Using Otoacoustic emissions as a biometric

Swabey, M.A., Beeby, S.P., Brown, A.D. and Chad, J.E., (2004) Using Otoacoustic emissions as a biometric Zhang, D. and Jain, A.K. (eds.) In Biometric Authentication. vol. 3072, Springer., pp. 600-606.


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This paper presents research into using otoacoustic emissions (OAE) as a biometric. OAE are a group of sounds emitted by the cochlea of the ear. The main types are spontaneous OAE which are continuously emitted and the transient and distortion product types emitted after stimulation. In this paper the characteristics of OAE are discussed to identify the most suitable emission for use as a physiological biometric. The uniqueness of transient OAE are characterised from a data set of 2009 random individuals by a closed rank test. Details of a low-cost portable prototype OAE acquisition system developed at Southampton University are discussed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ISBNs: 3540221468 (print)
Venue - Dates: First International Conference, ICBA 2004, 2004-07-15 - 2004-07-17
Keywords: otoacoustic biometric
ePrint ID: 37942
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Date Deposited: 26 May 2006
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 22:01
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