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Title: Online palmprint identification
Authors: Zhang, David D.
Kong, Wai-kin Adams
You, Jane
Wong, Michael
Subjects: Biometrics
Online palmprint identification
Texture analysis
Low-resolution image
Issue Date: Sep-2003
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: IEEE transactions on pattern analysis and machine intelligence, Sept. 2003, v. 25, no. 9, p.1041-1050.
Abstract: Biometrics-based personal identification is regarded as an effective method for automatically recognizing, with a high confidence, a person's identity. This paper presents a new biometric approach to online personal identification using palmprint technology. In contrast to the existing methods, our online palmprint identification system employs low-resolution palmprint images to achieve effective personal identification. The system consists of two parts: a novel device for online palmprint image acquisition and an efficient algorithm for fast palmprint recognition. A robust image coordinate system is defined to facilitate image alignment for feature extraction. In addition, a 2D Gabor phase encoding scheme is proposed for palmprint feature extraction and representation. The experimental results demonstrate the feasibility of the proposed system.
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Type: Journal/Magazine Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/209
ISSN: 01628828
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