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Section 10.8

IEEE Citation-Sequence System

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), one of the largest professionalorganizations in the world, oversees numerous journals and regularly publishes its own Letters,Transactions, and Proceedings of the technical conferences it sponsors.

It publishes a short guide, Information for IEEE Transactions, Journals, and LettersAuthors(1996). The guide includes a brief but concise outline of the IEEE reference style,which is a variation of the CBE Citation-Sequence (C-S) system. IEEE style, like CBE style, uses a single sequentially ordered note number to cite all references to each source mentioned in the text. The IEEE reference list, like the one in the CBE C-Ssystem, is arranged by the order of citation in the text, not in alphabetical order. IEEE stylealso prohibits the use of content notes, preferring instead thatsupplementary explanations and examples be included in the text (often in parentheses).

General Structure

Guidelines for IEEE Citation-Sequence System

Use of Endnotes or Footnotes

IEEE Numbered List of References

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## IEEE Citation-Sequence ##
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