IEJMD: Haruo Hosoya special issue



Call for Papers: IEJMD special issue dedicated to
 Professor Haruo Hosoya
                  on the occasion of the 65th birtday
 Guest Editor: Professor Jun-ichi Aihara
 Internet Electronic Journal of Molecular Design,
 http://www.biochempress.com
 Email: iejmd.,at,.yahoo.com
 You are cordially invited to contribute a paper to the
 special issue of
 the Internet Electronic Journal of Molecular Design,
 http://www.biochempress.com,
 dedicated to Professor Haruo Hosoya. The topic of
 the paper can be any original contribution regarding
 computer-assisted molecular design applications in
 chemistry,
 biochemistry, biology, chemical and pharmaceutical
 industry.
 The main scientific achievements of Professor Haruo
 Hosoya are
 presented below.
 Pioneer of mathematical chemistry: Establishment of
 new mathematical
 concepts, methodologies and proof techniques for
 giving mathematical
 meaning and interpretation to many important empirical
 rules in chemistry.
 * Introduction of topological Index, Z (1971)
 (Godfather of topological index)
 characterization, classification, identification of
 graphs
 correlation of Z index with thermodynamic properties
 (bp, entropy, etc.)
 graph-theoretical molecular orbital theory, bond
 order, aromaticity, etc.
 QSPR study of thermodynamic properties of alkanes
 * Introduction of counting polynomials into chemical
 thinking
 Z-counting polynomial (1971), sextet polynomial
 (1975), king
 polynomial (1977), Wheland polynomial (1979),
 rotational polynomial (1988)
   operator technique for obtaining the recursion
 formulas (1983)
 * Graph-theoretical analysis of Hueckel molecular
 orbital theory
 extended Hueckel rule (1975), benzene character
 (1980), topological
 bond order (1976)
 * Quantum-chemical interpretation of oxidation number
 and its extension
 to organic molecules (1982) electron number analysis
 around the component
 atoms of molecules using ab initio MO wavefunction
 * Mathematical foundation of organic electron theory
 (Robinson and
 Ingold) (1999) proof of the diagramamatic recipe of
 organic electron theory
 discovery of abnormal tunneling electron transfer in
 large polycyclic
 aromatic hydrocarbons (2001)
 * Derivation of the closed formula giving the
 degeneracy of the angular
 parts of atomic wavefunction of n-dimensional hydrogen
 atom (1999)
 * Damping factor for rapid convergence of alternating
 series in the
 calculation of Madelung constants (1982)
 Haruo Hosoya was born in 1936, graduated from the
 University of
 Tokyo in 1959, obtained the D.Sc. Degree (equivalent
 to the Ph.D. degree in
 the USA) from the same university in 1964. In 1969 He
 was appointed
 Associate Professor of Ochanimizu University (Tokyo)
 and in 1984 promoted to
 (Full) Professor there. During 1990-1992 he served as
 Dean of the Faculty of
 Science (to which his chemistry department belongs).
 In 2002 he retired
 > from Ochamimizu University.
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 If you decide to contribute a paper, please note these
 important deadlines:
   Title of manuscript and authors submitted by Email
 to iejmd.,at,.yahoo.com : June 30, 2002
   Early submission: manuscript submitted by Email to
 iejmd.,at,.yahoo.com : July 30, 2002
   Late submission: manuscript submitted by Email to
 iejmd.,at,.yahoo.com : August 30, 2002
 If you want to contribute a paper, but need more time
 for the submission,
 send an E-mail with an estimated time of submission.
 If you have any questions regarding this special
 issue, please contact
 me by E-mail at: iejmd.,at,.yahoo.com
 Instructions for Authors
 To obtain a Word file with Instructions for Authors
 send an Email to iejmd.,at,.yahoo.com
 The Internet Electronic Journal of Molecular Design
 publishes
 original contributions regarding computer-assisted
 molecular design applications in
 chemistry, biochemistry, biology, chemical and
 pharmaceutical industry, including:
 - Computer-aided organic synthesis
 - Chemical structure and reactivity investigated with
 molecular mechanics,
 quantum chemistry, and molecular dynamics methods
 - Definition, calculation and evaluation of novel
 structural descriptors
 - Chemical database searching, clustering, similarity
 and diversity measure
 - Prediction of physico-chemical properties with
 Quantitative
 Structure-Property Relationships (QSPR)
 - Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships (QSPR)
 models for biological
 activity, toxicity, mutagenicity, and carcinogenicity
 - Prediction of chromatographic retention parameters
 and design of stationary
 phases for chromatography
 - Modeling of bioorganic compounds, such as proteins,
 enzymes,
 and nucleic acids
 - New algorithms for modeling chemical and biochemical
 phenomena, such
 as global optimization methods, simulated annealing,
 neural networks,
 genetic algorithms, ant colony algorithm
 - Design of special materials, catalysts, high energy
 compounds, polymers,
 molecular machines
 General
 Only original papers are considered for publication in
 the
 Internet Electronic Journal of Molecular Design.
