ISSN 0101-7438 printed version
ISSN 1678-5142 online version



Basic information

Pesquisa Operacional began to be published in 1981. It is published three times a year by the Brazilian Operations Research Society (SOBRAPO), performing one volume per year, and is distributed free of charge to its associates.

The aim of Pesquisa Operacional is to publish papers produced by the Operations Research (OR) scientific community in order to promote its integration and to disseminate the scientific knowledge generated within it.

The abbreviated title of the journal is Pesq. Oper., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.


Information sources

The journal is indexed by:

  • Cabell’s directories
  • IAOR (International Abstracts in Operations Research)
  • SciELO


Intellectual property

All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY.



The journal receives financial support from the:

Programa de Apoio à Editoração e Publicação de Periódicos Científicos Brasileiros of the Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq), Ministério da Ciência e Tecnologia (MCT) and Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES), Ministério da Educação (MEC).


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