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Technical Writing Tools for Engineers and Scientists
September/October 2010 (vol. 12 no. 5)
pp. 98-103

Technical writing poses specific challenges; to meet them, LaTeX goes beyond business-oriented word processors and makes it easier to create complex documents.

1. L. Lamport, LaTex: A Document Preparation System, 2nd ed., Addison-Wesley, 1994.
2. F. Mittelbach and M. Goosens, The LaTex Companion, 2nd ed., Addison-Wesley, 2004.
3. G. Grätzer, More Math Into LaTeX, 4th ed., Springer, 2007.
4. E. Wessler, "An Argument for Learning Latex: The Benefits of Typesetting and Beyond," TUGboat: The Communications of the TeX Users Group, vol. 31, no. 1, 2010, pp. 6–8.

Index Terms:
Technical writing, word processor, LaTeX, Word, OpenOffice, scientific computing
Citation:
Cameron H.G. Wright, "Technical Writing Tools for Engineers and Scientists," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 98-103, Sept.-Oct. 2010, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2010.115
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