Fernando Alonso-Fernandez

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Fernando Alonso-Fernandez

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Associate Professor, PhD



Family Name: Alonso-Fernandez
Given Name: Fernando
Role: Associate Professor
Title: PhD
Subject: Signal Analysis
Email: feralo@hh.se
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Phone: +46-35-167304
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Subject areas: Signal Analysis
Application areas: Biometrics

Professional Profiles

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.se/citations?user=o6B_JIUAAAAJ&hl=en

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/fernando-a-1a3b63a/

Awards

Best Degree Project Award from Lektor Sten Fåhrés minnesfond (First prize, 25,000 kronor) to supervised Bachelor students Adam Olsson and Frida Femling for their thesis Fruit and Vegetable Identification Using Machine Learning (May 2018)

Best Poster Award at the 8th Asian Conference on Intelligent Information and Database Systems (ACIIDS) to paper Hand Detection and Gesture Recognition Using Symmetric Patterns co-written and presented by PhD students Hassan Nemati and Yuantao Fan, as final assignment of the course PhD course on Multiscale and Multidimensional Analysis (March 2016)

Best Reviewer Award at the IEEE International Conference on Identity, Security and Behavior Analysis (ISBA), in Sendai, Japan, Feb. 29- Mar. 2, 2016

Best Paper Award at the 14th International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group (BIOSIG) to paper Face Tracking Using Optical Flow: Development of a Real-Time AdaBoost Cascade Face Tracker co-written and presented by supervised MSc student Andreas Ranftl, summarizing his master thesis work (September 2015). Article further extended to a journal article.

Doctorate Extraordinary Award by Universidad Politecnica de Madrid to outstanding PhD Thesis (February 2011)

Award COIT - BANESTO to the Best PhD Thesis on Information and Communication Technologies applied to Banking awarded by the Spanish College of Telecommunication Engineers (COIT) (2.4k€) (May 2010)

Research Projects

Projects: BIO-DISTANCE

Projects: Facial Detection and Recognition Resilient to Physical Image Deformations (Swedish Research Council, 2013-2016)

Projects: Ocular Biometrics in Unconstrained Sensing Environments (Swedish Research Council, 2017-2020)

Editorial Appointments

Editorial Board member of IET Biometrics Journal (from August 2018)

Associate Editor of IEEE Biometrics Council Newsletter (from May 2018)

Teaching

Teaching: MSc course Computer Vision in 3D (2018)

Teaching: BSc course Biometrics Recognition/Biometrisk identifiering (2016, 2018)

Teaching: PhD course Introduction to Research on Embedded and Intelligent Systems (2017)

Teaching: PhD course on Multiscale and Multidimensional Analysis (2016)

Teaching: PhD course on Multiscale and Multidimensional Analysis (2014)

Resources (databases, software)

Resources: Database of Iris Segmentation Ground Truth

Resources: Iris Segmentation Code based on the GST

Conference and Events Organization

Host and Co-Chair of SBF, the Swedish Biometrics Forum, two times/year from January 2018 (Halmstad, Sweden)

Poster and Demo Chair of EAB-RPC, the Annual Research Projects Conference of the European Association of Biometrics (Darmstadt, Germany) from 2018

General Co-Chair of ICB-2016, the 9th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (Halmstad, Sweden)

Publications

Publication list in Google Scholar with citation figures: click here

You can download most of my publications from our library repository here (use "Alonso-Fernandez" as search term)

The following is a list of publications retrieved automatically from our library repository, but I have no control on how they are brought here, and most of the time the list appears incomplete. Therefore, I recommend you to use the links above instead.

Journal publications registered in DiVA

Hassan Mashad Nemati, Yuantao Fan, Fernando Alonso-Fernandez (2016). Hand Detection and Gesture Recognition Using Symmetric Patterns. Studies in Computational Intelligence. 642, pp. 365-375

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun (2015). A survey on periocular biometrics research. Pattern Recognition Letters.

