How to format your references using the EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing. 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
1. Y. Petroff, Science 306, 2200 (2004).
A journal article with 2 authors
1. K. E. Dorfman and S. Mukamel, Sci. Rep. 4, 3996 (2014).
A journal article with 3 authors
1. B. Wang, S. Xu, and L. Wu, Nature 489, E1 (2012).
A journal article with 4 or more authors
1. V. Boyer, A. M. Marino, R. C. Pooser, and P. D. Lett, Science 321, 544 (2008).

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. U. L. Rohde, G. C. Jain, A. K. Poddar, and A. K. Ghosh, Introduction to Integral Calculus (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, 2011).
An edited book
1. D. Schomburg, I. Schomburg, and A. Chang, editors , Springer Handbook of Enzymes: Class 2 · Transferases XII EC 2.7.8–2.9.1, Second Edition (Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2008).
A chapter in an edited book
1. G. R. Mitchell, S. Wangsoub, A. Nogales, F. J. Davis, and R. H. Olley, in Controlling the Morphology of Polymers: Multiple Scales of Structure and Processing, edited by G. R. Mitchell and A. Tojeira (Springer International Publishing, Cham, 2016), pp. 145–161.

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 EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing.

Blog post
1. T. Hale, IFLScience (2016).


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
1. Government Accountability Office, Federal Research: Guidance for Equipment Acquired Under Grants and Cooperative Agreements (U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1999).

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. K. A. Smith, Impact of Animal Assisted Therapy Reading Instruction on Reading Performance of Homeschooled Students, Doctoral dissertation, Northcentral University, 2010.

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
1. M. Seltzer, New York Times A18 (2017).

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 titleEURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing
AbbreviationEURASIP J. Image Video Process.
ISSN (online)1687-5281
ScopeInformation Systems
Signal Processing
Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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