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Ray Hong

Ray Hong: Assistant Professor, Information Sciences and Technology

Assistant Professor, Information Sciences and Technology

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Office: Research Hall, Rm#433
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Dr. Hong’s research aims at improving people’s capability of interacting with machine learning models and AI to derive better insights and decisions using data. In pursuing his research, he focuses on (1) building human-centered, interactive data acquisition environments that improve the data annotation process for collecting large-scale, accurate, and reliable data, (2) helping data scientists to build trustworthy machine learning models based on a deep understanding of their practices and needs, and (3) creating AI-driven interactive tools that can boost a single or a group of end-users task productivity.

Ph.D., Human-Centered Design and Engineering, University of Washington (2019)
MS, Computer Science, Yonsei University (2007)
BS, Digital Media, Ajou University (2005)

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Appointment: Tenure-track
Faculty rank: Assistant Professor
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Research and Grants

2020-2024 Future of Work at Human-Technology Frontier: Core Research (funded by NSF)

Research Interest:
Data Science: human-in-the-loop, human-AI co-creation, Interactive Data Annotation, Model Interpretability
Data Visualization: Interactive Machine Learning
Computer-Supported Cooperative Work: Group Work, Group Learning