J. Fierrez, J. Ortega-Garcia, J. Gonzalez-Rodriguez, Hartwig Fronthaler, Klaus Kollreider, Josef Bigun, Fernando Alonso-Fernandez (2007). A Comparative Study of Fingerprint Image-Quality Estimation Methods. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security. 2(4), pp. 734-743

Conference publications registered in DiVA

Maria Luiza Recena Menezes, Anita Sant'Anna, Fernando Alonso-Fernandez (2018). Methodology for Subject Authentification and Identification through EEG signal : equipment's and positioning artifacts. Artificial Intelligence International Conference, A2IC 2018, November 21-23, 2018, Barcelona, Spain.

Kevin Hernandez-Diaz, Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun (2018). Periocular Recognition Using CNN Features Off-the-Shelf. International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group (BIOSIG), Darmstadt, Germany, Sept. 26-29, 2018.

Maria Luiza Recena Menezes, Anita Sant'Anna, Misha Pavel, Holly Jimison, Fernando Alonso-Fernandez (2018). Affective Ambient Intelligence : from Domotics to Ambient Intelligence. Artificial Intelligence International Conference, A2IC 2018, November 21-23, 2018, Barcelona, Spain.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Reuben Farrugia, Josef Bigun (2017). Learning-Based Local-Patch Resolution Reconstruction of Iris Smartphone Images. IEEE/IAPR International Joint Conference on Biometrics, IJCB, Denver, Colorado, USA, October 1-4, 2017.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Reuben Farrugia, Josef Bigun (2017). Learning-Based Local-Patch Resolution Reconstruction of Iris Smart-phone Images. IEEE/IAPR International Joint Conference on Biometrics, IJCB, Denver, Colorado, USA, October 1-4, 2017.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Reuben A. Farrugia, Josef Bigun (2017). Iris Super-Resolution Using Iterative Neighbor Embedding. International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR, IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Biometrics, Hawaii Convention Center HI, USA, 21-26 Jul, 2017.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Kiran B. Raja, Christoph Busch, Josef Bigun (2017). Log-Likelihood Score Level Fusion for Improved Cross-Sensor Smartphone Periocular Recognition. 2017 25th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2017), 28 Aug.-2 Sept., 2017, Kos Island, Greece.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Anna Mikaelyan, Josef Bigun (2017). Compact Multi-scale Periocular Recognition Using SAFE Features. 23rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Dec 4-8, 2016, Cancun, Mexico.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Reuben A. Farrugia, Josef Bigun (2017). Improving Very Low-Resolution Iris Identification Via Super-Resolution Reconstruction of Local Patches. 16th International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group (BIOSIG), Darmstadt, Germany, September 20-22, 2017.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Kiran B. Raja, Christoph Busch, Josef Bigun (2017). Matcher Fusion for Improved Cross-Sensor Smartphone Periocular Recognition. 2017 25th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2017), Kos Island, Greece, August 28 - 2 September, 2017.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Reuben Farrugia, Josef Bigun (2016). Very Low-Resolution Iris Recognition Via Eigen-Patch Super-Resolution and Matcher Fusion. 8th IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems, Niagara Falls, Buffalo, USA, September 6-9, 2016.

Abhishek Gangwar, Akanksha Joshi, Ashutosh Singh, Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun (2016). IrisSeg : A Fast and Robust Iris Segmentation Framework for Non-Ideal Iris Images. 9th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics, Halmstad, Sweden, June 13-16, 2016.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Anna Mikaelyan, Josef Bigun (2016). Compact Multi-scale Periocular Recognition Using SAFE Feature. 23rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition, ICPR, Cancún, Mexico, 4-8 December, 2016.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun (2016). Periocular Biometrics : Databases, Algorithms and Directions. 4th International Conference on Biometrics and Forensics (IWBF), Limassol, Cyprus, March 3-4, 2016.

Ana F. Sequeira, Lulu Chen, Peter Wild, James Ferryman, Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun, Kiran B. Raja, R. Raghavendra, Christoph Busch (2016). Cross-Eyed : Cross-Spectral Iris/Periocular Recognition Database and Competition. 15th International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group, BIOSIG, Darmstadt, Germany, 21-23 September, 2016.

