang-Feng Tzeng and   
               Min-Shiang Hwang   Improvement of signature scheme based on
                                  factoring and discrete logarithms  . . . 49--54
                   Jing-Bo Chen   Multisymplectic geometry, local
                                  conservation laws and Fourier
                                  pseudospectral discretization for the
                                  ``good'' Boussinesq equation . . . . . . 55--67
          Miglena N. Koleva and   
                Lubin G. Vulkov   On the blow-up of finite difference
                                  solutions to the heat-diffusion equation
                                  with semilinear dynamical boundary
                                  conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69--91
                    Ayoung Sohn   Stokes problem of the cornered domain in
                                  the plane  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93--99
              Fangguo Zhang and   
                    Kwangjo Kim   Cryptanalysis of Lee--Hwang--Li's key
                                  authentication scheme  . . . . . . . . . 101--107
                    Jungho Yoon   Improved accuracy of $L_p$-approximation
                                  to derivatives by radial basis function
                                  interpolation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109--119
                       Yukun An   Maximum principles for a coupled system
                                  of second and fourth order elliptic
                                  equations and an application . . . . . . 121--127
          Messaoud Boulbrachene   Pointwise error estimates for a class of
                                  elliptic quasi-variational inequalities
                                  with nonlinear source terms  . . . . . . 129--138
                  Zhimin He and   
                     Jianshe Yu   On the existence of positive solutions
                                  of fourth-order difference equations . . 139--148
                    T. Khan and   
                    A. Smirnova   $1$D inverse problem in diffusion based
                                  optical tomography using iteratively
                                  regularized Gauss--Newton algorithm  . . 149--170
                Ching-Ter Chang   An approximate approach for fractional
                                  programming with absolute-value
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171--179
            Chin-Chen Chang and   
                   Yeu-Pong Lai   A fast modular square computing method
                                  based on the generalized Chinese
                                  remainder theorem for prime moduli . . . 181--194
                    Leevan Ling   Multivariate quasi-interpolation schemes
                                  for dimension-splitting multiquadric . . 195--209
               Ya-Fen Chang and   
            Chin-Chen Chang and   
                 Hui-Feng Huang   Digital signature with message recovery
                                  using self-certified public keys without
                                  trustworthy system authority . . . . . . 211--227
         Orhan Aydìn and   
                     Ahmet Kaya   Laminar boundary layer flow over a
                                  horizontal permeable flat plate  . . . . 229--240
                  Jun Zhang and   
               Jennifer J. Zhao   Truncation error and oscillation
                                  property of the combined compact
                                  difference scheme  . . . . . . . . . . . 241--251
              S. M. Shakhno and   
                O. P. Gnatyshyn   On an iterative algorithm of order
                                  $1.839\ldots{}$ for solving the
                                  nonlinear least squares problems . . . . 253--264
            Mustapha Yebdri and   
     Sidi Mohammed Bouguima and   
                    Ovide Arino   An iterative method for functional
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 265--269
            Adel K. Ibrahim and   
                Medhat A. Rakha   Numerical computations of infinite
                                  products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271--283
             I. I. Guseinov and   
                  B. A. Mamedov   Calculation of the generalized Hubbell
                                  rectangular source integrals using
                                  binomial coefficients  . . . . . . . . . 285--292
                     Fuyong Lin   Multi-solution theory of signal
                                  processing based on finite element
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293--310
                    Qi Duan and   
                 Liqiu Wang and   
                  E. H. Twizell   A new $C^2$ rational interpolation based
                                  on function values and constrained
                                  control of the interpolant curves  . . . 311--322
     Fayçal Ben Adda and   
                  Jacky Cresson   Fractional differential equations and
                                  the Schrödinger equation  . . . . . . . . 323--345
                      Anonymous   Editorial board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 161, Number 2, February 15, 2005

            M. Grendar, Jr. and   
                     M. Grendar   Maximum probability/entropy translating
                                  of contiguous categorical observations
                                  into frequencies . . . . . . . . . . . . 347--351
                    Zhou Wenhui   Analysis of a single-server retrial
                                  queue with FCFS orbit and Bernoulli
                                  vacation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353--364
               Jianwei Shen and   
                     Wei Xu and   
                        Yong Xu   Travelling wave solutions in the
                                  generalized Hirota--Satsuma coupled KdV
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 365--383
                Yuming Shen and   
                 Jinxi Zhao and   
                    Hongjun Fan   Properties and computations of matrix
                                  pseudospectra  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 385--393
                Guang Zhang and   
                    Lijie Zhang   Periodicity and attractivity of a
                                  nonlinear higher order difference
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395--401
              S. A. Elwakil and   
            S. K. El-Labany and   
               M. A. Zahran and   
                       R. Sabry   Modified extended tanh-function method
                                  and its applications to nonlinear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 403--412
                     Ju H. Park   Novel robust stability criterion for a
                                  class of neutral systems with mixed
                                  delays and nonlinear perturbations . . . 413--421
                     Ju H. Park   On design of dynamic output feedback
                                  controller for GCS of large-scale
                                  systems with delays in interconnections:
                                  LMI optimization approach  . . . . . . . 423--432
            Ravi P. Agarwal and   
                  Donal O'Regan   A multiplicity result for second order
                                  impulsive differential equations via the
                                  Leggett Williams fixed point theorem . . 433--439
               Daqing Jiang and   
              Donal O'Regan and   
                  R. P. Agarwal   Optimal existence theory for single and
                                  multiple positive periodic solutions to
                                  functional difference equations  . . . . 441--462
           Lawrence J. De Chant   The venerable $1/7$th power law
                                  turbulent velocity profile: a classical
                                  nonlinear boundary value problem
                                  solution and its relationship to
                                  stochastic processes . . . . . . . . . . 463--474
         Joan-Josep Climent and   
               Carmen Perea and   
            Leandro Tortosa and   
                 Antonio Zamora   An overlapped two-way method for solving
                                  tridiagonal linear systems in a BSP
                                  computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 475--500
                    J. I. Ramos   A piecewise-analytical method for
                                  singularly perturbed parabolic problems  501--512
                    J. I. Ramos   An exponentially-fitted method for
                                  singularly perturbed, one-dimensional,
                                  parabolic problems . . . . . . . . . . . 513--523
                    J. I. Ramos   Linearization techniques for singular
                                  initial-value problems of ordinary
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 525--542
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Adomian decomposition method for a
                                  reliable treatment of the Emden--Fowler
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 543--560
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Compactons, solitons and periodic
                                  solutions for variants of the KdV and
                                  the KP equations . . . . . . . . . . . . 561--575
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Nonlinear dispersive special type of the
                                  Zakharov--Kuznetsov equation
                                  $\mathrm{ZK(n,n)}$ with compact and
                                  noncompact structures  . . . . . . . . . 577--590
                   John P. Boyd   Fourier embedded domain methods:
                                  extending a function defined on an
                                  irregular region to a rectangle so that
                                  the extension is spatially periodic and
                                  $C^\infty$ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 591--597
                    Prasada Rao   Numerical modeling of open channel flows
                                  using a multiple grid ENO scheme . . . . 599--610
                   S. Saati and   
                   A. Memariani   Reducing weight flexibility in fuzzy DEA 611--622
              A. A. Soliman and   
                  M. H. Hussien   Collocation solution for RLW equation
                                  with septic spline . . . . . . . . . . . 623--636
                     Rui Xu and   
          M. A. J. Chaplain and   
                 F. A. Davidson   Periodic solutions for a predator--prey
                                  model with Holling-type functional
                                  response and time delays . . . . . . . . 637--654
                   Jin Zhou and   
                    Shu Sun and   
                   Zengrong Liu   Periodic solutions of forced Liénard-type
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 655--666
                Wen-ming He and   
                    Jun-zhi Cui   Asymptotic expansion method for the two
                                  point boundary value problem with small
                                  periodic structure . . . . . . . . . . . 667--678
                Sergio Amat and   
             Sonia Busquier and   
                   Sergio Plaza   Constructing attracting periodic orbits
                                  of three third-order iterative methods   679--690
            M. E. A. El-Mikkawy   A new computational algorithm for
                                  solving periodic tri-diagonal linear
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 691--696

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 161, Number 3, February 25, 2005

              Soraya Labidi and   
            Nasser-eddine Tatar   Unboundedness for the Euler--Bernoulli
                                  beam equation with a fractional boundary
                                  dissipation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 697--706
      Müjgan Sagir Ozdemir   Validity and inconsistency in the
                                  analytic hierarchy process . . . . . . . 707--720
                Nuri Özalp   A computational method for hypersurfaces
                                  in terms of gamma function . . . . . . . 721--732
                E. Babolian and   
         H. Sadeghi Goghary and   
                  S. Abbasbandy   Numerical solution of linear Fredholm
                                  fuzzy integral equations of the second
                                  kind by Adomian method . . . . . . . . . 733--744
         H. Sadeghi Goghary and   
                 Sh. Javadi and   
                    E. Babolian   Restarted Adomian method for system of
                                  nonlinear Volterra integral equations    745--751
               Zhen-Jun Shi and   
                       Jie Shen   A new descent algorithm with curve
                                  search rule  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 753--768
                 La-di Wang and   
                   Jian-quan Li   Global stability of an epidemic model
                                  with nonlinear incidence rate and
                                  differential infectivity . . . . . . . . 769--778
 Begoña Cantó and   
                Carmen Coll and   
           Elena Sánchez   On positive behaviour of periodic
                                  control systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . 779--786
                 Pu-yan Nie and   
                    Jin-yan Fan   A derivative-free filter method for
                                  solving nonlinear complementarity
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 787--797
            Eric Jui-Lin Lu and   
           Min-Shiang Hwang and   
               Cheng-Jian Huang   A new proxy signature scheme with
                                  revocation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 799--806
               Narn-Yih Lee and   
                  Ming-Feng Lee   The security of a strong proxy signature
                                  scheme with proxy signer privacy
                                  protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 807--812
         F. A. Abd El-Salam and   
                M. K. Ahmed and   
                      M. Radwan   The post-Newtonian effects in the
                                  critical inclination problem in
                                  artificial satellite theory  . . . . . . 813--823
         F. A. Abd El-Salam and   
                    M. K. Ahmed   Canonical solution of the critical
                                  inclination problem taking into account
                                  PN-corrections . . . . . . . . . . . . . 825--841
                      Jijun Liu   Determination of Dirichlet-to-Neumann
                                  map for a mixed boundary problem . . . . 843--864
              Chuan-li Zhao and   
                 Heng-yong Tang   Single machine scheduling problems with
                                  deteriorating jobs . . . . . . . . . . . 865--874
                     Detong Zhu   Nonmonotone backtracking inexact
                                  quasi-Newton algorithms for solving
                                  smooth nonlinear equations . . . . . . . 875--895
                 S. Kutluay and   
                        A. Esen   Finite element solution of the
                                  thermistor problem with a ramp
                                  electrical conductivity  . . . . . . . . 897--913
              K. Maleknejad and   
                   N. Aghazadeh   Numerical solution of Volterra integral
                                  equations of the second kind with
                                  convolution kernel by using
                                  Taylor-series expansion method . . . . . 915--922
                    Tzu-Li Tien   A research on the prediction of
                                  machining accuracy by the deterministic
                                  grey dynamic model
                                  $\mathrm{DGDM}(1,1,1)$ . . . . . . . . . 923--945
           H. Saberi Najafi and   
                       M. Shams   Shifting algorithms with Maple and
                                  implicit shift in the QR algorithm . . . 947--962
      Raquel P. F. Guiné   Development of an algorithm based on
                                  space refinement to solve a system of
                                  parabolic PDE's  . . . . . . . . . . . . 963--972
        Mohan K. Kadalbajoo and   
              Vivek K. Aggarwal   Fitted mesh B-spline collocation method
                                  for solving self-adjoint singularly
                                  perturbed boundary value problems  . . . 973--987
                   J. Farto and   
              C. Vázquez   Numerical techniques for pricing
                                  callable bonds with notice . . . . . . . 989--1013
               Do\ugan Kaya and   
                Ibrahim E. Inan   A convergence analysis of the ADM and an
                                  application  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1015--1025
                     Dogan Kaya   An experience using different
                                  synchronisation mechanisms on a shared
                                  memory multiprocessors . . . . . . . . . 1027--1036
                    Jonas Rimas   On computing of arbitrary positive
                                  integer powers for one type of
                                  tridiagonal matrices . . . . . . . . . . 1037--1040
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume 161 . . . . . . . 1041--1046


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 162, Number 1, March 4, 2005

Ahmet Küçük and   
                 Mustafa Bayram   Automatic calculation of the fundamental
                                  group of an oriented surface of genus
                                  $n$ with $k$ boundary surfaces . . . . . 1--6
                 M. M. Hosseini   Numerical solution of linear
                                  differential-algebraic equations . . . . 7--14
             Costanza Conti and   
            Rossana Morandi and   
           Rosa Maria Spitaleri   An algebraic--elliptic algorithm for
                                  boundary orthogonal grid generation  . . 15--27
                 Vasilios Katos   A randomness test for block ciphers  . . 29--35
               Zhanwen Yang and   
                Mingzhu Liu and   
                   Minghui Song   Stability of Runge--Kutta methods in the
                                  numerical solution of equation
                                  $u^\prime(t) = au(t) + a_0 u([t]) + a_1
                                  u([t-1])$  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37--50
               Chenggen Shi and   
                     Jie Lu and   
                Guangquan Zhang   An extended Kuhn--Tucker approach for
                                  linear bilevel programming . . . . . . . 51--63
                S. Nakamori and   
 R. Caballero-Águila and   
          A. Hermoso-Carazo and   
        J. Linares-Pérez   Recursive estimators of signals from
                                  measurements with stochastic delays
                                  using covariance information . . . . . . 65--79
                     Xiaoke Cui   Bounds on condition number of a singular
                                  matrix and its applications  . . . . . . 81--93
                         Kui Du   The iterative methods for computing the
                                  polar decomposition of rank-deficient
                                  matrix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95--102
           Francisco Alhama and   
              Antonio Campo and   
           Joaquín Zueco   Numerical solution of the heat
                                  conduction equation with the
                                  electro-thermal analogy and the code
                                  PSPICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103--113
            Eugene V. Dulov and   
          Alexander V. Sinitsyn   A numerical modelling of the limit
                                  problem for the magnetically
                                  noninsulated diode . . . . . . . . . . . 115--154
              A. S. Mohamed and   
                     H. A. Atia   Separation of the general second order
                                  elliptic differential operator with an
                                  operator potential in the weighted
                                  Hilbert spaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155--163
               Rong Xing Lu and   
                Zhen Fu Cao and   
                      Yuan Zhou   Threshold undeniable signature scheme
                                  based on conic . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165--177
             Young Ju Choie and   
             Eunkyung Jeong and   
                   Eunjeong Lee   Efficient identity-based authenticated
                                  key agreement protocol from pairings . . 179--188
           Tofigh Allahviranloo   Successive over relaxation iterative
                                  method for fuzzy system of linear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189--196
                 Daoud S. Daoud   On the numerical solution of
                                  multi-dimensional parabolic problem by
                                  the additive splitting up method . . . . 197--210
             Chou-Chen Yang and   
                 Ren-Chiun Wang   Cryptanalysis of improved authenticated
                                  multiple-key agreement protocol without
                                  using conventional one-way function  . . 211--214
         Onur Kìymaz and   
        \cSeref Mirasyedio\uglu   A new symbolic computation for formal
                                  integration with exact power series  . . 215--224
               Ahmet Bilgil and   
                Baki Ozturk and   
                   Halis Bilgil   A numerical approach to determine
                                  viscosity-dependent segregation in fresh
                                  concrete . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225--241
       Mahmoud A. Abo-Sinna and   
                   Azza H. Amer   Extensions of TOPSIS for multi-objective
                                  large-scale nonlinear programming
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243--256
                 Pedro M. Reyes   A mathematical example of the
                                  two-echelon inventory model with
                                  asymmetric market information  . . . . . 257--264
                   Roy Danchick   A ranked linear assignment approach to
                                  Bayesian classification  . . . . . . . . 265--281
                  Zheng Xie and   
                Hong-Qing Zhang   Symbolic computation and construction of
                                  soliton-like solutions for a $(2 +
                                  1)$-dimensional breaking soliton
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283--291
              Abdelouahed Hamdi   A primal-dual proximal point algorithm
                                  for constrained convex programs  . . . . 293--303
                Li-Qun Chen and   
                   Wei-Jia Zhao   A computation method for nonlinear
                                  vibration of axially accelerating
                                  viscoelastic strings . . . . . . . . . . 305--310
             Moawwad El-Mikkawy   A note on the reducibility of special
                                  infinite series  . . . . . . . . . . . . 311--315
                  Yong Duan and   
                    Yong-ji Tan   Meshless Galerkin method based on
                                  regions partitioned into subdomains  . . 317--327
               Guorong Wang and   
                   Zhaoliang Xu   Solving a kind of restricted matrix
                                  equations and Cramer rule  . . . . . . . 329--338
           Tzer-Shyong Chen and   
                  Jen-Yan Huang   A novel key management scheme for
                                  dynamic access control in a user
                                  hierarchy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 339--351
                   Peiping Shen   Linearization method of global
                                  optimization for generalized geometric
                                  programming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353--370
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
            H. Zhiani Rezai and   
                  F. Rezai Balf   Using Monte Carlo method for ranking
                                  efficient DMUs . . . . . . . . . . . . . 371--379
              QuanFang Wang and   
                  DaiZhan Cheng   Numerical solution of damped nonlinear
                                  Klein--Gordon equations using
                                  variational method and finite element
                                  approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381--401
                    Mei Qin and   
                  Guanglin Wang   Displacement structure of $W$-weighted
                                  Drazin inverse $A_{d,W}$ and its
                                  perturbation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 403--419
              Hsiang-An Wen and   
              Kuo-Chang Lee and   
             Sheng-Yu Hwang and   
                 Tzonelih Hwang   On the traceability on RSA-based
                                  partially signature with low computation 421--425
       Gyurhan H. Nedzhibov and   
                Milko G. Petkov   On a family of iterative methods for
                                  simultaneous extraction of all roots of
                                  algebraic polynomial . . . . . . . . . . 427--433
               Guorong Wang and   
                        Chao Gu   Condition number related with
                                  $W$-weighted Drazin inverse and singular
                                  linear systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 435--446
        B. V. Rathish Kumar and   
                     Mani Mehra   Time-accurate solutions of Korteweg--de
                                  Vries equation using wavelet Galerkin
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 447--460
            De-Shuang Huang and   
                    Wen-Bo Zhao   Determining the centers of radial basis
                                  probabilistic neural networks by
                                  recursive orthogonal least square
                                  algorithms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 461--473
                 S. Kutluay and   
                        A. Esen   Numerical solutions of the thermistor
                                  problem by spline finite elements  . . . 475--489
 Muhammet Yürüsoy and   
Hüseyin Bayrakçeken   Numerical method in the analysis of
                                  slider bearing with Power-law fluid  . . 491--501
                      Anonymous   Editorial board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 162, Number 2, March 15, 2005

          R. Farzipoor Saen and   
               A. Memariani and   
          F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi   The effect of correlation coefficient
                                  among multiple input vectors on the
                                  efficiency mean in data envelopment
                                  analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503--521
       Dobromir T. Dimitrov and   
           Hristo V. Kojouharov   Complete mathematical analysis of
                                  predator--prey models with linear prey
                                  growth and Beddington--DeAngelis
                                  functional response  . . . . . . . . . . 523--538
                     Xinyuan Wu   Recursive algorithm without extra
                                  function evaluations for the Jacobian
                                  matrix of Viéta's polynomial system with
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 539--548
                  R. K. Mohanty   An operator splitting technique for an
                                  unconditionally stable difference method
                                  for a linear three space dimensional
                                  hyperbolic equation with variable
                                  coefficients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 549--557
            Shiuh-Jeng Wang and   
               Cheng-Hsing Yang   Hierarchy-oriented searching algorithms
                                  using alternative duplicate codewords
                                  for vector quantization mechanism  . . . 559--576
       Ljiljana Cvetkovi\'c and   
           Sanja Rapajiç   How to improve MAOR method convergence
                                  area for linear complementarity problems 577--584
                 Yongzhong Song   On parallel multisplitting iterative
                                  methods for singular linear systems  . . 585--604
               Mei-Qin Chen and   
                    Xiezhang Li   The superiority of a new type
                                  $(2,2)$-step iterative method over the
                                  related Chebyshev method . . . . . . . . 605--625
                 Ju H. Park and   
                        O. Kwon   On new stability criterion for
                                  delay-differential systems of neutral
                                  type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 627--637
      Svetlana V. Simakhina and   
                   Charles Tier   Computing the stability regions of
                                  Hill's equation  . . . . . . . . . . . . 639--660
                 Whye-Teong Ang   A time-stepping dual-reciprocity
                                  boundary element method for anisotropic
                                  heat diffusion subject to specification
                                  of energy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 661--678
                Qiang Zhang and   
               Xiaopeng Wei and   
                         Jin Xu   On global exponential stability of
                                  delayed cellular neural networks with
                                  time-varying delays  . . . . . . . . . . 679--686
                A. Soufyane and   
                    M. Boulmalf   Solution of linear and nonlinear
                                  parabolic equations by the decomposition
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 687--693
            Alexander Pudmenzky   Teleonomic entropy: measuring the
                                  phase-space of end-directed systems  . . 695--705
              R. C. Chiroux and   
          W. A. Foster, Jr. and   
              C. E. Johnson and   
                S. A. Shoop and   
                    R. L. Raper   Three-dimensional finite element
                                  analysis of soil interaction with a
                                  rigid wheel  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 707--722
                     Fuyong Lin   Orthogonal bases of $3$-B-spline and its
                                  application in bending problem of plate
                                  and beam system  . . . . . . . . . . . . 723--733
     Winfred A. Foster, Jr. and   
        Clarence E. Johnson and   
          Robert C. Chiroux and   
                     Tom R. Way   Finite element simulation of cone
                                  penetration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 735--749
               Farhan A. Faruqi   On the algebraic structure of quadratic
                                  and bilinear dynamical systems . . . . . 751--797
                  Xie Ping Ding   Iterative algorithm of solutions for
                                  generalized mixed implicit
                                  equilibrium-like problems  . . . . . . . 799--809
              Tarik Berroug and   
                   Hua Ding and   
               Rabah Labbas and   
       Boubaker-Khaled Sadallah   On a degenerate parabolic problem in
                                  Hölder spaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 811--833
             A. F. El-Bassiouny   Effect of non-linearities in elastomeric
                                  material dampers on torsional
                                  oscillation control  . . . . . . . . . . 835--854
                 I. Atencia and   
                      P. Moreno   A single-server retrial queue with
                                  general retrial times and Bernoulli
                                  schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 855--880
        Emad M. Abo-Eldahab and   
             Mohamed A. El Aziz   Flow and heat transfer in a micropolar
                                  fluid past a stretching surface embedded
                                  in a non-Darcian porous medium with
                                  uniform free stream  . . . . . . . . . . 881--899
                Cem Kadilar and   
                    Hulya Cingi   A new estimator using two auxiliary
                                  variables  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901--908
                 Juan Zhang and   
                    Jie Lou and   
                   Zhien Ma and   
                    Jianhong Wu   A compartmental model for the analysis
                                  of SARS transmission patterns and
                                  outbreak control measures in China . . . 909--924
                  Hilmi Demiray   Complex travelling wave solutions to the
                                  KdV and Burgers equations  . . . . . . . 925--930
           H. M. Srivastava and   
               R. K. Saxena and   
                      Chena Ram   A unified presentation of the Gamma-type
                                  functions occurring in diffraction
                                  theory and associated probability
                                  distributions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 931--947
               Weiming Wang and   
                     Xinze Lian   A new algorithm for symbolic integral
                                  with application . . . . . . . . . . . . 949--968
               Seungtaik Oh and   
                   Jin-Whan Yim   Optimal finite element mesh for elliptic
                                  equation of divergence form  . . . . . . 969--989
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
                 A. A. Foroughi   Efficiency analysis, generating an
                                  efficient extreme point for an MOLP, and
                                  some comparisons . . . . . . . . . . . . 991--1005

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 162, Number 3, March 25, 2005

             Wen-Liang Hung and   
                    Jong-Wuu Wu   A note on determining the number of
                                  outliers in a normal sample with unequal
                                  variances by least squares procedure . . 1007--1012
                     F. Faghihi   Numerical minimization procedures of the
                                  adiabatic approximation wavefunction . . 1013--1021
               G. M. Amiraliyev   The convergence of a finite difference
                                  method on layer-adapted mesh for a
                                  singularly perturbed system  . . . . . . 1023--1034
                 Haiming Gu and   
                     Xiaonan wu   Alternating-direction iterative
                                  technique for mixed finite element
                                  methods for Stokes equations . . . . . . 1035--1047
              Sung-Woon Lee and   
              Hyun-Sung Kim and   
                  Kee-Young Yoo   Improvement of Lee and Lee's
                                  authenticated key agreement scheme . . . 1049--1053
            Hassan N. A. Ismail   On the convergence of the restrictive
                                  Padé approximation to the exact solutions
                                  of IBVP of parabolic and hyperbolic
                                  types  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1055--1064
                   Jin-Bao Jian   A new feasible descent algorithm
                                  combining SQP with generalized
                                  projection for optimization problems
                                  without strict complementarity . . . . . 1065--1081
                         R. Eid   Higher order isoparametric finite
                                  element solution of Stokes flow  . . . . 1083--1101
          F. Talay Akyildiz and   
                  Hamid Bellout   Chaos in the thermal convection of a
                                  Newtonian fluid with a temperature
                                  dependent viscosity  . . . . . . . . . . 1103--1118
               Tzer-Shyong Chen   A threshold signature scheme based on
                                  the elliptic curve cryptosystem  . . . . 1119--1134
               Chung-Ki Cho and   
               Taekkeun Kim and   
                  YongHoon Kwon   Estimation of local volatilities in a
                                  generalized Black--Scholes model . . . . 1135--1149
         Gülay Tohumo\uglu   Analysis of periodically time-varying
                                  discrete-time systems in spectral domain 1151--1165
                 Ju H. Park and   
                        O. Kwon   On robust stabilization for neutral
                                  delay-differential systems with
                                  parametric uncertainties and its
                                  application  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1167--1182
            De-Shuang Huang and   
            H. S. Ip Horace and   
              C. K. Law Ken and   
                  Zheru Chi and   
                     H. S. Wong   A new partitioning neural network model
                                  for recursively finding arbitrary roots
                                  of higher order arbitrary polynomials    1183--1200
             Chien-Lung Hsu and   
               Tzong-Sun Wu and   
                     Wei-Hua He   New proxy multi-signature scheme . . . . 1201--1206
              Fenghong Yang and   
                    Miao He and   
                   Yun Tang and   
                       Ming Rao   Inexact block Newton methods for solving
                                  nonlinear equations  . . . . . . . . . . 1207--1218
                Emine Can Baran   Numerical procedures for determining of
                                  an unknown parameter in parabolic
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1219--1226
            Rong-Kun Zhuang and   
                     Hong-Wu Wu   Sturm comparison theorem of solution for
                                  second order nonlinear differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1227--1235
                Zheng-Hai Huang   Global Lipschitzian error bounds for
                                  semidefinite complementarity problems
                                  with emphasis on NCPs  . . . . . . . . . 1237--1258
                  Wei-Kuei Chen   Efficient on-line electronic checks  . . 1259--1263
       Alireza Amirteimoori and   
             Sohrab Kordrostami   Multi-component efficiency measurement
                                  with imprecise data  . . . . . . . . . . 1265--1277
                    Fengde Chen   Positive periodic solutions of neutral
                                  Lotka--Volterra system with feedback
                                  control  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1279--1302
                     P. Ossipov   Heuristic optimization of sequence of
                                  customer orders  . . . . . . . . . . . . 1303--1313
              Sung-Woon Lee and   
              Hyun-Sung Kim and   
                  Kee-Young Yoo   Improvement of HWWM-authenticated key
                                  agreement protocol . . . . . . . . . . . 1315--1320
                     Emin Kahya   Comment on titled ``On Fibonacci search
                                  method with $k$-Lucas numbers''  . . . . 1321--1324
                          Li Yu   An LMI approach to reliable guaranteed
                                  cost control of discrete-time systems
                                  with actuator failure  . . . . . . . . . 1325--1331
               Hai-Feng Huo and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Existence and global stability of
                                  periodic solutions of a discrete
                                  ratio-dependent food chain model with
                                  delay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1333--1349
              Shaher Momani and   
                Kamel Al-Khaled   Numerical solutions for systems of
                                  fractional differential equations by the
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 1351--1365
      Afet Golayoglu Fatullayev   Numerical procedure for the simultaneous
                                  determination of unknown coefficients in
                                  a parabolic equation . . . . . . . . . . 1367--1375
                  Zhen-Yun Peng   The inverse eigenvalue problem for
                                  Hermitian anti-reflexive matrices and
                                  its approximation  . . . . . . . . . . . 1377--1389
             Chou-Chen Yang and   
             Ren-Chiun Wang and   
                  Ting-Yi Chang   An improvement of the Yang-Shieh
                                  password authentication schemes  . . . . 1391--1396
               Changfeng Ma and   
                      Tong Kang   A Jacobian smoothing method for box
                                  constrained variational inequality
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1397--1429
         F. A. Abd El-Salam and   
                      L. Sehnal   The effects of the terrestrial infrared
                                  radiation pressure on the Earth's
                                  artificial satellite dynamics  . . . . . 1431--1451
                Li-Qun Chen and   
                Chang-Jun Cheng   Instability of nonlinear viscoelastic
                                  plates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1453--1463
               Muhammed I. Syam   Adomian decomposition method for
                                  approximating the solution of the
                                  Korteweg--de Vries equation  . . . . . . 1465--1473
                Zhang Zhang and   
             Shunsuke Araki and   
                   Guozhen Xiao   Improvement of Tseng et al.'s
                                  authenticated encryption scheme with
                                  message linkages . . . . . . . . . . . . 1475--1483
               Xiaofan Yang and   
                 Weifeng Su and   
                  Bill Chen and   
           Graham M. Megson and   
                 David J. Evans   On the recursive sequence $x_n =
                                  (ax_{n-1} + bx_{n-2}) / (c +
                                  dx_{n-1}x_{n-2})$  . . . . . . . . . . . 1485--1497
      D. Khojasteh Salkuyeh and   
                  F. Toutounian   A block version algorithm to approximate
                                  inverse factors  . . . . . . . . . . . . 1499--1509
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume 162 . . . . . . . ??


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 163, Number 1, April 5, 2005

            Jeff S. McGough and   
                  Kyle L. Riley   A priori bounds for reaction--diffusion
                                  systems arising in chemical and
                                  biological dynamics  . . . . . . . . . . 1--16
               Jianhua Yang and   
                   Danping Yang   Additive Schwarz methods for parabolic
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--28
              Fikri Akdeniz and   
         Fikri Öztürk   The distribution of stochastic shrinkage
                                  biasing parameters of the Liu type
                                  estimator  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29--38
                   Bashir Ahmad   Sub Mach-$1$ sound due to an arbitrary
                                  time dependent source near an absorbing
                                  half plane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39--50
                   B. Mehri and   
                 M. A. Niksirat   Some computable results on the existence
                                  of periodic solutions for singular
                                  non-autonomous third order systems . . . 51--60
Semih Küçükarslan   An exact truncation boundary condition
                                  for incompressible--unbounded infinite
                                  fluid domains  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61--69
        M. Tavassoli Kajani and   
                A. Hadi Vencheh   Solving second kind integral equations
                                  with Hybrid Chebyshev and Block--Pulse
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71--77
                   Serdal Pamuk   The decomposition method for continuous
                                  population models for single and
                                  interacting species  . . . . . . . . . . 79--88
                   Serdal Pamuk   An application for linear and nonlinear
                                  heat equations by Adomian's
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 89--96
              K. Maleknejad and   
                     F. Mirzaee   Numerical solution of stochastic linear
                                  heat conduction problem by using new
                                  algorithms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97--106
             A. A. Foroughi and   
                D. F. Jones and   
                       M. Tamiz   A selection method for a preferential
                                  election . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107--116
                  Chun Zhao and   
               Miansen Wang and   
                      Ping Zhao   Optimal harvesting problems for
                                  age-dependent interacting species with
                                  diffusion  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117--129
         Turgut Özi\cs and   
                  Ya\csar Aslan   The semi-approximate approach for
                                  solving Burgers' equation with high
                                  Reynolds number  . . . . . . . . . . . . 131--145
                 S. Kutluay and   
                        A. Esen   Finite element approaches to the PTC
                                  thermistor problem . . . . . . . . . . . 147--162
                   E. Ahmed and   
               A. S. Hegazi and   
                 A. S. Elgazzar   On some variants of prisoner's dilemma
                                  dynamics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163--168
              Ting-Yi Chang and   
           Min-Shiang Hwang and   
                  Wei-Pang Yang   An improvement on the Lin--Wu $(t,n)$
                                  threshold verifiable multi-secret
                                  sharing scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169--178
                 Dogan Kaya and   
                     Ken Wright   Parallel algorithms for LU decomposition
                                  on a shared memory multiprocessor  . . . 179--191
                Kee-Won Kim and   
              Eun-Kyung Ryu and   
                  Kee-Young Yoo   Cryptanalysis of Lee--Lee authenticated
                                  key agreement scheme . . . . . . . . . . 193--198
              \.Idris Da\ug and   
                 Dursun Irk and   
               Bülent Saka   A numerical solution of the Burgers'
                                  equation using cubic B-splines . . . . . 199--211
                   Do\ugan Kaya   The symmetric tridiagonal eigenproblem
                                  on a shared memory multiprocessor: Part
                                  II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213--244
   Mohammad Mehdi Nasrabadi and   
          Ebrahim Nasrabadi and   
             Ali Reza Nasrabady   Fuzzy linear regression analysis: a
                                  multi-objective programming approach . . 245--251
       Kshitij Kulshreshtha and   
              Neela Nataraj and   
                   Michael Jung   A parallel mixed finite element
                                  implementation of fourth-order plate
                                  bending problems in distributed memory
                                  environments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253--274
           Ismael Velazquez and   
               David Kaplan and   
 Jorge X. Velasco-Hernandez and   
            Sergio A. Navarrete   Multistability in an open recruitment
                                  food web model . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275--294
                 Rais Ahmad and   
              A. H. Siddiqi and   
                    Zubair Khan   Proximal point algorithm for generalized
                                  multivalued nonlinear
                                  quasi-variational-like inclusions in
                                  Banach spaces  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295--308
              Yong-Lin Chen and   
                   Xue-Yuan Tan   Computing generalized inverses of
                                  matrices by iterative methods based on
                                  splittings of matrices . . . . . . . . . 309--325
                Hazem Ali Attia   Numerical study of flow and heat
                                  transfer of a non-Newtonian fluid on a
                                  rotating porous disk . . . . . . . . . . 327--342
                   Luming Zhang   Convergence of a conservative difference
                                  scheme for a class of
                                  Klein--Gordon--Schrödinger equations in
                                  one space dimension  . . . . . . . . . . 343--355
             J. A. Boguslavskiy   The algorithms of the organized search
                                  for identification of parameters of
                                  models of nonlinear dynamic system . . . 357--372
                 M. M. Hosseini   Numerical solution of ordinary
                                  differential equations with impulse
                                  solution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 373--381
                      D. Li and   
                      M. Z. Liu   Runge--Kutta methods for the
                                  multi-pantograph delay equation  . . . . 383--395
          Thomas K. DeLillo and   
             Alan R. Elcrat and   
                    Chenglie Hu   Computation of the Helmholtz--Kirchhoff
                                  and reentrant jet flows using Fourier
                                  series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 397--422
             H. M. Moustafa and   
                  S. G. Ramadan   Errors of misclassification and their
                                  probability distributions when the
                                  parent populations are Gompertz  . . . . 423--442
                Jong-Wuu Wu and   
                     Huei-Yi Yu   Statistical inference about the shape
                                  parameter of the Burr type XII
                                  distribution under the failure-censored
                                  sampling plan  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 443--482
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
               M. Zohrehbandian   Finding the piecewise linear frontier
                                  production function in data envelopment
                                  analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 483--488
                  Jinhua Fu and   
                      Wenyu Sun   Nonmonotone adaptive trust-region method
                                  for unconstrained optimization problems  489--504
              Necdet Bildik and   
           Sevil Özlü   On the numerical solution of Helmholtz
                                  equation by alternating group explicit
                                  (AGE) methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 505--518
                      Anonymous   Editorial board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 163, Number 2, April 15, 2005

              Necdet Bildik and   
              Hatice Bayramoglu   The solution of two dimensional
                                  nonlinear differential equation by the
                                  Adomian decomposition method . . . . . . 519--524
                 Roberto Barrio   Performance of the Taylor series method
                                  for ODEs/DAEs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 525--545
            A. Hadi Vencheh and   
            R. Kazemi Matin and   
            M. Tavassoli Kajani   Undesirable factors in efficiency
                                  measurement  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 547--552
           Tofigh Allahviranloo   The Adomian decomposition method for
                                  fuzzy system of linear equations . . . . 553--563
             Young Ju Choie and   
            Eun Kyung Jeong and   
                  Eun Jeong Lee   Supersingular hyperelliptic curves of
                                  genus $2$ over finite fields . . . . . . 565--576
                Wan-Tong Li and   
                   Hong-Rui Sun   Dynamics of a rational difference
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 577--591
               Xiaolin Zhou and   
                     Yinnian He   Using divergence free wavelets for the
                                  numerical solution of the $2$-D
                                  stationary Navier--Stokes equations  . . 593--607
                  Jin Liang and   
                  James Liu and   
                    Ti-Jun Xiao   Hyperbolic singular perturbations for
                                  integrodifferential equations  . . . . . 609--620
              Desheng Shang and   
                      Maoan Han   The existence of homoclinic orbits to
                                  saddle-focus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 621--631
                  J. Biazar and   
                    H. Ebrahimi   An approximation to the solution of
                                  hyperbolic equations by Adomian
                                  decomposition method and comparison with
                                  characteristics method . . . . . . . . . 633--638
                  Ayman Baklizi   Preliminary test estimation in the two
                                  parameter exponential distribution with
                                  time censored data . . . . . . . . . . . 639--643
              Iliya A. Brayanov   Uniformly convergent finite volume
                                  difference scheme for $2$D
                                  convection-dominated problem with
                                  discontinuous coefficients . . . . . . . 645--665
                   Z.-M. Ge and   
                      J.-K. Lee   Chaos synchronization and parameter
                                  identification for gyroscope system  . . 667--682
       Alireza Amirteimoori and   
             Sohrab Kordrostami   Efficient surfaces and an efficiency
                                  index in DEA: a constant returns to
                                  scale  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 683--691
                    Joe Hlomuka   On the existence, uniqueness and the
                                  stability of a solution to a cooling
                                  problem, for an isotropic $3$-D solid    693--703
               Zahra Naji Azimi   Hybrid heuristics for Examination
                                  Timetabling problem  . . . . . . . . . . 705--733
       Alireza Amirteimoori and   
             Sohrab Kordrostami   DEA-like models for multi-component
                                  performance measurement  . . . . . . . . 735--743
                     Zhibin Zhu   A feasible interior-point algorithm for
                                  nonconvex nonlinear programming  . . . . 745--753
                M. S. Osman and   
            M. A. Abo-Sinna and   
                    A. A. Mousa   An effective genetic algorithm approach
                                  to multiobjective resource allocation
                                  problems (MORAPs)  . . . . . . . . . . . 755--768
                M. S. Osman and   
            M. A. Abo-Sinna and   
                    A. A. Mousa   An effective genetic algorithm approach
                                  to multiobjective routing problems
                                  (MORPs)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 769--781
                L. W. White and   
                     Y. Luo and   
                          T. Xu   Carbon sequestration: inversion of FACE
                                  data and prediction  . . . . . . . . . . 783--800
            A. Abd El-Shafy and   
                 Mamdouh Elkady   On existence of unique solution to
                                  non-linear integral equations of the
                                  second kind  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 801--809
                 Weixing Wu and   
                 Yongxiang Wang   Investment with restricted stock and the
                                  value of information . . . . . . . . . . 811--824
                 Heng Liang and   
               Fengshan Bai and   
                     Leyuan Shi   Computing the optimal partition of
                                  variables in multi-homogeneous homotopy
                                  methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 825--840
                  J. Biazar and   
                   R. Montazeri   A computational method for solution of
                                  the prey and predator problem  . . . . . 841--847
       Bosko S. Jovanovi\'c and   
                Lubin G. Vulkov   Stability of difference schemes for
                                  parabolic equations with dynamical
                                  boundary conditions and conditions on
                                  conjugation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 849--868
                 Yu-Yi Chen and   
                Jinn-Ke Jan and   
                 Chin-Ling Chen   A novel proxy deposit protocol for
                                  e-cash systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 869--877
               Agus Kartono and   
                Toto Winata and   
                        Sukirno   Applications of non-orthogonal Laguerre
                                  function basis in helium atom  . . . . . 879--893
             Daoqiang Zhang and   
               Songcan Chen and   
                   Zhi-Hua Zhou   A new face recognition method based on
                                  SVD perturbation for single example
                                  image per person . . . . . . . . . . . . 895--907
                  Y. G. Sun and   
                    S. H. Saker   Oscillation for second-order nonlinear
                                  neutral delay difference equations . . . 909--918
    Mehdi Sohrabi Haghighat and   
                Esmaile Khorram   The maximum and minimum number of
                                  efficient units in DEA with interval
                                  data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 919--930
                   Raied Salman   Neural networks of adaptive inverse
                                  control systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . 931--939
                  K. J. Bai and   
                 S. M. Choo and   
                S. K. Chung and   
                      D. Y. Kim   Numerical solutions for nonlinear free
                                  surface flows by finite element methods  941--959
                   Xian-Fang Li   Two perfectly-bonded dissimilar
                                  orthotropic strips with an interfacial
                                  crack normal to the boundaries . . . . . 961--975
                M. Modarres and   
               E. Nasrabadi and   
                M. M. Nasrabadi   Fuzzy linear regression models with
                                  least square errors  . . . . . . . . . . 977--989
                   E. N. Chukwu   Cooperation and competition in modeling
                                  the dynamics of gross-domestic products
                                  of nations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 991--1021

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 163, Number 3, April 25, 2005

              A. Belmiloudi and   
                     G. Le Meur   Mathematical and numerical analysis of
                                  dehydratation of gypsum plasterboards
                                  exposed to fire  . . . . . . . . . . . . 1023--1041
               Shu-Shiang Huang   Stochastic adsorption--desorption
                                  problem for mass-spring systems in the
                                  nanotechnology . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1043--1054
                  A. A. Soliman   On practical stability of perturbed
                                  differential systems . . . . . . . . . . 1055--1060
                  A. A. Soliman   On Lipschitz stability for comparison
                                  systems of differential equations via
                                  limiting equation  . . . . . . . . . . . 1061--1067
                  A. A. Soliman   On cone perturbing Liapunov function for
                                  impulsive differential systems . . . . . 1069--1079
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   A reliable treatment of the physical
                                  structure for the nonlinear equation
                                  $K(m,n)$ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1081--1095
          S. Sivaloganathan and   
                 M. Stastna and   
                   G. Tenti and   
                    J. M. Drake   A viscoelastic approach to the modelling
                                  of hydrocephalus . . . . . . . . . . . . 1097--1107
              Damian Clancy and   
           Alexei B. Piunovskiy   An explicit optimal isolation policy for
                                  a deterministic epidemic model . . . . . 1109--1121
                    J. I. Ramos   A smooth locally-analytical technique
                                  for singularly perturbed two-point
                                  boundary-value problems  . . . . . . . . 1123--1142
                    J. I. Ramos   Linearization techniques for
                                  singularly-perturbed initial-value
                                  problems of ordinary differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1143--1163
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   New compact and noncompact solutions for
                                  two variants of a modified Camassa--Holm
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1165--1179
       João Luiz Martins   Approximate analytical formulas for
                                  Kirchhoff migration operator . . . . . . 1181--1195
                      Sunil and   
                    Anupama and   
                   R. C. Sharma   The effect of magnetic field dependent
                                  viscosity on thermosolutal convection in
                                  ferromagnetic fluid  . . . . . . . . . . 1197--1214
                C. P. Katti and   
                    Rama Kumari   Efficient parallel algorithm for quasi
                                  pentadiagonal systems on a hypercube . . 1215--1223
   Zahir Muradoglu Seyidmamedov   Computational modeling of elastoplastic
                                  behaviour of homogeneous materials under
                                  indentation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1225--1241
        B. V. Rathish Kumar and   
                    Bipin Kumar   Parallel preconditioners for heat
                                  transfer applications on ANU-cluster . . 1243--1263
              S. Abbasbandy and   
                 M. T. Darvishi   A numerical solution of Burgers'
                                  equation by modified Adomian method  . . 1265--1272
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume . . . . . . . . . 1273--1278


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 164, Number 1, May 5, 2005

                  Hilmi Demiray   The modified reductive perturbation
                                  method as applied to Boussinesq
                                  equation: strongly dispersive case . . . 1--9
                Chen Wenbin and   
                 Shen Yifan and   
                       Xia Qing   A mortar finite element approximation
                                  for the linear Poisson--Boltzmann
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11--23
             J. A. Boguslavskiy   Algorithms of a linear estimation of a
                                  poorly worded matrix and errors of
                                  observations --- uncertain functions of
                                  time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--44
                  Gyeong-Mi Cho   Log-barrier method for two-stage
                                  quadratic stochastic programming . . . . 45--69
               Weiming Wang and   
                 Changsheng Lin   A new algorithm for integral of
                                  trigonometric functions with
                                  mechanization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71--82
                  Yuan Zhou and   
                 ZhenFu Cao and   
                    RongXing Lu   Provably secure proxy-protected
                                  signature schemes based on factoring . . 83--98
                Shiuh-Jeng Wang   Steganography of capacity required using
                                  modulo operator for embedding secret
                                  image  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99--116
                 Gao Yuelin and   
               Xu Chengxian and   
                Wang Yanjun and   
                 Zhang Lianshen   A new two-level linear relaxed bound
                                  method for geometric programming
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117--131
        E. Loli Piccolomini and   
                   G. Landi and   
                        F. Zama   A B-spline parametric model for high
                                  resolution dynamic magnetic resonance
                                  imaging  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133--148
                    Jonas Rimas   On computing of arbitrary positive
                                  integer powers for one type of even
                                  order tridiagonal matrices with zero
                                  row--I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149--154
         M. Morhá\vc and   
                  V. Matou\vsek   Exact algorithm of multidimensional
                                  circulant deconvolution  . . . . . . . . 155--166
              Magdy A. El-Tawil   The approximate solutions of some
                                  stochastic differential equations using
                                  transformations  . . . . . . . . . . . . 167--178
                RongXing Lu and   
                 ZhenFu Cao and   
                      Yuan Zhou   Proxy blind multi-signature scheme
                                  without a secure channel . . . . . . . . 179--187
         Mohamed A. Ramadan and   
         Talaat S. El-Danaf and   
            Naglaa M. El-Shazly   Iterative positive definite solutions of
                                  the two nonlinear matrix equations $X
                                  \pm A^T X^{-2} A = I$  . . . . . . . . . 189--200
             Chien-Lung Hsu and   
                   Tzong-Sun Wu   Self-certified threshold proxy signature
                                  schemes with message recovery,
                                  nonrepudiation, and traceability . . . . 201--225
           M. S. Petkovi\'c and   
                  L. Ran\vci\'c   A new fourth-order family of
                                  simultaneous methods for finding
                                  polynomial zeros . . . . . . . . . . . . 227--248
                M. M. Rueda and   
         S. González and   
                       A. Arcos   Indirect methods of imputation of
                                  missing data based on available units    249--261
              M.-P. Zorzano and   
               A. M. Mancho and   
              L. Vázquez   Numerical integration of the
                                  discrete-ordinate radiative transfer
                                  equation in strongly non-homogeneous
                                  media  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263--274
                      Anonymous   Editorial board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 164, Number 2, May 16, 2005

