Israel S. Shalyt
Director of INTENT Engineering Translation Company
Director of the Moscow Engineering Translation Company, INTENT, for a period of about 20 years.
Electrotechnical engineer for production process automation.
Engineering experience: over 20 years (from an engineer to the executive manager of a design engineering bureau).
Translating work experience: over 30 years.
Author of the idea and head of project Reference Guide for Technical Translator
Occasionally conducts trainings in electrotechnical translation.
Quality of a translation service and quality of translation of a technical text
The report generalizes a 20-years experience of rendering the services in translation of technical documents , communicating with customers, translators and editors.
Brief and clear-cut definitions are given for the following notions:
- a translation project;
- target of a technical translation;
- adequacy of translation;
- quality of a translation service;
- quality of a translated text.
The report is illustrated with simple and easy-to-understand examples and may be interesting for all participants of the process of rendering the translation services: direct customers, managers and specialists of the translation agencies, translators and topic-related editors.