Biometric Systems – SS2018

Biometric Systems SS 2018

FBI 41.5028

This lecture covers the following topics:

  • Biometric performance
  • Fingerprint recognition
  • Face recognition
  • Iris recognition
  • Voice/Speaker 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 04th Lecture Starts at 8.30h in D19/110 at h_da, Schöfferstr. 10.
  • April 05th brief introduction to the seminar at 8.30h.
  • May 16th written exam.
  • June 13th, June 14th, June 20th and June 21st: Presentation of term papers in class.

The schedule for the term papers presentation is the following:

June 13th – Presentation Attack Detection
8.30 Survey on Eye Liveness Detection Methods for Biometric Authentication
9.15 Famogui – An open source GUI front-end for face morphers
10.00 Fingerphoto Presentation Attack Detection
10.45 Survey on Anomaly Detection for Unknown Presentation Attack Detection

June 14th – Homomorphic Encryption
8.30 Pattern Recognition using Homomorphic Encryption
9.15 Survey on Homomorphic Encryption for Fingerprint

June 20th – Fingerprint + Face based recognition
8.30 Fingerprint Image Validation using Spectral Image Validation and Verification
9.15 Fingerprint Image Enhancement
10.00 Deep Learning in Facial Recognition
10.45Presentation attack Detection Methods for Face Recognition Systems in an un-attended Border Crossing and Mobile Payment: A Survey

June 21st – Hand based recognition
8.30 Contactless Hand-based Biometric Recognition

Teaching Assistants (D19/2.01)

Dr. Marta Gomez-Barrero

Jascha Kolberg