Biometrics Identification Based on Visual Hand Movements Using Wavelet Transform

Sanjay kumar, Dinesh Kant Kumar, Neil Mclachalan


This work presents a novel technique of biometric identification based on the temporal history templates (THTs) of visual hand movements. The technique uses view-based approach for representation of hand movements, and uses a cumulative image-difference technique where the time between the sequences of images is implicitly captured in the representation of action. The low level representation of the action collapses the temporal structure of the motion from the video sequences of the hand movements while removing any static content from the video sequences to generate temporal history templates (THTs) of the hand movement. THTs of different individuals present distinctive 2-D motion patterns, where each pixel describes the function of temporal history of motion in that sequence. This THT are further sub-divided into four sub-images an average and three detailed images using multi resolution wavelet transforms. The approximate wavelet sub-image is considered as the feature for recognition. The recognition criterion is established using KNN nearest neighbor technique using Mahalanobis distance. The accuracy of accepting an enrolled subject (AAES %) and accuracy of rejecting an imposter (ARI %) are the indicators of identification performance of the technique. The experimental results from 5-different individual indicate that the THT based technique achieves high identification rate when subject specific movements are assigned to the subjects during enrolment.


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kumar S., Kant Kumar D. and Mclachalan N. (2005). Biometrics Identification Based on Visual Hand Movements Using Wavelet Transform . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Biosignal Processing and Classification - Volume 1: BPC, (ICINCO 2005) ISBN 972-8865-35-X, pages 131-141. DOI: 10.5220/0001193201310141

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author={Sanjay kumar and Dinesh Kant Kumar and Neil Mclachalan},
title={Biometrics Identification Based on Visual Hand Movements Using Wavelet Transform},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Biosignal Processing and Classification - Volume 1: BPC, (ICINCO 2005)},

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JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Biosignal Processing and Classification - Volume 1: BPC, (ICINCO 2005)
TI - Biometrics Identification Based on Visual Hand Movements Using Wavelet Transform
SN - 972-8865-35-X
AU - kumar S.
AU - Kant Kumar D.
AU - Mclachalan N.
PY - 2005
SP - 131
EP - 141
DO - 10.5220/0001193201310141