Title:

Typography and Publishing

Code:ITY
Ac.Year:2017/2018
Term:Summer
Curriculums:
ProgrammeBranchYearDuty
IT-BC-3BIT-Elective
IT-BC-3BIT1stElective
Language:Czech
Private info:http://www.fit.vutbr.cz/study/courses/ITY/private/
Credits:4
Completion:classified accreditation
Type of
instruction:
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Hours:1300026
 ExaminationTestsExercisesLaboratoriesOther
Points:0300070
Guarantee:Křena Bohuslav, Ing., Ph.D., DITS
Lecturer:Křena Bohuslav, Ing., Ph.D., DITS
Instructor:Křena Bohuslav, Ing., Ph.D., DITS
Pluháčková Hana, Mgr. Bc., DITS
Rozman Jaroslav, Ing., Ph.D., DITS
Faculty:Faculty of Information Technology BUT
Department:Department of Intelligent Systems FIT BUT
Schedule:
DayLessonWeekRoomStartEndLect.Gr.St.G.EndG.
TuelecturelecturesD10516:0017:501BIAxxxx
TuelecturelecturesD10516:0017:501BIBxxxx
TuelecturelecturesD10516:0017:502BIAxxxx
TuelecturelecturesD10516:0017:502BIBxxxx
TuelecturelecturesD10516:0017:503BITxxxx
TuelecturelecturesD020616:0017:501BIAxxxx
TuelecturelecturesD020616:0017:501BIBxxxx
 
Learning objectives:
  To understand common principles of typography. To take overview of tools for creating documents of high typographic quality. To be familiar with the system LaTeX for preparing professional documents and publications.
Description:
  Students learn basics of typograhpy and tools for creating documents. We concentrate on LaTeX system for preparing professional documents and publications. The course consist of six lectures (one 100 minutes long lecture per two weeks). Students practise their knowledge within five LaTeX projects. The final test is in the last week of teaching part ot the term.
Knowledge and skills required for the course:
  Text editors, language HTML.
Learning outcomes and competences:
  Students learn typography basics and how to create documents by the LaTeX system.
Syllabus of lectures:
 
  1. Goals and structure of the course, typography fundamentals, review of tools for document prepatation.
  2. Introduction to LaTeX system - philosophy, software, plain and hybrid composition, paragraph composition.
  3. Document composition - comon rules for structuring, LaTeX commands for document structuring, composition of mathematical expressions in LaTeX.
  4. Table formating and image inserting in LaTeX.
  5. Standards for references, references in LaTeX.
  6. Basics of presentation preparing, presentation tools  in LaTeX.
Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students:
 
  1. Plain and hybrid composition (10 points)
  2. Document composition, mathematical expressions (15 points)
  3. Pictures and tables (15 points)
  4. References (15 points)
  5. Presentation preparinng (15 points)
Fundamental literature:
 
  • Kolektiv autorů. Jak publikovat na počítači (How to Publish by Computer), SCIENCE, Velentiny, 1996. ISBN 80-901475-77. (In Czech)
  • ČSN ISO 690: Informace a dokumentace - Pravidla pro bibliografické odkazy a citace informačních zdrojů. Úřad pro technickou normalizaci, metrologii a státní zkušebnictví. 2011. (In Czech)
Study literature:
 
  • Rybička, J. LaTeX pro začátečníky (LaTeX for Beginners), 3. edition. Konvoj, Brno, 2003. ISBN 80-7302-049-1. (In Czech)
  • Kopka, H., Daly, P. W. LaTeX podrobný průvodce (A Guide to LaTeX Document Preparation for Beginners and Advanced Users), vydání první. Computer Press, Brno, 2004. ISBN 80-722-6973-9. (In Czech)
Controlled instruction:
  No attadance on lectures is monitored within this course. The knowledge of students is examined by the projects and by the final test.
Progress assessment:
  Students can obtaip up to 70 points from 5 projects and up to 30 points from final test.
Exam prerequisites:
  Students get points in the projects during the term and in the final test at the end of teaching part of the term. It is necessary to get at least 50 points for the accreditation. Classification is according to standard scale.

Plagiarsm as well as non-permitted cooperation on projects and/or cheating during final test will cause that involved students are not classified and disciplinary action may be initiated.