IPSJ Transactions on Bioinformatics
IPSJ Transactions on Bioinformatics (TBIO) is an academic journal published by the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ
). TBIO mainly publishes peer-reviewed research papers in English, focusing on bioinformatics, computational biology, as well as any related areas. TBIO is edited and managed by the Special Interest Group on Bioinformatics (SIGBIO
All submissions will be peer-reviewed. Evaluation is done based upon the merits of the paper. Papers which present originality or usefulness will be considered for publication. Papers may be evaluated on their future value. Competent level of English writing is required. TBIO is an online journal via J-Stage
. TBIO is currently operated as an open access online journal.
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All submissions will be peer-reviewed. Evaluation is done based upon the merits of the paper. Papers which present originality or usefulness will be considered for publication. Papers may be evaluated on their future value. Competent level of English writing is required.
Only English papers will be accepted.
Submissions will only be accepted by e-mail. Further communications will be done all through e-mails.
Five categories of submissions are as follows.
- Original Paper
- Paper stating original research results.
- Survey Paper
- Paper providing a survey of past or existing research.
Usefulness of the survey must be made clear to the judges.
- Database/Software Paper
- Paper which introduces a novel database or software development, etc. Differences from current databases or software must been shown.
- Case Study Paper
- Descriptions of cases with problems on the spot. The paper must include the way to solve the problems and the effectiveness must be verified with objective evidence and carry a new or important message.
- Technical Note
- Technical notes report the latest results in research and development, or present novel technical proposals.
The length of a paper except for technical note should be at least three pages (in the final format). The length of technical note should be less than four pages (in the final format).
The contents of a submission should never be the same as those that have been submitted to, nor published in, another journal. This is regardless of the language the paper was published in. In other cases, the authors are responsible for the copyright issues and if accepted the copyrights shall be transferred to the IPSJ.
First, send the paper submission form to firstname.lastname@example.org. The form is available from here.
Immediately after the above step, send another e-mail to the same e-mail address, with the paper attached.
Acceptable formats of the electronic data are MS-WORD or PDF only. If the file is greater than 1MB, please compress using gzip, LHA, or similar software, and specify the compression software used. Figures and tables must be reproducible with sufficient quality.
Confirmation of submission will be sent to the author generally within three days, and the editor in charge of this submission will be notified within one week.
Each paper except for technical note will be peer-reviewed by two or more reviewers. Technical note will be peer-reviewed by one or more reviewers.
The review result will be notified to the author generally within one month.
If revisions are needed, revision period is for one month after receiving the results of the review.
- Final Manuscript
- All IPSJ transactions use the same style. The author guide for
preparing the final manuscript can be found at IPSJ site. Each accepted paper is usually published a few months after the final manuscript is received.
- The copyright of the accepted paper belongs to the Information Processing Society of Japan as of the date of acceptance. Further detail can be found at IPSJ site.
- Publication Fee
- The author is requested to pay the publication fee (12,760 JPY/page : 2020/October/5).
- Qualification to Paper Submission
- It is not necessary for the author to be a member of the IPSJ,nor registered to IPSJ/SIGBIO. However, we encourage IPSJ membership and SIGBIO registration.
- Presentation at a Technical Meeting
- Presentation at one of the SIGBIO technical meetings is required for publication. Presentation after the publication is acceptable.
- Editor in Chief
- Kengo SATO (Tokyo Denki University)
- Co-Editor in Chief
- Takenao OKAWA (Kobe University)
- Masakazu SEKIJIMA (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
- Toshinori ENDO (Hokkaido University)
- Kengo KINOSHITA (Tohoku University)
- Susumu GOTO (Database Center for Life Science)
- Managing Editors
- Junichiro YOSHIMOTO (Fujita Health University)
- Yoshihiro TAGUCHI (Chuo University)
- Yoichi TAKENAKA (Kansai University)
- Tetsuo SHIBUYA (University of Tokyo)
- Kimihito ITO (Hokkaido University)
- Takeshi OBAYASHI (Tohoku University)
- Mayumi KAMADA (Kyoto University)
- Yukako TOHSATO (Ritsumeikan University)
- Tomoya MORI (Kyoto University)
- Hiroyuki KURATA (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
- Tatsuya AKUTSU (Kyoto University)
- Jun SESE (Humanome Lab)
- Yuki KATO (Osaka University)
- Masahito OHUE (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
- Yoshiyuki Asai (Yamaguchi University)