International Journals:
  • Sirvan Khalighi, Bernardete Ribeiro, Urbano Nunes, importance Weighted Import Vector Machine for Unsupervised Domain Adaptation, in IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics , IEEE, 2016, [Link] [paper] [WebPage].
  • Sirvan Khalighi, Teresa Sousa, Jose Moutinho Santos, Urbano Nunes, ISRUC-Sleep: a comprehensive public dataset for sleep researchers, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Elsevier, 2015, [Link] [paper] [WebPage].
  • Teresa Sousa, Aniana Brito, Sirvan Khalighi, Gabriel Pires, Urbano Nunes, A two-step automatic sleep stage classification method with dubious range detection, Computers in Biology and Medicine, Elsevier, 2015, [Link] [paper] [code].
  • Sirvan Khalighi, Fatemeh Pak, Parisa Tirdad, Urbano Nunes, Iris Recognition using Robust Localization and Nonsubsampled Contourlet-Based Features, The Journal of Signal Processing Systems, Springer Verlag, 2014, [Link] [paper] [code].
  • Sirvan Khalighi, Teresa Sousa, Gabriel Pires, Urbano Nunes, Automatic sleep staging: a computer assisted approach for optimal combination of features and polysomnographic channels, The Journal of Expert Systems with Applications, Elsevier, 2013, [Link] [paper] [code].
  • Sirvan Khalighi, Parisa Tirdad, Hamid R. Rabiee, A Contourlet-based Non-Blind Watermarking Method with High Resistance to Removal and Geometrical  Attacks, in EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Volume 2010, Article ID 540723, [Link] [paper] [code].
  • Mercedeh Sanjabi, Somayeh Maabi, Ali Jahanian, and Sirvan Khalighi, A landmark-based navigation system for high speed cars in the roads with branches, in the International Journal of Information Acquisition (IJIA), World Scienti c Publishing, Volume: 6, Issue: 3, pp.193-202, 2009, [Link] [paper] .


  • Sirvan Khalighi, Teresa Sousa, Urbano Nunes, Adaptive Sleep Stage Classif cation under Covariate Shift, In 34rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 12), San diego, Sept. 2012, [Link] [paper] [code].
  • Sirvan Khalighi, Parisa Tirdad, Fatemeh Pak, Urbano Nunes, Shift and Rotation Invariant Iris Feature Extraction Based on Non-Subsampled Contourlet Transform and GLCM, In the International Conference on pattern recognition applications and methods, (ICPRAM), Feb. 2012, [Link] [paper] [code].
  • Sirvan Khalighi, Somayeh Maabi, Mercedeh Sanjabi, Ali Jahanian, Landmark-based Car Navigation with Overtake Capability in Multi-Agent Environments, In the International Conference on Agents and Arti cial intelligence (ICAART), 2012, [Link] [paper] [code].
  • Teresa Sousa, Dulce Oliveira, Sirvan Khalighi, Gabriel Pires, Urbano Nunes, Neurophysiological and Statistical Analysis of Failures in Automatic Sleep Stage Classi cation, In the International Conference on bio-inspired systems and signal processing (Biosignals 2012), 2012, [Link] [paper] [code].
  • Sirvan Khalighi, Teresa Sousa, Dulce Oliveira, Gabriel Pires, Urbano Nunes, Ecient Feature Selection for Sleep Staging Based on Maximal Overlap Discrete Wavelet Transform and SVM, in the 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 11), Boston, Sept. 2011, [Link] [paper] [code].
  • Sirvan Khalighi, Parisa Tirdad, Hamid R. Rabiee, A New Robust Non-Blind Digital Watermarking Scheme in Contourlet Domain, in The 9th IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT 2009), Ajman, UAE, Dec 14-17, 2009, [Link] [paper] [code].
  • Sirvan Khalighi, Parisa Tirdad, Hamid R. Rabiee, Mehdi Parviz, A Novel OCR System for Calculating Handwritten Persian Arithmetic Expressions, in The Eighth International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA 2009), Miami, Florida, USA,13-15 Dec. 2009, [Link] [paper] [code].
  • Mersedeh Sanjabi, Somayyeh Maabi, Ali Jahanian and Sirvan Khalighi, A Light-Weight Car Navigation Algorithm for High Speed Agents using Wireless Landmark, in the IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA2009), Zhuhai, Macau, China, June 22-25, 2009, [Link] [paper] [code].
  • Sirvan Khalighi, Mansour Jamzad, Facial Expression of Emotion using Eigen Face and Fuzzy Support Vector Machine, In the proceedings of the 3rd conference on Machine vision, image processing and applications (MVIP 2005), Tehran, Iran, Feb.23-25, 2005, (in Persian), [Link] [paper] [code].

Technical Reports:

  • Dulce Oliveira, Sirvan Khalighi, Teresa Sousa, Automatic Sleep Staging Classif cation, Technical report. [pdf].
  • Sirvan Khalighi, Arvin Ketabat, A Survey on Watermarking Techniques, Technical report (in Persian). [pdf] .
  • Sirvan Khalighi, Arti cial Immune Systems: a Survey, Technical report, (in Persian). [pdf] .
Matser thesis:
  • Sirvan Khalighi, Formation of Emotional Communication in Animal Arti cial World Domain, Master Thesis, (in Persian) [pdf] [Link].