How to format your references using the AEUE - International Journal of Electronics and Communications citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for AEUE - International Journal of Electronics and Communications. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:

PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
Hejnol A. Evolutionary biology: Excitation over jelly nerves. Nature 2014;510:38–9.
A journal article with 2 authors
Tregenza T, Wedell N. Polyandrous females avoid costs of inbreeding. Nature 2002;415:71–3.
A journal article with 3 authors
Jung H, Green HW II, Dobrzhinetskaya LF. Intermediate-depth earthquake faulting by dehydration embrittlement with negative volume change. Nature 2004;428:545–9.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Iwata N, Tsubuki S, Takaki Y, Shirotani K, Lu B, Gerard NP, et al. Metabolic regulation of brain Abeta by neprilysin. Science 2001;292:1550–2.

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
Rossi RJ. Theorems, Corollaries, Lemmas, and Methods of Proof. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2006.
An edited book
Hooper LM. Models of Psychopathology: Generational Processes and Relational Roles. New York, NY: Springer; 2014.
A chapter in an edited book
Ferraz Dias de Moraes MA, Zilberman D. Organizational Changes Within the Private Sphere. In: Zilberman D, editor. Production of Ethanol from Sugarcane in Brazil: From State Intervention to a Free Market, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2014, p. 59–64.

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for AEUE - International Journal of Electronics and Communications.

Blog post
Fang J. Monkeys Photographed Eating Bats For The First Time. IFLScience 2016. (accessed October 30, 2018).


This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
Government Accountability Office. Comments on Legislation To Establish a Department of Education. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1978.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
Shendge PN. Improvement in Estimation of Carrier Frequency Offset in Wireless Networks. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 2017.

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
Koblin J, Maheshwari S. With a ‘Roseanne’ Revival and the Backstreet Boys, ABC Mines the Past. New York Times 2017:B2.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in square brackets:

This sentence cites one reference [1].
This sentence cites two references [1,2].
This sentence cites four references [1–4].

About the journal

Full journal titleAEUE - International Journal of Electronics and Communications
AbbreviationInt. J. Electron. Commun.
ISSN (print)1434-8411
ScopeElectrical and Electronic Engineering

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