2019 Impact Factor: 60% increase for RAIRO-RO

RAIRO – Operations Research is delighted to announce the increase of its Impact Factor by over 60% in 2019. The Journal Citation Reports®, released by Clarivate Analytics, indicate a 2019 Impact Factor of 1.025* meaning it is ranked 67/83 in the Operations Research & Management category. This increase is complemented by a CiteScore of 1.5, ranking 97/161 in the Management Science and Operations Research Category.


EDP Sciences signed an agreement to preserve Journals with Portico (April 2015)

EDP Sciences is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Portico to provide a permanent archive of the e-content for many of their key journals. Through this agreement, institutions participating in Portico’s E-Journal Preservation Service will be assured continued access to EDP Sciences content for generations of their scholars in the future.

Current data will be sent to Portico as soon as the e-journal is published, and a full list of the journals committed to the Portico archive is available at

For more information read Press Release (PDF).

RAIRO - Operations Research transitioning from CUP to EDP Sciences for 2015 (December 2014)

EDP Sciences is pleased to announce that hosting and distribution of RAIRO - Operations Research (RAIRO: RO), previously managed by Cambridge University Press (CUP), will transition to EDP Sciences for direct management from 2015 onwards.


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The European Series in Applied and Industrial Mathematics (ESAIM) was founded in 1995 by the Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (SMAI), with the support of the Ministère de l’Éducation, de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche.

Initially the series comprised three electronic journals:

In 1999, the journal RAIRO-Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis (M2AN), which is also published under the auspices of the SMAI, was integrated into the ESAIM series (ESAIM: M2AN).

In 2006, the journal RAIRO-RO was integrated into the ESAIM series and published under the auspices of the SMAI and the ROADEF.