Call for papers - Special issue of "E-Service and Knowledge Management toward Smart Computing Society"

August 4, 2014
Updated on December 17, 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 “E-Service and Knowledge Management toward Smart Computing Society.”
Enjoying a better life in the ever-changing world, people have demanded new services across the borders as well as a better quality of service. New better services are invented only through extensive market researches and constant reflections on businesses, which both require an advanced application of information and communication technologies. Among them, more attention has been attracted to various types of e-service, which is a prominent application of various information and communication technologies. In due course, advanced techniques on knowledge management in a broad sense are becoming all the more important to cope with gigantic, diverse data obtained from various sources. These e-services and knowledge management technologies would lead to realize human-centered smart computing society where people are move to center stage.
This special issue invites experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects (theory, applications and tools) of innovative e-services and knowledge management.

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) 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.

(3) Submission deadline is December 19, 2014 January 9, 2015. *Deadline extended

(4) The special issue will be published on the J-Stage website in November, 2015. Preprint will be published on the IPSJ Journal in October, 2015.

(5) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Tsunenori MINE (Kyushu Univ.)
Editorial Board: Katsuhide FUJITA (Tokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology)
Editorial Committee: Naoki FUKUTA (Shizuoka Univ.) , Tokuro MATSUO (Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology), Satoshi KURIHARA (The Univ. of Electro-Communications), Hiroshi YAMAKI (Tokyo Denki Univ.), Sachio HIROKAWA (Kyushu Univ.), Akihiko OHSUGA (The Univ. of Electro-Communications), Kiyota HASHIMOTO (Osaka Prefecture Univ.), Naohiro ISHII (Aichi Institute of Technology), Antoine BOSSARD (Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology)

Contact to Technical Activity Section