Sam Tsai

Applied Research Scientist

I am and Applied Research Scientist at Facebook, developing machine learning-based computer vision solutions to enable intelligent cameras. Prior to Facebook, I worked at Amazon’s subsidiary A9, developing visual search solutions, and at Realtek developing embedded multimedia systems solution. I completed my PhD from Stanford under the guidance of Prof. Bernd Girod, focusing on low bitrate visual search systems.


Visual search, computer vision, image and video processing/compression.

Latest Publications

Efficient Segmentation: Learning Downsampling Near Semantic Boundaries

Dmitrii Marin, Zijian He, Peter Vajda, Priyam Chatterjee, Sam Tsai, Fei Yang, Yuri Boykov

ICCV - August 12, 2019