• Work experience
  • May 2017 - August 2017

    Research Intern

    IBM Research - Almaden in San Jose, CA, USA

    Participated a NLP Project for Relationship Classification through Neural Network

  • June 2016 - August 2016

    Research Intern

    IBM WATSON in Somers, NY, USA

    Participated a Deep Learning Project for Modeling and Predicting Customers' Bahavior

  • December 2008 - July 2013

    Research Scientist

    Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) in Seoul, Republic of Korea

    Participated 5 Projects (Area: Social Media Analysis, Interactive TV, and Mobile Tour)

  • Sept 2012 - June 2013

    Technical Editor

    United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT)

    Participated Destination Tour Information (DTI) Project

  • Education
  • August 2013 - Current

    Ph.D Student in Computer Science

    Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, USA

    Advisor: Jennifer Neville

  • August 2006 - August 2008

    M.S in Computer Science

    Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in Daejeon, Republic of Korea

    Advisor: Sung-Hyon Myaeng

  • August 2003 - August 2006

    B.S in Computer Science and IT Business (Minor)

    Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in Daejeon, Republic of Korea

    Graduation with Honor – Magna cum laude (Class Rank: 2nd)

  • Selected Publication
  • 2 FULL papers (1 for NLP and 1 for Relatioanl Machine Learning) were submitted to ACM WWW 2018 Conference

  • Hogun Park, John Moore, Jennifer Neville, Deep Dynamic Relational Classifiers: Exploiting Dynamic Neighborhoods in Complex Networks, Proc. of MAISoN Workshop in 10th ACM Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2017), 2017. PDF BibTeX

  • Dongmahn Seo, Suhyun Kim, Hogun Park, Heedong Ko, Real-Time panoramic Video Streaming System with Overlaid Interface Concept for Social Media, Multimedia Systems, 20, 6, pp. 707-719, 2014. PDF

  • Hogun Park, Sun-Bum Youn, Geun-Yong Lee, Heedong Ko, Trendy Episode Detection at a Very Short Time Granularity for Intelligent VOD Service, Proc. of 9th European Interactive TV Conference (EuroITV 2011), pp. 80-83. 2011 PDF

  • Sun-Bum Youn, Hogun Park, Geun-Young Lee, Dongmahn Seo, Suhyun Kim, Heedong Ko, Social Media-Based Three-Screen TV Service, Proc. of 29th IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE 2011), pp. 920-921. 2011. PDF

  • Hogun Park, Sun-Bum Youn, Eugene Hong, Changhyeon Lee, Yong-moo Kwon, Heedong Ko, Myon-Woong Park, Young Tae Sohn, Jae Kwan Kim, Sharing of Baseball Event through Social Media (demo), Proc. of 11th ACM SIGMM International Conference on Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR 2010), pp. 389-392, 2010. PDF

  • Hogun Park, Sung-Hyon Myaeng, Gwan Jang, Jong-wook Choi, Sooran Jo, Hyungchul Roh, Interactive Information Seeking Interface for Exploratory Search, Proc. of 10th International Conference on Enterprise Information System (ICEIS 2008), pp. 276-285, 2008. PDF

  • Hogun Park, Yoonjung Choi, Yuchul Jung, and Sung-Hyun Myaeng, Supporting Mixed Initiative Human-Robot Interaction: A Script-based Cognitive Architecture Approach, Proc. of 21st IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Network (IJCNN 2008), pp. 4106-4112, 2008. PDF

  • Yuchul Jung, Hogun Park, Yoonjung Choi, and Sung-Hyon Myaeng, Designing a Cognitive Case-Based Reasoning Framework for Home Service Robots, Proc. of 16th IEEE International Symposium on Robot Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2007), pp.827-832, 2007. PDF

  • Yuchul Jung, Hogun Park, and Sung-Hyon Myaeng, A Hybrid Mood Classification Approach for Blog Text, Proc. of 9th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI 2006), LNAI 4099, Springer, pp.1099-1103, 2006. PDF

  • Award
  • Fulbright Fellowship, Institute of International Education (IIE), US Government, 2013 ~ 2015.

  • Best Paper Award, Korea Computer Congress, 2012.

  • Brain Korea 21 Scholarship, National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF), 2006 ~ 2008.

  • Testimonial from the President of International Cooperation Agency for Korea IT (ICA), 2006.

  • Government Fellowship, Korea Ministry of Science and Technology, 2003 ~ 2006.

  • 4th Place, International Robot Olympiad, International Robot Olympiad Committee (IROC), 2000.

  • For my spare time... :)
  • Music

    I enjoy to play the guitar and sing a song (as an amateur). I (luckily) got 2 prizes from competitions in my university. Twenties Dream in KAIST is my previous rock band.

  • Yoga/Meditation

    I had learned Yoga/Mediation for 5 years and sometimes taught students in Yoga Class.

  • Methods for Self-Development

    Many talented authors such as Stephen Covey, David R. Hawkins, Rhonda Byrne, Seung Heun Lee, and Milan Kundera, influenced me a lot. I believe that my research can contribute to provide a new way to get people motivated and make better world.

  • Soccer

    I am proud of being a member of Wabash United in Purdue University.

  • Contact
  • Address

    305 N. University Street,

    Lawson 2149, #19,

    West Lafayette, IN 47907


    hogun .a.t. purdue.edu

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