Biometrics

An introductory course about understanding the different types and uses of biometrics.
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  • Lectures 72
  • Length 4.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2014 English

Course Description

Biometrics comprises of techniques and systems for uniquely recognizing individuals on the basis of one or more intrinsic physical or behavioral traits. In computer science, biometrics is used as a form of identity for access management and access control. It is also used to identify individuals in groups who are under surveillance.

The course will discuss the advantages and disadvantages, issues and concerns, technology and devices, etc. of biometrics technology. The types of biometrics and its different uses will also be explained.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic understanding of the IT industry
  • Knowledge of the English language

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Be introduced to biometrics, its advantages and disadvantages, its issues and concerns
  • Be introduced to the types of biometrics
  • Be aware of the different uses of biometrics
  • Know how biometrics works
  • Know the different devices used in biometrics
  • Look forward to the new technology and gadgets that biometrics may bring

What is the target audience?

  • Career-driven IT professionals stay relevant in their roles in the I.T. industry.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to Biometrics
00:28

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

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Section Outline

Lecture 2: Introduction to Biometrics

Lecture 3: History of Biometrics

Lecture 4: Authentication vs Identification

Lecture 5: Advantages and Disadvantages

Lecture 6: Issues and Concerns

02:28

This lecture will introduce biometrics.

02:04

This discussion will focus on the history of biometrics.

02:21

This lecture will identify the difference between authentication and identification.

04:57

This lecture will identify the advantages and disadvantages of biometrics.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Advantages
4:06    Disadvantages
03:29

This lecture will identify some issues and concerns about biometrics.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Privacy and Discrimination
0:57    Danger to Owners
1:29    Soft Biometrics
2:00    Cancelable Biometrics
Section 1 - Quiz
6 questions
8 pages

This PDF file contains Section 1 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 2: Types of Biometrics: Behavioral
00:28

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

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Section Outline

Lecture 9: Types of Biometrics

Lecture 10: Comparison Between Biometrics

Lecture 11: Behavioral Biometrics

Lecture 12: Gait

Lecture 13: Keystroke

Lecture 14: Signature Recognition

Lecture 15: Voice Recognition

00:57

This lecture will identify the types of biometrics.

02:11

This lecture will discuss comparisons between the types of biometrics.

00:45

This lecture will explain the first type of biometrics, namely behavioral.

02:29

This discussion will focus on a behavioral characteristic, specifically gait.

01:02

This discussion will focus on a behavioral characteristic, specifically keystroke.

01:37

This discussion will focus on a behavioral characteristic, specifically signature recognition.

02:05

This discussion will focus on a behavioral characteristic, specifically voice recognition.

Section 2 - Quiz
6 questions
10 pages

This PDF file contains Section 2 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 3: Types of Biometrics: Physiological
00:29

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

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Section Outline

Lecture 18: Physiological Biometrics

Lecture 19: DNA

Lecture 20: Face Recognition

Lecture 21: Fingerprint Recognition

Lecture 22: Hand Geometry

Lecture 23: Iris Recognition

Lecture 24: Retinal Scanning

Lecture 25: Retinal vs Iris

Lecture 26: Odor

Lecture 27: Ear

00:30

This lecture will explain physiological biometrics.

01:40

This discussion will focus on a physiological characteristic, specifically the use of DNA.

01:44

This discussion will focus on a physiological characteristic, specifically face recognition.

02:38

This discussion will focus on a physiological characteristic, specifically fingerprint recognition.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Introduction and Definition
1:43    Advantages
2:07    Disadvantages
01:52

This discussion will focus on a physiological characteristic, specifically hand geometry.

01:43

This discussion will focus on a physiological characteristic, specifically iris recognition.

01:32

This discussion will focus on a physiological characteristic, specifically retinal scanning.

02:16

This discussion will identify the difference between retinal scanning and iris recognition.

00:58

This discussion will focus on a physiological characteristic, specifically the use of one’s odor.

00:42

This discussion will focus on a physiological characteristic, specifically the use of one’s ear.

Section 3 - Quiz
6 questions
10 pages

This PDF file contains Section 3 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 4: Uses of Biometrics
00:25

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

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Section Outline

Lecture 30: Introduction on the Uses of Biometrics

Lecture 31: Security

Lecture 32: Employee Behavior

Lecture 33: Consumer Behavior

Lecture 34: Democratic Election Process

Lecture 35: Airports and Borders

Lecture 36: Use by Employers

Lecture 37: Law Enforcement and Justice

Lecture 38: Financial Use

Lecture 39: Transaction with Banks

Lecture 40: Border Security

Lecture 41: Other Uses

00:49

This lecture will talk about the different uses of biometrics.

