Minimax Probability Machine for Iris Recognition

  • Yong Wang
  • Jiu-qiang Han
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3972)


In this paper, a novel iris recognition method is proposed based on a state-of-the-art classification technique called minimax probability machine (MPM). Engaging the binary MPM technique, this work develops a multi-class MPM classification for reliable iris recognition with high accuracy. The experiments on iris database demonstrate that compared to the existent methods, the MPM-based iris recognition algorithm obtains better classification performance. It can significantly improve the recognition accuracy and has a competitive and promising performance.


Gaussian Kernel Decision Boundary Iris Image Linear Kernel Iris Feature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yong Wang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jiu-qiang Han
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Electronics and Information EngineeringXi’an Jiaotong UniversityXi’anP.R. China
  2. 2.School of Electronics EngineeringXidian UniversityXi’anP.R. China

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