Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Advances in Complex Systems

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Subject Area and CategoryEngineering
Control and Systems Engineering

PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co
Publication typeJournals
Scope ACS — Advances in Complex Systems aims to provide a unique medium of communication for multidisciplinary approaches, either empirical or theoretical, to the study of complex systems. The latter are seen as systems comprised of multiple interacting components, or agents. Nonlinear feedback processes, stochastic influences, specific conditions for the supply of energy, matter, or information may lead to the emergence of new system qualities on the macroscopic scale that cannot be reduced to the dynamics of the agents. Quantitative approaches to the dynamics of complex systems have to consider a broad range of concepts, from analytical tools, statistical methods and computer simulations to distributed problem solving, learning and adaptation. (source)

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Control and Systems Engineering2005Q3
Control and Systems Engineering2006Q2
Control and Systems Engineering2007Q2
Control and Systems Engineering2008Q3
Control and Systems Engineering2009Q2
Control and Systems Engineering2010Q2
Control and Systems Engineering2011Q2
Control and Systems Engineering2012Q3
Control and Systems Engineering2013Q3
Control and Systems Engineering2014Q2
Control and Systems Engineering2015Q2
Control and Systems Engineering2016Q3

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.280
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.636
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.561
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.885
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.101
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.098
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.343
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.025
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.265
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.200
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.027
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.280
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.636
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.561
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.376
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.852
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.183
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.176
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.193
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.036
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.230
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.236
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.798
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.280
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.636
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.509
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.253
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.852
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.278
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.947
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.859
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.008
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.192
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.805
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.868
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20050
Self Cites20062
Self Cites20075
Self Cites20082
Self Cites20096
Self Cites20107
Self Cites20117
Self Cites201214
Self Cites20136
Self Cites20146
Self Cites20157
Self Cites20165
Total Cites20057
Total Cites200635
Total Cites200746
Total Cites200841
Total Cites2009115
Total Cites2010168
Total Cites2011154
Total Cites2012142
Total Cites2013175
Total Cites2014214
Total Cites2015199
Total Cites201679
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20050.280
External Cites per document20060.600
External Cites per document20070.500
External Cites per document20080.358
External Cites per document20090.807
External Cites per document20101.134
External Cites per document20111.122
External Cites per document20121.076
External Cites per document20131.000
External Cites per document20141.195
External Cites per document20151.193
External Cites per document20160.747
Cites per document20050.280
Cites per document20060.636
Cites per document20070.561
Cites per document20080.376
Cites per document20090.852
Cites per document20101.183
Cites per document20111.176
Cites per document20121.193
Cites per document20131.036
Cites per document20141.230
Cites per document20151.236
Cites per document20160.798
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20082
Non-citable documents20095
Non-citable documents20106
Non-citable documents20118
Non-citable documents20127
Non-citable documents20137
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20162
Citable documents200525
Citable documents200655
Citable documents200782
Citable documents2008109
Citable documents2009135
Citable documents2010142
Citable documents2011131
Citable documents2012119
Citable documents2013169
Citable documents2014174
Citable documents2015161
Citable documents201699
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents200519
Uncited documents200636
Uncited documents200757
Uncited documents200883
Uncited documents200988
Uncited documents201085
Uncited documents201173
Uncited documents201259
Uncited documents201396
Uncited documents201484
Uncited documents201587
Uncited documents201653
Cited documents20056
Cited documents200619
Cited documents200726
Cited documents200828
Cited documents200952
Cited documents201063
Cited documents201166
Cited documents201267
Cited documents201380
Cited documents201494
Cited documents201577
Cited documents201648
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