WorldCat Identities

Byrne, Jody

Works: 5 works in 52 publications in 1 language and 712 library holdings
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: T11.5, 004.019
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jody Byrne
Technical translation : usability strategies for translating technical documentation by Jody Byrne( Book )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is an introduction to technical translation and usability for translators and researchers. It draws on a broad range of research and makes it both accessible and applicable to those involved in the practice and study of translation. After exploring various theoretical aspects of technical translation, readers learn how to improve and assess the quality of technical translations by using cognitive psychology, usability engineering and technical communication to develop skills which can be implemented during the text production stage of the translation process. A practical usability study is described to illustrate the theories, methods and benefits of usability engineering. This book is unique in that it discusses technical translation from a theoretical and practical point of view. Without this book, translators and researchers would have to read numerous books in a wide range of areas
Scientific and technical translation explained : a nuts and bolts guide for beginners by Jody Byrne( Book )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From microbiology to nuclear physics and chemistry to software engineering, scientific and technical translation is a complex activity that involves communicating specialized information on a variety of subjects across multiple languages. It requires expert linguistic knowledge and writing skills, combined with the ability to research and understand complex concepts and present them to a range of different audiences. Using a combination of interdisciplinary research, real-world examples drawn from professional practice and numerous learning activities, this introductory textbook equips the student with the knowledge and skills needed to get started in this exciting and challenging field. It examines the origins and history of scientific and technical translation, and the people, tools and processes involved in translating scientific and technical texts. Scientific and Technical Translation Explained provides an overview of the main features of scientific and technical discourse as well as the different types of documents produced. A series of detailed case studies highlight various translation challenges and introduce a range of strategies for dealing with them. A variety of resources and exercises are included to make learning effective and enjoyable. Additional resources and activities are available on Facebook
The book of Zope : how to build and deliver Web applications by Beehive( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acquisition of scrambling and cliticization by Jody Byrne( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Textual cognetics and the role of iconic linkage in software user guides by Jody Byrne( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.60 (from 0.45 for The book o ... to 0.76 for Acquisitio ...)

Technical translation : usability strategies for translating technical documentation
Alternative Names
Jody Byrne irischer Übersetzungswissenschaftler und Übersetzer

Jody Byrne Irish translation scholar and translator

English (52)

The book of Zope : how to build and deliver Web applicationsAcquisition of scrambling and cliticization