ProgrammeCSFT 2022

Concept Systems and Frames in Terminology (CSFT)
Innsbruck, 28-29 September 2022

Keynote speakers:

Pamela Faber (Granada)
Laura Giacomini (Heidelberg/Hildesheim)


Provisional programme:

28. September 2022

9:00-9:30 OPENING
Gerhard Pisek, Alena Petrova, Pius ten Hacken
9:30-10:30 KEYNOTE:
Pamela Faber, Granada
“Dynamic Frames and Context Representation in Terminology
10:30-10:50 COFFEE BREAK
10:50 -11:20 Laurent Gautier, Johannes Dahm
“Specialized frames and domain-specific ontologies within the context of pattern analysis: an integrative approach based on weather terminology”
11:20-11:50 Martina Alì, Silvia Calvi, Klara Dankova
“Concept System Development and Frame-Based Description. A Case Study in the Terminology of Environmental Protection and Sustainability”
11:50-12:20 Sara Silecchia, Federica Vezzani, Giorgio Maria Di Nunzio
“Knowledge Representation of Disarmament Domain”
12:20-14:30 LUNCH BREAK
14:30-15:00 Rossella Resi
“Concept systems and frames: detecting and managing terminological gaps between languages”
15:00-15:30 Waldemar Nazarov, Laurent Gautier
“Frames as Models of Presentation for Comparison of Law in the Context of Legal Translation”
15:30- 15:50 COFFEE BREAK
15:50-16:20 Peep Nemvalts
“Concept systems in higher education”
16:20-16:50 Viktorija Tataurova, Diāna Ivanova, Jekaterina Martinova
“Frame Semantics in Vocabulary Acquisition”
17:00 DRINKS
19:00 DINNER

29. September 2022

9:30-10:30 KEYNOTE:
Laura Giacomini, Heidelberg/Hildesheim
„Ontologies and knowledge representation in terminology: integrating termbases with deep conceptual models”
10:30-10:50 COFFEE BREAK
10:50-11:20 Irene Jiménez Alonso
“Terminology in the domain of seafood: A comparative analysis Germany-Spain”
11:20-11:50 Pilar León-Araúz, Juan Rojas-Garcia
“The Inclusion of Culture in Terminological Knowledge Bases: The Cultural Contextualization of Wetlands in EcoLexicon”
11:50-13:30 LUNCH BREAK
13:30-14:00 Maria Koliopoulou
“The concept of and the relationship between thesaurus and ontology”
14:00-14:30 Pius ten Hacken
“The Representation of Terminological Relations: Some Comparative Observations”
14:30 CLOSING REMARKS and farewell with coffee



Pamela Faber, Granada
Dynamic Frames and Context Representation in Terminology

Terms acquire their meaning in context, more specifically within a frame in which their role in a process, activity, or event is highlighted as well as their relations to other concepts in the same frame. This is an important type of contextual information that is key to specialized knowledge understanding and acquisition. Frames underlie terminological definitions, concept modeling, and semantic networks. It goes without saying that framing specialized knowledge concepts not only means structuring individual term entries but also capturing the relationships between them. These relations reveal the most frequent combinations and activations of specialized knowledge units, which are indicative of some type of large-scale knowledge structure. The challenge is how frames at the syntactic, semantic and pragmatic level can be incorporated in the design of specialized knowledge resources.


Laura Giacomini, Heidelberg/Hildesheim
Ontologies and knowledge representation in terminology: integrating termbases with deep conceptual models

Among conceptual models applicable to terminology are ontologies, i.e. complex representations of shared and stipulated knowledge related to a certain domain. The use of ontologies, widely spread in Knowledge Engineering, has been inherited in relatively recent times by terminology, in which the traditional notion of extra-inguistic entity has merged with that of terminological concept. An ontology is thus a conceptual structure that holds together all terms of a specialised field, expressing their meanings and relations. Despite several intrinsic and procedural limitations, it constitutes a powerful means of conveying specialized knowledge. A terminology database can be integrated with different types of ontology, and ontologies can interface with any component of a termbase, among others with situational knowledge provided by frames.


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