Iran tops Middle East for applied mathematics in 2017

December 27, 2018 - 10:7

TEHRAN – Iran ranked first among the Middle-Eastern countries for development in applied mathematics in 2017, data released by the SCImago Journal & Country Rank (SJR) show, ISNA reported on Wednesday.

Iran took the first place in the Middle East region in the field of applied mathematics with 1,528 documents, 1,475 citable documents and 626 citations in the international papers.

Iran has surpassed Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE, Jordan, Qatar, Iraq, Lebanon, Oman, Kuwait, Palestine, Yemen, Syria and Bahrain, according to the report. 

SCImago is a research group from the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), University of Granada, Extremadura, Carlos III (Madrid) and Alcalá de Henares, dedicated to information analysis, representation and retrieval by means of visualization techniques.

SCImago has developed the SJR, which is a classification of worldwide universities and research-related institutions ranked based on research performance, innovation outputs and societal impact measured by their web visibility.


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