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Mathematical writing

Author: Donald Ervin Knuth; Tracy Larrabee; Paul M Roberts; Mathematical Association of America.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, ©1989.
Series: MAA notes, no. 14.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Ervin Knuth; Tracy Larrabee; Paul M Roberts; Mathematical Association of America.
ISBN: 088385063X 9780883850633
OCLC Number: 20715348
Notes: A version of these notes was previously available on a limited basis as Stanford University Computer Science Department report number: STAN-CS-88-1193, January 1988.
Description: 115 pages ; 28 cm.
Contents: 1. Minicourse on technical writing --
2. An exercise on technical writing --
3. An answer to the exercise --
4. Comments on student answers (1) --
5. Comments on student answers (2) --
6. Preparing books for publication (1) --
7. Preparing books for publication (2) --
8. Preparing books for publication (3) --
9. Handy reference books --
10. Presenting algorithms --
11. Literate Programming (1) --
12. Literate Programming (2) --
13. User Manuals --
14. Galley proofs --
15. Refereeing (1) --
16. Refereeing (2) --
17. Hints for Referees --
18. Illustrations (1) --
19. Illustrations (2) --20. Homework : Subscripts and superscripts --
21. Homework: Solutions --
22. Quotations --
23. Scientific American Saga (1) --
24. Scientific American Saga (2) --
25. Examples of good style --
26. Mary-Claire van Leunen on 'hopefully' --
27. Herb Wilf on Mathematical Writing --
28. Wilf's first extreme --
29. Wilf's other extreme --
30. Jeff Ullman on Getting Rich --
31. Leslie Lamport on Writing Papers --
32. Lamport's handout on unecessary prose --
33. Lamport's handout on styles of proof --
34. Nils Nilsoon on Art and Writing --
35. Mary-Claire van Leunen on Calisthenics (1) --
36. Mary-Claire's handout on Composition Exercises --
37. Comments on student work --
38. Mary-Claire van Leunen on which vs. that --
39. Mary-Claire van Leunen on Calisthenics (2) --
40. Computer aids to writing --
41. Rosalie Stemer on Copy Editing --
42. Paul Halmos on Mathematical Writing --
43. Final Truths.
Series Title: MAA notes, no. 14.
Responsibility: by Donald E. Knuth, Tracy Larrabee, and Paul M. Roberts.
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