Optimization: A Journal of Mathematical Programming and Operations Research WGSCO2018 - Workshop on Graph Spectra, Combinatorics and Optimization


We invite you to submit your research paper to the Special Issue dedicated to the workshop on Graph Spectra, Combinatorics and Optimization, held at the University of Aveiro, Portugal, from January 25 to 27, 2018

The call-for-papers addresses the growing research interest in Spectral Graph Theory, Combinatorics and Optimization, and other related areas.

The journal "Optimization" is abstracted and indexed in: Mathematical Reviews/MathSciNet; Science Citation Index Expanded; Zentralblatt MATH/Mathematics Abstracts and Zetoc. Astrophysics Data System; SciBase; British Library Inside; Cambridge Scientific Abstracts; EBSCO Databases; ISI Current Contents - Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences; New Journal.

Submitted papers will be considered as potential full-paper publications in this special issue subject to peer reviews, and should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. All submissions will be refereed with the same standards as leading international journals. The main criteria for acceptance are the quality and originality of the contribution.

Submission instructions

Prospective authors should follow the manuscript format described below at the journal site


Authors have to submit their papers through the Manuscript Central web site http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/gopt  

During the submission procedure authors have to answer the question 'Is the manuscript a candidate for a special issue?'  Here one has to tick 'yes'and then in the box 'If yes, what is the title of the special issue:' one has to write ‘WGSCO2018’.
Then corresponding manuscripts can be quickly identified and assigned to the guest editors (Associate Editors) who are processing these manuscripts.

Important Dates

  • Submission deadline for papers: April 15, 2018
  • Tentative date of publication: January – March 2019

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