Andreas Ranftl, Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Stefan Karlsson (2015). Face Tracking Using Optical Flow : Development of a Real-Time AdaBoost Cascade Face Tracker. 14th International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group, BIOSIG, Darmstadt, Germany, 9-11 September, 2015.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Reuben A. Farrugia, Josef Bigun (2015). Reconstruction of Smartphone Images for Low Resolution Iris Recognition. 7th IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security, WIFS, Rome, Italy, 16-19 November, 2015.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Reuben A. Farrugia, Josef Bigun (2015). Eigen-Patch Iris Super-Resolution For Iris Recognition Improvement. 23rd European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO, Nice, France, 31 August–4 September, 2015.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Anna Mikaelyan, Josef Bigun (2015). Comparison and Fusion of Multiple Iris and Periocular Matchers Using Near-Infrared and Visible Images. 3rd International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics, IWBF 2015, Gjøvik, Norway, 3-4 March, 2015.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Reuben A. Farrugia, Josef Bigun (2015). Eigen-patch iris super-resolution for iris recognition improvement. 23rd European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO, Nice, France, 31 August–4 September, 2015.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun (2014). Exploting Periocular and RGB Information in Fake Iris Detection. 37th International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics, MIPRO, Special Session on Biometrics & Forensics & De-identification and Privacy Protection, BiForD, Opatija, Croatia, 26-30th May, 2014.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun (2014). Eye Detection by Complex Filtering for Periocular Recognition. IWBF 2014 – 2nd International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics 2014, Valletta, Malta, 27-28th March, 2014.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun (2014). Fake Iris Detection : A Comparison Between Near-Infrared and Visible Images. Workshop on Insight on Eye Biometrics, IEB, in conjunction with the 10th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology and Internet-Based Systems, SITIS 2014, Marrakech, Morocco, 23-27 November, 2014.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun (2014). Fake Iris Detection: A Comparison Between Near-Infrared and Visible Images. Workshop on Insight on Eye Biometrics, IEB, in conjunction with the International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems, SITIS, Marrakech, Morocco, 23-27 November, 2014.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun (2014). Best Regions for Periocular Recognition with NIR and Visible Images. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP, Paris, France, 27-30 October, 2014.

Heinz Hofbauer, Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Peter Wild, Josef Bigun, Andreas Uhl (2014). A Ground Truth for Iris Segmentation. 22nd International Conference on Pattern Recognition, ICPR, Stockholm, Sweden, August 24-28, 2014.

Anna Mikaelyan, Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun (2014). Periocular Recognition by Detection of Local Symmetry Patterns. Workshop on Insight on Eye Biometrics (IEB) in conjunction with The 10th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems (SITIS), Marrakech, Morocco, 23-27 November, 2014.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun (2013). Quality Factors Affecting Iris Segmentation and Matching. ICB-2013, The 6th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics, Madrid, Spain, June 4-7, 2013.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun (2013). Biometric Recognition Using Periocular Images. Swedish Symposium on Image Analysis 2013 (SSBA 2013), Gothenburg, 14-15 March.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun (2012). Periocular Recognition Using Retinotopic Sampling and Gabor Decomposition. International Workshop “What's in a Face?” WIAF, in conjunction with the 12th European Conference on Computer Vision, ECCV 2012, Florence, Italy, 7-13 October, 2012.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun (2012). Iris Segmentation Using the Generalized Structure Tensor. SSBA Symposium 2012 (SSBA2012), Stockholm, Sweden, 8-9 mars, 2012.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun (2012). Iris Boundaries Segmentation Using the Generalized Structure Tensor : A Study on the Effects of Image Degradation. The IEEE Fifth International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS 2012), Washington DC, September 23-26, 2012.

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun (2011). Iris Pupil Detection by Structure Tensor Analysis. SSBA Symposium 2011 (SSBA2011), 17-18 mars, Linköping, Sweden.