Call for Papers - Special Issue of "Information Security and Trust for the IT Infrastructure of a Sustainable Society"

Call for papers - Special issue of "Information Security and Trust for the IT Infrastructure of a Sustainable Society"

December 8, 2021
Updated on February 17, 2022
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 Security and Trust for the IT Infrastructure of a Sustainable Society.
This special issue will focus on technical research papers that enable computational approaches to trust in the digital world and that related information security techniques such as cryptographic applications and privacy protection. This special issue will also focus on papers on trustworthy digital identities and papers on advancing technologies for robust operation and advanced defense to trust IT systems. Submissions from a wide range of fields, such as Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Media Communication, or papers that have the potential for application to such a kind of fields are encouraged. Through the research of each technology, this special issue aims to discuss the relationship between society and the technologies required in the digital society, including ELSI (Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues).
The purpose of this Special Feature is to publish SoK (Systematization of Knowledge) papers in addition to research papers. SoK papers are evaluated with a different review policy than research papers.
Please refer to for the review policy.
Original papers, as well as papers that have been presented at domestic and international workshops, symposiums, and conferences, will be welcomed.
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 prefix the title of these papers with “SoK:” when you submit an SoK paper. 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 ( -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 February 24, 2022 March 8, 2022. *Deadline extended

(4) The special issue will be published on the J-Stage website in December, 2022. Preprint will be published on the IPSJ Journal in December, 2022.

(5) The editorial committee of this special issue
Editor in-Chief: Yoshiaki SHIRAISHI (Kobe Univ.)
Editorial Board Member: Akira KANAOKA (Toho Univ.), Ami OTSUKA (Hosei Univ.)
Editorial Committee Members: Atsuo INOMATA (Osaka Univ.), Midori INABA (Institute of Information Security), Tetsutaro UEHARA (Ritsumeikan Univ.), Satoshi OZAHATA (Univ. of Electro-Communications), Sachiko KANAMORI (NICT), Ayako KOMATSU (Univ. of Nagasaki), Hidehito GOMI (Yahoo Japan), Yuichi KOMANO (Toshiba), Takahito SAKAMOTO (DataSign), Akira SATO (Univ. of Tsukuba), Masue SHIBA (Toshiba), Masaki SHIMAOKA (SECOM), Yuji SUGA (Internet Initiative Japan), Koutarou SUZUKI (Toyohashi Univ. of Technology), Tetsuji TAKADA (Univ. of Electro-Communications), Katsumi TAKAHASHI (NTT), Yukiyasu TSUNOO (Tokyo Online Univ.), Masato TERADA (Hitachi), Masakatsu NISHIGAKI (Shizuoka Univ.), Takashi HATASHIMA (NTT), Kanta MATSUURA (Univ. of Tokyo), Daisuke MIYAMOTO (Univ. of Tokyo), Yuko MURAYAMA (Tsuda College), Koichi MOURI (Ritsumeikan Univ.), Akira YAMADA (KDDI Research), Nariyoshi YAMAI (Tokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology)