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  • Translation and Medicineby Henry Fischbach

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00

    The contributors to Translation and Medicine address several broad aspects of medical translation, from the cultural/historic framework of the language of medicine to pragmatic considerations of register and terminology. Their articles highlight some of the contributions translation has made to medical science and addresses some of the questions... more...

  • The Critical Link: Interpreters in the Communityby Silvana E. Carr; Roda P. Roberts; Aideen Dufour; Dini Steyn

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 165.00

    What is community interpreting? What are the roles of the community interpreter? What are the standards, evaluation methods and accreditation procedures pertaining to community interpreting? What training is available or required in this field? What are the current issues and practices in community interpreting in different parts of the world? These... more...

  • Professional Issues for Translators and Interpretersby Deanna L. Hammond

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 158.00

    This volume brings both beginning and experienced translators and interpreters up to date on a broad range of issues. The seven sections take up success and survival strategies for a language professional, including the challenges posed by the changing global economy, the impact of new technologies, adjustments required by a different legal environment... more...

  • Translation and Technologyby Dr Chiew Kin Quah

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 46.00

    Chiew Kin Quah draws on years of academic and professional experience to provide an account of translation technology, its applications and capabilities. Major developments from North America, Europe and Asia are described, including developments in uses and users of the technology. more...

  • Interpreters in Early Imperial Chinaby Rachel Lung

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 128.00

    This monograph examines interpreters in early imperial China and their roles in the making of archival records about foreign countries and peoples. It covers ten empirical studies on historical interpreting and discusses a range of issues, such as interpreters’ identities, ethics, non-mediating tasks, status, and relations with their patrons and other... more...

  • Early Years in Machine Translationby W. John Hutchins

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 195.00

    Machine translation (MT) was one of the first non-numerical applications of the computer in the 1950s and 1960s. With limited equipment and programming tools, researchers from a wide range of disciplines (electronics, linguistics, mathematics, engineering, etc.) tackled the unknown problems of language analysis and processing, investigated original... more...

  • Methods and Strategies of Process Researchby Cecilia Alvstad; Adelina Hild; Elisabet Tiselius

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00

    The PACTE Group has been carrying out experimental research into translation competence since 1977. The aim of this paper is to present the results obtained for one of our study variables: Identification and Solution of Translation Problems. A brief introduction to the PACTE Group’s research project on translation competence is followed by a... more...

  • The Possibility of Languageby Alan K. Melby; Terry Warner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 165.00

    This book is about the limits of machine translation. It is widely recognized that machine translation systems do much better on domain-specific controlled-language texts (domain texts for short) than on dynamic general-language texts (general texts for short). The authors explore this general — domain distinction and come to some uncommon conclusions... more...

  • Terminologie de la Traductionby Jean Delisle; Hannelore Lee-Jahnke; Monique C. Cormier

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 68.00

    This terminology collection presents approximately 200 concepts that can be considered the basic vocabulary for the practical teaching of translation. Four languages are included: French, English, Spanish and German. Nearly twenty translation teachers and terminologists from universities in eight countries (Canada, France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland,... more...

  • Translators' Strategies and Creativityby Ann Beylard-Ozeroff; Jana Králová; Barbara Moser-Mercer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 149.00

    In their contributions the authors reflect upon Levý’s thinking on translation as a communication process and on Popovič’s insistence on the importance of re-creating a text both at the surface and deep levels. Examples are drawn from literary translation, technical translation, from audio-visual translation and from interpreting, and the authors... more...