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LINGUIST List 23.4426

Tue Oct 23 2012

Books: Handbook of Technical Communication: Mehler, Romary, Gibbon (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Danniella Hornby <daniellalinguistlist.org>

Date: 23-Oct-2012
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Handbook of Technical Communication: Mehler, Romary, Gibbon (Eds)
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Title: Handbook of Technical Communication
Series Title: Handbooks of Applied Linguistics [HAL] 8

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
http://www.degruyter.com/mouton


Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/174917?format=G


Editor: Alexander Mehler
Editor: Laurent Romary
Editor: Dafydd Gibbon

Electronic: ISBN: 9783110224948 Pages: 839 Price: Europe EURO 198.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110188349 Pages: 839 Price: Europe EURO 198.00


Abstract:

The 'Handbook of Technical Communication' brings together a variety of topics which range from the role of technical media in human communication to the linguistic, multimodal enhancement of present-day technologies. It covers the area of computer-mediated text, voice and multimedia communication as well as of technical documentation. In doing so, the handbook takes professional and private communication into account.

Special emphasis is put on technical communication by means of web 2.0 technologies and its standardization in system development. In summary, the handbook deals with theoretical issues of technical communication and its practical impact on the development and usage of text and speech technologies.



Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Communications
Computational Linguistics


Written In: English (eng)

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