Minjung Son

Senior Researcher in Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT)

Research Interest: computer graphics, rendering, non-photorealistic rendering, stylistic rendering, image processing, image and video stylization, artistic image effect, graphics applications, computer vision, and deep learning

Contact Information: sionson[AT]postech.ac.kr

Education & Work Experience

Publications

International Journals & Conferences

  • Minjung Son, and Hyun Sung Chang, "Lane Line Map Estimation for Visual Alignment", In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality 2020 (AIVR 2020), pp. 200-204, December 2020. [LINK]
  • Minjung Son, Yunjin Lee, and Hyun Sung Chang, "Toward Specular Removal from Natural Images Based on Statistical Reflection Models", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 29, pp. 4204-4218, February 2020. [LINK]
  • Minjung Son and Hyun Sung Chang, "InteractionGAN: Image-Level Interaction using Generative Adversarial Networks", In Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality 2019 (ISMAR 2019), pp. 205-210, October 2019 (Poster). [LINK]
  • Pradeep Choudhary, Sumedh Mannar, Amit Kumar, and Minjung Son, "Real-Time Face Relighting via Adaptive Normal Mapping", In Proc. Siggraph Asia 2017 Symposium on Mobile Graphics and Interactive Applications (SA'17 MGIA), Article No. 2, November 2017. [LINK]
  • Minjung Son, Yunjin Lee, Henry Kang, and Seungyong Lee, "Art-Photographic Detail Enhancement", Computer Graphics Forum (Special Issue on Eurographics 2014 (EG 2014)), vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 391-400, April 2014. [PROJECT] [PDF]
  • Minjung Son, Byungmoon Kim, Gregg Wilensky, and Seungyong Lee, "Still-Frame Simulation for Fire Effects of Images", Computer Graphics Forum (Special Issue on Pacific Graphics 2013 (PG 2013)), vol. 32, no. 7, pp. 295-304, October 2013. [PROJECT] [PDF]
  • Minjung Son, Yunjin Lee, Henry Kang, and Seungyong Lee, "Structure Grid for Directional Stippling", Graphical Models, vol. 73, no. 3, pp. 74-87, May 2011. [PROJECT] [PDF] [JOURNAL]
  • Dongyeon Kim, Minjung Son, Yunjin Lee, Henry Kang, and Seungyong Lee, "Feature-guided Image Stippling", Computer Graphics Forum (Special issue on the Eurographics Symposium on Rendering 2008 (EGSR 2008)), vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 1209-1216, June 2008. [PDF]
  • Minjung Son, Henry Kang, Yunjin Lee, and Seungyong Lee, "Abstract Line Drawings from 2D Images", In Proc. Pacific Graphics 2007 (PG 2007), pp. 333-342, October 2007. [PDF]

Domestic Journals & Conferences

  • Minjung Son, and Seungyong Lee, "Image Effects using Simulation Techniques", Transactions of KIISE, vol.31, no.11, p.22-28, 2013
  • Minjung Son, and Seungyong Lee, "Image Detail Enhancement Based on Art Photograph Techniques", Journal of KIISE: Computer Systems and Theory, vol.39, no.5, p.343-352, 2012
  • Minjung Son, Yunjin Lee, Henry Kang, and Seungyong Lee, "User-Guidable Abstract Line Drawing of 2D Images", Journal of KIISE: Computer Systems and Theory, vol.37, no.2, p.110-125, 2010 (Award Paper for the 21th KOFST Best Paper Award)
  • Minjung Son, Sunghyun Cho, Seung Wook Lee, Bon Ki Koo, and Seungyong Lee, "Stylized Facial Illustration", In Proc. of Korea Computer Graphics Society (KCGS), 2008 (Extended Abstract)
  • Minjung Son, Sunghyun Cho, Seung Wook Lee, Bon Ki Koo, and Seungyong Lee, "Stylized Facial Illustration", Journal of KCGS, vol.14, no.2, p.27-33, 2008
  • Dongyeon Kim, Minjung Son, Yunjin Lee, Henry Kang, and Seungyong Lee, "Feature-based Image Stippling", In Proc. of Korea Computer Congress (KCC), 2008 (Poster)
  • Minjung Son, and Seungyong Lee, "Line Drawings from 2D Images", Journal of KIISE: Computer Systems and Theory, vol.34, no.12, p.665-682, 2007
  • Minjung Son, and Seungyong Lee, "Line Drawings from 2D Images", In Proc. of Korea Computer Graphics Society (KCGS), 2006 (Extended Abstract)

