Meme Miner: get translations of Wikipedia article titles

Wikipedia is a good source of terminology. Wikipedia articles often appear on top of Google search results about specific terms of concepts, and since many articles are translated, or at least written in different languages, it’s often sufficient to click on the corresponding target language in the Wikipedia Languages side bar to jump to the […]

demaquina Select: sub-sentence segmentation, propagation etc. on TMX, XLIFF [@joaoalb]

a tweet I “intercepted” today led me to this potentially interesting interesting tool: demaquina Select. from the website: Select is a sidekick tool for preprocessing and boost works on CATs with support for XML Localization Interchange File Format (XLIFF) and Translation Memory Interchange (TMX). Select offers an unequaled sub-sentence free segmentation ability which together with […]

Importing the Microsoft Terminology Collection

The latest Tool Kit contains a nice description and details about importing the newly-available Microsoft Terminology Collection into the translation environment of your choice. If your tool does not support the TBX format, however, you will have to transform the data into the proper format (e.g. CSV) before importing it. The Tool Kit suggests using […]

Italian Localization problem n. 1 – System tray

There are some recurring terms in software localization which do not seem to have a well-established Italian translation, even if their meaning is very clear and they should be treated as 1-to-1 correspondences. One of them is “system tray”, a commonly-used term that refers to a “portion of the taskbar that displays icons for system […]

University of Ottawa – Survey on use of terminology management systems integrated to translation environment tools

The aim of this study is to learn about the community’s perception of terminology management systems integrated with translation environment tools as well as to find out more about the approaches taken regarding their use. via Use of Terminology Management Systems Integrated to Translation Environment Tools. Tweet