[Ongoing Project]

■ Development of IoT-based Trustworthy and Smart Home Community Framework (IoT 기반 스마트 홈 커뮤니티에서 안전하고 행복한 삶을 위한 소셜 매칭 및 소통 서비스 기술 개발)

  ● Period : 2014. 4 ~ 2017. 2
  ● Granted and Funded by : Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
  ● Description :  단일 홈 환경에서 IoT 기반 원격 제어와 Home Automation 중심의 단편적인 서비스 제공에 치중된 기존 스마트 홈 기술과는 달리, 본 연구에서는 구성원들의 라이프 스타일 및 소통 유형을 이해하여 공동체 활성화 요구에 능동적으로 대처하고 편의성을 제공하여 이웃 간의 소통을 증진시키고 신뢰적 맞춤형 커뮤니티를 구성함으로써 안전하고 행복한 삶을 누리도록하기 위한 IoT 기반 스마트 홈 커뮤니티에서 자율 학습형 소셜 매칭 및 소통서비스 제공 기술을 연구


[Project Conceptual Diagram]

[Finished Project] 

■ Dr.M Project (모바일 헬스케어 서비스를 지원하는 센서네트워크 데이터베이스 시스템 개발)

  ● Period : 2014. 1 ~ 2014. 12
  ● Granted and Funded by : KAIST Internally Funded

  ● Description :  개인 및 지역 집단의 헬스케어에 관련된 건강 및 환경 데이터를 수집하는 소프트웨어가 필요하다. 서비스의 의도와 무관한 대량의 스트림데이터를 수집하는 대신, 헬스케어 도메인 서비스가 필요로 하는 대상(개인 및 지역 집단)으로부터 적시에 필요한 정보를 수집하기 위하여 데이터베이스 형태의 질의 처리 언어와 질의처리기법이 필요하다. 이 제안에서는 iDB 연구실에서 개발한 SNQL (Sensor Network Query Language)/SNQL처리기 시제품을 Dr. M 사업의 서비스 모델에 적용한다. 즉, ‘모바일 개인 및 지역집단으로부터 헬스케어 정보 및 환경 데이터 수집’을 지원하는 모바일 센서네트워크용 데이터베이스 관리기를 개발하고 이를 테스트베드 시스템에 적용하는 기술을 개발한다. 
<Dr.M 센서네트워크 DBMS 개념도>

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<개인 건강 센서 데이터 수집 흐름도>

■ 스마트 가전과의 상호 작용을 지원하는 자가학습형 컨텍스트엔진 개발

  ● Period : 2014. 4 ~ 2014. 12
  ● Granted and Funded by : LG Electronics.
  ● Description :  스마트 가전과 사용자 사이의 상호작용을 현재 맥락과 맞물려 통합적으로 학습하고 이를 기반으로 사용자가 원하는 일련의 상호작용을 지원하기 위한 온톨로지 기반 컨텍스트 엔진 개발

■ Development of Social Storyboard Technology for Highly Satisfactory Cultural and Tourist Contents based on  Unstructured Value Data Spidering
  ● Period : 2013. 5 ~ 2014. 4
  ● Granted and Funded by : Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
  ● Description :  현실 및 가상공간에서의 문화 활동으로부터 생성되는 다양한 비정형 가치데이터들을 문화관광 코퍼스 기반으로 수집하고, 사용자 TPO(Time, Place, Occasion) 및 감성 정보를 정형화·분석하고, 실시간으로 사용자 맞춤형 문화관광 콘텐츠를 제공하는 스마트 환경에 적합한 소셜 스토리보드 기술 개발

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[Project Conceptual Diagram]

■ Smart IoT based Spontaneous Service Composition Technology Research

  ● Period : 2011. 3 ~ 2014. 2
  ● Granted and Funded by : Korea Communications Commission
  ● Description : The final goal of this project is the research to provide the cyber and physical world incorporated service provision technology by combinning users' real life and the the service closelyrealted to the business spontaneously based on large-scale and multi-dimensional contextual information. 

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                                                                       [Project Conceptual Diagram]


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[User Situation]

■ Query Processing System Development for Efficient Stream Data Collection in Wireless Sensor Network

  ● Period : 2011. 1 ~ 2013. 12 
  ● Granted and Funded by : Altibase Corp.
  ● Description : This is 1st Year Project of Middleware and Agent Development for Real-time Processing of Large-scale data and Context-aware Service Provision in Sensor Network. Initial usage of WSN (Wireless Sensor Network) is pulling the sensing data continuously. However, interested data among these results is limited, so researches of query processing in WSN enlarge their area. Thus, we're developing Sensor Network Query Processor  with Language (SNQL).


