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IOS Press Journal Impact Factors show a steady rise

June 21, 2019
Amsterdam, June 21, 2019 – IOS Press, an independent international publisher of scientific, technical and medical (STM) journals and books, announces an overall Impact Factor increase of more than 12% across its 27 journals currently covered in the 2019 Journal Citation Reports®* (based on 2018 data), which was published this week. Journals in AI and Computer Science achieved the most significant gains.

A significant rise in the AI category was achieved by the Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, that increased its Impact Factor by 35% to 1.186.

Furthermore, we are very pleased to note that Semantic Web is showing a steady increase since its inclusion in Journal Citation Reports. Its Impact Factor has gone from 2.224 to 3.524, which lead to an increase in ranking from Q2 to Q1 in the Computer Science, Information Systems category.

The Journal of Berry Research’s Impact Factor continues to rise since it was first included last year, to 2.379, thus securing its position in the second quartile of Plant Sciences.

Also noteworthy are Cancer Biomarkers with an Impact Factor of 2.859 and the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease that reached an Impact Factor of 3.698.

IOS Press would like to express its gratitude to the authors, reviewers and editors for their invaluable contributions to the success that these journals have achieved. Impact Factors remain one of the most widely accepted indicators of journal quality and impact.

*2019 Journal Citation Reports is published by the Web of Science Group, a Clarivate Analytics Company.

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