Getting to terms with terminology at Swedish public agencies
2011 (English)In: CHAT 2011: Creation, Harmonization and Application of Terminology Resources / [ed] Tatiana Gornostay and Andrejs Vasiļjevs, Tartu: Northern European Association for Language Technology (NEALT) , 2011, 36-39 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
This paper describes on-going work aimed atassisting public agencies in Sweden to conformto the new Swedish Language Act(passed in 2009). The Language Act highlightsterminology as a key factor for a publicagency, as well as a responsibility for a publicagency to ensure that its terminology is madeavailable, used and developed. Term-O-Stat isan action program to help public agencies toimprove their terminological efforts. Term-OStatis divided into four distinct steps: 1) terminventory, 2) term classification, 3) conceptualanalysis and term choice, and 4) term implementation.We describe the four steps and alsoexperiences from the realization of step 1 and2 at the Swedish Social Insurance Agency.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Tartu: Northern European Association for Language Technology (NEALT) , 2011. 36-39 p.
, NEALT Proceedings Series, ISSN 1736-6305 ; 12
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-80328OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-80328DiVA: diva2:546505
CHAT 2011: Workshop on Creation, Harmonization and Application of Terminology Resources, May 11, Riga, Lettland
ProjectsMultilingual term extraction and term structuring
FunderSwedish Research Council