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Natural Sciences > Department of Computer and Information Science (Department of Computer and Information Science)

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  The major of computer and information science is separated into Intelligent Computer System, Data Communication and Network, DB and Data Mining, Software Engineering , Security and Parallel Algorithm, Network Management, Embedded systems & Real-time Computing and Internet of Things.

  Intelligent Computer System Laboratory emphasize and highlight collaborative research and group partnerships. More than 30 alumni members of ICSL are working at important positions in many fields after graduation, and now graduate students pursuing PhD and master degree study eagerly under the advise of Professor, In-Jeong Chung.

  Data Communication and Network Laboratory is focused on 2 main issues : Wireless Network and IT Convergence Technology. The next generation wireless network must accommodate the increase in the number of people using the heavy data rate and allow for faster mobility. Therefore, significant improvements in the current 3G/4G network are required for the beyond 4G network. Our research addresses a way to resolve limited bandwidth capacity/increasing mobility for B4G. The increasing trends of energy consumption and CO2 emissions in the building environment have made energy saving and efficiency a prime subject for energy policies in most countries. With this is mind, our research includes designing and implementing functionalities and roles of home/building energy control and management systems.

  DB and Data Mining Laboratory is the process of discovering interesting (non-trivial, implicit, previously unknown, and potentially useful) patterns or knowledge from large amounts of data. We are interested in the development of algorithms and a wide range of applications in the area of intelligent database and data mining.

  In Software Engineering Laboratory, Well-defined models can substantially improve the development and evolution of complex, multi-platform, and long-running software systems. Software models play a pivotal role particularly for component-, framework-, and product line-based development. Modeling expertise requires both domain knowledge software knowledge. Software modeling disciplines are rapidly accumulating in terms of languages, codified expertise, reference models, and automated tools.

  In Security and Parallel Algorithm Laboratory, to increase energy efficiency, the computer architectural approach controlling the frequency and/or the number of cores at hardware/software level, and the compression approach at algorithmic level have been proposed. In the computer architectural approach, there is a tradeoff between power consumption and execution time. That is, if we increase the frequency, the power consumption is increased while the execution time is decreased. In the image compression or information security, we can improve the performance efficiency at algorithmic level and/or derive the optimal applications parameter based on the tradeoff between the video/security quality and the energy consumption. We are researching the analysis of machine characteristics and parallel applications(multimedia/crypto/image processing algorithms) characteristics collectively, and thus improve the energy efficiency of compression using a commercial multi-core platform.

  Network Management Laboratory engages in a wide range of experimental and practical research in the area of network and systems management. The goal is to develop methods, tools and systems that can be used for more efficient, secure and reliable operation and management of computer and telecommunication networks. NM Lab is particularly interested in monitoring, analyzing and controlling IP networks. NM Lab's current projects include analyzing captured IP traffic for applications such as network security analysis, workload characterization, performance analysis, billing, SLA management, and customer relationship management.

  Embedded systems & Real-time Computing Laboratory study a wide range of issues related to various embedded systems. Especially, our fundamental research questions are (1) how to make real-time software operate in its dynamic and uncertain environment while satisfying time constraints with acceptable predictability and (2) how to provide fluid interfaces for users to naturally interact with various emerging smart devices.

  In Internet of Things Laboratory, A “thing” in the IoT(Internet of Things) can be a person, animal or physical/virtual object with a unique identifier(IP address or device ID) that has the ability to transfer data via the Internet. The “Thing” in IoT usually refers to IoT devices. IoT devices can perform remote sensing, actuating(making an action), and monitoring capabilities. A thing can be smart(cognitive) and thus the thing can make a decision without human’s help(intervention). Majority of things are expected to be smart in the future.

 

Faculty List

Faculty List
Name Academic Fields E-mail
Chung, In-Jeong Artifical Intelligence chung@korea.ac.kr
Cho, Choong-Ho Data Communication chcho@korea.ac.kr
Park, Dai-Hee Data Mining dhpark@korea.ac.kr
Jeon, Tae-Woong Software Engineering jeon@korea.ac.kr
Chung, Yong-Wha Parallel Algorithm ychungy@korea.ac.kr
Kim, Myung-Sup Network Management tmskim@korea.ac.kr
Cho, Hyeon-Joong Embedded Systems raycho@korea.ac.kr
Jo, Min-Ho Internet of Things minhojo@korea.ac.kr
Kim, Seung-Yeon Big data processing kimsy8011@korea.ac.kr
Lee, Sung-Ju Big data processing peacfeel@korea.ac.kr