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The field of biometrics examines the physical and behavioral traits that can be used to determine a person’s identity. Biometric recognition is the automatic recognition of a person based on one or more of these traits. The word “biometrics” is also used to denote biometric recognition methods. The most common biometric traits are fingerprint, face, and iris. Biometric technology is becoming popular because it is useful to prevent fraud, enhance security, and curtail identity theft.

Lectures / Presentations

Anil K. Jain, "50 Years of Biometric Research: The Solved, The Unsloved, and The Unexplored," The 6th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics, Madrid, Spain, June 4-7, 2013.  [video][pdf]

Anil K. Jain, "Adapting Biometric Representations for Cryptosystems," Turbine Final Workshop, Brussels, Jan. 11, 2011.  [pdf]

Anil K. Jain, "Data Clustering: 50 Years Beyond K-means," SDM 2010 Workshop on Clustering: Theory and applications, May. 1, 2010.  [pdf]

Anil K. Jain, "Automatic Face Recognition : State of the Art," Distinguished Lecture Series, Korea University, Seoul, Sept. 15, 2010.  [pdf]

Anil K. Jain, "Semi-supervised Learning : Classification, Clustering & Transfer Learning," 2nd International Symposium on Brain and Cognitive Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Sept. 28, 2010.  [pdf]

Young-Beom Lee, "PILL-ID : Matching and Retrieval of Drug Pill Imprint Images," 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Internaional Exhibition Center, Istanbul, Aug. 25, 2010.  [pdf]

Face database

LDHF database is released.[LDHF-DB]

D. Kang, H. Han, A. K. Jain, and S.-W. Lee, "Nighttime Face Recognition at Large Standoff: Cross-Distance and Cross-Spectral Matching", Pattern Recognition, Vol. 47, No. 12, 2014, pp. 3750-3766. [pdf]

H. Maeng, S. Liao, D. Kang, S.-W. Lee, and A. K. Jain, "Nighttime Face Recognition at Long Distance: Cross-distance and Cross-spectral Matching", ACCV, Daejeon, Korea, Nov. 5-9, 2012.  [pdf]

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