CENG 507

Introduction to Biometric Recognition

This course covers biometric recognition and identification methods and systems. The course content includes the historical evolution of biometric recognition, the fundamental principles of biometric recognition systems and basic face and fingerprint recognition algorithms.

History of person recognition and introduction of biometrics
Biometric systems
Biometric functionalities
Biometric performance measures
Introduction to fingerprint recognition
Feature extraction for fingerprint
Fingerprint matching
Introduction to face recognition
Facial image acquisition and preprocessing
Face detection
Facial feature extraction
Face matching
Handling facial variations
Face modeling