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Evolving Systems

Country Germany  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Germany
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryComputer Science
Computer Science Applications

Control and Systems Engineering

Control and Optimization
Modeling and Simulation
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Publication typeJournals
Scope "Evolving Systems" covers surveys, methodological, and application-oriented papers in the emerging area of evolving systems. Evolving systems are inspired by the idea of system model evolution in a dynamically changing and evolving environment. They use inheritance and gradual change with the aim of life-long learning and adaptation, self-organization including system structure evolution in order to adapt to the (unknown and unpredictable) environment as structures for information representation with the ability to fully adapt their structure and adjust their parameters.


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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.

Computer Science Applications2011Q1
Computer Science Applications2012Q2
Computer Science Applications2013Q2
Computer Science Applications2014Q1
Computer Science Applications2015Q1
Computer Science Applications2016Q2
Computer Science Applications2017Q2
Control and Optimization2011Q1
Control and Optimization2012Q3
Control and Optimization2013Q2
Control and Optimization2014Q1
Control and Optimization2015Q1
Control and Optimization2016Q3
Control and Optimization2017Q3
Control and Systems Engineering2011Q1
Control and Systems Engineering2012Q2
Control and Systems Engineering2013Q2
Control and Systems Engineering2014Q1
Control and Systems Engineering2015Q1
Control and Systems Engineering2016Q2
Control and Systems Engineering2017Q2
Modeling and Simulation2011Q1
Modeling and Simulation2012Q2
Modeling and Simulation2013Q2
Modeling and Simulation2014Q1
Modeling and Simulation2015Q1
Modeling and Simulation2016Q3
Modeling and Simulation2017Q3

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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.842
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.919
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.589
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.079
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.244
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.768
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.741
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.842
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.919
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.589
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.316
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.183
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.651
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.815
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.842
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.919
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.757
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.923
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.659
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.465
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.477
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 Cites20100
Self Cites201110
Self Cites201217
Self Cites20138
Self Cites201414
Self Cites201511
Self Cites20169
Self Cites20178
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201154
Total Cites2012108
Total Cites2013145
Total Cites2014189
Total Cites2015131
Total Cites2016104
Total Cites2017118
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 document20100
External Cites per document20112.316
External Cites per document20122.459
External Cites per document20132.446
External Cites per document20143.070
External Cites per document20152.000
External Cites per document20161.508
External Cites per document20171.692
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20112.842
Cites per document20122.919
Cites per document20132.589
Cites per document20143.316
Cites per document20152.183
Cites per document20161.651
Cites per document20171.815
% 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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20145
Non-citable documents20157
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents20174
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201119
Citable documents201237
Citable documents201356
Citable documents201457
Citable documents201560
Citable documents201663
Citable documents201765
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 documents20100
Uncited documents20116
Uncited documents201210
Uncited documents201320
Uncited documents201422
Uncited documents201532
Uncited documents201636
Uncited documents201735
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201113
Cited documents201228
Cited documents201339
Cited documents201440
Cited documents201535
Cited documents201633
Cited documents201734
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