Call for papers - Special issue of "Entertainment Computing"

November 10, 2017
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 “Entertainment Computing”.
We warmly invite original papers in all areas of entertainment computing and design including (but not limited to):
* Interactive Design for Entertainment,
* Aesthetics, Ontology and Social Reflection,
* Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality,
* Computer Games and Game Based Interfaces,
* Edutainment Technologies,
* Novel and Evolutionary Platforms / Hardware Devices,
* Social and Human Factors of Entertainment,
* Interactive Digital Storytelling, and Interactive Tele-Vision,
* Mobile Entertainment,
* Narrative Environments and Intelligent Medias,
* Pervasive Entertainment and Game-Playing,
* Robots and Cyber Pets,
* Self Reflecting Entertainment,
* Simulation Applications of Games, and Military Training,
* Sound, Music, Creative Environments.
The editorial committee carries out a special reviewing process of the special issue of “Entertainment Computing”. Four special editors are selected from top researchers of entertainment computing, and they review all submitted papers individually. In the case that one or several papers are recommended for the special issue by one of the special editors, the editorial committee decides on the acceptance of the paper with the recommendation of the special editor.

Journal of Information Processing (JIP) is currently encouraging more submissions from outside of Japan.
The publication fee of any accepted papers will not be charged if all the authors of the paper belong to institutes outside Japan.

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 (eight weeks) for preparation of your responses to inquiries.

(3) Submission deadline is January 15, 2018

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

(5) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Yuichi ITOH (Osaka Univ.).
Editorial Board: Shoichi HASEGAWA (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Kazuki TAKASHIMA (Tohoku Univ.), Takayuki KOSAKA (Kanagawa Institute of Technology), Daisuke SAKAMOTO (Hokkaido Univ.), Hiroyuki MANABE (NTT DoCoMo).
Editorial Committee: Masataka IMURA (Kwansei Gakuin Univ.), Hiroyuki KAJIMOTO (Univ. of Electro-Communications), Tetsuro KITAHARA (Nihon Univ.), Itaru KURAMOTO (Osaka Univ.), Naoya KOIZUMI (Univ. of Electro-Communications), Yasuyuki KONO (Kwansei Gakuin Univ.), Saki SAKAGUCHI (The Univ. of Tokyo), Yuta SUGIURA (Keio Univ.), Maki SUGIMOTO (Keio Univ.), Yoshinari TAKEGAWA (Future Univ. Hakodate), Tsutomu TERADA (Kobe Univ.), Tomoyasu NAKANO (AIST), Satoshi NAKAMURA (Meiji Univ.), Naohisa NAGAYA (Kyoto Sangyo Univ.), Takuji NARUMI (The Univ. of Tokyo), Tetsuaki BABA (Tokyo Metropolitan Univ.), Shigeyuki HIRAI (Kyoto Sangyo Univ.), Kentaro FUKUCHI (Meiji Univ.), Takayuki HOSHI (Pixie Dust Technologies, Inc.), Mitsunori MATSUSHITA (Kansai Univ.), Mitsuru MINAKUCHI (Kyoto Sangyo Univ.), Nagisa MUNEKATA (Kyoto Sangyo Univ.), Yohei YANASE (Unity Technologies Japan), Takashi YOSHINO (Wakayama Univ.).

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