Author Ethics

Understand the ethical guidelines of being a conference author.

Follow this checklist to ensure that your paper meets all ethical requirements.

  • Double-check that everyone listed as an author meets the IEEE authorship definition, and no one who meets the definition is omitted
  • Cite previous publications correctly and avoid plagiarism
  • Only include citations that significantly contribute to your paper
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Definition of Authorship

Who should be listed as an author on your paper? IEEE’s definition of authorship will help you answer that questionRead More


Proper Citation Practices

Always cite your sources. Citation is required in several instances. Follow these guidelines: Direct quotation: place verbatim text from anotherRead More


What is Plagiarism?

IEEE defines plagiarism as the use of another’s ideas, processes, results, or words without explicitly acknowledging the original author andRead More


Report Data Accurately

As an author, keep in mind that readers of your paper rely on you to communicate your research findings fullyRead More


Your Responsibilities and Rights

ResponsibilitiesAs an IEEE author, you must ensure that your conference paper is an original work of the listed authors andRead More


Guidelines and Policies

IEEE offers guidance and policies to help authors navigate the publishing process. Fundamental publishing guidelines and principles Comprehensive guidelines forRead More