Mingon KANG, Ph.D

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  • S. Kosaraju*, J. Hao, H. Koh, and M. Kang, "Deep-Hipo: Multi-scale Receptive Field Deep Learning for Histopathological Image Analysis", Methods, 2020 [Source code]
  • J. Hao*, S. Kosaraju*, N. Tsaku, D. H. Song, and M. Kang, "PAGE-Net: Interpretable and Integrative Deep Learning for Survival Analysis Using Histopathological Images and Genomic Data", Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing (PSB), 2020 (* indicates the co-first authors) [Source code]
  • J. Hao, Y. Kim, T. Mallavarapu, J.H. Oh, and M. Kang, "Interpretable deep neural network for cancer survival analysis by integrating genomic and clinical data", BMC Medical Genomics 12, 189 (2019) - IF: 3.062 (5-years) [Source code]
  • Y. Kim, J. Hao, T. Mallavarapu, J. Park, and M. Kang, "Hi-LASSO: High-dimensional LASSO", IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 44562-44573, 2019. doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2909071
  • T. Mallavarapu, J. Hao, Y. Kim, J.H. Oh, M. Kang, "Pathway-based Deep Clustering for Molecular Subtyping of Cancer", Methods, 173, pp. 24-31, 2020 [Source code]
  • Y. Kim, J. Hao, Y. Gautam, T. Mersha, M. Kang, "DiffGRN: Differential gene regulatory network analysis", International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics (IJDMB), Accepted, 2018
  • M. Kang, L. Tang, and J. Gao, "Computational modeling of animal foreign body responses to implanted biomaterials," BMC Bioinformatics (IF: 2.576), 17(1):1-13, 2016, doi: 10.1186/s12859-016-0947-3 - [Supplement]
  • M. Kang, C. Zhang, H. Chun, C. Ding, C. Liu, and J. Gao, "eQTL epistasis: detecting epistatic effects and inferring hierarchical relationships of genes in biological pathways," Bioinformatics (IF: 6.968), 31(5):656-664, 2015, doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btu727 - [Supplement]

Publications

- Underline indicates me and my students.
- indicates corresponding author.
- [E]: editorial; [B]: book chapter; [J]: journal; [C]: conference;
    2020
    1. [J] William Stone, Daeyoung Kim, Victor Youdom Kemmoe, M. Kang, and Junggab Son, "Rethinking the Weakness of Stream Ciphers and Its Application to Encrypted Malware Detection, ", IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 191602-191616, 2020
    2. [E] Young-Rae Cho and M. Kang, "Interpretable machine learning in bioinformatics", Methods, 2020
    3. [J] S. Kosaraju*, J. Hao, H. Koh, and M. Kang, "Deep-Hipo: Multi-scale Receptive Field Deep Learning for Histopathological Image Analysis", Methods, 2020 - IF: 3.782 [Source code]
    4. [C] J. Hao*, S. Kosaraju*, N. Tsaku, D. H. Song, and M. Kang, "PAGE-Net: Interpretable and Integrative Deep Learning for Survival Analysis Using Histopathological Images and Genomic Data", Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing (PSB), 2020 (* indicates the co-first authors) [Source code]
    5. [B] M. Kang and J. Gao (2020) Integration of Multi-omics Data for Expression Quantitative Trait Loci (eQTL) Analysis and eQTL Epistasis. In: Shi X. (eds) eQTL Analysis. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 2082. Humana, New York, NY
    2019
    1. [J] J. Hao, Y. Kim, T. Mallavarapu, J.H. Oh, and M. Kang, "Interpretable deep neural network for cancer survival analysis by integrating genomic and clinical data", BMC Medical Genomics 12, 189 (2019) - IF: 3.062 (5-years) [Source code]
    2. [C] M. Kang, A. Biswas, D. Kim, and J. Gao, "Semi-supervised Discriminative Transfer Learning in Cross-language Text Classification," International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (IEEE ICMLA 2019), 2019
    3. [C] N. Tsaku, S. Kosaraju, T. Aqila, M. Masum, D.H. Song, A. Monda, and M. Kang, "Texture-based Deep Learning for Effective Histopathological Cancer Image Classification", IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine (IEEE BIBM 2019), Accepted as a short paper (Acceptance rate: 36.4%)
    4. [J] T. Mallavarapu, J. Hao, Y. Kim, J.H. Oh, M. Kang, "Pathway-based Deep Clustering for Molecular Subtyping of Cancer", Methods, 2019 [Source code]
