Milva Finnegan, ‘From a Natural Language to a Controlled Contract Language’

Readability of contracts is a challenge. Over time a natural set of traditional words and writing style has ensued. A controlled language is derived from a natural language and usually consists of a dictionary and a set of writing rules in a controlled document. This article introduces the idea of a controlled contract language for contract drafting. The comparative model examined is ASD-100STE used in the aerospace industry for writing technical manuals. ASD-100STE’s goal is to enhance document readability to assure comprehension across all writers and users.

Finnegan, Milva, From a Natural Language to a Controlled Contract Language (May 24, 2018). Jusletter IT May 24 2018.

First posted 2018-06-14 06:51:15

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