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=='''Professional Profiles'''==
 
=='''Professional Profiles'''==
  
'''Google Scholar''': https://scholar.google.se/citations?user=o6B_JIUAAAAJ&hl=en
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[[File:Google scholar.png|120px]]: https://scholar.google.se/citations?user=o6B_JIUAAAAJ&hl=en
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[[File:LinkedIn.png|90px]]: https://www.linkedin.com/in/fernando-a-1a3b63a/
  
'''Linkedin''': https://www.linkedin.com/in/fernando-a-1a3b63a/
 
  
=='''Awards'''==
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=='''Awards''' [[File:Awards.png|35px]]==
  
 
'''Best Degree Project Award''' from [http://www.hh.se/omhogskolan/aktuellt/nyheter/nyheter/stipendiatertrotsaderegnochsprudladeavgladje.65447153.html ''Lektor Sten Fåhrés minnesfond''] (First prize, 25,000 kronor) to supervised Bachelor students Adam Olsson and Frida Femling for their thesis [http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-37356 ''Fruit and Vegetable Identification Using Machine Learning''] (May 2018)
 
'''Best Degree Project Award''' from [http://www.hh.se/omhogskolan/aktuellt/nyheter/nyheter/stipendiatertrotsaderegnochsprudladeavgladje.65447153.html ''Lektor Sten Fåhrés minnesfond''] (First prize, 25,000 kronor) to supervised Bachelor students Adam Olsson and Frida Femling for their thesis [http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-37356 ''Fruit and Vegetable Identification Using Machine Learning''] (May 2018)
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'''Doctorate Extraordinary Award''' by Universidad Politecnica de Madrid to outstanding PhD Thesis, February 2011 ([http://www.upm.es/UPM/SalaPrensa/Noticias?fmt=detail&prefmt=articulo&id=810db2d44facd210VgnVCM10000009c7648a____ press note], [http://www.upm.es/sfs/Rectorado/Gabinete%20del%20Rector/Notas%20de%20Prensa/2011/2011-01/documentos/PremiosDoctorado.pdf list of awardees])
 
'''Doctorate Extraordinary Award''' by Universidad Politecnica de Madrid to outstanding PhD Thesis, February 2011 ([http://www.upm.es/UPM/SalaPrensa/Noticias?fmt=detail&prefmt=articulo&id=810db2d44facd210VgnVCM10000009c7648a____ press note], [http://www.upm.es/sfs/Rectorado/Gabinete%20del%20Rector/Notas%20de%20Prensa/2011/2011-01/documentos/PremiosDoctorado.pdf list of awardees])
  
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 ([https://www.coit.es/archivo-bit/abril-julio-no-180-181/especial-premios-ingenieros-de-telecomunicacion press note] in the COIT magazine)
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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 ([https://www.coit.es/archivo-bit/abril-julio-no-180-181/especial-premios-ingenieros-de-telecomunicacion press note in the COIT magazine])
  
=='''Selected Talks'''==
 
  
"Human Authentication Using Facial Cues", '''Keynote Talk''', Artificial Intelligence International Conference, A2IC, November 21-23, '''2018''', '''Barcelona''' ([http://premc.org/conferences/a2ic-artificial-intelligence/ web], [https://youtu.be/b27_4tSCrtY video])
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=='''Selected Talks''' [[File:Speech.png|35px]]==
  
"Personal Recognition Based on Facial Information", Faculty of Information and Communication Technology of the '''University of Malta''', April 14, '''2015''' ([https://www.facebook.com/events/377517592439625/ web])  
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"<u>Human Authentication Using Facial Cues</u>", <u>Keynote Talk</u>, '''Artificial Intelligence International Conference''', A2IC, November 21-23, '''2018''', Barcelona ([http://premc.org/conferences/a2ic-artificial-intelligence/ web], [https://youtu.be/b27_4tSCrtY video])  
  
“Personal recognition based on facial information”, Workshop of the Norwegian Biometric Forum (NBF), in cooperation with the Norwegian Forum for Research and Innovation in Security and Communications (FRISC network) and the European Association for Biometrics (EAB), '''Oslo''', Norway, November 14, '''2013''' [http://eab.org/events/program/43 web]
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“<u>Periocular Biometrics: Databases, Algorithms and Directions</u>”, '''Swedish Symposium on Image Analysis''', SSBA, Uppsala, Sweden, March 14-16 '''2016''' ([http://islab.hh.se/mediawiki/images/c/cf/2016_SSBA_Periocular_Recognition_FAlonso_2p.pdf slides])
  
