Terminology : applications in interdisciplinary communication /

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Author / Creator:Sonneveld, Helmi B.
Imprint:Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 1993.
Description:1 online resource (244 pages) : illustrations
Subject:Terms and phrases.
REFERENCE -- Word Lists.
Terms and phrases
Interdisziplinäre Forschung
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Electronic books
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11125087
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Other authors / contributors:Loening, Kurt L.
Notes:6. Multifunctional products.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:In the era of information technology, the need to communicate data effetively and precisely has given a boost to research in terminology. This collection of 14 articles by experts from different backgrounds deals with linguistic problems and technical aspects of terminology; in addition, there are articles relating to terminology in specific subject fields -- lexicography, physical sciences, chemistry, social sciences and medicine. By presenting various approaches and applications, the volume raises fundamental questions about the use of concepts and the ordering of knowledge. Moreover, importan.
Other form:Print version: Sonneveld, Helmi B. Terminology: Applications in interdisciplinary communication. Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, ©1993 9789027221315
Table of Contents:
  • TERMINOLOGY APPLICATIONS ININTERDISCIPLINARY COMMUNICATION; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; I. INTRODUCTION; II. TERMINOLOGICAL EQUIVALENCE AND TRANSLATION; III. NEOLOGY AND PHRASEOLOGY AS TERMINOLOGY-IN-THE-MAKING; 1. The growth of Languages for Special Purposes (LSP); 2. Conceptual change; 3. Correctness and acceptability; 4. Motivational dynamics; 5. Interactional dynamics; 6. Structuring processes; 7. Phraseology, neology and effective communication; 8. Creativity and mimesis in terminology making; 9. Notes; 10. References; IV. TERMINOLOGY AND LANGUAGES IN CONTACT INQUEBEC.
  • 1. The linguistic context2. The charter of the french language and language planning; 3. Measures; 4. Terminological methodology at the Office de la langue française; 5. The terminology market; 6. Challenges confronting the terminological sector; 7. Notes; 8. References; V. CHOOSING HEADWORDS FROM LANGUAGE-FOR-SPECIAL-PURPOSES (LSP) COLLOCATIONS FOR ENTRYINTO A TERMINOLOGY DATA BANK (TERM BANK); 1. Terminology; 2. Lexicography and terminography; 3. Delimiting an LSP term; 4. Collocation in LSP; 5. Recommendations for placing LSP collocations; 7. Conclusion; 8. References; Acknowledgements.
  • VI. QUALITY INDEXING WITH COMPUTER-AIDED LEXICOGRAPHY1. Standardization and quality; 2. Computer-aided indexing; 3. Nasa's machine-aided indexing; 4. Computer-aided lexicography; 5. Nasa's computer-aided lexicography; 6. Quality indexing using computers; 7. References; VII. SOME TERMINOLOGICAL PROBLEMS OFTRANSLATING COMMON LAW CONCEPTS FROMENGLISH TO FRENCH; Notes; References; VIII. DESIGN OF A MULTIFUNCTIONAL LEXICON; 1. Differences between terminological and machine lexica; 2. Towards a multifunctional lexicon; 3. Software aspects; 4. References; IX. TERMINOLOGY AND LANGUAGE PLANNING.
  • 1. Introduction2. Historical sketch; 3. Theoretical propositions regarding the place of terminology in language planning; 4. Socioterminology; 5. Conclusion; 6. Notes; 7. References; X. TERMINOLOGY STANDARDIZATION IN THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES; 1. Introduction; 2. Major concepts in science and engineering; 3. Common concepts in science; 4. The definition of scientific concepts; 5. Terminology standardization; 6. Risks in terminology standardization; 7. Conclusion and summary; 8. Notes; 9. References; XI. TERMINOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES AND METHODS INTHE SUBJECT-FIELD OF CHEMISTRY; 1. Introduction.
  • 2. Chemical terms and the law3. Naming of chemicals; 4. Systematic nomenclature; 5. Machine-handling of systematic nomenclature; 6. The role of the IUPAC rules; 7. The triumphs of triviality (anacribicity earns acclaim?); 8. The power and the problems of punctuation; 9. System or serendipity (acribicity or anarchy?); 10. Note; 11. References; XII. TERMINOLOGY VERSUS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE; 1. Introduction; 2. State-of-the-Art; 3. The areas of difficulty; 4. Terminology and artificial intelligence face the same problems; 5. The urgency for termino-cognitive research.