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Biometric Signal Processing

  1. Content type: Research Article

    The emerging field of biometric authentication over the Internet requires both robust person authentication and secure computer network protocols. This paper presents investigations of vocal biometric person a...

    Authors: Laurent Besacier, Aladdin M Ariyaeeinia, John S Mason, Jean-François Bonastre, Pedro Mayorga, Corinne Fredouille, Sylvain Meignier, Johann Siau, Nicholas WD Evans, Roland Auckenthaler and Robert Stapert

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2004 2004:796252

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    A novel approach for content-based image retrieval and its specialization to face recognition are described. While most face recognition techniques aim at modeling faces, our goal is to model the transformation b...

    Authors: Florent Perronnin, Jean-Luc Dugelay and Kenneth Rose

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2004 2004:821283

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    The combining classifier approach has proved to be a proper way for improving recognition performance in the last two decades. This paper proposes to combine local and global facial features for face recogniti...

    Authors: Jian Huang, Pong C. Yuen, J. H. Lai and Chun-hung Li

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2004 2004:870582

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    This paper concerns the conversion of color images to monochromatic form for the purpose of human face recognition. Many face recognition systems operate using monochromatic information alone even when color i...

    Authors: Creed F. Jones III and A. Lynn Abbott

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2004 2004:948790

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    Robust face detection in complex airport environment is a challenging task. The complexity in such detection systems stems from the variances in image background, view, illumination, articulation, and facial e...

    Authors: Jimmy Liu Jiang, Kia-Fock Loe and Hong Jiang Zhang

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2004 2004:837265

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    We developed a system that automatically authenticates offline handwritten signatures using the discrete Radon transform (DRT) and a hidden Markov model (HMM). Given the robustness of our algorithm and the fac...

    Authors: J. Coetzer, B. M. Herbst and J. A. du Preez

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2004 2004:925026

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    In the application domain of electronic commerce, biometric authentication can provide one possible solution for the key management problem. Besides server-based approaches, methods of deriving digital keys di...

    Authors: Claus Vielhauer and Ralf Steinmetz

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2004 2004:389304

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  8. Content type: Research Article

    The performance of telephone-based speaker verification systems can be severely degraded by linear and nonlinear acoustic distortion caused by telephone handsets. This paper proposes to combine a handset selec...

    Authors: Man-Wai Mak, Chi-Leung Tsang and Sun-Yuan Kung

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2004 2004:927921

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    Gait is one of the few biometrics that can be measured at a distance, and is hence useful for passive surveillance as well as biometric applications. Gait recognition research is still at its infancy, however,...

    Authors: Chiraz BenAbdelkader, Ross G Cutler and Larry S Davis

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2004 2004:721765

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    It is important to estimate the ridge distance accurately, an intrinsic texture property of a fingerprint image. Up to now, only several articles have touched directly upon ridge distance estimation. Little ha...

    Authors: Yilong Yin, Jie Tian and Xiukun Yang

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2004 2004:694950

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    An algorithm for the segmentation of fingerprints and a criterion for evaluating the block feature are presented. The segmentation uses three block features: the block clusters degree, the block mean informati...

    Authors: Xinjian Chen, Jie Tian, Jiangang Cheng and Xin Yang

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2004 2004:978695

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    This paper presents an overview of a state-of-the-art text-independent speaker verification system. First, an introduction proposes a modular scheme of the training and test phases of a speaker verification sy...

    Authors: Frédéric Bimbot, Jean-François Bonastre, Corinne Fredouille, Guillaume Gravier, Ivan Magrin-Chagnolleau, Sylvain Meignier, Teva Merlin, Javier Ortega-García, Dijana Petrovska-Delacrétaz and Douglas A. Reynolds

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2004 2004:101962

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  13. Content type: Research Article

    Authors: Hervé Bourlard, Ioannis Pitas, KennethKin-Man Lam and Yue Wang

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2004 2004:104949

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