Academic Activities

Keynote and Invited Speech

2016

  • 한국인지심리학회, 제주대학, Jan. 21, 2016

2015

2014

  • "DBpedia as Collective Intelligence and Unified Access" , ICCI2014, Sep. 24-26, 2014.

2013

  • "Toward Cyber-Human Knowledge Equilibrium", CASIS, NII, Tokyo, March 18, 2013. 
  • “DBpedia Localization with Life Cycle”, SRII Summit, Bangkok, Sep. 18, 2013.
  • “Knowledge Acquisition and Learning from Big Data”, in the Symposium for AI and Cognitive Technology (SAC 2013), Seoul, Nov. 11, 2013.
  • “ISO/TC37/SC4 LR management standardization activities and KAIST Research”, ELRA 18th Anniversary Workshop, Paris, Nov. 19-20.
  • “Wise Knowledge Base”, ICSI, Berkeley, Dec. 17. 2013.

2012

2011 and before

  • "Text Mining from Wikipedia and Synchronization for Multi-lingual Structured Information",  NIDA, Thailand, 22-24 August 2011.
  • "Ontology-based Feature Selection", 11th China Japan Natural Language Processing Joint Workshop (CJNLP2011), Japan, Sep. 2011.
  • "Coordinate Computing for Meeting Time and Location from Announcements", SIG-SWO,  Japan Society AI, Tokyo, Oct. 11, 2011.
  • "Linked Data for NLP or by NLP?", NII Shonan Meeting on Knowledge-leveraged Computational Thinking through Natural Language Processing and Statistical Logic, Japan, Oct 30. 2011.
  • "Extracting Meeting Location from Announcements", ISSLOD2011, Leipzig, Sep 13 2011.
  • "Multilingual Synchronization Focusing on Wikipedia Pivot," ADD#6 and Asian WordNet 2010 Meeting, Thai, December 6-9, 2010.
  • ADD#5 (Asian Applied Natural Language Processing for Linguistic Diversity and Language Resource Development), Sirindhorn Science Home, Thai, Feb 22-27, 2010.
  • "Semantic Post-It, an Adventure to Integrate Pieces of Information in Memos", IALP2009, Singapore, 7-9/Dec/2009.
  • "Retrieval Technology: its Status and Prospect", STS2008, Search Technology Summit, Seoul, 2/Sep/2008. PDF
  • "Standards, Use and Prospects for Language Resource Management", Conference on Terminology and Information Interoperability Management of Knowledge and Content (TII 2008), Moscow, 16 August 2008, http://www.gostinfo.ru/show.php?/tk37/page2.htm
  • "Tools, Trends and Technologies: Terminology and the Semantic Web", TAMA 2008, 9-10/Oct/2008, Ottawa, http://www.uqo.ca/tamacanada2008/en_presentation.php
  • "Questions for Relation Discovery and its Completeness of Ontology" (http://iwsca.inha.ac.kr/?doc=m2), IEEE International Workshop on Semantic Computing and Applications (IWSCA 2008), 10-11/Jul/2008, Incheon, http://iwsca.inha.ac.kr/
  • "IT Ontology and Semantic Technology", IEEE NLP-KE, Beijing, 31/August/2007, http://caai.cn:8086/nlpke07/
  • "Knowledge Restructuring", TKE (Terminology and Knowledge Engineering), Nancy, France, Aug/2002

Award 

  • 옥조근정훈장, Oct/9/2015
  • Eugen Wüster Award, June/2014
  • Excellent Paper Award, HCLT 2014
  • Excellent Paper Award, KCC 2012 Spring 
  • Research Scenario Award, NCRC 2012 Workshop
  • Award of Minister of Culture and Tourism of Korea, "NLP Hub", Korean Language Processing Competition, in Hangul and Korean Language Processing Conference, 12-13 Oct, 2012, Korea Maritime University, Busan.

Workshop, Seminar, and Conference Organisation

2016

2015

2014

2013

  • “Open Knowledge Convergence” KAIST Research Group, 2012.Sep - 2013. August
  • “Public Data and Open Knowledge” Symposium, NIA, April 2013. 

2012

  • ISO/TC37/SC4 Meeting, 9-10/Dec, 2012, Mumbai.

International Service for Journal and Society

Present (2014-2015)


Past (2002 ~ 2013)


  • Associate Editor, IEICE Transaction on Information and Systems, (http://www.ieice.org/) (2009-2013)
  • Vice President, Infoterm (http://www.infoterm.info/) (2002-2013/Aug)
  • President, AFNLP (Asia Federation of NLP), http://www.afnlp.org/ (2009-2010)
  • Council Member, IAMT (International Association of Machine Translation), http://www.eamt.org/iamt.php (2002- )
  • Vice Chair, ISO/TC37 (2006-2009)

Conferences and Program Committee

2016

  • PC member, LREC 2016, Slovenia, May 2016
  • Organizing Chair, CLAW 2016, ISWC 2016, Slovenia, May 28, 2016.
  • Workshop Co-Chair, Coling 2016, Osaka, Dec. 2016.

