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PhD candidate. Nguyen Trang Thao


Full-time researcher of Division of Computational Mathematics and Engineering

H-Index (WoS): 4 Citation (WoS): > 104

H-Index (Scopus): 4 Citation (Scopus): > 121



  • Bachelor of Applied Mathematics, Can Tho University, Vietnam, 2011
  • Master of Probability and Statistics, Can Tho University, Vietnam, 2014
  • Ph.D. Candidate of Probability and Statistics, University of Science, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Ph.D. Candidate of Computational Science, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


  • From 2014 to now:    Full-time researcher of Institute for Computational Science, Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam.


  • Statistical Machine learning;
  • Artificial Intelligence;
  • Data Science.


[1]. L1 distance of probability density functions and its application in clustering and classification problems (Member), Ministry of Science and Technology, Vietnam, from 2016 to 2017 (Completed).


  • Journals: 

[15]. Thao Nguyen-Trang, An improved fuzzy time series forecasting model using the differential evolution algorithm, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, 36: 1727-1741, (2019) (ISI)

[14]. Cherian J, Umar M, Thu PA, Nguyen-Trang T*, Sial MS, Khuong NV, Does Corporate Social Responsibility Affect the Financial Performance of the Manufacturing Sector? Evidence from an Emerging Economy, Sustainability, 11: 1182, (2019) (ISI)

[13]. Nguyen-Trang T, Nguyen-Thoi T, Truong-Khac T,  Pham-Chau, A T, Ao HungLinh, An Efficient Hybrid Optimization Approach Using Adaptive Elitist Differential Evolution and Spherical Quadratic Steepest Descent and Its Application for Clustering, Scientific Programming, (2019) (ISI)

[12]. Thao Nguyen-Trang*, A New Efficient Approach to Detect Skin in Color Image Using Bayesian Classifier and Connected Component Algorithm, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, pp. 1-10, (2018) (ISI)

[11]. HK Diem, VD Trung, NT Trung, V Van Tai, NT Thao*, A Differential Evolution-Based Clustering for Probability Density Functions, IEEE Access, 6: 41325-41366, (2018) (ISI)

[10]. D. Ho-Kieu, T. Vo-Van, T. Nguyen-Trang*, Clustering for Probability Density Functions by New k-Medoids Method, Scientific Programming, 2018: 1-7, (2018) (ISI)

[9]. Tai VoVan, Thao Nguyen Trang*, Similar Coefficient of Cluster for Discrete Elements, Sankhya B, (2018) (Scopus)

[8]. Tai VoVan, Thao NguyenTrang*, Similar coefficient for cluster of probability density functions, Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 47(8): 1792-1811, (2018) (ISI)

[7]. Thao Nguyen-Trang*, Long Vu-Hoang, Trieu Nguyen-Thi, Ha Che-Ngoc, Factors Influencing the Intentions of Using Tax Consulting Services of Firms in Ho Chi Minh City: A Structural Equation Model, Journal of Advanced Engineering and Computation, 1(2): 122-133, (2017)

[6]. Tai Vo-Van, Trung Nguyen-Thoi, Trung Vo-Duy, Vinh Ho-Huu, Thao Nguyen-Trang*,  Modified genetic algorithm-based clustering for probability density functions, Journal of Statistical Computation And Simulation, 87(10): 1964-1979, (2017) (ISI)

[5]. Thao Nguyentrang, Tai Vovan: Fuzzy clustering of probability density functions, Journal of Applied Statistics, 44:(4), 538-601, (2017) (ISI)

[4]. Thao Nguyen-Trang, Tai Vo-Van, A new approach for determining the prior probabilities in the classification problem by Bayesian method, Advances in Data Analysis and Classification, 11(3): 629-643, (2017) (ISI)  

[3]. V Ho-Huu, T Nguyen-Thoi, T Vo-Duy, T Nguyen-Trang, An adaptive elitist differential evolution for optimization of truss structures with discrete design variables, Computers & Structures, 165: 59-65, (2016) (ISI)

[2]. V. Ho-Huu, T. Nguyen-Thoi, L. Le-Anh, T. Nguyen-Trang, An effective reliability-based improved constrained differential evolution for reliability-based design optimization of truss structures, Advances in Engineering Software, 92: 48-56, (2016) (ISI)

[1]. HungLinh Ao, T. Nguyen Thoi, V. Ho Huu, Linh Anh-Le, TrangThao Nguyen, Backtracking Search Optimization Algorithm and its Application to Roller Bearing Fault Diagnosis, International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration, 21(4): 444-452, (2016) (ISI)

  • Conferences: 

[6]. Che-Ngoc H., Vo-Van T., Huynh-Le QC., Ho V., Nguyen-Trang T*., Chu-Thi MT, An Improved Fuzzy Time Series Forecasting Model, International Econometric Conference of Vietnam, Vietnam, 2018.

[5]. Vo-Van, T., H. Che-Ngoc, T. Nguyen-Trang*, Textural Features Selection for Image Classification by Bayesian Method, 13th International Conference on Natural Computation, Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery, China, 2017.

[4]. Nguyen Thi Trieu, Thao Nguyen-Trang, Ha Thi Thuy, Factors influencing the intentions of using tax consulting services of firms in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam, 3rd International Conference on Finance and Economics, Viet Nam, June 2016.

[3]. Tai Vo-Van, Ha Che-Ngoc, Thao Nguyen-Trang*, The prior probability in classifying two populations by Bayesian method, 1st International Conference on Applied Mathematics in Engineering and Reliability, Viet Nam, May 2016.

[2]. Tai Vo-Van, Thao Nguyen-Trang*, Ha Che-Ngoc, Clustering for probability density functions based on Genetic Algorithm, 1st International Conference on Applied Mathematics in Engineering and Reliability, Vietnam, May 2016.

[1]. Ha Che-Ngoc, Thao Nguyen-Trang*, Son Dinh-Tran, Student Part-time Employment: Case Study at Ton Duc Thang University in Vietnam,  9th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Spain, November 2016.