Program



Papers can be accessed from IEEE Xplore 


Videos of the talks can be accessed here: http://techtalks.tv/btas/2012/




Important Change:

Prof. Maja Pantic's keynote talk will be on September 24 (Mon)

Prof. Yi Ma's keynote talk will take place on September 25 (Tue)

Sunday, September 23, 2012
Tutorials
Monday, September 24, 2012
Mon: 08:30 - 08:40 
Welcome Note

 
Mon: 08:40 - 10:00
Oral I: Fingerprint [4 papers]
Session Chair: Ajay Kumar

 
Fingerprint Image Synthesis based on Statistical Feature Models
Authors:  Qijun Zhao (Sichuan University) , Anil K. Jain (Michigan State University, USA) , Nicholas Paulter Jr (National Institute of Standards and Technology) , Melissa Taylor (National Institute of Standards and Technology)

A div-curl regularization model for fingerprint orientation extraction
Authors:  Kai Cao (Xidian University) , Jimin Liang (Xidian University) , Jie Tian (Institution of Automation)

Introduction of Cylinder Quality Measure into Minutia Cylinder-Code based Fingerprint Matching
Authors:  M. Hamed Izadi (EPFL) , Leila Mirmohamadsadeghi (EPFL) , Andrzej Drygajlo (EPFL)

Temporal Analysis of Fingerprint Impressions
Authors:  Nathaniel Short (Virginia Tech) , Lynn Abbott (Virginia Tech) , Michael Hsiao (Virginia Tech) , Edward Fox (Virginia Tech)

Mon: 10:00 - 10:45
Poster Spotlight I [10 Papers]
Session Chair: Richa Singh

 
Fingerprint Retrieval Approach Based on Novel Minutiae Triplet Features
Authors:  Baoxi Yuan (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications) , Fei Su (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications) , Anni Cai (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

Slap Fingerprint Segmentation
Authors:  Puneet Gupta (Indian Institute of Technology) , Phalguni Gupta (Indian Institute of Technology)

Automatic Segmentation of Latent Fingerprints
Authors:  Heeseung Choi (Michigan State University) , Maurilio Boaventura (Sao Paulo State University) , Ines Boaventura (Sao Paulo State university) , Anil K. Jain (Michigan State University)

Hierarchical Fusion for Matching Simultaneous Latent Fingerprint
Authors:  Anush S (IIIT Delhi) , Mayank Vatsa (IIIT Delhi) , Richa Singh (IIIT Delhi)


Hybrid Template Update System for Unimodal Biometric Systems
Authors:  Romain Giot (GREYC - ENSICAEN) , Christophe Rosenberger (GREYC - ENSICAEN) , Bernadette Dorizzi (Institut Mines-Telecom sudParis)


A Multi-Sample Standoff Multimodal Biometric System
Authors:  Christopher Boehnen (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) , Del Barstow (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) , Dilip Reddy (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) , Chris Mann (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Extremely Dense Face Registration: Comparing Automatic Landmarking Algorithms for General and Ethno-Gender Models
Authors:  Amrutha Sethuram (University North Carolina at Wilmington) , Jason Saragih (CSIRO) , Karl Ricanek (University North Carolina at Wilmington) , Benjamin Barbour (University North Carolina at Wilmington)

Self-Similarity Representation of Weber Faces for Kinship Classification
Authors:  Naman Kohli (IIIT Delhi) , Richa Singh (IIIT Delhi) , Mayank Vatsa (IIIT Delhi)

Evaluation of serial and parallel multibiometric systems under spoofing attacks
Authors:  Zahid Akhtar (University of Cagliari) , Giorgio Fumera (University of Cagliari) , Gian Luca Marcialis (University of Cagliari), Fabio Roli (University of Cagliari)

Supervised Sparse Representation with Coefficients’ Group Constraint
Authors:  Xin Guo (BUPT) , Zhicheng Zhao (BUPT) , Anni Cai (BUPT)

Mon: 10:45 - 12:00
Poster Session I and Coffee [10 Posters]


Mon: 12:00 - 13:30
Lunch


 
Mon: 13:30 - 14:30
Keynote I: Machine Analysis of Facial Behaviour
Prof. Maja Pantic 

Session Chair: Vijayakumar Bhagavatula

 
Mon: 14:30 - 15:50
Oral II: Novel/Other Biometrics [4 papers]
Session Chair: Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb

 
Can We Use Minor Finger Knuckle Images to Identify Humans?
Authors:  Ajay Kumar (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)

