Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences: Part A

Country

Pakistan

Universities and research institutions in Pakistan

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Pakistan Academy of Sciences

H-Index

4

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

25184245, 25184253

Coverage

2016-2020

Information

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Scope

Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences, published since 1964, is quarterly journal of the Academy. It publishes original research papers and reviews in basic and applied sciences. All papers are peer reviewed. Authors are not required to be Fellows or Members of the Academy, or citizens of Pakistan. Join the conversation about this journal
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
Computer Science (miscellaneous)2020Q4
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2020Q4
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2020Q4
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
20190.115
20200.127
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
201637
201731
201831
201920
202015
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)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.270
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.323
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.277
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.270
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.323
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.256
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.270
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.371
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.157
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 Cites20160
Self Cites20173
Self Cites20183
Self Cites20192
Self Cites20200
Total Cites20160
Total Cites201710
Total Cites201817
Total Cites201932
Total Cites202021
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 document20160
External Cites per document20170.189
External Cites per document20180.206
External Cites per document20190.400
External Cites per document20200.457
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.270
Cites per document20180.250
Cites per document20190.323
Cites per document20200.256
% 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
20165.41
201712.90
201819.35
201920.00
202026.67
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 documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents201924
Non-citable documents202036
Citable documents20160
Citable documents201737
Citable documents201868
Citable documents201975
Citable documents202046
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 documents20160
Uncited documents201729
Uncited documents201854
Uncited documents201978
Uncited documents202067
Cited documents20160
Cited documents20178
Cited documents201814
Cited documents201921
Cited documents202015
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