Shows how terminology work can be applied to increase communication efficiency, promote understanding, and add value to both documents and databases.
Presents 27 papers from authors in North America, Europe, and Asia and provides an overview of terminology work today.
The role of terminology work in ensuring high quality text production and information retrieval is explored, as well as the inclusion of variant terminology and foreign language equivalents.
The burgeoning significance of computerization and database applications in terminology work as lead several authors to examine the terminological aspects of data elements, hypertext applications in terminology database management, universal interchange formats and computer aids for terminology generation and management.
In four sections:
Issues in Terminology
Applying Terminological Principles and Theories
Computerization and Database Applications
Terminology for Special Languages and Nomenclatures.
Standardizing Terminology for Better Communications: Practice, Applied Theory, and Results