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Pervasive and UseR Focused BiomeTrics BordEr ProjeCT

Deliverables

Ethical and social issues

The deliverable will contain: 1) the results of the ethical analysis of the critical issues raised by the project, such as the technological artefacts as the different ranges of socio-political contexts surrounding them; 2) the results of the ethical deliberations conducted among partners, in order to provide recommendations for the design and the implementation of the system.

Report on virtualization of documents with mobile devices

The report will include all research results concerning the virtualization of documents and new transmission modes for biometric data with mobile devices. It will be the foundation for the deliverable D6.4b.

Report on improvements to electronic passports

Report will include assessment of the current state of the Logical Data Structure 2 specifications to improve border control processes. Recommendations will be made for the enhancements of electronic passports to improve speed and accuracy of biometric identification. This will be the basis for D6.3b

Report on technical and user validation (final)

A final report on the technical state and usability (feedback) of the demonstrators.

Specification of new enhanced electronic passport for PROTECT

A specification of the new enhanced electronic passport addressing the requirements of the PROTECT project. This will be the basis for D6.3c.

Privacy impact of next-generation biometric border control

The deliverable shall complete the legal analysis with the research results regarding privacy and data protection impact of new emerging biometric border control carried out under Task 2.4.

Final PROTECT system architecture report

Report summarising the results in WP4 as a reference for future projects and work.

Report on multimodal biometric tool

A report detailing the developed multimodal biometric tool including incorporated counter spoofing methodology.

Report on technical and user validation (version 1)

A first report on the technical state and usability (feedback) of the demonstrators. This follows completion of the system build up in Task 8.1 and the demonstration in Task 9.2.

Dissemination and exploitation plan (version 2)

Second report on the developed dissemination and exploitation plans. The Exploitation Plan includes market assessment and business plan. This version of the report includes: Detailed strategy obtained as a result of contacts with potential customers, definition of Best Mechanisms, Plans of Action, Impact on research and development to be carried out in the second phase of the project. Scope of Commercial Agreement.

Legal framework of biometric border control

This deliverable will primarily include research results of the analysis of the current legal framework for biometric border control carried out under Task 2.2.

Biometric systems performance assessment

This report will present an evaluation of both single modality and multiple modality biometric systems using PROTECT protocols, database and metrics.

Dissemination and exploitation plan (version 1)

First report on the developed dissemination and exploitation plans. The Exploitation Plan includes market assessment and business plan. The first version includes: Objectives, first description of Strategy (leading to the definition of who the potential customers are that need to be contacted in the following 12 months).

Dissemination and exploitation plan (final)

Final report on the developed dissemination and exploitation plans. The Exploitation Plan includes market assessment and business plan. This version includes: Revised Plans of Action (detailed Business Plan), definition of Future Actions.

Societal impact report (version 1)

This deliverable, delivered at month 18, will contain a summary of the discussion and exchanges between the project partners and the ELAG. It will be prepared for the mid-term review.

Societal impact report (final)

This deliverable, delivered at month 34, will contain a summary of the discussion and exchanges between the project partners and the Ethical and Legal Advisory Group. It will be prepared for the final review.

Annual report on project progress and activities (year 1)

Annual report on project progress and activities (12 months). This includes a summary of disseminaton and exploitation activities to date.

Final project report

Final project report, including technical and user validation. This includes a summary of disseminaton and exploitation activities throughout the project.

Report on technical and user validation (version 2)

A second report on the technical state and usability (feedback) of the demonstrators.

Annual report on project progress and activities (year 2)

Annual report on project progress and activities (24 months). This includes a summary of disseminaton and exploitation activities to date.

Specification of new biometric corridor solution

A specification of the new biometric corridor solution addressing the needs of the corresponding scenario.

Specification of mobile phone app acting as virtual document

A specification of the mobile phone app with extended transmission capabilities acting as virtual document in the border control process. This will be the basis for D6.4c.

System requirement specification and scenarios

Report on Tasks 3.1 and privacy requirements from WP3. The document also describes detailed user scenarios for PROTECT system. Will be prepared on the basis of Task 3.2.

