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Acronyms and Abbreviations in Natural Sciences and Technology. By Joachim Bohm, 4th expanded and revised edition. Schweizerbart Science Publishers, 2014. Pp. 283. Price Euros 29.80. ISBN 978-3-510-65293-8

Dominik Schaniel
2015 Acta Crystallographica. Section B: Structural Science, Crystal Engineering and Materials  
This book compiles 30 300 acronyms and abbreviations from the three fields of: (1) physical analytical methods, and equipment; (2) preparation techniques, building units, and structures; (3) crystals and  ...  in front of (sometimes certainly useless) abbreviations.  ... 
doi:10.1107/s2052520615001286 fatcat:cqz6d6o7a5dm7gwfccfo7euvgm

Challenges and Practical Approaches with Word Sense Disambiguation of Acronyms and Abbreviations in the Clinical Domain

Sungrim Moon, Bridget McInnes, Genevieve B. Melton
2015 Healthcare Informatics Research  
Acknowledgments This work was supported by the American Surgical Association Foundation Fellowship, the University of Minnesota Institute for Health Informatics Seed Grant, and by the National Library  ...  We would like to thank Fairview Health Services for support of this research. The authors also thank Serguei Pakhomov PhD for insightful comments.  ...  Discussion The proliferative use of acronyms and abbreviations in the clinical domain makes automatic sense disambiguation of acronyms and abbreviations for medical NLP systems an important ongoing challenge  ... 
doi:10.4258/hir.2015.21.1.35 pmid:25705556 pmcid:PMC4330198 fatcat:u52mokx2ffdghl2me443iopkgi

Provisional Recommendations

2006 Chemistry International  
There are three annexes, one containing a list of abbreviations and acronyms used in toxicology, one containing a list of abbreviations and acronyms used by international bodies and by legislation relevant  ...  This glossary is a revision of the IUPAC Glossary for Chemists of Terms Used in Toxicology, 1 which incorporates new and redefined terms from the Glossary of Terms Used in Toxicokinetics. 2 It contains  ...  There are three annexes, one containing a list of abbreviations and acronyms used in toxicology, one containing a list of abbreviations and acronyms used by international bodies and by legislation relevant  ... 
doi:10.1515/ci.2006.28.4.23 fatcat:npanzwazgvbptod5ahe7uihd3a

Page 3671 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 91, Issue 10 [page]

2004 Psychological Abstracts  
The use of abbreviations and acronyms can create much confu- sion in psychiatric literature and practice.  ...  My interest in the subject began when I observed in this journal that BPD was used to describe bipolar disorder; this acronym more commonly refers to borderline personality disorder, and less commonly  ... 

Use and translation of abbreviations and acronyms in scientific texts

Ilya Ulitkin, Irina Filipova, Natalia Ivanova, Yuriy Babaev, D. Rudoy, A. Olshevskaya, V. Kankhva
2020 E3S Web of Conferences  
The paper discusses the differences in using abbreviations and acronyms in British and American scientific texts, as well as difficulties of their translation and optimal strategies of interlanguage adaptation  ...  It is shown that the existing modern classifications of abbreviations greatly differ in linguistic scientific literature and lexical units are abbreviated using various methods.  ...  The authors wish to thank their colleague Stephen Garratt (England) for his helpful suggestions on manuscript editing and polishing the language of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202021021006 fatcat:iaicnu62zbcvjlundcdlcpffta

Problems of the English Abbreviations in Medical Translation

Olga D. Kuzmina, Anna D. Fominykh, Natalia A. Abrosimova
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
In conclusion, ordering of abbreviation in medicine can be achieved through a more thorough study of medical abbreviations, their proper use in medical professionals training and by means of modeling,  ...  Material for the study was selected from articles, periodical literature on medicine and its related branches of science, from encyclopedic dictionaries.  ...  Acknowledgements The work is performed according to the Russian Government Program of Competitive Growth of Kazan Federal University.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.07.545 fatcat:bhqxhjtwdjej7jw3swzhgtqy4m

Protein-Protein Interactions: Gene Acronym Redundancies and Current Limitations Precluding Automated Data Integration

Juan Casado-Vela, Rune Matthiesen, Susana Sellés, José Naranjo
2013 Proteomes  
Therefore, the bulk of information on protein interactions deposited in databases and peer-reviewed published literature is constantly growing.  ...  Currently, several experimental and in silico approaches allow the screening of protein interactors in a large-scale manner.  ...  Human gene names, description and abbreviations used in this report follow the recommendations from the HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee (HGNC).  ... 
doi:10.3390/proteomes1010003 pmid:28250396 pmcid:PMC5314489 fatcat:5lpsjweauffbvmnz2d5typsteu

