Latin abbreviations (except for et al.) are used only in material enclosed within parentheses; in running text, English equivalents such as that is, for example, and compare are used.
The article should begin with an informative abstract of 150–250 words. It should state the objectives of the work, summarize the results, and give the principal conclusions and recommendations. It is preferable that the abstract not be in the first person, and it should not contain any mathematical notation or cite references. Work planned but not completed should not appear.
Boldface is used for the first occurrence of a term: 〈 The agreement predicates are defined solely over unordered sets of features. 〉
Double quotes ("x") are used for
All equations and examples in the article should be explicitly numbered, even if the text of the article does not explicitly refer to them. This enables others to refer to a specific equation or example when citing the article.
Whenever it does not impede the logic or readability of the article, footnote material should be integrated into text. When footnotes are used, they should usually be complete sentences, to make them readable as separate pieces of text. Sentence terminators should be used; the exception to this is when the only content of the footnote is a bare URL.
Footnote numbers go after the punctuation mark they are adjacent to (which should almost always be a sentence-ending punctuation mark).
In-text lists are introduced with (1), (2), (3), and so on.
Italics are used for
Percentage is expressed with the percentage symbol (%), always with a numeral, even for percentages less than 10: 95%, 8%.
Single quotes ('x') are used for the definition of a phrase or a foreign word/sentence: 〈 One usually defines etre as 'to be'. 〉
Article rather than paper refers to works within Computational Linguistics (〈 The research reported in this article 〉 rather than 〈 The research reported in this paper 〉). Paper is acceptable in reference to works other than the current one, if it can be appropriately applied (particularly in respect to papers presented at conferences and the like).
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