Call for papers

Special issue for MCDM 2022 papers
Guest editor: Alessio Ishizaka, University of Portsmouth, UK

The objective of the special issue is to publish recent theoretical surveys, case studies, and real applications related to the field of Multiple Criteria Decision Aiding presented during the MCDM 2022 conference at University of Portsmouth, UK.

Although we expect submissions from the authors who presented their work at the MCDM 2022 conference in Portsmouth, this call is also open to the entire community of academics and practitioners researching the field of MCDA.

The deadline for submission is July 31, 2022

Topics for this special issue may include, but are not limited to:

  • advances in MCDA theory, new approaches, and decision support systems,
  • preference elicitation and modeling,
  • handling imperfect data in MCDA,
  • group decision making,
  • multiobjective optimization,
  • multiobjective hybrid/parallel metaheuristics,
  • interactive methods,
  • fuzzy and stochastic multiobjective optimization programming,
  • goal programming,
  • applications of MCDA and multiobjective optimization to: planning and scheduling, logistic and routing problems, time tabling, cutting problem, knapsack problems, portfolio optimization, set covering, clustering, packing, datamining, health and environment and bioinformatics.

Paper length must be between 10 and 20 pages. Detailed editorial and content requirements can be found on the journal webpage (

Manuscripts should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Manuscripts submitted to this special issue are published free of charge.

Manuscripts must be submitted electronically via e-mail to:
Detailed editorial and content requirements can be found here. Template is available here.

Please use the following pdf file of MCDM call for papers and distribute it to the research colleages you know may be interested in publishing their results on MCDM developements in MCDM.