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International Journal of Society Systems Science

2011 Vol. 3 No. 1/2

Special Issue on Assessment Methods in Social Systems Science

Guest Editors: Professor Zhimin Huang, Professor Liang Liang and Professor Shouyang Wang


PagesTitle and authors
5-20Technology leverage and a sustainable society: a call for technology forecasting that anticipates innovation
James K. Hazy, Allan S. Ashley, Sviatoslav A. Moskalev, Mariano Torras
DOI: 10.1504/IJSSS.2011.038930

21-39Optimal emission-dependent production policy with stochastic demand
Jing-Jiang Zhang, Teng-Fei Nie, Shao-Fu Du
DOI: 10.1504/IJSSS.2011.038931

40-57Inter-institutional relationships and emergency management
Fred Phillips
DOI: 10.1504/IJSSS.2011.038932

58-80Developing country efficiency assessment by means of a comprehensive model based on data envelopment analysis
Belal M. Abdelfattah, Jose Humberto Ablanedo-Rosas, Leopoldo A. Gemoets
DOI: 10.1504/IJSSS.2011.038933

81-98Maturity assessment models: a design science research approach
Tobias Mettler
DOI: 10.1504/IJSSS.2011.038934

99-118Service quality improvement strategies and tools for university libraries
Adam Snider, Yu Xia, Lu Xia
DOI: 10.1504/IJSSS.2011.038935

119-136Mutual funds return and risk decomposition evaluation based on quadratic-constrained DEA models
Xiujuan Zhao, Kin Keung Lai, Shouyang Wang
DOI: 10.1504/IJSSS.2011.038936

137-158Interpreting interactions of ordinal or continuous variables in moderated regression using the zero slope comparison: tutorial, new extensions, and cancer symptom applications
Richard B. Francoeur
DOI: 10.1504/IJSSS.2011.038937

Additional Papers

159-173An urban model using complex constrained cellular automata: long-term urban form prediction for Beijing
Ying Long, Zhenjiang Shen
DOI: 10.1504/IJSSS.2011.038938

174-184Daily price and volatility behaviour in soybean oil market
Nikolaos Sariannidis
DOI: 10.1504/IJSSS.2011.038939

185-201Performance and benchmarks of participating nations in Beijing Olympics using the DEA approach
Jie Wu, Zhixiang Zhou, Liang Liang, Kim Fung Bruce Lam
DOI: 10.1504/IJSSS.2011.038940