LaTeX is the standard mark-up language for professional typesetting of scientific and engineering documents (from papers to books). This will be a hands on seminar. It will cover from installation of LaTeX and of a text editor to producing a document with tables, figures and equations. Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop computer.
Mayer Hall Annex, 4623
This is in the old wing of Mayer Hall, on the West side of the building. Take the elevator to the fifth floor.
Wednesdays, 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm.
Grading is exclusively by work done in class.
Recommended but not requierd: A laptop computer.
These are intended as partly notes, partly listing of what is covered. Full(er) explanations will be given in the course, as we type away!.
Instead of downloading this pdf you can, of course, just consult the wikibook online.
Professor of Physics
Prof. Grinstein's research interests are in Particle Physics and Quantum Field Theory. He uses TeX and LaTeX routinely to prepare his manuscripts and notes. He learned TeX as a grad student a million years ago.
Office: Mayer Hall 5130
Prof. Grinstein is available for office hours on request. Send him an email to arrange. He is readily available except on Thursdays and during his other teaching courses (Monday and Wednesday, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm) and during the High Energy Seminar (Tuesday 1 pm - 2 pm), so you can catch him in his office unannounced.