International Conference on Terminology and Multilingual Content for Industry and Trade –Global Best Practices–
EAFIT University, Medellin (Colombia) on 13-14 Nov 2014
The rapid growth of social and economic activities supported by the Web – and especially through mobile technology – enhances the effectiveness of communication and information management at a global scale. However, new demands in all walks of life regarding data and information quality still need to be improved. Terminology – in the sense of terminology science and its applications – provides methods and best practices for an efficient creation of dynamic content and maintenance in social web environments. Terminology as a scientific discipline is a transversal field to areas such as information and communication sciences, specialized communication, knowledge organization, logic, applied linguistics, among others. Its approach is characterized from the outset by multilingual and multimodal concept representations.