Dr. Shin Yoo of School of KAIST identified as one ..
Dr. Shin Yoo from School of Computing, KAIST, has been identified as one of the top 15 most impactful early career researcher in software engineering by a bibliographic study published at Journal of Systems and Software in October 2018 (Karanatsiou et al., https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2018.10.029). The result is based on analysis of 14,456 papers as well as their citation counts published at top journals and conferences between 2010 and 2017....Read more
Intelligent Service Integration (ISI) Laboratory o..
Intelligent Service Integration (ISI) Laboratory of KAIST School of Computing(Prof. Han Dongsoo) has decided to carry out the international academic project for the development of Global Indoor Positioning System with Global H Company. Global H will support KAIST ＄ 400,000 for the project, which will be accompanied by technology transfer. The ISI Lab, which developed the KAIST Indoor Positioning System (KAILOS) in 2014 and released to the public, has recently developed a crowd sourcing AI technique that automatically labels the location of wireless signals acquired from unspecified number of smartphone users. In this joint international project, KAIST will upgrade location labeling AI technique using crowdsourcing to commercialization level. If the project is successfully performed, H Company is expected to install the system developed by KAIST its products and commercialize it. Professor Han Dongsoo, who will lead the international industry project with H company to be conducted over the next year, said, "It is a pity that the technology developed by KAIST will be commercialized through overseas companies before the domestic companies. The result is that domestic regulations on location services are too strict. " Professor Han Dongsoo said, "It is significant that a global company recognized the technology developed by KAIST and commissioned an industrial project for commercialization. Technology continues to decline and disappear if not developed. We will continue to expand international industry-academia cooperation in the field of indoor location recognition in the future. "...Read more
Professor Kim Kwang-Jo, publication on network int..
Kim Kwang, professor of KAIST (President: Sang Chul Shin) Graduate School of Computing and Information Security Graduate School, along with Muhamad Erza Aminanto and Dr. Harry Chandra Tanuwidjaja, Ph.D. students from Indonesia, wrote an English book called “Network Intrusion Detection using Deep Learning : A Feature Learning Approach” (in the aspected of network intrusion detection using features of deep learning) which supported by IITP’s project on “Communication Technology Research using Bio-inspired Algorithm” from April 2018 to February 2018. He has published this in one of the cyber security systems and networking series at Springer, a prominent publisher in Germany. This book introduces various methods of intrusion detection system using deep learning, which is artificial intelligence technique and widely used in computer vision, natural language processing, image processing, etc., and described an intrusion detection technique which extracts and learns the features of intrusion traffic with very high scan rate (99.918％) and low false positives (0.012％) compared to existing skills. Annexes include technical trends on artificial intelligence techniques for detecting malicious codes. This book will serve as a good guide for undergraduate and graduate students, R & D personnel in providing practical knowledge of establishing cyber security systems regarding graft artificial intelligence onto cyber security. 참조: https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789811314438...Read more
Professor Kim Mun-joo of School of Computing invit..
Professor Kim Mun-joo of KAIST's School of Computing was invited as a keynote speaker of the 15th Intl. Conf. on Formal Aspects of Component Software (FACS) which will be held on October 10-12, 2018 with Professor Edward Lee of UC Berkeley and Professor Gigore Rosu of UIUC.http://sevlab.postech.ac.kr/facs18/invited-speakers/ Keynote Title: Lessons Learned from Automated Analysis of Industrial SW for 15 Years...Read more
Professor Hwang Sung-joo, selected as the winner i..
Professor Hwang Sung-joo of School of Computing was selected as the winner in the Google AI Intensive Research Awards program announced on September 13th through Google Korea blog. related article: https://korea.googleblog.com/2018/09/googleaifocusedresearchawardsprogram.html...Read more
KAIST developed watermarking technology based on a..
Related articles "KAIST, Artificial Neural Network based watermarking technology development" of Professor Lee Heung-kyu of School of Computing http://www.irobotnews.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=14980 http://news.mt.co.kr/mtview.php?no=2018091114354893731...Read more
Professor Choi Key-Sun fixed incorporation COLING ..
