Visualization is an interdisciplinary imaging science devoted to making the invisible visible through the techniques of experimental visualization and computer-aided visualization. This official journal of the Visualization Society of Japan presents the latest visualization technology and its applications. It is published in full color in order to realize its mission of promoting a better understanding of complex phenomena.

The journal consists of papers, such as short paper, review paper, regular paper, and report.

  • Official journal of the Visualization Society of Japan
  • One of the few journals that concentrate on experimental methods in fluids
  • Steadily growing citation rate over the last years
  • Represents the strong Japanese contribution to the area

Journal information

Editor-in-Chief
  • Koji Koyamada,
  • Kyung Chun Kim
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). Learn about publishing Open Access with us

Journal metrics

1.331 (2020)
Impact factor
1.252 (2020)
Five year impact factor
78 days
Submission to first decision
192 days
Submission to acceptance
58,885 (2020)
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This journal has 38 open access articles

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  • The Visualization Society of Japan

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Electronic ISSN
1875-8975
Print ISSN
1343-8875
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