How to format your references using the annals of telecommunications - annales des télécommunications citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for annals of telecommunications - annales des télécommunications. 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
Brooks R (2000) Negative genetic correlation between male sexual attractiveness and survival. Nature 406:67–70
A journal article with 2 authors
Rohwer F, Thurber RV (2009) Viruses manipulate the marine environment. Nature 459:207–212
A journal article with 3 authors
Maeda H, Norum DVL, Gallagher TF (2005) Microwave manipulation of an atomic electron in a classical orbit. Science 307:1757–1760
A journal article with 5 or more authors
Domingues CM, Church JA, White NJ, et al (2008) Improved estimates of upper-ocean warming and multi-decadal sea-level rise. Nature 453:1090–1093

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Homès B (2012) Fundamentals of Software Testing. John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Hoboken, NJ
An edited book
Balali-Mood M, Abdollahi M (2015) Basic and Clinical Toxicology of Mustard Compounds. Springer International Publishing, Cham
A chapter in an edited book
Chantada GL, Leal-Leal C, Stefan DC, et al (2015) Retinoblastoma: International Perspective. In: Singh AD, Murphree AL, Damato BE (eds) Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology: Retinoblastoma. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp 51–60

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 annals of telecommunications - annales des télécommunications.

Blog post
O`Callaghan J (2016) SpaceX Plans To Return To Flight In January, Not December. In: IFLScience. Accessed 30 Oct 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 (2015) Information Security: FAA Needs to Address Weaknesses in Air Traffic Control Systems. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Rouhani M (2013) Overdose prevention and naloxone distribution: A grant project. Doctoral dissertation, California State University, Long Beach

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
Leland J (2017) ‘Weird Isn’t In Right Now.’ New York Times MB1

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 titleannals of telecommunications - annales des télécommunications
AbbreviationAnn. Telecommun.
ISSN (print)0003-4347
ISSN (online)1958-9395
ScopeElectrical and Electronic Engineering

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