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Hand Geometry Verification based on Chain Code and Dynamic Time Warping

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 38 - Number 12
Year of Publication: 2012
I Ketut Gede Darma Putra
Made Ari Sentosa

Ketut Gede Darma I Putra and Made Ari Sentosa. Article: Hand Geometry Verification based on Chain Code and Dynamic Time Warping. International Journal of Computer Applications 38(12):17-22, February 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {I Ketut Gede Darma Putra and Made Ari Sentosa},
	title = {Article: Hand Geometry Verification based on Chain Code and Dynamic Time Warping},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {38},
	number = {12},
	pages = {17-22},
	month = {February},
	note = {Full text available}


This research demonstrated a technique for hand geometry biometric verification using hand contour matching. Hand shape feature is obtained by using a chain code method. Since the vector length of the hand shape chain code of each user is distinct tendency then Dynamic Time Warping (DTW) is suitable metrics to match of two chain code features. System performance was tested by using databases that consists of 75 users with 12 hand image samples for each user. The experimental results show the system produces about 84% success rate with FNMR = 7.98% and FMR = 7.92%.


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