Biometrics: From Fiction to Practice, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover


From Fiction to Practice, 1st Edition

Edited by Yingzi (Eliza) Du

Jenny Stanford Publishing

326 pages | 9 Color Illus. | 92 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9789814310888
pub: 2013-01-07
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pub: 2013-01-07
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This book introduces readers to the basic concepts, classical approaches, and the newest design, development, and applications of biometrics. It also provides a glimpse of future designs and research directions in biometrics. In addition, it discusses some latest concerns and issues in this area. Suitable for a wide range of readers, the book explains professional terms in plain English. Some concepts and designs discussed are so new that commercial systems based on them may not arrive in the market in the next 10 to 20 years.

Table of Contents

Basic Concepts, Classic Approaches and Newest Designs in Biometrics

Fingerprint Recognition

Face Recognition Iris Recognition

Speaker Recognition

Palm Print Recognition

Multimodal Biometrics

Classic Approaches and Newest Designs in Biometric Technologies and Systems

Biometrics-Based Smart ID Card

Smart Clothes for Biometrics

Challenges and Concerns in Biometrics

Spoof and Vulnerability of Biometrics

Accessibility, Usability, and Legal Challenges in Biometrics

Latest Design and the Future of Biometric Systems to Address the Challenges and Concerns in Biometrics

Cancelable Biometrics

Continuous Biometric Verification

Future Trends in Biometrics

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Machine Theory
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / Systems Analysis & Design
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / General