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citing a MATLAB document

Asked by saima on 14 Jul 2012

Hello,

can anyone tell me how I can cite the following MATLAB document?

http://www.mathworks.com/help/pdf_doc/bioinfo/bioinfo_ug.pdf

-saima

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Answer by Wayne King on 14 Jul 2012

The actual form would depend on which bibliographic format you are following but:

MathWorks, (2012). Bioinformatics Toolbox: User's Guide (R2012a). Retrieved July 14, 2012 from www.mathworks.com/help/pdf_doc/bioinfo/bioinfo_ug.pdf

You should add a registered trademark symboal after MathWorks and trademark (TM) after Bioinformatics Toolbox.

2 Comments

Daniel on 15 Jul 2012

Do you have a reference for proper formatting of TM symbols and company names. I couldn't find it in APA or AIP when I was answering this question.

Wayne King on 15 Jul 2012

I usually wrote papers in LaTex, so I used some definitions that I got from somebody at one point:

\def\registered{{\ooalign{\hfil\raise .00ex\hbox{\scriptsize R}\hfil\crcr\mathhexbox20D}} used as follow $^\registered$

\def\tm{\leavevmode\hbox{$\rm {}^{TM}$}}

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