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Tutorial Details: Use of LaTeX for Scientific Writing

Date: Wednesday, July 21, 2004, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: 585 Walter
Instructor(s): Shuxia Zhang, MSI

LaTeX is a high-quality typesetting system, with features designed for the production of technical and scientific documentation. LaTeX has been largely used for the communication and publication of scientific documents.

This tutorial will cover the basic commands and syntax of setting article layout, mathematical equations, lists, tables, figures and bibliographies. It will also introduce the flexible features of automatic numbering and cross referencing. A one hour hands-on component will follow the lecture to help the attendees practice the Latex commands and write an example of scientific article using LaTex.

Prerequisites: None