, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 1-2
Date: 13 Nov 2012


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It is a great privilege and honor for us to serve as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of Optimization Letters (OPTL). Thanks to the outstanding leadership of the founding Editor-in-Chief, Panos M. Pardalos, and great efforts by many (including the authors, the Editorial Board members, reviewers, and the publisher), the journal has had an impressive start. Its first issue came out in January 2007. In just 5 years, OPTL has undergone significant growth and earned a solid reputation in the optimization community.

OPTL’s goal is to communicate in a very timely fashion the recent advances and trends in the field of optimization and its applications. It publishes short and concise articles limited to approximately ten pages. Such focus allows for fast processing times and rapid dissemination. Along with high standards for quality, originality, and significance of the published material, these are the key reasons behind the OPTL’s early success. As new Co-Editors-in-Chief, we would like to keep thi