Formatting Technical Papers

Paul Abbott
University of Western Australia

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Mathematica provides an environment in which one can do high-level computational research and create professional-quality scientific publishing. This hands-on session will demonstrate how to use the front end to produce a technical document. Topics covered include the following.

  • Document structure
  • Style sheets (including styles for on-screen display and printout)
  • Two-dimensional input
  • Special characters
  • Inline and display mathematics (including aligned equations)
  • Creating a table (using GridBox, StyleBox, and DisplayForm)
  • Importing figures
  • Automatic numbering of figures, tables, equations, etc.
  • Keywords and indexing
  • Hyperlinking and referencing
  • Conversion to TeX or HTML