Biometric Systems SS 2019

Biometric Systems SS 2019

FBI 41.5028

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • Biometric performance
  • Fingerprint recognition
  • Face recognition
  • Iris recognition
  • Multimodal biometrics
  • Biometric sample quality
  • ePassport and biometrics
  • Privacy enhancing technologies
  • Security of biometric systems

For further information, the syllabus document, and the slides visit:


The grade for this lecture consist of a seminar term paper (70%) and a written examination (30%). The term paper is compulsory!
For a complete list with seminar topics, please refer to the syllabus document.

The research conducted in this course is by default an individual project.
The first come, first serve rule applies.

Important Dates

  • April 02nd Lecture Starts at 8.30h in D14/403 at h_da, Schöfferstr. 8.
  • April 05th brief introduction to the seminar at 10.15h.
  • April 20th topic selection
  • May 14th written exam.
  • May 31th term paper submission
  • June 8th review submission
  • June 12th final submission + slides
  • June 14th, June 18th, June 21st and June 25th: Presentation of term papers in class.

Teaching Assistants (D19/2.01)

Dr. Marta Gomez-Barrero

Jascha Kolberg