YOOKYUNG KIM, Ph.D.
Linguists Lead, Yahoo Inc.


Interests

  • Natural language processing
  • Machine translation
  • Machine learning

    Experience

  • 2007 -- present: Linguistics Lead, Yahoo Inc., Sunnyvale, CA
  • 2005 -- 2007: Principal Investigator, NSF (National Science Foundation) SBIR phase I and II programs
  • 2001 -- 2007: Principal Research Scientist, Fluential Inc., Sunnyvale, CA
  • 1997 -- 1999: Research Staff, CSLI, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

    Education

  • Ph.D. in Linguistics, Stanford University
  • M.S. in Computer Science, Stanford University
  • B.A. (summa cum laude), Seoul National University

    Patents

  • Infinite browse (2016), US 9,355,185
  • Infinite browse (2013), US 8,600,979
  • Robust information extraction from utterances (2013), US 8,583,416
  • Short text language detection using geographic information (2013), US 8,548,797
  • Methods for using manual phrase alignment data to generate translation models for statistical machine translation (2012), US 8,229,728
  • Method and system for user profiling via mapping third party interests to a universal interest space (2014)
  • Chunk-based statistical machine translation system (2008)
  • Methods for speech-to-speech translation (2008)
    E-mail: y.o.o.k.y.u.n.g (at) cs.s.t.a.n.f.o.r.d.edu
    © Yookyung Kim (last update in 07/2016)