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Country Japan  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Japan
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryComputer Science
Information Systems

PublisherInternational Information Institute
Publication typeJournals
ISSN13448994, 13434500
Coverage2009-2017 (cancelled)
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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.

Information Systems2010Q4
Information Systems2011Q4
Information Systems2012Q4
Information Systems2013Q4
Information Systems2014Q3
Information Systems2015Q4
Information Systems2016Q3
Information Systems2017Q4
Information Systems2018Q4

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.053
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.283
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.494
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.286
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.147
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.135
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.102
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.082
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.053
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.283
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.492
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.285
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.138
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.111
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.109
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.083
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.053
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.283
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.517
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.493
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.265
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.116
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.125
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.120
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.083
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 Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20117
Self Cites2012129
Self Cites2013270
Self Cites2014162
Self Cites201594
Self Cites201690
Self Cites201755
Self Cites20180
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20101
Total Cites201115
Total Cites2012202
Total Cites2013478
Total Cites2014501
Total Cites2015296
Total Cites2016239
Total Cites2017229
Total Cites2018188
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 document20090
External Cites per document20100.053
External Cites per document20110.151
External Cites per document20120.181
External Cites per document20130.214
External Cites per document20140.193
External Cites per document20150.094
External Cites per document20160.069
External Cites per document20170.083
External Cites per document20180.083
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.053
Cites per document20110.283
Cites per document20120.500
Cites per document20130.492
Cites per document20140.285
Cites per document20150.138
Cites per document20160.111
Cites per document20170.109
Cites per document20180.083
% 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 documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20126
Non-citable documents201314
Non-citable documents201417
Non-citable documents201512
Non-citable documents20164
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20180
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201019
Citable documents201153
Citable documents2012404
Citable documents2013972
Citable documents20141756
Citable documents20152150
Citable documents20162144
Citable documents20172099
Citable documents20182263
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 documents20090
Uncited documents201018
Uncited documents201143
Uncited documents2012287
Uncited documents2013710
Uncited documents20141472
Uncited documents20151939
Uncited documents20161982
Uncited documents20171938
Uncited documents20182116
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20101
Cited documents201110
Cited documents2012123
Cited documents2013276
Cited documents2014301
Cited documents2015223
Cited documents2016166
Cited documents2017162
Cited documents2018147
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