Dear Sir/Madam, thank you for visiting the LexiGraf web page. This page aims at providing information on a multilingual science lexicography project, currently taking place at the Aristotle University Thessaloniki Greece, along with the tools developed revolving around it. We hope that you will find the information contained herein useful to your research and commercial activities.
Abstract: The LexiGraf 2.1 software base has been developed under MS Windows to assist the creation of multilingual and bilingual terminology dictionaries in print. Any language combination supported by MS Windows can be accommodated to a maximum o f 8 languages (single byte language sets only for the 16bit version LexiGraf). The system offers direct transition from terminology collection to the printing press; provides terminology management services, LAN use and excellent quality output to typesetters for subsequent printing-press reproduction. Multilingual dictionaries produced by LexiGraf deploy a term reference index technique, which allows their direct implementation in 2 volumes, regardless of requested number of languages. By combining available languages by 2 bilingual dictionaries are automatically produced ready for the printing press. Recently introduced features include process integration with OCR products for updating existing terminology resources and connection layers with popular DTP software products. The resulting database files can be utilised for electronic media publishing undertakings. Currently this product is being used in the Aristotle University - Thessaloniki Greece on a 4 language (Engl/ French/ German/ Greek ~ 50,000 terms/language) natural sciences dictionary + 10 bilingual ones + electronic versions.
Keywords: Desktop publishing, multilingual lexicography, bilingual lexicography, science terminology, electronic dictionaries
If you need to talk to someone on the described projects, try the skype id yhatzopoulos at office hours (+2GMT)
LexiGraf was demonstrated at the Current Research Information Systems 98 event, hosted by the DGXIII of the European Commission in Luxembourg on March 12-14, 1998.
LexiGraf's demonstration in C.R.I.S 98
You can download a description sheet on LexiGraf by clicking here
A 2000 page, 4 language dictionary, developed using lexigraf has been published by University Studio Press SA with ISBN : 960-12-1276-0
University Studio Press web page
LEXICON description Click Here!
A branch project: In Nov 2005, LinguaMobila, a multilingual mobile phone translation gadget was presented at the CER 2005 event in Brussels Belgium. It made quite an impression to visiting journalists.
This is what has been reported to the local press. CER 2005 Webpage
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