                  F. E. Udwadia   Preface  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275--276
               V. Laksmikantham   Set differential equations versus fuzzy
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 277--294
                   A. Miele and   
                    T. Wang and   
                 P. N. Williams   On feasibility of launch vehicle designs 295--312
             Firdaus E. Udwadia   On constrained motion  . . . . . . . . . 313--320
             A. V. Balakrishnan   Superstability of systems  . . . . . . . 321--326
             Firdaus E. Udwadia   Boundary control, quiet boundaries,
                                  super-stability and super-instability    327--349
             Marianna A. Shubov   Bending-torsion vibration model with
                                  two-end energy dissipation . . . . . . . 351--372
             On-Uma Kheowan and   
          Stefan C. Müller   Control of spiral waves in excitable
                                  media  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 373--390
               Rui Dilão   Turing instabilities and patterns near a
                                  Hopf bifurcation . . . . . . . . . . . . 391--414
               F. L. Chernousko   Modelling of snake-like locomotion . . . 415--434
                 Richard H. Day   Adaptive economizing and financial
                                  feedback in pure competition . . . . . . 435--451
                 Frank Lehn and   
              Eberhard P. Hofer   A time-delay approach for modeling
                                  chronic radiation injury dynamics  . . . 453--466
              P. Parmananda and   
                  M. Rivera and   
                B. J. Green and   
                   J. L. Hudson   Controlling complexity using forcing:
                                  simulations and experiments  . . . . . . 467--491
J. J. de Espìñdola and   
João M. da Silva Neto and   
            Eduardo M. O. Lopes   A generalised fractional derivative
                                  approach to viscoelastic material
                                  properties measurement . . . . . . . . . 493--506
                M. Sugisaka and   
               A. Loukianov and   
               F. Xiongfeng and   
                   T. Kubik and   
                    K. B. Kubik   Development of an artificial brain for
                                  LifeRobot  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 507--521
          V. Lakshmikantham and   
                  A. S. Vatsala   Generalized quasilinearization versus
                                  Newton's method  . . . . . . . . . . . . 523--530
          A. I. Ze\vcevi\'c and   
                 D. D. \vSiljak   Control of large-scale systems in a
                                  multiprocessor environment . . . . . . . 531--543
                       S. Leela   A unified topological concept of
                                  stability in terms of two measures . . . 545--553
             Taih-Shyun Lee and   
                Ye-Hwa Chen and   
             Jason C.-H. Chuang   Robust control design of fuzzy dynamical
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 555--572
      Helio Mitio Morishita and   
                  Yng Bolognani   Dynamics and control of a two-body
                                  floating system under realistic
                                  environmental loads  . . . . . . . . . . 573--590
             Petia Manolova and   
           Charles Lai Tong and   
         Christophe Deissenberg   Real taxation and production in a
                                  monetary economy with spatially
                                  differentiated agents  . . . . . . . . . 591--603
       Débora Belato and   
              Hans I. Weber and   
       José M. Balthazar   Using transient and steady state
                                  considerations to investigate the
                                  mechanism of loss of stability of a
                                  dynamical system . . . . . . . . . . . . 605--613
   José M. Balthazar and   
    Jorge L. Palacios Felix and   
          Reyolando MLRF Brasil   Some comments on the numerical
                                  simulation of self-synchronization of
                                  four non-ideal exciters  . . . . . . . . 615--625
                    K. D. Mease   Multiple time-scales in nonlinear flight
                                  mechanics: diagnosis and modeling  . . . 627--648
Jessé Rebello de Souza, Jr. and   
        Claudio Gomes Fernandes   Nonlinear dynamics of an archetypal
                                  model of ships motions in tandem . . . . 649--665

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 164, Number 3, May 25, 2005

        Mohammad Reza Alirezaee   The overall assurance interval for the
                                  non-Archimedean Epsilon in DEA models; a
                                  partition base algorithm . . . . . . . . 667--674
                 Da-Zhi Sun and   
                Zhen-Fu Cao and   
                         Yu Sun   Comment: cryptanalysis of
                                  Lee--Hwang--Li's key authentication
                                  scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 675--678
              Ming-Chih Lai and   
                    Hsi-Chi Liu   Fast direct solver for the biharmonic
                                  equation on a disk and its application
                                  to incompressible flows  . . . . . . . . 679--695
      Afet Golayoglu Fatullayev   Numerical procedure for the simultaneous
                                  determination of unknown coefficients in
                                  a parabolic equation . . . . . . . . . . 697--705
             M. R. Eslahchi and   
            M. Masjed-Jamei and   
                    E. Babolian   On numerical improvement of
                                  Gauss--Lobatto quadrature rules  . . . . 707--717
            E. Yépez and   
                 J. R. Soto and   
               J. J. Castro and   
                      A. Calles   A simple algorithm for the group
                                  theoretical classification of quantum
                                  states II. The case of molecular
                                  electronic states  . . . . . . . . . . . 719--729
             Kourosh H. Shirazi   Synthesis of linkages with four points
                                  of accuracy using Maple-V  . . . . . . . 731--755
               Pin-Chang Su and   
      Henry Ker-Chang Chang and   
                    Erl-Huei Lu   ID-based threshold digital signature
                                  schemes on the elliptic curve discrete
                                  logarithm problem  . . . . . . . . . . . 757--772
                  Jinwu Gao and   
                         Mei Lu   Fuzzy quadratic minimum spanning tree
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 773--788
               S. Özer and   
                     S. Kutluay   An analytical--numerical method for
                                  solving the Korteweg--de Vries equation  789--797
              Hsiang-An Wen and   
             Sheng-Yu Hwang and   
                 Tzonelih Hwang   On the unlinkability of
                                  randomization-enhanced Chaum's blind
                                  signature scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . 799--803
                Kuo-Chi Liu and   
              Chien-Nan Lin and   
                 Jiun-Shen Wang   Numerical solutions for the hyperbolic
                                  heat conduction problems in a layered
                                  solid cylinder with radiation surface    805--820
             Ting-Zhu Huang and   
                       Cheng Li   An iterative algorithm for searching a
                                  scaling matrix for diagonal dominance    821--828
                    Jonas Rimas   On computing of arbitrary positive
                                  integer powers for one type of
                                  tridiagonal matrices of even order . . . 829--835
              Cheng-Chi Lee and   
           Min-Shiang Hwang and   
                  Wei-Pang Yang   A new blind signature based on the
                                  discrete logarithm problem for
                                  untraceability . . . . . . . . . . . . . 837--841
               Chenggen Shi and   
                     Jie Lu and   
                Guangquan Zhang   An extended $K$th-best approach for
                                  linear bilevel programming . . . . . . . 843--855
               Do\ugan Kaya and   
                     Asif Yokus   A decomposition method for finding
                                  solitary and periodic solutions for a
                                  coupled higher-dimensional Burgers
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 857--864
             M. Alper Tunga and   
                 Metin Demiralp   A factorized high dimensional model
                                  representation on the nodes of a finite
                                  hyperprismatic regular grid  . . . . . . 865--883
          Chorng-Shyong Ong and   
             Jih-Jeng Huang and   
              Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng   Model identification of ARIMA family
                                  using genetic algorithms . . . . . . . . 885--912
          Bratislav Tasi\'c and   
          Robert M. M. Mattheij   Explicitly solving vectorial ODEs  . . . 913--933
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume 164 . . . . . . . 935--939


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 165, Number 1, June 6, 2005

                 Shin-Jia Hwang   Improvement of Tseng et al.'s
                                  authenticated encryption scheme  . . . . 1--4
             M. R. Eslahchi and   
                 M. Dehghan and   
                M. Masjed-Jamei   On numerical improvement of the first
                                  kind Gauss--Chebyshev quadrature rules   5--21
              Salah M. El-Sayed   A direct method for solving circulant
                                  tridiagonal block systems of linear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23--30
                   Tzong-Mou Wu   A modified formula of ancient Chinese
                                  algorithm by the homotopy continuation
                                  technique  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31--35
                    Qinghong Li   On the stability of a two-step method
                                  for solving periodic IVPs  . . . . . . . 37--44
            Kuo-Hsiung Wang and   
             Tsung-Yin Wang and   
                  Wen-Lea Pearn   Maximum entropy analysis to the $N$
                                  policy $M / G / 1$ queueing system with
                                  server breakdowns and general startup
                                  times  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45--61
                    Bor-Lih Kuo   Application of the differential
                                  transformation method to the solutions
                                  of the free convection problem . . . . . 63--79
                  A. A. El-Bary   Exponential solution of a problem of
                                  two-dimensional motion of micropolar
                                  fluid in a half-plane  . . . . . . . . . 81--93
           Tzer-Shyong Chen and   
              Jen-Yan Huang and   
                 Tzer-Long Chen   An efficient undeniable group-oriented
                                  signature scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . 95--102
                 Andy C. Ho and   
                  Michael K. Ng   Iterative methods for Robbins problems   103--125
       Rossella Cancelliere and   
                 Angela Slavova   Dynamics and stability of generalized
                                  cellular nonlinear network model . . . . 127--136
                    Jonas Rimas   On computing of arbitrary positive
                                  integer powers for one type of odd order
                                  symmetric circulant matrices--I  . . . . 137--141
                    Gao Jia and   
             Ying-Qing Song and   
                       Qiong Li   Calculation of eigenvalues for a class
                                  of crosswise vibration equation of the
                                  beam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143--154
                    Yanbin Tang   Numerical simulations of periodic
                                  travelling waves to a generalized
                                  Ginzburg--Landau equation  . . . . . . . 155--161
                 A. Shidfar and   
                   M. Garshasbi   Numerical study of in-cylinder pressure
                                  in an internal combustion engine . . . . 163--170
                Shun-Fu Pon and   
                Erl-Huei Lu and   
                 Albert B. Jeng   Meta-He digital signatures based on
                                  factoring and discrete logarithms  . . . 171--176
               A. S. Farrag and   
                    S. E. Abbas   Computer programming for construction
                                  and enumeration of all regular
                                  topologies and equivalence relations on
                                  finite sets  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177--184
               Tiangang Lei and   
                  Yimin Wei and   
                  Ching-Wah Woo   Condition numbers and structured
                                  perturbation of the $W$-weighted Drazin
                                  inverse  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185--194
                    D. Kaya and   
                      K. Wright   Parallel algorithms for reduction of a
                                  general matrix to upper Hessenberg form
                                  on a shared memory multiprocessor  . . . 195--212
                  S. Asghar and   
         M. Mudassar Gulzar and   
                       T. Hayat   Rotating flow of a third grade fluid by
                                  homotopy analysis method . . . . . . . . 213--221
                E. Babolian and   
                      A. Davari   Numerical implementation of Adomian
                                  decomposition method for linear Volterra
                                  integral equations of the second kind    223--227
                  R. K. Mohanty   An unconditionally stable finite
                                  difference formula for a linear second
                                  order one space dimensional hyperbolic
                                  equation with variable coefficients  . . 229--236
               T. Özis and   
                    A. Esen and   
                     S. Kutluay   Numerical solution of Burgers' equation
                                  by quadratic B-spline finite elements    237--249
                      Anonymous   Editorial board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 165, Number 2, June 15, 2005

                 M. Dehghan and   
            M. Masjed-Jamei and   
                 M. R. Eslahchi   On numerical improvement of closed
                                  Newton--Cotes quadrature rules . . . . . 251--260
              Marco Caliari and   
          Stefano De Marchi and   
                 Marco Vianello   Bivariate polynomial interpolation on
                                  the square at new nodal sets . . . . . . 261--274
        Sashikumaar Ganesan and   
                    Volker John   Pressure separation --- a technique for
                                  improving the velocity error in finite
                                  element discretisations of the
                                  Navier--Stokes equations . . . . . . . . 275--290
               Xue Honggang and   
                   Xu Chengxian   A branch and bound algorithm for solving
                                  a class of D-C programming . . . . . . . 291--302
                   Do\ugan Kaya   On experimental results and explicit
                                  exact solutions for the generalized
                                  Boussinesq type equation . . . . . . . . 303--311
        Reza Farzipoor Saen and   
        Azizollah Memariani and   
      Farhad Hosseinzadeh Lotfi   Determining relative efficiency of
                                  slightly non-homogeneous decision making
                                  units by data envelopment analysis: a
                                  case study in IROST  . . . . . . . . . . 313--328
               Fuat Gürcan   Streamline topologies near a stationary
                                  wall of Stokes flow in a cavity  . . . . 329--345
                Shiguang Li and   
                  Gang Zhou and   
                     Dayue Chen   The WZ algorithm for the eigenvalue
                                  problem of complex matrix  . . . . . . . 347--353
                    Liviu Marin   A meshless method for the numerical
                                  solution of the Cauchy problem
                                  associated with three-dimensional
                                  Helmholtz-type equations . . . . . . . . 355--374
                   Lianwen Wang   Convergence of discrete approximations
                                  to optimization problems of neutral
                                  functional--differential inclusions  . . 375--391
                 Ju H. Park and   
                        O. Kwon   On guaranteed cost control of neutral
                                  systems by retarded integral state
                                  feedback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 393--404
                Xin-guo Liu and   
                     Ze-xi Wang   A note on the backward errors for
                                  Hermite eigenvalue problems  . . . . . . 405--417
              Xin-qiang Qin and   
                     Yi-chen Ma   Two-grid scheme for characteristics
                                  finite-element solution of nonlinear
                                  convection diffusion problems  . . . . . 419--431
                   Wei Ding and   
                 Junrong Mi and   
                      Maoan Han   Periodic boundary value problems for the
                                  first order impulsive functional
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 433--446
              C. A. Dartora and   
              K. Z. Nobrega and   
       H. E. Hernandez-Figueroa   New analytical approximations for the
                                  Mathieu functions  . . . . . . . . . . . 447--458
                  Shaher Momani   Analytical approximate solution for
                                  fractional heat-like and wave-like
                                  equations with variable coefficients
                                  using the decomposition method . . . . . 459--472
            Kamel Al-Khaled and   
                  Shaher Momani   An approximate solution for a fractional
                                  diffusion-wave equation using the
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 473--483
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   A class of nonlinear fourth order
                                  variant of a generalized Camassa--Holm
                                  equation with compact and noncompact
                                  solutions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 485--501

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 165, Number 3, June 27, 2005

         Agamali Agamaliyev and   
                   Anar Nabiyev   On eigenvalues of some boundary value
                                  problems for a polynomial pencil of
                                  Sturm--Liouville equation  . . . . . . . 503--515
              A. Ashyralyev and   
                H. A. Yurtsever   A note on the second order of accuracy
                                  difference schemes for
                                  hyperbolic--parabolic equations  . . . . 517--537
           T. Gnana Bhaskar and   
             J. Vasundhara Devi   Set differential systems and vector
                                  Lyapunov functions . . . . . . . . . . . 539--548
                    J. I. Ramos   An exponentially-fitted method for
                                  singularly-perturbed ordinary
                                  differential equations with turning
                                  points and parabolic problems  . . . . . 549--564
                  Eric Kincanon   A method to construct reflectionless
                                  potentials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 565--569
            Michael M. Kostreva   A mathematical model of a concurrent
                                  vehicle development system: estimating
                                  lead time  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 571--586
            Haishen Lü and   
              Donal O'Regan and   
                Ravi P. Agarwal   Positive solutions for singular
                                  $p$-Laplacian equations with sign
                                  changing nonlinearities using inequality
                                  theory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 587--597
            Ravi P. Agarwal and   
               Shengfu Deng and   
                  Weinian Zhang   Generalization of a retarded
                                  Gronwall-like inequality and its
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 599--612
                    Yi Ling and   
                   Fengshan Liu   The Choi--Saigo--Srivastava integral
                                  operator and a class of analytic
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 613--621
            Ramesh C. Gupta and   
                    Sergey Lvin   Monotonicity of failure rate and mean
                                  residual life function of a gamma-type
                                  model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 623--633
         Okey Oseloka Onyejekwe   An efficient Green element algorithm for
                                  radial flow  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 635--645
                   Igor Boglaev   Schwarz alternating algorithms for a
                                  convection--diffusion problem  . . . . . 647--668
            Jordan Stoyanov and   
                 Leonid Tolmatz   Method for constructing Stieltjes
                                  classes for $M$-indeterminate
                                  probability distributions  . . . . . . . 669--685
          S. Sivaloganathan and   
                 M. Stastna and   
                   G. Tenti and   
                    J. M. Drake   A viscoelastic model of the brain
                                  parenchyma with pulsatile ventricular
                                  pressure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 687--698
            De-Shuang Huang and   
                  Zheru Chi and   
                    Wan-Chi Siu   A case study for constrained learning
                                  neural root finders  . . . . . . . . . . 699--718
                  S. Effati and   
                     M. Baymani   A new nonlinear neural network for
                                  solving quadratic programming problems   719--729
           Seiichi Nakamori and   
 R. Caballero-Águila and   
          A. Hermoso-Carazo and   
        J. Linares-Pérez   Design of recursive Wiener fixed-point
                                  smoothers based on innovations approach
                                  in linear discrete-time stochastic
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 731--747
                Minggen Cui and   
                     Zhong Chen   All solutions of system of ill-posed
                                  operator equations of the first kind . . 749--758
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume . . . . . . . . . 759--763


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 166, Number 1, July 6, 2005

              Chao-Wen Chan and   
                Chin-Chen Chang   A scheme for threshold multi-secret
                                  sharing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--14
              K. Maleknejad and   
              M. Shahrezaee and   
                     H. Khatami   Numerical solution of integral equations
                                  system of the second kind by
                                  Block--Pulse functions . . . . . . . . . 15--24
               Qiu-Liang Xu and   
               Tzer-Shyong Chen   An efficient threshold RSA digital
                                  signature scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--34
                RongXing Lu and   
                 ZhenFu Cao and   
                     HaoJin Zhu   A robust $(k,n) + 1$ threshold proxy
                                  signature scheme based on factoring  . . 35--45
               Eun-Jun Yoon and   
              Eun-Kyung Ryu and   
                  Kee-Young Yoo   Fixing problems in Lin et al.'s OSPA
                                  protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46--57
                 Jiqiang Lv and   
                Xinmei Wang and   
                    Kwangjo Kim   Security of a multisignature scheme for
                                  specified group of verifiers . . . . . . 58--63
                       H. Demir   Numerical modelling of viscoelastic
                                  cavity driven flow using finite
                                  difference simulations . . . . . . . . . 64--83
                Yurong Chen and   
                   Jiachang Sun   An irregular grid for the numerical
                                  solution of linear elliptic partial
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 84--94
                    Zong-Yi Lee   Hybrid numerical method applied to $3$-D
                                  multilayered hollow cylinder with
                                  periodic loading conditions  . . . . . . 95--117
          Chwei-Shyong Tsai and   
               Shu-Chen Lin and   
               Min-Shiang Hwang   Cryptanalysis of an authenticated
                                  encryption scheme using self-certified
                                  public keys  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118--122
              K. Maleknejad and   
                      M. Karami   Using the WPG method for solving
                                  integral equations of the second kind    123--130
                     Detong Zhu   An affine scaling projective reduced
                                  Hessian algorithm for minimum
                                  optimization with nonlinear equality and
                                  linear inequality constraints  . . . . . 131--163
                K. R. Kazmi and   
                     M. I. Bhat   Convergence and stability of iterative
                                  algorithms of generalized set-valued
                                  variational-like inclusions in Banach
                                  spaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164--180
        M. E. A. El-Mikkawy and   
                    G.-S. Cheon   Combinatorial and hypergeometric
                                  identities via the Legendre polynomials
                                  --- A computational approach . . . . . . 181--195
                   G. L. Silver   Analysis of three-dimensional grids:
                                  cubes and cubic coefficients . . . . . . 196--203
                   Aylin Bayrak   Numerical solution of mixed boundary
                                  value problem for some nonlinear
                                  elliptic equation  . . . . . . . . . . . 204--212
                 Shuzi Zhou and   
                     Dehua Wang   Domain decomposition method for a
                                  parabolic variational inequality . . . . 213--223
                 Jinwen Luo and   
                     Yijing Liu   Fast computation of the target signal
                                  phase in noisy environments  . . . . . . 224--232
  Dragana S. Cvetkovi\'c-Ili\'c   On a problem of N. Thome and Y. Wei  . . 233--236
                   Xian-Fang Li   Erratum to: ``Two perfectly-bonded
                                  dissimilar orthotropic strips with an
                                  interfacial crack normal to the
                                  boundaries'' [Applied Mathematics and
                                  Computation 163 (2005) 961--975] . . . . 237--239
                      Anonymous   Editorial board  . . . . . . . . . . . . ii--ii

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 166, Number 2, July 15, 2005

                E. E. Ammar and   
                  E. A. Youness   Study on multiobjective transportation
                                  problem with fuzzy numbers . . . . . . . 241--253
                Eisa A. Al-Said   Quartic splines solutions for a system
                                  of second order boundary value problems  254--264
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
               A. Memariani and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
                    H. Z. Rezai   A note on some of DEA models and finding
                                  efficiency and complete ranking using
                                  common set of weights  . . . . . . . . . 265--281
          Josef A. Boguslavskiy   Estimation of a matrix of intensities
                                  for model of Markov process  . . . . . . 282--290
              Daisuke Takahashi   An algorithm for multiple-precision
                                  floating-point multiplication  . . . . . 291--298
                     Xinyuan Wu   Improved Muller method and Bisection
                                  method with global and asymptotic
                                  superlinear convergence of both point
                                  and interval for solving nonlinear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299--311
        B. V. Rathish Kumar and   
                     Mani Mehra   Wavelet multilayer Taylor Galerkin
                                  schemes for hyperbolic and parabolic
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 312--323
             J. A. Boguslavskiy   Integrated method of the numerical
                                  decision of the algebraic equations  . . 324--338
           Tofigh Allahviranloo   Newton Cot's [sic] methods for
                                  integration of fuzzy functions . . . . . 339--348
                Zhaoxia Liu and   
                 Qianshun Chang   Numerical analysis of the model of image
                                  processing with time-delay
                                  regularization . . . . . . . . . . . . . 349--372
                  Yong Duan and   
                    Yong-ji Tan   Meshless collocation method based on
                                  Dirichlet--Neumann substructure
                                  iteration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 373--384
                  Zhizhang Shen   A study of a generalization of a card
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 385--410
              Necdet Bildik and   
               Gülhan Avci   On the solution of Poisson equation by
                                  alternating group explicit iterative
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 411--425
                   Do\ugan Kaya   An implementation of the ADM for
                                  generalized one-dimensional
                                  Klein--Gordon equation . . . . . . . . . 426--433
                       Lei Tang   Upwind and central WENO schemes  . . . . 434--448
           S. A. MirHassani and   
                M. R. Alirezaee   An efficient approach for computing
                                  non-Archimedean $\epsilon$ in DEA based
                                  on integrated models . . . . . . . . . . 449--456
                   G. L. Silver   Analysis of three-dimensional grids:
                                  four- and five-point cubes . . . . . . . 457--463
                   Alfred Huber   Solitary solutions of some nonlinear
                                  evolution equations  . . . . . . . . . . 464--474
               Jinting Wang and   
                 Raj Srinivasan   Unreliable production-inventory systems
                                  with hyper-exponential renewal demand
                                  processes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 475--488

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 166, Number 3, July 26, 2005

                   Zhiyue Zhang   The finite element numerical analysis
                                  for a class nonlinear evolution
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 489--500
               Haifeng Qian and   
                 ZhenFu Cao and   
                    Haiyong Bao   Cryptanalysis of Li--Tzeng--Hwang's
                                  improved signature schemes based on
                                  factoring and discrete logarithms  . . . 501--505
              \.Idris Da\ug and   
           Bülent Saka and   
                      Ahmet Boz   B-spline Galerkin methods for numerical
                                  solutions of the Burgers' equation . . . 506--522
               Kyungah Shim and   
                    Sungsik Woo   Weakness in ID-based one round
                                  authenticated tripartite multiple-key
                                  agreement protocol with pairings . . . . 523--530
      D. Rostamy Varnos Fadrony   Hybrid preconditioned algorithms for
                                  boundary hypersingular integral
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 531--550
                 Zaihui Gan and   
                     Jian Zhang   Standing waves for nonlinear
                                  Klein--Gordon equations with nonnegative
                                  potentials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 551--570
                     Zhenya Yan   Approximate Jacobi elliptic function
                                  solutions of the modified KdV equation
                                  via the decomposition method . . . . . . 571--583
             Daoud S. Daoud and   
                      D. Subasi   A splitting up algorithm for the
                                  determination of the control parameter
                                  in multi dimensional parabolic problem   584--595
                Li-Qun Chen and   
               Wei-Jia Zhao and   
                     Jean W. Zu   Simulations of transverse vibrations of
                                  an axially moving string: a modified
                                  difference approach  . . . . . . . . . . 596--607
                Yushun Wang and   
                       Bin Wang   High-order multi-symplectic schemes for
                                  the nonlinear Klein--Gordon equation . . 608--632
                      Mamta and   
                  V. Kanwar and   
              V. K. Kukreja and   
                  Sukhjit Singh   On a class of quadratically convergent
                                  iteration formulae . . . . . . . . . . . 633--637
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Analytical solution for the
                                  time-dependent Emden--Fowler type of
                                  equations by Adomian decomposition
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 638--651
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Adomian decomposition method for a
                                  reliable treatment of the Bratu-type
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 652--663
   Pierluigi Novi Inverardi and   
              Alberto Petri and   
           Giorgio Pontuale and   
                  Aldo Tagliani   Stieltjes moment problem via fractional
                                  moments  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 664--677
               Paul Covello and   
                 Garry Rodrigue   Solving the Eikonal equation on an
                                  adaptive mesh  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 678--695
               S. A. Belbas and   
                  W. H. Schmidt   Optimal control of Volterra equations
                                  with impulses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 696--723
Cevza Melek Kazezyìlmaz-Alhan and   
      Miguel A. Medina, Jr. and   
                    Prasada Rao   On numerical modeling of overland flow   724--740
                      Anonymous   Author Index to Volume . . . . . . . . . ??


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 167, Number 1, August 5, 2005

                Prasada Rao and   
           Miguel A. Medina Jr.   A multiple domain algorithm for modeling
                                  one-dimensional transient contaminant
                                  transport flows  . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--15
      Rafael Álvarez and   
         Joan-Josep Climent and   
            Leandro Tortosa and   
                 Antonio Zamora   An efficient binary sequence generator
                                  with cryptographic applications  . . . . 16--27
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Numerical approximations for solving a
                                  time-dependent partial differential
                                  equation with non-classical
                                  specification on four boundaries . . . . 28--45
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Quasi-implicit and two-level explicit
                                  finite-difference procedures for solving
                                  the one-dimensional advection equation   46--67
            Dariush Shadman and   
                   Bahman Mehri   A non-homogeneous Hill's equation  . . . 68--75
                  G. A. Afrouzi   On positive mountain pass solutions for
                                  a semilinear elliptic boundary value
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76--80
                  Yong Ding and   
               Kwok-wo Wong and   
                    Yu-min Wang   A $w$-NNAF method for the efficient
                                  computation of scalar multiplication in
                                  elliptic curve cryptography  . . . . . . 81--93
               Zhen-Jun Shi and   
                       Jie Shen   Convergence of descent method without
                                  line search  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94--107
              Wu-Chuan Yang and   
                 D. J. Guan and   
                  Chi-Sung Laih   Algorithm of asynchronous binary
                                  signed-digit recoding on fast
                                  multiexponentiation  . . . . . . . . . . 108--117
            Ming-Hsin Chang and   
                  Yi-Shiung Yeh   Improving Lamport one-time signature
                                  scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118--124
                  R. Barrio and   
              J. M. Peña   Evaluation of the derivative of a
                                  polynomial in Bernstein form . . . . . . 125--142
                     Zuhua Shao   A new key authentication scheme for
                                  cryptosystems based on discrete
                                  logarithms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143--152
                 Tariq Aziz and   
                Arshad Khan and   
               Jalil Rashidinia   Spline methods for the solution of
                                  fourth-order parabolic partial
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 153--166
                    E. E. Ammar   On computational solution of vector
                                  maximum problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . 167--178
                    S. H. Saker   Oscillation of continuous and discrete
                                  diffusive delay Nicholson's blowflies
                                  models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179--197
                   A. Malek and   
                        A. Yari   Primal--dual solution for the linear
                                  programming problems using neural
                                  networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 198--211
                  Z. Merdan and   
       M. Bayìrlì   The effect of the increase of linear
                                  dimensions on exponents obtained by
                                  finite-size scaling relations for the
                                  six-dimensional Ising model on the
                                  Creutz cellular automaton  . . . . . . . 212--224
                 Rajesh K. Bawa   Spline based computational technique for
                                  linear singularly perturbed boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225--236
           H. Saberi Najafi and   
             S. Kordrostami and   
                M. Esmaeilzadeh   Computational Quartic c $^3$-spline and
                                  Quintic c $^2$-spline algorithms for
                                  solving second-order initial value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237--251
             Ying-Ming Wang and   
               Jian-Bo Yang and   
                   Dong-Ling Xu   Interval weight generation approaches
                                  based on consistency test and interval
                                  comparison matrices  . . . . . . . . . . 252--273
               Eun-Jun Yoon and   
              Eun-Kyung Ryu and   
                  Kee-Young Yoo   Improvement of Fan et al.'s deniable
                                  authentication protocol based on
                                  Diffie--Hellman algorithm  . . . . . . . 274--280
             Shin-Jia Hwang and   
                  Hao-Chih Liao   Security of Hsu--Wu's authenticated
                                  encryption scheme with ( t n ) shared
                                  verification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281--285
             Dragan Juki\'c and   
               Rudolf Scitovski   Least squares fitting Gaussian type
                                  curve  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286--298
         Mohammad Y. Al-Rawwash   Covariance matrix estimation using
                                  repeated measurements when data are
                                  incomplete . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299--315
        M. Tavassoli Kajani and   
                   B. Asady and   
                A. Hadi Vencheh   An iterative method for solving dual
                                  fuzzy nonlinear equations  . . . . . . . 316--323
                 Yongkun Li and   
                    Linghong Lu   Positive periodic solutions of discrete
                                  $n$-species food-chain systems . . . . . 324--344
       Andrés Barrea and   
                Cristina Turner   A numerical analysis of a model of
                                  growth tumor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345--354
              Sung-Woon Lee and   
              Hyun-Sung Kim and   
                  Kee-Young Yoo   Efficient nonce-based remote user
                                  authentication scheme using smart cards  355--361
               Yuan-Lung Yu and   
               Tzer-Shyong Chen   An efficient threshold group signature
                                  scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 362--371
               Teresa Diogo and   
            John T. Edwards and   
            Neville J. Ford and   
                Sophy M. Thomas   Numerical analysis of a singular
                                  integral equation  . . . . . . . . . . . 372--382
                  Shan Zhao and   
                      G. W. Wei   Option valuation by using discrete
                                  singular convolution . . . . . . . . . . 383--418
            Luther W. White and   
                       Yiqi Luo   Model-based data assessment for
                                  terrestrial carbon processes:
                                  implications for sampling strategy in
                                  FACE experiments . . . . . . . . . . . . 419--434
              Saffet Ayasun and   
           Chika O. Nwankpa and   
                Harry G. Kwatny   An efficient method to compute
                                  singularity induced bifurcations of
                                  decoupled parameter-dependent
                                  differential-algebraic power system
                                  model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 435--453
             Zhong-hua Yang and   
                       Qian Guo   Bifurcation analysis of delayed logistic
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 454--476
Blanca Pérez Gladish and   
           Mar Arenas Parra and   
        Amelia Bilbao Terol and   
M. Victoria Rodríuez Uría   Management of surgical waiting lists
                                  through a Possibilistic Linear
                                  Multiobjective Programming problem . . . 477--495
            Mahmoud H. Alrefaei   A simulated annealing applied for
                                  optimizing a voice-multihop radio
                                  network  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 496--507
                Ching-Ter Chang   Fractional programming with
                                  absolute-value functions: a fuzzy goal
                                  programming approach . . . . . . . . . . 508--515
                 R. M. Faye and   
                S. Sawadogo and   
                 F. Mora-Camino   Flexible management of water resource
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 516--527
        M. Fernández and   
                 D. P. Atherton   Analysis of insulin sensitivity
                                  estimates from linear models of glucose
                                  disappearance  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 528--538
            George E. Tsekouras   A fuzzy vector quantization approach to
                                  image compression  . . . . . . . . . . . 539--560
                S. Saha Ray and   
                     R. K. Bera   An approximate solution of a nonlinear
                                  fractional differential equation by
                                  Adomian decomposition method . . . . . . 561--571
                 Da-Zhi Sun and   
                Zhen-Fu Cao and   
                         Yu Sun   Remarks on a new key authentication
                                  scheme based on discrete logarithms  . . 572--575
                    Lihong Feng   Review of model order reduction methods
                                  for numerical simulation of nonlinear
                                  circuits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 576--591
        Tadeusz P\latkowski and   
     Joanna Stachowska-Pi\ketka   ESSs in $n$-player mixed games . . . . . 592--606
               Ming Gen Cui and   
                   Li Hong Yang   The exact solutions of a kind of
                                  nonlinear operator equations . . . . . . 607--615
                   E. Ahmed and   
                     M. El-Alem   On multiobjective optimization in
                                  portfolio management . . . . . . . . . . 616--621
                    Zong-Yi Lee   Applying the double side method of
                                  weighted residual to the solution of
                                  shell deformation problem  . . . . . . . 622--634
      Patricia Mariela Morillas   Dykstra's algorithm with strategies for
                                  projecting onto certain polyhedral cones 635--649
               Kyungsoo Kim and   
                 Dokkyun Yi and   
                    Sungyun Lee   Mortar method for nonconforming finite
                                  elements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 650--669
                Erdal Karaduman   On determinants of matrices with general
                                  Fibonacci numbers entries  . . . . . . . 670--676
                     Pu-yan Nie   A filter method for solving nonlinear
                                  complementarity problems . . . . . . . . 677--694
Nurullah Ankaralìo\uglu and   
  Hüseyin Aydìn and   
             Inci Gültekin   Computation of abstract groups $S((d +
                                  1) / 2, d)$ and torus knots $K(d, 2)$    695--710
               Eun-Jun Yoon and   
              Eun-Kyung Ryu and   
                  Kee-Young Yoo   Improvement of Chien--Jan's
                                  authenticated multiple-key agreement
                                  protocol without using conventional
                                  one-way function . . . . . . . . . . . . 711--715
                Shaohua Pan and   
                      Xingsi Li   An efficient algorithm for the Euclidean
                                  $r$-centrum location problem . . . . . . 716--728
              Yuh-Dauh Lyuu and   
                   Ming-Luen Wu   Cryptanalysis of and improvement on the
                                  Hwang--Chen multi-proxy multi-signature
                                  schemes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 729--739

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 167, Number 2, August 15, 2005

                Jong-Wuu Wu and   
              Wen-Chuan Lee and   
              Sheau-Chiann Chen   Prediction intervals of future
                                  observation from one-parameter
                                  exponential distribution based on
                                  multiply type II censored samples  . . . 741--806
                Jong-Wuu Wu and   
              Chin-Chuan Wu and   
                  Mei-Huei Tsai   Optimal parameter estimation of the
                                  two-parameter bathtub-shaped lifetime
                                  distribution based on a type II right
                                  censored sample  . . . . . . . . . . . . 807--819
               Ya-Fen Chang and   
                Chin-Chen Chang   Authentication schemes with no
                                  verification table . . . . . . . . . . . 820--832
              Eun-Kyung Ryu and   
                Jae-Yuel Im and   
                  Kee-Young Yoo   Security of Tseng--Jan's conference key
                                  distribution system  . . . . . . . . . . 833--839
              Liao-Jun Pang and   
                    Yu-Min Wang   A new ( t n ) multi-secret sharing
                                  scheme based on Shamir's secret sharing  840--848
        Hassan N. A. Ismail and   
            Kamal R. Raslan and   
          Ghada S. E. Salem and   
            Aziza A. Abd Rabboh   Comparison study between restrictive
                                  Taylor, restrictive Padé approximations
                                  and Adomian decomposition method for the
                                  solitary wave solution of the General
                                  KdV equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 849--869
             Ren-Junn Hwang and   
               Chih-Hua Lai and   
                     Feng-Fu Su   An efficient signcryption scheme with
                                  forward secrecy based on elliptic curve  870--881
                 Chien-Lung Hsu   Cryptanalysis and improvement of the
                                  Tzeng--Hwang authenticated encryption
                                  scheme based on elliptic curve discrete
                                  logarithm problem  . . . . . . . . . . . 882--890
                  Tseng-Kuei Li   Cycle embedding in star graphs with edge
                                  faults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 891--900
                Li-hong Cui and   
               Zheng-xing Cheng   A method of construction for
                                  biorthogonal multiwavelets system with
                                  $2 r$ multiplicity . . . . . . . . . . . 901--918
                  Yong Chen and   
                        Qi Wang   A new general algebraic method with
                                  symbolic computation to construct new
                                  doubly-periodic solutions of the $(2 +
                                  1)$-dimensional dispersive long wave
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 919--929
              Yong-Lin Chen and   
                   Xue-Yuan Tan   Semiconvergence criteria of iterations
                                  and extrapolated iterations and
                                  constructive methods of semiconvergent
                                  iteration matrices . . . . . . . . . . . 930--956
                     Caidi Zhao   Algorithmization formula and
                                  mechanization to Cauchy problem of high
                                  dimensional wave equation  . . . . . . . 957--963
         Afrah Saad Mahmood and   
        Luis Casasús and   
               Waleed Al-Hayani   The decomposition method for stiff
                                  systems of ordinary differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 964--975
              Din-Yuen Chan and   
                  Cheng-Yuan Ku   Finite-precision arithmetic coding via
                                  index-splitting and probability-fitting  976--995
              Sung-Woon Lee and   
              Hyun-Sung Kim and   
                  Kee-Young Yoo   Efficient verifier-based key agreement
                                  protocol for three parties without
                                  server's public key  . . . . . . . . . . 996--1003
                     Yi-Qin Lin   Implicitly restarted global FOM and
                                  GMRES for nonsymmetric matrix equations
                                  and Sylvester equations  . . . . . . . . 1004--1025
               Xianfu Zhang and   
                  Zhaolin Cheng   Output feedback stabilization of
                                  nonlinear systems with delays in the
                                  input  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1026--1040
        Ali Vahidian Kamyad and   
        Hamed Hashemi Mehne and   
        Akbar Hashemi Borzabadi   The best linear approximation for
                                  nonlinear systems  . . . . . . . . . . . 1041--1061
                 J. J. Zhao and   
                      Y. Xu and   
                      M. Z. Liu   Stability analysis of numerical methods
                                  for linear neutral Volterra
                                  delay-integro-differential system  . . . 1062--1079
                 A. Shidfar and   
              M. Djalalvand and   
                   M. Garshasbi   A numerical scheme for solving special
                                  class of nonlinear diffusion--convection
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1080--1089
               M. Hadizadeh and   
                      M. Asgary   An efficient numerical approximation for
                                  the linear class of mixed integral
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1090--1100
                   K. R. Raslan   A computational method for the
                                  regularized long wave (RLW) equation . . 1101--1118
                    Y. Mahmoudi   Wavelet Galerkin method for numerical
                                  solution of nonlinear integral equation  1119--1129
                 Jinlin Shi and   
                 Aizhi Weng and   
                    Jiyang Chen   The calculation for characteristic
                                  multiplier of Hill's equation in case
                                  $q(t) < 0$  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1130--1149
                E. Babolian and   
               A. R. Vahidi and   
           Gh. Asadi Cordshooli   Solving differential equations by
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 1150--1155
                Abdalah A. Badr   Numerical solution of Fredholm--Volterra
                                  integral equation in one dimension with
                                  time dependent . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1156--1161
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Generalized Boussinesq type of equations
                                  with compactons, solitons and periodic
                                  solutions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1162--1178
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   The tanh and the sine--cosine methods
                                  for compact and noncompact solutions of
                                  the nonlinear Klein--Gordon equation . . 1179--1195
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   The tanh method: exact solutions of the
                                  sine-Gordon and the sinh-Gordon
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1196--1210
           Khaled M. Furati and   
            Nasser-eddine Tatar   Uniform boundedness and stability for a
                                  viscoelastic problem . . . . . . . . . . 1211--1220
            Mohamed Medjden and   
            Nasser-eddine Tatar   Asymptotic behavior for a viscoelastic
                                  problem with not necessarily decreasing
                                  kernel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1221--1235
            Ravi P. Agarwal and   
              Donal O'Regan and   
          V. Lakshmikantham and   
                       S. Leela   Nonresonant singular boundary value
                                  problems with sign changing
                                  nonlinearities . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1236--1248
                  Mahir Rasulov   Numerical solution of one dimensional
                                  filtration of three phase compressible
                                  fluid through porous medium in a class
                                  of discontinuous functions . . . . . . . 1249--1266
                  T. Candan and   
                   R. S. Dahiya   Oscillation behavior of higher order
                                  neutral differential equations . . . . . 1267--1280
                 K. L. Boey and   
            Patricia J. Y. Wong   Two-point right focal eigenvalue
                                  problems on time scales  . . . . . . . . 1281--1303
                  M. Kirane and   
                      Y. Laskri   Nonexistence of global solutions to a
                                  hyperbolic equation with a space--time
                                  fractional damping . . . . . . . . . . . 1304--1310
                    J. I. Ramos   Exponentially-fitted methods on
                                  layer-adapted meshes . . . . . . . . . . 1311--1330
                    J. I. Ramos   Equivalence of $C^0$ and $C^1$ methods
                                  for ODE's  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1331--1338
          Salah M. El-Sayed and   
                   Do\ugan Kaya   Exact and numerical traveling wave
                                  solutions of Whitham--Broer--Kaup
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1339--1349
                   Weiming Wang   An algorithm for solving DAEs with
                                  mechanization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1350--1372
             Jianhong Zhang and   
                     Yumin Wang   On the security of Miyaji et al. group
                                  signature scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . 1373--1382
                 Haibo Zhao and   
             Chuguang Zheng and   
                     Minghou Xu   Multi-Monte Carlo method for particle
                                  coagulation: description and validation  1383--1399
                 Rais Ahmad and   
Fabián Flores Bazán   An iterative algorithm for random
                                  generalized nonlinear mixed variational
                                  inclusions for random fuzzy mappings . . 1400--1411
             Ebrahim A. Youness   Level set algorithm for solving convex
                                  multiplicative programming problems  . . 1412--1417
                   S. Shahmorad   Numerical solution of the general form
                                  linear Fredholm--Volterra
                                  integro-differential equations by the
                                  Tau method with an error estimation  . . 1418--1429
     R. Tavakkoli-Moghaddam and   
                 G. Moslehi and   
                   M. Vasei and   
                      A. Azaron   Optimal scheduling for a single machine
                                  to minimize the sum of maximum earliness
                                  and tardiness considering idle insert    1430--1450
               Iwan Duursma and   
                 Hyang-Sook Lee   A group key agreement protocol from
                                  pairings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1451--1456
        Pradeep Kumar Gudla and   
                 Ranjan Ganguli   An automated hybrid genetic-conjugate
                                  gradient algorithm for multimodal
                                  optimization problems  . . . . . . . . . 1457--1474


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 168, Number 1, September 1, 2005

                Jinbao Jian and   
               Haiyan Zheng and   
                 Qingjie Hu and   
                  Chunming Tang   A new norm-relaxed method of strongly
                                  sub-feasible direction for inequality
                                  constrained optimization . . . . . . . . 1--28
              Jianzhou Wang and   
                  Zhixin Ma and   
                        Lian Li   Detection, mining and forecasting of
                                  impact load in power load forecasting    29--39
               Pin-Chang Su and   
                Erl-Huei Lu and   
          Henry Ker-Chang Chang   A knapsack public-key cryptosystem based
                                  on elliptic curve discrete logarithm . . 40--46
               Yingjie Wang and   
                   J. H. Li and   
                         L. Tie   Security analysis and improvement of a
                                  user-friendly remote authentication
                                  protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47--50
            M. Masjed-Jamei and   
             M. R. Eslahchi and   
                     M. Dehghan   On numerical improvement of Gauss--Radau
                                  quadrature rules . . . . . . . . . . . . 51--64
        Mahmoud M. El-Borai and   
    Khairia El-said El-Nadi and   
           Osama L. Mostafa and   
                 Hamdy M. Ahmed   Numerical methods for some nonlinear
                                  stochastic differential equations  . . . 65--75
         Mustafa Gülsu and   
                   Mehmet Sezer   The approximate solution of high-order
                                  linear difference equations with
                                  variable coefficients in terms of Taylor
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76--88
                Wang Yanjun and   
               Shen Peiping and   
                    Liang Zhian   A branch-and-bound algorithm to globally
                                  solve the sum of several linear ratios   89--101
              K. Maleknejad and   
                      M. Karami   Numerical solution of non-linear
                                  Fredholm integral equations by using
                                  multiwavelets in the Petrov--Galerkin
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102--110
              K. Maleknejad and   
                       T. Lotfi   Numerical expansion methods for solving
                                  integral equations by interpolation and
                                  Gauss quadrature rules . . . . . . . . . 111--124
         \.Ibrahim Çelik   Approximate computation of eigenvalues
                                  with Chebyshev collocation method  . . . 125--134
                   Jun Shao and   
                     Zhenfu Cao   A new efficient ( t n ) verifiable
                                  multi-secret sharing (VMSS) based on YCH
                                  scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135--140
              K. Maleknejad and   
                  M. Karami and   
                   N. Aghazadeh   Numerical solution of Hammerstein
                                  equations via an interpolation method    141--145
                Ze-Mao Zhao and   
                    Feng-Yu Liu   Method of constructing elliptic curve
                                  authenticated encryption scheme  . . . . 146--151
             Siraj-ul-Islam and   
         Muhammad Azam Khan and   
           Ikram A. Tirmizi and   
                  E. H. Twizell   Non polynomial spline approach to the
                                  solution of a system of third-order
                                  boundary-value problems  . . . . . . . . 152--163
               Sang-Keon Oh and   
              Min-Soeng Kim and   
                Tae-Dok Eom and   
                    Ju-Jang Lee   Heterogeneous local model networks for
                                  time series prediction . . . . . . . . . 164--177
      André L. Moura and   
     José R. Camacho and   
Sebastião C. Guimarães Jr and   
              Carlos H. Salerno   A functional language to implement the
                                  divide-and-conquer Delaunay
                                  triangulation algorithm  . . . . . . . . 178--191
                     Hasan Akin   On the ergodic properties of certain
                                  additive cellular automata over Z $_{ m
                                  }$ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192--197
            H. M. El-Hawary and   
               E. A. Zanaty and   
                  E. El-Sanousy   RETRACTED: Quartic spline collocation
                                  methods for elliptic partial
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 198--221
                     Zuhua Shao   Improvement of efficient proxy signature
                                  schemes using self-certified public keys 222--234
                Weidong Qiu and   
                     Kefei Chen   Identity oriented signature scheme based
                                  on quadratic residues  . . . . . . . . . 235--242
           Abubakr Muhammad and   
               Magnus Egerstedt   Connectivity graphs as models of local
                                  interactions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243--269
                        A. Esen   A numerical solution of the equal width
                                  wave equation by a lumped Galerkin
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 270--282
            M. S. Abou-Dina and   
                   F. M. Hassan   Approximate determination of the
                                  transmission and reflection coefficients
                                  for water-wave flow over a topography    283--304
             Chien-Lung Hsu and   
                   Tzong-Sun Wu   Efficient nonrepudiable threshold proxy
                                  signature scheme with known signers
                                  against the collusion attack . . . . . . 305--319
           Gyurhan H. Nedzhibov   An acceleration of iterative processes
                                  for solving nonlinear equations  . . . . 320--332
              B. A. Mamedov and   
                R. Tapramaz and   
                      Z. Merdan   Calculation of generalized elliptic type
                                  integrals using the binomial expansion
                                  theorem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 333--341
                     Hua Ke and   
                    Baoding Liu   Project scheduling problem with
                                  stochastic activity duration times . . . 342--353
             Andreas U. Schmidt   A model for prejudiced learning in noisy
                                  environments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 354--379
               Xiaofan Yang and   
             David J. Evans and   
               Graham M. Megson   On a non-autonomous difference equation  380--388
             Mohamad Radwan and   
                M. K. Ahmed and   
             F. A. Abd El-Salam   The problem of close approach of two
                                  small masses in the field of massive
                                  oblate primary . . . . . . . . . . . . . 389--397
                S. Saha Ray and   
                     R. K. Bera   Analytical solution of the Bagley Torvik
                                  equation by Adomian decomposition method 398--410
      Nivaor Rodolfo Rigozo and   
             Ezequiel Echer and   
Daniel Jean Roger Nordemann and   
Luís Eduardo Antunes Vieira and   
        Heloisa Helena de Faria   Comparative study between four classical
                                  spectral analysis methods  . . . . . . . 411--430
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
            M. Masjed-Jamei and   
                 M. R. Eslahchi   On numerical improvement of the second
                                  kind of Gauss--Chebyshev quadrature
                                  rules  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 431--446
               Woei-Jiunn Tsaur   Several security schemes constructed
                                  using ECC-based self-certified public
                                  key cryptosystems  . . . . . . . . . . . 447--464
            J. Pour-Mahmoud and   
      M. Y. Rahimi-Ardabili and   
                   S. Shahmorad   Numerical solution of the system of
                                  Fredholm integro-differential equations
                                  by the Tau method  . . . . . . . . . . . 465--478
             M. R. Eslahchi and   
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
                M. Masjed-Jamei   The first kind Chebyshev--Newton--Cotes
                                  quadrature rules (closed type) and its
                                  numerical improvement  . . . . . . . . . 479--495
                   P. K. Mishra   Optimal systolic array algorithms for
                                  tensor product . . . . . . . . . . . . . 496--518
                     Zhibin Zhu   A globally and superlinearly convergent
                                  feasible QP-free method for nonlinear
                                  programming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 519--539
                 A. Shidfar and   
                 G. R. Karamali   Numerical solution of inverse heat
                                  conduction problem with nonstationary
                                  measurements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 540--548
      Vildan Gülkaç   On the finite differences schemes for
                                  the numerical solution of
                                  two-dimensional moving boundary problem  549--556
                 Rafael Cortell   A note on magnetohydrodynamic flow of a
                                  power-law fluid over a stretching sheet  557--566
                 Quan-Fang Wang   Numerical solution for series
                                  sine-Gordon equations using variational
                                  method and finite element approximation  567--599
                     Li Cai and   
               Jian-Hu Feng and   
                   Wen-Xian Xie   A CWENO-type central-upwind scheme for
                                  ideal MHD equations  . . . . . . . . . . 600--612
              Alberto d'Onofrio   Vaccination policies and nonlinear force
                                  of infection: generalization of an
                                  observation by Alexander and Moghadas
                                  (2004) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 613--622
              Fabio Dercole and   
                  Stefano Maggi   Detection and continuation of a border
                                  collision bifurcation in a forest fire
                                  model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 623--635
               Lin Yingzhen and   
                Cui Minggen and   
                       Zheng Yi   Representation of the exact solution for
                                  infinite system of linear equations  . . 636--650
           Silvia Bonettini and   
         Emanuele Galligani and   
               Valeria Ruggiero   An inexact Newton method combined with
                                  Hestenes multipliers' scheme for the
                                  solution of Karush--Kuhn--Tucker systems 651--676
                       Ling Zhu   On the convergent condition of
                                  Newton-like method in parallel circular
                                  iteration for simultaneously finding all
                                  multiple zeros of a polynomial, II . . . 677--685
             N. M. Apaolaza and   
                 J. R. Artalejo   On the time to reach a certain orbit
                                  level in multi-server retrial queues . . 686--703
              R. K. Mohanty and   
                     Navnit Jha   A class of variable mesh spline in
                                  compression methods for singularly
                                  perturbed two point singular boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 704--716
             Shin-Jia Hwang and   
                  Hao-Chih Liao   Security of Tzeng--Hwang's authenticated
                                  encryption scheme based on elliptic
                                  curve discrete logarithm problems  . . . 717--721
                Yanjun Wang and   
                    Zhian Liang   A deterministic global optimization
                                  algorithm for generalized geometric
                                  programming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 722--737

