Iris Recognition

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


The authenticity and reliability of iris-based biometric identification systems for large populations are well-known. “Iris recognition” aims to identify persons using the visible intricate structure of minute characteristics such as furrows, freckles, crypts, and coronas that exist on a thin circular diaphragm lying between the cornea and the lens, called the “iris”. Iris recognition-based biometric identification technique has attained significant interests mainly due to its noninvasive characteristics and the lifetime permanence of iris patterns. Iris-based identity verification system is found to be commercially deployed in many airports for border control. Recently, the signature of iris is recommended to be embedded in smart e-passport or national ID cards [1].


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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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