Minh X. Hoang


mhoang @ cs.ucsb.edu
Harold Frank Hall – Room 2120A

I am a Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

My research focuses on data mining, graph mining and indexing, and social network analysis.



Predicting Networked Processes
  • GPOP: Scalable Group-level Popularity Prediction for Online Content in Social Networks. Minh X. Hoang, Xuan-Hong Dang, Xiang Wu, Zhenyu Yan, and Ambuj Singh. WWW 2017. PDF TechReport CODE+DATA
  • FCCF: Forecasting Citywide Crowd Flows Based on Big Data. Minh X. Hoang, Yu X. Zheng and Ambuj K. Singh. SIGSPATIAL 2016. PDF CODE+DATA
  • Beyond Models: Forecasting Complex Network Processes Directly from Data. Bruno Ribeiro, Minh X. Hoang, and Ambuj K. Singh. WWW 2015. PDF TechReport CODE+DATA
Graph mining and indexing
  • Answering top-k representative queries on graph databases. Sayan Ranu, Minh X. Hoang, and Ambuj K. Singh. SIGMOD 2014. PDF
  • Applications of top-k representative queries. Sayan Ranu, Minh X. Hoang, and Ambuj K. Singh. SWIM 2014.
  • Mining Discriminative Subgraphs from Global-state Networks. Sayan Ranu, Minh X. Hoang, and Ambuj K. Singh. KDD 2013. PDF CODE+DATA
  • Graph analysis using simplicial complex
  • Structure and Evolution of Missed Collaborations in Large Networks. Minh X. Hoang, Ram Ramanathan, and Ambuj K. Singh. NetSciCom 2014. PDF
  • Structural and Collaborative Properties of Team Science Networks. Minh X. Hoang, Ram Ramanathan, Terrence Moore, and Ananthram Swami. BASNA 2013. PDF

Teaching Assistant

Data Structures and Algorithms

CS 130B – Spring 2016

Machine Learning

CS 165B – Spring 2012

Foundation for Computer Science

CS 40 – Fall 2011

Working Experience

  • Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China

    Research Intern. Summer 2015
  • Adobe, San Jose, CA

    Machine Learning and Data Science Intern. Summer 2014
  • IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, NY

    Research Intern. Summer 2013
  • Raytheon BBN Technologies, MA

    Research Intern. Summer 2012
  • VNG Corporation, Vietnam

    R&D Engineer. 2010-2011
  • Machine Learning Group, POSTECH, Korea

    Intern. Summer 2010
  • Laboratory of Internetworking, HUST, Vietnam

    Research Intern. 2010
  • BKAV Corporation, Vietnam

    Security Specialist. 2007-2009


  • Vietnam Education Foundation

    VEF 2011
  • HONDA YES Award

  • FPT Young Talent

    FYT K10