Call for papers - Special issue of “Applications and the Internet” in Conjunction with Main Topics of COMPSAC 2019

June 14, 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 “Applications and the Internet” in Conjunction with Main Topics of COMPSAC 2019.
 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 2019 is held in Milwaukee, USA, on July 15-19, 2019. By taking this opportunity, the Special Issue of Applications and the Internet in Conjunction with Main Topics of COMPSAC 2019 has been planned to publish articles which are based on the papers presented mainly in the COMPSAC 2019. Your contribution to this special issue would be greatly appreciated.

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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. In addition, any accepted papers submitted to this special issue are free of publication charge even if one or more authors of the paper belong to institutes in Japan. Nonmembers of IPSJ can also submit papers to JIP.
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Submission Guidelines

(1) Scope of this special issue includes but is not limited to the following symposia of the COMPSAC 2019
・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 past COMPSAC conferences 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 submitted electronically. Please access the following URL and proceed under the submission instructions:

https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ipsj

* 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.

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 <editt-at-ipsj.or.jp> (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.

(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 (eight weeks) for preparation of your responses to inquiries.

(5) Submission deadline is October 25, 2019

(6) The special issue will be published on the J-Stage website in September, 2020. Preprint will be published on the IPSJ Journal in September, 2020.

(7) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Nariyoshi YAMAI (Tokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology).
Editorial Board Member: Hiroki KASHIWAZAKI (National Institute of Informatics).
Editorial Committee Members: Toyokazu AKIYAMA (Kyoto Sangyo Univ.), Ryohei BANNO (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Eun-Sun CHO (Chungnam National Univ.), Katsuyoshi IIDA (Hokkaido Univ.), Yoshiaki KITAGUCHI (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Qinghua LU (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation), Masaaki NORO (Fujitsu Laboratories), Kenji OHIRA (Osaka Univ.), Yasuo OKABE (Kyoto Univ.), Michiharu TAKEMOTO (NTT), Dave TOWEY (The Univ. of Nottingham), Hiroshi YAMAKI (Tokyo Denki Univ.), Hiroshi YAMAMOTO (Ritsumeikan Univ.), Tomoki YOSHIHISA (Osaka Univ.).

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