Doctor Ignacio Garcia

Doctor Ignacio Garcia

DAP - Languages, Interpreting & Translation,
Languages, Interpreting and Translation (SoHCA)

ACA, Interpreting & Translation (BA & Masters Programs),
Languages, Interpreting and Translation (SoHCA)

SENIOR LECTURER,
Languages, Interpreting and Translation (SoHCA)

Biography

Dr Ignacio Garcia is a senior lecturer at the School of Humanities and Communication Arts, University of Western Sydney, where he teaches and researches on Translation and Spanish. His current interest is on the deployment of digital technology to assist bilinguals to translate and everyone to interact in unfamiliar linguistic environments. He has published in academic and professional journals on translation memory, translation memory and machine translation integration, postediting, and uses of machine translation for language learning. He has also taught and published on Spanish and Latin American studies, having completed his PhD on this area.

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Qualifications

  • PhD University of New South Wales
  • MA University of Sydney
  • DipTeach University of Sydney

Interests

  • Translation Technologies
  • Translation Quality Assessment
  • Translation Studies

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Languages, Interpreting and Translation (SoHCA)
  • Languages, Interpreting and Translation (SoHCA)
  • Languages, Interpreting and Translation (SoHCA)

Contact

Email: I.Garcia@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9772 6199
Mobile:
Location: 5.1.15
Bankstown
Website:

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Publications

Books

  • Garcia, I. (2002), 'Operacion Canguro. The Spanish Migration Scheme, 1958-1963', : Spanish Heritage Foundation 0957799012.

Chapters in Books

  • Garcia, I. (2015), 'Computer-aided translation : systems', Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Technology, Routledge 9780415524841.
  • Garcia, I. (2009), 'Research on translation tools', Translation Research Projects 2, Intercultural Studies Group 139788461316199.
  • Garcia, I. (2006), 'Translators on translation memories: a blessing or a curse', Translation Technology and its Teaching, Intercultural Studies Group 8461111311.

Journal Articles

  • Garcia, I. (2015), 'Cloud marketplaces : procurement of translators in the age of social media', The Journal of Specialised Translation, , no 23 , pp 18 - 38.
  • Garcia, I. (2014), 'Training quality evaluators', Tradumatica, vol 12 , pp 430 - 436.
  • Garcia, I. (2013), 'Learning a language for free while translating the web : does Duolingo work?', International Journal of English Linguistics, vol 3, no 1 , pp 19 - 25.
  • Garcia, I. (2012), 'A brief history of postediting and of research on postediting', Revista Anglo Saxonica, vol 3, no 3 , pp 291 - 310.
  • Garcia, I. (2012), 'Machines, translations and memories : language transfer in the web browser', Perspectives : Studies in Translatology, vol 20, no 4 , pp 451 - 461.
  • Garcia, I. (2011), 'Translating by post-editing: Is it the way forward?', Machine Translation, vol 25, no 3 , pp 217 - 237.
  • Garcia, I. and Pena, M. (2011), 'Machine translation-assisted language learning : writing for beginners', Computer Assisted Language Learning, vol 24, no 5 , pp 471 - 487.
  • Garcia, I. (2010), 'Is machine translation ready yet?', Target, vol 22, no 1 , pp 7 - 21.
  • Garcia, I. (2010), 'Translation training 2010 : forward thinking, work ready', Journal of Translation Studies, vol 13, no 1 & 2 , pp 275 - 282.
  • Garcia, I. (2010), 'The proper place of professionals (and non-professionals and machines) in web translation', Revista Tradumatica, vol 8 .
  • Garcia, I. (2009), 'Beyond Translation Memory: Computers and the Professional Translator', Journal of Specialised Translation, vol 12 , pp 199 - 214.
  • Garcia, I. (2008), 'Translating and revising for localisation : what do we know? : what do we need to know', Perspectives Studies in Translatology, vol 16, no 1-2 , pp 49 - 60.
  • Garcia, I. (2007), 'Power shifts in web-based translation memory', Machine Translation, vol 21, no 1 , pp 55 - 68.
  • Garcia, I. (2006), 'Formatting and the Translator: Why XLIFF Does Matter', Localisation Focus - The International Journal of Localisation, vol 5 , pp 14 - 20.
  • Garcia, I. (2006), 'The Bottom Line: Does Text Reuse Translate into Gains in Productivity', The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, vol 2 , pp 103 - 110.
  • Garcia, I. (2005), 'Memorias de Espa?a: Apuntes para una historia del Club Espa?ol de Sydney', Antipodas. Journal of Spanish and Galician Studies, vol XVI , pp 99 - 112.
  • Garcia, I. (2005), 'Long term memories: Trados and TM turn 20', The Journal of Specialised Translation, vol 0, no 4 , pp 18 - 31.
  • Garcia, I. (2003), 'Australian translators: missing in action? CAT and TM awareness over two years of the AUSIT-eBulletin', FULGOR Flinders University Languages Group Online Review, vol 1, no 3 .
  • Garcia, I. (2002), 'Ruben Dar!o de Francisco Grandmontagne en el Buenos Aires de 1898. La redefinici?n de los conceptos de hispanismo en America y de americanismo en Espa?a', Revista Iberoamericana, vol 68198 , pp 49 - 66.

Conference Papers

  • Garcia, I. (2015), 'Translators and social media : communicating in a connected world', New Zealand Society of Translators & Interpreters. National Conference , Auckland, N.Z..

Research

Previous Projects

Title: From the typewriter to the digital word: how the information age is reshaping Translation in Australia
Years: 2002-08-01 - 2003-07-31
ID: P0010166
Western Researchers: Ignacio Garcia
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Development of conceptual overview of a new model for NAATI standards, testing and assessment [via UNSW]
Years: 2011-10-03 - 2012-10-31
ID: P00020632
Western Researchers: Ignacio Garcia
Funding:
  • National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters Ltd

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