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References should follow the APA standard (American Psychological Association 7th edition – more information References should be indicated by giving (in parentheses) the author’s name followed by the date of the paper or book; or with the date in parentheses, as in ‘suggested by Fletching (1975)’. In the text, use the form Olsen et al 1975 where there are more than two authors, but list all authors in the references.

Quotations of more than one line of text from cited works should be indented and citation should include the page number of the quotation; e.g. (Thomas 1979: 56).

References should be listed, as follows, in one alphabetical sequence at the end of the text:

Book style

Author, year. Title (in italics). Publisher, location of publisher.

Cichocki, A. and Unbehaven, R., (1993). Neural Networks for Optimization and Signal Processing, 1st ed. Chichester, U.K.: Wiley.

Chen, W. K. (1993). Linear Networks and Systems, Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, pp. 123-135.

Journal –

Author, year. Paper title. Journal name (in italics), volume and issue numbers, inclusive pages.

Chen, S., Mulgrew, B. and Granta, P. M. (1993). A clustering technique for digital communications channel equalization using radial basis function networks, IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks, vol. 4, pp. 570-578.

Hill, R. M. (1997). The single-vendor single-buyer integrated production–inventory model with a generalized policy, European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 97, pp. 493-499.

Online Sources style

Vidmar, R. J. (August 1992). On the use of atmospheric plasmas as electromagnetic reflectors. IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. [Online]. 21(3). pp. 876-880. Available:

Conference paper or contributed volume –

Author, year, paper title. Proceedings title (in italics). City, country, inclusive pages.

Beck, K. and Ralph, J. (1994). Patterns Generates Architectures. Proceedings of European Conference of Object-Oriented Programming. Bologna, Italy, pp. 139-149.

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