Handbook of Biometrics

  • Anil K. Jain
  • Patrick Flynn
  • Arun A. Ross

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. Anil K. Jain, Arun Ross
    Pages 1-22
  3. Davide Maltoni, Rafiaele Cappelli
    Pages 23-42
  4. Marios Savvides, Jingu Heo, Sung Won Park
    Pages 43-70
  5. John Daugman
    Pages 71-90
  6. David P. Sidlauskas, Samir Tamer
    Pages 91-107
  7. Sudeep Sarkar, Zongyi Liu
    Pages 109-129
  8. D.J. Hurley, B. Arbab-Zavar, M.S. Nixon
    Pages 131-150
  9. Joaquín González-Rodríguez, Doroteo Torre Toledano, Javier Ortega-García
    Pages 151-170
  10. Guangming Lu, David Zhang, Wai Kin Kong, Michael Wong
    Pages 171-187
  11. Julian Fierrez, Javier Ortega-Garcia
    Pages 189-209
  12. Patrick J. Flynn, Timothy Faltemier, Kevin W. Bowyer
    Pages 211-229
  13. Hong Chen, Anil K. Jain
    Pages 231-251
  14. Alex Hwansoo Choi, Chung Nguyen Tran
    Pages 253-270
  15. Arun Ross, Karthik Nandakumar, Anil K. Jain
    Pages 271-292
  16. Diego A. Socolinsky
    Pages 293-313
  17. Christopher Middendorff, Kevin W. Bowyer
    Pages 315-333
  18. Karthik Nandakumar, Arun Ross, Anil K. Jain
    Pages 335-355
  19. John D. Woodward Jr
    Pages 357-379
  20. Andy Adler
    Pages 381-402
  21. Kristin Adair Nixon, Valerio Aimale, Robert K. Rowe
    Pages 403-423
  22. Damien Dessimoz, Christophe Champod
    Pages 425-459
  23. R. Lazarick, J.L. Cambier
    Pages 461-478
  24. Salil Prabhakar, Vance Bjorn
    Pages 479-507
  25. Patrick Grother
    Pages 509-527
  26. Patrick J. Flynn
    Pages 529-548
  27. Back Matter
    Pages 249-556

About this book


Biometric recognition, or simply biometrics, is a rapidly evolving field with applications ranging from accessing one's computer, to gaining entry into a country. Biometric systems rely on the use of physical or behavioral traits, such as fingerprints, face, voice and hand geometry, to establish the identity of an individual. The deployment of large-scale biometric systems in both commercial (e.g., grocery stores, amusement parks, airports) and government (e.g., US-VISIT) applications, increases the public's awareness of this technology. This rapid growth also highlights the challenges associated with designing and deploying biometric systems. Indeed, the problem of biometric recognition is a grand challenge in its own right. The past five years have seen a significant growth in biometric research resulting in the development of innovative sensors, robust and efficient algorithms for feature extraction and matching, enhanced test methodologies and novel applications. These advances have resulted in robust, accurate, secure and cost effective biometric systems.

The Handbook of Biometrics -- an edited volume by prominent invited researchers in biometrics -- describes the fundamentals as well as the latest advancements in the burgeoning field of biometrics. It is designed for professionals, practitioners and researchers in biometrics, pattern recognition and computer security. The Handbook of Biometrics can be used as a primary textbook for an undergraduate biometrics class. This book is also suitable as a secondary textbook or reference for advanced-level students in computer science.




3D algorithms biometrics fingerprint fingerprint recognition information pattern recognition verification

Editors and affiliations

  • Anil K. Jain
    • 1
  • Patrick Flynn
    • 2
  • Arun A. Ross
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer Science & EngineeringMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA
  2. 2.Dept. of Computer Science & EngineeringUniversity of Notre DameNotre DameUSA
  3. 3.Dept. of Computer Science & Electrical EngineeringWest Virginia UniversityMorgantownUSA

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