Biometrics : Personal Identification in Networked Society

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Biometrics: Personal Identification in Networked Society is a comprehensive and accessible source of state-of-the-art information on all existing and emerging biometrics: the science of automatically identifying individuals based on their physiological or behavior characteristics. In particular, the book covers: *General principles and ideas of designing biometric-based systems and their underlying tradeoffs *Identification of important issues in the evaluation of biometrics-based systems *Integration of biometric cues, and the integration of biometrics with other existing technologies *Assessment of the capabilities and limitations of different biometrics *The comprehensive examination of biometric methods in commercial use and in research development *Exploration of some of the numerous privacy and security implications of biometrics. Also included are chapters on face and eye identification, speaker recognition, networking, and other timely technology-related issues. All chapters are written by leading internationally recognized experts from academia and industry.
Biometrics: Personal Identification in Networked Society is an invaluable work for scientists, engineers, application developers, systems integrators, and others working in biometrics.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 421 pages
  • 162.1 x 241.3 x 28.4mm | 900.74g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1996 ed.
  • 87 black & white illustrations, 4 colour illustrations, biography
  • 0792383451
  • 9780792383451

Table of contents

Preface. 1. Introduction to Biometrics; A.K. Jain, et al. 2. Fingerprint Verification; L. O'Gorman. 3. Face Recognition; J. Weng, D.L. Swets. 4. Hand Geometry Based Verification; R. Zunkel. 5. Recognizing Persons by their Iris Patterns; J. Daugman. 6. Retina Identification; R. Hill. 7. Automatic On-Line Signature Verification; V. Nalwa. 8. Speaker Recognition; J. Campbell. 9. Infrared Identification of Faces and Body Parts; F.J. Prokoski, R. Riedel. 10. Keystroke Dynamics Based Authentication; M.S. Obaidat, B. Sadoun. 11. Automatic Gait Recognition; M.S. Nixon, et al. 12. Objective Odour Measurements; K.C. Persaud, et al. 13. Ear Biometrics; M. Burge, W. Burger. 14. DNA Based Identification; N.Rudin, et al. 15. Large Scale Systems; R. Germain. 16. Multimodal Biometrics; L. Hong, A. Jain. 17. Technical Testing and Evaluation of Biometric Identification Devices; J. Wayman. 18. Smartcard Based Authentication; N.K. Ratha, R. Bolle. 19. Biometrics: Identifying Law and Policy Concerns; J. Woodward. Index.
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