A History of AI Research and Development in Thailand: Three Periods, Three Directions

  • Asanee Kawtrakul Kasetsart University
  • Prasong Praneetpolgrang Sripatum University
Keywords: knowledge engineering, speech processing, smart services


Thailand a country of 65 million people, has had an active AI community for almost three decades. With limited research funding (less than 1% of GDP), AI reserchers have had to maintain a focus on producing concrete results. They have set clear research goals to ensure that 'Smart' or 'Intelligent' systems are developed and applied to help reduce costs, improve efficiency, and increase productivity in integrated public services.

Author Biography

Asanee Kawtrakul, Kasetsart University
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart University
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