Biometric systems vulnerability analysis

This report will present an analysis of biometric system vulnerabilities to spoofing attacks, again using PROTECT protocols, database and metrics.

Demonstration of new biometric corridor

A demonstrator of the new biometric corridor (excluding passports and mobile phones as specified and developed under Tasks 6.4 and 6.5) focussing on combination of selection of contactless biometrics researched under WP5 combined with multi camera CCTV based person tracking. This will be the basis for WP8.

Project manual and project portal & website

Project manual, project portal and website.

Functional identification control systems for demonstrators

This will be a functional system ready to integrate the contributions, in a phased approach, from workpackages 5 and 6. The system will be the key component for the demonstrators. The demonstrators built up in Task 8.2 will be configurations of this system adapted to the individual border control scenario. The final functional system will be ready by M32.

PROTECT protocols and database (version 1)

This report, delivered at month 12, will describe the first version of the PROTECT evaluation protocols and database. it forms an input to tasks in WP5 and WP7.

PROTECT protocols and database (final)

This report, delivered at month 12, will describe the final version of the PROTECT evaluation protocols and database. it forms an input to tasks in WP5 and WP7.

Scenario specific solutions with privacy enhancing technologies

This deliverable represents the outcome of Task 5.6 which applies and develops privacy enhancing technology to the solutions defined for each modality in each respective scenario as described in D5.2. Besides a detailed analysis of security and eventual impact on recognition accuracy, results on computational efficiency on off-the-shelf vs. low-cost high performance hardware are described.

Demonstrator of mobile phone app acting as a virtual document

A demonstration of the mobile phone app with extended transmission capabilities acting as virtual document in the border control process. This will be the basis for WP8

PROTECT protocols and database specifications

This report, delivered at month 6, will specify the PROTECT evaluation protocols and database. Prepared early in the project it will form an input to tasks in WP5 and WP7.

Demonstration of new enhanced electronic passport for PROTECT

A demonstrator of the new enhanced electronic passport addressing the requirements of the PROTECT project. This will be the basis for WP8.

Biometric sensor solutions for borders

This deliverable represents a selection of individual hardware and software solutions for biometrics applicable in principle to the scenarios considered in PROTECT, and represents the according work undertaken in Tasks 5.1 – 5.5. A report will accompany the solutions, analysing the delivered status with its limitations and describing corresponding additional innovations planned in D5.2. The solutions presented will serve as the first input for integration in WP8.

Scenario specific sensor solutions

This deliverable represents a mapping, selection, and customisation of the individual biometric solutions investigated under Tasks 5.1 – 5.5 to each of the scenarios: Biometric corridor, ePassports, and mobile devices. A detailed investigation will be carried out in the sensor selection process which encompasses all aspects of applicability including data collection and handling issues and also comprises dedicated new developments (also w.r.t. development of experimental sensing devices) to customise the application of a certain modality to each of the scenarios, including interoperability with current ePassport solutions and the critical issue of data acquisition security for mobile devices.

Functional demonstators

The final demonstrators including all contributed biometric components will be operational at the demonstration sites. Assembly, disassembly and operation manuals will be available.

Final demonstration 2

A final demonstrations at one of the two selected end user border crossing sites. Each demonstration will last 1-2 days and an appropriate selection of stakeholders will be invited to attend. Sex/gender analysis will be taken into account to ensure volunteers are of different sex, ethnic and racial origin.

Final demonstration 1

A final demonstrations at one of the two selected end user border crossing sites. Each demonstration will last 1-2 days and an appropriate selection of stakeholders will be invited to attend. Sex/gender analysis will be taken into account to ensure volunteers are of different sex, ethnic and racial origin.

