ASTM WK46396

    New Practice for Development of Translation Quality Metrics

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    WK46396

    1. Scope

    The standard will focus on metrics for translation products (such as target texts) but will also apply to metrics for translation processes and projects. Metrics developed within the framework of the standard will be primarily analytic but can also be holistic. The framework will apply to multiple sectors, including government, commerce, and academia, at any stage of multilingual document production for a number of purposes, including acceptance testing and feedback for improvement. The framework will not apply to interpreting services.

    There are many translation metrics but no standard practice for defining them within a common framework.


    Keywords

    quality assurance; quality assessment; quality evaluation

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    06-11-2014

    Technical Contact:
    William Rivers

    Status:
    Draft Under Development