An Introduction to Biometric Identification and Authentication


Introduction to the basics of biometric identification and investigate the main biometric technologies currently being deployed. Focus is on comparing different qualitative parameters of these technologies so students gain a clear perspective of the uses and advantages and disadvantages of each. Also included are explanations of the underlying image processing concepts required for a comprehensive understanding of biometric techniques and ethical concerns regarding privacy and the multi-modal biometric technologies of the future. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): CIT150 and CIT160 and CIT170 and CIT180 or CIT150 and CIT160 and CIT171 and CIT180. Spring Only.