Professor Choi Key-Sun, head of bidding committee for International Conference on Computational Linguistics(COLING), participated in the presentation of the ICCL Steering Committee held in Santa Fe, New Mexico from 20th to 26th August, and confirmed the 29th COLING in Gyeongju, Korea in 2022. Computational linguistics is a core area of the Fourth Industrial Revolution that completes artificial intelligence as an integrated field of computer science and linguistics that allows machines to understand and respond to human speech and writing. COLING is a global conference on computerized languages with over 1200 participants from 50 countries every two years. It has been held tying the authoritative ACL (The Association for Computational Linguistics) and the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC) in the field of computational linguistics. The Main Conference has about 1,000 papers submitted, about 300 of which are presented. The main conference includes demo sessions, tutorials, and more than 10 workshops. COLING 2022 is expected to be held for about one week starting from Hangul Day on Oct. 9, 2022. It is expected to contribute greatly to the development of computer language related industries and human resources development. It will be able to show the status and leadership of computer linguistics in Korea....Read more
Professor of Yoon Sung-ui selected as ACM Senior M..
Professor Yoon Sung-ui was selected as an ACM Senior Member in June 2018. The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) was established in 1947 and is the world's first association of academics and academics in the field of computer science. As of 2007, there are about 83,000 members worldwide. ACM members who have demonstrated technical leadership for more than 10 years have been selected as senior members. Professor Yoon Sung-ui, who was selected as a senior member of ACM, won the test-of-time 2006 and the best paper award at the High Performance Graphics Society in 2015, was ACM Interactive 3D Graphics and Games (I3D) Co-President and Program Chair from 2012 to 2013, and held various tutorials in related research fields at IEEE and ACM conferences. So far, about 70 outstanding papers and high h-index have been recognized....Read more
Establishment of smart science museum exhibition r..
Establishment of smart science museum exhibition research group to improve exhibitions of the 4th industrial revolution era (Development of exhibition service technology that combines indoor location recognition technology with AR / VR, IoT, AI technology) The exhibition guidance for the science museum is expected to be renewed. KAIST (President, Shin Sung-chul) and the National Science Museum (President, Bae Tae-min) will showcase the smart science museum exhibition group that develops a system that guides the exhibition hall of science museum by linking indoor technology and key technologies of the fourth industrial revolution such as AR / VR and IoT Was launched. The research institute has nine universities including KAIST(School of Computing : Han Dong-su, Park Jin-a, Department of Industrial Design : Lee Ki-hyuk), Yonsei University, HanYang University and six research institutes including Electronic Component Research Institute and National Center for Science and Technology., A total of 15 tasks will be undertaken. From the second half of 2018 to 2022, about 13 billion won of government budget will be spent for four years. There have been many difficulties due to the lack of qualified and professional exhibition guides. The efficiency of exhibition guidance using smart phones was also slow. When the indoor location-based exhibition guidance system that the research team is aiming at is launched, visitors can receive exhibition information service through various methods including AR / VR technique depending on the location. Specifically, a service similar to the explanation of the exhibition guide will be provided through a smart phone. They will also apply living-wrapping techniques, which will be used to improve the exhibition, by conveying various feedbacks from spectators to the science museum immediately. The indoor location will utilize the KAIST Indoor Locating System (KAILOS), an indoor location recognition system developed by KAIST for a long time. Bae Jeong-Hoe of the National Science Museum said "Every year hundreds of thousands of young people visit the science museum. We should show them various examples of science contributing to the development of our society through exhibitions and instill dreams and inspiration through science. That is reason why the exhibition of science museum should be changed and developed in accordance with the 4th industrial revolution era. The exhibition should be changed in conjunction with the core technology of the 4th industrial revolution and the exhibition guidance should be made using the latest IT technology.”. Professor Han Dongsoo, the chair of the research group, said, "We will systematically organize the science museum display technology and exhibition contents into a smart science museum display platform, which will make the exhibition information system more flexible and easier to expand. AR/VR technology and indoor location recognition technology will be used in the exhibition guide.” The exhibition guidance system developed by the research team will be applied first to the National Science Museum and gradually expanded to 167 science museums across the country. It will be applied to museums and art museums in each district that show exhibits like a science museum. [그림] 주요 서비스...Read more
Attracted research foundation Leading Research Cen..
