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Operational Research

Call for Papers

This special issue focuses on publishing high quality contributions in operations research. The researchers and practitioners are welcome to submit original research articles that discuss new ideas in this field. The aim is to cover most of the areas in operations research for cooperating with business, industry, and management. Moreover, we seek for original contributions that describe the state of the art in operations research fields and support operations research with information systems, theories, principles, models, processes, and applications within this field.

In relation to the operation research discussed in this special issue, potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Decision analysis and decision support
  • Data envelopment analysis
  • Fuzzy programming
  • Meta heuristics methods
  • Measuring productivity and efficiency
  • Neural network
  • Operations management
  • Production management
  • Revenue and risk management
  • Stochastic and statistical models
  • Strategic management
  • Supply chain management
  • Systems engineering
  • Transportation

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/submit/journals/jam/or/ according to the following timetable:

Manuscript DueFriday, 1 February 2013
First Round of ReviewsFriday, 26 April 2013
Publication DateFriday, 21 June 2013

Lead Guest Editor

Guest Editors

  • Farhad Hosseinzadeh Lotfi, Department of Mathematics, IAU Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran
  • Xiaoning Zhang, School of Economics & Management, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
  • Reza Tavakkoli-Moghaddam, Department of Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
  • Shanling Li, Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Hadi Nasseri, Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, Mazandaran University, Babolsar, Iran