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Mr. Hou-Pong Chan (Ken) is currently a 3rd-year Ph.D. student under the supervision of Prof. Irwin King, in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Before that, he received his Bachelor’s degree in the Department of Information Engineering of The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2014.

Research Interest

  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Probabilistic Graphical Model


  • Hou Pong Chan, and Irwin King: Thread Popularity Prediction and Tracking with a Permutation-invariant Model. EMNLP 2018.
  • Hou Pong Chan, and Irwin King: Leveraging Social Connections to Improve Peer Assessment in MOOCs. WWW, Digital Learning Track, 2017.
  • Hou Pong Chan, Tong Zhao, and Irwin King: Trust-aware Peer Assessment using Multi-armed Bandit Algorithms. WWW, Workshop on Web Science and Technology for Education, 2016.

Academic Service

  • Conference Reviewer: DigiLEarn@WWW2017, EMOOCs 2017, CTE 2017, HCOMP 2016, ASONAM 2016
  • Journal Reviewer: JDSA
  • Teaching Assistant: CSCI2100A Data Structure, CSCI3180 Principle of Programming Languages, ENGG2120 Introduction to Digital and Microprocessor Systems
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