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Ko, Youngjoong

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Professional Activities


Conference Organizing Chair

  • HCLT 2016 (Human and Cognitive Language Technology, 2016. 10. 7-8)

Conference Program Chair

  • HCLT 2006 (Human and Cognitive Language Technology, 2006. 10. 13-14)

Conference Program Vice-Chair

  • KCC 2009 (Korea Computer Congress, 2009. 7. 1-3)

Conference Program Area Chair

  • HCLT 2007 (Human and Cognitive Language Technology, 2007. 10. 12-13)

Conference Program Member

  • HCLT 2016 (Human and Cognitive Language Technology, 2016. 10. 7-8)
  • HCLT 2015 (Human and Cognitive Language Technology, 2015. 10. 16-17)
  • HCLT 2014 (Human and Cognitive Language Technology, 2014. 10. 10-11)
  • HCLT 2013 (Human and Cognitive Language Technology, 2013. 10. 11-12)
  • HCLT 2012 (Human and Cognitive Language Technology, 2012. 10. 12-13)
  • KCC 2011 (Korea Computer Congress, 2011. 6.29-7.1)
  • CNSI 2011 (International Conference on Computer, Networks, System, and Industrial Engineering, 2011. 5.23-25)
  • SIGIR 2010 (The Annual ACM SIGIR Conference, 2010. 8.23-27)
  • COLING 2010 (International Conference on Computational Linguistics, 2010. 7.19-23)
  • HCLT 2010 (Human and Cognitive Language Technology, 2010. 10. 8-9)
  • HCLT 2009 (Human and Cognitive Language Technology, 2009. 10. 9-10)
  • HCLT 2008 (Human and Cognitive Language Technology, 2008. 10. 10-11)
  • ALPIT 2008 (The 6th International Conference on Advanced Language Processing and Web Information Technology, 2008. 7. 23-25)
  • SIGIR 2008 (The Annual ACM SIGIR Conference, 2008. 7.21-23)
  • ALPIT 2007 (The 6th International Conference on Advanced Language Processing and Web Information Technology, 2007. 8. 22-24)
  • AIRS 2006 (Asia Information Retrieval Symposium, 2006. 10. 16-18)
  • ICCPOL 2006 (International Conference on Computer Processing of Oriental Language, 2006. 12. 17-19)

Competition Organizing Chair

  • Korean Information Processing System Competition (2014. 10. 10)

Local Arrangement Committee Member

  • IWSDS 2015 (Workshop on Paralinguistic Information and its Integration in Spoken Dialogue Systems. 2015)

Conference Organizing Publicity Chair

  • ACL 2012 (The 50th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, 2012. 7. 8-13)

Conference Organizing Member

  • KIPONTO 2007 (The 5th Workshop on Knowledge Information Processing and Ontology, 2007. 6. 1)
  • KIPONTO 2006 (The 4th Workshop on Knowledge Information Processing and Ontology, 2006. 5. 19-20)
  • AIRS 2005 (Asia Information Retrieval Symposium, 2005. 10. 13-15)
  • KIPONTO 2005 (The 3th Workshop on Knowledge Information Processing and Ontology, 2005. 6. 3)

Steering Committee member

  • AIRS (Asian Information Retrieval Symposium) 2014.8 ~ 2017.7

Conference Reviewer

  • HCLT (Human and Cognitive Language Technology) 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • KCC (Korea Computer Congress) 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • KIISE (KIISE Winter Conference) 2007, 2014 and 2015

Conference Session Chair

  • HCLT (Human and Cognitive Language Technology) 2005, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • KCC (Korea Computer Congress) 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • KIISE 2010 (The 37th KIISE Fall Conference, 2010. 11. 5-6)
  • KIPONTO 2007 (The 5th Workshop on Knowledge Information Processing and Ontology, 2007. 6. 1)
  • AIRS 2005 (Asia Information Retrieval Symposium, 2005. 10. 13-15)

Journal Associate Editor

  • Journal of Computing Science and Engineering (2009. 6. ~ up to now)
  • Journal of KIISE : Software and Applications (2013. 3. ~ up to now)