"Signature and Handwriting Activities and Perspectives”, COST-2101 Workshop on Signature and Handwriting Analysis for Person Identification, Canterbury, '''UK''', November 30, '''2007'''  
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"<u>Personal Recognition Based on Facial Information</u>", Faculty of Information and Communication Technology of the '''University of Malta''', April 14, '''2015''' ([https://www.facebook.com/events/377517592439625/ web])
  
=='''Research Projects'''==
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“<u>Personal Recognition Based on Facial Information</u>”, '''Workshop of the Norwegian Biometric Forum''' (NBF), in cooperation with the Norwegian Forum for Research and Innovation in Security and Communications (FRISC network) and the European Association for Biometrics (EAB), Oslo, Norway, November 14, '''2013''' ([http://islab.hh.se/mediawiki/images/3/36/2013_11_14_NBF_Oslo_2_to_Christoph_2p.pdf slides], [http://eab.org/events/program/43 web])
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"<u>Signature and Handwriting Activities and Perspectives</u>”, '''COST-2101 Workshop on Signature and Handwriting Analysis for Person Identification''', Canterbury, UK, November 30, '''2007''' ([http://islab.hh.se/mediawiki/images/2/2c/COST_2101_UAM_v2_2p.pdf slides])
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=='''Research Projects''' [[File:Project.png|35px]]==
  
 
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'''Projects''': [http://vrproj.vr.se/detail.asp?arendeid=93617 Facial Detection and Recognition Resilient to Physical Image Deformations (Swedish Research Council, 2013-2016)]
 
'''Projects''': [http://vrproj.vr.se/detail.asp?arendeid=93617 Facial Detection and Recognition Resilient to Physical Image Deformations (Swedish Research Council, 2013-2016)]
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'''Projects''': [https://www.cost.eu/actions/IC1106 COST- IC1106: Integrating Biometrics and Forensics for the Digital Age (EU FP7 COST Action, 2012-2016)]
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'''Projects''': [http://airproject.se Action and Intention Recognition in Human Interaction with Autonomous Systems (Swedish Knowledge Foundation, 2015-2019)]
  
 
'''Projects''': [http://vrproj.vr.se/detail.asp?arendeid=93617 Ocular Biometrics in Unconstrained Sensing Environments (Swedish Research Council, 2017-2020)]
 
'''Projects''': [http://vrproj.vr.se/detail.asp?arendeid=93617 Ocular Biometrics in Unconstrained Sensing Environments (Swedish Research Council, 2017-2020)]
  
