Introduction

Biometrics provides efficient and reliable solutions to recognize individuals. With increasing number of identity theft and miss-use incidents we do observe a significant fraud in e-commerce and thus growing interests on trustworthiness of person authentication.

Nowadays we find biometric applications in areas like border control, national ID cards, e-banking, e-commerce, e-health etc. Large-scale applications such as the upcoming European Union Entry Exit System (EES), the Visa Information System (VIS) and Unique Identification (UID) in India require high accuracy and also reliability, interoperability, scalability and usability. Many of these are joint requirements also for forensic applications.

Multimodal biometrics combined with fusion techniques can improve recognition performance. Efficient searching or indexing methods can accelerate identification efficiency. Additionally, quality of captured biometric samples can strongly influence the performance. Moreover, mobile biometrics is an emerging area and biometrics-based smartphones can support deployment and acceptance of biometric systems.

However, concerns about security and privacy cannot be neglected. The relevant techniques in the area of presentation attack detection (liveness detection) and template protection are about to supplement biometric systems, in order to improve fake resistance, prevent potential attacks such as cross matching, identity theft etc.

The BIOSIG 2022 conference addresses these issues and will present innovations and best practices that can be transferred into future applications. The conference is jointly organized by the Competence Center for Applied Security Technology (CAST), the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), the European Association for Biometrics (EAB), the Norwegian Biometrics Laboratory (NBL), National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity (ATHENE), the Hochschule Ansbach, the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD, IET Biometrics Journal and the special interest group BIOSIG of the Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI).

Accepted papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore subject to meeting IEEE Xplore’s scope and quality requirements.

We invite stakeholders and technical experts to submit original research papers. Industrial contributions presenting lessons learnt from practical usage, case study, recent results of prototypes, are also welcomed.

Committee

Organizing Committee

General Chairs:  Marta Gomez-Barrero

Program Chairs: Antitza Dantcheva, Christian Rathgeb, Kiran Raja, Andreas Uhl, Naser Damer

Publication Chair:  Arslan Brömme

Publicity Chairs:  Victor Philipp Busch, Ana Filipa Sequeira

Local Chairs: Alexander Nouak, Claudia Prediger

Call for paper

Important date

2022-06-15
Draft paper submission deadline
2022-07-25
Draft paper acceptance notification
2022-08-19
Final paper submission deadline

Submission Topics

Topics of the conference include but are not limited to:

Biometric standards and interoperability, multimodal and multi-biometrics, security analysis of biometric components or systems, on-card comparison, fake resistance, liveness detection, aging of reference data, template protection, de-identification, user interface design for biometric systems, biometric performance measurement, sample quality, best practices, usability, continuous authentication, forensics and other emerging applications, ethical, legal and sociotechnological aspects, biometrics for public administrations.

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  • Conference Date

    Sep 14

    2022

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    Sep 16

    2022

  • Jun 15 2022

    Draft paper submission deadline

  • Jul 25 2022

    Draft Paper Acceptance Notification

  • Aug 19 2022

    Final Paper Deadline

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