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IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems


United States

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The IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems is committed to the timely publication of high-impact papers at the intersection of control systems and network science. In particular, the journal addresses research on the analysis, design and implementation of networked control systems, as well as control over networks. Relevant work includes the full spectrum from basic research on control systems to the design of engineering solutions for automatic control of, and over, networks. The topics covered by this journal include: Coordinated control and estimation over networks, Control and computation over sensor networks, Control under communication constraints, Control and performance analysis issues that arise in the dynamics of networks used in application areas such as communications, computers, transportation, manufacturing, Web ranking and aggregation, social networks, biology, power systems, economics, Synchronization of activities across a controlled network, Stability analysis of controlled networks, Analysis of networks as hybrid dynamical systems. 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 Communications2015Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2016Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2017Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2018Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2019Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2020Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2021Q1
Control and Optimization2015Q1
Control and Optimization2016Q1
Control and Optimization2017Q1
Control and Optimization2018Q1
Control and Optimization2019Q1
Control and Optimization2020Q1
Control and Optimization2021Q1
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
Signal Processing2015Q1
Signal Processing2016Q1
Signal Processing2017Q1
Signal Processing2018Q1
Signal Processing2019Q1
Signal Processing2020Q1
Signal Processing2021Q1

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)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.735
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.627
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20176.771
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20187.048
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20195.542
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20205.155
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20214.625
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.735
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.627
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20176.771
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20185.481
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20195.263
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20204.894
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20214.165
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.735
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20165.627
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20174.547
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20185.027
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20194.730
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20204.257
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20213.769
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 Cites20140
Self Cites20154
Self Cites20169
Self Cites201731
Self Cites201856
Self Cites201975
Self Cites2020196
Self Cites2021118
Total Cites20140
Total Cites2015161
Total Cites2016422
Total Cites2017738
Total Cites2018844
Total Cites20191542
Total Cites20201889
Total Cites20212049
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 document20140
External Cites per document20154.758
External Cites per document20165.581
External Cites per document20176.546
External Cites per document20185.150
External Cites per document20195.024
External Cites per document20204.409
External Cites per document20213.941
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20154.735
Cites per document20165.627
Cites per document20176.771
Cites per document20185.481
Cites per document20195.263
Cites per document20204.894
Cites per document20214.165
% 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 documents20140
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20202
Non-citable documents20212
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201533
Citable documents201674
Citable documents2017108
Citable documents2018153
Citable documents2019292
Citable documents2020384
Citable documents2021490
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 documents20140
Uncited documents20156
Uncited documents201610
Uncited documents20178
Uncited documents201830
Uncited documents201948
Uncited documents202048
Uncited documents202186
Cited documents20140
Cited documents201528
Cited documents201665
Cited documents2017101
Cited documents2018124
Cited documents2019245
Cited documents2020338
Cited documents2021406
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