Scope and Objectivies

It is with great pleasure that we announce the second meeting organized by Tunisian Operational Research Society TORS. This society aims to share and exchange knowledge in the field of operational research and to promote collaborations and interactions between researchers and industrials. This meeting will take place in Sousse, Tunisia, on December 16-18, 2016.  It covers research issues in the operational research and decision aid fields involving recent theoretical developments and real applications.

The scope of TORS 2016 includes, but is not limited to:

  • Continuous, discrete and stochastic optimization,
  • Graphs and networks,
  • Simulation, Learning and Statistical methods,
  • Artificial Intelligence, Fuzzy Systems and Computing,
  • Analytics, Data Science and Data Mining,
  • Heuristics and Metaheuristics,
  • Multiple-Criteria Decision Making and Optimization,
  • Decision Analysis, Decision Support Systems, DEA and Performance Measurement,
  • Production Management and Supply Chain Management,
  • Routing, Location, Logistics and Transportation,
  • Recent applications in OR. 
  • Theories for handling imperfect data (probability theory, possibility theory, belief functions theory, etc). 

Submission Details

All submitted abstracts (at most 500 words) should be written in English. They should clearly include: title, brief abstract, list of key-words, author(s) full name(s), affiliation(s), complete address(es), and e-mail address(es). Please state the name of the contact person. The submission should be conducted via the Submission page.


The conference will feature parallel sessions and plenary sessions. Each contributed talk will be allocated 15 minutes up to 20 minutes, followed by a few minutes for the discussion. 

Important Dates

  • Submission of abstracts: September 25, 2016.
  • Extended deadline for submission of abstracts: October 09, 2016.
  • Acceptance notification: October 15, 2016.
  • Early registration: November 27, 2016.

Selected abstracts among those presented in the conference will be considered as potential full-paper publications, subject to peer reviews, in “International Journal of Operational Research” (Guest editors: Nesrine Halouani, Rosa María Rodríguez, Isis Truck)




The program is now available.

Registration is now opened.

TORS'16 will take place in IBEROSTAR Diar El Andalous ***** Hotel

Extended deadline for submission of abstracts: 

October 09, 2016

Abstract Submission Start:

August 10, 2016


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