Jiwan Jeong

Ph.D. Candidate
Advanced Networking Lab
School of Computing,

Research Area

  • Computational Social Science
  • Data Science


  • Expected 2021 Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science,
    • Dissertation: "Fake Consensus in Online News Comment Section" (working)
    • Advisors: Sue Moon and Meeyoung Cha
  • February 2015 M.S. in Computer Science,
    • Thesis: Dynamics of Incentivized Social Referral in KakaoTalk Mobile Games
    • Advisor: Sue Moon
    • Won KAIST Department of Computer Science Outstanding Master's Thesis Award
  • February 2013 B.S. in Computer Science,
    • Cum Laude in Computer Science
    • Minor in Management Science
  • February 2008 High School Diploma, Korean Minjok Leadership Academy


  • Identifying and Quantifying Coordinated Manipulation of Upvotes and Downvotes in Naver News Comments
    Jiwan Jeong, Jeong-han Kang, Sue Moon
    In ICWSM 2020 PDF
    신문과 방송 2021년 1월호 PDF
    데이터 저널리즘 코리아 컨퍼런스 YouTube
  • Interval Signature: Persistence and Distinctiveness of Inter-event Time Distributions in Online Human Behavior
    Jiwan Jeong, Sue Moon
    In WWW 2017 Companion PDF Slides
  • Invite Your Friends and Get Rewards: Dynamics of Incentivized Friend Invitation in KakaoTalk Mobile Games
    Jiwan Jeong, Sue Moon
    In ACM COSN 2014 PDF Slides

Domestic Papers

  • Automatic New Korean Words Extraction Using Portal News Headlines
    Jeongwook Kim, Jiwan Jeong, Meeyoung Cha
    In HCI Korea 2020
  • A Possible Explanation of SNS Dissolution from User Influx
    Jiwan Jeong, Jeong-han Kang, Sue Moon
    In KCC 2016
  • Inferring Sex, Age, Location of Twitter Users
    Kyeongmin Ryu, Jiwan Jeong, Sue Moon
    Journal of KIISE 32(7)

Non-archival Conference Presentations

  • Anxiety- vs. Anger-inducing Social Messages: A Case Study of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
    Jiyoung Han, Jeongwook Kim, Junbum Lee, Jaeryoung Ka, Jiwan Jeong, Meeyoung Cha
    In IC2S2 2020
  • How Did a Korean Social Networking Service Decline? Declining Immediacy and Breadth of Responsiveness After a Visible Hand
    Jeong-han Kang, Jiwan Jeong
    In IC2S2 2015

Invited Talks

  • 호감순·순공감순으로 정렬되는 댓글란에서의 "집단적 댓글 작업" 측정 방법
    Data Journalism Korea Conference (2020.10.21) YouTube
    Korean Sociological Association - Naver Forum (2019.11.1)
    AI+Journalism Forum (2019.10.25) YouTube
  • 네이버 뉴스 댓글 분석 및 데이터 시각화
    연세대학교 수리사회학 특강 (2020.5.13)


  • April 2019-Present Research Assistant @ Data Science Group, Institute for Basic Science
  • Fall 2014 Visiting Scholar @ Social Dynamics Laboratory, Cornell University
  • Fall 2013 Research Intern @ — Mobile Game Data Analysis
  • Winter 2013 Developer @ MVERSE — Recommender System
  • Summer 2012 Software Engineering Intern @ HTML5 Everybody's Marble

Contact Info.

  • Email: jiwanjeong at gmail dot com
  • Phone: +82 42-350-7848
  • Office: N1-621
  • Address: 291, Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141, Republic of Korea