My life goal is to lower the barriers of knowledge through data. I am currently working for Naver Papago – and lowering the barriers of linguistic knowledge by building machine translation models. Current areas of interest include context-aware machine translation, and translation evaluation.

You can often find me on the Web as Eunjeong, echojuliett, echojuli&t, e9t.

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  • 밑바닥부터 시작하는 데이터 과학: 데이터 분석을 위한 파이썬 프로그래밍과 수학, 통계 기초
    박은정, 김한결, 하성주.
    도서출판 인사이트, Jun 2016.


  • KoNLPy: 쉽고 간결한 한국어 정보처리 파이썬 패키지 (Korean natural language processing in Python)
    Eunjeong Park, Sungzoon Cho.
    Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference on Human & Cognitive Language Technology, Chuncheon, Korea, 2014.

    Paper Documentation Github

    • KoNLPy (pronounced “ko en el PIE”) is a Python package for natural language processing (NLP) of the Korean language. KoNLPy was a pet project I’ve done during my Ph.D. studies at Seoul National University, in order to lower the barriers of Korean NLP.
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  • Spring 2015: Data Mining @SeoulTech, Lecturer Website
  • Spring 2015: Business Analytics @SeoulTech, Lecturer Website
  • Fall 2012: Data Mining @SNU, Teaching assistant
  • Fall 2012: Engineering Research Practice 1 @SNU, Teaching assistant

Honors and Awards

  • Jun 2014: Lee Joong Han Award - Research Division Winner, Industrial Engineering Dept., SNU.
    • The Lee Joong Han Award (research division) is given annually to graduate students whose publication journal has the highest impact factor, among those with first authorships in the previous year within the Industrial Engineering department of Seoul National University. Granted $2,000.
  • Dec 2013: Samsung Tomorrow Solutions Competition - Winner, Samsung Electronics, Ministry of Science in Korea.
    • The Samsung Tomorrow Solutions Competition is a Korean national competition held by Samsung Electronics and the Ministry of Science of Korea, that aims to develop and implement solutions to make a change in our future. It was a 6 month long competition with more than 3000 participants and 1000 teams. Awarded the Minister of Science Award (first place). Prize approx. $50,000.
  • Mar 2011: Ph.D. Scholarship, Samsung Electronics.
    • Granted approx. $100,000 until graduation.
  • Mar 2011: Global Ph.D. Fellowship, National Research Foundation in Korea.
    • The Global Ph.D. Fellowship is a government grant program for young researchers. In 2011, 300 scholars were granted among 1270 applicants. Granted approx. $90,000 for 3 years.

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