To cite either a computer program or piece of source code you will need the following information:
When writing a report and citing within the text, the following method (based on common IEEE and ACM citiation rules for other types of references) can be used:
<author(s) names> (<date>) <title of program/source code> (<code version>) [<type>]. Web address or publisher.
Smith, J (2011) GraphicsDrawer source code (Version 2.0) [Source code]. http://www.graphicsdrawer.com
Reproduced from "Citing Programming Code", Computer Science & Computer Engineering Resources (Universiry of Arkansas) . See the same source to learn how to cite computer code in the sources code.
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