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Alain Dellepiane  Identity Verified
Japan
Local time: 08:04
English to Italian
May 24, 2011

About two years ago, I started experimenting with term extraction in order ease work within our little game translation group.

We found a simple but effective solution, pulling the main terminology with lexterm, pretranslating and sharing.

It's free, fast and simple to use, and I recommend it to anyone, but when I see solutions like Translated.net it makes me hungry for more powerful tools!

Anyone else tried their hand at this? What kind of solutions did you find?


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Alain Dellepiane  Identity Verified
Japan
Local time: 08:04
English to Italian
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A good lead May 28, 2011

I found a very good lead in the form of this blog mentioning scores of term extraction tools.

Give them look, very promising.

[Edited at 2011-05-28 10:32 GMT]


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Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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Here are some very old things May 28, 2011

Alain Dellepiane wrote:
About two years ago, I started experimenting with term extraction in order ease work within our little game translation group.


See also:
http://translate.sourceforge.net/wiki/guide/clunky_glossary_creation
http://translate.sourceforge.net/wiki/guide/tools/glossary
http://translate.sourceforge.net/wiki/toolkit/poterminology


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Alain Dellepiane  Identity Verified
Japan
Local time: 08:04
English to Italian
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Extphr32 is better Jul 18, 2011

Hi! Just a quick update to say that Extphr32 (http://publish.uwo.ca/~craven/freeware.htm) is much less clunky than good old lexterm. Tried it once, never came back.

My favourite settings so far: minimum occurences 3, maximum words in phrase 20, stoplist, show full phrases, show multiword only, lowercase, show relative frequency, extract from clipboard, sort by frequency.

Sadly, Extphr32 is not case sensitive and will make everything uppercase (lowecase with the settings above). You will have to check this in context.

Also, memoQ 5 will have native support for term extraction, so we might soon to these tasks directly inside it.

Good work!


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