MARS (Massive, Automated, Reliable, Secure) Artificial Intelligence Integrated Research Center which Professor Oh Hye-yun of School of computing is in charge of was selected as a new project of Leading Research Center(ERC) by National Research Foundation of Korea and from 2018 to 2023, a total of 987.5 billion won will be received. The MARS Center aims to develop AI technology that can be applied directly to the real world, taking into account not only AI algorithms, but also the operating environment and infrastructure systems. The MARS Center will be attended by KAIST's School of Electronic Engineering, Seoul National University, and Sungkyunkwan University in addition to Professor Oh Hyeon-Yeon, Shin In Shink, Yoo Shin, Yang Eunho, Yang HongSeok and Hwang Sung Joo. Research Foundation Notice Link: http://nrf.re.kr/biz/notice/view?nts_no=106413&menu_no=44&biz_no=&search_type=&search_keyword=&...Read more
Emeritus Prof. Jin Hyung Kim won technology sector..
On April 12, Prof. Jin Hyung Kim, an Emeritus Professor at the School of Computing, was selected as a winner of the technology sector of "The 21st Century Grand Prize." "The 21st Century Grand Prize" was established by NIMA (New Industry Management Academy) in commemoration of the founding of "21st-century executive club" in 1986. It is regarded as a "Nobel Prize in Business" to honor business executives who contributed to the development of Korean industry....Read more
Prof. Moonzoo Kim and his team received Distinguis..
The paper, 'Invasive Software Testing: Mutating a Target Program to Diversify Test Exploration for High Test Coverage,' published by Prof. Moonzoo Kim of the KAIST School of Computing won the Distinguished Paper Award at IEEE ICST 2018 (International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation, acceptance rate:25％). They suggest Invasive Software Testing, which is a new technology that goes beyond the existing SW testing paradigm. Invasive Software Testing extracts a variety of information from a number of variants of the target SW program and effectively detects errors in the field that the conventional SW testing cannot analyze. In the paper, they demonstrate experimentally that the SW analysis outcome is significantly improved compared to the latest testing technology through the DeMiner (guiDEed test generation using MutatIoN ExploRation) framework, which implements the Invasive Software Testing paradigm....Read more
Prof. Sukyoung Ryu gave a keynote speech at ＜Progr..
Prof. Sukyoung Ryu gave a keynote speech on "Static Analysis of Android Applications for Finding Bugs and Security Vulnerabilities" at <Programming> 2018. <Programming> 2018 is the International Conference on the Art, Science, and Engineering of Programming, where attendees discuss various theoretical, experimental, and engineering research results on programming. <Programming> 2018 was held in Nice, France from April 9th to 12th....Read more
Prof. Juho Kim’s research team developed algorithm..
Prof. Juho Kim and his research team developed an algorithmic platform for organizing and analyzing various sequential knowledge for a shared goal such as thousands of cooking recipes for a single dish. This research was done in cooperation with Prof. Maneesh Agrawala and his research team from Stanford University, USA, and a research team from EPFL, Switzerland. The article in Korean is available on the following website: http://www.etnews.com/20180409000376 This study was presented at ACM SIGCHI 2018, the premier conference in the field of HCI. The project website is available at the following address: https://recipescape.kixlab.org/...Read more
Wanju Local Food cooperative adapted the agricultu..
The Oliot platform, developed by a research team led by Prof. Daeyoung Kim, has been applied to Wanju Local Food cooperative, one of the largest agricultural cooperatives in Korea. The platform has been operational since April 5th. Articles in Korean can be found at the following: http://www.etnews.com/20180403000333 http://www.kaist.ac.kr/_prog/_board/?mode=V&no=79062&code=kaist_news&site_dvs_cd=kr&menu_dvs_cd=0601&list_typ=B&skey=&sval=&smonth=&site_dvs=&GotoPage=1 ...Read more
Prof. Shin Yoo has been appointed as an editorial ..
Prof. Shin Yoo has been appointed as an editorial board member of Springer’s Empirical Software Engineering journal, starting from February 2018. Springer’s Empirical Software Engineering is an SCIE-indexed journal that specializes in empirical and data-driven software engineering research. ESE is one of the most prestigious software engineering journals: in 2016, ESE had an impact factor of 3.275 and a 5-year cumulative impact factor of 3.759. Google Scholar currently ranks ESE 12th among the software systems conferences and journals....Read more
Prof. Jinah Park’sresearch selected as 2017 KAIST ..
Prof. Jinah Park and her research team’s work on "Hippocampal Shape modeling based on a Progressive Template Surface Deformation and Its Verification" has been selected as one of 2017 KAIST Top 10 representative R&D outcomes. The purposes of the 2017 KAIST Top 10 representative R&D outcomes are as follows: - To inspire researchers' motivation toward research by discovering and celebrating the outstanding achievements of KAIST R&D - To accumulate core technical information and outstanding accomplishments through continuous publications of annual reports and videos. - To induce the progress of a performance management system through systematic performance case management The award took place during the Research Day event in May 2018....Read more
Ph.D. candidate Hyosu Kim wins the ＇HumanTech Pape..
