Welcome to the Task Force on Biometrics of IEEE CIS ISATC.
Since the September 11th terrorist attacks, there has been increasing focus on biometrics as the solution to a wide-range of problems. More and more countries have decided to adopt biometric systems for national security, and identity theft prevention. This trend makes biometrics an important component in security-related applications, such as logical and physical access control, forensic investigation, information protection, combating identity fraud, and detecting and preventing terrorism.
Computational Intelligence (CI) is a fast-moving research field with approaches primarily based on neural networks, machine learning, fuzzy logic, genetic algorithms and evolutionary computing. Computational intelligence methods have been applied to solve real-world complex problems including biometric authentication and identification.
The mission of this task force is to promote computational intelligence methods in biometric applications and
build a bridge between basic research and operational realization of biometrics to
move biometric technologies forward.