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Kim, Hyun Duk / Hyun Duk Kim

Ph. D. 


EDUCATION


2007.8

 ~ 2013.8

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Computer Science Ph.D. (2013)
  • Master of Computer Science (2009)
  • Research Area: Database, Information Retrieval, Web Opinion Mining
  • Research Assistant. Work with Prof. ChengXiang Zhai, Text Information Management Group.
  • Researching various techniques for opinion mining, automatic summary and contrastive mining
  • Opinion mining is an important technique in Web 2.0 environment for analyzing large amount of opinionated data such as blogs/reviews and providing a concise summary to readers.
  • Contrastive mining is for further analyzing texts having comparative/contradictory aspects and showing contrastive points to users effectively.
  • Developed ‘Ooops’, opinion search/ filtering/ summarization system.

 

 

2001.3

 ~2007.8

Seoul National University

  • Graduate with summa cum laude  [ COURSE LIST ]
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering
  • Bachelor of Business Administration

 

PUBLICATIONS


2015

Dae Hoon Park, Hyun Duk Kim, ChengXiang Zhai, and Lifan Guo. Retrieval of Relevant Opinion Sentences for New Products, Proceedings of the Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR'15), 2015, Santiago, Chile.
[Paper]

2013

Hyun Duk Kim, Malu Castellanos, Meichun Hsu, ChengXiang Zhai, Thomas Rietz, and Daniel Diermeier, Mining Causal Topics in Text Data: Iterative Topic Modeling with Time Series Feedback, Proceedings of the 22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM'13), 2013, San Francisco, USA. [Paper][Slide]

Hyun Duk Kim, Malu Castellanos, Meichun Hsu, ChengXiang Zhai, Umeshwar Dayal, and Riddhiman Ghosh, Compact Explanatory Opinion Summarization, Proceedings of the 22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM'13), 2013, San Francisco, USA. [Paper][Slide]

Hyun Duk Kim, Danila Nikitin, ChengXiang Zhai, Malu Castellanos, and Meichun Hsu, Information Retrieval with Time Series Query, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (ICTIR'13), 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark. [Paper]

Hyun Duk KimMalu Castellanos, Meichun Hsu, ChengXiang Zhai, Umeshwar Dayal, and Riddhiman Ghosh, Ranking Explanatory Sentences for Opinion Summarization, Proceedings of the Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR'13), 2013, Dublin, Ireland. [Paper]

2012

Hyun Duk Kim, ChengXiang Zhai, Thomas A. Rietz, Daniel Diermeier, Meichun Hsu, Malu Castellanos, and Carlos Ceja, InCaToMi: Integrative Causal Topic Miner Between Textual and Non-textual Time Series Data, Proceedings of the 21th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM'12), Pages 2689-2691, 2012, Maui Hawaii, USA. [Paper] [Demo] [Poster]

Hyun Duk Kim, Dae Hoon Park, Yue Lu, and ChengXiang Zhai, Enriching Text Representation with Frequent Pattern Mining for Probabilistic Topic Modeling, 74th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T`12), 2012, Baltimore, USA. [Paper]

Liangliang Cao, Hyun Duk Kim, Min-Hsuan Tsai, Brian Cho, Zhen Li, Indranil Gupta, ChengXiang Zhai, and Thomas S. Huang, Delta-SimRank Computing on MapReduce, Big Data Mining - 1st International Workshop on Big Data, Streams and Heterogeneous Source Mining: Algorithms, Systems, Programming Models and Applications (BigMine'12), Pages 28-35, 2012, Beijing, China. (Best paper award) [Paper] [Code]

2011

Sangkyum Kim, Hyungsul Kim, Tim Weninger, Jiawei Han, and Hyun Duk Kim, Authorship Classification: A Discriminative Syntactic Tree Mining Approach, Proceedings 2011 ACM Conference on Research & Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR'11), Pages 455-464, 2011, Beijing, China. [Paper]

Hyun Duk Kim, Kavita Ganesan, Parikshit Sondhi and ChengXiang Zhai, Comprehensive Review of Opinion Summarization, UIUC Technical Report, 2011, USA. [Paper]

2010

Hyun Duk Kim, ChengXiang Zhai and Jiawei Han, Aggregation of Multiple Judgments for Evaluating Ordered Lists, Proceedings of the 32nd European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR'10), Pages 166-178, 2010, Milton Keynes, UK. [Paper]

