iSAI-NLP 2019

The First Joint Myanmar-Thai NLP/AI R&D Workshop

Workshop Program

We are pleased to announce the first joint Workshop on NLP-AI R&D which will take place in Chiang Mai, Thailand, from Oct 30 to Nov 01, 2019. It will be colocated with iSAI-NLP 2019 ( The workshop will bring together researchers, professors and students in NLP and AI. The aim of the proposed workshop is to bring together the community of ASEAN researchers interested in these areas. We invite submissions on topics that include but are not limited to the following:


Named entity recognition (NER)
Morphological analysis
Machine Translation (MT)
Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR)
Text to Speech (TTS)


Statistical Learning
Machine Learning
Deep Learning
AI in image and speech processing
Bayesian Machine Learning
Graph Neural Networks
Meta Learning
Reinforcement Learning
Adversarial Machine Learning

### Paper Submission Instructions ###

Paper length:

6-10 pages including figures, tables references.

Submission Format:

Papers must be prepared under JIIST format as shown in the link below:

Submission System:

The papers must be submitted via the email address:

### Review Process ###

For papers that are accepted for review, program committee (PC) members will be matched to submissions based on research expertise and interest. Authors will have a limited opportunity to respond to initial reviews. This author feedback will then be taken into account in the final recommendations and reviews may be changed accordingly.

### Journal Opportunities ###

A select set of rated papers may be nominated for fast track reviewing at the Journal of Intelligent Informatics and Smart Technology (JIIST).

### Workshop Date ###

October 30, 2019

### Conference Registration and Attendance ###

At least one author is required to register for the conference to present the paper, and we encourage all authors to attend if possible.

For the workshop presenters, please select "Full Registration for Participant THB 8,500". That will cover the whole iSAI-NLP conference.

### Program Cochairs ###

Ye Kyaw Thu (NECTEC, Thailand)
Thepchai Supnithi (NECTEC, Thailand)

### Workshop Program ###


Welcome Address

Thepchai Supnithi

NECTEC, Thailand


Statistical Machine Translation of Myanmar Dialects

Thazin Myint Oo

University of Computer Studies Yangon (UCSY), Myanmar


Thai <->English Translation Performance of Transformer Neural Machine Translation
Kanchana Saengthongpattana

NECTEC, Thailand


Unsupervised Neural Machine Translation between Myanmar Sign Language and Myanmar Language

Swe Zin Moe

University of Technology (Yatanarpon Cyber City), Myanmar


Statistical Machine Translation between Myanmar (Burmese) and Kayah

Ye Khaw Thu

Myanmar Institute of Information Technology (MIIT), Myanmar


A Framework of Computer-Based Learning System Based on Self-Regulated Model in English Writing

Kanyalag Phodong

Thammasart University, Thailand


Effective of Term Distribution Weighting for K-means Clustering

Uraiwan Buatoom

SIIT, Thammasart University, Thailand


Myanmar (Burmese) String Similarity Measures based on Phoneme Similarity

Khaing Hsu Wai

University of Technology (Yatanarpon Cyber City), Myanmar


Thai Keyword Extraction using TextRank Algorithm

Rattapoom Kedtiwerasak

Thammasart University, Thailand


Using Conceptual Graph to Represent Semantic Relation of Thai Facebook Posts in Marketing.

Kwanrutai Saelim

Thammasart University, Thailand


Transfer Learning Based Sign Language Recognition for Myanmar Number

Ni Htwe Aung

Yangon Technological University (YTU), Yangon, Myanmar


Myanmar SignWriting Keyboard Mapping Layout for Fingerspelling

Hlaing Myat Nwe

University of Technology (Yatanarpon Cyber City), Myanmar


A Supportive Environment for Knowledge Construction based on Semantic Web Technology: A Case Study in a Cultural Domain
Akkharawoot Takhom

NECTEC, Thailand


Closing Remarks

Ye Khaw Thu

NECTEC, Thailand