    5. [C] S. Kosaraju, M. Masum, N. Tsaku, P. Patel, T. Bayramoglu, G. Modgil, and M. Kang, "DoT-Net: Document Layout Classification Using Texture-based CNN", The 15th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), 2019 [Source code]
    6. [J] Y. Kim, J. Hao, T. Mallavarapu, J. Park, and M. Kang, "Hi-LASSO: High-dimensional LASSO", IEEE Access (IF: 3.557), vol. 7, pp. 44562-44573, 2019. doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2909071
    7. [C] J. Hao, M. Masum, J.H. Oh, and M. Kang, "Gene- and Pathway-based Deep Neural Network for Multi-omics Data Integration to Predict Cancer Survival Outcomes", International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA), Barcelona, Spain, 3-6 June. 2019 - Regular paper (Acceptance rate: 22.6%) [Source code]
    8. [C] S. Kosaraju, N. Z. Tsaku, P. Patel, T. Bayramoglu, G. Modgil, and M. Kang, "Table of Contents Recognition in OCR Documents Using Image-based Machine Learning," ACM Southeast Conference (ACM-SE 2019), Accepted
    9. [C] J. Son, E. Ko, U. Boyanapalli, D. Kim, Y. Kim, and M. Kang, "Fast and Accurate Machine Learning-based Malware Detection via RC4 Ciphertext Analysis," International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC 2019), Honolulu, HI, USA, 2019, pp. 159-163. doi: 10.1109/ICCNC.2019.8685644
    10. [C] W. Feng, Z. Yu, M. Kang, H. Gong, and T. Ahn, "Practical Evaluation of Different Omics Data Integration Methods", International Workshop on Health Intelligence (W3PHAI'19) In conjunction with the 33rd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-19), Accepted
    2018
    1. [C] J. Hao, Y. Kim, T. Mallavarapu, J.H. Oh, and M. Kang, "Cox-PASNet: Pathway-based Sparse Deep Neural Network for Survival Analysis", IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine (IEEE BIBM 2018), pp. 381-386, Madrid, Spain, 3-6 Dec. 2018 - Regular paper (Acceptance rate: 19.6%, 105 out of 534) [Source code]
    2. [C] T. Mallavarapu, J. Hao, Y. Kim, J.H. Oh, M. Kang, "PASCL: Pathway-based Sparse Deep Clustering for Identifying Unknown Cancer Subtypes", IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine (IEEE BIBM 2018), pp. 470-475, Madrid, Spain, 3-6 Dec. 2018 - Regular paper (Acceptance rate: 19.6%, 105 out of 534)
    3. [J] J. Hao, Y. Kim, T. Kim, M. Kang, "PASNet: Pathway-Associated Sparse Deep Neural Network for Prognosis Prediction from High-throughput Data", BMC Bioinformatics, 19:510, 2018 [Source code]
    4. [C] M. Masum, S. Kosaraju, T. Bayramoglu, G. Modgil, and M. Kang, "Automatic Knowledge Extraction from OCR documents Using Hierarchical Document Analysis," ACM Research in Adaptive and Convergent Systems (ACM RACS 2018), Accepted
    5. [J] J. Park, J. A. Bhuiyan, M. Kang, J. Son and K. Kang, "Nearest-Neighbor Search with Locally Weighted Linear Regression for Heartbeat Classification," Soft Computing (Springer), 2017, doi:10.1007/s00500-016-2410-9
    6. [J] Y. Kim, J. Hao, Y. Gautam, T. Mersha, M. Kang, "DiffGRN: Differential gene regulatory network analysis", International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics (IJDMB), Accepted, 2018
    7. [J] Y. Kim, M. Kang, S. R. Jeong, "Text Mining and Sentiment Analysis for Predicting Box Office Success", KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, 12:8, 2018, doi:10.3837/tiis.2018.08.030
    8. [J] A. Biswas, M. Kang, D. Kim, and J. Gao, "Robust Inductive Matrix Completion Strategy to Explore Associations between LincRNAs andHuman Disease Phenotypes," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (IEEE TCBB), 2018, DOI: 10.1109/TCBB.2018.2844816
    2017
    1. [J] A. Biswas, D. Kim, M. Kang, and J. Gao, "Stable solution to l2,1-based robust inductive matrix completion and its application in linking long noncoding RNAs to human diseases," BMC Medical Genomics, 10(Suppl 5):77, 2017
    2. [J] N. Zarayeneh, E. Ko, J.H. Oh, S. Suh, C. Liu, J. Gao, D. Kim, and M. Kang, "Integration of Multi-omics Data for Integrative Gene Regulatory Network Inference," International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics (IJDMB), Vol.18, No.3, pp.223 - 239, 2017
    3. [J] M. Kang, D. Kim, C. Liu, and J. Gao, "Identifying cis/trans-acting expression Quantitative Trait Loci (eQTL)," International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics (IJDMB), Vol.19, No.1, pp.1 - 18, 2017
