Dr. Anurag Bhardwaj

Dr. Anurag Bhardwaj Dr. Anurag Bhardwaj is a Data Scientist at QuadAnalytix - a Big Data startup located in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

Prior to his current role, Anurag was a research scientist at eBay Research Labs where his research had focused on building web scale data driven solutions which resulted in a mobile app feature - eBay Image Swatch garnering International media coverage.


B.Tech, Computer Engineering,  National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra in India

MS, Computer Science And Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo

PhD, Computer Science And Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo

Areas of Expertise:

Large Scale Machine Learning

Computer Vision

Pattern Recognition


His work has been published in premier conferences & workshops such as CVPR, KDD, WSDM, NIPS and ICML

Latent Dirichlet Allocation Based Writer Identification in Offline Handwriting, Document Analysis Systems, 2010

Writer Identification in Offline Handwriting Using Topic Models, NIPS Workshop on Application of Topic Models: Text and Beyond, 2009

Automatic recognition of handwritten medical forms for search engines, International Journal of Document Analysis and Recognition (IJDAR), 2009



At ICFHR 2010, he received a Best Paper Award for his work on style-based retrieval of handwritten document images.

During his PhD, he co-created a technology for personalized news recommendation which won the Panasci TEC Competition at University at Buffalo (UB) and was later chosen by UB for an industry partnership with a Bay Area high technology company.

Website links:

Linked In

Text Mining

Instructor at Statistics.com since March 2014


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