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...Read more
Regular member of the National Academy of Engineer..
Prof. Sue Bok Moon was appointed as a regular member of the National Academy Engineering of Korea on January 3, 2018. An article in Korean is available at the following: http://www.etnews.com/20180103000240...Read more
47th School Anniversary Faculty Excellence Award
Three School of Computing faculty members won the 2018 Faculty Award in Commemoration of the 47th foundation anniversary of KAIST: International Cooperation Award to Prof. Key-Sun Choi Innovation Award to Prof. Dong Soo Han and Excellent Lecture Award to Prof. In-Young Ko. The International Cooperation Award is given to a faculty member who has contributed largely to the university’s international cooperation, the Innovation Award to a faculty member who has contributed to innovations to industry through technology transfer and commercialization and to sharing and spreading of research achievements, and the Excellent Lecture Award to a faculty member who had the highest course evaluation results for the previous year. The award ceremony was held on Jan 12th 2018 at the 47th School Anniversary Event....Read more
Prof. Eunho Yang is awarded the 2018 Songam Future..
Prof. Eunho Yang was awarded the 2018 Songam Future Scholar Research Excellence Award. The Songam Future Scholar Research Excellence Award is granted according to the will of President Lee of Korea Former Co. and is given to Assistant Professors in Engineering Schools with less than five years at that position with an excellent research performance in order to encourage their research activity. The award ceremony was held on Jan. 12th 2018 at the 47th School Anniversary Event....Read more
Prof. Jinah Park received Appreciation Plaque from..
Prof. Jinah Park received an appreciation plaque from the Dean of College of Engineering for her devotion to KAIST Breakthroughs, a biannual research newsletter of the College of Engineering....Read more
Prof. Insik Shin develops technology to reduce sma..
Prof. Insik Shin’s research team developed technology that can reduce the power consumption of smartphone web browsers down to 40％. It is expected to boost the battery time by reducing web browsing power consumption, which is a significant part of smartphone power consumption. Prof. Shin’s team said on etnews on Jan 8th that they have developed a low power mobile browsing technology by optimizing the frame rates of web pages. “Low power mobile browsing allows us to increase smartphone power performance with software only. It will help smartphone manufacturers and web browser developers who are trying to optimize power consumption,” said Prof. Shin in an interview. Etnews article in Korean is available at the following: http://www.etnews.com/20180105000383...Read more
ICSE 2018 Paper acceptance
KAIST team has newly suggested the unit testing of C programs that can find errors automatically while minimizing false alarms. Prof. Moonzoo Kim and Dr. Yoon Ho Kim wrote a paper "Precise Concolic Unit Testing of C Programs with Alarm Filtering Using Symbolic Calling Contexts" in collaboration with Prof. Yoon Ja Choi at Kyung-Buk University. Their paper has been accepted to ACM/IEEE ICSE (Intl. Conf. on Software Engineering) which is one of the most prestigious conferences in the Software Engineering field. Congratulations！...Read more
The 9th Asian Conference on Machine Learning (ACML..
The 9th Asian Conference on Machine Learning, where Prof. KeeEung Kim served as the General Chair, took place in Yonsei University from November 15th to 17th. In the conference experts and researchers shared results and ideas on machine learning, and discussed proposals centered around innovative machine learning ideas and paradigms. Since 2009, ACML has been a gathering of new ideas and technology about machine learning, which has taken important roles in various fields in the industry. ACML has started in Asian region and has been held in New Zealand, Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore, Taiwan, Japan and China. The conference has helped the scientists gain a broader understanding on machine learning and get insights for applying them in the industry....Read more
Asiacrypt 2020 to be held in Korea(Daejon)
During his visit in Asiacrypt 2017 that was held in Hong Kong from December 3rd to 7th, Prof. Kwangjo Kim got the approval to hold the Asiacrypt 2020 in Korea after giving his proposal in the Coordination Committee meeting held in December 4th. Asiacrypt Coordination Committee decides the host country of Asiacrypt that takes place every December. Currently there are up to 3 representatives from each of the 13 countries, including Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, UAE and Pakistan. The representatives from Pakistan could not attend this day’s meeting. Korea, Singapore and UAE gave their hosting proposal, and as the result of the voting procdure, Korea got 6 votes and UAE and Singapore got 3 votes each, which didn’t count as majority for Korea. In an additional meeting without the three running countries, the committee chair, Prof. Lai of Shanhai Jiao Tong University, chose Korea as the hosting country. The hosting of Asiacrypt2020 in Korea will be finalized once the IACR Board confirms during Eurocrypt held in Israel next April. Thus Asiacyrpt 2020 is to be held in Korea (Daejeon). The conference is expected to be attended by renowned cryptographers, and that research in cryptography in Korea will mature once more. Prof. Kwangjo Kim is currently IACR Fellow and will serve as the committee chair of Asiacrypt 2020....Read more
Prof. Min H. Kim’s research, compact hyperspectral..
