Handling Math in Real-World Workflows: Practical Lessons

Track: Publishing, Deploying XML, Case Studies

Audience Level: High Level/Technical view

Time: Tuesday, November 15 11:45

Author: Bob Mathews, Design Science, Inc.

Author: Robert Miner, Design Science, Inc.

Keywords: Browser, Conversion, Docbook, Document Creation, Editor, Encoding, GUI, Markup, Mathematics, Mathml, Metadata, Publishing, Accessibility, Unicode, XHTML, Xml Publishing


The use of XML in scientific, technical, and medical (STM) publishing is growing, as more and more publishers seek to take advantage of the benefits of XML. One of the unique challenges of STM publishing is handling embedded mathematics. This paper will document some practical lessons Design Science has garnered from working with early adopters of MathML technology in STM publishing.