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Anil Jain quoted in MarketWatch (Is the end of Social Security numbers at hand? The search for more secure alternatives, including biometrics)

Technology to create 3D fingerprint phantoms featured in domain-B, International Business Times, Deccan Chronicle, The Financial Express, Jagran Josh, AOL, Indiatimes, The Times of India, FirstPost, IEEE Spectrum, CrazyEngineers, Computer Business Review, The Hindu Business Line,, NDTV Gadgets, Gulf Today, India Today, IANS,, Fox47 News, The American Bazaar, MSU Today [technical report] [video]

Anil Jain quoted in Popular Science (The End of Anonymity)

Call for papers IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security Special Issue on Spoofing and Countermeasures

Anil Jain interviewed about emerging biometric technologies in the consumer mainstream by the New York Times

Anil Jain's research has been widely recognized in the fields of pattern recognition and biometrics (more than 100,000 citations). [Google Scholar], [H-index]

Soweon Yoon interviewed about palmprint matching [link]

Anil Jain interviewed about the Biometric Optical Surveillance System (BOSS), a crowd scanning project by the Department of Homeland Security by the New York Times, Ars Technica and CBS Minnesota Radio [audio]

Anil Jain interviewed about the development of a new biometric voting system for Tanzania by iSGTW magazine

Technical Report "A Case Study on Unconstrained Facial Recognition Using the Boston Marathon Bombings Suspects" (by J. C. Klontz and A. K. Jain), featured in Homeland Security News Wire,, Science Daily, MSU Today [Images used in the report]

Anil Jain interviewed on the use of face recognition software to identify the bombers of the Boston Marathon: NOVA, BYU Radio [audio], Mercury News, MIT Technology Review, KQED

Biometric Books

"Introduction to Biometrics" by A. K. Jain, A. A. Ross, and K. Nandakumar
"Handbook of Face Recognition" by S. Z. Li and A. K. Jain
Other biometric books

Upcoming Conferences

Biometric Winter School, Jan. 6-9, 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
SPIE BSTHAI 2014, May 5-9, 2014, Baltimore, MD.
CVPR 2014, June 24-27, 2014, Columbus, Ohio.
ICPR 2014, Aug. 24-28, 2014, Stockholm, Sweden.
IJCB 2014, Sep. 29-Oct. 2, 2014, Clearwater, Florida.
WVC 2014, Oct. 5-8, 2014, Minas Gerias, Brazil.

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What is Biometrics?

The field of biometrics examines the unique physical or behavioral traits that can be used to determine a person’s identity. Biometric recognition is the automatic recognition of a person based on one or more of these traits. The word “biometrics” is also used to denote biometric recognition methods. For example, fingerprint, face, or iris biometric features are sometimes described as single biometrics. Biometric technology can prevent fraud, enhance security, and curtail identity theft. More...


Contact Information

Pattern Recognition and Image Processing (PRIP) Lab
428 S. Shaw Ln.
RM 3208 Engineering Building
East Lansing, MI 48824-1226

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