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Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on audiology service delivery: Observational study of the role of social media in patient communication (2024)
Journal Article
Hussain, A., Hussain, Z., Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Ng, D., Riaz, M. S., Goman, A., Sheikh, A., & Hussain, A. (2024). Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on audiology service delivery: Observational study of the role of social media in patient communication. PLOS ONE, 19(4), Article e0288223. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0288223

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted an era in hearing health care that necessitates a comprehensive rethinking of audiology service delivery. There has been a significant increase in the number of individuals with hearing loss who seek information... Read More about Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on audiology service delivery: Observational study of the role of social media in patient communication.

Federated Learning for Market Surveillance (2024)
Book Chapter
Song, P., Kanwal, S., Dashtipour, K., & Gogate, M. (2024). Federated Learning for Market Surveillance. In W. Boulila, J. Ahmad, A. Koubaa, M. Driss, & I. Riadh Farah (Eds.), Decision Making and Security Risk Management for IoT Environments (199-218). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-47590-0_10

The data utilized in market surveillance is highly sensitive; what may be available for machine learning is limited. In this paper, we examine how federated learning for time series data can be used to identify potential market abuse while maintainin... Read More about Federated Learning for Market Surveillance.

Statistical Downscaling Modeling for Temperature Prediction (2024)
Book Chapter
Ashraf, Z., Kanwal, B., Hussain, I., Dashtipour, K., Gogate, M., & Kanwal, S. (2024). Statistical Downscaling Modeling for Temperature Prediction. In W. Boulila, J. Ahmad, A. Koubaa, M. Driss, & I. Riadh Farah (Eds.), Decision Making and Security Risk Management for IoT Environments (147-169). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-47590-0_8

The application compares the Statistical Downscaling Model (SDSM) and partial least square (PLS) to bridge the gap between (minimum and maximum) daily temperatures of 11 sites in Punjab between 1961 and 2013 with atmospheric variables. The data set w... Read More about Statistical Downscaling Modeling for Temperature Prediction.

Multivariate Procedure for Modeling and Prediction of Temperature in Punjab, Pakistan (2024)
Book Chapter
Kanwal, B., Ashraf, Z., Mehmood, T., Kanwal, S., Dashtipour, K., & Gogate, M. (2024). Multivariate Procedure for Modeling and Prediction of Temperature in Punjab, Pakistan. In W. Boulila, J. Ahmad, A. Koubaa, M. Driss, & I. Riadh Farah (Eds.), Decision Making and Security Risk Management for IoT Environments (99-124). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-47590-0_6

Climate study often relies upon global climate models (GCM) to project future scenarios of change in climate behavior. This study aims to refine GCM results to fill the gap between local scale surface weather with regional atmospheric predictors. The... Read More about Multivariate Procedure for Modeling and Prediction of Temperature in Punjab, Pakistan.

Robust Real-time Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement based on DNN and GAN (2024)
Journal Article
Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., & Hussain, A. (in press). Robust Real-time Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement based on DNN and GAN. IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence, https://doi.org/10.1109/tai.2024.3366141

The human auditory cortex contextually integrates audio-visual (AV) cues to better understand speech in a cocktail party situation. Recent studies have shown that AV speech enhancement (SE) models can significantly improve speech quality and intellig... Read More about Robust Real-time Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement based on DNN and GAN.

5G-IoT Cloud based Demonstration of Real-Time Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement for Multimodal Hearing-aids (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Gupta, A., Bishnu, A., Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Arslan, T., Adeel, A., Hussain, A., Ratnarajah, T., & Sellathurai, M. (2023, August). 5G-IoT Cloud based Demonstration of Real-Time Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement for Multimodal Hearing-aids. Presented at Interspeech 2023, Dublin, Ireland

Over twenty percent of the world's population suffers from some form of hearing loss, making it one of the most significant public health challenges. Current hearing aids commonly amplify noises while failing to improve speech comprehension in crowde... Read More about 5G-IoT Cloud based Demonstration of Real-Time Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement for Multimodal Hearing-aids.

Application for Real-time Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., & Hussain, A. (2023, August). Application for Real-time Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement. Presented at Interspeech 2023, Dublin, Ireland

This short paper demonstrates a first of its kind audio-visual (AV) speech enhancement (SE) desktop application that isolates, in real-time, the voice of a target speaker from noisy audio input. The deep neural network model integrated in this applic... Read More about Application for Real-time Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement.

A hybrid dependency-based approach for Urdu sentiment analysis (2023)
Journal Article
Sehar, U., Kanwal, S., Allheeib, N. I., Almari, S., Khan, F., Dashtipur, K., Gogate, M., & Khashan, O. A. (2023). A hybrid dependency-based approach for Urdu sentiment analysis. Scientific Reports, 13, Article 22075. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-48817-8

In the digital age, social media has emerged as a significant platform, generating a vast amount of raw data daily. This data reflects the opinions of individuals from diverse backgrounds, races, cultures, and age groups, spanning a wide range of top... Read More about A hybrid dependency-based approach for Urdu sentiment analysis.

Fake News in Social Media: Fake News Themes and Intentional Deception in the News and on Social Media (2023)
Book Chapter
Idrees, H., Dashtipour, K., Hussain, T., & Gogate, M. (2024). Fake News in Social Media: Fake News Themes and Intentional Deception in the News and on Social Media. In W. Boulila, J. Ahmad, A. Koubaa, M. Driss, & I. Riadh Farah (Eds.), Decision Making and Security Risk Management for IoT Environments (219-229). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-47590-0_11

From the start of the twenty-first century, online views and clicks have only increased. Within the last twenty years that has embedded through the use of social media. Within the last ten years news can spread on social media before it is shown on t... Read More about Fake News in Social Media: Fake News Themes and Intentional Deception in the News and on Social Media.