Securing Handheld Devices and Fingerprint Readers with ECG Biometrics
Authors:  ChenXing Zhao (University of Toronto) , Tom Wysocki (University of Toronto) , Foteini Agrafioti (University of Toronto) , Dimitrios Hatzinakos (University of Toronto)

Human eye movements as a trait for biometrical identification
Authors:  Ioannis Rigas (University of Patras) , George Economou (University of Patras) , Spiros Fotopoulos (University of Patras)

Ear Recognition ‎via Sparse ‎Representat‎ion and Gabor Filters
Authors:  Rahman Khorsandi (University of Miami) , Steven Cadavid (Cadavid Concepts, Inc.) , Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb (University of Miami)

Mon: 15:50 - 16:20
Coffee

 
Mon: 16:20 - 17:40
Oral III: Biometric System Issues [4 papers]
Session Chair: Brendan Klare

 
Fingerprint Self-Captures: Usability of a fingerprint system with real-time feedback
Authors:  Yee-Yin Choong (NIST) , Mary Theofanos (NIST) , Haiying Guan (NIST)

Eye Movement Verification and Identification Competition at BTAS 2012
Authors:  Pawel Kasprowski (Silesian University of Technology) , Oleg Komogortsev (Texas State University) , Alex Karpov (Texas State University)

Learning Sparse Kernel Machines with Biometric Similarity Functions for Identity Recognition
Authors:  Battista Biggio (University of Cagliari) , Giorgio Fumera (University of Cagliari) , Fabio Roli (University of Cagliari, Italy)

Combining Match Scores with Liveness Values in a Fingerprint Verification System
Authors:  Emanuela Marasco (West Virginia University) , Yaohui Ding (West Virginia University) , Arun Ross (West Virginia University)

Mon: 18:00 - 19:30
Reception: Sponsored by Progeny

 
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Tue: 08:40 - 10:00
Oral IV: Face [4 Papers]
Session Chair: Massimo Tistarelli

 
A Facial Aging Approach to Identification of Identical Twins
Authors:  Hoang Le (Carnegie Mellon University) , Khoa Luu (Carnegie Mellon University) , Keshav Seshadri (Carnegie Mellon University) , Marios Savvides (Carnegie Mellon University)

3D Face Texture Modeling from Uncalibrated Frontal and Profile Images
Authors:  Hu Han (Michigan State University) , Anil K. Jain (Michigan State University)

Rejecting Pseudo-Faces using the Likelihood of Facial Features and Skin
Authors:  Eslam Mostafa (University of Louisville) , Ahmed EL-Barkouky (University of Louisville) , Ham Rara (University of Louisville) , Aly Farag (University of Louisville)

Can Facial Cosmetics Affect the Matching Accuracy of Face Recognition Systems?
Authors:  Antitza Dantcheva (West Virginia University) , Cunjian Chen (West Virginia University) , Arun Ross (West Virginia University)

Tue: 10:00 - 10:50
Poster Spotlight II [10 Papers]
Session Chair: Mark Nixon

 
Block Based Face Recognition Approach Robust to Nose Alterations
Authors:  Neslihan Kose (EURECOM) , Nesli Erdogmus (EURECOM) , Jean-Luc Dugelay (EURECOM)

Encoding, Matching and Score Normalization for Cross Spectral Face Recognition: Matching SWIR versus Visible Data
Authors:  Jinyu Zuo (West Virginia University) , Francesco Nicolo (West Virginia University) , Natalia Schmid (West Virginia University, USA) , Sirisha Boothapati (West Virginia University)

Face Recognition: Impostor-based Measures of Uniqueness and Quality
Authors:  Brendan Klare (Noblis) , Anil K. Jain (Michigan State University)

A Group of Facial Normal Descriptors for Recognizing 3D Identical Twins
Authors:  Huibin Li (Ecole Central Lyon) , Di Huang (Beihang University) , Liming Chen (Ecole Centrale Lyon) , Yunhong Wang (Beihang University) , Jean-Marie Morvan (Universite Lyon 1)

Selection and Combination of Local Gabor Classifiers for Robust Face Verification
Authors:  Murat Arar (Bogazici University) , Hua Gao (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) , Hazım Ekenel (Istanbul Technical University) , Lale Akarun (Bogazici University)

Hallucinating Faces in the Dark
Authors:  Sasikanth Bendapudi (Carnegie Mellon University) , Khoa Luu (Carnegie Mellon University) , Marios Savvides (Carnegie Mellon University)

