About Me

Ali KhodabakhshAli Khodabakhsh obtained his B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Tehran in 2011; and his M.Sc. degree in computer science under the supervision of Dr. Cenk Demiroglu from Ozyegin University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 2015. He earned his Ph.D. degree in information security and communication technology under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Christoph Busch from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway, in 2021; and he is currently a Consultant / Data Scientist at Inmeta Consulting AS.

His research interests include natural language processing, speech and video processing, biometrics, and machine learning/deep learning.


Skills

  • Methodologies: Agile, Scrum, TDSP
  • Cloud: Azure, AWS, Docker, Shell Scripting
  • Programming Languages: Python, SQL, MATLAB, Java, Javascript
  • Toolboxes: Pytorch, TensorFlow, Keras, Scikit-Learn, Pandas, OpenCV, Limesurvey
  • General: Git, GNU/Linux, Microsoft Windows, Visual Studio Code, LaTeX, Bash, WordPress
  • Languages: English (Fluent), Persian (Native), Turkish (Conversational), Norwegian (Conversational)

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Khodabakhsh, Ali; Mohammadi, Amir; Demiroglu, Cenk

Spoofing voice verification systems with statistical speech synthesis using limited adaptation data Journal Article

In: Computer Speech & Language, 42 , pp. 20 - 37, 2017, ISSN: 0885-2308.

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Khodabakhsh, Ali; Yesil, Fatih; Guner, Ekrem; Demiroglu, Cenk

Evaluation of linguistic and prosodic features for detection of Alzheimer's disease in Turkish conversational speech Journal Article

In: EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing, 2015 (1), pp. 9, 2015, ISSN: 1687-4722.

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Book Chapters

Khodabakhsh, A; Demiroglu, C

Analysis of Speech-Based Measures for Detecting and Monitoring Alzheimer’s Disease Book Chapter

In: Fernández-Llatas, Carlos; García-Gómez, Juan Miguel (Ed.): Data Mining in Clinical Medicine, pp. 159–173, Springer New York, New York, NY, 2015, ISBN: 978-1-4939-1985-7.

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Inproceedings

Khodabakhsh, Ali; Busch, Christoph

A Generalizable Deepfake Detector based on Neural Conditional Distribution Modelling Inproceedings

In: 2020 International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group (BIOSIG), pp. 1-5, 2020, ISSN: 1617-5468.

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Nielsen, Thomas; Khodabakhsh, Ali; Busch, Christoph

Unit-Selection Based Facial Video Manipulation Detection Inproceedings

In: 2020 International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group (BIOSIG), pp. 1-5, 2020, ISSN: 1617-5468 .

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Khodabakhsh, Ali; Loiselle, Hugo

Action-Independent Generalized Behavioral Identity Descriptors for Look-alike Recognition in Videos Inproceedings

In: 2020 International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group (BIOSIG), pp. 1-6, 2020, ISSN: 1617-5468 .

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Khodabakhsh, Ali; Pedersen, Marius; Busch, Christoph

Subjective Versus Objective Face Image Quality Evaluation For Face Recognition Inproceedings

In: Proceedings of the 2019 3rd International Conference on Biometric Engineering and Applications, pp. 36–42, ACM, Stockholm, Sweden, 2019, ISBN: 978-1-4503-6305-1.

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Khodabakhsh, Ali; Ramachandra, Raghavendra; Busch, Christoph

Subjective Evaluation of Media Consumer Vulnerability to Fake Audiovisual Content Inproceedings

In: 2019 Eleventh International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience (QoMEX), pp. 1–6, IEEE 2019.

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Khodabakhsh, A; Ramachandra, R; Raja, K; Wasnik, P; Busch, C

Fake Face Detection Methods: Can They Be Generalized? Inproceedings

In: 2018 International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group (BIOSIG), pp. 1-6, 2018, ISSN: 1617-5468.

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Khodabakhsh, A; Haasnoot, E; Bours, P

Predicted Templates: Learning-curve Based Template Projection for Keystroke Dynamics Inproceedings

In: 2018 International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group (BIOSIG), pp. 1-5, 2018, ISSN: 1617-5468.

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Khodabakhsh, A; Busch, C; Ramachandra, R

A Taxonomy of Audiovisual Fake Multimedia Content Creation Technology Inproceedings

In: 2018 IEEE Conference on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (MIPR), pp. 372-377, 2018.

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Özbay, M C; Khodabakhsh, A; Mohammadi, A; Demiroğlu, C

Spoofing attacks to i-vector based voice verification systems using statistical speech synthesis with additive noise and countermeasure Inproceedings

In: 2016 24th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), pp. 1207-1211, 2016, ISSN: 2076-1465.

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Budnik, M; Khodabakhsh, A; Besacier, L; Demiroglu, C

OCR-aided person annotation and label propagation for speaker modeling in TV shows Inproceedings

In: 2016 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 5570-5574, 2016, ISSN: 2379-190X.

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Budnik, Mateusz; Khodabakhsh, Ali; Besacier, Laurent; Demiroglu, Cenk

Deep complementary features for speaker identification in TV broadcast data Inproceedings

In: Odyssey Workshop 2016, Bilbao, Spain, 2016.

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Wu, Z; Khodabakhsh, A; Demiroglu, C; Yamagishi, J; Saito, D; Toda, T; King, S

SAS: A speaker verification spoofing database containing diverse attacks Inproceedings

In: 2015 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 4440-4444, 2015, ISSN: 1520-6149.

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Khodabakhsh, A; Kuşxuoğlu, S; Demiroğlu, C

Natural language features for detection of Alzheimer's disease in conversational speech Inproceedings

In: IEEE-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI), pp. 581-584, 2014, ISSN: 2168-2194.

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Khodabakhsh, A; Kuscuoglu, S; Demiroglu, C

Detection of Alzheimer's disease using prosodic cues in conversational speech Inproceedings

In: 2014 22nd Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU), pp. 1003-1006, 2014, ISSN: 2165-0608.

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Masters Theses

Khodabakhsh, Ali

Spoofing and anti-spoofing techniques for text-independent speaker verification systems Masters Thesis

Özyeğin University, Nişantepe District, Orman Street, 34794 Çekmeköy, İstanbul, Turkey, 2015.

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Miscellaneous

Wu, Zhizheng; Khodabakhsh, Ali; Demiroglu, Cenk; Yamagishi, Junichi; Saito, Daisuke; Toda, Tomoki; Ling, Zhen-Hua; King, Simon

Spoofing and Anti-Spoofing (SAS) corpus v1. 0 Miscellaneous

2015.

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Unpublished

Khodabakhsh, Ali

Unknown Presentation Attack Detection against Rational Attackers Unpublished

2020.

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The full list of publications is available here.