Translator-Author Cooperative Translation Mode Based on Information Theory

Yushan ZHAO, Liuxian YANG


Cooperative translation has a long history, and many scholars have also made research on it. Cooperative translation modes can be categorized into four types according to the division of labor and cooperation methods of co-translators. And each of them is applicable for specific situations, but insufficient to some extent. This paper puts forward a new mode by adding the original author in the process of cooperative translation based on information theory, since the translation process is also a kind of information processing, and the new mode, Translator-Author Cooperative Translation mode (TACT), is applicable in the field of sci-tech literature translation.


Cooperative translation; Information theory; Literature translation; Encode; Decode

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