Google Scholar provides an h5-index rating for journals and conferences. This measure is based on the citations to articles published in a given venue in last five calendar years, i.e., till the previous December 31.
Of Google's categories, the following appear promising. For each category, they show only the top 20 venues but one can search for specific keywords:
Here are some of Google's categories that might be interesting for our work:
Some of the publications that do well in citations might not fare as well in academic judgments of quality. For example, they include the unreviewed arXiv venue, which people use to post their drafts.
The following require login with an NCSU ID. Apparently, there can be a problem if you use a proxy for your browser; also the system doesn't or didn't work with AOL's browser.
Many of the following require login with an NCSU ID.