Jongik Kim, Ph.D.

Department of Artificial Intelligence
Chungnam National University
Daejeon 34134, Republic of Korea

Office 513
Engineering Building 5
Chungnam National University

Short Biography

Jongik Kim received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science from KAIST, and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Seoul National University. He worked as a senior researcher with ETRI, and he was a professor at Jeonbuk National University. He is currently a professor with Chungnam National University. His research interests are in the field of data management, including query processing and optimization, text and graph data analytics, and storage systems.

Aug. 2004

Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering
Seoul National University
Thesis: Integration of Structural Joins and Path Indexes for Efficient XML Path Query Evaluation

Feb. 2000

M.S. in Computer Science
KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
Thesis: Design and Implementation of an Application Manager for Web GIS

Feb. 1998

B.S. in Computer Science
KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

3/2022 - present

Department of Artificial Intelligence
Chungnam National Unviersity

4/2007 - 2/2022

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Division of Computer Science and Engineering
Jeonbuk National Unviersity

8/2020 - 6/2021

Visiting Scholar
Software Research Center
Chungnam National University

8/2012 - 7/2013

Visiting Scholar
Department of Computer Science
University of California, Irvine

8/2004 - 3/2007

Senior Researcher
Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute

Professional Activities
PC Member
VLDB 2021 (Industrial track)
DASFAA 2020, 2023, 2024

IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
SIGMOD 2020 (external reviewer)
The VLDB Journal
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
ICDE 2015 (external reviewer)
Information Sciences
[Best Paper Runner-Ups] KCC 2018 (2 papers), KCC 2015, KCC 2012, KIPS Spring Conference 2011.
[Honorable Mention] KCC 2017 Undergraduate Paper Competition
Selected Publications

This is a selected list of my research publications. A full list is here


Jongik Kim: “Efficient Graph Edit Distance Computation Using Isomorphic Vertices”, Pattern Recognition Letters 168.

[TBDATA 2022]

Prince Hamandawana, Awais Khan, Jongik Kim, and Tae-Sun Chung: “Accelerating ML/DL Applications with Hierarchical Caching on Deduplication Storage Clusters”, IEEE Transactions on Big Data 8(6).

[SIGMOD 2021]

Jongik Kim: “Boosting Graph Similarity Search through Pre-Computation”, ACM SIGMOD 2021, pp. 951-963. [source code]

[Access 2020]

Jongik Kim: “HGED: A Hybrid Search Algorithm for Efficient Parallel Graph Edit Distance Computation”, IEEE Access 8, pp. 175776-175787

[EDBT 2019]

Jongik Kim, Dong-Hoon Choi, and Chen Li: “Inves: Incremental Partitioning-Based Verification for Graph Similarity Search”, EDBT 2019, pp. 229-240. [source code]

[ICDE 2016]

Jongik Kim, Chen Li, and Xiaohui Xie: “Hobbes3: Dynamic Generation of Variable-Length Signatures for Efficient Approximate Subsequence Mappings”, IEEE ICDE 2016, pp. 169-180. [Hobbes3 software release]

[Inf Syst. 2015]

Jongik Kim: “An Effective Candidate Generation Method for Improving Performance of Edit Similarity Query Processing”, Information Systems 47(1), pp. 116-128.

[BMC Bioinf. 2014]

Jongik Kim, Chen Li, and Xiaohui Xie: “Improving read mapping using additional prefix grams”, BMC Bioinformatics 15(1):42. [Hobbes2 software release]

[ICDE 2012]

Jongik Kim and Hongrae Lee: “Efficient Exact Similarity Searches using Multiple Token Orderings”, IEEE ICDE 2012, pp. 822-833

[SAC 2011]

Tae-Sun Chung, Dong-Joo Park, and Jongik Kim: “LSTAFF*: An Efficient Flash Translation Layer for Large Block Flash Memory”, ACM SAC 2011, pp. 589–594.

[KIISE 2010]

Jongik Kim, Minwoo Kim, Il-Seok Oh, Hyo Jong Lee, and Gi Hwan Cho: “리트머스: 온라인 프로그래밍 교육 도구 (Litmus: an Online Programming Education Tool)”, Communcations of KIISE 28(4), pp. 28-33. [Litmus online]

[ETRI J. 2009]

Jongik Kim, Oh-Cheon Kwon, and Hyun-Suk Kim: “Development of an Event Stream Processing System for the Vehicle Telematics Environment”, ETRI Journal 31(4), pp. 463-465.

[Inf Sci. 2006]

Jongik Kim: “Advanced Structural Joins using Element Distribution”, Information Sciences 176(22), pp. 3300-3331.

[DKE 2004]

Jongik Kim and Hyoung-Joo Kim: “A Partition Index for XML and Semi-structured Data”, Data & Knowledge Engineering 51(3), pp. 349-368.

[IPL 2004]

Jongik Kim, Sang Ho Lee, and Hyoung-Joo Kim: “Efficient Structural Joins with Clustered Extents”, Information Processing Letters 91(2), pp. 69-75.

[IST 2003]

Jongik Kim and Hyoung-Joo Kim: “Efficient Processing of Regular Path Joins using PID”, Information and Software Technology 45(5), pp. 241-251.