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BiCCL: The Biometric Client Configuration Language

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Author(s)

Matthew L. Aronoff, Ross J. Micheals

Abstract

In this paper, we introduce the Biometric Client Configuration Language, or BiCCL. BiCCL is a platform-independent, domain-specific language (DSL) that formally describes the biometric acquisition process. BiCCL uses high-level constructs---e.g., sensors , tasks , experimental conditions , and workflow ---to help users directly encode their intent. To test the expressiveness of this new DSL, we built a reference compiler that translates BiCCL directly into XML that can be consumed by the NIST Multimodal Biometric Application Resource Kit (MBARK).
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7531
Report Number
7531

Keywords

BiCCL, XML, MBARK, DSL, biometrics, biometric clients
Created October 1, 2008, Updated November 10, 2018