TUG 2019 - Program & participants

Thursday, August 8

4-6pm reception &registration at the Sheraton; Maple room

Friday, August 9

8:55amBoris Veytsman Welcome
9:00amErik Braun Current state of CTAN (slides)
9:30amArthur Reutenauer The state of XeTeX
10:00amFrank Mittelbach The LaTeX “dev” format
10:45amFrank Mittelbach Taming UTF-8 in pdfTeX (slides)
11:15amUwe Ziegenhagen Combining LaTeX with Python (slides)
11:45amHenri Menke Parsing complex data formats in LuaTeX with LPEG (slides, preprint)
1:30pmDick Koch Big changes in MacTeX, and why users should never notice (preprint)
1:45pmNate Stemen A few words about Overleaf
2:00pmAravind Rajendran, Rishi T*, Rajagopal C.V. Neptune—a proofing framework for LaTeX authors
2:30pmPavneet Arora Rain Rain Go Away: Some thoughts on rain protection, and its uses
3:15pmShreevatsa R What I learned from trying to read the TeX program (info)
3:45pmPetr Sojka TeX in schools? Just Say Yes, given that … (paper)
4:15pmShakthi Kannan XeTeX Book Template (slides, examples)
4:45pmJim Hefferon What do today's newcomers want?
5:15pmTUG Annual General Meeting

Saturday, August 10

9:00amPetr Sojka, Ondřej Sojka The unreasonable effectiveness of pattern generation (preprint)
9:30amArthur Reutenauer Hyphenation patterns in TeX Live and beyond
10:00amDavid Fuchs What six orders of magnitude of space-time buys you
10:45amTom Rokicki Searchable PDFs with Type 3 bitmap fonts (preprint)
11:15amMartin Ruckert The design of the HINT file format (preprint)
11:45amDoug McKenna An interactive iOS math book using a new TeX interpreter library
1:15pmgroup photo
1:30pmJennifer Claudio, Sally Ha A brief exploration of artistic elements in lettering
2:00pmFederico Garcia-De Castro An algorithm for music slurs in Metafont
2:30pmWilliam Adams Design into 3D: A system for customizable project designs
3:15pmBoris Veytsman Creating commented editions with TeX
3:45pmBehrooz Parhami Evolutionary changes in Persian and Arabic scripts to accommodate the printing press, typewriting, and computerized word processing (preprintslides)
4:15pmAmine Anane Arabic typesetting using a Metafont-based dynamic font (slides), and with (2020 update) online demonstration
4:45pmTakuto Asakura A TeX-oriented research topic: Synthetic analysis on mathematical expressions and natural language (slides)
(post)Herbert Schulz Optional workshop: TeXShop tips & tricks
6:30banquet at the Sheraton; Maple/Spruce rooms

Sunday, August 11

9:00amAntoine Bossard A glance at CJK support with XeTeX and LuaTeX (preprint)
9:30amJaeyoung Choi*, Saima Majeed, Ammar Ul Hassan, Geunho Jeon FreeType MF Module 2: Integration of Metafont and TeX-oriented bitmap fonts inside FreeType (preprint)
10:00amJennifer Claudio, Emily Park Improving Hangul to English translation
10:45amRishi T*, Rajagopal C.V., Radhakrishnan C.V. TeXFolio—a framework to typeset XML documents using TeX
11:15amSree Harsha Ramesh, Dung Thai, Boris Veytsman*, Andrew McCallum BibTeX-based dataset generation for training citation parsers
11:45amDidier Verna Quickref: A stress test for Texinfo (slides, preprint)
1:30pmUwe Ziegenhagen Creating and automating exams with LaTeX & friends (slides)
2:00pmYusuke Terada Construction of a digital exam grading system using TeX (slides)
2:30pmChris Rowley*, Ulrike Fischer Accessibility in the LaTeX kernel—experiments in tagged PDF (slides, video)
3:15pmRoss Moore LaTeX 508—creating accessible PDFs (video)

* = presenter


  1. Amine Anane, Montréal, QC
  2. William Adams, Mechanicsburg, PA
  3. Pavneet Arora, Bolton, ON
  4. Takuto Asakura, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
  5. Brian Bartling, AMS
  6. Nelson Beebe, University of Utah
  7. Barbara Beeton, TeX Users Group
  8. Antoine Bossard, Kanagawa University
  9. Aleksandar Bradic, Supplyframe
  10. Erik Braun, CTAN
  11. Kevin Edward Cain, Institute for the Study of Graphical Heritage
  12. Jaeyoung Choi, Soongsil University
  13. Dennis Claudio
  14. Jennifer Claudio, Oak Grove High School
  15. Alan Davis, Oakland, CA
  16. Susan DeMeritt, IDA/CCR, La Jolla, CA
  17. David Fuchs
  18. Shawn Gaither, Adobe, Inc.
  19. Federico Garcia-De Castro, Alia Musica Pittsburgh
  20. Peter Giunta, Somerville, MA
  21. Paul Gill, Los Gatos, CA
  22. Steve Grathwohl, Chapel Hill, NC
  23. Sally Ha, Oak Grove High School
  24. Matthew Hardy, Adobe, Inc.
  25. Jim Hefferon, St Michael's College
  26. Joe Hogg, Los Angeles, CA
  27. Chris Jimenez, Stetson University
  28. Douglas Johnson, Savannah, GA
  29. Shakthi Kannan, Chennai, India
  30. Patrick Kelley, Google, Inc.
  31. Rohit Khare, Google, Inc.
  32. Donald Knuth, Stanford University
  33. Richard Koch, University of Oregon
  34. Yusuke Kuroki, Yokohama, Japan
  35. Robin Laakso, TeX Users Group
  36. Doug McKenna, Mathemaesthetics, Inc.
  37. Henri Menke, University of Otago
  38. Frank Mittelbach, LaTeX3 Project
  39. Mostafa Mortezaie, DeVry University
  40. Andrea O'Riordan, UCLA
  41. Behrooz Parhami, UC Santa Barbara
  42. Emily Park, San Jose, CA
  43. Ganesh Pimpale, San Jose, CA
  44. Cheryl Ponchin, IDA/CCR, Princeton, NJ
  45. Arthur Reutenauer, Uppsala, Sweden
  46. Rishi T, STM Document Engineering Pvt Ltd
  47. Tomas Rokicki, Palo Alto, CA
  48. Chris Rowley, LaTeX3 Project
  49. Martin Ruckert, Hochschule Muenchen
  50. Edgaras Šakuras, VTeX
  51. Herbert Schulz, Naperville, IL
  52. Senthil, San Ramon, CA
  53. Michael Sharpe, UCSD
  54. Keiichiro Shikano, Tokyo
  55. Shreevatsa R, Sunnyvale, CA
  56. Ondřej Sojka, CSTUG
  57. Petr Sojka, Masaryk University, Faculty of Informatics and CSTUG
  58. Nate Stemen, Overleaf
  59. Linas Stonys, VTeX
  60. Paulo Ney de Souza, BooksInBytes
  61. Yusuke Terada, Tokyo Educational Institute
  62. Brian Tracy, Brown University
  63. Rebecca Turner, Google
  64. Didier Verna, EPITA
  65. Boris Veytsman, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and George Mason University
  66. Paul Vojta, UC Berkeley
  67. Joseph Weening, San Diego, CA
  68. Alan Wetmore, Silver Spring, MD
  69. Uwe Ziegenhagen, Cologne, Germany
  70. Jiří Zlatuška, Masaryk University, Faculty of Informatics}

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