LaTeX Language (2017/2018)

Course code
4S007125
Name of lecturer
Enrico Gregorio
Coordinator
Enrico Gregorio
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Other available courses
Academic sector
- - -
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
II sem. dal Mar 1, 2018 al Jun 15, 2018.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course provides a basic knowledge of the LaTeX typesetting system. At the end of the course the studenti will be able to typeset technical documents such as course paperworks or theses.

Knowledge and understanding: students will know the basics of the language and the way the system works.

Applying knowledge and understanding: the students will be able to employ additional packages.

Making judgements: the students will be able to choose among the various techniques the one better suited to the problem at hand.

Communication skills: the students will be able to describe the syntax of the used commands.

Learning skills: the students will be able to widen their knowledge starting from what they learned.

Syllabus

Introduction to the TeX/LaTeX system.
Basic notions on typography.
Differences between LaTeX e other word processing systems.
Document templates,, classes and packages.
Commands and environments.
Mathematical formulas, tables and graphics inserts.

Assessment methods and criteria

Preparation of a LaTeX document with all necessary elements: chapters, sections, tables of contents, examples of mathematical formulas, tables and figures.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018