User-centered Knowledge Services that Support Advanced Intellectual Activities



    A paper accepted to Computers & Education

    "GAMESIT: A gamified system for information technology training” Juneyoung Park, De Liu, Mun Y. Yi, and Radhika Santhanam, Computers & Education. (SSCI, Impact factor: 5.627)

    A paper accepted to IEEE Access

    "Search Personalization in Folksonomy by Exploiting Multiple and Temporal Aspects of User Profiles” Keejun Han, Mun Y. Yi, and Jungeun Kim, IEEE Access. (SCI Expanded, Impact factor: 4.098)

    A paper accepted to International Journal of Human-Computer Studies

    "Determining and Validating Smart TV UX Factors: A Multiple-Study Approach" Jincheul Jang and Mun Yong Yi, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. (SCI Expanded, impact factor: 2.300)

    A paper accepted to Computers & Education

    “Learning to be better at the Game: Performance vs. Completion Contingent Reward for Game-based Learning” Juneyoung Park, Seunghyun Kim, Auk Kim, and Mun Yong Yi, Computers & Education. (SSCI, Impact factor: 4.538)

    A full paper accepted to ACM CHI 2020

    "Empathy Is All You Need: How a Conversational Agent should Respond to Verbal Abuse”, Hyojin Chin and Mun Yong Yi, The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2020), Honolulu, Hawai'i, USA, April 25-30, 2020, to appear.

    A full paper accepted to BigComp 2020

    "Extracting Principal Smartness Dimensions of Smart Speakers using Topic Modeling and Sentiment Analysis”, Wonbin Park, Seungwoo Choi, and Mun Yi, The IEEE International Conference on Big Data and Smart Computing (BigComp 2020), Busan, Korea, February 19-22, 2020, to appear.

    Two papers accepted to ACM CHI 2019
    (Late-Breaking Work)

    "Jack-of-All-Trades: A Thematic Analysis of Conversational Agents in Multi-Device Collaboration Contexts", Yoonjeong Cha, Jincheul Jang, Younghyun Hong, and Mun Y. Yi, THe ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2019, Late-Breaking Work) , Glasgow, Scotland, UK, May 4-9, 2019.

    "Should an Agent Be Ignoring It? A Study of Verbal Abuse Types and Conversational Agents’ Response Styles" Hyojin Chin and Mun Yong Yi, THe ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2019, Late-Breaking Work) , Glasgow, Scotland, UK, May 4-9, 2019.

    A full paper accepted to ECIR 2019

    "A Hybrid Modeling Approach for an Automated Lyrics-Rating System for Adolescents" Jayong Kim and Mun Y. Yi, The 41st European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2019), Cologne, Germany , April 14-18, 2019.


    KIRC signs MOU with Seo-gu

    On Dec 3, 2019, our lab signed a memorandum of understanding with Seo-gu Daejeon District Office to cooperate in a big data project to improve public parking services in Seo-gu. Seo-gu will provide data concerning with public parking which our lab is responsible for analyzing to detect current limitations, and come up with better models that will help solve the parking issues.

    Patents transferred to Hankook Livestock Data Company

    On June 27, 2019, our lab and Hankook Livestock Data Company had a technology transfer signing ceremony at KAIST. Hankook Livestock Data Company, which specializes in applying IT and Bio technologies to livestock farming, purchased an exclusive right to use the technologies contained in our lab's three patents, all concerned about improving professional document retrieval.

    A Mater's Student won Kwanjeong Overseas Scholarship (2019)

    Yoonjeong Cha, a Mater's Student in our lab, has been awarded Kwanjeong Overseas Scholarship 2019. Yoonjeong will be receiving $30,000 dollars per year for 4 years for her doctoral study abroad. Kwanjeong Educational Foundation(KEF) is the largest educational foundation in Korea, founded on June 23, 2000 by Chonghwan Lee, Honorary President of Samyoung Chemical Group.

    2018 KCC Best Presentation Award won

    Yu Sik Kim, June Young Park, Kee Jun Han, and Mun Yong Yi received Best Presentation Award from Korea Computer Congress (KCC) held on June 20-22 at Jeju Island for their work and presentation on “Analyzing Key Features Affecting User Retention in Game-based Learning.”

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