The Language of Food

Dan Jurafsky
Stanford University

The language of food surrounds us, from food names themselves to the advertising that appears on menus or food packaging, to the vast numbers of reviews of restaurants on the web. This ubiquitous language of food reflects many lovely social and cultural variables.
In this talk I'll summarize work from our lab on using computational linguistic techniques to automatically extract meaning from the everyday language of food.

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