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Projects and Programs

IDMS Standards Activities

One of the major outcomes of this effort will be clear, robust, tested, sufficient and implementable Biometric Data Exchange Format, Biometric Sample Quality

Fingerprint

We conduct evaluations of fingerprint matching technologies to support standards, measurement and evaluation methods, and technology capabilities.

Interdisciplinary Projects

Some of the Multimodal Information Group's project areas span across multiple research areas within the group or to other groups in IAD. These interdisciplinary

Publications

IREX Validation Dataset 2019

Author(s)
James R. Matey, George W. Quinn, Patrick J. Grother
The IRis EXchange (IREX) program at NIST employs best measurement practices to support the development, standardization, and interoperability of iris-based

Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) Part 2: Identification

Author(s)
Patrick J. Grother, Mei L. Ngan, Kayee K. Hanaoka
This report updates and extends NIST Interagency Report 8238, documenting performance of new face recognition algorithms submitted for evaluation to NIST in

Software

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

Development of NFIQ 2.0

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

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