Research

Selected Publications

Social Sciences, CSS and Data Science

  • News and Geolocated Social Media Accurately Measure Protest Size Variation. Zachary C. Steinert-Threlkeld, Alex Chan, and Jungseock Joo. The Journal of Politics. Accepted

  • Automatically Detecting Image-Text Mismatch on Instagram with Deep Learning. Yui Ha, Kunwoo Park, Su Jung Kim, Jungseock Joo, Meeyoung Cha. Journal of Advertising. 2020

  • News and Geolocated Social Media Accurately Measure Protest Size Variation Anton Sobolev, Keith Chen, Jungseock Joo, and Zachary C. Steinert-Threlkeld American Political Science Review. 2020

  • Understanding the Political Ideology of Legislators from Social Media Images. Nan Xi, Di Ma, Marcus Liou, Zachary C. Steinert-Threlkeld, Jason Anastasopoulos, and Jungseock Joo The International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), 2020.

  • Image as data: Automated visual content analysis for political science. Jungseock Joo and Zachary C. Steinert-Threlkeld. 2019

  • Automated Coding of Televised Leader Displays: Detecting Nonverbal Political Behavior With Computer Vision and Deep Learning. Jungseock Joo, Erik Bucy, and Claudia Seidel. International Journal of Communication. 2019.

  • Cultural Diffusion and Trends in Facebook Photographs. Quanzeng You, Darío García-García, Manohar Paluri, Jiebo Luo, and Jungseock Joo. The International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), 2017.

  • Fashion Conversation Data on Instagram. Yu-I Ha, Sejeong Kwon, Meeyoung Cha, and Jungseock Joo The International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), 2017.

Computer Science and Engineering

  • Understanding and Mitigating Annotation Bias in Facial Expression Recognition. Yunliang Chen and Jungseock Joo. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2021

  • Communicative Learning via Instructional Gestures for Embodied Navigation Agents. Qi Wu, Jimmy Wu, Yixin Zhu, and Jungseock Joo. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). 2021

  • Implicit Contact Model for Discrete Elastic Rods in Knot Tying. Andrew Choi, Dezhong Tong, Mohammad K. Jawed, and Jungseock Joo. Journal of Applied Mechanics. 2021

  • Who Blames or Endorses Whom? Extracting Directed Sentiment between Political Entities in News Articles. Kunwoo Park, Zhufeng Pan, and Jungseock Joo. Findings of ACL. 2021

  • FairFace: Face Attribute Dataset for Balanced Race, Gender, and Age for Bias Measurement and Mitigation. Kimmo Kärkkäinen, Jungseock Joo. Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), 2021

  • Protest Activity Detection and Perceived Violence Estimation from Social Media Images. Donghyeon Won, Zachary C. Steinert-Threlkeld, and Jungseock Joo Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Multimedia, 2017.

  • Automated Facial Trait Judgment and Election Outcome Prediction: Social Dimensions of Face. Jungseock Joo, Francis F. Steen, and Song-Chun Zhu Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2015.

  • Coiling of Elastic Rods on Rigid Substrates [pdf] [html] Mohammad K Jawed, Fang Da, Jungseock Joo, Eitan Grinspun, and Pedro M Reis Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS), 2014.

  • Visual Persuasion: Inferring Communicative Intents of Images [pdf] [project] Jungseock Joo, Weixin Li, Francis F. Steen, and Song-Chun Zhu Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2014.

  • Human Attribute Recognition by Rich Appearance Dictionary. Jungseock Joo, Shuo Wang, and Song-Chun Zhu. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2013.

Grants and Awards

  • NSF "RIDIR: Collaborative Research: Integrated Communication Database and Computational Tools". 2018-2022. $1.15M
    PI: Jungseock Joo. Co-PI: Tim Groeling, Francis Steen, Zachary Steinert-Threlkeld (UCLA), Jennifer Pan (Stanford)

  • NSF "NRI: FND: Physics-based training of robots for manipulation of ropes and clothes". 2019-2022. $750K
    PI: Khalid Jawed (UCLA). Co-PI: Jungseock Joo

  • Samsung Display. 2020-2021. $150K

  • Hellman Fellowship

  • UCLA Faculty Career Development Award

Code and Datasets

FairFace: Face Attribute Dataset for Balanced Race, Gender, and Age for Bias Measurement and Mitigation (WACV 2021)

Communicative Learning via Instructional Gestures for Embodied Navigation Agents (IROS 2021)

  • GesTHOR: Simulation framework for human-agent interaction via gestures

  • https://sites.google.com/view/iros2021-gesthor/home

Protest Activity Detection and Perceived Violence Estimation (ACM MM 2017)

  • code

  • Contact me for the dataset