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Instructions for Authors



1. Submission of abstracts 

Abstracts for the conference (no longer than one page) should be written in Word, according to the following template:

Authors who wish to present a paper at the Conference should submit the abstract before the deadline for the abstract submission.

Abstracts should be submitted by using the Abstract Submission Form.

Upon receiving a notification of acceptance of their abstracts, the authors shouldregister for the conference.

The extended abstracts will be published in the Book of Abstracts from the KOI conference and will be distributed to authors at the conference.

2. Submission of full papers

After the acceptance of abstract, the authors who want to submit their full paper for publishing in the Croatian Operational Research Review (CRORR) journal should prepare a full paper according to the Author Guidelines for the CRORR journal. Papers that are not written and submitted according to given guidelines will not be considered for publishing. Full papers should be submitted as a single pdf file through the Online submission system before the deadline for full papers.

After the conference, full papers will be blindly reviewed by two independent reviewers, and accepted papers will be published in the Croatian Operational Research Journal (CRORR) regular issue. See the journal Abstracting & Indexing, and Author Guidelines for the CRORR journal for details on paper template, reviewing process, publication ethics etc. Selected papers (upon reviewers’ recommendation) will be submitted for publishing in Central European Journal of Operations Research (CEJOR) special issue, published by Springer.

3. Submission of revised papers

After the revision process, revised manuscripts must be uploaded within 2 weeks (for minor revisions) or 4 weeks (for major revisions) of authors being notified of conditional acceptance pending satisfactory revision. Revisions must still be sent as a .docx file or PDF file for papers prepared by using Latex program.

4. Submission of final version 

If the submission is accepted, the corresponding author will receive instructions for submitting the final version of accepted paper in the Word format (.docx) or Latex format (.tex) as well as all figures in TIFF or EPS format. In order to be published in the CRORR journal, the final version of a paper has to be prepared in Microsoft Word (or compatibile) program or Latex program.



The following prizes and awards will be delivered at the Closing ceremony of the KOI conference:

  • CRORS Distinguished Service Award (CRORS DSA)
  • CRORS Best Young Researcher Paper Award (CRORS BYRP)

All information about awards and nominating procedure for the awards can be found at Prizes and Awards page. We invite especially young researchers to nominate their papers for the CRORS Best Young Researcher Paper Award!

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