Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Knowledge and Information Systems

Country Germany  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Germany
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryComputer Science
Artificial Intelligence
Hardware and Architecture
Human-Computer Interaction
Information Systems
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Publication typeJournals
Scope Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS) provides an international forum for researchers and professionals to share their knowledge and report new advances on all topics related to knowledge systems and advanced information systems. This bi-monthly peer-reviewed archival journal publishes state-of-the-art research reports on emerging topics in KAIS, reviews of important techniques in related areas, and application papers of interest to a general readership.


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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.

Artificial Intelligence2006Q2
Artificial Intelligence2007Q2
Artificial Intelligence2008Q1
Artificial Intelligence2009Q1
Artificial Intelligence2010Q1
Artificial Intelligence2011Q1
Artificial Intelligence2012Q1
Artificial Intelligence2013Q1
Artificial Intelligence2014Q1
Artificial Intelligence2015Q2
Artificial Intelligence2016Q2
Artificial Intelligence2017Q2
Artificial Intelligence2018Q2
Hardware and Architecture2006Q2
Hardware and Architecture2007Q2
Hardware and Architecture2008Q1
Hardware and Architecture2009Q1
Hardware and Architecture2010Q1
Hardware and Architecture2011Q1
Hardware and Architecture2012Q1
Hardware and Architecture2013Q1
Hardware and Architecture2014Q1
Hardware and Architecture2015Q1
Hardware and Architecture2016Q1
Hardware and Architecture2017Q1
Hardware and Architecture2018Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2006Q2
Human-Computer Interaction2007Q2
Human-Computer Interaction2008Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2009Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2010Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2011Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2012Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2013Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2014Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2015Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2016Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2017Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2018Q1
Information Systems2006Q3
Information Systems2007Q2
Information Systems2008Q1
Information Systems2009Q1
Information Systems2010Q1
Information Systems2011Q1
Information Systems2012Q1
Information Systems2013Q1
Information Systems2014Q1
Information Systems2015Q1
Information Systems2016Q1
Information Systems2017Q1
Information Systems2018Q1

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)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.244
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.674
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.458
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.974
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20103.402
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.678
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.605
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.556
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.298
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.587
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.751
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.998
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.402
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.244
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.674
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.458
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.926
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.411
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.685
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.085
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.785
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.215
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.408
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.841
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.857
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.595
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.244
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.674
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.442
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.935
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20103.382
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.094
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20123.237
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.649
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.847
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.432
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.711
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.986
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.174
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 Cites20060
Self Cites200724
Self Cites200883
Self Cites2009102
Self Cites2010161
Self Cites2011261
Self Cites2012216
Self Cites2013332
Self Cites2014172
Self Cites201536
Self Cites201629
Self Cites201731
Self Cites201836
Total Cites20050
Total Cites200656
Total Cites2007144
Total Cites2008322
Total Cites2009433
Total Cites2010573
Total Cites2011737
Total Cites2012722
Total Cites20131056
Total Cites20141003
Total Cites2015802
Total Cites2016932
Total Cites2017957
Total Cites20181233
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
External Cites per document20061.244
External Cites per document20071.395
External Cites per document20081.824
External Cites per document20092.236
External Cites per document20102.452
External Cites per document20112.380
External Cites per document20122.162
External Cites per document20132.595
External Cites per document20142.663
External Cites per document20152.300
External Cites per document20162.753
External Cites per document20172.764
External Cites per document20183.490
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20061.244
Cites per document20071.674
Cites per document20082.458
Cites per document20092.926
Cites per document20103.411
Cites per document20113.685
Cites per document20123.085
Cites per document20133.785
Cites per document20143.215
Cites per document20152.408
Cites per document20162.841
Cites per document20172.857
Cites per document20183.595
% 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 documents20084
Non-citable documents20096
Non-citable documents20107
Non-citable documents20116
Non-citable documents20127
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20180
Citable documents20050
Citable documents200645
Citable documents200786
Citable documents2008131
Citable documents2009148
Citable documents2010168
Citable documents2011200
Citable documents2012234
Citable documents2013279
Citable documents2014312
Citable documents2015333
Citable documents2016328
Citable documents2017335
Citable documents2018343
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 documents20050
Uncited documents200623
Uncited documents200730
Uncited documents200841
Uncited documents200941
Uncited documents201034
Uncited documents201139
Uncited documents201244
Uncited documents201338
Uncited documents201458
Uncited documents201581
Uncited documents201687
Uncited documents201788
Uncited documents201869
Cited documents20050
Cited documents200622
Cited documents200757
Cited documents200894
Cited documents2009113
Cited documents2010141
Cited documents2011167
Cited documents2012197
Cited documents2013246
Cited documents2014258
Cited documents2015254
Cited documents2016243
Cited documents2017248
Cited documents2018274
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