Taehoon Kim

Profile

  • B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from UNIST
  • (with Outstanding Graduate Award from the Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning (미래창조과학부 장관상))
  • Serving a mandatory military service and it ends at 2018
  • CV : [PDF]

Interests

Current

  • Reinforcement Learning, Generative Model, Algorithm Learning

Old

  • Computer Security, Supercomputing, Data visualization


Publications

Journals

  • [1] T. Kim, D.Lee, J. Choi, A. Spurlock, A. Sim, A. Todd, and K. Wu, Predicting Baseline for Analysis of Electricity Pricing, in International Journal of Big Data Intelligence, accepted for publication. [PDF]
  • [2] J. Lee, K. Lee, C. Han, T. Kim, and S. Chong, Resource-efficient Mobile Multimedia Streaming with Adaptive Network Selection, in IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (IF: 2.536), accepted for publication.

Conferences

  • [3] T. Kim, D.Lee, J. Choi, A. Spurlock, A. Sim, A. Todd, and K. Wu, Extracting Baseline Electricity Usage Using Gradient Tree Boosting, in 1st Intl. Conf. Big Data Intelligence and Computing (DataCom 2015). Chengdu, China, Dec. 2015. [PDF]
  • [4] T. Kim, and J. Choi, Reading documents for bayesian Online Change Point Detection, in Empirical Methods on Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2015) (312/1315 ~ 23.5% a/r), Lisbon, Portugal, Sep. 2015. [PDF]


Awards

Machine Learning

  • DataCom 2015 Best Paper Award
    • T. Kim, D.Lee, J. Choi, A. Spurlock, A. Sim, A. Todd, and K. Wu, Extracting Baseline Electricity Usage Using Gradient Tree Boosting, in 1st Intl. Conf. Big Data Intelligence and Computing (DataCom 2015). [PDF]

Supercomputing

Hacking

  • 2013 Korea Whitehat Contest :: 3rd place ( HeXA )
    • Held by Ministry of National Defense and National Intelligence Service
    • Awarded by the Minister of National Defense (국방부 장관상). Received an award of $8,000
  • Holyshield 2013 :: 1st place ( CodePink )
    • Held by Catholic University of Korea
    • Awarded by the President of Catholic University of Korea. Received an award of $1,000
  • 2014 Korea Whitehat Contest :: Finalist ( HeXA )
    • Held by Ministry of National Defense and National Intelligence Service
    • 5th place at preliminary contest

Scholarships

  • Global Scholarship for Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, UNIST :: 2015
  • National Science and Engineering Scholarship, Korean Student Aid Foundation :: 2013

  • Academic Performance Scholarship, UNIST :: 2011-2015

ETC

  • 2016 Outstanding Graduate Award (미래창조과학부장관상)
    • Chosen as one of all graduates, awarded by the Minister of Science and Future Planning
  • 2014 Student Outstanding Contribution Award, awarded by the President of UNIST

  • 2013 Student Outstanding Contribution Award, awarded by the President of UNIST



Research Experience

Statistical Artificial Intelligence Lab at UNIST (2014.09 ~ 2015.10)

  • Reading documents for bayesian Online Change Point Detection :: EMNLP 2015 (23.5% a/r) :: [PDF]
  • Generative model for Korean poetry using Multi-layer LSTM for Character-level Language :: code :: demo
  • ReviewDuk: Korean Sentiment Analyzer in Morphologically Rich Languages :: code :: demo
  • Food Image Recognition: Combination of Deep Convolutional Features and Shallow Encoded Features :: report

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California, USA (2015.07 ~ 2015.09)

  • Summer Computer Science Student at Scientific Data Manage (SDM) Group
  • Extracting Baseline Electricity Usage Using Gradient Tree Boosting :: DataCom 2015 :: [PDF]
  • Behavior Analytics: Identify how characteristics and behaviors affected by energy saving in programs only from smart meter data

Mobile Social Network Lab at UNIST (2013.01 ~ 2014.08)

  • Optimizing Mobile Video Streaming: From Context-aware Scheduling to Cloud-assisted Caching
  • Optimizing Mobile Web browsing: Through Page Caching in Local Access Point


Work Experience

Software Engineer, Devsisters, Seoul, South Korea (2016.04 ~ )

  • Implement deep reinforcement learning models for fast balance tests (DQN-tensorflow, async-rl-tensorflow)
  • Build a system for automated anomaly detection with time series datasets
  • Worked as a substitute of mandatory military service

Software Engineer, Vingle, Seoul, South Korea (2015.10 ~ 2016.04)

  • Build a prediction model for age and gender only with the user's action pattern in the services
  • Build a personal push notification system and a statistical data visualization for push notification
  • Worked as a substitute of mandatory military service

Intern, Moloco, California, USA (2014.10 ~ 2015.01)

  • Maximum-likelihood estimation of Downloading Mobile Application
  • Visualize Probability Distributions for Likelihood of Downloading Mobile Application
  • Enhanced a Google Play Store Crawler for Multi-Country Analysis

Intern, NAVER Labs, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea (2014.07 ~ 2014.08)

  • Build a Cloud Comment Hosting Service which is similar to Disqus
  • Got a 2014 Excellence Award, which was given to 3 selected interns


Campus Activities

President, HeXA (a computer security research group) at UNIST (2012.08 ~ 2013.03)

  • Lead and improve the club as a national competitive computer security club
  • Lead more than 10 different hacking competitions and international supercomputing competitons


Personal Projects

Machine Learning

  • Neural Faces :: Human faces from Neural Network :: code :: demo
  • Poet Neural :: Poet born from Neural Network :: code :: demo
  • Fake Review Generator :: Fake review generator born from Neural Network :: code :: demo
  • ReviewDuk :: Korean Sentiment Analyzer in Morphologically Rich Languages :: code :: demo
  • FoodClassifier :: Food image classifier :: python :: matlab :: report
  • word2vec-tensorflow :: Word2Vec implementation in Tensorflow :: code

Hacked services

  • LINE :: Mobile Application Reverse Engineering :: PoC :: PPT
  • KakaoTalk :: Mobile Application Reverse Engineering :: PoC :: PPT
  • Between :: Windows Application Reverse Engineering :: PoC
  • Ndrive :: Web Protocol Reverse Engineering :: PoC
  • Korail :: Mobile Application Reverse Engineering :: PoC
  • UNIST :: Reverse Engineering & Network Exploit :: Report
  • yes24 :: Secret :: Article

Visualization

  • Ausung :: A Data Visualization of Media Sentiments :: code
  • Vox Office :: A Streamgraph Data Visualization of Box Office Ranking :: code :: demo
  • All about critics :: A Novel Aproach to Compare The Pattern of Critics and Users :: code :: demo

Open Source Contribution

2015

2014

2013

Facebook bot



Skills

  • Programming: Python, Lua, Go, node.js, Ruby, Java, C++, C#
  • Human Languages: English - Professional working proficiency, Korean - Native

ETC