Using Haptic-Based Trajectory Following in 3D Space to Distinguish between Men and Women
Gender differences in spatial abilities are widely acknowledged and scientifically proved. In this paper, we explore the feasibility of implementing a behavioral biometrics system capable of distinguishing between men and women, based on a 3D trajectory following test that examines abilities in a spatial context. Haptics were used in order to capture and record various behavioral biometric characteristics such as exerted force, distance from the target trajectory etc. A 83.11% accuracy was observed, suggesting that this novel use of haptics is suitable for this purpose.
Keywordshaptics behavioral biometrics spatial abilities gender recognition support vector machines
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