 Submission of an article is understood to imply that
 it has
 not previously been published in any language, that it
 is
 not considered for publication elsewhere, and that if
 accepted for publication it will not be published
 elsewhere.
 Organization of Manuscript
 The entire manuscript, including mathematical
 equations,
 chemical structures, tables, and figures must be
 prepared
 in electronic form and submitted as Word for Windows
 files. Use only fonts that come with Windows software.
 For the text use Times New Roman size 12. For all
 special
 characters (e.g., Greek characters) use the font
 Symbol.
 Use carriage returns only to end headings and
 paragraphs,
 not to break lines of text. Automatic hyphenation
 should
 be turned off. Do not insert spaces before
 punctuation.
 Verify the correct spelling for the final version with
 the
 Spelling and Grammar function of Word.
 Mathematical Equations
 All mathematical equations must be prepared with the
 equation editor from Word and placed in the proper
 place.
 The equations are labeled in the order in which they
 appear in the text with Arabic numbers in parentheses
 aligned to the left margin. In writing the equations
 use the
 following rules: vectors and matrices with bold,
 functions
 such as log, sin, cos normal, and all other
 mathematical
 symbols with italic.
 Tables
 Each table is numbered with Arabic numbers and must
 have a caption that briefly explains the contents of
 the
 table. Column headings should be brief and must
 indicate units.
 Explanations can be given in footnotes labeled with a,
 b,
 as italic superscripts.
 Figures
 Figures are numbered consecutively with Arabic
 numbers.
 Each figure must be referred to in the text and must
 have a
 caption that briefly explains the contents of the
 figure.
 Chemical Structures
 All chemical structures should be prepared with a
 suitable
 graphics program, such as:
  ISIS/Draw from MDL Information Systems,
 http://www.mdli.com/
  ACD/ChemSketch from Advanced Chemistry Development,
 http://www.acdlabs.com/
  ChemWindow from SoftShell, http://www.softshell.com/
  ChemDraw from CambridgeSoft, http://www.camsoft.com/
 Use the following settings for chemical drawings:
 text font: Times New Roman
 text size: 10 pt
 standard bond/grid length: 16 pt
 line width: 0.7 pt
 stereo bond width: 2.0 pt
 double/triple bond spacing: 20% of width
 down bond hashes: 2.5 pt
 All compounds must be labeled with Arabic numbers,
 with font Times New Roman, size 10, bold.
 References
 In the text references must be numbered sequentially
 in
 the order of their appearance with Arabic numbers in
 square brackets before punctuation, e.g. [1,2]; [3-6];
 [1,5].
 All references must be collected in numerical order at
 the
 end of the manuscript under the heading
 "REFERENCES".
 Journals. Titles of journals must be abbreviated
 according
 to the Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index. Give
 the
 list of all authors, title (with the first letter of
 each main
 word capitalized), journal (italic), year (bold),
 volume (italic), and pages:
 [1] H. Kubinyi, Variable Selection in QSAR Studies. I.
 An
 Evolutionary Algorithm, Quant. Struct.-Act. Relat.
 1994,
 13, 285-294.
 [2] J. G. Topliss and R. P. Edwards, Chance Factors in
 Studies of Quantitative Structure-Activity
 Relationships,
 J. Med. Chem. 1979, 22, 1238-1244.
 [3] W. Zheng, S. J. Cho, and A. Tropsha, Rational
 Design
 of a Targeted Combinatorial Chemical Library with
 Opiatelike Activity, Int. J. Quantum Chem. 1998, 69,
 65-
 75.
 Books. Give the list of all authors, title (with the
 first letter
 of each main word capitalized), publisher, town,
 edition (if
 more than one has been published), date, volume, and
 pages (if necessary):
 [4] L. B. Kier and L. H. Hall, Molecular Connectivity
 in
 Structure-Activity Analysis, Research Studies Press,
 Letchworth, 1986, pp. 20-25.
 Chapters from multi-author books.
 [5] H. Kubinyi, Comparative molecular field analysis
 (CoMFA); in: The Encyclopedia of Computational
 Chemistry, Eds. P. v. R. Schleyer, N. L. Allinger, T.
 Clark,
 J. Gasteiger, P. A. Kollman, H. F. Schaefer III, and
 P. R.
 Schreiner, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 1998, pp.
 448-
 460.
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