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Trần Khải Thiện

Dr. Thien Khai Tran (Trần Khải Thiện)

After receiving a Master’s degree with a gold medal in Computer Science in 2013 from the University of Information Technology (VNU-HCM) and a PhD degree in Computer Science at Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (VNU-HCM) in 2021, Tran is now a professor and researcher at Ho Chi Minh City University of Foreign Languages and Information Technology (HUFLIT). Tran has served as a reviewer and published numerous articles in prestigious journals, such as Artificial Intelligence Review (SCIE), Connection Science (SCIE), Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems (SCIE), Soft Computing (SCIE), and IEEE Access (SCIE). Moreover, Tran is an active member of International Program Committees, Advisory Committees of various academics conferences.

Interests: artificial intelligence; natural language processing; data science; information retrieval; machine learning; deep learning;

Liên hệ: thientk {at} huflit (dot) edu (dot) vn



  1. T. K. Tran et al. Constructing a subject-based ontology through the utilization of a Semantic Knowledge Graph. Int. j. inf. tecnol. 2023 (Accepted, Scopus Q2)
  2. TT. K. Tran et al., "Deep Learning Using Context Vectors to Identify Implicit Aspects," in IEEE Access, vol. 11, pp. 39385-39393, 2023, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2023.3268243. SCIE, IF 2022 3.476
  3. T. K. Tran et al. Building a deep ontology-based herbal medicinal plant search system. Int. j. inf. tecnol. 15, 2209–2223 (2023). Scopus Q2

  4. K. T. Huynh, T. K. Tran*, M. Arif  "A deep learning model of traffic signs in panoramic images detection," Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing, vol. 37, no.1, pp. 401–418, 2023, SCIE, IF 2021 3.401.

  5. T. K. Tran, K. T. Huynh, D. Le, M. Arif and H. M. Dinh, "A deep trash classification model on raspberry pi 4," Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing, vol. 35, no.2, pp. 2479–2491, 2023. SCIE, IF 2021 3.401

  6. Tran T.K. and Phan T. T. (2022) “VCIH: A Hybrid Intelligence System for Modeling and Analyzing the COVID-19 Pandemic” Soft Computing SCIE, IF 3.643 (accepted)

  7. Tran T.K. ; Dinh, H.; Phan T. T. (2022). Building an enhanced sentiment classification framework based on natural language processing. J. Intell. Fuzzy Syst. DOI: 10.3233/JIFS-219278 SCIE IF: 1.851 (Scopus Q2) .

  8. Tran T.K. ; Chien, D.C.T.; Phan T. T. (2022). Simplified effective method for identifying semantic relations from a knowledge graph. J. Intell. Fuzzy Syst. DOI: 10.3233/JIFS-219288 SCIE IF: 1.851 (Scopus Q2).

  9. Tuan, N. A., Akila, D., Pal, S., Sarkar, B., Tran, T. K. et al. (2022). Dynamic Data Optimization in IoT-Assisted Sensor Networks on Cloud Platform. CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, 72(1), 1357–1372. SCIE IF: 3.772 (Scopus Q1)

  10. Tran, T.K.; Dinh, H.; Nguyen, H.; Le, D.-N.; Nguyen, D.-K.; Tran, A.C.; Nguyen-Hoang, V.; Nguyen Thi Thu, H.; Hung, D.; Tieu, S.; Khuu, C.; Nguyen, T.A. The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on College Students: An Online Survey. Sustainability 2021, 13, 10762. SSCI + SCIE IF: 3.215 (Q1)
  11. T. K. Tran and T. T. Phan, "Capturing Contextual Factors in Sentiment Classification: An Ensemble Approach," in IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 116856-116865, 2020, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3004180. SCIE IF: 3.745 (Q1)
  12. T. K. Tran and T. T. Phan, Deep Learning Application to Ensemble Learning—The Simple, but Effective, Approach to Sentiment Classifying. Appl. Sci. 2019, 9 SCIE IF: 2.474
  13. T. K. Tran and T. T. Phan, A hybrid approach for building a Vietnamese sentiment dictionary. J. Intell. Fuzzy Syst., vol.35, no.1, pp. 967–978, 2018. SCIE IF: 1.851
  14. T. K. Tran and T. T. Phan, Towards a sentiment analysis model based on semantic relation analysis. International Journal of Synthetic Emotions (IJSE) 9 (2). 2018, pp. 54-75.
  15. T. K. Tran and T. T. Phan, Mining opinion targets and opinion words from online reviews. International Journal of Information Technology 9 (3). 2017, pp. 239-249.
  16. T. K. Tran and T. T. Phan, “Toward Contextual Valence Shifters in Vietnamese Reviews,” In proceedings of the 29th Conference on Computational Linguistics and Speech Processing (ROCLING 2017), pp. 152-159.
  17. T.K. Tran, D.M. Pham, B. V. Huynh, Towards building an intelligent call routing system.  International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications 7 (1) ESCI-Scopus.
  18. T. K. Tran and T. T. Phan, “Computing Sentiment Scores of Verb Phrases for Vietnamese,” In proceedings of the 28th Conference on Computational Linguistics and Speech Processing (ROCLING 2016), pp. 204-213.
  19. T. K. Tran and T. T. Phan, “Computing Sentiment Scores of Adjective Phrases for Vietnamese,” International Workshop on Multi-disciplinary Trends in Artificial Intelligence, Springer, Cham, 2016, pp. 288–296.
  20. T. K. Tran and T. T. Phan, “Constructing sentiment ontology for vietnamese reviews,”  In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (iiWAS '15). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2015.
  21. T. K. Tran and T. T. Phan, “An upgrading SentiVoice – a system for querying hotel service reviews via phone,” in 2015 International Conference on Asian Language Processing (IALP), 2015, pp. 115–118.
  22. T. K. Tran and T. T. Phan, Multi-Class Opinion Classification for Vietnamese Hotel Reviews. International Journal of Intelligent Technologies and Applied Statistics, vol.9,  no.1, pp. 7 – 18, 2015.
  23. T. K. Tran. SentiVoice-a system for querying hotel service reviews via phone, The 2015 IEEE RIVF International Conference on Computing & Communication Technologies-Research, Innovation, and Vision for Future (RIVF), 2015.
  24. TK Tran, TCK Tran, TA Mai, NMH Nguyen, HT Vu: EDUVoice-a system for querying academic information via PSTN. The Third Asian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2014). Nha Trang. (Best runner-up paper)


  1. Artificial intelligence (AI) 
  2. Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  3. Software engineering Project
  4. Web programming
  5. Advanced Web programming
  6. Data Science with Python
  7. Electronic Commerce


Reviewer for journals (SCI):

Program Committee:

  1. International Conference on Future Data and Security Engineering (2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
  2. International Conference on Advanced Computing and Applications (2020)
  3. Research, Innovation and Vision for the Future RIVF 2022
  4.  International Conference on Innovations in Data Analytics (ICIDA 2022, 2023)
  5. International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Data Science (ISDS 2023)
  6. The 20th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI 2023)

Advisory Committee:

  1. International Conference on Communication, Information and Computing Technology (IEEE ICCICT-2021, 2022, 2023)



  1. Phan Thị Tươi (chủ nhiệm), Trần Khải Thiện (thư ký), Lê Thị Thủy. Nghiên cứu bài toán phân tích quan điểm tiếng Việt và xây dựng ứng dụng tra cứu thông tin nhận xét về khách sạn. ĐHQG-HCM. 2016 (Cấp ĐHQG/Bộ).
  2. Trần Khải Thiện (chủ nhiệm), Phạm Minh Dũng, Trần Thị Thanh Thảo. Xây dựng Cổng thông tin điện tử khoa Công nghệ thông tin. HUFLIT. 2016 (Cấp Trường).
  3. Phan Thị Tươi, Trần Khải Thiện (đồng chủ nhiệm). Rút trích đặc trưng và từ mang quan điểm trong bài toán phân tích quan điểm tiếng Việt. TNCS-2015-KHMT-39. ĐHBK. 2015. (Cấp Trường).
  4. Trần Khải Thiện (chủ nhiệm), Phạm Minh Dũng, Huỳnh Văn Bình. Thử nghiệm xây dựng mô hình tổng đài chuyển cuộc gọi tự động. HUFLIT. 2015 (Cấp Trường).


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2. Bằng khen của Công Đoàn Giáo Dục Việt Nam 2020

3. Giấy khen thủ khoa Tốt nghiệp Thạc sĩ 2013 (Trường ĐH Công nghệ thông tin, ĐHQG-HCM)