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 168, Number 2, September 15, 2005

               Peiping Shen and   
                    Yanjun Wang   A new pruning test for finding all
                                  global minimizers of nonsmooth functions 739--755
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
       Majid Jaberi Douraki and   
          Marjan Jaberi Douraki   Dynamics of a rational difference
                                  equation using both theoretical and
                                  computational approaches . . . . . . . . 756--775
                         Qi Xie   Improvement of Tzeng et al.'s
                                  nonrepudiable threshold proxy signature
                                  scheme with known signers  . . . . . . . 776--782
                    Jonas Rimas   On computing of arbitrary positive
                                  integer powers for one type of symmetric
                                  tridiagonal matrices of even order . . . 783--787
               Eun-Jun Yoon and   
              Eun-Kyung Ryu and   
                  Kee-Young Yoo   Cryptanalysis and further improvement of
                                  Peinado's improved LHL-key
                                  authentication scheme  . . . . . . . . . 788--794
                   K. R. Raslan   Collocation method using quartic
                                  B-spline for the equal width (EW)
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 795--805
              J. Rashidinia and   
                    M. Zarebnia   Numerical solution of linear integral
                                  equations by using Sinc--collocation
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 806--822
             Deng Shan Wang and   
                Yi Fang Liu and   
                Hong-Qing Zhang   Symbolic computation and families of
                                  Jacobi elliptic function solutions of
                                  the (2 + 1)-dimensional
                                  Nizhnik--Novikov--Veselov equation . . . 823--847
                     P. Ossipov   Simple heuristic algorithm for profile
                                  reduction of arbitrary sparse matrix . . 848--857
             Jeoung Ok Kwon and   
            Jung Yeon Hwang and   
              Changwook Kim and   
                  Dong Hoon Lee   Cryptanalysis of Lee--Kim--Yoo
                                  password-based key agreement scheme  . . 858--865
           Tofigh Allahviranloo   Romberg integration for fuzzy functions  866--876
                  S. Effati and   
                   A. R. Nazemi   A new method for solving a system of the
                                  nonlinear equations  . . . . . . . . . . 877--894
         Sherman S. M. Chow and   
            Lucas C. K. Hui and   
                  S. M. Yiu and   
                     K. P. Chow   Forward-secure multisignature and blind
                                  signature schemes  . . . . . . . . . . . 895--908
                 Ji-Huan He and   
                       Jie Tang   Rebuild of King Fang 40 BC musical
                                  scales by He's inequality  . . . . . . . 909--914
               Do\ugan Kaya and   
                Ibrahim E. Inan   A numerical application of the
                                  decomposition method for the combined
                                  KdV--MKdV equation . . . . . . . . . . . 915--926
                 Da-Zhi Sun and   
                    Zhen-Fu Cao   Improved public key authentication
                                  scheme for non-repudiation . . . . . . . 927--932
      Henry Ker-Chang Chang and   
                Erl-Huei Lu and   
                   Pin-Chang Su   Design of traceable security system  . . 933--944
              Alberto d'Onofrio   Periodically varying antiviral
                                  therapies: conditions for global
                                  stability of the virus free state  . . . 945--953
                Rongxing Lu and   
                     Zhenfu Cao   A new deniable authentication protocol
                                  from bilinear pairings . . . . . . . . . 954--961
                   Luming Zhang   A finite difference scheme for
                                  generalized regularized long-wave
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 962--972
                 S. J. Yang and   
                     B. Shi and   
                D. C. Zhang and   
                      M. J. Gai   Counterexamples to the article
                                  ``Oscillation and global attractivity in
                                  hematopoiesis model with delay time''    973--980
                 You-Hui Su and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Global asymptotic stability of a
                                  second-order nonlinear difference
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 981--989
                    Qi Duan and   
                 Liqiu Wang and   
                  E. H. Twizell   A new weighted rational cubic
                                  interpolation and its approximation  . . 990--1003
                 A. Agouzal and   
                  K. Allali and   
                       K. Najib   Non-conforming finite element
                                  discretisations of a class of
                                  non-Newtonian flows  . . . . . . . . . . 1004--1019
                     Fuyong Lin   A new multi-resolution theory based on
                                  orthogonal spline  . . . . . . . . . . . 1020--1030
                 Liping Wen and   
                      Shoufu Li   Nonlinear stability of linear multistep
                                  methods for stiff delay differential
                                  equations in Banach spaces . . . . . . . 1031--1044
           Woei-Jiunn Tsaur and   
                   Chih-Ho Chou   Efficient algorithms for speeding up the
                                  computations of elliptic curve
                                  cryptosystems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1045--1064
                     Zhenya Yan   Numerical doubly periodic solution of
                                  the KdV equation with the initial
                                  condition via the decomposition method   1065--1078
            Ming-Heng Zhang and   
               Qian-Sheng Cheng   An approach to VaR for capital markets
                                  with Gaussian mixture  . . . . . . . . . 1079--1085
                  Y. G. Sun and   
                    S. H. Saker   Existence of positive periodic solutions
                                  of nonlinear discrete model exhibiting
                                  the Allee effect . . . . . . . . . . . . 1086--1097
            A. Sjöberg and   
                  F. M. Mahomed   The association of non-local symmetries
                                  with conservation laws: applications to
                                  the heat and Burger's equations  . . . . 1098--1108
                 C. Clavero and   
                   J. L. Gracia   High order methods for elliptic and time
                                  dependent reaction--diffusion singularly
                                  perturbed problems . . . . . . . . . . . 1109--1127
                 J. J. Zhao and   
                      Y. Xu and   
                 S. Y. Dong and   
                      M. Z. Liu   Stability of the Rosenbrock methods for
                                  the neutral delay differential-algebraic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1128--1144
             Aytac Arikoglu and   
                  Ibrahim Ozkol   Solution of boundary value problems for
                                  integro-differential equations by using
                                  differential transform method  . . . . . 1145--1158
                     S. Kutluay   Numerical schemes for one-dimensional
                                  Stefan-like problems with a forcing term 1159--1168
                   Tzong-Mou Wu   A study of convergence on the
                                  Newton-homotopy continuation method  . . 1169--1174
               Tzong-Mou Wu and   
               Cha'o-Kuang Chen   Computer-aided curvature analyses of
                                  planar four-bar linkage mechanism  . . . 1175--1188
                  Yong Chen and   
                        Qi Wang   A new general algebraic method with
                                  symbolic computation to construct new
                                  travelling wave solution for the $(1 +
                                  1)$-dimensional dispersive long wave
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1189--1204
                  Y. G. Sun and   
                    S. H. Saker   Oscillatory and asymptotic behavior of
                                  positive periodic solutions of nonlinear
                                  discrete model exhibiting the Allee
                                  effect . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1205--1218
                       Ruyun Ma   Existence of positive solutions of a
                                  fourth-order boundary value problem  . . 1219--1231
                      J. Biazar   Solution of systems of
                                  integral--differential equations by
                                  Adomian decomposition method . . . . . . 1232--1238
                     Zhenya Yan   Controlling hyperchaos in the new
                                  hyperchaotic Chen system . . . . . . . . 1239--1250
                 M. El-kady and   
                A. Abd El-Shafy   Error estimation problem of nonlinear
                                  integral equations in the space $L_p (p
                                  \geq 1)$ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1251--1257
                H. H. Mehne and   
               M. H. Farahi and   
                 J. A. Esfahani   Slot nozzle design with specified
                                  pressure in a given subregion by using
                                  embedding method . . . . . . . . . . . . 1258--1272
                  Shaher Momani   A numerical scheme for the solution of
                                  Sivashinsky equation . . . . . . . . . . 1273--1280
        Robert K. McCormack and   
              Linda J. S. Allen   Disease emergence in deterministic and
                                  stochastic models for host and pathogen  1281--1305
                Basem S. Attili   The Adomian decomposition method for
                                  computing eigenelements of
                                  Sturm--Liouville two point boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1306--1316
                Amir Azaron and   
              Cahit Perkgoz and   
               Masatoshi Sakawa   A genetic algorithm approach for the
                                  time-cost trade-off in PERT networks . . 1317--1339
           Vejdi I. Hasanov and   
                 Ivan G. Ivanov   On the matrix equation $X - A^* X^{-n} A
                                  = I$ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1340--1356
                  Ling Wang and   
                Ling-Lai Li and   
                      Fang Tang   Optimal reduction of models using a
                                  hybrid searching strategy  . . . . . . . 1357--1369
                  S. Effati and   
                     M. Baymani   A new nonlinear neural network for
                                  solving convex nonlinear programming
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1370--1379
                 Metin Demiralp   Critical value calculations for the
                                  screening parameter of Hulthen potential 1380--1399
                 A. Shidfar and   
                   R. Pourgholi   Application of finite difference method
                                  to analysis an ill-posed problem . . . . 1400--1408
                 Yuelin Gao and   
               Honggang Xue and   
                   Peiping Shen   A new rectangle branch-and-reduce
                                  approach for solving nonconvex quadratic
                                  programming problems . . . . . . . . . . 1409--1418
                 Pedro M. Reyes   Logistics networks: a game theory
                                  application for solving the
                                  transshipment problem  . . . . . . . . . 1419--1431
      Predrag M. Rajkovi\'c and   
   Sladjana D. Marinkovi\'c and   
          Miomir S. Stankovi\'c   On $q$-Newton--Kantorovich method for
                                  solving systems of equations . . . . . . 1432--1448
            Hakan F. Öztop   Numerical study of flow and heat
                                  transfer in curvilinear ducts:
                                  applications of elliptic grid generation 1449--1460
                 Emin Kasap and   
           \.Ismail Aydemir and   
                Nuri Kuruo\uglu   Erratum to: ``Ruled surfaces with
                                  timelike rulings'' [Appl. Math. Comput.
                                  \bf 147 (2004) 241--248] . . . . . . . . 1461--1468
                K. Yamaç   Erratum to ``An algorithm for stability
                                  of discrete-time interval matrices'' . . 1469--1469


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 169, Number 1, October 1, 2005

               Eun-Jun Yoon and   
                  Kee-Young Yoo   On the security of Wu--Lin's robust key
                                  authentication scheme  . . . . . . . . . 1--7
               Naimin Zhang and   
                      Yimin Wei   A note on solving EP inconsistent linear
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8--15
           T. Allahviranloo and   
                      T. Hajari   Numerical methods for approximation of
                                  fuzzy data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--33
                   B. Asady and   
              S. Abbasbandy and   
                       M. Alavi   Fuzzy general linear systems . . . . . . 34--40
             Zhengtao Jiang and   
                     Xi Sun and   
                     Yumin Wang   Security analysis and improvement of a
                                  double-trapdoor encryption scheme  . . . 41--50
             Zhengtao Jiang and   
              Mingsen Xiang and   
                     Yumin Wang   A research on new public-key encryption
                                  schemes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51--61
               Kyungah Shim and   
                  Young-Ran Lee   Security flaws in authentication and key
                                  establishment protocols for mobile
                                  communications . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62--74
              Chu-Hsing Lin and   
               Ruei-Hau Hsu and   
                      Lein Harn   Improved DSA variant for batch
                                  verification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75--81
                   N.-Y. Ma and   
                     R. P. King   Fitting distribution-like data to
                                  exponential sums with genetic algorithms 82--95
              Hiroyuki Kano and   
             Hiroaki Nakata and   
                Clyde F. Martin   Optimal curve fitting and smoothing
                                  using normalized uniform B-splines: a
                                  tool for studying complex systems  . . . 96--128
                    Wenxing Zhu   A class of filled functions for box
                                  constrained continuous global
                                  optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129--145
             Turabi Geyikli and   
                   Do\ugan Kaya   Comparison of the solutions obtained by
                                  B-spline FEM and ADM of KdV equation . . 146--156
                  Zhizhang Shen   The impact of the apex node on routing
                                  inside a pyramid structure . . . . . . . 157--178
                       Ling Zhu   On the convergent condition of
                                  Durand--Kerner method in parallel
                                  circular iteration of multi-step . . . . 179--191
               Je Hong Park and   
             Bo Gyeong Kang and   
                    Jae Woo Han   Cryptanalysis of Zhou et al.'s
                                  proxy-protected signature schemes  . . . 192--197
                Wann-Yih Wu and   
                  Shuo-Pei Chen   A prediction method using the grey model
                                  $GMC(1,n)$ combined with the grey
                                  relational analysis: a case study on
                                  Internet access population forecast  . . 198--217
              Abdelouahed Hamdi   Decomposition for structured convex
                                  programs with smooth multiplier methods  218--241
                   J. R. Sharma   A composite third order
                                  Newton--Steffensen method for solving
                                  nonlinear equations  . . . . . . . . . . 242--246
         D. G. Sotiropoulos and   
                   T. N. Grapsa   Optimal centers in branch-and-prune
                                  algorithms for univariate global
                                  optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247--277
               Qi-min Zhang and   
                 Chong-zhao Han   Numerical analysis for stochastic
                                  age-dependent population equations . . . 278--294
               Eun-Jun Yoon and   
                  Kee-Young Yoo   Weakness and solution of Yang et al.'s
                                  protected password changing scheme . . . 295--304
                   Bing Liu and   
                Lansun Chen and   
                   Yujuan Zhang   The dynamics of a prey-dependent
                                  consumption model concerning impulsive
                                  control strategy . . . . . . . . . . . . 305--320
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   The tanh method for generalized forms of
                                  nonlinear heat conduction and
                                  Burgers--Fisher equations  . . . . . . . 321--338
          Gülten Torun and   
           \.Ibrahim Ethem Anar   The electromagnetic scattering problem:
                                  the case of TE polarized waves . . . . . 339--354
                      Qiang Sun   Solving the Klein--Gordon equation by
                                  means of the homotopy analysis method    355--365
                 Y. C. Chen and   
                     L. Y. Tsai   Blow-up solutions of nonlinear
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 366--387
              Xinzhen Zhang and   
                Fengming Ma and   
                      Yiju Wang   A Newton-type algorithm for generalized
                                  linear complementarity problem over a
                                  polyhedral cone  . . . . . . . . . . . . 388--401
                Yonggui Zhu and   
             Qianshun Chang and   
                  Shengchang Wu   A new algorithm for calculating Adomian
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 402--416
           M. S. Petkovi\'c and   
               D. Milo\vsevi\'c   Improved Halley-like methods for the
                                  inclusion of polynomial zeros  . . . . . 417--436
                Xiangxue Li and   
                     Kefei Chen   ID-based multi-proxy signature, proxy
                                  multi-signature and multi-proxy
                                  multi-signature schemes from bilinear
                                  pairings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 437--450
                   A. Malek and   
                   H. G. Oskoei   Numerical solutions for constrained
                                  quadratic problems using
                                  high-performance neural networks . . . . 451--471
               Je Hong Park and   
                 Seongtaek Chee   A note on digital signature scheme using
                                  a self-pairing map . . . . . . . . . . . 472--475
                 Caixia Gao and   
                 Enmin Feng and   
               Zongtao Wang and   
                    Zhilong Xiu   Parameters identification problem of the
                                  nonlinear dynamical system in microbial
                                  continuous cultures  . . . . . . . . . . 476--484
         Miltiades Elliotis and   
          Georgios Georgiou and   
           Christos Xenophontos   Solving Laplacian problems with boundary
                                  singularities: a comparison of a
                                  singular function boundary integral
                                  method with the p/hp version of the
                                  finite element method  . . . . . . . . . 485--499
        Emad M. Abo-Eldahab and   
               Ahmed F. Ghonaim   Radiation effect on heat transfer of a
                                  micropolar fluid through a porous medium 500--510
                   Kyungah Shim   Off-line password-guessing attacks on
                                  the generalized key agreement and
                                  password authentication protocol . . . . 511--515
            Chien-Yuan Chen and   
              Cheng-Yuan Ku and   
                   David C. Yen   Cryptanalysis of large RSA exponent by
                                  using the LLL algorithm  . . . . . . . . 516--525
           E. F. Elshehawey and   
     Abd El-Rahman El-Saman and   
          Mostafa El-Shahed and   
                 Mohamed Dagher   Peristaltic transport of a compressible
                                  viscous liquid through a tapered pore    526--543
                   Du Qikui and   
                    Tang Minxia   Exact and approximate artificial
                                  boundary conditions for the hyperbolic
                                  problems in unbounded domains  . . . . . 544--562
             G. M. Abd El-Latif   An approximate solution treatment for
                                  non-linear problems  . . . . . . . . . . 563--575
             G. M. Abd El-Latif   A homotopy technique and a perturbation
                                  technique for non-linear problems  . . . 576--588
               Jian-qin Mei and   
                Hong-qing Zhang   New soliton-like and periodic-like
                                  solutions for the KdV equation . . . . . 589--599
                    L. Kula and   
                       Y. Yayli   On slant helix and its spherical
                                  indicatrix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 600--607
              Wei-Guo Zhang and   
                    Zan-Kan Nie   On admissible efficient portfolio
                                  selection policy . . . . . . . . . . . . 608--623
                Kokou Abalo and   
               Michael Kostreva   Berge equilibrium: some recent results
                                  from fixed-point theorems  . . . . . . . 624--638
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Travelling wave solutions of generalized
                                  forms of Burgers, Burgers--KdV and
                                  Burgers--Huxley equations  . . . . . . . 639--656
                   Gong-Nong Li   Analysis for a homotopy path of
                                  complementarity problems based on
                                  $\mu$-exceptional family . . . . . . . . 657--670
                S. K. Tomar and   
                  Jaswant Singh   Transmission of longitudinal waves
                                  through a plane interface between two
                                  dissimilar porous elastic solid
                                  half-spaces  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 671--688
                    Zhongdi Cen   A hybrid difference scheme for a
                                  singularly perturbed
                                  convection-diffusion problem with
                                  discontinuous convection coefficient . . 689--699
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Exact solutions of compact and
                                  noncompact structures for the KP--BBM
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 700--712
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Compact and noncompact physical
                                  structures for the ZK--BBM equation  . . 713--725
               K. Vajravelu and   
                S. Sreenadh and   
                 V. Ramesh Babu   Peristaltic pumping of a
                                  Herschel--Bulkley fluid in a channel . . 726--735

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 169, Number 2, October 15, 2005

                  A. R. Mugdadi   The least squares type estimation of the
                                  parameters in the power hazard function  737--748
             M. M. Awartani and   
                   M. H. Hamdan   Fully developed flow through a porous
                                  channel bounded by flat plates . . . . . 749--757
             M. M. Awartani and   
                 R. A. Ford and   
                   M. H. Hamdan   Computational complexities and
                                  streamfunction coordinates . . . . . . . 758--777
               Ming-Han Lin and   
                  Chin-Tai Chen   Study on the formation of Goertler
                                  vortices in natural convection flow over
                                  a rotating concave surface . . . . . . . 778--796
           Shui-Ching Chang and   
                     Tze Fen Li   Estimation of component mean lifetimes
                                  of a masked system using unclassified
                                  system life data . . . . . . . . . . . . 797--805
        Emad M. Abo-Eldahab and   
                 Ahmed M. Salem   MHD free-convection flow of a
                                  non-Newtonian power-law fluid at a
                                  stretching surface with a uniform
                                  free-stream  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 806--818
          M. Jaberi Douraki and   
                 M. Dehghan and   
                      A. Razavi   On the global behavior of higher order
                                  recursive sequences  . . . . . . . . . . 819--831
                      Sunil and   
                      Divya and   
                   R. C. Sharma   Effect of dust particles on a
                                  ferromagnetic fluid heated and soluted
                                  from below saturating a porous medium    832--853
                 Shuicai Li and   
                   Shi-Jun Liao   An analytic approach to solve multiple
                                  solutions of a strongly nonlinear
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 854--865
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
                   N. Shoja and   
                  G. Tohidi and   
                    S. Razavyan   The identification of nondominated and
                                  efficient paths on a network . . . . . . 866--873
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
            F. Hosseinzadeh and   
                   N. Shoja and   
                      G. Tohidi   A method for generating all efficient
                                  solutions of 0-1 multi-objective linear
                                  programming problem  . . . . . . . . . . 874--886
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
                   N. Shoja and   
                  G. Tohidi and   
                    S. Razavyan   A one-model approach to classification
                                  and sensitivity analysis in DEA  . . . . 887--896
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
            F. Hosseinzadeh and   
                   N. Shoja and   
                   M. Sanei and   
                      G. Tohidi   Sensitivity and stability analysis in
                                  DEA  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 897--904
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
                   N. Shoja and   
                  G. Tohidi and   
                    S. Razavyan   Sensitivity of efficiency
                                  classifications in the inverse DEA
                                  models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 905--916
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
                   N. Shoja and   
                  G. Tohidi and   
                    S. Razavyan   Undesirable inputs and outputs in DEA
                                  models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 917--925
     M. A. Hernández and   
                M. J. Rubio and   
                 J. A. Ezquerro   Solving a special case of conservative
                                  problems by Secant-like methods  . . . . 926--942
               Y. Ben Nakhi and   
                    S. L. Kalla   On a generalized mixture distribution    943--952
                Chengri Jin and   
                    Mingzhu Liu   A new modification of Adomian
                                  decomposition method for solving a kind
                                  of evolution equation  . . . . . . . . . 953--962
                   Tzong-Mou Wu   One-to-one mapping matrix  . . . . . . . 963--970
             Turabi Geyikli and   
                   Do\ugan Kaya   An application for a modified KdV
                                  equation by the decomposition method and
                                  finite element method  . . . . . . . . . 971--981
             Yen-Cheng Chen and   
                     Lo-Yao Yeh   An efficient nonce-based authentication
                                  scheme with key agreement  . . . . . . . 982--994
                   Weiming Wang   An algorithm for solving nonlinear
                                  singular perturbation problems with
                                  mechanization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 995--1009
               Je Hong Park and   
                 Bo Gyeong Kang   Security of Lu et al.'s proxy-protected
                                  signature scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . 1010--1015
                    Jonas Rimas   On computing of arbitrary positive
                                  integer powers for one type of odd order
                                  symmetric circulant matrices. II . . . . 1016--1027
                Zhenqing Li and   
                   Weiming Wang   Mechanization for solving SPP by
                                  reducing order method  . . . . . . . . . 1028--1037
                     Caidi Zhao   Algorithm and mechanization to Cauchy
                                  problem of parabolic equation  . . . . . 1038--1044
                   Do\ugan Kaya   Parallel algorithms for reduction of a
                                  symmetric matrix to tridiagonal form on
                                  a shared memory multiprocessor . . . . . 1045--1062
             Jianhong Zhang and   
                     Yumin Wang   On the security of a convertible
                                  authenticated encryption . . . . . . . . 1063--1069
             Tzung-Her Chen and   
                Wei-Bin Lee and   
                   Gwoboa Horng   Remarks on some signature schemes based
                                  on factoring and discrete logarithms . . 1070--1075
              Xing-Yang Guo and   
                 Chao-Jing Tang   Identity based designated
                                  multi-confirmer signature: a new type
                                  signature  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1076--1085
         Noël Bonneuil and   
           Patrick Saint-Pierre   Population viability in three
                                  trophic-level food chains  . . . . . . . 1086--1105
              S. R.-J. Jang and   
                     J. Baglama   Droop models of nutrient--plankton
                                  interaction with intratrophic predation  1106--1128
                Shiyou Weng and   
                 Haiyin Gao and   
               Renzhao Chen and   
                   Xuezhang Hou   Penalty shifting method on calculation
                                  of optimal linewise control of
                                  dam-detouring osimotic system for
                                  concrete dams with heterogemous  . . . . 1129--1141
             Kourosh H. Shirazi   Five points of accuracy synthesis of
                                  motion generator linkages using Maple-V  1142--1171
                Judong Shen and   
             Shing I. Chang and   
             E. Stanley Lee and   
               Youping Deng and   
                 Susan J. Brown   Determination of cluster number in
                                  clustering microarray data . . . . . . . 1172--1185
                    Shijun Liao   Comparison between the homotopy analysis
                                  method and homotopy perturbation method  1186--1194
          Chorng-Shyong Ong and   
             Jih-Jeng Huang and   
              Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng   A novel hybrid model for portfolio
                                  selection  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1195--1210
             Jianhong Zhang and   
                     Yumin Wang   Two provably secure $k$-out-of-$n$
                                  oblivious transfer schemes . . . . . . . 1211--1220
                  Yimin Wei and   
                 Yanhua Cao and   
                      Hua Xiang   A note on the componentwise perturbation
                                  bounds of matrix inverse and linear
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1221--1236
                Rongxing Lu and   
                     Zhenfu Cao   Designated verifier proxy signature
                                  scheme with message recovery . . . . . . 1237--1246
          M. Zubaer Hossain and   
              S. Reaz Ahmed and   
                M. Wahhaj Uddin   Generalized mathematical model for the
                                  solution of mixed-boundary-value elastic
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1247--1275
           Min-Shiang Hwang and   
             Kuo-Feng Hwang and   
                Chin-Chen Chang   A time-stamping protocol for digital
                                  watermarking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1276--1284
                 Jiqiang Lv and   
                Xinmei Wang and   
                    Kwangjo Kim   Practical convertible authenticated
                                  encryption schemes using self-certified
                                  public keys  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1285--1297
                    M. A. Ahmed   A characterization of the convergence of
                                  Picard iteration to a fixed point for a
                                  continuous mapping and an application    1298--1304
                 Bing Zheng and   
                        Ke Wang   Symmetric successive overrelaxation
                                  methods for solving the rank deficient
                                  linear least squares problem . . . . . . 1305--1323
      Henry Ker-Chang Chang and   
                Erl-Huei Lu and   
                   Pin-Chang Su   Fail-stop blind signature scheme design
                                  based on pairings  . . . . . . . . . . . 1324--1331
              Zhong-Yun Liu and   
               Han-Dong Cao and   
                 Hui-Jiong Chen   A note on computing matrix--vector
                                  products with generalized
                                  centrosymmetric (centrohermitian)
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1332--1345
                    Wei Sun and   
                  Yao-Lin Jiang   Runge--Kutta methods of dynamic
                                  iteration for index-2
                                  differential--algebraic equations  . . . 1346--1363
               Gui-qiong Xu and   
                     Zhi-bin Li   PDEPtest: a package for the Painlevé test
                                  of nonlinear partial differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1364--1379
                Haiyong Bao and   
                 Zhenfu Cao and   
                    Rongxing Lu   Proxy signature scheme using
                                  self-certified public keys . . . . . . . 1380--1389
                    Jonas Rimas   On computing of arbitrary positive
                                  integer powers for one type of odd order
                                  tridiagonal matrices with zero row. I    1390--1394
               Weiming Wang and   
                    Zhenqing Li   The distribution models of grazing
                                  animals between two grassland resource
                                  points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1395--1404
         Okey Oseloka Onyejekwe   A simplified Green element method
                                  solution for a the biharmonic equation
                                  and its application to Stokes flows  . . 1405--1418
                Haiyong Bao and   
                 Zhenfu Cao and   
                  Shengbao Wang   Improvement on Tzeng et al.'s
                                  nonrepudiable threshold multi-proxy
                                  multi-signature scheme with shared
                                  verification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1419--1430
             Chou-Chen Yang and   
            Yuan-Liang Tang and   
             Ren-Chiun Wang and   
                  Hung-Wen Yang   A secure and efficient authentication
                                  protocol for anonymous channel in
                                  wireless communications  . . . . . . . . 1431--1439
            Reza Farzipoor Saen   Developing a nondiscretionary model of
                                  slacks-based measure in data envelopment
                                  analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1440--1447
              Xing-Yang Guo and   
                 Chao-Jing Tang   Identity based group-oriented undeniable
                                  signature scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . 1448--1457
              Tian-Shyr Dai and   
          Guan-Shieng Huang and   
                  Yuh-Dauh Lyuu   An efficient convergent lattice
                                  algorithm for European Asian options . . 1458--1471


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 170, Number 1, November 1, 2005

               Zhen-Jun Shi and   
                       Jie Shen   A new super-memory gradient method with
                                  curve search rule  . . . . . . . . . . . 1--16
                   Hanquan Wang   Numerical studies on the split-step
                                  finite difference method for nonlinear
                                  Schrödinger equations . . . . . . . . . . 17--35
                  H. Arsham and   
               G. Cimperman and   
                   N. Damij and   
                   T. Damij and   
                        J. Grad   A computer implementation of the
                                  Push-and-Pull algorithm and its
                                  computational comparison with LP simplex
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--63
              Saleh M. Al-Harbi   Numerical study of natural convection
                                  heat transfer with variable viscosity
                                  and thermal radiation from a cone and
                                  wedge in porous media  . . . . . . . . . 64--75
                    Mustafa Inc   On numerical solutions of
                                  one-dimensional nonlinear Burgers'
                                  equation and convergence of the
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 76--85
                      Luis Lara   A numerical method for solving a system
                                  of nonautonomous linear ordinary
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 86--94
              S. Abbasbandy and   
                 M. T. Darvishi   A numerical solution of Burgers'
                                  equation by time discretization of
                                  Adomian's decomposition method . . . . . 95--102
             Zhenfeng Zhang and   
                   Dengguo Feng   Cryptanalysis of some signature schemes
                                  with message recovery  . . . . . . . . . 103--114
                 M. M. Hosseini   Pseudospectral method for numerical
                                  solution of DAEs with an error
                                  estimation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115--124
              Alberto d'Onofrio   Biomathematical analysis and extension
                                  of the new class of epidemic models
                                  proposed by Satsuma et al. (2004)  . . . 125--134
                 Chien-Lung Hsu   A user friendly remote authentication
                                  scheme with smart cards against
                                  impersonation attacks  . . . . . . . . . 135--143
              Fatma Tiryaki and   
             Mehmet Ahlatcioglu   Fuzzy stock selection using a new fuzzy
                                  ranking and weighting algorithm  . . . . 144--157
                 Rafael Cortell   Numerical analysis of dynamic problems:
                                  an alternative integration . . . . . . . 158--171
      Nasser M. El-Maghraby and   
                Hamdy M. Yossef   A two-dimensional thermoelasticity
                                  problem for thermomechanical shock with
                                  two relaxation times . . . . . . . . . . 172--184
     R. Tavakkoli-Moghaddam and   
                   F. Jolai and   
                  F. Vaziri and   
                P. K. Ahmed and   
                      A. Azaron   A hybrid method for solving stochastic
                                  job shop scheduling problems . . . . . . 185--206
                Kee-Won Kim and   
             Jun-Cheol Jeon and   
                  Kee-Young Yoo   An improvement on Yang et al.'s password
                                  authentication schemes . . . . . . . . . 207--215
                   Omar M. Saad   An iterative goal programming approach
                                  for solving fuzzy multiobjective integer
                                  linear programming problems  . . . . . . 216--225
               Eun-Jun Yoon and   
                  Kee-Young Yoo   Cryptanalysis of Zhang--Xiao's
                                  multisignature scheme for specified
                                  group of verifiers . . . . . . . . . . . 226--229
                Nuran Guzel and   
                 Mustafa Bayram   On the numerical solution of stiff
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 230--236
               Weiming Wang and   
                     Xinze Lian   Computations of multi-resultant with
                                  mechanization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237--257
           Woei-Jiunn Tsaur and   
               Chia-Chun Wu and   
                    Wei-Bin Lee   An enhanced user authentication scheme
                                  for multi-server Internet services . . . 258--266
            H. M. El-Hawary and   
             E. O. Abdel-Rahman   Numerical solution of the generalized
                                  Burger's equation via spectral/spline
                                  methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267--279
               Keon-Jik Lee and   
                 Byeong-Jik Lee   Cryptanalysis of the modified
                                  authenticated key agreement scheme . . . 280--284
     \.Ibrahim Çelik and   
                   Guzin Gokmen   Approximate solution of periodic
                                  Sturm--Liouville problems with Chebyshev
                                  collocation method . . . . . . . . . . . 285--295
               Wen-Xian Xie and   
                     Li Cai and   
               Jian-Hu Feng and   
                         Wei Xu   Computations of shallow water equations
                                  with high-order central-upwind schemes
                                  on triangular meshes . . . . . . . . . . 296--313
            J. Pour-Mahmoud and   
      M. Y. Rahimi-Ardabili and   
                   S. Shahmorad   Numerical solution of Volterra
                                  integro-differential equations by the
                                  Tau method with the Chebyshev and
                                  Legendre bases . . . . . . . . . . . . . 314--338
                     Hasan Akin   On the directional entropy of
                                  $\mathbb{Z}^2$-actions generated by
                                  additive cellular automata . . . . . . . 339--346
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   The Camassa--Holm--KP equations with
                                  compact and noncompact travelling wave
                                  solutions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 347--360
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   The $\tanh$ method for a reliable
                                  treatment of the $K(n, n)$ and the
                                  $KP(n,n)$ equations and its variants . . 361--379
                    J. I. Ramos   Exponential methods for one-dimensional
                                  reaction--diffusion equations  . . . . . 380--398
              Junesang Choi and   
               H. M. Srivastava   Certain families of series associated
                                  with the Hurwitz--Lerch Zeta function    399--409
           Lawrence J. De Chant   A high velocity plate penetration hole
                                  diameter relationship based on late time
                                  stagnation point flow concepts . . . . . 410--424
                   S. A. Belbas   New hysteresis operators with
                                  applications to counterterrorism . . . . 425--439
              Brian J. McCartin   The method of angled derivatives . . . . 440--461
                  Tong Kang and   
                   Kwang Ik Kim   An $E$-based splitting method with a
                                  non-matching grid for eddy current
                                  equations with discontinuous
                                  coefficients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 462--484
       Majid Jaberi Douraki and   
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
                Mohsen Razzaghi   The qualitative behavior of solutions of
                                  a nonlinear difference equation  . . . . 485--502
                      Xiaoyu Ji   Models and algorithm for stochastic
                                  shortest path problem  . . . . . . . . . 503--514
          Pham Huu Anh Ngoc and   
                  Byung Soo Lee   Some sufficient conditions for
                                  exponential stability of linear neutral
                                  functional differential equations  . . . 515--530
         George Stephanides and   
         Nicolae Constantinescu   The GN-authenticated key agreement . . . 531--544
              Yuan Gong Sun and   
                   Fan Wei Meng   Oscillation results for matrix
                                  differential systems with damping  . . . 545--555
             L. F. Shampine and   
                S. Thompson and   
            J. A. Kierzenka and   
                    G. D. Byrne   Non-negative solutions of ODEs . . . . . 556--569
                   Xing-Guo Luo   A two-step Adomian decomposition method  570--583
        Ahmet Ali Öcal and   
                 Naim Tuglu and   
              Ercan Altini\csik   On the representation of $k$-generalized
                                  Fibonacci and Lucas numbers  . . . . . . 584--596
              Shin-Shin Kao and   
                  Lih-Hsing Hsu   The globally bi-3* and hyper bi-3*
                                  connectedness of the spider web networks 597--610
                      Steven Li   A new formula for computing implied
                                  volatility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 611--625
               Shiying Wang and   
                    Aiming Yang   DNA solution of integer linear
                                  programming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 626--632
               A. Eisinberg and   
                      G. Fedele   Vandermonde systems on Gauss--Lobatto
                                  Chebyshev nodes  . . . . . . . . . . . . 633--647
                  S. Abbasbandy   Extended Newton's method for a system of
                                  nonlinear equations by modified Adomian
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 648--656
                    Weidong Qiu   Converting normal DLP-based signatures
                                  into blind . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 657--665
                Shun-Fu Pon and   
                Erl-Huei Lu and   
                 Albert B. Jeng   One private-key for all DL-based
                                  cryptosystems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 666--672
            L. Jódar and   
            L. A. Caudillo-Mata   A low computational cost numerical
                                  method for solving mixed diffusion
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 673--685
                Jinhai Chen and   
                      Weiguo Li   Convergence of Gauss--Newton's method
                                  and uniqueness of the solution . . . . . 686--705
                 Rafael Cortell   Numerical solutions of the classical
                                  Blasius flat-plate problem . . . . . . . 706--710
                  Zhen-yun Peng   An iterative method for the least
                                  squares symmetric solution of the linear
                                  matrix equation AXB = C  . . . . . . . . 711--723
               Haifeng Qian and   
                 Zhenfu Cao and   
                    Haiyong Bao   Security of Pon--Lu--Jeng's Meta-He
                                  digital signature schemes  . . . . . . . 724--730
                       K. Yamac   Erratum to ``On stability of
                                  discrete-time interval matrices''
                                  [Applied Mathematics and Computation 152
                                  (1) (2004) 163--167] . . . . . . . . . . 731--732

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 170, Number 2, November 15, 2005

        A. S. V. Ravi Kanth and   
                    Y. N. Reddy   Cubic spline for a class of singular
                                  two-point boundary value problems  . . . 733--740
         M. R. Mokhtarzadeh and   
               A. Golbabaee and   
                R. Mokhtary and   
                  N. G. Chegini   Suitable iterative methods for solving
                                  the linear system arising in the three
                                  fields domain decomposition method . . . 741--751
                   G. L. Silver   Analysis of three-dimensional grids:
                                  Cubic equations for nine-point prismatic
                                  arrays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 752--760
     R. Tavakkoli-Moghaddam and   
           M. B. Aryanezhad and   
                  N. Safaei and   
                      A. Azaron   Solving a dynamic cell formation problem
                                  using metaheuristics . . . . . . . . . . 761--780
            I. A. Hassanien and   
               A. A. Salama and   
                   H. A. Hosham   Fourth-order finite difference method
                                  for solving Burgers' equation  . . . . . 781--800
                  A. A. El-Bary   Computational treatment of free
                                  convection effects on perfectly
                                  conducting viscoelastic fluid  . . . . . 801--820
                M. S. Osman and   
       Mahmoud A. Abo-Sinna and   
                    A. A. Mousa   A combined genetic algorithm-fuzzy logic
                                  controller (GA--FLC) in nonlinear
                                  programming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 821--840
                   Lin Chen and   
              Xiaoqin Huang and   
                    Jinyuan You   Group signature schemes with forward
                                  secure properties  . . . . . . . . . . . 841--849
               Shu Min Yang and   
              Dong Guo Shao and   
                   Yang Jie Luo   A novel evolution strategy for
                                  multiobjective optimization problem  . . 850--873
           T. Allahviranloo and   
                       M. Otadi   Gaussian quadratures for approximate of
                                  fuzzy integrals  . . . . . . . . . . . . 874--885
                    Samir Karaa   An accurate LOD scheme for
                                  two-dimensional parabolic problems . . . 886--894
                    E. N. Aksan   A numerical solution of Burgers'
                                  equation by finite element method
                                  constructed on the method of
                                  discretization in time . . . . . . . . . 895--904
             Jianhong Zhang and   
                     Yumin Wang   An improved signature scheme without
                                  using one-way Hash functions . . . . . . 905--908
Hernán A. González and   
               Nelson O. Moraga   On predicting unsteady non-Newtonian
                                  blood flow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 909--923
                 Farhad Kianfar   A numerical method to approximate
                                  optimal production and maintenance plan
                                  in a flexible manufacturing system . . . 924--940
             Shin-Jia Hwang and   
                 Chia-Wei Huang   Improvement on Hwang et al.'s
                                  generalization of proxy signature
                                  schemes based on elliptic curves . . . . 941--947
             Mustafa Bayram and   
             Necmettin Yildirim   Metabolic control analysis of trio
                                  enzymes system . . . . . . . . . . . . . 948--957
               Liu Jing-mei and   
               Wei Bao-dian and   
            Cheng Xiang-guo and   
                   Wang Xin-mei   Cryptanalysis of Rijndael S-box and
                                  improvement  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 958--975
                     Zuhua Shao   Security of meta-He digital signature
                                  scheme based on factoring and discrete
                                  logarithms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 976--984
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
               M. Zohrehbandian   Finding the efficiency score and RTS
                                  characteristic of DMUs by means of
                                  identifying the efficient frontier in
                                  DEA  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 985--993
               Fengying Wei and   
                        Ke Wang   Uniform persistence of asymptotically
                                  periodic multispecies competition
                                  predator--prey systems with Holling.
                                  III. type functional response  . . . . . 994--998
                    Ting Wu and   
                  Jin-Rong Wang   Comment: a new blind signature based on
                                  the discrete logarithm problem for
                                  untraceability . . . . . . . . . . . . . 999--1005
                 Wenbin Lin and   
            Narayan Kovvali and   
                 Lawrence Carin   Direct algorithm for computation of
                                  derivatives of the Daubechies basis
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1006--1013
                     Jianwei Ma   Towards artifact-free characterization
                                  of surface topography using complex
                                  wavelets and total variation
                                  minimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1014--1030
                   M. Rueda and   
                   A. Arcos and   
S. González-Aguilera and   
M. D. Martínez-Miranda and   
            Y. Román and   
     S. Martínez-Puertas   Ratio methods to the mean estimation
                                  with known quantiles . . . . . . . . . . 1031--1044
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
           Majid Jaberi Douraki   On the recursive sequence $x_{n + 1} =
                                  (\alpha + \beta x_{n-k+1} + \gamma
                                  x_{n-2k+1}) / (B x_{n-k+1} + C x_{n - 2k
                                  + 1})$ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1045--1066
                 Amer Kaebi and   
         Asghar Kerayechian and   
              Faezeh Toutounian   Approximate inverse preconditioner by
                                  computing approximate solution of
                                  Sylvester equation . . . . . . . . . . . 1067--1076
             George E. Antoniou   $n$-Order linear state space systems:
                                  Computing the transfer function using
                                  the DFT  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1077--1084
           Muhammed I. Syam and   
                Basem S. Attili   Numerical solution of singularly
                                  perturbed fifth order two point boundary
                                  value problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1085--1094
                  Yuan Gong Sun   Oscillation and non-oscillation for
                                  second-order linear difference equations 1095--1103
               Muhammed I. Syam   Nonlinear optimization exclusion tests
                                  for finding all solutions of nonlinear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1104--1116
             Mahmoud E. M. Ouaf   Exact solution of thermal radiation on
                                  MHD flow over a stretching porous sheet  1117--1125
                  Shaher Momani   Analytic and approximate solutions of
                                  the space- and time-fractional telegraph
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1126--1134
               Feng Cheng Chang   Matrix formulation of vector operations  1135--1165
              Fangguo Zhang and   
      Reihaneh Safavi-Naini and   
                   Willy Susilo   Attack on Han et al.'s ID-based
                                  confirmer (undeniable) signature at
                                  ACM-EC'03  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1166--1169
                 Yuying Shi and   
                 Qianshun Chang   Remark on convergence of algebraic
                                  multigrid in the form of matrix
                                  decomposition  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1170--1184
                 Da-Zhi Sun and   
              Ji-Dong Zhong and   
                         Yu Sun   Weakness and improvement on
                                  Wang--Li--Tie's user-friendly remote
                                  authentication scheme  . . . . . . . . . 1185--1193
                    Hai-Ping Hu   Mixed convection turbulent film
                                  condensation on a sphere . . . . . . . . 1194--1208
               Denis M. Filatov   Splitting as an approach to constructing
                                  local exact artificial boundary
                                  conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1209--1242
              Sanjeet Singh and   
               Pankaj Gupta and   
                Davinder Bhatia   Multiparametric sensitivity analysis of
                                  the constraint matrix in
                                  linear-plus-linear fractional
                                  programming problem  . . . . . . . . . . 1243--1260
                   F. S. Felber   New exact solutions of differential
                                  equations derived by fractional calculus 1261--1270
                Kamel Al-Khaled   Numerical solutions of the Laplace's
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1271--1283
                  Hung-Yu Chien   Comments on ID-based multi-signature
                                  with distinguished signing authorities   1284--1289
          Victor R. L. Shen and   
           Tzer-Shyong Chen and   
                  Kai-Quan Shai   A novel cryptosystem based on grey
                                  system theory and genetic algorithm  . . 1290--1302
             F. A. Abd El-Salam   Optimization out-of-orbit plane changes
                                  using aeroassisted maneuvers . . . . . . 1303--1313
                  Damodar Maity   A novel far-boundary condition for the
                                  finite element analysis of infinite
                                  reservoir  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1314--1328
                      Ling Wang   A hybrid genetic algorithm--neural
                                  network strategy for simulation
                                  optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1329--1343
               Lin-Chuan Wu and   
                  Yi-Shiung Yeh   Comment on traceability on RSA-based
                                  partially signature with low computation 1344--1348
                   Wen-Hui Zhou   Performance analysis of discrete-time
                                  queue GI / G / 1 with negative arrivals  1349--1355
   A. Martín del Rey and   
          J. Pereira Mateus and   
G. Rodríguez Sánchez   A secret sharing scheme based on
                                  cellular automata  . . . . . . . . . . . 1356--1364
        Mohan K. Kadalbajoo and   
               K. K. Sharma and   
                     A. Awasthi   A parameter-uniform implicit difference
                                  scheme for solving time-dependent
                                  Burgers' equations . . . . . . . . . . . 1365--1393
                   Jing-Bo Chen   A multisymplectic integrator for the
                                  periodic nonlinear Schrödinger equation   1394--1417
            A. H. Borzabadi and   
               A. V. Kamyad and   
               M. H. Farahi and   
                    H. H. Mehne   Solving some optimal path planning
                                  problems using an approach based on
                                  measure theory . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1418--1435
                Ching-Ter Chang   On the mixed integer signomial
                                  programming problems . . . . . . . . . . 1436--1451
                    Fengde Chen   Global asymptotic stability in
                                  $n$-species non-autonomous
                                  Lotka--Volterra competitive systems with
                                  infinite delays and feedback control . . 1452--1468
                      Anonymous   Author index to Volumes 161--170 . . . . 1469--1476


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 171, Number 1, December 1, 2005

