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KIXLAB has positions for MS students

KIXLAB has a few open positions for MS students in SoC KAIST for Spring 2022. If interested, please follow the instructions in the MS Student Selection Process Application deadline: Nov. 2nd, 2021.

KIXLAB in the 2021 fall issue of the KI news letter

KIXLAB was featured in the 2021 Fall Issue of the KI (KAIST Institute) news letter as a member of “KI for Artificial Intelligence”, which is supporting our work on AI-mediated communication.

A paper accepted to HCOMP 2021 WiP (Works-in-Progress)

Our paper “Supporting Dynamic Construction of Datasets with Annotator Suggestions” led by Jeongeon is accepted to HCOMP 2021 Works-in-Progress.

Haesoo, Yoonseo, Saelyne, and Hyungyu were selected as Outstanding TAs of SoC in Spring 2021

Haesoo, Yoonseo, Saelyne, and Hyungyu served as TAs for Intro to HCI (Haesoo, Yoonseo, and Saelyne) and Human-AI Interaction (Hyungyu) courses in the spring, and were selected as Outstanding TAs of SoC in Spring 2021.

KIXLAB at CHI 2021

Members of KIXLAB and collaborators will present three full papers and one late-breaking-work poster at CHI 2021. Most KIXLAB members will be attending CHI.

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KIXLAB receives a Star Lab grant

KIXLAB has received a “Star Lab” grant from the Korean government. The grant will support our research on “object-oriented video interaction” for the next 8 years. What if we can author and watch videos with objects, relationships, and contexts than with pixels and frames? We plan to design and build next-generation interactive technologies for video authoring, watching, and analytics.

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Summer 2021 Undergraduate Research Internship

We are looking for a few undergraduate research interns to join KIXLAB this summer. You can find more information on Prof. Juho Kim’s website.

Hyungyu was selected as an Outstanding TA of SoC in fall 2020

Hyungyu worked excellently as a TA in the CS492 course, and was selected as an Outstanding TA of SoC in fall 2020.

Minsuk, Saelyne, and Yoonseo won the department’s Outstanding Thesis Award

Minsuk, Saelyne, and Yoonseo won the department’s Outstanding Thesis Award. KIXLAB rocked this year with three awardees out of twelve total.

Two CSCW 2021 papers accepted

Two KIXLAB papers have been accepted to CSCW 2021: “Supporting Collaborative Sequencing of Small Groups through Visual Awareness” (led by Tae Soo) and “StarryThoughts: Facilitating Diverse Opinion Exploration on Social Issues” (led by Hyunwoo).

Three CHI 2021 papers accepted

Three KIXLAB papers have been accepted to CHI 2021: “RubySlippers: Supporting Content-based Voice Navigation for How-to Videos” (led by Minsuk), “Personalizing Ambience and Illusionary Presence: How People Use “Study with Me” Videos to Create Effective Studying Environments”(led by Yoonjoo), and “Winder: Linking Speech and Visual Objects to Support Communication in Asynchronous Collaboration” (led by Tae Soo).

A paper accepted to AAAI 2021 Workshop

“FitVid: Towards Development of Responsive and Fluid Video Content Adaptation” led by Jeongyeon is accepted to AAAI 2021 Workshop on Imagining Post-COVID Education with AI.

Saelyne, Yoonseo and Hoon successfully defended their M.S. Thesis.

Saelyne Yang, Yoonseo Choi and Donghoon Han successfully defended their Master’s theses.

Saelyne’s thesis is titled “Snapstream: Snapshot-based Interaction in Live Streaming for Visual Art”. Yoonseo’s thesis is titled “ProtoChat: Supporting the Iterative Conversation Design Process with Crowd Feedback”. Saelyne and Yoonseo are continuing as a Ph.D. student in KIXLAB.

Hoon’s thesis is titled “Reducing Annotation Artifacts in Crowdsourcing Datasets for Natural Language Processing”.

Winter 2021 Undergraduate Research Internship

We are looking for a few undergraduate research interns to join KIXLAB this winter. You can find more information on Prof. Juho Kim’s website.

A paper accepted to DEW 2020 @ HCOMP

“Reducing Annotation Artifacts in Crowdsourcing Datasets for Natural Language Processing” led by Hoon is accepted to DEW(Data Excellence Workshop) 2020.

