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Re: Converting MathML to text (and TeX/LaTeX)

From: Vasil Yaroshevich <vyaroshevich@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2011 15:01:54 +0300
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To: "www-math@w3.org" <www-math@w3.org>
I've written stylesheets for converting mathml formulas into latex notation:
xsltml.sourceforge.net

but now I don't support it.

May be it will be iteresting for you.


On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 2:51 PM, J.Fine <j.fine@open.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi
>
> I've got another question.  Unless it's already done I need to write tools that convert MathML to text (for reading out loud) and to TeX/LaTeX (for typesetting).
>
> If possible I'd like to make use of existing work.  Please let me know of any errors or omissions (especially omissions) in the following list.
>
> http://golem.ph.utexas.edu/~distler/blog/archives/000306.html ("I guess I've asked this before, but are you aware of any tools for converting itex/LaTeX/MathML to text?")
>
>
> http://devblog.cnx.org/2010/08/epub-development-details.html ("EPUB readers do not support MathML, so the obvious solution was to convert simple MathML to text and convert all of the more complex MathML to images.")
>
> (And see also
> https://trac.rhaptos.org/trac/rhaptos/wiki/TechnicalDocumentation/Code/EPUB
> https://trac.rhaptos.org/trac/rhaptos/browser/mathml2/trunk/README.txt
> ).
>
>
> http://www.mathstore.ac.uk/headocs/6429_mathsteachinginclusive.pdf ("MathML to text to voice
> If MathML in a Web page is transformed to text, and this is not a trivial problem (particularly when the more commonly used presentation mark-up is used alone), then this text in turn can be transformed to voice, if it is passed to a screen-reader, in the same way that other text is read in the Web page.")
>
> http://www.biglist.com/lists/xsl-list/archives/200607/msg00675.html ("XSLT [...] is ideally suited for this [convert MathML to text].")
>
> http://www.orcca.on.ca/MathML/texmml/mmltotex.html ("MathML to TeX Online Translator" [the backend seems to have disappeared]).
>
> (And see also http://www.orcca.on.ca/MathML/, which does not offer the MathML to TeX translator for download.)
>
> Finally, although not mathml, there is http://emacspeak.sourceforge.net/ by T.V. Raman.
>
> (See also http://www.cs.cornell.edu/home/raman/aster/aster-toplevel.html "Notice that AsTeR produces good intonational structure when speaking text that is intermixed with mathematics.")
>
>
> So, please let me know if I've missed anything out.
>
>
> Jonathan
>
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