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    • Nonlinear 0-1 knapsack problem with capacity selection 

      Jayaswal, Sachin (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2016-03-07)
      We study a nonlinear 0-1 knapsack problem with capacity selection decision, as it arises as a part of facility location/service system design problems with congestion. The capacity selection decision gives rise to a ...
    • A note on (S,s) inventory policy 

      Ravichandran, N. (2010-03-14)
      This article obtains the stationary distribution of the stock level of a continuous review (S,s) Inventory policy with the following characteristics. The demand rate is a constant and unit quantity is demanded whenever ...
    • Note on a reduced game property for the egalitarian solution 

      Lahiri, Somdeb (2010-03-27)
      In this paper we obtain an axiomatixation of the egalitarian solution using a reduced game property.
    • A Note on axiomatic characterizations of the Nash bargaining solution 

      Lahiri, Somdeb (2009-12-12)
      In this paper, to begin with we present a generalization of the independence of irrelevant expansions assumption to the situation with an arbitrary yet finite number of players, and with the help of a comparatively simpler ...
    • Note on characterising the median 

      Lahiri, Somdeb (2010-01-16)
      Consider the situation where one has to choose one among three differently priced birthday cakes, to give to a friends. It is very likely, that in the absence of strong personal reasons, one would select the cake whose ...
    • A Note on cost monotonic group decision mechanisms 

      Lahiri, Somdeb (2009-12-12)
      In this paper we study the problem of project selection as a group decision making problem and obtain a characterization of cost monotonic group decision mechanism. We furnish two examples of cost monotonic group decision ...
    • A note on debt capacity in mergers 

      Korwar, Ashok (2010-03-26)
      Debt capacity is commonly thought to increase in a corporate merger. This note observes that the very concept of debt capacity appears to have evolved over time. In keeping with this, a fresh definition of debt capacity ...
    • A Note on Estimationg Variance of Finite Population Distribution Function 

      Adhya, Sumanta; Banerjee, Tathagata; Chattopadhyay, Gaurangadeb (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2015)
      Estimating finite population distribution function is an important problem to the survey samplers since it summarizes almost all the relevant information of interest about the finite population. Moreover due to its ...
    • A note on expansion independence in multiattribute choice problems 

      Lahiri, Somdeb (2010-03-27)
      Two appealing independence properties have been used by us to characterize the egalitarian, utilization and relative egalitarian choice functions.
    • Note on forecasting techniques 

      Gupta, G. S. (2010-03-13)
      Planning is gaining popularity at all levels of human organization: individual or personal, firm, industry and the government. Further, a successful planning at any level entails three things; (a) Passive forecasts, (b) ...
    • A note on non neutrality of capital subsidy under IRR criterion 

      Srinivasan, G. (2010-03-14)
      Financial Institutions in India use IRR as a criterion for project evaluation. However they do not include the capital subsidy under the backward area development scheme in the computation of IRR. This note brings out the ...
    • A note on numerical representations of quasi-transitive binary relations 

      Lahiri, Somdeb (2009-12-12)
      A Binary relation is said to be quasi-transitive if its asymmetric part is transitive. A binary relation is said to be a weak-order if it is reflexive, complete and transitive. One may refer to Frensh [1986] for a synopsis ...
    • Note on the effects of tax-subsidy policies on the personal distribution of income in dual economies 

      DasGupta, A. (2010-03-13)
      In this paper the effect of tax-subsidy policies on the personal income distribution is studied using the mobile capital Harris-Todaro model of Corden-Findlay-McCool. It is shown that tax subsidy packages with efficiency ...
    • A note on the Indian motor vehicle industry 

      Dixit, Mukund R.; Mathew, Dilip; Raghuram, G. (2010-03-21)
      This note describes the history of the Indian Motor Vehicles Industry and its current status. There are a number of manufacturers in the public, joint and private sectors. Several new manufacturers also intend to enter the ...
    • Note on the second order conditions for isoperimetric problems in dynamic optimization 

      Lahiri, Somdeb (2010-03-23)
      In this paper we obtain a clear statement of the second order necessary condition for isoperimetric problems in dynamic optimization.
    • Note on two - phase method for a class of metric models in individual scaling 

      Vani, Vina; Raghavachari, M. (2010-03-12)
      This working paper the authors discuss the typical problem in individual scaling viz., finding a common configuration and weights attached to dimensions for each individual from the given interpoint distances or scalar products.
    • Notes on approaches and priorities in rural research 

      Vyas, V. S. (2010-03-19)
      It is necessary to involve practitioners of different disciplines in the tasks of rural development. However, this can become possible only if the objectives of such collaborations are well-defined. In the notes submitted ...
    • Novel Features for Review Helpfulness Prediction 

      Krishnamoorthy, Srikumar (Indian Institute of Management , Ahmedabad, 2014)
      Online reviews play a critical role in customer's purchase decision making process on the web. The online reviews are often ranked based on user helpfulness votes to minimize the review information overload problem. This ...
    • Numeracy and Financial Literacy of Forest Dependent Communities Evidence from Andhra Pradesh 

      Sundar, B.; Virmani, Vineet (2013-11-26)
      This study is an attempt to measure the numeracy and financial literacy of forest dependent communities (FDCs) in India using data from the two economically different forest communities in the state of Andhra Pradesh. ...
    • A Nutrition profile of Ahmedabad 

      Ganapathy, R. S.; Ganapathy, Sugandha (2012-09-27)
      Nutritional status is one of the key indicators of the development in a society. Urban nutritional problems are increasingly becoming critical in India. This paper surveys the nutrition’s scans in Ahmedabad in relation ...