11 February 2019
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Annual Journal Metrics
110 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
64 days to first decision for all manuscripts
204 days from submission to acceptance
14 days from acceptance to publication
2.982 - 2-year Impact Factor
3.042 - 5-year Impact Factor
1.361 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
0.943 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
4375 Altmetric mentions
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27 September 2018
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