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IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Citation Style


IEEE citation style is a standard set by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The citation style takes the form of a number within square brackets, inside the punctuation, in the text. The number refers to a numbered list of references.

Example (from IEEE website)

as shown by Brown [4], [5]; as mentioned earlier [2], [4]–[7], [9]; Smith [4] and Brown and Jones [5]; Wood et
al. [7]
NOTE: Use et al. when three or more names are given for a reference cited in the text.
or as nouns:
as demonstrated in [3]; according to [4] and [6]–[9]

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Basics of IEEE Citations

This tutorial refers to a bibliography, which IEEE calls References. 

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