Personal Identification Based on Iris Texture Analysis
(from Greek: ; real or genuine, from authentic; author) is theact of establishing or confirming something (or someone) as authentic, that is, thatclaims made by or about the subject are true ("authentification" is a French languagevariant of this word). This might involve confirming the identity of a person, tracing theorigins of an artifact, ensuring that a product is what its
claims to be, or assuring that a computer program is a trusted one.
comprises methods for uniquely recognizing humans based upon one or more intrinsic physical or behavioral traits. In computer science, in particular, biometricsis used as a form of identity access management and access control. It is also used toidentify individuals in groups that are under
.Biometric characteristics can be divided in two main classes
are related to the shape of the body. Examples include, but are notlimited to fingerprint, face recognition, DNA, Palm print, hand geometry, irisrecognition, which has largely replaced retina, and odor/scent.
are related to the behavior of a person. Examples include, but are notlimited to typing rhythm, gait, and voice. Some researchers
have coined theterm
for this class of biometrics.Strictly speaking, voice is also a physiological trait because every person has adifferent vocal tract, but voice recognition is mainly based on the study of the way aperson speaks, commonly classified as behavioral.