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Sensors 2011, 11(12), 11357-11371; doi:10.3390/s111211357
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Finger Vein Recognition Using Local Line Binary Pattern

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Intelligent Biometric Group, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, USM Engineering Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 14300 Nibong Tebal, Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
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Received: 1 November 2011 / Revised: 28 November 2011 / Accepted: 29 November 2011 / Published: 30 November 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Hand-Based Biometrics Sensors and Systems)
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Abstract

In this paper, a personal verification method using finger vein is presented. Finger vein can be considered more secured compared to other hands based biometric traits such as fingerprint and palm print because the features are inside the human body. In the proposed method, a new texture descriptor called local line binary pattern (LLBP) is utilized as feature extraction technique. The neighbourhood shape in LLBP is a straight line, unlike in local binary pattern (LBP) which is a square shape. Experimental results show that the proposed method using LLBP has better performance than the previous methods using LBP and local derivative pattern (LDP).
Keywords: finger vein; local binary pattern; local line binary pattern; local derivative pattern; biometrics; hand-based biometrics finger vein; local binary pattern; local line binary pattern; local derivative pattern; biometrics; hand-based biometrics
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Rosdi, B.A.; Shing, C.W.; Suandi, S.A. Finger Vein Recognition Using Local Line Binary Pattern. Sensors 2011, 11, 11357-11371.

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