Biometric Systems SS 2024 (Busch, Gonzalez-Soler)

OBS: FBI 41.5094 and 84.2024

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 (50%) and a final written examination (50%).
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 served rule applies.

Important Dates

  • April 16, lecture start
  • April 16, topic proposed
  • April 16, seminar introduction
  • April 23, latest topic selection (Poll)
  • June 15, term paper draft submission (CMT)
  • June 19, review submission (CMT)
  • June 24, term paper final submission (CMT)
  • June 25, submission presentation slides (CMT)
  • June 25, seminar presentations
  • July 02, seminar presentations
  • Exam date, to be defined

Teaching Assistants

Lazaro Janier Gonzalez-Soler