FOSSEE Fellowship 2019 LaTeX

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Giving below are the list of screening tasks for the FOSSEE Felllowship under the project of LaTeX

FOSSEE Fellowship
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Indian Institute of
Technology Bombay

www.iitb.ac.in


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Registrations open1 Feb 2019
Last date of Registration31 Mar 2019
Last date to submit tasks31 Mar 2019
Announcement of Results18 Apr 2019
Commencement of Fellowship (tentative)14 May 2019
Submissions onMoodle Link

Contents

General Information

There are 3 tasks for this project and it is mandatory to submit all the 3 tasks. Selection would be based on the submissions of all the three tasks.


Deadline: 31 March 2019

Task 1: Build a Resume

Technical Skills

  • LaTeX

Resources

If you are new to LaTeX you may refer to the tutorials on https://spoken-tutorial.org/tutorial-search/?search_foss=LaTeX&search_language=

Description

Create your resume in LaTeX keeping in mind the following points

  • Use appropriate font styles
  • It should contain at least one table
  • Your photo
  • A pie chart consisting of the daily activities in percentage. For example, if you work for 8 hours, sleep for 8 hours, etc., divide them into percentage and display using a pie chart
  • A bar chart consisting of the score you obtained in school (SSC, CBSE, etc), highschool (HSC), bachelors, masters, etc.
  • Use your imagination to create and design it.
  • Should not exceed a page.

Evaluation criteria

  • Innovative design
  • Own creation (not using templates from the web)

Submission Procedure

  • The folder in which you shall create your LaTeX files should be titled as ‘FOSSEE19_Resume_<YourMoodleUsername>’
  • Zip your folder containing your generated .pdf file, LaTeX files, images, etc. Upload the zip file on moodle.


Task 2: Style file for Experiments

Technical Skills

  • LaTeX
  • Creativity

Resources

If you are new to LaTeX you may refer to the tutorials on https://spoken-tutorial.org/tutorial-search/?search_foss=LaTeX&search_language=

Description

Create a LaTeX package (.sty file) for displaying experiments and formatting it. The user should just write the following commands in LaTeX:

 \begin{customExperiment}
    \expTitle{...}
    \expAim{...}
    \expProcedure{...}
    \expResults{...}
    \expConclusion{...}
 \end{customExperiment}

The pdf should then look like

Experiment 1

Title: .................................................................................... ..............................................................................................

Aim:...................................................................................... ..............................................................................................

Procedure:........................................................................... ..............................................................................................

Results:................................................................................. ..............................................................................................

Conclusion: ......................................................................... ..............................................................................................


Experiment 2

Title: .................................................................................... ..............................................................................................


...

Evaluation criteria

  • Should work as expected
  • Coding style for .sty file
  • Appropriate comments

Submission Procedure

  • Assuming that .sty is created by you, create a .tex file that uses your .sty file to do what was given above.
  • Create a folder titled ‘FOSSEE19_Experiment_<YourmoodleUsername> containing the .sty and .tex file
  • Zip the above folder and submit it on moodle


Task 3: Redefine delimiter in tabular

Technical Skills

  • LaTeX
  • Creativity

Resources

If you are new to LaTeX you may refer to the tutorials on https://spoken-tutorial.org/tutorial-search/?search_foss=LaTeX&search_language=

Description

While creating tables using the tabular environment, & is used as a delimiter to distinguish columns. Write a style package to replace & with any other delimiter like comma, semi-colon, or colon. The user should just write the following commands in LaTeX:

 \begin{tablularDelimiter}{|c|c|c|}{‘,’}
   1, 2, 3 \\
   4, 5, 6 \\
 \end{tablularDelimiter}

The pdf should then look like

1 2 3
4 5 6

Evaluation criteria

  • Should work as expected
  • Coding style for .sty file
  • Appropriate comments

Submission Procedure

  • Assuming that .sty is created by you, create a .tex file that uses your .sty file to do what was given above.
  • Create a folder titled ‘FOSSEE19_TabularDelimiter_<YourmoodleUsername> containing the .sty and .tex file
  • Zip the above folder and submit it on moodle
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