Allocation of Cognitive Resources in Translation

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dc.contributor.author Hvelplund, Kristian Tangsgaard
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-31
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-31T08:00:17Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-31T08:00:17Z
dc.date.issued 2011-05-31
dc.identifier.isbn 9788759384640
dc.identifier.issn 0906-6934
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8314
dc.description.abstract This study is an empirical investigation of translators’ allocation of cognitive resources, and its specific aim is to identify predictable behaviours and patterns of uniformity in translators’ allocation of cognitive resources in translation. The study falls within the process-oriented translation paradigm and within the more general field of cognitive psychology. Based on models of working memory, attentional control, language comprehension and language production, a theoretical framework was developed on which hypotheses were formulated and evaluated. The study’s empirical investigation fell into three major analyses, which each dealt with one aspect of translators’ allocation of cognitive resources: distribution of cognitive resources, management of cognitive resources and cognitive load. Three indicators were identified: total attention duration (TA duration measured in seconds) indicates the distribution of cognitive resources; attention unit duration (AU duration measured in milliseconds) indicates the amount of time allocated between two attention shifts; and pupil size (measured in millimetres) indicates cognitive load, i.e. workload on working memory.... en_US
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dc.language eng en_US
dc.publisher Samfundslitteratur en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries PhD Series;10.2011
dc.title Allocation of Cognitive Resources in Translation en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt11maj31 lbjl en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for Internationale Sprogstudier og Vidensteknologi ( en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort ISV( en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of International Language Studies and Computational Linguistics( en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort ISV( en_US
dc.idnumber 9788759384640 en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2011 en_US
dc.title.subtitle An Eye-tracking and Key-logging Study en_US


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