The list of the special sessions (the details will be added once confirmed):
  • Modelling & Optimization in Engineering
    Prof. Dr. Ramazan Yaman, Istanbul Atlas University, Turkey, ryaman@atlas.edu.tr
    Prof. Dr. Ahmet Sahiner, Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey, ahmetsahiner@sdu.edu.tr
    Assoc. Prof. Dr. Firat Evirgen, Balikesir University, Turkey, fevirgen@balikesir.edu.tr
    The goal of this session is to discuss recent developments in applications of optimization methods by bringing together researchers and practitioners working in the field of optimization theory, methods, software and related areas.
    • Mathematical programming
    • Global optimization
    • Nondifferential optimization
    • Continuous optimization
    • Combinatorial optimization
    • Multicriteria optimization
    • Equilibrium programming
    • Game theory
    • Data mining
    • Population based algorithms
    • Artificial intelligence technologies
    • Applications of optimization in natural sciences
    • Applications of optimization in engineering
  • Operational Research
    Prof. Dr. Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber, Poznan University of Technology, Poland, gerhard.weber@put.poznan.pl
    Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aslan Deniz Karaoglan, Balikesir University, Turkey, deniz@balikesir.edu.tr
    Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Kucukkoc, Balikesir University, Turkey, ikucukkoc@balikesir.edu.tr
    Asst. Prof. Dr. Burcu Gurbuz, Uskudar University, Turkey, burcu.gurbuz@uskudar.edu.tr
    This session aims to bring together researchers working on the topics related to operational research to discuss recent developments in the theory and application of operational research techniques.
    • Business analytics for manufacturing systems
    • Analytics, optimization and machine learning in manufacturing and supply chains
    • Intelligent manufacturing systems
    • Intelligent transpportation
    • Protfolio optimization
    • Network models
    • Inventory control, production planning and scheduling
    • Sustainable manufacturing
    • Robotics in manufacturing
    • Modeling, simulation, control and monitoring of manufacturing processes
    • Logistics, supply chains and networks
    • Facility planning and materials handling
    • Energy systems modelling
    • Design and reconfiguration of manufacturing systems
  • Control Theory & Applications
    To be updated.
  • Fractional Calculus with Applications in Biology
    To be updated.
  • Numerical Methods in Fractional Calculus
    To be updated.
  • New Fractional Derivatives and Their Applications
    To be updated.
  • Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Chaos
    To be updated.
  • Nonlinear Transport Phenomena and Models
    To be updated.
  • Energy Management and Optimization
    To be updated.
  • Computational Methods for Treatment of Linear and Nonlinear Models
    To be updated.