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IEEE Publication Principles: Authorship (Section 8.2.1)

Extract from section 8.2.1 of IEEE Publication Services and Products Board Operations Manual 2014

The IEEE affirms that authorship credit must be reserved for  individuals who have met each of the following conditions: 
  1. Made a significant intellectual contribution to the theoretical development, system or experimental design, prototype development, and/or the analysis and interpretation of data associated with the work contained  in the article; 
  2. Contributed to drafting the article or reviewing and/or  revising it for intellectual content; and 
  3. Approved the final version of the article as accepted for publication, including references. 
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