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Building a Multimodal Language Resource for Thai Cuisine

  • Dhanon LeenoiEmail author
  • Wasan Na Chai
  • Witchawoan Mankhong
  • Thepchai Supnithi
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 807)

Abstract

This paper presents the current status of the first standardized multimodal language resource for Thai cuisine. Scrupulously translated from Thai to other seven foreign languages: English and Italian; Spanish and Chinese; German and Japanese, with French, this contains 1,654 parallel lexical entries together with the illustrations and recorded voices. All nodes were attached and retained in the designed tree structure with fourteen categories and nineteen subcategories. To utilize a benefit of the project is to develop an application manifesting texts, images, speeches, and suggesting the dietary pattern of Thai food tailored to the personal health conditions and preferences.

Keywords

Thai cuisine Multimodal Language resource Lexicography Knowledge-based approach Taxonomy Machine learning 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The aim of this project is to celebrate H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s the sixtieth-years-birthday anniversary. The financial support for this study was provided by Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University. Additionally, the copyright of the Thai food terms belongs to Chalermprakiat Center of Translation and Interpretation, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dhanon Leenoi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Wasan Na Chai
    • 1
  • Witchawoan Mankhong
    • 1
  • Thepchai Supnithi
    • 1
  1. 1.Language and Semantic Technology LaboratoryNational Electronics and Computer Technology CenterPathumthaneeThailand

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