LINGUIST List 15.237

Thu Jan 22 2004

Confs: Translation/Swansea, UK

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  1. p.ten-hacken, Terminology, Computing and Translation

Message 1: Terminology, Computing and Translation

Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2004 16:06:49 -0500 (EST)
From: p.ten-hacken <>
Subject: Terminology, Computing and Translation

Terminology, Computing and Translation 

Date: 26-Mar-2004 - 27-Mar-2004
Location: Swansea, United Kingdom
Contact: Pius ten Hacken
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Sub-field: Translation 

Meeting Description:

The topic of terminology has been approached traditionally from the
perspective of standardization. More recently, corpus-based approaches
have gained prominence. A question which is relevant to both
approaches concerns the relationship of terminology to a theory of the

In this conference, these perspectives will be considered not only
theoretically, but also from a practical angle. The study and
management of terminology is an essential component of commercial,
technical, and scientific translation. Computational tools provide an
almost indispensible help to any translator, whether working in an
institutional translation service, an independent translation company,
or as a free-lance translator. 

Terminology, Computing and Translation
University of Wales Swansea, 26-27 March 2004

For further information about this conference, please consult
N.B. Please note that early registration ends on 31 January 2004.

Friday 26 March

9:15 Opening

9:30 Sue-Ellen Wright (Kent State University), Terminology Standards
for the Language Industry

10:20 Coffee

10:50 Delyth Prys (Canolfan Bedwyr, Bangor), Setting the Standards:
Ten Years of Welsh Terminology Work

11:40 Hennie van der Vliet (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), The Lexical
Semantics of Terms

12:30 Lunch

2:00 Sophia Ananiadou (University of Salford), Term mining in

2:50 Tea

3:20 Isa Maks (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), The Terminology of
Business Dutch

4:10 Iwan Davies (University of Wales Swansea), The dilemma of
settling authoritative legal terminology: Reflections from Wales and
the use of Welsh

5:00 Reception offered by the School of European Languages, University
of Wales Swansea

Saturday 27 March

9:15 Willy Martin (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Portrait of a
Terminologist as a (Young) Sublanguage Expert

10:05 Ulrich Heid (Universit´┐Żt Stuttgart), Extracting Terms from

10:55 Coffee

11:10 Poster session on student terminology projects

12:30 Lunch

2:00 Pius ten Hacken (University of Wales Swansea), From term database
to term recognition in running text

2:50 Tea

3:20 Round table moderated by Willy Martin
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