Call for Papers

This page present general information about the scope of JSys’ call for papers and the submission deadlines.

Prospective authors should carefully read the instructions for authors as well as the journal policies for more information.

Aims and Scope

JSys is organized into areas with their own chairs, reviewer boards, and call for papers. The calls clarify what is considered in scope for each area.

In addition, JSys calls for four different paper types, each with its specific set of acceptance criteria.

Active Areas

JSys currently welcomes submissions in the following areas.

Paper Types

JSys categorizes papers into four types, each with their own publicly-available acceptance criteria.


JSys has multiple deadlines each year, each set at 11:59 PM GMT.

  • March 1st
  • May 1st
  • August 1st
  • October 1st

For each deadline, reviews will be available within 1.5 months. For example, for a work submitted by March 1st, JSys commits to provide initial reviews by April 15th.

Recent deadlines and their submission portals:

    Papers will be publicly viewable on OpenReview upon submission.
    Authors requiring secrecy of their submitted work should take this into account.

Artifact Evaluation

JSys submissions for the Solution or Tools/Benchmark category must be accompanied by artifacts that are evaluated by JSys Artifact Evaluation Board.

Refer to the Artifact Evaluation page for details about the evaluation procedure, expectations, and tips for authors.