Journal Reviewer

  • IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing (2013. 12. 1. ~ up to now)
  • KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems (TIIS, 2012. 8. ~ up to now)
  • AI Communications (AICOM, 2012. 6. ~ up to now)
  • Journal of Intelligent Information Systems (JIIS, 2006. 3. ~ up to now)
  • Information Processing Letters (IPL, 2005. 5. ~ up to now)
  • Information Processing and Management (IPM, 2003. 5. ~ up to now)
  • Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing (TALIP, 2004. 3. ~ up to now)
  • Korea Institute of Information Scientiest and Engineers (KIISE, 2006. 2. ~ up to now)
  • Korea Information Processing Society (KIPS, 2004. 9. ~ up to now)

Professional Society Membership

  • Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL, 2000 ~ up to now)
  • ACM SIGIR Membership (2000. ~ up to now)
  • Korea Institute of Information Scientiest and Engineers (KIISE, 2000 ~ up to now), Associate Editor (2013 ~ up to now)
  • Korean Society for Cognitive Science (2007 ~ up to now), General Executive in 2016
  • Executive of Korean Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (KSAAC, 2013 ~ up to now)

Consultative Committee Member

  • KISTI 과학기술정보협의회 위원 (2009. 8. ~ up to now)
  • KISTI (2017. 8.)
  • Diquest Inc. (2007. 9. ~ up to now)

Instructor of Samsung Advanced Technology Training Institute

  • Natural Language Processing with Deep Neural Networks (2018. 2. 2. ~ 2. 18., 2018. 3. 21. ~ 3. 23, 2018. 7. 3. ~ 7. 4., 2018. 8. 27. ~ 9. 7.)

Member of Review Committee in NAVER

  • Review Committee of News Retrieval Algorithms for NAVER (2018. 5. 29. ~ present)
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Awards, Listings and Honors


Contribution Awards

  • Outstanding Paper Contributuion Award, Korean Institute of Information Scientists and Engineers, 2015

Competition/Contest Awards

  • Excellence Award, 4th Industrial Revolution-era Scientific Investigation Ideas Contest 2018 (with Seungwook Lee, Hongyeon Yu, Gihwan Kim and Jeongmin Yoon)
  • Bronze Prize, Korean Information Processing System Competition 2016 (with Hongyeon Yu, Hokyoung Lee and Mincheol Kim)
  • Bronze Prize, Korean Information Processing System Competition 2016 (with Jaehyun An, Jungmin Yoon, Haemin Kim, Yongsin Park and Kyoungman Bae)
  • Encouragement Prize, Korean Information Processing System Competition 2015 (with Juryong Cheon, Hongyeon Yu and Kyoungman Bae)
  • Encouragement Prize, Korean Information Processing System Competition 2015 (with Hokyoung Lee, Namhoom Song, Jungmin Yoon and Jaewon Hwang)
  • Encouragement Prize, Korean Information Processing System Competition 2014 (with Sujeong Kim, Taehyun Kim, Yongmin Kim and Jungbo Lee)
  • Grand Prize, 38th Academic Paper Presentation Contest at Dong-A University 2009 (with Yonghyun Park)

Best Paper Awards

  • HCLT 2018 (2 Best Papers with Hongyeon Yu and Jaehyun An)
  • KSC 2017 (3 Best Papers with Jungmin Yoon, Jaehyun An & Yoojin Jeong)
  • HCLT 2016 (with Hongyeon Yu)
  • HCLT 2015 (with Juryong Cheon)
  • KCC 2015 (with Namhoon Song)
  • HCLT 2014 (with Juryong Cheon)
  • HCLT 2013 (with Changsu Lee)
  • KCC 2012 (2 Best Papers with Junyoung Lee & Seon Yang)
  • KCC 2011 (with Seon Yang)
  • KIISE 2010 (with Sungho Kim)
  • KIISE 2009 (with Sangjoon Bae)
  • HCLT 2009 (with Seon Yang)
  • HCLT 2008 (with Sangjoon Bae)
  • KIISE 2007 (with Jaewon Hwang)

Who's Who of Emerging Leaders

  • list in Marquis Who's Who of Emerging Leaders, 1st December 2006

Who's Who in Asia

  • list in Marquis Who's Who in Asia, 1st 2006
  • list in Marquis Who's Who in Asia, 2nd 2012

Who's Who in Science and Engineering

  • list in Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 9th 2006-2007 Edition
  • list in Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 10th 2008-2009 Edition

