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Comments on IEEE 802.21, IEEE 802.21-05-0289, San Francisco, CA

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Author(s)

Nicolas Montavont, Richard A. Rouil, Nada T. Golmie

Abstract

We examine the performance of multimodal biometric authentication systems using state-of-the-art Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) fingerprint and face biometric systems on a population approaching 1,000 individuals. Majority of prior studies of multimodal biometrics have been limited to relatively low accuracy non-COTS systems and populations of a few hundred users. Our work is the first to demonstrate that multimodal fingerprint and face biometric systems can achieve significant accuracy gains over either biometric alone, even when using highly accurate COTS systems on a relatively large-scale population. In addition to examining well-known multimodal methods, we introduce new methods of normalization and fusion that further improve the accuracy.
Citation
IEEE 802.21 Media Independent Handover

Citation

Montavont, N. , Rouil, R. and Golmie, N. (2005), Comments on IEEE 802.21, IEEE 802.21-05-0289, San Francisco, CA, IEEE 802.21 Media Independent Handover (Accessed February 26, 2024)
Created June 30, 2005, Updated October 12, 2021