Journal of the Operational Research Society

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Journal of the Operational Research Society  
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DisciplineOperations research, management
LanguageEnglish
Edited byTom Archibald, Jonathan Crook
Publication details
Former name(s)
Operational Research Quarterly
Publication history
1950-present
Publisher
FrequencyMonthly
1.077
Standard abbreviations
J. Oper. Res. Soc.
Indexing
CODENJORSDZ
ISSN0160-5682 (print)
1476-9360 (web)
OCLC no.03685489
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The Journal of the Operational Research Society is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering operations research. It is an official journal of The Operational Research Society and has been in existence since 1950. It publishes full length case-oriented papers, full length theoretical papers, technical notes, discussions (viewpoints) and book reviews.

History[edit]

The journal began as Operational Research Quarterly in 1950. At that time it was published by the Operational Research Club (Great Britain).[1] It was published four times a year until 1978 (from 1953–1969 under the title OR) when it became a monthly publication and the name was changed to Journal of the Operational Research Society.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed by ABI/INFORM, Compendex, Current Contents/Engineering, Computing & Technology, Current Contents/Social & Behavioural Sciences, Inspec, International Abstracts in Operations Research, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus, and Zentralblatt MATH.

Scope[edit]

Some idea of the scope and contents of the journal can be found in a survey of papers published during the period 2000-2009.[2]

  • 51.7% of papers were theoretical while 31.3% were case-orientated.

References[edit]

  1. ^ British Library Integrated Catalogue
  2. ^ Katsaliaki, K.; Mustafee, N.; Dwivedi, Y. K.; Williams, T.; Wilson, J. M. (2010). "A profile of OR research and practice published in the Journal of the Operational Research Society". Journal of the Operational Research Society. 61: 82. doi:10.1057/jors.2009.137.

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