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    Terminology: Theory, Methods and Applications (Terminology and Lexicography Research and Practice , No 1) (Paperback) By (author) M. Teresa Cabre Castellvi, Edited by Juan C. Sager, Translated by Janet Ann Decesaris

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    DescriptionTerminology: Theory, methods and applications addresses language specialists, terminologists, and all those who take an interest in socio-political and technical aspects of Terminology. The book covers its subject comprehensively and deals among other things with concepts (the relation between linguistics, cognitive science, communication studies, documentation and computer science); Methodology, especially with regard to specialised language and dictionaries; the social-political challenges of the modern technological society and some solutions from a Terminological point of view; Terminology as a standard in multilingual communication and guardian of cultures. It is particularly suited as a course book.

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    Theory, Methods and Applications
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) M. Teresa Cabre Castellvi, Edited by Juan C. Sager, Translated by Janet Ann Decesaris
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 260
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 360 g
    ISBN 13: 9781556197888
    ISBN 10: 1556197888

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.5
    B&T General Subject: 480
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    DC21: 418
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BIC subject category V2: CFM
    Abridged Dewey: 418
    BISAC V2.8: LAN021000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: P305 .C2713 1999
    John Benjamins Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Benjamins (John) North America Inc.,US
    Publication date
    01 June 1999
    Table of contents
    1. Acknowledgments, pxi; 2. Chapter I : An Overview of Terminology; 3. 1.Social and political aspects, p1; 4. 2.Scientific and functional aspects, p6; 5. 3.Organizaional aspects, p14; 6. Chapter II: Terminology, an interdisciplinary field; 7. 1.Terminology and linguistics, p25; 8. 2.Terminology and cognitive science, p39; 9. 3.Terminology and communication, p45; 10. 4.Terminology and documentation, p50; 11. 5.Terminology, computer science and knowledge engineering, p52; 12. Chapter III: The Foundations of Terminology; 13. 1.Special languages, p56; 14. 2.The terminological unit, p80; 15. Chapter IV: Terminology in Practice: Terminology; 16. 1.The foudations of terminological practice, p115; 17. 2.Materials used in terminography, p116; 18. 3.Working methods, p129; 19. Chapter V: Computerized terminology; 20. 1.The concept and scope of computerized terminology, p161; 21. 2.Contribution of computer science to terminology, p162; 22. 3.Terminology and data bank, p168; 23. 4.Terminological data banks, p175; 24. Chapter VI: Terminology and Standardization; 25. 1.General standardization, p194; 26. 2.Terminological standardization, p199; 27. 3.Terminology and neology, p203; 28. Chapter VII: Professional Terminology: The role of Terminologists in a Language Service; 29. 1.Linguistic needs ans language planning, p215; 30. 2.Planning and language services, p216; 31. 3.The technical tasks of language services, p217; 32. 4.Language services and terminology, p219; 33. 5.The training of terminologists, p220; 34. Notes, p225; 35. References, p233; 36. Index, p245