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Learning LaTeX

Handbook / Manual

By: David F Griffiths(Author), Desmond J Higham(Author)

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathermatics

Paperback | Sep 2016 | Edition: 2 | #238351 | ISBN-13: 9781611974416
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About this book

LaTeX is an extremely popular typesetting system which is widely used in the sciences. This is a short, well-written book that covers the material essential for learning LaTeX. It includes incisive examples that teach LaTeX in a powerful yet abbreviated fashion. This is the handbook to have if you don't want to wade through extraneous material.

It includes the following crucial features: numerous examples of widely used mathematical expressions; complete documents illustrating the creation of articles, reports, presentations, and posters; troubleshooting tips to help you pinpoint an error; details of how to set up an index and a bibliography; and information about online LaTeX resources. Why do you need to learn LaTeX? LaTeX has become an extremely popular typesetting system and is widely used throughout the sciences. As a student, you may need to typeset reports and theses in LaTeX (particularly if you are a graduate student in any mathematics or computer science discipline).

This second edition of the well-regarded and highly successful book includes additional material on the American Mathematical Society packages for typesetting additional mathematical symbols and multi-line displays; the BiBTeX program for creating bibliographies; the Beamer package for creating presentations; and the a0poster class for creating posters.

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