Author Ethics

Understand the ethical guidelines of being a conference author.

IEEE provides guidance on publishing ethics for conference authors. Learn about authorship, citations, data reporting, and how to follow the ethical guidelines required in scientific publishing. 

Follow these steps to ensure that your paper meets all ethical requirements:

  • Cite previous publications correctly and avoid plagiarism.
  • Only include citations that significantly contribute to your paper.
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    Report Data Accurately

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    Guidelines and Policies

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