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African Review of Physicsopen access

Country Ghana  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Ghana
6
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryPhysics and Astronomy
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
PublisherAfrican Physical Society
Publication typeJournals
ISSN22236589
Coverage2012-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
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2012Q4
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2013Q4
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2014Q4
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2015Q4
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2016Q4
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2017Q4
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
20120.143
20130.137
20140.154
20150.139
20160.201
20170.153
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)20120.344
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.404
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.385
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.217
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.286
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.257
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.344
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.404
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.385
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.205
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.238
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.257
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.344
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.404
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.328
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.317
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.220
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 Cites20122
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20142
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20165
Self Cites20173
Total Cites20110
Total Cites201211
Total Cites201323
Total Cites201437
Total Cites201518
Total Cites201619
Total Cites201719
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 document20120.281
External Cites per document20130.404
External Cites per document20140.365
External Cites per document20150.182
External Cites per document20160.175
External Cites per document20170.216
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.344
Cites per document20130.404
Cites per document20140.385
Cites per document20150.205
Cites per document20160.238
Cites per document20170.257
% 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
201125.00
20128.00
20132.56
201420.83
20150.00
201612.12
20176.67
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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201232
Citable documents201357
Citable documents201496
Citable documents201588
Citable documents201680
Citable documents201774
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 documents201342
Uncited documents201474
Uncited documents201575
Uncited documents201669
Uncited documents201762
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20127
Cited documents201315
Cited documents201422
Cited documents201513
Cited documents201611
Cited documents201712
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