Fusion of Dual-Tree Complex Wavelets and Local Binary Patterns for Iris Recognition

  • N. L. Manasa
  • A. Govardhan
  • Ch. Satyanarayana
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 248)


Iris, the most exclusive biometric trait, is a significant begetter of research since late 1980s. In this paper, we propose new feature fusion methodology based on Canonical Correlation Analysis to combine DTCW and LBP. Complex Wavelet Transform is used as an abstract level texture descriptor that gives a global scale invariant representation, while Local Binary Pattern (LBP) lay emphasis on local structures of the iris. In the proposed framework, CCA maximizes the information from the above two feature vectors which yield a more robust and compact representation for iris recognition. Experimental results demonstrate that fusion of Wavelet and LBP features using CCA attains 98.2% recognition accuracy and an EER of 1.8% on publicly available CASIA IrisV3-LAMP dataset [19].


Biometrics Iris Recognition Dual Tree Complex Wavelet Transform Local Binary Pattern Canonical Correlation Analysis Cosine similarity measure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. L. Manasa
    • 1
  • A. Govardhan
    • 1
  • Ch. Satyanarayana
    • 1
  1. 1.Jawaharlal Nehru Technological UniversityHyderabadIndia

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