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In biometric systems, the threat of “spoofing”, where an imposter will fake a biometric trait, has lead to the increased use of multimodal biometric systems. It is assumed that an imposter must spoof all modalities in the system to be accepted. This paper looks at the cases where some but not all modalities are spoofed. The contribution of(More)
Fingerprint recognition systems are vulnerable to artificial spoof fingerprint attacks, like molds made of silicone, gelatin or Play-Doh. " Liveness detection " , which is to detect vitality information from the biometric signature itself, has been proposed to defeat these kinds of spoof attacks. The goal for the LivDet 2009 competition is to compare(More)
Fingerprint scanners can be spoofed by artificial fingers using moldable plastic, clay, Play-Doh, gelatin, silicone rubber materials, etc. Liveness detection is an anti-spoofing method which can detect physiological signs of life from fingerprints to ensure only live fingers can be captured for enrollment or authentication. In this paper, a new method based(More)
Recently, research has shown that it is possible to spoof a variety of fingerprint scanners using some simple techniques with molds made from plastic, clay, Play-Doh, silicone or gelatin materials. To protect against spoofing, methods of liveness detection measure physiological signs of life from fingerprints ensuring only live fingers are captured for(More)
Biometric fingerprint scanners are positioned to provide improved security in a great span of applications from government to private. However, one highly publicized vulnerability is that it is possible to spoof a variety of fingerprint scanners using artificial fingers made from Play-Doh, gelatin and silicone molds. Therefore, it is necessary to offer(More)
In this paper, we present a non-intrusive lie detection system based on thermal imaging technologies. The system consists of the following modules: thermal camera, face detection and tracking, face landmark detection, feature extraction, and pattern recognition for concealed knowledge inference. We have discovered the most sensitive areas on the human face(More)
Sleep state scoring usually relies on polysomnographic measurements, which include electroencephalogram (EEG), electromyogram (EMG), electro-oculogram (EOG), two or three lead chest electrocardiogram (ECG), and may include other measurements. Overall, polysomnography is an intrusive procedure not well tolerated by infants and elderly. The goal of this(More)
Fingerprint scanners can be spoofed by fake fingers using moldable plastic, clay, Play-Doh, wax or gelatin. Liveness detection is an anti-spoofing method which can detect physiological signs of life from fingerprints to ensure only live fingers can be captured for enrollment or authentication. Our laboratory has demonstrated that the time-varying(More)