Impact metrics are citation-based measurements used to evaluate the impact of published research at the journal level. These metrics are generated by abstracting and indexing databases, each using their own dataset and methodology.


Impact factors



  • 10 days average from submission to first decision.
  • 50 days average from submission to first post-review decision.
  • 15 days average from acceptance to online publication.
  • 2% acceptance rate.



This journal is included in the following abstracting and indexing databases.