Sin Thi Yar Myint
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Biography

Sin Thi Yar Myint (also known as Cynthia Myint) completed her Ph.D. in information technology from the University of Computer Studies, Mandalay in 2014. Her doctoral dissertation was on the subject of Myanmar word segmentation and part-of-speech disambiguation using joint entropy.

Prior to joining MIIT, Dr. Cynthia Myint worked as a lecturer in the Department of Information Science, Computer University, Pinlon. During her academic career, she has attended numerous talks, workshops, and conferences hosted by the Ministry of Education, Myanmar and other computer science universities in Myanmar.

Dr. Cynthia Myint has more than 15 years of experience in teaching computer science. She is interested in natural language processing, especially in relation to the Myanmar language.

Education

  • Ph.D. (Information Technology), University of Computer Studies, Mandalay, Myanmar (2014)

Thesis Title: “Myanmar word segmentation and part -of-speech disambiguation using joint entropy”

  • Master of Computer Science, University of Computer Studies, Mandalay, Myanmar (2004)

Thesis Title: “Information system of University of Distance Education, Yangon”

  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons.), University of Computer Studies, Mandalay, Myanmar (2003)
  • Bachelor of Computer Science, University of Computer Studies, Mandalay, Myanmar (2002)

Selected Publications

  • Myint, S. T. Y., & Khin, M. M. (2013). Lexicon-based word segmentation and part-of-speech tagging for written Myanmar text. International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing, 2(6).
  • Myint, C. (2012). A simple rule-based Myanmar POS tagger. Paper presented at the 10th International Conference on Computer Applications, Yangon, Myanmar.
  • Myint, C. (2011). Applying morphological structure for effective part-of-speech tagging in Myanmar text. Paper presented at the 9th International Conference on Computer Applications, Yangon, Myanmar.
  • Myint, C. (2011). A hybrid approach for part-of-speech tagging of Burmese texts. Paper presented at the International Conference on Computer and Management, Wuhan, China.
  • Myint, C. (2011). Part-of-speech tagger for Myanmar text. Paper presented at the 4th Conference on Applied Information and Communication Technology, Mandalay, Myanmar.
  • Tun, P. E., Myint, C., Ei, N. N., Oo, M. M., Yee, L. L., & Thida, A. (2009). Comparison of latency time for transactional replication in P2P system. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Communications and Information Technology, Athens, Greece.

Experience

  • April 2016 – Present: Lecturer at Myanmar Institute of Information Technology, Mandalay, Myanmar
  • March 2015 – April 2016: Lecturer at Computer University, Pinlon, Myanmar
  • June 2009 – March 2015: Assistant Lecturer at Computer University, Pinlon, Myanmar
  • December 2007 – May 2009: Tutor at Computer University, Pinlon, Myanmar
  • May 2004 – December 2007: Tutor at Computer University, Pakokku, Myanmar
  • October 2002 – May 2004: Demonstrator at Computer University, Taunggyi, Myanmar

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