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401-0000-00L  Communication in Mathematics

SemesterHerbstsemester 2019
DozierendeW. Merry
Periodizitäteinmalige Veranstaltung
LehrspracheEnglisch


KurzbeschreibungDon't hide your Next Great Theorem behind bad writing.

This course teaches fundamental communication skills in mathematics: how to write clearly and how to structure mathematical content for different audiences, from theses, to preprints, to personal statements in applications. In addition, the course will help you establish a working knowledge of LaTeX.
LernzielKnowing how to present written mathematics in a structured and clear manner.
InhaltTopics covered include:

- Language conventions and common errors.
- How to write a thesis (more generally, a mathematics paper).
- How to use LaTeX.
- How to write a personal statement for Masters and PhD applications.
SkriptFull lecture notes will be made available on my website:

https://www.merry.io/teaching/
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesThere are no formal mathematical prerequisites.