18 March 2008 Bridging biometrics and forensics
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This paper is a survey on biometrics and forensics, especially on the techniques and applications of face recognition in forensics. This paper describes the differences and connections between biometrics and forensics, and bridges each other by formulating the conditions when biometrics can be applied in forensics. Under these conditions, face recognition, as a non-intrusive and non-contact biometrics, is discussed in detail as an illustration of applying biometrics in forensics. The discussion on face recognition covers different approaches, feature extractions, and decision procedures. The advantages and limitations of biometrics in forensic applications are also addressed.
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Yanjun Yan, Yanjun Yan, Lisa Ann Osadciw, Lisa Ann Osadciw, } "Bridging biometrics and forensics", Proc. SPIE 6819, Security, Forensics, Steganography, and Watermarking of Multimedia Contents X, 68190Q (18 March 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.766810; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.766810
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