    4. [J] M. Kang, L. Tang, and J. Gao, "Nonlinear-RANSAC parameter optimization for dynamic molecular systems and signaling pathways," International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics (IJDMB), 18:02, No. 2, 2017,
    5. [J] D. Kim, M. Kang, A. Biswas, C. Yang, X. Wang, and J. Gao, "Effects of Low Dose Ionizing Radiation on DNA Damage-Caused Pathways by Reverse Phase Protein Array and Bayesian Networks," Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (JBCB), 15:02, 1750006, 2017, doi: 10.1142/S0219720017500068
    6. [J] J. Park, M. Kang, J. Gao, Y. Kim, and K. Kang, "Cascade Classification with Adaptive Feature Extraction for Arrhythmia Detection," Journal of Medical Systems (IF: 2.213), 41:11, 2017, doi: 10.1007/s10916-016-0660-9
    7. [C] T. Mallavarapu, Y. Kim, J.H. Oh, and M. Kang, "R-PathCluster: Identifying Cancer Subtype of Glioblastoma Multiforme Using Pathway-Based Restricted Boltzmann Machine," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine (IEEE BIBM 2017), International Workshop on Deep Learning in Bioinformatics, Biomedicine, and Healthcare Informatics, pp. 1183-1188, 2017
    8. [C] M. Nguyen, C. Hung and M. Kang, "A Comparison on Sparse Coding and Moran’s I Method for Image Denoising," ACM Research in Adaptive and Convergent Systems (RACS 2017), Accepted, 2017
    9. [C] E. Ko, M. Kang, H. Chang, and D. Kim, "Graph-theory Based Simplification Techniques for Efficient Biological Network Analysis," Proceedings of Big Data Security, A IEEE BigDataService 2017 Workshop, pp. 277-280, 2017
    10. [B] D. Gharana, S. Suh, and M. Kang, "Gender classification using deep learning", Big Data and Visual Analytics, Springer, pp 55-69, 2017
    2016
    1. [J] D. Kim, M. Kang, A. Biswas, C. Liu and J. Gao, "Integrative approach for inference of gene regulatory networks using lasso-based random featuring and application to psychiatric disorders," BMC Medical Genomics (IF: 2.726), p(Suppl 2):50, 2016, DOI: 10.1186/s12920-016-0202-9
    2. [J] M. Kang, J. Park, D. Kim, A. Biswas, C. Liu and J. Gao, "Multi-Block Bipartite Graph for Integrative Genomic Analysis," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (IEEE TCBB), 2016, DOI: 10.1109/TCBB.2016.2591521
    3. [J] M. Kang, L. Tang, and J. Gao, "Computational modeling of animal foreign body responses to implanted biomaterials," BMC Bioinformatics (IF: 2.576), 17(1):1-13, 2016, doi: 10.1186/s12859-016-0947-3- [Supplement]
    4. [J] S. Hill, L. Heiser, ..., The HPN-DREAM consortium (..., M. Kang, ...), and S. Mukherjee, "Inferring causal molecular networks: empirical assessment through a community-based effort, " Nature Methods (IF: 32.072), 13, 310-318, 2016
    5. [C] N. Zarayeneh, J. H. Oh, D. Kim, C. Liu, J. Gao, S. C. Suh, and M. Kang, "Integrative Gene Regulatory Network Inference Using Multi-omics Data," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine (IEEE BIBM 2016), pp. 1336-1340, 2016
    6. [C] A. Kumer Biswas, D. Kim, M. Kang, and J. Gao, "Robust Inductive Matrix Completion Strategy to Explore Associations between LincRNAs and Human Disease Phenotypes," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine (IEEE BIBM 2016), pp. 334-339, 2016 - Regular paper, acceptance rate 19%
    7. [C] J. Park, M. Kang, J. Hur, and K. Kang, "Recommendations for antiarrhythmic drugs based on latent semantic analysis with fc-means clustering," 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EMBC 2016), 2016
    2015
    1. [J] A. Biswas, M. Kang, D. Kim, C. Ding, B. Zhang, X. Wu, and J. Gao, "Inferring Disease Associations of the Long non-coding RNAs through Non-negative Matrix Factorization, " Network Modeling Analysis in Health Informatics and Bioinformatics, 4(1), doi: 10.1007/s13721-015-0081-6, Springer
    2. [J] M. Kang, D. Kim, C. Liu, and J. Gao, "Multiblock Discriminant Analysis: A Novel Approach for Integrative Genomic Study," BioMed Research International (IF: 2.706), 2015, doi:10.1155/2015/783592
    3. [J] M. Kang, C. Zhang, H. Chun, C. Ding, C. Liu, and J. Gao, "eQTL epistasis: detecting epistatic effects and inferring hierarchical relationships of genes in biological pathways," Bioinformatics (IF: 6.968), 31(5):656-664, 2015, doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btu727 - [Supplement]
