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

by Pravin S. Patil, S. R. Kolhe, R. V. Patil, P. M. Patil
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 43 - Number 1
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors: Pravin S. Patil, S. R. Kolhe, R. V. Patil, P. M. Patil

Pravin S. Patil, S. R. Kolhe, R. V. Patil, P. M. Patil . The Comparison of Iris Recognition using Principal Component Analysis, Log Gabor and Gabor Wavelets. International Journal of Computer Applications. 43, 1 ( April 2012), 29-33. DOI=10.5120/6070-8229

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author = { Pravin S. Patil, S. R. Kolhe, R. V. Patil, P. M. Patil },
title = { The Comparison of Iris Recognition using Principal Component Analysis, Log Gabor and Gabor Wavelets },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { April 2012 },
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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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Pca Gabor Wavelet Log Gabor Wavelet Euclidean Distance Hamming Distance