IEEE Intelligent Systems' 2004 Journal Citation Reports impact factor is 2.86, placing it 9th among ranked AI publications (the top-ranked magazine), 10th among all IEEE publications (the 2nd magazine), and 20th among all computer science publications (the top-ranked magazine). The impact factor measures the frequency with which an average article in a publication has been cited in a particular year, thus indicating the publication's relative importance in its field.
IEEE Intelligent Systems provides peer-reviewed, cutting-edge articles on the theory and application of systems that perceive, reason, learn, and act intelligently.
• our coverage has been expanding to include more from what our friend Rodney Brooks calls the "New AI,"
• we're starting to branch more into issues dealing with the ethics and politics related to AI and its use, and
• we've gone beyond AI's traditional boundaries in our coverage of such areas as information retrieval, data mining, and human-language technology.