Differentiating Duchenne from Non-Duchenne Smiles Using Active Appearance Models
Authors:  Jason Vandeventer (UNCW) , Eric Patterson (UNCW)

Analysis of Partial Least Squares for Pose-Invariant Face Recognition
Authors:  Mika Fischer (Karlsruhe Institute of Technologyl) , Hazim Kemal Ekenel (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) , Rainer Stiefelhagen (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

Passive Single Image-based Approach for Camera Steering in Face Recognition at-a-Distance Applications
Authors:  Eslam Mostafa (University of Louisville) , Moumen Elmelegy (University of Louisville) , Aly Farag (University of Louisville)

Face Recognition CAPTCHA
Authors:  Gaurav Goswami (IIIT Delhi) , Richa Singh (IIIT Delhi, India) , Mayank Vatsa (IIIT Delhi, India) , Brian Powell (West Virginia University) , Afzel Noore (West Virginia University)

Tue: 10:50 - 12:00
Poster Session II and Coffee [10 Posters]

 
Tue: 12:00 - 13:30
Lunch


 
Tue: 13:30 - 14:30
Keynote II: Pursuit of Low-dimensional Structures in High-dimensional Data
Prof. Yi Ma
Session Chair: Pong-chi Yuen

 

Tue: 14:30 - 15:50
Oral V: Gait [4 Papers]
Session Chair: Patrizio Campisi

 
Gait-ID on the Move: Pace Independent Human Identification Using Cellphone Accelerometer Dynamics
Authors:  Felix Juefei-Xu (Carnegie Mellon University) , Chandrasekhar Bhagavatula (Carnegie Mellon University) , Aaron Jaech (Carnegie Mellon University) , Unni Prasad (Carnegie Mellon University) , Marios Savvides (Carnegie Mellon University)

Arbitrary View Transformation Model for Gait Person Authentication
Authors:  Daigo Muramatsu (Osaka University) , Akira Shiraishi (Osaka University) , Yasushi Makihara (Osaka University) , Yasushi Yagi (Osaka University)

Gait-based Person-Verification System for Forensics
Authors:  Haruyuki Iwama (Osaka University) , Daigo Muramatsu (Osaka University) , Yasushi Makihara (Osaka University) , Yasushi Yagi (Osaka University)

2.5D Gait Biometrics using the Depth Gradient Histogram Energy Image
Authors:  Martin Hofmann (Technische Universität München) , Sebastian Bachmann (Technische Universität München) , Gerhard Rigoll (Technische Universität München)

Tue: 15:50 - 16:20
Coffee


 
Tue: 16:20 - 17:40
Oral VI: Soft and Behavioral Biometrics [4 Papers]
Session Chair: Rama Chellappa

 
Detecting and Classifying Scars, Marks, and Tattoos Found in the Wild
Authors:  Brian Heflin (Securics, Inc.) , Walter Scheierer (Securics, Inc.) , Terry Boult (University of Colorado at Colarado Springs)

Predicting Gender and Weight from Human Metrology using a Copula Model
Authors:  Deng Cao (West Virginia University) , Cunjian Chen (West Virginia University) , Donald Adjeroh (West Virginia University) , Arun Ross (West Virginia University)

New Impostor Score Based Rejection Methods for Continuous Keystroke Verification with Weak Templates
Authors:  Md Hossain (Louisiana Tech University) , Kiran Balagani (New York Institute of Technology) , Vir Phoha (Louisiana Tech University)

Use of Polynomial Classifiers for On-line Signature Recognition
Authors:  Emanuele Maiorana (University Roma Tre) , Patrizio Campisi (University of Roma Tre) , Gaetano Scarano (University La Sapienza) , Daria La Rocca (University Roma Tre)

Tue: 19:00 - 21:00
Banquet
From David Marr to Samuel Johnson: Computational Vision Theories and Dictionaries for Face and Iris Recognition
Prof. Rama Chellappa



Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Wed: 08:40 - 10:00
Oral VII: Iris/Ocular [4 Papers]
Session Chair: Mayank Vatsa

 
ORNL Biometric Eye Model for Iris Recognition
Authors:  Hector Santos-Villalobos (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) , Del Barstow (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) , Mahmut Karakaya (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) , Edward Chaum (The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Hamilton Eye Institute) , Christopher Boehnen (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Eye-catching Eyebrows: Training Humans in Periocular Image Verification
Authors:  Karen Hollingsworth (University of Notre Dame) , Samuel Clark (University of Notre Dame)

Mitigating Effects of Plastic Surgery: Fusing Face and Ocular Biometrics
Authors:  Raghavender Jillela (West Virginia University) , Arun Ross (West Virginia University)

