Information Retrieval and Machine Learning at Wayfair

July 6, 2018

Come find us! Next week, Wayfair Data Science will be hitting the road. Data scientists and engineers from across our teams will be attending the SIG...

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...

Recommending Visually Similar Products Using Content Based Features

December 1, 2017

Multiple recommendation systems at Wayfair use collaborative filtering based models to understand user behavior and identify like-minded customers. De...

Visual Search with Deep Learning

June 1, 2017

Search has long been an essential tool for Wayfair that enables users to discover products among millions. While we offer great text and faceted searc...

Better Lucene/Solr searches with a boost from an external naive Bayes classifier

October 23, 2012

Me: Doug, what are you doing? Doug: Solving the problem of class struggle with one of Greg's classifiers. Me:  Karl Marx should call his office.  What do you mean by that? Doug: Let me explain... (more…)