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Fusion iris and periocular recognitions in non-cooperative environment

Raffei, A. F. M. and Sutikno, T. and Asmuni, H. and Hassan, R. and Othman, R. M. and Kasim, S. and Riyadi, M. A. (2019) Fusion iris and periocular recognitions in non-cooperative environment. Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, 7 (3). ISSN 2089-3272

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.11591/ijeei.v7i3.1147


The performance of iris recognition in non-cooperative environment can be negatively impacted when the resolution of the iris images is low which results in failure to determine the eye center, limbic and pupillary boundary of the iris segmentation. Hence, a combination with periocular features is suggested to increase the authenticity of the recognition system. However, the texture feature of periocular can be easily affected by a background complication while the colour feature of periocular is still limited to spatial information and quantization effects. This happens due to different distances between the sensor and the subject during the iris acquisition stage as well as image size and orientation. The proposed method of periocular feature extraction consists of a combination of rotation invariant uniform local binary pattern to select the texture features and a method of color moment to select the color features. Besides, a hue-saturation-value channel is selected to avoid loss of discriminative information in the eye image. The proposed method which consists of combination between texture and colour features provides the highest accuracy for the periocular recognition with more than 71.5% for the UBIRIS.v2 dataset and 85.7% for the UBIPr dataset. For the fusion recognitions, the proposed method achieved the highest accuracy with more than 85.9% for the UBIRIS.v2 dataset and 89.7% for the UBIPr dataset.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:colour moment, iris recognition, local binary pattern
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
ID Code:90730
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:30 Apr 2021 22:30
Last Modified:30 Apr 2021 22:30

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