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IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

Issue 4 • Date Dec. 1975

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s): c1
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  • On-line generation of terminological digests in language translation. An aid in terminology processing

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):309 - 319
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    This paper describes a technique of generating terminological digests speedily on terminals connected to a computer in order to overcome these impediments and aid the translator in streamlining the translation production process. A terminological digest represents the glossarial framework of a translation, a unique dictionary constructed automatically for the text to be translated. The user can pr... View full abstract»

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  • Transitional devices for the writer

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):320 - 322
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    Transitional devices fasten together words, ideas, and thoughts; and they enable particularly the expository writer to develop a cogent and coherent article that his reader can easily follow. This paper describes and then presents general guidelines for the effective usage of six types of transitional devices. View full abstract»

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  • Correctness in writing: More about Johnny

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):323 - 324
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    `Why Johnny can't write?' (Newsweek, December 5, 1975) is answered by a Technical Johnny, whose rebuttal shows that he needs help rather than censure. Suggestions for improving such poorly literate writing are addressed to engineers, technicians, professional communicators, and engineering managers. View full abstract»

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  • Modern American usage by Wilson Follett

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s): 325
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  • The teaching of technical writing, Ed. Donald C. Cunningham and Herman A. Estrin

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):325 - 326
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  • Transcript of panel on technical composition-held at the International technical communications conference Anaheim, Calif., May 1975

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):327 - 334
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    This panel is sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Group on Professional Communications. It is intended as an open discussion; we are restricting ourselves to technical composition and especially the problem of the composition of mathematics. I am going to ask each of our panelists to make a few statements about their views of “the problem.” When these a... View full abstract»

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  • Call for papers

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s): 335
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  • Announcement

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s): 336
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  • 1975 Index IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication Vol. PC-18

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):1 - 4
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  • Inside back cover

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s): c3
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The IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to applied research on professional communication--including but not limited to technical and business communication. It has been published since 1957 by the Professional Communication Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

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