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Handbook of writing for the mathematical sciences [electronic resource] / Nicholas J. Higham.

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Author/Creator:
Higham, Nicholas J., 1961-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
1998
Imprint:
2nd ed. - Philadelphia, Pa. : Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM, 3600 Market Street, Floor 6, Philadelphia, PA 19104), 1998.
Format:
  • Book
  • 1 electronic text (xvi, 302 p.) : ill., digital file.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-287) and indexes.
Contents:
  • 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
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Name index
  • Subject index.
Access:
Restricted to subscribers or individual electronic text purchasers.
Summary:
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.
Note:
Also available in print version.
Format:
Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Contributor:
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
Available in another form:
Print version: 0898714206 9780898714203 (DLC) 98007284
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780898719550
0898719550

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