Research Experiences

User Engagement Analysis and Churn Prediction with LBSN Datasets
Postgraduate Research Stduent (Advisor: Prof. Raymond Wong and Prof. Pan Hui) · Aug. 2018 ~ Present
• Led my own project on user engagement in LBSNs (under review)
• Working on characterizing users and predicting potential long-term contributors in LBSNs (in progress)

HKUST-DT System and Media Laboratory at HKUST
Postgraduate Research Stduent (Advisor: Prof. Pan Hui) · Aug. 2017 ~ Present
• Carried out my own project on users' self-disclosing behaviors in online social networks (in progress)
• Participated in a project of Ph.D. student Ehsan Ul Haq on inferring political leaning of users in a Q&A forum (in progress)
• Involved in a project of Ph.D. student Reza Hadi Mogavi on predicting churning users in a Q&A forum (in progress)

Information & Intelligence System Lab. at SKKU
Research Intern (Advisor: Prof. Jee-Hyong Lee) · Sep. 2015 - June. 2016
• Proposed a new algorithm, TextRank-NLI, which combines a Deep Learning based Natural Language Inference model and a Graph-based ranking algorithm used in a single document extraction-based summarization task
- Achieved Outstanding Undergraduate Final Year Project Award in the college of ICE
- Received Honorable Mention, and invited to the journal extension

Social Network Analysis Project with Social-Attribute Network Dataset of Google+
Undergraduate Research Student (Advisor: Prof. Pan Hui) · Feb. 2015 ~ June. 2015
• Researched to discover novel relationships using association rule mining with attributes of users in Google+ social-attribute networks
- Achieved Honorable Mention for undergraduate students' papers



Publications and Manuscripts
  • Document Summarization Considering Entailment Relation between Sentences
    Youngdae Kwon, Noo-ri Kim, and Jee-Hyong Lee
    Journal of KIISE: Software and Application 2017 | BibTeX | Link

  • Document Summarization Considering Entailment Relation between Sentences
    Youngdae Kwon, Noo-ri Kim, and Jee-Hyong Lee
    Proceedings of the KIISE conference 2016 | BibTeX | Link
    Honorable Mention, and invited to Journal of KIISE

  • Method to Discover Novel Attribute Relationships using Social-Attribute Network in Google+
    Youngdae Kwon, Chung Kwan Tse, Chong Bor Hung, and Cheuk Man Chiu
    Proceedings of the KIISE conference 2015 | BibTeX | Link
    Honorable Mention for undergraduate students' papers

  • Effects of Ego Networks and Communities on Self-Disclosure in an Online Social Network
    Young D. Kwon, Reza Hadi Mogavi, Ehsan Ul Haq, Youngjin Kwon, Xiaojuan Ma, and Pan Hui. Under review

  • Characterization of Newcomers and Prediction of Potential Long-term Contributors in LBSNs
    Young D. Kwon, Dimitris Chatzopoulos, Ehsan Ul Haq, Huber Flores, Raymond Chi-Wing Wong, and Pan Hui. in progress