Optimization Letters covers all aspects of optimization, including theory, algorithms, computational studies, and applications. Optimization has been expanding in all directions at an astonishing rate during the last few decades, and this journal provides an outlet for the rapid publication of short communications in the field.

Optimization Letters features concise, short articles, limited to a total of ten journal pages. Such concise articles will be easily accessible by readers working in any aspect of optimization and wish to be informed of recent developments.

Officially cited as: Optim Lett
  • Covers all aspects of optimization, including theory, algorithms, computational studies, and applications
  • Provides an outlet for the rapid publication of short communications in the field by offering concise, short articles limited to a total of ten journal pages
  • Journal awards an annual Best Paper Award

Journal information

Editor-in-Chief
  • Pavlo Krokhmal,
  • Oleg A. Prokopyev
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). Learn about publishing Open Access with us

Journal metrics

1.769 (2020)
Impact factor
1.888 (2020)
Five year impact factor
124 days
Submission to first decision
254 days
Submission to acceptance
99,277 (2020)
Downloads

Latest issue

Volume 15

Issue 5, July 2021

Optimization Models and Solutions Techniques

Latest articles

This journal has 69 open access articles

Journal updates

  • COVID-19 and impact on peer review

    As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

  • SI: International Conference on Variable Neighborhood Search - ICVNS 2021

    Guest Editors
    Nenad Mladenović (Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE)
    Andrei Sleptchenko (Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE)
    Angelo Sifaleras (University of Macedonia, Greece) 
    Mohammed Omar (Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE)


    Submission Deadline: August 31, 2021


    Although this special issue is linked to the ICVNS 2021 conference, this Call for Papers is open to the entire community of academics and practitioners. This special issue is devoted to the most recent advances in the VNS methodology that are of theoretical or applicable interest. We solicit contributions covering a wide range of topics, including the following: theoretical or empirical analysis of VNS, new variants of deterministic and stochastic VNS, VNS and machine learning, VNS matheuristics, multi-objective VNS, parallel VNS.


  • Best Paper Award

    The Best Paper Award for Optimization Letters is awarded annually to honor the authors of the best paper published in the journal in the previous year.

View all updates

Subscribe

eJournal
$79.00
Note this is only the net price. Taxes will be calculated during checkout.
  • Immediate online access with complete access to all articles starting 1997
  • Downloadable in PDF format
  • Subscription expires 12/31/2021

About this journal

Electronic ISSN
1862-4480
Print ISSN
1862-4472
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. ANVUR
  2. BFI List
  3. CNKI
  4. Current Contents/Engineering, Computing and Technology
  5. DBLP
  6. Dimensions
  7. EBSCO Discovery Service
  8. ECONIS
  9. EI Compendex
  10. Google Scholar
  11. INSPEC
  12. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  13. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  14. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  15. Mathematical Reviews
  16. Naver
  17. Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals and Series
  18. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  19. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  20. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  21. SCImago
  22. SCOPUS
  23. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  24. TD Net Discovery Service
  25. UGC-CARE List (India)
  26. zbMATH
Copyright information

Rights and permissions

Springer policies

© Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature