By Massimo Tistarelli, Mark S. Nixon
This booklet constitutes the refereed court cases of the 3rd foreign convention on Biometrics, ICB 2009, held in Alghero, Italy, June 2-5, 2009.
The 36 revised complete papers and ninety three revised poster papers provided have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 250 submissions. Biometric standards coated through the papers are assigned to stand, speech, fingerprint and palmprint, multibiometrics and protection, gait, iris, and different biometrics. additionally there are four papers on demanding situations and competitions that presently are below approach, hence featuring an summary at the overview of biometrics.
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Advances in Biometrics: Third International Conferences, ICB 2009, Alghero, Italy, June 2-5, 2009, Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science / ... Vision, Pattern Recognition, and Graphics) by Massimo Tistarelli, Mark S. Nixon