University at BuffaloCenter for Unified Biometrics and SensorsMarch 2011<br />
Overview<br />Unique Capabilities<br />Sponsors – Biometrics projects at CUBS<br />Technology Transfer Record<br />Current...
Unique Capabilities<br />Faculty strengths in multiple disciplines<br />Behavioral Sciences, Social Issues<br />Computer V...
Sponsors(last 5 years)<br />ACIS, Buffalo, NY<br />Applied Media Analysis, College Park, MD<br />BBN Technologies, Cambrid...
Defense Intelligence Agency  (DIA)
Directorate of Central Intelligence (DCI)
National Endowment of Humanities (NEH)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
NYSTAR
Oishei Foundation</li></li></ul><li>Technology Transfer<br />4 US patents awarded<br />Biometric convolution; Handwriting ...
Current ProjectsLeveraged<br />Anthropometry<br />Cryptography<br />Fingerprint Indexing<br />Fusion<br />Handwriting Fore...
Anthropometrics<br />SKIN TONE<br />
CryptographyCancelable Biometrics<br />
Fingerprint Indexing<br />Enrollment Phase<br />Searching Phase<br />
Fusion<br />
Handwriting Forensics<br />
Lip Reading, Gaze Tracking<br />
Unobtrusive People Tracking<br />Freedom from  Continuous Surveillance<br />RECOGNIZE<br />REASON<br />Evolutionary<br />R...
SensorsSkin spectroscopy and “liveness”<br />
Soft BiometricsAge Estimation<br />
Soft BiometricsExpressions<br />+<br />=<br />AU 6<br />AU 12<br />AU 6 & 12<br />+<br />+<br />=<br />AU 1<br />AU 2<br /...
Soft BiometricsEmotional States<br />
Q: The suspect is male<br />1st Iteration<br />Pruned Set<br />Q: The suspect has a beard<br />2nd Iteration<br />Pruned S...
Soft Biometrics<br />Crash scene analysis<br />
?<br />?<br />?<br />Web SecurityVerify humanness<br />MACHINES   FAIL<br />Synthetic handwriting generator poses question...
PeopleFaculty<br />Frank Bright<br />SUNY Distinguished Professor<br />Biological, Chemical Sensors<br />VenuGovindaraju<b...
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Unique Capabilities
Sponsors – Biometrics projects at CUBS
Technology Transfer Record
Current Leveraged Projects
People – Faculty, Staff, Students
Biometrics Community Leadership

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  1. 1. University at BuffaloCenter for Unified Biometrics and SensorsMarch 2011<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />Unique Capabilities<br />Sponsors – Biometrics projects at CUBS<br />Technology Transfer Record<br />Current Leveraged Projects<br />People – Faculty, Staff, Students<br />Biometrics Community Leadership<br />
  3. 3. Unique Capabilities<br />Faculty strengths in multiple disciplines<br />Behavioral Sciences, Social Issues<br />Computer Vision, Visualization<br />Chemical and Biological Sensors<br />Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning<br />Smart Environments, Pervasive Computing<br />Spectroscopy<br />Solid record of transferring of technology to field <br />Large pool of current PhD students <br />Growing pool of PhD alumni in industry <br />Several current projects with industry<br />
  4. 4. Sponsors(last 5 years)<br />ACIS, Buffalo, NY<br />Applied Media Analysis, College Park, MD<br />BBN Technologies, Cambridge, MA<br />Buffalo Computer Graphics, Blasdell, NY<br />CUBRC, Cheektowaga, NY<br />Fujitsu, Sunnyvale, CA<br />HP Labs, India<br />Health Transaction Network, Williamsville, NY<br />Matrix, Niagara Falls, NY<br />Ultra-Scan, Amherst, NY<br /><ul><li>Army Research Labs
  5. 5. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  6. 6. Directorate of Central Intelligence (DCI)
  7. 7. National Endowment of Humanities (NEH)
  8. 8. National Science Foundation (NSF)
  9. 9. NYSTAR
  10. 10. Oishei Foundation</li></li></ul><li>Technology Transfer<br />4 US patents awarded<br />Biometric convolution; Handwriting comparisons; Diagnosis of physiological states; Handwriting recognition<br />4 US patents pending<br />Fingerprint hashing; Deceit and verity; Document classification; Document Image<br />capture <br />Licensed technology to industry<br />Kyos Systems, Xact Data, Buffalo Computer Graphics, Lockheed Martin<br />USPS 1999 Annual Report<br />"USPS issued a contract to SUNY Buffalo to develop the handwriting recognition technology. ….. an estimated 400 million pieces of mail were automatically routed ….. saved the Postal Service at least $90 million in its first year in the field.<br />
