Call for Papers - Special Issue of "Computer Security Technology Achieving Smart Society"

Call for papers - Special issue of "Computer Security Technology Achieving Smart Society"

July 1, 2011
Updated on September 16, 2011
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 "Computer Security Technology Achieving Smart Society".
This special issue will focus on papers that describe such computer security technologies in terms of basic theories and techniques, protocols, architectures, software systems, applications and implementations, operation and management, and social-scientific analyses. Original papers, as well as papers that have been presented at domestic and international workshops, symposiums, and conferences, will be welcomed.

Journal of Information Processing (JIP) is currently encouraging more submissions from outside of Japan.
Any papers electronically submitted to JIP before July 31, 2012 are free of publication charge when accepted.

Submission Guidelines

(1) All papers must be submitted electronically. Please access the following URL and proceed under the submission instructions:
*Note that this URL is for English papers only.
If you plan to submit a paper in Japanese, please visit another page at

(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 (two months) for preparation of your responses to inquiries.

(3) Submission deadline is November 30, 2011.

(4) The special issue will be published on the J-Stage website in October, 2012. Preprint will be published on the IPSJ Journal in September, 2012.

(5) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Satoru TORII (Fujitsu Labs. Ltd.)
Editorial Board: Koji CHIDA (NTT Corp.), Katsunari YOSHIOKA (Yokohama National Univ.)
Editorial Committee: Hiroshi DOI (Institute of Information Security), Isao ECHIZEN (National Institute of Infomatics), Masashi ETO (NICT), Yasuhiro FUJIHARA (Iwate Prefectural Univ.), Masaki FUJIKAWA (ALSOK), Sadayuki HONGO (Hokkaido Institute of Technology), Keiichi IWAMURA (Tokyo Univ. of Science), Takehisa KATO (Toshiba Solutions Corp.), Hiroaki KIKUCHI (Tokai Univ.), Masahiro MAMBO (Kanazawa Univ.), Kanta MATSUURA (The Univ. of Tokyo), Atsuko MIYAJI (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), Shiho MORIAI (Sony Corp.), Koichi MOURI (Ritsumeikan Univ.), Yuko MURAYAMA (Iwate Prefectural Univ.), Toru NAKANISHI (Okayama Univ.), Masakatsu NISHIGAKI (Shizuoka Univ.), Toshihiro OHIGASHI (Hiroshima Univ.), Eiji OKAMOTO (Univ. of Tsukuba), Mirang PARK (Kanagawa Institute of Technology), Takamichi SAITO (Meiji Univ.), Ryoichi SASAKI (Tokyo Denki Univ.), Junji SHIKATA (Yokohama National Univ.), Yuji SUGA (IIJ Inc.), Tsuyoshi TAKAGI (Kyushu Univ.), Keisuke TAKEMORI (KDDI R&D Labs. Inc.), Kiyoshi TANAKA (Shinshu Univ.), Masato TERADA (Hitachi Ltd.), Masayuki TERADA (NTT docomo, Inc.), Satoru TEZUKA (Tokyo Univ. of Technology), Yuji WATANABE (IBM Japan), Toshihiro YAMAUCHI (Okayama Univ.), Hiroshi YOSHIURA (Univ. of Electro-Communications)