Efficient Iris Recognition Using Adaptive Quotient Thresholding
This paper presents an intensity-based iris recognition system. The system exploits local intensity changes of the visible iris textures such as crypts and naevi. The textures are extracted using local histogram equalization and the proposed ‘quotient thresholding’ technique. The quotient thresholding partitions iris images in a database such that a ratio between foreground and background of each image is retained. By fixing this ratio, variations of illumination across iris images are compensated, resulting in informative and distinctive blob-like iris textures. An agreement of the two extracted textures is measured by finding spatial correspondences between the textures. The proposed system yields the 0.22 %EER and 100%CRR. The experimental results indicate encouraging and effective iris recognition system, especially when it is used in identification mode. The system is very robust to changes in decision ratio.
KeywordsIris Image Iris Recognition Propose Feature Extraction Iris Recognition System Iris Texture
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