Dong-Ho Lee

Research Programmer
Information Science Institute (ISI)
University of Southern California
Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Google scholar [link]
Github [link]
Twitter [link]

Last Updated: 12 Jan 2021

Research Interests

Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Computer-supported learning



University of Southern California

M.S candidate in Computer Science,
Aug 2018 – May 2020
Advisor: Dr. Xiang Ren


Sungkyunkwan University

Bachelor of Science in Computer Education,
Mar 2012 – Feb 2018
Total GPA of 4.1 / 4.5 (95.20 / 100) ,
Major GPA of  4.26 / 4.5


The University of Sheffield

Computer science
Exchange Student, Sep 2016 – Feb 2017
Total GPA of 4.42 / 4.5



[1] RiddleSense: Answering Riddle Questions as Commonsense
       Bill Yuchen Lin, Ziyi Wu, Yichi Yang, Dong-Ho Lee, X. Ren
       Arxiv [link]

[2] ForecastQA: A Question Answering Challenge for Event Forecasting
       Woojeong Jin, Suji Kim, Rahul Khanna, Dong-Ho Lee, F. Morstatter, A. Galstyan, X. Ren
       Arxiv [link]

Research Papers in Conference Proceedings

[3] Pre-training Text-to-Text Transformers for Concept-Centric Common Sense
       Wangchunshu Zhou*, Dong-Ho Lee*, Ravi kiran Selvam, S. Lee, Bill Y. Lin, X. Ren
       in Proc of ICLR 2021 [link]

[4] TriggerNER: Label-Efficient Learning for Named Entity Recognition via Annotating Entity Triggers
       Bill Yuchen Lin*, Dong-Ho Lee*, M. Shen, R. Moreno, X. Huang, P. Shiralkar, X. Ren
       in Proc of ACL 2020 [link] [Project]

[5] LEAN-LIFE: A Label-Efficient Annotation Framework Towards Learning from Explanation
       Dong-Ho Lee*, Rahul Khanna*, Bill Y. Lin, J. Chen, S. Lee, Q. Ye, E. Boschee, L. Neves, X. Ren
       in Proc of ACL 2020 Demo Track [link] [Project]

[6] AlpacaTag: An Active Learning-based Crowd Annotation Framework for Sequence Tagging
       Bill Yuchen Lin*, Dong-Ho Lee*, Frank F. Xu, Ouyu Lan, Xiang Ren
       in Proc of ACL 2019 Demo Track [link] [Github]


[7] Fake news detection using deep learning
       Dong-Ho Lee, J.H Lee, Y.R Kim, H.J Kim, S.M Park, Y.J Yang, W.B Shin
       Journal of Information Processing System (JIPS) [link]

Awards and Scholarships

Academic Scholarship,  Sungkyunkwan University (Fall 2016)


Fake news filtering App, Android mobile application

      • ML serving framework. (To show the availability of proposed model in production)



Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, Sungkyunkwan University, Winter & Spring 2016

      • GEDT014-12: Computational Thinking and Software Coding
      • Instructor: Oakyoung Han, Ph.D., Jungin Kown, Ph.D
      • Instructors conducted a lecture for the theory of computational thinking and software coding and I conducted a lecture for python practice.

Teaching Internship, Sunrin Internet high school, May 2017

      • Java programming
      • Instructor: Eun-Ji Kim, Teacher in high school
      • Taught ‘Java Programming’ to second-grade students in high school


After school teacher, Sangmoon high school, June 2017 to Nov 2017

      • Computer science
      • Organized an After School program curriculum for computer science and taught ‘Java, Android, PHP’ to students.

Work Experience

Sergeant, Republic of Korea Air Force, Aug 2013 to Aug 2015

      • 1st MCRC, OSAN Air Base
      • Console and server maintenance for supporting air traffic control


Software Skills

C, C++, Python, Java, PHP, Android(NDK)
Tensorflow, PyTorch, MXNet
Scrapy, Heritrix, Nutch
MariaDB, PostgreSQL, Redis, Memcached
webserver configuration (Apache, Nginx, Openlitespeed)