I am a first-year Ph.D. student at Georgia Tech.
Klaus Advanced Computing Building, Room 1305
266 Ferst Drive
Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
kahng at gatech.edu
I am interested in organizing heterogeneous data with the goal of helping users find, understand, and interact with information in the areas of databases, data mining, information retrieval, and human-computer interaction.
- Ph.D. Student in Computer Science
at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2013--.
- Advisor: Polo Chau
- M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering at Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2011.
- B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
at Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2009.
- Graduated with Cum Laude
Retrieval of Graph-Structured Data
Exploiting Paths for Entity Search in RDF Graphs
Minsuk Kahng and Sang-goo Lee.
In Proceedings of the 35th ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2012) (poster), pp. 1027-1028. ACM, 2012.
PathRank: A Novel Node Ranking Measure on a Heterogeneous Graph for Recommender Systems
Sangkeun Lee, Sungchan Park, Minsuk Kahng, and Sang-goo Lee.
In Proceedings of the 21st ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2012) (short paper), pp. 1637-1641. ACM, 2012.
An extended version will appear in Expert Systems with Applications, 40(2). [doi]
Ranking Objects by Following Paths in Entity-Relationship Graphs
(Best Paper Award)
Minsuk Kahng, Sangkeun Lee, and Sang-goo Lee.
In Proceedings of the 4th ACM Workshop for Ph.D. Students in Information and Knowledge Management (Ph.D. Workshop at CIKM 2011), pp. 11-18. ACM, 2011.
Multidimensional (Context-Aware) Recommendation
Ranking in Context-Aware Recommender Systems
Minsuk Kahng, Sangkeun Lee, and Sang-goo Lee.
In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference Companion on World Wide Web (WWW 2011) (poster), pp. 65-66. ACM, 2011.
Random Walk based Entity Ranking on Graph for Multidimensional Recommendation
Sangkeun Lee, Sang-il Song, Minsuk Kahng, Dongjoo Lee, and Sang-goo Lee.
In Proceedings of the 5th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2011), pp. 93-100. ACM, 2011.
Si-Fi: Interactive Similar Item Finder
Inbeom Hwang, Minsuk Kahng, Sung Eun park, Jinwook Seo, and Sang-goo Lee.
In Proceedings of the 33rd ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2010) (demo), p. 704. ACM, 2010.
- Graduate Research Assistant Aug 2013 - current
Polo Club of Data Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
I am working on several research projects that help people to interactively explore and understand large graph-structured data.
- Researcher Mar 2011 - Aug 2012
Institute of Computer Technology, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
After receiving my master’s degree, I researched retrieval of graph-structured data as a part of a funded research project on graph data processing.
- Research Assistant Jan 2009 - Dec 2010
Intelligent Data Systems Laboratory, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
As a master’s student, I participated in several research projects related to enabling intelligence from databases. Topics included recommender systems, information retrieval, data mining, and the Semantic Web.
- Instructor Sept 2012 - Dec 2012
Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, Korea
Course: Databases for Statistics
Taught an introductory database course to undergraduate students in the Department of Statistics.
Topics included relational model, SQL, entity-relationship model, data mining, and R programming.
- Guest Lecturer May 2-7, 2012
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Title: State-of-the-Art Methods and Trends in Information Retrieval for Database Researchers
Lectured about information retrieval for one week in the graduate-level course entitled "Topics in Databases."
Topics included BM25, language models, evaluation, learning-to-rank, topic models, and structured documents.
- SNULife (Web Portal for University Students) Apr 2006 - Dec 2008
President and Developer
Developed and administered a website that offers university-related information. As president, I administered the operations of the organization from Mar 2007 to Dec 2008.
- Discovering Semantics in Heterogeneous Data Graphs
May 18, 2012
Data Science Meetup in Seoul, NexR, Seoul, Korea
Gave a talk about recommendation using heterogeneous graph data.
- VIS 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA
- KDD 2013 in Chicago, Illinois, USA
- SIGIR 2012 in Portland, Oregon, USA
- CIKM 2011 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK
- WWW 2011 in Hyderabad, India
- SIGIR 2010 in Geneva, Switzerland
Last updated: Nov 15, 2013