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Detecting Deepfake Videos with Siwei Lyu

Lyu, an Associate Professor of Computer Science, Has Discovered How to Tell When a Person’s Face Has Been Superimposed on Another Person’s Body

Photo by Brian Busher. 

ALBANY, N.Y. (Sept. 26, 2018) – It’s all in the blink of an eye.

That’s what Siwei Lyu, an associate professor of computer science in UAlbany’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, says is the key to detecting deepfake videos.

In this episode of the UAlbany News Podcast, Lyu shares how he came about this discovery with his research team, including Ming-Ching Chang, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Yuezun Li, a Ph.D. candidate.

You can listen to the episode or read more on the story.

The UAlbany News Podcast launched this fall, and is now on its sixth episode. The show features interviews with faculty, staff and student researchers tackling today’s most challenging problems and issues. Topics have ranged from New York’s statewide weather network to women’s rights activism overseas.

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