Iris Boundaries Segmentation Using the Generalized Structure Tensor: A Study on the Effects of Image Degradation
Authors:  Fernando Alonso-Fernandez (Halmstad University) , Josef Bigun (Halmstad University, Sweden)

Wed: 10:00 - 10:45
Poster Spotlight III [10 Papers]
Session Chair: Marios Savvides

 
Biometric Verification via Complex Eye Movements: The Effects of Environment and Stimulus
Authors:  Corey Holland (Texas State University) , Oleg Komogortsev (Texas State University)

Robust Varying-Resolution Iris Recognition
Authors:  Xinyu Huang (North Carolina Central Univers) , Bo Fu (University of Kentucky) , Changpeng TI (University of Kentucky) , Alade Tokuta (North Carolina Central University) , Ruigang Yang (University of Kentucky)

Comparing Classification Algorithms for Mouse Dynamics based User Identification
Authors:  Chao Shen (Xi'an Jiaotong University) , Zhongmin Cai (Xi’an Jiaotong University) , Roy Maxion (Carnegie Mellon University) , Guang Xiang (Carnegie Mellon University)

Efficient Iris Segmentation using Grow-Cut Algorithm for Remotely Acquired Iris Images
Authors:  Chun Wei Tan (Hong Kong Polytechnic University) , Ajay Kumar (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Can faces verify blood-relations?
Authors:  Gowri Somanath (University of Delaware) , Chandra Kambhamettu (University of Delaware)

A Robust Approach to Facial Ethnicity Classification on Large Scale Face Databases
Authors:  Yiting Xie (CMU Biometrics Center) , Khoa Luu (Carnegie Mellon University) , Marios Savvides (Carnegie Mellon University)

Investigating Multi-touch Gestures as a Novel Biometric Modality
Authors:  Napa Sae-Bae (NYU-Poly) , Nasir Memon (NYU-Poly) , Katherine Isbister (NYU-Poly)

Multimodal Ocular Biometrics Approach: A Feasibility Study
Authors:  Oleg Komogortsev (Texas State University) , Alex Karpov (Texas State University) , Corey Holland (Texas State University) , Hugo Proenca (University of Beira)

Synthetic Eye Images for Pupil Dilation Mitigation
Authors:  Estefan Ortiz (University of Notre Dame) , Robert Hasegawa (University of the Pacific) , Kevin Bowyer (University of Notre Dame) , Louise Stark (University of the Pacific) , Patrick Flynn (University of Notre Dame) , Ken Hughes (University of the Pacific)

On Iris Camera Interoperability
Authors:  Sunpreet Arora (IIIT Delhi) , Mayank Vatsa (IIIT Delhi) , Richa Singh (IIIT Delhi) , Anil K. Jain (Michigan State University)

Wed: 10:45 - 12:00
Poster Session III and Coffee [10 Posters]


 
Wed: 12:00 - 13:30
Lunch 


 
Wed: 13:30 - 14:30
Keynote III: Automatic Speaker Recognition Research: A Journey of Recent Trends, Forensics, and Toward Achieving Robustness
Dr. Jason Pelecanos
Session Chair: Patrick Flynn

 

Wed: 14:30 - 15:50
Oral VIII: Best Reviewed Papers [4 Papers]
Session Chair: Arun Ross

 
Towards Optimal Countermeasures against Wolves and Lambs in Biometrics
Authors:  Takao Murakami (Hitachi, Ltd.) , Kenta Takahashi (Hitachi) , Kanta Matsuura (The University of Tokyo)

Matching Vein Patterns from Color Images for Forensic Investigation
Authors:  Hengyi Zhang (Nanyang Technological University) , Chaoying Tang (Nanyang Technological University) , Adams Wai-Kin Kong (Nanyang Technological University) , Noah Craft (Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute)

Robust Feature Extraction in Fingerprint Images using Ridge Model Tracking
Authors:  Nathaniel Short (Virginia Tech) , Lynn Abbott (Virginia Tech) , Michael Hsiao (Virginia Tech) , Edward Fox (Virginia Tech)

Transforming Animals in a Cyber-Behavioral Biometric Menagerie with Frog-Boiling Attacks
Authors:  Zibo Wang (Louisiana Tech University) , Abdul Serwadda (Louisiana Tech University) , Kiran Balagani (New York Institute of Technology) , Vir Phoha (Louisiana Tech University)

Wed: 15:50 - 16:00
Closing Comments


 


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