Inho Hong

I am a postdoc at Center for Humans and Machines (CHM), Max Planck Institute for Human Development (MPIB), Germany. My research focuses on understanding society through data science and complex systems methods, with particular interests in urban computing, future of work, digital mobilization, human mobility, and science of science.

[Download CV] (updated on May 15, 2022).

Education

Positions

Visiting experience

Honors (selected)

  • Young Statistical Physicist Award
  • Best Paper Award
    • Korea Computer Congress 2021, Jun 2021.
  • Excellent Poster Presentation Award
    • 2017 Korean Physical Society Spring Meeting, Apr 2017.
    • 2013 Korean Physical Society Fall Meeting, Oct 2013.
  • Excellent Oral Presentation Award
    • 2016 Korean Physical Society Fall Meeting, Oct 2016.
  • Global Ph.D. Fellowship Program
    • National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF), Mar 2014 – Feb 2017.

Articles

Media coverage (selected)

Preprints

  • A. Rutherford, M. Cebrian, I. Hong and I. Rahwan, “Impossible by Conventional Means: Ten Years on from the DARPA Red Balloon Challenge”, arXiv:2008.05940 (2020). [arXiv]

Recent publications

  • D. Kim, D. Lee, J. Myung, C. Jung, I. Hong, D. Sáez-Trumper, J. Yun, W.-S. Jung, and M. Cha, “Information collection of COVID-19 pandemic using Wikipedia template network”, Journal of KIISE 49, 347 (2022). (in Korean) [paper]

  • L. N. Ferreira, I. Hong, A. Rutherford, and M. Cebrian, “The small-world network of global protests”, Scientific Reports 11, 19215 (2021). [paper]

  • C. Jung, I. Hong, D. Sáez-Trumper, D. Lee, J. Myung, D. Kim, J. Yun, W.-S. Jung, and M. Cha, “Information flow on COVID-19 over Wikipedia: A case study of 11 languages”, Companion Proceedings of the Web Conference 2021, pp. 627 (2021). [paper]

  • O.-H. Kwon*, I. Hong* (*equal contribution), J. Yang, D. Y. Wohn, W.-S. Jung, and M. Cha, “Urban green space and happiness in developed countries”, EPJ Data Science 10, 28 (2021). [paper]

  • I. Hong, A. Rutherford, and M. Cebrian, “Social mobilization and polarization can create volatility in COVID-19 pandemic control”, Applied Network Science 6, 1 (2021). [paper]

  • I. Hong, M. R. Frank, I. Rahwan, W.-S. Jung, and H. Youn, “The universal pathway to innovative urban economies”, Science Advances 6, eaba4934 (2020). [paper]

  • I. Hong, W.-S. Jung, and H.-H. Jo, “Gravity model explained by the radiation model on a population landscape”, PLoS ONE 14, e0218028 (2019). [paper]

  • H. Kim*, I. Hong* (*equal contribution), and W.-S. Jung, “Measuring national capability over big science’s multidisciplinarity: A case study of nuclear fusion research”, PLoS ONE 14, e0211963 (2019). [paper]

  • I. Hong and W.-S. Jung, “Application of gravity model on the Korean urban bus network”, Physica A 462, 48-55 (2016). [paper]

  • S. Lee, I. Hong, and W.-S. Jung, “A network approach to the transfer market of European football leagues”, New Physics: Sae Mulli 65, 402-409 (2015). [paper]