Scimago Journal & Country Rank

International Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Applications

CountryUnited Kingdom
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Clinical Biochemistry

Biomedical Engineering

Health Professions
Health Information Management

Health Informatics
PublisherInderscience Publishers
Publication typeJournals
ISSN17445493, 17445485
Scope Bioinformatics is a new scientific discipline that combines biology, computer science, mathematics, and statistics into a broad-based field that will have profound impacts on all fields of biology. Bioinformatics is expected to substantially impact on scientific, engineering and economic development of the world. Research and development in bioinformatics and computational biology require the cooperation of specialists from the fields of biology, computer science, mathematics, statistics, physics, and such related sciences. It is the comprehensive application of mathematics, statistics, science, and computer science to the understanding of living systems. Bioinformatics is fast emerging as an important discipline for academic research and industrial application. (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.

Biomedical Engineering2006Q3
Biomedical Engineering2007Q3
Biomedical Engineering2008Q3
Biomedical Engineering2009Q3
Biomedical Engineering2010Q3
Biomedical Engineering2011Q3
Biomedical Engineering2012Q4
Biomedical Engineering2013Q3
Biomedical Engineering2014Q4
Biomedical Engineering2015Q4
Clinical Biochemistry2006Q3
Clinical Biochemistry2007Q3
Clinical Biochemistry2008Q3
Clinical Biochemistry2009Q3
Clinical Biochemistry2010Q3
Clinical Biochemistry2011Q3
Clinical Biochemistry2012Q4
Clinical Biochemistry2013Q4
Clinical Biochemistry2014Q4
Clinical Biochemistry2015Q4
Health Informatics2006Q3
Health Informatics2007Q3
Health Informatics2008Q3
Health Informatics2009Q3
Health Informatics2010Q3
Health Informatics2011Q3
Health Informatics2012Q4
Health Informatics2013Q4
Health Informatics2014Q4
Health Informatics2015Q4
Health Information Management2006Q3
Health Information Management2007Q3
Health Information Management2008Q3
Health Information Management2009Q3
Health Information Management2010Q3
Health Information Management2011Q3
Health Information Management2012Q3
Health Information Management2013Q3
Health Information Management2014Q4
Health Information Management2015Q4

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)20060.548
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.787
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.634
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.624
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.771
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.561
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.493
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.490
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.465
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.391
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.548
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.787
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.634
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.628
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.782
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.528
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.467
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.485
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.443
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.434
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.548
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.787
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.581
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.766
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.538
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.538
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.556
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.486
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.405
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 Cites20060
Self Cites20071
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20091
Self Cites20105
Self Cites20111
Self Cites20121
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20151
Total Cites200617
Total Cites200748
Total Cites200859
Total Cites200959
Total Cites201086
Total Cites201166
Total Cites201256
Total Cites201349
Total Cites201443
Total Cites201546
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 document20060.548
External Cites per document20070.770
External Cites per document20080.634
External Cites per document20090.617
External Cites per document20100.736
External Cites per document20110.520
External Cites per document20120.458
External Cites per document20130.465
External Cites per document20140.443
External Cites per document20150.425
Cites per document20060.548
Cites per document20070.787
Cites per document20080.634
Cites per document20090.628
Cites per document20100.782
Cites per document20110.528
Cites per document20120.467
Cites per document20130.485
Cites per document20140.443
Cites per document20150.434
% 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 documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20091
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20155
Citable documents200631
Citable documents200761
Citable documents200893
Citable documents200994
Citable documents2010110
Citable documents2011125
Citable documents2012120
Citable documents2013101
Citable documents201497
Citable documents2015106
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 documents200624
Uncited documents200739
Uncited documents200857
Uncited documents200960
Uncited documents201068
Uncited documents201185
Uncited documents201278
Uncited documents201373
Uncited documents201474
Uncited documents201585
Cited documents20067
Cited documents200722
Cited documents200837
Cited documents200935
Cited documents201043
Cited documents201140
Cited documents201242
Cited documents201330
Cited documents201426
Cited documents201526
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