Title: Linguistic and cultural adaptation of user documentation : approaches and challenges
Authors : Badras, Catherine
Lohse, Kathrin
Nüssel, Cornelia
Conference details: AILA 2011, 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, Beijing, 23-29 August 2011
Issue Date: 2011
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Not specified
Language : English
Subjects : Lokalisierung; Technikkommunikation
Subject (DDC) : 808.0666: Technical Communication
Abstract: Since user documentation is an extension of the interface between a product and its users, compilers cannot afford to ignore its intercultural aspects. The paper identifies the localization variables which could influence the quality of user documentation and indicates related safety issues concerning the use of technical products in the respective cultural environment.
Departement: Applied Linguistics
Organisational Unit: Institute of Translation and Interpreting (IUED)
Publication type: Conference Other
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/15868
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