Thursday, February 16, 2023

[DMANET] CFP Special Issue of Annals of Operations Research

Call for Papers
Annals of Operations Research
Special Issue: New Trends of Combinatorial Optimization and Applications

We invite submissions of novel research articles for a forthcoming special issue of Annals of Operations Research on New Trends of Combinatorial Optimization and Applications. This special issue is open to all papers in this area. We would like to encourage, in particular, the participants of the international conference of the Tunisian Operational Research Society (TORS) that was held in Sousse, Tunisia, November 1–3, 2022 ( to submit extended versions of their papers presented in the conference. Contributions arising from papers given at a conference should be substantially extended, and should cite the conference paper where appropriate.

High quality research papers are solicited to address theoretical as well as practical
issues of recent applications of Combinatorial Optimization. Topics of interest include,
but are not limited to

Approximation algorithms
Cutting plane algorithms
Local search algorithms
Computational complexity
Graph and network algorithms
Linear and nonlinear (mixed-) integer programming

Examples of applications

Telecommunication and Transportation, Scheduling, Logistics, Timetabling, Supply Chain Management, Portfolio Optimization, Covering and Packing, Data Mining, Lot-Sizing, Facility Location, Machine Learning, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, etc.

Instructions for authors can be found at

Authors should submit a cover letter and a manuscript by March 30, 2023 via the Journal's online submission site. Please see the Author Instructions on the web site if you have not yet submitted a paper through Springer's web-based system, Editorial Manager. When prompted for the article type, please select Original Research. On the Additional Information screen, you will be asked if the manuscript belongs to a special issue, please choose yes and the special issue's title, New Trends on Combinatorial Optimization and Applications, to ensure that it will be reviewed for this special issue. Manuscripts submitted after the deadline may not be considered for the special issue and may be transferred, if accepted, to a regular issue.

Papers will be subject to a strict review process managed by the Guest Editors and accepted papers will be published online individually, before print publication.

Additional information about the special issue can be obtained from the Guest Editors.

We are looking forward to receiving your contribution.

Guest Editors

Imed Kacem
LCOMS, Université de Lorraine
Metz, France

Safa Bhar Layeb
LR-OASIS, University of Tunis El Manar
Tunis, Tunisia

Nelson Maculan
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
PESC-COPPE e Instituto de Matemática
Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

A. Ridha Mahjoub
LAMSADE, Université Paris-Dauphine
Paris, France

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