Soft Computing Referencing Guide
(updated Jun 2022)


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How to do citations in Soft Computing style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Soft Computing citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Soft Computing.

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How do you cite a book in the Soft Computing referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Are you writing a research paper and want to include the works you found in a book? Here’s a simple guide to do it in Soft Computing:

Here’s an example book citation in Soft Computing using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000) Title, Edition. Publisher, City
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Soft Computing citation:
Angelou M (1969) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edn.. Random House, New York
And an in-text citation book citation in Soft Computing looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Soft Computing citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Soft Computing format?

An Soft Computing citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a Soft Computing journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container Volume:pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Soft Computing:
Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Soft Computing style?

You probably find a lot of useful information on websites while browsing the web. Here’s a simple guide on how to cite any website in Soft Computing

Here’s an Soft Computing example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran M (2008) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Soft Computing in 2022

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in Soft Computing, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a Soft Computing citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022
So how to cite a video Soft Computing?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Soft Computing referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in Soft Computing

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Soft Computing.
Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in Soft Computing using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Soft Computing referencing style?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in Soft Computing

An example song citation in Soft Computing.
Lastname F (2000) Song Title
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Soft Computing:
The Beatles (1969) Here Comes the Sun
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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