This article aims to give an overview of setting out a survey for submission to an IEEE Journal.
For this article, I will be using ubuntu 12.10, 32 Bit and Vim as my text editor.
IEEEtran is the offical LaTeX class for authors of IEEE transaction journals and coferences
INSTALLATION & SETUP
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The IEEEtrans directory (as linked above) includes a “bare bones example of a IEEE journal, called bare_jrnl.tex. We will now use the IEEEtran LaTeX class to compile this .tex file into a pdf file.
To find out the location that we need to place IEEEtran.cls in, use:
$ locate article.cls
For me, the first location returned is /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/article.cls
I now need to move the IEEEtran.cls that I download into the same directory as article.cls. So move the the IEEEtrans directory and execute:
$ sudo cp IEEEtran.cls
You can now tell Tex about this new LaTeX class using:
$ sudo texthash
Latex is already installed on my system but to allow us of the IEEEtran class, you may also need:
sudo apt-get install texlive-fonts-recommended
If you get an error of the form: