480-2000/01 – Document Preparation in LaTeX (STL)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits2
Subject guarantordoc. RNDr. Dalibor Ciprian, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. RNDr. Dalibor Ciprian, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementOptional
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEI, FMT, USPIntended for study typesFollow-up Master, Bachelor
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CIP10 doc. RNDr. Dalibor Ciprian, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 1+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The course is oriented on basic skills in document preparation in LaTeX typographic system.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Seminars
Individual consultations

Summary

The course is oriented on basic skills in document preparation in LaTeX typographic system allowing to obtain scientific documents on profesional level, especially for the documents with mathemati formulas. The role of practical exercising on students' own laptops is stressed. The exercises include a work on student tasks as laboratory reports, semestral projects, etc.

Compulsory literature:

Kokpa, H., Daly P. W.: Guide to LaTeX, 4th Edition, Addison-Wesley Professional, 2003, ISBN-13 978-0321173850 Graetzner, G.: More Math Into LaTeX, 5th ed., Springer, 2016, ISBN-13 978-3319237954

Recommended literature:

Lamport, L.: LaTeX - A document preparation system, Addison-Wesley Pub., 1994, ISBN-13 978-0201529838 Mittelbach, F.: The LaTeX Companion, 2nd ed., 2004, ISBN-13 978-0201362992

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Discussion with students during the lessons

E-learning

No e-learinig available

Other requirements

Systematic individual out-of-classroom study is assumed. One's own personal laptop usage is required.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction to LaTeX and TeX, Linux and Windows freeware implementations and instalation 2. Basic text formating operations 3. Design of page layout, codument classes 4. Mathematic typography in LaTeX, 5. Additional packages for mathematical typography support 6. Perparation and design of lists, theorems, itemization 7. Tables and arrays, multiple columns 8. Organizing the document, cross-referencing, large documents 9. BibTeX and its using 10. Graphics and its including into LaTeX documents 11. Freeware graphics editors and their cooperation with LaTeX 12. Other possibilities how to use LaTeX: typeseting of presentations and posters 13. Useful tips and tricks

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit Credit  
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: minimum 70% at seminars is recommended

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (B0533A110023) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2020/2021 (B0533A110023) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (B0533A110023) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 2 Optional study plan
2018/2019 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 2 Optional study plan

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