How to format your references using the Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing. 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
Flower R (2000) The man who knew doses. Nature 406:831
A journal article with 2 authors
Platt ML, Adams GK (2012) Psychology. Monkey see, monkey read. Science 336:168–169
A journal article with 3 authors
Huey DJ, Hu JC, Athanasiou KA (2012) Unlike bone, cartilage regeneration remains elusive. Science 338:917–921
A journal article with 5 or more authors
Yan X-Y, Han X-P, Wang B-H, Zhou T (2013) Diversity of individual mobility patterns and emergence of aggregated scaling laws. Sci Rep 3:2678

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Fortey RA, Bruton DL (2013) Lower Ordovician Trilobites of the Kirtonryggen Formation, Spitsbergen. The Lethaia Foundation, Norway
An edited book
Rittger H (ed) (2015) Interventional Cardiology in the Elderly, 1st ed. 2015. Springer International Publishing, Cham
A chapter in an edited book
Kim SG (2014) Variations in Outcome of Endodontic Surgery. In: Tsesis I (ed) Complications in Endodontic Surgery: Prevention, Identification and Management. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp 39–51

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 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing.

Blog post
Andrew D (2015) Lamb Born With A Human-Like Face. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/lamb-born-human-face/. Accessed 30 Oct 2018

Reports

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 (2014) Computer Matching Act: OMB and Selected Agencies Need to Ensure Consistent Implementation. 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
Dzubaty DR (2013) Understanding the undergraduate experience of the baccalaureate nursing student with English as an additional language. Doctoral dissertation, Capella University

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 (2017) Elena Ferrante Series Is Coming to HBO. New York Times C2

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by name and year in parentheses:

This sentence cites one reference (Flower 2000).
This sentence cites two references (Flower 2000; Platt and Adams 2012).

Here are examples of in-text citations with multiple authors:

  • Two authors: (Platt and Adams 2012)
  • Three or more authors: (Yan et al. 2013)

About the journal

Full journal titleJournal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing
AbbreviationJ. Ambient Intell. Humaniz. Comput.
ISSN (print)1868-5137
ISSN (online)1868-5145
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