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International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation
International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation


Special Issue on: "Optimisation in Ecology, Economics, Environment and Sustainable Ecosystems"

Guest Editor:
Prof. Davide La Torre, University of Milan, Italy

This special issue solicits research papers that address recent advances and current challenges in optimisation methods and techniques associated with economic systems, ecological and environmental modelling, and analysis of sustainable ecosystems.

The issue seeks to publish novel research and reflect the most recent advances and the latest contributions of optimisation in the subject areas below, covering deterministic, fuzzy and stochastic optimisation, optimal control, multi-criteria decision making, and innovative optimisation algorithms and techniques.

Subject Coverage
Suitable topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Optimisation methods and techniques
  • Fuzzy and stochastic optimisation
  • Multiple criteria decision making
  • Optimal control
  • Optimisation in ecology
  • Decision making in the energy markets
  • Optimisation of renewable resources
  • Optimisation in sustainable ecosystems
  • Optimisation and management of ecological resources
  • Energy optimisation
  • Optimisation in economics
  • Optimal investments and strategies
  • Risk management
  • Sustainable growth
  • Optimal green taxation

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written and if appropriate written permissions have been obtained from any copyright holders of the original paper).

All papers are refereed through a peer review process.

All papers must be submitted online. To submit a paper, please read our Submitting articles page.

Important Dates

Submission deadline: 30 June, 2015

Notification of acceptance: 30 October, 2015

Revised version due: 31 December, 2015