It is the responsibility of the Editorial Board to manage the journal. This includes receiving submissions, managing the blind and anonymous peer review process for each submission, come to publication decisions based of referees' recommendations, communicate these decisions to authors and edit the final proofs of papers included in each issue of ORiON.
Nonlinear knapsack problems, mathematical programming, metaheuristics, distribution centre optimisation.
Ultimate responsibility for ORiON rests with the Editor-in-Chief, who has to ensure that each issue of the journal appears on time and who is also responsible for high-level strategizing in terms of the standard and profile of the journal. All correspondence regarding submissions of papers to ORiON, or acceptance of papers for publication in ORiON should be directed to the Editor-in-Chief who may be contacted via fax (+27-21-808-3406), or via conventional mail at
The Editor: ORiON
or via e-mail using your own e-mail client by clicking on this link ).
The following six associate editors currently serve on the Editorial Board of ORiON:
OR in Banking, applied OR modelling, applied statistical modelling, multivariate statistics, data mining
Technical analysis of financial markets and share prices, decision support systems
Quantitative techniques for solving management problems, conservation ecology, sustainable utilisation of natural resources
Multicriteria decision analysis, multiobjective optimization, natural resource management
Statistical analysis, strategic decision support, project management
Combinatorial optimization, vehicle routing, scheduling theory, graph colouring & domination, discrete applied mathematics, decision support systems
Application of operations research/management science in the real world, decision support, integer and geometric programming
Self-organizing systems, logistics of social insects, combinatorial mechanics, spacefilling curves, voting and social choice
Combinatorial optimization, railway optimization, metaheuristics, scheduling
The responsibilities of the Journal Manager include typesetting of final proofs of papers accepted for publication and managing the publication process of each issue of ORiON. All correspondence regarding subscriptions to ORiON, payment of journal dues, change of address, advertisements in ORiON, the checking of proofs should be directed to the Journal Manager who may be contacted via e-mail using your own e-mail client by clicking on this link ).