Call for Papers - Special Issue of "Information Systems for Creation of a New Society"

Call for papers - Special issue of "Information Systems for Creation of a New Society"

February 18, 2014
Updated on August 8, 2014
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 Information systems supporting social activities.
In the special issue of this journal, the program committee especially seeks paper submissions to information systems focusing on theory and practice. The information systems support collection, processing, transfer, and use of information required for the activity of an organism or society. The program committee thinks as important the necessity and usefulness of an information system which are used by the activity of an organization and society. Topics may cover a wide range of issues associated with communities, information system analysis, design, implementation and operation, these theories and practice, and the relation between information systems and social environment. Prof. HATAYAMA, Kyoto University, has been invited to act as a guest editor for this special issue.

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. 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 August 11, 2014 August 18, 2014. *Deadline extended

(4) The special issue will be published on the J-Stage website in July May, 2015. Preprint will be published on the IPSJ Journal in May, 2015.
Notice: Journal of Information Processing (JIP) will be published bimonthly from 2015 (Vol.23). A publication schedule of this special issue might be moved up by two months.

(5) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Michinori HATAYAMA (Kyoto Univ.)
Editorial Board: Masaki TOMISAWA (Maebashi Institute of Technology)
Editorial Committee: Akihiro ABE (Iwate Prefectural Univ.), Michiko OBA (Future Univ. Hakodate), Yoshio KAKIZAKI (Tokyo Denki Univ.), Shigeo KANEDA (Doshisha Univ.),Susumu KANEMUNE (Osaka Electro-Communication Univ.), Yasuko KAMINUMA (A Fellow of IPSJ), Kiminobu KODAMA (Information Systems Institute), Makoto TACHIKAWA (Muroran Institute of Technology), Hidekazu TSUJI(Tokai Univ.), Masahiro HIJI (Hitachi East Japan Solutions), Takaya YUIZONO (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)