2003 - Design and Development of a Multilingual Terminological Database for the domain of Applied Linguistics

“Design and Development of a Multilingual Terminological Database for the domain of Applied Linguistics”
A. Chidiroglou, P. Arvanitis, P. Panagiotidis.
In the proceedings of the 4th Congress “Greek Language and Terminology” organized by the ELETO. pp. 255-262. TEE, Athens 2003.

This article aims to describe the design and creation of a terminology database capable to operate as a multilingual dictionary of terms referring to Field of General and Applied Linguistics. The text analyzes the basic methodological principles applied and the choices had to be made to the architecture of the database, in order to meet the requirements raised by both the type of storage linguistic information and the way their classification, and the possibility profiled export and swap them with other systems and the need for harmonization of Base with recognized international standards.

Then outlined the "mechanism" created for the collection and processing of linguistic terms and metadata about grammatical information, usage examples, derivatives, context, etc. For the creation of this mechanism had previously resolved issues regarding the selection of terms, the semantic processing and standardization. Also described the design of interface screens (interfaces) user - Database and indicate the potential given to the user for entering, correcting , deleting and searching or retrieval conditions. For this task, required the design and implementation of a prototype database that took the author.


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