Face Recognition

  • S. M. Mahbubur RahmanEmail author
  • Tamanna Howlader
  • Dimitrios Hatzinakos
Part of the Cognitive Intelligence and Robotics book series (CIR)


One of the most important applications of visual pattern recognition systems is biometric identification. The need for more secure, reliable, and convenient identification methods has spurred intense research in this field as security becomes one of the most pressing issues of modern times. Apart from security, biometric authentication systems have become indispensable tools in surveillance at airports and sensitive facilities. From everyday tasks such as unlocking a cell phone to more sophisticated applications arising in forensics, banking, border control, and passport verification, the use of biometric authentication is expanding and it is likely to do so well into the future as the technology improves even further.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. M. Mahbubur Rahman
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tamanna Howlader
    • 2
  • Dimitrios Hatzinakos
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringBangladesh University of Engineering and TechnologyDhakaBangladesh
  2. 2.Institute of Statistical Research and TrainingUniversity of DhakaDhakaBangladesh
  3. 3.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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