Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

ECET 4040 Biometrics

Prerequisites: MATH 2260, ECET 2310


An introduction to biometric recognition systems that utilize the physiological or behavioral characteristics of an individual for identification. In this course students will study the design of various biometric systems based on fingerprints, voice, face, hand geometry, palmprint, iris, retina, and other modalities. The performance of biometric systems and issues related to the security of these systems will be discussed. Multimodal biometric systems that use two or more of the above human characteristics will also be discussed.

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