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Seeing Flavors

Food Science & Technology Department • Newman Library

Seeing flavors

The goal of Seeing Flavors is to take open-ended descriptions of food—like recipes or product reviews—and extract descriptions using Natural Language Processing. This demo will explain the project and demonstrate two interactive tools: an interactive tagging program that we have trained to find descriptive terms in food-related text and a descriptor-identifying “game” we designed to make it easy to train the tool.  The audience will get to direct a researcher in using these programs and get an intuition for how this kind of machine-learning works.

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