Empowering Technical Skills on LaTeX Writing 2018
Applied & Industrial Mathematics (AIMs), Faculty of Industrial Sciences & Technology has successfully conducted a Basic LaTeX Workshop 2018 on 18 July 2018 from 8AM to 5PM at Mathematics Support Centre (MSC), UMP Gambang. 16 participants including staff and postgraduate students from UMP and two academic scholars from IIUM Kuantan have registered the workshop.
The aims of the workshop is to introduce LaTeX which is a document preparation system for high-quality typesetting. LaTeX is most often used for medium-to-large technical or scientific documents but it can be used for almost any form of publishing. The workshop has been divided into two sessions. Session 1 Introduction to LaTeX where Dr Muhammad Azrin taught the participants on how to create a document, how to make ordered and unordered list, how to place a figure, how to build a table and how to create equation and other basic things. Meanwhile, Session 2 has been conducted by Dr Noryanti Muhammad where she taught the participants on how to create an article and also to develop a thesis. All technicals details has been explained though the session. The workshop was conducted through hands-on where two ways discussions were held between participants and speakers.
We would like to extend our gratitute to all who involve directly and indirectly in making the event into successful reality. We wish to conduct another workshop in the next future namely Advance LaTeX Workshop which is the continuation of the current workshop which cater beamer for presentation, advance thesis and article writing, poster and so on.