Chuankai An

PhD candidate in Computer Science


What I am all about.

I'm currently a Ph.D student in the CS department of Dartmouth College, advised by Prof. Dan Rockmore.

I received my B.S. in Computer Science from Peking University in 2013 with a minor in Statistics. I have done research on ubiquitous and mobile computing. My current research interests are applied machine learning and data mining. Here is my CV updated in Feb 2018. About my career, please see my Linkedin

Programmer 85%
Fan of mathematical modeling 96%
Traveler 62%
Fitness enthusiast 77%


Learn and practice everyday.

Advertising Platform & Analytics, Summer 2016, Palo Alto, CA


Instagram Explore, Summer 2017, New York, NY


Build the real value.

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Analysis of U.S. Patient Referral Network

Parse U.S. patient referral records and build the referral network for physicians. Discover "small-world" subnetworks and power law in degree distribution, etc.

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A Chrome Extension to Verify Wiki Pages

A framework to evaluate the credibility of a Wiki page in real-time.

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Improving Local Search with Open Geographic Data

Extract geographic features from open source data to boost local search performance.

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Predicting Phone Usage Behaviors

Build a hierarchical generative model based on sensory data to predict phone usage.

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Indoor Visible Light Communication System

Sense body gestures via an indoor VLC system and distinguish people with static light map patterns.