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Video: Arun Ross on current issues in biometrics

Progress is being made in recognizing and identifying humans at a distance, but challenges remain in all areas of biometrics.

30 September 2010, SPIE Newsroom. DOI: 10.1117/2.3201009.07

Arun Ross received his MS and PhD in computer science and engineering from Michigan State University in 1999 and 2003, respectively. He is an Assistant Professor in the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University.

His research interests include pattern recognition, classifier fusion, machine learning, computer vision and biometrics. He is a recipient of NSF's CAREER Award and has been an invited speaker at the Frontiers of Science Symposium organized by the National Academy of Sciences. He is the co-author of the book Handbook of Multibiometrics (Springer, 2006) and co-editor of the book Handbook of Biometrics (Springer, 2007).

Since 2007, Ross has chaired the conference on Biometric Technology for Human Identification, held annually at SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing.