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ORiON Editorial Board

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.

The Editor-in-Chief

Prof SE Visagie (University of Stellenbosch, South Africa)

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
Prof SE Visagie
Department of Logistics
Stellenbosch University
Private Bag X1
7602 Matieland
South Africa

or via e-mail using your own e-mail client by clicking on this link ).


Associate Editors

The following six associate editors currently serve on the Editorial Board of ORiON:

Prof LP Fatti (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)

OR in Banking, applied OR modelling, applied statistical modelling, multivariate statistics, data mining

Prof WR Gevers (University of Stellenbosch, South Africa)

Technical analysis of financial markets and share prices, decision support systems

Prof JW Hearne (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia)

Quantitative techniques for solving management problems, conservation ecology, sustainable utilisation of natural resources

Prof TJ Stewart (University of Cape Town, South Africa)

Multicriteria decision analysis, multiobjective optimization, natural resource management

Prof RC van den Honert (Football Federation, Australia)

Statistical analysis, strategic decision support, project management

Prof JH van Vuuren (University of Stellenbosch, South Africa)

Combinatorial optimization, vehicle routing, scheduling theory, graph colouring & domination, discrete applied mathematics, decision support systems

Prof RED Woolsey (The Colorado School of Mines, USA)

Application of operations research/management science in the real world, decision support, integer and geometric programming

Prof JJ Bartholdi III (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

Self-organizing systems, logistics of social insects, combinatorial mechanics, spacefilling curves, voting and social choice

Journal Manager

Dr MP Kidd (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)

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 ).

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