Call for papers - Special issue of "Computer and Humanities"

October 12, 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 “Computer and Humanities”. This special issue will focus on studies in humanities applying information technology, studies in informatics using materials of humanities, and studies about recording, accumulation, and providing of information resources in humanities. Papers of these studies on the following topics will be welcome.

(Target Topics)
Digital Archive (technology, examples, and theory about recording, conservation and application), Conservation Science, Disaster Prevention of Cultural Assets, Cooperation between MLA (Museum, Library and Archives), Digital Museum, Digitalized Documents, Documentation, Digital Library, Machine Learning, Image/Video/Speech Processing, Digital Humanities including various studies in humanities (e.g. Classical Studies, Historical Science, Philology, Linguistics), Informatics for Humanities, Spatiotemporal Information, Visualization, Data Mining, Color Information Processing, Education using Information Technology, Web Application, Information Retrieval, Metadata, Intellectual Property Right, Copyright.
Journal of Information Processing (JIP) is currently encouraging more submissions from outside of Japan.
Any papers electronically submitted to JIP before July 31, 2017 are eligible for 30% discount in publication charge when accepted.

Submission Guidelines

(1) All papers must be submitted electronically. Please access the following URL and proceed under the 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 May 9, 2017.

(4) The special issue will be published on the J-Stage website in March, 2018. Preprint will be published on the IPSJ Journal in February, 2018.

(5) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Tatsuki SEKINO (Research Institute for Humanity and Nature)
Editorial Board: Atsushi MATSUMURA (University of Tsukuba), Taizo YAMADA (The University of Tokyo)
Editorial Committee: Makoto GOTO (National Museum of Japanese History), Akihiro KAWASE (Doshisha University), Akihito KITADAI (J. F. Oberlin University), Asanobu KITAMOTO (National Institute of Informatics), Toshinobu OGISO (National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics), Hidenori OUCHI (National Institutes for the Humanities), Maki MIYAKE (Osaka University), Kiyonori NAGASAKI (International Institute for Digital Humanities), Mamiko SAKATA (Doshisha University), Takuzi SUZUKI (National Museum of Japanese History)

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