How to cite this paper

Dineen, Scott, R. Alexander Miłowski, Kennett Rawson and Lauren Wood. “MathML: Technology and practice.” Presented at Balisage: The Markup Conference 2014, Washington, DC, August 5 - 8, 2014. In Proceedings of Balisage: The Markup Conference 2014. Balisage Series on Markup Technologies, vol. 13 (2014).

Balisage: The Markup Conference 2014
August 5 - 8, 2014

Balisage Paper: MathML: Technology and practice

Scott Dineen

Optical Society of America

R. Alexander Miłowski

University of Edinburgh, School of Informatics

Kennett Rawson

Publishing Technology Department, IEEE

Lauren Wood

Design Science


A panel of users and vendors will discuss topics including authoring, web browsing, ebooks, accessibility, conversion, and proofreading MathML in practice. MathML is key to encoding documents in a wide variety of contexts — because mathematics is key to communication in science, engineering, medicine, and a wide variety of other disciplines. It sounds easy. There is a tag set for math: encode your math with it and use that. Is it in fact that easy?