Rosanna Masiola Rosini
"Description and Technology: An Integrated Approach" in

Language and Technology

EditorCesare Cecioni, Catherine Cheselka 

This contribution is about the role and function of description and descriptive texts. It outlines the status of description in scientific texts and their translation, and textual functions. The examples cited feature the descriptions of planets (Galileo, Schiaparelli, Lowell) and their interpretations, considering the technical instruments which upgraded optical visualization in mapping and describing.


EditoreCentro Linguistico d’Ateneo, Università di Firenze,
Copyright: © Centro Linguistico d’Ateneo 
Proceedings of the Symposium, Florence, 11-13 December 1991
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