An Iris Segmentation Procedure for Iris Recognition

  • Xiaoyan Yuan
  • Pengfei Shi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3338)


Iris segmentation is a critical stage in the whole iris recognition process. In this paper, a procedure of iris segmentation is presented which was designed on the basis of the natural properties of the iris. The proposed procedure consists of two main steps: circles localization and non-iris region detection. In our method, we took into consideration of some typical problems most likely to appear in practice. And experiments show that our method can achieve good results and robust as well.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaoyan Yuan
    • 1
  • Pengfei Shi
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Image Processing and Pattern RecognitionShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityP.R. China

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