American Journal of Operations Research
ISSN Online: 2160-8849
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Aims & Scope

American Journal of Operations Research (AJOR) is an international scientific journal dedicated to the publication and public discussion of high quality, original papers that contribute to the methodology of operational research and to the practice of decision making.

AJOR contains the following types of papers: (1)Invited Reviews, explaining to the general OR audience the developments in an OR topic over the recent years (2)Innovative Applications of OR, describing novel ways to solve real problems (3)Theory and Methodology Papers, presenting original research results contributing to the methodology of OR and to its theoretical foundations (4)Short Communications, including comments on papers previously published in AJOR.

All the manuscripts must be prepared in English and are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review process. Generally, accepted papers will appear online within 3 weeks followed by printed hard copy. The journal publishes original papers including but not limited to the following fields:

· 1. Operations Research and Optimization Theory and Research Technical Approaches
Computational Intelligence and Information Management
Continuous Optimization
Decision Support Systems, Multi-Criteria Decision Methods
Discrete Optimization
Expert Systems
Heuristics Mathematical Programming
Stochastic Models and Statistics
Time Series Analysis

· 2. Manufacturing and Service Operations Research
Logistics, Transportation Warehousing and Maintenance
Planning and Scheduling
Product and Service Design
Project Management
Quality Management
Revenue Management
Supply Chain Management

· 3. Interfaces with Other Disciplines
Community Operations Research
Complex Systems
Education Operations Research
Environmental and Energy Issues
Financial Engineering
Government Operations Research
Health Services Operations Research
Marketing Science
Military and Homeland Security
Operations Research in Nonprofit Organization
Policy Modeling and Public Sector OR
Productivity and Efficiency in the Public Sector
Sports Operations Research
Telecommunications and Networking

We are also interested in: 1) Short Reports – 2-5 page papers where an author can present either an idea with theoretical background but has not yet completed the research needed for a complete paper or preliminary data; 2) Book Reviews – Comments and critiques.