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Biometrics: in search of identity and security: (Q & A)

Biometrics: in search of identity and security: (Q & A)
Biometrics: in search of identity and security: (Q & A)
To address the issues like identity theft and security threats, a continuously evolving technology known as biometrics is presently being deployed in a wide range of personal, government, and commercial applications. Despite thegreat progress in the field, several exigent problems have yet to be addressed to unleash biometrics full potential. This article aims to present an overview of biometric research and more importantly the significant progress that has been attained over the recent years. The paper is envisaged to further not only the understanding of general audiences and policy makers but also interdisciplinary research. Most importantly, this article is
intended to complement earlier articles with updates on most recent topics and developments related to e.g. spoofing, evasion, obfuscation, face reconstruction from DNA, big data issues in biometrics, etc.
Biometrics, Face Recognition, Fingerprint Recognition, Iris Recognition, Security, Privacy, Forensics
Akhtar, Zahid
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Hadid, Abdenour
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Nixon, Mark
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Tistarelli, Massimo
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Dugelay, Jean-Luc
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Marcel, Sebastien
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Akhtar, Zahid
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Nixon, Mark
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Tistarelli, Massimo
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Dugelay, Jean-Luc
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Marcel, Sebastien
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Akhtar, Zahid, Hadid, Abdenour, Nixon, Mark, Tistarelli, Massimo, Dugelay, Jean-Luc and Marcel, Sebastien (2017) Biometrics: in search of identity and security: (Q & A) IEEE MultiMedia

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Abstract

To address the issues like identity theft and security threats, a continuously evolving technology known as biometrics is presently being deployed in a wide range of personal, government, and commercial applications. Despite thegreat progress in the field, several exigent problems have yet to be addressed to unleash biometrics full potential. This article aims to present an overview of biometric research and more importantly the significant progress that has been attained over the recent years. The paper is envisaged to further not only the understanding of general audiences and policy makers but also interdisciplinary research. Most importantly, this article is
intended to complement earlier articles with updates on most recent topics and developments related to e.g. spoofing, evasion, obfuscation, face reconstruction from DNA, big data issues in biometrics, etc.

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Accepted/In Press date: 3 April 2017
Keywords: Biometrics, Face Recognition, Fingerprint Recognition, Iris Recognition, Security, Privacy, Forensics
Organisations: Vision, Learning and Control

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Local EPrints ID: 407535
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/407535
PURE UUID: 76a5fa49-3405-49e2-b341-028d4f774828

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Date deposited: 13 Apr 2017 01:06
Last modified: 19 Oct 2017 04:03

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Author: Zahid Akhtar
Author: Abdenour Hadid
Author: Mark Nixon
Author: Massimo Tistarelli
Author: Jean-Luc Dugelay
Author: Sebastien Marcel

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