2nd ed. - Philadelphia, Pa. : Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM, 3600 Market Street, Floor 6, Philadelphia, PA 19104), 1998.
1 electronic text (xvi, 302 p.) : ill., digital file.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-287) and indexes.
Preface to the second edition
Preface to the first edition
1. General principles
2. Writer's tools and recommended reading
3. Mathematical writing
4. English usage
5. When English is a foreign language
6. Writing a paper
7. Revising a draft
8. Publishing a paper
9. Writing and defending a thesis
10. Writing a talk
11. Giving a talk
12. Preparing a poster
13. TeX and LaTeX
14. Aids and resources for writing and research
Appendix A. The Greek alphabet
Appendix B. Summary of TeX and LaTeX symbols
Appendix C. GNU Emacs commands
Appendix D. Mathematical and other organizations
Appendix E. Prizes for expository writing
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This handy volume, enlivened by anecdotes, unusual paper titles, and humorous quotations, provides even more information on the issues you will face when writing a technical paper or talk, from choosing the right journal in which to publish to handling your references. Its overview of the entire publication process is invaluable for anyone hoping to publish in a technical journal.
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