IEEE journals sustain high rankings in newest Citation Reports

(2 July 2013)  IEEE, the world’s leading technical professional organization for the advancement of technology, has maintained its position as one of the top publishers of science and technology journals. According to the 2012 Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports© (JCR) released in June 2013, IEEE journals sustained their status as premier scholarly publications, earning high rankings in the Impact Factor report.

Eight titles ranked #1 in their respective categories.

According to the 2012 report, IEEE publishes  18 of the top 20 journals in Electrical & Electronic Engineering; 10 of the top 10 journals in Telecommunications;  8 of the top 10 journals in Computer Science, Hardware & Architecture;  7 of the top 10 journals in Automation & Control Systems, and many more.

The report also found that IEEE publishes all of the top 10 journals in the Telecommunications category and 8 of the top 10 journals in the Electrical & Electronic Engineering category based on the Eigenfactor score, a scale that measures the number of times articles from a journal are published in the last five years.

The JCR offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world’s leading journals. By compiling articles’ cited references, the JCR helps to measure research influence and impact and shows the relationship between citing and cited journals.

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