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CountryGermany
13
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMultidisciplinary
Multidisciplinary
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Publication typeJournals
ISSN21931801
Coverage2012-ongoing
Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Multidisciplinary2013Q3
Multidisciplinary2014Q2
Multidisciplinary2015Q1
SJR

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.

YearSJR
20130.145
20140.303
20150.394
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)20130.600
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.911
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.977
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.911
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.977
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.600
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.911
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.967
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20131
Self Cites201428
Self Cites201544
Total Cites201348
Total Cites2014719
Total Cites20151524
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20130.588
External Cites per document20140.876
External Cites per document20150.949
Cites per document20130.600
Cites per document20140.911
Cites per document20150.977
% 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
201317.72
201419.36
201517.65
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents201513
Citable documents201380
Citable documents2014789
Citable documents20151560
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents201359
Uncited documents2014419
Uncited documents2015837
Cited documents201323
Cited documents2014374
Cited documents2015736
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