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.



Modeling, Querying and Mining Information Cascades
  • Beyond Models: Forecasting Complex Network Processes Directly from Data. Bruno Ribeiro, Minh X. Hoang, and Ambuj K. Singh. WWW 2015. 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
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