SUNG PARK, Ph.D.

 

 

RESEARCH INTEREST

 

Affective Social Interaction with Artificial Intelligent Systems

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Park, S. (in preparation). Empathy in Human-Agent Interaction: Designing for Virtual Agents.

 

Zhang, J.*, Park, S.*, Cho, A., & Whang, M. (in preparation). The Analysis of Empathic Elements in Eye Movements. Frontiers in Physiology. *co-first authors

 

Park, S., Park, S. E., & Whang, M. (in press, id: 23738). Empathic Responses of Behavioral-Synchronization in Human-Agent Interaction. Computers, Materials & Continua.

 

Cho, A., Park, S., Lee, H., & Whang, M. (2021). Non-contact Measurement of Empathy based on Micro-movement Synchronization. Sensors, 21(23), 7818. [ html ] [ pdf ]

 

Park, S., Kim, S. P., & Whang, M. (2021). Individual's Social Perception of Virtual Avatars Embodied with Their Habitual Facial Expressions and Facial Appearance. Sensors21(17), 5986. [ html ] [ pdf ]

 

Park, S., & Catrambone, R. (2021). Social Responses to Virtual Humans: The Effect of Human-Like Characteristics. Applied Sciences11(16), 7214. [ html ] [ pdf ]

 

Park, S., Lee, S. W., & Whang, M. (2021). The Analysis of Emotion Authenticity Based on Facial Micromovements. Sensors21(13), 4616. [ html ] [ pdf ]

 

Ahn, H., & Park, S. (2021). Contextual Emotion Appraisal Based on a Sentential Cognitive System for Robots. Applied Sciences11(5), 2027. [ html ] [ pdf ]

 

Park, S., Yim, J. H., & Lee, G. E. (2012). Design of an Ergonomic Ultrasound System: Accommodation of User Anthropometrics. Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation, 41, 2037-2042. [ pdf ]

 

Park, S., Fisk, A. D. & Rogers, W. A. (2010). Human Factors Consideration for the Design of Collaborative Machine Assistants. Handbook of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, 961-984. [ pdf ]

 

Park, S. & Catrambone, R. (2007). Social Facilitation Effects of Virtual Humans. Human Factors, 49 (6), 1054-1060. [ pdf ]

 

 

PROCEEDING PUBLICATIONS

 

Urakami, J., Moore, B. A., Sutthithatip, S., & Park, S. (2019). Users' Perception of Empathic Expressions by an Advanced Intelligent System. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (pp. 11-18).

 

Ogawa, R., Park, S., & Umemuro, H. (2019). How Humans Develop Trust in Communication Robots: A Phased Model Based on Interpersonal Trust. In 2019 14th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) (pp. 606-607). IEEE.

 

Luria, M., Hoffman, G., Megidish, B., Zuckerman, O., & Park, S. (2016). Designing Vyo, a Robotic Smart Home Assistant: Bridging the Gap Between Device and Social Agent. Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication.

 

Kim, J. H., Park, S., Hassenzahl, M., & Eckoldt, K. (2011). The Essence of Enjoyable Experiences: The Human Needs - A Psychological Needs - Driven Experience Design Approach. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction: Part I. Design, User Experience, and Usability (pp. 77-83).

 

Park, S. & Catrambone, R. (2009). Social Responses to Virtual Humans: The Effect of Human-like Characteristics. Proceedings of Global Samsung Technology Conference 2009, 7. *Best Paper Silver Award

 

Park, S. & Catrambone, R. (2008). Social Responses to Virtual Humans: Automatic Over-reliance on the "Human". Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, 530-532.

 

Park, S. & Catrambone, R. (2007). Social Facilitation Effects of Virtual Humans. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 557-562. *CogSci Conference Travel Award

 

Park, S. & Catrambone, R. (2007). Understanding the Social Relationship between Humans and Virtual Humans. In J. A. Jacko (Ed.), Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Vol. 3. HCI Intelligent Multimodal Interaction (pp. 459-464). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer.

 

Park, S., O'Brien, M. A., Caine, K. E., Rogers, W. A., Fisk, A. D., Van Ittersum, K., Capar, M. & Parsons, L. J. (2006). Acceptance of Computer Technology: Understanding the User and the Organizational Characteristics. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 50th Annual Meeting, 1478-1482.

 

Caine, K. E., O'Brien, M. A., Park, S., Rogers, W. A., Fisk, A. D., Van Ittersum, K., Capar, M. & Parsons, L. J. (2006). Understanding Acceptance of High Technology Products: 50 Years of Research. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 50th Annual Meeting, 2148-2152.

 

Park, S. & Catrambone, R. (2004). Represented and Representing Dimensions in Relational Information Displays. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Information Visualization, 605-612.

 

 

ACTIVITIES AND EDUCATION

 

Professor at SCAD (The Savannah College of Art and Design) (2019-2021)

 

Tokyo Tech Research Fellow at Tokyo Institute of Technology (2018)

 

Principle UX Designer, AI Business Unit at SK Telecom (2015-2018)

 

Group Leader, UX Engineering Group at Samsung Electronics (2013-2014)

 

Senior UX Designer at Samsung Electronics (2009-2013)

 

Engineering Psychology (Ph.D.) at Georgia Institute of Technology (2009)

 

Human-Computer Interaction (M.S.) at University of Michigan (2003)

 

Psychology (B.A.) at Korea University (2001)