A cancellable ranking based hashing method for fingerprint template protection

Zhe Jin, Jung Yeon Hwang, Soohyung Kim, Sangrae Cho, Yen Lung Lai, Andrew Beng Jin Teoh

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Abstract

Despite a variety of theoretical-sound techniques have been proposed for biometric template protection, there is rarely practical solution that guarantees non-invertibility, cancellability, non-linkability and performance simultaneously. In this paper, a cancellable ranking based hashing is proposed for fingerprint template protection. The proposed method transforms a real-valued feature vector into an index code such that the pairwise-order measure in the hashed codes are closely correlated with rank similarity measure. Such a ranking based hashing offers two major merits: (1) Resilient to noises/perturbations in numeric values; and (2) Highly nonlinear embedding based on the rank correlation statistics. The former takes care of the accuracy performance mitigating numeric noises/perturbations while the latter offers strong non-invertible transformation via nonlinear feature embedding from Euclidean to Rank space that leads to toughness in inversion yet still preserve accuracy performance. The experimental results demonstrate reasonable accuracy performance on benchmark FVC2002 and FVC2004 fingerprint databases. The analyses justify its resilience to inversion, brute force and preimage attack as well as satisfy the revocability and unlink ability criteria of cancellable biometrics.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMobile Networks and Management - 9th International Conference, MONAMI 2017, Proceedings
EditorsSheng Wen, Jiankun Hu, Ibrahim Khalil, Zahir Tari
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages378-389
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9783319907741
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Event9th International Conference on Mobile Networks and Management, MONAMI 2017 - Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 2017 Dec 132017 Dec 15

Publication series

NameLecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, LNICST
Volume235
ISSN (Print)1867-8211

Other

Other9th International Conference on Mobile Networks and Management, MONAMI 2017
CountryAustralia
CityMelbourne
Period17/12/1317/12/15

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications

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    Jin, Z., Hwang, J. Y., Kim, S., Cho, S., Lai, Y. L., & Teoh, A. B. J. (2018). A cancellable ranking based hashing method for fingerprint template protection. In S. Wen, J. Hu, I. Khalil, & Z. Tari (Eds.), Mobile Networks and Management - 9th International Conference, MONAMI 2017, Proceedings (pp. 378-389). (Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, LNICST; Vol. 235). Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-90775-8_30