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IEEE Journal Ranks #1 in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Wide range of IEEE journals score high in latest Journal Citation Reports

8 July 2011— IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional association for the advancement of technology, publishes the number one journal in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, according to the 2010 Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports (JCR), released June 2011. 

IEEE journals across several technology areas also earned high-ranking in the Impact Factor report. The following ranked number one in their respective categories:

  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics (Automation & Control Systems)
  • IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence)
  • IBM Journal of Research and Development—available exclusively in the IEEE Xplore® digital library&mdash:(Computer Science, Hardware & Architecture; Computer Science, Software Engineering)
  • IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics (Engineering Manufacturing)
  • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication (Telecommunications)
  • IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (Transportation Science and Technology)

According to the 2010 JCR, IEEE publishes:

  • 16 of the top 20 journals in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • 8 of the top 10 journals in Telecommunications
  • 6 of the top 10 journals in Computer Science, Hardware & Architecture  
  • 3 of the top 5 journals in Automation & Control Systems 
  • 3 of the top 5 journals in Computer Science, Cybernetics
  • 2 of the top 5 journals in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence
  • 2 of the top 5 journals in Robotics

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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