Yong-tae Hwang


me [at] theYT [dot] net

Research Interests

  • Physical Computing
  • User Interfaces
  • Computer/Robot/Machine - Human Interaction
  • Computer-mediated Communication
  • Music Informatics
  • Software Usability


Mar. 2010 - Aug. 2012

Master of Science
Seoul National University, Suwon & Seoul, Korea
Department of Transdisciplinary Studies, Program in Digital Contents and Information Studies
Music and Audio Research Group (Advisor: Kyogu Lee)

Mar. 2003 - Feb. 2007

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Research & Work Experiences

May 2010 - Aug. 2011

Research Assistant
Department of Transdisciplinary Studies, Seoul National University

Sep. 2008 - Aug. 2010

Intelligent Robotics Lab., Bonavision Inc., Seoul, Korea

  • Developed Intelligent Robot Software Platform (iRSP)
  • Architecture design and implement of Tele-presence Education Robot

Feb. 2007 - Aug. 2008

Eoneo Inc., Seoul, Korea

  • Developed English education programs and contents using Flash, QA

Teaching Experiences

Sep. 2011 - Dec. 2011

Teaching Assistant of "Interactive Sound Design", Prof. Kyogu Lee, Department of Transdisciplinary Studies, Seoul National University


  • Yong-tae Hwang, "Social Network Inspector: A Platform for Data-driven Research of Social Network Services", MS Thesis, Seoul National University, August 2012.
  • Myoung W. Nam, Yong-tae Hwang and Kyogu Lee, "Estimating Traffic Soundscape of a City by Bus Information System: in case of Seoul", 19th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (Vilnius, Lithuania), July 2012.
  • Yong-tae Hwang, "Implementation of the Web-based Platform for Music Listening Survey", 2nd Conference on Pioneering Convergence Technology (CPCT'12) (Busan, Korea), February 2012.
  • Sou-hwan Choe, Yong-tae Hwang, Sung-kyun Chang and Mi-kyoung Kim, "The Korean Traditional Music Ontology (KTMO) - An Ontology for the Korean Traditional Music Linked Data", The 3rd International Conference on Internet (ICONI) (Sepang, Malaysia), pp. 409-413, December 2011.
  • Jin-woo Kim, Yong-tae Hwang and Boram Park, "Countries on YouTube: Participation, Influence, and Information Flows", International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) (Istanbul, Turkey), pp. 607-608, July 2011.
  • Eunbin Kim and Yong-tae Hwang, "Communication Networks on Twitter: How many of Twitter Followers Does One Actually Communicate with?", 1st Conference on Pioneering Convergence Technologies (Jeju, Korea), pp. 52-55, February 2011.
  • Yong-tae Hwang, "Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition", BS Thesis, Seoul National University, June 2006.


Graduate studies & activities

May 2013

Convergence Science and Technology Education Experience Program - Interactive Sound Design

Mar. 2013 - Jun. 2013

A Basic Design of the Artwork for the Advanced Institutes of Convergence Technology (Seoul National University): Kinetic sculpture with sensor network

Feb. 2012, Jul. 2013

Convergence Science Camp for Youth (Gyeonggi-do) - Interactive Sound Design program

Jun. 2010 - Feb. 2011

Twitter User Typology and User Evolution Pattern as media

Spring 2010, Spring 2012

"Programing in Java": Object-oriented programming study for novices

At Bonavision Inc.

Sep. 2008 - Aug. 2010

21C Frontier Program for Intelligent Robotics
(Hosted by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE) & Korea Institute of Technology and Science (KIST))

Designed and developed Intelligent Robot Software Platform.

Jul. 2009 - Jan. 2010, Jul. 2010 - Aug. 2010

English Teacher Support Robot Project
(Hosted by MKE, KIST & Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH))

Designed and implemented intelligent robot remote control solution.

Oct. 2008 - Aug. 2009

Cognitive Consumer Robot, KORUS-Tech
(Hosted by MKE. Organized by Sungkyunkwan University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Yujin Robot, Inc. & Bonavision, Inc.)

Designed scenarios, constructed Intelligent Robot Platforms, and developed S/W component structures.

At Eoneo Inc.

Feb. 2007 - Aug. 2008

Several projects hosted by Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation (KICE) and MKE

Developed English education programs using Flash and XML and worked on product quality assurance.

Undergraduate & private projects

1999 - 2008

Developed "Hand," a file management program in the Windows environment.

1999 - 2006

Developed "MoneyPad," a program that enables systematic financial management using statistics and graphs.

2003 - 2005

Researched "Transportation Means and Access to a University."


  • Scholarship for Training Creative Convergence Researchers, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, 2011 - 2012.
  • National Science and Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship, Korea Student Aid Foundation (KOSAF), 2003 - 2006.

Certification & Skills

  • Fluent in:
    • Java (7+ year): Desktop Application, Eclipse RCP
    • Visual Basic (10+ year)
    • Flash, ActionScript (2, 3)
    • PHP
    • HTML/CSS
    • JavaScript
    • XML (XSLT and XPath)
  • and competent in:
    • C
    • HTML5, jQuery
    • SQL
    • Arduino
    • Pd (Pure Data)
    • Photoshop
  • Linux server installation/management
  • Version Control & Issue Management system installation/management (SVN, CVS, Trac)
  • (Open source) Software localization
  • Information Processing Engineer (National Technical Qualification Certification)
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