Developing a Technical Words List for Research Articles in Computer Science Discipline

  •  Haiyuan Chen    
  •  Gang Lei    


This study aims to identify technical words in research articles across sub-disciplines in computer science field. A corpus of research articles in computer science was constructed, comprised of 10,450,035 running words from 1045 research articles across ten sub-disciplines of computer science. The technical word List for research articles in computer science was created by the methods of computer-based analysis and the rating scales. 769 technical word types were identified and listed in Appendix A. The computer science field-oriented technical words list is expected to meet the needs of learners in this field.

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