Journal of Statistical Software

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Journal of Statistical Software  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Discipline Statistics
Language English
Edited by Achim Zeileis, Bettina Grun, and Edzer Pebesma
Publication details
Publication history
License Creative Commons Attribution License; GNU GPL (for code)
ISSN 1548-7660
OCLC no. 42456366

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 Grun, and Edzer Pebesma. 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.

Articles are often about free statistical software and coverage includes packages for the R programming language.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

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.[1] The journal has been named a Rising Star by Science Watch[2] in 2011.


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