Maria João Teixeira Gomes Alves
She is an Auxiliary Professor at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra. Her main areas of scientific research are: Operational Research, especially the support of the multicriteria decision making support, linear programming and full multiaim programming. Amongst her publications the following are of particular note: M. João Alves and João Clímaco. Using Cutting Planes in an Interactive Reference Point Approach for Multiobjective Integer Linear Programming Problems. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 117, n. 3, 1999; M. João Alves and João Clímaco. An Interactive Reference Point Approach for Multiobjective Mixed-integer Programming using Branch-and-bound. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 124, n. 3, 2000; M. João Alves and João Clímaco. An Interactive Method for 0-1 Multiobjective Problems using Simulated Annealing and Tabu Search. Journal of Heuristics, vol. 6, n. 3, 2000; M. João Alves and João Clímaco. Indifference Sets of Reference Points in Multiobjective Integer Linear Programming. Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, vol. 10, n. 4, Nov. 2001; M. João Alves and João Clímaco. Multiobjective Mixed-integer Programming. Encyclopedia of Optimization, vol. III, P.M. Pardalos and C. A. Floudas (Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.