2015

  • Honorary Chair, NLIWoD 2015, ISWC 2015, Bethlehem, Oct. 11, 2015
  • General Chair, OKBQA 3, Daejeon, KAIST, Jan, 2015
  • General Chair, OKBQA 4, Seogwipo, August 2015
  • PC member, SEMANTiCs, the 11th International Conference on Semantic Systems, Sep 15017, 2015, Vienna. (due: May/22)
  • Reviewer of Area: Language Resource and Evaluation (LRE), ACL2015, Beijing. 
  • PC member, WWW 2015 semantic web track
  • PC member, ICT-EURASIA 2015, Oct. 4-7, 2015. 

2014

  • Co-Organizing and Program Chair, LREC Workshop on Controlled Natural Language for Simplifying Use, Iceland, May 27, 2014.
  • PC member, ISWC 2014
  • Area PC member, Coling 2014.
  • Area PC member, LREC 2014.

2013

  • PC member, International Conference on Asian Language Processing (IALP2013), Urumqi, China,17-19/August, 2013. (due: 10/May/2013)
  • PC member, the 2nd international Workshop on Web of Linked Entities (WoLE2013), WWW 2013. 13 May 2013.
  • PC member, Multilingual semantic processing track of The Second Joint Conference on  Lexical and Computational Semantics, Atlanta, 2013
  • PC member, 5th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development ( KEOD 2013), Vilamoura, Portugal, 19-22 September.
  • PC member, the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries 2013 (TPDL 2013), Sep. 22-26, 2013, Valletta, Malta.
  • Area PC Chair for Language Resources (Dictionaries, Ontologies, Under-resourced and Minority Languages), IJCNLP 2013, Nagoya.
  • PC Co-chair, symposium on Natural Language Processing, SNLP 2013, October 28-30, 2013
  • PC member, 11th Workshop on Asian language resource, IJCNLP2013, Nagoya. 

2012

  • PC member, JIST 2012, Nara: http://www.ei.sanken.osaka-u.ac.jp/jist2012/Organization.html
  • PC member, JapTal 2012, Kanazawa: http://lang.cs.tut.ac.jp/japtal2012/committees/
  • Session Chair, JapTal 2012, Kanazawa
  • PC member, Coling 2012, Mumbai
  • PC member, Coling 2012, Asian Language Resource Workshop 2012, Mumbai
  • PC member, LREC 2012, Istanbul.
  • PC member, Web Engineering 2012, Berlin.
  • PC member, ACL 2012, Jeju.
  • PC member, the 3rd workshop on “The People’s Web meets NLP: Collaboratively Constructed Semantic Resources and their Applications to NLP”, ACL 2012, Jeju. http://www.ukp.tu-darmstadt.de/research/scientific-community/workshop-organization/acl-2012-workshop

2011 and before

  • PC member, IALP 2011, http://www.colips.org/conference/ialp2011/ (due: 15/Jun), Nov. 15-17, 2011
  • PC member, IJCNLP 2011, MT area, Semantic area; workshop ALR
  • PC member, ISWC 2011, http://iswc2011.semanticweb.org/, (due: 16/Jun), Oct/23-27/2011, Bonn.
  • PC member, MT Summit 13, http://mt.xmu.edu.cn/mtsummit/, (due: 20/Jun), Sep/19-23/2011, Xiamen.
  • PC, 2nd Workshop on the Multilingual Semantic Web at the World Wide Web Conference (MSW 2011), ISWC, Koblenz, October, 2011.
  • Publicity Co-Chair, IEEE ICSC 2011, Fifth IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, Stanford University, Palo Alto, September 18-21, 2011 (due: May 3, 2011)
  • General Co-Chair, IWWIP 2011, Second IEEE International Workshop on Web Information Processing, IEEE System, Man and Cybernetics Society and Harbin Institute of Technology, Guilin (due: April 20, 2011), July 11-12, 2011
  • PC member, SIGIR 11 Workshop on Enriching Information Retrieval (ENIR 2011), Beijing, 2011 (due: May/3/2011, 11:59PM EDT)
  • PC member, AND 2011, the 5th Workshop on Analytics for Noisy Unstructured Text Data (AND 2011) will be held in association with the 11th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), September 17, Beijing, China (due: June 7, 2011)
  • PC member, HLTD 2011Conference on Human Language Technology for Development, Alexandria, Egypt, 02-05 May, 2011.