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Biometric Recognition based on Finger Surfaces

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Thu, 21/03/2013 - 16:56

 

Nowadays the question of identifying a person or verifying his/hers identity assumes a major role in many applications. Application examples include border control or the access to a company’s facilities. To circumvent the limitations of traditional identity recognition mechanisms (e.g., passwords, or ID cards), the modern security control procedures often exploit people biometrics. This paper proposes a biometric recognition algorithm, based on the texture analysis of finger surfaces
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Tiago Sanches, João Antunes, Paulo Lobato Correia Instituto de Telecomunicações, Instituto Superior Técnico, UTL, Av. Rovisco Pais 1, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal