Anyone listed as Author on an ACM paper must meet all the following criteria:
- they have made substantial intellectual contributions to some components of the original work described in the paper; and
- they have participated in drafting and/or revision of the paper; and
- they are aware that the paper has been submitted for publication; and
- they agree to be held accountable for any issues relating to correctness or integrity of the work.
Other contributors may be acknowledged at the end of the paper, before the bibliography, with explicitly described roles, preferably using the roles found in the CASRAI Contributor Roles Taxonomy at http://dictionary.casrai.org/Contributor_Roles.
Related policies: ACM Policy on Prior Publication and Simultaneous Submission; ACM Policy on Withdrawal of a Work from the ACM Digital Library; Author Representations
Updated July 2016
Approved January 2016
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