SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.
SJR is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and a qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.
The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two preceding years.
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To calculate the five year Impact Factor, citations are counted in 2014 to the previous five years and divided by the source items published in the previous five years.
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This international journal is directed to researchers, engineers, educators, managers, programmers, and users of computers who have particular interests in parallel processing and/or distributed computing.
The Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing publishes original research papers and timely review articles on the theory, design, evaluation, and use of parallel and/or distributed computing systems. The journal also features special issues on these topics; again covering the full range from the design to the use of our targeted systems.
Research Areas Include:
• Theory of parallel/distributed computing
• Parallel algorithms and their implementation
• Innovative computer architectures
• Shared-memory multiprocessors
• Peer-to-peer systems
• Distributed sensor networks
• Pervasive computing
• Optical computing
• Software tools and environments
• Languages, compilers, and operating systems
• Fault-tolerant computing
• Applications and performance analysis
• Cyber trust and security
• Parallel programming
• Grid computing
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