Encyclopedia of Biometrics

2009 Edition
| Editors: Stan Z. Li, Anil Jain

Iris Segmentation

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-73003-5_1081

Iris segmentation involves finding the pupillary and limbic boundaries of the iris within the image allowing the iris region to be separated from the rest of the iris image. This step is necessary prior to the creation of an iris template and has significant impact on iris recognition performance.

 Iris Databases

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