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Human Ear Recognition by Computer : Advances in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition - Bir Bhanu

Human Ear Recognition by Computer

Advances in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

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Published: 25th June 2008
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At the frontier of research, this book offers complete coverage of human ear recognition. It explores all aspects of 3D ear recognition: representation, detection, recognition, indexing and performance prediction. It uses large datasets to quantify and compare the performance of various techniques. Features and topics include: Ear detection and recognition in 2D image; 3D object recognition and 3D biometrics; 3D ear recognition; Performance comparison and prediction.

From the reviews: "'Human ear [recognition] is a new class of relatively stable biometrics,' that has drawn the attention of not only researchers, but also forensics experts, criminologists, and security experts ! . the book will be of great interest to researchers ! . I recommend reading the book as a stepping stone to further research work on human ear recognition, from the viewpoints of both researchers and forensics experts." (J. Myerson, ACM Computing Reviews, December, 2008)

List of Tables
List of Figures
Introductionp. 1
Ear Detection and Recognition in 2D and 3Dp. 11
3D Ear Detection from Side Face Range Imagesp. 21
Recognizing 3D Ears Using Ear Helix/Anti-Helixp. 61
Recognizing 3D Ears Using Local Surface Patchesp. 83
Rapid 3D Ear Indexing and Recognitionp. 123
Performance Prediction of a 3D Ear Recognition Systemp. 147
Applications of the Proposed Techniquesp. 155
Summary and Future Workp. 189
Referencesp. 193
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ISBN: 9781848001282
ISBN-10: 1848001282
Series: Advances in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 206
Published: 25th June 2008
Publisher: Springer London Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.5