Event description

The IEEE NTUA Computer Society in collaboration with Open Technologies Alliance (GFOSS), IEEE Greece Section and IEEE Young Professionals, organise a two-part webinar series:Introduction to XeLaTeX

The webinars will be presented by Dr. Apostolos Syropoulos and will introduce attendees to XeLaTeX, a very powerful system of advanced typesetting and production of technical and scientific texts. The first webinar will be an introduction to all relevant technologies and will focus on the deep understanding of every tool along with every aspect of the subject. The second webinar will be a demonstration of how to use XeLaTeX to write scientific papers.

The webinar will consist of two parts:

Day 1 – Saturday 17/4 at 18:30

General presentation of XeLaTeX. Review of relevant technologies and reference to the appropriate editors. Differences in usage depending on the operating system (windows / unix).

Day 2 – Friday 23/4 at 18:30
Demonstration of how XeLaTeX is used, presentation of basic commands and how to write scientific papers.

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Dr. Apostolos Syropoulos has a B.Sc. degree in Physics, a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science and a Ph.D. degree in Theoretical Computer Science. He has been involved with TeX & Co. since 1992 and is the creator of many LaTeX packages as well as the author of many books on the subject. He was in the publishing team of Eutypon (https://www.eutypon.gr/eutypon/) until it stopped being published. Moreover he deals with the digitization of fonts and with more scientific topics such as computational theory, mathematics of vagueness and category theory.

Open Technologies Alliance (GFOSS):

Open Technologies Alliance (GFOSS) is a non-profit organization founded in 2008, and 31 Universities and Research Centers are shareholders of GFOSS. Their main goal is to promote Openness through the use and the development of Open Standards and Open Technologies in Education, Public Administration and Business in Greece.
They have a platform for Open Standards, Free Software, Open Content, Open Data & Open Hardware in Greece. The major Greek Universities and Research Centers participate in GFOSS, while leading members of the Greek developers community play a key role in the implementation of our policies.