Reviews from ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, have demonstrated strong performance in recent Journal Citation Report from Clarivate Analytics, published June 28, 2022. Of the 36 ACM journals indexed in the JCR, 32 saw their impact factor increase in the latest release. 12 ACM titles are in the first quartile in one or more JCR subject categories.
Flagship title Communications from the ACM excelled in all of its categories, receiving an impact factor of 14.065, placing it first of 110 journals in the Computer Science, Software Engineering category, second of 55 in the Computer Science, Hardware & Architecture category, and fifth of 109 in the Computer Science category, Theory & Methods category.
Other highlights include ACM Computer Investigations with an impact factor of 14,324, a 39% increase from 10,282 the previous year and placing it third out of 109 journals in the Computer Science, Theory & Methods category. ACM transactions on intelligent systems and technology more than doubled, with an impact factor of 10.489, which places it 13th out of 145 journals in the Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence category and 36th out of 163 in the Computer Science, Information Systems category. ACM transactions on charts increased its impact factor to 7.403, ranking 10th out of 110 journals in the Computer Science, Software Engineering category.
ACM claps Clarivate’s recent announcement that all Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) journals, including 13 ACM titles, will receive impact factors in the 2023 version of the JCR. ACM journals indexed in ESCI include several titles from ACM’s innovative journal Proceedings of the ACM journal series, which publishes conference papers that have undergone a peer review process comparable to that of traditional journals.
“We are proud of the JCR’s latest results, which are the result of the hard work and dedication of our journal editors, editorial boards, ACM Board and Publications Committees, and our authors and reviewers. “, commented ACM’s director of publications, Scott Delman. “The high level of citation activity for our journals reflects the immense value of these publications to the research and practice communities. As ACM continues its journey to become an open access publisher, we anticipate that our journals will be read and cited even more widely in the future.
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, is the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, bringing together educators, researchers, and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources, and address challenges in the field. ACM strengthens the collective voice of the IT profession through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and recognition of technical excellence. ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for lifelong learning, career development and professional networking.
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