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Publications

Cross-eyed 2017: Cross-spectral iris/periocular recognition competition

Author(s): Ana F. Sequeira, Lulu Chen, James Ferryman, Peter Wild, Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun, Kiran B. Raja, R. Raghavendra, Christoph Busch, Tiago de Freitas Pereira, Sebastien Marcel, Sushree Sangeeta Behera, Mahesh Gour, Vivek Kanhangad
Published in: 2017 IEEE International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB), 2017, Page(s) 725-732
DOI: 10.1109/btas.2017.8272762

Face recognition in the thermal infrared domain

Author(s): Marcin Kowalski, Artur Grudzien, Mieczyslaw Szustakowski, Norbert Palka
Published in: Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies, Issue 05.10.2017, 2017, Page(s) 9
DOI: 10.1117/12.2277534

Focussing the Beam - A New Laser Illumination Based Data Set Providing Insights to Finger-Vein Recognition

Author(s): Christof Kauba, Bernhard Prommegger, Andreas Uhl
Published in: 2018 IEEE 9th International Conference on Biometrics Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), 2018, Page(s) 1-9
DOI: 10.1109/btas.2018.8698588

Multi-Perspective Finger-Vein Biometrics

Author(s): Bernhard Prommegger, Christof Kauba, Andreas Uhl
Published in: 2018 IEEE 9th International Conference on Biometrics Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), 2018, Page(s) 1-9
DOI: 10.1109/btas.2018.8698558

Shedding Light on the Veins - Reflected Light or Transillumination in Hand-Vein Recognition

Author(s): Christof Kauba, Andreas Uhl
Published in: 2018 International Conference on Biometrics (ICB), 2018, Page(s) 283-290
DOI: 10.1109/icb2018.2018.00050

Advanced Face Presentation Attack Detection on Light Field Database

Author(s): Valeria Chiesa, Jean-Luc Dugelay
Published in: 2018 International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group (BIOSIG), 2018, Page(s) 1-4
DOI: 10.23919/biosig.2018.8553342

Multi-variation visible and thermal face database for cross-spectrum face recognition

Author(s): K. Mallat, J.-L. Dugelay
Published in: 17th International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group, Issue 26-29 September 2018, 2018

On Multi-View Face Recognition Using Lytro Images

Author(s): Valeria Chiesa, Jean-Luc Dugelay
Published in: 2018 26th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), 2018, Page(s) 2250-2254
DOI: 10.23919/eusipco.2018.8553572

The Two Sides of the Finger - An Evaluation on the Recognition Performance of Dorsal vs. Palmar Finger-Veins

Author(s): Christof Kauba, Bernhard Prommegger, Andreas Uhl
Published in: 2018 International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group (BIOSIG), 2018, Page(s) 1-5
DOI: 10.23919/biosig.2018.8553277

PROTECT Multimodal DB: fusion evaluation on a novel multimodal biometrics dataset envisaging Border Control

Author(s): Ana F. Sequeira, Lulu Chen, James Ferryman, Chiara Galdi, Valeria Chiesa, Jean-Luc Dugelay, Patryk Maik, Piotr Gmitrowicz, Lukasz Szklarski, Bernhard Prommegger, Christof Kauba, Simon Kirchgasser, Andreas Uhl, Artur Grudzie, Marcin Kowalski
Published in: 2018 International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group (BIOSIG), 2018, Page(s) 1-5
DOI: 10.23919/biosig.2018.8552926

Near-Infrared Illumination Add-On for Mobile Hand-Vein Acquisition

Author(s): Luca Debiasi, Christof Kauba, Bernhard Prommegger, Andreas Uhl
Published in: 2018 IEEE 9th International Conference on Biometrics Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), 2018, Page(s) 1-9
DOI: 10.1109/btas.2018.8698575

Longitudinal Finger Rotation—Deformation Detection and Correction

Author(s): Bernhard Prommegger, Christof Kauba, Michael Linortner, Andreas Uhl
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Biometrics, Behavior, and Identity Science, Issue 1/2, 2019, Page(s) 123-138, ISSN 2637-6407
DOI: 10.1109/tbiom.2019.2902020

Mobile NIR Iris Recognition: Identifying Problems and Solutions

Author(s): Heinz Hofbauer, Ehsaneddin Jalilian, Ana F. Sequeira, James Ferryman, Andreas Uhl
Published in: 2018 IEEE 9th International Conference on Biometrics Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), 2018, Page(s) 1-9
DOI: 10.1109/btas.2018.8698590

Finger-vein recognition using deep fully convolutional neural semantic segmentation networks: The impact of training data

