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Mathematical Writing (MAA Notes Series #14)

Mathematical Writing (MAA Notes Series #14)


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ISBN-13: 9780883850633
Publisher: Mathematical Association of America
Publication date: 06/01/1989
Series: MAA Notes Series , #14
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 8.46(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.33(d)

Table of Contents

1. Minicourse on technical writing; 2. An exercise on technical writing; 3. An answer to the exercise; 4. Comments on student answers; 5. Preparing books for publication; 6. Handy reference book; 7. Presenting algorithms; 8. Literate programming; 9. User manuals; 10. Galley proofs; 11. Refereeing; 12. Hints for referees; 13. Illustrations; 14. Homework: subscripts and superscripts; 15. Homework: solutions; 16. Quotations; 17. Scientific American saga; 18. Examples of good style; 19. Mary-Claire van Leunen on 'hopefully'; 20. Herb Wilf on mathematical writing; 21. Wilf's first extreme; 22. Wilf's other extreme; 23. Jeff Ullman on getting rich; 24. Leslie Lamport on writing papers; 25. Lamport's handout on unnecessary prose; 26. Lamport's handout on styles of proof; 2. Nils Nilsson on art and writing; 28. Mary-Claire van Leunen on callisthenics; 29. Mary-Claire's handout on compositional exercises; 30. Comments on student work; 31. Mary-Claire van Leunen on which vs. that; 32. Computer aids to writing; 33. Rosalie Stemer on copy editing; 34. Paul Halmos on mathematical writing; 35. Final truths.

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