MISTA 2017: Call for Papers

The 2017 conference will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (5 - 8 Dec 2017).

(You might also be interested in the special sessions)

For important dates please see the Dates page

This conference is the 8th in the conference series. Details about the previous conferences can be accessed through the left hand menu.

The conference serves as a forum for an international community of researchers, practitioners and vendors on all aspects of multi-disciplinary scheduling.

The conference will cover, but not be limited to, the following disciplines:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Manufacturing
  • Mathematics
  • Operational Research

The aim is to bring together scheduling researchers and practitioners from all the disciplines that engage with scheduling research. The scope of the conference includes (but is not limited to):

  • Agent Based Scheduling
  • Algorithmics
  • Applications
  • Automated Reasoning
  • Batch Scheduling
  • Commercial Packages
  • Complexity of Scheduling Problems
  • Constraint Logic Programming
  • Delivery Scheduling
  • Evolutionary Algorithms
  • Heuristic Search
  • Knowledge-Based Systems
  • Large Scale Scheduling
  • Local Search
  • Machine Scheduling
  • Meta-heuristic Search
  • Multi-processor Scheduling
  • Process Scheduling
  • Production Scheduling
  • Real World Scheduling
  • Real-Time Scheduling
  • Rostering
  • Rule-Based Expert Systems
  • Shop-Floor Scheduling
  • Sports Scheduling
  • Theoretical Scheduling
  • Timetabling
  • Transport Scheduling
  • Vehicle Routing

Code of Conduct and Ethics

The MISTA conference series adheres to a code of conduct and ethics. This is to ensure that we have the highest possible standards for the conference. We would encourge all authors and reviewers to read the code of conduct>.

Submission Details

Authors are invited to submit papers in one of two categories

  1. Full Papers: There is no page limit but the reviewers will be asked to comment (if necessary) on the length of the paper. These papers will be will be accepted as full papers at the conference.
  2. Extended Abstracts: These shorter papers (try to limit to 3 pages) will give you the opportunity to present your work at the conference. The abstracts will also appear in the conference proceedings.

Formatting Guidelines

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