  11. 11. Current ProjectsLeveraged<br />Anthropometry<br />Cryptography<br />Fingerprint Indexing<br />Fusion<br />Handwriting Forensics<br />People Tracking<br />Lip Reading, Gaze Tracking<br />Sensors<br />Soft Biometrics<br />Web Security<br />
  12. 12. Anthropometrics<br />SKIN TONE<br />
  13. 13. CryptographyCancelable Biometrics<br />
  14. 14. Fingerprint Indexing<br />Enrollment Phase<br />Searching Phase<br />
  15. 15. Fusion<br />
  16. 16. Handwriting Forensics<br />
  17. 17. Lip Reading, Gaze Tracking<br />
  18. 18. Unobtrusive People Tracking<br />Freedom from Continuous Surveillance<br />RECOGNIZE<br />REASON<br />Evolutionary<br />Recognition<br />RETRIEVE<br />Did Bob and Frank meet at the library yesterday?<br />Given building map, occupants, schedules, sensor locations<br />
  19. 19. SensorsSkin spectroscopy and “liveness”<br />
  20. 20. Soft BiometricsAge Estimation<br />
  21. 21. Soft BiometricsExpressions<br />+<br />=<br />AU 6<br />AU 12<br />AU 6 & 12<br />+<br />+<br />=<br />AU 1<br />AU 2<br />AU 4<br />AU 1, 2 & 4<br />+<br />+<br />=<br />AU 1<br />AU 4<br />AU 15<br />AU 1, 4 & 15<br />FACS<br />FEAR<br />HAPPY<br />ANGER<br />SAD<br />FEAR<br />HAPPY<br />SAD<br />Facial Expression Manifold<br />
  22. 22. Soft BiometricsEmotional States<br />
  23. 23. Q: The suspect is male<br />1st Iteration<br />Pruned Set<br />Q: The suspect has a beard<br />2nd Iteration<br />Pruned Set<br />Q: The suspect wears spectacles<br />3rd Iteration<br />SUSPECT<br />Soft BiometricsSemantic Face Retrieval<br />Original Set<br />
  24. 24. Soft Biometrics<br />Crash scene analysis<br />
  25. 25. ?<br />?<br />?<br />Web SecurityVerify humanness<br />MACHINES FAIL<br />Synthetic handwriting generator poses questions in varying writing styles<br />English!<br />HUMANS SUCCEED<br />
  26. 26. PeopleFaculty<br />Frank Bright<br />SUNY Distinguished Professor<br />Biological, Chemical Sensors<br />VenuGovindaraju<br />SUNY Distinguished Professor<br />Machine Learning<br />Director<br />Mark Frank<br />Professor<br />Behavioral Sciences<br />Raymond Fu<br />Assistant Professor<br />Computer Vision, Visualization<br />Alex Cartwright<br />Professor<br />Spectroscopy, Photonics<br />AtriRudra<br />Assistant Professor<br />Cryptography, Coding theory<br />
  27. 27. PeopleStaff<br /><ul><li>Philip Kilinskas</li></ul>Software Engineer<br /> Systems <br /><ul><li>RangaSetlur</li></ul> Principal Research Scientist<br /> Pattern Recognition Systems<br /><ul><li>Sergey Tulyakov</li></ul>Research Scientist<br /> Biometrics Fusion<br />AmalHarb<br />Communications Specialist<br /> Informatics, Psychology<br />IfeomaNwogu<br />Research Scientist<br /> Computer Vision, Ontology<br />Zhixin Shi<br />Senior Research Scientist<br />Mathematics<br />
  28. 28. PeopleCurrent PhD students; Research topics <br />Xi Cheng Biometric Fusion<br />Gaurav Kumar Mobile Device Apps<br />UtkarshPoruwal People Tracking<br />ChetanRamaiah Writer Identification<br />Manavender Reddy Gesture Recognition<br />Ricardo N. Rodriguez Multimodal Fusion<br />ArtiShivaram Mobile Device Apps<br />SafwanWshah Arabic Handwriting Recognition<br />Daekeun You Medical Analytics<br />Yingbou Zhou Image Segmentation<br />
  29. 29. Ph.D. Alumni (20)<br />
  30. 30. Leadershipin Biometrics Community<br /> Program ChairCVPR Biometrics Workshop Series 2006-2011Program Co-ChairBiometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems, BTAS 2007-2008General ChairAutomatic Identification Advanced Technologies AutoID 05Program CommitteeBTAS 2008-10, Biometric Symposium 2006-08, International Conference on Biometrics, 2007, SPIE Biometric Technology for Human Identification2009-10, International Joint Conference on Biometrics, 2011<br /> IEEE Biometric Council Website Initiative 2011<br /> Website Design, Construction, Hosting, and Maintenance<br />
  31. 31. Contact <br />VenuGovindaraju<br />venu@cubs.buffalo.edu<br />University at Buffalo<br />State University of New York<br />

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