Citing and referencing: Figures & Tables

A guide to the styles recommended by Monash schools and departments for students and researchers

IEEE Introductory Contents

Mechanics and structure of IEEE style:

IEEE style contents: Examples

Publication examples:

IEEE Resources

Figures & Tables

Figures

Rule:

Fig. #. Caption of figure. (x) Caption of part (if applicable). (x) Caption of part (if applicable). [#]

Example:

Fig. 4. Intercomplex crosstalk characteristics. (a) Electrode transmission. (b) Interelectrode crosstalk. [1]

Guidelines:

Always place the Figure title/caption below the figure
The Figure, and Figure title/captions must be centre-justified
When referring to multiple parts of figures: Use the singular Fig., not Figs. (e.g. Fig. 4(a) and 4(b)).
If you adapt, amend, or otherwise modify the figure, indicate this at the end of your caption
Still unsure? Refer to the IEEE Style Manual (2018)

 

Tables

Rule:

TABLE # (in Roman numerals)
Text of Caption. (a) Text of Part A Caption. (b) Text of Part B Caption [#]

Example:

TABLE IX
Optimal Wavelength as a Function of Polarizer Angle. (a) Wavelength for External Cavity. (b) Estimated Wavelength for Laser Diode [2]

Guidelines: Always place the table title/caption above the table
The Table, and Table title/captions must be centre-justified
​When referring to multiple parts of tables: Use the singular Table, not Tables. (e.g. Table. IX(a) and IX(b)).
​If you adapt, amend, or otherwise modify the table, indicate this at the end of your caption
Still unsure? Refer to the IEEE Style Manual (2018)