Scimago Journal & Country Rank

IEEE Communications Magazine

Country

United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.

H-Index

260

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

01636804

Coverage

1979-2021

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

telbawab@ieee.org

Scope

IEEE Communications Magazine, considered by most to be their most important member benefit, provides timely information on all aspects of communications: monthly feature articles describe technology, systems, services, market trends, development methods, regulatory and policy issues, and significant global events. These articles are complemented by a variety of departments, including: Conference Calendar, Book Reviews, the Global Communications Newsletter, Scanning the Literature, New products and Product Spotlights, Society News, Your Internet Connection, News from JSAC, and the CommuniCrostic puzzle. Articles are tutorial in nature and written in a style comprehensible to readers outside the specialty of the article. Mathematical equations are generally not used (in justified cases up to three simple equations may be allowed with the consent of the Guest Editor. The inclusion of more than three equations requires permission from the Editor-in-Chief). Join the conversation about this journal
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
Computer Networks and Communications1999Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2000Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2001Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2002Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2003Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2004Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2005Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2006Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2007Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2008Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2009Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2010Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2011Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2012Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2013Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2014Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2015Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2016Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2017Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2018Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2019Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2020Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2021Q1
Computer Science Applications1999Q1
Computer Science Applications2000Q1
Computer Science Applications2001Q1
Computer Science Applications2002Q1
Computer Science Applications2003Q1
Computer Science Applications2004Q1
Computer Science Applications2005Q1
Computer Science Applications2006Q1
Computer Science Applications2007Q1
Computer Science Applications2008Q1
Computer Science Applications2009Q1
Computer Science Applications2010Q1
Computer Science Applications2011Q1
Computer Science Applications2012Q1
Computer Science Applications2013Q1
Computer Science Applications2014Q1
Computer Science Applications2015Q1
Computer Science Applications2016Q1
Computer Science Applications2017Q1
Computer Science Applications2018Q1
Computer Science Applications2019Q1
Computer Science Applications2020Q1
Computer Science Applications2021Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering1999Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2000Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2001Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2002Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2003Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2004Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2005Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2006Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2007Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2008Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2009Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2010Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2011Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2012Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2013Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2014Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2015Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2016Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2017Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2018Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2019Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2020Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2021Q1
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
19992.068
20002.541
20013.271
20023.935
20033.223
20042.829
20052.212
20061.756
20072.004
20081.600
20091.469
20102.029
20111.976
20122.524
20132.183
20142.380
20152.225
20162.298
20172.297
20182.373
20194.025
20202.823
20215.147
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
1999176
2000165
2001214
2002203
2003210
2004232
2005238
2006225
2007254
2008234
2009243
2010261
2011290
2012284
2013287
2014316
2015391
2016328
2017384
2018352
2019258
2020194
2021234
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)19992.673
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20002.558
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20014.395
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20024.069
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20034.553
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20045.255
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20056.336
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20066.448
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20075.085
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20084.698
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20094.877
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20105.040
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20115.707
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20126.855
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20137.403
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20147.324
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20159.122
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201610.899
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201711.974
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201813.763
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201913.193
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202011.890
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202111.796
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.673
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20002.858
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20014.243
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20023.975
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20035.064
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20045.327
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20056.293
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20065.263
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20074.938
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20084.420
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20094.640
