JSIP  Vol.7 No.1 , February 2016
Identity Verification of Individuals Based on Retinal Features Using Gabor Filters and SVM
Abstract: Authentication reliability of individuals is a demanding service and growing in many areas, not only in the military barracks or police services but also in applications of community and civilian, such as financial transactions. In this paper, we propose a human verification method depends on extraction a set of retinal features points. Each set of feature points is representing landmarks in the tree of retinal vessel. Extraction and matching of the pattern based on Gabor filters and SVM are described. The validity of the proposed method is verified with experimental results obtained on three different commonly available databases, namely STARE, DRIVE and VARIA. We note that the proposed retinal verification method gives 92.6%, 100% and 98.2% recognition rates for the previous databases, respectively. Furthermore, for the authentication task, the proposed method gives a moderate accuracy of retinal vessel images from these databases.
Cite this paper: El-Sayed, M. , Hassaballah, M. , Abdel-Latif, M. (2016) Identity Verification of Individuals Based on Retinal Features Using Gabor Filters and SVM. Journal of Signal and Information Processing, 7, 49-59. doi: 10.4236/jsip.2016.71007.

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