Typesetting Mathematics with LaTeX

By Herbert Voss

Typesetting Mathematics with LaTeX
Paperback, 304 pages £23.99
Published: 1st October 2010
ISBN: 9781906860172
Format: 233mm x 177mm

Category: All Books, Computing

The LaTeX typesetting system is free, and runs on just about any operating system. It produces book-quality output, and is the best system in the world for typesetting mathematics.

This book shows you:

- How to typeset matehmatics beautifully, whether a simple equation or a complex mathematical treatise.

- How the sepcial American Mathematical Society (AMS) packages help you typeset your math.

- A complete list of math symbols, for easy reference.


  1. Introduction
  2. Mathematics inline with normal text.
  3. LaTeX's special mathematics mode.
  4. Mathematical elements from standard LaTeX
  5. Color in math expressions
  6. The AMS packages
  7. Symbols
  8. TeX and math
  9. Other special packages
  10. Examples
  11. Fonts and math

This book will appeal to anybody using math in documents: professionals as well as college staff and students, in engineering economics, the sciences, statistics, computer science, and of course mathematics.

Herbert Voss studied electrical engineering in Hanover and Berlin, and has a Doctorate of Engineering in Power Electronics. He has been a high-school teacher of mathematics, physics and computer science, and a lecturer at the Free University of Berlin. For several years he has been heavily involved in maintaining the PSTricks suite of tools for producing very-high quality PostScript graphics within LaTeX.

Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 304 pages
ISBN: 9781906860172
Format: 233mm x 177mm

BISAC Code:  COM012000
Imprint: UIT Cambridge

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