PhD Short Course on

Topics in Biometrics: Vulnerability Protection and Statistical Performance Evaluation

Cagliari, May 15-16-17, 2007



Instructors: Michael Schuckers and Stephanie Schuckers
Structure: 6 hours lecture over one week
Topics:
  1. Biometric Systems Overview
  2. Statistical Metrics of System Performance
  3. Vulnerability of Biometric Systems
  4. Liveness Assessment
  5. Inference for Single Population Metrics
  6. Inference for Multiple Population Metrics
Assessment:
  1. Read journal article in vulnerability area. Write 1 page summary and give 5 minute oral description.
  2. For a given dataset, compute statistical parameters for comparison of two biometric systems and summarize in a report.
Dates and location: All lectures will take place at the
University of Cagliari
Faculty of Engineering
Piazza D'Armi
09123 Cagliari, Italy
dates and schedule: May 15, 2007, from 9 to 11; May 16-17, 2007, from 17 to 19
room: aula Y (via Is Maglias, May 15), aula I (Triennio, May 16 and 17)
Organizer: Fabio Roli
Dep. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
University of Cagliari, Italy
Email: roli at diee.unica.it