                      H. Xu and   
                   C. Zhang and   
                      R. Barron   A new numerical approach to solve an
                                  elliptic equation  . . . . . . . . . . . 1--24
               Luther White and   
                   Alan Shapiro   Optimization of wind field retrieval
                                  procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--52
                G. Mavrotas and   
                  D. Diakoulaki   Multi-criteria branch and bound: a
                                  vector maximization algorithm for Mixed
                                  $0$--$1$ Multiple Objective Linear
                                  Programming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53--71
             Norikazu Saito and   
                 Takashi Suzuki   Notes on finite difference schemes to a
                                  parabolic-elliptic system modelling
                                  chemotaxis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72--90
                     Rui Xu and   
                Lansun Chen and   
                    Feilong Hao   Periodic solutions of a discrete time
                                  Lotka--Volterra type food-chain model
                                  with delays  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91--103
                  V. Kanwar and   
               J. R. Sharma and   
                          Mamta   A new family of Secant-like method with
                                  super-linear convergence . . . . . . . . 104--107
               Xiaofan Yang and   
               Chuandong Li and   
              Xiaofeng Liao and   
             David J. Evans and   
               Graham M. Megson   Global exponential periodicity of a
                                  class of bidirectional associative
                                  memory networks with finite distributed
                                  delays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--121
       Alireza Amirteimoori and   
    Gholamreza Jahanshahloo and   
             Sohrab Kordrostami   Ranking of decision making units in data
                                  envelopment analysis: a distance-based
                                  approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--135
       Alireza Amirteimoori and   
             Sohrab Kordrostami   Allocating fixed costs and target
                                  setting: a dea-based approach  . . . . . 136--151
               Sumeet Singh and   
                    M. P. Singh   Prediction of missed number from pin
                                  code of ATM card with back propagation
                                  method of artificial neural network  . . 152--162
                     Emin Kahya   A new unidimensional search method for
                                  optimization: The $5 / 9$ method . . . . 163--179
        B. V. Rathish Kumar and   
                        Shalini   Double diffusive natural convection in a
                                  doubly stratified wavy porous enclosure  180--202
        B. V. Rathish Kumar and   
                     Mani Mehra   Wavelet based preconditioners for sparse
                                  linear systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203--224
            James Braselton and   
               Martha Abell and   
             Lorraine Braselton   Selective mating in a continuous model
                                  of epistasis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225--241
               Jianwei Shen and   
                   Jibin Li and   
                         Wei Xu   Bifurcations of travelling wave
                                  solutions in a model of the
                                  hydrogen-bonded systems  . . . . . . . . 242--271
                      Mamta and   
                  V. Kanwar and   
              V. K. Kukreja and   
                  Sukhjit Singh   On some third-order iterative methods
                                  for solving nonlinear equations  . . . . 272--280
            Kamel Al-Khaled and   
              Shaher Momani and   
                  Ahmed Alawneh   Approximate wave solutions for
                                  generalized
                                  Benjamin--Bona--Mahony--Burgers
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281--292
                     Rui Xu and   
          M. A. J. Chaplain and   
                 F. A. Davidson   Global stability of a stage-structured
                                  predator-prey model with prey dispersal  293--314
               Xi-Qiang Liu and   
               Han-Lin Chen and   
             Yong-Qiang Lü   Explicit solutions of the generalized
                                  KdV equations with higher order
                                  nonlinearity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315--319
           Jennifer J. Zhao and   
                  Jun Zhang and   
                  Ning Kang and   
                    Fuqian Yang   A two level finite difference scheme for
                                  one dimensional Pennes' bioheat equation 320--331
               Mehmet Sezer and   
             Mustafa Gülsu   A new polynomial approach for solving
                                  difference and Fredholm
                                  integro-difference equations with mixed
                                  argument . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332--344
                  Xingde Ye and   
                Xiaoliang Cheng   The Fourier spectral method for the
                                  Cahn--Hilliard equation  . . . . . . . . 345--357
               Shelly Arora and   
             S. S. Dhaliwal and   
                  V. K. Kukreja   Solution of two point boundary value
                                  problems using orthogonal collocation on
                                  finite elements  . . . . . . . . . . . . 358--370
                Jiangtao Mo and   
                Kecun Zhang and   
                    Zengxin Wei   A nonmonotone trust region method for
                                  unconstrained optimization . . . . . . . 371--384
                 A. Kirsche and   
               C. Böckmann   Rational approximations for
                                  ill-conditioned equation systems . . . . 385--397
                  Baljeet Singh   On the theory of generalized
                                  thermoelasticity for piezoelectric
                                  materials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 398--405
                      JiJun Liu   On uniqueness and linearization of an
                                  inverse electromagnetic scattering
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 406--419
                Sang-Uk Ryu and   
                   Atsushi Yagi   Optimal control for an adsorbate-induced
                                  phase transition model . . . . . . . . . 420--432
                Zhongli Wei and   
                   Changci Pang   Positive solutions of some singular
                                  $m$-point boundary value problems at
                                  non-resonance  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 433--449
        C. Garrido-del Solo and   
                 J. M. Yago and   
    M. García-Moreno and   
             B. H. Havsteen and   
F. García-Cánovas and   
                R. Varón   The kinetic effect of the inactivation
                                  of the enzyme--substrate complex in an
                                  enzymatic reaction with slow-binding
                                  inhibition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 450--463
                Jiangtao Mo and   
                   Liqun Qi and   
                    Zengxin Wei   A manufacturing supply chain
                                  optimization model for distilling
                                  process  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 464--485
                  J. Biazar and   
                    M. Ilie and   
                  A. Khoshkenar   A new approach to the solution of the
                                  prey and predator problem and comparison
                                  of the results with the Adomian method   486--491
                    Fengde Chen   On a periodic multi-species ecological
                                  model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 492--510
                     Rui Xu and   
                Lansun Chen and   
                    Feilong Hao   Periodic solutions of an $n$-species
                                  Lotka--Volterra type food-chain model
                                  with time delays . . . . . . . . . . . . 511--530
                   Ling Bai and   
                        Ke Wang   Gilpin--Ayala model with spatial
                                  diffusion and its optimal harvesting
                                  policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 531--546
             Kailash C. Patidar   High order fitted operator numerical
                                  method for self-adjoint singular
                                  perturbation problems  . . . . . . . . . 547--566
                Ching-Ter Chang   A modified goal programming approach for
                                  the mean-absolute deviation portfolio
                                  optimization model . . . . . . . . . . . 567--572
               Narn-Yih Lee and   
                    Shu-Ya Yang   The design of integrating subliminal
                                  channel with access control  . . . . . . 573--580
             Saralees Nadarajah   Products, and ratios for a bivariate
                                  gamma distribution . . . . . . . . . . . 581--595
                 M. M. Hosseini   An index reduction method for linear
                                  Hessenberg systems . . . . . . . . . . . 596--603
           Dhiranuch Bunnag and   
                        Min Sun   Genetic algorithm for constrained global
                                  optimization in continuous variables . . 604--636
                Jen-Ho Yang and   
            Chin-Chen Chang and   
                 Chih-Hung Wang   An iterative modular multiplication
                                  algorithm in RNS . . . . . . . . . . . . 637--645
                     Avram Sidi   Numerical integration over smooth
                                  surfaces in $\mathbb{R}^3$ via class
                                  $\mathcal{S}_m$ variable
                                  transformations. Part I: Smooth
                                  integrands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 646--674

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 171, Number 2, December 15, 2005

            Mohammed Haroon and   
             Moustafa El-Shahed   Comment on: ``On solution of non-linear
                                  differential equation arising in gliding
                                  motion of bacteria'', Applied
                                  Mathematics and Computation 148 (2004)
                                  743--752 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 675--676
               Jianwei Shen and   
                     Wei Xu and   
                     Yanfei Jin   Bifurcation method and traveling wave
                                  solution to Whitham--Broer--Kaup
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 677--702
                  WeiGuo Xu and   
                 DaiPing Hu and   
                AiZhong Lei and   
                     Qin Shu Li   Single spiral wave induced by noise  . . 703--709
                   Joocheol Kim   Estimation of optimality gap using
                                  stratified sampling  . . . . . . . . . . 710--720
         Sohrab Kordrostami and   
           Alireza Amirteimoori   Un-desirable factors in multi-component
                                  performance measurement  . . . . . . . . 721--729
              Zhenkun Huang and   
                    Shuili Chen   Optimal fuzzy control of a
                                  poisoning-pest model . . . . . . . . . . 730--737
                  J. Biazar and   
             A. R. Amirtaimoori   An analytic approximation to the
                                  solution of heat equation by Adomian
                                  decomposition method and restrictions of
                                  the method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 738--745
            Yen-Chang Chang and   
                 Wen-Liang Hung   Software release policies on a
                                  shot-noise process model . . . . . . . . 746--759
                    Fengde Chen   Periodic solutions and almost periodic
                                  solutions for a delay multispecies
                                  Logarithmic population model . . . . . . 760--770
              Ting-Yi Chang and   
             Chou-Chan Yang and   
                    Ya-Wen Yang   Cryptanalysis of the improved
                                  authenticated key agreement protocol . . 771--774
              Xiao-Yun Wang and   
                  Yao-Lin Jiang   A general method for solving singular
                                  perturbed impulsive differential
                                  equations with two-point boundary
                                  conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 775--806
                   Changfeng Ma   A new smoothing quasi-Newton method for
                                  nonlinear complementarity problems . . . 807--823
                Aizhong Lei and   
                 DaiPing Hu and   
                  WeiGuo Xu and   
                    Qian Shu Li   Noise enhanced the preponderant
                                  oscillation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 824--831
          Kristian Jönsson   Using panel data to increase the power
                                  of modified unit root tests in the
                                  presence of structural breaks  . . . . . 832--842
                Qingzhen Xu and   
                    Xiaonan Luo   Numerical solution of a two-dimensional
                                  simulation on heat and mass transfer
                                  through cloth  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 843--852
               Xiaofan Yang and   
                 Yaoxin Liu and   
                        Sen Bai   On the system of high order rational
                                  difference equations $x_n = a /
                                  y_{n-p}$, $y_n = b y_{n-p} / (x_{n-q}
                                  y_{n-q})$  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 853--856
                   Xiaofan Yang   On the global asymptotic stability of
                                  the difference equation $x_n =
                                  (x_{n-1}x_{n-2} + x_{n-3} + a) /
                                  (x_{n-1} + x_{n-2}x_{n-3} + a)$  . . . . 857--861
                   M. Saleh and   
                    M. Aloqeili   On the rational difference equation
                                  $y_{n+1} = A + y_{n-k} / y_n$  . . . . . 862--869
                  W. X. Xie and   
                      W. Xu and   
                         L. Cai   Path integration of the
                                  Duffing--Rayleigh oscillator subject to
                                  harmonic and stochastic excitations  . . 870--884
                Xiaoli Yang and   
                     Wei Xu and   
               Zhongkui Sun and   
                        Yong Xu   Responses of strongly non-linear
                                  oscillator parametrically excited by
                                  random narrow-band noise . . . . . . . . 885--899
             Zhengtao Jiang and   
                  Yang Zhan and   
                   Dan Chen and   
                     Yumin Wang   Two methods of directly constructing
                                  probabilistic public-key encryption
                                  primitives based on third-order LFSR
                                  sequences  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 900--911
                     Emin Kahya   A new unidimensional search method for
                                  optimization: Linear interpolation
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 912--926
        Tidarut Plienpanich and   
           Piyapong Niamsup and   
              Yongwimon Lenbury   Controllability and stability of the
                                  perturbed Chen chaotic dynamical system  927--947
         F. A. Abd El-Salam and   
                      L. Sehnal   Analytical second-order drag theory with
                                  application for lifetime determination
                                  of artificial satellites in low Earth
                                  orbits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 948--971
                    Yu Long and   
                 Zhenfu Cao and   
                     Kefei Chen   A dynamic threshold commercial key
                                  escrow scheme based on conic . . . . . . 972--982
                Arshad Khan and   
                 Islam Khan and   
                     Tariq Aziz   A survey on parametric spline function
                                  approximation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 983--1003
              Yun-Xin Zhang and   
                    Yong-Ji Tan   Solving partial differential equations
                                  by BKM combined with DDM . . . . . . . . 1004--1015
           Abdollah Shidfar and   
                     Ali Zakeri   A numerical technique for backward
                                  inverse heat conduction problems in
                                  one-dimensional space  . . . . . . . . . 1016--1024
              Hans Van de Vyver   Modified explicit Runge--Kutta methods
                                  for the numerical solution of the
                                  Schrödinger equation  . . . . . . . . . . 1025--1036
                M. Farhloul and   
             A. Serghini Mounim   A mixed-hybrid finite element method for
                                  convection--diffusion problems . . . . . 1037--1047
                  Emre Sermutlu   Comparison of Newton--Cotes and Gaussian
                                  methods of quadrature  . . . . . . . . . 1048--1057
            Harry G. Kwatny and   
                 Bor-Chin Chang   Symbolic computing of nonlinear
                                  observable and observer forms  . . . . . 1058--1080
             Shangyou Zhang and   
              David O. Olagunju   Axisymmetric finite element solution of
                                  non-isothermal parallel-plate flow . . . 1081--1094
               Do\ugan Kaya and   
              Salah M. El-Sayed   A numerical implementation of the
                                  decomposition method for the Lienard
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1095--1103
            M. Masjed-Jamei and   
        S. M. Hashemiparast and   
             M. R. Eslahchi and   
                  Mehdi Dehghan   The first kind Chebyshev--Lobatto
                                  quadrature rule and its numerical
                                  improvement  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1104--1118
                   Qing Tao and   
                    Xin Liu and   
                     Xunxue Cui   A linear optimization neural network for
                                  associative memory . . . . . . . . . . . 1119--1128
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
            M. Masjed-Jamei and   
                 M. R. Eslahchi   The semi-open Newton--Cotes quadrature
                                  rule and its numerical improvement . . . 1129--1140
                  Ling Wang and   
                  Fang Tang and   
                         Hao Wu   Hybrid genetic algorithm based on
                                  quantum computing for numerical
                                  optimization and parameter estimation    1141--1156
                      Jichun Li   High-order finite difference schemes for
                                  differential equations containing higher
                                  derivatives  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1157--1176
                   Xing-Guo Luo   A note on the new iteration method for
                                  solving algebraic equations  . . . . . . 1177--1183
              S. Abbasbandy and   
                A. Jafarian and   
                      R. Ezzati   Conjugate gradient method for fuzzy
                                  symmetric positive definite system of
                                  linear equations . . . . . . . . . . . . 1184--1191
         Mustafa Gülsu and   
             Turgut Özi\cs   Numerical solution of Burgers' equation
                                  with restrictive Taylor approximation    1192--1200
              Eun-Kyung Ryu and   
                  Kee-Young Yoo   On the security of efficient user
                                  identification scheme  . . . . . . . . . 1201--1205
                 Emin Kasap and   
             Mustafa Yapici and   
              F. Talay Akyildiz   A numerical study for computation of
                                  geodesic curves  . . . . . . . . . . . . 1206--1213
                    Jonas Rimas   On computing of arbitrary positive
                                  integer powers for one type of symmetric
                                  tridiagonal matrices of odd order. I . . 1214--1217
         Onur Kìymaz and   
        \cSeref Mirasyedio\uglu   A new symbolic computational approach to
                                  singular initial value problems in the
                                  second-order ordinary differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1218--1225
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
       M. Soleimani-damaneh and   
         M. Rostamy-malkhalifeh   An enhanced procedure for estimating
                                  returns-to-scale in DEA  . . . . . . . . 1226--1238
                Qinghong Li and   
                     Xinyuan Wu   A class of two-step explicit methods for
                                  periodic IVPs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1239--1252
              Amr A. Sharaf and   
                  H. O. Bakodah   A good spatial discretisation in the
                                  method of lines  . . . . . . . . . . . . 1253--1263
               Yunong Zhang and   
                 W. E. Leithead   Exploiting Hessian matrix and
                                  trust-region algorithm in
                                  hyperparameters estimation of Gaussian
                                  process  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1264--1281
              J. C. Jimenez and   
                   F. Carbonell   Rate of convergence of local
                                  linearization schemes for initial-value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1282--1295
              J. Rashidinia and   
                   A. Golbabaee   Convergence of numerical solution of a
                                  fourth-order boundary value problem  . . 1296--1305
              Mostafa Nasri and   
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
           Majid Jaberi Douraki   Study of a system of non-linear
                                  difference equations arising in a
                                  deterministic model for HIV infection    1306--1330
             M. R. Eslahchi and   
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
                M. Masjed-Jamei   The equal coefficients quadrature rules
                                  and their numerical improvement  . . . . 1331--1351


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 172, Number 1, January 1, 2006

                   Weiming Wang   An algorithm for solving the high-order
                                  nonlinear Volterra--Fredholm
                                  integro-differential equation with
                                  mechanization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--23
                Xueqin Zhao and   
                Hongyan Zhi and   
                  Yaxuan Yu and   
                 Hongqing Zhang   A new Riccati equation expansion method
                                  with symbolic computation to construct
                                  new travelling wave solution of
                                  nonlinear differential equations . . . . 24--39
                   E. Ahmed and   
                M. F. Elettreby   On combinatorial optimization motivated
                                  by biology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--48
                Shaohua Pan and   
                      Xingsi Li   An efficient algorithm for the smallest
                                  enclosing ball problem in high
                                  dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49--61
                     O. E. Emam   A fuzzy approach for bi-level integer
                                  non-linear programming problem . . . . . 62--71
                         M. Inc   On numerical soliton solution of the
                                  Kaup--Kupershmidt equation and
                                  convergence analysis of the
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 72--85
                    Jonas Rimas   On computing of arbitrary positive
                                  integer powers for one type of even
                                  order symmetric circulant matrices. I    86--90
                  M. Bhatti and   
                     P. Bracken   The calculation of integrals involving
                                  B-splines by means of recursion
                                  relations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91--100
              Wang Xingyuan and   
                        Liu Wei   The Julia set of Newton's method for
                                  multiple root  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101--110
                  Qiang Zhu and   
                Jun-Ming Xu and   
                         Min Lv   Edge fault tolerance analysis of a class
                                  of interconnection networks  . . . . . . 111--121
               Hailing Wang and   
                 Shouming Zhong   Asymptotic behavior of solutions in
                                  nonautonomous predator--prey patchy
                                  system with beddington-type functional
                                  response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--140
                  Yong Duan and   
                    Yong-ji Tan   On condition number of meshless
                                  collocation method using radial basis
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141--147
              R. K. Mohanty and   
                  Noopur Khosla   Application of TAGE iterative algorithms
                                  to an efficient third order arithmetic
                                  average variable mesh discretization for
                                  two-point non-linear boundary value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148--162
                  Xiaoyu Ji and   
                      Zhen Shao   Model and algorithm for bilevel newsboy
                                  problem with fuzzy demands and discounts 163--174
           T. Allahviranloo and   
                       M. Otadi   Gaussian quadratures for approximate of
                                  fuzzy multiple integrals . . . . . . . . 175--187
                Xiaoyan Lin and   
                 Andong Liu and   
                    Yude Li and   
                      Pengju Wu   A MATLAB programming for simulation of
                                  X-ray capillaries  . . . . . . . . . . . 188--197
        Ahmad Jafari Samimi and   
          Sohrabali Yousefi and   
        Amir Mansor Tehranchian   An application of optimal control theory
                                  in economics: optimal fiscal and
                                  monetary policies in Iran  . . . . . . . 198--209
            M. Masjed-Jamei and   
        S. M. Hashemiparast and   
             M. R. Eslahchi and   
                  Mehdi Dehghan   The second kind Chebyshev quadrature
                                  rules of semi-open type and its
                                  numerical improvement  . . . . . . . . . 210--221
                  Z. B. Zhu and   
                    K. C. Zhang   A superlinearly convergent SQP algorithm
                                  for mathematical programs with linear
                                  complementarity constraints  . . . . . . 222--244
                    Jonas Rimas   On computing of arbitrary positive
                                  integer powers for one type of symmetric
                                  tridiagonal matrices of even order. II   245--251
                 V. Shanthi and   
                   N. Ramanujam   Asymptotic numerical method for boundary
                                  value problems for singularly perturbed
                                  fourth-order ordinary differential
                                  equations with a weak interior layer . . 252--266
                Zhenqing Li and   
                   Weiming Wang   Computer aided solving the high-order
                                  transition probability matrix of the
                                  finite Markov chain  . . . . . . . . . . 267--285
                Hazem Ali Attia   Computational dynamics of
                                  three-dimensional closed-chains of rigid
                                  bodies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286--304
                  S. Effati and   
                   A. R. Nazemi   Neural network models and its
                                  application for solving linear and
                                  quadratic programming problems . . . . . 305--331
                   Xinlong Zhou   Estimates for the joint spectral radius  332--348
            Chun-Sheng Chen and   
             Chin-Ping Fung and   
                 Rean-Der Chien   A further study on nonlinear vibration
                                  of initially stressed plates . . . . . . 349--367
            Chin-Chen Chang and   
                   Yeu-Pong Lai   A division algorithm for residue numbers 368--378
              Minghui Jiang and   
                    Yi Shen and   
                   Xiaoxin Liao   Boundedness and global exponential
                                  stability for generalized
                                  Cohen--Grossberg neural networks with
                                  variable delay . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379--393
             Saralees Nadarajah   Information matrix for the bivariate
                                  Gumbel distribution  . . . . . . . . . . 394--405
                     B. Han and   
                 G. F. Feng and   
                      J. Q. Liu   A widely convergent generalized
                                  pulse-spectrum technique for the
                                  inversion of two-dimensional acoustic
                                  wave equation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 406--420
                    Mustafa Inc   On numerical doubly periodic wave
                                  solutions of the coupled
                                  Drinfel'd--Sokolov--Wilson equation by
                                  the decomposition method . . . . . . . . 421--430
                  S. Abbasbandy   Modified homotopy perturbation method
                                  for nonlinear equations and comparison
                                  with Adomian decomposition method  . . . 431--438
  Paulo Roberto Bergamaschi and   
Antônio Carlos Nogueira and   
Sezimária de Fátima Pereira Saramago   Design and optimization of 3R
                                  manipulators using the workspace
                                  features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 439--463
        Zdravko Dimitrov Slavov   Scalarization techniques or relationship
                                  between a social welfare function and a
                                  Pareto optimality concept  . . . . . . . 464--471
               Ronghua Chen and   
                     Zongmin Wu   Applying multiquadric
                                  quasi-interpolation to solve Burgers'
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 472--484
                  S. Abbasbandy   Homotopy perturbation method for
                                  quadratic Riccati differential equation
                                  and comparison with Adomian's
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 485--490
                  Jiyeon Oh and   
               Donald A. French   Error analysis of a specialized
                                  numerical method for mathematical models
                                  from neuroscience  . . . . . . . . . . . 491--507
  Predrag S. Stanimirovi\'c and   
            Marko D. Petkovi\'c   Computing generalized inverse of
                                  polynomial matrices by interpolation . . 508--523
                   E. Ahmed and   
                   A. S. Hegazi   On dynamical multi-team and signaling
                                  games  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 524--530
              R. K. Mohanty and   
                  Urvashi Arora   A family of non-uniform mesh tension
                                  spline methods for singularly perturbed
                                  two-point singular boundary value
                                  problems with significant first
                                  derivatives  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 531--544
              Ahmad Pourdarvish   A reliable symbolic implementation of
                                  algorithm for calculating Adomian
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 545--550
              Necdet Bildik and   
               Ali Konuralp and   
Funda Orakçì Bek and   
Semih Küçükarslan   Solution of different type of the
                                  partial differential equation by
                                  differential transform method and
                                  Adomian's decomposition method . . . . . 551--567
               Weiming Wang and   
                    Zhenqing Li   A mechanical algorithm for solving
                                  ordinary differential equation . . . . . 568--583
                 Li Ronghua and   
              Meng Hongbing and   
                   Dai Yonghong   Convergence of numerical solutions to
                                  stochastic delay differential equations
                                  with jumps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 584--602
             Wen Dong Zhang and   
               Yan Ping Bai and   
                   Hong Ping Hu   The incorporation of an efficient
                                  initialization method and parameter
                                  adaptation using self-organizing maps to
                                  solve the TSP  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 603--623
              S. Abbasbandy and   
                M. Amirfakhrian   The nearest approximation of a fuzzy
                                  quantity in parametric form  . . . . . . 624--632
              S. Abbasbandy and   
                  R. Ezzati and   
                    A. Jafarian   LU decomposition method for solving
                                  fuzzy system of linear equations . . . . 633--643
                   Xuewu Du and   
            Liansheng Zhang and   
                     Yuelin Gao   A class of augmented Lagrangians for
                                  equality constraints in nonlinear
                                  programming problems . . . . . . . . . . 644--663
                Xiaoyu Jiao and   
                Hong-Qing Zhang   An extended method and its application
                                  to Whitham--Broer--Kaup equation and
                                  two-dimensional perturbed KdV equation   664--677

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 172, Number 2, January 15, 2006

              Zhong-Zhi Bai and   
               Wai-Ki Ching and   
                  Michael K. Ng   Preface  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 679--681
                 Zheng-jian Bai   Inexact Newton methods for inverse
                                  eigenvalue problems  . . . . . . . . . . 682--689
            Raymond H. Chan and   
                 Ka-Chun Ma and   
                   Wai-Ki Ching   Boundary value methods for solving
                                  transient solutions of Markovian
                                  queueing networks  . . . . . . . . . . . 690--700
                  Xiao-qing Jin   $M$-preconditioner for $M$-matrices  . . 701--707
                 Heng Liang and   
               Songqi Huang and   
                   Fengshan Bai   A hybrid algorithm for computing
                                  permanents of sparse matrices  . . . . . 708--716
                   Tony Lin and   
                 Shufang Xu and   
                Qingyun Shi and   
                    Pengwei Hao   An algebraic construction of orthonormal
                                  $M$-band wavelets with perfect
                                  reconstruction . . . . . . . . . . . . . 717--730
                Chun-Ho Liu and   
              Chat-Ming Woo and   
             Dennis Y. C. Leung   Performance analysis of a parallel
                                  finite element solution to the direct
                                  numerical simulation of fluid turbulence
                                  on Linux PC clusters . . . . . . . . . . 731--743
               Xingping Liu and   
               Tongxiang Gu and   
                Xudeng Hang and   
                 Zhiqiang Sheng   A parallel version of QMRCGSTAB method
                                  for large linear systems in distributed
                                  parallel environments  . . . . . . . . . 744--752
                Linzhang Lu and   
                  Michael K. Ng   Effects of a parameter on a nonsymmetric
                                  algebraic Riccati equation . . . . . . . 753--761
                Jian-Yu Pan and   
              Michael K. Ng and   
                  Zhong-Zhi Bai   New preconditioners for saddle point
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 762--771
                   Jiachang Sun   Approximate eigen-decomposition
                                  preconditioners for solving numerical
                                  PDE problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 772--787
                   Bin Wang and   
                Yangfeng Su and   
                    Zhaojun Bai   The second-order biorthogonalization
                                  procedure and its application to
                                  quadratic eigenvalue problems  . . . . . 788--796
                  Jing Wang and   
                  Zhong-Zhi Bai   Convergence analysis of two-stage
                                  waveform relaxation method for the
                                  initial value problems . . . . . . . . . 797--808
                  Yimin Wei and   
                Huaian Diao and   
                  Michael K. Ng   On Drazin inverse of singular Toeplitz
                                  matrix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 809--817
                       Qiang Ye   An iterated shift-and-invert Arnoldi
                                  algorithm for quadratic matrix
                                  eigenvalue problems  . . . . . . . . . . 818--827
              K. Maleknejad and   
                  M. Karami and   
                     M. Rabbani   Using the Petrov--Galerkin elements for
                                  solving Hammerstein integral equations   831--845
              K. Maleknejad and   
                      H. Derili   The collocation method for Hammerstein
                                  equations by Daubechies wavelets . . . . 846--864
                    E. E. Ammar   On solutions and duality of nonlinear
                                  nonsmooth fractional programs  . . . . . 865--875
                    Haydar Eren   Numerical study of unsteady interacting
                                  compressible jet flows using finite
                                  difference method for small Reynolds
                                  numbers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 876--891
                     Pu-yan Nie   CDT like approaches for the system of
                                  nonlinear equations  . . . . . . . . . . 892--902
                   Tzong-Mou Wu   A new formula of solving nonlinear
                                  equations by Adomian and homotopy
                                  methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 903--907
              R. P. K. Chan and   
                 Hongyu Liu and   
                       Geng Sun   Efficient symplectic Runge--Kutta
                                  methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 908--924
                Zhenqing Li and   
                   Weiming Wang   Distribution models of grazing animals
                                  around a grassland resource point  . . . 925--937
                Hongyan Zhi and   
                Xueqin Zhao and   
             Zhongyuan Yang and   
                 Hongqing Zhang   A modified hyperbolic function method
                                  and its application to the Toda lattice  938--945
                   Weiming Wang   A new mechanical algorithm for solving
                                  the second kind of Fredholm integral
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 946--962
                   G. L. Silver   Analysis of three-dimensional grids: The
                                  four-point cube  . . . . . . . . . . . . 963--970
               A. Eisinberg and   
                  G. Fedele and   
                    C. Imbrogno   Vandermonde systems on equidistant nodes
                                  in $[0,1]$: accurate computation . . . . 971--984
       Davod Khojasteh Salkuyeh   CG-type algorithms to solve symmetric
                                  matrix equations . . . . . . . . . . . . 985--999
                 Pu-yan Nie and   
                  Chang-feng Ma   A trust region filter method for general
                                  non-linear programming . . . . . . . . . 1000--1017
                    Xueming Liu   Fast methods for solving nonlinearly
                                  coupled equations describing fiber
                                  amplifiers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1018--1035
             D. E. Devadoss and   
                  V. A. Volpert   Mathematical modeling of radially
                                  propagating polymerization waves with
                                  the gel effect . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1036--1053
           S. Mehdi Hashemi and   
                Maryam Tahmasbi   A better heuristic for area-compaction
                                  of orthogonal representations  . . . . . 1054--1066
                 O. M. Kwon and   
                     Ju H. Park   Robust stabilization of uncertain
                                  systems with delays in control input: a
                                  matrix inequality approach . . . . . . . 1067--1077
             M. F. El-Sayed and   
              A. A. Mohamed and   
               T. M. N. Metwaly   Effect of general applied electric field
                                  on conducting liquid jets instabilities
                                  in the presence of heat and mass
                                  transfer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1078--1102
               Lin-Lin Wang and   
              Yong-Hong Fan and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Multiple bifurcations in a
                                  predator--prey system with monotonic
                                  functional response  . . . . . . . . . . 1103--1120
                   Qian Liu and   
                Yuqian Zhou and   
                     Jian Zhang   Upper and lower bound of the blow-up
                                  rate for nonlinear Schrödinger equation
                                  with a harmonic potential  . . . . . . . 1121--1132
             F. Gürcan and   
         A. Delìceo\uglu   Saddle connections near degenerate
                                  critical points in Stokes flow within
                                  cavities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1133--1144
                   M. de la Sen   Robust stable pole-placement adaptive
                                  control of linear systems with
                                  multiestimation  . . . . . . . . . . . . 1145--1174
                 Hongli Shi and   
                 Yuanli Cai and   
                     Zulian Qiu   On design of multiwavelet prefilters . . 1175--1187
                  WeiGuo Xu and   
                 DaiPing Hu and   
              HuiZhang Shen and   
                      Mengyu Li   Explicit internal signal stochastic
                                  resonance in a chemical oscillator . . . 1188--1194
                   Feng Bao and   
              Cheng-Chi Lee and   
               Min-Shiang Hwang   Cryptanalysis and improvement on batch
                                  verifying multiple RSA digital
                                  signatures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1195--1200
                    Wei Sun and   
                  Yao-Lin Jiang   A note on discrete dynamic iterations of
                                  stiff index-2 DAE's  . . . . . . . . . . 1201--1211
                  W. X. Xie and   
                      W. Xu and   
                         L. Cai   Study of the Duffing--Rayleigh
                                  oscillator subject to harmonic and
                                  stochastic excitations by path
                                  integration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1212--1224
                     Yinnian He   Stokes coupling method for the exterior
                                  flow Part IV: stabilized finite element
                                  approximation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1225--1238
            Kuo-Hsiung Wang and   
                 Liang-Wei Chiu   Cost benefit analysis of availability
                                  systems with warm standby units and
                                  imperfect coverage . . . . . . . . . . . 1239--1256
         V. S. S. Yadavalli and   
        C. De W. Van Schoor and   
               S. Udayabaskaran   A substitutable two-product inventory
                                  system with joint-ordering policy and
                                  common demand  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1257--1271
                     Detong Zhu   An affine scaling interior trust-region
                                  method for LC $^1$ minimization subject
                                  to bounds on variables . . . . . . . . . 1272--1302
                Yasuhito Tanaka   On the equivalence of the Arrow
                                  impossibility theorem and the Brouwer
                                  fixed point theorem  . . . . . . . . . . 1303--1314
          Salah M. El-Sayed and   
                   Do\ugan Kaya   A numerical solution and an exact
                                  explicit solution of the NLS equation    1315--1322
                   Weiming Wang   A mechanical algorithm for solving the
                                  Volterra integral equation . . . . . . . 1323--1341
               Rajeev Verma and   
               Niranjan Roy and   
                 Ranjan Ganguli   Gas turbine diagnostics using a soft
                                  computing approach . . . . . . . . . . . 1342--1363
          N. C. A. da Costa and   
                    F. A. Doria   Addendum to ``Consequences of an exotic
                                  formulation for P = NP'' [Appl. Math.
                                  Comput. \bf 145 (2--3) (2003) 655--665]  1364--1367


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 173, Number 1, February 1, 2006

                     Caidi Zhao   Algorithm and mechanization to Cauchy
                                  problem of wave equation with linear
                                  damping and source terms . . . . . . . . 1--8
   Davod Khojasteh Salkuyeh and   
              Faezeh Toutounian   New approaches for solving large
                                  Sylvester equations  . . . . . . . . . . 9--18
             T. Özi\cs and   
                   S. Özer   A simple
                                  similarity-transformation-iterative
                                  scheme applied to Korteweg--de Vries
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19--32
                 Sheng Chen and   
                Zhaohui Liu and   
               Baochang Shi and   
                 Chuguang Zheng   Computation of gas--solid flows by
                                  finite difference Boltzmann equation . . 33--49
           Sharat C. Prasad and   
                K. R. Rajagopal   Flow of a fluid with pressure dependent
                                  viscosity due to a boundary that is
                                  being stretched  . . . . . . . . . . . . 50--68
     Tibor K. Pogány and   
           H. M. Srivastava and   
             \vZivorad Tomovski   Some families of Mathieu $a$-series and
                                  alternating Mathieu $a$-series . . . . . 69--108
                Henryk Gzyl and   
  Pier Luigi Novi Inverardi and   
              Aldo Tagliani and   
               Minaya Villasana   Maxentropic solution of fractional
                                  moment problems  . . . . . . . . . . . . 109--125
                  Alice Gorguis   A comparison between Cole--Hopf
                                  transformation and the decomposition
                                  method for solving Burgers' equations    126--136
                Amir Azaron and   
            Hideki Katagiri and   
                Kosuke Kato and   
               Masatoshi Sakawa   Reliability evaluation of
                                  multi-component cold-standby redundant
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137--149
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   The sine--cosine and the tanh methods:
                                  Reliable tools for analytic treatment of
                                  nonlinear dispersive equations . . . . . 150--164
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   The modified decomposition method for
                                  analytic treatment of differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165--176
            Ravi P. Agarwal and   
         Alexander Domoshnitsky   Non-oscillation of the first-order
                                  differential equations with unbounded
                                  memory for stabilization by control
                                  signal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177--195
                Haiyun Zhou and   
                     Li Wei and   
                    Yeol Je Cho   Strong convergence theorems on an
                                  iterative method for a family of finite
                                  nonexpansive mappings in reflexive
                                  Banach spaces  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196--212
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Explicit travelling wave solutions of
                                  variants of the $K(n, n)$ and the
                                  $ZK(n,n)$ equations with compact and
                                  noncompact structures  . . . . . . . . . 213--230
                Youbing Yin and   
                     Ke-Qin Zhu   Oscillating flow of a viscoelastic fluid
                                  in a pipe with the fractional Maxwell
                                  model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231--242
               Bo-Qing Dong and   
                   Zhi-Min Chen   Asymptotic stability of non-Newtonian
                                  flows with large perturbation in $R^2$   243--250
        Amelia Bilbao-Terol and   
Blanca Pérez-Gladish and   
           Mar Arenas-Parra and   
Maria Victoria Rodríguez-Uría   Fuzzy compromise programming for
                                  portfolio selection  . . . . . . . . . . 251--264
      Alexandros Leontitsis and   
      Dimitris Kontogiorgos and   
                    Jenny Pagge   Repel the swarm to the optimum!  . . . . 265--272
               K. Subramani and   
                    D. Desovski   On contrasting vertex contraction with
                                  relaxation-based approaches for negative
                                  cost cycle detection . . . . . . . . . . 273--305
                 Marco Papi and   
               Simone Sbaraglia   Optimal asset--liability management with
                                  constraints: A dynamic programming
                                  approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 306--349
             Jih-Jeng Huang and   
          Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng and   
              Chorng-Shyong Ong   A novel algorithm for uncertain
                                  portfolio selection  . . . . . . . . . . 350--359
               Zhen-Jun Shi and   
                       Jie Shen   On step-size estimation of line search
                                  methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360--371
                    Mustafa Inc   On numerical Jacobi elliptic function
                                  solutions of the (1 + 1)-dimensional
                                  dispersive long wave equation by the
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 372--382
                   Tzong-Mou Wu   Solving the nonlinear equations by the
                                  Newton-homotopy continuation method with
                                  adjustable auxiliary homotopy function   383--388
                   A. S. Ismail   On the numerical solution of
                                  two-dimensional singular integral
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 389--393
                 Hui-Min Li and   
                   Ke-Cun Zhang   A decomposition algorithm for solving
                                  large-scale quadratic programming
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 394--403
             M. T. Darvishi and   
               R. Khosro-Aghdam   Symmetric successive overrelaxation
                                  methods for rank deficient linear
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404--420
             M. T. Darvishi and   
                      M. Javidi   A numerical solution of Burgers'
                                  equation by pseudospectral method and
                                  Darvishi's preconditioning . . . . . . . 421--429
         Eyüp Çetin   Determining the optimal duration of an
                                  advertising campaign using diffusion of
                                  information  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 430--442
                 Attila R. Imre   Artificial fractal dimension obtained by
                                  using perimeter--area relationship on
                                  digitalized images . . . . . . . . . . . 443--449
                Miquel Grau and   
José Luis Díaz-Barrero   An improvement to Ostrowski root-finding
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 450--456
                  J. M. Soriano   Existence and computation of zeros of
                                  perturbed mappings . . . . . . . . . . . 457--467
         Mário Basto and   
             Viriato Semiao and   
         Francisco L. Calheiros   A new iterative method to compute
                                  nonlinear equations  . . . . . . . . . . 468--483
                    Yong-Bin Li   An alternative algorithm for computing
                                  the pseudo-remainder of multivariate
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 484--492
                  S. Abbasbandy   Numerical solutions of the integral
                                  equations: Homotopy perturbation method
                                  and Adomian's decomposition method . . . 493--500
              Yongjian Yang and   
                   Youlin Shang   A new filled function method for
                                  unconstrained global optimization  . . . 501--512
                Ye-hui Peng and   
                   Shengbao Yao   A feasible trust-region algorithm for
                                  inequality constrained optimization  . . 513--522
                     Xitao Yang   Uniform persistence for a predator--prey
                                  system with delays . . . . . . . . . . . 523--534
                  Xing Tao Wang   Numerical solution of delay systems
                                  containing inverse time by hybrid
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 535--546
                  G. C. Greubel   On some generating functions for the
                                  extended generalized Hermite polynomials 547--553
              \.Idris Da\ug and   
                 Dursun Irk and   
                 Mustafa Tombul   Least-squares finite element method for
                                  the advection--diffusion equation  . . . 554--565
                   Gongsheng Li   Data compatibility and conditional
                                  stability for an inverse source problem
                                  in the heat equation . . . . . . . . . . 566--581
                  J. Biazar and   
                    M. Ilie and   
                  A. Khoshkenar   An improvement to an alternate algorithm
                                  for computing Adomian polynomials in
                                  special cases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 582--592
              David O. Olagunju   Local similarity solutions for boundary
                                  layer flow of a FENE-P fluid . . . . . . 593--602
               Suresh Kumar and   
            Mohamed Khaled Omar   Stochastic re-entrant line modeling for
                                  an environment stress testing in a
                                  semiconductor assembly industry  . . . . 603--615
                Ruo-Xia Yao and   
                     Zhi-Bin Li   CONSLAW: a Maple package to construct
                                  the conservation laws for nonlinear
                                  evolution equations  . . . . . . . . . . 616--635
           E. Çelebi and   
            S. Fìrat and   
            \.I. Çankaya   The evaluation of impedance functions in
                                  the analysis of foundations vibrations
                                  using boundary element method  . . . . . 636--667
                    S. G. Ahmed   A numerical method for oxygen diffusion
                                  and absorption in a sike cell  . . . . . 668--682

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 173, Number 2, February 15, 2006

         Mustafa Gülsu and   
               Mehmet Sezer and   
            Zekeriya Güney   Approximate solution of general
                                  high-order linear nonhomogeneous
                                  difference equations by means of Taylor
                                  collocation method . . . . . . . . . . . 683--693
                    Fengde Chen   Permanence in nonautonomous
                                  multi-species predator--prey system with
                                  feedback controls  . . . . . . . . . . . 694--709
       Majid Jaberi Douraki and   
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
                Mohsen Razzaghi   On the higher order rational recursive
                                  sequence $x_n = A / x_{n-k} + B / x_{n -
                                  3k}$ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 710--723
    Akbar Hashemi Borzabadi and   
        Ali Vahidian Kamyad and   
            Hamed Hashemi Mehne   A different approach for solving the
                                  nonlinear Fredholm integral equations of
                                  the second kind  . . . . . . . . . . . . 724--735
          Mortaza Gachpazan and   
    Akbar Hashemi Borzabadi and   
            Ali Vahidian Kamyad   A measure-theoretical approach for
                                  solving discrete optimal control
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 736--752
                     Emin Kahya   Comment on titled ``An improvement on
                                  Fibonacci search method in optimization
                                  theory'' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 753--756
                 Fengmin Xu and   
               Chengxian Xu and   
                   Honggang Xue   A multiple penalty function method for
                                  solving Max-Bisection problems . . . . . 757--766
          Andrei Bourchtein and   
             Ludmila Bourchtein   On generation of orthogonal grids  . . . 767--781
          Maged George Iskander   Exponential membership function in
                                  stochastic fuzzy goal programming  . . . 782--791
               Xiaofan Yang and   
                 Yaoxin Liu and   
                        Sen Bai   A numerical solution of second-order
                                  linear partial differential equations by
                                  differential transform . . . . . . . . . 792--802
        Seyhan Fìrat and   
Mehmet Sarìbìyìk and   
            Erkan Çelebi   Lateral load estimation from
                                  visco-plastic mud-flow around
                                  cylindrical row of piles . . . . . . . . 803--821
                  H. M. Youssef   Generalized magneto-thermoelasticity in
                                  a conducting medium with variable
                                  material properties  . . . . . . . . . . 822--833
                 Dursun Irk and   
              \.Idris Da\ug and   
               Bülent Saka   A small time solutions for the
                                  Korteweg--de Vries equation using spline
                                  approximation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 834--846
       Alireza Amirteimoori and   
                Mahmoud Shafiei   Measuring the efficiency of
                                  interdependent decision making sub-units
                                  in DEA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 847--855
  Abd El Hakeem Abd El Naby and   
        A. E. M. El Misiery and   
               Ibrahim El Shamy   Hydromagnetic flow of generalized
                                  Newtonian fluid through a uniform tube
                                  with peristalsis . . . . . . . . . . . . 856--871
                 E. Khorram and   
                  A. Ghodousian   Linear objective function optimization
                                  with fuzzy relation equation constraints
                                  regarding max--av composition  . . . . . 872--886
                 Madhu Jain and   
             Sandhya Maheshwari   Discounted costs for repairable units
                                  under hybrid warranty  . . . . . . . . . 887--901
             Ying-Ming Wang and   
                       Ying Luo   DEA efficiency assessment using ideal
                                  and anti-ideal decision making units . . 902--915
              F. S. Ibrahem and   
            I. A. Hassanien and   
                     A. A. Bakr   Thermal effects in Stokes' second
                                  problem for unsteady micropolar fluids
                                  flow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 916--937
                   Y. H. Gu and   
                       Z. Y. Wu   A new filled function method for
                                  nonlinear integer programming problem    938--950
                 Bing Zheng and   
                        Ke Wang   On accelerate overrelaxation methods for
                                  rank deficient linear systems  . . . . . 951--959
                Othmar Koch and   
           Wolfgang Kreuzer and   
                  Armin Scrinzi   Approximation of the time-dependent
                                  electronic Schrödinger equation by MCTDHF 960--976
                Hou-Biao Li and   
             Ting-Zhu Huang and   
                        Hong Li   An improvement on a new upper bound for
                                  moduli of eigenvalues of iterative
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 977--984
                 Ying-Ming Wang   On lexicographic goal programming method
                                  for generating weights from inconsistent
                                  interval comparison matrices . . . . . . 985--991
         Mohamed A. Ramadan and   
            Naglaa M. El-Shazly   On the matrix equation $X + A^2 +
                                  \sqrt[2^n]{X^{-1}A} = I$ . . . . . . . . 992--1013
                     Z. W. Chen   A penalty-free-type nonmonotone
                                  trust-region method for nonlinear
                                  constrained optimization . . . . . . . . 1014--1046
                Cem Kadilar and   
                    Hulya Cingi   Ratio estimators for the population
                                  variance in simple and stratified random
                                  sampling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1047--1059
               Xinlong Feng and   
                     Yinnian He   Parametric iterative methods of
                                  second-order for solving nonlinear
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1060--1067
                 Aiguo Xiao and   
                      Yifa Tang   Equilibrium attractive properties of a
                                  class of multistep Runge--Kutta methods  1068--1081
                    Fengde Chen   Permanence and global stability of
                                  nonautonomous Lotka--Volterra system
                                  with predator--prey and deviating
                                  arguments  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1082--1100
                      J. Biazar   Solution of the epidemic model by
                                  Adomian decomposition method . . . . . . 1101--1106
                 Xining Cui and   
                 Quanyi Lü   A parallel algorithm for
                                  block-tridiagonal linear systems . . . . 1107--1114
                  Danfu Han and   
                    Jingfen Zhu   Convergence and error estimate of a
                                  deformed Newton method . . . . . . . . . 1115--1123
                   Yadong Shang   New solitary wave solutions with compact
                                  support for the KdV-like K ( m n )
                                  equations with fully nonlinear
                                  dispersion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1124--1136
                   Yadong Shang   New exact special solutions with
                                  solitary patterns for Boussinesq-like B
                                  ( m n ) equations with fully nonlinear
                                  dispersion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1137--1148
                   Weiming Wang   Mechanical algorithm for solving the
                                  second kind of Volterra integral
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1149--1162
                  Yong Chen and   
                        Qi Wang   A new elliptic equation rational
                                  expansion method and its application to
                                  the shallow long wave approximate
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1163--1182
          Khaled M. El-Said and   
           M. Salah El-Sherbeny   Comparing of reliability characteristics
                                  between two different systems  . . . . . 1183--1199
         Hamed R. Tareghian and   
                  Hassan Taheri   An application of randomized minimum cut
                                  to the project time/cost tradeoff
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1200--1207
             Siraj-ul-Islam and   
               Ikram A. Tirmizi   Nonpolynomial spline approach to the
                                  solution of a system of second-order
                                  boundary-value problems  . . . . . . . . 1208--1218
                  Y. G. Sun and   
                    S. H. Saker   Forced oscillation of higher-order
                                  nonlinear differential equations . . . . 1219--1226
                  Bingxing Wang   Unbiased estimations for the exponential
                                  distribution based on step-stress
                                  accelerated life-testing data  . . . . . 1227--1237
                F. D. Zaman and   
                  Khalid Masood   Investigation of the direct and inverse
                                  solutions for torsional waves
                                  propagating in a cylinder  . . . . . . . 1238--1245
             Chia Hung Wang and   
                        Ru Yang   A numerical study for slip flow heat
                                  transfer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1246--1264
           Xiang-Tuan Xiong and   
                  Chu-Li Fu and   
                   Hong-Fang Li   Central difference method of a
                                  non-standard inverse heat conduction
                                  problem for determining surface heat
                                  flux from interior observations  . . . . 1265--1287
             Y. Narasimha Murty   Effect of throughflow and magnetic field
                                  on Marangoni convection in micro-polar
                                  fluids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1288--1299
                    Hasan Erbay   Subspace tracking in low-rank real-time
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1300--1309
             Arjun K. Gupta and   
             Saralees Nadarajah   Sums and ratios for beta Stacy
                                  distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1310--1322
  Co\cskun Hamzaçebi and   
                    Fevzi Kutay   A heuristic approach for finding the
                                  global minimum: Adaptive random search
                                  technique  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1323--1333
             Arjun K. Gupta and   
             Saralees Nadarajah   Sums, products, and ratios for Freund's
                                  bivariate exponential distribution . . . 1334--1349
               Yan Ping Bai and   
                   Ying Jie Lei   The model of impact waves in a circular
                                  elastic bar and application in measuring
                                  dynamic characteristic of microstructure 1350--1356


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 174, Number 1, March 1, 2006