=='''Editorial Appointments'''==
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'''Projects''':  Continuous Multimodal Biometrics for Vehicles & Surveillance (Vinnova, 2018-2019)
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'''Projects''': [https://www.vinnova.se/en/p/etablering-av-identitet-och-personbeteende-genom-smartphone/ Establishing Identity and Personal Behavior through Smartphone Devices (Vinnova, 2018-2020)]
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<u>Main international funding</u>:
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=='''Evaluations of Technology''' [[File:Competition.png|70px]]==
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'''CROSS-EYED 2017''': [https://sites.google.com/site/crossspectrumcompetition/ 2nd Cross-Spectrum Iris/Periocular Recognition], by University of Reading (UK), in conjunction with the International Joint Conference on Biometrics ([http://www.ijcb2017.org/ijcb2017/competitions.php IJCB-2017]). Periocular system '''ranked 1st among 12 participants''' in the final submission ([https://sites.google.com/site/crossspectrumcompetition/f-inal-results results], submissions named HH1, HH2, HH3) ([https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8272762 publication])
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'''CROSS-EYED 2016''': [https://sites.google.com/site/crossspectrumcompetition/cross-eyed-2016 1st Cross-Spectrum Iris/Periocular Recognition], by University of Reading (UK), in conjunction with the 8th Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems ([https://ieee-biometrics.org/btas2016/competitions.html BTAS-2016]). Periocular system '''ranked 1st among 7 participants''' in the final submission ([https://sites.google.com/site/crossspectrumcompetition/cross-eyed-2016/final-results results], submissions named HH1, HH2, HH3) ([https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7736915 publication])
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'''ICIR2013''': [http://iris.idealtest.org/2013/ICIR2013.jsp First ICB Competition on Iris Recognition], by Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASIA), in conjunction with the 6th International Conference on Biometrics ([http://atvs.ii.uam.es/icb2013/competitions.jsp ICB-2013]). Iris system '''ranked 2nd among 13 participants''' in the final submission, '''1st position among academic participants''' ([http://biometrics.idealtest.org/2013/ICIR2013.jsp results]) ([https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/6996292 publication])
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'''4NSigComp2010''': [https://www.isical.ac.in/~icfhr2010/CallforParticipation4NSigComp2010.html Forensic Signature Verification Competition], by the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI), in conjunction with the 12th International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition ([https://www.isical.ac.in/~icfhr2010/Competitions.html ICFHR-2010]). Off-line signature system '''ranked 2nd among 10 participants''' in the final submission ([https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/5693648 publication with results])
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'''SigComp 2009''': [http://sigcomp09.arsforensica.org/ Signature Competition, On- and Offline Skilled Forgeries], by the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI), in conjunction with the 10th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition ([http://www.cvc.uab.es/icdar2009/competitions.html ICDAR-2009]). Signature systems '''ranked 2nd among 15 participants''' (online signatures), and '''5th among 8 participants''' (offline signatures) in the final submission ([https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/5277787 publication with results])
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'''LivDet 2009''': [http://prag.diee.unica.it/LivDet09/ Fingerprint Liveness Detection Competition], by the University of Cagliari (Italy) and Clarkson University (USA), in conjunction with the 5th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP-2009). System '''ranked 2nd among 4 participants''' in the final submission
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'''BSEC 2009''': [http://biometrics.it-sudparis.eu/BSEC2009/ The BioSecure Signature Evaluation Campaign], by TELECOM & Management SudParis, in conjunction with the International Conference on Biometrics 2009 (ICB'09). Signature systems '''ranked 2nd and 1st among 14 participants''' (2 different scenarios) in the final submission ([https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0031320311003220 publication with results])
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'''BMEC 2007''': [http://biometrics.it-sudparis.eu/BMEC2007/ The Biosecure Multimodal Evaluation Campaign], by the EU FP7 BioSecure Network of Excellence. System '''ranked 2nd/1st among 14/9 participants''' (cross-device, mobility scenarios respectively) in the final submission ([https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/5290123 publication with results])
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=='''Editorial Appointments''' [[File:Journal.png|70px]]==
  
 
'''Editorial Board member''' of [http://digital-library.theiet.org/journals/iet-bmt/editorial-board IET Biometrics Journal] (from August 2018)
 
'''Editorial Board member''' of [http://digital-library.theiet.org/journals/iet-bmt/editorial-board IET Biometrics Journal] (from August 2018)
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'''Associate Editor''' of [http://www.ieee-biometrics.org/index.php/newsletter-editorial-board IEEE Biometrics Council Newsletter] (from May 2018)
 
'''Associate Editor''' of [http://www.ieee-biometrics.org/index.php/newsletter-editorial-board IEEE Biometrics Council Newsletter] (from May 2018)
  
=='''Teaching'''==
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'''Teaching''': Sensors Systems (2019)
 
'''Teaching''': Sensors Systems (2019)
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'''Teaching''': [http://islab.hh.se/mediawiki/Stefan_Karlsson/PersonalPage/Education/MultiScaleCourse PhD course on Multiscale and Multidimensional Analysis (2014)]
 
'''Teaching''': [http://islab.hh.se/mediawiki/Stefan_Karlsson/PersonalPage/Education/MultiScaleCourse PhD course on Multiscale and Multidimensional Analysis (2014)]
  
