New Trends in Emerging Complex Real Life Problems

ODS, Taormina, Italy, September 10–13, 2018

  • Patrizia Daniele
  • Laura Scrimali

Part of the AIRO Springer Series book series (AIROSS, volume 1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Nicholas G. Hall
    Pages 1-9
  3. MohammadMohsen Aghelinejad, Yassine Ouazene, Alice Yalaoui
    Pages 23-31
  4. Arianna Alfieri, Gaia Nicosia, Andrea Pacifici, Ulrich Pferschy
    Pages 33-41
  5. Roberto Aringhieri, Davide Duma, Francesco Polacchi
    Pages 55-63
  6. Laura Bigram, Patrick Hosein, Jonathan Earle
    Pages 65-72
  7. Maria Elena Bruni, D. Nguyen Duy, Patrizia Beraldi, Antonio Violi
    Pages 73-81
  8. Valentina Cacchiani, Carlos Contreras-Bolton, John W. Escobar, Luis M. Escobar-Falcon, Rodrigo Linfati, Paolo Toth
    Pages 83-91
  9. Angela Sara Cacciapuoti, Marcello Caleffi, Adriano Masone, Antonio Sforza, Claudio Sterle
    Pages 93-101
  10. Antonio Candelieri, Ilaria Giordani, Bruno G. Galuzzi, Francesco Archetti
    Pages 103-110
  11. F. Carrabs, R. Cerulli, C. D’Ambrosio, A. Raiconi
    Pages 111-119
  12. Marco Casazza, Alberto Ceselli, Andrea Taverna
    Pages 121-129
  13. M. Cavola, A. Diglio, C. Piccolo
    Pages 141-149
  14. C. Cerrone, M. Gentili, C. D’Ambrosio, R. Cerulli
    Pages 151-159
  15. Xiaochen Chou, Luca Maria Gambardella, Roberto Montemanni
    Pages 169-177
  16. Claudio Ciancio, Annarita De Maio, Demetrio Laganà, Francesco Santoro, Antonio Violi
    Pages 179-188
  17. Gabriella Colajanni, Patrizia Daniele
    Pages 189-197
  18. Massimo de Falco, Nicola Mastrandrea, Wathiq Mansoor, Luigi Rarità
    Pages 209-217
  19. Annarita De Maio, Antonio Violi, Demetrio Laganà, Patrizia Beraldi
    Pages 219-226
  20. Luigi Di Puglia Pugliese, Dimitrios Zorbas, Francesca Guerriero
    Pages 237-246
  21. Bruno G. Galuzzi, Riccardo Perego, Antonio Candelieri, Francesco Archetti
    Pages 257-264
  22. Manlio Gaudioso, M. Flavia Monaco, Marcello Sammarra
    Pages 265-273
  23. Rosita Guido, Vittorio Solina, Giovanni Mirabelli, Domenico Conforti
    Pages 275-283
  24. Joachim Gwinner, Friedemann Sebastian Winkler
    Pages 285-292
  25. Giuseppe Inturri, Nadia Giuffrida, Matteo Ignaccolo, Michela Le Pira, Alessandro Pluchino, Andrea Rapisarda
    Pages 313-320
  26. Konstantin Kogan, Fouad El Ouardighi
    Pages 321-329
  27. Constandina Koki, Stefanos Leonardos, Costis Melolidakis
    Pages 331-343
  28. Giuseppe Lancia, Marcello Dalpasso
    Pages 345-355
  29. Giusy Macrina, Francesca Guerriero
    Pages 357-366
  30. Tu-San Pham, Jo Devriendt, Patrick De Causmaecker
    Pages 415-423
  31. Constanta Zoie Rădulescu, Marius Rădulescu
    Pages 425-432
  32. Roberta Rossi, Paola Cappanera, Maddalena Nonato, Filippo Visintin
    Pages 433-441
  33. Matteo Salani, Gianluca Corbellini, Giorgio Corani
    Pages 443-450
  34. Esteban Salgado, Claudio Gentile, Leo Liberti
    Pages 451-461

About this book


This book gathers the contributions of the international conference “Optimization and Decision Science” (ODS2018), which was held at the Hotel Villa Diodoro, Taormina (Messina), Italy on September 10 to 13, 2018, and was organized by AIRO, the Italian Operations Research Society, in cooperation with the DMI (Department of Mathematics and Computer Science) of the University of Catania (Italy). The book offers state-of-the-art content on optimization, decisions science and problem solving methods, as well as their application in industrial and territorial systems. It highlights a range of real-world problems that are both challenging and worthwhile, using models and methods based on continuous and discrete optimization, network optimization, simulation and system dynamics, heuristics, metaheuristics, artificial intelligence, analytics, and multiple-criteria decision making. Given its scope of coverage, it will benefit not only researchers and practitioners working in these areas, but also the operations research community as a whole.


Descrete and combinatorial optimization Traffic and transportation Supply chain management and financial modeling Stochastic and Robust Optimization Heuristics and Metaheuristics

Editors and affiliations

  • Patrizia Daniele
    • 1
  • Laura Scrimali
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of CataniaCataniaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of CataniaCataniaItaly

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