00:59

This lecture will identify one of the many uses of biometrics, namely security.

00:31

This lecture will identify one of the many uses of biometrics, namely for employee behavior.

00:42

This lecture will identify one of the many uses of biometrics, namely for consumer behavior.

00:46

This lecture will identify one of the many uses of biometrics, namely in the election process.

00:29

This lecture will identify one of the many uses of biometrics, namely at airports and borders.

00:39

This lecture will identify one of the many uses of biometrics, namely for the use of employers.

01:08

This lecture will identify one of the many uses of biometrics, namely in law enforcement and justice.

00:35

This lecture will identify one of the many uses of biometrics, namely for financial use.

00:30

This lecture will identify one of the many uses of biometrics, namely in bank transactions.

00:38

This lecture will identify one of the many uses of biometrics, namely on border security.

00:46

This lecture will identify the other uses of biometrics.

Section 4 - Quiz
6 questions
6 pages

This PDF file contains Section 4 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 5: How Biometrics Work
00:27

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

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Section Outline

Lecture 44: Introduction on How Biometrics Work

Lecture 45: Biological Basics

Lecture 46: Biometric Readings

Lecture 47: Biometric Considerations

Lecture 48: Steps in Biometric Systems

Lecture 49: Components of Biometrics

Lecture 50: Why Use Biometrics?

03:30

This lecture will discuss how biometrics works.

00:32

This lecture will explain the biological basics of biometrics.

00:52

This lecture will explain biometric readings.

03:04

This lecture will explain biometric considerations.

02:23

This lecture will identify the steps in the biometric system.

02:09

This lecture will identify the different components of biometrics.

01:02

This lecture will talk about why biometrics should be used.

Section 5 - Quiz
6 questions
8 pages

This PDF file contains Section 5 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 6: Technology and Devices
00:30

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

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Section Outline

Lecture 53: Using Biometrics

Lecture 54: Biometrics Technology

Lecture 55: Biometrics Devices

04:29

This lecture will talk about using biometrics.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Introduction
1:32    Speed and Accuracy
3:01    Cost
3:38    Acceptance
4:07    Government Regulation
05:07

This discussion will focus on the technology in biometrics.

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Lecture outline:

0:00    Introduction
0:20    Optical
0:58    Acoustical
2:21    Microwaves
2:48    Captive Sensors
3:03    Pressure Sensors
3:16    Particle Rays
3:48    Magnetic Fields
4:21    Electric Fields
4:44    Chemical Emissions
01:03

This discussion will center on the devices used in biometrics.

Section 6 - Quiz
6 questions
7 pages

This PDF file contains Section 6 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 7: Future of Biometrics Technology
00:23

In this lecture, we'll discuss some objectives aimed at showing what you can expect to learn from this course.

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Section Outline

Lecture 58: Introduction to the Future of Biometrics

Lecture 59: Authentication

Lecture 60: Access and Attendance Control

Lecture 61: Travel Control

Lecture 62: Financial and Other Transactions

Lecture 63: Remote Voting

Lecture 64: Automatic Working Devices

Lecture 65: Action Control

03:11

This discussion will focus on the future of biometrics.

00:40

This lecture will talk about the future of biometrics in the area of authentication.

01:07

This lecture will talk about the future of biometrics in the area of access and attendance control.

01:15

This lecture will talk about the future of biometrics in the area of travel control.

01:17

This lecture will talk about the future of biometrics in the area of finance and other transactions.

03:04

This lecture will talk about the future of biometrics in the area of remote voting.

02:36

This lecture will talk about the future of biometrics in the area of automatic working devices.

01:34

This lecture will talk about the future of biometrics in the area of action control.

Section 7 - Quiz
6 questions
8 pages

This PDF file contains Section 7 of this course. You can download the complete e book at the end of this course.

Section 8: Course Resources
98 pages

This e book contains the entire Biometrics course in a PDF format.

3 pages

This e book is a list of terms and definitions often used in the field of biometrics.

7 pages

This PDF file contains all the answers to all the quizzes in each section of this course.

Section 9: Biometrics Certification
1 page

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You will receive a PDF certificate through your email upon passing the examination.

1 page

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