Call for Papers - Special Issue of "Embedded Systems Engineering"

Call for papers - Special issue of "Embedded Systems Engineering"

February 18, 2014
Updated on June 5, 2014
Editorial Committee of the Journal of Information Processing

Journal of Information Processing (JIP) is pleased to announce the call for papers for a special issue of "Embedded Systems Engineering". This special issue targets state-of-the-art research results and case studies in embedded systems area as follows. This special issue is conducted by guest editor system. Prof. Masato EDAHIRO, Chair of Special Interest Group of Embedded Systems and Prof. Hiroki MATSUTANI, both of whom are Program Committee Members of ESS 2013, are the guest editors of this special issue.

Target Area

Requirement Definition/Analysis Method, Developing Process, Design Methodology, Developing Environment, EDA, Co-design/Co-verification, Programming Language, Compiler, Low Power Technology, Dependable Systems, Verification, Test, Debugging Method/Tool, Performance Evaluation, Architecture, Processor, DSP, RTOS, Middleware, Network, Communication, Distributed Systems, Security, User Interface, Usability, Media Processing, Case Study, New Applications, Education, Training, Skill Standard, Collaboration with Industries and Universities, Project Management, Applications such as automobile, ITS, OA, Information Appliance and so on.

Journal of Information Processing (JIP) is currently encouraging more submissions from outside of Japan.
Any papers electronically submitted to JIP before July 31, 2015 are free of publication charge when accepted.

Submission Guidelines

(1) All papers must be submitted electronically. Please access the following URL and proceed under the submission instructions:
*Note that this URL is for English papers only.
If you plan to submit a paper in Japanese, please visit another page at

(2) (Optional) If you submit a revised paper which was not accepted for the past special issues of JIP Embedded Systems Engineering, you can add a reply letter (free format) to the end of the manuscript PDF file in order to respond to the rejected reasons of your previous submission. A reply letter must include both the original rejected reasons and your response. Note that we do not guarantee that the same reviewers are assigned to your paper again and the reply letter is considered for your review results. We do not answer inquiries about rejected reasons of your past submissions.

(3) All papers will be reviewed. The review process will be carried out in the same manner as regular issues. However, you have shorter time than usual (two months) for preparation of your responses to inquiries.

(4) Submission deadline is May 6, 2014 May 13, 2014.
*Submission deadline has been extended.

(5) The special issue will be published on the J-Stage website in April March, 2015. Preprint will be published on the IPSJ Journal in February, 2015.
Notice: Journal of Information Processing (JIP) will be published bimonthly from 2015 (Vol.23). A publication schedule of this special issue might be moved up by one month.

(6) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Masato EDAHIRO (Nagoya Univ.)
Editorial Board: Hiroki MATSUTANI (Keio Univ.)
Editorial Committee: Toshiaki AOKI (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), Yasushi INOGUCHI (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), Hiroaki FUKUDA (Shibaura Institute of Technology), Katsuhiko GONDOW (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Mikio HASHIMOTO (Toshiba Corp.), Eiichi HAYAKAWA (Takushoku Univ.), Tomoji KISHI (Waseda Univ.), Keiji KIMURA (Waseda Univ.), Hironori NAKAJO (Tokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology), Yukikazu NAKAMOTO (Univ. of Hyogo), Kouichi ONO (IBM Research - Tokyo), Nozomu TOGAWA (Waseda Univ.), Takanori YOKOYAMA (Tokyo City Univ.), Hironori WASHIZAKI (Waseda Univ.)