Special Issue on Optimization in Industry

Submission Deadline: Dec. 30, 2015

  • Special Issue Editor
    • Faculty of Engineering Sciences (FSI), M’Hamed Bougara University, Boumerdes, Algeria
    • Xinghua Pan
      Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA
  • Introduction

    Nowadays, the optimization is a key element for each industrial problem. It includes several different kinds of methods in order to provide adequate solutions, such as energy, flow, volume, power, scheduling, allocation, etc. In this context, the aim of this special issue is to gather researchers and collect their contributions with regards to the development and application of optimization methods in the industry. Both theoretical contributions and papers on practical applications are welcomed, to highlight the potential, the limitations, the criticalities and difficulties of optimization in the industry, and the needs for further developments.

    Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

    1. Continues/Discrete Problems.
    2. Linear/Nonlinear Programming.
    3. Metaheuristics.
    4. Novel optimization methods.

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.acisjournal.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

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