Recently, biometrics technology is one of the hot research topics in the IT field because of the demands for accurate personal identification or verification to solve security problems in various applications. This chapter gives an all-around introduction to biometrics technologies, and the new trend: multispectral biometrics.


Biometrics Multispectral biometrics Identification Verification 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Biometrics Research CentreThe Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityHung HomHong Kong SAR
  2. 2.Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Broadband Network & Multimedia, Graduate School at ShenzhenTsinghua UniversityShenzhenChina
  3. 3.University of Shanghai for Science and TechnologyShanghaiChina

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