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Journal of Big Dataopen access


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom
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The Journal of Big Data publishes high-quality, scholarly research papers, methodologies and case studies covering a broad range of topics, from big data analytics to data-intensive computing and all applications of big data research. The journal examines the challenges facing big data today and going forward including, but not limited to: data capture and storage; search, sharing, and analytics; big data technologies; data visualization; architectures for massively parallel processing; data mining tools and techniques; machine learning algorithms for big data; cloud computing platforms; distributed file systems and databases; and scalable storage systems. Academic researchers and practitioners will find the Journal of Big Data to be a seminal source of innovative material. 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 Communications2015Q3
Computer Networks and Communications2016Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2017Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2018Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2019Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2020Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2021Q1
Computer Networks and Communications2022Q1
Hardware and Architecture2015Q3
Hardware and Architecture2016Q1
Hardware and Architecture2017Q1
Hardware and Architecture2018Q1
Hardware and Architecture2019Q1
Hardware and Architecture2020Q1
Hardware and Architecture2021Q1
Hardware and Architecture2022Q1
Information Systems2015Q3
Information Systems2016Q1
Information Systems2017Q1
Information Systems2018Q1
Information Systems2019Q1
Information Systems2020Q1
Information Systems2021Q1
Information Systems2022Q1
Information Systems and Management2015Q2
Information Systems and Management2016Q1
Information Systems and Management2017Q1
Information Systems and Management2018Q1
Information Systems and Management2019Q1
Information Systems and Management2020Q1
Information Systems and Management2021Q1
Information Systems and Management2022Q1

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)20154.167
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20166.563
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20179.931
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20189.262
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201910.242
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202010.126
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202113.120
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202216.518
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.167
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20166.563
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20179.931
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20189.287
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20196.646
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20209.183
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202114.362
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202217.163
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20166.563
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201710.269
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20184.707
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20194.535
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20209.896
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202115.278
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202210.433
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 Cites20150
Self Cites201611
Self Cites201737
Self Cites201820
Self Cites201968
Self Cites202083
Self Cites2021114
Self Cites202293
Total Cites20140
Total Cites201525
Total Cites2016210
Total Cites2017576
Total Cites2018938
Total Cites2019844
Total Cites20201956
Total Cites20213849
Total Cites20226436
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 document20154.167
External Cites per document20166.219
External Cites per document20179.293
External Cites per document20189.089
External Cites per document20196.110
External Cites per document20208.793
External Cites per document202113.937
External Cites per document202216.915
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20154.167
Cites per document20166.563
Cites per document20179.931
Cites per document20189.287
Cites per document20196.646
Cites per document20209.183
Cites per document202114.362
Cites per document202217.163
% 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 documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Citable documents20140
Citable documents20156
Citable documents201632
Citable documents201758
Citable documents2018101
Citable documents2019127
Citable documents2020213
Citable documents2021268
Citable documents2022375
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 documents20151
Uncited documents20167
Uncited documents20178
Uncited documents201814
Uncited documents201923
Uncited documents202028
Uncited documents202128
Uncited documents202242
Cited documents20140
Cited documents20155
Cited documents201625
Cited documents201750
Cited documents201887
Cited documents2019104
Cited documents2020185
Cited documents2021240
Cited documents2022333
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