Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Decision Science Lettersopen access



Universities and research institutions in Canada

Subject Area and Category


Growing Science



Publication type



19295804, 19295812




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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.

Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q4
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q4
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q4
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)2019Q2

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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.300
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.625
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.613
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.773
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.112
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.324
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.753
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.300
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.625
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.613
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.786
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.014
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.590
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.091
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.300
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.625
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.614
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.644
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.287
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.812
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.986
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20145
Self Cites20156
Self Cites201616
Self Cites20176
Self Cites201815
Self Cites20198
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20133
Total Cites201425
Total Cites201557
Total Cites2016103
Total Cites2017142
Total Cites2018186
Total Cites2019230
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 document20120
External Cites per document20130.100
External Cites per document20140.500
External Cites per document20150.548
External Cites per document20160.664
External Cites per document20170.971
External Cites per document20181.462
External Cites per document20192.018
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.300
Cites per document20140.625
Cites per document20150.613
Cites per document20160.786
Cites per document20171.014
Cites per document20181.590
Cites per document20192.091
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201310
Citable documents201440
Citable documents201593
Citable documents2016131
Citable documents2017140
Citable documents2018117
Citable documents2019110
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 documents20120
Uncited documents20137
Uncited documents201422
Uncited documents201558
Uncited documents201667
Uncited documents201770
Uncited documents201850
Uncited documents201935
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20133
Cited documents201418
Cited documents201535
Cited documents201664
Cited documents201770
Cited documents201867
Cited documents201975
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