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  • Vol. 43, Iss. 2 — Jan. 10, 2004
  • pp: 391–402

Biometric verification with correlation filters

B. V. K. Vijaya Kumar, Marios Savvides, Chunyan Xie, Krithika Venkataramani, Jason Thornton, and Abhijit Mahalanobis  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 43, Issue 2, pp. 391-402 (2004)

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Using biometrics for subject verification can significantly improve security over that of approaches based on passwords and personal identification numbers, both of which people tend to lose or forget. In biometric verification the system tries to match an input biometric (such as a fingerprint, face image, or iris image) to a stored biometric template. Thus correlation filter techniques are attractive candidates for the matching precision needed in biometric verification. In particular, advanced correlation filters, such as synthetic discriminant function filters, can offer very good matching performance in the presence of variability in these biometric images (e.g., facial expressions, illumination changes, etc.). We investigate the performance of advanced correlation filters for face, fingerprint, and iris biometric verification.

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(100.6740) Image processing : Synthetic discrimination functions

Original Manuscript: May 16, 2003
Revised Manuscript: September 16, 2003
Published: January 10, 2004

B. V. K. Vijaya Kumar, Marios Savvides, Chunyan Xie, Krithika Venkataramani, Jason Thornton, and Abhijit Mahalanobis, "Biometric verification with correlation filters," Appl. Opt. 43, 391-402 (2004)

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