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UMIEEE: Introduction to LaTeX Seminar

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Date:

Tuesday, February 27, 2012 from 6-8pm

Location:

E2-350 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:

Dario Schor and Matthew Sebastian – graduate students in Computer Engineering.

Cost:

  • Free! But, please register in advance.

Register:

Register before February 26th by clicking here.

Organizers:

  • UMIEEE
  • IEEE EduManCom Chapter

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