<Project Conceptual Diagram>


■ Urban Computing Middleware Technology Development

  ● Period : 2008. 3 ~ 2013. 3 
  ● Granted and Funded by : Ministry of Knowledge Economy
  ● Description : The final goal of this project is development of Urban Computing Middleware which can improve quality of life and user’s convenience on service utilization based on not only personal contexts but group and place context at the same time.


<Urban Computing System Middleware >

■ Data Collation and Publish/subscribe Framework Development for Distributed Data Minging

  ● Period : 2011. 4 ~ 2011. 8 
  ● Granted and Funded by : LG Electronics Corp.
  ● Description : In this project, we aim to develop the Distributed Data Collation Framework based on Content-based Publish/Subscribe technology to effectively support the distributed data mining in the distributed data environment among mobile devices. In more details, we develop below sub-technologies;
Primitive operation technology for the data collation among distributed nodes
Distributed message delivery technology among publishers and subscribers
Subscription and filtering technology based on content-based publish/subscribe system

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< Conceptual Diagram of Distributed Data Mining based on Pub/Sub >

■ Rule-based OWL inference and its application on mobile phones
  ● Period : 2009. 3 ~ 2009. 12 
  ● Granted and Funded by : Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
  ● Description : The final goal of this project is the development of a rule engine which is capable of inferring knowledge over OWL and the development of an ontology based application in the mobile devices.


<OWL Reasoning Engine on Mobile Phone >

■ Research on Core Technology of Group-context based Community Computing Software Platform for Heterogeneous Ubiquitous Smart Spaces
  ● Period  : 2006. 4 ~ 2009. 3 
  ● Granted and Funded by : Ministry of Information and Communications
  ● Description : Our goal is to design and implement a middleware which enables computing entities such as PCs, PDAs, mobile phones, and even smart objects to be aware of physical worlds, understand their users and seamlessly interact with each other to provide context-aware and ubiquitous services. In this project, we are working on context management. we are investigating how to gather, infer, and store context information in a generic way and disseminate it to context-aware applications.


<Active Surroundings (AS) Architecture >

■ Research on Software Platform for Context-aware Spontaneous Interaction usingMobile Phone
  ● Period : 2007. 2 ~ 2008. 12 
  ● Granted and Funded by : Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
  ● Description : Our goal is to design and development of software platform for context-aware spontaneous interaction on mobile phones and its applications. Spontaneous interaction is one of rapidly emerging issues in mobile business. It enables mobile users to be connected with each other in an ad-hoc manner based on their interest and mobile services to be composed, customized, and provided according to users’ preferences.


<Context-aware Spontaneous Interaction (CASI) Architecture >

■ A Community-Aware Middleware Infrastructure for Active Surroundings
  ● Period : July 2003 ~ December 2005 
  ● Research Fund : $100,000 
  ● Granted-by : The Digital Media Laboratory
  ● Description : In this project, we are developing the middleware components for context management in ubiquitous environment. Context-awareness enables a computing system to adapt to users proactively without user's intervention. Context management are getting more and more important when we consider multiple users as a group as well as an each individual at the same time. We focus on the middleware-level solution for "Group-Context" such as context-conflict, context-harmonization, and group-only. This project is trying to suggest a long-term solution for ubiquitous home environment.


< Context Management >

■ Context-aware Service Reconfigurable Framework for Smart Home Environment
  ● Period : July 2003 ~ February 2004 
  ● Research Fund : $20,000 
  ● Granted-by : Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology
  ● Description : The objective of this research is developing a context-aware middleware system which can load useful services for users without distracting users. The project is challenging to tackle problems caused by the situation where multiple users share their environments. Only personalized context-awareness is not enough in this situation. Therefore, we introduce "Group-Context" to solve the problem caused by conflicting individual contexts. This project is trying to suggest a short-term solution for ubiquitous home environment.

■ Development of Semantic-Aware Metadata Transformation Engine
  ● Period  : March 2002 ~ December 2004
  ● Research Fund : $70,000 (3 years) 
  ● Granted-by : Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI)
  ● Description : The objective of this research is developing an XML data transformation engine to be used for metadata interoperability. The transformation engine is based on Semantic-Web concept, that enables this engine to inference relevant matching terms for metadatas from different domains. The usage of this engine can include various Semantic-Web related area, including the upcoming Interactive Digital Broadcasting System.

