Title: Translators and machines : working together
Authors : Ehrensberger-Dow, Maureen
Massey, Gary
Proceedings: Man vs. Machine? : Im Spannungsfeld zwischen Mensch und Maschine
Volume(Issue) : 1
Pages : 199
Pages to: 207
Conference details: FIT XXth World Congress, Man vs. Machine? The Future of Translators, Interpreters and Terminologists, Berlin, Germany, August 4–6, 2014
Editors of the parent work: Baur, Wolfram
Eichner, Brigitte
Kalina, Sylvia
Kessler, Norma
Mayer, Felix
Ørsted, Jeannette
Publisher / Ed. Institution : BDÜ Weiterbildungs- und Fachverlagsgesellschaft mbH
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Berlin
Issue Date: 2014
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Not specified
Language : English
Subjects : Human-machine interaction; Translation; ErgoTrans_presentation; Ergonomics
Subject (DDC) : 410.285: Computational linguistics
418.02: Translating and interpreting
Abstract: The increasing use of language technologies has prompted an interest in their impact on cognitive processes and translation products. Potential issues related to human-machine interactions include working conditions, time and resource management, and emotional factors. Drawing on a large corpus of translation processes collected from professionals and students, we discuss the nature of translation as a cognitive and organizational activity. We argue that professional translators need to take increased ownership of language technology tools at every stage: in their development, their application, and their integration into organizational processes. This has implications for industry standards, models of translation expertise, and translation didactics.
Departement: Angewandte Linguistik
Organisational Unit: Institute of Translation and Interpreting (IUED)
Publication type: Conference Paper
ISBN: 978-3-938430-63-7
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/2822
Appears in Collections:Publikationen Angewandte Linguistik

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