Viet Ha-Thuc
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Viet Ha-Thuc

Research Scientist

I am a Research Scientist and the Tech Lead for Facebook Commerce Intelligence, which is responsible for building machine learning systems across all commerce products on Facebook App, including Marketplace Feeds, Marketplace Search, Sale Stories on Newsfeed, Buy and Sell Groups, FB Shops, etc. Prior to Facebook, I technically led machine learning efforts for improving search quality across LinkedIn search products. Before LinkedIn, I was a scientist at Yahoo! Labs. Some of my recent work on industrial search engines and recommendation systems has been published at SIGIR 21, 20 and 19, CIKM 17 and 15, KDD 16, WWW 16, Big Data 15 (I received Best Application Paper Award) as well as in around 20 patents.

Interests

Information retrieval, recommendation systems, and machine learning

Latest Publications

RecSys - September 27, 2021

Jointly Optimize Capacity, Latency and Engagement in Large-scale Recommendation Systems

Hitesh Khandelwal, Viet Ha-Thuc, Avishek Dutta, Yining Lu, Nan Du, Zhihao Li, Qi Huang

ACM SIGIR - July 11, 2021

From Producer Success to Retention: a New Role of Search and Recommendation Systems on Marketplaces

Viet Ha-Thuc, Matthew Wood, Yunli Liu, Jagadeesan Sundaresan

ACM SIGIR - July 25, 2020

A Counterfactual Framework for Seller-Side A/B Testing on Marketplaces

Viet Ha-Thuc, Avishek Dutta, Ren Mao, Matthew Wood, Yunli Liu

ACM SIGIR - July 15, 2019

Searching for Communities: a Facebook Way

Viet Ha-Thuc, Srinath Aaleti, Rongda Zhu, Nade Sritanyaratana, Corey Chen