Author(s): Ehsaneddin Jalilian, Andreas Uhl
Published in: 2018 IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS), 2018, Page(s) 1-8
DOI: 10.1109/wifs.2018.8630794

Recent Advances in Biometric Technology for Mobile Devices

Author(s): Abhijit Das, Chiara Galdi, Hu Han, Raghavendra Ramachandra, Jean-Luc Dugelay, Antitza Dantcheva
Published in: 2018 IEEE 9th International Conference on Biometrics Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), 2018, Page(s) 1-11
DOI: 10.1109/btas.2018.8698587

A new framework for optimal facial landmark localization on light-field images

Author(s): Chiara Galdi, Lara Younes, Christine Guillemot, Jean-Luc Dugelay
Published in: 2018 IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP), Issue 25 April 2019, 2018, Page(s) 1-4
DOI: 10.1109/vcip.2018.8698735

Rotation Invariant Finger Vein Recognition

Author(s): B. Prommegger, A. Uhl
Published in: IEEE 10th International Conference on Biometrics Theory, Applications and Systems, 2019

Perspective Multiplication for Multi-Perspective Enrolment in Finger Vein Recognition

Author(s): B. Prommegger, A. Uhl
Published in: International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group, 2019

On the Extent of Longitudinal Finger Rotation in Publicly Available Finger Vein Data Sets

Author(s): B. Prommegger, C. Kauba, A. Uhl
Published in: 12th IAPR/IEEE International Conference on Biometrics, 2019

Longitudinal Finger Rotation - Problems and Effects in Finger-Vein Recognition

Author(s): B. Prommegger, C. Kauba, A. Uhl
Published in: Proceedings of the International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group, 2018

Finger-Vein Template Protection based on Alignment-Free Hashing

Author(s): S. Kirchgasser, Y.-L. Lai, J. Zhe, A. Uhl
Published in: IEEE 10th International Conference on Biometrics Theory, Applications and Systems, 2019

Deep Domain Adaption for Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) based Iris Segmentation: Solutions and Pitfalls

Author(s): J. Ehsaneddin, A. Uhl
Published in: International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group, 2019

Gaze-angle Impact on Iris Segmentation using CNNs

Author(s): J. Ehsaneddin, A. Uhl, M. Karakaya
Published in: IEEE 10th International Conference on Biometrics Theory, Applications and Systems, 2019

Enhanced Segmentation-CNN based Finger-Vein Recognition by Joint Training with Automatically Generated and Manual Labels

Author(s): Ehsaneddin Jalilian, Andreas Uhl
Published in: 2019 IEEE 5th International Conference on Identity, Security, and Behavior Analysis (ISBA), 2019, Page(s) 1-8
DOI: 10.1109/isba.2019.8778522

Cross-spectrum thermal to visible face recognition based on cascaded image synthesis

Author(s): Mallat, Khawla; Damer, Naser; Boutros, Fadi; Kuijper, Arjan; Dugelay, Jean-Luc
Published in: 12th IAPR International Conference On Biometrics, 2019

Robust face authentication based on dynamic quality-weighted comparison of visible and thermal-to-visible images to visible enrollments

Author(s): Mallat, Khawla; Damer, Naser; Boutros, Fadi; Dugelay, Jean-Luc
Published in: 22nd International Conference on Information Fusion, 2019

PRNU-based Detection of Finger Vein Presentation Attacks

Author(s): Babak Maser, Dominik Sollinger, Andreas Uhl
Published in: 2019 7th International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics (IWBF), 2019, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/iwbf.2019.8739203

PRNU-based finger vein sensor identification: On the effect of different sensor croppings

Author(s): Dominik Söllinger and Babak Maser and Andreas Uhl
Published in: Proceedings of the 12th IAPR/IEEE International Conference on Biometrics, 2019

PRNU-based Finger Vein Sensor Identification in the Presence of Presentation Attack Data

Author(s): Babak Maser, Dominik Söllinger, Andreas Uhl
Published in: Proceedings of the Joint ARW/OAGM Workshop 2019, 2019

Recent Advances in Biometric Technology for Mobile Devices

Author(s): Das, Abhijit; Galdi, Chiara; Han, Hu; Ramachandra, Raghavendra; Dugelay, Jean-Luc; Dantcheva, Antitza
Published in: BTAS'18 - 9th IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems, Oct 2018, Los Angeles, United States, Issue 1, 2018

