6th IAPR/IEEE International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics
June 7, 8 2018, Sassari, IT



2018 IWBF – Program Day #1 – June 7th

June 7th – Morning
8:00  Welcome and Registration
8:45  Opening Cerimony
9:00  Session #1 (Biometrics 1)
10:40 Coffee-break and Poster Session
11:15  Keynote Speaker #1
12:30  Lunch break
June 7th – Afternoon and Evening
14:00 Session #2 (Forensics and Security 1)
15:45 Coffee-break and Poster Session
16:30 Session #3 (Biometrics 2)
19:00 Dinner

2018 IWBF – Program Day #2 – June 8th

June 8th – Morning
8:00  Welcome
8:45 Session #4 (Forensics and Security 2)
10:30 Coffee-break and Poster Session
11:00 Keynote Speaker #2
12:30 Closing of the workshop


2018 IWBF – Program Day #1 – June 7th

Session #1 Biometrics #1
9:00 – 10:40  

What Can a Single Minutia Tell About Gender?
Philipp Terhörst, Naser Damer, Andreas Braun, Arjan Kuijper

Solving the Face Growth Problem in the Biometric Face Recognition Using Photo-Anthropometric Ratios by Iris Normalization
Gustavo Carneiro Bicalho, Marcelo Cobias Amorim Alves, Lucas Porto, Carlos Eduardo Palhares Machado, Flavio Vidal

Transgender Face Recognition with Off-the-shelf Pre-trained CNNs: A Comprehensive Study
Raghavendra Ramachandra, Sushma Venkatesh, Kiran Raja, Christoph Busch

Performance Variation of Morphed Face Image Detection Algorithms across Different Datasets
Ulrich Scherhag, Christian Rathgeb, Christoph Busch


Keynote #1 Speaker #1

Face Analysis for Forensic Cases
Dr Giovanni Tessitore – Polizia di Stato, Italy


Session #2 Forensics and Security #1
14:00 – 15:45  

PRNU-based Detection of Morphed Face Images
Luca Debiasi, Ulrich Scherhag, Christian Rathgeb, Andreas Uhl, Christoph Busch

Impact of Photometric Transformations on PRNU Estimation Schemes: A Case Study Using Near Infrared Ocular Images
Sudipta Banerjee, Arun Ross

Efficient Iris Sample Data Protection using Selective JPEG2000 Encryption of Normalised Texture
Martin Rieger, Jutta Hämmerle-Uhl, Andreas Uhl


Posters Coffee-break and Poster Session

Fast Cross-Correlation based Wrist Vein Recognition Algorithm with Rotation and Translation Compensation
Olegs Nikisins,Teodors Eglitis, André Anjos, Suisse; Sebastien MARCEL

Face Recognition “On the Move” Combining Incomplete Information
Souad Khellat-Kihel, Andrea Lagorio, Massimo Tistarelli

Learning Structured Sparse Representation for Single Sample Face Recognition
Fan Liu

Supervised Hashing for Retrieval of Multimodal Biometric data
T A Sumesh, Vinay Namboodiri, Phalguni Gupta

Age and Gender Classification from Ear Images
Fevziye Eyiokur, Dogucan Yaman, Nurdan Sezgin, HAZIM EKENEL


Session #3 Biometrics #2
16:30 – 18:10  

Using a Generic Model for Codebook-based Gait Recognition Algorithms
Muhamamd Hassan Khan, Muhammad Shahid Farid, Marcin Grzegorzek

Data-Driven Segmentation of Post-Mortem Iris Images
Mateusz Trokielewicz, Adam Czajka

Contactless 3D Fingerprint Identification without 3D Reconstruction
Qian Zheng, Ajay Kumar, Gang Pan

Unconstrained Biometric Recognition based on Thermal Hand Images
Ewelina Bartuzi, Katarzyna Michowska, Adam Czajka


2018 IWBF – Program Day #2 – June 8th

Session #4 Forensics and Security #2
8:45 – 10:30  

Fusion  Using  Neural Networks for Intoxication Identification
Georgia Koukiou, Vassilis Anastassopoulos

Have you Permission to Answer this Phone?
Silvio Barra, Aniello Castiglione, Maria De Marsico, Gianni Fenu, Michele Nappi

Detection of Adaptive Histogram Equalization Robust Against JPEG Compression
Ehsan Nowroozi, Benedetta Tondi, Mauro Barni

Use of Creative Materials fo Fingerprint Spoofs
Ondřej Kanich, Martin Mézl, Martin Drahansky


Keynote #2 Speaker #2

Soft Biometrics in Forensic Science
Prof Mark Nixon – University of Southampton, UK