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20105.055
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20116.291
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20126.955
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20136.960
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20147.559
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20159.326
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201611.536
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201712.502
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201811.832
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201913.512
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202012.294
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202110.989
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19993.055
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20002.574
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20013.974
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20024.306
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20034.957
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20045.223
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20054.790
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20064.649
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20074.773
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20083.854
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20094.369
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20105.434
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20116.238
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20126.289
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20137.009
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20147.152
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20159.439
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201612.178
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20179.519
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201811.281
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201913.768
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202010.700
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20219.002
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 Cites199963
Self Cites200091
Self Cites200166
Self Cites200277
Self Cites200387
Self Cites200470
Self Cites200591
Self Cites200657
Self Cites200769
Self Cites200878
Self Cites200971
Self Cites201094
Self Cites201198
Self Cites2012116
Self Cites201396
Self Cites2014156
Self Cites2015200
Self Cites2016236
Self Cites2017289
Self Cites2018243
Self Cites2019194
Self Cites202076
Self Cites202197
Total Cites19991331
Total Cites20001446
Total Cites20012164
Total Cites20022206
Total Cites20032947
Total Cites20043340
Total Cites20054059
Total Cites20063579
Total Cites20073432
Total Cites20083169
Total Cites20093308
Total Cites20103695
Total Cites20114643
Total Cites20125522
Total Cites20135812
Total Cites20146508
Total Cites20158272
Total Cites201611467
Total Cites201712940
Total Cites201813051
Total Cites201914377
Total Cites202012220
Total Cites20218835
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 document19992.556
External Cites per document20002.683
External Cites per document20014.130
External Cites per document20024.094
External Cites per document20035.532
External Cites per document20046.170
External Cites per document20057.254
External Cites per document20066.212
External Cites per document20075.808
External Cites per document20085.212
External Cites per document20095.440
External Cites per document20105.923
External Cites per document20117.756
External Cites per document20128.748
External Cites per document20138.876
External Cites per document20149.219
External Cites per document201511.058
External Cites per document201613.402
External Cites per document201714.425
External Cites per document201813.728
External Cites per document201915.535
External Cites per document202014.237
External Cites per document202112.775
Cites per document19992.673
Cites per document20002.858
Cites per document20014.243
Cites per document20023.975
Cites per document20035.064
Cites per document20045.327
Cites per document20056.293
Cites per document20065.263
Cites per document20074.938
Cites per document20084.420
Cites per document20094.640
Cites per document20105.055
Cites per document20116.291
Cites per document20126.955
Cites per document20136.960
Cites per document20147.559
Cites per document20159.326
Cites per document201611.536
Cites per document201712.502
Cites per document201811.832
Cites per document201913.512
Cites per document202012.294
Cites per document202110.989
% 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
19995.11
200026.67
200121.03
200225.62
200320.95
200424.14
200529.41
200634.22
200735.43
200840.17
200934.57
201029.89
201139.31
201242.61
201336.93
201446.52
201549.62
201648.48
201758.85
201863.07
201943.41
202046.91
202149.15
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 documents19992
Non-citable documents20001
Non-citable documents20012
Non-citable documents200235
Non-citable documents200365
Non-citable documents200497
Non-citable documents200598
Non-citable documents2006113
Non-citable documents2007116
Non-citable documents2008124
Non-citable documents2009118
Non-citable documents2010123
Non-citable documents2011152
Non-citable documents2012176
Non-citable documents2013191
Non-citable documents2014172
Non-citable documents2015157
Non-citable documents2016156
Non-citable documents2017158
Non-citable documents2018170
Non-citable documents2019151
Non-citable documents2020141
Non-citable documents2021120
Citable documents1999496
Citable documents2000505
Citable documents2001508
Citable documents2002520
Citable documents2003517
Citable documents2004530
Citable documents2005547
Citable documents2006567
Citable documents2007579
Citable documents2008593
Citable documents2009595
Citable documents2010608
Citable documents2011586
Citable documents2012618
Citable documents2013644
Citable documents2014689
Citable documents2015730
Citable documents2016838
Citable documents2017877
Citable documents2018933
Citable documents2019913
Citable documents2020853
Citable documents2021684
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 documents1999176
Uncited documents2000173
Uncited documents2001146
Uncited documents2002173
Uncited documents2003173
Uncited documents2004200
Uncited documents2005193
Uncited documents2006200
Uncited documents2007247
Uncited documents2008270
Uncited documents2009248
Uncited documents2010254
Uncited documents2011242
Uncited documents2012261
Uncited documents2013268
Uncited documents2014267
Uncited documents2015273
Uncited documents2016243
Uncited documents2017257
Uncited documents2018228
Uncited documents2019175
Uncited documents2020166
Uncited documents2021123
Cited documents1999322
Cited documents2000333
Cited documents2001364
Cited documents2002382
Cited documents2003409
Cited documents2004427
Cited documents2005452
Cited documents2006480
Cited documents2007448
Cited documents2008447
Cited documents2009465
Cited documents2010477
Cited documents2011496
Cited documents2012533
Cited documents2013567
Cited documents2014594
Cited documents2015614
Cited documents2016751
Cited documents2017778
Cited documents2018875
Cited documents2019889
Cited documents2020828
Cited documents2021681
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