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Journal of King Saud University - Computer and Information Sciencesopen access


Saudi Arabia

Universities and research institutions in Saudi Arabia

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King Saud University

King Saud University in Scimago Institutions Rankings



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13191578, 22131248





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The Journal of King Saud University Computer and Information Sciences is a refereed, international journal that covers all aspects of both foundations of computer and its practical applications. The journal publishes original papers in the areas of, but not limited to: -Arabization -Big Data -Bioinformatics -Biometrics -Cloud Computing -Computer Graphics -Computer Vision -Crowd Computing -Data Mining -Data Warehouse -e-Business -e-Learning -Embedded Systems -Fuzzy Systems -Grid Computing -High Performance Computing -Image Processing -Information Security -Internet of Things -Machine Learning -Mobile Computing -Natural Language Processing -Net Centric Computing -Network Protocols -Network Security -Pattern Recognition -Pervasive Computing -Robotics -Social Networks -Software Engineering -Speech Processing -Wireless and Mobile Networks -Wireless Sensor Networks Special emphasis is given to recent trends related to the cutting-edge research within the domain. The journal publishes also Special Issues within its scope resulting from specific and dedicated editorial efforts or covering a particular theme. All articles are subjected to extensive review by international reviewers. 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 (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Computer Science (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Computer Science (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Computer Science (miscellaneous)2018Q2
Computer Science (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Computer Science (miscellaneous)2020Q1
Computer Science (miscellaneous)2021Q1

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)20152.213
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.237
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.373
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20195.769
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20206.126
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20215.315
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.213
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.237
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.109
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20196.457
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20206.674
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20215.205
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.213
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.237
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.776
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.152
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20197.149
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20206.951
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20214.257
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 Cites201511
Self Cites20167
Self Cites20176
Self Cites20182
Self Cites20198
Self Cites202030
Self Cites202164
Total Cites20140
Total Cites2015104
Total Cites2016208
Total Cites2017297
Total Cites2018429
Total Cites2019904
Total Cites20201168
Total Cites20212035
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 document20152.022
External Cites per document20162.258
External Cites per document20172.328
External Cites per document20183.285
External Cites per document20196.946
External Cites per document20206.814
External Cites per document20215.228
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20152.213
Cites per document20162.237
Cites per document20172.250
Cites per document20183.109
Cites per document20196.457
Cites per document20206.674
Cites per document20215.205
% 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 documents20164
Non-citable documents20177
Non-citable documents20188
Non-citable documents201911
Non-citable documents20208
Non-citable documents202114
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201546
Citable documents201689
Citable documents2017125
Citable documents2018130
Citable documents2019129
Citable documents2020167
Citable documents2021377
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 documents201517
Uncited documents201637
Uncited documents201747
Uncited documents201841
Uncited documents201931
Uncited documents202035
Uncited documents202179
Cited documents20140
Cited documents201530
Cited documents201656
Cited documents201785
Cited documents201897
Cited documents2019109
Cited documents2020140
Cited documents2021312
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