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UMIEEE: Introduction to LaTeX Seminar

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Date:

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 from 6-8pm

Location:

E2-155 EITC, Fort Garry Campus, University of Manitoba

Abstract:

Back due to popular demand, UMIEEE is proud to offer Introduction to LaTeX.

LaTeX is a powerful typesetting system, used for producing scientific and mathematical documents. Unlike WYSIWYG tools such as MS Word, it uses plain text files that contain formatting commands making it very suitable for large documents.

Presentation outline:

  • What is TeX and why should I use it?
  • Installation and configuration
  • Basic document class and compilation
  • Cross-references, labels, and table of contents
  • Abstracts and keywords
  • Bullets and lists
  • Images and floating
  • Equations and the math environment
  • Basic tables
  • Keeping references with Bibtex
  • Showcase of advanced features
  • Discussion and question period

Speaker Bios:

Matthew Sebastian and Dario Schor are both Master students in Computer Engineering at the University of Manitoba.

Cost:

  • IEEE Members $5
  • Others $10

Register:

Register before February 14th by clicking here.

Organizers:

  • UMIEEE
  • IEEE EduManCom Chapter

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