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Ordered list of OR journals

Here are a few sources. In my opinion, all are to be taken with a grain of salt. Scimago Journal and Country Rank The Scimago Journal and Country Rank (the link goes to the Management Science and ...
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Python vs. compiled languages in OR research using metaheuristics

Speaking as an occasional reviewer for journals, when I read a paper proposing a new heuristic or metaheuristic my first question is "does it work?", which is independent of the programming ...
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Ordered list of OR journals

Personally, I think you shouldn't be merely motivated by quantitative journal rankings as they often rely on measures that could be manipulated. In particular, the impact factor of a journal would ...
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Are fuzzy sets appreciated by OR community?

Generally, fuzzy sets are not appreciated by the operations research community, particularly in the United States. The topic is not included in any of the standard OR textbooks (like Taha "Operations ...
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Non-OR journals which regularly publish OR research

I'm going to assume here that we are talking about papers utilizing OR concepts (model, solution procedure, some sort of consequences of interest to the readers) as opposed to "pure OR papers" (...
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How do OR researchers choose which journal to submit and what are the differences between them?

First, I would agree with your general assessment of Math Programming, OR Letters etc. Between OR Letters and Optimization Letters, I think the main difference is that OR Letters is suitable for ...
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Ordered list of OR journals

Sharing the same reservations on journal rankings I can add some more which are particular relevant for hiring decisions in Germany and Europe. The German association of business administration ...
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Ordered list of OR journals

Another source providing this information is google scholar. Here is the ranking for mathematical optimization journals. Also as @Chang pointed out here is the ranking for operations research journals....
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Non-OR journals which regularly publish OR research

Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling Journal Description Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling is an open access peer-reviewed journal adopting a broad definition of "biology" and ...
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Are fuzzy sets appreciated by OR community?

Disclaimer: The following is based on my own thoughts and discussions with colleagues, hence not supported with hard data. Also, I'm no expert in fuzzy theory, but I've good experience with robust ...
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Python vs. compiled languages in OR research using metaheuristics

I think this is a false dichotomy. Surely, C++ is the classical language for fast programs (besides FORTRAN, maybe). But nowadays, Java is very fast as well. Julia is also an option, fast and aimed ...
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Non-OR journals which regularly publish OR research

Journals focused on electricity/power systems often publish OR papers. Examples include IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid and IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy.
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Are fuzzy sets appreciated by OR community?

In my opinion, fuzzy sets inherently suggest a notion of uncertainty, e.g. a statement may be “half-true” as it cannot be clearly determined whether it is true or not. This type of uncertainty is ...
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Non-OR journals which regularly publish OR research

I would say Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization with the following description taken from Springer. Journal Description The journal’s scope ranges from mathematical foundations of the ...
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Reference request for Evacuation Planning

In reverse chronological order, here are some papers which use OR (or OR-related) techniques to solve problems in evacuation planning: Goerigk, Marc et al. "Ranking robustness and its application to ...
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Reference request for Evacuation Planning

A buzzword that comes to my mind are Flows over time and especially Earliest Arrival Flows. Martin Skutella and students of his have worked out a bit of theory for that, see e.g. An introduction to ...
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Ordered list of OR journals

There is a very new OR journal with a very broad scope: SN Operations Research Forum In addition to the journals listed in the other answers, there are some military-themed journals: Military ...
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Non-OR journals which regularly publish OR research

How about ACM SIGMETRICS? Or publications of the Computer Measurement Group? Both have lots of work using modeling, queuing, and simulation.
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Reference request for Evacuation Planning

Excluding papers listed in other answers... Surveys: Great starting points would be surveys on general evacuation and disaster operations management such as Hamacher & Tjandra (2002) and Dhamala (...
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Reference request for Evacuation Planning

Goerigk et al. (2014) may be a good start to your literature search. It uses mixed-integer programming to propose a genetic algorithm that can be used for urban evacuation planning. Examples of ...
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Python vs. compiled languages in OR research using metaheuristics

Python has something named the GIL (Global Interpreter Lock) which prevents any kind of shared memory parallelism and even sometimes message based parallelism. In theory, it is possible to serialize ...
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Any journal on OR Education

You might want to check out the Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education.
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Large Language Models for Translating Natural Language to Mathematical Models - Suitable Venues?

A good start to reaching the OR community would be publishing in an INFORMS journal. Among those, I suspect the INFORMS Journal on Computing might be the best fit.
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Python vs. compiled languages in OR research using metaheuristics

The most convincible way to compare the performance of the different algorithms is by implementing them in the same language and profiling on the same hardware. If one runs Python on mainframe and ...
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