For Authors

The contents would be subject to change without notification in advance. Authors who submit manuscripts to JASSE are assumed to agree to this document.

Preparing manuscript:

Manuscripts to JASSE are received via electronic submission only (User Guide for Authors is here).
Authors are requested to prepare a manuscript by using the officially approved formats (LaTeX style file or Microsoft Word Template), in which all the styles and formats are prescribed. Papers do not usually exceed 20 pages of an A4-sized PDF file. The first page contains paper title, author list, affiliation(s), 100-word-abstract, keywords.

The LaTeX style files (updated on July 29, 2014):

The Microsoft Word Template (updated on July 29, 2014):

Article charge:

For accepted papers, the authors are requested to pay a mandatory article charge: If at least one of the authors is a member of JSST, the charge is 50,000 JPY. If none of the authors is a member of JSST, the charge is 70,000 JPY. Both members and nonmembers of JSST are invited to submit manuscripts. However, we recommend that authors unaffiliated with JSST apply for membership.

One of the authors is a member of JSST 50,000 JPY (30,000 JPY for the submission until July 15, 2014)
Otherwise 70,000 JPY (50,000 JPY for the submission until July 15, 2014)



The copyrights of all articles in JASSE are automatically transferred to JSST. However, the original authors retain the right to copy, translate or modify their own manuscripts. In cases when a manuscript is translated into another language or when any portion of the manuscript is to be submitted to another publication, authors should tell us (JASSE Editorial Office, JSST) the action, and the original manuscript should be clearly cited in the publications.

The following “Copyright Transfer and Article Charge Agreement Form” signed by the authors must be uploaded on JSST Online System together with your manuscript when it is first submitted to JASSE.

Copyright Transfer and Article Charge Agreement Form: