Academic publishers are increasingly providing guidance on the proper acknowledgment, authorship, originality, and accountability practices for integrating GenAI into scholarly writing. Some common guidelines include:
At present, most citation styles do not have specific guidelines for referencing ChatGPT or other GenAI tools. The following are some available guidelines or recommendations from a few citation styles.
How to cite ChatGPT - APA Style Blog (April 7, 2023)
The guide covers examples on:
Currently, there are no official recommendations from IEEE for citing AI-generated content. The following is from IEEE's style manual statement (June 2023):
"Any use of AI-generated text in an article must be disclosed in the acknowledgments section of any paper submitted to an IEEE Conference or Periodical. Sections of the document that contain AI-generated material must provide a citation to the AI system that generated the text."
We suggest referring to AI-generated content as Software in IEEE style.