IAES International Journal of Artificial Intelligence (IJ-AI) is now SJR Q2

Dear Authors, Reviewers, Editors, Librarians and Readers,

The IAES International Journal of Artificial Intelligence (IJ-AI) is indexed by Scopus/Scimagojr, with a SJR of 0.341 (2020), Q2 under Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Information Systems and Management categories. A really nice achievement after 9 years of intensive and thorough work. Our congratulations to the team, smartly led by Prof. Dr. Eugene Yu-Dong Zhang, at , University of Leicester, United Kingdom.

The IJ-AI will publish high quality original/research articles only, and some review papers by invitation. We intend to maintain, improve the high standards of excellence, visibility and further develop of the journal. The goal is to maintain journal indexation in the Scopus and to get indexation in the Web of Science, with the continuous increasing the quality of the journal articles and visibility of the journal.

The following main steps are going to be undertaken for the journal quality and visibility improvement in accordance with the principles set out and recommendations from the international scientific editing and publishing associations, and the transparency & best practice (ICMJE, COPE, WAME, CSE, CONSORT, EASE, DOAJ, OASPA, etc.):

  1. To maintain and improve quality, ethical soundness and editorial strategy in order to ensure higher impact and citation rates of the articles published in the IJ-AI.
  2. Further internationalization and broadening the indexation and archiving of IJ-AI in additional relevant global databases in order to promote the papers post-publication.
  3. Registering with the ORCID for the potential authors, reviewers and editorial board members of IJ-AI in order to increase visibility of their academic activities by and displaying information about own writing, reviewing and publishing activities on their permanent accounts.
  4. Editorial team of IJ-AI will be strengthened by broadening the Editorial Board membership and appointing additional section editors responsible for publication ethics (research integrity), English language etc., as well as skilled individuals involved in the processing of manuscripts for more effective functioning of the overall process for management of manuscripts till final decision for publishing and management of the journal.
  5. IJ-AI will support continuing professional development by creating journal sections for postgraduate students, ongoing researchers, and specialists, as well as by acknowledging contributors for publishing and reviewing activities.
  6. IJ-AI will adhere to the most updated recommendations of global editorial associations toward improving the peer-review process and quality of publications, as well as post-publication communication and to incorporate relevant points in the journal instructions.
  7. The open journal system of IJ-AI will be upgraded and enriched with transparent information about editorial management, peer review, open access and acceptable editing practices.
  8. Increasing the impact of IJ-AI by improving the functionality of the journal website and online contents and assessing the use of journal and published papers through various traditional and alternative impact indicators.
  9. Upgrading Instructions to authors to provide comprehensive information about the journal, including guidelines which regularly improve the ethical standards, quality and implications of published articles.
  10. Education of scientific community in research and publication ethics and integrity for creating ethical environment and tradition to prevent scientific and publishing dishonesty, fraud and plagiarism.

This journal is full open access, becomes a reference on the topic. We would be more than happy to receive any suggestions for improving our journal.

Thank you

Best Regards,
Tole Sutikno
Managing Director