814014 Writing scientific works with LaTeX

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2019/20
Languages of instruction
Deutsch, Englisch


Basic principles of LaTeX, differences to WYSIWYG programmes (Word etc.).
Structure of scientific documents, realisation in LaTeX.
Tables and equations. Including graphics. Producing automatic tables of content,
list of figures etc. Adapting styles. Creating reference lists with BibTeX and producing automatic citations. Conversion from rtf/doc/docx and into html and pdf.

Previous knowledge expected

Basic IT knowledge.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Being able to write scientific documents with LaTeX. Knowing basic typesetting rules, especially for technical and natural science texts. Knowing the structure of different types of scientific documents (thesis, project report, journal article).
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.