Intrusion Detection Systems Using Machine Learning (2023)
Book Chapter
Taylor, W., Hussain, A., Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., & Ahmad, J. (2024). Intrusion Detection Systems Using Machine Learning. In W. Boulila, J. Ahmad, A. Koubaa, M. Driss, & I. Riadh Farah (Eds.), Decision Making and Security Risk Management for IoT Environments (75-98). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-47590-0_5

Intrusion detection systems (IDS) have developed and evolved over time to form an important component in network security. The aim of an intrusion detection system is to successfully detect intrusions within a network and to trigger alerts to system... Read More about Intrusion Detection Systems Using Machine Learning.

Solving the cocktail party problem using Multi-modal Hearing Assistive Technology Prototype (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., & Hussain, A. (2023, December). Solving the cocktail party problem using Multi-modal Hearing Assistive Technology Prototype. Presented at Acoustics 2023, Sydney, Australia

Hearing loss is a major global health problem, affecting over 1.5 billion people. According to estimations by the World Health Organization, 83% of those who could benefit from hearing assistive devices do not use them. The limited adoption of hearin... Read More about Solving the cocktail party problem using Multi-modal Hearing Assistive Technology Prototype.

Audio-visual speech enhancement and separation by leveraging multimodal self-supervised embeddings (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Chern, I., Hung, K., Chen, Y., Hussain, T., Gogate, M., Hussain, A., Tsao, Y., & Hou, J. (2023, June). Audio-visual speech enhancement and separation by leveraging multimodal self-supervised embeddings. Presented at 2023 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing Workshops (ICASSPW), Rhodes Island, Greece

AV-HuBERT, a multi-modal self-supervised learning model, has been shown to be effective for categorical problems such as automatic speech recognition and lip-reading. This suggests that useful audio-visual speech representations can be obtained via u... Read More about Audio-visual speech enhancement and separation by leveraging multimodal self-supervised embeddings.

Frequency-Domain Functional Links For Nonlinear Feedback Cancellation In Hearing Aids (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Nezamdoust, A., Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Hussain, A., & Comminiello, D. (2023, June). Frequency-Domain Functional Links For Nonlinear Feedback Cancellation In Hearing Aids. Presented at 2023 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing Workshops (ICASSPW), Rhodes Island, Greece

The problem of feedback cancellation can be seen as a function approximation task, which often is nonlinear in real-world hearing assistive technologies. Nonlinear methods adopted for this task must exhibit outstanding modeling performance and reduce... Read More about Frequency-Domain Functional Links For Nonlinear Feedback Cancellation In Hearing Aids.

Audio-visual speech enhancement and separation by utilizing multi-modal self-supervised embeddings (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Chern, I., Hung, K., Chen, Y., Hussain, T., Gogate, M., Hussain, A., Tsao, Y., & Hou, J. (2023, June). Audio-visual speech enhancement and separation by utilizing multi-modal self-supervised embeddings. Presented at 2023 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing Workshops (ICASSPW), Rhodes Island, Greece

AV-HuBERT, a multi-modal self-supervised learning model, has been shown to be effective for categorical problems such as automatic speech recognition and lip-reading. This suggests that useful audio-visual speech representations can be obtained via u... Read More about Audio-visual speech enhancement and separation by utilizing multi-modal self-supervised embeddings.

Towards Pose-Invariant Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement in the Wild for Next-Generation Multi-Modal Hearing Aids (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., & Hussain, A. (2023, June). Towards Pose-Invariant Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement in the Wild for Next-Generation Multi-Modal Hearing Aids. Presented at 2023 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing Workshops (ICASSPW), Rhodes Island, Greece

Classical audio-visual (AV) speech enhancement (SE) and separation methods have been successful at operating under constrained environments; however, the speech quality and intelligibility improvement is significantly reduced in unconstrained real-wo... Read More about Towards Pose-Invariant Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement in the Wild for Next-Generation Multi-Modal Hearing Aids.

Sentiment Analysis Meets Explainable Artificial Intelligence: A Survey on Explainable Sentiment Analysis (2023)
Journal Article
Diwali, A., Saeedi, K., Dashtipour, K., Gogate, M., Cambria, E., & Hussain, A. (online). Sentiment Analysis Meets Explainable Artificial Intelligence: A Survey on Explainable Sentiment Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, https://doi.org/10.1109/taffc.2023.3296373

Sentiment analysis can be used to derive knowledge that is connected to emotions and opinions from textual data generated by people. As computer power has grown, and the availability of benchmark datasets has increased, deep learning models based on... Read More about Sentiment Analysis Meets Explainable Artificial Intelligence: A Survey on Explainable Sentiment Analysis.

Steel surface defect detection based on self-supervised contrastive representation learning with matching metric (2023)
Journal Article
Hu, X., Yang, J., Jiang, F., Hussain, A., Dashtipour, K., & Gogate, M. (2023). Steel surface defect detection based on self-supervised contrastive representation learning with matching metric. Applied Soft Computing, 145, Article 110578. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2023.110578

Defect detection is crucial in the quality control of industrial applications. Existing supervised methods are heavily reliant on the large amounts of labeled data. However, labeled data in some specific fields are still scarce, and it requires profe... Read More about Steel surface defect detection based on self-supervised contrastive representation learning with matching metric.

