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The Comparison of Iris Recognition using Principal Component Analysis, Log Gabor and Gabor Wavelets

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 43 - Number 1
Year of Publication: 2012
Pravin S. Patil
S. R. Kolhe
R. V. Patil
P. M. Patil

Pravin S Patil, S R Kolhe, R V Patil and P M Patil. Article: The Comparison of Iris Recognition using Principal Component Analysis, Log Gabor and Gabor Wavelets. International Journal of Computer Applications 43(1):29-33, April 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Pravin S. Patil and S. R. Kolhe and R. V. Patil and P. M. Patil},
	title = {Article: The Comparison of Iris Recognition using Principal Component Analysis, Log Gabor and Gabor Wavelets},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {43},
	number = {1},
	pages = {29-33},
	month = {April},
	note = {Full text available}


With an ever growing emphasis on security systems, automated personal identification based on biometrics has been getting extensive focus in both research and practical over the last decade. The methods for iris recognition mainly focus on feature representation and matching. As we known traditional iris recognition method is using Gabor Wavelet features, the iris recognition is performed by a 256 byte iris code, which is computed by applying Gabor wavelets to a given portion of iris. Log Gabor wavelet based features are invariant to changes in brightness and illumination whereas techniques like principal component analysis can produce spatially global features. The goal of this paper is to compare feature extraction algorithm based on PCA, Log Gabor Wavelet and Gabor Wavelet. We use these methods to generate feature vectors that could represent iris efficiently. Conclusions based on comparisons can provide useful information for further research. Performance of these algorithms is analyzed using CASIA database.


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