Education

 

PhD. in Computer Engineering - Artificial Intelligence

o   Laboratory for Intelligent Multimedia Processing (LIMP)

o Computer Engineering and Information Technology Department (CEIT), Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT)

o   Thesis: “Learning Improvement in Deep Belief Networks” [proposal abstract (in Persian)]

o   Advisor: Dr.Mohammad Mehdi Homayounpour

o   Tehran, Iran (2010-Now)

 

MSc. in Computer Engineering - Artificial Intelligence

o   Laboratory for Intelligent Multimedia Processing (LIMP)

o Computer Engineering and Information Technology Department (CEIT), Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT)

o   Dissertation: “Automatic Speaker Gender and Age Interval Identification for Indexing of Audio Documents” [Abstract in Persian, Abstract in English]

o   Advisor: Dr.Mohammad Mehdi Homayounpour

o   Tehran, Iran (2007-2010)

 

BSc. in Computer Engineering - Software Engineering

o Computer Engineering and Information Technology Department (CEIT), Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT)

o   Dissertation: “Design and implementation of an spyware” [Abstract in Persian, Abstract in English]

o   Advisor: Dr. Babak Sadeghiyan

o   Tehran, Iran (2003-2007)

Research Interest

o Machine Learning: Deep Learning, feature extraction, artificial neural networks and etc.

o Speech processing: Speaker identification, speech recognition, text to speech and etc.

o   Computer security

Honors and awards:

o   Ranked 1st among all Artificial Intelligence dissertations in Computer Engineering and Information Technology Department (CEIT), Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT), 2010.

Publications

 

Conference Papers

o   Keyvanrad, M.A., Homayounpour, M.M., 2014. Using Free Energy in Persistent Contrastive Divergence in Training of Deep Belief Networks. Presented at the 12th Iranian Conference on Intelligent Systems, ICIS2014, Bam, Iran. [6 pages in Persian] [pdf] [slides in Persian]

o   Keyvanrad, M.A., Homayounpour, M.M., 2011. Automatic age identification in speech. Presented at the Computer Conference, 2011. CSICC 2011. 16th National CSI. [in Persian]

o Keyvanrad, M.A., Homayounpour, M.M., 2010. Performance improvement in automatic gender identification using hierarchical clustering. Presented at the 2010 5th International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST), pp. 900 –903.

o Keyvanrad, M.A., Homayounpour, M.M., 2010. Improvement on automatic speaker gender identification using classifier fusion. Presented at the 2010 18th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE), pp. 538 –541.

o   Keyvanrad, M.A., Homayounpour, M.M., 2010. Home-Robot Speaker Gender Identification. Presented at the Second RoboCup IranOpen 2010 Symposium, Tehran, Iran.

o   Keyvanrad, M.A., Homayounpour, M.M., 2009. Gender identification with multi-layer perceptron, genetic artificial neural network and ANFIS. Presented at the Computer Conference, 2009. CSICC 2009. 14th National CSI. [in Persian]

o   Keyvanrad, M.A., Homayounpour, M.M., 2009. Gender identification with fuzzy SVM. Presented at the 2009 17th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE). [in Persian]

o   Keyvanrad, M.A., Homayounpour, M.M., 2009. Feature selection and dimension reduction for automatic gender identification. Presented at the Computer Conference, 2009. CSICC 2009. 14th International CSI, pp. 613 –618.

Journal Papers

o   Keyvanrad MA, Homayounpour MM. A brief survey on deep belief networks and introducing a new object oriented MATLAB toolbox (DeeBNet). arXiv:14083264 [cs] 2014. [paper] [code]

o   Keyvanrad, M.A., Homayounpour, M.M., 2014. Deep Belief Network Training Improvement Using Elite Samples Minimizing Free Energy. Submitted to International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence.