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

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

September 19, 2019
Updated on December 6, 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 (IX). 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. Sozo Inoue of Kyushu Institute 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 9, 2019 December 23, 2019. *Deadline extended

(4) The special issue will be published on the J-Stage website in October, 2020. Preprint will be published on the IPSJ Journal in October, 2020.

(5) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Sozo INOUE (Kyushu Institute of Technology).
Editorial Board Members: Kazuya MURAO (Ritsumeikan Univ.), Takuro YONEZAWA (Nagoya Univ.).
Editorial Committee Members: Takuya MAEKAWA (Osaka Univ.), Yu ENOKIBORI (Nagoya Univ.), Yasue KISHINO (NTT Corp.), Ismail ARAI (Nara Institute of Science and Technology), Tsukasa IKE (TOSHIBA Corp.), Yoshio ISHIGURO (Nagoya Univ.), Naoya ISOYAMA (Kobe Univ.), Kazushige OUCHI (TOSHIBA Corp.), Tsuyoshi Okita (Kyushu Institute of Technology), Tadashi OKOSHI (Keio Univ.), Ren OMURA (Toyohashi Univ. of Technology), Yasushi OGAWA (Ricoh Corp.), Kazuya OBARA (NTT Corp.), Arisa KADOMURA (Panasonic Corp.), Quan KONG (Hitachi Ltd.), Shoji SANO (Kanazawa Institute of Technology), Atsushi SHIMADA (Kyushu Univ.), Masamichi SHIMOSAKA (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Koji ZETTU (NICT), Masaru TAKAGI (The Univ. of Tokyo), Tsutomu TERADA (Kobe Univ.), Yusuke DOI (Preferred Networks), Jin NAKAZAWA (Keio Univ.), Yoshitaka NAKAMURA (Future Univ. Hakodate), Yu NAKAYAMA (Aoyama Gakuin Univ.), Haruo NOMA (Ritsumeikan Univ.), Keita HIGUCHI (The Univ. of Tokyo), Kei HIROI (Nagoya Univ.), Kaori FUJINAMI (Tokyo Univ. Agriculture and Technology), Kanae MATSUI (Tokyo Denki Univ.), Teruhiro MIZUMOTO (Osaka Univ.), Akihiro MIYATA (Nihon Univ.), Yutaka YANAGISAWA (m plus plus), Hiroki WATANABE (Hokkaido Univ.), Akihito KITADAI (J.F. Oberlin Univ.).