Call for Papers - Special Issue of "Entertainment Computing"

Call for papers - Special issue of "Entertainment Computing"

November 2, 2018
Updated on February 22, 2019
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.
 Paper submissions are strongly encouraged to provide multimedia content attachments that enhance understanding of the presented work. In order to provide research results concretely and accurately, IPSJ will archive the multimedia content with accepted papers from this JIP special issue. Attached contents will be judged as a part of the paper, which will be reviewed together in the review process.
 When submitting such multimedia contents, please prepare the data in a downloadable form and mention URL in the paper.
 With regards to the area that deal with “experience” of entertainment, we recommend describing Entertainment Design Asset (EDA) in the paper, but not required. Please refer to the link below for details regarding EDA. (in Japanese)

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 January 21, 2019 January 31, 2019. *Deadline extended

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

(5) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Takayuki KOSAKA (Kanagawa Institute of Technology).
Editorial Board: Takuya NOJIMA (Univ. of Electro-Communications), Masataka IMURA (Kwansei Gakuin Univ.), Mitsuru MINAKUCHI (Kyoto Sangyo Univ.), Hiroyuki MANABE (Shibaura Institute of Technology), Nobuchika SAKATA (NAIST), Yu SUZUKI (Miyagi Univ.).
Editorial Committee: Yuichi ITOH (Osaka Univ.), Hiroyuki KAJIMOTO (Univ. of Electro-Communications), Haruhiro KATAYOSE (Kwansei Gakuin Univ.), Tetsuro KITAHARA (Nihon Univ.), Itaru KURAMOTO (Osaka Univ.), Naoya KOIZUMI (Univ. of Electro-Communications), Saki SAKAGUCHI (The Univ. of Tokyo), Daisuke SAKAMOTO (Hokkaido Univ.), Yuta SUGIURA (Keio Univ.), Takasuke SONOYAMA (T-D-F), 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), Kentaro FUKUCHI (Meiji Univ.), Mitsunori MATSUSHITA (Kansai Univ.), Nagisa MUNEKATA (Kyoto Sangyo Univ.), Yohei YANASE (Unity Technologies Japan), Goshiro YAMAMOTO (Kyoto Univ.), Takashi YOSHINO (Wakayama Univ.), Takeshi ITO (Univ. of Electro-Communications).