Special issue on “Stochastic Local Search: Recent developments and trends”

Holger Hoos, University of Leiden, The Netherlands, Laetitia Jourdan, University of Lille, France, Marie-Ele ́onore Kessacib, University of Lille, France Thomas Stu ̈tzle, Universite ́ Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium Nadarajen Veerapen, University of Lille, France Stochastic local search (SLS) algorithms are among the most powerful techniques for solving computationally hard problems in many areas of […]


Special issue on “Metaheuristics”

Guest Editors 
Andres L. Medaglia, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia / HEC Montre ́al, Canada Jorge E. Mendoza, HEC Montre ́al, Canada Celso Ribeiro, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil Ruben Ruiz, Universitat Polite`cnica de Vale`ncia, Spain Juan G. Villegas, Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia The Metaheuristics International Conference (MIC) series was established in 1995 and the one […]


Special issue on “Mind and Cognition in the Future of Decision Support Systems”

Guest Editors
 Jose Marıa Moreno-Jimenez, University of Zaragoza, Spain and Luis G. Vargas, University of Pittsburgh, USA Decision making is an inherent and essential characteristic of human beings that reflects their degree of evolution, knowledge and freedom. Until the mid-1970s, scientific decision making focused on the Product (the decision itself). For the next 20 years, […]


Special Issue on “OR in Healthcare”

Guest Editors: 
Evrim Gunesa, Koc ̧ University, Turkey Ineˆs Marquesb, University of Lisbon, Portugal Ana Vianac, Polytechnic of Porto and INESC TEC, Portugal  The International Transactions in Operational Research (ITOR) will publish a special issue on OR in Healthcare at the occasion of the 22nd Triennial Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies […]


Post Doctoral Fellowship in Brazil

Research Project “Cutting, packing, lot-sizing, scheduling, routing, location and their integration in industrial and logistics settings”, supported by São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) offers a post-doctoral fellowship. This opportunity is to work with the Operations Research Group of the Institute of Science and Technology (ICT) at Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), Campus São José dos […]


Post-Doctoral Research Position at Imperial College London

The Analytics & Operations group at Imperial College Business School is seeking applications for a Research Associate in the area of optimization under uncertainty, in particular in the fields of (distributionally) robust optimization and stochastic programming, with applications to energy systems. Applicants must hold a PhD in Operations Research, Applied Mathematics or a related field and have […]