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Functions of Language

Country Netherlands  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Netherlands
18
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
Language and Linguistics

Social Sciences
Linguistics and Language
PublisherJohn Benjamins Publishing Company
Publication typeJournals
ISSN0929998X
Coverage2002-ongoing
Scope Functions of Language is an international journal of linguistics which explores the functionalist perspective on the organisation and use of natural language. It encourages the interplay of theory and description, and provides space for the detailed analysis, qualitative or quantitative, of linguistic data from a broad range of languages. Its scope is broad, covering such matters as prosodic phenomena in phonology, the clause in its communicative context, and regularities of pragmatics, conversation and discourse, as well as the interaction between the various levels of analysis. The overall purpose is to contribute to our understanding of how the use of languages in speech and writing has impacted, and continues to impact, upon the structure of those languages.

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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
Language and Linguistics1999Q2
Language and Linguistics2000Q2
Language and Linguistics2001Q2
Language and Linguistics2002Q4
Language and Linguistics2003Q2
Language and Linguistics2004Q2
Language and Linguistics2005Q2
Language and Linguistics2006Q2
Language and Linguistics2007Q3
Language and Linguistics2008Q2
Language and Linguistics2009Q2
Language and Linguistics2010Q2
Language and Linguistics2011Q2
Language and Linguistics2012Q1
Language and Linguistics2013Q2
Language and Linguistics2014Q2
Language and Linguistics2015Q2
Language and Linguistics2016Q1
Language and Linguistics2017Q2
Linguistics and Language1999Q2
Linguistics and Language2000Q2
Linguistics and Language2001Q2
Linguistics and Language2002Q4
Linguistics and Language2003Q2
Linguistics and Language2004Q2
Linguistics and Language2005Q2
Linguistics and Language2006Q2
Linguistics and Language2007Q3
Linguistics and Language2008Q2
Linguistics and Language2009Q2
Linguistics and Language2010Q2
Linguistics and Language2011Q2
Linguistics and Language2012Q1
Linguistics and Language2013Q2
Linguistics and Language2014Q2
Linguistics and Language2015Q2
Linguistics and Language2016Q1
Linguistics and Language2017Q2
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
19990.253
20000.203
20010.315
20020.101
20030.155
20040.227
20050.193
20060.198
20070.108
20080.333
20090.294
20100.210
20110.444
20120.625
20130.261
20140.172
20150.195
20160.400
20170.306
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)19990.429
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.607
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.448
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.313
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.273
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.469
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.387
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.185
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.867
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.871
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.833
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.267
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.741
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.962
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.667
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.438
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.892
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.744
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.429
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.714
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.435
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.083
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.308
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.542
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.455
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.381
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.190
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.739
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.913
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.875
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.190
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.842
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.842
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.308
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.033
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.771
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.733
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.059
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.222
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.769
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.882
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.533
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.154
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.462
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.263
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.583
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 Cites19992
Self Cites20004
Self Cites20012
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20044
Self Cites20051
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20091
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20171
Total Cites19999
Total Cites200015
Total Cites200110
Total Cites20022
Total Cites20038
Total Cites200413
Total Cites200510
Total Cites20068
Total Cites20074
Total Cites200817
Total Cites200921
Total Cites201021
Total Cites201125
Total Cites201235
Total Cites201316
Total Cites20147
Total Cites20158
Total Cites201631
Total Cites201727
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 document19990.333
External Cites per document20000.524
External Cites per document20010.348
External Cites per document20020.083
External Cites per document20030.308
External Cites per document20040.375
External Cites per document20050.409
External Cites per document20060.381
External Cites per document20070.190
External Cites per document20080.739
External Cites per document20090.870
External Cites per document20100.875
External Cites per document20111.190
External Cites per document20121.842
External Cites per document20130.842
External Cites per document20140.333
External Cites per document20150.308
External Cites per document20160.933
External Cites per document20170.743
Cites per document19990.429
Cites per document20000.714
Cites per document20010.435
Cites per document20020.083
Cites per document20030.308
Cites per document20040.542
Cites per document20050.455
Cites per document20060.381
Cites per document20070.190
Cites per document20080.739
Cites per document20090.913
Cites per document20100.875
Cites per document20111.190
Cites per document20121.842
Cites per document20130.842
Cites per document20140.333
Cites per document20150.308
Cites per document20161.033
Cites per document20170.771
% 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
19990.00
20000.00
200111.11
200270.00
200357.14
200475.00
200587.50
200642.86
2007100.00
200888.89
200950.00
201014.29
20110.00
201214.29
201333.33
201418.18
201536.36
201623.08
20178.33
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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20042
Non-citable documents20053
Non-citable documents20062
Non-citable documents20072
Non-citable documents20082
Non-citable documents20093
Non-citable documents20103
Non-citable documents20113
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20170
Citable documents199921
Citable documents200021
Citable documents200123
Citable documents200224
Citable documents200326
Citable documents200424
Citable documents200522
Citable documents200621
Citable documents200721
Citable documents200823
Citable documents200923
Citable documents201024
Citable documents201121
Citable documents201219
Citable documents201319
Citable documents201421
Citable documents201526
Citable documents201630
Citable documents201735
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 documents199916
Uncited documents200012
Uncited documents200116
Uncited documents200222
Uncited documents200320
Uncited documents200416
Uncited documents200518
Uncited documents200617
Uncited documents200719
Uncited documents200813
Uncited documents200916
Uncited documents201014
Uncited documents20119
Uncited documents201210
Uncited documents201311
Uncited documents201417
Uncited documents201521
Uncited documents201615
Uncited documents201720
Cited documents19995
Cited documents20009
Cited documents20017
Cited documents20022
Cited documents20037
Cited documents200410
Cited documents20057
Cited documents20066
Cited documents20074
Cited documents200812
Cited documents200910
Cited documents201013
Cited documents201115
Cited documents201211
Cited documents20139
Cited documents20145
Cited documents20156
Cited documents201616
Cited documents201715
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