Advances in biometrics by N. K. Ratha, Venu Govindaraju

By N. K. Ratha, Venu Govindaraju


Biometrics know-how maintains to stride ahead with its wider reputation and its genuine want in numerous new defense elements of recent society. From easily going surfing to a pc to crossing the border of a rustic, biometrics is being referred to as upon to fulfill the becoming demanding situations of identification management.

With contributions from academia and through prime foreign gurus within the box, this distinct ebook provides a complete remedy of biometrics and provides insurance of the whole gamut of issues within the box, together with information acquisition, pattern-matching algorithms, and concerns that influence on the process point, corresponding to criteria, defense, networks, and databases. it's been prepared lower than 3 sections: sensors, advances in biometric matching algorithms, and subject matters that take care of matters on the platforms level.

Key positive factors:

• comprises new algorithmic advances, together with physiological biometrics (face from video, iris at a distance) and behavioral (handwriting, voice) and a strikingly novel modality in headprint biometrics

• includes new modalities for examine, comparable to infrared and multispectral imaging

• provides numerous chapters at the a lot ignored sector on the subject of the sensors themselves for a few of the biometric modalities

• Emphasizes the advances and state of the art applied sciences throughout

• Discusses structures point either from a human-factors perspective and the point of view of networking, databases, privateness and anti-spoofing

• contains chapters dedicated to touchless snapshot seize, ultrasonic imaging and swipe methods

Written for researchers and complex scholars, this a lot wanted concise quantity is a perfect device to take advantage of as a prepared reference and captures the very most modern in cutting-edge learn, supplying readers with a broader and deeper realizing of the topic.

Dr Nalini okay. Ratha is a learn employees Member on the IBM Thomas J. Watson study heart, big apple. He co-edited the winning Automatic Fingerprint reputation Systems and in addition co-authored A advisor to Biometrics choice and approach Design

Professor Venu Govindaraju is Director on the middle for Unified Biometrics and Sensors (CUBS), collage at Buffalo, kingdom college of latest York.

Show description

Read or Download Advances in biometrics PDF

Best graphics & multimedia books

Getting started with mathematica

Mathematica is a working laptop or computer application for doing arithmetic. it is usually used for guideline, homework, study, and writing. Mathematica is remarkable well-rounded. it really is appropriate for either numeric and symbolic paintings, and it has extraordinary word-processing functions to boot. Mathematicians can (and usually do) look for a operating version, do extensive calculation, and write a dissertation at the undertaking (including advanced photographs) - all from inside Mathematica.

ShaderX2: Shader Programming Tips and Tricks with DirectX 9.0

The most units of Tips'n'Tricks are approximately what you may anticipate: planets, suns, iridescence, water, intensity of box blur, and so forth. There are a number of strange ones, in addition - posterization, fascinating filters, even ray-tracing and common objective computation.

The disk used to be a section disappointing. just about all of the demos labored, and none of them have been come-ons for anyone's items. that is the excellent news. there have been a ways fewer demos than chapters within the booklet, notwithstanding - a number of the sections that me such a lot didn't have aid at the CD. At very least, a few of that CD area might have been used for a still-picture gallery to complement the restricted colour part within the booklet. Oh, well.

If you are a fully committed portraits programmer, this can supply a number of goods of curiosity. As with different tips'n'tricks books, there isn't any actual development in the course of the fabric - it is a seize bag, and you'll or would possibly not seize an merchandise that meets your needs.


Graphic Designer's Guide to Clients: How to Make Clients Happy and Do Great Work

Here's the fitting quantity for picture designers who wish real-life suggestion for long term luck. popular fashion designer Ellen Shapiro unearths time-tested methods of the trade-for ensuring the consumers you must paintings with find out about you, turn into your consumers, and paintings with you productively. Then, in a chain of one-on-one interviews, best designers comparable to Milton Glaser, April Greiman, Mike Weymouth, Drew Hodges, Marc Gob?

Machine Learning for Audio, Image and Video Analysis: Theory and Applications

This moment variation makes a speciality of audio, photograph and video facts, the 3 major kinds of enter that machines care for while interacting with the genuine global. a collection of appendices presents the reader with self-contained introductions to the mathematical historical past essential to learn the booklet. Divided into 3 major components, From belief to Computation introduces methodologies aimed toward representing the knowledge in kinds appropriate for computing device processing, specially by way of audio and pictures.

Extra resources for Advances in biometrics

Sample text

2006) Forensic Implications of Identity Management Systems. pdf. , and Bull, D. Image fusion using complex wavelets, Proceedings of the 13th British Machine Vision Conference, Cardiff, UK, 2002. Kingsbury, N. Complex wavelets for shift invariant analysis and filtering of signals. Journal of Appl. and Comput. Harmonic Analysis, 10:234–253,2001. , (2002) Impact of artificial “gummy” fingers on fingerprint systems. Proceedings of SPIE, vol. pdf. V. (2003) Comparison of classification methods for perspiration-based liveness algorithm.

2003) Multiple View Geometry in Computer Vision. Cambridge University Press, UK. P. (2005) Method and Device for Collecting Biometric Data. Patent PCT/DE2004/002026. , and Paar, G. (2005) Method and Arrangement for Optical Recording of Biometric Data. Patent PCT/DE2004/002026. K. and Pankanti, S. (2001) Automated Fingerprint Identification and Imaging Systems. Advances in Fingerprint Technology, 2nd Ed. (H. C. Lee and R. E. Gaensslen), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. , and Bolle, R. (1997) On-line fingerprint verification.

New algorithms to match fingerprints directly based on the 3D representation described in this chapter is a new challenge and have to be designed and new methods to protect the system from fake-finger attacks must also be investigated and implemented. However, touchless or contactless technology represents an interesting alternative solution to the legacy fingerprinting approach, but it should be further investigated. R. (1999) Quantitative-Qualitative Friction Ridge Analysis. An Introduction to Basic and Advanced Ridgeology.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.46 of 5 – based on 15 votes