An Investigation of Ensemble Systems Applied to Encrypted and Cancellable Biometric Data

  • Isaac de L. Oliveira Filho
  • Benjamn R. C. Bedregal
  • Anne M. P. Canuto
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7553)


In this paper, we propose the simultaneous use of cryptography and transformation functions in biometric-based identification systems aiming to increase the security level of biometric data as well as the performance of these systems. Additionally, we aim to keep a reasonable efficiency level of these data through the use of more elaborated classification structures, such as ensemble systems. With this proposal, we intend to have a robust and secure identification system using signature data.


Ensemble systems Cryptosystem Cancellable biometric data 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Isaac de L. Oliveira Filho
    • 1
  • Benjamn R. C. Bedregal
    • 1
  • Anne M. P. Canuto
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Informatics and Applied MathematicsFederal University of RNNatalBrazil

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