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Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineeringopen access



Universities and research institutions in Germany
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Springer Verlag



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1867822X, 18678211





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The LNICST series publishes ICST's conferences, symposia and workshops. It reports state-of-the-art results in areas related to the scope of the Institute. LNICST reports state-of-the-art results in areas related to the scope of the Institute. The type of material published includes: -Proceedings (published in time for the respective event)- Post-conference proceedings (consisting of thoroughly revised and/or extended final papers)- Other edited monographs (such as project reports or invited volumes). LNICST topics span the following areas: -General Computer Science- E-Economy- E-Medicine- Knowledge Management- Law and ICT- Multimedia- Operations, Management and Policy- Social Informatics- Systems- Telecommunications Engineering Join the conversation about this journal

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 Networks and Communications2010Q4
Computer Networks and Communications2011Q4
Computer Networks and Communications2012Q4
Computer Networks and Communications2013Q4
Computer Networks and Communications2014Q4
Computer Networks and Communications2015Q4
Computer Networks and Communications2016Q4
Computer Networks and Communications2017Q4
Computer Networks and Communications2018Q4
Computer Networks and Communications2019Q4
Computer Networks and Communications2020Q4
Computer Networks and Communications2021Q4
Computer Networks and Communications2022Q4

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.

Total Documents

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

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)20100.419
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.340
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.405
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.394
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.463
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.492
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.480
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.496
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.460
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.436
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.423
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.392
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.345
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.419
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.340
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.405
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.391
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.437
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.518
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.470
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.493
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.476
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.423
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.431
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.397
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.330
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.419
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.340
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.420
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.326
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.445
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.427
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.422
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.485
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.438
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.426
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.422
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.351
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.280
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 Cites201021
Self Cites201115
Self Cites201270
Self Cites201360
Self Cites201443
Self Cites201530
Self Cites201642
Self Cites201733
Self Cites201857
Self Cites201954
Self Cites202042
Self Cites202156
Self Cites202265
Total Cites20090
Total Cites2010350
Total Cites2011555
Total Cites2012819
Total Cites20131056
Total Cites20141110
Total Cites20151348
Total Cites2016851
Total Cites2017859
Total Cites20181012
Total Cites20191402
Total Cites20201951
Total Cites20211925
Total Cites20221695
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 document20100.418
External Cites per document20110.353
External Cites per document20120.395
External Cites per document20130.393
External Cites per document20140.448
External Cites per document20150.540
External Cites per document20160.493
External Cites per document20170.517
External Cites per document20180.506
External Cites per document20190.439
External Cites per document20200.454
External Cites per document20210.414
External Cites per document20220.342
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.419
Cites per document20110.340
Cites per document20120.405
Cites per document20130.391
Cites per document20140.437
Cites per document20150.518
Cites per document20160.470
Cites per document20170.493
Cites per document20180.476
Cites per document20190.423
Cites per document20200.431
Cites per document20210.397
Cites per document20220.330
% 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 documents201048
Non-citable documents2011103
Non-citable documents2012129
Non-citable documents2013164
Non-citable documents2014159
Non-citable documents2015160
Non-citable documents2016170
Non-citable documents2017145
Non-citable documents2018237
Non-citable documents2019249
Non-citable documents2020322
Non-citable documents2021334
Non-citable documents2022361
Citable documents20090
Citable documents2010788
Citable documents20111531
Citable documents20121894
Citable documents20132534
Citable documents20142380
Citable documents20152440
Citable documents20161640
Citable documents20171597
Citable documents20181888
Citable documents20193069
Citable documents20204207
Citable documents20214514
Citable documents20224768
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 documents2010657
Uncited documents20111292
Uncited documents20121561
Uncited documents20132114
Uncited documents20141924
Uncited documents20152021
Uncited documents20161348
Uncited documents20171249
Uncited documents20181556
Uncited documents20192478
Uncited documents20203474
Uncited documents20213737
Uncited documents20224082
Cited documents20090
Cited documents2010179
Cited documents2011342
Cited documents2012462
Cited documents2013584
Cited documents2014615
Cited documents2015579
Cited documents2016462
Cited documents2017493
Cited documents2018569
Cited documents2019840
Cited documents20201055
Cited documents20211111
Cited documents20221047
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