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Application of Blind Deblurring Algorithm for Iris Biometric

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2013 by IJCA Journal
Volume 79 - Number 3
Year of Publication: 2013
F. Alaoui
K. Assid
V. Dembele
A. Nassim

F Alaoui, K Assid, V Dembele and A Nassim. Article: Application of Blind Deblurring Algorithm for Iris Biometric. International Journal of Computer Applications 79(3):11-15, October 2013. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {F. Alaoui and K. Assid and V. Dembele and A. Nassim},
	title = {Article: Application of Blind Deblurring Algorithm for Iris Biometric},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2013},
	volume = {79},
	number = {3},
	pages = {11-15},
	month = {October},
	note = {Full text available}


Iris recognition is a form of biometric technology that authenticates individuals by using the unique iris patterns between the pupil and the sclera. There are three factors: Defocus, Motion Blur, and Off-Angle to substantially degrade performance more than the other quality. The work described in this paper is interested in Motion Blur. The iris image will appear blurry which can reduce iris recognition accuracy. The focus of the article is to achieve a quality edge preserving image restoration using Total Variation (TV)-L1 regularization technique. L1 norm based approaches do not penalize edges or high frequency contents in the restored image. Experimental results showed that the iris recognition accuracy was better than that when using debluring algorithms. This article presents two contributions over previous research. (1) A new application to deblurring iris image using fast TV-l1 deconvolution model is proposed. (2) Previous research restored coexisting motion blurred images in terms of visibility, but


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