SCI Journal

Impact Factor Database

Computers and Industrial Engineering

Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 3608352
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd.
History: 1976-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Computers and Industrial Engineering

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



Industrial engineering is one of the earliest fields to utilize computers in research, education, and practice. Over the years, computers and electronic communication have become an integral part of industrial engineering. Computers & Industrial Engineering (CAIE) is aimed at an audience of researchers, educators and practitioners of industrial engineering and associated fields. It publishes original contributions on the development of new computerized methodologies for solving industrial engineering problems, as well as the applications of those methodologies to problems of interest in the broad industrial engineering and associated communities. The journal encourages submissions that expand the frontiers of the fundamental theories and concepts underlying industrial engineering techniques. CAIE also serves as a venue for articles evaluating the state-of-the-art of computer applications in various industrial engineering and related topics, and research in the utilization of computers in industrial engineering education. Papers reporting on applications of industrial engineering techniques to real life problems are welcome, as long as they satisfy the criteria of originality in the choice of the problem and the tools utilized to solve it, generality of the approach for applicability to other problems, and significance of the results produced. A major aim of the journal is to foster international exchange of ideas and experiences among scholars and practitioners with shared interests all over the world.

Computers and Industrial Engineering

2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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4-year Impact Factor Trend
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Computers and Industrial Engineering

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 5.321
  • 2018 Impact Factor 4.330
  • 2017 Impact Factor 3.935
  • 2016 Impact Factor 3.444
  • 2015 Impact Factor 3.096
  • 2014 Impact Factor 2.984
  • 2013 Impact Factor 2.760
  • 2012 Impact Factor 2.663
  • 2011 Impact Factor 3.117
  • 2010 Impact Factor 2.714
  • 2009 Impact Factor 2.300
  • 2008 Impact Factor 1.780
  • 2007 Impact Factor 1.306
  • 2006 Impact Factor 1.572
  • 2005 Impact Factor 0.965
  • 2004 Impact Factor 1.005
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.628
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.430
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.600
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.232
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.