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A WPD Scanning Technique for Iris Recognition

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 85 - Number 14
Year of Publication: 2014
Ahmad M. Sarhan

Ahmad M Sarhan. Article: A WPD Scanning Technique for Iris Recognition. International Journal of Computer Applications 85(14):6-12, January 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Ahmad M. Sarhan},
	title = {Article: A WPD Scanning Technique for Iris Recognition},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {85},
	number = {14},
	pages = {6-12},
	month = {January},
	note = {Full text available}


In this paper, we propose an algorithm that scans the WPD coefficients in a way that preserves the amplitudes and relative locations of certain high –magnitude approximation coefficients while discarding the rest of the transform coefficients. The proposed WPD scanning technique greatly improves the feature extraction capabilities of the standard WPD transform. When tested on the iris recognition problem using the CASIA database and the ANN classifier, the proposed system produces zero classification error and always outperforms the standard WPD system.


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