Guidelines and Hints on Written Work in CMP

These are documents describing written work in the School:

CMP Report Guidelines

CMP Referencing

CMP report styling

Report example

Audiovisual Citation

Notes on tools for writing projects and papers

default LaTex style

  Plus points Minus points
Word alone

Familiar
Ubiquitous
Quick plain text

Adding and citing bibliography is tediously slow
Adding and citing more than a few figures is slow
Adding and editing equations is slow and difficult
Unreliable with long documents that include figures and equations
Word with Endnote
Familiar
Ubiquitous
Quick for plain text
Quick and extremely easy to add and cite bibliography
Extremely easy to build up a bibliographic database (by collecting references from, for example, Web of Science and other public databases: try the Library)
Adding and citing more than a few figures is slow
Adding and editing equations is slow and difficult
LaTex with BibTex Quick when used to it
Quick and extremely easy to add and cite bibliography
Moderately easy to build up a bibliographic database (by collecting references from, for example, web).
Reliable
Well-defined consistent document styles
Unfamiliar Shareware