Arabic Sentiment Analysis Based on Word Embeddings and Deep Learning (2023)
Journal Article
Elhassan, N., Varone, G., Ahmed, R., Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Almoamari, H., El-Affendi, M. A., Al-Tamimi, B. N., Albalwy, F., & Hussain, A. (2023). Arabic Sentiment Analysis Based on Word Embeddings and Deep Learning. Computers, 12(6), Article 126. https://doi.org/10.3390/computers12060126

Social media networks have grown exponentially over the last two decades, providing the opportunity for users of the internet to communicate and exchange ideas on a variety of topics. The outcome is that opinion mining plays a crucial role in analyzi... Read More about Arabic Sentiment Analysis Based on Word Embeddings and Deep Learning.

Towards individualised speech enhancement: An SNR preference learning system for multi-modal hearing aids (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Kirton-Wingate, J., Ahmed, S., Gogate, M., Tsao, Y., & Hussain, A. (2023, June). Towards individualised speech enhancement: An SNR preference learning system for multi-modal hearing aids. Presented at 2023 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing Workshops (ICASSPW), Rhodes Island, Greece

Since the advent of deep learning (DL), speech enhancement (SE) models have performed well under a variety of noise conditions. However, such systems may still introduce sonic artefacts, sound unnatural, and restrict the ability for a user to hear am... Read More about Towards individualised speech enhancement: An SNR preference learning system for multi-modal hearing aids.

Live Demonstration: Real-time Multi-modal Hearing Assistive Technology Prototype (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Gogate, M., Hussain, A., Dashtipour, K., & Hussain, A. (2023). Live Demonstration: Real-time Multi-modal Hearing Assistive Technology Prototype. In IEEE ISCAS 2023 Symposium Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.1109/iscas46773.2023.10182070

Hearing loss affects at least 1.5 billion people globally. The WHO estimates 83% of people who could benefit from hearing aids do not use them. Barriers to HA uptake are multifaceted but include ineffectiveness of current HA technology in noisy envir... Read More about Live Demonstration: Real-time Multi-modal Hearing Assistive Technology Prototype.

Live Demonstration: Cloud-based Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement in Multimodal Hearing-aids (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Bishnu, A., Gupta, A., Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Arslan, T., Adeel, A., Hussain, A., Sellathurai, M., & Ratnarajah, T. (2023, May). Live Demonstration: Cloud-based Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement in Multimodal Hearing-aids. Presented at 2023 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Monterey, California

Hearing loss is among the most serious public health problems, affecting as much as 20% of the worldwide population. Even cutting-edge multi-channel audio-only speech enhancement (SE) algorithms used in modern hearing aids face significant hurdles si... Read More about Live Demonstration: Cloud-based Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement in Multimodal Hearing-aids.

The P vs. NP Problem and Attempts to Settle It via Perfect Graphs State-of-the-Art Approach (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Heal, M., Dashtipour, K., & Gogate, M. (2023, March). The P vs. NP Problem and Attempts to Settle It via Perfect Graphs State-of-the-Art Approach. Presented at 2023 Future of Information and Communication Conference (FICC), San Francisco, CA

The P vs. NP problem is a major problem in computer science. It is perhaps the most celebrated outstanding problem in that domain. Its solution would have a tremendous impact on different fields such as mathematics, cryptography, algorithm research,... Read More about The P vs. NP Problem and Attempts to Settle It via Perfect Graphs State-of-the-Art Approach.

A Novel Hierarchical Extreme Machine-Learning-Based Approach for Linear Attenuation Coefficient Forecasting (2023)
Journal Article
Varone, G., Ieracitano, C., Çiftçioğlu, A. Ö., Hussain, T., Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Al-Tamimi, B. N., Almoamari, H., Akkurt, I., & Hussain, A. (2023). A Novel Hierarchical Extreme Machine-Learning-Based Approach for Linear Attenuation Coefficient Forecasting. Entropy, 25(2), Article 253. https://doi.org/10.3390/e25020253

The development of reinforced polymer composite materials has had a significant influence on the challenging problem of shielding against high-energy photons, particularly X-rays and γ-rays in industrial and healthcare facilities. Heavy materials’ sh... Read More about A Novel Hierarchical Extreme Machine-Learning-Based Approach for Linear Attenuation Coefficient Forecasting.

AVSE Challenge: Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement Challenge (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Aldana Blanco, A. L., Valentini-Botinhao, C., Klejch, O., Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Hussain, A., & Bell, P. (2023, January). AVSE Challenge: Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement Challenge. Presented at 2022 IEEE Spoken Language Technology Workshop (SLT), Doha, Qatar

Audio-visual speech enhancement is the task of improving the quality of a speech signal when video of the speaker is available. It opens-up the opportunity of improving speech intelligibility in adverse listening scenarios that are currently too chal... Read More about AVSE Challenge: Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement Challenge.

Formulations and Algorithms to Find Maximal and Maximum Independent Sets of Graphs (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Heal, M., Dashtipour, K., & Gogate, M. (2022, December). Formulations and Algorithms to Find Maximal and Maximum Independent Sets of Graphs. Presented at 2022 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI), Las Vegas, Nevada

We propose four algorithms to find maximal and maximum independent sets of graphs. Two of the algorithms are non-polynomial in time, mainly binary programming and non-convex multi-variable polynomial programming algorithms. Two other algorithms run i... Read More about Formulations and Algorithms to Find Maximal and Maximum Independent Sets of Graphs.

A Novel Frame Structure for Cloud-Based Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement in Multimodal Hearing-aids (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Bishnu, A., Gupta, A., Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Adeel, A., Hussain, A., Sellathurai, M., & Ratnarajah, T. (2022, October). A Novel Frame Structure for Cloud-Based Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement in Multimodal Hearing-aids. Presented at 2022 IEEE International Conference on E-health Networking, Application & Services (HealthCom), Genoa, Italy

In this paper, we design a first of its kind transceiver (PHY layer) prototype for cloud-based audio-visual (AV) speech enhancement (SE) complying with high data rate and low latency requirements of future multimodal hearing assistive technology. The... Read More about A Novel Frame Structure for Cloud-Based Audio-Visual Speech Enhancement in Multimodal Hearing-aids.

