Pil Ho Kim

Pil Ho Kim, PhD


AI Leader, VP E-mail: pilhokim@gmail.com

Pil Ho currently works for Samsung Display, the world-leading display panel maker, as a vice president of AI Lab with a mission to boom up AI and bring it to the heart of every single manufacturing process.

Before the current job, he was hired as the first AI/ML specialist of AWS Korea and helped over thousands of customers from hundreds of companies in almost all verticals develop new business opportunities through AI-based digital transformation.

He is interested in artificial intelligence, machine learning, cognitive system back-end design, IoT, sensor data integration and mining, multimedia content analysis and lifelogging with 25-years hands-on experiences.

He has research backgrounds in the backend system for cognitive services. Brief introductions of his work and contributions are summarized at Research and Resume. This wiki is an archive of his past works. For the formal record, please check published papers.


Research Interests



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Contacts: Send an email to pilhokim AT gmail DOT com

  • Demo
  • Collection of presentation materials under collection. e-Friends e-Node search Friends video search Conversation search Traffic lane detection Traffic lane detection source eEdge+Optical Flow+Lane detection Lane detection output

  • Family
  • My family members are: Younjeong Kim Subin Kim - maintained by Subin Ashley Sunjin Kim Pil Ho Kim PIL HO KIM PILHO KIM ECE Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology E-mail: pilhokim AT gatech DOT edu Pilho Kim received my B.S with the summa cum laude award in Electronics Engineering from PNU (Pusan National University) in 1994 and got my M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from POSTECH (Pohang University of Science and Technology), Korea, in 1996 with my thesis advisor Dr.

  • Project
  • Container Ship Pattern Recognition Objectives The CSPR project is to recognize the container ship entering the harbor gate to control their access and manage according harbor assets to have the traffic flow efficient in addition to cost-minimizing purposes. Our team is currently working with the U.S. States government engineering team to exploit its usage at the Georgia Savannah harbor. This project is launched in 2007 with extensive research reviews to specify its topics and coverage.

  • Publication
  • Thesis Ph.D. Thesis title = E-model: Event-based Graph Data Model Theory and Implementation, GaTech Library Date completed: July 2009. Advisor: Prof. Vijay Madisetti, Prof. Ramesh Jain University: Georgia Institute of Technology, USA M.S. Thesis title = Hierarchical Mean Field Algorithm for Binocular Stereo Vision, POSTECH library Date completed: February 1996 Advisor: Prof. Hong Jeong University: Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea Journal Paper Pil Ho Kim and Fausto Giunchiglia, Lifelog data model and management: study on research challenges, International Journal of Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management, vol.

  • Research
  • This page provides a brief introduction on a number of selected research projects that I have done. Multimedia information processing EML: EML is an E-model data query language extending the SQL-89 standard with enhanced features: (1) unstructured query, (2) semantic query expansion, (3) temporal query, (4) ranked ordering, (5) path query, and (6) natural join. An E-model prototype is implemented on top of relational database. Hundreds of SQL procedures and functions are developed to support full operations.

  • Resume
  • PDF Last modified (Feb 2015): Media:pilhokim_resume_Feb2015.pdf Education Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D., 2009. Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, South Korea Electronic and Electrical Engineering, MS, 1996. Pusan National University, Pusan, South Korea Electronic Engineering, BS, 1994. Work experience Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento, Italy.

  • Talks
  • Invited talks KnowDive seminar series (I), DISI, UNITN, Trento, IT title = Multimedia Content Analysis and Management Date: May 12th, 2010 Location: Room Seminari di Matematica - Faculty of Science – Povo KnowDive seminar series (II), DISI, UNITN, Trento, IT title = Reviews on MEMEX Activities Date: May 17th, 2010 Location: Room Seminari di Matematica - Faculty of Science – Povo KnowDive seminar series (III), DISI, UNITN, Trento, IT title = Experience of personal life logging with the discussion on promising research topic Date: March 2nd, 2011 Location: “Ofek Room” - Faculty of Science - Povo 1 Invited class lecture, Graduate Data Mining Class, UNITN, Trento, IT title = Introduction on e-Log Date: April 7th, 2011 Location: “Ofek Room” - Faculty of Science - Povo 1 Invited Talk to Computational Cognitive Lab, FBK, Trento, IT title = eLifeLog Date: May 19th, 2011 Location: “Ofek Room” - Faculty of Science - Povo 1 Technical Session for UNITN (I), Trento, IT title = eLifeLog.

  • Technical articles
  • This page provides a selective list of technical articles distributed over various categories in this wiki. Technical writing How to remove the spam messages from Wiki talk (or discussion) pages? Well, there are always not invited visitors. This Wiki has been attached for a while. I scribbled simple methods to remove spam messages and how to protect the wiki site at Remove Wiki spam messages. TPC-H is an ad-hoc, decision support benchmark.

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