Collections and calls for papers

Advances and Applications in Supply Chain Management

The tools and techniques of Operations Research and related research streams have recently seen countless applications in Supply Chain Management, e.g., heterogeneous supply contracting, multi-criteria suppl...

  • Saad Ahmed Javed
  • Gazi Murat Duman
  • Camelia Delcea
Submission status
Open
Submission deadline
Ongoing
Articles available
Advances, Applications & Challenges in Metaheuristics: In Celebration of the Cuckoo Search Algorithm

Cuckoo Search, a nature inspired optimization algorithm, was invented by Xin-She Yang (UK) & Suash Deb (India) 10 years ago. Since then it had been proved to be an important & a very useful tool for addressi...

  • Ka-Chun Wong
  • Thomas Hanne
Submission status
Open
Submission deadline
Ongoing
Airline Innovations During COVID-19

The airline industry is being reshaped by the COVID-19 pandemic. Fundamental changes in passenger demand and booking patterns are driving the need for new operations research (OR) solutions. This special iss...

  • Laurie A. Garrow
  • Virginie Lurkin
  • Lavanya Marla
Submission status
Open
Submission deadline
Ongoing
Articles available
Analytics and Artificial Intelligent for Social Goods

The goal of this special issue is thus to improve the research and practice in issues related to analytics AI and OR solutions for social goods (AI&OR4SG) by mutually benefit from practitioners, researchers,...

  • Mahdi Fathi
  • Panos M. Pardalos
  • Pascal Van Hentenryck
Submission status
Open
Submission deadline
31 December 2022
Decomposition at 70: In Honor of Jacques Desrosiers' Birthday and Legacy

Column generation and branch-and-price are decomposition-based methods to solve large scale, structured integer programming models. Over the years, these techniques became an essential part of solving models...

  • Guy Desaulniers
  • Francois Soumis
  • Marco Lubbecke
Submission status
Open
Submission deadline
Ongoing
Articles available
Dynamics of Disasters

This special issue in Operations Research Forum (ORFO) is focused on disaster management and planning. Societal welfare relies on our preparedness for, response to, and recovery from disasters. Additionally,...

  • Ilias S. Kotsireas
  • Anna Nagurney
  • Panos M. Pardalos
Submission status
Open
Submission deadline
Ongoing
Articles available
Hybrid AI – Where data-driven and model-based methods meet

Data-driven machine learning approaches have been very successful the last 10-15 years. At the same time there are many challenges such as how to deal abstract and causal aspects, how to make learning work w...

  • Elina Rönnberg
  • Anders Hansson
  • Fredrik Heintz
Submission status
Open
Submission deadline
Ongoing
Model Development for the Operations Research Classroom

This special issue presents a collection of articles discussing the innovative use of modeling languages and technical computing environments (including but not limited to AMPL, GAMS, Excel, LINGO, Matlab, M...

  • Janos D. Pinter
Submission status
Open
Submission deadline
Ongoing
Articles available
Operations Research in Africa: Promising Developments

During the last years, promising development in the African continent occurred to sustainably prosper people and institutions. African decision makers present an increased awareness about the benefit that op...

  • Hatem Masri
Submission status
Open
Submission deadline
Ongoing
Operations Research in Applied Energy, Environment, Climate Change & Sustainability

Operations Research has been successfully used in a variety of applications involving energy, environment, climate change and sustainability. Although there have been successful efforts in both theoretical a...

  • Georgios K.D. Saharidis
  • Mihalis M. Golias
Submission status
Open
Submission deadline
Ongoing
Articles available
Optimization, Control, and Machine Learning for Interdependent Networks

The ever-increasing growth of smart technologies opens up the necessity to think about the structure of networks from independent to interdependent fashion. While the traditional independent networks are stu...

  • M. Hadi Amini
  • Panos M. Pardalos
Submission status
Open
Submission deadline
Ongoing
Articles available
Public Transport Optimization: From Theory to Practice

Road traffic congestion and air pollution can be significantly reduced through an increased use of public transport. In addition, providing well organized transport service leads to economic and social benef...

  • Valentina Cacchiani
  • Matthias Müller-Hannemann
  • Federico Perea Rojas-Marcos
Submission status
Open
Submission deadline
31 December 2022
Research Developments in Theory and Algorithms of Numerical Analysis and Optimization: Proceedings from the Fifth Conference on Numerical Analysis and Optimization — NAOV 2020

Many real-world complex problems can be formulated as optimization tasks. Such problems can be characterized further as large scale, unconstrained, constrained, non-convex, non-differentiable, and discontinu...

  • Mehiddin Al-Baali
  • Anton Purnama
Submission status
Open
Submission deadline
Ongoing
Articles available
The AIROYoung Experience: Operations Research for Young Enthusiasts

This topical collection will be dedicated to young researchers in Operations Research and all of the various sub-disciplines and topics that comprise this broad and diverse field. This collection will be foc...

  • Lavinia Amorosi
Submission status
Closed
Articles available