Encyclopedia of Biometrics

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


Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-73003-5_355

Ambient light sources may affect the appearance of a biometric image (such as face, fingerprint, or iris). The intensity and direction of these light sources can impact the performance of image-based biometric recognition algorithms.

 Biometrics, Overview

 Face Recognition, Near-Infrared

 Face Tracking

 Illumination Compensation

 Photography for Face Image Data

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