Call for papers - Special issue of "Ubiquitous Computing Systems (Ⅶ)"

September 20, 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 Ubiquitous Computing Systems (Ⅶ). Ubiquitous computing is a novel paradigm merging various lines of scientific and engineering research area together. We welcome high quality papers that describe original research advancing the state of the art in ubiquitous computing, including but not limited to the following topics: Sensing Technologies, Theories and Models for Ubiquitous Computing, Ubiquitous Networking Technologies, Mobile Computing, Middleware Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, and Applications. We anticipate that contributions should be relevant and grounded within Ubiquitous Computing System and authors should write for the broad interdisciplinary readers. Prof. Tsutomu Terada of Kobe University has been invited to act as a guest editor for this special issue.

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 December 8, 2017.

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

(5) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Tsutomu TERADA (Kobe Univ.).
Editorial Board: Ren OMURA (Toyohashi Univ. of Technology), Yasue KISHINO (NTT Corp.).
Editorial Committee: Kaori FUJINAMI (Tokyo Univ. Agriculture and Technology), Kazuya MURAO (Ritsumeikan Univ.), Takuro YONEZAWA (Keio Univ.), Ismail ARAI (Nara Institute of Science and Technology), Sozo INOUE (Kyushu Institute of Technology), Yu ENOKIBORI (Nagoya Univ.), Kazushige OUCHI (TOSHIBA Corp.), Yasushi OGAWA (Ricoh Corp.), Arisa KADOMURA (Panasonic Corp.), Yoshihiro KAWAHARA (The Univ. of Tokyo), Quan KONG (Hitachi Ltd.), Arei KOBAYASHI (KDDI), Masamichi SHIMOSAKA (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Midori SUGAYA (Shibaura Institute of Technology), Yasuyuki SUMI (Future Univ. Hakodate), Hideyuki TAKAHASHI (Tohoku Univ.), Emi TAMAKI (Waseda Univ.), Yusuke DOI (Preferred Networks, Inc.), Jin NAKAZAWA (Keio Univ.), Haruo NOMA (Ritsumeikan Univ.), Kei HIROI (Nagoya Univ.), Takuya MAEKAWA (Osaka Univ.), Kohei MATSUMURA (Ritsumeikan Univ.), Akihiro MIYATA (Nihon Univ.), Keiichi YASUMOTO (Nara Institute of Science and Technology), Koji YATANI (The Univ. of Tokyo),Yutaka YANAGISAWA (m plus plus Co., Ltd.), Kazunori YAMADA (Panasonic Corp.), Hiroki WATANABE (Hokkaido Univ.), Hiroyuki MANABE (NTT DOCOMO, Inc.).

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