              Hong-Gang Xue and   
              Cheng-Xian Xu and   
                 Zong-Xian Feng   Mean--variance portfolio optimal problem
                                  under concave transaction cost . . . . . 1--12
                Ching-Ter Chang   Reformulation of the modified goal
                                  programming for logarithmic piecewise
                                  linear function  . . . . . . . . . . . . 13--23
                Qingbiao Wu and   
                    Hongmin Ren   Convergence ball of a modified secant
                                  method for finding zero of derivatives   24--33
                    Fei Han and   
                De-Shuang Huang   Improved constrained learning algorithms
                                  by incorporating additional functional
                                  constraints into neural networks . . . . 34--50
             Ferenc Hartung and   
     Tamás Insperger and   
Gábor Stépán and   
                     Janos Turi   Approximate stability charts for milling
                                  processes using semi-discretization  . . 51--73
               Jin Yun Yuan and   
              Plamen Y. Yalamov   A method for constructing diagonally
                                  dominant preconditioners based on Jacobi
                                  rotations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74--80
       Phailaung Phohomsiri and   
                   Byungrin Han   An alternative proof for the recursive
                                  formulae for computing the
                                  Moore--Penrose $M$-inverse of a matrix   81--97
                  Bingji Xu and   
                 Xinzhi Liu and   
                   Xiaoxin Liao   Global exponential stability of high
                                  order Hopfield type neural networks  . . 98--116
                Prasada Rao and   
           Miguel A. Medina Jr.   A multiple domain algorithm for modeling
                                  two dimensional contaminant transport
                                  flows  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117--133
             Ying-Jun Jiang and   
                  Jin-Ping Zeng   An $L^\infty$-error estimate for finite
                                  element solution of nonlinear elliptic
                                  problem with a source term . . . . . . . 134--149
         Joan-Josep Climent and   
 Francisco Ferrández and   
José-Francisco Vicent and   
                 Antonio Zamora   A nonlinear elliptic curve cryptosystem
                                  based on matrices  . . . . . . . . . . . 150--164
                D. Bahuguna and   
                      M. Muslim   Approximation of solutions to non-local
                                  history-valued retarded differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165--179
            Eisa A. Al-Said and   
        Muhammad Aslam Noor and   
        Themistocles M. Rassias   Cubic splines method for solving
                                  fourth-order obstacle problems . . . . . 180--187
                   Ali Hajjafar   Controlled over-relaxation method and
                                  the general extrapolation method . . . . 188--198
                Wen-ming He and   
            Chang-sheng Lin and   
                    Jun-zhi Cui   Finite element approximations of Green
                                  function $G^{\epsilon}_{x_0}$ based on
                                  the method of multiscale asymptotic
                                  expansions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199--222
                Hongping Wu and   
                   Guofen Zhang   Bayesian estimation of the parameters in
                                  $n$ non-independent and non-identical
                                  series system  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 223--235
                    J. Ding and   
                     N. H. Rhee   A modified piecewise linear Markov
                                  approximation of Markov operators  . . . 236--251
  N. Castro-González and   
                  E. Dopazo and   
                      J. Robles   Formulas for the Drazin inverse of
                                  special block matrices . . . . . . . . . 252--270
                 Xinzhi Liu and   
                      Qing Wang   Stability of nontrivial solution of
                                  delay differential equations with
                                  state-dependent impulses . . . . . . . . 271--288
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Analytic study of the fifth order
                                  integrable nonlinear evolution equations
                                  by using the tanh method . . . . . . . . 289--299
                    Wen-ming He   A new superconvergence and extrapolation
                                  for second order triangular element  . . 300--315
                  Ram Avtar and   
              Rashmi Srivastava   Aqueous outflow in Schlemm's canal . . . 316--328
                S. Saha Ray and   
                     R. K. Bera   Analytical solution of a fractional
                                  diffusion equation by Adomian
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 329--336
          Al-Seedy Ragab Omarah   A transient solution of queues with
                                  variable channel considering balking
                                  concept when ${S} = 2$ and $\sigma = 1$  337--344
                Mohammad Javidi   Spectral collocation method for the
                                  solution of the generalized
                                  Burger--Fisher equation  . . . . . . . . 345--352
           M. A. El-Gebeily and   
               M. B. M. Elgindi   Convergence and the optimal choice of
                                  the relaxation parameter for a class of
                                  iterative methods  . . . . . . . . . . . 353--364
    Mohammed Al-Haj Ebrahem and   
               James J. Higgins   Non-parametric analysis of a
                                  proportional wearout model for
                                  accelerated degradation data . . . . . . 365--373
                  Shih-Pin Chen   A mathematical programming approach to
                                  the machine interference problem with
                                  fuzzy parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . 374--387
     R. Tavakkoli-Moghaddam and   
                 G. Moslehi and   
                   M. Vasei and   
                      A. Azaron   A branch-and-bound algorithm for a
                                  single machine sequencing to minimize
                                  the sum of maximum earliness and
                                  tardiness with idle insert . . . . . . . 388--408
       Alireza Amirteimoori and   
             Sohrab Kordrostami   Prioritization method for frontier DMUs:
                                  a slack-based measure  . . . . . . . . . 409--418
                Xiaoli Wang and   
                   Guobiao Zhou   A new filled function for unconstrained
                                  global optimization  . . . . . . . . . . 419--429
                   M. H. Xu and   
          William H. K. Lam and   
                    H. Shao and   
                     G. F. Luan   A heuristic algorithm for network
                                  equilibration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 430--446
                      R. Caimmi   A necessary condition for best fitting
                                  analytical to simulated density profiles
                                  in dark matter haloes  . . . . . . . . . 447--482
                   Atin Das and   
                     Pritha Das   Does composite index of NYSE represents
                                  chaos in the long time scale?  . . . . . 483--489
                    Jonas Rimas   On computing of arbitrary positive
                                  integer powers for one type of odd order
                                  tridiagonal matrices with zero row. II   490--499
          Luis David Garcia and   
         Abdul Salam Jarrah and   
          Reinhard Laubenbacher   Sequential dynamical systems over words  500--510
                    Jonas Rimas   On computing of arbitrary positive
                                  integer powers for one type of even
                                  order symmetric circulant matrices. II   511--523
                 Fengjie Wu and   
                     Jie Lu and   
                Guangquan Zhang   A new approximate algorithm for solving
                                  multiple objective linear programming
                                  problems with fuzzy parameters . . . . . 524--544
               A. Golbabaee and   
         M. R. Mokhtarzadeh and   
              N. G. Chegini and   
                    R. Mokhtary   Wavelet preconditioning for the three
                                  fields formulation: Numerical results in
                                  conforming decomposition . . . . . . . . 545--565
               Zhongyun Liu and   
                Zhaolu Tian and   
                   Yanxiang Tan   Computing the least-square solutions for
                                  centrohermitian matrix problems  . . . . 566--577
                Weihua Miao and   
                  Wenyu Sun and   
                Chuangying Dang   A practical penalty trust-region method
                                  for equality-constrained optimization
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 578--587
                Huaian Diao and   
                    Mei Qin and   
                      Yimin Wei   Condition numbers for the outer inverse
                                  and constrained singular linear system   588--612
                  A. A. Karawia   A computational algorithm for solving
                                  periodic penta-diagonal linear systems   613--618
A. Akyüz-Da\cscìo\uglu and   
        H. Çerdik Yaslan   An approximation method for the solution
                                  of nonlinear integral equations  . . . . 619--629
                    Zhi-Hao Cao   Comparison of performance of iterative
                                  methods for singular and nonsingular
                                  saddle point linear systems arising from
                                  Navier--Stokes equations . . . . . . . . 630--642
            G. S. Mahapatra and   
                      T. K. Roy   Fuzzy multi-objective mathematical
                                  programming on reliability optimization
                                  model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 643--659
           Tzung-Nan Chuang and   
                 Jung-Yuan Kung   A new algorithm for the discrete fuzzy
                                  shortest path problem in a network . . . 660--668
              S. Abbasbandy and   
                    A. Jafarian   Steepest descent method for solving
                                  fuzzy nonlinear equations  . . . . . . . 669--675
                    Jonas Rimas   On computing of arbitrary positive
                                  integer powers for one type of symmetric
                                  tridiagonal matrices of odd order. II    676--683
       Mahmoud A. Abo-Sinna and   
                 A. H. Amer and   
               Hend H. El Sayed   An interactive algorithm for decomposing
                                  the parametric space in fuzzy
                                  multiobjective dynamic programming
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 684--699
              Yun-Xin Zhang and   
                    Yong-Ji Tan   Solve partial differential equations by
                                  meshless subdomains method combined with
                                  RBFs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 700--709
                  Ning Gong and   
                         Tao Li   Role of index bonds in an optimal
                                  dynamic asset allocation model with real
                                  subsistence consumption  . . . . . . . . 710--731
              Michele L. Joyner   A numerical study of the POD method in
                                  NDE  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 732--754
                 Huijun Sun and   
                     Jianjun Wu   A new approach for ranking fuzzy numbers
                                  based on fuzzy simulation analysis
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 755--767
        A. S. V. Ravi Kanth and   
            Vishnu Bhattacharya   Cubic spline for a class of non-linear
                                  singular boundary value problems arising
                                  in physiology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 768--774

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 174, Number 2, March 15, 2006

        Paulo F. A. Mancera and   
                    Roland Hunt   Some experiments with high order compact
                                  methods using a computer algebra
                                  software---Part I  . . . . . . . . . . . 775--794
            Narcisse Zahibo and   
            Efim Pelinovsky and   
           Tatiana Talipova and   
            Andrey Kozelkov and   
                  Andrey Kurkin   Analytical and numerical study of
                                  nonlinear effects at tsunami modeling    795--809
           E. M. E. Mostafa and   
                   A. Hamdi and   
                  A. Aboutahoun   A proximal-point SQP trust region method
                                  for solving some special class of
                                  nonlinear semi-definite programming
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 810--832
                    A. Esen and   
                     S. Kutluay   Application of a lumped Galerkin method
                                  to the regularized long wave equation    833--845
                Jisheng Kou and   
                  Yitian Li and   
                    Xiuhua Wang   Efficient continuation Newton-like
                                  method for solving systems of non-linear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 846--853
                 Mei-xia Li and   
                  Chang-yu Wang   Convergence property of gradient-type
                                  methods with non-monotone line search in
                                  the presence of perturbations  . . . . . 854--868
                E. A. Rawashdeh   Numerical solution of semidifferential
                                  equations by collocation method  . . . . 869--876
                A. Golbabai and   
                  S. Seifollahi   Numerical solution of the second kind
                                  integral equations using radial basis
                                  function networks  . . . . . . . . . . . 877--883
                    E. N. Aksan   Quadratic B-spline finite element method
                                  for numerical solution of the Burgers'
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 884--896
             Zhongsheng Hua and   
                   Feihua Huang   An effective genetic algorithm approach
                                  to large scale mixed integer programming
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 897--909
         \.Ibrahim Çelik   Collocation method and residual
                                  correction using Chebyshev series  . . . 910--920
                    Wenxing Zhu   Unsolvability of some optimization
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 921--926
                 Shiang-Tai Liu   Fuzzy total transportation cost measures
                                  for fuzzy solid transportation problem   927--941
                Lihong Yang and   
                    Minggen Cui   New algorithm for a class of nonlinear
                                  integro-differential equations in the
                                  reproducing kernel space . . . . . . . . 942--960
                Yasuhito Tanaka   A topological approach to the Arrow
                                  impossibility theorem when individual
                                  preferences are weak orders  . . . . . . 961--981
                 Z.-M. Chen and   
                K. Djidjeli and   
                    W. G. Price   Computing Lyapunov exponents based on
                                  the solution expression of the
                                  variational system . . . . . . . . . . . 982--996
                    Jonas Rimas   On computing of arbitrary positive
                                  integer powers for one type of even
                                  order skew-symmetric tridiagonal
                                  matrices with eigenvalues on imaginary
                                  axis-. I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 997--1000
              S. Abbasbandy and   
                M. Amirfakhrian   Numerical approximation of fuzzy
                                  functions by fuzzy polynomials . . . . . 1001--1006
                         Kui Du   A note on properties and computations of
                                  matrix pseudospectra . . . . . . . . . . 1007--1019
        S. M. Hashemiparast and   
             M. R. Eslahchi and   
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
                M. Masjed-Jamei   The first kind Chebyshev--Newton--Cotes
                                  quadrature rules (semi-open type) and
                                  its numerical improvement  . . . . . . . 1020--1032
                   G. L. Silver   Analysis of three-dimensional grids:
                                  Five-point cubes and curvature
                                  coefficients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1033--1038
             Jih-Jeng Huang and   
          Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng and   
              Chorng-Shyong Ong   Two-stage genetic programming (2SGP) for
                                  the credit scoring model . . . . . . . . 1039--1053
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
              L. Pourkarimi and   
                  M. Zarepisheh   Modified MAJ model for ranking decision
                                  making units in data envelopment
                                  analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1054--1059
               Xian-Fang Li and   
                Xiang-Yang Duan   An interfacially-cracked orthotropic
                                  rectangular bi-material subjected to
                                  antiplane shear loading  . . . . . . . . 1060--1079
                 Yong Liang and   
                Kwong-Sak Leung   Evolution strategies with
                                  exclusion-based selection operators and
                                  a Fourier series auxiliary function  . . 1080--1109
       Davod Khojasteh Salkuyeh   A new approach to compute sparse
                                  approximate inverse factors of a matrix  1110--1121
     Aleksander A. Stanislavsky   Nonlinear reaction with fractional
                                  dynamics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1122--1134
                Xiaonan Luo and   
                    Qingzhen Xu   A new numerical implementation on $2$D
                                  heat and moisture transfer through
                                  fabric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1135--1150
               Nawel Gharbi and   
               Malika Ioualalen   GSPN analysis of retrial systems with
                                  servers breakdowns and repairs . . . . . 1151--1168
             Siraj-ul-Islam and   
           Ikram A. Tirmizi and   
                  Saadat Ashraf   A class of methods based on
                                  non-polynomial spline functions for the
                                  solution of a special fourth-order
                                  boundary-value problems with engineering
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1169--1180
              N. M. Bujurke and   
                R. B. Kudenatti   Surface roughness effects on squeeze
                                  film poroelastic bearings  . . . . . . . 1181--1195
         M. R. Mokhtarzadeh and   
                R. Mokhtary and   
                  N. G. Chegini   Bi-CG: an effective solver for three
                                  fields domain decomposition method in
                                  parallel environments  . . . . . . . . . 1196--1205
 Ülkü Dinlemez Ate\cs   Properties of the far field operator for
                                  time harmonic acoustic waves . . . . . . 1206--1215
             Aytac Arikoglu and   
                  Ibrahim Ozkol   Solution of difference equations by
                                  using differential transform method  . . 1216--1228
               Linzhong Liu and   
                     Yinzhen Li   The fuzzy quadratic assignment problem
                                  with penalty: New models and genetic
                                  algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1229--1244
                     Ji-Bo Wang   Single machine scheduling with common
                                  due date and controllable processing
                                  times  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1245--1254
          Dambaru D. Bhatta and   
             Muhammad I. Bhatti   Numerical solution of KdV equation using
                                  modified Bernstein polynomials . . . . . 1255--1268
                   M. A. Sharaf   Computations of the cosmic distance
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1269--1278
                Nuran Guzel and   
                 Mustafa Bayram   Numerical solution of
                                  differential--algebraic equations with
                                  index-2  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1279--1289
                M. Fashandi and   
                      J. Ahmadi   Series approximations for the means of
                                  $k$-records  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1290--1301
                 Li Ronghua and   
              Meng Hongbing and   
                      Chang Qin   Exponential stability of numerical
                                  solutions to SDDEs with Markovian
                                  switching  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1302--1313
                E. Babolian and   
            M. Masjed-Jamei and   
             M. R. Eslahchi and   
                  Mehdi Dehghan   On numerical integration methods with
                                  $T$-distribution weight function . . . . 1314--1320
              S. Abbasbandy and   
                E. Babolian and   
                      M. Allame   Numerical solution of fuzzy max--min
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1321--1328
                  Ling Wang and   
                    Liang Zhang   Stochastic optimization using simulated
                                  annealing with hypothesis test . . . . . 1329--1342
             Quan-Fang Wang and   
             Shin-ichi Nakagiri   Numerical solutions of distributed
                                  diffusion Hopfield neural network
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1343--1362
            Chien-Yuan Chen and   
               Chih-Cheng Hsueh   Quantum factorization algorithm by NMR
                                  ensemble computers . . . . . . . . . . . 1363--1369
             Riccardo Fazio and   
            Alessandra Jannelli   Mathematical and numerical modeling for
                                  a bio-chemical aquarium  . . . . . . . . 1370--1383
               A. Eisinberg and   
                      G. Fedele   On the inversion of the Vandermonde
                                  matrix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1384--1397
                   G. L. Silver   Analysis of three-dimensional grids:
                                  Interpolation of data in prismatic array
                                  and the estimation of a missing datum    1398--1407
              G. A. Afrouzi and   
                   S. Khademloo   A numerical method to find positive
                                  solution of semilinear elliptic
                                  Dirichlet problems . . . . . . . . . . . 1408--1415
                 Nenad Ujevi\'c   A method for solving nonlinear equations 1416--1426
              Hasan Akìn   The topological entropy of n th
                                  iteration of an additive cellular
                                  automata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1427--1437
              Peng-Yeng Yin and   
                   Jing-Yu Wang   Ant colony optimization for the
                                  nonlinear resource allocation problem    1438--1453
              J. S. C. Prentice   Comments on numerically improved
                                  Gauss--Legendre quadrature . . . . . . . 1454--1459
                 Feng Huang and   
                     Xian Zhang   An improved Newton iteration for the
                                  weighted Moore--Penrose inverse  . . . . 1460--1486
             Horng-Twu Liaw and   
            Wen-Shenq Juang and   
                    Chi-Kai Lin   An electronic online bidding auction
                                  protocol with both security and
                                  efficiency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1487--1497
                U. C. Gupta and   
                  Karabi Sikdar   Computing queue length distributions in
                                  MAP / G / 1 / N queue under single and
                                  multiple vacation  . . . . . . . . . . . 1498--1525
               Mehmet Sezer and   
Ay\csegül Akyüz-Da\cscìo\uglu   Taylor polynomial solutions of general
                                  linear differential--difference
                                  equations with variable coefficients . . 1526--1538
            R. J. Hartfield and   
           J. E. Burkhalter and   
                  R. M. Jenkins   Scramjet missile design using genetic
                                  algorithms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1539--1563
                C. Wafo Soh and   
                 O. J. Ilegbusi   Semi-analytical solution of a
                                  constrained fourth-order
                                  integro-differential equation of steady
                                  flow--structure interaction in a model
                                  collapsible tube . . . . . . . . . . . . 1564--1575
       Célestin Wafo Soh   Non-perturbative semi-analytical
                                  source-type solutions of thin-film
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1576--1585
                    J. I. Ramos   Iterative and non-iterative, full and
                                  approximate factorization methods for
                                  multidimensional reaction--diffusion
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1586--1608
                    J. I. Ramos   Linearly-implicit, approximate
                                  factorization, exponential methods for
                                  multi-dimensional reaction--diffusion
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1609--1633
              Yuan Gong Sun and   
                   Fan Wei Meng   Note on the paper of D\vzurina and
                                  Stavroulakis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1634--1641
                   John P. Boyd   Computing real roots of a polynomial in
                                  Chebyshev series form through
                                  subdivision with linear testing and
                                  cubic solves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1642--1658
                   G. L. Silver   Erratum to: ``Analysis of
                                  three-dimensional grids: Cubes and cubic
                                  coefficients'' [Applied Mathematics and
                                  Computation 166 (2005) 196--203] . . . . 1659--1659
                 Emin Kasap and   
           \.Ismail Aydemir and   
                Nuri Kuruo\uglu   Erratum to: ``Ruled surfaces with time
                                  like rulings'' [Appl. Math. Comput. \bf
                                  147 (2004) 241--253] . . . . . . . . . . 1660--1667


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 175, Number 1, April 1, 2006

             Hossein Jafari and   
         Varsha Daftardar-Gejji   Revised Adomian decomposition method for
                                  solving a system of nonlinear equations  1--7
              Hossein Behforooz   Approximation by integro cubic splines   8--15
                 Steven G. From   Lower bounds and approximations of the
                                  locations of movable singularities of
                                  some nonlinear differential equations
                                  using parameterized bounded operators    16--37
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
           Majid Jaberi Douraki   The oscillatory character of the
                                  recursive sequence $x_n = (\alpha +
                                  \beta x_{n-k+1}) / (A + B x_{n-2k+1})$   38--48
              A. Ashyralyev and   
                       N. Altay   A note on the well-posedness of the
                                  nonlocal boundary value problem for
                                  elliptic difference equations  . . . . . 49--60
                    Hong Li and   
               Shaorong Sun and   
                       Jibin Li   Bifurcations of travelling wave
                                  solutions for the Boussinesq equations   61--71
              Hikmet Caglar and   
               Nazan Caglar and   
               Khaled Elfaituri   B-spline interpolation compared with
                                  finite difference, finite element and
                                  finite volume methods which applied to
                                  two-point boundary value problems  . . . 72--79
                  O. D. Makinde   Laminar falling liquid film with
                                  variable viscosity along an inclined
                                  heated plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80--88
           G. M. Amiraliyev and   
               Mustafa Kudu and   
                     Hakki Duru   Uniform difference method for a
                                  parameterized singular perturbation
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89--100
                  Liping Wu and   
                  Chunping Pang   Travelling wave solutions for the
                                  generalized coupled Hirota--Satsuma KdV
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101--118
                Serkan Eryilmaz   Some results associated with the longest
                                  run statistic in a sequence of Markov
                                  dependent trials . . . . . . . . . . . . 119--130
                M. M. Rueda and   
         S. González and   
                       A. Arcos   A general class of estimators with
                                  auxiliary information based on available
                                  units  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131--148
              Naji Qatanani and   
                  Monika Schulz   Analytical and numerical investigation
                                  of the Fredholm integral equation for
                                  the heat radiation problem . . . . . . . 149--170
                Alev Taskin and   
                Ali Fuat Guneri   Economic analysis of risky projects by
                                  ANNs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171--181
              Biaosong Chen and   
                Liyong Tong and   
                    Yuanxian Gu   Precise time integration for linear
                                  two-point boundary value problems  . . . 182--211
              Yuan Gong Sun and   
                   Fan Wei Meng   Oscillation results for matrix
                                  differential systems with damping  . . . 212--220
                M. M. Selim and   
                    M. K. Ahmed   Plane strain deformation of an initially
                                  stressed orthotropic elastic medium  . . 221--237
              Stefan Maksay and   
                Diana M. Stoica   Considerations on modeling some
                                  distribution laws  . . . . . . . . . . . 238--246
                  S. Effati and   
                  H. Roohparvar   Iterative dynamic programming for
                                  solving linear and nonlinear
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 247--257
             Ting-Zhu Huang and   
            Guang-Hui Cheng and   
                  Xiao-Yu Cheng   Modified SOR-type iterative method for
                                  $Z$-matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258--268
              Masoud Allame and   
             Behnaz Vatankhahan   Iteration algorithm for solving Ax = b
                                  in max--min algebra  . . . . . . . . . . 269--276
                   Takanori Ide   Some energy preserving finite element
                                  schemes based on the discrete
                                  variational derivative method  . . . . . 277--296
                 Lakhdar Chiter   A new sampling method in the DIRECT
                                  algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297--306
               Dao-Qing Dai and   
                     P. C. Yuen   Wavelet based discriminant analysis for
                                  face recognition . . . . . . . . . . . . 307--318
              Zhong-Yun Liu and   
             Hui-Jiong Chen and   
                   Han-Dong Cao   The computation of the principal square
                                  roots of centrosymmetric H-matrices  . . 319--329
               Jau-Chuan Ke and   
                Chuen-Horng Lin   Fuzzy analysis of queueing systems with
                                  an unreliable server: a nonlinear
                                  programming approach . . . . . . . . . . 330--346
              K. Maleknejad and   
                       T. Lotfi   Expansion method for linear integral
                                  equations by cardinal B-spline wavelet
                                  and Shannon wavelet as bases for obtain
                                  Galerkin system  . . . . . . . . . . . . 347--355
                A. Aghajani and   
                   A. Moradifam   Nonexistence of limit cycles in two
                                  classes of predator--prey systems  . . . 356--365
Seyed Hamid Reza Pasandideh and   
      Seyed Taghi Akhavan Niaki   Multi-response simulation optimization
                                  using genetic algorithm within
                                  desirability function framework  . . . . 366--382
              Mohammed Sea\"\id   Stable numerical methods for
                                  conservation laws with discontinuous
                                  flux function  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 383--400
           Godfrey Saldanha and   
               Sujatha D. Achar   Symmetric multistep methods with zero
                                  phase-lag for periodic initial value
                                  problems of second order differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 401--412
                 Yanren Hou and   
                      Kaitai Li   Tangent space correction method for the
                                  Galerkin approximation based on two-grid
                                  finite element . . . . . . . . . . . . . 413--429
                 Dokkyun Yi and   
                    Sungyun Lee   Fourth-order partial differential
                                  equations for image enhancement  . . . . 430--440
                 Xiang Wang and   
                    Linzhang Lu   A fast algorithm for solving linear
                                  systems of the Pascal type . . . . . . . 441--451
       Hasan Ghasabi-Oskoei and   
            Nezam Mahdavi-Amiri   An efficient simplified neural network
                                  for solving linear and quadratic
                                  programming problems . . . . . . . . . . 452--464
              G. A. Afrouzi and   
                   S. Khademloo   Some numerical results on a convex
                                  nonlinear elliptic problem . . . . . . . 465--471
               Jieyong Zhou and   
                      Yimin Wei   A two-step algorithm for solving
                                  singular linear systems with index one   472--485
               Tahir Rehman and   
                  Carlos Romero   Formulating generalised `goal games'
                                  against nature: An illustration from
                                  decision-making under uncertainty in
                                  agriculture  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 486--496
              Su-Ying Zhang and   
                   Zi-Chen Deng   Group preserving schemes for nonlinear
                                  dynamic system based on RKMK methods . . 497--507
               Jin-You Xiao and   
                 Li-Hua Wen and   
                      Duo Zhang   Solving second kind Fredholm integral
                                  equations by periodic wavelet Galerkin
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 508--518
           T. Allahviranloo and   
              M. Afshar Kermani   Solution of a fuzzy system of linear
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 519--531
       Ahmet Ya\csar Özban   New methods for approximating square
                                  roots  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 532--540
                 S. K. Peer and   
           Dinesh K. Sharma and   
            K. Ravindranath and   
                    M. M. Naidu   Computation of arc length in the
                                  presence of barriers in networks . . . . 541--556
                  Liang Bao and   
                  Yiqin Lin and   
                      Yimin Wei   Krylov subspace methods for the
                                  generalized Sylvester equation . . . . . 557--573
             Sohrab Ali Yousefi   Numerical solution of Abel's integral
                                  equation by using Legendre wavelets  . . 574--580
                  S. Abbasbandy   Iterated He's homotopy perturbation
                                  method for quadratic Riccati
                                  differential equation  . . . . . . . . . 581--589
                   E. Ahmed and   
                   A. S. Hegazi   On different aspects of portfolio
                                  optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 590--596
            Zhengsheng Wang and   
                        Hua Dai   On the construction of a real symmetric
                                  five-diagonal matrix from its three
                                  eigenpairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 597--608
                Jong-Wuu Wu and   
                  Wen-Chuan Lee   Computational algorithm of least
                                  absolute deviation method for
                                  determining number of outliers under
                                  normality  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 609--617
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
            M. Masjed-Jamei and   
                 M. R. Eslahchi   On numerical improvement of open
                                  Newton--Cotes quadrature rules . . . . . 618--627
        R. Gutiérrez and   
R. Gutiérrez-Sánchez and   
                      A. Nafidi   The Stochastic Rayleigh diffusion model:
                                  Statistical inference and computational
                                  aspects. Applications to modelling of
                                  real cases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 628--644
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
                 Behnam Hashemi   Iterative solution of fuzzy linear
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 645--674
   Salih Yalçinba\cs and   
                   Mehmet Sezer   A Taylor collocation method for the
                                  approximate solution of general linear
                                  Fredholm--Volterra integro-difference
                                  equations with mixed argument  . . . . . 675--690
              Anas N. Al-Rabadi   Qudits representations and computations
                                  of $n$-player many-valued quantum games  691--714
                   G. Landi and   
                        F. Zama   The active-set method for nonnegative
                                  regularization of linear ill-posed
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 715--729
               Bülent Saka   A finite element method for equal width
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 730--747
 Celso José Cordeiro and   
                   Jin Yun Yuan   Row-wise algorithms of ST decomposition  748--761
                Fujian Duan and   
                    Kecun Zhang   An algorithm of diagonal transformation
                                  for Perron root of nonnegative
                                  irreducible matrices . . . . . . . . . . 762--772
               Zhigang Lian and   
               Xingsheng Gu and   
                       Bin Jiao   A similar particle swarm optimization
                                  algorithm for permutation flowshop
                                  scheduling to minimize makespan  . . . . 773--785
                 Yi-chen Ma and   
             Zhi-peng Zhang and   
                  Chen-feng Ren   Local and parallel finite element
                                  algorithms based on two-grid
                                  discretization for the stream function
                                  form of Navier--Stokes equations . . . . 786--813
               S. A. MirHassani   A computational approach to enhancing
                                  course timetabling with integer
                                  programming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 814--822
              S. Abbasbandy and   
                    A. Jafarian   Steepest descent method for system of
                                  fuzzy linear equations . . . . . . . . . 823--833
                  Li ShuJin and   
                   Li ShengHong   Pricing American interest rate option on
                                  zero-coupon bond numerically . . . . . . 834--850
                  Wei Zhang and   
                    Li-Qun Chen   Vibration control of an axially moving
                                  string system: Wave cancellation method  851--863
         Kailash C. Patidar and   
                Kapil K. Sharma   $\epsilon$-Uniformly convergent
                                  non-standard finite difference methods
                                  for singularly perturbed differential
                                  difference equations with small delay    864--890

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 175, Number 2, April 15, 2006

                    Ke Wang and   
                     Bing Zheng   Symmetric successive overrelaxation
                                  methods for fuzzy linear systems . . . . 891--901
              Orhan Dönmez   Numerical simulation of rotating
                                  accretion disk around the Schwarzschild
                                  black hole using GRH code  . . . . . . . 902--922
              Shaher Momani and   
               Khaled Moadi and   
            Muhammad Aslam Noor   Decomposition method for solving a
                                  system of fourth-order obstacle boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 923--931
                   R. Qesmi and   
              M. Ait Babram and   
                     M. L. Hbid   A Maple program for computing a terms of
                                  a center manifold, and element of
                                  bifurcations for a class of retarded
                                  functional differential equations with
                                  Hopf singularity . . . . . . . . . . . . 932--968
                 Whye-Teong Ang   Numerical solution of a non-classical
                                  parabolic problem: an
                                  integro-differential approach  . . . . . 969--979
             M. P. Ramachandran   Two-axis Euler rotation determination    980--983
                         Rui Xu   A reaction--diffusion predator--prey
                                  model with stage structure and nonlocal
                                  delay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 984--1006
              Xingyuan Wang and   
                   Peijun Chang   Research on fractal structure of
                                  generalized M--J sets utilized Lyapunov
                                  exponents and periodic scanning
                                  techniques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1007--1025
                Basem S. Attili   Continuation method for computing
                                  certain singular points for index-1
                                  differential algebraic equations . . . . 1026--1038
                 Xuegui Zhu and   
                    Yi Wang and   
               Jianming Zan and   
                   Chuanbing Li   Application of fractal theory in
                                  generation and refinement of finite
                                  element mesh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1039--1045
                    S. Saha Ray   A numerical solution of the coupled
                                  sine-Gordon equation using the modified
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 1046--1054
              Sharmishtha Mitra   A wavelet filtering based analysis of
                                  macroeconomic indicators: the Indian
                                  evidence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1055--1079
                 Li Ronghua and   
                    Hou Yingmin   Convergence and stability of numerical
                                  solutions to SDDEs with Markovian
                                  switching  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1080--1091
                K. S. Leung and   
                    I. King and   
                     Y. B. Wong   A probabilistic cooperative--competitive
                                  hierarchical model for global
                                  optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1092--1124
              Wen-Chuan Lee and   
                Jong-Wuu Wu and   
                    Jye-Wei Hsu   Computational algorithm for inventory
                                  model with a service level constraint,
                                  lead time demand with the mixture of
                                  distributions and controllable negative
                                  exponential backorder rate . . . . . . . 1125--1138
               Chi-Ming Lin and   
             Jih-Jeng Huang and   
                 Mitsuo Gen and   
              Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng   Recurrent neural network for dynamic
                                  portfolio selection  . . . . . . . . . . 1139--1146
               Tiegang Fang and   
                   Fang Guo and   
                Chia-fon F. Lee   A new iteration method with cubic
                                  convergence to solve nonlinear algebraic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1147--1155
                Zengxin Wei and   
                  Guoyin Li and   
                       Liqun Qi   New quasi-Newton methods for
                                  unconstrained optimization problems  . . 1156--1188
              S. Abbasbandy and   
                      R. Ezzati   Newton's method for solving a system of
                                  fuzzy nonlinear equations  . . . . . . . 1189--1199
           S. Mehdi Hashemi and   
               Mehdi Ghatee and   
              Ebrahim Nasrabadi   Combinatorial algorithms for the minimum
                                  interval cost flow problem . . . . . . . 1200--1216
           T. Allahviranloo and   
                  E. Ahmady and   
                  N. Ahmady and   
             Kh. Shams Alketaby   Block Jacobi two-stage method with
                                  Gauss--Sidel inner iterations for fuzzy
                                  system of linear equations . . . . . . . 1217--1228
              K. Maleknejad and   
               N. Aghazadeh and   
                     M. Rabbani   Numerical solution of second kind
                                  Fredholm integral equations system by
                                  using a Taylor-series expansion method   1229--1234
              K. Maleknejad and   
                      H. Derili   Numerical solution of integral equations
                                  by using combination of
                                  Spline-collocation method and Lagrange
                                  interpolation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1235--1244
             Mustafa Gülsu   A finite difference approach for
                                  solution of Burgers' equation  . . . . . 1245--1255
                E. N. Aksan and   
                A. Özde\cs   Numerical solution of Korteweg--de Vries
                                  equation by Galerkin B-spline finite
                                  element method . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1256--1265
     Eyüp Çetin and   
                Seda Tolun Esen   A weapon--target assignment approach to
                                  media allocation . . . . . . . . . . . . 1266--1275
           H. Saberi Najafi and   
                    H. Ghazvini   Weighted restarting method in the
                                  weighted Arnoldi algorithm for computing
                                  the eigenvalues of a nonsymmetric matrix 1276--1287
             Jih-Jeng Huang and   
          Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng and   
              Chorng-Shyong Ong   A novel algorithm for dynamic factor
                                  analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1288--1297
                 Ming Yuchi and   
                  Jong-Hwan Kim   Evolutionary algorithm using
                                  feasibility-based grouping for numerical
                                  constrained optimization problems  . . . 1298--1319
                Nuran Guzel and   
                 Mustafa Bayram   On the numerical solution of
                                  differential-algebraic equations with
                                  index-3  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1320--1331
         Christian-Oliver Ewald   The Malliavin gradient method for the
                                  calibration of stochastic dynamical
                                  models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1332--1352
               Zhi-Bin Zeng and   
                     Yan Li and   
                    Wenxing Zhu   Partner selection with a due date
                                  constraint in virtual enterprises  . . . 1353--1365
                 A. Shidfar and   
                   R. Pourgholi   Numerical approximation of solution of
                                  an inverse heat conduction problem based
                                  on Legendre polynomials  . . . . . . . . 1366--1374
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
                   M. Izadikhah   An algorithmic method to extend TOPSIS
                                  for decision-making problems with
                                  interval data  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1375--1384
                    Kuo-Chi Liu   Numerical simulation for non-linear
                                  thermal wave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1385--1399
              R. K. Mohanty and   
                    Swarn Singh   A new fourth order discretization for
                                  singularly perturbed two dimensional
                                  non-linear elliptic boundary value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1400--1414
                  S. Effati and   
                  H. Roohparvar   The minimization of the fuel costs in
                                  the train transportation . . . . . . . . 1415--1431
                  Yiqin Lin and   
                     Yanhua Cao   A new nonlinear Uzawa algorithm for
                                  generalized saddle point problems  . . . 1432--1454
              Zhenkun Huang and   
                Fengde Chen and   
                   Xinghua Wang   A Predator--Prey system with viral
                                  infection and anorexia response  . . . . 1455--1483
                  Wang Xingyuan   The generalized $M$ sets from a class
                                  complex mapping system . . . . . . . . . 1484--1494
            Bing-Quan Zhang and   
               Qing-Biao Wu and   
                   Xing-Guo Luo   Experimentation with two-step Adomian
                                  decomposition method to solve evolution
                                  models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1495--1502
          Gülten Torun and   
Ülkü (Dinlemez) Ate\cs   Properties of the far field operator in
                                  the inverse conductive scattering
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1503--1514
                Qingbiao Wu and   
                   Yueqing Zhao   Third-order convergence theorem by using
                                  majorizing function for a modified
                                  Newton method in Banach space  . . . . . 1515--1524
           Ahmed A. El-Enna and   
             M. K. M. Ahmed and   
             F. A. Abd El-Salam   Analytical treatment of the relativistic
                                  and solar radiation pressure effects on
                                  an artificial satellite  . . . . . . . . 1525--1542
                  Juan Peng and   
                  Xi-Yan Hu and   
                      Lei Zhang   A kind of inverse eigenvalue problems of
                                  Jacobi matrix  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1543--1555
           M. K. Kadalbajoo and   
                   Ritesh Kumar   A high resolution total variation
                                  diminishing scheme for hyperbolic
                                  conservation law and related problems    1556--1573
          Shahid S. Siddiqi and   
                  Ghazala Akram   Solution of fifth order boundary value
                                  problems using nonpolynomial spline
                                  technique  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1574--1581
              Carlos Lizama and   
                 Humberto Prado   Singular perturbations of
                                  integro-differential equations . . . . . 1582--1595
                    Zhen Wu and   
                    Liyan Zhang   The corporate optimal portfolio and
                                  consumption choice problem in the real
                                  project with borrowing rate higher than
                                  deposit rate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1596--1608
                   M. A. Tawhid   On strictly semi-monotone
                                  (semi-monotone) properties in nonsmooth
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1609--1618
                      M. Javidi   A numerical solution of the generalized
                                  Burger's--Huxley equation by
                                  pseudospectral method and Darvishi's
                                  preconditioning  . . . . . . . . . . . . 1619--1628
         Meral Çetin and   
              Aydìn Erar   A simulation study on classic and robust
                                  variable selection in linear regression  1629--1643
                    Jeehyun Lee   An optimization-based domain
                                  decomposition method for parabolic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1644--1656
           Onur Köksoy and   
                Tankut Yalcinoz   Mean square error criteria to
                                  multiresponse process optimization by a
                                  new genetic algorithm  . . . . . . . . . 1657--1674
              David W. Weyburne   A mathematical description of the fluid
                                  boundary layer . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1675--1684
                 M. M. Hosseini   Adomian decomposition method with
                                  Chebyshev polynomials  . . . . . . . . . 1685--1693
           Luca Bergamaschi and   
Ángeles Martínez and   
                   Giorgio Pini   Parallel preconditioned conjugate
                                  gradient optimization of the Rayleigh
                                  quotient for the solution of sparse
                                  eigenproblems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1694--1715
               Onur Köksoy   Multiresponse robust design: Mean square
                                  error (MSE) criterion  . . . . . . . . . 1716--1729
                     Vu N. Phat   Global stabilization for linear
                                  continuous time-varying systems  . . . . 1730--1743
                     T. Wei and   
                          M. Li   High order numerical derivatives for
                                  one-dimensional scattered noisy data . . 1744--1759
              Xiaoshan Zhao and   
                     Wei Xu and   
                  Shuang Li and   
                   Jianwei Shen   Bifurcations of traveling wave solutions
                                  for a class of the generalized
                                  Benjamin--Bona--Mahony equation  . . . . 1760--1774


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 176, Number 1, May 1, 2006

                E. A. Rawashdeh   Numerical solution of fractional
                                  integro-differential equations by
                                  collocation method . . . . . . . . . . . 1--6
              Zhen-yu Zhang and   
                Hui-sheng Zhang   Calculation of eigenvalue and
                                  eigenvector derivatives of a defective
                                  matrix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7--26
               Mehdi Ghiyasvand   A new approach for computing a most
                                  positive cut using the minimum flow
                                  algorithms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27--36
                   G. L. Silver   Analysis of three-dimensional grids:
                                  Alternative methods for five- and
                                  nine-point cubes . . . . . . . . . . . . 37--43
              A. A. Tharwat and   
                       M. Saleh   A comprehensive numerical algorithm for
                                  solving service points location problems 44--57
        S. M. Hashemiparast and   
             M. R. Eslahchi and   
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Minimizing the error function of
                                  Gauss--Jacobi quadrature rule with
                                  respect to parameters $\alpha$ and
                                  $\beta$  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58--64
    \cSeref Mirasyedio\uglu and   
               Tolga Güyer   A symbolic and algebraic computation
                                  based Lambda-Boolean reduction machine
                                  via PROLOG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65--75
                  Avanish Kumar   A modified method for solving the
                                  unbalanced assignment problems . . . . . 76--82
                Yasuhito Tanaka   A topological proof of Eliaz's unified
                                  theorem of social choice theory  . . . . 83--90
        Jorge H. B. Sampaio Jr.   An iterative procedure for perpendicular
                                  offsets linear least squares fitting
                                  with extension to multiple linear
                                  regression . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91--98
                   A. Aoufi and   
                     G. Damamme   An implicit finite volume discretization
                                  for the multidimensional numerical
                                  simulation of TiC combustion synthesis   99--116
        S. M. Hashemiparast and   
             M. R. Eslahchi and   
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Determination of nodes in numerical
                                  integration rules using difference
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117--122
                Jisheng Kou and   
                  Yitian Li and   
                    Xiuhua Wang   On modified Newton methods with cubic
                                  convergence  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123--127
             M. T. Darvishi and   
                     P. Hessari   On convergence of the generalized AOR
                                  method for linear systems with
                                  diagonally dominant coefficient matrices 128--133
               Zhong-Xi Gao and   
                 Ting-Zhu Huang   Convergence of AOR method  . . . . . . . 134--140
           Dinesh K. Sharma and   
              Debasis Ghosh and   
                Julius A. Alade   A fuzzy goal programming approach for
                                  regional rural development planning  . . 141--149
               Jae Heon Yun and   
                  Sang Wook Kim   Parallel relaxed multisplitting methods
                                  for a symmetric positive definite matrix 150--165
             Giorgio Corani and   
                   Marino Gatto   VC-dimension and structural risk
                                  minimization for the analysis of
                                  nonlinear ecological models  . . . . . . 166--176
           F. N. M. Al-Showaikh   Numerical solution of an autocatalytic
                                  bio-chemical system  . . . . . . . . . . 177--193
                   K. Amini and   
                 M. R. Peyghami   Complexity analysis of interior-point
                                  methods for linear optimization based on
                                  some conditions on kernel function . . . 194--207
              Wei-Guo Zhang and   
                 Wen-An Liu and   
                  Ying-Luo Wang   On admissible efficient portfolio
                                  selection: Models and algorithms . . . . 208--218
              Pei-Ping Shen and   
                 Chun-Feng Wang   Global optimization for sum of linear
                                  ratios problem with coefficients . . . . 219--229
  Mervat Mohamed Kamel ElShafei   Interactive stability of multiobjective
                                  integer nonlinear programming problems   230--236
                    Chao Gu and   
               Guorong Wang and   
                   Zhaoliang Xu   PCR algorithm for the parallel
                                  computation of the solution of a class
                                  of singular linear systems . . . . . . . 237--244
                  Feng Ding and   
               Peter X. Liu and   
                       Yang Shi   Convergence analysis of estimation
                                  algorithms for dual-rate stochastic
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245--261
                   Kosei Fukuda   Differentiating between coefficient
                                  break and volatility break . . . . . . . 262--269
                E. N. Aksan and   
            A. Özde\cs and   
                 T. Özi\cs   A numerical solution of Burgers'
                                  equation based on least squares
                                  approximation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 270--279
                 Da-Zhi Sun and   
                Zhen-Fu Cao and   
                         Yu Sun   How to compute modular exponentiation
                                  with large operators based on the
                                  right-to-left binary algorithm . . . . . 280--292
               Jieyong Zhou and   
                      Yimin Wei   The analysis of restart DGMRES for
                                  solving singular linear systems  . . . . 293--301
               D. Constales and   
                     J. Ka\vcur   Computation and sensitivity analysis of
                                  the pricing of American call options . . 302--307
               M. Duran Toksari   Ant colony optimization for finding the
                                  global minimum . . . . . . . . . . . . . 308--316
                Jong-Wuu Wu and   
              Wen-Chuan Lee and   
                  Chi-Chin Yang   Computational comparison for ML
                                  estimator of quadratic functions of the
                                  Bernoulli parameter in IS and FSS
                                  methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 317--323
                 Ülo Lepik   Haar wavelet method for nonlinear
                                  integro-differential equations . . . . . 324--333
                      M. Javidi   Pseudospectral method and Darvishi's
                                  preconditioning for solving system of
                                  time dependent partial differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 334--340
                  Hong Zang and   
              Tonghua Zhang and   
                      Maoan Han   Bifurcations of limit cycles in a cubic
                                  system with cubic perturbations  . . . . 341--358
                   M. Saleh and   
                    M. Aloqeili   On the difference equation $y_{n + 1} =
                                  A + y_n / y{n-k}$ with $A < 0$  . . . . . 359--363
              Jaswant Singh and   
                    S. K. Tomar   Reflection and transmission of
                                  transverse waves at a plane interface
                                  between two different porous elastic
                                  solid half-spaces  . . . . . . . . . . . 364--378
                  V. Kanwar and   
              Sukhjit Singh and   
                 R. K. Guha and   
                          Mamta   On method of osculating circle for
                                  solving nonlinear equations  . . . . . . 379--382
           Martin L. Bailon and   
              David J. Horntrop   On the calculation of convolutions with
                                  Gaussian Kernels . . . . . . . . . . . . 383--387
                     Rui Xu and   
          M. A. J. Chaplain and   
                 F. A. Davidson   Global convergence of a
                                  reaction--diffusion predator--prey model
                                  with stage structure for the predator    388--401

