Concept-Based Cross Language Retrieval for Thai Medicine Recipes

  • Jantima Polpinij
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8839)


This work aims to present a new methodology to retrieve the documents relating to the traditional Thai medicine recipe that is translated from the ancient palm leaf manuscripts. This methodology is developed based on three main concepts: sematic data, latent search indexing (LSI), and cross language information retrieval (CLIR). Our methodology consists of four main processing steps. They are document indexing, document representation based on LSI, user’s query transformation, and document retrieval and ranking. After testing by the common performance measures for information retrieval system such as recall, precision, and F-measure, it would demonstrate that our methodology can achieve substantial improvements.


Palm leaf Manuscript Thai Medicine Recipe Cross Language Information Retrieval Latent Search indexing Sematic Data 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jantima Polpinij
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  1. 1.Intellect Laboratory, Faculty of InformaticsMahasarakham UniversityMahasarakhamThailand

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