Search results for: biometrics

Facial biometrics: How smartphones can recognize us

facial biometrics

Mohamed Daoudi, IMT Lille Douai – Institut Mines-Télécom Welcome to the new era: that of facial biometrics. The launch of the iPhone X, a smartphone featuring Face ID facial recognition, demonstrated that this technology has now reached full maturity. This became possible with the introduction of miniature 3D sensors with …

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Restricting algorithms to limit their powers of discrimination

algorithms

From music suggestions to help with medical diagnoses, population surveillance, university selection and professional recruitment, algorithms are everywhere, and transform our everyday lives. Sometimes, they lead us astray. At fault are the statistical, economic and cognitive biases inherent to the very nature of the current algorithms, which are supplied with …

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AI to assist the elderly

Empathic

Caring and expressive artificial intelligence? This concept that seems to come straight from a man-machine romance like the movie “Her”, is in fact at the heart of a Horizon 2020 project called EMPATHIC. The project aims to develop software for a virtual and customizable coach for assisting the elderly. To …

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Mohamed Daoudi

Mohamed Daoudi

IMT Lille Douai | #PatternRecognition #Imaging  

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What exactly is a scientific exhibition advisor? A discussion with Stephan Clémençon

stephan clémençon, conseiller scientifique, exposition, scientific exhibition advisor

Who are the people working behind the scenes at scientific exhibitions? The tasks at hand range from approving content and proposing themes to identifying scientific and societal issues, and much more. To find out more, we interviewed Stephan Clémençon, a researcher specializing in machine learning at Télécom ParisTech and a …

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Iris recognition: towards a biometric system for smartphones

Jean-Luc Dugelay, Biométrie, smartphone, biométrics, iris recognition

Smartphones provide a wide range of opportunities for biometrics. Jean-Luc Dugelay and Chiara Galdi, researchers at Eurecom, are working on a simple, rapid iris recognition algorithm for mobile phones, which could be used as an authentication system for operations such as bank transactions.   Last name, first name, e-mail address, …

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What is machine learning?

machine learning

Machine learning is an area of artificial intelligence, at the interface between mathematics and computer science. It is aimed at teaching machines to complete certain tasks, often predictive, based on large amounts of data. Text, image and voice recognition technologies are also used to develop search engines and recommender systems …

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Octave: trustworthy and robust voice biometric authentication

Octave : sécuriser la biométrie vocale contre l’usurpation

Surely, voice biometric authentication would be an easier alternative to the large amount of passwords that we use daily. One of the barriers to exploitation involves robustness to spoofing and challenging acoustic scenarios. In order to improve the reliability of voice biometric authentication systems, Nicholas Evans and his team at …

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