Who's Who in the World

  • list in Marquis Who's Who in the World, 23rd 2006 Edition
  • list in Marquis Who's Who in the World, 24th 2007 Edition
  • list in Marquis Who's Who in the World, 25th 2008 Edition
  • list in Marquis Who's Who in the World, 26th 2009 Edition
  • list in Marquis Who's Who in the World, 30th 2013 Edition

Merit-based Scholarship

  • 1998-1999, Graduate School at Sogang University
  • 1994-1996, Sogang University, B.S. with Cum Laude

Graduate Assistantship

  • 2000-2003, Graduate School at Sogang University
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Invited Talks


  • Korean Dependency Parser (Dept. of Computer Engineering, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, 2018. 10. 23.)
  • Korean Named Entity Recognition (Dept. of Computer Engineering, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, 2017. 10. 5.)
  • Text Classification and Summarization (Using Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning Techniques) (KISTI, 2017. 7. 5.) [PDF]
  • How to develop NLP tools with DNN techniques (IT 21 Global Conference, 2017. 6. 2.) [PDF]
  • Spoken Language Understanding (SLU) (ETRI, 2016. 2. 24.) [PDF]
  • Introduction to Word Embedding for NLP (Dept. of Computer Engineering, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, 2016. 1. 7.) [PDF]
  • Introduction to Word Embedding for NLP (Dept. of Computer Engineering, Sogang University, 2015. 9. 9.) [PDF]
  • Introduction to Probabilistic Topic Models (Dept. of Computer Engineering, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, 2015. 6. 19.) [PDF]
  • Human Language Technology and its Applications (Graduate School of Digital Image & Contents, Dongguk University, 2014. 2. 7.) [PDF]
  • A Query Translation and Expansion Technique for Cross-Language Information Retrieval Using Wikipedia as Linguistic Resources (ETRI Open R&D Center Workshop, Busan National University, 2013. 8. 28.) [PDF]
  • Generative vs. Discriminative Models for Classification (Dept. of Computer Engineering, Sogang University, 2013. 5. 30.) [PDF]
  • A Wikipedia Based Query Translation and Expansion Technique for Cross-Language Information Retrieval (CLIP Lab., The University of Maryland, 2012. 4. 25.)
  • Comparison Mining (CLIP Lab., The University of Maryland, 2011. 9. 21.) [PDF]
  • Dialogue Modeling for Spoken Dialogue Systems (LG Electronics, Research Center, 2010. 7. 28.)
  • Human Language Technology and Linguistics (Dept. of Linguistics, The Busan National University, 2009. 11. 25.) [PDF]
  • Text Classification in IR (theory and trends) (Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), 2007. 10. 17.)
  • Text Classification in IR (theory and application) (Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), 2006. 12. 13.)
  • Ontology Construction from the Aspect of Engineering (The 2th Ontology Understanding and Application Colliqium, 2006. 2. 21.) [PDF]
  • Text Categorization Using Unlabeled Data and its Theory (NLP Lab., The Korea Maritime University, 2005. 11. 15.)
  • Learning Techniques with Unlabeled Data for Text Categorization (The Workshop of KRISTAL Research and Development Group, 2005. 8.)
  • Text Categorization Using Unlabeled Data and its Theory (KCC 2005-ILVB Workshop, 2005. 7.) [PDF]
  • The Theory and Application of Text Categorization (NLP Lab., The Ulsan University, 2005. 1.)
  • Text Categorization using Unlabeled Data (KIPONTO Workshop, 2004)
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Works


Faculty

  • Professor in Department of Computer Engineering, Dong-A University (2015. 9. ~ up to now)
  • Associate Professor in Department of Computer Engineering, Dong-A University (2010. 9. ~ 2015. 8.)
  • Assistant Professor in Department of Computer Engineering, Dong-A University (2004. 9. ~ 2010. 8.)

  • Visiting Scholar at the Computational Linguistics and Information Processing Laboratory (CLIP) at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA (2011. 6. ~ 2012. 6.)

Researcher

  • Postdoctoral Researcher in Institute for Applied Science and Technology, Sogang University (2003. 9. ~ 2004. 8)

Developer

  • System Engineer in KT Billing System Development Project, LG-CNS Systems (1996. 7. ~ 1997. 12)
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