University of Primorska Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 Ars Mathematica Contemporanea for the fifth time the most prestigious Slovenian scientific journal according to SCImago Journal & Country Rank

We are proud to share a new important achievement: the SCImago Journal & Country Rank portal has classified all fields covered by Ars Mathematica Contemporanea – AMC in the quarter of journals with the highest values, making it the most prestigious Slovenian scientific journal for the fifth time consecutively.

The SJR indicator provides an alternative to the impact factor, as it measures the 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. Cites in the most prestigious leading journals therefore have a higher value than cites in lesser-known publications with little impact on a global scale. AMC fields with the best evaluations are: Algebra and Number Theory, Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics, Geometry and Topology, Theoretical Computer Science.

Thanks to AMC, Slovene science recorded another important achievement in the past years. Science Citation Index for 2015 placed the journal in the first quarter of scientific journals in the field of mathematics according to the journal's impact factor, making AMC the first Slovene journal, that managed to get into the top quarter of scientific magazines with its impact factor.

The AMC journal was established in 2008 by Prof. Dragan Marušič and Prof. Tomaž Pisanski. Together with an enthusiastic team of international editors, they are still managing the journal today.

AMC is published by University of Primorska in collaboration with the Slovenian Society of Discrete and Applied Mathematics, Society of Mathematicians, Physicists and Astronomers of Slovenia and the Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Mechanics. The journal publishes top scientific articles in modern mathematics, especially in the field of discrete mathematics. Articles from algebra, geometry, topology, theoretical computer sciences and combinatorics can also be found in the journal. 

Constant improvement of journal's influence demands also increase in quality of published articles. To assure high standard of articles, the editorial board accepts less than a third of received manuscripts and with this success, the submission rate increased and acceptance rate further decreased.