• Issa TraoreEmail author
  • Mohammad S. Obaidat
  • Isaac Woungang


The last decade has seen a dramatic increase in the adoption rate of biometric technologies. This is driven by significant improvement in the enabling technologies (e.g., sensors) and the data processing capabilities (i.e., computing power, algorithms, to name a few). Advances in mobile computing, with the appearance of smart devices, and the increasing needs of security in critical areas such as finance and government are major drivers of the biometric security field. In the last decade, the population operating, using directly, or impacted indirectly by biometric solutions has grown dramatically.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Issa Traore
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mohammad S. Obaidat
    • 2
    • 3
  • Isaac Woungang
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of Victoria – UVICVictoriaCanada
  2. 2.King Abdullah II School of Information TechnologyAmmanJordan
  3. 3.University of JordanAmmanJordan
  4. 4.Department of ComputerRyerson UniversityTorontoCanada

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