About Me

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By doubting we come at the truth

Marcus Tullius Cicero quotes (Ancient Roman Lawyer, Writer, Scholar, Orator and Statesman, 106 BC-43 BC)


Personal Bio:

Byungkyu Kang is a PhD candidate in Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research interests revolve around the Human Computer Interaction(HCI), including data mining, machine learning, and visual analytics. Particularly, he studies about (1) identifying reliable information in social media and (2) designing novel visual analytics techniques. Recently, he also studies about potential reciprocal effects between quality of content and its visual representation in the information consumption process.

He received his MS in Computer Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and had three years of experience in industry as a researcher and a system engineer. His previous employers are Samsung, IBM and Yahoo!. He is working as a research assistant at the FourEyes laboratory at UCSB.


Legal Name: Byungkyu Kang
Nick Name: Jay

University of California, Santa Barbara
Computer Science Dept.
FourEyes Lab
Graduate Research Assistant