Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Preprint: archiving allowed.

Postprint: archiving allowed.

Published version: archiving forbidden.


  • Author's pre-print on Author's personal website, employers website or publicly accessible server
  • Author's post-print on Author's server or Institutional server
  • Author's pre-print must be removed upon publication of final version and replaced with either full citation to IEEE work with a Digital Object Identifier or link to article abstract in IEEE Xplore or replaced with Authors post-print
  • Author's pre-print must be accompanied with set-phrase, once submitted to IEEE for publication ("This work has been submitted to the IEEE for possible publication. Copyright may be transferred without notice, after which this version may no longer be accessible")
  • Author's pre-print must be accompanied with set-phrase, when accepted by IEEE for publication ("(c) 20xx IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other users, including reprinting/ republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted components of this work in other works.")
  • IEEE must be informed as to the electronic address of the pre-print
  • If funding rules apply authors may post Author's post-print version in funder's designated repository
  • Author's Post-print - Publisher copyright and source must be acknowledged with citation (see above set statement)
  • Author's Post-print - Must link to publisher version with DOI
  • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
  • Publisher copyright and source must be acknowledged

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