Monthly Archives: October 2012

Including movies in LaTeX beamer

All technological gimmicks are allowed in today’s fierce scientific presentation arms race. Even videos! This is of course almost unheard of in the world of mathematicians who like to stick with blackboards and view OHP’s as useless snobbery. But the … Continue reading

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Precise positioning in LaTeX beamer

It is easy to become frustrated with the automatic layout of LaTeX when preparing talks using the beamer package. Namely, LaTeX places images in an often unpredictable way, and sometimes it would be important to keep two images on consecutive … Continue reading

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Explaining sine and cosine visually

Articles and presentations often benefit from geometric illustrations. But how to draw them? There are of course many software options for creating vector graphics, but it is practical to use as few different tools as possible. That’s why I rely … Continue reading

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