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
Balter M. Cancer research. Transatlantic war over BRCA1 patent. Science 2001;292:1818.
A journal article with 2 authors
Yin YW, Steitz TA. Structural basis for the transition from initiation to elongation transcription in T7 RNA polymerase. Science 2002;298:1387–95.
A journal article with 3 authors
Green BM, Finn KJ, Li JJ. Loss of DNA replication control is a potent inducer of gene amplification. Science 2010;329:943–6.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
Voloshina EN, Fertitta E, Garhofer A, Mittendorfer F, Fonin M, Thissen A, et al. Electronic structure and imaging contrast of graphene moiré on metals. Sci Rep 2013;3:1072.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Kim Y-H. Sound Propagation. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2010.
An edited book
Purcell JE, Angel DL, editors. Jellyfish Blooms: New Problems and Solutions. vol. 212. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2010.
A chapter in an edited book
Prieur C. Recent results on weak dependence for causal sequences. Statistical applications to dynamical systems. In: Bertail P, Soulier P, Doukhan P, editors. Dependence in Probability and Statistics, New York, NY: Springer; 2006, p. 87–104.

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
Taub B. Why Do Dogs Sometimes Wait For Years By The Graves Of Their Owners? 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. IRS Modernization: Business Practice, Performance Management, and Information Technology Challenges. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2000.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Batistick SA. Reclaiming One’s Gold: Imagining the Inner Child Through the Art of Therapeutic Fairy Tale Writing. Doctoral dissertation. Pacifica Graduate Institute, 2015.

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
Murphy MJO. Our Monster Sorority. New York Times 2016:SR4.

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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