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Ph.D. candidate Hyosu Kim wins the 'HumanTech Paper Award' Bronze Prize


Hyosu Kim, a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Computing, won the bronze prize in the Computer Science & Engineering division of Samsung Electronics Human Tech papers on February 7th.

A research team composed of Ph.D. candidates Hyosu Kim and Byungil Kim (advisor: Prof. Insik Shin) at KAIST and Ph.D. candidate Daehyeok Kim at CMU won the prize by developing a touch detection technology using touch sound in a mobile environment. The team was highly acclaimed for their sound-based techniques and mobile HCI technology.

Title - TapSnoop: Leveraging Tap Sound to Infer Tapstrokes on Mobile Touch-screen Devices

Authors - Hyosu Kim (KAIST), Daehyeok Kim (CMU), and Byungil Cho (KAIST)

The Samsung Electronics HumanTech Paper Award was established in 1994 to discover creative and challenging young people who will lead the future science of Korea and to create a social atmosphere that emphasizes technology and revitalizes the research atmosphere in schools. An article in Korean is available at the following: https://humantech.samsung.com/saitext/board.do