Call for papers - Special issue of "Information Systems"

April 6, 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 Information Systems.
In the special issue of this journal, the program committee especially seeks paper submissions to information systems focusing on theory and practice. The information systems support collection, processing, transfer, and use of information required for the activity of an organism or society. The program committee thinks as important the necessity and usefulness of an information system which are used by the activity of an organization and society. Topics may cover a wide range of issues associated with communities, information system analysis, design, implementation and operation, these theories and practice, and the relation between information systems and social environment. Dr. Matsuzawa, Aoyama Gakuin 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:

Once you have submitted your manuscript, you cannot change it.
So, you must submit the final version of your manuscript.
If, by mistake, you submitted a wrong version, please contact the IPSJ secretariat <> (Replace -at- with @).

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 “Instructions & Forms” 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 10, 2018

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

(5) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Yoshiaki MATSUZAWA (Aoyama Gakuin Univ.).
Editorial Board: Yoshio KAKIZAKI (Tokyo Denki Univ.).
Editorial Committee: Akihiro ABE (Iwate Prefectural Univ.), Michiko OBA (Future Univ. Hakodate), Susumu KANEMUNE (Osaka Electro-Communication Univ.), Kiminobu KODAMA (Information Systems Institute, Ltd.), Akira GOTO (Tama Univ.), Makoto TACHIKAWA (Muroran Institute of Technology), Hidekazu TSUJI (Study Group on M2M), Masaki TOMISAWA (Maebashi Institute of Technology), Michinori HATAYAMA (Kyoto Univ.), Masahiro HIJI (Hitachi Solutions East Japan, Ltd.), Hidemi FUKADA (Otaru Univ. of Commerce), Masami HONDA (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Hiroshi MARUYAMA (Aoyama Gakuin Univ.), Hiroyoshi WATANABE (Teikyo Univ.).

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