James Thewlis

CTO of Unitary

James Thewlis is the co-founder and CTO of Unitary, a startup working to prevent harmful content online with computer vision. Prior to founding Unitary, James completed a PhD in computer vision from the University of Oxford’s Visual Geometry Group supervised by Andrea Vedaldi, during which he collaborated with Facebook AI Research and published at international AI conferences such as NeurIPS.

news

Dec 12, 2020 Grant awarded joint with Oxford on video understanding for content moderation
Nov 11, 2020 We have released the Detoxify library!
Oct 21, 2020 I was in the NeurIPS 2020 top 10% of high-scoring reviewers!

selected publications

  1. ICCV
    Unsupervised learning of landmarks by descriptor vector exchange
    Thewlis, James, Albanie, Samuel, Bilen, Hakan, and Vedaldi, Andrea
    In ICCV 2019
  2. NeurIPS
    Modelling and unsupervised learning of symmetric deformable object categories
    Thewlis, James, Bilen, Hakan, and Vedaldi, Andrea
    In Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 2018
  3. NeurIPS
    Unsupervised learning of object frames by dense equivariant image labelling
    Thewlis, James, Bilen, Hakan, and Vedaldi, Andrea
    In Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 2017
  4. ICCV
    Unsupervised learning of object landmarks by factorized spatial embeddings
    Thewlis, James, Bilen, Hakan, and Vedaldi, Andrea
    In ICCV 2017