Towards real-time privacy-preserving audio-visual speech enhancement (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., & Hussain, A. (2022, September). Towards real-time privacy-preserving audio-visual speech enhancement. Presented at 2nd Symposium on Security and Privacy in Speech Communication, Incheon, Korea

Human auditory cortex in everyday noisy situations is known to exploit aural and visual cues that are contextually combined by the brain’s multi-level integration strategies to selectively suppress the background noise and focus on the target speaker... Read More about Towards real-time privacy-preserving audio-visual speech enhancement.

A Novel Speech Intelligibility Enhancement Model based on Canonical Correlation and Deep Learning (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Hussain, T., Diyan, M., Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Adeel, A., Tsao, Y., & Hussain, A. (2022, July). A Novel Speech Intelligibility Enhancement Model based on Canonical Correlation and Deep Learning. Presented at 2022 44th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC), Glasgow, Scotland

Current deep learning (DL) based approaches to speech intelligibility enhancement in noisy environments are often trained to minimise the feature distance between noise-free speech and enhanced speech signals. Despite improving the speech quality, su... Read More about A Novel Speech Intelligibility Enhancement Model based on Canonical Correlation and Deep Learning.

DNet-CNet: A novel cascaded deep network for real-time lane detection and classification (2022)
Journal Article
Zhang, L., Jiang, F., Yang, J., Kong, B., Hussain, A., Gogate, M., & Dashtipour, K. (2023). DNet-CNet: A novel cascaded deep network for real-time lane detection and classification. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, 14, 10745-10760. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12652-022-04346-2

Robust understanding of the lane position and type is essential for changing lanes in autonomous vehicles. However, accomplishing this task in real time with high level of precision is not trivial. In this paper, we propose a novel cascaded deep neur... Read More about DNet-CNet: A novel cascaded deep network for real-time lane detection and classification.

Arabic sentiment analysis using dependency-based rules and deep neural networks (2022)
Journal Article
Diwali, A., Dashtipour, K., Saeedi, K., Gogate, M., Cambria, E., & Hussain, A. (2022). Arabic sentiment analysis using dependency-based rules and deep neural networks. Applied Soft Computing, 127, Article 109377. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2022.109377

With the growth of social platforms in recent years and the rapid increase in the means of communication through these platforms, a significant amount of textual data is available that contains an abundance of individuals’ opinions. Sentiment analysi... Read More about Arabic sentiment analysis using dependency-based rules and deep neural networks.

Artificial intelligence-enabled social media analysis for pharmacovigilance of COVID-19 vaccinations in the United Kingdom: Observational Study (2022)
Journal Article
Hussain, Z., Sheikh, Z., Tahir, A., Dashtipour, K., Gogate, M., Sheikh, A., & Hussain, A. (2022). Artificial intelligence-enabled social media analysis for pharmacovigilance of COVID-19 vaccinations in the United Kingdom: Observational Study. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, 8(5), Article e32543. https://doi.org/10.2196/32543

Background: The roll-out of vaccines for SARS-CoV-2 in the United Kingdom, started in December 2020. Uptake has been high, and there has been a subsequent reduction in infections, hospitalisations and deaths in vaccinated individuals. However, vacci... Read More about Artificial intelligence-enabled social media analysis for pharmacovigilance of COVID-19 vaccinations in the United Kingdom: Observational Study.

A novel temporal attentive-pooling based convolutional recurrent architecture for acoustic signal enhancement (2022)
Journal Article
Hussain, T., Wang, W., Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Tsao, Y., Lu, X., Ahsan, A., & Hussain, A. (2022). A novel temporal attentive-pooling based convolutional recurrent architecture for acoustic signal enhancement. IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence, 3(5), 833-842. https://doi.org/10.1109/TAI.2022.3169995

Removing background noise from acoustic observations to obtain clean signals is an important research topic regarding numerous real acoustic applications. Owing to their strong model capacity in function mapping, deep neural network-based algorithms... Read More about A novel temporal attentive-pooling based convolutional recurrent architecture for acoustic signal enhancement.

Comparing the Performance of Different Classifiers for Posture Detection (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Suresh Kumar, S., Dashtipour, K., Gogate, M., Ahmad, J., Assaleh, K., Arshad, K., Imran, M. A., Abbasi, Q., & Ahmad, W. (2021, October). Comparing the Performance of Different Classifiers for Posture Detection. Presented at 16th EAI International Conference, BODYNETS 2021, Online

Human Posture Classification (HPC) is used in many fields such as human computer interfacing, security surveillance, rehabilitation, remote monitoring, and so on. This paper compares the performance of different classifiers in the detection of 3 post... Read More about Comparing the Performance of Different Classifiers for Posture Detection.

Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease Using Machine Learning Methods (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Dashtipour, K., Taylor, W., Ansari, S., Zahid, A., Gogate, M., Ahmad, J., Assaleh, K., Arshad, K., Ali Imran, M., & Abbasi, Q. (2021, October). Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease Using Machine Learning Methods. Presented at 16th EAI International Conference, BODYNETS 2021, Online

As the world is experiencing population growth, the portion of the older people, aged 65 and above, is also growing at a faster rate. As a result, the dementia with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to increase rapidly in the next few years. Currently,... Read More about Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease Using Machine Learning Methods.

