Internet Passport Authentication System Using Multiple Biometric Identification Technology

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V.K. Narendira Kumar 1,* B. Srinivasan 2

1. Department of Information Technology, Gobi Arts & Science College (Autonomous), Gobichettipalayam – 638 453, Erode District, Tamil Nadu, India

2. PG & Research Department of Computer Science, Gobi Arts & Science College (Autonomous), Gobichettipalayam – 638 453, Erode District, Tamil Nadu, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 19 Jun. 2012 / Revised: 20 Oct. 2012 / Accepted: 6 Jan. 2013 / Published: 8 Feb. 2013

Index Terms

Biometrics, e-Passport, Internet, Face, Iris, palmprint, Fingerprint


Electronic passports (e-Passports) have known a wide and fast deployment all around the world since the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) the world has adopted standards whereby passports can store biometric identifiers. The purpose of biometric passports is to prevent the illegal entry of traveler into a specific country and limit the use of counterfeit documents by more accurate identification of an individual. The paper consider only those passport scenarios whose passport protocols base on public-key cryptography, certificates, and a public key infrastructure without addressing the protocols itself detailed, but this is no strong constraint. Furthermore assume the potential passport applier to use ordinary PCs with Windows or Linux software and an arbitrary connection to the Internet. Technological securities issues are to be found in several dimension, but below paper focus on hardware, software, and infrastructure as some of the most critical issues.

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V.K. Narendira Kumar, B. Srinivasan, "Internet Passport Authentication System Using Multiple Biometric Identification Technology", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), vol.5, no.3, pp.79-89, 2013. DOI:10.5815/ijitcs.2013.03.10


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