Advanced biometric systems

Type of
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Guarantee:Drahanský Martin, prof. Ing., Dipl.-Ing., Ph.D., DITS
Lecturer:Drahanský Martin, prof. Ing., Dipl.-Ing., Ph.D., DITS
Faculty:Faculty of Information Technology BUT
Department:Department of Intelligent Systems FIT BUT
Learning objectives:
  To acquaint with the advanced concepts in the area of biometric systems.
  Introduction to biometric systems, analysis of signal processing at a general level, specific algorithms for signal processing in the area of biometric systems, specialized procedures for processing of selected biometric features (e.g. face thermoimages, 3D face or hand geometry, finger veins), error rates together with computation and their interpretation, securing of biometric systems and future biometric systems.
Knowledge and skills required for the course:
  Basic knowledge of signal processing, ideally also basic knowledge about biometric systems.
Learning outcomes and competences:
  Students will learn basic principles of secure and reliable biometric systems design.
Syllabus of lectures:
  1. Introduction into problematics of biometric systems
  2. Basic signal processing
  3. Advance signal processing
  4. Reliabiltiy evaluation of biometric systems (error rates)
  5. Advanced recognition - face thermoimages
  6. Advanced recognition - 3D face geometry
  7. Advanced recognition - 3D hand geometry
  8. Advanced recognition - finger veins
  9. Advanced recognition - eye retina
  10. Design conception of a biometric system a its testing
  11. Future biometric systems
Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students:
  1. Project about biometric system design.
Fundamental literature:
  • Jain, A.K., Flynn, P., Ross, A.A.: Handbook of Biometrics, Springer-Verlag, 2008, p. 556, ISBN 978-0-387-71040-2
Study literature:
  • Bolle, R.M., Connell, J.H., Pankanti, S., Ratha, N.K., Senior, A.W.: Guide to Biometrics, Springer-Verlag, 2004, p. 364, ISBN 0-387-40089-3
Controlled instruction:
  Project and presentation of a selected article.