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Sohail Ahmed Khan


PhD Candidate
MediaFutures, Department of Information Science and Media Studies, University of Bergen, Norway
Email: sohailahmedkhan173@gmail.com
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I am a PhD candidate at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies, University of Bergen, Norway. My research interests lie in the areas of Computer Vision, Deep Learning and Multimedia Forensics. I previously worked as a Research Assistant under the supervision of Dr. Hang Dai, Assistant Professor, Computer Vision department, Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artifical Intelligence, Abu Dhabi, UAE. My research was focused on Deepfake Media Detection. Prior to that, I worked as a research intern at CYENS Centre of Excellence, Nicosia, Cyprus under the supervision of Dr. Alessandro Artusi.

 

Education

University of Bergen, Norway
PhD in Computational Visual Content Verification
Oct 2021 - Present
The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
MSc in Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence
Sept 2018 - Nov 2019
COMSATS University Islamabad, Pakistan
Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science
Sept 2013 - Sept 2017

Research Experiences

Computer Vision Lab, Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Research Assistant
Dec 2020 - May 2021 [Certificate]

DeepCamera MRG, CYENS Centre of Excellence, Nicosia, Cyprus
Research Assistant (Intern)
Sept 2020 - Dec 2020 [Certificate]

 

Research Papers

Deepfake Detection: Analyzing Model Generalization Across Architectures, Datasets, and Pre-Training Paradigms
Sohail Ahmed Khan, Duc-Tien Dang-Nguyen
IEEE Access, 2023.
[Paper]

Detecting Out-of-Context Image-Caption Pairs in News: A Counter-Intuitive Method
Eivind Moholdt, Sohail Ahmed Khan, Duc-Tien Dang-Nguyen
ACM International Conference on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI), 2023.
[Paper]

Automated Claim Detection for Fact-checking: A Case Study using Norwegian Pre-trained Language Models Ghazaal Sheikhi, Samia Touileb, Sohail Ahmed Khan
The 24rd Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics (NoDaLiDa), 2023.
[Paper]

Visual User-Generated Content Verification in Journalism: An Overview
Sohail Ahmed Khan, Ghazaal Sheikhi, Andreas L. Opdahl, Fazle Rabbi, Sergej Stoppel, Christoph Trattner, Duc-Tien Dang-Nguyen
IEEE Access, 2023.
[Paper]

ACM Multimedia Grand Challenge on Detecting Cheapfakes
Shivangi Aneja, Cise Midoglu, Duc-Tien Dang-Nguyen, Sohail Ahmed Khan, Michael Riegler, Pål Halvorsen, Chris Bregler, Balu Adsumilli
ACM Multimedia, 2022.
[Paper] [Code]

Hybrid Transformer Network for Deepfake Detection
Sohail Ahmed Khan, Duc-Tien Dang-Nguyen
ACM International Conference on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI), 2022.
[Paper] [Code] [ * Best Paper Award Nominee]

Video Transformer for Deepfake Detection with Incremental Learning
Sohail Ahmed Khan, Hang Dai
ACM Multimedia, 2021.
[Paper] [Code]

Analysing the Impact of Global Demographic Characteristics Over the COVID-19 Spread Using Class Rule Mining and Pattern Matching
Wasiq Khan, Abir Hussain, Sohail Ahmed Khan, Mohammed Al-Jumailey, Raheel Nawaz, Panos Liatsis
Royal Society Open Science, 2021. [I.F. 2.92]
[Paper]

Adversarially Robust Deepfake Media Detection Using Fused Convolutional Neural Network Predictions
Sohail Ahmed Khan, Alessandro Artusi, Hang Dai
Preprint, 2021.
[Paper]

Phishing Attacks and Websites Classification Using Machine Learning and Multiple Datasets (A Comparative Analysis)
Sohail Ahmed Khan, Wasiq Khan, Abir Hussain
International Conference on Intelligent Computing (ICIC), 2020.
[Paper]