Loughborough University
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Loughborough University

School of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering

Lecturers

Dr Syed Mohsen Naqvi

Dr Syed Mohsen Naqvi

Lecturer in Image and Video Processing
BEng PhD MISIF MIEEE

Tel: +44 (0)1509 227086

Location: W2 52

Dr Naqvi received his First Class B.Eng. degree in Industrial Electronics Engineering from IIEE/NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan, in 2001 and his Ph.D. degree in Signal Processing from Loughborough University, Leicestershire, U.K., in 2009. Before his postgraduate studies in U.K., he worked in research and development in Pakistan from January 2002 to September 2005. At present he is working as a Lecturer in the School of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, U.K., prior to this academic position, from July 2009 to September 2012, he worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate on the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) of the U.K. funded projects.

Dr Naqvi has over 50 publications with main focus on his research area of multimodal (audio-video) speech processing and his research interests include nonlinear filtering, data fusion and multi-target tracking for machine learning.  He is also reviewer for the following journals: IEEE Trans. on Image Processing/Multimedia/Signal Processing Letters/Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Speech Communications, Signal Processing, and IET Signal Processing. He is a member of the ISIF, the IEEE and the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He is TPC member of the International Conference on Information FUSION

Audio-Video Speech Separation.

Multimodal Signal Processing.

Multi-target Tracking.  

Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Intelligent Signal Processing (pre-processing)

Information Theory and Coding (source coding)

 

Individual Projects

Topics for both undergraduate and postgraduate projects are available

 

PhD Admission

Dr Naqvi welcomes enquiries regarding PhD research

View all Dr Naqvi’s publications in the central publications database

Selected Publications

Magazine:

B. Rivet, W. Wang, S. M. Naqvi and J. A. Chambers, Audio-Visual Speech Source Separation, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine 2014 (accepted)

Book Chapters:

Y. Liang, S. M. Naqvi, W. Wang and J. A. Chambers, Blind Source Separation: Advances in Theory, Algorithms and Applications: Frequency Domain Blind Source Separation Based on Independent Vector Analysis with a Multivariate Gaussian Source Prior. Springer  2014 (accepted)

S. M. Naqvi, Y. Zhang, M. Yu and J. A. Chambers, A Multimodal Solution to Blind Sources Separation of Moving Sources. In W. Wang (Ed), Machine Audition: Principles, Algorithms and Systems. Chapter 5, pp. 107-125, IGI Global USA, 2011. 

Journals:

A. Rehman, S.M. Naqvi, L. Mihaylova, and J.A. Chambers, A variational Bayesian clustering-based framework for human tracking in an enclosed environment, IEEE Trans. Signal Processing 2014 (submitted after revision).

Y. Liang, G. Chen, S. M. Naqvi, and J. A. Chambers, Copula based independent vector analysis with multivariate student’s t source prior for multichannel frequency domain speech separation, IEEE Trans. Audio, Speech and Language Processing 2014 (submitted after revision).

Y. Liang, S. M. Naqvi, and J. A. Chambers, Independent vector analysis with a generalized multivariate gaussian source prior for frequency domain blind source separation, Signal Processing 2014 (submitted after revision).

M. Barnard, P.K. Koniusz, W. Wang, J. Kittler, S. M. Naqvi and J. A. Chambers, Robust Multi-speaker Tracking via Dictionary Learning and Identity Modelling, IEEE Transactions of Multimedia, 2013. (accepted)

M. Yu, Y. Yu, A. Rhuma, S. M. Naqvi, L. Wag  and J. A. Chambers, An online one class support vector machine based personspecific fall detection system for monitoring an elderly individual in a room environment, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, vol. 17, no. 6, November 2013.

M. S. Khan, S. M. Naqvi, A. Rehman, W. Wang and J. A. Chambers, Video-aided model-based source separation in real reverberant rooms, IEEE Trans. Audio, Speech and Language Processing, vol. 21, no. 9, pp. 1900-1912, September 2013.

Y. Liang, G. Chen, S. M. Naqvi, and J. A. Chambers, Independent vector analysis with multivariate student's t-distribution source prior for speech separation, Electronics Letters, vol. 49, issue 16, August 2013.

M. Yu, A. Rhuma, S. M. Naqvi, L. Wang and J. A. Chambers, Posture recognition based fall detection system for monitoring an elderly person in a smart home environment, IEEE Trans. Information Technology in BioMedicine, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 1274-1286, November 2012.

Y. Liang, S. M. Naqvi, and J. A. Chambers, Audio-Video based Fast fixed-point IVA for multisource separation in a room environment, EURASIP J. on Adv. in Signal Processing 2012.

S. M. Naqvi, W. Wang, M. S. Khan, M. Barnard and J. A. Chambers, Multimodal (audio-visual) source separation exploiting multi-speaker  tracking, robust beamforming, and time-frequency masking, IET Signal Processing, vol. 6, issue 5, pp. 466-477, 2012. 