COVID-opt-aiNet: a clinical decision support system for COVID-19 detection (2022)
Journal Article
Kanwal, S., Khan, F., Alamri, S., Dashtipur, K., & Gogate, M. (2022). COVID-opt-aiNet: a clinical decision support system for COVID-19 detection. International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology, 32(2), 444-461. https://doi.org/10.1002/ima.22695

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has had a major and sometimes lethal effect on global public health. COVID-19 detection is a difficult task that necessitates the use of intelligent diagnosis algorithms. Numerous studies have suggested the use of artif... Read More about COVID-opt-aiNet: a clinical decision support system for COVID-19 detection.

Towards intelligibility-oriented audio-visual speech enhancement (2021)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Hussain, T., Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., & Hussain, A. (2021, September). Towards intelligibility-oriented audio-visual speech enhancement. Presented at The Clarity Workshop on Machine Learning Challenges for Hearing Aids (Clarity-2021), Online

Existing deep learning (DL) based approaches are generally optimised to minimise the distance between clean and enhanced speech features. These often result in improved speech quality however they suffer from a lack of generalisation and may not deli... Read More about Towards intelligibility-oriented audio-visual speech enhancement.

Extending persian sentiment lexicon with idiomatic expressions for sentiment analysis (2021)
Journal Article
Dashtipour, K., Gogate, M., Gelbukh, A., & Hussain, A. (2022). Extending persian sentiment lexicon with idiomatic expressions for sentiment analysis. Social Network Analysis and Mining, 12(1), Article 9. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13278-021-00840-1

Nowadays, it is important for buyers to know other customer opinions to make informed decisions on buying a product or service. In addition, companies and organizations can exploit customer opinions to improve their products and services. However, th... Read More about Extending persian sentiment lexicon with idiomatic expressions for sentiment analysis.

Ultra-low-power, high-accuracy 434 MHz indoor positioning system for smart homes leveraging machine learning models (2021)
Journal Article
Nawaz, H., Tahir, A., Ahmed, N., Fayyaz, U. U., Mahmood, T., Jaleel, A., Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Masud, U., & Abbasi, Q. (2021). Ultra-low-power, high-accuracy 434 MHz indoor positioning system for smart homes leveraging machine learning models. Entropy, 23(11), Article 1401. https://doi.org/10.3390/e23111401

Global navigation satellite systems have been used for reliable location-based services in outdoor environments. However, satellite-based systems are not suitable for indoor positioning due to low signal power inside buildings and low accuracy of 5 m... Read More about Ultra-low-power, high-accuracy 434 MHz indoor positioning system for smart homes leveraging machine learning models.

Lane-DeepLab: Lane semantic segmentation in automatic driving scenarios for high-definition maps (2021)
Journal Article
Li, J., Jiang, F., Yang, J., Kong, B., Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., & Hussain, A. (2021). Lane-DeepLab: Lane semantic segmentation in automatic driving scenarios for high-definition maps. Neurocomputing, 465, 15-25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neucom.2021.08.105

Accurate high-definition maps with lane markings are often used as the navigation back-end for commercial autonomous vehicles. Currently, most high-definition maps are manually constructed by human labelling. Therefore, it is urgently required to pro... Read More about Lane-DeepLab: Lane semantic segmentation in automatic driving scenarios for high-definition maps.

Public perception of the fifth generation of cellular networks (5G) on social media (2021)
Journal Article
Dashtipour, K., Taylor, W., Ansari, S., Gogate, M., Zahid, A., Sambo, Y., Hussain, A., Abbasi, Q. H., & Imran, M. A. (2021). Public perception of the fifth generation of cellular networks (5G) on social media. Frontiers in Big Data, 4, Article 640868. https://doi.org/10.3389/fdata.2021.640868

With the advancement of social media networks, there are lots of unlabeled reviews available online, therefore it is necessarily to develop automatic tools to classify these types of reviews. To utilize these reviews for user perception, there is a n... Read More about Public perception of the fifth generation of cellular networks (5G) on social media.

Sentiment analysis of persian movie reviews using deep learning (2021)
Journal Article
Dashtipour, K., Gogate, M., Adeel, A., Larijani, H., & Hussain, A. (2021). Sentiment analysis of persian movie reviews using deep learning. Entropy, 23(5), Article 596. https://doi.org/10.3390/e23050596

Sentiment analysis aims to automatically classify the subject’s sentiment (e.g., positive, negative, or neutral) towards a particular aspect such as a topic, product, movie, news, etc. Deep learning has recently emerged as a powerful machine learning... Read More about Sentiment analysis of persian movie reviews using deep learning.

Artificial intelligence--enabled analysis of public attitudes on facebook and twitter toward covid-19 vaccines in the united kingdom and the united states: Observational study (2021)
Journal Article
Hussain, A., Tahir, A., Hussain, Z., Sheikh, Z., Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Ali, A., & Sheikh, A. (2021). Artificial intelligence--enabled analysis of public attitudes on facebook and twitter toward covid-19 vaccines in the united kingdom and the united states: Observational study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(4), Article e26627. https://doi.org/10.2196/26627

Background: Global efforts toward the development and deployment of a vaccine for COVID-19 are rapidly advancing. To achieve herd immunity, widespread administration of vaccines is required, which necessitates significant cooperation from the general... Read More about Artificial intelligence--enabled analysis of public attitudes on facebook and twitter toward covid-19 vaccines in the united kingdom and the united states: Observational study.

