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Country South Africa  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of South Africa
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H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMathematics
Mathematics (miscellaneous)

Social Sciences
Education
PublisherOpenJournals Publishing AOSIS (Pty) Ltd
Publication typeJournals
ISSN10122346, 22237895
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
Education2013Q4
Education2014Q2
Education2015Q3
Education2016Q4
Education2017Q4
Mathematics (miscellaneous)2013Q4
Mathematics (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Mathematics (miscellaneous)2015Q4
Mathematics (miscellaneous)2016Q4
Mathematics (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
20130.141
20140.366
20150.201
20160.130
20170.126
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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.273
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.893
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.632
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.396
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.212
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.273
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.893
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.632
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.308
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.259
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.273
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.893
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.063
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.235
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20146
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20166
Self Cites20171
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20136
Total Cites201425
Total Cites201524
Total Cites20168
Total Cites20177
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 document20120
External Cites per document20130.182
External Cites per document20140.679
External Cites per document20150.579
External Cites per document20160.077
External Cites per document20170.222
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.273
Cites per document20140.893
Cites per document20150.632
Cites per document20160.308
Cites per document20170.259
% 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
201226.09
20130.00
201410.00
201510.00
201614.29
201716.67
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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201322
Citable documents201428
Citable documents201538
Citable documents201626
Citable documents201727
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 documents20120
Uncited documents201319
Uncited documents201415
Uncited documents201524
Uncited documents201619
Uncited documents201721
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20134
Cited documents201414
Cited documents201515
Cited documents20167
Cited documents20176
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