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An application of biometric technology : Iris recognition

Khalifa, Othman Omran and Olanrewaju, Rashidah Funke and Ramli, Mohd Fariz (2011) An application of biometric technology : Iris recognition. In: Human Behaviour Recognition, Identification and Computer Interaction. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 206-212. ISBN 978-967-418-156-7

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Abstract

Human identification has always been an imerest continuously explored by human. 1lIe need for identification comes from the need to detect and to recognize people for security. verification, validation and recognition and many other reasons. One method of identification that attracts among the greatest interest is biometric identification. Biometric identification deals with 11M: identification of various Iraits of our body. Biometric identification relies on the unique traits and p;lllem COIISiSI of voice. face. body, bi1'ihmark, iris, palm-print, finger-prim and many Olhers. AmOilg tho5e. iris recognition generates the greatest anemion in the last 20 )"<,ars due to lhe accuracy and the reliability of the recognilion. Iris recognition is arguably lhe most reliable biomelric identificalion currently available. Iris ties in,ide the the sclera, which is Ihe whiTe part of our eye. Inside the iris lies the pupil. The .haracterisTic of iris is unique for every individual. It also differs between idemical Twins. The characTeristic is even differem belween the left and right eyes. The iri, consists of limitless palleros that made itvery reliable in deteetion and recognition when compare to other biometrics such as thumb-print and facial recognition

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 4119/21656
Uncontrolled Keywords: biometric technology, iris recognition
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics. Computer engineering. Computer hardware. Photoelectronic devices
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Dr Othman O. Khalifa
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2012 15:57
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2013 14:57
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/21656

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