Creating a Presentation with LaTeX Beamer – Equations and tikz

July 23rd, 2010

Many presentations created using LaTeX beamer included mathematical equations and these can be easily included in a presentation and in this post we will consider using the tikz package to add various interesting elements to equations, such as lines between text on a slide and part of an equation. Read the rest of this entry »

Creating a Presentation with LaTeX Beamer – Boxes

July 19th, 2010

We can add coloured boxes with text or mathematics into a LaTeX beamer presentation which is particularly useful if we have definitions, theorem or computer code to highlight this information that may not be so accessible within a paragraph of text. Read the rest of this entry »

Generating Balanced Incomplete Block Designs (BIBD)

July 16th, 2010

The Balanced Incomplete Block Design (BIBD) is a well studied experimental design that has various desirable features from a statistical perspective. The crossdes package in R provides a way to generate a block design for some given parameters and test wheter this design satisfies the BIBD conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

Creating a Presentation with LaTeX Beamer – Tables

July 14th, 2010

Tables of information can be included in a LaTeX beamer presentation in the same way that they would be incorporated into any other LaTeX document. The tabular environment is used and, if necessary, the tables could be numbered but this probably doesn’t make as much sense as labelling and numbering tables within an article or book. Read the rest of this entry »

Creating a Presentation with LaTeX Beamer – Bullet Lists

July 10th, 2010

When writing a presentation we might want to use a bullet list to highlight some key points that might be lost if they are part of a large body of text. We can use the standard LaTeX environments for creating lists within a beamer presentation in a straightforward way. Read the rest of this entry »

Creating a Presentation with LaTeX Beamer – Basic Slides

July 5th, 2010

In a previous post we looked at using the LaTeX beamer package to create presentations. Given a title page and outline of a presentation the next stage will be to create the content that appears in various slides of the presentation. Read the rest of this entry »

Creating a Presentation with LaTeX Beamer – Getting Started

July 2nd, 2010

The LaTeX beamer package can be used to create appealing presentations for many applications. A working knowledge of LaTeX is required but once the initial learning curve and transition is made from a visual word processor to a markup based approach the benefits are worth the initial investment of time. Read the rest of this entry »

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