Prof. Min H. Kim’s research project, compact hyperspectral imaging, is in press of EurekAlert Science News and Photonics Media. The traditional hyperspectral imaging technology has wide reach and is being applied in fields such as military combat, astronomy, agriculture, biomedical imaging, and geoscience. Scientists, for instance, rely on hyperspectral imaging to observe and analyze materials for mining and geology, or for various applications in the medical field. However, hyperspectral imaging systems are expensive—ranging from ＄25,000 to ＄100,000—and require complex specialized hardware to operate. Prof. Min H. Kim’s team of computer scientists from KAIST, South Korea, and Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain, has devised a way for low-cost accurate hyperspectral imaging, ridding of expensive equipment and complex coding. This novel, compact single-shot hyperspectral imaging method captures images using a conventional DSLR camera equipped with just an ordinary refractive prism placed in front of the lens. The new method was tested on a variety of natural scenes, and the results, according to the researchers, compared well with current state-of-the-art hyperspectral imaging systems, achieving quality images without compromising accuracy. “These hyperspectral imaging systems are generally built for specific purposes such as aerial remote sensing, or military applications, and as such they are not affordable nor practical for ordinary users,” said Min H. Kim, associate professor of computer science at KAIST and a lead author of the study. “Our system requires no advanced skills, and we are able to obtain hyperspectral images at virtually full resolution while making hyperspectral imaging practical.” Prof. Kim’s collaborators include Diego Gutierrez, associate professor at Universidad de Zaragoza; Seung-Hwan Baek, computer science PhD student at KAIST; and Incheol Kim, MS student at KAIST in Min H. Kim’s lab. The team presented their new method at SIGGRAPH Asia 2017 and also published it in the top computer graphics journal, ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG). This annual conference and exhibition showcases the world’s leading professionals, academics and creative minds at the forefront of computer graphics and interactive techniques. EurekAlert Science News: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-11/afcm-chi120417.php Photonics Media: https://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=62875 Technology Breaking News: https://www.technologybreakingnews.com/2017/12/compact-hyperspectral-imaging-at-low-cost/ R&D Magazine: https://www.rdmag.com/news/2017/12/compact-hyperspectral-imaging-low-cost...Read more
Insik Shin, Jaehyuk Huh and Min H. Kim won MSRA Co..
Professors, Insik Shin, Jaehyuk Huh and Min H. Kim, won MSRA Collaborative Research 2018 Grant Awards Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA) Collaborative Research Program is a grant program for faculty members in Asia, working together with MSRA researchers on mutually interesting topics. MSRA aspires to foster talents and establish Microsoft as a valuable research and technology partner for higher education in Asia. In addition, KAIST is the university that won the largest number of grant awards, along with Tsinghua, HKUST, and USTC. The selected research projects are: TouchSurface: Supporting Touch User Interface with Sound on Any Surface Insik Shin, KAIST Securing Key-Value Stores with Hardware Trusted Execution Environments Jaehyuk Huh, KAIST Capturing Intrinsic Material Appearance via Spectro-Polarimetric 3D Imaging Min H. Kim, KAIST Since the announcement of Call for Proposals in mid-July, there has been a large number of submissions. MSRA Collaborative Research Program Committee carefully reviewed them based on the state-of-the-art and common research interests. Now MSRA announces 62 awards. The awardees are from 35 universities and institutes in China mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Singapore. We are pleased to announce that three professors of KAIST School of Computing, Insik Shin, Jaehyuk Huh and Min H. Kim, won MSRA Collaborative Research 2018 Grant Awards. Reference: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/lab/microsoft-research-asia/articles/msra-collaborative-research-2018-award-announcement/...Read more