By Juan C. Sager

ISBN-10: 9027220778

ISBN-13: 9789027220776

Because the creation of the pc, terminology administration could be conducted through virtually somebody who has learnt to take advantage of a working laptop or computer. Terminology administration has proved to be a good instrument in foreign communications in undefined, schooling and foreign companies. software program applications are available and overseas organizations usually have their very own terminology database. Following those advancements, translators and terminologists are faced with a specialized kind of info administration concerning compilation and standardisation of vocabulary, garage, retrieval and updating.A sensible direction in Terminology Processing presents the main to tools of terminology administration for the English language, for basic and particular reasons. This detailed path has been constructed at the foundation of years of training event and learn on the collage of Manchester Institute of technology and expertise (UMIST, united kingdom) and is very compatible for translation classes, freelance translators, technical writers, in addition to for non-linguists who're faced with terminology processing as a part of their career.

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The first level of analysis appears to be of general validity; the second level, how­ ever, makes a subject-specific distinction which is confirmed by the definitions provided for each category. We conclude that at a more detailed level of analysis, different subject fields may require different types of substructures in order to account fully for the diversity of types of concepts with which they operate. ENTITY MATERIAL ENTITY ABSTRACT ENTITY REPRESENTATIONAL ENTITY NEUTRAL ENTITY SOFTWARE ENTITY Definitions: - MATERIAL ENTITY = an entity considered to have physical properties.

Are grouped together as 'furniture' but differentiated into 'household furniture', 'office furniture' etc. g. g. class concepts : property concepts: relation concepts : function concepts : fastener, container, vehicle strength, albino, visual sister, more, parallel operate-operation, rub, friction Because of the strong interdependence between language and concept forma­ tion it is usual to associate word classes with concept classes and speak of nounconcepts, adjectival concepts and verb-concepts.

The Cognitive Dimension 23 - Concepts are mental constructs, abstractions which may be used in classi­ fying the individual objects of the inner and outer world. , are represented by concepts. (a UK proposal for the revision of ISO document R 704) - A concept is a mental construct for classifying individual objects of the outer and inner world by means of a more or less arbitrary abstraction. (1968 draft version of ISO Standard 704) - A concept is a unit of thought, produced by grouping of individual objects related by common characteristics.

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