[time-nuts] Skilled Math Editor(s) Needed

Bruce Griffiths bruce.griffiths at xtra.co.nz
Tue Jan 2 22:46:23 EST 2018


Using Latex for the typesetting is probably the optimum solution for a Technical/Scientific publiication such as this.

Most such publications are typeset using Latex these days.

If one is familiar with Latex the odd typo when typesetting an equation (for example) can make it blatantly obvious that Latex was employed to typset a document.

Suitable templates are freely available along with toolsets for Nuclear Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics etc

Bruce  

> 
>     On 03 January 2018 at 14:41 Perry Sandeen via time-nuts <time-nuts at febo.com> wrote:
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>     HI,
>     At the request of a TN member (who wishes to remain anonymous)I started to reproduce:
> 
>     The Quantum Physics of Atomic Frequency Standards Volume 1By Jacques Vanier Division de Physique,Conseil National de Recherches, Ottawa and Claude Audoin Laboratoire de I’Horloge Atomique, CentreNational de la Recherche Scientifique, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay. From aphotocopy he had.
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>     I tried to do this as its used price will cost you yourfirst born child.
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>     The original copyright was 1989. The copyright has expired and the document isnow in the public domain
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>     So I digitally reproduced and translated it into AmericanEnglish in March 2016. Additionalliberty in editing was taken. Many paragraphs contained more than one subjectso using standard writing guidelines they were split up for an easierunderstanding of the concepts being presented.
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>     Many formulae had to be transferred images, and are veryclear, as re-typing would have delayed this project to infinity. Lastly, textwas transferred by OCR. Many drawings had to be edited using PhotoShop Elements as the originals were smeared.
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>     I spent about 200 hours doing this.
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>     Some formula symbols were not accurately reproduced. I don’t have the math ability needed toretype most formulae. No material was added or deleted
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>     I can send to all who wish it a DVD with the 800+ Mbytes ofraw data and the partial (5%) I have accomplished.
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>     Due to permanent changes in my life I will never be able tospend time on this again. I just don’t want delete the material.
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>     Regards,
> 
>     Perrier
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