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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

Citation

Aronoff, M. and Micheals, R. (2008), BiCCL: The Biometric Client Configuration Language, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.7531 (Accessed July 5, 2022)
Created October 1, 2008, Updated November 10, 2018