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Palmprint Verification Using Circular Gabor Filter

  • Azadeh Ghandehari
  • Reza Safabakhsh
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5558)

Abstract

Recently,researchers have been paying an excessive amount of attention to biometric palmprint which has gained popularity and received significant prominence due to its high stability and uniqueness. In this study, two certain filters have been taken into consideration, namely Gabor filter and Circular Gabor filter which are used to obtain feature information from two distinguishing regions of interest, square and inscribed circle areas as the central part sub-images and the two palmprint images are compared with one another in terms of their hamming distance. The outcomes of the experiment gave an indication to the fact that circular Gabor Filter had a comparatively better performance than traditional one in extracting distinct feature information.

Keywords

Biometrics Feature extraction Gabor filter Texture analysis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Azadeh Ghandehari
    • 1
  • Reza Safabakhsh
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering & TechnologyIslamic Azad University (Saveh Branch)Iran
  2. 2.Computer Engineering DepartmentAmirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic)Iran

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