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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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Abstract

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.

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Published date: 2004
Venue - Dates: First International Conference, ICBA 2004, 2004-07-15 - 2004-07-17
Keywords: otoacoustic biometric

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Local EPrints ID: 37942
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/37942
ISBN: 3540221468
PURE UUID: 53421eb2-1576-49d7-93e7-60bd9a6b4fb9
ORCID for S.P. Beeby: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0800-1759
ORCID for J.E. Chad: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-6442-4281

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Date deposited: 26 May 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:40

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Author: M.A. Swabey
Author: S.P. Beeby ORCID iD
Author: A.D. Brown
Author: J.E. Chad ORCID iD
Editor: D. Zhang
Editor: A.K. Jain

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