Publications in 2017
ACM DocEng 2017 Symposium on Document Engineering (Valletta, Malta)
DocEng '17 Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Symposium on Document Engineering, 2017
- Presentation of the paper as given in Malta: Effective Floating Strategies (slides – large 23Mb)
This paper presents an extension to the general framework for globally optimized pagination described in Mittelbach (2016). The extended algorithm supports automatic placement of floats as part of the optimization. It uses a flexible constraint model that allows for the implementation of typical typographic rules that can be weighted against each other to support different application scenarios.
The above link enables free download of the paper from the ACM Digital Library. (Due to ACM restrictions it unfortunately doesn’t work from the “all-publications” page. If you are there please use the one on the pagination topic page instead.)
- Frank Mittelbach
- Published paper, TUGboat volume 38, number 2, 2017
A short article discussing how to produce table columns with a fixed
width using the
array package. The interface as described is now
integrated in the package.
TUG/GUST Conference 2017 (Bachotek, Poland)
Continuing the quest for automatically finding optimal pagination of documents the journey takes us now to the fairy land of objective functions, call-out constraints, layout templates and other mystical creatures and a Queen that cries “Faster! Faster!” because “… it takes all the running YOU can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!” This talk explores how fast we must ran to enter that world.
Slides of the talk: Through The Looking Glass — and what Alice found there …
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