=='''Resources (databases, software)'''==
 
  
'''Resources''': [http://islab.hh.se/mediawiki/Iris_Segmentation_Groundtruth Database of Iris Segmentation Ground Truth]
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'''Database''': [http://islab.hh.se/mediawiki/Iris_Segmentation_Groundtruth Database of Iris Segmentation Ground Truth]. Segmentation data of nearly 10000 iris images, in conjunction with Salzburg University (Austria) ([https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/6976811 publication describing the database])
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'''Software''': [http://islab.hh.se/mediawiki/Iris_Segmentation_Code_Based_on_the_GST Iris Segmentation Code based on the Generalized Structure Tensor (GST)] ([https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/6374610 publication describing the system])
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'''Database''': [http://atvs.ii.uam.es/atvs/fir_db.html ATVS-FakeIris Database (ATVS-FIr DB)], at my previous group in Madrid. 800 real iris and associated fake image samples ([https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-540-89991-4_19 publication describing the database])
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'''Database''': [http://atvs.ii.uam.es/atvs/ffp_db.html ATVS-FakeFingerprint Database (ATVS-FFp DB)], at my previous group in Madrid. 2250 real and associated fake fingerprint images ([https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167739X1000244X publication describing the database])
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'''Database''': [https://biosecure.wp.imtbs-tsp.eu/biosecure-database/ Multimodal Biometric Database “BioSecure BMDB”], joint effort between 11 university institutes across Europe in the framework of the EU FP7 BioSecure Network of Excellence ([https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/4815263 publication describing the database])
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'''Database''': [http://atvs.ii.uam.es/audias/databases.jsp Multimodal Biometric Database “BIOSECUR-ID”], at my previous group in Madrid. 400 individuals in 4 sessions at 6 Spanish institutions under the public Spanish R&D project BIOSECUR-ID (TIC2003-08382-C05) ([https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10044-009-0151-4 publication describing the database])
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'''Database''': [http://atvs.ii.uam.es/audias/databases.jsp Multimodal Biometric Database “BioSec” ], at my previous group in Madrid. 250 individuals in 4 sessions at 4 European institutions under the public European R&D BioSec FP6 IP (IST-2002-001766) ([https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0031320306004304 publication describing the database])
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=='''Conference and Events Organization''' [[File:Organization.png|70px]]==
  
'''Resources''': [http://islab.hh.se/mediawiki/Iris_Segmentation_Code_Based_on_the_GST Iris Segmentation Code based on the GST]
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'''Host and Co-Chair''' of SBF, the [http://islab.hh.se/mediawiki/SBF Swedish Biometrics Forum] from January 2018 (Halmstad, Sweden), hosted by Halmstad University, and supported by the European Association for Biometrics (EAB).
  
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'''Poster and Demo Chair''' of EAB-RPC, the [https://www.eab.org/events/program/151 Annual Research Projects Conference] of the European Association of Biometrics (Darmstadt, Germany) from 2018. Organized by the [https://www.eab.org European Association for Biometrics (EAB)], in cooperation with the [https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en Joint Research Center (DG-JRC)] of the European Commission, and Fraunhofer IGD.
  
'''Host and Co-Chair''' of SBF, the [http://islab.hh.se/mediawiki/SBF Swedish Biometrics Forum], two times/year from January 2018 (Halmstad, Sweden)
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'''General Co-Chair''' of ICB-2016, the [http://icb2016.hh.se/Welcome 9th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics] (June 13-16, 2016, Halmstad, Sweden), the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the field of biometrics.
  
'''Poster and Demo Chair''' of EAB-RPC, the [https://www.eab.org/events/program/151 Annual Research Projects Conference] of the European Association of Biometrics (Darmstadt, Germany) from 2018
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'''General Co-Chair''' of ICB-2016, the [http://icb2016.hh.se/Welcome 9th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics] (Halmstad, Sweden)
 
  
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'''Publication list''' in Google Scholar with citation figures: click [https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=o6B_JIUAAAAJ&hl here]
 
'''Publication list''' in Google Scholar with citation figures: click [https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=o6B_JIUAAAAJ&hl here]

Revision as of 01:18, 5 January 2019


Subject areas: Signal Analysis
Application areas: Biometrics


Professional Profiles

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

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


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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 (press note, list of awardees)

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 (press note in the COIT magazine)


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"Human Authentication Using Facial Cues", Keynote Talk, Artificial Intelligence International Conference, A2IC, November 21-23, 2018, Barcelona (web, video)

Periocular Biometrics: Databases, Algorithms and Directions”, Swedish Symposium on Image Analysis, SSBA, Uppsala, Sweden, March 14-16 2016 (slides)

"Personal Recognition Based on Facial Information", Faculty of Information and Communication Technology of the University of Malta, April 14, 2015 (web)

Personal Recognition Based on Facial Information”, Workshop of the Norwegian Biometric Forum (NBF), in cooperation with the Norwegian Forum for Research and Innovation in Security and Communications (FRISC network) and the European Association for Biometrics (EAB), Oslo, Norway, November 14, 2013 (slides, web)

"Signature and Handwriting Activities and Perspectives”, COST-2101 Workshop on Signature and Handwriting Analysis for Person Identification, Canterbury, UK, November 30, 2007 (slides)


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Projects: BIO-DISTANCE

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

Projects: COST- IC1106: Integrating Biometrics and Forensics for the Digital Age (EU FP7 COST Action, 2012-2016)

Projects: Action and Intention Recognition in Human Interaction with Autonomous Systems (Swedish Knowledge Foundation, 2015-2019)

