How to format your references using the Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision. 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
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Stone, E.C.: Planetary science. News from the edge of interstellar space. Science. 293, 55–56 (2001)
A journal article with 2 authors
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Watmough, S.A., Dillon, P.J.: Mycorrhizal weathering in base-poor forests. Nature. 423, 823–4; discussion 824 (2003)
A journal article with 3 authors
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Meschke, M., Guichard, W., Pekola, J.P.: Single-mode heat conduction by photons. Nature. 444, 187–190 (2006)
A journal article with 4 or more authors
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Dickson, J.L., Head, J.W., Levy, J.S., Marchant, D.R.: Don Juan Pond, Antarctica: near-surface CaCl(2)-brine feeding Earth’s most saline lake and implications for Mars. Sci. Rep. 3, 1166 (2013)

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
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Baguley, D., Andersson, G., McFerran, D., McKenna, L.: Tinnitus: A Multidisciplinary Approach. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex, UK (2013)
An edited book
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Cohen-Boulakia, S., Tannen, V. eds: Data Integration in the Life Sciences: 4th International Workshop, DILS 2007, Philadelphia, PA, USA, June 27-29, 2007. Proceedings. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg (2007)
A chapter in an edited book
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Tanaka, T.: A Genealogy of the Development of the Clinical Theory of Human Becoming. In: Standish, P. and Saito, N. (eds.) Education and the Kyoto School of Philosophy: Pedagogy for Human Transformation. pp. 55–63. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht (2012)

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 Mathematical Imaging and Vision.

Blog post
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Andrew, D.: How World War I Changed The Weather For Good, https://www.iflscience.com/environment/how-world-war-i-changed-the-weather-for-good/

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
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Government Accountability Office: Transportation Worker Identification Credential: Card Reader Pilot Results Are Unreliable; Security Benefits Should Be Reassessed. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC (2013)

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
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CampBell, P.K.: Lenses of indigenous feminism: Digging up the roots of Western patriarchy in “Perma Red” and “Monkey Beach,” (2012)

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
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Paulson, M.: Theater Jobs Skew White And Male, Study Finds, (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 titleJournal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision
AbbreviationJ. Math. Imaging Vis.
ISSN (print)0924-9907
ISSN (online)1573-7683
ScopeComputer Vision and Pattern Recognition
Applied Mathematics
Geometry and Topology
Modelling and Simulation
Statistics and Probability
Condensed Matter Physics

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