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Computer Science

Style Guides

In-text citations

ACM

Enclose the last name of the first author and the year of publication in brackets, for example: [Zawistoski 2015].  If there are two authors use both last names: [Zawistoski and Gwinn 2015]. If there are more than two authors, use the first author's last name and "et al": [Zawistoski et al. 2015].

IEEE

Cite the number of the reference in a square bracket inside of punctuation: "previous studies [1] and [2] have shown..." The references should be listed in the bibliography in the order in which they appear, which means that you may need to re-order them as you edit your text.

Journal articles

ACM:

Author Name. Year. Title of paper. Abbrev. Title of Periodical* vol, issue (Mon. Year), pages. DOI

John Grundy and John Hosking. 2002. Developing adaptable user interfaces for component-based systems. Interact. Comput. 14, 2 (Apr. 2002), 175-194. DOI:10.1016/S0953-5438(01)00049-2

IEEE:

[1] A. Author, "Name of paper," Abbrev. Title of Periodical*, vol. x, no. y, pp. zzz-zzz, Mon, year. DOI

[1] J. Grundy and J. Hosking, "Developing adaptable user interfaces for component-based systems," Interact. Comput., vol. 14, pp. 175-194, Apr. 2002. DOI:10.1016/S0953-5438(01)00049-2

Conference Paper or Presentation

ACM:

Author Name. Year. Title of paper. In Proceedings of the Xth. conference (Conf Abbrev 'yr). Publisher, Publication location, xxx-xxx. DOI

Wolfgang Stuerzlinger, et al. 2006. User interface facades: towards fully adaptable user interfaces. In Proceedings of the 19th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology (UIST '06). ACM Press, New York, NY, 309-318. DOI: 10.1145/1166253.1166301
 

IEEE:

[1] A. B. Author, “Title of paper,” in Proc. Name of Conf*., City of Conf., Abbrev. Location (if given), year, pp.
xxx-xxx. DOI

[1] W. Stuerzlinger, et al., "User interface facades: towards fully adaptable user interfaces," in Proc. 19th Annu. ACM Symp. on User Interface Software Technology, Montreux, Switzerland, 2006, 309-318. DOI: 10.1145/1166253.1166301


* Abbreviate words such as Proceedings (Proc.), Annual (Annu.), Conference (Conf.), and remove most articles and prepositions.  See the IEEE Citation Reference Guide (PDF, pg. 2).

Books

ACM:

Author Name. Year. Title (Xth. ed.). Publisher, City, State.

Constantine Stephanidis, User interfaces for all : concepts, methods, and tools. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc., Mahwah, NJ, 2001.

IEEE:

[1] A. Author, Title, xth ed. City of Publication, State (US only), Country: Publisher, year.

[1] C. Stephanidis, User interfaces for all : concepts, methods, and tools. Mahwah, NJ, USA: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc., 2001.
 

Book Chapter

ACM:

Author Name. Year. Title (Xth. ed.). Publisher, City, State.

Constantine Stephanidis, User interfaces for all : concepts, methods, and tools. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc., Mahwah, NJ, 2001.

IEEE:

[1] A. Author, Title, xth ed. City of Publication, State (US only), Country: Publisher, year.

[1] C. Stephanidis, User interfaces for all : concepts, methods, and tools. Mahwah, NJ, USA: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc., 2001.