How do I present the abstract in an IEEE format paper?

IEEE paper format requires you to include an abstract summarizing the content of your paper. It appears at the start of the paper, right after you list your name and affiliation.

The abstract begins with the word “Abstract,” italicized and followed by an em dash. The abstract itself follows immediately on the same line. The entire section is written in bold font. For example: “Abstract—This paper discusses …

You can find the correct format for your IEEE abstract and other parts of the paper in our free IEEE paper format template.