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August 26, 2015

IEEEtran is a LaTeX class for authors of the Institute of Electrical and
Electronics Engineers (IEEE) transactions journals and conferences.
The latest version of the IEEEtran package can be found at CTAN:


as well as within IEEE's site:


For latest news, helpful tips, answers to frequently asked questions,
beta releases and other support, visit the IEEEtran home page at my


Version 1.8b has a number of significant changes over the v1.8a release.
For a full history of changes, please read the file changelog.txt.
The most notable changes in this release include:

 1) Added new comsoc mode for the IEEE Communications Society.
    This mode (at present) only invokes the use of the newtxmath math fonts.
 2) Revised IEEEeqnarray column specifications to work with active " 
    (or other punctuation catcode changes) as with babel under the
    german or ngerman language modes. 
    Thanks to Stefan M. Moser for reporting this problem.

 3) Added \indexspace and other index related macros as newer versions of
    article.cls now do. These macros are needed to avoid an error when
    using the glossaries package.
    Thanks to Sebastian Nyberg for suggesting this change.

 4) Fixed odd/even page header font bug under compsoc mode and
    other page style code improvements.
    Thanks to Marco Paolieri for reporting this problem.

 5) Added hooks to allow for easy control of spacing above title.

 6) Added the \IEEEnoauxwrite command.
    Thanks to Sudarshan Mukherjee for suggesting this feature.

NOTE: Take care not to confuse the "comsoc" and "compsoc" class
options/modes as they are very different:

comsoc  ==> IEEE Communications Society
compsoc ==> IEEE Computer Society

The comsoc mode requires that an acceptable Times math font be available on
the LaTeX system. This requirement will be enforced by IEEEtran in comsoc
mode. Either the freely available newtxmath font by Michael Sharpe
(version 1.451, July 28, 2015 or later is recommended)
or the commercial MathTime font (e.g., mtpro2.sty) is acceptable.
See Section II-D (2.4) "Class Options - comsoc, compsoc, transmag" of
the IEEEtran HOWTO for more details.

Best wishes for all your publication endeavors,

Michael Shell

***************************** Subdirectories ******************************

bibtex   - The IEEEtran BibTeX style package.

extras   - Supplementary material that may be of interest.

testflow - The testflow diagnostic suite for verifying PS/PDF output.

tools    - The IEEEtrantools.sty package which provides several commands
           from the IEEEtran.cls file for use with other LaTeX classes.

********************************** Files **********************************

README                 - This file.

IEEEtran.cls           - The IEEEtran LaTeX class file.

changelog.txt          - The revision history.

IEEEtran_HOWTO.pdf     - The IEEEtran LaTeX class user manual.

bare_conf.tex          - A bare bones starter file for IEEE conference papers.

bare_conf_compsoc.tex  - A bare bones starter file for IEEE Computer Society
                         conference papers.

bare_jrnl.tex          - A bare bones starter file for IEEE journal papers.

bare_jrnl_comsoc.tex   - A bare bones starter file for IEEE Communications
                         Society journal papers.

bare_jrnl_compsoc.tex  - A bare bones starter file for IEEE Computer Society
                         journal papers.

bare_jrnl_transmag.tex - A bare bones starter file for IEEE Transactions
                         on Magnetics journal papers.

bare_adv.tex           - A bare bones starter file showing advanced
                         techniques such as conditional compilation,
                         hyperlinks, PDF thumbnails, etc. The illustrated
                         format is for an IEEE Computer Society journal paper.

Legal Notice:
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File list of work: IEEEtran.cls, IEEEtran_HOWTO.pdf, bare_adv.tex,
                   bare_conf.tex, bare_conf_compsoc.tex,
                   bare_jrnl.tex, bare_jrnl_comsoc.tex,
                   bare_jrnl_compsoc.tex, bare_jrnl_transmag.tex

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IEEE­tran – Doc­u­ment class for IEEE Trans­ac­tions jour­nals and con­fer­ences

The class and its BibTeX style en­able au­thors to pro­duce of­fi­cially-cor­rect out­put for the In­sti­tute of Elec­tri­cal and Elec­tron­ics Engi­neers (IEEE) trans­ac­tions, jour­nals and con­fer­ences.

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