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Coop WorkTerm Report Template

Notes on style

Co-op workterm reports should take the form of a scientific report on a specific problem and a solution. Narrative style, "what I did with my summer vacation", type reports are not acceptable. Students should avoid the first person, and avoid making subjective statements.

The Latex Template

For your workterm report, you'll need to use LaTeX, and it should follow a standard format. You will use the git source control system to checkout the template from a central repository add you workterm report to a new directory named with your username and the commit the changes back to the repo.

You will have to ask Ian for access to the repository. put a copy of your public ssh key here UserKeys. To clone the repository do

git clone git@github.com:hep-gc/coop-reports.git
if this command doesn't work you might not have access to the repo, ask Mike to be added.

Before commiting anything back to the repo make sure git is configured with the correct email so your commits will be tagged correctly

git config --global user.email "username@uvic.ca"
Make yourself a directory in the repo where you're workterm report will go and copy over the template
mkdir username
cp template/* username/
mv username/workterm-report-template.tex username/username-workterm-report.tex
Add all your new files and commit
git add username
git add username/*
git commit -a
Push the changes back to repository
git push origin master

For your reference here is the text of the template:

\documentclass[letter,10pt]{article}
\usepackage{graphicx}
\usepackage{epstopdf}
\usepackage{url}
\usepackage{fullpage}
\title{Whatever your title is}
\author{Your Name and email}
\begin{document}

% Title Page
%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%

\begin{center}
University of Victoria\\
Faculty of Whatever\\
Date Work Term Report\\
\vspace{1cm}
{\huge Name of your report}\\
\vspace{1cm}
Department of Physics\\
University of Victoria\\
Victoria, BC\\
\vspace{1cm}
Your Namen\\
STUID\\
Work Term X\\
Your Major\\
username@uvic.ca\\
\vspace{0.5cm}
\today \\
\vspace{1cm}
In partial fulfillment of the requirements of the\\Bachelor of 
... Degree\\
\vspace{1.5cm}
\includegraphics[width=14.0cm]{supervisor_approval.png}

\end{center}
\newpage

\tableofcontents

\newpage

\listoffigures

\newpage

\maketitle
\begin{abstract}
\noindent abstract here...
\end{abstract}

\section{Report Specification}
\subsection{Audience}
...
\subsection{Prerequisites}
...
\subsection{Purpose}
...

\section{Introduction}
\subsection{Some subsection}
...


\newpage
\section{Glossary}
\begin{description}
\item[GT4] Globus Toolkit 4. The \emph{de facto} grid middle ware.
\item[GVW] Globus Virtual Workspaces. Now known as Nimbus.
\item[LRMS] Local Resource Management System. Manages jobs on local clusters.
\item[MDS] Monitoring and Discovery System. Information services component of the Globus Toolkit and provides information about the available resources on the Grid and their status.
\item[VM] Virtual Machine, an instance of a machine(computer) running in software.
\item[VMM] Virtual Machine Monitor, used for managing virtual machines.
\item[Xen] Open-source VMM used by Nimbus.
\item[XSLT] eXtensible Stylesheet Language Transform, for transforming XML between XML documents.
\end{description}

\newpage
\begin{thebibliography}{99}

\bibitem{latex-label-here}
Item name



\end{thebibliography}

\end{document}
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