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Biometric Quality

Ongoing
Performance of biometric systems is dependent on the quality of the acquired input samples. If quality can be improved, either by sensor design, by user

Publications

Voice Biometrics: Future Trends and ChallengesAhead

Author(s)
Doug Reynolds, Craig Greenberg
Voice has become woven into the fabric of everyday human-computer interactions via ubiquitous assistants like Siri, Alexa, Google, Bixby, Viv, etc. The use of

NIST Special Database 302: Supplemental Release of Latent Annotations

Author(s)
Gregory Fiumara, Matthew Schwarz, Jessica Heising, Jennifer Peterson, Patricia A. Flanagan, Karen Marshall
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a collection of latent fingerprint images as part of Special Database (SD) 302 in December

Statistics of Visual Features in the Human Iris

Author(s)
George Quinn, James Matey, Patrick Grother, Edward Watters
In most current applications of iris recognition, matching is done by computer algorithms. The dominant algorithms are based on the work of John Daugman and are

Software

NFIQ 2

The biometrics community recommended a new, open source, generalized version of NFIQ to be developed in consultation and collaboration with users and industry.

Biometric Evaluation Framework

Biometric Evaluation Framework is a set of C++ classes, error codes, and design patterns used to create a common environment to provide logging, data management

NIST Biometric Image Software (NBIS)

Current Release: NBIS : Release 5.0.0 AboutThe NIST Biometric Image Software (NBIS) distribution is developed by the National Institute of Standards and

Awards