Two CSCW 2020 papers presented

Two papers led by KIXLAB members will be presented at CSCW 2020: “C-Reference: Improving 2D to 3D Object Pose Estimation Accuracy via Crowdsourced Joint Object Estimation” (led by Jean) and “ProtoChat: Supporting the Conversation Design Process with Crowd Feedback” (led by Yoonseo).

Minsuk successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis

Minsuk Chang successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis titled “Mining Sequential Knowledge for Interaction Design”. His thesis committee included Alice Oh, Mia Cha, Elena Glassman, Mira Dontcheva, and Juho Kim (chair). He’s the first student to get a Ph.D. from KIXLAB. Congratulations!

Mina wins a the grand prize at the 2020 URP

Mina won the grand prize at the 2020 Winter/Spring URP (Undergraduate Research Program) Program Workshop. She was mentored by Minsuk and Juho.

Summer 2020 Undergraduate Research Internship

We are looking for a few undergraduate research interns to join KIXLAB this summer. You can find more information on Prof. Juho Kim’s website.

Two CHI 2020 late-breaking work (LBW) papers accepted

Two late breaking work papers to CHI 2020 have been accepted: “Leveraging the Crowd to Support the Conversation Design Process” led by Yoonseo Choi and “Consensus Building in Collaborative Sequencing with Visual Awareness” led by Tae Soo Kim.

Three CHI 2020 papers conditionally accepted

Three KIXLAB papers have been conditionally accepted to CHI 2020: “SolutionChat: Real-time Moderator Support for Chat-based Structured Discussion” (led by Sung-Chul), “Snapstream: Snapshot-based Interaction in Live Streaming for Visual Art”(led by Saelyne), and “Understanding Users’ Perception Towards Automated Personality Detection with Group-specific Behavioral Data” (led by Seoyoung).

CSCW Asia Winter School

Seoyoung, Jibon, Hoon, and Juho are attending the CSCW Asia Winter School held in Kyoto, Japan, on December 13-14, 2019. Seoyoung, Jibon, and Hoon will be presenting their posters. Juho is one of the organizers.

KIXLAB at CSCW 2019

Members of KIXLAB and collaborators will present two full papers and participate in two workshops at CSCW 2019. Three of us will be there.

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Winter 2020 Undergraduate Research Internship

We are looking for a few undergraduate research interns to join KIXLAB this winter. You can find more information on Prof. Juho Kim’s website.

We launched the byulbyul.kr <별별생각> system!

In collaboration with SBS (Korean national TV network), we recently launched an experimental online platform called “별별생각”, where people can share their characteristics as well as their opinions on social issues, and see the distribution of opinions and search for people with shared characteristics.

CSCW 2019: ManyThoughts paper wins a Best Paper Honorable Mention award.

Our “Efficient Elicitation Approaches to Estimate Collective Crowd Answers” paper wins a Best Paper Honorable Mention Award for CSCW 2019. This project started as John’s internship project in KIXLAB and evolved into a collaboration with colleagues at the University of Michigan.

UIST 2019: Minsuk's Doctoral Symposium submission is accepted.

Minsuk’s Doctoral Symposium submission to UIST 2019 have been accepted: Data Structures for Designing Interactions with Contextual Task Support.

CSCW 2019: 2 papers accepted

We’re happy to share that two papers from KIXLAB and collaborators have been conditionally accepted to CSCW2019.

Hyunwoo and Mathias successfully defended their MS theses

Both Hyunwoo and Mathias successfully defended their Master’s theses. Congrats!

Hyunwoo’s thesis is titled “PolicyScape: Crowdsourcing Perspectives on Public Policies from Stakeholders”. Hyunwoo is continuing as a Ph.D. student in KIXLAB.

Mathias’s thesis is titled “Improving Learning Plans with Peer Goal Revision”. Mathias will be working as a software engineer in Copenhagen.

Minsuk starts an internship at Microsoft Research

Minsuk will be spending the summer at Microsoft Research in Redmond, US, to work on conversational interfaces.

KIXLAB at CHI 2019

Members of KIXLAB and collaborators will present one full paper and two late-breaking-work posters at CHI 2019. Nine members of KIXLAB will be attending CHI.

