How to format your references using the Journal of Reliable Intelligent Environments citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Reliable Intelligent Environments. 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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Sutherland WJ (2003) Parallel extinction risk and global distribution of languages and species. Nature 423:276–279
A journal article with 2 authors
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Battisti DS, Naylor RL (2009) Historical warnings of future food insecurity with unprecedented seasonal heat. Science 323:240–244
A journal article with 3 authors
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Baldi C, Cho S, Ellis RE (2009) Mutations in two independent pathways are sufficient to create hermaphroditic nematodes. Science 326:1002–1005
A journal article with 5 or more authors
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Stricker J, Cookson S, Bennett MR, et al (2008) A fast, robust and tunable synthetic gene oscillator. Nature 456:516–519

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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Passarelli D (2012) Trading Options Greeks. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ
An edited book
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Banerjee A (2014) SystemC and SystemC-AMS in Practice: SystemC 2.3, 2.2 and SystemC-AMS 1.0. Springer International Publishing, Cham
A chapter in an edited book
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Du D, Jiang B, Shi P (2015) Sensor Fault Estimation and Compensation for Switched Systems with State Delay. In: Jiang B, Shi P (eds) Fault Tolerant Control for Switched Linear Systems. Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp 61–78

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 Reliable Intelligent Environments.

Blog post
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Andrews R (2017) Ancient Collision Created Ice Volcanoes On Saturn’s Moon. In: IFLScience. https://www.iflscience.com/space/ancient-collision-created-ice-volcanoes-saturns-moon/. 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
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Government Accountability Office (1990) FAA Procurement: Competition for Major Data-Processing Project Was Unjustifiably Limited. 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
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Tafoya A (2010) Impact of HIV/AIDS stigma on seropositive Latinos along the United States-Mexico border. 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
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Dominus S (2016) Parent Companies. New York Times MM46

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 Reliable Intelligent Environments
AbbreviationJ. Reliab. Intell. Environ.
ISSN (print)2199-4668
ISSN (online)2199-4676
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