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                   Yu Zhang and   
               Xiaofan Yang and   
           Graham M. Megson and   
                 David J. Evans   On the system of rational difference
                                  equations $x_n = A + 1 / y_{n-p}$, $y_n
                                  = A + y_{n-1} / (x_{n-r} y_{n-s})$ . . . 403--408
                      V. Kanwar   A family of third-order multipoint
                                  methods for solving nonlinear equations  409--413
         Mustafa Gülsu and   
                   Mehmet Sezer   On the solution of the Riccati equation
                                  by the Taylor matrix method  . . . . . . 414--421
               Xiaofan Yang and   
             David J. Evans and   
               Graham M. Megson   On two rational difference equations . . 422--430
                    Fengde Chen   Periodic solutions and almost periodic
                                  solutions of a neutral multispecies
                                  Logarithmic population model . . . . . . 431--441
       Davod Khojasteh Salkuyeh   Comments on ``A note on a three-term
                                  recurrence for a tridiagonal matrix''    442--444
     R. Tavakkoli-Moghaddam and   
                  N. Safaei and   
                   Y. Gholipour   A hybrid simulated annealing for
                                  capacitated vehicle routing problems
                                  with the independent route length  . . . 445--454
                F. D. Zaman and   
              Khalid Masood and   
                   Z. Muhiameed   Inverse scattering in multilayer inverse
                                  problem in the presence of damping . . . 455--461
     Fermín Dalmagro and   
        Juan Jiménez and   
 Raúl Jiménez and   
             Haydée Lugo   Bounded-rational-prisoners' dilemma: On
                                  critical phenomena of cooperation  . . . 462--469
                 M. M. Hosseini   A modified pseudospectral method for
                                  numerical solution of ordinary
                                  differential equations systems . . . . . 470--475
            Reza Farzipoor Saen   Technologies ranking in the presence of
                                  both cardinal and ordinal data . . . . . 476--487
     Maria Giuseppina Bruno and   
          Emanuela Camerini and   
               Angelo Manna and   
              Alvaro Tomassetti   A new method for evaluating the
                                  distribution of aggregate claims . . . . 488--505
                      H. Xu and   
                   C. Zhang and   
                      R. Barron   Numerical simulation of cavity flows
                                  based on transformed equations . . . . . 506--515
          Selmer Bringsjord and   
               Owen Kellett and   
           Andrew Shilliday and   
              Joshua Taylor and   
           Bram van Heuveln and   
               Yingrui Yang and   
             Jeffrey Baumes and   
                      Kyle Ross   A new Gödelian argument for
                                  hypercomputing minds based on the busy
                                  beaver problem . . . . . . . . . . . . . 516--530
              Sahidul Islam and   
                Tapan Kumar Roy   A fuzzy EPQ model with flexibility and
                                  reliability consideration and demand
                                  dependent unit production cost under a
                                  space constraint: a fuzzy geometric
                                  programming approach . . . . . . . . . . 531--544
                   I. Ahmad and   
                      Z. Husain   Duality in nondifferentiable minimax
                                  fractional programming with generalized
                                  convexity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 545--551
                   Mi-Young Kim   Long-time stability of numerical
                                  solutions to Gurtin--MacCamy equations
                                  by method of characteristics . . . . . . 552--562
              Saffet Ayasun and   
               Yiqiao Liang and   
               Chika O. Nwankpa   A sensitivity approach for computation
                                  of the probability density function of
                                  critical clearing time and probability
                                  of stability in power system transient
                                  stability analysis . . . . . . . . . . . 563--576
                Youshan Tao and   
                       Qian Guo   Analysis and simulation of a model for
                                  intracellular drug accumulation in
                                  tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 577--593
              Yu-Ching Yang and   
                  Win-Jin Chang   Simultaneous inverse estimation for
                                  boundary heat and moisture fluxes of a
                                  double-layer annular cylinder with
                                  interface resistance . . . . . . . . . . 594--608
                Amir Azaron and   
                 Farhad Kianfar   A multi-objective lead time control
                                  problem in multistage assembly systems
                                  using an interactive method  . . . . . . 609--620
                   Changfeng Ma   A method for solving time-dependent
                                  Maxwell's equations  . . . . . . . . . . 621--631
                Xiaoping Li and   
                 Yuehua Liu and   
                    Tiejun Zhou   The existence of positive solution and
                                  bounded oscillation for even-order
                                  neutral differential equations with
                                  unstable type  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 632--641
                S. Nakamori and   
 R. Caballero-Águila and   
          A. Hermoso-Carazo and   
J. Jiménez-López and   
        J. Linares-Pérez   Least-squares $\nu$th-order polynomial
                                  estimation of signals from observations
                                  affected by non-independent uncertainty  642--653
           Gerson Francisco and   
           André Fonseca   Homoclinic bifurcations in reversible
                                  Hamiltonian systems  . . . . . . . . . . 654--661
                S. Nakamori and   
 M. J. García-Ligero and   
          A. Hermoso-Carazo and   
        J. Linares-Pérez   Derivation of fixed-interval smoothing
                                  algorithm using covariance information
                                  in distributed parameter systems . . . . 662--672
           Yongshuang Zheng and   
                    Baoding Liu   Fuzzy vehicle routing model with
                                  credibility measure and its hybrid
                                  intelligent algorithm  . . . . . . . . . 673--683
    Mohamed Abdalla Darwish and   
                  A. A. El-Bary   Existence of fractional integral
                                  equation with hysteresis . . . . . . . . 684--687
                 Ju-liang Zhang   A robust trust region method for
                                  nonlinear optimization with inequality
                                  constraint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 688--699
                   Ishak Hashim   Comments on ``A new algorithm for
                                  solving classical Blasius equation'' by
                                  L. Wang  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 700--703
           Muhammed I. Syam and   
              Abdelrahem Hamdan   An efficient method for solving Bratu
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 704--713
             Xinguang Zhang and   
                 Lishan Liu and   
                     Congxin Wu   Nontrivial solution of third-order
                                  nonlinear eigenvalue problems  . . . . . 714--721
        Mohamed Abdalla Darwish   Solvability of Urysohn and
                                  Urysohn--Volterra equations with
                                  hysteresis in weighted spaces  . . . . . 722--726
   Davod Khojasteh Salkuyeh and   
              Faezeh Toutounian   Numerical accuracy of a certain class of
                                  iterative methods for solving linear
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 727--738
                   J. Miret and   
                  R. Moreno and   
                D. Sadornil and   
                    J. Tena and   
                       M. Valls   An algorithm to compute volcanoes of
                                  2-isogenies of elliptic curves over
                                  finite fields  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 739--750
           Hakan S. Kutoglu and   
                    Tevfik Ayan   The role of common point distribution in
                                  obtaining reliable parameters for
                                  coordinate transformation  . . . . . . . 751--758
              Xin-Yuan Liao and   
                Hui-Yan Zhu and   
                   Feng-de Chen   On asymptotic stability of
                                  delay-difference systems . . . . . . . . 759--767
                Marwan Aloqeili   Dynamics of a rational difference
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 768--774
           Muhammed I. Syam and   
                Basem S. Attili   Weighted residual method for obtaining
                                  positive solutions of two-point
                                  nonlinear boundary value problems  . . . 775--784
                 Y. Q. Song and   
                Y. C. Zhang and   
                   H. Y. Xu and   
                       B. H. Lu   Magneto-thermoviscoelastic wave
                                  propagation at the interface between two
                                  micropolar viscoelastic media  . . . . . 785--802


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Volume 177, Number 1, June 1, 2006

          Yannis G. Smirlis and   
           Elias K. Maragos and   
           Dimitris K. Despotis   Data envelopment analysis with missing
                                  values: an interval DEA approach . . . . 1--10
       Alireza Amirteimoori and   
               Reza A. Nashtaei   The role of time in multi-component
                                  efficiency analysis: an application  . . 11--17
       Alireza Amirteimoori and   
                Mahmoud Shafiei   Characterizing an equitable omission of
                                  shared resources: a DEA-based approach   18--23
                 Leo G. Rebholz   A multiscale $V$--$P$ discretization for
                                  flow problems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--35
                Qinghong Li and   
             Yongzhong Song and   
                    Yushun Wang   On multi-symplectic partitioned
                                  Runge--Kutta methods for Hamiltonian
                                  wave equations . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--43
              L. P. Gimenes and   
                    M. Federson   Existence and impulsive stability for
                                  second order retarded differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44--62
               Zhichun Yang and   
                       Daoyi Xu   Impulsive effects on stability of
                                  Cohen--Grossberg neural networks with
                                  variable delays  . . . . . . . . . . . . 63--78
                    P. Zhou and   
                  L. W. Fan and   
                     H. W. Tang   On stability analysis of multiple
                                  objective dynamic input--output model    79--84
                  Yong Chen and   
                     Zhenya Yan   Weierstrass semi-rational expansion
                                  method and new doubly periodic solutions
                                  of the generalized Hirota--Satsuma
                                  coupled KdV system . . . . . . . . . . . 85--91
               I. Franji\'c and   
                 I. Peri\'c and   
                 J. Pe\vcari\'c   General Euler--Ostrowski formulae and
                                  applications to quadratures  . . . . . . 92--98
            Bing-Quan Zhang and   
               Xing-Guo Luo and   
                   Qing-Biao Wu   The restrictions and improvement of the
                                  Adomian decomposition method . . . . . . 99--104
               Fan-Liang Li and   
                  Xi-Yan Hu and   
                      Lei Zhang   Left and right inverse eigenpairs
                                  problem of skew-centrosymmetric matrices 105--110
                    G. Koloskov   Closed natural splines: an effective
                                  solution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111--117
                Fengde Chen and   
              Xiangdong Xie and   
                  Xiaoxing Chen   Permanence and global attractivity of a
                                  delayed periodic logistic equation . . . 118--127
                  Sung-Dae Yang   Shooting methods for numerical solutions
                                  of exact controllability problems
                                  constrained by linear and semilinear
                                  wave equations with local distributed
                                  controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128--148
            Reza Farzipoor Saen   A decision model for selecting slightly
                                  non-homogeneous technologies . . . . . . 149--158
                Cheng-jing Wang   Dogleg paths and trust region methods
                                  with back tracking technique for
                                  unconstrained optimization . . . . . . . 159--169
              Baljeet Singh and   
                 Ajay Kumar and   
                  Jagdish Singh   Reflection of generalized thermoelastic
                                  waves from a solid half-space under
                                  hydrostatic initial stress . . . . . . . 170--177
                     Weifu Fang   Reconstruction of permittivity profile
                                  from boundary capacitance data . . . . . 178--188
                   M. Saleh and   
                    M. Aloqeili   On the rational difference equation
                                  $y_{n+1} = A + y_n / y_{n - k}$  . . . . 189--193
                    Chen Wu and   
                 Jiong Ruan and   
                        Wei Lin   On the existence and stability of the
                                  periodic solution in the
                                  Cohen--Grossberg neural network with
                                  time delay and high-order terms  . . . . 194--210
                 Cheng Wang and   
               Ziping Huang and   
                      Likang Li   Two-grid nonconforming finite element
                                  method for second order elliptic
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211--219
                  J. Biazar and   
                   M. Tango and   
                       R. Islam   Ozone decomposition of the second order
                                  in aqueous solutions . . . . . . . . . . 220--225
               Jing-Bo Chen and   
               Han-Ying Guo and   
                          Ke Wu   Discrete total variation calculus and
                                  Lee's discrete mechanics . . . . . . . . 226--234
               Ganesh C. Gorain   Exponential energy decay estimates for
                                  the solutions of $n$-dimensional
                                  Kirchhoff type wave equation . . . . . . 235--242
              Zhenkun Huang and   
                Shuili Chen and   
                    Yonghui Xia   Incorporate intelligence into an
                                  ecological system: An adaptive fuzzy
                                  control approach . . . . . . . . . . . . 243--250
                 Huan-Jyh Shyur   COTS evaluation using modified TOPSIS
                                  and ANP  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251--259
                 Emin Kasap and   
              F. Talay Akyildiz   Surfaces with common geodesic in
                                  Minkowski 3-space  . . . . . . . . . . . 260--270
                Jichao Zhao and   
              Robert M. Corless   Compact finite difference method for
                                  integro-differential equations . . . . . 271--288
                   John P. Boyd   Fourier pseudospectral method with
                                  Kepler mapping for travelling waves with
                                  discontinuous slope: Application to
                                  corner waves of the Ostrovsky--Hunter
                                  equation and equatorial Kelvin waves in
                                  the four-mode approximation  . . . . . . 289--299
              Mahmut D. Mat and   
                    Kemal Aldas   Experimental and numerical investigation
                                  of effect of particle size on particle
                                  distribution in particulate metal matrix
                                  composites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 300--307
                 Hazem A. Attia   Unsteady MHD Couette flow and heat
                                  transfer of dusty fluid with variable
                                  physical properties  . . . . . . . . . . 308--318
                   Qi Zhang and   
                     Yirong Liu   A cubic polynomial system with seven
                                  limit cycles at infinity . . . . . . . . 319--329
            Zheng-Hai Huang and   
                       Hui Wang   Smoothing-type algorithm for solving
                                  linear programs by using an augmented
                                  complementarity problem  . . . . . . . . 330--345
               Z. AbdulHadi and   
             Y. Abu Muhanna and   
                       S. Khuri   On some properties of solutions of the
                                  biharmonic equation  . . . . . . . . . . 346--351
                Younbae Jun and   
                   Tsun-Zee Mai   IPIC domain decomposition algorithm for
                                  parabolic problems . . . . . . . . . . . 352--364
                      K. Jbilou   Low rank approximate solutions to large
                                  Sylvester matrix equations . . . . . . . 365--376
                     Wei Lu and   
                 Hongtao Lu and   
                   Fu-Lai Chung   Feature based watermarking using
                                  watermark template match . . . . . . . . 377--386
              Peiguang Wang and   
                   Hairong Lian   Stability in terms of two measures of
                                  impulsive integro-differential equations
                                  via variation of the Lyapunov method . . 387--395
                  Yong Chen and   
                        Qi Wang   A unified rational expansion method to
                                  construct a series of explicit exact
                                  solutions to nonlinear evolution
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 396--409
                Fengde Chen and   
                  Xiangdong Xie   Permanence and extinction in nonlinear
                                  single and multiple species system with
                                  diffusion  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 410--426
             Xiang-Ping Yan and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Hopf bifurcation and global periodic
                                  solutions in a delayed predator--prey
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 427--445
             Jian-Qiang Sun and   
                Zhong-Qi Ma and   
                    Wei Hua and   
                  Meng-Zhao Qin   New conservation schemes for the
                                  nonlinear Schrödinger equation  . . . . . 446--451

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 177, Number 2, June 15, 2006

                   Pao-Tung Hsu   Estimating the boundary condition in a
                                  $3$D inverse hyperbolic heat conduction
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 453--464
              Y-Chuang Chen and   
              Lih-Hsing Hsu and   
                Jimmy J. M. Tan   A recursively construction scheme for
                                  super fault-tolerant Hamiltonian graphs  465--481
                   Qian Liu and   
                Yuqian Zhou and   
                 Jian Zhang and   
                  Weinian Zhang   Sharp condition of global existence for
                                  nonlinear Schrödinger equation with a
                                  harmonic potential . . . . . . . . . . . 482--487
              Shaher Momani and   
                    Zaid Odibat   Analytical solution of a time-fractional
                                  Navier--Stokes equation by Adomian
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 488--494
                Yuqian Zhou and   
                   Qian Liu and   
                 Jian Zhang and   
                  Weinian Zhang   Exact solution for (2 + 1)-dimension
                                  nonlinear dispersive long wave equation  495--499
                  Xiaoxia Huang   Fuzzy chance-constrained portfolio
                                  selection  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 500--507
           Hakan S. Kutoglu and   
                Tevfik Ayan and   
                Ç. Mekik   Integrating GPS with national networks
                                  by collocation method  . . . . . . . . . 508--514
       Mahmoud A. Abo-Sinna and   
      Tarek H. M. Abou-El-Enien   An interactive algorithm for large scale
                                  multiple objective programming problems
                                  with fuzzy parameters through TOPSIS
                                  approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 515--527
                M. Derouich and   
                    A. Boutayeb   Dengue fever: Mathematical modelling and
                                  computer simulation  . . . . . . . . . . 528--544
                Lazhar Bougoffa   Adomian method for a class of hyperbolic
                                  equations with an integral condition . . 545--552
            Lazhar Bougoffa and   
                Smail Bougouffa   Adomian method for solving some coupled
                                  systems of two equations . . . . . . . . 553--560
               N. T. Eldabe and   
             Mahmoud E. M. Ouaf   Chebyshev finite difference method for
                                  heat and mass transfer in a
                                  hydromagnetic flow of a micropolar fluid
                                  past a stretching surface with Ohmic
                                  heating and viscous dissipation  . . . . 561--571
Elçin Yusufo\uglu (Agadjanov)   Numerical solution of Duffing equation
                                  by the Laplace decomposition algorithm   572--580
                   Zuodong Yang   Existence of explosive positive
                                  solutions of quasilinear elliptic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 581--588
            Shengqiang Tang and   
                        Ming Li   Bifurcations of travelling wave
                                  solutions in a class of generalized KdV
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 589--596
           Roy J. Hartfield Jr.   Interpretation of spectroscopic data
                                  from the iodine molecule using a genetic
                                  algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 597--605
                Honghui Yin and   
                   Zuodong Yang   Some new results on the existence of
                                  bounded positive entire solutions for
                                  quasilinear elliptic equations . . . . . 606--613
                      Sunil and   
                 Anu Sharma and   
                  R. G. Shandil   Effect of rotation on a ferromagnetic
                                  fluid heated and soluted from below in
                                  the presence dust particles  . . . . . . 614--628
  Jean-Sebastien Le Brizaut and   
                      Marc Pogu   An optimization method to determine an
                                  entropy parameter in gas dynamics  . . . 629--634
              Yew-Wen Liang and   
                Der-Cherng Liaw   Common stabilizers for linear control
                                  systems in the presence of actuators
                                  outage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 635--643
                 Tze Fen Li and   
           Shui-Ching Chang and   
                  Chung-Bow Lee   A simple statistical speech recognition
                                  of Mandarin monosyllables  . . . . . . . 644--651
                Chaochun Qu and   
                      Ping Wang   Optimization in production quota problem
                                  with convex cost function  . . . . . . . 652--658
                F. M. Allan and   
                M. T. Kamel and   
             T. A. Mughrabi and   
                   M. H. Hamdan   Infiltration of oil into porous
                                  sediments  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 659--664
              Brian J. McCartin   The exponential method of angled
                                  derivatives  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 665--685
      Mohamed A. El-Gebeily and   
              Faisal Fairag and   
              Rajai Alassar and   
               M. B. M. Elgindi   $H^2$ solutions for the stream function
                                  and vorticity formulation of the
                                  Navier--Stokes equations . . . . . . . . 686--696
                  M. Saleem and   
              A. H. Sadiyal and   
               Prasetyo Edi and   
                    P. R. Arora   Evolutionarily stable strategies for
                                  defensive switching  . . . . . . . . . . 697--713
              Ivanka M. Stamova   Lyapunov method for boundedness of
                                  solutions of nonlinear impulsive
                                  functional differential equations  . . . 714--719
                   Xinmin Xiang   The large time error estimation of
                                  Chebyshev pseudospectral approximation
                                  for a class of semilinear parabolic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 720--728
             S. A. El-Wakil and   
                M. A. Abdou and   
                   A. Elhanbaly   Adomian decomposition method for solving
                                  the diffusion--convection--reaction
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 729--736
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   The modified decomposition method and
                                  Padé approximants for a boundary layer
                                  equation in unbounded domain . . . . . . 737--744
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   The variable separated ODE and the tanh
                                  methods for solving the combined and the
                                  double combined sinh--cosh-Gordon
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 745--754
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Travelling wave solutions for combined
                                  and double combined sine--cosine-Gordon
                                  equations by the variable separated ODE
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 755--760
               Benedetta Lisena   Competitive exclusion in a periodic
                                  Lotka--Volterra system . . . . . . . . . 761--768
               P. K. Parida and   
                    D. K. Gupta   An improved regula-falsi method for
                                  enclosing simple zeros of nonlinear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 769--776
                 C. Y. Chan and   
                     W. Y. Chan   Complete blow-up of solutions for
                                  degenerate semilinear parabolic first
                                  initial-boundary value problems  . . . . 777--784
            M. S. Abou-Dina and   
                   F. M. Hassan   Generation and propagation of nonlinear
                                  tsunamis in shallow water by a moving
                                  topography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 785--806
              J. Karrakchou and   
                  M. Rachik and   
                     S. Gourari   Optimal control and infectiology:
                                  Application to an HIV/AIDS model . . . . 807--818
                Sergio Amat and   
                 Sonia Busquier   On a Steffensen's type method and its
                                  behavior for semismooth equations  . . . 819--823
                  A. Chakib and   
                    A. Nachaoui   Simulation of a free boundary problem
                                  using boundary element method and
                                  restarted re-analysis technique  . . . . 824--838
           Krzysztof Piejko and   
           Janusz Sokó\l   On the Dziok--Srivastava operator under
                                  multivalent analytic functions . . . . . 839--843
               Mehmet Sezer and   
             Mustafa Gülsu   Approximate solution of complex
                                  differential equations for a rectangular
                                  domain with Taylor collocation method    844--851
                  S. Karimi and   
                  F. Toutounian   The block least squares method for
                                  solving nonsymmetric linear systems with
                                  multiple right-hand sides  . . . . . . . 852--862


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 178, Number 1, July 1, 2006

    Francisco Antonio Doria and   
 José Félix Costa   Introduction to the special issue on
                                  hypercomputation . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--3
                   Martin Davis   Why there is no such discipline as
                                  hypercomputation . . . . . . . . . . . . 4--7
                  Mike Stannett   The case for hypercomputation  . . . . . 8--24
                E. J. Beggs and   
                   J. V. Tucker   Embedding infinitely parallel
                                  computation in Newtonian kinematics  . . 25--43
                  Udi Boker and   
              Nachum Dershowitz   A hypercomputational alien . . . . . . . 44--57
                Olivier Bournez   How much can analog and hybrid systems
                                  be proved (super-)Turing . . . . . . . . 58--71
                S. Barry Cooper   Definability as hypercomputational
                                  effect . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72--82
          N. C. A. da Costa and   
                    F. A. Doria   Some thoughts on hypercomputation  . . . 83--92
                  Antony Galton   The Church--Turing thesis: Still valid
                                  after all these years? . . . . . . . . . 93--102
                    Jerzy Mycka   Analog computation beyond the Turing
                                  limit  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103--117
István Németi and   
             Gyula Dávid   Relativistic computers and the Turing
                                  barrier  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118--142
                       Toby Ord   The many forms of hypercomputation . . . 143--153
                Warren D. Smith   Church's thesis meets the $N$-body
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154--183
                Warren D. Smith   Three counterexamples refuting Kieu's
                                  plan for ``quantum adiabatic
                                  hypercomputation''; and some
                                  uncomputable quantum mechanical tasks    184--193

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 178, Number 2, July 15, 2006

             Saralees Nadarajah   Fisher information for the elliptically
                                  symmetric Pearson distributions  . . . . 195--206
        A. E. M. El-Misiery and   
                       E. Ahmed   On a fractional model for earthquakes    207--211
             Ju-liang Zhang and   
                 Xiangsun Zhang   A smoothing Levenberg--Marquardt method
                                  for NCP  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212--228
            Basem S. Attili and   
              Khalid Furati and   
               Muhammed I. Syam   An efficient implicit Runge--Kutta
                                  method for second order systems  . . . . 229--238
              Jianfeng Wang and   
                     Gao Ge and   
                   Yubo Fan and   
                 Lilin Chen and   
               Shengxue Liu and   
                   Yali Jin and   
                      Jinguo Yu   The estimation of sample size in
                                  multi-stage sampling and its application
                                  in medical survey  . . . . . . . . . . . 239--249
      Reza Mazrooei-Sebdani and   
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Dynamics of a non-linear difference
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250--261
                 Ram Naresh and   
             Agraj Tripathi and   
                    Sandip Omar   Modelling the spread of AIDS epidemic
                                  with vertical transmission . . . . . . . 262--272
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
          Reza Mazrooei-Sebdani   On the recursive sequence $x_{n + 1} =
                                  (\alpha + \beta x_{n-k+1}) / (A + B
                                  x_{n-k+1} + C x_{n-2k+1})$ . . . . . . . 273--286
                    H. H. Mehne   A numerical method for solving linear
                                  non-autonomous systems based on linear
                                  programming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287--294
                 Peng Jiang and   
                      Geng Yang   Performance analysis of preconditioners
                                  based on Broyden method  . . . . . . . . 295--308
              N. M. Bujurke and   
            Ramesh B. Kudenatti   An analysis of rough poroelastic
                                  bearings with reference to lubrication
                                  mechanism of synovial joints . . . . . . 309--320
                 Hong-Wu Wu and   
            Rong-Kun Zhuang and   
              Ronald M. Mathsen   Oscillation criteria for second-order
                                  nonlinear neutral variable delay dynamic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 321--331
                 Jiping Sun and   
                  Lingfei Cheng   Equivalent analysis method of
                                  electromagnetic waves propagation in
                                  arched tunnel  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332--337
                      M. Javidi   A numerical solution of the generalized
                                  Burger's--Huxley equation by spectral
                                  collocation method . . . . . . . . . . . 338--344
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
          Reza Mazrooei-Sebdani   Dynamics of a higher-order rational
                                  difference equation  . . . . . . . . . . 345--354
               Li-ning Xing and   
               Ying-wu Chen and   
                  Huai-ping Cai   An intelligent genetic algorithm
                                  designed for global optimization of
                                  multi-minima functions . . . . . . . . . 355--371
              Xiaofeng Ling and   
                     Xiaozhe Hu   On the iterative algorithm for large
                                  sparse saddle point problems . . . . . . 372--379
                Zhaoxia Liu and   
                     Boling Guo   New numerical algorithms for the
                                  nonlinear diffusion model of image
                                  denoising and segmentation . . . . . . . 380--389
             Chen-Chung Liu and   
                  Wen-Yuan Chen   Screw pitch precision measurement using
                                  simple linear regression and image
                                  analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 390--404
                 Ruihong Li and   
                     Wei Xu and   
                      Shuang Li   Chaos controlling of extended nonlinear
                                  Liénard system based on the Melnikov
                                  theory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 405--414
                  Changbum Chun   A new iterative method for solving
                                  nonlinear equations  . . . . . . . . . . 415--422
                  J. Biazar and   
                L. Farrokhi and   
                    M. R. Islam   Modeling the pollution of a system of
                                  lakes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 423--430
                  Wang Zhen and   
                 Hongqing Zhang   A symbolic computational method for
                                  constructing exact solutions to
                                  difference-differential equations  . . . 431--440
                Ya-ping Liu and   
                    Lü Tao   High accuracy combination algorithm and
                                  a posteriori error estimation for
                                  solving the first kind Abel integral
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 441--451
              F. Toutounian and   
                      S. Karimi   Global least squares method (Gl-LSQR)
                                  for solving general linear systems with
                                  several right-hand sides . . . . . . . . 452--460
              Wang Xingyuan and   
                         Liu Bo   Julia sets of the Schröder iteration
                                  functions of a class of one-parameter
                                  polynomials with high degree . . . . . . 461--473
                    Fengde Chen   Global stability of a single species
                                  model with feedback control and
                                  distributed time delay . . . . . . . . . 474--479
                    Nevin Pamuk   Series solution for porous medium
                                  equation with a source term by Adomian's
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 480--485
                    B. Nine and   
              O. Haif-Khaif and   
                     A. Zerarka   The eigenenergies of the wave function
                                  through the non-variational
                                  Galerkin--B-spline approach  . . . . . . 486--492
              Yen-Liang Yeh and   
              Ming-Jyi Jang and   
                 Cheng Chi Wang   Analyzing the free vibrations of a plate
                                  using finite difference and differential
                                  transformation method  . . . . . . . . . 493--501
            Amin Ghodousian and   
                Esmaile Khorram   An algorithm for optimizing the linear
                                  function with fuzzy relation equation
                                  constraints regarding max-prod
                                  composition  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 502--509
                Qu Shaojian and   
                Yin Hongyou and   
                    Zhang Kecun   A global optimization algorithm using
                                  linear relaxation  . . . . . . . . . . . 510--518
                  Yuan Gong Sun   Oscillation of second order functional
                                  differential equations with damping  . . 519--526
                    Zaid Odibat   Approximations of fractional integrals
                                  and Caputo fractional derivatives  . . . 527--533


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 179, Number 1, August 1, 2006

             M. Anwar Kamal and   
            Muhammad Ashraf and   
                     K. S. Syed   Numerical solution of steady viscous
                                  flow of a micropolar fluid driven by
                                  injection between two porous disks . . . 1--10
                  Z. Y. Lee and   
                 C. C. Wang and   
                       C. Y. Hu   Hybrid numerical method applied to
                                  multilayered hollow cylinder with vapor
                                  flow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11--29
                 Liping Wen and   
                  Yuexin Yu and   
                      Shoufu Li   The test problem class of Volterra
                                  functional differential equations in
                                  Banach space . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--38
                Qingbiao Wu and   
                   Yueqing Zhao   A Newton--Kantorovich convergence
                                  theorem for the inverse-free Jarratt
                                  method in Banach space . . . . . . . . . 39--46
               Xiaofan Yang and   
           Graham M. Megson and   
                Jianqiu Cao and   
                        Jun Luo   A lower bound on the size of
                                  $k$-neighborhood in generalized cubes    47--54
                    Fengde Chen   Permanence of a delayed non-autonomous
                                  Gilpin--Ayala competition model  . . . . 55--66
                    Zhongli Wei   A necessary and sufficient condition for
                                  the existence of positive solutions of
                                  singular super-linear $m$-point boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67--78
       Davod Khojasteh Salkuyeh   On the finite difference approximation
                                  to the convection--diffusion equation    79--86
            M. Masjed-Jamei and   
                  Mehdi Dehghan   On some statistical integral equations   87--91
                 Zaid M. Odibat   Rectangular decomposition method for
                                  fractional diffusion-wave equations  . . 92--97
      Reza Mazrooei-Sebdani and   
                  Mehdi Dehghan   The study of a class of rational
                                  difference equations . . . . . . . . . . 98--107
                   Jie Wang and   
               Weijun Zhong and   
                      Jun Zhang   High order compact computation and
                                  nonuniform grids for streamfunction
                                  vorticity equations  . . . . . . . . . . 108--120
                 Yuying Shi and   
                 Qianshun Chang   New time dependent model for image
                                  restoration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121--134
                Ling-lai Li and   
                  Ling Wang and   
                    Li-heng Liu   An effective hybrid PSOSA strategy for
                                  optimization and its application to
                                  parameter estimation . . . . . . . . . . 135--146
                     Xinyuan Wu   The recursions of order conditions for
                                  some Runge--Kutta-like methods . . . . . 147--152
             Siraj-ul-Islam and   
        Muhammad Aslam Noor and   
           Ikram A. Tirmizi and   
             Muhammad Azam Khan   Quadratic non-polynomial spline approach
                                  to the solution of a system of
                                  second-order boundary-value problems . . 153--160
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
       Majid Jaberi Douraki and   
                Mohsen Razzaghi   Global stability of a higher order
                                  rational recursive sequence  . . . . . . 161--174
          M. Jaberi Douraki and   
                 M. Dehghan and   
                    M. Razzaghi   Oscillation and asymptotic behavior of a
                                  class of higher order nonlinear
                                  recursive sequences  . . . . . . . . . . 175--189
                    Qi Duan and   
              Yunfeng Zhang and   
                  E. H. Twizell   A bivariate rational interpolation and
                                  the properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190--199
                    Lili Du and   
                  Zhaoyin Xiang   A further blow-up analysis for a
                                  localized porous medium equation . . . . 200--208
                      E. Celebi   Three-dimensional modelling of
                                  train-track and sub-soil analysis for
                                  surface vibrations due to moving loads   209--230
                 Mehmet Cem Ece   Free convection flow about a vertical
                                  spinning cone under a magnetic field . . 231--242
              Rui-Sheng Ran and   
                 Ting-Zhu Huang   The inverses of block tridiagonal
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243--247
        Mohan K. Kadalbajoo and   
             Kailash C. Patidar   $\epsilon$-Uniformly convergent fitted
                                  mesh finite difference methods for
                                  general singular perturbation problems   248--266
        S. K. Roy Choudhuri and   
            Nupur Bandyopadhyay   Radially symmetric thermo-elastic wave
                                  propagation without energy dissipation
                                  in an infinitely extended thin plate
                                  with a circular hole . . . . . . . . . . 267--281
                 Ram Naresh and   
               Shyam Sundar and   
                   J. B. Shukla   Modeling the removal of primary and
                                  secondary pollutants from the atmosphere
                                  of a city by rain  . . . . . . . . . . . 282--295
                Kou Jisheng and   
                  Li Yitian and   
                    Wang Xiuhua   A uniparametric Chebyshev-type method
                                  free from second derivatives . . . . . . 296--300
             Sunita Gakkhar and   
                   Kuldeep Negi   A mathematical model for viral infection
                                  in toxin producing phytoplankton and
                                  zooplankton system . . . . . . . . . . . 301--313
               Luai Hamouda and   
            D. Marc Kilgour and   
                 Keith W. Hipel   Strength of preference in graph models
                                  for multiple-decision-maker conflicts    314--327
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
             Behnam Hashemi and   
                   Mehdi Ghatee   Computational methods for solving fully
                                  fuzzy linear systems . . . . . . . . . . 328--343
Fábio Henrique Pereira and   
Sérgio Luís Lopes Verardi and   
            Silvio Ikuyo Nabeta   A fast algebraic multigrid
                                  preconditioned conjugate gradient solver 344--351
              K. Maleknejad and   
               N. Aghazadeh and   
                R. Mollapourasl   Numerical solution of Fredholm integral
                                  equation of the first kind with
                                  collocation method and estimation of
                                  error bound  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352--359
             K. Vela Velupillai   Algorithmic foundations of computable
                                  general equilibrium theory . . . . . . . 360--369
           Xiang-Tuan Xiong and   
                  Chu-Li Fu and   
                       Zhi Qian   Two numerical methods for solving a
                                  backward heat conduction problem . . . . 370--377
                 Tamer Eren and   
               Ertan Güner   A bicriteria scheduling with
                                  sequence-dependent setup times . . . . . 378--385
                Michael Nwogugu   Decision-making, risk and corporate
                                  governance: New dynamic
                                  models/algorithms and optimization for
                                  bankruptcy decisions . . . . . . . . . . 386--401
                     Emin Kasap   Erratum to: ``Ruled surfaces with
                                  timelike rulings'' [Appl. Math. Comput.
                                  \bf 147 (2004) 241--253] . . . . . . . . 402--405

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 179, Number 2, August 15, 2006

                Zengxin Wei and   
                  Guoyin Li and   
                       Liqun Qi   New nonlinear conjugate gradient
                                  formulas for large-scale unconstrained
                                  optimization problems  . . . . . . . . . 407--430
              Bablu Samanta and   
           Sanat Kumar Majumder   Entropy based transportation problem use
                                  geometric programming method . . . . . . 431--439
                Michael Nwogugu   Regret minimization,
                                  willingness-to-accept-losses and framing 440--450
                Michael Nwogugu   A further critique of cumulative
                                  prospect theory and related approaches   451--465
                Necat Polat and   
               Do\ugan Kaya and   
               H. Ilhan Tutalar   A analytic and numerical solution to a
                                  modified Kawahara equation and a
                                  convergence analysis of the method . . . 466--472
                     Liquan Mei   Multigrid algorithms for solving
                                  multigroup neutron transport equations   473--483
              Din-Yuen Chan and   
              Cheng-Yuan Ku and   
                   Ming-Chai Li   A method to improve integer linear
                                  programming problem with
                                  branch-and-bound procedure . . . . . . . 484--493
                 Yuelin Gao and   
               Chengxian Xu and   
                  Yongjian Yang   An outcome-space finite algorithm for
                                  solving linear multiplicative
                                  programming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 494--505
           S. Mehdi Hashemi and   
               Mehdi Ghatee and   
                 Behnam Hashemi   Fuzzy goal programming: Complementary
                                  slackness conditions and computational
                                  schemes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 506--522
                   M. Cenci and   
                   F. Filippini   Portfolio selection: a linear approach
                                  with dual expected utility . . . . . . . 523--534
            Raymond H. Chan and   
               Chi-Yan Wong and   
                 Kit-Ming Yeung   Pricing multi-asset American-style
                                  options by memory reduction Monte Carlo
                                  methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 535--544
                  Xin Zhang and   
                  Hong Peng and   
                       Guiwu Hu   A high order iteration formula for the
                                  simultaneous inclusion of polynomial
                                  zeros  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 545--552
                   G. L. Silver   Analysis of three-dimensional grids: The
                                  cube and the octahedron  . . . . . . . . 553--558
                   Zhen-hua Bao   The expected discounted penalty at ruin
                                  in the risk process with random income   559--566
  Afet Golayoglu Fatullayev and   
                  Emine Can and   
                 Nizami Gasilov   Comparing numerical methods for inverse
                                  coefficient problem in parabolic
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 567--571
               Jin-you Xiao and   
                 Li-hua Wen and   
                      Duo Zhang   Gauss quadrature rules for partial
                                  support and logarithmic singular
                                  integrals with compactly supported
                                  wavelets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 572--580
             Paolo Gastaldo and   
             Sandro Ridella and   
                 Rodolfo Zunino   Prospects of quantum-classical
                                  optimization for digital design  . . . . 581--595
                  Zhenli Xu and   
                Jingsong He and   
                      Houde Han   Semi-implicit operator splitting Padé
                                  method for higher-order nonlinear
                                  Schrödinger equations . . . . . . . . . . 596--605
                K. C. Gupta and   
                   Vinay Kanwar   Multipoint iterative method with cubic
                                  convergence  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 606--611
                   M. de la Sen   Parameter dependent Lyapunov functions
                                  for robust stability of time-varying
                                  linear systems under point delays  . . . 612--621
                    J. I. Ramos   Explicit finite difference methods for
                                  the EW and RLW equations . . . . . . . . 622--638
                   Changfeng Ma   A scheme for $3$D eddy current model
                                  based on ungauged electromagnetic
                                  potentials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 639--653
            Esmaile Khorram and   
            Amin Ghodousian and   
               Ali Abbasi Molai   Solving linear optimization problems
                                  with max-star composition equation
                                  constraints  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 654--661
               Pankaj Gupta and   
                  Sanjeet Singh   Approximate multiparametric sensitivity
                                  analysis of the constraint matrix in
                                  linear-plus-linear fractional
                                  programming problem  . . . . . . . . . . 662--671
           Saadet Özer and   
          Erdo\ugan S. \cSuhubi   Flow of a second grade fluid through a
                                  cylindrical permeable tube . . . . . . . 672--687
             Jian Jun Zhang and   
                Wen Bin Liu and   
              Tai Yong Chen and   
                 Hui Xing Zhang   Solvability of $p$-Laplace equations
                                  subject to three-point boundary value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 688--695
                    Qian Yu and   
            Chongchao Huang and   
                   Xianjia Wang   A combined homotopy interior point
                                  method for the linear complementarity
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 696--701
               S. A. MirHassani   Improving paper spread in examination
                                  timetables using integer programming . . 702--706
                E. Babolian and   
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
                 M. R. Eslahchi   Application of Gauss quadrature rule in
                                  finding bounds for solution of linear
                                  systems of equations . . . . . . . . . . 707--713
            Saleh H. Al-Sharaeh   Dynamic rate-based borrowing scheme for
                                  QoS provisioning in high speed
                                  multimedia wireless cellular networks    714--724
                 Nenad Ujevi\'c   A new iterative method for solving
                                  linear systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 725--730
           G. M. Amiraliyev and   
            Sebaheddin \cSevgin   Uniform difference method for singularly
                                  perturbed Volterra integro-differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 731--741
                 Lakhdar Chiter   DIRECT algorithm: a new definition of
                                  potentially optimal hyperrectangles  . . 742--749
                      Yong Duan   Meshless Galerkin method using radial
                                  basis functions based on domain
                                  decomposition  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750--762
                 Zai-En Hou and   
               Ke-Cun Zhang and   
                   Yan-Jun Wang   The model and algorithm for the
                                  optimization of the granularity
                                  distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 763--771
                      X.-M. Liu   Hybrid numerical methods for exponential
                                  models of growth . . . . . . . . . . . . 772--778
                    Zong-Yi Lee   Method of bilaterally bounded to
                                  solution Blasius equation using particle
                                  swarm optimization . . . . . . . . . . . 779--786
              Hongyong Zhao and   
                       Lei Wang   Stability and bifurcation for
                                  discrete-time Cohen--Grossberg neural
                                  network  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 787--798
                   Huan Sun and   
                      Yimin Wei   A note on the PageRank algorithm . . . . 799--806


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 180, Number 1, September 1, 2006

              Mehdi Dehghan and   
            M. Masjed-Jamei and   
                 M. R. Eslahchi   Weighted quadrature rules with weight
                                  function $x^{-p} e^{-1/x}$ on
                                  $[0,\infty)$ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--6
                  Zhen Shao and   
                      Xiaoyu Ji   Fuzzy multi-product constraint newsboy
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7--15
               Lotfi Admane and   
           Karima Benatchba and   
             Mouloud Koudil and   
                 Lamri Siad and   
                     Said Maziz   AntPart: an algorithm for the
                                  unsupervised classification problem
                                  using ants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--28
       I. H. Abdel-Halim Hassan   The asymptotic expansion and numerical
                                  verification method for linear and
                                  nonlinear initial value problem  . . . . 29--37
               Sebastian Sitarz   Hybrid methods in multi-criteria dynamic
                                  programming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38--45
              Chang-yu Wang and   
             Yuan-yuan Chen and   
                  Shou-qiang Du   Further insight into the Shamanskii
                                  modification of Newton method  . . . . . 46--52
                Yi-Chung Hu and   
                   Jung-Fa Tsai   Backpropagation multi-layer perceptron
                                  for incomplete pairwise comparison
                                  matrices in analytic hierarchy process   53--62
                 Rachung Yu and   
              Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng   A soft computing method for
                                  multi-criteria decision making with
                                  dependence and feedback  . . . . . . . . 63--75
               Xin-Sheng Ge and   
                    Li-Qun Chen   Optimal motion planning for nonholonomic
                                  systems using genetic algorithm with
                                  wavelet approximation  . . . . . . . . . 76--85
              A. Ihsan Hascelik   Gauss quadrature rules for a generalized
                                  Hermite weight function  . . . . . . . . 86--96
                  He-Sheng Wang   Numerical solutions of Hamiltonian DAE's
                                  and applications . . . . . . . . . . . . 97--110
                 M. Zandieh and   
      S. M. T. Fatemi Ghomi and   
         S. M. Moattar Husseini   An immune algorithm approach to hybrid
                                  flow shops scheduling with
                                  sequence-dependent setup times . . . . . 111--127
              K. Maleknejad and   
                     M. Rabbani   Numerical solution for the Fredholm
                                  integral equation of the second kind
                                  with Toeplitz kernels by using
                                  preconditioners  . . . . . . . . . . . . 128--133
              Hong-Xing Yao and   
                        Feng Xu   Complex dynamics analysis for a duopoly
                                  advertising model with nonlinear cost    134--145
               Babak Abbasi and   
           Shahram Shadrokh and   
                    Jamal Arkat   Bi-objective resource-constrained
                                  project scheduling with robustness and
                                  makespan criteria  . . . . . . . . . . . 146--152
        S. M. Hashemiparast and   
             M. R. Eslahchi and   
                  Mehdi Dehghan   A note on equal coefficient quadrature
                                  rules  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153--159
                     Xinyuan Wu   An effective predictor--corrector
                                  process for large scale linear system of
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160--166
        Muhammad Aslam Noor and   
                   Faizan Ahmad   Numerical comparison of iterative
                                  methods for solving nonlinear equations  167--172
                Manoj Kumar and   
                     Tariq Aziz   A uniform mesh finite difference method
                                  for a class of singular two-point
                                  boundary value problems  . . . . . . . . 173--177
               Yen-Zen Wang and   
                   Tzong-Mou Wu   Some mathematical models for deciding
                                  the number of examination questions on
                                  computerized adaptive tests  . . . . . . 178--184
                 Ji-Bo Wang and   
            C. T. Daniel Ng and   
             T. C. E. Cheng and   
                      Li-Li Liu   Minimizing total completion time in a
                                  two-machine flow shop with deteriorating
                                  jobs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185--193
        S. M. Hashemiparast and   
             M. R. Eslahchi and   
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Numerical integration using the
                                  derivatives  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194--199
   A. Emimal Kanaga Pushpam and   
         D. Paul Dhayabaran and   
         E. C. Henry Amirtharaj   Numerical solution of higher order
                                  systems of IVPs using generalized STWS
                                  technique  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200--205
           N. Mahdavi-Amiri and   
                  S. H. Nasseri   Duality in fuzzy number linear
                                  programming by use of a certain linear
                                  ranking function . . . . . . . . . . . . 206--216
               Jau-Chuan Ke and   
               Hsin-I Huang and   
                Chuen-Horng Lin   Parametric programming approach for
                                  batch arrival queues with vacation
                                  policies and fuzzy parameters  . . . . . 217--232
        Paulo F. A. Mancera and   
                        R. Hunt   Some experiments with high order compact
                                  methods using a computer algebra
                                  software---Part II (non-uniform grid)    233--241
                Jinhai Chen and   
                      Weiguo Li   On new exponential quadratically
                                  convergent iterative formulae  . . . . . 242--246
     Ayalew Getachew Mersha and   
                  Stephan Dempe   Linear bilevel programming with upper
                                  level constraints depending on the lower
                                  level solution . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247--254
             Yunn-Kuang Chu and   
                   Jau-Chuan Ke   Confidence intervals of mean response
                                  time for an M / G / 1 queueing system:
                                  Bootstrap simulation . . . . . . . . . . 255--263
                Asai Asaithambi   A shooting method for nonlinear heat
                                  transfer using automatic differentiation 264--269
                   Feng Gao and   
                   Chun-Mei Chi   Solving third-order obstacle problems
                                  with quartic B-splines . . . . . . . . . 270--274
               Yisheng Song and   
                    Rudong Chen   Strong convergence theorems on an
                                  iterative method for a family of finite
                                  nonexpansive mappings  . . . . . . . . . 275--287
               Zhi-lian Yan and   
                   Xi-qiang Liu   Symmetry and similarity solutions of
                                  variable coefficients generalized
                                  Zakharov--Kuznetsov equation . . . . . . 288--294
               Sining Zheng and   
                         Han Su   A quasilinear reaction-diffusion system
                                  coupled via nonlocal sources . . . . . . 295--308
               Sining Zheng and   
                       Lan Qiao   Non-simultaneous blow-up in a
                                  reaction-diffusion system  . . . . . . . 309--317
                Liqun Jiang and   
                      Zhan Zhou   Existence of nontrivial solutions for
                                  discrete nonlinear two point boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 318--329
           Ana-Maria Croicu and   
            M. Yousuff Hussaini   On the expected optimal value and the
                                  optimal expected value . . . . . . . . . 330--341
            Ziyad AlSharawi and   
                  James Angelos   On the periodic logistic equation  . . . 342--352
                  Y. G. Sun and   
                    S. H. Saker   Positive periodic solutions of discrete
                                  three-level food-chain model of Holling
                                  type II  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353--365
                    Fengde Chen   On the periodic solutions of periodic
                                  multi-species Kolmogorov type
                                  competitive system with delays and
                                  feedback controls  . . . . . . . . . . . 366--373
                Haihong Liu and   
                        Ning Su   A note on a trivial assumption on kernel
                                  and model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 374--375
                Fengde Chen and   
                   Chunling Shi   Global attractivity in an almost
                                  periodic multi-species nonlinear
                                  ecological model . . . . . . . . . . . . 376--392
           Xiao-liang Cheng and   
             Abdul Wasim Shaikh   Iterative methods for the Poisson
                                  equation in L-shape domain based on
                                  domain decomposition method  . . . . . . 393--400
                 Xinyu Song and   
                    Yongfeng Li   Global stability and periodic solution
                                  of a model for HTLV-I infection and ATL
                                  progression  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 401--410
              A. Ghodousian and   
                     E. Khorram   Solving a linear programming problem
                                  with the convex combination of the
                                  max--min and the max-average fuzzy
                                  relation equations . . . . . . . . . . . 411--418

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 180, Number 2, September 15, 2006

              Xinming Zhang and   
                  Ke'an Liu and   
                      Jiaqi Liu   The wavelet multiscale method for
                                  inversion of porosity in the
                                  fluid-saturated porous media . . . . . . 419--427
              Yuan Gong Sun and   
                  Long Wang and   
                  Guangming Xie   Delay-dependent robust stability and
                                  stabilization for discrete-time switched
                                  systems with mode-dependent time-varying
                                  delays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 428--435
                   Y. Ordokhani   Solution of nonlinear
                                  Volterra--Fredholm--Hammerstein integral
                                  equations via rationalized Haar
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 436--443
       Alireza Amirteimoori and   
         Sohrab Kordrostami and   
               Maryam Sarparast   Modeling undesirable factors in data
                                  envelopment analysis . . . . . . . . . . 444--452
                   Zhi Qian and   
                  Chu-Li Fu and   
               Xiang-Tuan Xiong   A modified method for a non-standard
                                  inverse heat conduction problem  . . . . 453--468
                    S. Basu and   
                D. DasGupta and   
             S. Chakraborty and   
                      M. Walker   Towards a more efficient dynamic mesh
                                  adaptation methodology for continuum
                                  discretization in complex engineering
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469--487
             Hossein Jafari and   
         Varsha Daftardar-Gejji   Solving linear and nonlinear fractional
                                  diffusion and wave equations by Adomian
                                  decomposition  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 488--497
                 Stefan Engblom   Computing the moments of high
                                  dimensional solutions of the master
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 498--515
               Shelly Arora and   
             S. S. Dhaliwal and   
                  V. K. Kukreja   Application of orthogonal collocation on
                                  finite elements for solving non-linear
                                  boundary value problems  . . . . . . . . 516--523
                 Huaying Li and   
                      Yucui Guo   New exact solutions to the
                                  Fitzhugh--Nagumo equation  . . . . . . . 524--528
               Chenggen Shi and   
                     Jie Lu and   
            Guangquan Zhang and   
                      Hong Zhou   An extended branch and bound algorithm
                                  for linear bilevel programming . . . . . 529--537
              R. K. Mohanty and   
                  Urvashi Arora   A TAGE iterative method for the solution
                                  of non-linear singular two point
                                  boundary value problems using a sixth
                                  order discretization . . . . . . . . . . 538--548
                   Chi-Ming Lin   Multicriteria--multistage planning for
                                  the optimal path selection using hybrid
                                  genetic algorithms . . . . . . . . . . . 549--558
                 Mingnan Qi and   
                    Sanyang Liu   Selecting two different defective coins  559--568
        M. Tavassoli Kajani and   
                 M. Ghasemi and   
                    E. Babolian   Numerical solution of linear
                                  integro-differential equation by using
                                  sine--cosine wavelets  . . . . . . . . . 569--574
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
                  Akbar Mohebbi   Multigrid solution of high order
                                  discretisation for three-dimensional
                                  biharmonic equation with Dirichlet
                                  boundary conditions of second kind . . . 575--593
               Wei Fengying and   
                        Wang Ke   Permanence of variable coefficients
                                  predator--prey system with stage
                                  structure  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 594--598
              G. A. Afrouzi and   
                   S. Khademloo   Numerical results for positive solutions
                                  of a superlinear elliptic equation . . . 599--604
        S. M. Hashemiparast and   
            M. Masjed-Jamei and   
             M. R. Eslahchi and   
                  Mehdi Dehghan   The second kind Chebyshev--Newton--Cotes
                                  quadrature rule (open type) and its
                                  numerical improvement  . . . . . . . . . 605--613
                  Khaled Omrani   The convergence of fully discrete
                                  Galerkin approximations for the
                                  Benjamin--Bona--Mahony (BBM) equation    614--621
                    Hui Guo and   
                   Hongxing Rui   Crank--Nicolson least-squares Galerkin
                                  procedures for parabolic
                                  integro-differential equations . . . . . 622--634
                   A. Abdollahi   The polynomial numerical hull of a
                                  matrix and algorithms for computing the
                                  numerical range  . . . . . . . . . . . . 635--640
               Zhenyu Huang and   
                  Fanwei Bu and   
            Muhammad Aslam Noor   On the equivalence of the convergence
                                  criteria between modified Mann--Ishikawa
                                  and multi-step iterations with errors
                                  for successively strongly
                                  pseudo-contractive operators . . . . . . 641--647
                 A. Kirsche and   
               C. Böckmann   Padé iteration method for regularization  648--663
                  Lina Song and   
                 Hongqing Zhang   New exact solutions of the Broer--Kaup
                                  equations in (2 + 1)-dimensional spaces  664--675
               Xiaohong Shi and   
                   LuoLiang and   
                    Yan Wan and   
                         Jin Xu   A finding maximal clique algorithm for
                                  predicting loop of protein structure . . 676--682
           E. Çelebi and   
            S. Fìrat and   
            \.I. Çankaya   The effectiveness of wave barriers on
                                  the dynamic stiffness coefficients of
                                  foundations using boundary element
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 683--699
             Hossein Jafari and   
         Varsha Daftardar-Gejji   Positive solutions of nonlinear
                                  fractional boundary value problems using
                                  Adomian decomposition method . . . . . . 700--706
                A. D. Banik and   
                U. C. Gupta and   
                   S. S. Pathak   BMAP / G / 1 / N queue with vacations
                                  and limited service discipline . . . . . 707--721
                      Anonymous   Author index to volumes 171--180 . . . . 722--725
                      Anonymous   Author index to volumes 171--180 . . . . 726--763


