P029 Electronic Document Preparation

Faculty of Informatics
Autumn 2001
Extent and Intensity
2/1. 3 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: k (colloquium), z (credit).
Teacher(s)
doc. RNDr. Petr Sojka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Jan Staudek, CSc.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: doc. RNDr. Petr Sojka, Ph.D.
Timetable
Mon 15:00–16:50 D2, Tue 9:00–9:50 B311, Tue 10:00–10:50 B311, Tue 11:00–11:50 B311, Tue 12:00–12:50 B311, Tue 15:00–15:50 B311, Tue 16:00–16:50 B311, Tue 17:00–17:50 B311
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Prerequisites
I001 Intro to Programming || I002 Algorithms I
Knowledge of basic algoritmic techniques. One needs to be able to work with computer, configure working unix environment, etc (attending P004 UNIX is a plus) and have a clue about formal languages.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 150 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/150, only registered: 0/150, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/150
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Syllabus
  • Basic principles, algorithms and techniques used in electronic publishing are taught. Basic algorithmic skills and thinking is an advantage. Point of view is narrowed with respect to creation of structured, technical documents like theses or dissertation.
  • Document creation cycle. Basic notions.
  • Logical structure of a document; markup languages. SGML, HTML, XML.
  • Design. Principles of book design.
  • Typefaces. Classification of type. Formats, rasterization of fonts. Type 1, Multiple master fonts.
  • Typesetting, typography. Basic principles, rules for Czech.
  • Typesetting systems. TeX -- principles, philosophy, macroprogramming.
  • Algoritms of line and page breaking, hyphenation.
  • Page description languages. Post\-script. Bézier curves.
  • Output devices and their characteristics. Phototypesetting, printing and binding.
  • Hypertext, hypertext systems. Formats for electronic delivery. Portable Document Format, technology Adobe Acrobat.
  • Publication on Internet (WWW). Design of web documents. Paralel WWW and paper publication.
  • Database publishing. Document format conversion.
Literature
  • KNUTH, Donald Ervin. Digital typography. Stanford: Center for the Study of Language and Information, 1999. xv, 685 s. ISBN 1-57586-010-4. info
  • BERAN, Vladimír. Typografický manuál :Učebnice počítačové typografie. 1.vyd. Náchod: Manuál, 1994. Přeruš.s. ISBN 80-901824-0-2. info
  • BRINGHURST, Robert. The elements of typographic style. Vancouver: Hartley & Marks, 1992. 254 s. ISBN 0-88179-033-8. info
Assessment methods (in Czech)
Závěrečné hodnocení sestává z hodnocení práce v semestru (sazba vzorového dokumentu tištěného a elektronického) a závěrečného testu.
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Teacher's information
http://www.fi.muni.cz/~sojka/P029/
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 1995, Autumn 1996, Autumn 1997, Autumn 1998, Autumn 1999, Autumn 2000.
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