Open Mathematics (OM)
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Special Issue on Metaheuristics.
This special issue will be dedicated to significantly extended versions of papers that were presented at MIC 2017 (Metaheuristics International Conference). However, submission will also be open for papers which were not initially presented at MIC. The topics of interest include all those that were included in the CfP of MIC (see http://mic2017.upf.edu/topics/)
Apart from more theoretical papers and papers with a scientific background, the editors also welcome the submission of papers on real applications that had an impact on an industrial organization.
Note on publication fees: OM is an open access journal. The editors agreed the following publication fee policy for this special issue. All standard publication fees are reduced by 25%. Additionally, the publisher will offer a substantial waiver and discount policy – the authors with limited funding can apply for further discounts, and the authors with no funding are encouraged to apply for a waiver. Please contact the Editorial Office for more details
October 31, 2017: strict submission deadline
Notification and reviewing: on an individual basis.
Note: Papers will be reviewed as they arrive and will be published about three weeks after acceptance. Nevertheless, all special issue papers will be displayed together on a dedicated website of the journal.
Christian Blum, University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian, Spain
Angel A. Juan, Open University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
Helena Ramalhinho, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain