For the project we use the
uvamath document class. In this lesson we
will introduce this class. This class file was designed by former math
student Jeroen Zuiddam (now CWI). It was adapted by Jolien Oomens,
Tim Henke and Tijn de Vos.
1. Download the uvamath class.
Do not download the files separately. Use the download button: download a zip archive. Unzip the zip file. The folder contains several files.
uvalogo.png– the UvA logo
uvamath.cls– the uvamath document class
demo-compalglatex.tex– the template for your report
figuur.pdf– default figure on the front page
You write your report in this file. It is better to duplicate this file (make a copy) and to rename it appropiately (use your names or the title of the project).
3. Fill in some details.
demo-compalglatex.tex starts with loading the uvamath class and some
The default language of the uva math class is Dutch. For English text
you can use the option
english for both
Subsequently we insert the title, authors, etc. Please fill out your own name and the names of your supervisors (your teachers in this class).
You can add more authors using
\author. As an optional argument you
pass your email address and student number. Replace
the name of a picture. Make sure this picture is in the same folder as
.tex file. You can resize the picture using
We will now create frontmatter, a summary and a table of contents.
Observe that the summary appears in the
In the rest of the file you write the content of the document. Chapters
can be made with
\chapter and the appendix with