I successfully defended!
My PhD defense talk will be on Jan 24th, CS 151/150 at 2pm - 4pm (see the abstract
). My thesis title is "Probablistic Models for Identifying and Explaining Controversy".
I passed my proposal defense! [PDF]
Our short paper, "Explaining Controversy on Social Media via Stance Summarization" has been accepted to SIGIR 2018!
Our paper, "Visualizing Polarity-based Stances of News Websites" has been accepted to ECIR-NewsIR Workshop!
Our paper, "Modeling Controversy within Populations" has been accepted to ICTIR 2017 [Slides]
I will be interning on the Facebook
Search Team in Menlo Park, CA this summer!
I recieved the 2016 KOCSEA Graduate Scholarship
I won a 2016 SIGIR Student Travel Grant for CIKM.
I recieved the Best Poster Award
at UKC 2016.
Our short paper, "Probabilistic Approaches to Controversy Detection" has been accepted to CIKM 2016.
I won a 2016 SIGIR Student Travel Grant for SIGIR.
Our paper, "Automatically Detecting Controversy on the Web" has been accepted to UKC 2016
Our short paper, "Improving Automated Controversy Detection on the Web"
has been accepted at SIGIR 2016!
I passed my qualifying exam and now am a Ph.D. Candidate!
I served as a student volunteer at ICTIR 2015.
I served as a short paper reviewer at EMNLP 2015.
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2013 - 2018 (Expected)
Advised by James Allan
M.S., Computer Science, POSTECH, South Korea, 2011 - 2012
Advised by Seung-won Hwang
B.S., Computer Science, Ewha Womans University, South Korea, 2006 - 2011
Graduated with Magna Cum Laude
- Machine Learning Software Enginner Intern, Facebook, CA, 06/2017 - 08/2017
- Research Intern, IBM T.J. Waston Research Center, NY, 05/2015 - 08/2015
Worked with Kenneth W. Church
2016 KSEA-KOCSEA Graduate Scholarship
2016 UKC Best Poster Award
2014 Anita Borg Grace Hopper Scholarship
Student Travel Award from 2011 AAAI, 2016 SIGIR, 2016 CIKM
Magna Cum Laude, Ewha Womans University
2012 Silver Prize Ewha Senior Capstone Design Contest
2010 Undergraduate Research Program (URP) Fellowship ($10,000), funded by Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Creativity
2010 KB Bank Study Abroad Scholarship ($12,000)
Dean's List Scholarship 2008-2010
2017-18 New Students Committee at UMass
2014-15 CS Women Group Co-chair at UMass
2014-15 Social Committee at UMass CS
2006-08 An administrator at Ewhaian.com
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