Information Processing Society of Japan

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Information Processing Society of Japan
FormationApril 22, 1960
16,944 regular members
2,446 student members
246 corporate members
(as of end of March, 2012)
Katsumi Emura

The Information Processing Society of Japan ("IPSJ") is a Japanese learned society for computing. Founded in 1960, it is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. IPSJ publishes a magazine and several professional journals mainly in Japanese, and sponsors conferences and workshops, also mainly conducted in Japanese. It has nearly 20,000 members. IPSJ is a full member of the International Federation for Information Processing.[1] Its current president is Katsumi Emura, appointed in 2020.


IPSJ publishes one magazine, several journals, and several peer-reviewed transactions. Most of these publications primarily carry articles and peer-reviewed papers in Japanese, but accept some articles in English, especially for transactions special issues.

  • Joho Shori magazine
  • Journal of Information Processing
  • Journal of Digital Practice
  • Transactions on:[2]
    • Programming (PRO)
    • Database (TOD)
    • Consumer Device & System (CDS)
    • Bioinformatics (TBIO) (English only)
    • Computer Vision and Applications (CVA) (English only)
    • Mathematical Modeling and its Applications (TOM)
    • Advanced Computing Systems (ACS)
    • Digital Contents (DCON)
    • System Design LSI Methodology (T-SDLM) (English only)
  • IPSJ Online Transactions (open access republishing of English-language papers previously published in primarily-Japanese transactions)


Every year since 1999, IPSJ has inducted a new group of Japanese Fellows.[3] It has no foreign or international fellows and most, if not all, fellows are Japanese.[4]

Online Computer Museum[edit]

IPSJ maintains an online Computer Museum of computers developed in Japan, featuring equipment ranging from old mechanical calculators to modern supercomputers, in both English and Japanese.


  1. ^ "IFIP Members". Retrieved 2013-10-16.
  2. ^ "IPSJ Transactions". Retrieved 2013-10-16.
  3. ^ "Fellow-Information Processing Society of Japan". Retrieved 2013-10-18.
  4. ^ "Fellow-Information Processing Society of Japan". Retrieved 2013-10-18.

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