|Module numbers:||84.2024 [PVL 84.2025; Module 84.20240]|
|Study programme:||Bachelor dual KITS 2021 - Wahlpflichtkatalog ITS|
Bachelor dual KITS 2014 - Katalog ITS: IT-Sicherheit
|Type of course:||V+S = Lecture+Seminar|
|Exam:||written exam (90 min, with tasks from the bachelor KITS task catalog)|
|Registering for exam||explicitly and independent of booking|
|PVL (e.g. Practical):||graded (The PVL is achieved with the term paper, which will be graded based on the submitted paper and the oral presentation of the findings. The presentation will take place in the seminar.)|
|Frequency of offering:||each summer semester (lastly in SS 2022)|
|Learning objectives:||After the course, the students should have acquired:|
|Content:||In this course, several key aspects of biometrics are covered.|
The lecture begins with an overview of applied statistics and hypothesis tests as well as other common statistical tools for biometrics, and then covers selected biometric concepts, particularly fingerprint recognition, vein recognition, face recognition and iris recognition. To this end, the relevant physiological characteristics, their variability, and potential problems are discussed before analyzing different approaches for each of the attributes to be investigated. In each case, not only benign applications are covered but also potential bottlenecks such as insufficient sample quality along the entire processing chain. The use of multi-biometrics including data fusion is discussed both in the context of robustness against attacks and improving the overall accuracy of the recognition process. The course continues with a discussion of the ethical and privacy-related issues in biometrics, along with possible limitations and technical mitigation mechanisms. Special attention is given to privacy enhancing technologies that provides protection of sensitive biometric data. In this line the course concludes with comparison-on-card approaches and template protection concepts that allow revocation of biometric references.
The seminar will complement the topics of the lecture. The seminar will investigate application scenarios of biometrics in more detail. Further the student will have a chance to interact with current research projects. The student will provide a research report (term paper) on a topic that is chosen by the student in coordination with the lecturer.
|Offered in SS 22:||Busch|