Call for papers - Special issue of "Pervasive Systems and Intelligent Transport Systems for Smart Society"

November 25, 2015
Updated on April 20, 2016
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 “Pervasive Systems and Intelligent Transport Systems for Smart Society”. The research community on mobile communication technology and intelligent transportation systems has been working on to realize the smart society with intelligent information obtained through various types of information technology equipment. In the area of mobile communication and pervasive systems, research topics being explored are broadband wireless communication devices such as LTE and 5G, developments of IoT and M2M and advancements in ad-hoc networks and sensor networks. The ideas in research and development areas are about to be deployed to build the smart society. In the special issue of “Pervasive Systems and Intelligent Transport Systems for Smart Society”, the program committee especially seeks paper submissions in these areas, as follows.

・Mobile Computing System(Architecture, Protocol, Management, Security)
・Sensor Network, Information Appliance / Home Network, Ad-hoc Network
・ Communication Medium (5G, LTE, Wi-Fi,, Bluetooth, ZigBee, IrDA, DSRC, Digital Broadcasting, etc.)
・Mobile / Pervasive / Ubiquitous / Wearable Computing
・Mobile Agent, Mobile Web Service
・Mobile Application, RFID Tag
・Intelligent Transportation System
・Geometry Information System, Location Aware Service
・HMI, High Performance Handheld Devices, Electronic Settlement, Security, QoS, OS
・Transportation Management (Supply Chain Management, Traffic Estimation and Prediction System)
・Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
・Image Processing (Lane Departure Warning System, Object Recognition, Traffic Flow Observation)
・Ubiquitous / Internet Intelligent Transportation System
Journal of Information Processing (JIP) is currently encouraging more submissions from outside of Japan.
Any papers electronically submitted to JIP before July 31, 2016 are eligible for 30% discount in publication charge when accepted.

Submission Guidelines

(1) All full papers except technical notes can be submitted. Please access the following URL and proceed under the electronically submission instructions:

In the event you would like to make a submission, you must first create an account on the paper submission Web page. For detailed information, please refer to the manual available from the link “Submission Rules and Document Types” at the top of the submission page.

(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 March 31, 2016 April 7, 2016.*Deadline extended

(4) The special issue will be published on the J-Stage website in January, 2017. Preprint will be published on the IPSJ Journal in January, 2017.

(5) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Hiroshi INAMURA (NTT DOCOMO)
Editorial Board: Yusuke FUKAZAWA (NTT DOCOMO)
Editorial Committee: Ayumu KUBOTA (KDDI Lab), Masakatsu OGAWA (Sophia Univ.), Hidekazu SUZUKI (Meijo Univ.), Fumio TERAOKA(Keio Univ.), Hiroaki MORINO (Shibaura Institute of Technology), Takeshi IWAMOTO (Toyama Prefectural Univ.), Yoshio KAKIZAKI (Tokyo Denki Univ.), Katsuhiko KAJI (Aichi Institute of Technology), Ken OHTA (NTT DOCOMO), Kumiko MAEDA (IBM Japan), Takafumi WATANABE (KDD Lab), Akira UCHIYAMA (Osaka Univ.), Tomoya KITANI (Shizuoka Univ.), Ryozo KIYOHARA (Kanagawa Institute of Technology), Tetsuya SHIGEYASU (Prefectural Univ. of Hiroshima), Yoh SHIRAISHI (Future Univ. Hakodate), Hiroaki SAWANO (Aichi Institute of Technology), Akira KAWAI (Shiga Univ.), Naoki SHIBATA (NAIST), Suhua TANG (The Univ. of Electro-Communications), Sachiko YOSHIHAMA (IBM Japan), Masahiro ABUKAWA (Mitsubishi Electric), Kazushige OOUCHI (TOSHIBA Corp.), Yoshiaki TERASHIMA (Soka Univ.)

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