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

October 13, 2020
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 (X)".
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. Kazuya Murao of Ritsumeikan University has been invited to act as a guest editor for this special issue.

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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.
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Submission Guidelines

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

https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ipsj

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 <s1m-at-ipsj.or.jp> (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, 2020

(4) The special issue will be published on the J-Stage website in October, 2021. Preprint will be published on the IPSJ Journal in October, 2021.

(5) The Editorial Committee of This Special Issue
Editor in-Chief: Kazuya MURAO (Ritsumeikan Univ.)
Editorial Board Members: Takuro YONEZAWA (Nagoya Univ.), Takuya MAEKAWA (Osaka Univ.), Yu ENOKIBORI (Nagoya Univ.)
Editorial Committee Members: Yasue KISHINO (NTT Corporation), Yoji KIYOTA (LIFULL), Jin NAKAZAWA (Keio Univ.), Hiroki WATANABE (Hokkaido Univ.), Sozo INOUE (Kyushu Institute of Technology), Ismail ARAI (Nara Institute of Science and Technology), Tsukasa IKE (TOSHIBA Corporation), Yoshio ISHIGURO (Nagoya Univ.), Naoya ISOYAMA (Nara Institute of Science and Technology), Sadanori ITO (NICT), Kazushige OUCHI (TOSHIBA Corporation), Tsuyoshi OKITA (Kyushu Institute of Technology), Tadashi OKOSHI (Keio Univ.), Ayumi ONISHI (Kobe Univ.), Ren OMURA (Toyohashi Univ. of Technology), Kazuya OHARA (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation), Quan KONG (Hitachi Ltd.), Mina SAKAMURA (Kadinche Corporation), Shoji SANO (Kanazawa Institute of Technology), Atsushi SHIMADA (Kyushu Univ.), Koji ZETTU (NICT), Isao SOMA (Kyushu Univ.・Brocada), Masaru TAKAGI (The Univ. of Tokyo), Tsutomu TERADA (Kobe Univ.), Yusuke DOI (Preferred Networks), Yoshitaka NAKAMURA (Future Univ. Hakodate), Yu NAKAYAMA (Aoyama Gakuin Univ.), Yuki NISHIYAMA (The Univ. of Tokyo), Haruo NOMA (Ritsumeikan Univ.), Keita HIGUCHI (The Univ. of Tokyo), Kei HIROI (Kyoto Univ.), Kaori FUJINAMI (Tokyo Univ. Agriculture and Technology), Kanae MATSUI (Tokyo Denki Univ.), Moe MATSUKI (SoftBank), Teruhiro MIZUMOTO (Osaka Univ.), Yutaka YANAGISAWA (m plus plus), Kozo SATODA (NEC)

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