A Primer of Mathematical Writing: Being a Disposition on Having Your Ideas Recorded, Typeset, Published, Read, and Appreciated
By: Steven G. Krantz (author)Paperback
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This book is about writing in the professional mathematical environment. While the book is nominally about writing, it's also about how to function in the mathematical profession. In many ways, this text complements Krantz's previous bestseller, ""How to Teach Mathematics"". Those who are familiar with Krantz's writing will recognize his lively, inimitable style. In this volume, he addresses these nuts-and-bolts issues: syntax, grammar, structure, and style; mathematical exposition; use of the computer and TeX E-mail; and, etiquette. All aspects of publishing a journal article Krantz's frank and straightforward approach makes this book particularly suitable as a textbook. He does not avoid difficult topics. His intent is to demonstrate to the reader how to successfully operate within the profession.He outlines how to write grant proposals that are persuasive and compelling, how to write a letter of recommendation describing the research abilities of a candidate for promotion or tenure, and what a dean is looking for in a letter of recommendation. He further addresses some basic issues such as writing a book proposal to a publisher or applying for a job.
Readers will find in reading this text that Krantz has produced a quality work which makes evident the power and significance of writing in the mathematics profession.
The basics Topics specific to the writing of mathematics Exposition Other types of writing Books The modern writing environment Closing thoughts Bibliography Index.
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