Creating the “Superclass”: Improving object detection at Wayfair via product class clustering

June 14, 2019

Executive Summary Object detection is an important component of the computer vision workflow at Wayfair. The goal of object detection is to detect bo...

Introducing RoSE: Wayfair’s Room Style Estimator

May 9, 2019

Introduction: Interior design and home decoration involve a high amount of guesswork. In addition to the visual appearance of each individual item, t...

Wayfair DS Explains It All: Esra Cansizoglu on Object Pose Estimation

April 29, 2019

This week in Wayfair Data Science’s explainer series, we’re discussing object pose estimation, an important problem in robotics and augmented real...

Wayfair DS Explains It All: Tim Zhang on Training Image Synthesis

March 18, 2019

This week in Wayfair Data Science’s explainer series, Senior Machine Learning Engineer Tim Zhang lays out what you need to know about training image...

Wayfair DS Explains It All: Archi Mitra on Human-in-the-loop Systems

March 4, 2019

In this installment, Archi Mitra (Senior Machine Learning Engineer on the Computer Vision team) lays out an intro to Human-in-the-loop systems, which ...

Everywhere You Look: Computer Vision at Wayfair

June 8, 2018

Next week, Wayfair Data Science will be at the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition conference in Salt Lake City. We're bringing data scientists an...

The Duplicate Review Tool: Incorporating Visual Search into Merchandising Operations

May 25, 2018

Wayfair has over nine million unique items in its catalog, and tens of thousands of new ones are added every day. These products come from 8,000 diffe...

Object Detection and Visual Search Improvements

May 18, 2018

Last year, Wayfair launched Visual Search, a new and novel way to find products on our website. Users can now upload photos of furniture they like and...