Browsing Tag : ontology

Terminology, quo vadis?

Terminology, quo vadis?
Has end-2-end terminology management already been established in your company? Do you have a terminology databasethat authors and translators can easily access? But do you sometimes ask yourself whether in the age of increasing digitization , "human" work on concepts and terms still is that important? Won't we soon be able to leave all of this to artificial intelligence anyway? What aspects of terminology work still play a role today? We examine why terminology management is more important than ever.
Read More →

Conceptual relationships: terminology and semantic networks

Conceptual relationships: terminology and semantic networks

Good, concept-based terminology management requires technical coordination, a clear definition and the standardised establishment of preferred terms. However, in order to fully grasp concepts, it is essential to understand and record the relationships to neighbouring concepts. Concept maps with concepts as nodes and relationships as lines are used to represent the relationships between concepts. But what does "relationship between concepts" actually mean and what conceptual relationships exist?

Read More →

What are ontologies and if so, how many?

In many projects we notice that the demand for ontologies in the terminology environment is increasing. But why actually? What are ontologies? How can terminology and ontology be combined? Do we need ontologies - and if so: one or more? We have addressed these questions in our article "The use of term systems in terminology management" in the current June issue of "edition - Die Fachzeitschrift für Terminologie".
Read More →