Call for papers - Special issue of "“Applications and the Internet” in Conjunction with Main Topics of COMPSAC 2017"

July 5, 2017
Editorial Committee of the Journal of Information Processing

IPSJ Journal of Information Processing (JIP) is pleased to announce the call for papers for the Special Issue of “Applications and the Internet” in Conjunction with Main Topics of COMPSAC 2017.
The Annual International Computer Software & Applications Conference (COMPSAC), sponsored by IEEE Computer Society and also technically sponsored by Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ), is one of the premium international forums for academia, industry, and government to discuss research results, advancements and future trends in computer and software technologies and applications. Among a wide range of topics covered by COMPSAC, several symposia cover a broad range of networking and computing technologies as well as advanced applications and services. COMPSAC 2017 was held in Turin, Italy, July 4-8, 2017. By taking this opportunity, the Special Issue of Applications and the Internet in Conjunction with Main Topics of COMPSAC 2017 has been planned to publish articles which are based on the papers presented mainly in the COMPSAC 2017. Your contribution to this special issue would be greatly appreciated.

Journal of Information Processing (JIP) is currently encouraging more submissions from outside of Japan.
Any papers electronically submitted to this special issue are free of publication charge when accepted.
Non members of IPSJ can also submit papers to JIP.

Submission Guidelines

(1)Scope of this special issue includes but is not limited to the following symposia of the COMPSAC 2017:
・EATA: Emerging Advances in Technology & Applications
・NCIW: Networks, Communications, Internet & Web Technologies
・SEPT: Security, Privacy & Trust in Computing
・SETA: Software Engineering Technologies & Applications
(Topics of Applications and the Internet in General)
*This special issue encourages submissions of not only the papers based on those presented in the COMPSAC 2017 but other papers related to the above topics.

(2)Notice to authors
・A submitted paper is required to have more than 30% additional material beyond the prior publication including COMPSAC/SAINT proceedings.
・Descriptions on originality and effectivity should also be enhanced with, e.g., more than 25 references (basically English materials except major references related to the submitted paper).
・Please inform to the editorial committee of this special issue when a submitted paper is a revised and elaborated version of a paper accepted and presented in main symposium of COMPSAC.

(3) All papers must be prepared in English and submitted electronically. Please access the following URLs and proceed under the submission instructions:

*Those URLs are for English papers only.
*Please note that the copyrights of the papers presented in the past COMPSAC /SAINT are held by IEEE, which requires appropriate copyright handling if you consider revision of a COMPSAC paper.

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.

(4) 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.

(5) Submission deadline is October 27, 2017.

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

(7) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Michiharu TAKEMOTO (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Japan)
Editorial Board: Hiroshi YAMAMOTO (Ritsumeikan Univ., Japan), Yoshihisa TOMOKI (Osaka Univ., Japan)
Editorial Committee: Ying CAI (Iowa State Univ., USA), Eun-Sun CHO (Chungnam National Univ., Korea), Norihiro ISHIKAWA (Komazawa Univ., Japan), Kazutoshi FUJIKAWA (NAIST, Japan), Akimitsu KANZAKI (Shimane Univ., Japan), Qinghua LU(China Univ. of Petroleum, China), Yutaka MIYAKE (KDDI R&D Labs., Japan), Motonori NAKAMURA (National Inst. of Informatics, Japan), Yasuo OKABE (Kyoto Univ., Japan), Katsunori OYAMA (Nihon Univ., Japan), Masaki SHIMAOKA (SECOM, Japan), Jungsuk SONG (Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information, Korea), Hiroki TAKAKURA (National Institute of Informatics, Japan), Michiharu TAKEMOTO (NTT, Japan), Yuichi TERANISHI (NICT, Japan), Dave TOWEY (The Univ. of Nottingham Ningbo China, China), Nariyoshi YAMAI (Tokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology, Japan), Hirohumi YAMAKI (Tokyo Denki Univ., Japan), Katsuyuki YAMAZAKI (Nagaoka Univ. of Technology, Japan), Hiroshi YAMAMOTO (Ritsumeikan Univ., Japan), Kenichi YOSHIDA (Univ. of Tsukuba, Japan)

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