SICE JCMSI Submission Guidelines (from April 1st, 2014, revised July 1st 2016.)

  1. Papers should be prepared according to SICE Code of Ethics & Code of Conduct, especially:

    5. Members shall …Members shall ensure that research and survey data are recorded, stored, and rigorously handled; and not only refrain themselves from any misconduct, such as fabrication, falsification, or plagiarism, but also refrain from aiding or abetting such misconduct, which should be applied mutatis mutandis to the authors.
  2. Papers should be original studies in the fields of SICE. They should be written in English, and should not have been submitted to any other journals. They are not allowed to be submitted to any other journals, unless they are rejected.

  3. Papers should be written following the SICE JCMSI Instructions to Authors.

  4. Papers should be no more than ten (10) JCMSI pages in principle including illustrations, tables, photographs, and the biographies of the authors.

  5. For submission, the original manuscript should be prepared as a PDF file within 2MB, and should be uploaded at the Editorial Manager Page.

  6. At the same time, a SICE Confirmation Form at Paper Submission (pdf) signed by the authors should be scanned and be uploaded to the above site.

  7. SICE holds all copy rights for papers published on the journal. An original SICE Copyright Transfer Form (pdf) signed by the authors should be sent to the SICE Administration Office by mail if the paper is accepted.

  8. A mandatory page charge is imposed on all papers for publication. The charge depends on JCMSI pages of the paper. The cost of color printing in the journal will also be charged to the authors.

Editorial Board of SICE JCMSI

SICE Administration Office
4F. Kaneko Bldg. 1-11-9 Kandaogawamachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0052 Japan
Phone: +81-3-3292-0314
Fax: +81-3-3292-3145 

Page charge

Consumption tax is included in the following price. The reduced price is applicable if (i) at least one of the authors of the paper is either regular member or student member of SICE when the manuscript is submitted for review and if (ii) the final manuscript is prepared with the LaTeX style file of this journal.

  Reduced Price Regular Price
4 pages (or less) 52,920 JPY 74,520 JPY
5 64,800 JPY 91,800 JPY
6 76,680 JPY 109,080 JPY
7 100,440 JPY 138,240 JPY
8 136,080 JPY 179,280 JPY
9 183,600 JPY 232,200 JPY
10 243,000 JPY 297,000 JPY

Color charge

Up to 6 color photographs can be printed on 1 page.

1 page 118,800 JPY
2 pages (both sides) 183,600 JPY