Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences

ISBN-10: 0898714206
ISBN-13: 9780898714203
Edition: 2nd 1998 (Revised)
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Description: The subject of mathematical writing has been infused with life once again by Nick Higham as he follows up his successful HWMS volume with this much-anticipated second edition. As is Higham's style, the material is enlivened by anecdotes, unusual  More...

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Book details

List price: $44.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

The subject of mathematical writing has been infused with life once again by Nick Higham as he follows up his successful HWMS volume with this much-anticipated second edition. As is Higham's style, the material is enlivened by anecdotes, unusual paper titles, and humorous quotations. This handy new volume 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. The original book has been completely revised, making use of feedback from readers as well as Higham's own large file of ideas based on his experiences in reading, writing, editing, examining, and supervising theses.

Preface
General principles
Writer's tools and recommended reading
Mathematical writing
English usage
When English is a foreign language
Writing a paper
Revising a draft
Publishing a paper
Writing and defending a thesis
Writing a talk
Giving a talk
Preparing a poster
TeX and LaTeX
Aids and resources for writing and research
Appendices
Glossary
Bibliography
Name index
Subject index

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