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Example of a Document with a Reference List in IEEE Style

Title of My Document

In order to support my point of view, I am going to cite the documents I consulted: the first one [1], the second one [2], and the third one [3].

I also insert here a pertinent figure:

Fig. 1. A hand over task executed with ARMAR-III. © 2016 IEEE [4]



O. Manasreh, Introduction to Nanomaterials and Devices. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2011. [Online]. Available:

A. Senjian et al., “Quantitative error analysis of bilateral filtering,” IEEE Signal Process. Lett., vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 202-206, Sept. 2015. [Online]. Available:

N. Madani et al., “Recognizing words from source code identifiers using speech recognition techniques,” in 14th European Conf. Softw. Maintenance Reeng. (CSMR), Madrid, Spain, 2010, pp. 68-77. [Online]. Available:

N. Vahrenkamp et al., “Workspace analysis for planning human-robot interaction tasks,” in 16th IEEE-RAS Int. Conf. Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Cancun, Mexico, 2016, pp. 1298-1303. [Online]. Available:


In a bibliography according to the IEEE style, the references are listed in order of appearance in the text. 

For more information regarding the image in the box at the left, consult the tab Figures and Images.