about AJCLI 2017

AJCLI 2017 is co-organized by the Center for Artificial Intelligence Technology (CAIT), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and Research Center for Entertainment Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST). It is part of collaboration activities in strengthening research partnership between UKM and JAIST. Therefore, various activities have been conducted to strengthen this partnership, working in closer collaboration of research activities in various branches of Science and Technology (S&T). Details of the previous workshops are :

1- 1st Malaysia-Japan Workshop on Advanced Technology for Information and Knowledge, 3-6 June 2013, at JAIST. This was the MoU signing ceremony between UKM and JAIST <Link>.

2- Asean-Japan Workshop on Information Science Technology, 10-12 June 2014 at UKM <Link>.

3- Jaist Symposium on Advanced Science and Technology (JAIST SAST 2015), 10-12 November 2015 at JAIST <Link>.


Relevant topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Computational linguistics :
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Discourse analysis
  • Language acquisition
  • Language theory
  • Morphology
  • Phonology
  • Pragmatics/Sociolinguistics
  • Semantics
  • Logic and ontology
  • Spoken language processing
  • Syntax
  • Typology
  • Informatics:
  • Entertainment science
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Dialogue and interactive systems
  • Human robot interaction/language
  • Information retrieval/extraction
  • Language resources/technology
  • Machine learning/Data mining
  • NLP applications
  • Sentiment analysis and opinion mining
  • Social media
  • Text classification/summarization

Fees & Registration

The workshop fees are as follows:


Early bird
(by 8 October 2017)

(15 October 2017)



MYR 500

MYR 550


USD 200

USD 250



MYR 300


USD 100

Additional paper (same presenter)


MYR 250


USD 100

Registration Form
Method of Payment


Shahrul Azman Mohd Noah

Professor of Semantic Technology, Information Retrieval and Ontology Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Prof. Shahrul Azman received the BSc with honors in Mathematics from the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1992, MSc and PhD degrees in Information Studies from the University of Sheffield, UK, in 1994 and 1998, respectively.

His research interests include information retrieval and ontology with special emphasis on semantic searching and recommender systems. He has published more than 150 research articles in these areas. Prof. Shahrul Azman was elected as a research fellow at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM), UCLA for its Fall 2007 Program on Mathematics of Knowledge and Search Engines.

He also serves as technical expert assessor for various research grants such as the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) IGS, MSC Multimedia Super Corridor R&D (MGS) and MOSTI Technofund grant schemes. Prof. Shahrul Azman is currently a member of the Persatuan Capaian Maklumat dan Pengurusan Pengetahuan (PECAMP), International Association for Ontology and its Applications (IAOA) and IEEE Computer Science Society associations.

Satoshi Tojo

Professor of Information Science, Computational Linguistics, Computational Music Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Ishikawa, Japan. Prof. Tojo received degrees of Bachelor of Engineering, Master of Engineering, and Doctor of Engineering from University of Tokyo, Japan.

He joined Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. (MRI) in 1983, and Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Ishikawa, Japan, as associate professor in 1995; professor from 2000.

His research interest includes formal semantics of natural language, logic in artificial intelligence (knowledge and belief of rational agents), grammar acquisition, and the novel field of computational music (linguistics models of music).


Full paper submission: 11 August 2017

Notification of Acceptance: 30 September 2017

Early Bird Registration: 1 September 2017

Normal Registration: by 15 October 2017

Workshop: 20-22 November 2017


Accepted papers will be published in the Book of Abstract and selected papers will be published as a special session in Asia Pacific Journal of Information Technology and Multimedia (APJITM). APJITM is an open access journal and indexed by Waset, Eprint, Research Gate, Google Scholar, World academic union, EBSCO HOST connection and IEEE Xplore Digital Library..