Aims and Scope

This journal shares the research 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. Problems such as managerial decisions, time minimization, profit maximizations and other related topics are also shared in this journal. Besides the original research articles expository papers, which are hard to express or model, conference proceedings, book reviews and announcements are also welcome.


IJOCTA is an international, bi-annual and peer-reviewed journal covered by indexes Cabell's Directories, DOAJ, EBSCO Databases, Genamics JournalSeek, Google Scholar, Index Copernicus, International Abstracts in Operations Research, JournalTOCs, Mathematical Reviews (MathSciNet), ProQuest, Scopus, Ulrich's Periodical Directory, and Zentralblatt Math.

Latest Announcements

New Open Access Policy

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.…

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IJOCTA to be 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

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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…

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