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Variational Inequalities and Vector Optimization

Call for Papers

As very powerful and important tools in the study of nonlinear sciences, variational inequalities and vector optimization have attracted so much attention. Over the last decades, variational inequality and vector optimization techniques have been applied extensively in such diverse fields as biology, chemistry, economics, engineering, game theory, management science, and physics.

The aim of this special issue is to present new approaches and theories for variational inequalities and vector optimization problems arising in mathematics and applied sciences. We invite investigators to contribute original research papers as well as review papers that will stimulate the continuing efforts in the theory, methods, and applications of variational inequalities, vector optimization, and related problems. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Numerical methods for variational inequalities, variational inclusions, equilibrium problems, fixed point problems, and optimization problems
  • Well-posedness, sensitivity, and stability on (vector) variational inequalities, (vector) optimization problems, and (vector) equilibrium problems
  • Equivalence among (vector) variational inequalities, fixed point theorems, and (vector) optimization problems
  • Existence of (approximate) solutions for (vector) variational inequalities and variational inclusions
  • Optimality conditions and duality theory for (vector) optimization problems
  • Applications of variational inequalities and optimization in game theory, economics, engineering, transportation, management science, and so on

Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal's Author Guidelines, which are located at http://www.hindawi.com/journals/jam/guidelines/. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at http://mts.hindawi.com/ according to the following timetable:

Manuscript DueFriday, 21 September 2012
First Round of ReviewsFriday, 14 December 2012
Publication DateFriday, 8 February 2013

Lead Guest Editor

  • Jian-Wen Peng, School of Mathematics, Chongqing Normal University, Chongqing 400047, China

Guest Editors

  • Nan-Jing Huang, Department of Mathematics, University of Sichuan, Chendu, China
  • Xue-Xiang Huang, School of Economics and Business Administration, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400030, China
  • Jen-Chih Yao, Center for General Education, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan