Hanoi, Vietnam, September 28, 2020 – FPT’s Artificial Intelligence platform FPT.AI has competed against several participating teams worldwide to be named the winner of this year’s SHINRA2020-ML, Japan’s competition on the natural language processing (NLP) model.

SHINRA2020-ML is part of the 15th NTCIR Conference, co-hosted by Riken Research Institute, a high-profile scientific research institute in Japan and Tohoku University. SHINRA2020-ML focuses on NLP technology, which studies the language interactions between computers and humans to offer solutions that improve productivity and optimize business operations. The competition has attracted various companies, research institutes, and universities around the world.

This year, participants had to system and classify 25 million articles in 30 different languages ​​into 219 categories identified on the Wikipedia open Encyclopaedia. FPT.AI won in three categories: English, Korean, and Vietnamese.


FPT.AI ranked first in three language categories: English, Korean, and Vietnamese.


According to Mr. Tran The Trung, FPT Technology Research Institute’s Director, the company plans to integrate the model into the FPT.AI product ecosystem to improve the accuracy and efficiency of the company’s AI solutions and applications, such as Virtual Agent for Call Center, Text to Speech, Speech to Text, eKYC, (electronic Know Your Customer) and so on.

Being Vietnam’s leading IT and digital transformation services provider, FPT has a presence in 25 countries, in which half of its total revenue overseas attribute to the Japanese market. In recent years, the company has been active in investing in research and development of next-gen technologies like AI, with the emphasis on Natural Language Processing, User Behaviour Prediction, Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition. In an attempt to constantly enhance its AI expertise and capabilities, FPT has recently partnered with Mila, the world’s largest academic lab specialised in deep learning. The company aims to become a global Top 50 IT and digital transformation services provider by 2030.


About FPT Corporation

FPT Corporation is a global leading technology and IT services provider headquartered in Vietnam, with nearly US$1.2 billion in revenue and 29,000 employees. As a pioneer in digital transformation, FPT delivers world-class services in Smart factory, Digital platforms, RPA, AI, IoT, Enterprise Mobility, Cloud, AR/VR, Business Applications, Application Services, BPO, and so on. The company has served over 700+ customers worldwide, a hundred of which are Fortune Global 500 companies in the industries of Aerospace & Aviation, Automotive, Banking and Finance, Logistics & Transportation, Utilities and more. For more information, please visit www.fpt-software.com/


About FPT.AI

FPT.AI platform provides a solution ecosystem based on Artificial Intelligence that brings breakthroughs in business operating efficiency, with service packages from free to paid tailored for specific needs. FPT.AI has been trusted by more than 70 domestic and foreign organizations and enterprises such as Vietnam Airlines, Honda, Home Credit, Prudential, Vietnam’s Ministry of Health, and so on. Its solutions have served more than 27,000 programmers and have benefited more than 11 million end-users. For more information, please visit https://fpt.ai/