Performance evaluation of Independent Component Analysis in an iris recognition system

Bouraoui, Imen, Chitroub, Salim and Bouridane, Ahmed (2010) Performance evaluation of Independent Component Analysis in an iris recognition system. In: 2010 IEEE/ACS International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA), 16-19 May 2010, Hammamet, Tunisia.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AICCSA.2010.5586977

Abstract

The overall performance of any iris recognition system relies on the performance of its components, which are preprocessing, feature extraction and matching. Feature extraction is the important step of such recognition system, but it is strongly dependent on the pre-processing step that is consisting of localising and normalising the iris. In this paper, Independent Component Analysis (ICA), which is a recently developed statistical method for data analysis, is applied for extracting the features for iris region of interest that are statistically independent. Based on some mathematical criteria, the performance of ICA is evaluated by using two different subsets of CASIA-V3 iris image database. The obtained results are convincing and some future improved research works are subsequently envisaged.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: entropy, feature extraction, iris, iris recognition, random variables, transforms, vectors
Subjects: G400 Computer Science
G900 Others in Mathematical and Computing Sciences
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics and Information Sciences
Depositing User: Ellen Cole
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2012 11:41
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:22
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/10493

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