Cross spectral, active and passive approach to face recognition for improved performance

Author(s): Marcin Kowalski, Artur Grudzien, Mieczyslaw Szustakowski
Published in: 12th Conference on Integrated Optics: Sensors, Sensing Structures, and Methods, Issue 10455, 2017, Page(s) 1
DOI: 10.1117/12.2279141

Domain Adaptation for CNN Based Iris Segmentation

Author(s): Ehsaneddin Jalilian, Andreas Uhl, Roland Kwitt
Published in: Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group (BIOSIG'17), Issue 20 September, 2017

Simple thermal to thermal face verification method based on local texture descriptors

Author(s): Marcin Kowalski, Norbert Palka, Artur Grudzień
Published in: 12th Conference on Integrated Optics: Sensors, Sensing Structures, and Methods, Issue 31 August, 2017, Page(s) 12
DOI: 10.1117/12.2281273

The IST-EURECOM Light Field Face Database

Author(s): Alireza Sepas-Moghaddam, Valeria Chiesa, Paulo Lobato Correia, Fernando Pereira, Jean-Luc Dugelay
Published in: 2017 5th International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics (IWBF), Issue 29 May 2017, 2017, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/IWBF.2017.7935086

Secure User Authentication on Smartphones via Sensor and Face Recognition on Short Video Clips

Author(s): Chiara Galdi, Michele Nappi, Jean-Luc Dugelay
Published in: Green, Pervasive, and Cloud Computing, Issue 10232, 2017, Page(s) 15-22
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-57186-7_2

Robustness of finger-vein recognition

Author(s): C. Kauba, A. Uhl
Published in: Hand-Based Biometrics: Methods and Technology, Issue March 2018, 2018

Cybersécurité, vie privée, imputabilité, journalisation et log files

Author(s): F. Dumortier
Published in: D.C.C.R., Issue 122-123, 2019, Page(s) 201-230

Non-reference image quality assessment and natural scene statistics to counter biometric sensor spoofing

Author(s): Dominik Söllinger, Pauline Trung, Andreas Uhl
Published in: IET Biometrics, Issue 7/4, 2018, Page(s) 314-324, ISSN 2047-4938
DOI: 10.1049/iet-bmt.2017.0146

High resolution thermal face dataset for facial and expression recognition

Author(s): M. Kowalski, A. Grudzień
Published in: Metrology and Measurement Systems, 2018, ISSN 0860-8229
DOI: 10.24425/119566

Iris super-resolution using CNNs: is photo-realism important to iris recognition?

Author(s): Eduardo Ribeiro, Andreas Uhl, Fernando Alonso-Fernandez
Published in: IET Biometrics, Issue 8/1, 2019, Page(s) 69-78, ISSN 2047-4938
DOI: 10.1049/iet-bmt.2018.5146

Exploring New Authentication Protocols for Sensitive Data Protection on Smartphones

Author(s): Chiara Galdi, Michele Nappi, Jean-Luc Dugelay, Yong Yu
Published in: IEEE Communications Magazine, Issue 56/1, 2018, Page(s) 136-142, ISSN 0163-6804
DOI: 10.1109/mcom.2017.1700342

Exploiting superior CNN-based iris segmentation for better recognition accuracy

Author(s): Heinz Hofbauer, Ehsaneddin Jalilian, Andreas Uhl
Published in: Pattern Recognition Letters, Issue 120, 2019, Page(s) 17-23, ISSN 0167-8655
DOI: 10.1016/j.patrec.2018.12.021

Light Fields for Face Analysis

Author(s): Chiara Galdi, Valeria Chiesa, Christoph Busch, Paulo Lobato Correia, Jean-Luc Dugelay, Christine Guillemot
Published in: Sensors, Issue 19/12, 2019, Page(s) 2687, ISSN 1424-8220
DOI: 10.3390/s19122687

Perspectives on algorithmic normativities: engineers, objects, activities


Published in: ISSN 2053-9517
DOI: 10.1177/2053951719858742