Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
24
Articles published last year
650
Manuscripts received last year
2300
% accepted last year
25%
% immediately rejected last year
30%
Open access status
optional
Manuscript handling fee?
no
Kind of complaint procedure
Editor
Two-year impact factor
2.95
Five-year impact factor
3.01

Aims and scope

The editor has not yet provided this information.

SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 7 reviews)

Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 3.1 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 8.7 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection 42 days compare →
Characteristics of peer review process
Average number of review reports 2.3 compare →
Average number of review rounds 2.0 compare →
Quality of review reports 2.3 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 3.0 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 1.5 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

Outcome: Rejected (im.).

Motivation:
Even though they rejected my article, the editor pointed out very important problem in my article that improved the quality of the article by checking and fixing them. The reviewing time was about a month, which was very appropriate.