Topic List for Math 490


  • Mathematical Writing
    • Definitions, Theorems and Proofs
    • The Role of Examples
    • Words vs. Symbols
    • The Dos and Doníts of Mathematical Writing

  • English Usage
    • Style, Grammar
    • Misused and Ambiguous Words
    • Saying What You Mean
    • Spellings, Consistency, ... .

  • Writing a Paper
    • Audience
    • Organization and Structure
    • Title, Abstract, Key Words, Introduction
    • Citations, Appendix, Reference, Footnotes

  • Software for Math Writing.
    • MS-Wordís Equation Editor
    • TeX , LaTeX , AMSTeX
    • Scientific Notebook and Others

  • Writing a Talk
    • Designing a Talk
    • How Many Slides
    • Handwritten, PowerPoint

  • Giving a Talk
    • Preparation
    • Delivery .