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This book looks at current research and future directions in e-lexicography. Online dictionaries and reference tools are increasingly prevalent in a digitized and internet-led era in language study that has embraced computational linguistics. This book responds with theoretical and practical analysis of key topics, from a global range of contributors. <br/><br /><br/><br />Since COBUILD in the 1980s, lexicographers have found it essential to engage with and utilize electronic computational tools. Internet dictionaries, online reference tools and even search engine optimization demand a knowledge of electronic lexicography and force a reassessment of the field. This volume looks at, amongst other topics:<br />• Polyfunctional versus monofunctional dictionary tools<br />• Developing theories of lexicography for electronic mediums<br />• Distinguishing between the database and the dictionary<br />• Online dictionaries not as data repositories but as sophisticated search engines<br /><br />This volume will appeal to scholars in<br/>lexicography and to practicing lexicographers.<span> </span>>

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This book looks at current research and future directions in e-lexicography. Online dictionaries and reference tools are increasingly prevalent in a digitized and internet-led era in language study that has embraced computational linguistics. This book responds with theoretical and practical analysis of key topics, from a global range of contributors.

Since COBUILD in the 1980s, lexicographers have found it essential to engage with and utilize electronic computational tools. Internet dictionaries, online reference tools and even search engine optimization demand a knowledge of electronic lexicography and force a reassessment of the field. This volume looks at, amongst other topics:
Polyfunctional versus monofunctional dictionary tools
Developing theories of lexicography for electronic mediums
Distinguishing between the database and the dictionary
Online dictionaries not as data repositories but as sophisticated search engines

This volume will appeal to scholars inlexicography and to practicing lexicographers.

About the Author


Pedro A. Fuertes-Olivera is an Associate Professor at the University of Valladolid, Spain.

Henning Bergenholtz is a Full Professor at the University of Aarhus, Denmark.

Table of Contents

Preface \ Notes on Contributors \ Introduction: The Construction of Internet Dictionaries Pedro A. Fuertes-Olivera and Henning Bergenholtz \ 1. Learning, Unlearning and Innovation in the Planning of Electronic Dictionaries Rufus H. Gouws \ 2. Access to and Presentation of Needs-Adapted Data in Monofunctional Internet Dictionaries Henning Bergenholtz \ 3. Lexicographical and Other e-Tools for Consultation Purposes: Towards the Individualization of Needs Satisfaction Sven Tarp \ 4. Filtering and Adapting Data and Information in the Online Environment in Response to User Needs Theo Bothma \ 5. A Multi-layer Architecture for "Pluri-Monofunctional" Dictionaries Dennis Spohr \ 6. Change of Paradigm: From Linguistics to Information Science and from Dictionaries to Lexicographic Information Tools Patrick Leroyer \ 7. From Data to Dictionary Sandro Nielsen and Richard Almind \ 8. Internet Dictionaries for Cognitive and Communicative Functions: El Diccionario Inglés-Español de Contabilidad, Pedro A. Fuertes-Olivera and Marta Niño-Amo \ 9. A Dictionary is a Tool, a Good Dictionary is a Monofunctional Tool Henning Bergenholtz amd Inger Bergenholtz \ 10. The Technical Realization of Three Monofunctional Phrasal Verb Dictionaries Birger Andersen and Richard Almind \ 11. Online Dictionaries of English Robert Lew \ 12. E-Dictionaries in the Information

Product Details

ISBN:
9781441128065
Author:
Fuertes-olivera, Pedro A.
Publisher:
Continuum
Author:
Fuertes-Olivera, Pedro A.
Author:
Bergenholtz, Henning
Subject:
Reference - Dictionaries
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
Dictionaries
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.22 x 6.36 x 1 in
Age Level:
The Lexical Constellation Model (LCM) and the Defi

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Computers and Internet » Internet » Directories
Computers and Internet » Internet » General
Computers and Internet » Internet » Information
Computers and Internet » Internet » Online
Computers and Internet » Internet » Web Publishing
History and Social Science » Linguistics » General
History and Social Science » Linguistics » Specific Languages and Groups
Humanities » Philosophy » General
Reference » Dictionaries » General
Reference » Words Phrases and Language

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This book looks at current research and future directions in e-lexicography. Online dictionaries and reference tools are increasingly prevalent in a digitized and internet-led era in language study that has embraced computational linguistics. This book responds with theoretical and practical analysis of key topics, from a global range of contributors.

Since COBUILD in the 1980s, lexicographers have found it essential to engage with and utilize electronic computational tools. Internet dictionaries, online reference tools and even search engine optimization demand a knowledge of electronic lexicography and force a reassessment of the field. This volume looks at, amongst other topics:
Polyfunctional versus monofunctional dictionary tools
Developing theories of lexicography for electronic mediums
Distinguishing between the database and the dictionary
Online dictionaries not as data repositories but as sophisticated search engines

This volume will appeal to scholars inlexicography and to practicing lexicographers.
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