Unique Object Identity i.e. uoi or UOI provides an unique identity to any object. This is currently available to published articles (print or online format) in any journal/magazine/conference proceeding.
The general format of uoi assignment for any article is as
where ‘aaaaa’ is the abbreviation for magazine/journal/proceedings etc. A maximum of five letters may be used (generally the first alphabet of title words is used).
‘yyyy’ is the year in which object/article appear.
‘vv’ is the volume number of the journal (in case journal or magazine that do not use volume, a 00 may be used )
‘is’ represents the issue number (a two digit number is used for the issue number)
‘pp’ represents the start page number (it may be 2 or three number, upto max 4), an addition x1 or x2 may be suffixed if same starting page contains two or more objects/articles.