Biometric Person Authentication PG (6776.4)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths|
|Discipline:||Academic Program Area - Maths & Technology|
Principles of biometric authentication; physical biometrics, fingerprints, iris, retina, hand geometry, facial characteristics; behavioural biometrics, speech, writing, typing, pointing; statistical models, Bayesian analysis, prior and posterior probabilities, likelihood ratio; identification and verification paradigms, type-1 and type-2 errors, detection error tradeoff (DET) curves; role of the independent expert.
1. An understanding of different methods for physical and behaviouralbiometric person authentication.
2. an understanding of the statistical models underlying the identification and verification paradigms.
3. an understanding of the Bayesian decision framework, including error categories, prior and posterior probabilities.
4. an understanding of the role of the independent expert.
up to 3 hours per week, 2L + 1T
Computers and Programming and Computing Mathematics G.