2009

Hyun Duk Kim and ChengXiang Zhai, Generating Comparative Summaries of Contradictory Opinions in Text, Proceedings of the 18th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM'09), Pages 385-394, 2009, Hongkong. [Paper]

2008

Hyun Duk Kim, Dae Hoon Park, V.G.Vinod Vydiswaran, and ChengXiang Zhai, Opinion Summarization Using Entity Features and Probabilistic Sentence Coherence Optimization: UIUC at TAC 2008 Opinion Summarization Pilot, Text Analysis Conference (TAC'08), 2008, Maryland, USA. [Paper]

2007

“Lean Software Development”

  • Participated in co-translating English to Korean (Book link - [English] [Korean])

 

TEACHING & WORK EXPERIENCES


2013.7
~ Present

Software Engineer, Twitter, San Francisco, USA (http://twitter.com)

  • Revenue. Online advertisement.

2011.5
~2011.8
2012.5
~2012.8

Intern, HP Labs, Palo Alto, USA (http://www.hpl.hp.com)

  • Designed a new iterative causal topic mining algorithm and developed an interactive demo system. The algorithm models topics from text data correlated with external time series such as stock price.
  • Developed a new opinion summarization problem, explanatory opinion summary, which provides detailed information/reasons of opinions.
  • Explored various new ideas for improving LCI (Live Customer Intelligence), opinion analysis techniques.

2010.5

~2010.7

Research Assistant, 2010 Data Sciences Summer Institute (DSSI)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (http://mias.illinois.edu/DSSI2011)

  • Performed research projects, Crime Map and Expert Finder, with students

2009.5

~2009.8

Intern, Yahoo, Champaign , USA (http://www.yahoo.com/)

  • Participated in converting existing system to Grid/Cloud computing environment
  • Implemented and experimented data processing steps using Hadoop and Pig

2007.8

~2007.12

Teaching Assistant, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA 

  • CS105 Introduction to Computing with Application to Business and Commerce
  • Assisted 3 lab sessions for 120 students
  • Collaborated with 2 professors and 12 teaching assistants for problem sets and exams

2006.12

~2007.2

Intern, NHN corporation, Bundang, Korea (http://www.nhncorp.com/)

  • Working as a member of Japan web search development team

  2004.2

~2006.2

Republic of Korea Army as Korean Augmentation To the United States Army (KATUSA), Seoul, Korea

  • Assigned to the U.S. Army Base/Yongsan
  • Maintained and manipulated 100 computers and video wall
  • Received Army Achievement Medal, Army Commendation Medal from the U.S. Army

2003.7

Intern, Samsung SDS, Bundang, Korea (http://www.sds.samsung.com)

  • Participated in building technology categorizing system

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS


2010.02

The 32nd European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR'10), Milton Keynes, UK (link)

  • Travel Award

2009.12

CS425 Android Application Development Competition, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (link)

  • Participated as a main programmer of the team in competition
  • Developed G-Clicker, a Google Android phone application for interactive education environment
  • Won the First Prize

2008.5

Computing Habitat Programming Competition, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (link)

  • Participated as a main programmer of the team in competition
  • Won Best Use of Data Analytics, Best Web Application, a split of the Most Useful prize

2006.8

Scholarship from the Korea Foundation of Advanced Studies (KFAS), Korea

  • Graduate Study Abroad Scholarship

2001.9~2003.12,

2006.3~2006.12

Scholarship from Seoul National University, Korea

  • 7 times partial and full scholarships for academic excellence

2005.7

2nd prize, Game AI programming competition, ESCAMP, Seoul, Korea

  • Participated as main programmer of the team in the competition of ESCAMP, Summer Camp for Computer Science major students from Seoul National University, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

 

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES


2006.9

~2007.1

Career Advancement Planning Program

  • Participated in public service and lectures on career development
  • Participated as a team leader
  • Selected Most Valuable Person

2006.3

~2006.6

Dale Carnegie Course (http://korea.dalecarnegie.com)

  • 16-week course for self-improvement and enhancing presentation skills
  • Selected Most Valuable Person

2003.9

~2004.9

Computer Science and Engineering Department Student Association/Seoul National University - President

  • Planned and led various department level activities with professors and students
  • Received award for contributions to department

2002.9

~2003.9

Computer Science and Engineering Department Newsletter 'Comment'/Seoul National University - Editor

  • Published department newsletter

2001.3

~2003.12

Seoul National University Student Venture Club - Member

  • Practiced making business venture plans
  • Interviewed CEOs from leading venture companies in Korea