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IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity



Publication type



21682267, 21682275





How to publish in this journal


The scope of the IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics includes computational approaches to the field of cybernetics. Specifically, the transactions welcomes papers on communication and control across machines or machine, human, and organizations. The scope includes such areas as computational intelligence, computer vision, neural networks, genetic algorithms, machine learning, fuzzy systems, cognitive systems, decision making, and robotics, to the extent that they contribute to the theme of cybernetics or demonstrate an application of cybernetics principles. 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 Science Applications2014Q1
Computer Science Applications2015Q1
Computer Science Applications2016Q1
Computer Science Applications2017Q1
Computer Science Applications2018Q1
Computer Science Applications2019Q1
Computer Science Applications2020Q1
Computer Science Applications2021Q1
Control and Systems Engineering2014Q1
Control and Systems Engineering2015Q1
Control and Systems Engineering2016Q1
Control and Systems Engineering2017Q1
Control and Systems Engineering2018Q1
Control and Systems Engineering2019Q1
Control and Systems Engineering2020Q1
Control and Systems Engineering2021Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2014Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2015Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2016Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2017Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2018Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2019Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2020Q1
Electrical and Electronic Engineering2021Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2014Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2015Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2016Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2017Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2018Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2019Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2020Q1
Human-Computer Interaction2021Q1
Information Systems2014Q1
Information Systems2015Q1
Information Systems2016Q1
Information Systems2017Q1
Information Systems2018Q1
Information Systems2019Q1
Information Systems2020Q1
Information Systems2021Q1

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)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20145.197
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20156.942
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20168.130
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20179.968
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201810.679
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201911.742
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202012.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202112.104
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20145.197
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20156.942
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20168.130
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20179.842
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201810.959
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201911.876
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202011.938
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202111.786
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20145.197
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20156.942
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20167.461
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20179.636
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201810.803
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201911.220
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202010.604
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202111.784
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 Cites20130
Self Cites201466
Self Cites2015480
Self Cites2016756
Self Cites20171131
Self Cites2018614
Self Cites2019869
Self Cites2020885
Self Cites2021910
Total Cites20130
Total Cites2014951
Total Cites20152860
Total Cites20165577
Total Cites20177421
Total Cites20189973
Total Cites201911235
Total Cites202012654
Total Cites202114237
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 document20130
External Cites per document20144.890
External Cites per document20155.848
External Cites per document20167.079
External Cites per document20178.387
External Cites per document201810.480
External Cites per document201911.780
External Cites per document202011.828
External Cites per document202111.499
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20145.197
Cites per document20156.942
Cites per document20168.130
Cites per document20179.842
Cites per document201810.959
Cites per document201911.876
Cites per document202011.938
Cites per document202111.786
% 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 documents20130
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents20174
Non-citable documents201817
Non-citable documents201966
Non-citable documents202065
Non-citable documents202149
Citable documents20130
Citable documents2014181
Citable documents2015407
Citable documents2016681
Citable documents2017750
Citable documents2018893
Citable documents2019880
Citable documents2020995
Citable documents20211159
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 documents20130
Uncited documents201427
Uncited documents201541
Uncited documents201660
Uncited documents201747
Uncited documents201848
Uncited documents201956
Uncited documents202054
Uncited documents202181
Cited documents20130
Cited documents2014156
Cited documents2015371
Cited documents2016626
Cited documents2017707
Cited documents2018862
Cited documents2019890
Cited documents20201006
Cited documents20211127
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