Iris Authentication Using Privatized Advanced Correlation Filter

  • Siew Chin Chong
  • Andrew Beng Jin Teoh
  • David Chek Ling Ngo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3832)


This paper proposes a private biometrics formulation which is based on the concealment of random kernel and the iris images to synthesize a minimum average correlation energy (MACE) filter for iris authentication. Specifically, we multiply training images with the user-specific random kernel in frequency domain before biometric filter is created. The objective of the proposed method is to provide private biometrics realization in iris authentication in which biometric template can be reissued once it was compromised. Meanwhile, the proposed method is able to decrease the computational load, due to the filter size reduction. It also improves the authentication rate significantly compare to the advance correlation based approach [5][6] and comparable to the Daugmant’s Iris Code [1].


Training Image Iris Image False Reject Rate Correlation Output Biometric Template 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Siew Chin Chong
    • 1
  • Andrew Beng Jin Teoh
    • 1
  • David Chek Ling Ngo
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Information Science and Technology (FIST)Multimedia UniversityJalan Ayer Keroh Lama, Bukit BeruangMalaysia

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