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Automatic Gait Recognition

Nixon, M. S., Carter, J. N., Cunado, D., Huang, P. S. and Stevenage, S. V., (1999) Automatic Gait Recognition Jain, A. K., Bolle, R. and Pankanti, S. (eds.) In Biometrics: Personal Identification in Networked Society. Kluwer Academic Publishers., pp. 231-250.

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Gait is an emergent biometric aimed essentially to recognise people by the way they walk. Gait's advantages are that it is non-invasive, like automatic face recognition, and that it is less likely to be obscured than other biometrics. Gait has allied subjects including medical studies, psychology, human body modelling and motion tracking. These lend support to the view that gait has clear potential as a biometric. Essentially, we require to use computer vision techniques to derive a gait signature from a sequence of images. The majority of current approaches analyse an image sequence to derive motion characteristics which are then used for recognition; only one approach is feature based. Early results by these studies confirm that there is a rich potential in gait for recognition.

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Published date: 1999
Additional Information: Chapter: 11 Address: Norwell, Massachusetts
Venue - Dates: Biometrics: Personal Identification in Networked Society, 1999-01-01
Organisations: Southampton Wireless Group


Local EPrints ID: 250633
ISBN: 0-7923-8345-1
PURE UUID: 67f538a1-1154-4be5-be20-59cc4e0d7256

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Date deposited: 12 Apr 2000
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:40

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Author: M. S. Nixon
Author: J. N. Carter
Author: D. Cunado
Author: P. S. Huang
Author: S. V. Stevenage
Editor: A. K. Jain
Editor: R. Bolle
Editor: S. Pankanti

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