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Minsuk wins the Best Talk Award at pre-CHI Workshop

Minsuk wins the Best Talk Award from SIGCHI Local Chapter pre-CHI Workshop at KAIST. He gave an outstanding talk on his paper “How to Design Voice Based Navigation for How-To Videos”.

SIGCHI Local Chapter pre-CHI Workshop

The ACM SIGCHI Korea Local Chapter held a pre-CHI workshop for researchers in Korea. Juho and Yoonseo organized the event as local co-chairs. At the workshop, researchers presented 12 full papers and 12 posters that were accepted to CHI 2019.

Saelyne wins a prestigious Kwanjeong scholarship

Saelyne wins a prestigious Kwanjeong scholarship awarded to outstanding grad students in the nation in all of science and engineering. She was the one candidate selected by the department and among ~6 recipients from KAIST.

Summer 2019 Undergraduate Research Internship

We are looking for a few undergraduate research interns to join KIXLAB this summer. You can find more information on Prof. Juho Kim’s website.

Hyeungshik & Hyungyu get their MS degrees; Hyungyu gets a thesis award!

Hyeungshik and Hyungyu officially completed their MS degrees. Hyeungshik joins NAVER as a software engineer, and Hyungyu continues as a Ph.D. student in KIXLAB.

Hyungyu wins an outstanding MS thesis award from the department!

Two CHI 2019 late-breaking work (LBW) papers accepted

Two late breaking work papers to CHI 2019 have been accepted: “Crowdsourcing Perspectives on Public Policy from Stakeholders” led by Hyunwoo Kim and “SolveDeep: A System for Supporting Subgoal Learning in Online Math Problem Solving” led by Hyoungwook Jin.

Hyeungshik and Hyungyu successfully defended their Master thesis

Both Hyeungshik and Hyungyu successfully defended their Master thesis. Congrats!

Hyeungshik’s thesis is titled “DynamicLecture: Enabling Direct Revision of Slide-based Lecture Videos”.

Hyungyu’s thesis is titled “Understanding the Effect of In-Video Prompting on Learners and Instructors”.

Voice video navigation paper accepted to CHI 2019

Our paper “How to Design Voice Based Navigation for How-To Videos” led by Minsuk Chang with collaborators at Adobe and Stanford is accepted to CHI 2019.

Popup paper accepted to IUI 2019

Our paper “Popup: Reconstructing 3D Video Using Particle Filtering to Aggregate Crowd Responses” led by Jean Song with collaborators at Michigan is accepted to IUI 2019.

Minsuk's Research Internship at Autodesk Research

Minsuk Chang started his research internship at Autodesk Research, working with Ben Lafreniere and Tovi Grossman (U of Toronto).

Winter 2019 Undergraduate Research Internship

We are looking for a few undergraduate research interns to join KIXLAB this winter. You can find the details on Prof. Juho Kim’s website.

Research Internships at Adobe Research

Minsuk Chang and Hyungyu Shin spent the summer as research interns at Adobe’s Creative Intelligence Lab. Minsuk worked on voice interfaces for how-to video navigation in Seattle with Oliver Wang and Anh Truong, and Hyungyu worked on slide authoring tools in Cambridge with Valentina Shin.

Many Ideas paper accepted to CSCW 2018

Our paper “Personalized Motivation-supportive Messages for Increasing Participation in Crowd-civic Systems” led by Paul Grau is accepted to CSCW 2018.

FourEyes paper accepted to ACM TIIS

Our paper “FourEyes: Leveraging Tool Diversity as a Means to Improve Aggregate Accuracy in Crowdsourcing” led by Jean Song with collaborators at Michigan is accepted to ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems (TIIS).

DynamicSlide paper accepted to UIST 2018 poster track && ACM MM workshop

“DynamicSlide: Reference-based Interaction Techniques for Slide-based Lecture Videos” led by Hyeungshik Jung is accepted to UIST 2018’s poster track as well as MAHCI 2018 Workshop @ ACM Multimedia.

Seoyoung and Paul successfully defended their Master thesis

Both Seoyoung and Paul successfully defended their Master thesis as first students to graduate from KIXLAB. Congrats!

Seoyoung’s thesis is titled “Automatic Workplace Personality Detection from Online and Offline Behavior Analysis”.

Paul’s thesis is titled “Effects of Personalization on Participation in Crowd-civic Systems”.

Many Ideas for KAIST: The Most Interesting Ideas

In our Many Ideas platform, every member of KAIST can post and react to ideas. In this article, we summarize the initial results.

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KIXLAB at CHI 2018

Members of KIXLAB and collaborators will present seven full papers and three late-breaking-work posters at CHI 2018. Eight members of KIXLAB will be attending CHI.

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Summer 2018 Undergraduate Research Internship

We are looking for a few undergraduate research interns to join KIXLAB this summer. You can find the details on Prof. Juho Kim’s website.

Our paper wins a Best Student Paper Honorable Mention at IUI 2018

The Tool Diversity paper by Jean Y. Song, Raymond Fok, Alan Lundgard, Fan Yang, Juho Kim, and Walter S. Lasecki wins a Best Student Paper Honorable Mention Award at IUI2018.

Three CHI 2018 late-breaking work (LBW) papers accepted

Three late breaking work papers to CHI 2018 have been accepted: civic engagement, data-driven personality detection, and learnersourcing.

KIXLAB presents 10 posters at the HCI@KAIST Workshop

At the annual HCI@KAIST Workshop, KIXLAB members share 10 of their latest research projects.

ConceptScape wins an Honourable Mention Award for CHI 2018

The ConceptScape paper by Ching Liu, Juho Kim, and Hao-Chuan Wang wins an Honourable Mention Award for CHI2018.

Interns & visiting Ph.D. students!

KIXLAB welcomes five winter undergrad interns: Jiyoun Ha, Hyoungwook Jin, Tae Soo Kim, Hyunjong Lee, and Seayeon Lee.

We also have two visiting Ph.D. students: Ray Hong from the University of Washington, USA, and Maria De Las Mercedes Huertas Miguelanez from the University of Trento, Italy.

RecipeScape website is up!

The project website for RecipeScape is live now! It’s an interactive tool for analyzing cooking instructions at scale.

CHI2018: 7 papers conditionally accepted

We’re happy to share that seven papers from KIXLAB and collaborators have been conditionally accepted to CHI2018.

IUI2018: one paper conditionally accepted

A paper is conditionally accepted to IUI2018: Two Tools are Better Than One: Tool Diversity as a Means of Improving Aggregate Crowd Performance led by Jeanyoung Song.

Exprgram selected as best paper runner-up @ GroupSight 2017 Workshop

Exprgram: A Video-based Language Learning Interface Powered by Learnersourced Video Annotations. by Kyungje Jo, John Joonyoung Chung, and Juho Kim is selected as a best paper runner-up at the GroupSight 2017 Workshop on Human Computation for Image and Video Analysis @ HCOMP 2017.

Exprgram wins grand prix for URP (Undergraduate Research Program) project

Kyungje Jo, an undergrad intern, wins a grand-prix for his URP (Undergraduate Research Program) project: Learning Diverse Expressions through Video Mining.

Summer 2017 Undergraduate Research Internship

We are looking for a few undergraduate research interns to join KIXLAB this summer. You can find the details on Prof. Juho Kim’s website.

New lab members

We are happy to welcome new members to our lab. Eunyoung Ko, Jonghyuk Jung, Hyungwoo Kim and Hyunwoo Kim are joining our team.

CS374 Intro to HCI started

This semester, a new course is being offered by Prof. Juho Kim from KIXLAB, Intro to HCI (CS374). Information about the class can be found on the course website.

New publications

We’ve started the year with a number of publications accepted to CHI, CSCW and other venues. You can find our latest contributions on our new publications page.

Spring 2017 Undergraduate Research Internship

We are looking for a few undergraduate research interns to join KIXLAB this spring. You can find the details on Prof. Juho Kim’s website.

CS492 Crowdsourcing course finished

In Fall 2016, Prof. Juho Kim from KIXLAB taught CS492: Crowdsourcing. Information about the class and students project gallery can be found on the course website.

KIXLAB Open!

The new KAIST Interaction Lab has officially opened. We are kicking off with one Ph.D. student and five summer undergrad interns.