Multilinguality

    • technische kommunikation 1/2005

      Michael Reichmayr: Slovenian

      Language: Slovenia or Slovene (slovenšcina)<br />Speakers: Native tongue of nearly 2.3 million, of which about 1.9 million in the Republic of  [...]

    • Multilingual 15 / 8/2004

      Nancy A. Locke: The Kurdish Language in Turkey

      Since the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, the quest for a coherent national identity has defined Turkey (formerly Anatolia). Eight decades later, no  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 3/2004

      Zsuzsanna Stüven: Hungarian

      Language: Hungarian (magyar nyelv) <br />Speakers: Native tongue of nearly 10 million people <br />Official language in: Republic Hungary <br />ISO  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 6/2004

      Dace Edere: Latvian

      Language: Latvian (latvie+u valoda) <br />Speakers: native tongue for 1.5 million people worldwide (which includes 1.38 million, i.e. 58% of the 2.3  [...]

    • Multilingual 15/7/2004

      Monika MacGuffie und Anna Bjarnestam: Localization of Concepts for Search Retrieval

      Localizing concepts for search retrieval poses unique challenges. As opposed to translating text, such as a written document, localizing concepts  [...]

    • Multilingual 6/2004

      John Freivalds: Pricing Translation and Localization Services

      It wasn’t that long ago that I worked on a number of translation projects involving GE Locomotive based in Erie, Pennsylvania. GE was selling  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 4/2004

      Florian Sachse: From ASCII to XLIFF

      Anyone involved with software localization, has to take a plunge sooner or later into the strange world of terminology. If the majority of people find  [...]

    • Newsletter tekom Annual Conference 2/2004

      Rachel Herwartz: Optimizing the translation workflow with exchange formats

      In the translation process, quality concerns and cost savings aspects impose certain requirements: the data should be exchangeable, and the tools used  [...]

    • Multilingual Computing&Technology 15/5/2004

      Marianne Dabbadie, Widad Mustafa El Hadi und Ismaïl Timimi: CESTA

      The Campagne d’Evaluation de Systèmes de Traduction Automatique (CESTA, Machine Translation Systems Evaluation Campaign) was approved and financed in  [...]

    • Multilingual Computing&Technology 15/5/2004

      Kirk Jackson: Back Translation in the Quality Control Process

      One step forward, two steps back. That is precisely what many companies do when they engage in a common practice known as back translation, where a  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 5/2004

      Angelika Zerfaß: Five Tools For Software Localisation

      The term localization or L10N - coined from the initial letter L + 10 letters + n - comes from the word "locale". The term is used to describe a  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 5/2004

      Zivilë Müller: Lithuanian

      Language: Lithuanian (lietuviø kalba) Speakers: native tongue for 80% (approx. 2.9 million) of the 3.5 million inhabitants of Lithuania. Official  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 4/2004

      Martina Fischer: Slovak

      Language: Slovak (slovensk+ jazyk; slovenèina) Speakers: Mother tongue for approximately 5 Million people in the Slovak republic Official language  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 3/2004

      Xiaoqing Zheng: With CCC in the Middle Kingdom

      Since the beginning of August 2003, China stipulates the new uniform certification according to CCC guidelines. The start was originally planned for  [...]

    • 2004

      László Reha: Technical translations and localization in Hungary

      These were the developments that had taken place by May 2004: Ten more countries joined the European Union. For the participants at the spring session  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 3/2004

      Thorsten Kahlich: Writing for the large market

      English is doubtless the language of the world. However, the most number people in the world communicate using a different language: Chinese.  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 3/2004

      Torsten Machert: Everything is different with us

      The story describing the construction of the tower of Babel and its consequences is well known since long. As though the problems arising from the  [...]

    • Multilingual 1/2004

      Terry Shidner: Preparing to Enter the China Markets

      Since Deng Xiaoping assumed the reins of power in the late 1970s, no country has modernized as fast - or as drastically - as China. During the last  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 2/2004

      Milka Vagadayová: Czech

      Language: Czech (cesk+ jazyk; ce+tina) Spoken by: Native language of approximately 10 million people in the Czech Republic. Official language in: the  [...]

    • technische kommunikation 2/2004

      Martin Jung: a + b = ? – Ambiguous Coinage

      Natural languages are teeming with words that have more than one meaning. [...]