Youngwoo Kim

University of Massachusetts Amherst

I am PhD student in University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) working with James Allan. I am working in Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval (CIIR). My research interests include various aspects of information retrieval (IR) and natural language processing (NLP).

Specifically, I am currently working on detecting opposing ideas in the web. My interests spans over controversy detection (detecting controversial topic), arugment mining, contradiction detection and natural language inference(NLI)

I recieved bachelor’s degree from Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH). I’ve worked with Hwanjo Yu when I was in POSTECH.


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selected publications

  1. CIKM
    Query-driven Segment Selection for Ranking Long Documents
    Youngwoo Kim, Razieh Rahimi, Hamed Bonab, and James Allan,
    In Proceedings of the 30th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management 2021