M. Yu, S. M. Naqvi, and J. A. Chambers, One Class Boundary Method Classifiers for Application in a Video-Based Fall Detection System, IET Computer Vision, vol. 6, issue 2, pp. 90-100, 2012. 

Y. Liang, S. M. Naqvi, and J.A. Chambers, Overcoming a Block Permutation Problem in Frequency Domain Blind Source Separation when using the AuxIVA Algorithm, Electronics Letters, vol. 48, issue 8, April 2012.

M. T. Qaisrani and S. M. Naqvi , A Comparison of Iterative MIMO Receivers under Channel Uncertainty, European Transactions on Telecommunications,  vol. 22, issue 7, pp. 428-432, November 2011. 

S. M. Naqvi, M. Yu and  J. A. Chambers, A Multimodal Approach to Blind Source Separation of Moving Sources, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 895-910, October 2010.

Conference Proceedings:

2013

Rehman, A, Naqvi, SM, Mihaylovay, L, Chambers, JA (2013) Clustering and a Joint Probabilistic Data Association Filter for Dealing with Occlusions in Multi-Target Tracking. In 16th International Conference on Information FUSION, Istanbul, Turkey, pp.1-5.

Bernard, M, Wang, W, Kittler, J, Naqvi, SM, Chambers, JA (2013) Audio-Visual Face Detection for Tracking in a Meeting Room Environment. In 16th International Conference on Information FUSION, Istanbul, Turkey, pp.1-5.

Y. Liang, J. Harris, G. Chen, S. M. Naqvi, C. Jutten,  J. A. Chambers, Auxiliary function based IVA using a source prior exploiting fourth order relationships, European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO) ,  Marrakech, Maroc 2013.

J. Harris, B. Rivet, S. M. Naqvi, J. A. Chambers  and Christian Jutten, Video-informed approach for enhancing audio source separation through noise source suppression, IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing, Southampton, UK, 2013.

Khan, MS, Naqvi, SM, Chambers, JA (2013) Two-stage audio-visual speech dereverberation and separation based on models of the interaural spatial cues and spatial covariance. In IEEE 18th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP), Santorini, Greece, pp.1-5.

Khan, MS, Naqvi, SM, Chambers, J (2013) Speech separation with dereverberation-based pre-processing incorporating visual cues. In Barker, J (ed) 2nd International workshop on machine listening in multisource environments (CHIME), Vancouver, Canada, pp.1-2.

Khan, MS, Naqvi, SM, Chambers, JA (2013) A new cascaded spectral subtraction approach for binaural speech dereverberation and its application in source separation. In IEEE 38th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, pp.1-5.

Rehman, A, Naqvi, SM, Mihaylova, L, Chambers, JA (2013) Variational Bayesian and belief propagation based data association for multi-target tracking. In IEEE 38th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, pp.1-5.

Liang, Y, Naqvi, SM, Chmabers, JA (2013) Independent vector analysis with a multivariate generalized gaussian source prior for frequency domain blind source separation. In IEEE 38th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, pp.1-5.

 

2012

Y. Liang, S. M. Naqvi and J. A. Chambers, Robust Independent Vector Analysis Based on Exploiting Phase Continuity of the Unmixing Matrix, 11th International Conference on Information Sciences, Signal Processing and their Applications (ISSPA) 2012, Montreal, Canada.

Ata-ur-Rehman, S. M. Naqvi, R. Phan, W. Wang and J. A. Chambers, MCMCPF based multiple head tracking in a room environment, British Machine Vision Workshop 2012, London, U.K.

M. Barnard, W. Wang, J. Kittler, S. M. Naqvi, and J.A. Chambers, A Dictionary Learning Approach to Tracking,  IEEE 37th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2012, Kyoto, Japan.

Ata-ur-Rehman, S. M. Naqvi, R. Phan and J. A. Chambers, Weighted MCMC-PF based multiple head tracking in a room environment,  9th IMA International Conference on Mathematics in Signal Processing 2012, Birmingham U.K.

J. Harris, S.M. Naqvi, B. Rivet, J.A. Chambers, and C. Jutten, Visual based reference for enhanced audio-visual source extraction, 9th IMA International Conference on Mathematics in Signal Processing 2012, Birmingham U.K.

M. S. Khan, Ata-ur-Rehman, S. M. Naqvi, and J. A. Chambers, Convolutive speech separation by combining probabilistic models employing the interaural spatial cues and the properties of the room assisted by vision, 9th IMA International Conference on Mathematics in Signal Processing 2012, Birmingham U.K.

2011

Syed Mohsen Naqvi, Miao Yu and Jonathon A. Chambers, Multimodal Blind Source Separation for Moving Sources based on Robust Beamforming,  IEEE 36th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2011, Prague, Czech Republic.

Miao Yu, Syed Mohsen Naqvi  and Jonathon A. Chambers, Fall Detection in a Smart Room by Using a Fuzzy One Class Support Vector Machine and Imperfect Training Data, IEEE 36th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2011, Prague, Czech Republic.

Syed Mohsen Naqvi, Muhammad Salman Khan, Qingju Liu, Wenwu Wang and Jonathon A. Chambers, Multimodal Blind Source Separation with A Circular Microphone Array and Robust Beamforming,  19th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO)  2011, Barcelona, Spain  (Invited Paper).

Qingju Liu, Syed Mohsen Naqvi, Wenwu Wang, Philip Jackson and Jonathon A.  Chambers, Robust Feature Selection for Scaling Ambiguity Reduction in Audio-Visual Convolutive BSS, 19th European Signal Processing Conference  (EUSIPCO)  2011, Barcelona, Spain (Invited Paper).

Yanfeng Liang, Syed Mohsen Naqvi and  Jonathon A. Chambers, Adaptive Step Size Independent Vector Analysis for Blind Source Separation, IEEE 17th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP)  2011, Corfu, Greece.

Miao Yu, Adel Rhuma, Syed Mohsen Naqvi and Jonathon A. Chambers, Fall Detection for the Elderly in a Smart Room by Using an Enhanced One Class Support Vector Machine, IEEE 17th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP)  2011, Corfu, Greece.

P.C. Eames, S. M. Naqvi, and L. Mei,  Smart Windows: Optical and Thermal Performance Evaluation, 7th  Photovoltaic Science, Applications and Technology Conference C93 (PVSAT-7) 2011, Edinburgh, U.K.

M. Yu, A. Rhuma, S. M. Naqvi, and J. Chambers, An Improved Directed Acyclic Graph Support Vector Machine, International Conference on Smart IT Applications (SITA) 2011, Seoul, Korea.

Ata-ur-Rehman, Syed Mohsen Naqvi, Raphael Phan and Jonathon A. Chambers, Multispeaker Direction of Arrival Tracking for Multimodal Source Separation of Moving Sources, Sensor Signal Processing for Defence  (SSPD)  2011, London, U.K.

P.C. Eames, S. M. Naqvi, and L. Mei,  Smart Windows: Optical and Thermal Performance Evaluation, ISES Solar World Congress 2011 (SWC 2011), Kassel, Germany.

2010

S. M. Naqvi and P. C. Eames, Smart Windows: Optical Modelling and Evaluation, World Renewable Energy Congress XI 2010, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

Miao Yu, Syed Mohsen Naqvi and Jonathon Chambers, A Robust Fall Detection System for the Elderly in a Smart Room, IEEE 35th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2010, Dallas, U.S.A.

2009

S. M. Naqvi, Y. Zhang and J. A. Chambers, Multimodal Blind Source Separation for Moving Sources, IEEE 34th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP)  2009, Taipei, Taiwan.

Miao Yu, Syed Mohsen Naqvi and Jonathon Chambers, Fall Detection in the Elderly by Head Tracking, IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing (SSP) 2009, Cardiff, U.K.

2008

S. M. Naqvi, Y. Zhang and J. A. Chambers, A Multimodal Approach for Frequency Domain Blind Source Separation for Moving Sources in a Room, IAPR Workshop on Cognitive Information Processing (CIP) 2008, Santorini, Greece.

S. M. Naqvi, Y. Zhang, T. Tsalaile, S. Sanei and J. A. Chambers, A Multimodal Approaches for Frequency Domain Independent Component Analysis with Geometrically-Based Initialization,  16th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO)  2008, Lausanne, Switzerland.

S. M. Naqvi, Y. Zhang, T. Tsalaile, S. Sanei and J. A. Chambers, Evaluation of Emerging Frequency Domain Convolutive Blind Source Separation Algorithms based on Real Room Recordings,  IEEE 5th Sensor Array and Multi-Channel Signal Processing Workshop (SAM)  2008, Darmstadt, Germany.

T. Tsalaile, S. M. Naqvi, K. Nazarpour, S. Sanei and J. A. Chambers, Blind Source Extraction of Heart Sound Signals from Lung Sound Recordings Exploiting Periodicity of the Heart Sound, In Proceedings of IEEE 33rd  International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2008, Las Vegas, U.S.A.

Y. Zhang, S. M. Naqvi, S Lambotharan and J. A. Chambers, A New Overdetermined Frequency Domain Blind Source Separation Approach, IET 8th IMA International Conference on Mathematics in Signal Processing,  2008, Cirencester, U.K.

2007

S. Sanei, S. M. Naqvi, J. A. Chambers and Y. Hicks, A Geometrically Constrained Multimodal Approach for Convolutive Blind Source Separation, In Proceedings of IEEE 32nd  International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2007, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Adaptive and blind signal processing, Multimodal processing: visual and speech, Signal Processing

 

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