16-18 August 2017

Sedona, Yangon, Myanmar

Program Schedule

Day 1, 16 August 2017

8:30 – 9:00Registration
9:00 – 9:40Opening
9:40 – 9:55Coffee Break
9:55 – 10:45Special Invitation TalkDr. Ye Kyaw Thu, OPU, Japan
Title of Talk: Challenges of Natural Language Processing Research for Myanmar Language
10:45 – 11:35Special Invitation TalkDr. Tun Thura Thet, MIT, Myanmar
Title of Talk: Building Myanmar as a Knowledge Hub, Digital Hub and Innovation Hub of ASEAN
11:35 – 12:25Paper Section I
12:25 – 13:25Lunch Break
13:25 – 14:15Poster session
14:15 – 15:05Paper Section II
15:05 – 15:15Coffee Break
15:15 – 17:00Paper Section III

Day 2, 17 August 2017

9:00 – 10:00Invited TalkProf. Francis Bond, NTU, Singapore
Title of Talk: Linking Myanmar Meanings to the World: The Myanmar Open Wordnet and the Collaborative Interlingual Index
10:00 – 10:15Coffee Break
10:15 – 12:05Paper Section I
12:05 – 13:00Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:00Poster Section
14:00 – 14:50Paper Section II
14:50 – 15:05Coffee Break
15:05 – 16:45Paper Section III

Day 3, 18 August 2017

9:00 – 10:15Paper Section I
10:15 – 10:30Coffee Break
10:30 – 12:10Paper Section II
12:10 – 13:10Lunch Break
13:10 – 14:25Paper Section III
14:25 – 18:00Sightseeing in Yangon Downtown and Shwedagon Pagoda
18:00 – 21:00Culture Show at Karaweik Palace Yangon with International Buffet Dinner

Day 1 Paper Session I

Tatsuya Aoki, Katsumasa Yoshikawa, Tetsuya Nasukawa, Hiroya Takamura and Manabu Okumura. Detecting Earthquake Survivors with Serious Mental AfflictionTokyo Institute of Technology, IBM Research –Tokyo, Japan
Huy Nguyen and Minh-Le Nguyen. A Deep Neural Architecture for Sentence-level Sentiment Classification in Twitter Social NetworkingJAIST Japan

Day 1 Paper Section II

Duc-Hong Pham, Anh-Cuong Le and Kim-Chung Le Thi. Learning Word Embeddings for Aspect-based Sentiment AnalysisVNU, EDU, TDT, EPU Vietnam
Drushti Apoorva and Radhika Mamidi. BolLy: Annotation of Sentiment Polarity in Bollywood Lyrics DatasetIIIT, Hyderabad, India

Day 1 Poster Section

Yuzana Win, Tomonari Masada. Myanmar OOV Words Extraction with Maximal Substrings and its Application to Document ClusteringNagasaki University, Japan
Apichai Chan-Udom, Chan Karman and Yoshimi Suzuki. Identification of Word Sense in Twitter Data Based on WordNet GlossesUniversity of Yamanashi, IIJ Innovation Institute Inc., Japan
Kun Chen, Hao Wang and Yves Lepage. A Study of Analogical Relationships in N-gram Embedding ModelsWaseda University Japan
Pavithra Rajendran, Danushka Bollegala and Simon Parsons. Identifying argument based relation properties in opinionsUniversity of Liverpool, King's College London, UK
Nobuyuki Kobayashi, Masahiro Takeda and Hiromitsu Shiina. Short Message Classification using Tree Kernel and Random Forest with Feature Vectors based on Wikipedia CategoriesSanyo Gakuen University, Okayama University of Science, Japan

Day 1 Paper Section III

Nasredine Semmar and Meriama Laib. 1. Integrating Specialized Bilingual Lexicons of Multiword Expressions for Domain Adaptation in Statistical Machine TranslationCEA LIST France
Liang Li, Pengyu Li, Yifan Liu, Tao Wan and Zengchang Qin. Logical Parsing from Natural Language Based on a Neural Translation ModelBeihang University China
Seung Woo Cho, Eui-Hyeon Lee and Jong-Hyeok Lee. Phrase-level Grouping for Lexical Gap Resolution in Korean-Vietnamese SMTPohang University of Science and Technology, Korea
Hai-Long Trieu and Le-Minh Nguyen. Enhancing Pivot Translation Using Grammatical and Morphological InformationJAIST Japan

Day 2 Paper Section I

Pingping Liu, Minglei Li, Qin Lu and Buxin Han. Norms of valence and arousal for 2076 Chinese 4-character wordsUniversity of Chinese Academy of Sciences, PolyU Hongkong, China
TTakuya Miyauchi, Masayuki Asahara, Natsuko Nakagawa and Sachi Kato. Information-Structure Annotation of the “Balanced Corpus of Contemporary Written JapaneseTokyo University of Foreign Studies / Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan
Sokunsatya Sangvat and Charnyote Pluempitiwiriyawej. Khmer POS Tagging Using Conditional Random FieldsMahidol University Thailand
Chenchen Ding, Vichet Chea, Masao Utiyama, Eiichiro Sumita, Sethserey Sam and Sopheap Seng. Statistical Khmer Name RomanizationNICT, Japan NIPTICT, Cambodia

Day 2 Poster Session

Samarth Agrawal, Aditya Joshi, Joe Cheri Ross, Pushpak Bhattacharyya and Harshawardhan M. Wabgaonkar. Are Word Embedding and Dialogue Act Class-based Features Useful for Coreference Resolution in Dialogue?IIT Bombay, India
Prathyusha Jwalapuram and Radhika Mamidi. Keyword and Constraint Identification for Question AnsweringIIIT-Hyderabad, India
Masayuki Ohno, Koichi Takeuchi, Kota Motojin, Masahiro Taguchi, Yoshihiko Inada, Masaya Iizuka, Tatsuhiko Abo and Hitoshi Ueda. Construction of Open Essay Writing Data and Automatic Essay Scoring System for JapaneseOkayama University Japan
Hiroyuki Kameda and Saori Aida.A Proposal of a Methodology to Acquire Syntactic Rules Gradually by Inductive Logic ProgrammingTokyo University of Technology Japan

Day 2 Paper Section II

Chenchen Ding, Win Pa Pa, Masao Utiyama and Eiichiro Sumita. Burmese (Myanmar) Name Romanization: A Sub-Syllabic Segmentation Scheme for Statistical SolutionsNICT, Japan
UCSY, Myanmar
Hiroyuki Shinnou, Kanako Komiya and Minoru Sasaki. Domain Adaptation for Document Classification by Alternately Using Semi-supervised Learning and Feature Weighted LearningIbaraki University Japan

Day 2 Paper Section III

Thai-Hoang Pham and Phuong Le-Hong. End-to-end Recurrent Neural Network Models for Vietnamese Named Entity Recognition: Word-level vs. Character-levelAlt Inc,Vietnam National University in Hanoi Vietnam
Son Nguyen Truong and Nguyen Le Minh. Nested named entity recognition using multilayer recurrent neural networksJAIST, Japan
The University of Science VNUHCM, Vietnam
Van-Khanh Tran and Le-Minh Nguyen. Semantic Refinement GRU-based Neural Language Generation for Spoken Dialogue SystemsJAIST, Japan
University of Information and Communication Technology,
ICTU Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam
Angrosh Mandya, Danushka Bollegala, Frans Coenen and Katie Atkinson. Frame-based Semantic Patterns for Relation ExtractionUniversity of Liverpool, UK

Day 3 Paper Section I

Katsunori Kotani and Takehiko Yoshimi. L3. Listenability Measurement based on Learners’ Dictation PerformanceKansai Gaidai University, RyukokuUniversity, Japan
Hay Mar Soe Naing and Win Pa Pa. Speaker Adaptation on Myanmar Spontaneous Speech RecognitionUCSY, Myanmar
Naim Terbeh and Mounir Zrigui. Identification of Pronunciation Defects in the Spoken Arabic LanguageLaTICE Laboratory Tunisia

Day 3 Paper Section II

Aye Nyein Mon, Win Pa Pa and Ye Kyaw Thu. Exploring the Effect of Tones for Myanmar Language Speech Recognition Using Convolutional Neural Network (CNN)UCSY, Myanmar
OpU, Japan
Aye Mya Hlaing, Win Pa Pa and Ye Kyaw Thu. Myanmar Number Normalization for Text-to-SpeechUCSY, Myanmar
OpU, Japan
Naim Terbeh and Mounir Zrigui. A Robust Algorithm for Pathological-Speech CorrectionLaTICE Laboratory Tunisia
Huda Hakami, Angrosh Mandya, and Danushka Bollegala Discovering Representative Space For Relational Similarity MeasurementUniversity of Liverpool UK

Day 3 Paper Section III

Lai Dac Viet, Truong-Son Nguyen and Le-Minh Nguyen. Deletion-based sentence compression using Bi-enc-dec LSTMJAIST, Japan
University of Science, Vietnam
Aditya Joshi, Samarth Agrawal, Pushpak Bhattacharyya and Mark Carman. Expect the unexpected: Harnessing Sentence Completion for Sarcasm DetectionIITB-Monash Research Academy, India
Hoang-Quoc Nguyen-Son and Isao Echizen. Detecting Computer-Generated Text Using Fluency and Noise FeaturesNational Institute of Informatics, Japan
GraduateUniversity for Advanced Studies, Kanagawa, Japan