Call for Papers - Special Issue of "Software Engineering"

Call for papers - Special issue of "Software Engineering"

February 4, 2013
Updated on May 1, 2013
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 "Software Engineering".
Authors may submit papers regular paper submission process of JIP; or authors may submit papers to Software Engineering Symposium 2013 (SES2013), sponsored by Special Interest Group of Software Engineering, IPSJ. In the latter case, submitted papers will be reviewed not only as symposium papers but also as the papers for this issue simultaneously (provided that authors want it). The guest editor of this special issue is Noriko HANAKAWA of Hannan University.

Target Areas

This special issue targets state-of-the-art research results and case studies in the following areas of software engineering.

Requirements Engineering, Architecture/Design, Components/Reuse, Test/Analysis, Formal Methods, CSCW, Software Process/Workflow Software, Security, Software Safety/Reliability, Reverse Engineering/Maintenance, Grid Software, Software Economics, HCI/UI, Empirical Software Engineering, Metrics, Aspect Orientation/Service Orientation, Distributed/Parallel Processing, Software Tools/Environment, Software Policies/Ethics, Programming Languages, Object Orientation, AI/Knowledge-Based Software Engineering, Embedded/Real-Time Software, Internet/Information System Development, Project Management, Software Engineering Education.

Journal of Information Processing (JIP) is currently encouraging more submissions from outside of Japan.
Any papers electronically submitted to JIP before July 31, 2015 are free of publication charge when accepted.

Submission Guidelines

(1) All papers must be submitted electronically.
1) Using JIP paper submission system: 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) Using SES2013paper submission system: Please refer call for papers of SES2013.

(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. Despite the submission methods, all papers are reviewed under the same process.

(3) Submission deadline is May 10th, 2013. May 17th, 2013.
*Submission deadline has been extended.

(4) The special issue will be published on the J-Stage website in April, 2014. Preprint will be published on the IPSJ Journal in February, 2014.

(5) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Noriko HANAKAWA (Hannan Univ.)
Editorial Committee: Hironori WASHIZAKI (Waseda Univ.), Tomoji KISHI (Waseda Univ.), Hirohisa AMAN (Ehime Univ.), Naoyasu UBAYASHI (Kyushu Univ.), Makoto MATSUSITA (Osaka Univ.), Akito MONDEN (NAIST), Takashi KOBAYASHI (Tokyo kogyo Univ.), Katsuhisa MARUYAMA (Ritsumei Univ.), Natsuko NODA (NEC), Masao OHIRA (Wakayama Univ.), Yasutaka KAMEI (Kyushu Univ.), Nahomi KIKUCHI (Oki Electric Industry), Takaaki TATEISHI (IBM Japan), Isamu HASEGAWA (SQUARE ENIX), Yasuyuki TAHARA (The Univ. of Electro-Communications), Katsuhiko GONDOU (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Yuji SAKATA (NTT DATA), Atsushi SAWADA (Nanzan Univ.), Junko SHIROGANE (Tokyo Woman's Christian Univ.), Shingo TAKADA (Keio Univ.), Takako NAKATANI (Univ. of Tsukuba), Taiga NAKAMURA (IBM Japan), Makoto NONAKA (Toyo Univ.)