The Open-Science-Paper repository contains a LaTeX document. It is thought to be forked and used for scientific, collaborative paper writing over GitHub. The document combines the LaTeX typesetting capabilities with the R programming language for statistics, using the Knitr package. This combination allows for the production of executable documents to enhance the reproducibility of your research.
The Open-Science-Paper offers a clean and logical folder structure. It offers lots of examples on typical typesetting requirements to help you typeset your paper. It comes with a makefile that helps you to compile, clean and archive the document. The document layout is close to common scientific paper formats. This layout can help you to prepare figures and tables for publication. But you can also use the Open-Science-Paper just to produce nice looking, paper like formatted documents. For an example see the PDF file inside the repository or have a look into the impressions section below.
The project is documented on detail in the Open-Science-Paper wiki. It covers information about the prerequisites and how to get started with the document, a workflow for collaborative paper writing on GitHub and much more.
You can also read the header information from a csv file if you like and display git commit information inside of the header.
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