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Face Recognition Applications

  • Thomas Huang
  • Ziyou Xiong
  • Zhenqiu Zhang

Abstract

As one of the most nonintrusive biometrics, face recognition technology is becoming ever closer to people’s daily lives. Evidence of this is that in 2000 the International Civil Aviation Organization endorsed facial recognition as the most suitable biometrics for air travel. To our knowledge, no review papers are available on the newly enlarged application scenarios since then. We hope this chapter will be an extension of the previous studies. We review many face recognition applications that have already used face recognition technologies. This set of applications is a much larger super-set of previously reviewed. We also review some other new scenarios that will potentially utilize face recognition technologies in the near future.

Keywords

Face Recognition Face Image False Alarm Rate Smart Card Face Detection 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Notes

Acknowledgements

We sincerely thank Dr. Ying Wu, Northwestern University, Dr. Lawrence Chen, Kodak Research Lab, Dr. Javier Ruiz-del-Solar, Universidad de Chile, Chile, and Dr. Julian L. Center, Jr., Lau Technologies for providing some of the pictures and their permission to use them in the paper. We also want to thank Dr. Anil K. Jain, Michigan State University for giving us helpful suggestions on improving the manuscript.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA
  2. 2.United Technologies Research CenterEast HartfordUSA

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