Paper: Terminology Data Banks As A Basis For High-Quality Translation

ACL ID C80-1069
Title Terminology Data Banks As A Basis For High-Quality Translation
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1980
Authors

Currently existing terminology data banks serve various purposes. Two major groups, i.e. standardization-oriented and translation- oriented terminology data banks are of special significance. This paper deals exclusively With translation-oriented banks and uses as an example the TEAM terminology data bank sys- tem developed by the Language Services Department of SIEMENS. Some twelve years ago the Department realized that traditional working methods would not be effective over the long term in meeting steadily mounting demands for high-quality translation. These demands result from the fact that human knowledge continues to grow at an ever increas- ing rate, and that a company such as SIEMENS with almost 350, 000 people on its payroll and more than 50% of its sales resulting from exports ha...