Jungseock Joo

Assistant Professor
Department of Communication Studies, UCLA
jjoo at commstds.ucla.edu 


News
  • (03/17) Three papers were accepted by ICWSM 2017!

Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies, UCLA, 2016 - 
  • Research Scientist, Facebook, 2015 - 2016

Education

  • PhD, Computer Science, UCLA, 2015
  • MS, Computer Science, Columbia University, 2010
  • BS, Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, 2008

Projects & Links
  • UCLA NewsScape -- Multimodal TV News Archive and search interface
  • viz2016 -- Visualizing news volume, attention, multimodal sentiment of news coverage of 2016 Presidential Election

Publications

  • Cultural Diffusion and Trends in Facebook Photographs    [pdf]  [slides]
    Quanzeng You, Darío García-García, Manohar Paluri, Jiebo Luo, and Jungseock Joo
    The International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), 2017.

  • Predicting Popular and Viral Image Cascades in Pinterest    [pdf]
    Jinyoung Han, Daejin Choi, Jungseock Joo, and Chen-Nee Chuah
    The International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), 2017.

  • Fashion Conversation Data on Instagram  [pdf]
  • Yu-I Ha, Sejeong Kwon, Meeyoung Cha, and Jungseock Joo
  • The International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), 2017.

  • Joint Image-Text News Topic Detection and Tracking by Multimodal Topic And-Or Graph  [pdf]
  • Weixin Li, Jungseock Joo, Hang Qi, and Song-Chun Zhu 
    IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2017. 

  • Automated Facial Trait Judgment and Election Outcome Prediction: Social Dimensions of Face [pdf]
    Jungseock Joo, Francis F. Steen, and Song-Chun Zhu
    Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2015.

  • Coiling of Elastic Rods on Rigid Substrates [pdf] [html]
    Mohammad K Jawed, Fang Da, Jungseock Joo, Eitan Grinspun, and Pedro M Reis
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS), 111:41, 14663-14668, 2014.

  • Visual Persuasion: Inferring Communicative Intents of Images [pdf] [project]
    Jungseock Joo, Weixin Li, Francis F. Steen, and Song-Chun Zhu
    Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2014.
    - MEDIA - Is a Picture Worth 1,000 Polls? by Virginia Postrel. Bloomberg View. June 25, 2014.

  • Human Attribute Recognition by Rich Appearance Dictionary [pdf]
    Jungseock Joo, Shuo Wang, and Song-Chun Zhu
    Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2013.

  • Weakly Supervised Learning for Attribute Localization in Outdoor Scenes [pdf]
    Shuo Wang, Jungseock Joo, Yizhou Wang, and Song-Chun Zhu
    Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2013.

  • Hierarchical Organization by And-Or Tree [pdf]
    Jungseock Joo, Shuo Wang, and Song-Chun Zhu
    Book chapter in Handbook of Perceptual Organization, eds.J. Wagemans, Springer, 2012

Other Conference Presentations

  • Visualizing Presidential Elections. (with Groeling, Li, Steen). American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, 2016.
  • Automated Visual Coding of Politicians in the Mass Media: Correlating Large-Scale Image Analysis With Public Opinion Polls. (with Steen). International Communication Association 65th Annual Conference, 2015.

Teaching
  • UCLA CommSt 155: Artificial Intelligence and New Media. 2017 -
  • UCLA CommSt 158: Revolutions in Communication Technology. 2015 -