7-9 Apr 2018 Sousse (Tunisia)

Scope and Objectivies

The Third Edition of the International Conference of the Tunisian Operational Research Society (TORS) will take place at Sousse (Tunisia) on April 7-8 and 9, 2018.

This conference aims to share and exchange knowledge in the field of Operational Research and to promote collaborations and interactions between researchers and industrials.  It covers research issues in the Operational Research and Decision Aid fields involving recent theoretical developments and real applications.

The scope of TORS 2018 includes, but is not limited to:

  • Continuous, Discrete and Stochastic Optimization,
  • Graphs and Networks,
  • Simulation, Learning and Statistical methods,
  • Artificial Intelligence, Fuzzy Systems and Computing,
  • Analytics, Data Science and Data Mining,
  • Heuristics and Metaheuristics,
  • Multiple-Criteria Decision Making and Optimization,
  • Decision Analysis, Decision Support Systems, DEA and Performance Measurement,
  • Production Management and Project Management,
  • Supply Chain Management,
  • Routing, Location, Logistics and Transportation,
  • Recent applications in OR,
  • Probability Theory, Possibility Theory, Belief Functions Theory,
  • Health and Environment,
  • Sustainable Development,
  • Bioinformatic,
  • Smart Transportation,
  • Industrial Engineering and Systems Management,
  • Big Data and Decision Making.

Submission Details

All submitted Short Papers (at least 3 pages, at most 4 pages) should be written in English according to this template. They should clearly include: title, brief abstract, list of key-words, author(s) full name(s), affiliation(s), complete address(es), and e-mail address(es). Please state the name of the contact person. The submission should be conducted via the Submission page.


The conference will feature parallel sessions and plenary sessions. Each contributed talk will be allocated 15 minutes up to 20 minutes, followed by a few minutes for the discussion. Talks must be in English.

Important Dates

  • Paper Submission Deadline: December 31, 2017
  • Extended Paper Submission Deadline: January 20, 2018
  • Paper Acceptance Notification Date: February 10, 2018
  • Early Registration : Mars 5, 2018

A selection of extended-papers will be considered as potential full-paper publications, subject to peer reviews, in the "Journal of Multicriteria Decision Making"




The book of abstracts is now available. 

The program is now available. 

TORS'18 will take place in IBEROSTAR Diar El Andalous ***** Hotel

Registration is now open.

Extended Paper Submission Deadline: January 20, 2018

Paper Submission Start:

October 15, 2017



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