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Information Retrieval and Natural Language Processing Lab

Faculty Name
Sung Hyon Myaeng
Research Area
Intelligent·Information Service, Social Computing
Website
http://ir.kaist.ac.kr/
E-mail
Phone
042-350-3553
Office
#604, N1

The research in the IR & NLP Lab at KAIST centers around Information Retrieval(IR)and Natural Language Processing(NLP), which form a foundation for a broad range of applications such as text mining, question answering, intelligent recommendations, electronic commerce, , etc.

Our research areas include:

- Automatic detection and categorization of genres, events, sentiments, emotions, and familiarities 
- Automatic elicitation of semantic relationships from text and their use for IR
- Geo-referenced IR
- Construction of a commonsense knowledge base and its use for various text-based applications
- Mobile search
- Contextual ad searching
- Semantic annotation of patent documents and their retrieval
- Combining searching and browsing
- Automatic analysis of trends from text
- Automatic summarization

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