New Open Access Policy

Dear Authors, Readers, Researchers, Peer Reviewers and Editors of IJOCTA,

In line with its main purpose of our journal, we want to inform all of you about some changes that will benefit to keep the actuality of papers and provide your valuable contributions to the relevant areas more rapidly.

For accepted papers, unlimited and immediate online access to full article with DOI number and full bibliographic details (i.e. volume, issue, and page numbers) will be provided as soon as peer-review is completed and the requirements of the editorial process is fulfilled. In this regard, we expect from all contributors to continue their contributions taking into account this subject.

IJOCTA is a biannual, peer-reviewed open access journal which is published in both printed and online versions. I want to highlight that this policy will continue to do so.

Call for Papers, IJOCTA Vol.6 No.1, Jan 2016

An International Journal of Optimization and Control: Theories & Applications (IJOCTA) announces the call for papers for its forthcoming issue Vol.6 No.1 (Jan 2016). The deadline for submission of manuscripts to be considered for this issue is September 30, 2015.

This issue particularly welcomes submissions carried out through different disciplines in regards to optimization, control and their applications. The basic fields of this journal are linear, nonlinear, stochastic, parametric, discrete and dynamic programming; heuristic algorithms in optimization, control theory, game theory and their applications as well as managerial decisions, time minimization, profit maximizations and other related topics. Besides the original research articles expository papers, which are hard to express or model, conference proceedings, book reviews and announcements are also welcome.

Authors are asked to conform to the article submission guidelines benefiting from template available at Submitted manuscripts should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. All papers are refereed through a blind peer-review process.

- September 30, 2015: Deadline for full paper submission
- October-November 2015: Feedback on paper
- Jan 2016: Publication of issue

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IJOCTA is included in Mathematical Reviews - MathSciNet

We are delighted to inform you that Mathematical Reviews Database is pleased to include our journal, An International Journal of Optimization and Control: Theories & Applications (IJOCTA), as a listing in MathSciNet.

MathSciNet is an electronic publication offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 100,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification. Authors are uniquely identified (by their MR Author ID), enabling a search for publications by individual author rather than by name string. To find out more about MathSciNet please visit

IJOCTA - CrossRef Association

We are pleased to inform you that IJOCTA is now associated with CrossRef as a Member, with a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Prefix: "10.11121". Hereby, each published paper will be given a DOI number, which would be unique in the world. Thus, the visibility and attractivity of both the journal and published papers will be increase thanks to the reference linking process provided by CrossRef.

CrossRef is a not-for-profit official DOI registration agency for scholarly and professional publications. Since its founding in 1999, CrossRef has provided reference linking services for 44 million content items, including journal articles, conference proceedings, books, book chapters, reference entries, technical reports, standards, and data sets. CrossRef currently has 980 voting members, representing 3237 publishers. CrossRef also serves more than 1600 libraries and provides citation look-up services to a number of affiliated organizations. To find out more please visit

IJOCTA is indexed by EBSCO Databases!

Dear Colleagues,
It is our pleasure to inform you that, IJOCTA has just signed an agreement with EBSCO Databases. Thus, An International Journal of Optimization and Control: Theories & Applications (IJOCTA) will be indexed in EBSCO Databases and will reach more researchers around the world. With this joint, IJOCTA is indexed abstracted by:

There are several options to be a part of this cooperation such as, submitting your paper to IJOCTA via online submission system ( or reviewing papers for us.
Thanks for the continuing interest in our work.

CALL FOR PAPERS - IJOCTA Vol.3, No.1 (Jan, 2013)

IJOCTA editors are delighted to inform you that, "An International Journal of Optimization and Control: Theories & Applications (IJOCTA), an international, peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary academic journal, invites the submission of original manuscripts from different disciplines in regards to optimization, control and their applications.

For now the journal is an online free access along with a limited paper publication.

Submissions till 31 October 2012 will be considered for posibble publication of January 2013 issue.

IJOCTA is an international, bi-annual and peer-reviewed journal abstracted/indexed by several popular indexes.
Further details about the journal and instructions for paper submission can be found following websites: