Journal of Systems and Software

The Journal of Systems and Software is a computer science journal in the area of software systems, established in 1979 and published by Elsevier.

Journal of Systems and Software
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DisciplineComputing Software systems
Edited byD. Shepherd, P. Avgeriou
Publication details
1.352 (2014)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Syst. Softw.
OCLC no.4583109

The journal publishes research papers, state-of-the-art surveys, and practical experience reports. It includes papers covering issues of programming methodology, software engineering, and hardware/software systems. Topics include: "software systems, prototyping issues, high-level specification techniques, procedural and functional programming techniques, data-flow concepts, multiprocessing, real-time, distributed, concurrent, and telecommunications systems, software metrics, reliability models for software, performance issues, and management concerns."[1]

Impact factorEdit

According to the 2015 Journal Citation Reports the Journal of Systems and Software has an impact factor of 2.444.[1]

Notable articlesEdit

A few of the most notable (downloaded) articles are:[1]

  • A distributed server architecture supporting dynamic resource provisioning for bpm-oriented workflow management systems.
  • Per-flow Optimal Service Selection for Web Services Based Processes.
  • Requirement-based approach for groupware environments design.


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