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1. Human Engineering Design Criteria Standards Part 3: Interim Steps
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7990
Topic: Biometrics
Published: 4/1/2014
Authors: Susanne M Furman, Mary Frances Theofanos, Hannah Wald
Abstract: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires general human systems integration (HSI) criteria for the design and development of human-machine interfaces for the technology, systems, equipment, and facilities employed by its user population. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913777

2. Examination of the Impact of Fingerprint Spatial Area Loss on Matcher Performance in Various Mobile Identification Scenarios
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7950
Topic: Biometrics
Published: 3/24/2014
Authors: Shahram Orandi, Kenneth Ko, Stephen S Wood, John Donald Grantham, Michael D Garris
Abstract: Background: NIST conducted a study of the FBI Repository for Individuals of Special Concern (RISC) system using various gallery and Mobile ID [MOBID] acquisition profile combinations to examine performance characteristics of the various profiles in t ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915684

3. Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) - Performance of Automated Age Estimation Algorithms
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7995
Topic: Biometrics
Published: 3/20/2014
Authors: Mei L Ngan, Patrick J Grother
Abstract: Facial Age Estimation is an area of study new to the Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) Still Track. While peripheral to traditional face recognition, it has become a growing area of research given its potential use in commercial and biometric app ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915238

4. Common Biometric Exchange Formats Framework Standardization
Topic: Biometrics
Published: 2/27/2014
Authors: Fred Herr, Fernando L Podio
Abstract: Common Biometric Exchange Formats Framework (CBEFF) provides a standardized set of definitions and procedures that support the interchange of biometric data in standard data structures called CBEFF biometric information records (BIRs). CBEFF permits ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914210

5. Conformance Testing Methodologies for Biometric Data Interchange Formats, Standardization of
Topic: Biometrics
Published: 2/27/2014
Authors: Dylan James Yaga, John Campbell, Gregory Zekster
Abstract: Conformance testing is the method that is used to determine if a product, process or system (known as an implementation under test) satisfies the requirements specified in the base standard. The goal of conformance testing is to capture enough of the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914185

6. A Spectral Analytic Method for Fingerprint Image Sample Rate Estimation
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7968
Topic: Biometrics
Published: 2/25/2014
Authors: John M Libert, Shahram Orandi, John Donald Grantham, Michael D Garris
Abstract: This study examines the use of the NIST Spectral Image Validation and Verification (SIVV) metric for the application of detecting the sample rate of a given fingerprint digital image. SIVV operates by reducing an input image to a 1-dimensional po ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915354

7. Compression Guidance for 1000 ppi Friction Ridge Imagery
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 500-289
Topic: Biometrics
Published: 2/24/2014
Authors: Shahram Orandi, John M Libert, John Donald Grantham, Kenneth Ko, Stephen S Wood, Frederick R Byers, Bruce Bandini, Stephen G. Harvey, Michael D Garris
Abstract: This special publication provides guidance for compression of 1000 ppi friction ridge imagery as well as an interoperability pathway between legacy 500 ppi friction ridge imagery and new 1000 ppi friction ridge image data.
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915099

8. Towards NFIQ II Lite: Self-Organizing Maps for Fingerprint Image Quality Assessment
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7973
Topic: Biometrics
Published: 2/3/2014
Author: Elham Tabassi
Abstract: Fingerprint quality assessment is a crucial task which needs to be conducted accurately in various phases in the biometric enrolment and recognition processes. Neglecting quality measurement will adversely impact accuracy and efficiency of biometri ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913128

9. The neural representation of faces and bodies in motion and at rest
Topic: Biometrics
Published: 1/29/2014
Authors: P Jonathon Phillips, Alice O'Toole, Vaidehi Natu, Xiaobo An, Rice Allyson, James Ryland
Abstract: The neural organization of person processing relies on brain regions functionally selective for faces or bodies, with a subset of these regions preferring moving stimuli. Although the response properties of the individual areas are well established, ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913816

10. IREX IV: Part 2 Compression Profiles for Iris Image Compression
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7978
Topic: Biometrics
Published: 1/23/2014
Authors: George W Quinn, Patrick J Grother, Mei L Ngan, Nick Rymer
Abstract: The IREX IV evaluation builds upon IREX III as a performance test of one-to-many iris recognition. This report is the second part of the IREX IV evaluation, which specifically, evaluates the ability of automated iris recognition algorithms to ma ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914340



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