Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Technology

Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Technology

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The Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Technology provides a state-of-the art survey of the field of computer-assisted translation. It is the first definitive reference to provide a comprehensive overview of the general, regional and topical aspects of this increasingly significant area of study. The Encyclopedia is divided into three parts: Part One presents general issues in translation technology, such as its history and development, translator training and various aspects of machine translation, including a valuable case study of its teaching at a major university; Part Two discusses national and regional developments in translation technology, offering contributions covering the crucial territories of China, Canada, France, Hong Kong, Japan, South Africa, Taiwan, the Netherlands and Belgium, the United Kingdom and the United States Part Three evaluates specific matters in translation technology, with entries focused on subjects such as alignment, bitext, computational lexicography, corpus, editing, online translation, subtitling and technology and translation management systems. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Technology draws on the expertise of over fifty contributors from around the world and an international panel of consultant editors to provide a selection of articles on the most pertinent topics in the discipline. All the articles are self-contained, extensively cross-referenced, and include useful and up-to-date references and information for further reading. It will be an invaluable reference work for anyone with a professional or academic interest in the subject.... of a language-centric system, the workflow management stops short of peripheral activities, such as testing and desktop publishing. ... It will also generate different file types a€“ not only TMX and XLIFF, but also PDF and HTML a€“ once the project is completed. ... Preferences can be selected for language (for the user interface, for communicating with customers and service ... The user can search for service providers against a range of criteria such as skills (e.g. translation, localization, anbsp;...

Title:Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Technology
Author:Sin-Wai Chan
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-11-13


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