Call for Papers - Special Issue of "Ubiquitous Computing Systems (VIII)"

Call for papers - Special issue of "Ubiquitous Computing Systems (VIII)"

September 13, 2018
Updated on January 10, 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 “Ubiquitous Computing Systems (VIII)”.
 Ubiquitous computing is a novel paradigm merging various lines of scientific and engineering research area together. We welcome high quality papers that describe original research advancing the state of the art in ubiquitous computing, including but not limited to the following topics: Sensing Technologies, Theories and Models for Ubiquitous Computing, Ubiquitous Networking Technologies, Mobile Computing, Middleware Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, and Applications. We anticipate that contributions should be relevant and grounded within Ubiquitous Computing System and authors should write for the broad interdisciplinary readers. Prof. Ren Ohmura of Toyohashi University of Technology 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.
The publication fee of any accepted papers will not be charged if all the authors of the paper belong to institutes outside Japan.

Submission Guidelines

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

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 <> (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 December 7, 2018 December 25, 2018. *Deadline extended

(4) The special issue will be published on the J-Stage website in October, 2019. Preprint will be published on the IPSJ Journal in October, 2019.

(5) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Ren OHMURA (Toyohashi Univ. of Technology).
Editorial Board: Yasue KISHINO (NTT Corp.), Kazuya MURAO (Ritsumeikan Univ.).
Editorial Committee: Tsutomu TERADA (Kobe Univ.), Sozo INOUE (Kyushu Institute of Technology), Takuro YONEZAWA (Keio Univ.), Ismail ARAI (Nara Institute of Science and Technology), Yoshio ISHIGURO (Nagoya Univ.), Naoya ISOYAMA (Nara Institute of Science and Technology), Kazushige OUCHI (TOSHIBA Corp.), Yasushi OGAWA (Ricoh Corp.), Arisa KADOMURA (Panasonic Corp.), Quan KONG (Hitachi Ltd.), Masamichi SHIMOSAKA (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Midori SUGAYA (Shibaura Institute of Technology), Yasuyuki SUMI (Future Univ. Hakodate), Masaru TAKAGI (NTT Corp.), Hideyuki TAKAHASHI (Tohoku Univ.), Yusuke DOI (Preferred Networks, Inc.), Jin NAKAZAWA (Keio Univ.), Yoshitaka NAKAMURA (Future Univ. Hakodate), Haruo NOMA (Ritsumeikan Univ.), Keita HIGUCHI (The Univ. of Tokyo), Kei HIROI (Nagoya Univ.), Kaori FUJINAMI (Tokyo Univ. Agriculture and Technology), Takuya MAEKAWA (Osaka Univ.), Teruhiro MIZUMOTO (Nara Institute of Science and Technology), Akihiro MIYATA (Nihon Univ.), Keiichi YASUMOTO (Nara Institute of Science and Technology), Yutaka YANAGISAWA (m plus plus Co., Ltd.), Hiroki WATANABE (Hokkaido Univ.), Hiroyuki MANABE (Shibaura Institute of Technology), Akira UCHIYAMA (Osaka Univ.).