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Call for Papers- Special issue of Networks on Network based system optimization

This special issue is addressed to scientists and experts from academia and industry, invited to present high quality research papers on methodological and theoretical advances in exact and heuristic optimization methods and their application in network based systems. For more information, click here.

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Call for Papers- Special issue of Networks on Advances in Vehicle Routing and Logistics Optimization

This special issue seeks high-quality methodological contributions to relevant real-world applications in industry and the service sector. This call is open to contributions on innovative exact and heuristic optimization methods. We particularly welcome submissions focusing on hybrid optimization methods and integrated routing problems. For more information, click here.

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INFORMS Fellows Announced

Congratulations to Mauricio G. C. Resende and Paolo Toth, who have been elected as INFORMS Fellows in recognition of their significant contributions to the advancement of operations research and the management sciences.

Mauricio G. C. Resende

For major contributions to the development and applications of metaheuristics for optimization problems, including the invention of the widely-used Greedy Randomized Adaptive Search Procedure (GRASP).

Paolo Toth

For his outstanding methodological contribution to the field of combinatorial optimization and for the application of his knowledge to the solution of railway planning problems.

2016 Glover-Klingman Prize Announced

The prize was awarded to Chrysanthos E. Gounaris, Karthikeyan Rajendran, Ioannis G. Kevrekidis, and Christodoulos A. Floudas for their paper Designing networks: A mixed-integer linear optimization approach, published in Volume 68, Issue 4, pp 283-301.

The Glover-Klingman Prize is awarded each year to an individual or a group for the best paper published in Networks, paying tribute to high quality work at the interface of operations research and computer science, as selected by the Editors-in-Chief and members of the Editorial Board of Networks.

Each co-author of the winning paper received a certificate and a cash award.

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