Novel deep convolutional neural network-based contextual recognition of Arabic handwritten scripts (2021)
Journal Article
Ahmed, R., Gogate, M., Tahir, A., Dashtipour, K., Al-Tamimi, B., Hawalah, A., El-Affendi, M. A., & Hussain, A. (2021). Novel deep convolutional neural network-based contextual recognition of Arabic handwritten scripts. Entropy, 23(3), Article 340. https://doi.org/10.3390/e23030340

Offline Arabic Handwriting Recognition (OAHR) has recently become instrumental in the areas of pattern recognition and image processing due to its application in several fields, such as office automation and document processing. However, OAHR continu... Read More about Novel deep convolutional neural network-based contextual recognition of Arabic handwritten scripts.

A novel context-aware multimodal framework for persian sentiment analysis (2021)
Journal Article
Dashtipour, K., Gogate, M., Cambria, E., & Hussain, A. (2021). A novel context-aware multimodal framework for persian sentiment analysis. Neurocomputing, 457, 377-388. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neucom.2021.02.020

Most recent works on sentiment analysis have exploited the text modality. However, millions of hours of video recordings posted on social media platforms everyday hold vital unstructured information that can be exploited to more effectively gauge pub... Read More about A novel context-aware multimodal framework for persian sentiment analysis.

A semi-supervised approach for sentiment analysis of arab (ic+ izi) messages: Application to the algerian dialect (2021)
Journal Article
Guellil, I., Adeel, A., Azouaou, F., Benali, F., Hachani, A., Dashtipour, K., Gogate, M., Ieracitano, C., Kashani, R., & Hussain, A. (2021). A semi-supervised approach for sentiment analysis of arab (ic+ izi) messages: Application to the algerian dialect. SN Computer Science, 2, Article 118. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42979-021-00510-1

In this paper, we propose a semi-supervised approach for sentiment analysis of Arabic and its dialects. This approach is based on a sentiment corpus, constructed automatically and reviewed manually by Algerian dialect native speakers. This approach c... Read More about A semi-supervised approach for sentiment analysis of arab (ic+ izi) messages: Application to the algerian dialect.

An experimental analysis of attack classification using machine learning in IoT networks (2021)
Journal Article
Churcher, A., Ullah, R., Ahmad, J., Ur Rehman, S., Masood, F., Gogate, M., Alqahtani, F., Nour, B., & Buchanan, W. J. (2021). An experimental analysis of attack classification using machine learning in IoT networks. Sensors, 21(2), Article 446. https://doi.org/10.3390/s21020446

In recent years, there has been a massive increase in the amount of Internet of Things (IoT) devices as well as the data generated by such devices. The participating devices in IoT networks can be problematic due to their resource-constrained nature,... Read More about An experimental analysis of attack classification using machine learning in IoT networks.

ASPIRE - Real noisy audio-visual speech enhancement corpus (2020)
Data
Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Adeel, A., & Hussain, A. (2020). ASPIRE - Real noisy audio-visual speech enhancement corpus. [Data]. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4585619

ASPIRE is a a first of its kind, audiovisual speech corpus recorded in real noisy environment (such as cafe, restaurants) which can be used to support reliable evaluation of multi-modal Speech Filtering technologies. This dataset follows the same sen... Read More about ASPIRE - Real noisy audio-visual speech enhancement corpus.

Visual Speech In Real Noisy Environments (VISION): A Novel Benchmark Dataset and Deep Learning-Based Baseline System. (2020)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., & Hussain, A. (2020, October). Visual Speech In Real Noisy Environments (VISION): A Novel Benchmark Dataset and Deep Learning-Based Baseline System. Presented at Interspeech 2020, Shanghai, China

In this paper, we present VIsual Speech In real nOisy eNvironments (VISION), a first of its kind audio-visual (AV) corpus comprising 2500 utterances from 209 speakers, recorded in real noisy environments including social gatherings, streets, cafeteri... Read More about Visual Speech In Real Noisy Environments (VISION): A Novel Benchmark Dataset and Deep Learning-Based Baseline System..

Deep Neural Network Driven Binaural Audio Visual Speech Separation (2020)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Bell, P., & Hussain, A. (2020, July). Deep Neural Network Driven Binaural Audio Visual Speech Separation. Presented at 2020 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), Glasgow

The central auditory pathway exploits the auditory signals and visual information sent by both ears and eyes to segregate speech from multiple competing noise sources and help disambiguate phonological ambiguity. In this study, inspired from this uni... Read More about Deep Neural Network Driven Binaural Audio Visual Speech Separation.

Robust Visual Saliency Optimization Based on Bidirectional Markov Chains (2020)
Journal Article
Jiang, F., Kong, B., Li, J., Dashtipour, K., & Gogate, M. (2021). Robust Visual Saliency Optimization Based on Bidirectional Markov Chains. Cognitive Computation, 13, 69–80. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12559-020-09724-6

Saliency detection aims to automatically highlight the most important area in an image. Traditional saliency detection methods based on absorbing Markov chain only take into account boundary nodes and often lead to incorrect saliency detection when t... Read More about Robust Visual Saliency Optimization Based on Bidirectional Markov Chains.

CochleaNet: A robust language-independent audio-visual model for real-time speech enhancement (2020)
Journal Article
Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Adeel, A., & Hussain, A. (2020). CochleaNet: A robust language-independent audio-visual model for real-time speech enhancement. Information Fusion, 63, 273-285. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.inffus.2020.04.001

Noisy situations cause huge problems for the hearing-impaired, as hearing aids often make speech more audible but do not always restore intelligibility. In noisy settings, humans routinely exploit the audio-visual (AV) nature of speech to selectively... Read More about CochleaNet: A robust language-independent audio-visual model for real-time speech enhancement.