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

Projects: Continuous Multimodal Biometrics for Vehicles & Surveillance (Vinnova, 2018-2019)

Projects: Establishing Identity and Personal Behavior through Smartphone Devices (Vinnova, 2018-2020)


Main national funding:


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CROSS-EYED 2017: 2nd Cross-Spectrum Iris/Periocular Recognition, by University of Reading (UK), in conjunction with the International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB-2017). Periocular system ranked 1st among 12 participants in the final submission (results, submissions named HH1, HH2, HH3) (publication)

CROSS-EYED 2016: 1st Cross-Spectrum Iris/Periocular Recognition, by University of Reading (UK), in conjunction with the 8th Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems (BTAS-2016). Periocular system ranked 1st among 7 participants in the final submission (results, submissions named HH1, HH2, HH3) (publication)

ICIR2013: First ICB Competition on Iris Recognition, by Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASIA), in conjunction with the 6th International Conference on Biometrics (ICB-2013). Iris system ranked 2nd among 13 participants in the final submission, 1st position among academic participants (results) (publication)

4NSigComp2010: Forensic Signature Verification Competition, by the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI), in conjunction with the 12th International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR-2010). Off-line signature system ranked 2nd among 10 participants in the final submission (publication with results)

SigComp 2009: Signature Competition, On- and Offline Skilled Forgeries, by the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI), in conjunction with the 10th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR-2009). Signature systems ranked 2nd among 15 participants (online signatures), and 5th among 8 participants (offline signatures) in the final submission (publication with results)

LivDet 2009: Fingerprint Liveness Detection Competition, by the University of Cagliari (Italy) and Clarkson University (USA), in conjunction with the 5th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP-2009). System ranked 2nd among 4 participants in the final submission

BSEC 2009: The BioSecure Signature Evaluation Campaign, by TELECOM & Management SudParis, in conjunction with the International Conference on Biometrics 2009 (ICB'09). Signature systems ranked 2nd and 1st among 14 participants (2 different scenarios) in the final submission (publication with results)

BMEC 2007: The Biosecure Multimodal Evaluation Campaign, by the EU FP7 BioSecure Network of Excellence. System ranked 2nd/1st among 14/9 participants (cross-device, mobility scenarios respectively) in the final submission (publication with results)


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

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


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Teaching: Sensors Systems (2019)

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)


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Database: Database of Iris Segmentation Ground Truth. Segmentation data of nearly 10000 iris images, in conjunction with Salzburg University (Austria) (publication describing the database)

Software: Iris Segmentation Code based on the Generalized Structure Tensor (GST) (publication describing the system)

Database: ATVS-FakeIris Database (ATVS-FIr DB), at my previous group in Madrid. 800 real iris and associated fake image samples (publication describing the database)

Database: ATVS-FakeFingerprint Database (ATVS-FFp DB), at my previous group in Madrid. 2250 real and associated fake fingerprint images (publication describing the database)

Database: Multimodal Biometric Database “BioSecure BMDB”, joint effort between 11 university institutes across Europe in the framework of the EU FP7 BioSecure Network of Excellence (publication describing the database)

Database: Multimodal Biometric Database “BIOSECUR-ID”, at my previous group in Madrid. 400 individuals in 4 sessions at 6 Spanish institutions under the public Spanish R&D project BIOSECUR-ID (TIC2003-08382-C05) (publication describing the database)

Database: Multimodal Biometric Database “BioSec” , at my previous group in Madrid. 250 individuals in 4 sessions at 4 European institutions under the public European R&D BioSec FP6 IP (IST-2002-001766) (publication describing the database)


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Host and Co-Chair of SBF, the Swedish Biometrics Forum from January 2018 (Halmstad, Sweden), hosted by Halmstad University, and supported by the European Association for Biometrics (EAB).

Poster and Demo Chair of EAB-RPC, the Annual Research Projects Conference of the European Association of Biometrics (Darmstadt, Germany) from 2018. Organized by the European Association for Biometrics (EAB), in cooperation with the Joint Research Center (DG-JRC) of the European Commission, and Fraunhofer IGD.

General Co-Chair of ICB-2016, the 9th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (June 13-16, 2016, Halmstad, Sweden), the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the field of biometrics.

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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

Fernando Alonso-Fernandez, Josef Bigun, Cristofer Englund (2018). Expression Recognition Using the Periocular Region : A Feasibility Study. The 14th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems, SITIS 2018, 26-29 November 2018, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.

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.

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.

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 (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, 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.

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, 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.

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.

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 (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.

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