18137148 (on-line)
ISSN: 1813-713X(Print)



IJOR welcome submission of papers related to the areas of operations research and management science and applications or case studies. IJOR is an international OR/MS journal and seeks to publish original papers. Papers with originality in theory, technical advancement, application, and/or case study in the following areas or review papers in important areas are welcome, but not limited to:

· Operations Research Theory, Methodology, & Applications

· Computing, Artificial Intelligence, & Information Management

· Stochastics & Statistics

· Decision Science

· Management Science

Submission Guidelines

Any papers meeting the range of readers’ interest in OR/MS related research fields or applications would be considered all publishable candidates:

  1. Please submit your paper in English through the website:
    with both a Word and a PDF file. When you log on the website please select a suitable Editor-in-chief according to your paper’s keywords and that listed under the Editors-in-chief. 
  2. Manuscript requirements:
    1. Manuscript should be double-spaced and has one-inch margins on all sides.
    2. Pages should be numbered. Tables and illustrations should also be numbered separately.
    3. The PDF file should appear without the author(s)’ name(s) appearing anywhere in the file.
    4. Manuscript submitted should not be copyrighted nor being submitted or accepted anywhere. For each accepted paper, the author will sign a copyright transfer agreement form.
    5. All manuscripts submitted and potentially suitable to IJOR will be blind reviewed by the reviewers.
    6. Manuscript shall include: Title, author name(s) and address(es) (in the Word file only), abstract (no more than 150 words), keywords (maximal 5 keywords and at least one of them must be selected from that listed under an Editor-in-chief), text, tables and figures (if applicable), references, and appendices (if applicable). In the PDF file, the authors’ names, addresses and contact information should be removed.
    7. References cited in text should be provided such as Chang (2002), Chang et al. (2003), … Reference listing should be numbered alphabetically and appear as
      Journal papers:
      1. Journal papers:
        Chang, P.-T. (2002). Fuzzy stage characteristic-preserving product life cycle modeling. Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 126(1): 33-47.
      2. Conference papers or papers in edited books:
        Kao, C. and Hung, H.-T. (2003). Data envelopment analysis with common weight: The compromise solution approach. The 38th ORSNZ Annual Conference, Hamiton, New Zealand, pp. 40-43.
        Lin, K.C. and Chern, M.S. (1994). Finding the most vital arc in the shortest path problem with fuzzy arc lengths. In: G.H. Tzeng, H.F. Wang, U.P. Wen, and P.L. Yu (Eds.), Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Springer-Verlag, Amsterdam, pp.159-168.
      3. Books:
        Tzeng, G.H., Wang, H.F., Wen, U.P., and Yu, P.L. (Eds.) (1994). Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Springer-Verlag, Amsterdam.
  3. Please select an editor in charge of your manuscript submission. Click here for submission instructions.
  4. There is no page charge. PDF file will be uploaded online free of charge for each accepted paper.
  5. Detailed instructions for preparation of manuscripts are available in instructions for authors.


Copyright © 2012 Operations Research Society of Taiwan, ORSTW.