ITTM013 Преводачески софтуер


Translation software is increasingly being used by translators to speed up the translation process and increase quality levels. Nowadays translation agencies require translators to use translation software when working on their translation projects because these tools make translation faster, more consistent and allow better control of quality.

The translation software presented in this course includes:

• Translation Memory

• Terminology management

• Machine translation

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Технологии в писмения и устния превод


 Todor Lazarov, PhD  д-р

Описание на курса:


1. Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge base of specific topics within the areas of language technology, translation studies, and computational linguistics;

2. Demonstrate practical skills in running machine translation (MT) software packages, computer-assisted translation (CAT) and interpreting (CAI) tools, and the ability to analyse and evaluate the quality of the output.

3. Demonstrate practical skills in setting up a translation project using different machine translation (MT) software packages, computer-assisted translation (CAT) and interpreting (CAI) tools.
Предварителни изисквания:
Basic knowledge of mark-up languages and IT literacy.

Форми на провеждане:

Учебни форми:

Език, на който се води курса:

Теми, които се разглеждат в курса:

  1. Modern technologies for translation
  2. Historical overview of the translation technologies
  3. Translation memories - overview
  4. Terminology bases - overview
  5. Creation and development of language resources (TMs and TBs)
  6. CAT tools - basic principles
  7. Translation workflow in a CAT tool - good practices and standards
  8. Creation and management of translation projects in CAT tool
  9. Preparation of final assignment

Литература по темите:

Mitchell-Schuitevoerder, Rosemary. (2020). A Project-Based Approach to Translation Technology. Translation Practices Explained. Routledge. ISBN 9780429640629

Kornacki, Michał. (2018). Computer-assisted Translation (CAT) Tools in the Translator Training Process. Peter Lang. ISBN 9783631770719

Pietrzak, Paulina & Kornacki, Michał. (2020). Using CAT Tools in Freelance Translation: Insights from a Case Study. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 9781000295498