English Version of Modern Standardisation Method—Comprehensive Standardisation Officially Published

20/07/2020

The English version of Modern Standardisation Method—Comprehensive Standardisation has been officially published by the Standards Press of China. The translation, which has been funded and completed under the NQI project implemented by China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS), represents the first ever English edition of a Chinese work on the practice of standardisation methods in the country.

Modern Standardisation Method-Comprehensive Standardisation is a work written by Mr. LI Chuntian, a renowned standardisation expert in China. The book provides a detailed overview of comprehensive standardisation in China, starting from its origins and illustrating theories, methods and functions; it highlights in particular the successful practices of comprehensive standardisation in China, revealing its practical effects and its broad application prospects from industry to enterprises.

The initial translation of the book has been completed in a few dozens of minutes through the “Smart Translation System of Standardisation” developed under the NQI project. The platforms relies on an extensive bilingual corpus of standards and smart translation technologies, thus ensuring the accuracy of the translation and its consistency with the original version in Chinese, and at the same time reducing significantly the amount of time required for translation. The initial translation of the book then underwent several rounds of review and proofreading by a senior team established by CNIS, formed mainly by chief representatives of international, regional and foreign standardisation organisations in China, as well as international standardisation experts and editors of standardisation magazines in English language.

The publication of the book represents a successful practice and step for the internationalisation of China’s standardisation methods. It offers Chinese experience to international standardisation development.

The original Chinese version of the news is available on the official website of CNIS: English version of Modern Standardisation Method—Comprehensive Standardisation officially published.

By Haley WU on 20 July, 2020