ATA Terminology Committee

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Terminology Committee

Committee Objective

The use of terms in specific context for a specific meaning is the basis for translation and interpreting. The Terminology Committee was established to provide a specialized forum within ATA for terminological activities.

The Terminology Committee is asked to do the following:
  • gather and analyze publications dealing with terminology principles, standards, and specialized vocabularies;
  • collect and disseminate information concerning terminology data banks and computer-aided terminology processing;
  • organize and sponsor technical presentations on terminology;
  • organize working groups to carry out terminology research;
  • recommend to the Board of Directors the initiation of terminology-oriented projects deemed beneficial to the interests of ATA members; and
  • work with other committees and organizations in promoting terminology programs.

Terminology Committee Members 2016-2017