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Journal of Systems and Software

Journal of Systems and Software

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Impact Factor: 2.45
Citescore: 7.8
SCIMAGO SJR: 0.772
SCIMAGO H-index: 101
Research Ranking (Computer Science) 67

Journal Information

ISSN: 0164-1212
Publisher: Journal of Systems and Software
Periodicity: Monthly
Editors-in-Chief: P. Avgeriou, D. Shepherd

Aims & Scope of the Journal

Journal of Systems and Software publishes original research contributions in the arena of General Computer Science and Software Engineering & Programming. The journal is intended for scholars, practitioners and scientists who keen on such areas of scientific research . The publication policy for Journal of Systems and Software is to publish novel original papers that have been appropriately reviewed by competent academic peers. The journal welcomes submissions from the research community where the priority will be on the novelty and the practical impact of the published findings.



Journal of Systems and Software is covered by a wide range of abstracting/indexing services including Scopus, Journal Citation Reports ( Clarivate ) and Guide2Research. Many renowned scientists considered this journal to publish their scholarly documents including Jan Bosch, Tony Gorschek, Rajkumar Buyya and Benoit Baudry.

For more information on the rules and submission prerequisites for authors, it is recommended to visit the journal website for Journal of Systems and Software at https://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-systems-and-software .

Best Scientists who published in this Journal

Jan Bosch

Jan Bosch

Publications: 6

Rajkumar Buyya

Rajkumar Buyya

Publications: 4

W. Eric Wong

W. Eric Wong

Publications: 4

Tony Gorschek

Tony Gorschek

Publications: 4

Benoit Baudry

Benoit Baudry

Publications: 4

Mario Piattini

Mario Piattini

Publications: 3

Massimiliano Di Penta

Massimiliano Di Penta

Publications: 3

Andrea De Lucia

Andrea De Lucia

Publications: 3

David Lo

David Lo

Publications: 3

Tsong Yueh Chen

Tsong Yueh Chen

Publications: 3

Muhammad Ali Babar

Muhammad Ali Babar

Publications: 3

Daniel A. Menascé

Daniel A. Menascé

Publications: 2

Giuliano Antoniol

Giuliano Antoniol

Publications: 2

Lionel C. Briand

Lionel C. Briand

Publications: 2

Gerardo Canfora

Gerardo Canfora

Publications: 2

Diomidis Spinellis

Diomidis Spinellis

Publications: 2

Special Issues

Publisher Journal Details Closing date
Systems and Software Product Lines of the Future

Systems and Software Product Lines of the Future

Journal of Systems and Software

31-01-2022

Architecting for the Digital Society

Architecting for the Digital Society

Journal of Systems and Software

15-01-2022

Dependable Systems and Applications (DSA)

Dependable Systems and Applications (DSA)

Journal of Systems and Software

31-08-2021

Consistency Management in Software-Intensive Systems

30-06-2021

Test Automation: Trends, Benefits, and Costs

Test Automation: Trends, Benefits, and Costs

Journal of Systems and Software

31-03-2021

Source Code Analysis and Manipulation

Source Code Analysis and Manipulation

Journal of Systems and Software

05-03-2021

Recent Trends in Engineering Software-Intensive Systems

21-12-2020

Software Architecture and Artificial Intelligence

Software Architecture and Artificial Intelligence

Journal of Systems and Software

09-11-2020

Metamorphic Testing

Metamorphic Testing

Journal of Systems and Software

30-10-2020

Software Clones

Software Clones

Journal of Systems and Software

15-07-2020

Software-Intensive Autonomous Systems: methods and applications

01-07-2020

New Generation of Bug Fixing

New Generation of Bug Fixing

Journal of Systems and Software

15-04-2020

Source Code Analysis and Manipulation

Source Code Analysis and Manipulation

Journal of Systems and Software

02-12-2019

Machine Learning Techniques for Software Quality Evaluation

15-11-2019

Software and Systems Reuse in the Big Data Era

Software and Systems Reuse in the Big Data Era

Journal of Systems and Software

24-10-2019

Software Engineering for Trustworthy Cyber-Physical Systems

15-10-2019

Global Software Engineering: Challenges and Solutions

30-09-2019

Intelligent Software Engineering

Intelligent Software Engineering

Journal of Systems and Software

16-09-2019

Software Quality, Reliability, and Security

Software Quality, Reliability, and Security

Journal of Systems and Software

15-09-2019

Software Architecture

Software Architecture

Journal of Systems and Software

31-03-2018

Software Engineering Education and Training

Software Engineering Education and Training

Journal of Systems and Software

22-12-2017

Quality Engineering and Management of Software-Intensive Systems

31-10-2017

Software Reuse

Software Reuse

Journal of Systems and Software

09-10-2017

Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering

Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering

Journal of Systems and Software

30-09-2017

Architecting Autonomous and Smart Systems

Architecting Autonomous and Smart Systems

Journal of Systems and Software

15-09-2017

Software Verification and Testing

Software Verification and Testing

Journal of Systems and Software

15-07-2016

Special Issue on Software Reuse

Special Issue on Software Reuse

Journal of Systems and Software

03-10-2015

*The metrics for this journal are compiled based on the data for scientists listed under Computer Science