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Biomedical Physics and Engineering Express

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategoryNursing
Nursing (miscellaneous)
PublisherIOP Publishing Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN20571976
Coverage2016-ongoing
Scope BPEX is an inclusive, international, multidisciplinary journal devoted to publishing new research on any application of physics and/or engineering in medicine and/or biology. Characterized by a broad geographical coverage and a fast-track peer-review process, relevant topics include all aspects of biophysics, medical physics and biomedical engineering. Papers that are almost entirely clinical or biological in their focus are not suitable. The journal has an emphasis on publishing interdisciplinary work and bringing research fields together, encompassing experimental, theoretical and computational work.

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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
Nursing (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Nursing (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Nursing (miscellaneous)2018Q2
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
20160.197
20170.196
20180.331
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)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.769
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.675
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.126
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.769
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.675
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.126
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.769
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.675
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.097
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 Cites20150
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20172
Self Cites20189
Total Cites20150
Total Cites201610
Total Cites2017102
Total Cites2018223
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 document20150
External Cites per document20160.615
External Cites per document20170.662
External Cites per document20181.081
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20160.769
Cites per document20170.675
Cites per document20181.126
% 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
201538.46
201617.39
201719.15
201822.27
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 documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Citable documents20150
Citable documents201613
Citable documents2017151
Citable documents2018198
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 documents20150
Uncited documents20166
Uncited documents201793
Uncited documents201896
Cited documents20150
Cited documents20167
Cited documents201758
Cited documents2018102
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