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Bowker, Lynne. 2002. Computer-aided translation technology: a practical introduction (Didactics of Translation). Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press. 185 pp.
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Technology is playing an increasingly important role in the translation profession, and this book provides a practical introduction to a wide range of computer-aided translation (CAT) tools that translators now need to understand and use. Specific chapters describe tools such as optical character recognition and voice recognition systems, corpus analysis tools, terminology management and translation memory systems and localization tools. In addition to describing the tools themselves, this book also addresses issues such as how translators interact with CAT tools and what impact the use of technology may have on a translator's working life. Each chapter provides a clear explanation and illustrative examples of how the different technologies work, accompanied by an analysis of the benefits and drawbacks of using these tools in a translation environment.
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