23 March 1998 Biometric Encryption: enrollment and verification procedures
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Biometric EncryptionTM is an algorithm which has been developed to securely link and retrieve a digital key using the interaction of a biometric image, such as a fingerprint, with a secure block of data, known as a BioscryptTM. The key can be used, for example, as an encryption/decryption key. The Bioscrypt comprises a stored filter function, produced by a correlation-based image processing algorithm, as well as other information which is required to first retrieve, and then verify the validity of, the key. The process of securely linking a key with a biometric is known as enrollment, while the process of retrieving this key is known as verification. This paper presents details of the enrollment and verification procedures.
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Colin Soutar, Colin Soutar, Danny Roberge, Danny Roberge, Alex Stoianov, Alex Stoianov, Rene Gilroy, Rene Gilroy, Bhagavatula Vijaya Kumar, Bhagavatula Vijaya Kumar, } "Biometric Encryption: enrollment and verification procedures", Proc. SPIE 3386, Optical Pattern Recognition IX, (23 March 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.304770; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.304770
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