Iris Recognition Using Textural Edgeness Features

  • Saiyed Umer
  • Bibhas Chandra Dhara
  • Bhabatosh Chanda
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 43)


A method for feature extraction from an iris image based on the concept of textural edgeness is presented in this paper. Here for authentication purpose we have used two textural edgeness features namely: (1) a modified version of Gray Level Auto Correlation (GLAC) and (2) Scale Invariant Feature transform (SIFT) descriptors over dense grids in the image domain. Extensive experimental results using MMU1 and IITD iris databases demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed system.


Biometric Iris classification HOG SIFT GLAC 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saiyed Umer
    • 1
  • Bibhas Chandra Dhara
    • 2
  • Bhabatosh Chanda
    • 1
  1. 1.Electronics and Communication Sciences UnitIndian Statistical InstituteBaranagarIndia
  2. 2.Department of Information TechnologyJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia

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