Advanced Biometric Systems

Language of Instruction:Czech
Type of
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Guarantor: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 thermo-images, 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, biometric standards
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
  • Drahanský, M., Orság, F., Doležel, M. a kol.: Biometrie, Brno, CZ, Computer Press, 2011, ISBN 978-80-254-8979-6
Controlled instruction:
  Project and presentation of a selected article. During the presentation, you will be briefly examining in the selected topic.

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