Call for papers - Special issue of "Network Services and Distributed Processing"

January 24, 2020
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 “Network Services and Distributed Processing”.
The Internet has grown to be an indispensable social infrastructure that supports many aspects of our lives. Moreover, the Internet still continues to grow. For example, various kinds of devices become widespread among the public, not only PCs and workstations but also smartphones, tablets, IoT devices, and V2V devices. Not only the fifth-generation mobile communication systems, SDN (Software Defined Network) and NFV (Network Function Virtualization) but also edge network and low energy sensor wireless network like LPWA (Low Power, Wide Area) have emerged. In addition, as network infrastructures have evolved into cloud and edge computing, new types of network services have appeared such as social network services and big data to provide cyber spaces for communications and knowledge instead of one-to-one and one-to-many communications such as traditional e-mail and web services. To sustain the evolution of the Internet, wide variations of cross-disciplinary and forward-thinking studies will be required in addition to advance computing and networking technologies.
In this special issue which is edited by the guest editor organization, we focus on the challenges for the wide range of research topics “Network Services and Distributed Processing” such as network infrastructures, services and applications and so on.
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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.
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Submission Guidelines

(1) All papers must be submitted electronically. Please access the following URL and proceed under the submission instructions:

https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ipsj

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.

(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 May 1, 2020

(4) The special issue will be published on the J-Stage website in February, 2021. Preprint will be published on the IPSJ Journal in February, 2021.

(5) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Takuo SUGANUMA (Tohoku Univ.)
Editorial Board: Gen KITAGATA (Tohoku Univ.)
Editorial Committee: Atsushi TAGAMI (KDDI R&D Laboratories), Masaaki NORO (Fujitsu), Masaki SUZUKI (KDDI R&D Laboratories), Akihito HIROMORI (Osaka Univ.), Yuuichi TERANISHI (NICT), Minoru NAKAZAWA (Kanazawa Institute of Technology), Hironobu ABE (Tokyo Denki Univ.), Hiroshi SHIGENO (Keio Univ.), Yuka KATO (Tokyo Woman's Christian Univ.), Keiichi YASUMOTO (Nara Institute of Science and Technology), Takeo ONISHI (NEC), Tetsuya SHIGEYASU (Prefectural Univ. of Hiroshima), Takuya YOSHIHIRO (Wakayama Univ.), Kazutoshi YOKOYAMA (Kochi Univ. of Technology), Takayuki KUSHIDA (Tokyo Univ. of Technology), Shigeru FUJITA (Chiba Institute of Technology), Naotoshi ADACHI (Kansai Univ.), Tomokazu HAYAKAWA (Meiji Univ.), Takayuki NISHIO (Kyoto Univ.), Nobuyoshi SATO (Iwate Prefectural Univ.), Yu KANEKO (Toshiba), Tomoya KAWAKAMI (Nara Institute of Science and Technology), Kazuya ODAGIRI (Sugiyama Jyogakuin Univ.), Mitsuhiro GOTO (NTT), Fumiaki SATO (Toho Univ.), Ryo KATSUMA (Osaka Prefecture Univ.), Hiroshi KUROSE (Kanazawa Institute of Technology), Masaki INOKUCHI (NEC), Takuo NAKASHIMA (Tokai Univ.), Fumihiko AKAKI (Fujitsu), Yasuhisa TAKIZAWA (Kansai Univ.), Naohiro HAYASHIBARA (Kyoto Sangyo Univ.), Akiyoshi SUGIKI (Hokkaido Univ.), Hideaki YANAGISAWA (National Institute of Technology, Tokuyama College), Tetsuya ODA (Okayama Univ. of Science), Atsushi KANAI (Hosei Univ.), Yusuke GOTOH (Okayama Univ.), Motonori NAKAMURA (Kyoto Univ.), Yoh SHIRAISHI (Future Univ. Hakodate), Yoshinari NOMURA (Okayama Univ.), Hisashi HOSHI (KDDI R&D Laboratories), Hideki HARA (Chiba Institute of Technology), Susumu ISHIHARA (Shizuoka Univ.), Shingo Yamaguchi (Yamaguchi Univ.), Masafumi KINOSHITA (Hitachi), Manato FUJIMOTO (Nara Institute of Science and Technology), Toshihiro UCHIBAYASHI (Tohoku Univ.), Remi ANDO (NEC), Takumi HIGUCHI (Panasonic), Shintaro IMAI (Iwate Prefectural Univ.), Toshio ITO (Toshiba), Hideaki HIRAYAMA (Mejiro Univ.), Ikumi MORI (Mitsubishi), Tomoyuki FUJINO (NTT), Tamio KIHARA (Digital Hollywood Univ.).

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