Thursday, March 2, 2017

[DMANET] CFP: COR Special Issue in Mine Planning


Dear Colleagues

I am writing on behalf of Andreas Ernst, Gaurav Singh and Graham Kendall.
We are guest-editing a Special Issue of Computers and OR on "Recent
Advances in Mine Planning, Scheduling and Optimisation: Theory and

You are receiving this email because we believe that this COR Special Issue
will be of interest to you and your research group.

The kinds of topics that are of interest to the COR Special Issue are (but
not limited to):
• surface mining operations,
• underground mining planning and scheduling models,
• optimal design of mining phases (pushbacks),
• mine asset maintenance and utilisation,
• mine supply chain optimisation,
• long term life of asset optimisation,
• open pit mine scheduling,
• coordination in mining supply chains,
• large scale optimization,
• decision making under uncertainty,
• applications in cloud computing via IoT, and
• case-studies in mine planning and optimisation.

Please find the Call for Papers in the URL below:

When submitting your manuscript for consideration in our Special Issue,
please select "SI: Mine Sched Opt" as your article type.

*Important Dates:*
- submission by *July 30 2017*.
- special issue to be ready by *early 2018*.

Please do consider the special issue for your work.

We would appreciate it if you could forward this email and URL to your
collaborators too.

Many regards

Mohan Krishnamoorthy
*Professor Mohan Krishnamoorthy*
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Industry

*Monash University*
Room 127, 27 Chancellors Walk
Wellington Road
Clayton VIC 3800
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