Annals of Optimization Theory and Practice (AOTP) is a quarterly journal published by Industrial Engineering Department of Firouzabad Institute of Higher Education. The journal publishes high quality, original papers that contribute to the methodology and practice of operations research, optimization theory, and decision making detailed as follow (but not limited to),

  • All pure and applied aspects of operations research
  • Optimization in social sciences, engineering, health care, etc.
  • Optimization under uncertainty
  • Multi-objective optimization and multi-criteria decision making
  • Applications of statistics and simulation in optimization
  • Data envelopment analysis
  • Inventory planning; Production planning; Scheduling theory; Facilities location and layout analysis
  • Related reviews, surveys, and case studies

Special issue on "Theory and application of optimization techniques in present day scenario"

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This is our honor to announce that AOTP is indexed by the Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC) since 2021.

This is our honor to announce that AOTP is indexed by the Asian Digital Library since 2020.

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Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, Autumn 2020 

5. Optimizing the first type of U-shaped assembly line balancing problems

Pages 65-82


Pouria Pourmomen Davani; Ahmad Wael Mahmoud Kloub; Mazyar Ghadiri Nejad