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 181, Number 1, October 1, 2006

               Xiaofan Yang and   
              Xiaofeng Liao and   
                   Chuandong Li   On a difference equation with maximum    1--5
         F. A. Abd El-Salam and   
            I. A. El-Tohamy and   
                M. K. Ahmed and   
               W. A. Rahoma and   
                   M. A. Rassem   Invariant relative orbits for satellite
                                  constellations: a second order theory    6--20
           Alireza Amirteimoori   Data envelopment analysis in dynamic
                                  framework  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21--28
                 Chi-Chang Wang   Use residual correction method to
                                  calculate the upper and lower solutions
                                  of initial value problem . . . . . . . . 29--39
                 Cui Xining and   
                 Lü Quanyi   A parallel algorithm for band linear
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--47
                    Qi Wang and   
                      Yong Chen   Generalized $Q$--$S$ (lag, anticipated
                                  and complete) synchronization in
                                  modified Chua's circuit and
                                  Hindmarsh--Rose systems  . . . . . . . . 48--56
                Subuhi Khan and   
             Babita Agrawal and   
                   M. A. Pathan   Some connections between generalized
                                  Voigt functions with the different
                                  parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57--64
                    Wei Zhu and   
                   Daoyi Xu and   
                   Zhichun Yang   Global exponential stability of
                                  impulsive delay difference equation  . . 65--72
                   M. de la Sen   Robust stabilization of a class of
                                  polytopic linear time-varying continuous
                                  systems under point delays and
                                  saturating controls  . . . . . . . . . . 73--83
                   M. Saleh and   
                    S. Abu-Baha   Dynamics of a higher order rational
                                  difference equation  . . . . . . . . . . 84--102
Ay\csegül Akyüz-Da\cscìo\uglu   A Chebyshev polynomial approach for
                                  linear Fredholm--Volterra
                                  integro-differential equations in the
                                  most general form  . . . . . . . . . . . 103--112
              Xingyuan Wang and   
                       Chao Luo   Generalized Julia sets from a
                                  non-analytic complex mapping . . . . . . 113--122
                    J. I. Ramos   Piecewise-linearized methods for
                                  initial-value problems with oscillating
                                  solutions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123--146
                        Qi Wang   An application of the modified Adomian
                                  decomposition method for $(N +
                                  1)$-dimensional sine-Gordon field  . . . 147--152
             Aytac Arikoglu and   
                  Ibrahim Ozkol   Solution of differential--difference
                                  equations by using differential
                                  transform method . . . . . . . . . . . . 153--162
                Amir Azaron and   
       Reza Tavakkoli-Moghaddam   A multi-objective resource allocation
                                  problem in dynamic PERT networks . . . . 163--174
           Mehrzad Ghorbani and   
               Ali Reza Soheili   Corrected fundamental solution for
                                  numerical solution of elliptic PDEs  . . 175--184
                    M. M. Selim   Orthotropic elastic medium under the
                                  effect of initial and couple stresses    185--192
                Necat Polat and   
               Do\ugan Kaya and   
               H. Ilhan Tutalar   A analytic and numerical solution to a
                                  modified Kawahara equation and a
                                  convergence analysis of the method . . . 193--199
                     Ju H. Park   A new stability analysis of delayed
                                  cellular neural networks . . . . . . . . 200--205
                      D. Lesnic   The decomposition method for initial
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206--213
           Muhammad El-Taha and   
                  Musa J. Jafar   Characterization of the departure
                                  process in a closed fork--join
                                  synchronization network  . . . . . . . . 214--219
                   R. Qesmi and   
              M. Ait Babram and   
                     M. L. Hbid   Center manifolds and normal forms for a
                                  class of retarded functional
                                  differential equations with parameter
                                  associated with Fold-Hopf singularity    220--246
                    Qi Wang and   
                  Yong Chen and   
                 Hongqing Zhang   Generalized algebraic method and new
                                  exact traveling wave solutions for (2 +
                                  1)-dimensional dispersive long wave
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247--255
              Orhan Dönmez   Solving $1$-D special relativistic
                                  hydrodynamics (SRH) equations using
                                  different numerical methods and results
                                  from different test problems . . . . . . 256--270
          Desheng (Dash) Wu and   
               Zijiang Yang and   
                    Liang Liang   Efficiency analysis of cross-region bank
                                  branches using fuzzy data envelopment
                                  analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271--281
                 Fengli Ren and   
                      Jinde Cao   Novel $\alpha$-stability criterion of
                                  linear systems with multiple time delays 282--290
                     Avram Sidi   Numerical integration over smooth
                                  surfaces in $\mathcal{R}^3$ via class
                                  $\mathcal{S}_m$ variable
                                  transformations. Part II: Singular
                                  integrands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291--309
          Abedallah Rababah and   
             Byung-Gook Lee and   
                    Jaechil Yoo   A simple matrix form for degree
                                  reduction of Bézier curves using
                                  Chebyshev--Bernstein basis
                                  transformations  . . . . . . . . . . . . 310--318
                Sheng Zhang and   
                   Tiecheng Xia   Symbolic computation and new families of
                                  exact non-travelling wave solutions to
                                  (3 + 1)-dimensional
                                  Kadomstev--Petviashvili equation . . . . 319--331
                  Yongfu Su and   
                      Suhong Li   Strong convergence theorems on two
                                  iterative method for non-expansive
                                  mappings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332--341
               Linghua Kong and   
                  Ruxun Liu and   
                      Zhenli Xu   Numerical simulation of interaction
                                  between Schrödinger field and
                                  Klein--Gordon field by multisymplectic
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 342--350
              Charles Audet and   
                Jean Haddad and   
                  Gilles Savard   A note on the definition of a linear
                                  bilevel programming solution . . . . . . 351--355
             Siraj-ul-Islam and   
             Muhammad Azam Khan   A numerical method based on polynomial
                                  sextic spline functions for the solution
                                  of special fifth-order boundary-value
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 356--361
               Yang Shouzhi and   
                  Wang Hongyong   High-order balanced multiwavelets with
                                  dilation factor $a$  . . . . . . . . . . 362--369
                Cheng-jing Wang   Some remarks on conjugate gradient
                                  methods without line search  . . . . . . 370--379
             Fariborz Jolai and   
     R. Tavakkoli-Moghaddam and   
                 M. Rabbani and   
               M. R. Sadoughian   An economic production lot size model
                                  with deteriorating items,
                                  stock-dependent demand, inflation, and
                                  partial backlogging  . . . . . . . . . . 380--389
                 C. C. Tsai and   
                D. L. Young and   
               J. H. Chiang and   
                       D. C. Lo   The method of fundamental solutions for
                                  solving options pricing models . . . . . 390--401
 Miquel Grau-Sánchez and   
José Luis Díaz-Barrero   On computational efficiency for
                                  multi-precision zero-finding methods . . 402--412
                  Yiqin Lin and   
                      Liang Bao   Block second-order Krylov subspace
                                  methods for large-scale quadratic
                                  eigenvalue problems  . . . . . . . . . . 413--422
               Zhen-Jun Shi and   
                       Jie Shen   Convergence of PRP method with new
                                  nonmonotone line search  . . . . . . . . 423--431
                Arshad Khan and   
                 Islam Khan and   
                     Tariq Aziz   Sextic spline solution of a singularly
                                  perturbed boundary-value problems  . . . 432--439
            Hassan Shavandi and   
                Hashem Mahlooji   A fuzzy queuing location model with a
                                  genetic algorithm for congested systems  440--456
             J. Dréo and   
                      P. Siarry   An ant colony algorithm aimed at dynamic
                                  continuous optimization  . . . . . . . . 457--467
             M. T. Darvishi and   
                 P. Hessari and   
                     J. Y. Yuan   On convergence of the generalized
                                  accelerated overrelaxation method  . . . 468--477
                Narisa Zhao and   
               Tang Huanwen and   
                     Luo Xiaona   Research on non-linear input--output
                                  model based on production function
                                  theory and a new method to update IO
                                  coefficients matrix  . . . . . . . . . . 478--486
                      Yiqin Lin   Minimal residual methods augmented with
                                  eigenvectors for solving Sylvester
                                  equations and generalized Sylvester
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 487--499
         P. S. Rama Chandra Rao   Special multistep methods based on
                                  numerical differentiation for solving
                                  the initial value problem  . . . . . . . 500--510
                   E. Kilic and   
             B. Altunkaynak and   
                       D. Tasci   On the computing of the generalized
                                  order-$k$ Pell numbers in log time . . . 511--515
                     R. Thukral   Introduction to the determinantal
                                  formulae for the Levin-type algorithms   516--526
                 LiYing Liu and   
                 XueSheng Zhang   Generalized pattern search methods for
                                  linearly equality constrained
                                  optimization problems  . . . . . . . . . 527--535
                Maitree Podisuk   Open formula of Runge--Kutta method for
                                  solving autonomous ordinary differential
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 536--542
               Wen-Hui Zhou and   
                    Yong-Jun Li   A discrete-time queueing model of EMD
                                  policy in high-speed networks  . . . . . 543--551
                Michael Nwogugu   Employee-stock-options,
                                  production/service functions and game
                                  theory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 552--562
                  S. Effati and   
                 M. M. Moghadam   Conversion of some classes of fractional
                                  programming to second-order cone
                                  programming and solving it by potential
                                  reduction interior point method  . . . . 563--578
             Emanuele Galligani   The Arithmetic Mean method for solving
                                  systems of nonlinear equations in finite
                                  differences  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 579--597
             Hossein Jafari and   
         Varsha Daftardar-Gejji   Revised Adomian decomposition method for
                                  solving systems of ordinary and
                                  fractional differential equations  . . . 598--608
               K. Vajravelu and   
                   J. R. Cannon   Fluid flow over a nonlinearly stretching
                                  sheet  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 609--618
                      H. Xu and   
                  R. Barron and   
                       C. Zhang   A new numerical algorithm based on
                                  transformed equations and its
                                  applications to very low Re fluid flows  619--633
              Xiaoshan Zhao and   
              Hongxian Zhou and   
                Yaning Tang and   
                    Huabing Jia   Travelling wave solutions for modified
                                  Zakharov--Kuznetsov equation . . . . . . 634--648
            P. S. M. Santos and   
                  S. Scheimberg   A projection algorithm for general
                                  variational inequalities with perturbed
                                  constraint sets  . . . . . . . . . . . . 649--661
               Linzhong Liu and   
                 Yinzhen Li and   
                    Lixing Yang   The maximum fuzzy weighted matching
                                  models and hybrid genetic algorithm  . . 662--674
           Xiang-Tuan Xiong and   
                      Chu-Li Fu   Central difference regularization method
                                  for the Cauchy problem of the Laplace's
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 675--684
                    Fengde Chen   Almost periodic solution of the
                                  non-autonomous two-species competitive
                                  model with stage structure . . . . . . . 685--693
          Pawe\l Karczmarek and   
               Dorota Pylak and   
             Michail A. Sheshko   Application of Jacobi polynomials to
                                  approximate solution of a singular
                                  integral equation with Cauchy kernel . . 694--707
              Ghazala Akram and   
              Shahid S. Siddiqi   Solution of sixth order boundary value
                                  problems using non-polynomial spline
                                  technique  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 708--720
            Muhammad Aslam Noor   Predictor--corrector methods for
                                  multi-valued hemiequilibrium problems    721--731
                  Ning Ruan and   
                   Xiaoling Sun   An exact algorithm for cost minimization
                                  in series reliability systems with
                                  multiple component choices . . . . . . . 732--741
             Ting-Zhu Huang and   
                Xiao-Qing Zhang   An improved iterative algorithm for
                                  generalized diagonally dominant matrices 742--746
                   Qi Zhang and   
                 Yirong Liu and   
                     Haibo Chen   Bifurcation at the equator for a class
                                  of quintic polynomial differential
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 747--755
               K. K. Sharma and   
                 Aditya Kaushik   A solution of the discrepancy occurs due
                                  to using the fitted mesh approach rather
                                  than to the fitted operator for solving
                                  singularly perturbed differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 756--766
             Zaid M. Odibat and   
                  Shaher Momani   Approximate solutions for boundary value
                                  problems of time-fractional wave
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 767--774
       Alireza Amirteimoori and   
         Sohrab Kordrostami and   
            Aliakbar Rezaitabar   An improvement to the cost efficiency
                                  interval: a DEA-based approach . . . . . 775--781
   Davod Khojasteh Salkuyeh and   
               Saeed Karimi and   
              Faezeh Toutounian   A parallel algorithm to approximate
                                  inverse factors of a matrix via
                                  sparse--sparse iterations  . . . . . . . 782--792
                   Yunxin Zhang   Solve partial differential equations by
                                  two or more radial basis functions . . . 793--801

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 181, Number 2, October 15, 2006

                Fengde Chen and   
               Xinyuan Liao and   
                  Zhenkun Huang   The dynamic behavior of $N$-species
                                  cooperation system with continuous time
                                  delays and feedback controls . . . . . . 803--815
              Wang Xingyuan and   
                    Shi Qijiang   The generalized Mandelbort--Julia sets
                                  from a class of complex exponential map  816--825
                     Hua Su and   
                Zhongli Wei and   
                        Fuyi Xu   The existence of positive solutions for
                                  nonlinear singular boundary value system
                                  with $p$-Laplacian . . . . . . . . . . . 826--836
                 J. M. Yago and   
   F. García Sevilla and   
        C. Garrido del Solo and   
             R. G. Duggleby and   
                R. Varón   A Windows program for the derivation of
                                  steady-state equations in enzyme systems 837--852
            J. Manojlovi\'c and   
                Y. Shoukaku and   
                T. Tanigawa and   
                     N. Yoshida   Oscillation criteria for second order
                                  differential equations with positive and
                                  negative coefficients  . . . . . . . . . 853--863
               Luther White and   
              Frances White and   
                   Yiqi Luo and   
                         Tao Xu   Estimation of parameters in carbon
                                  sequestration models from net ecosystem
                                  exchange data  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 864--879
                   Ishak Hashim   Comparing numerical methods for the
                                  solutions of two-dimensional diffusion
                                  with an integral condition . . . . . . . 880--885
                     Wei Lu and   
                 Hongtao Lu and   
                   Fu-Lai Chung   Robust digital image watermarking based
                                  on subsampling . . . . . . . . . . . . . 886--893
               Wen-Jing Yan and   
                     Yi-Chen Ma   The application of domain derivative for
                                  heat conduction with mixed condition in
                                  shape reconstruction . . . . . . . . . . 894--902
                A. Golbabai and   
                  S. Seifollahi   An iterative solution for the second
                                  kind integral equations using radial
                                  basis functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . 903--907
                    Hui Pan and   
                  Ling Wang and   
                         Bo Liu   Particle swarm optimization for function
                                  optimization in noisy environment  . . . 908--919
              Chang-yu Wang and   
                   Shu-jun Lian   Global convergence properties of the two
                                  new dependent Fletcher--Reeves conjugate
                                  gradient methods . . . . . . . . . . . . 920--931
               Jianwen Feng and   
                    Shihua Chen   Four periodic solutions of a generalized
                                  delayed predator--prey system  . . . . . 932--939
                   Zhi Qian and   
                  Chu-Li Fu and   
           Xiang-Tuan Xiong and   
                       Ting Wei   Fourier truncation method for high order
                                  numerical derivatives  . . . . . . . . . 940--948
                     R. P. Kane   Some methods of spectral analysis:
                                  Comparison with MEM--MRA combination . . 949--957
                 Xiaomei Yu and   
                   Baochang Shi   A lattice Boltzmann model for reaction
                                  dynamical systems with time delay  . . . 958--965
              O. D. Makinde and   
                    P. Y. Mhone   Hermite--Padé approximation approach to
                                  MHD Jeffery--Hamel flows . . . . . . . . 966--972
                    Ke Wang and   
                     Bing Zheng   Inconsistent fuzzy linear systems  . . . 973--981
                Jisheng Kou and   
                  Yitian Li and   
                    Xiuhua Wang   On a family of second-derivative-free
                                  variants of Chebyshev's method . . . . . 982--987
              Zhuo-hua Peng and   
                  Xi-yan Hu and   
                      Lei Zhang   An efficient algorithm for the
                                  least-squares reflexive solution of the
                                  matrix equation A $_1$ XB $_1$ = C $_1$,
                                  A $_2$ XB $_2$ = C $_2$  . . . . . . . . 988--999
              K. Maleknejad and   
            R. Mollapourasl and   
                       K. Nouri   Convergence of numerical solution of the
                                  Fredholm integral equation of the first
                                  kind with degenerate kernel  . . . . . . 1000--1007
            Mohamed K. Omar and   
                    Siew C. Teo   Minimizing the sum of
                                  earliness/tardiness in identical
                                  parallel machines schedule with
                                  incompatible job families: an improved
                                  MIP approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1008--1017
             M. T. Darvishi and   
               R. Khosro-Aghdam   Determination of the optimal value of
                                  relaxation parameter in symmetric SOR
                                  method for rectangular coefficient
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1018--1025
        Weerayuth Nilsrakoo and   
                  Satit Saejung   A new three-step fixed point iteration
                                  scheme for asymptotically nonexpansive
                                  mappings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1026--1034
             Zhongsheng Hua and   
                      Bin Zhang   A hybrid support vector machines and
                                  logistic regression approach for
                                  forecasting intermittent demand of spare
                                  parts  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1035--1048
     R. Tavakkoli-Moghaddam and   
               A. R. Saremi and   
                    M. S. Ziaee   A memetic algorithm for a vehicle
                                  routing problem with backhauls . . . . . 1049--1060
               Fusheng Wang and   
                Kecun Zhang and   
                   Xiaolong Tan   A fractional programming algorithm based
                                  on conic quasi-Newton trust region
                                  method for unconstrained minimization    1061--1067
        Muhammad Aslam Noor and   
               Faizan Ahmad and   
                Shumaila Javeed   Two-step iterative methods for nonlinear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1068--1075
                    Yu Yang and   
              Wencheng Chen and   
                   Cuimei Zhang   Existence of periodic solutions of a
                                  delayed predator--prey system with
                                  general functional response  . . . . . . 1076--1083
              S. Abbasbandy and   
                       M. Otadi   Numerical solution of fuzzy polynomials
                                  by fuzzy neural network  . . . . . . . . 1084--1089
                Zhiming Gao and   
                      Yichen Ma   Shape sensitivity analysis for a Robin
                                  problem via minimax differentiability    1090--1105
                Jisheng Kou and   
                  Yitian Li and   
                    Xiuhua Wang   A modification of Newton method with
                                  third-order convergence  . . . . . . . . 1106--1111
      D. Rostamy Varnos Fadrani   A new aspect for choosing collocation
                                  points for solving biharmonic equations  1112--1119
                    Jonas Rimas   On computing of arbitrary positive
                                  integer powers for one type of even
                                  order skew-symmetric tridiagonal
                                  matrices with eigenvalues on imaginary
                                  axis. II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1120--1125
           Rudolf Scitovski and   
             Gordana Kralik and   
              Kristian Sabo and   
                  Tatjana Jelen   A mathematical model of controlling the
                                  growth of tissue in pigs . . . . . . . . 1126--1138
               Yuh-Wen Chen and   
                  Hung-En Hsieh   Fuzzy multi-stage De-Novo programming
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1139--1147
                 Tony Huang and   
      Ananda Sanagavarapu Mohan   Micro-particle swarm optimizer for
                                  solving high dimensional optimization
                                  problems ($\mu$PSO for high dimensional
                                  optimization problems) . . . . . . . . . 1148--1154
          Alberto d'Onofrio and   
               Alberto Gandolfi   The response to antiangiogenic
                                  anticancer drugs that inhibit
                                  endothelial cell proliferation . . . . . 1155--1162
                         Min Li   The charges on the paths . . . . . . . . 1163--1169
                 J. J. Zhao and   
                      Y. Xu and   
                 H. X. Wang and   
                      M. Z. Liu   Stability of a class of Runge--Kutta
                                  methods for a family of pantograph
                                  equations of neutral type  . . . . . . . 1170--1181
                 Xiaozhe Hu and   
                  Xiaofeng Ling   Preconditioners for elliptic problems
                                  via non-uniform meshes . . . . . . . . . 1182--1198
       M. Soleimani-damaneh and   
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
                  S. Abbasbandy   Computational and theoretical pitfalls
                                  in some current performance measurement
                                  techniques; and a new approach . . . . . 1199--1207
                   A. Kaabi and   
              F. Toutounian and   
                 A. Kerayechian   Preconditioned Galerkin and minimal
                                  residual methods for solving Sylvester
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1208--1214
                 M. Heyouni and   
                      K. Jbilou   Matrix Krylov subspace methods for large
                                  scale model reduction problems . . . . . 1215--1228
                Fuzheng Gao and   
                    Yirang Yuan   The upwind finite volume element method
                                  based on straight triangular prism
                                  partition for nonlinear
                                  convection-diffusion problem . . . . . . 1229--1242
               Guoliang Shi and   
                   Xianrui Meng   Monotone iterative for fourth-order
                                  $p$-Laplacian boundary value problems
                                  with impulsive effects . . . . . . . . . 1243--1248
                      M. Salman   Generalized elliptic-type integrals and
                                  their representations  . . . . . . . . . 1249--1256
             Ying-Ming Wang and   
                 Kwai-Sang Chin   An eigenvector method for generating
                                  normalized interval and fuzzy weights    1257--1275
                 Bing Zheng and   
                        Ke Wang   General fuzzy linear systems . . . . . . 1276--1286
                   S. A. Belbas   On series solutions of Volterra
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1287--1304
         Hamed R. Tareghian and   
           Seyyed Hassan Taheri   On the discrete time, cost and quality
                                  trade-off problem  . . . . . . . . . . . 1305--1312
               Eugene Demidenko   Separable Laplace equation, magic
                                  Toeplitz matrix, and generalized Ohm's
                                  law  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1313--1327
                Marwan Aloqeili   Dynamics of a k th order rational
                                  difference equation  . . . . . . . . . . 1328--1335
                  Ram Avtar and   
              Rashmi Srivastava   Modelling the flow of aqueous humor in
                                  anterior chamber of the eye  . . . . . . 1336--1348
                     Emin Kahya   Modified Secant-type methods for
                                  unconstrained optimization . . . . . . . 1349--1356
                 Qiong Tang and   
            Chuan-miao Chen and   
                    Luo-hua Liu   Energy conservation and symplectic
                                  properties of continuous finite element
                                  methods for Hamiltonian systems  . . . . 1357--1368
                   Hong Liu and   
                 Yongzhong Song   On a regularization of index 3
                                  differential-algebraic equations . . . . 1369--1378
          Rohallah Tavakoli and   
                  Parviz Davami   New stable group explicit finite
                                  difference method for solution of
                                  diffusion equation . . . . . . . . . . . 1379--1386
                  I. Ozturk and   
                 F. Bozkurt and   
                        S. Ozen   On the difference equation $y_{n + 1} =
                                  (\alpha + \beta \exp(y_n)) / (\gamma +
                                  y_{n - 1})$  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1387--1393
               Jae Ug Jeong and   
                   Soo Hwan Kim   Weak and strong convergence of the
                                  Ishikawa iteration process with errors
                                  for two asymptotically nonexpansive
                                  mappings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1394--1401
                   Chi-Ming Lin   Multiobjective fuzzy competence set
                                  expansion problem by multistage
                                  decision-based hybrid genetic algorithms 1402--1416
             Sohrab Ali Yousefi   Legendre wavelets method for solving
                                  differential equations of Lane--Emden
                                  type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1417--1422
              Urvashi Arora and   
                Samir Karaa and   
                  R. K. Mohanty   A new stable variable mesh method for
                                  $1$-D non-linear parabolic partial
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 1423--1430
                 Haibo Chen and   
                    Haihua Wang   Global attractivity of the difference
                                  equation $x_{n + 1} = (x_n + \alpha x_{n
                                  - 1}) / (\beta + x_n)$ . . . . . . . . . 1431--1438
                  I. Hashim and   
           M. S. M. Noorani and   
                      B. Batiha   A note on the Adomian decomposition
                                  method for the generalized Huxley
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1439--1445
              Xiaoxing Chen and   
                    Chen Fengde   Stable periodic solution of a discrete
                                  periodic Lotka--Volterra competition
                                  system with a feedback control . . . . . 1446--1454
           H. Saberi Najafi and   
                    H. Ghazvini   A modification on minimum restarting
                                  method in the Arnoldi algorithm for
                                  computing the eigenvalues of a
                                  nonsymmetric matrix  . . . . . . . . . . 1455--1461
                Jong-Wuu Wu and   
              Wen-Chuan Lee and   
              Sheau-Chiann Chen   Computational comparison for weighted
                                  moments estimators and BLUE of the scale
                                  parameter of a Pareto distribution with
                                  known shape parameter under type II
                                  multiply censored sample . . . . . . . . 1462--1470
     R. Tavakkoli-Moghaddam and   
             A. R. Rahimi-Vahed   Multi-criteria sequencing problem for a
                                  mixed-model assembly line in a JIT
                                  production system  . . . . . . . . . . . 1471--1481
               S. A. Ashour and   
                    H. M. Ahmed   Derivation of the errors involved in
                                  Hermite interpolation and their
                                  applications to quadrature formulae  . . 1482--1489
                Yasuhito Tanaka   On the topological equivalence of the
                                  Arrow impossibility theorem and Amartya
                                  Sen's liberal paradox  . . . . . . . . . 1490--1498
                  Liang Bao and   
                  Yiqin Lin and   
                      Yimin Wei   A modified simple iterative method for
                                  nonsymmetric algebraic Riccati equations
                                  arising in transport theory  . . . . . . 1499--1504
                  S. Effati and   
                 M. Janfada and   
                M. Esmaeili and   
                  H. Roohparvar   Solving of optimal control problem of
                                  parabolic PDEs in exploitation of oil by
                                  iterative dynamic programming  . . . . . 1505--1512
              G. A. Afrouzi and   
                   S. Khademloo   A numerical method for finding positive
                                  solutions of a superlinear Dirichlet
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1513--1518
                    Jinhai Chen   Some new iterative methods with
                                  three-order convergence  . . . . . . . . 1519--1522
                  Zhizhang Shen   A bypassing path based routing algorithm
                                  for the pyramid structures . . . . . . . 1523--1543
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
                   M. Izadikhah   Extension of the TOPSIS method for
                                  decision-making problems with fuzzy data 1544--1551
             Cevriye Gencer and   
               \.Ismail Top and   
         Emel Kizilkaya Aydogan   A new intuitional algorithm for solving
                                  heterogeneous fixed fleet routing
                                  problems: Passenger pickup algorithm . . 1552--1567
                      Sonia and   
                     M. C. Puri   On critical capacity of arcs in a
                                  directed network . . . . . . . . . . . . 1568--1576
             Zhiguang Xiong and   
                 Chuanmiao Chen   Superconvergence of rectangular finite
                                  element with interpolated coefficients
                                  for semilinear elliptic problem  . . . . 1577--1584
                 Xinyuan Wu and   
                    Jianlin Xia   Some substantial modifications and
                                  improvements for derivative-free
                                  iterative methods and derivative-free
                                  transformation for multiple zeros  . . . 1585--1599
            Reza Farzipoor Saen   A decision model for technology
                                  selection in the existence of both
                                  cardinal and ordinal data  . . . . . . . 1600--1608
            Reza Farzipoor Saen   A decision model for selecting
                                  technology suppliers in the presence of
                                  nondiscretionary factors . . . . . . . . 1609--1615
            Reza Farzipoor Saen   An algorithm for ranking technology
                                  suppliers in the presence of
                                  nondiscretionary factors . . . . . . . . 1616--1623
              Carlos Lizama and   
                 Humberto Prado   Singular perturbation for Volterra
                                  equations of convolution type  . . . . . 1624--1634
               Mohamed El-Gamel   A Wavelet-Galerkin method for a
                                  singularly perturbed
                                  convection-dominated diffusion equation  1635--1644
                   Rachid Oujja   A new method for cavitations
                                  approximation in some general
                                  lubrication devices  . . . . . . . . . . 1645--1656
              Chin-Chuan Wu and   
                 Shu-Fei Wu and   
                  Huang-Yu Chan   MLE and the estimated expected test time
                                  for the two-parameter Gompertz
                                  distribution under progressive censoring
                                  with binomial removals . . . . . . . . . 1657--1670
              Lorie M. Liebrock   Problem solving with well posedness
                                  analysis: Part 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1671--1682
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Solitary wave solutions and periodic
                                  solutions for higher-order nonlinear
                                  evolution equations  . . . . . . . . . . 1683--1692
                  N. Safaei and   
              S. J. Sadjadi and   
                   M. Babakhani   An efficient genetic algorithm for
                                  determining the optimal price
                                  discrimination . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1693--1702
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   A comparison study between the modified
                                  decomposition method and the traditional
                                  methods for solving nonlinear integral
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1703--1712
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Travelling wave solutions for the
                                  MKdV-sine-Gordon and the
                                  MKdV-sinh-Gordon equations by using a
                                  variable separated ODE method  . . . . . 1713--1719
           Roy J. Hartfield and   
         Rhonald M. Jenkins and   
             John E. Burkhalter   Optimizing a solid rocket motor boosted
                                  ramjet powered missile using a genetic
                                  algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1720--1736
                 M. M. Hosseini   Adomian decomposition method for
                                  solution of nonlinear differential
                                  algebraic equations  . . . . . . . . . . 1737--1744
                Yongli Song and   
                    Yahong Peng   Stability and bifurcation analysis on a
                                  Logistic model with discrete and
                                  distributed delays . . . . . . . . . . . 1745--1757


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 182, Number 1, November 1, 2006

               A. Pantokratoras   Comment on ``Laminar boundary layer flow
                                  over a horizontal permeable flat plate'' 1--2
                    Fengde Chen   Permanence and global attractivity of a
                                  discrete multispecies Lotka--Volterra
                                  competition predator--prey systems . . . 3--12
            J. V. Goncalves and   
                Angelo Roncalli   Boundary blow-up solutions for a class
                                  of elliptic equations on a bounded
                                  domain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13--23
                    Jian Li and   
                 Liquan Mei and   
                     Yinnian He   A pressure-Poisson stabilized finite
                                  element method for the non-stationary
                                  Stokes equations to circumvent the
                                  inf--sup condition . . . . . . . . . . . 24--35
             Yongkuan Cheng and   
                     Jifa Jiang   The Field--Noyes model with periodic
                                  orbits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--40
                Hongmin Ren and   
                Shijun Yang and   
                    Qingbiao Wu   A new semilocal convergence theorem for
                                  the Secant method under Hölder continuous
                                  divided differences  . . . . . . . . . . 41--48
                   Zhu Wang and   
                        Bing Hu   Research of combined hybrid method
                                  applied in the Reissner--Mindlin plate
                                  model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49--66
                    Yuehui Peng   Global asymptotic stability for
                                  nonlinear difference equations . . . . . 67--72
                Nurcan Kurt and   
                   Mehmet Sezer   Solution of Dirichlet problem for a
                                  triangle region in terms of elliptic
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73--81
                      Sunil and   
             Anupama Sharma and   
                  Pardeep Kumar   Effect of magnetic field dependent
                                  viscosity and rotation on
                                  ferroconvection in the presence of dust
                                  particles  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82--88
            Ching-Ter Chang and   
             Chen-Lung Chin and   
                   Mei-Feng Lin   On the single item multi-supplier system
                                  with variable lead-time, price-quantity
                                  discount, and resource constraints . . . 89--97
             M. T. Darvishi and   
                S. Kheybari and   
                       F. Khani   A numerical solution of the Korteweg--de
                                  Vries equation by pseudospectral method
                                  using Darvishi's preconditionings  . . . 98--105
                Qingzhen Xu and   
                    Xiaonan Luo   Dynamic thermal comfort numerical
                                  simulation model on $3$D garment CAD . . 106--118
        Mohan K. Kadalbajoo and   
         Kailash C. Patidar and   
                Kapil K. Sharma   $\epsilon$-Uniformly convergent fitted
                                  methods for the numerical solution of
                                  the problems arising from singularly
                                  perturbed general DDEs . . . . . . . . . 119--139
           E. F. Elshehawey and   
               N. T. Eldabe and   
              E. M. Elghazy and   
                       A. Ebaid   Peristaltic transport in an asymmetric
                                  channel through a porous medium  . . . . 140--150
                 Ram Naresh and   
               Shyam Sundar and   
                   J. B. Shukla   Modeling the effect of an intermediate
                                  toxic product formed by uptake of a
                                  toxicant on plant biomass  . . . . . . . 151--160
               Wei Fengying and   
                        Wang Ke   Global stability and asymptotically
                                  periodic solution for nonautonomous
                                  cooperative Lotka--Volterra diffusion
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161--165
               John P. Boyd and   
               Robert M. Visser   Rootfinding through global Newton
                                  iteration and Chebyshev polynomials for
                                  the amplitude of an electronic
                                  oscillator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166--174
              Chih-Chia Yao and   
                      Pao-Ta Yu   Fuzzy regression based on asymmetric
                                  support vector machines  . . . . . . . . 175--193
               Kamal Aghigh and   
            M. Masjed-Jamei and   
                  Mehdi Dehghan   A symmetric sequence of orthogonal
                                  polynomials associated with the
                                  Stieltjes--Wigert polynomials  . . . . . 194--199
       P. L. Novi Inverardi and   
                    A. Tagliani   Discrete distributions from moment
                                  generating function  . . . . . . . . . . 200--209
        Christopher J. Bose and   
                     Rua Murray   Dynamical conditions for convergence of
                                  a maximum entropy method for
                                  Frobenius--Perron operator equations . . 210--212
               Esra Erku\cs and   
                Oktay Duman and   
               H. M. Srivastava   Statistical approximation of certain
                                  positive linear operators constructed by
                                  means of the Chan--Chyan--Srivastava
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213--222
           H. M. Srivastava and   
         Saralees Nadarajah and   
                    Samuel Kotz   Some generalizations of the Laplace
                                  distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 223--231
              Nilanjan Saha and   
            Layne T. Watson and   
              Karen Kafadar and   
            Alexey Onufriev and   
         Naren Ramakrishnan and   
    Cecilia Vasquez-Robinet and   
             Jonathan Watkinson   A general probabilistic model of the PCR
                                  process  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 232--243
               Igor Boglaev and   
                    Sophie Pack   A uniformly convergent method for a
                                  singularly perturbed semilinear
                                  reaction--diffusion problem with
                                  discontinuous data . . . . . . . . . . . 244--257
                  Jianli Li and   
                   Jianhua Shen   Multiple positive solutions for a
                                  second-order three-point boundary value
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258--268
               Jeong Ho Chu and   
                Hi Jun Choe and   
                    Man-Hoe Kim   Spectral method for linear elasticity    269--282
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Abundant solitons solutions for several
                                  forms of the fifth-order KdV equation by
                                  using the tanh method  . . . . . . . . . 283--300
               A. Elhanbaly and   
                    M. A. Abdou   New application of Adomian decomposition
                                  method on Fokker--Planck equation  . . . 301--312
             S. A. El-Wakil and   
               A. Elhanbaly and   
                    M. A. Abdou   Adomian decomposition method for solving
                                  fractional nonlinear differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 313--324
               R. K. Saxena and   
                    S. L. Kalla   On a unified mixture distribution  . . . 325--332
          Ö. Köse and   
    C. C. Sarìo\uglu and   
                 B. Karabey and   
\.I. Karakìlìç   Kinematic differential geometry of a
                                  rigid body in spatial motion using dual
                                  vector calculus: Part II . . . . . . . . 333--358
                   T. Hayat and   
                     N. Ali and   
                  S. Asghar and   
                 A. M. Siddiqui   Exact peristaltic flow in tubes with an
                                  endoscope  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359--368
                    Prasada Rao   Numerical modeling of open channel flows
                                  with moving fronts using a variable
                                  boundary formulation . . . . . . . . . . 369--382
                Lazhar Bougoffa   Solvability of the predator and prey
                                  system with variable coefficients and
                                  comparison of the results with modified
                                  decomposition  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 383--387
             Hideaki Kaneko and   
                 Kim S. Bey and   
                 Gene J. W. Hou   Discontinuous Galerkin finite element
                                  method for parabolic problems  . . . . . 388--402
                  S.-H. Lee and   
                       N.-Y. Su   Estimating the size of a closed
                                  population from a single mark--recapture
                                  regime by using a diffusion probability
                                  of marked individuals  . . . . . . . . . 403--411
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Peakons, kinks, compactons and solitary
                                  patterns solutions for a family of
                                  Camassa--Holm equations by using new
                                  hyperbolic schemes . . . . . . . . . . . 412--424
           Shui-Ching Chang and   
                     Tze Fen Li   Empirical Bayes decision rule for
                                  classification on defective items in
                                  Weibull distribution . . . . . . . . . . 425--433
                    Amir Azaron   Bicriteria shortest path in networks of
                                  queues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 434--442
            Jens Köplinger   Dirac equation on hyperbolic octonions   443--446
            Matthias Dehmer and   
        Frank Emmert-Streib and   
             Jürgen Kilian   A similarity measure for graphs with low
                                  computational complexity . . . . . . . . 447--459
       M. Mokarram Shahraki and   
           S. Mohammad Hosseini   Comparison of a higher order method and
                                  the simple upwind and non-monotone
                                  methods for singularly perturbed
                                  boundary value problems  . . . . . . . . 460--473
                    Peng Wu and   
                      Danfu Han   A family of iterative methods with
                                  higher-order convergence . . . . . . . . 474--477
               Hong-Rui Sun and   
                    Wan-Tong Li   Multiple positive solutions for
                                  $p$-Laplacian $m$-point boundary value
                                  problems on time scales  . . . . . . . . 478--491
             Young Hee Geum and   
               Young Ik Kim and   
                  Min Surp Rhee   High-order convergence of the $k$-fold
                                  pseudo-Newton's irrational method
                                  locating a simple real zero  . . . . . . 492--497
               Mehmet Sezer and   
         Mustafa Gülsu and   
                    Bekir Tanay   A Taylor collocation method for the
                                  numerical solution of complex
                                  differential equations with mixed
                                  conditions in elliptic domains . . . . . 498--508
              Minghui Jiang and   
                    Yi Shen and   
                   Xiaoxin Liao   Global stability of periodic solution
                                  for bidirectional associative memory
                                  neural networks with varying-time delay  509--520
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
          Reza Mazrooei-Sebdani   The characteristics of a higher-order
                                  rational difference equation . . . . . . 521--528
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Compactons and solitary wave solutions
                                  for the Boussinesq wave equation and its
                                  generalized form . . . . . . . . . . . . 529--535
             M. M. Hosseini and   
                  H. Nasabzadeh   On the convergence of Adomian
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 536--543
                S. Saha Ray and   
            K. S. Chaudhuri and   
                     R. K. Bera   Analytical approximate solution of
                                  nonlinear dynamic system containing
                                  fractional derivative by modified
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 544--552
               Bo-Qing Dong and   
                   Zhi-Min Chen   Remarks on upper and lower bounds of
                                  solutions to the Navier--Stokes
                                  equations in $R^2$ . . . . . . . . . . . 553--558
                   H. Saidi and   
                  N. Khelil and   
                S. Hassouni and   
                     A. Zerarka   Energy spectra of the Schrödinger
                                  equation and the differential quadrature
                                  method: Improvement of the solution
                                  using particle swarm optimization  . . . 559--566
               Jafar Biazar and   
           Alireza Amirteimoori   An improvement to the fixed point
                                  iterative method . . . . . . . . . . . . 567--571
                   Luther White   A reduced three-dimensional dynamic
                                  structural model for structural health
                                  assessment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 572--588
                     Arif Rafiq   Modified Noor iterations for nonlinear
                                  equations in Banach spaces . . . . . . . 589--595
                 O. I. Kosmidou   Robust control with pole shifting via
                                  performance index modification . . . . . 596--606
                    J. I. Ramos   Damping characteristics of finite
                                  difference methods for one-dimensional
                                  reaction--diffusion equations  . . . . . 607--609
               Bo-Qing Dong and   
                   Zhi-Min Chen   Global attractors of two-dimensional
                                  micropolar fluid flows in some unbounded
                                  domains  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 610--620
      Reza Mazrooei-Sebdani and   
                  Mehdi Dehghan   Global stability of $y_{n + 1} = (p + q
                                  y_n + r y_{n - k}) / (1 + y_n)$  . . . . 621--630
              Iliya A. Brayanov   Numerical solution of a two-dimensional
                                  singularly perturbed reaction-diffusion
                                  problem with discontinuous coefficients  631--643
            A. Bilbao-Terol and   
    B. Pérez-Gladish and   
               J. Antomil-lbias   Selecting the optimum portfolio using
                                  fuzzy compromise programming and
                                  Sharpe's single-index model  . . . . . . 644--664
                 A. Zerarka and   
                   H. Saidi and   
                S. Hassouni and   
                    N. Bensalah   Evaluation of the bound states of a
                                  quantum system via the differential
                                  quadrature method: Extended to coupled
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 665--671
               Yunjin Huang and   
                Fengde Chen and   
                       Li Zhong   Stability analysis of a prey--predator
                                  model with Holling type III response
                                  function incorporating a prey refuge . . 672--683
                   Zhong Li and   
                    Fengde Chen   Extinction in two dimensional
                                  nonautonomous Lotka--Volterra systems
                                  with the effect of toxic substances  . . 684--690
Víctor Domínguez and   
         Francisco-Javier Sayas   A BEM--FEM overlapping algorithm for the
                                  Stokes equation  . . . . . . . . . . . . 691--710
              Liang-Ho Chen and   
               Liang-Yuh Ouyang   Fuzzy inventory model for deteriorating
                                  items with permissible delay in payment  711--726
        Stephen J. Sangwine and   
               Nicolas Le Bihan   Quaternion singular value decomposition
                                  based on bidiagonalization to a real or
                                  complex matrix using quaternion
                                  Householder transformations  . . . . . . 727--738
              Mapundi Banda and   
          Mohammed Sea\"\id and   
                   Ioan Teleaga   Discrete-velocity relaxation methods for
                                  large eddy simulation  . . . . . . . . . 739--753
              Shaher Momani and   
            Muhammad Aslam Noor   Numerical methods for fourth-order
                                  fractional integro-differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 754--760
                  Shaher Momani   A numerical scheme for the solution of
                                  multi-order fractional differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 761--770
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Exact travelling wave solutions to
                                  seventh-order and ninth-order KdV-like
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 771--780
                 Zhaosheng Feng   Computations of soliton solutions and
                                  periodic solutions for the focusing
                                  branch of the nonlinear dispersive K ( n
                                  n ) equations in higher-dimensional
                                  spaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 781--790
    Hossein Sadeghi Goghary and   
       Motahare Sadeghi Goghary   Two computational methods for solving
                                  linear Fredholm fuzzy integral equation
                                  of the second kind . . . . . . . . . . . 791--796
                     Run Xu and   
                    Fanwei Meng   Some new oscillation criteria for second
                                  order quasi-linear neutral delay
                                  differential equations . . . . . . . . . 797--803
                 Ismet Altintas   Computer algebra and colored Jones
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 804--808
         Adriana C. Briozzo and   
              Domingo A. Tarzia   A one-phase Stefan problem for a
                                  non-classical heat equation with a heat
                                  flux condition on the fixed face . . . . 809--819
                   H. Adibi and   
                  Y. J. Cho and   
                 D. O`Regan and   
                     R. Saadati   Common fixed point theorems in
                                  $\mathcal{L}$-fuzzy metric spaces  . . . 820--828
              Ghazala Akram and   
              Shahid S. Siddiqi   Nonic spline solutions of eighth order
                                  boundary value problems  . . . . . . . . 829--845
                 Yehui Peng and   
                    Zhenhai Liu   A derivative-free filter algorithm for
                                  nonlinear complementarity problem  . . . 846--853
               Jin-Bao Jian and   
               Qing-Juan Xu and   
                    Dao-Lan Han   A strongly convergent norm-relaxed
                                  method of strongly sub-feasible
                                  direction for optimization with
                                  nonlinear equality and inequality
                                  constraints  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 854--870
       Ibrahim Abu-Alshaikh and   
                      Ali Sahin   Two-point iterative methods for solving
                                  nonlinear equations  . . . . . . . . . . 871--878
           Tolga Güyer and   
        \cSeref Mirasyedio\uglu   A functional computation model for the
                                  duality of two-variable Lambda-Boolean
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 879--887
              K. Maleknejad and   
                     A. Arzhang   Numerical solution of the Fredholm
                                  singular integro-differential equation
                                  with Cauchy kernel by using
                                  Taylor-series expansion and Galerkin
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 888--897
                 V. Goswami and   
              J. R. Mohanty and   
                  S. K. Samanta   Discrete-time bulk-service queues with
                                  accessible and non-accessible batches    898--906
               Roy Danchick and   
               Mario L. Juncosa   Maximum polynomial degree
                                  Nordsieck--Gear ( k p ) methods:
                                  Existence, stability, consistency,
                                  refinement, convergence and
                                  computational examples . . . . . . . . . 907--933
                  E. Kaslik and   
                     St. Balint   Configurations of steady states for
                                  Hopfield-type neural networks  . . . . . 934--946
                 Ji-Bo Wang and   
                  Feng Shan and   
                   Bo Jiang and   
                    Li-Yan Wang   Permutation flow shop scheduling with
                                  dominant machines to minimize discounted
                                  total weighted completion time . . . . . 947--954

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 182, Number 2, November 15, 2006

