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Machine learning and Applied Machine Learning is essential to Facebook. It helps people discover new content and connect with the stories they care the most about. Our machine learning and applied machine learning researchers and engineers develop machine learning algorithms that rank feeds, ads and search results, and create new text understanding algorithms that keep spam and misleading content at bay. New computer vision algorithms can “read” images and videos to the blind and display over 2 billion translated stories every day, speech recognition systems automatically caption the videos that play in your news feed, and we create new magical visual experiences such as turning panorama photos into fully interactive 360 photos.
“We seek to advance the state of the art in machine learning for maximum impact, and our efforts form the glue between science and research and Facebook experiences.”
Joaquin Quinonero Candela, Director of Applied Machine Learning
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Joaquin Quiñonero Candela
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Dan Zhang
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Machine Learning
Oliver Zeldin
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Latest Publications
ACM MM - October 20, 2021
EVRNet: Efficient Video Restoration on Edge Devices
Sachin Mehta, Amit Kumar, Fitsum Reda, Varun Nasery, Vikram Mulukutla, Rakesh Ranjan, Vikas Chandra
ICCV - October 11, 2021
Egocentric Pose Estimation from Human Vision Span
Hao Jiang, Vamsi Krishna Ithapu
Management Science (journal) - September 30, 2021
Pacing Equilibrium in First Price Auction Markets
Vincent Conitzer, Christian Kroer, Debmalya Panigrahi, Okke Schrijvers, Nicolas E. Stier-Moses, Eric Sodomka, Christopher A. Wilkens
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
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August 12, 2021
Testing product changes with network effects
August 12, 2021
Facebook Fellow Spotlight: Striving for provable guarantees in the theoretical foundations of machine learning
August 11, 2021
Registration now open for the 2021 Instagram Workshop on Recommendation Systems at Scale
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Are Labels Necessary for Neural Architecture Search?
1:31 | August 31, 2020
Improving Vision-and-Language Navigation with Web Image-Text Pairs
1:30 | August 24, 2020
End-to-End Object Detection with Transformers
2:00 | August 21, 2020
The Facebook Field Guide to Machine Learning, Episode 6: Experimentation
8:18 | May 22, 2018
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