Biometrics: From Fiction to Practice, 1st Edition

  • Yingzi (Eliza) Du
  • Published By: Pan Stanford Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 9814364134
  • ISBN-13: 9789814364133
  • DDC: 570.15195
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 326 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This book introduces readers to the basic concepts, classical approaches, and the newest design, development, and applications of biometrics. It also provides a glimpse of future designs and research directions in biometrics. In addition, it discusses some latest concerns and issues in this area. Suitable for a wide range of readers, the book explains professional terms in plain English. Some concepts and designs discussed are so new that commercial systems based on them may not arrive in the market in the next 10 to 20 years.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: An Introduction to Biometrics.
2: Fingerprint Recognition.
3: Face Detection and Recognition.
4: Iris Recognition.
5: Speaker Recognition for Biometric Systems.
6: Palm Recognition.
7: Multimodal Biometrics.
8: Biometrics on Smart Card.
9: Smart Clothes for Biometrics and Beyond.
10: Spoof and Vulnerability of Biometric Systems.
11: Challenges in Biometrics: Accessibility, Usability, and the Legal Framework.
12: Cancellable Biometrics.
13: Continuous Biometric Verification.
14: Trends in Biometrics.
Color Insert.