Publications:

A. Pervaiz, F. Hussain, H. Israr, M. A. Tahir, F. R. Raja, N. K. Baloch, F. Ishmanov, Y. B. Zikria, "Incorporating noise robustness in speech command recognition by noise augmentation of training data", (to appear in) Sensors, special issue VOICE Sensors with Deep Learning, 2020. IF: 3.0

F. Zafar, S. Raza, M. U. Khalid, M. A. Tahir, "Predictive Analytics in Healthcare for Diabetes Prediction", Proceedings of the 2019 9th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Technology, March, 2019, Tokyo, Japan.

M. A. Tahir , H. Huang, A. Zeyer, R. Schlüter, H. Ney , "Training of Reduced-Rank Linear Transformations for Multi-layer Polynomial Acoustic Features for Speech Recognition", Elsevier Speech Communication, ISSN 0167-6393, 2019. IF: 1.8

Y. Ghazi , Z. Anwar, R. Mumtaz, S. Saleem, A. Tahir , "A Supervised Machine Learning Based Approach for Automatically Extracting High-Level Threat Intelligence from Unstructured Sources", Proceedings of the International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology, Dec, 2018, Islamabad , Pakistan.

W. Nawaz , S. Ahmed, M. A. Tahir, H. A. Khan , "Classification Of Breast Cancer Histology Images Using ALEXNET", Proceedings of the International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, Jun, 2018, Póvoa de Varzim , Portugal.

M. A. B. Shaik , Z. Tüske, M. A. Tahir, M. Nußbaum-Thom, R. Schlüter, and H. Ney , "Improvements in RWTH LVCSR evaluation systems for Polish, Portuguese, English, Urdu, and Arabic", Proceedings of the Interspeech, Sep, 2015, Dresden , Germany.

M. A. Tahir , S. Wiesler, R. Schlüter, H. Ney , "Investigation of Mixture Splitting Concept for Training Linear Bottlenecks of Deep Neural Network Acoustic Models", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Apr, 2015, Brisbane , Australia.

Z. Tüske , M. A. Tahir, R. Schlüter, H. Ney , "Integrating Gaussian Mixtures into Deep Neural Networks: Softmax Layer with Hidden Variables", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Apr, 2015, Brisbane , Australia.

M. A. B. Shaik , Z. Tüske, M. A. Tahir, M. Nußbaum-Thom, R. Schlüter, H. Ney , "RWTH LVCSR Systems for Quaero and EU-Bridge: German, Polish, Spanish and Portuguese", Proceedings of the Interspeech, Sep, 2014, , Singapore.

M. A. Tahir , H. Huang, R. Schlüter, H. Ney, L. t. Bosch, B. Cranen, L. Boves , "Training Log-Linear Acoustic Models in Higher-Order Polynomial Feature Space for Speech Recognition", Proceedings of the Interspeech, Aug, 2013, Lyon , France.

M. A. Tahir , M. Nussbaum, R. Schlüter, H. Ney , "Simultaneous Discriminative Training and Mixture Splitting of HMMs for Speech Recognition", Proceedings of the Interspeech, Sep, 2012, Portland, OR , United States.

M. A. Tahir , R, Schlüter, H. Ney , "Discriminative Splitting of Gaussian/Log-Linear Mixture HMMs for Speech Recognition", Proceedings of the IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding, Dec, 2011, Waikaloa, HI , United States.

M. A. Tahir , R, Schlüter, H. Ney , "Log-linear Optimization of Second-order Polynomial Features with Subsequent Dimension Reduction for Speech Recognition", Proceedings of the Interspeech, Aug, 2011, Florence , Italy.

M. A. Tahir , G. Heigold, C. Plahl, R. Schlüter, H. Ney , "Log-Linear Framework for Linear Feature Transformations in Speech Recognition", Proceedings of the IEEE Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding, Dec, 2009, Merano , Italy.

R. Hafiz , M. A. Tahir, O. Arshad, S. Khan , "An optimized hardware accelerator for real time registration of aerial video imagery and its applications", Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Image and Graphics, Dec, 2004, Hong Kong , China.

M. A. Tahir , A. Munawar, I. A. Taj , "Efficient use of multipliers in microprocessor implementation of Hamming distance for binary sequence correlation", Proceedings of the International Networking and Communication Conference, Jun, 2004, Lahore , Pakistan.

R. Hafiz , M. A. Tahir, O. Arshad, S. Khan , "Hardware design for registration of aerial video imagery", Proceedings of the 8th International Multitopic Conference, Jan, 2004, Lahore , Pakistan.