The University of Melbourne

I am a third year PhD student at School of CIS, Unimelb, with Australia Awards scholarship.
I am part of Natural Language Processing Group, under the supervision of
Timothy Baldwin and Jey Han Lau.

  • Fajri Koto
  • PhD Candidate
  • Summarization and Discourse
  • Room 3.18, Doug McDonell
  • ffajri@student.unimelb.edu.au
  • fajri91

What's New?

  • 2021-05-06: Paper accepted to Findings of ACL 2021

    2021-03-10: Paper accepted to NAACL 2021

    2021-01-12: Paper accepted to EACL 2021

    2021-01-08: I'll be the speaker in INACL Webinar BEDAH PAPER #15

    2020-12-16: I'll be the speaker in IR-NLP Talk, Fasilkom, Universitas Indonesia

    2020-09-30: Paper accepted to COLING 2020

    2020-09-11: Paper accepted to AACL-IJCNLP 2020

    2020-09-05: Paper accepted to PACLIC 2020

    2019-12-03: I'll be the speaker in NLP Sydney Meetup

    2019-11-20: Paper accepted to ALTA 2019

    2019-07-31: I pass my confirmation, officially a PhD Candidate.

    2018-07-22: I officially started my PhD

My complete CV can be accessed here (often not updated).

Academic History

  • PhD of Computer Science2018 - now

    The University of Melbourne

    Fully funded program by Australia Awards Scholarship
    PhD Topic: "Neural Language Model for Abstractive Text Summarization"
    Advisor : Prof. Tim Baldwin and Jey Han Lau, Ph.D.

  • Master of Computer Science2013 - 2014

    University of Indonesia

    Graduated with Cum Laude (first class honor)
    Final thesis: "Analysis of Significant Features and Sentence Patterns in Twitter Sentiment Analysis"
    Advisor : Mirna Adriani, Ph.D.

  • Bachelor of Computer Science2009 - 2013

    University of Indonesia

    Graduated with Cum Laude (first class honor)
    Final thesis: "USB Protocol in Implementation of Keyboard Driver with Touch Sensor Using AVR ATxmega 256 A3BU"
    Advisor : Bob Hardian, Ph.D.

Working Experience

  • Tutor2020 - 2021

    School of CIS, University of Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

    a. Natural Language Processing COMP90042 (Semester 1, 2020) - Dr. Jey Han Lau
    b. Natural Language Processing COMP90042 (Semester 1, 2021) - Dr. Jey Han Lau

  • Data Scientist2016 - 2017


    I was the PIC of Spam Detection System in KMK-Labs. This spam detection is integrated in BBM, Vidio, and Liputan6. I also involved in Data Engineering projects such as data migration, tracking, and logs extraction in AWS and GCP.
    Manager: Hafiz Badrie Lubis

  • Research Engineer2014 - 2016

    Samsung Research Institute INDONESIA

    Had responsibility as Patent planner and Data Scientist.
    Manager: Agus Kurniawan

  • Assistant ResearchSummer 2013

    Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), JAPAN

    Worked on Speech Technology in AHC Labs , covering topics: 1) Speech Summarization and 2) Quote Detection on Speech
    Advisor : Dr.-Ing. Sakriani Sakti and Prof. Satoshi Nakamura

  • Teaching Assistant2010 - 2013

    Faculty of Computer Science, University of Indonesia

    a. Calculus 1 (Fall 2010) - Kasiyah, M.Sc
    b. Private Mentor (Spring 2011) - NA
    c. Database (Fall 2011) - Ika Alfina, M.Sc.
    d. Discrete Math 1 (Spring 2012) - Prof. Belawati H. Widjaja, Ph.D
    e. Private Mentor (Spring 2012) - NA
    f. Statistic and Probability (Fall 2012)- Ika Alfina, S.Kom., M.Kom.
    g. Theory of Language and Automata (Spring 2013) - Dina Cahyati, M.Sc.
    h. Statistic and Probability (Fall 2013) - Ika Alfina, S.Kom., M.Kom.

  • Android DeveloperSummer 2012

    PT Astra International, INDONESIA
International Publications

Link: Research Gate and Google Scholar.