SICE Journal of Control, Measurement, and System Integration (JCMSI) will publish a special issue to disseminate the original and high-quality studies presented in SICE Annual Conference 2021 in revised/extended forms to the world. This special issue focuses on any areas covered in the conference, which include, but not limited to measurement, control, system integration, system and information, industrial applications, and life engineering. The submitted papers will undergo an expedited review process.

Important Dates
    Paper submission deadline:          October 18, 2021  
    Target publication date of the issue:    May 2022 (vol.15, issue 2)

The full-length manuscript should be sent along with a filled cover letter by selecting SICE Journal of Control, Measurement, and System Integration on the submission portal here. Special Issue on SICE Annual Conference 2021 should be chosen during the submission. The designated cover letter can be downloaded here. Papers with insufficient cover letters will not be on the expedited review track. Papers produced earlier than the issue’s publication date will appear in Latest Articles’ section on Taylor & Francis Online.

Important Information
All submissions to the special issue based on extensions of materials presented in Regular Papers of the conference 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.
Failing to comply with these three conditions will lead to an immediate rejection unless the original conference paper is a Position Paper.  

Guest Editors
Shiro Masuda (Tokyo Metropolitan Univ.), Hiroshi Ito (Kyushu Inst. Tech.)