Paper: ThaiHerbMiner: A Thai Herbal Medicine Mining and Visualizing Tool

ACL ID W11-0225
Title ThaiHerbMiner: A Thai Herbal Medicine Mining and Visualizing Tool
Venue Workshop on Biomedical Natural Language Processing
Session
Year 2011
Authors

Thai Traditional Medicine (TTM) has a long history in Thailand and is nowadays consid- ered an effective alternative approach to the modern medicine. One of the main knowledge in Thai traditional medicine is the use of var- ious types of herbs to form medicines. Our main goal is to bridge the gap between the tra- ditional knowledge and the modern biomedi- cal knowledge. Using text mining and visu- alization techniques, some implicit relations from one source could be used to verify and enhance the knowledge discovery in another source. In this paper, we present our ongoing work, ThaiHerbMiner, a Thai herbal medicine mining and visualizing tool. ThaiHerbMiner applies text mining to extract some salient re- lations from a collection of PubMed articles related to Thai herbs. The extracted rel...