Michael Goh Kah Ong, Connie Tee, Andrew Teoh Beng Jin


In this research, we propose an innovative touch-less palm print recognition system. This project is motivated by the public’s demand for non-invasive and hygienic biometric technology. For various reasons, users are concerned about touching the biometric scanners. Therefore, we propose to use a low-resolution web camera to capture the user’s hand at a distance for recognition. The users do not need to touch any device for their palm print to be extracted for analysis. A novel hand tracking and palm print region of interest (ROI) extraction technique are used to track and capture the user’s palm in real time video streams. The discriminative palm print features are extracted based on a new way that applies local binary pattern (LBP) texture descriptor on the palm print directional gradient responses. Experiments show promising result by using the proposed method. Performance can be further improved when a modified probabilistic neural network (PNN) is used for feature matching.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Goh Kah Ong M., Tee C. and Teoh Beng Jin A. (2008). TOUCH-LESS PALM PRINT BIOMETRIC SYSTEM . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2008) ISBN 978-989-8111-21-0, pages 423-430. DOI: 10.5220/0001073504230430

in Bibtex Style

author={Michael Goh Kah Ong and Connie Tee and Andrew Teoh Beng Jin},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2008)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2008)
SN - 978-989-8111-21-0
AU - Goh Kah Ong M.
AU - Tee C.
AU - Teoh Beng Jin A.
PY - 2008
SP - 423
EP - 430
DO - 10.5220/0001073504230430