Big Data Terminology (20 volumes), the world’s first multilingual terminology series on this topic, made its debut on May 28 at the China International Big Data Industry Expo (CIBDIE) 2021 in Guiyang, China. The Guiyang City People’s Government, the National Committee for Terminology in Science and Technology, and China Science Publishing & Media Ltd. organized the opening ceremony together. At the same time as the book was published, the Global Sharing Platform for Big Data Language Services was launched and the International Academic Summit of the Digital China Think Tank Forum was held.
The big data terminology is compiled by the Key Laboratory of Big Data Strategy, a new high-end think tank for big data development in China. Professor Lian Yuming, a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and director of the Key Laboratory of Big Data Strategy, is the editor-in-chief of the series published by Science Press. The world’s first intelligent multilingual terminology series, addressing various aspects of big data, represents an innovation to further promote the diffusion of the standard big data terminology system among people from different linguistic and geographical backgrounds. After the eleven-language original edition, the 20-volume series marks another important milestone for the big data terminology project and for the theoretical innovation of the National Big Data (Guizhou) Comprehensive Pilot Zone.
The 20-volume series has four main features. First, it is presented as an encyclopedia. With a focus on the development in the global big data area, the series covers the nine categories basics of big data, big data strategy, big data technology, big data economy, big data finance, big data -Governance, big data standards, big. from data security and big data law. Together they form a multilingual scientific discourse system that unifies, standardizes and conforms to international principles. Second, the series is reviewed by authoritative experts. Submissions will be reviewed by an expert panel of the China National Committee for Terminology in Science and Technology in accordance with the principles and methods of the Committee for Reviewing Terminology in Science and Technology. Third, the series covers many languages. As one of its innovative features, this series comprises 20 bilingual volumes, the content of which is presented in Chinese and another language (Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Cambodian, Hebrew, Indonesian , Malay, Mongolian, Persian, Serbian, Thai, Turkish and Urdu). Fourth, the series offers an intelligent experience. It includes innovative features such as knowledge graphs, audiobooks and platform links that provide an intelligent, platform-based and systematic reading experience.
Based on this series, the Key Laboratory of Big Data Strategy developed the Global Sharing Platform for Big Data Language Services. The intelligent multilingual platform system consisting of Big Data Terminology Cloud, Silk Road Big Data Terminology, Big Data Terminology Online, Big Data Terminology Guiyang Index and Big Data Terminology Library provides free big data knowledge services to people around the world. The aim is to promote the international dissemination and broad application of the results of the big data terminology project and advance a global digital civilization.
Big Data Terminology is the innovative result of interdisciplinary, professional and open research efforts and represents an original and forward-looking achievement in the field of Big Data and an important part of the efforts of the Key Laboratory of Big Data Strategy to promote standards based on the Big Data- Terminology project to build a theoretical system with the Digital Civilization Trilogy (Block Data, Data Rights Law and Sovereignty Blockchain) and to promote a global communication system with the China Data Valley at its center. It is therefore highly recommended by both the National Committee for Terminology in Science and Technology and the Alliance of International Science Organizations (ANSO).
The National Committee for Terminology in Science and Technology believes that the publication of big data terminology will greatly strengthen China’s international influence in the field of big data and relevant rule-making, and will contribute significantly to the high-quality development of big data in China and the surrounding area World as well as the promotion of the international dissemination of big data knowledge as well as the exchange and cooperation in relevant areas. ANSO notes that the series provides an authoritative template for people in the BRI countries and regions as well as the world to better understand a digital China, and that it embodies a concern for the common future of humanity.