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AICTE Sponsored

Faculty Development Programme

Advanced Analytical Techniques in Management and
Social Science Research
Live Hands on Approach to
Research Methodologies Workshop on LaTeX Open
Source Software
[Typesetting using LaTeX, Reference Management]

17 - 18, November 2017

Organized by
Department of Management Studies
PSNA College of Engg. & Tech., Dindigul

Resource Person
Mr.D.Kesavaraja M.E , MBA, (PhD) , MISTE
Assistant Professor,
Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
Dr.Sivanthi Aditanar College of Engineering
Tiruchendur - 628215
DAY -1
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Introduction to Latex
o Introduction
o Latex Features
o Latex vs. MS Word
o Real Time Problems in Microsoft Word
Typesetting journal articles, technical reports, books, and slide
o Preamble
o Document Class
o Article , report ,book , slide
o Basic Experiment

E-Resources used for research

o Search Engine
o Meta Search Engine
o IEEE , Springer , Elsevier Search Procedure
o Live LaTeX (Share Latex)
o Video Lecture (youtube)
o Screen o matic
o RefDesk E-Resources for
o Internet Public Library
o Encylcopedia
o Google Patent
o khanacademy
11:15 am to 12:30 pm
Basic document structure
o Required elements of a LaTeX document
o Classes, titles, sectioning, etc.
o How some commands work.
Some basic formatting commands
o inserting math
o some text formatting
o dealing with special characters.
Installation Procedure
o TexLive
o TexMaker
o Lyx
o docxtotex
o Latex Draw
o Prerequisite Software (Pdf Reader, java)
1:15pm to 03:00pm
Control over large documents containing Sectioning, cross-references,
tables and figures.
o Sectioning
o Table of Contents
o List
o Cross Reference
o Section Numbering
o Page Numbering
o List Numbering
03:15pm to 04:45pm
Typesetting of complex mathematical formulas.
o Maths Symbols
o Equation Types
o Theorem , axiom , lemma
Advanced typesetting of mathematics with AMS-LaTeX.
o AMS Introduction
o Multi Line Equation
DAY -2
09:30am to 11:00:am
How to find more
o Array
o Tables
o tabular environment
o table
o Figures
o \IncludeGraphics
o figure environment
o Referencing labels
Automatic generation of bibliographies and indexes.
o Auto Bibliographies
o Auto Indexes
o Reference management with BibTeX and/or BibLaTeX
o Different reference managers
Reference manager
o Mendeley
o JabRef
o BibDesk
o EndNote
11:00am to 12:30pm
Multi-lingual typesetting
o American
o Bahasa
Packages: some examples
o geometry
o graphicx
o hyperref
o float
Inclusion of artwork, and process or spot color
o Latex Draw
o Ps Tikz
o Text color ,Fore color, Color box
01:15 pm to 03:00 pm
Using PostScript or Meta font fonts
o Post Script
o Meta Font
Latex Configuration
o New Class file Creation
o New Package , Sty , cls configuration and updation
03:15pm to 04:45pm
Splitting up large documents
o input
o include
Journal Paper ( IEEE , Springer ) , PhD Thesis
Writing Demo
o IEEE Bib
o SVjourcls
o Demo
PhD Thesis Writing Demo
o Thesis cls , sty models
o Demo
LaTeX Editor for your Android device
o VerbTeX LaTeX Editor
o Dropbox synchronization
o Generate PDF from LaTeX
o Syntax highlighting

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session, attendees will:

Be able to write valid LaTeX documents that can be typeset on either

a local LaTeX installation or Cloud.

Know how to troubleshoot common typesetting errors.

Know various special formatting commands, including those for

mathematics, text formatting, and tables.

Be able to install packages to extend LaTeX's functionality, find

documentation for those packages, and discover new packages.

Be able to use BibTeX to generate and modify in-text citations and

bibliography entries.

Know of major sources for further help with LaTeX: websites, books,

forums, and librarians.

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