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6.5. The abstract environment

The Graduate Office requires an abstract, including at the end a set of two to six keywords or key phrases. Enclose your abstract in this environment, and after the text, use a \keywords command containing your keywords or key phrases.

  \begin{abstract}
    ...text of your abstract...

    \keywords{keyword1, keyword2, key phrase3, ...}
  \end{abstract}

The abstract page or pages will not carry a page number and will not count in the page numbering scheme. Here is a brief example:

  \begin{abstract}
    Field study of migrating warblers shows that out-of-range
    migrants fall into two classes: disoriented birds, who are
    merely lost; and misoriented birds, who follow a specific
    route, but the route does not lead to their breeding grounds.

    \keywords{Pataphysics; cromulence; equations of state.}
  \end{abstract}