## Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical SciencesThe subject of mathematical writing has been infused with life once again by Nick Higham as he follows up his successful HWMS volume with this much-anticipated second edition. As is Higham's style, the material is enlivened by anecdotes, unusual paper titles, and humorous quotations. This handy new volume provides even more information on the issues you will face when writing a technical paper or talk, from choosing the right journal in which to publish to handling your references. Its overview of the entire publication process is invaluable for anyone hoping to publish in a technical journal. The original book has been completely revised, making use of feedback from readers as well as Higham's own large file of ideas based on his experiences in reading, writing, editing, examining, and supervising theses. |

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### Contents

General Principles | 1 |

Mathematical Writing | 15 |

English Usage | 35 |

When English Is a Foreign Language | 59 |

Writing a Paper | 77 |

Revising a Draft | 107 |

Publishing a Paper | 125 |

Writing and Defending a Thesis | 147 |

Preparing a Poster | 179 |

TEX and MfeX | 185 |

Aids and Resources for Writing and Research | 209 |

A The Greek Alphabet | 223 |

GNU Emacs Commands | 235 |

E Prizes for Expository Writing | 243 |

Glossary | 263 |

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