Contribution to the Fusion of Biometric Modalities by the Choquet Integral

In multimodal biometrics, modalities can be robust against the authentication of certain people and weak for others. The conventional fusion techniques such as the Product, Mean, AND, OR and the Majority Voting do not take into account this kind of behavior. In this paper, the authors propose a new approach to fusion procedures in the context of biometric authentication. The proposed method is based on the exploration of the Choquet integral that takes into account the interactions between the terms and people through fuzzy measures.

Provided by: mecs-press Topic: Security Date Added: Sep 2012 Format: PDF

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