Terminology: Applications in Interdisciplinary Communication

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Helmi B. Sonneveld, Kurt L. Loening
John Benjamins Publishing, Jan 1, 1993 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 244 pages
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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, important new insights into the principles and methods employed in terminology management are offered by the ways in which contributors have tackled problems of communication in their specific subject fields.
 

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Contents

I INTRODUCTION
1
II TERMINOLOGICAL EQUIVALENCE AND TRANSLATION
5
III NEOLOGY AND PHRASEOLOGY AS TERMINOLOGYINTHEMAKING
21
IV TERMINOLOGY AND LANGUAGES IN CONTACT INQUEBEC
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V CHOOSING HEADWORDS FROM LANGUAGEFORSPECIALPURPOSES LSP COLLOCATIONS FOR ENTRYINTO A TERMINOLOGY DAT...
43
VI QUALITY INDEXING WITH COMPUTERAIDED LEXICOGRAPHY
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VII SOME TERMINOLOGICAL PROBLEMS OFTRANSLATING COMMON LAW CONCEPTS FROMENGLISH TO FRENCH
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VIII DESIGN OF A MULTIFUNCTIONAL LEXICON
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X TERMINOLOGY STANDARDIZATION IN THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES
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XI TERMINOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES AND METHODS INTHE SUBJECTFIELD OF CHEMISTRY
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XII TERMINOLOGY VERSUS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
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XIII KNOWLEDGE ARCHIVES
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BASIC PROBLEMS AND PROPOSED SOLUTIONS
195
XV THE USE OF TERMINOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES AND METHODS IN MEDICINE
223
INDEX
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