Biometric Fusion for Palm-Vein-Based Recognition Systems

  • Emanuela PiciuccoEmail author
  • Emanuele Maiorana
  • Patrizio Campisi
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 766)


In this paper we investigate the impact on performance of biometric fusion techniques for palm-vein-based recognition systems. In more detail, feature-level fusion, score-level fusion as well as decision-level fusion approaches are applied in a biometric system exploiting patterns of palm veins for user recognition, and both local binary pattern and local derivative pattern features for template generation. The obtained results show that a significant performance improvement can be achieved when the aforementioned feature extraction approaches are jointly taken into account, compared to the case where no biometric fusion is performed.


Biometrics Palm vein recognition Biometric fusion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emanuela Piciucco
    • 1
    Email author
  • Emanuele Maiorana
    • 1
  • Patrizio Campisi
    • 1
  1. 1.Section of Applied Electronics, Department of EngineeringRome Tre UniversityRomeItaly

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