Biometric Systems SS 2021

Biometric Systems SS 2021

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

  • March 30, topic proposed
  • April 13, lecture start
  • April 13, seminar introduction
  • April 20, latest topic selection (Doodle)
  • May 31, term paper draft submission (EasyChair)
  • June 10, review submission (EasyChair)
  • June 15, term paper final submission (EasyChair)
  • June 21, submission presentation slides (EasyChair)


Teaching Assistants

Jascha Kolberg

Lazaro Janier Gonzalez-Soler