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Z. Akhtar, A. Hadid, M. S. Nixon, M. Tistarelli, J. Dugelay and S. Marcel, "Biometrics: In Search of Identity and Security (Q & A)," in IEEE MultiMedia, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 22-35, July-Sept. 2018. doi: 10.1109/MMUL.2018.2873494

Biometrics : in search of identity and security (Q & A)

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Author: Akhtar, Zahid1; Hadid, Abdenour2; Nixon, Mark3;
Organizations: 1University of Quebec, Canada
2University of Oulu, Finland
3University of Southampton, UK
4University of Sassari, Italy
5EURECOM, France
6Idiap Research Institute, Switzerland
Format: article
Version: accepted version
Access: open
Online Access: PDF Full Text (PDF, 6.2 MB)
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Language: English
Published: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2018
Publish Date: 2019-05-28


Though biometrics is widely being used in various applications, it still faces many challenges. This article aims: i) to present an overview of biometrics and latest progress, ii) to further understanding of general audiences and policy makers, and interdisciplinary research, iii) to complement earlier articles with updates on recent topics.

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Series: IEEE multimedia
ISSN: 1070-986X
ISSN-E: 1941-0166
ISSN-L: 1070-986X
Volume: 25
Issue: 3
Pages: 22 - 35
DOI: 10.1109/MMUL.2018.2873494
Type of Publication: A1 Journal article – refereed
Field of Science: 213 Electronic, automation and communications engineering, electronics
113 Computer and information sciences
Funding: This work was supported by a grant from the European Commission (H2020 MSCA RISE 690907 “IDENTITY”).
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