Call for papers - Special issue of "Software Engineering"

February 8, 2018
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 “Software Engineering”. Authors may submit papers to the regular paper submission process of JIP; or authors may submit symposium papers (full papers) accepted for Software Engineering Symposium 2018 (SES 2018), sponsored by Special Interest Group of Software Engineering, IPSJ. This special issue targets state-of-the-art research results and case studies in the following areas of software engineering:
 Requirements Engineering, Architecture/Design, Components/Reuse, Test/Analysis, Formal Methods, CSCW,
 Software Process/Workflow Software, Security, Software Safety/Reliability, Reverse Engineering/Maintenance,
 Grid Software, Software Economics, HCI/UI, Empirical Software Engineering, Metrics,
 Aspect Orientation/Service Orientation, Distributed/Parallel Processing, Software Tools/Environment,
 Software Policies/Ethics, Programming Languages, Object Orientation, AI/Knowledge-Based Software Engineering,
 Embedded/Real-Time Software, Internet/Information System Development, Project Management, and Software
 Engineering Education.

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 August 1, 2018

(4) The special issue will be published on the J-Stage website in April, 2019. Preprint will be published on the IPSJ Journal in April, 2019.

(5) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Makoto NONAKA (Toyo Univ.).
Editorial Committee: Katsuhisa MARUYAMA (Ritsumeikan Univ.), Masao OHIRA (Wakayama Univ.), Takashi ISHIO (NAIST), Mari INOKI (Kogakuin Univ.), Haruto TANNO (NTT), Norihiko YOSHIDA (Nagoya Univ.), Kentarou YOSHIMURA (Hitachi), Hironori WASHIZAKI (Waseda Univ.), Hirohisa AMAN (Ehime Univ.), Akinori IHARA (NAIST), Naoyasu UBAYASHI (Kyushu Univ.), Kozo OKANO (Shinshu Univ.), Yasutaka KAMEI (Kyushu Univ.), Nahomi KIKUCHI (Oki Electric Industry), Tomoji KISHI (Waseda Univ.), Takashi KOBAYASHI (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Katsuhiko GONDOW (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Shinobu SAITO (NTT), Atsushi SAWADA (Nanzan Univ.), Shingo TAKADA (Keio Univ.), Yasuyuki TAHARA (Univ. of Electro-Communications), Natsuko NODA (Shibaura Univ.), Isamu HASEGAWA (SQUARE ENIX), Noriko HANAKAWA (Hannan Univ.), Shinpei HAYASHI (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Hiroaki FUKUDA (Shibaura Institute of Technology), Akito MONDEN (Okayama Univ.).

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