Offline Arabic Handwriting Recognition Using Deep Machine Learning: A Review of Recent Advances (2020)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Ahmed, R., Dashtipour, K., Gogate, M., Raza, A., Zhang, R., Huang, K., Hawalah, A., Adeel, A., & Hussain, A. (2019, July). Offline Arabic Handwriting Recognition Using Deep Machine Learning: A Review of Recent Advances. Presented at 10th International Conference, BICS 2019, Guangzhou, China

In pattern recognition, automatic handwriting recognition (AHWR) is an area of research that has developed rapidly in the last few years. It can play a significant role in broad-spectrum of applications rending from, bank cheque processing, applicati... Read More about Offline Arabic Handwriting Recognition Using Deep Machine Learning: A Review of Recent Advances.

Random Features and Random Neurons for Brain-Inspired Big Data Analytics (2020)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Gogate, M., Hussain, A., & Huang, K. (2019, November). Random Features and Random Neurons for Brain-Inspired Big Data Analytics. Presented at 2019 International Conference on Data Mining Workshops (ICDMW), Beijing, China

With the explosion of Big Data, fast and frugal reasoning algorithms are increasingly needed to keep up with the size and the pace of user-generated contents on the Web. In many real-time applications, it is preferable to be able to process more data... Read More about Random Features and Random Neurons for Brain-Inspired Big Data Analytics.

A hybrid Persian sentiment analysis framework: Integrating dependency grammar based rules and deep neural networks (2019)
Journal Article
Dashtipour, K., Gogate, M., Li, J., Jiang, F., Kong, B., & Hussain, A. (2020). A hybrid Persian sentiment analysis framework: Integrating dependency grammar based rules and deep neural networks. Neurocomputing, 380, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neucom.2019.10.009

Social media hold valuable, vast and unstructured information on public opinion that can be utilized to improve products and services. The automatic analysis of such data, however, requires a deep understanding of natural language. Current sentiment... Read More about A hybrid Persian sentiment analysis framework: Integrating dependency grammar based rules and deep neural networks.

Lip-reading driven deep learning approach for speech enhancement (2019)
Journal Article
Adeel, A., Gogate, M., Hussain, A., & Whitmer, W. M. (2021). Lip-reading driven deep learning approach for speech enhancement. IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence, 5(3), 481-490. https://doi.org/10.1109/tetci.2019.2917039

This paper proposes a novel lip-reading driven deep learning framework for speech enhancement. The approach leverages the complementary strengths of both deep learning and analytical acoustic modeling (filtering-based approach) as compared to benchma... Read More about Lip-reading driven deep learning approach for speech enhancement.

Contextual deep learning-based audio-visual switching for speech enhancement in real-world environments (2019)
Journal Article
Adeel, A., Gogate, M., & Hussain, A. (2020). Contextual deep learning-based audio-visual switching for speech enhancement in real-world environments. Information Fusion, 59, 163-170. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.inffus.2019.08.008

Human speech processing is inherently multi-modal, where visual cues (e.g. lip movements) can help better understand speech in noise. Our recent work [1] has shown that lip-reading driven, audio-visual (AV) speech enhancement can significantly outper... Read More about Contextual deep learning-based audio-visual switching for speech enhancement in real-world environments.

Deep Cognitive Neural Network (DCNN) (2019)
Patent
Howard, N., Adeel, A., Gogate, M., & Hussain, A. (2019). Deep Cognitive Neural Network (DCNN). US2019/0156189

Embodiments of the present systems and methods may provide a more efficient and low-powered cognitive computational platform utilizing a deep cognitive neural network (DCNN), incorporating an architecture that integrates convolutional feedforward and... Read More about Deep Cognitive Neural Network (DCNN).

Cognitively inspired feature extraction and speech recognition for automated hearing loss testing (2019)
Journal Article
Nisar, S., Tariq, M., Adeel, A., Gogate, M., & Hussain, A. (2019). Cognitively inspired feature extraction and speech recognition for automated hearing loss testing. Cognitive Computation, 11(4), 489-502. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12559-018-9607-4

Hearing loss, a partial or total inability to hear, is one of the most commonly reported disabilities. A hearing test can be carried out by an audiologist to assess a patient’s auditory system. However, the procedure requires an appointment, which ca... Read More about Cognitively inspired feature extraction and speech recognition for automated hearing loss testing.

A novel deep learning driven, low-cost mobility prediction approach for 5G cellular networks: The case of the Control/Data Separation Architecture (CDSA) (2019)
Journal Article
Ozturk, M., Gogate, M., Onireti, O., Adeel, A., Hussain, A., & Imran, M. A. (2019). A novel deep learning driven, low-cost mobility prediction approach for 5G cellular networks: The case of the Control/Data Separation Architecture (CDSA). Neurocomputing, 358, 479-489. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neucom.2019.01.031

One of the fundamental goals of mobile networks is to enable uninterrupted access to wireless services without compromising the expected quality of service (QoS). This paper reports a number of significant contributions. First, a novel analytical mod... Read More about A novel deep learning driven, low-cost mobility prediction approach for 5G cellular networks: The case of the Control/Data Separation Architecture (CDSA).

Statistical Analysis Driven Optimized Deep Learning System for Intrusion Detection (2018)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Ieracitano, C., Adeel, A., Gogate, M., Dashtipour, K., Morabito, F., Larijani, H., …Hussain, A. (2018). Statistical Analysis Driven Optimized Deep Learning System for Intrusion Detection. . https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-00563-4_74

Attackers have developed ever more sophisticated and intelligent ways to hack information and communication technology (ICT) systems. The extent of damage an individual hacker can carry out upon infiltrating a system is well understood. A potentially... Read More about Statistical Analysis Driven Optimized Deep Learning System for Intrusion Detection.

