Pooling Academic Excellence with Entrepreneurship for New Partnerships
Edited By Martin Forstner, Hannelore Lee-Jahnke and Mingjiong Chai
This volume contains contributions in English, French, German and Italian.
Digital Humanities, Language Industry, and Multilingualism-Global Networking and Innovation in Collaborative Methods
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Digital Humanities, Language Industry, and Multilingualism – Global Networking and Innovation in Collaborative Methods
This paper explores ongoing developments in what we can call “Computational Translation Studies”, an application-oriented and trans-disciplinary field of research at the juncture of digital humanities, language industry, and multilingual communication. Information and communication technologies have become ubiquitous and pervasive in all fields of scientific research, of professional work, in education, and many other spheres of society. The mere amount of research data collected by researchers all over the world give rise to so-called research infrastructures that have become the basis for research. In this paper we will have a look at digital humanities research infrastructures that have become virtual research environments for collaborative research in all disciplines using language data, in particular in the context of translation studies.
Towards a Convergence of Different Traditions
What we currently observe and what we actively contribute to with our research is a convergence of 3 different traditions and ← 423 | 424 → fields of research as well as of professional practice, which are: digital humanities, language industry, and multilingualism. In the following (figure 1) we first have a look at what these 3 terms have come to mean today and how these conceptualizations are converging into a broad and multifaceted field:
“digital humanities”, referring to a set of practices using computational tools and methods in research processes in humanities disciplines,...
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