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

From: Paul Libbrecht <paul@hoplahup.net>
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2011 10:02:20 +0100
Cc: www-math@w3.org
Message-Id: <1636337B-09EF-486D-A3CB-B18DEF99D0BB@hoplahup.net>
To: Vasil Yaroshevich <vyaroshevich@gmail.com>
Vasil,

just for your information, ActiveMath's rendering is based on this stylesheet.
It has been strongly adjusted, since it is used to process notations that contain mathml and that generate stylesheets that generate html+css, tex, and mathml. See, e.g.:
	http://www.activemath.org/Software/Notations

paul


Le 21 janv. 2011 à 13:01, Vasil Yaroshevich a écrit :

> 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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