These guidelines are based on materials provided by
Norman Beaulieu, Editor of IEEE Transactions on Communications,
in 2000. While some of the material has been taken directly, quotation
marks have not been used to ease reading. The original materials
acknowledge the efforts of Jim Lesh in 1985. An electronic form
of the materials was provided by Elizabeth Benoit and Carla Zittlau.
Also, feedback provided by Associate Editors has helped refine this
The current document was created by Dr. G. Bottomley, updated by Drs. T.F. Wong and W. Zhuang,
and is maintained/revised by the current editor-in-chief.