Minjung Son

 

  • Introduction


    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, and graphics applications 

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

     

     

  • Education & Work Experience


    Oct. 2014 ~  Research Staff Member in Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT)
    Mar. 2014 ~ Aug. 2014 Post Doc. in Computer Science & Engineering at POSTECH, Korea
    Mar. 2007 ~ Feb. 2014 Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering at POSTECH, Korea (Advisor: Prof. Seungyong Lee)
    Thesis Title: Structural Field Synthesis and Rendering for Artistic Image Effects
    Jul. 2012 ~ Jan. 2013 Research Intern at Adobe Research (Mentors: Dr. Byungmoon Kim and Dr. Gregg Wilensky)
    Dec. 2010 ~ Dec. 2011 Visiting Scholar at University of Missouri-St. Louis, for research collaboration with Prof. Henry Kang
    Mar. 2005 ~ Feb. 2007 M.S. in Computer Science & Engineering at POSTECH, Korea (Advisor: Prof. Seungyong Lee)
    Thesis Title: Line Drawings from 2D Images
    Mar. 2000 ~ Feb. 2005 B.S. in Computer Science & Engineering at POSTECH, Korea
    Mar. 1997 ~ Feb. 2000 Pucheon Girls' High School

     

  • Publications


    International Journals & Conferences
    • 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


    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 
    • 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


    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 
    (포항공과대학교 만화/애니메이션 동아리 ManiA)

    Game Project Team Gaffein, 2004~2005 
    (동인게임 프로젝트 가폐인)

     

Last update: OCT. 2016