By Riad I. Hammoud, Besma R. Abidi, Mongi A. Abidi
This ebook presents an plentiful insurance of theoretical and experimental cutting-edge paintings in addition to new tendencies and instructions within the biometrics box. It bargains scholars and software program engineers a radical realizing of the way a few middle low-level construction blocks of a multi-biometric method are carried out. whereas this ebook covers a number of biometric qualities together with facial geometry, 3D ear shape, fingerprints, vein constitution, voice, and gait, its major emphasis is put on multi-sensory and multi-modal face biometrics algorithms and structures. "Multi-sensory" refers to combining information from or extra biometric sensors, equivalent to synchronized reflectance-based and temperature-based face photos. "Multi-modal" biometrics skill fusing or extra biometric modalities, like face photos and voice bushes. This useful reference comprises 4 targeted components and a short advent bankruptcy. the 1st half addresses new and rising face biometrics. Emphasis is put on biometric platforms the place unmarried sensor and unmarried modality are hired in not easy imaging stipulations. the second one half on multi-sensory face biometrics offers with the private identity job in difficult variable illuminations and outdoors working situations via making use of noticeable and thermal sensors. The 3rd a part of the ebook specializes in multi-modal face biometrics via integrating voice, ear, and gait modalities with facial facts. The final half offers established chapters on multi-biometrics fusion methodologies and function prediction recommendations.