GENERAL PECULIARITIES OF TRANSLATION AND TRANSCRIPTION OF ABBREVIATIONS

O. V. Novikova
2022 Scientific notes of V I Vernadsky Taurida National University Series Philology Journalism  
The current language situation is characterized by the desire to use abbreviated forms of speech in all areas of literature.  ...  The formation of new abbreviations in English is a constant phenomenon that is increasingly evolving and improving.  ...  In addition, abbreviations and acronyms used in different terminological fields are classified differently.  ... 
doi:10.32838/2710-4656/2022.2-1/29 fatcat:s3mincizxbdu5prxq4kjbnss5y

The Use of Abbreviations in English-Medium Astrophysics Research Paper Titles: A Problematic Issue

2015 Advances in Language and Literary Studies  
In this study, we carry out a qualitative and quantitative analysis of abbreviations in 300 randomly collected research paper titles published in the most prestigious European and US-based Astrophysics  ...  In spite of the convenience of abbreviations as a mechanism for word-formation, some of them may pose certain difficulties of understanding and/or misinterpretation because of their specificity, ambiguity  ...  This approach would allow us to check whether the figures obtained in terms of journal comparison and evolution in the use of abbreviations would corroborate the results reached in our former studies.  ... 
doi:10.7575/aiac.alls.v.6n.3p.185 fatcat:xkzipc6lejbanhm5jzr7v4kcjq

Investigating Students' Perceptions of Language Terms through Technology at Dehasen University

Mariska Febrianti, Azizatul Banat, Dhanu Ario Putra
2021 Linguists. Journal of linguistics and language teaching  
This is because many of Physical Education students are in remote areas which are very affected by the weather and electricity, so accessing information on TV and the internet often faces obstacles.  ...  This is the basis for the findings of several previous studies related to the emergence of several new terms used by the government and socialized to the public related to pandemics.  ...  abbreviation form which consists of 7 questions, and (5) the form of the Acronym term which consists of 5 questions.  ... 
doi:10.29300/ling.v7i1.4441 fatcat:hcpfk6j2yjdkbjpvyqa2azo3oa

Acronyms, abbreviations and initialisms

Bob Grange, D.A. Bloom
2007 BJU International  
By the end of the century the acronym and other abbreviations were in full display in the urological literature. The ®rst issue of the Journal of Urology in 2000 is replete with abbreviations.  ...  Editorial comment The use of abbreviations, initialisms and acronyms is a constant source of concern to the BJU International.  ... 
doi:10.1046/j.1464-410x.2000.00717.x pmid:10886074 fatcat:qs6yc6fgu5cyvgp62a3ipycxz4

Front Matter [chapter]

2014 Macromolecules  
In this volume used instead of the correct symbol Mr (= relative molar mass with physical unit 1).  ...  Abbreviations and Acronyms ............................................................. 601 Table 13-8 Common abbreviations and acronyms for polymers 602 Table 13-9 Common abbreviations and acronyms  ... 
doi:10.1002/9783527627226.fmatter fatcat:dy5ynculfjfttc5bysc2drgo4a

ESMARConf2022 Workshop 2: Searching for studies in meta-analyses and evidence syntheses

Alison Bethel
2022 Zenodo  
It will highlight methods that can be used to improve comprehensiveness, reduce risk of bias, and increase your working efficiency.  ...  Presenter: Alison Bethel Moderator: Jana Stojanova Title: Workshop 2: Searching for studies in meta-analyses and evidence syntheses Abstract: This workshop will provide an overview of why searching for  ...  Defining the process to literature searching in systematic reviews: a literature review of guidance and supporting studies.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6203943 fatcat:ddxhvbi3ifbj5dvkfuybo4ik2a

Translating acronyms of "Designated Survivor" into Romanian

Attila Imre
2022 Swedish Journal of Romanian Studies  
We try to argue for a more lenient definition of abbreviations, acronyms, initialisms and alphabetisms, directing our attention towards certain technical features of acronyms (uppercase letters, with or  ...  The research database is taken from a popular TV series, "Designated Survivor", resulting in 276 unique acronyms, totaling 1,198 occurrences, which includes acronyms of 2 to 9 letters combined with numbers  ...  One of these, accounting especially for the use of acronyms and initialisms, is the need for a more efficient vocabulary in technical sectors, such as medicine, politics, law, and commerce… advances in  ... 
doi:10.35824/sjrs.v5i2.23886 fatcat:kokco5azgffpnefa52tqb3btuy

Mnemonic Techniques in Slow Learner Student Learning in Elementary School

Marlina Eliyanti Simbolon, Fridolin Vrosansen Borolla, Mega Prasrihamni, Asep Supena
2022 Jurnal kependidikan  
This study aims to identify various kinds of mnemonic techniques found in the literature study. This type of research uses a qualitative research type with a literature review type.  ...  The purpose of the mnemonic technique is to help teachers in teaching students in elementary schools in the process of remembering and understanding learning.  ...  Here will be presented some mnemonic techniques that are often used in learning activities. 1) Acronym Acronym is an abbreviation of a name, phrase, or word attack by taking the first letter on each  ... 
doi:10.33394/jk.v8i2.5143 fatcat:qlmcyyyao5aflj4yrvv7rh27cm
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