               Jin-Bao Jian and   
              Hai-Yan Zheng and   
             Chun-Ming Tang and   
                    Qing-Jie Hu   A new superlinearly convergent
                                  norm-relaxed method of strongly
                                  sub-feasible direction for inequality
                                  constrained optimization . . . . . . . . 955--976
                  Wenxia Li and   
               Dongmei Xiao and   
                         Lin He   DNA ternary addition . . . . . . . . . . 977--986
                     Zhibin Zhu   A simple feasible SQP algorithm for
                                  inequality constrained optimization  . . 987--998
                 T. Achouri and   
                  N. Khiari and   
                      K. Omrani   On the convergence of difference schemes
                                  for the Benjamin--Bona--Mahony (BBM)
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 999--1005
              K. Maleknejad and   
                   H. Mesgarani   Numerical method for a nonlinear
                                  boundary integral equation . . . . . . . 1006--1009
                   J. X. Li and   
                    H. W. Zhang   Partitioning group correction Cholesky
                                  techniques for large scale sparse
                                  unconstrained optimization . . . . . . . 1010--1020
            F. H. Bellamine and   
                     A. Elkamel   Numerical characterization of
                                  distributed dynamic systems using tools
                                  of intelligent computing and generalized
                                  dimensional analysis . . . . . . . . . . 1021--1039
                Qingbiao Wu and   
                   Airong Sheng   A note on finite difference method to
                                  analysis an ill-posed problem  . . . . . 1040--1047
                        Qi Wang   Numerical solutions for fractional
                                  KdV--Burgers equation by Adomian
                                  decomposition method . . . . . . . . . . 1048--1055
                Qinghong Li and   
                 Yajuan Sun and   
                    Yushun Wang   On multisymplectic integrators based on
                                  Runge--Kutta--Nyström methods for
                                  Hamiltonian wave equations . . . . . . . 1056--1063
                M. M. Selim and   
                    M. K. Ahmed   Propagation and attenuation of seismic
                                  body waves in dissipative medium under
                                  initial and couple stresses  . . . . . . 1064--1074
              A. H. Bokhari and   
                 A. H. Kara and   
                    F. D. Zaman   Invariant solutions of certain nonlinear
                                  evolution type equations with small
                                  parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1075--1082
              Shaher Momani and   
                Nabil Shawagfeh   Decomposition method for solving
                                  fractional Riccati differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1083--1092
                 Shiang-Tai Liu   A geometric programming approach to
                                  profit maximization  . . . . . . . . . . 1093--1097
Fábio Henrique Pereira and   
Sérgio Luís Lopes Verardi and   
     Sílvio Ikuyo Nabeta   A wavelet-based algebraic multigrid
                                  preconditioner for sparse linear systems 1098--1107
                   Xin Chen and   
                  Yong-Lin Chen   A necessary and sufficient condition for
                                  semiconvergence and optimal parameter of
                                  the SSOR method for solving the rank
                                  deficient linear least squares problem   1108--1126
                  Suh-Wen Chiou   An optimal scheme for toll pricing
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1127--1136
           Fawaz S. Al-Anzi and   
            Yuri N. Sotskov and   
             Ali Allahverdi and   
              George V. Andreev   Using mixed graph coloring to minimize
                                  total completion time in job shop
                                  scheduling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1137--1148
        Muhammad Aslam Noor and   
                   Faizan Ahmad   Fourth-order convergent iterative method
                                  for nonlinear equation . . . . . . . . . 1149--1153
                Liu-yi Ling and   
                Liang Liang and   
                      Xu-jin Pu   ATC based coordination of distributed
                                  production planning and supplier
                                  selection  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1154--1168
              Gyeong-Mi Cho and   
                  Min-Kyung Kim   A new large-update interior point
                                  algorithm for $P_*(\kappa)$ LCPs based
                                  on kernel functions  . . . . . . . . . . 1169--1183
               Kamal Aghigh and   
            M. Masjed-Jamei and   
                  Mehdi Dehghan   On numerical integration methods with
                                  the generalized Stieltjes weight
                                  function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1184--1190
                   Zhi Qian and   
                  Chu-Li Fu and   
                   Xiao-Li Feng   A modified method for high order
                                  numerical derivatives  . . . . . . . . . 1191--1200
                   G. L. Silver   Analysis of three-dimensional grids:
                                  Alternative polynomial equations for the
                                  nine-point prismatic array . . . . . . . 1201--1207
            H. Khademi Zare and   
      S. M. T. Fatemi Ghomi and   
                      B. Karimi   Developing a heuristic algorithm for
                                  order production planning using network
                                  models under uncertainty conditions  . . 1208--1218
        Nirmal Kumar Mandal and   
                Tapan Kumar Roy   Multi-item imperfect production lot size
                                  model with hybrid number cost parameters 1219--1230
               Changci Pang and   
                   Wei Dong and   
                    Zhongli Wei   Green's function and positive solutions
                                  of $n$th order $m$-point boundary value
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1231--1239
        S. M. Hashemiparast and   
            M. Masjed-Jamei and   
                  Mehdi Dehghan   On selection of the best coefficients in
                                  interpolatory quadrature rules . . . . . 1240--1246
               B. S. Attili and   
                      D. Lesnic   An efficient method for computing
                                  eigenelements of Sturm--Liouville
                                  fourth-order boundary value problems . . 1247--1254
                    Hongmin Ren   New sufficient convergence conditions of
                                  the Secant method for nondifferentiable
                                  operators  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1255--1259
                     Run Xu and   
                  Yuan Gong Sun   On retarded integral inequalities in two
                                  independent variables and their
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1260--1266
               Xiaofan Yang and   
              Yuan Yan Tang and   
                    Qing Lu and   
                      Zhenyu He   Optimal doublecast path in hexagonal
                                  honeycomb mesh . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1267--1279
                    Zhongli Wei   Positive solutions for 2 n th-order
                                  singular sub-linear $m$-point boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1280--1295
          Orhan Dönmez and   
                   Refik Kayali   Simulation of astrophysical jet using
                                  the special relativistic hydrodynamics
                                  code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1296--1308
              Peiguang Wang and   
               Shuhuan Tian and   
                      Ping Zhao   Stability in terms of two measures for
                                  difference equations . . . . . . . . . . 1309--1315
               P. Danumjaya and   
             A. K. Nandakumaran   Orthogonal cubic spline collocation
                                  method for the Cahn--Hilliard equation   1316--1329
                  Jing Wang and   
             Xiaoling Zhang and   
                  Lina Song and   
                 Hongqing Zhang   A new general algebraic method with
                                  symbolic computation and its application
                                  to two nonlinear differential equations
                                  with nonlinear terms of any order  . . . 1330--1340
                Tiejun Zhou and   
                 Yirong Liu and   
                     Yuehua Liu   Existence and global exponential
                                  stability of periodic solution for
                                  discrete-time BAM neural networks  . . . 1341--1354
                Zhihua Wang and   
              Xiaofeng Chen and   
                        Bing Xu   Generalization of functional equation
                                  for the square root spiral . . . . . . . 1355--1360
                Ping-Qi Pan and   
               Jian-Feng Hu and   
                        Chen Li   Feasible region contraction interior
                                  point algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . 1361--1368
                Qingbiao Wu and   
                   Yueqing Zhao   The convergence theorem for a family
                                  deformed Chebyshev method in Banach
                                  space  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1369--1376
                David Brown and   
              Ne\cse Dernek and   
             Osman Yürekli   Identities for the exponential integral
                                  and the complementary error transforms   1377--1384
           M. Bandyopadhyay and   
                Sandip Banerjee   A stage-structured prey--predator model
                                  with discrete time delay . . . . . . . . 1385--1398
             Juan Pablo Pinasco   Comparison of eigenvalues for the
                                  $p$-Laplacian with integral inequalities 1399--1404
             Hideaki Kaneko and   
                 Kim S. Bey and   
                 Gene J. W. Hou   A discontinuous Galerkin Method for
                                  parabolic problems with modified
                                  hp-finite element approximation
                                  technique  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1405--1417
               Jianwei Shen and   
                         Wei Xu   Smooth and non-smooth travelling wave
                                  solutions of generalized
                                  Degasperis--Procesi equation . . . . . . 1418--1429
       Mohan. K. Kadalbajoo and   
                     A. Awasthi   A numerical method based on
                                  Crank--Nicolson scheme for Burgers'
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1430--1442
          Shahid S. Siddiqi and   
                  Ghazala Akram   Solutions of twelfth order boundary
                                  value problems using thirteen degree
                                  spline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1443--1453
                Jichao Zhao and   
                  Tie Zhang and   
              Robert M. Corless   Convergence of the compact finite
                                  difference method for second-order
                                  elliptic equations . . . . . . . . . . . 1454--1469
                        Jian Li   Investigations on two kinds of two-level
                                  stabilized finite element methods for
                                  the stationary Navier--Stokes equations  1470--1481
                     Ji Shu and   
                     Jian Zhang   Sharp criterion of global existence for
                                  a class of nonlinear Schrödinger equation
                                  with critical exponent . . . . . . . . . 1482--1487
               Ching-Yang Cheng   Non-Darcy natural convection heat and
                                  mass transfer from a vertical wavy
                                  surface in saturated porous media  . . . 1488--1500
                  Andrei Irimia   Combinatorial formulae for the
                                  derivatives of Lamé functions . . . . . . 1501--1508
               Nazan Caglar and   
                  Hikmet Caglar   B-spline solution of singular boundary
                                  value problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1509--1513
              Zhaowen Zheng and   
                   Shaozhu Chen   GKN theory for linear Hamiltonian
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1514--1527
                    J. I. Ramos   Exponential methods for singularly
                                  perturbed ordinary
                                  differential--difference equations . . . 1528--1541
                Xiaonan Luo and   
                    Qingzhen Xu   Fourth-order algorithm for solving $2$D
                                  transient heat and moisture transfer
                                  simulation through fabric  . . . . . . . 1542--1555
                  Ta-Cheng Chen   IAs based approach for reliability
                                  redundancy allocation problems . . . . . 1556--1567
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
                 Behnam Hashemi   Solution of the fully fuzzy linear
                                  systems using the decomposition
                                  procedure  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1568--1580
          Brian J. McCartin and   
             Matthew F. Causley   Angled derivative approximation of the
                                  hyperbolic heat conduction equations . . 1581--1607
                    Hong Du and   
                    Minggen Cui   Representation of the exact solution and
                                  a stability analysis on the Fredholm
                                  integral equation of the first kind in
                                  reproducing kernel space . . . . . . . . 1608--1614
 D. Cárdenas-Morales and   
               P. Garrancho and   
     F. J. Muñoz-Delgado   Shape preserving approximation by
                                  Bernstein-type operators which fix
                                  polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1615--1622
                   Mi-Young Kim   Stabilized discontinuous Galerkin
                                  methods for scalar linear hyperbolic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1623--1628
               Mingming Liu and   
                        Yan Gao   An algorithm for portfolio selection in
                                  a frictional market  . . . . . . . . . . 1629--1638
                  Eric Kincanon   Error propagation in the
                                  Gel'Fand--Levitan equation . . . . . . . 1639--1641
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   New solitary wave solutions to the
                                  Kuramoto--Sivashinsky and the Kawahara
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1642--1650
                Sheng Zhang and   
                   TieCheng Xia   Further improved extended Fan
                                  sub-equation method and new exact
                                  solutions of the (2 + 1)-dimensional
                                  Broer--Kaup--Kupershmidt equations . . . 1651--1660
                     Ju H. Park   Further result on asymptotic stability
                                  criterion of cellular neural networks
                                  with time-varying discrete and
                                  distributed delays . . . . . . . . . . . 1661--1666
                 Wang Xiang and   
                    Lu Linzhang   Factorizations of confluent
                                  Cauchy--Vandermonde matrices . . . . . . 1667--1672
        Abdellah Bnouhachem and   
            Muhammad Aslam Noor   A new iterative method for variational
                                  inequalities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1673--1682
                Younbae Jun and   
                   Tsun-Zee Mai   Domain decomposition method for
                                  parabolic problems with Neumann
                                  conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1683--1695
               Xiaofan Yang and   
                    Jun Luo and   
                  Shuangqing Li   Fault-tolerant Hamiltonicity in a class
                                  of faulty meshes . . . . . . . . . . . . 1696--1708
                 Bing Zheng and   
                        Ke Wang   Comments on ``Symmetric successive
                                  overrelaxation methods for rank
                                  deficient linear systems'': [Applied
                                  Mathematics and Computation 173 (2006)
                                  404--420]  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1709--1713
             Helge I. Andersson   Comments on BVPs in non-Newtonian
                                  boundary-layer flow  . . . . . . . . . . 1714--1716
                   Shouzhi Yang   Biorthogonal two-direction refinable
                                  function and two-direction wavelet . . . 1717--1724
                Michael Nwogugu   Site selection in the US retailing
                                  industry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1725--1734
                Michael Nwogugu   Further critique of GARCH/ARMA/VAR/EVT
                                  Stochastic-Volatility models and related
                                  approaches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1735--1748
                Michael Nwogugu   Volatility, risk modeling and utility    1749--1754
              Qing-Wen Wang and   
             Zhong-Cheng Wu and   
                   Chun-Yan Lin   Extremal ranks of a quaternion matrix
                                  expression subject to consistent systems
                                  of quaternion matrix equations with
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1755--1764
                      Deren Han   Solving linear variational inequality
                                  problems by a self-adaptive projection
                                  method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1765--1771
                   Yong-Hua Gao   Newton's method for the quadratic matrix
                                  equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1772--1779
             Ting-chun Wang and   
                  Lu-ming Zhang   Analysis of some new conservative
                                  schemes for nonlinear Schrödinger
                                  equation with wave operator  . . . . . . 1780--1794
                Minggen Cui and   
                        Hong Du   Representation of exact solution for the
                                  nonlinear Volterra--Fredholm integral
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1795--1802
               Ivana Djolovi\'c   On the space of bounded Euler difference
                                  sequences and some classes of compact
                                  operators  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1803--1811
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Padé approximants and Adomian
                                  decomposition method for solving the
                                  Flierl--Petviashivili equation and its
                                  variants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1812--1818
               Xing-Xue Yan and   
                Wan-Tong Li and   
                       Zhu Zhao   Global asymptotic stability for a higher
                                  order nonlinear rational difference
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1819--1831
         P. Balasubramaniam and   
            J. Abdul Samath and   
               N. Kumaresan and   
        A. Vincent Antony Kumar   Solution of matrix Riccati differential
                                  equation for the linear quadratic
                                  singular system using neural networks    1832--1839
             Kokou Y. Abalo and   
            Michael M. Kostreva   Intersection theorems and their
                                  applications to Berge equilibria . . . . 1840--1848
                    Fengde Chen   Permanence of periodic Holling type
                                  predator--prey system with stage
                                  structure for prey . . . . . . . . . . . 1849--1860
                Xueqin Zhao and   
                    Fanwei Meng   Oscillation of second-order nonlinear
                                  ODE with damping . . . . . . . . . . . . 1861--1871
            Khalida Inayat Noor   Integral operators defined by
                                  convolution with hypergeometric
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1872--1881
                 O. M. Kwon and   
                     Ju H. Park   Erratum to ``Robust stabilization of
                                  uncertain systems with delays in control
                                  input: A matrix inequality approach''
                                  [Appl. Math. Comput. 172 (2) (2006)
                                  1067--1077]  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1882--1882


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 183, Number 1, December 1, 2006

     Behrouz Fathi Vajargah and   
        Kianoush Fathi Vajargah   Parallel Monte Carlo computations for
                                  solving SLAE with minimum communications 1--9
                    Zhongdi Cen   Numerical study for a class of singular
                                  two-point boundary value problems using
                                  Green's functions  . . . . . . . . . . . 10--16
              Ö. Köse   Kinematic differential geometry of a
                                  rigid body in spatial motion using dual
                                  vector calculus: Part I  . . . . . . . . 17--29
              Wang Xingyuan and   
                       Luo Chao   Researches on chaos phenomenon of EEG
                                  dynamics model . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--41
        Mohan K. Kadalbajoo and   
                     A. Awasthi   A parameter uniform difference scheme
                                  for singularly perturbed parabolic
                                  problem in one space dimension . . . . . 42--60
                Yan-ze Peng and   
                 Emmanuel Yomba   New applications of the singular
                                  manifold method to the (2 +
                                  1)-dimensional Burgers equations . . . . 61--67
                 Liping Wen and   
                  Yuexin Yu and   
                      Shoufu Li   Stability of explicit and diagonal
                                  implicit Runge--Kutta methods for
                                  nonlinear Volterra functional
                                  differential equations in Banach spaces  68--78
               Zhaocai Wang and   
               Dongmei Xiao and   
                  Wenxia Li and   
                         Lin He   A DNA procedure for solving the shortest
                                  path problem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79--84
               Babak Abbasi and   
Abdol Hamid Eshragh Jahromi and   
                Jamal Arkat and   
          Mehdi Hosseinkouchack   Estimating the parameters of Weibull
                                  distribution using simulated annealing
                                  algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85--93
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
      F. Hosseinzadeh Lotfi and   
                    S. Sohraiee   Egoist's dilemma with interval data  . . 94--105
             Chin-Lang Tsai and   
                    Wei-Wen Kao   Constrained total least-square solution
                                  for GPS compass attitude determination   106--118
                     Zhixue Luo   Optimal harvesting control problem for
                                  an age-dependent competing system of n
                                  species  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119--127
        Muhammad Aslam Noor and   
        Khalida Inayat Noor and   
         Waseem Asghar Khan and   
                   Faizan Ahmad   On iterative methods for nonlinear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128--133
              K. Maleknejad and   
                     M. Yousefi   Numerical solution of the integral
                                  equation of the second kind by using
                                  wavelet bases of Hermite cubic splines   134--141
                    Yi-Kuei Lin   A two-commodity multistate flow network
                                  with capacity weight varying with edges,
                                  nodes and types of commodity . . . . . . 142--151
                 W. K. Pang and   
                 Li Ronghua and   
                       Liu Ming   Exponential stability of numerical
                                  solutions to stochastic age-dependent
                                  population equations . . . . . . . . . . 152--159
                Somayeh Moazeni   Fuzzy shortest path problem with finite
                                  fuzzy quantities . . . . . . . . . . . . 160--169
              Mapundi Banda and   
        Mohammed Seaì\"d   Non-oscillatory methods for relaxation
                                  approximation of Hamilton--Jacobi
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170--183
             Chin-Lang Tsai and   
                    Wei-Wen Kao   Ill-conditioned GPS compass attitude
                                  determination using regularization
                                  approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184--198
                 A. Cordero and   
             Juan R. Torregrosa   Variants of Newton's method for
                                  functions of several variables . . . . . 199--208
                    G. A. Ashry   On globally convergent multi-objective
                                  optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209--216
                    Ying Ji and   
               Shao-jian Qu and   
               Yan-jun Wang and   
                     Hui-min Li   A conic trust-region method for
                                  optimization with nonlinear equality and
                                  inequality constrains via active-set
                                  strategy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217--231
              Peng-Yeng Yin and   
                   Jing-Yu Wang   A particle swarm optimization approach
                                  to the nonlinear resource allocation
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 232--242
                   A. A. Salama   Numerical methods based on extended
                                  one-step methods for solving optimal
                                  control problems . . . . . . . . . . . . 243--250
                 Mingjun Ji and   
                Zhihong Jin and   
                   Huanwen Tang   An improved simulated annealing for
                                  solving the linear constrained
                                  optimization problems  . . . . . . . . . 251--259
                   A. Malek and   
           R. Shekari Beidokhti   Numerical solution for high order
                                  differential equations using a hybrid
                                  neural network---Optimization method . . 260--271
               Beong In Yun and   
              Hyun Chul Kim and   
                  Kyung Soo Rim   An averaging method for the Fourier
                                  approximation to discontinuous functions 272--284
                  D. Firsov and   
                      S. H. Lui   A fast deblurring algorithm  . . . . . . 285--291
             Xiangyun Zhang and   
                  Guoliang Chen   The computation of Drazin inverse and
                                  its application in Markov chains . . . . 292--300
                    Chao Gu and   
                   Guorong Wang   Condensed Cramer rule for solving
                                  restricted matrix equations  . . . . . . 301--306
                   Yunxin Zhang   Convergence of meshless Petrov--Galerkin
                                  method using radial basis functions  . . 307--321
        Muhammad Aslam Noor and   
            Khalida Inayat Noor   Three-step iterative methods for
                                  nonlinear equations  . . . . . . . . . . 322--327
               Peiping Shen and   
                   Hongwei Jiao   Linearization method for a class of
                                  multiplicative programming with exponent 328--336
           Hamed Hasheminia and   
      Seyed Taghi Akhavan Niaki   A genetic algorithm approach to find the
                                  best regression/econometric model among
                                  the candidates . . . . . . . . . . . . . 337--349
               M. Colebrook and   
                     J. Sicilia   An $O(mn)$ algorithm for the
                                  anti-cent-dian problem . . . . . . . . . 350--364
               Shaohong Zhu and   
                 Zhiling Yu and   
                  Jennifer Zhao   A high-order parallel finite difference
                                  algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 365--372
                M. S. Osman and   
       Mahmoud A. Abo-Sinna and   
                    A. A. Mousa   IT-CEMOP: an iterative co-evolutionary
                                  algorithm for multiobjective
                                  optimization problem with nonlinear
                                  constraints  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 373--389
                    Li-ying Sun   A comparison theorem of the improving
                                  Gauss--Seidel method for $H$-matrix and
                                  its comparison matrix  . . . . . . . . . 390--393
                   Lev V. Utkin   Ranking procedures by pairwise
                                  comparison using random sets and the
                                  imprecise Dirichlet model  . . . . . . . 394--408
             M. T. Darvishi and   
                     P. Hessari   Symmetric SOR method for augmented
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 409--415
           Xiao-liang Cheng and   
                       Lian Xue   On the error estimate of finite
                                  difference method for the obstacle
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 416--422
                    Yu Yang and   
                  Wencheng Chen   Uniformly strong persistence of a
                                  nonlinear asymptotically periodic
                                  multispecies competition predator--prey
                                  system with general functional response  423--426
 Nihan Çetin Demirel and   
        M. Duran Toksarì   Optimization of the quadratic assignment
                                  problem using an ant colony algorithm    427--435
        Abdellah Bnouhachem and   
        Muhammad Aslam Noor and   
                  Th.M. Rassias   Three-steps iterative algorithms for
                                  mixed variational inequalities . . . . . 436--446
                Wencheng Li and   
                Zichen Deng and   
                   Suying Zhang   Improved Newton iteration for nonlinear
                                  matrix equations on quadratic Lie groups 447--457
                 S. Yousefi and   
                  A. Banifatemi   Numerical solution of Fredholm integral
                                  equations by using CAS wavelets  . . . . 458--463
              Hongyong Zhao and   
                       Nan Ding   Dynamic analysis of stochastic
                                  Cohen--Grossberg neural networks with
                                  time delays  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 464--470
                    Yong-Bin Li   A new approach for constructing
                                  subresultants  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 471--476
                  R. K. Mohanty   A class of non-uniform mesh three point
                                  arithmetic average discretization for
                                  $y^\prime = f(x, y, y^\prime)$ and the
                                  estimates of $y^\prime$  . . . . . . . . 477--485
              Yu-Sheng Chen and   
               Gwoboa Horng and   
                 Chao-Liang Liu   Performance improvement for the
                                  GGM-construction of pseudorandom
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 486--490
           Miguel A. Salido and   
                Federico Barber   Distributed CSPs by graph partitioning   491--498
                 Shiang-Tai Liu   Computational method for the profit
                                  bounds of inventory model with interval
                                  demand and unit cost . . . . . . . . . . 499--507
               Hsin-I Huang and   
            Chuen-Horng Lin and   
                   Jau-Chuan Ke   Parametric nonlinear programming
                                  approach for a repairable system with
                                  switching failure and fuzzy parameters   508--517
                   Kosei Fukuda   BIC-based unit-root detection:
                                  Simulation-based evidence  . . . . . . . 518--521
                 Xian Zhang and   
               Jianfeng Cai and   
                      Yimin Wei   Interval iterative methods for computing
                                  Moore--Penrose inverse . . . . . . . . . 522--532
                  K. Maleknejad   A comparison of Fourier extrapolation
                                  methods for numerical solution of
                                  deconvolution  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 533--538
           H. Saberi Najafi and   
                M. Shams Solary   Computational algorithms for computing
                                  the inverse of a square matrix,
                                  quasi-inverse of a non-square matrix and
                                  block matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . 539--550
                   Roy Danchick   Accurate numerical partials with
                                  applications to optimization . . . . . . 551--558
              A. Hadjidimos and   
                   M. Lapidakis   Optimal Alternating Direction Implicit
                                  Preconditioners for Conjugate Gradient
                                  methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 559--574
              Xiaochuan Luo and   
                       Feng Chu   A branch and bound algorithm of the
                                  single machine schedule with sequence
                                  dependent setup times for minimizing
                                  total tardiness  . . . . . . . . . . . . 575--588
              K. Maleknejad and   
              M. R. Fadaei Yami   A computational method for system of
                                  Volterra--Fredholm integral equations    589--595
                     Xinyuan Wu   Note on predictor--corrector process for
                                  ill-conditioned linear system of
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 596--602
               Jianzhou Liu and   
                        Anqi He   A new algorithmic characterization of
                                  $H$-matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 603--609
              G. A. Afrouzi and   
                 S. Mahdavi and   
                  Z. Naghizadeh   A computational algorithm for sublinear
                                  elliptic partial differential equations  610--616
                   G. L. Silver   Analysis of three-dimensional grids:
                                  Sine-and-cosine equation for the
                                  nine-point prismatic array . . . . . . . 617--621
               Fusheng Wang and   
                    Kecun Zhang   The theoretical analysis and algorithm
                                  on a class of optimal curve fitting
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 622--633
                  B. Akrami and   
                  B. Karimi and   
         S. M. Moattar Hosseini   Two metaheuristic methods for the common
                                  cycle economic lot sizing and scheduling
                                  in flexible flow shops with limited
                                  intermediate buffers: The finite horizon
                                  case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 634--645
              Maziar Salahi and   
            Nezam Mahdavi-Amiri   Polynomial time second order
                                  Mehrotra-type predictor--corrector
                                  algorithms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 646--658
           D. K. R. Babajee and   
                   M. Z. Dauhoo   An analysis of the properties of the
                                  variants of Newton's method with third
                                  order convergence  . . . . . . . . . . . 659--684
                    Ting Wu and   
                    Linping Sun   A quasi-Newton based pattern search
                                  algorithm for unconstrained optimization 685--694
                   Chun-Chu Liu   An analysis of the factors affecting
                                  change in an industry's profit: The
                                  example of the Taiwan cement industry    695--703
                Jisheng Kou and   
                  Yitian Li and   
                    Xiuhua Wang   Modified Halley's method free from
                                  second derivative  . . . . . . . . . . . 704--708
              J. S. C. Prentice   Erratum to ``Comments on numerically
                                  improved Gauss--Legendre quadrature''
                                  [Appl. Math. Comput. 174 (2) (2006)
                                  1454]  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 709--709

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 183, Number 2, December 15, 2006

                 Xiang Wang and   
                    Zhou Jituan   A fast eigenvalue algorithm for Pascal
                                  matrices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 711--716
               Hongwei Jiao and   
                 Yunrui Guo and   
                   Peiping Shen   Global optimization of generalized
                                  linear fractional programming with
                                  nonlinear constraints  . . . . . . . . . 717--728
      Rafael Álvarez and   
 Francisco Ferrández and   
José-Francisco Vicent and   
                 Antonio Zamora   Applying quick exponentiation for block
                                  upper triangular matrices  . . . . . . . 729--737
        R. Gutiérrez and   
R. Gutiérrez-Sánchez and   
                  A. Nafidi and   
                       E. Ramos   A new stochastic Gompertz diffusion
                                  process with threshold parameter:
                                  Computational aspects and applications   738--747
               Zhen-Jun Shi and   
                       Jie Shen   A new class of supermemory gradient
                                  methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 748--760
                      L. Yilmaz   Chaos in the water resources system  . . 761--773
        Muhammad Aslam Noor and   
            Khalida Inayat Noor   Some iterative schemes for nonlinear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 774--779
                   J. Zhang and   
                   X. Q. Li and   
                X. T. Zhang and   
                      J. F. Gao   Rationality judge and optimization
                                  design of lottery scheme . . . . . . . . 780--786
         K. J. Kachiashvili and   
            D. I. Melikdzhanian   Parameter optimization algorithms of
                                  difference calculation schemes for
                                  improving the solution accuracy of
                                  diffusion equations describing the
                                  pollutants transport in rivers . . . . . 787--803
                   Jie Wang and   
               Weijun Zhong and   
                      Jun Zhang   A general meshsize fourth-order compact
                                  difference discretization scheme for
                                  $3$D Poisson equation  . . . . . . . . . 804--812
           Alfonso Bueno-Orovio   Fourier embedded domain methods:
                                  Periodic and $C^\infty$ extension of a
                                  function defined on an irregular region
                                  to a rectangle via convolution with
                                  Gaussian kernels . . . . . . . . . . . . 813--818
                     Desheng Wu   A note on DEA efficiency assessment
                                  using ideal point: an improvement of
                                  Wang and Luo's model . . . . . . . . . . 819--830
                     Chunjia Bi   Mortar upwind finite volume element
                                  method for convection diffusion problems 831--841
                       Yuji Liu   A study on quasi-periodic boundary value
                                  problems for nonlinear higher order
                                  impulsive differential equations . . . . 842--857
                Zhan-guo Li and   
                     Wei Xu and   
                 Xiao-yan Zhang   Analysis of chaotic behavior in the
                                  extended Duffing--van der Pol system
                                  subject to additive non-symmetry
                                  biharmonical excitation  . . . . . . . . 858--871
            Zhen-jiang Zhou and   
                Jing-zhi Fu and   
                     Zhi-bin Li   An implementation for the algorithm of
                                  Hirota bilinear form of PDE in the Maple
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 872--877
G. Çelik Kìzìlkan and   
                K. Aydìn   A new variable step size algorithm for
                                  Cauchy problem . . . . . . . . . . . . . 878--884
                Basem S. Attili   Superconvergence and the computation of
                                  generalized turning points for B.V.P.'s  885--889
                  Jianli Li and   
                   Jianhua Shen   Periodic boundary value problems for
                                  impulsive integro-differential equations
                                  of mixed type  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 890--902
                A. K. Maiti and   
               A. K. Bhunia and   
                       M. Maiti   An application of real-coded genetic
                                  algorithm (RCGA) for mixed integer
                                  non-linear programming in two-storage
                                  multi-item inventory model with discount
                                  policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 903--915
               Martha Abell and   
            James Braselton and   
             Lorraine Braselton   A model of allelopathy in the context of
                                  bacteriocin production . . . . . . . . . 916--931
                  Ai-Guo Wu and   
             Guang-Ren Duan and   
                     Hai-Hua Yu   On solutions of the matrix equations $XF
                                  - AX = C$ and $XF - A\bar{X} = C$  . . . 932--941
                Xuelin Yong and   
                      Yufu Chen   Direct reductions of a nonlinear partial
                                  differential system  . . . . . . . . . . 942--945
             Jian-Qiang Sun and   
                Zhong-Qi Ma and   
                  Meng-Zhao Qin   Simulation of envelope Rossby solitons
                                  in a pair of cubic Schrödinger equations  946--952
             M. T. Darvishi and   
                     P. Hessari   On convergence of the symmetric modified
                                  successive overrelaxation method for
                                  2-cyclic coefficient matrices  . . . . . 953--960
                 Yehui Peng and   
                    Zhenhai Liu   A variable metric method for nonsmooth
                                  convex constrained optimization  . . . . 961--971
                     Min Xu and   
               Xiao-Dong Hu and   
                      Qiang Zhu   Edge-bipancyclicity of star graphs under
                                  edge-fault tolerant  . . . . . . . . . . 972--979
             J. Leyva-Ramos and   
   J. A. Morales-Saldaña   Computation of delay intervals for
                                  stability of time-delay systems  . . . . 980--989
                      Sonia and   
                     M. C. Puri   Bilevel time minimizing assignment
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 990--999
                 K. W. Wong and   
           Edward C. W. Lee and   
                L. M. Cheng and   
                  Xiaofeng Liao   Fast elliptic scalar multiplication
                                  using new double-base chain and point
                                  halving  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000--1007
               Zhigang Lian and   
                   Bin Jiao and   
                   Xingsheng Gu   A similar particle swarm optimization
                                  algorithm for job-shop scheduling to
                                  minimize makespan  . . . . . . . . . . . 1008--1017
               Jianjun Jiao and   
                    Lansun Chen   A pest management SI model with periodic
                                  biological and chemical control concern  1018--1026
               Peiping Shen and   
                   Hongwei Jiao   A new rectangle branch-and-pruning
                                  approach for generalized geometric
                                  programming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1027--1038
            Lubor Bu\vri\vc and   
        Alois Klí\vc and   
           Lucie Purmová   Canard solutions and travelling waves in
                                  the spruce budworm population model  . . 1039--1051
             Onur Kìymaz   A symbolic algorithm for exact power
                                  series solutions of n th order linear
                                  homogeneous differential equations with
                                  polynomial coefficients near an ordinary
                                  point  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1052--1056
          Amir Abbas Najafi and   
           Seyed Taghi A. Niaki   A genetic algorithm for resource
                                  investment problem with discounted cash
                                  flows  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1057--1070
                  Jafar Fathali   A genetic algorithm for the $p$-median
                                  problem with pos/neg weights . . . . . . 1071--1083
                A. K. Maiti and   
                M. K. Maiti and   
                       M. Maiti   Two storage inventory model with random
                                  planning horizon . . . . . . . . . . . . 1084--1097
           Alvise Sommariva and   
                 Marco Vianello   Meshless cubature by Green's formula . . 1098--1107
                  Yiqin Lin and   
                      Yimin Wei   Corrected Uzawa methods for solving
                                  large nonsymmetric saddle point problems 1108--1120
     Mohamed Abd El-Hady Kassem   Symmetric and self duality in vector
                                  optimization problem . . . . . . . . . . 1121--1126
                Ya-Xin Peng and   
                  Xi-Yan Hu and   
                      Lei Zhang   An iterative method for symmetric
                                  solutions and optimal approximation
                                  solution of the system of matrix
                                  equations A $_1$ XB $_1$ = C $_1$, A
                                  $_2$ XB $_2$ = C $_2$  . . . . . . . . . 1127--1137
              Marco Caliari and   
             Marco Vianello and   
          Stefano De Marchi and   
               Roberto Montagna   Hyper2d: a numerical code for
                                  hyperinterpolation on rectangles . . . . 1138--1147
            Andreas A. Albrecht   Stochastic local search for the Feature  1148--1164
                   Meng Gao and   
                      Zizhen Li   Asymptotical stability and spatial
                                  patterns of a spatial cyclic competitive
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1165--1169
               Shelly Arora and   
             S. S. Dhaliwal and   
                  V. K. Kukreja   A computationally efficient technique
                                  for solving two point boundary value
                                  problems in porous media . . . . . . . . 1170--1180
             Abdul-Majid Wazwaz   Kinks and solitons solutions for the
                                  generalized KdV equation with two power
                                  nonlinearities . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1181--1189
                Sheng Zhang and   
                   TieCheng Xia   A generalized $F$-expansion method and
                                  new exact solutions of
                                  Konopelchenko--Dubrovsky equations . . . 1190--1200
              Yong Chan Kim and   
               H. M. Srivastava   The Hardy space for a certain subclass
                                  of Bazilevi\vc functions . . . . . . . . 1201--1207
                F. M. Allan and   
                   M. H. Hamdan   Fluid-particle model of flow through
                                  porous media: The case of uniform
                                  particle distribution and parallel
                                  velocity fields  . . . . . . . . . . . . 1208--1213
                     Ju H. Park   Global exponential stability of cellular
                                  neural networks with variable delays . . 1214--1219
                    L-L. Li and   
                      F. Li and   
                    F. B. Gross   A new polynomial approximation for
                                  $J_\nu$ Bessel functions . . . . . . . . 1220--1225
                 Zaid M. Odibat   A reliable modification of the
                                  rectangular decomposition method . . . . 1226--1234
       Panayotis D. Kourdis and   
           Alexander F. Vakakis   Some results on the dynamics of the
                                  linear parametric oscillator with
                                  general time-varying frequency . . . . . 1235--1248
        Muhammad Aslam Noor and   
        Khalida Inayat Noor and   
    Syed Tauseef Mohyud-Din and   
                   Asim Shabbir   An iterative method with cubic
                                  convergence for nonlinear equations  . . 1249--1255
                    K. Ivaz and   
                  H. Taghvafard   Comparison of the trapezoidal rule error
                                  with the spline rule error . . . . . . . 1256--1261
                  Yiqin Lin and   
                      Yong Duan   A corrected nonlinear Uzawa method for
                                  solving stabilized saddle point problems 1262--1269
                   H. S. Fu and   
                         B. Han   A homotopy method for nonlinear inverse
                                  problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1270--1279
               Jau-Chuan Ke and   
                 Yunn-Kuang Chu   Nonparametric and simulated analysis of
                                  intensity for a queueing system  . . . . 1280--1291
                 Tamer Eren and   
               Ertan Güner   A bicriteria flowshop scheduling problem
                                  with setup times . . . . . . . . . . . . 1292--1300
             Keumseong Bang and   
                      JaeGwi Go   The simulation of oxygen diffusion
                                  following occlusion  . . . . . . . . . . 1301--1309
            Kuo-Hsiung Wang and   
                Wen-Li Dong and   
                     Jyh-Bin Ke   Comparison of reliability and the
                                  availability between four systems with
                                  warm standby components and standby
                                  switching failures . . . . . . . . . . . 1310--1322
      Mohammad R. Alirezaee and   
                 Masoud Khalili   Recognizing the efficiency, weak
                                  efficiency and inefficiency of DMUs with
                                  an epsilon independent linear program    1323--1327
               Jau-Chuan Ke and   
                Chuen-Horng Lin   Maximum entropy solutions for batch
                                  arrival queue with an un-reliable server
                                  and delaying vacations . . . . . . . . . 1328--1340
                Zengxin Wei and   
               Shengwei Yao and   
                     Liying Liu   The convergence properties of some new
                                  conjugate gradient methods . . . . . . . 1341--1350
              Shaher Momani and   
              Salah Abuasad and   
                    Zaid Odibat   Variational iteration method for solving
                                  nonlinear boundary value problems  . . . 1351--1358
                    Donghan Cai   A two-sector economic growth model with
                                  optimal labor and capital allocation . . 1359--1377
                    Jonas Rimas   On computing of arbitrary positive
                                  integer powers for one type of odd order
                                  skew-symmetric tridiagonal matrices with
                                  eigenvalues on imaginary axis. I . . . . 1378--1380
              G. A. Afrouzi and   
              Z. Naghizadeh and   
                     S. Mahdavi   A computational algorithm for finding
                                  positive solutions for a class of
                                  superlinear Dirichlet BVP  . . . . . . . 1381--1385
                  Yufei Cao and   
                   Hongxing Rui   On the accuracy of the mortar finite
                                  volume element method with Lagrange
                                  multipliers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1386--1398
          Jesus R. Artalejo and   
       Srinivas R. Chakravarthy   Computational analysis of the maximal
                                  queue length in the MAP / M / c retrial
                                  queue  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1399--1409
            Gilbert Laporte and   
    Reza Zanjirani Farahani and   
              Elnaz Miandoabchi   Designing an efficient method for tandem
                                  AGV network design problem using tabu
                                  search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1410--1421


Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 184, Number 1, January 1, 2007

                T. E. Simos and   
                   G. Psihoyios   Preface  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--1
                 J. Avellar and   
            L. G. S. Duarte and   
            S. E. S. Duarte and   
            L. A. C. P. da Mota   A semi-algorithm to find elementary
                                  first order invariants of rational
                                  second order ordinary differential
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--11
            L. Bayón and   
                 J. M. Grau and   
                 M. M. Ruiz and   
            P. M. Suárez   A Bolza problem in hydrothermal
                                  optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--22
              A. G. Bratsos and   
             I. Th. Famelis and   
                 A. Kollias and   
                  Ch. Tsitouras   Phase-fitted Numerov type methods  . . . 23--29
                Jaesang Cha and   
                  Chonghyun Lee   Application of binary
                                  zero-correlation-duration sequences to
                                  interference-cancelled WPAN system . . . 30--36
  J. J. del Coz Díaz and   
 L. Peñalver Lamarca and   
  P. J. García Nieto and   
Alfonso Lozano Martínez-Luengas and   
J. A. Vilán Vilán   Non-linear analysis of a reinforced
                                  concrete sheet cover (umbrella) of 40m
                                  diameter by the finite element method    37--51
         A. N. F. Klimowicz and   
             M. D. Mihajlovi\'c   Modelling $3$D semi-deformable tubes in
                                  real time  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52--62
              E. C. Laskari and   
             G. C. Meletiou and   
            Y. C. Stamatiou and   
                 M. N. Vrahatis   Applying evolutionary computation
                                  methods for the cryptanalysis of Feistel
                                  ciphers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63--72
                      Yiming Li   A two-dimensional thin-film transistor
                                  simulation using adaptive computing
                                  technique  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73--85
       Hector E. Nistazakis and   
             Athanassios Katsis   A flexible Bayesian algorithm for sample
                                  size calculations in misclassified data  86--92
             N. G. Pavlidis and   
             M. N. Vrahatis and   
                      P. Mossay   Existence and computation of short-run
                                  equilibria in economic geography . . . . 93--103
                   G. Psihoyios   Solving time dependent PDEs via an
                                  improved modified extended BDF scheme    104--115
  M. Reme\vsíková   Numerical solution of two-dimensional
                                  convection--diffusion--adsorption
                                  problems using an operator splitting
                                  scheme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--130
               Elena \cSendroiu   Sheaf tools for computation  . . . . . . 131--141

Applied Mathematics and Computation
Volume 184, Number 2, January 15, 2007

          Miodrag S. Petkovi\'c   Comments on the Basto--Semiao--Calheiros
                                  root finding method  . . . . . . . . . . 143--148
         Eyüp Çetin   Handling organ motion in radiotherapy of
                                  cancer via Markov chains . . . . . . . . 149--155
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
Seyedeh Mahboubeh Molavi-Arabshahi   Comparison of preconditioning techniques
                                  for solving linear systems arising from
                                  the fourth order approximation of the
                                  three-dimensional elliptic equation  . . 156--172
              Yongjian Yang and   
                   Xuewu Du and   
                    Mingming Li   A integral filter algorithm for
                                  unconstrained global optimization  . . . 173--180
                     Detong Zhu   An affine scaling reduced preconditional
                                  conjugate gradient path method for
                                  linear constrained optimization  . . . . 181--198
Zülal Güngör and   
               Alper Ünler   $K$-harmonic means data clustering with
                                  simulated annealing heuristic  . . . . . 199--209
                   J. R. Sharma   A family of third-order methods to solve
                                  nonlinear equations by quadratic curves
                                  approximation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210--215
             Nenad Ujevi\'c and   
                    Goran Erceg   A generalization of the corrected
                                  midpoint-trapezoid rule and error bounds 216--222
        Mohammad H. Koulaei and   
              Faezeh Toutounian   Factored sparse approximate inverse of
                                  block tridiagonal and block
                                  pentadiagonal matricies  . . . . . . . . 223--234
                  D. Shukla and   
           Surendra Gadewar and   
                   R. K. Pathak   A stochastic model for space-division
                                  switches in computer networks  . . . . . 235--269
        Muhammad Aslam Noor and   
            Khalida Inayat Noor   Improved iterative methods for solving
                                  nonlinear equations  . . . . . . . . . . 270--275
Bjòrn Fredrik Nielsen and   
         Tomas Syrstad Ruud and   
          Glenn Terje Lines and   
                   Aslak Tveito   Optimal monodomain approximations of the
                                  bidomain equations . . . . . . . . . . . 276--290
                    Yi-Chung Hu   Grey relational analysis and radial
                                  basis function network for determining
                                  costs in learning sequences  . . . . . . 291--299
             Maghsoud Amiri and   
           Farhad Ghassemi-Tari   A methodology for analyzing the
                                  transient availability and survivability
                                  of a system with repairable components   300--307
                 A. Shidfar and   
                M. Fakhraie and   
               R. Pourgholi and   
                    M. Ebrahimi   A numerical solution technique for a
                                  one-dimensional inverse nonlinear
                                  parabolic problem  . . . . . . . . . . . 308--315
              S. Ghazinoory and   
               A. Aliahmadi and   
          S. Namdarzangeneh and   
               S. H. Ghodsypour   Using AHP and L.P. for choosing the best
                                  alternatives based the gap analysis  . . 316--321
        Muhammad Aslam Noor and   
            Khalida Inayat Noor   Modified iterative methods with cubic
                                  convergence for solving nonlinear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 322--325
              Sahidul Islam and   
                Tapan Kumar Roy   Fuzzy multi-item economic production
                                  quantity model under space constraint: a
                                  geometric programming approach . . . . . 326--335
             Ching-Wen Hong and   
                Jong-Wuu Wu and   
               Ching-Hsue Cheng   Computational procedure of performance
                                  assessment of lifetime index of
                                  businesses for the Pareto lifetime model
                                  with the right type II censored sample   336--350
           M. S. Petkovi\'c and   
               L. D. Petkovi\'c   Construction of zero-finding methods by
                                  Weierstrass functions  . . . . . . . . . 351--359
            Cheng-Kang Chen and   
                Ta-Wei Hung and   
                  Tzu-Chun Weng   A net present value approach in
                                  developing optimal replenishment
                                  policies for a product life cycle  . . . 360--373
                Jong-Wuu Wu and   
              Wen-Chuan Lee and   
              Sheau-Chiann Chen   Computational comparison of prediction
                                  future lifetime of electronic components
                                  with Pareto distribution based on
                                  multiply type II censored samples  . . . 374--406
              Peng-Yeng Yin and   
             Shiuh-Sheng Yu and   
               Pei-Pei Wang and   
                     Yi-Te Wang   Multi-objective task allocation in
                                  distributed computing systems by hybrid
                                  particle swarm optimization  . . . . . . 407--420
           H. Saberi Najafi and   
                      A. Refahi   A new restarting method in the Lanczos
                                  algorithm for generalized eigenvalue
                                  problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 421--428
            Danny Fundinger and   
     Torsten Lindström and   
                George Osipenko   On the appearance of multiple attractors
                                  in discrete food-chains  . . . . . . . . 429--444
              G. A. Afrouzi and   
              Z. Naghizadeh and   
                     S. Mahdavi   A numerical method to obtain positive
                                  solution for classes of sublinear
                                  semipositone problems  . . . . . . . . . 445--450
                 Li Ronghua and   
                Chang Zhaoguang   Convergence of numerical solution to
                                  stochastic delay differential equation
                                  with Poisson jump and Markovian
                                  switching  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 451--463
                Qingbiao Wu and   
                Hongmin Ren and   
                     Weihong Bi   Convergence ball and error analysis of
                                  Müller's method . . . . . . . . . . . . . 464--470
                Jisheng Kou and   
                  Yitian Li and   
                    Xiuhua Wang   A composite fourth-order iterative
                                  method for solving non-linear equations  471--475
              M. A. Ramadan and   
              I. F. Lashien and   
                    W. K. Zahra   Polynomial and nonpolynomial spline
                                  approaches to the numerical solution of
                                  second order boundary value problems . . 476--484
             Mohammad Al-Towaiq   Clustered Gauss--Huard algorithm for the
                                  solution of $ A x = b $  . . . . . . . . 485--495
               Suying Zhang and   
                Zichen Deng and   
                    Wencheng Li   A precise Runge--Kutta integration and
                                  its application for solving nonlinear
                                  dynamical systems  . . . . . . . . . . . 496--502
                  Peng-Yeng Yin   Multilevel minimum cross entropy
                                  threshold selection based on particle
                                  swarm optimization . . . . . . . . . . . 503--513
       Zanariah Abdul Majid and   
           Mohamed Bin Suleiman   Implementation of four-point fully
                                  implicit block method for solving
                                  ordinary differential equations  . . . . 514--522
                Xin-guo Liu and   
                          Ma Li   A note on the approximation of two-sided
                                  Rayleigh quotient to eigenvalues . . . . 523--535
         Stephen L. Keeling and   
                  Gundolf Haase   Geometric multigrid for high-order
                                  regularizations of early vision problems 536--556
              Wenyong Zhong and   
                    Wei Lin and   
                     Jiong Ruan   The generalized invariance principle for
                                  dynamic equations on time scales . . . . 557--565
                 Yakup Kara and   
                 Ugur Ozcan and   
                    Ahmet Peker   Balancing and sequencing mixed-model
                                  just-in-time U-lines with multiple
                                  objectives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 566--588
              Mehdi Dehghan and   
Seyedeh Mahboubeh Molavi-Arabshahi   A simple form for the fourth order
                                  difference method for $3$-D elliptic
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 589--598
                 Xiao Manyu and   
                      Lu Quanyi   A parallel iterative method for solving
                                  periodical block-tridiagonal linear
                                  equations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 599--607
                A. Sjöberg   Double reduction of PDEs from the
                                  association of symmetries with
                                  conservation laws with applications  . . 608--616
                 Shulin Sun and   
                    Lansun Chen   Existence of positive periodic solution
                                  of an impulsive delay Logistic model . . 617--623
               Yuanhong Zhi and   
                     Chunlai Mu   The quenching behavior of a nonlinear
                                  parabolic equation with nonlinear
                                  boundary outflux . . . . . . . . . . . . 624--630
                    Mustafa Inc   An approximate solitary wave solution
                                  with compact support for the modified
                                  KdV equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 631--637
                Shanling Li and   
         G. R. Jahanshahloo and   
                M. Khodabakhshi   A super-efficiency model for ranking
                                  efficient units in data envelopment
                                  analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 638--648
        Mehmet Horasanlì   A comparison of lattice based option
                                  pricing models on the rate of
                                  convergence  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 649--658
                Dianchen Lu and   
                 Jianjun Gu and   
                  Xiaoming wang   Optimal harvesting problems for an
                                  age-dependent $n$-dimensional food chain
                                  model with diffusion . . . . . . . . . . 659--668
Ömer Faruk Gözükìzìl and   
                    Metin Yaman   Long-time behaviour of the solutions to
                                  inverse problems for parabolic equations 669--673
                   Jae Heon Yun   A note on the improving modified
                                  Gauss--Seidel (IMGS) method  . . . . . . 674--679
                     Hem Prabha   $H_J$ integrals and evaluation of
                                  rectangular source integral  . . . . . . 680--684
                  Manjun Ma and   
             Hengsheng Tang and   
                        Wei Luo   Periodic solutions for nonlinear
                                  second-order difference equations  . . . 685--694
                M. Khodabakhshi   A super-efficiency model based on
                                  improved outputs in da