Speakers

How Google and AlphaGo became the best?

U_03_DongGyu Lim(photo)
DongGyu Lim
National Institute for Mathematical Science
14:00~15:00

Abstract :

Google has become one of the world’s most valuable companies. What makes Google so special? What makes Google search algorithm smarter than others and Alphago the best AI GO player in the world? In this talk, we will investigate how Mathematics plays a vital role in Google’s success.

 

Education

2013-present Ph.D program in Mathematics (Advisor : Sug Woo Shin), Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, U.S.A
2013 Visiting Exchange Student Program, School of Arts & Sciences, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, U.S.A
2009-2013 Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
2007-2009 GyeongGi Science High School, Suwon, GyeongGi, South Korea

 

Awards & Honors

  • 2010–2011, Undergraduate Mathematical Competition, Korean Mathematical Society
    2 Gold Awards
  • 2008 Korean Injae Award, Presidential Award, Lee MyungBak President of Republic of Korea
  • 2008 49th International Mathematical Olympiad, Madrid, Spain
    Gold Medal, 12th place out of 535 participants, top ranked participant from South Korea

 

Professional Activities

  • 2015–present, Education & Culture, National Institute for Mathematical Sciences(NIMS), Daejeon, South Korea
    Researcher, Study and develop mathematical culture in South Korea
    Deliver public lectures regularly (twice a month) in various places including schools
    Run NIMS-IMAGINARY program exibitions regularly (twice a month)
  • 2014–2015, President of Korean Graduate Student Association, UC Berkeley
  • 2012 Tutor-Tutee Program, Department of Mathematics, SNU
    Calculus I Tutor, Helped and assisted fellow undergraduate students
  • 2010 Tutor-Tutee Program, Department of Mathematics, SNU
    Calculus II Tutor, Same as above
  • 2011 52nd International Mathematical Olympiad, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Observer C of IMO Team Republic of Korea(KOR)
  • 2010–2011, Korean Mathematical Olympiad, Korean Mathemtaical Society
    Main Assistant of KMO
  • 2012 Grading Assistant of KMO, Final KMO, Team Selection Test for KOR IMO Team
  • 2009 Grading Assistant of KMO, Final KMO, Team Selection Test for KOR IMO Team
  • 2012 Problem-Checking Assistant of pre-KMO, KMO, FKMO, TST for KOR IMO Team
  • 2010 Problem-Checking Assistant of pre-KMO, KMO, FKMO, TST for KOR IMO Team
  • 2009–2012, Teaching Assistant for Winter School Program
  • 2011–Teaching Assistant for Summer School Program