Monthly Archives: May 2012

Author-year bibliographies in LaTeX

For submission to some conferences and journals, you can’t use BibTeX, as they may want one single (La)TeX file containing everything: the text of the article, and the bibliography, for easy typesetting and inclusion in the proceedings. Standard LaTeX use

Author-year bibliographies in LaTeX

For submission to some conferences and journals, you can’t use BibTeX, as they may want one single (La)TeX file containing everything: the text of the article, and the bibliography, for easy typesetting and inclusion in the proceedings. Standard LaTeX use

A piecewise polynomial approximation to the normal CDF

The normal cumulative distribution function has the unfortunate property of not being expressible in terms of elementary functions; that is, it can’t be computed with functions available on a standard scientific calculator. Some modern calculators, such as the Casio ClassPad

A piecewise polynomial approximation to the normal CDF

The normal cumulative distribution function has the unfortunate property of not being expressible in terms of elementary functions; that is, it can’t be computed with functions available on a standard scientific calculator. Some modern calculators, such as the Casio ClassPad