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Hoyeol Kim

Hoyeol-Km
Ph.D. Program
Contact
  • elibooklover@tamu.edu
  • LAAH 549
Professional Links
Personal Website

Education

M.A., University of Exeter, 2014
B.A., Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, 2013

Bio

Hoyeol Kim is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at Texas A&M University. He enjoys using deep learning for his humanities research. He is currently working on his PhD dissertation “Computational Approaches in the Humanities from Sentiment Analysis to Machine Learning Colorization.” He is the creator of the Victorian400 dataset for colorizing black-and-white nineteenth-century illustrations using deep learning and the VictorianLit dataset for machine learning-based sentiment analysis of Victorian literary texts. For more information on Hoyeol’s research, visit https://github.com/elibooklover.

Research Interests

  • 18th and 19th Century British Literature and Culture
  • Digital Humanities
  • Deep Learning
  • Sentiment Analysis

Accomplishments

  • Victorian400 Dataset: Colorizing Victorian Illustrations with the Victorian400 Dataset.
  • VictorianLit Dataset: For Machine Learning-Based Sentiment Analysis of Victorian Literary Texts.
  • “Pursuing Computational Humanities Research as a Graduate Student in the Humanities.” The Digital Futures of Graduate Study in the Humanities, edited by Simon Appleford, Gabriel Hankins, and Anouk Lang. (Forthcoming)
  • “Considering Kim′s Dual Identity in the Post-colonial Discourse” Institute of British and American Studies, vol. 34, 2015, pp. 33-53.
  • With Maura Ives. “Colorization of Illustrations in Charles Dickens’ Novels Using Deep Learning.” DH2020, Ottawa, Canada, July 2020.  (Canceled due to COVID-19)
  • “Victorian400 Dataset for Colorizing Victorian Illustrations.” Keystone DH2020, Philadelphia, USA, July 2020. (Canceled due to COVID-19)
  • “Limits and Progress of the Syuzhet Package and Its Lexicons.” ACH2019, Pittsburgh, USA, July 2019.
  • “Digital Analysis of Dickensian Characters and the Language of Emotion.” Dickens Society, Tu ̈bingen, Germany, July 2018.
  • Victorian400 Dataset: Project Development Grant of $563, Center of Digital Humanities Research, Texas A&M University.
  • Victorian400 Dataset: Graduate Merit Funding of $400, Department of English, Texas A&M University.
  • Queen Victoria and 30 Scottish Kings and Queens, NAVER History Encyclopedia: the United Kingdom, ed. Hoyeol Kim, Nov. 2015.
  • Joyce, James, Dubliners, NAVER Literary Encyclopedia: Looking Closely at Literature, ed. Hoyeol Kim, Nov. 2013.
  • Collins, Wilkie, The Moonstone, NAVER Literary Encyclopedia: Looking Closely at Literature, ed. Hoyeol Kim, Nov. 2013.
  • Hardy, Thomas, The Return of the Native, NAVER Literary Encyclopedia: Looking Closely at Literature, ed. Hoyeol Kim, Nov. 2013.
  • Gissing, George, New Grub Street, NAVER Literary Encyclopedia: Looking Closely at Literature, ed. Hoyeol Kim, Nov. 2013.
  • Wells, Herbert George, The Time Machine, NAVER Literary Encyclopedia: Looking Closely at Literature, ed. Hoyeol Kim, Nov. 2013.
  • 2017-present, Graduate Assistantship, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
  • 2017, Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture Fellowship, Texas A&M University for Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria 2018 $500
  • 2017, Digital Humanities Summer Institute Scholarship, University of Victoria CDN $800