Human Lips as Emerging Biometrics Modality

  • Michał Choraś
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5112)

Abstract

In many cases human identification biometrics systems are motivated by real-life criminal and forensic applications. One of the most interesting emerging method of human identification, which originates from the criminal and forensic practice, is human lips recognition. In this paper we consider lips’ shape and color features in order to determine human identity. In our lip biometric system geometrical parameters, Zernike moments as well as color features are calculated.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michał Choraś
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  1. 1.Image Processing Group, Institute of TelecommunicationsUniversity of Technology & Life SciencesBydgoszczPoland

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