Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Busy, busy

I successfully defended my thesis last Wednesday at the Asian Institute of Technology. My thesis is about bitext alignment for Southeast Asian languages. A bitext corpus is a collection of text in one language with its equivalent translation in another. Bitext corpora are useful for assisting human and machine translations, cross-language information retrieval and language acquisition. I tried to align sentences from several Thai-English bitext corpora. The methodology that I propose can be used to align English with other Southeast Asian languages such as Burmese, Khmer and Lao.

I have been busy with all the stupid requirements for graduating students.
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