Thomas, Chan Kam Tong (陳錦棠)

Thomas, Chan Kam Tong is currently a MPhil. student at the Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering of The Chinese University of Hong Kong under supervision of Prof. Irwin King. He received his B.Sc. degree (First-Class Honour) from the same university.

Contact Info

Office Tel: (852) 31634266
Email: ktchan (AT)
Office Address: Room 114A, Ho Sin Hang Engineering Building,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong

Research Interest

  • Information Retrieval
  • Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis
  • Text and Natural Language Processing
  • Web Data Mining

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Project Involvements

  • Intelligent Language Games with Social Interactions: Models and Applications, Microsoft Research Asia
  • Conference Management System Development, ICONIP 2007 - 14th International Conference on Neural Information Processing

Teaching Experiences

  • CSC1110 Intro. to Computing Using C
  • CSC1120 Intro. to Computing Using C++
  • CSC2100 Data Structure
  • CSC3100 Software Engineering
  • CSC5340 Advanced Topics in Distributed System

Working Experiences

  • 2007-Now: Teaching Assistant, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, CUHK
  • 2006: Summer Intern, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited

Selected Awards

  • Dean's Honour List, Faculty of Engineering, CUHK, 2005-2007
  • Department/Programme Scholarships, Shaw College, CUHK, 2007
  • First Runner Up, CSE Departmental Programming Contest, 2005


  • [2009, inproceedings]
    Kam Tong Chan and Irwin King, "Let's Tango -- Finding the Right Couple for Feature-Opinion Association in Sentiment Analysis," in Proc. PAKDD 2009: Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, 13th Pacific-Asia Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, 2009.
  • [2009, inproceedings]
    Irwin King, Jiexing Li, and Kam Tong Chan, "A Brief Survey of Computational Approaches in Social Computing," in Proc. Proceedings of the 2009 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN2009), 2009.
  • [2008, inproceedings]
    Wei Wei, Kam Tong Chan, Irwin King, and Jimmy Ho Man Lee, "RATE: a Review of Reviewers in a Manuscript Review Process," in Proc. WI '08: Proceedings of the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, Sydney, Australia, 2008.


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