■ Development of Mitochondrial DNA Sequence Retrieval System (MitoDB)
  ● Period: September 2002 ~ August 2004 (2 years)
  ● Research Fund: $26,000 
  ● Granted-by: Korea Science and Engineering Foundation
  ● Description: Many bio-medical research show that mitochondrial DNA sequences have relatively high correlation with human diseases. We develop a mitochondrial DNA sequence retrieval and management system, which will be used for bio-medical research area

■ Development of Semantic Web based Digital Library System
  ● Period : March 2003 ~ February 2005(2 years)
  ● Research Fund: $44,000 
  ● Granted-by: Korea Science and Engineering Foundation
  ● Description: Since Tim Berners-Lee introduced World Wide Web in 1989, the Web has been the most popular interface and information bus. He mentioned Semantic Web as next step of the Web, so that the Web will have semantics described by ontology and software agents will work using the semantics automatically and in an intelligent way. We are developing a digital library system based on the Semantic Web technologies; RDF and ontology. More over, the system will provide its functionality as Semantic Web Services.

■ Development of MPEG-7 Management System
  ● Period : March 2002 ~ February 2003
  ● Research Fund : $22,000 
  ● Granted-by : Korea Science and Engineering Foundation

  ● Description : The main goal is to design and implement of MPEG-7 data generating/transferring module. The module get the semi-structured or non-structured data from MPEG-7 data creation interface (feature extraction module) as the input. The data is transformed in the MPEG-7 XML document according to MPEG-7  ● Description Scheme. Also, one of objectives is research on design ensuring reuseness of the module.

■  Development of Database System for Large SNP Data and Implementation of Internet-based Knowledge Management System
  ● Period: Dec. 2001 ~ Nov. 2003 (2 years)
  ● Research Fund: $106,000
  ● Granted-by: Korea National Institute of Health
  ● Description: The first goal of the project is to develop the system that provides SNP (Single Nucleotide Polymorphism) information and database manipulation via Web. The information has three types: (1) various types of search, alignment, and matching, (2) basic statistics measurements (such as average, variant, degree, ratio, relationship, and so on), and visualization of the measurements. Demonstrations:

■ Development of A Link Connectivity Server
  ● Period: March 2001 ~ March 2002 (1 year)
  ● Research Fund : $ 26,600 (1 year)
  ● Granted-by : SOftware REsearch Center, Chungnam National University (SOREC)
  ● Description : This project is a part of Virtual Document System Development for Virtual Digital Library. It aims to develop a sub-system that manages links of Virtual Document efficiently and in an intelligent way. By applying XML and database techniques, the system will provide users with convenient query-accesses and Virtual Document System with high performance in hyper linkmanagement.

■ Development of a relational-to-XML converter for postal database management
  ● Period: April 2001 ~ November 2001 (8 months)
  ● Research Fund : $ 20,000 (8 months)
  ● Granted-by : Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI)
  ● Description : This project is to develop a relational-to-XML converter that converts relational postal address data into XML address database according to postal address DTD. This work includesdevelopment of tools for retrieval and edition of the XML address database and design of the address database schema to build XML address metadata.

■  Development of Database Technology for Multimedia Information Services 
  ● Period: July 1999 ~ June 2002 (3 years)
  ● Research Fund : $ 66,000 (Y1), $ 85,000 (Y2)
  ● Granted-by : SONKorea Co., Inc. and ICU Center for university-industry collaboration
  ● Description : With the continuing explosion of multimedia documents, content-based data search becomes important and yet difficult. This project aims to develop a visual information repository system based on MPEG-7 metadata  standards.

■  Development of an electronic data exchange network (EDEN) for E-Commerce
  ● Period: July 1999 ~ June 2002 (3 years)
  ● Research Fund : $72,000 (Y1), $ 80,000 (Y2)
  ● Granted-by : InsolSoft Co., Inc. and ICU Center for university-industry collaboration
  ● Description : EDEN system is an intelligent E-Commerce network built on top of active event-rule based system which will provide a wide range of Internet business solutions of the future with added decision-making facilities to traditional systems, automatic business processing capability, and advanced user interface. The developed system will be used for an Internet distribution of hard-to-store agricultural products.

■ Active Information Management Systems (AIMS) in IT Basic Research Initiative
  ● Period: September 1998 ~ August 2001 (3 years)
  ● Research Fund : $ 180,000 (3 years)
  ● Granted-by : Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC)
  ● Description : AIMS is an active rule processing software to achieve auto-everything goal for the future information management. The aimed technology can be applied to a wide range of real-world applications, such as electronic commerce, negotiation system, information security, military command control, as well as traditional database management. A special emphasis is made on its implementation for Internet-based information services.

■ Electronic stamps: Efficient strategy for service and system 
  ● Period: August 2000 ~ February 2001 (8 months)
  ● Research Fund : $45,000
  ● Granted-by : Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC)
  ● Description : With ever-increasing number of Internet users, the service demand for the distribution of electronic stamps over Internet is a natural trend. The project will result in a proposal report on strategies, technologies and business model for the government service of Internet-based electronic stamps.