ITOR Special Issue on Cutting and Packing
A. Miguel Gomes, José Fernando Gonçalves, Ramón Alvarez-Valdés and Valério de Carvalho
The International Transactions in Operational Research (ITOR) will publish a special issue on Cutting and Packing. The full call can be downloaded here
The aim of this special issue is devoted to publish high-quality, state-of-the-art papers that contribute to the methodology and practice of cutting and packing problems resolution, either presenting new insights for understanding problem structure, new algorithmic approaches, or innovative resolution of real-life problems and practical applications. This special issue is also linked to the EURO Summer Institute on Cutting and Packing (ESI-CP), which was held in Porto, Portugal, July 16–29, 2012.
The deadline for submission is June 30, 2013. Although we strongly encourage authors who attended ESI-CP to submit their manuscripts, this Call for Papers is also open to the entire community of academics and practitioners.
Each paper will be peer-reviewed according to the editorial policy of ITOR
, published by the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS). Papers should be original, unpublished, and not currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. They should be prepared according to the instructions to authors that can be found in the journal homepage. Authors should upload their contributions using the submission site http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/itor
, indicating in their cover letter that the paper is intended for this special issue and selecting Cutting and Packing
in the special issue field. Other inquiries should be sent directly to any of the Guest Editors in charge of this issue: A. Miguel Gomes (email@example.com
), José Fernando Gonçalves (firstname.lastname@example.org
), Ramón Alvarez-Valdés (email@example.com
), and Valério de Carvalho (firstname.lastname@example.org