Patents

  • [To Be Updated]
  • Minjung Son, Donghoon Sagong, Heesae Lee, Keechang Lee, and Hyongeuk Lee, Device and Method to Display Illumination
    • Korea, 10-2015-0139766 (2015.10.05 Applied)
    • US, 15/248,183
    • EU, 16188376.4
    • China, 201610873969.9
  • Minjung Son, Heesae Lee, Donghoon Sagong, Keechang Lee, and Hyongeuk Lee, Device and Method to Adjust Brightness of Image (Face Relighting)
    • Korea, 10-2015-0131387 (2015.09.17 Applied)
    • Korea, 10-2015-0174649 (2015.12.09 Applied)
    • US, 15/250,980
    • EU, 16187083.7
    • China, 201610825710.7
    • Japan, 2016-180644
  • Minjung Son, Yunjin Lee, Henry Kang, and Seungyong Lee, Method for Image Detail Enhancement using Base Shift and Device Therefor
    • Korea, 10-1599143 (10-2014-0092699) (2014.07.22 Applied, 2016.02.24 Approved)
  • Minjung Son, Byungmoon Kim, and Gregg Wilensky, System and Method for Time-Based Graphical Simulation of a Natural Effect
    • US, US9454624 B2 (US20150019184 A1, 13/938,414) (2013.07,10 Applied, 2016.09.27 Approved)
  • Minjung Son, Yunjin Lee, and Seungyong Lee, Method of Processing Image and Apparatus for the Same (Structure Grid)
    • Korea, 10-1207084 (10-2011-0010978) (2011.02.08 Applied, 2012.11.26 Approved)
    • PCT, PCT/KR2011/003880
    • US, US9019303 B2 (US20120200591 A1, 13/266,047) (2011.05.26 Applied, 2015.04.28 Approved)
    • Japan, 5362130 (2012-0556997)
    • China, 201180066733.X
    • EU, 11858292.3
  • Minjung Son, Henry Kang, Yunjin Lee, and Seungyong Lee, Method of Image Feature Detection, Recording Medium of Performing the Same and the Apparatus of Performing the Same
    • Korea, 10-0988431 (10-2008-0138045) (2008.12.31 Applied, 2010.10.11 Approved)

Awards & Activities

  • Oct. 26, 2020 : Gold award at the 2020 Samsung Best Paper Award (Multimedia) (2020년 삼성논문상 Multimedia 분과 금상)
  • Jul. 17, 2014 : Runner-up prize at the 2014 Korea Computer Graphics Society New Researchers' Award (2014년 한국컴퓨터그래픽스학회 신진연구자상 우수상)
  • Feb. 12, 2014 : Encouraging prize at the 20th Samsung Humantech Paper Award (제 20회 삼성 휴먼테크 논문대상 장려상)
  • June 28, 2012 : Encouraging prize at the 31th Korea Institute of Information Scientists and Engineers Students' Paper Award (제 31회 한국정보과학회 학생논문경진대회 장려상)
  • Dec. 16~18, 2010 : Participation in Siggraph Asia 2010 Art + Tech Show Case & The Invitation [ Show Case ] [ The Invitation ]
  • Feb. 24, 2010 : Bronze prize at the 16th Samsung Humantech Paper Award (제 16회 삼성 휴먼테크 논문대상 동상)
  • June 26, 2007 : Encouraging prize at the 26th Korea Institute of Information Scientists and Engineers & Microsoft Students' Paper Award (제 26회 한국정보과학회 Microsoft 학생논문경진대회 장려상)
  • Feb. 16, 2005 : Graduated from POSTECH with an honor prize

Others

  • POSTECH Comics & Animation Club ManiA, 2000~2005
  • Game Project Team Gaffein (동인게임 프로젝트 가폐인), 2004~2005

Last update: JAN. 2021