Journal of Statistical Software
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
|J STAT SOFTW|
|Edited by||Achim Zeileis, Bettina Grün, Edzer Pebesma, and Torsten Hothorn|
Foundation for Open Access Statistics (United States)
|License||Creative Commons Attribution License; GNU GPL (for code)|
The Journal of Statistical Software is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal that publishes papers related to statistical software. The Journal of Statistical Software was founded in 1996 by Jan de Leeuw of the Department of Statistics at the University of California, Los Angeles. Its current Editors-in-Chief are Achim Zeileis, Bettina Grün, Edzer Pebesma, and Torsten Hothorn. It is published by the Foundation for Open Access Statistics. The journal charges no author fees or subscription fees.
The journal publishes peer-reviewed articles about statistical software, together with the source code. It also publishes reviews of statistical software and books (by invitation only). Articles are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, while the source codes distributed with articles are licensed under the GNU General Public License.
Abstracting and indexing
The Journal of Statistical Software is indexed in the Current Index to Statistics and the Science Citation Index Expanded. Its 2012 Impact Factor in Journal Citation Reports is 4.91. The journal was named a Rising Star by Science Watch in 2011.
- "The Editors of The Journal of Statistical Software Comment on its Success". Science Watch. December 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
- "Essential Science Indicators: New Entrants (June 2011)". Retrieved 28 April 2017.