    4. [C] M. Kang, J. Park, D. Kim, A. Biswas, C. Liu, and J. Gao, "An Integrative Genomic Study for Multimodal Genomic Data Using Multi-Block Bipartite Graph," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine (IEEE BIBM 2015), pp. 563-568, Washington D.C., USA, Nov. 9-12, 2015 - Regular paper (acceptance rate 19%, 68/346)
    5. [C] D. Kim, M. Kang, A. Biswas, C. Liu, and J. Gao, "Integrative approach for inference of gene regulatory networks using lasso-based random featuring and application to Psychiatric disorders," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine (IEEE BIBM 2015), pp. 145-150, Washington D.C., USA, Nov. 9-12, 2015 - Regular paper (acceptance rate 19%, 68/346)
    6. [C] J. Park, M. Kang, Y. Kim, and K. Kang, "Heartbeat classification for detecting arrhythmia using normalized beat morphology features," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine (IEEE BIBM 2015), Washington D.C., USA, Nov. 9-12, 2015
    2014
    1. [C] M. Kang, D. Kim, C. Liu, and J. Gao, "Multi-Block and Multi-Task Learning for Integrative Genomic Study," Proceedings of IEEE 14th International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering (IEEE BIBE 2014), Boca Raton, USA, Nov. 10-12, 2014 - Regular paper for oral presentation
    2. [C] D. Kim, M. Kang, C. Liu, and J. Gao, "Integration of DNA Methylation, Copy Number Variation, and Gene Expression for Gene Regulatory Network Inference and Application to Psychiatric Disorders," Proceedings of IEEE 14th International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering (IEEE BIBE 2014), Boca Raton, USA, Nov. 10-12, 2014
    2013
    1. [C] M. Kang, S. Li, C. Liu, and J. Gao, "eQTL Epistasis: Detecting Complex Interaction Effects between Multiple Loci from eQTL Data," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine (IEEE BIBM 2013), pp. 23-28, Shanghai, China, Dec. 18-21, 2013 - Regular paper (acceptance rate 19.6%)
    2. [C] M. Kang, S. Li, D. Kim, C. Liu, and J. Gao, "eQTL Mapping Study via Regularized Sparse Canonical Correlation Analysis," 12th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (IEEE ICMLA 2013), pp. 129-134, Miami, FL, Dec. 4-7, 2013 - Regular paper (acceptance rate 27%)
    3. [C] M. Kang, C. Liu, and J. Gao, "Sparse Generalized Canonical Correlation Analysis for Biological Model Integration: A Genetics Study of Psychiatric Disorders," 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EMBC 2013), pp. 1490-1493, Osaka, Japan, July 3-7, 2013
    4. [C] M. Kang, D. Kim, and J. Gao, "SF-RPQ: A novel statistical framework for reliable protein quantification in label-free quantitative proteomics," 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EMBC 2013), pp. 3527-3530, Osaka, Japan, July 3-7, 2013
    5. [C] S. Li, M. Kang, J. Nyagilo, B. Zhang, X. Wu, D. Dave and J. Gao, "Continuous Wavelet Transform based Continuum Regression for Quantitative Analysis of Surface-enhanced Raman Spectra," 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EMBC 2013), pp. 4486-4489, Osaka, Japan, July 3-7, 2013
    2012
    1. [C] M. Kang, D. Kim, and J. Gao, "A Novel Multivariate Quantification Strategy for Complex Mass Spectrometry Data," International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BICoB 2012), pp. 257-262, Las Vegas, NV, March 12-14, 2012 - Regular paper
    2011
    1. [C] M. Kang, J. Gao, and L. Tang, "Nonlinear RANSAC Optimization for Parameter Estimation with Applications to Phagocyte Transmigration," 10th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (IEEE ICMLA 2011), pp. 501-504, Honolulu, HI, Dec. 18-21, 2011
    2. [C] J. Choi, M. Kang, D. Engels, R. Elmasri, "Investigation of Impact Factors for Various Performances of Passive UHF RFID System," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on RFID-Technology and Applications (IEEE RFID-TA), Barcelona, Spain, Sep. 15-16, 2011
    2010
    1. [C] M. Kang, J. Gao, and L. Tang, "Computational Modeling of Phagocyte Transmigration during Biomaterial-Mediated Foreign Body Responses," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine (IEEE BIBM 2010), pp. 609-612, Hong Kong, Dec. 18-21, 2010 (acceptance rate 37.5%)