LT5459 - Terminology and Translation

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Department of Linguistics and Translation
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Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The aim of this course is to familiarize students with key concepts, fundamental principles and methodologies, and some advanced topics in modern terminology and terminography, including definition of term in relation to concept and concept system, history of terminology with an origin from nomenclature in science and technology, language for special purposes, analysis of term structure, terminology and ontology, terminology standardization and harmonization, termbank development and management, and basic technologies of computational terminology such as automatic term recognition. The notions, knowledge and methodologies taught to students may be reinforced by field work such as development of concept system, compilation of (mono- or bi-lingual) terms for termbank construction and terminology translation for a small (sub)domain of their interest.

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Continuous Assessment: 100%
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