Exploiting Deep Learning for Persian Sentiment Analysis (2018)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Dashtipour, K., Gogate, M., Adeel, A., Ieracitano, C., Larijani, H., & Hussain, A. (2018, July). Exploiting Deep Learning for Persian Sentiment Analysis. Presented at 9th International Conference, BICS 2018, Xi'an, China

The rise of social media is enabling people to freely express their opinions about products and services. The aim of sentiment analysis is to automatically determine subject’s sentiment (e.g., positive, negative, or neutral) towards a particular aspe... Read More about Exploiting Deep Learning for Persian Sentiment Analysis.

A Survey on the Role of Wireless Sensor Networks and IoT in Disaster Management (2018)
Book Chapter
Adeel, A., Gogate, M., Farooq, S., Ieracitano, C., Dashtipour, K., Larijani, H., & Hussain, A. (2019). A Survey on the Role of Wireless Sensor Networks and IoT in Disaster Management. In T. S. Durrani, W. Wang, & S. M. Forbes (Eds.), Geological Disaster Monitoring Based on Sensor Networks (57-66). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0992-2_5

Extreme events and disasters resulting from climate change or other ecological factors are difficult to predict and manage. Current limitations of state-of-the-art approaches to disaster prediction and management could be addressed by adopting new un... Read More about A Survey on the Role of Wireless Sensor Networks and IoT in Disaster Management.

A comparative study of Persian sentiment analysis based on different feature combinations (2018)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Dashtipour, K., Gogate, M., Adeel, A., Hussain, A., Alqarafi, A., & Durrani, T. (2017, July). A comparative study of Persian sentiment analysis based on different feature combinations. Presented at International Conference in Communications, Signal Processing, and Systems, Harbin, China

In recent years, the use of internet and correspondingly the number of online reviews, comments and opinions have increased significantly. It is indeed very difficult for humans to read these opinions and classify them accurately. Consequently, there... Read More about A comparative study of Persian sentiment analysis based on different feature combinations.

Toward's Arabic multi-modal sentiment analysis (2018)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Alqarafi, A., Adeel, A., Gogate, M., Dashitpour, K., Hussain, A., & Durrani, T. (2019). Toward's Arabic multi-modal sentiment analysis. . https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-6571-2_290

In everyday life, people use internet to express and share opinions, facts, and sentiments about products and services. In addition, social media applications such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Snapchat etc., have become important information shari... Read More about Toward's Arabic multi-modal sentiment analysis.

A novel brain-inspired compression-based optimised multimodal fusion for emotion recognition (2018)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Gogate, M., Adeel, A., & Hussain, A. (2018). A novel brain-inspired compression-based optimised multimodal fusion for emotion recognition. . https://doi.org/10.1109/SSCI.2017.8285377

The curse of dimensionality is a well-established phenomenon. However, the properties of high dimensional data are often poorly understood and overlooked during the process of data modelling and analysis. Similarly, how to optimally fuse different mo... Read More about A novel brain-inspired compression-based optimised multimodal fusion for emotion recognition.

Deep learning driven multimodal fusion for automated deception detection (2018)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Gogate, M., Adeel, A., & Hussain, A. (2018). Deep learning driven multimodal fusion for automated deception detection. . https://doi.org/10.1109/SSCI.2017.8285382

Humans ability to detect lies is no more accurate than chance according to the American Psychological Association. The state-of-the-art deception detection methods, such as deception detection stem from early theories and polygraph have proven to be... Read More about Deep learning driven multimodal fusion for automated deception detection.

Towards Next-Generation Lip-Reading Driven Hearing-Aids: A preliminary Prototype Demo (2017)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Adeel, A., Gogate, M., & Hussain, A. (2017, August). Towards Next-Generation Lip-Reading Driven Hearing-Aids: A preliminary Prototype Demo. Presented at 1st International Workshop on Challenges in Hearing Assistive Technology (CHAT 2017), Stockholm, Sweden

Speech enhancement aims to enhance the perceived speech quality and intelligibility in the presence of noise. Classical speech enhancement methods are mainly based on audio only processing which often perform poorly in adverse conditions, where overw... Read More about Towards Next-Generation Lip-Reading Driven Hearing-Aids: A preliminary Prototype Demo.

Persian Named Entity Recognition (2017)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Dashtipour, K., Gogate, M., Adeel, A., Algarafi, A., Howard, N., & Hussain, A. (2017). Persian Named Entity Recognition. . https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCI-CC.2017.8109733

Named Entity Recognition (NER) is an important natural language processing (NLP) tool for information extraction and retrieval from unstructured texts such as newspapers, blogs and emails. NER involves processing unstructured text for classification... Read More about Persian Named Entity Recognition.

Complex-valued computational model of hippocampal CA3 recurrent collaterals (2017)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Shiva, A., Gogate, M., Howard, N., Graham, B., & Hussain, A. (2017). Complex-valued computational model of hippocampal CA3 recurrent collaterals. . https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCI-CC.2017.8109745

Complex planes are known to simplify the complexity of real world problems, providing a better comprehension of their functionality and design. The need for complex numbers in both artificial and biological neural networks is equally well established... Read More about Complex-valued computational model of hippocampal CA3 recurrent collaterals.

A Generative Learning Approach to Sensor Fusion and Change Detection (2016)
Journal Article
Gepperth, A. R. T., Hecht, T., & Gogate, M. (2016). A Generative Learning Approach to Sensor Fusion and Change Detection. Cognitive Computation, 8(5), 806-817. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12559-016-9390-z

We present a system for performing multi-sensor fusion that learns from experience, i.e., from training data and propose that learning methods are the most appropriate approaches to real-world fusion problems, since they are largely model-free and th... Read More about A Generative Learning Approach to Sensor Fusion and Change Detection.