Call for papers - Special issue of "Security and Privacy considering Human Factor"

October 6, 2014
Updated on February 24, 2015
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
“Security and Privacy considering Human Factor”.
This special issue will focus on papers that describe such security and privacy studies considering human factor in terms of authentication techniques, trust of techniques, usability, economics, and
computer-supported collaboration. Original papers, as well as papers that have been presented at domestic and international workshops, symposiums, and conferences, will be welcomed.

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 February 27, 2015 March 9, 2015.  *Deadline extended

(4) The special issue will be published on the J-Stage website in January, 2016. Preprint will be published on the IPSJ Journal in December, 2015.

(5) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Ayako KOMATSU (Information-Technology Promotion Agency, Japan)
Editorial Board: Akira KANAOKA (Toho Univ.), Dai NISHIOKA (Iwate Prefectural Univ.)
Editorial Committee: Naoki ENDO (Toshiba Solutions), Hidehito GOMI (Yahoo Japan), Madoka HASEGAWA (Utsunomiya Univ.), Midori INABA (East Japan Railway), Atsuo INOMATA (Nara Institute of Science and Technology), Akira IWATA (Nagoya Institute of Technology), Kanta MATSUURA (University of Tokyo), Koichi MOURI (Ritsumeikan Univ.), Masakatsu NISHIGAKI (Shizuoka Univ.), Masaki SHIMAOKA (SECOM), Yoshiaki SHIRAISHI (Kobe Univ.), Koutaro SUZUKI (NTT), Tetsuji TAKADA (University of Electro-Communications), Toshiaki TANAKA (KDDI R&D Labs), Masato TERADA (Hitachi), Yukiyasu TSUNOO (NEC), Tetsutaro UEHARA (Ritsumeikan Univ.), Takayasu YAMAGUCHI (NTT DOCOMO), Hirofumi YAMAKI (Tokyo Denki Univ.), Taro YOSHINO (Kwansei Gakuin Univ.), Yuko MURAYAMA (Iwate Prefectural Univ.), Keiichi HIROTA (NTT), Kenji TANAKA (University of Electro-Communications), Hiroshi YOSHIURA (University of Electro-Communications), Satoshi OHZAHATA (University of Electro-Communications), Masue SHIBA (Toshiba Solutions), Takahito SAKAMOTO (SECOM)

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