The Pacific Journal of Optimization
Special Issue in honor of Professor Hiroshi Konno's 65th Birthday

Call For Papers

We invite research articles for a special issue of The Pacific
Journal of Optimization in honor of Professor Hiroshi Konno's 65th
Birthday (August 2005).  Professor Konno has devoted himself to
teaching in University of Tsukuba, Tokyo Institute of Technology,
and Chuo University, and he has contributed much to operations
research, optimization, and financial engineering. His research
area includes linear programming, nonlinear programming, global
optimization, combinatorial optimization, and application of
optimization to financial engineering.

Deadline for submission of full papers: August 30, 2004.
We aim at completing a first review of all papers by December 31,

Manuscripts must be sent to one of the Guest editors. The electronic
submission by PostScript or PDF files of manuscripts is highly
encouraged. In case of submitting hard copy, please send three
copies of the manuscript.  Manuscripts must be in English and be
accompanied with an abstract not exceeding 200 words, lists of
key words and AMS subject classifications, an abbreviated title
consisting no more than 50 characters, and complete addresses of
all authors.  

All submissions will be refereed according to the usual standards
of The Pacific Journal of Optimization.  Further information can be
found at the Journal webpage
Additional information about this special issue can be obtained
from the guest editors.

Guest Editors:
Shinji Mizuno
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
Tokyo Institute of technology
2-12-1 Oh-Okayama, Meguro,
Tokyo, 152-8552

Takahito Kuno
Institute of Information Sciences and Electronics
University of Tsukuba
Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8573