SICE Journal of Control, Measurement, and System Integration (JCMSI) announces that it will publish a special issue entitled “the Special Issue on SSI 2018” in January 2020. The objective of this special issue is to gather high-quality studies in SSI 2018 and present their extensions to all over the world.
This special issue focuses on any areas covered in SSI 2018 as well as those related to them. That is, the topics of this issue include, but not limited to:

     Systems Engineering
     Intelligent Systems
     Decentralized Autonomous Systems
     Computational Intelligence
     Discrete Event Systems
     Human-Machine Systems
     Social Systems
     Molecular Robotics
     Relationality-Oriented Systems Science
     Smarter World
     Embodied-Brain Systems Science
     Symbol Emergent Systems

Important Dates
     Paper submission deadline:          August 30, 2019
     Paper acceptance notification:      March 31, 2020
     Journal Publication:                     July, 2020

Important matters to be attended to
For submission to the special issue based on papers of SSI2018, the authors are recommended to revise/improve their conference papers to meet the high quality standard of the journal. All submissions to the special issue based on extensions of materials presented in papers of SSI2018 must comply with the following conditions:
(1)The paper titles must be different from the ones in the conference proceedings;
(2)The authors must cite their paper that appears in the conference proceedings;
(3)In the journal paper, the authors must describe in detail how the submitted journal paper differs from the cited conference paper. In particular, the additional original contribution in the journal paper has to be pointed out explicitly in the first section.

    Guest Editors:
       Hisashi Handa (Kindai University) and Kazutoshi Sakakibara (Toyama Prefectural University)