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BS(W) 2012 : Biometric School 2012 (Winter Edition)


When Jan 9, 2012 - Jan 13, 2012
Where Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Submission Deadline Oct 31, 2011
Categories    biometrics   pattern recognition   machine learning

Call For Papers

Biometric School 2012 (Winter Edition)
9-13 January 2012
Permai Rainforest Resort, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia,
An event co-sponsored by IEEE and IAPR.


*** Early registration deadline is 31 Oct 2011 ***


Scholarships contributing to up to 60% of registration fee are made available. To be considered, a letter of support from the candidate's supervisor is required. Priority will be given to candidates who present a poster.

Objective: To expose the latest developments and technology behind the most commonly used biometrics (face, fingerprint, and iris recognition) in automatic person recognition, multimodal biometrics, and biometric cryptosystems.

Audience: Engineers and scientists; post-graduate students and academic staff; entrepreneurs, project managers, and government officers who need an in-depth understanding of the mechanisms behind the technology.

(Audience size is limited to 50)


Register by 31 October 2011 to obtain early registration rates with full board:
RM2500 (student) / RM3000 (non-student)
Registration includes accommodation, meals, and social event


* Fingerprint recognition: state of the art and novel developments
Prof. Davide Maltoni (Italy)

* Touchless fingerprint recognition & Biometrics and privacy protection
Prof. Jaihie Kim (Korea)

* Iris recognition: state of the art, issues & challenges
Prof. Tieniu Tan (China)

* Face recognition in challenging conditions, facial pre-processing, learning & inference
Dr. Simon Prince (UK)

* Linear and advanced classifier design for biometric systems
Prof. Kar-ann Toh (Korea)

* Fusion strategies and template security in biometric systems
Dr. Karthik Nandakumar (Singapore)

* Novel research directions in multimodal biometrics: Incorporating quality, cohort and client-dependent information
Dr. Norman Poh (UK)

* Biometric-key computation
Dr. Andrew Teoh (Korea)

Early registration and abstract submission deadline : 31 October 2011
Late registration deadline : 23 December 2011
School : 9-13 January 2012

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