Course detail

Results Dissemination

FSI-TR0Acad. year: 2020/2021

The course covers publishing documents with graphics and equations using LaTeX and PowerPoint.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will learn the basic principles of typography and publication of the results. System LaTeX will be empasised. Production of presentations will be demonstrated also in PowerPoint.


No special knowledge is required.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Donald E. Knuth: The TeXbook, Addison Wesley 1990
Rybička, LaTeX pro začátečníky, Konvoj, 2005
Olšák P.: TeXbook naruby, Konvoj & CSTUG (2. vydání), 2001
Olšák P.: TeXbook naruby, Konvoj & CSTUG (2. vydání), 2001
Olšák P.: Typografický systém TeX, Konvoj, 2000
Lamport L.: LaTeX: a Document Preparation System, 2e, Addison Wesley, ISBN 0201529831

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through exercises which are focused on practical topics presented in lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Course-unit credit is awarded on condition of creation own document of the form of report or presentation.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The aim of the course is to show students how to properly present their results in the form of charts, logs, reports, presentations.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Absence has to be made up by self-study and possibly via assigned homework.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-FIN-P Bachelor's, 1. year of study, winter semester, 1 credit, elective

Type of course unit


Computer-assisted exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Computer typesetting. Typography
2. LaTeX system. Installation.
3. Typesetting mathematical formulas.
4. Inserting Images, Creating charts.
5. Creating images - MetaPost, Asymptote. Image Editing
6. Cross-references, contents, index.
7. Macros.
8. Presentation - Beamer
9. Presentation - PowerPoint
10. PostScript, Pdf, XML.
11. Check of students documents.