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Asian Spine Journalopen access

Country South Korea  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of South Korea
15
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Surgery
PublisherKorean Society of Spine Surgery
Publication typeJournals
ISSN19761902, 19767846
Coverage2011-ongoing
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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
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2012Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2013Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2014Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2015Q2
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2016Q2
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2017Q2
Surgery2012Q3
Surgery2013Q3
Surgery2014Q3
Surgery2015Q2
Surgery2016Q2
Surgery2017Q2
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
20120.219
20130.362
20140.331
20150.521
20160.507
20170.612
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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.595
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.652
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.980
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.178
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.266
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.377
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.595
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.652
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.980
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.198
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.203
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.389
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.595
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.652
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.943
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.050
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.241
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.215
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 Cites20110
Self Cites20123
Self Cites20132
Self Cites201418
Self Cites201522
Self Cites201624
Self Cites201742
Total Cites20110
Total Cites201225
Total Cites201358
Total Cites2014145
Total Cites2015272
Total Cites2016391
Total Cites2017589
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 document20110
External Cites per document20120.524
External Cites per document20130.629
External Cites per document20140.858
External Cites per document20151.101
External Cites per document20161.129
External Cites per document20171.290
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.595
Cites per document20130.652
Cites per document20140.980
Cites per document20151.198
Cites per document20161.203
Cites per document20171.389
% 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
20116.98
201210.20
20138.20
201410.08
201512.96
20169.52
201715.15
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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20145
Non-citable documents201512
Non-citable documents201627
Non-citable documents201735
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201242
Citable documents201389
Citable documents2014148
Citable documents2015227
Citable documents2016325
Citable documents2017424
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 documents20110
Uncited documents201225
Uncited documents201356
Uncited documents201477
Uncited documents2015108
Uncited documents2016177
Uncited documents2017204
Cited documents20110
Cited documents201218
Cited documents201336
Cited documents201476
Cited documents2015131
Cited documents2016175
Cited documents2017255
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