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Network Science

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
12
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryPsychology
Social Psychology

Social Sciences
Communication
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherCambridge University Press
Publication typeJournals
ISSN20501250, 20501242
Coverage2013-ongoing
Scope Network Science is an important journal for an important discipline - one using the network paradigm, focusing on actors and relational linkages, to inform research, methodology, and applications from many fields across the natural, social, engineering and informational sciences. Given growing understanding of the interconnectedness and globalization of the world, network methods are an increasingly recognized way to research aspects of modern society along with the individuals, organizations, and other actors within it. The discipline is ready for a comprehensive journal, open to papers from all relevant areas. Network Science is a defining work, shaping this discipline. The journal welcomes contributions from researchers in all areas working on network theory, methods, and data.

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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
Communication2014Q1
Communication2015Q1
Communication2016Q1
Communication2017Q2
Communication2018Q2
Social Psychology2014Q2
Social Psychology2015Q2
Social Psychology2016Q2
Social Psychology2017Q2
Social Psychology2018Q2
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2017Q2
Sociology and Political Science2018Q2
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
20140.731
20150.825
20160.845
20170.461
20180.592
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)20142.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.317
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.063
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.775
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.747
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.317
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.063
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.426
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.732
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.317
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.605
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.396
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.333
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 Cites20130
Self Cites20141
Self Cites20154
Self Cites20169
Self Cites20173
Self Cites20182
Total Cites20130
Total Cites201442
Total Cites201595
Total Cites2016132
Total Cites201797
Total Cites2018123
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 document20130
External Cites per document20141.952
External Cites per document20152.220
External Cites per document20161.922
External Cites per document20171.382
External Cites per document20181.704
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20142.000
Cites per document20152.317
Cites per document20162.063
Cites per document20171.426
Cites per document20181.732
% 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
201331.82
201430.00
201547.83
201636.00
201732.00
201843.48
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 documents20130
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20182
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201421
Citable documents201541
Citable documents201664
Citable documents201768
Citable documents201871
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 documents20130
Uncited documents201412
Uncited documents201512
Uncited documents201619
Uncited documents201731
Uncited documents201831
Cited documents20130
Cited documents201410
Cited documents201530
Cited documents201646
Cited documents201737
Cited documents201842
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