Biometric and Forensic Science Publications & Presentations

Publications Written by Noblis Biometric and Forensic Staff

Kiebuzinski GI, Hicklin RA, Taylor M. “Making a Case for Effective Latent Print Casework Metrics.” Identification News, 47(2):12-13 (Spring 2017).

Ulery, B.T. and R.A. Hicklin (Noblis), T. Roberts and J. Buscaglia (FBI Lab) “Factors associated with latent fingerprint exclusion determinations.” Forensic Science International, 275:65-67. June 2017.

R.A. Hicklin (Noblis), M.A. Roberts, J. Buscaglia (FBI Lab), “Black Box and White Box Forensic Examiner Evaluations Understanding The Details” and “Implications of the Quality, Black Box, and White Box Studies.” Proceedings. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, New Orleans. February 2017.

Ulery, B.T., R.A. Hicklin, M.A. Roberts, J. Buscaglia, "Data on the interexaminer variation of minutia markup on latent fingerprints." Data in Brief, 8: 158-190. September 2016. 

Ulery, B.T., R.A. Hicklin, M.A. Roberts, J. Buscaglia, "Interexaminer variation of minutia markup of minutia markup on latent fingerprints." Forensic Science International 264:89-99, July 2016.

Ulery, B.T., R.A. Hicklin, M.A. Roberts, J. Buscaglia, “Changes in latent fingerprint examiners’ markup between analysis and comparison.” Forensic Science International 247(2014):54-61. Feb 2015. (Preprint)

Ulery, B.T., R.A. Hicklin, M.A. Roberts, J. Buscaglia, “Measuring what latent fingerprint examiners consider sufficient information for individualization determinations.” PLoS ONE 9(11): e110179. Nov 2014.

B. Klare, S. Klum, J.C. Klontz, E. Taborsky, T. Akgul and A. K. Jain, "Suspect Identification Based on Descriptive Facial Attributes", Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Biometrics, 2014 (to appear).

L. Best-Rowden, H. Han, C. Otto, B. Klare and A. K. Jain, "Unconstrained Face Recognition: Identifying a Person of Interest from a Media Collection", IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 2014 (to appear).

B. Klare, A. Blanton, and B. Klein, "Efficient Face Retrieval using Synecdoches”, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Biometrics, 2014 (to appear).

L. Best-Rowden, S. Bisht, J. Klontz, A. K. Jain, "Unconstrained Face Recognition: Establishing Baseline Human Performance via Crowdsourcing”, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Biometrics, 2014 (to appear).

Kalka, N.D. and R.A. Hicklin, “On relative distortion in fingerprint comparison.” Forensic Science International 244(2014), 78-84, Nov 2014. (Preprint)

Ulery, B.T., "Measuring what latent print examiners consider sufficient information for individualization" (presentation) NIST International Biometric Performance Conference, April 2014.

Klum, S. (Noblis), Klare, B.F. (Noblis) Han, H.,  and Jain, A. (MSU), "Sketch to photo matching", (presentation) NIST International Biometric Performance Conference, April 2014.

J. Klontz, A. Jain. "A Case Study of Automated Face Recognition: The Boston Marathon Bombings Suspects", IEEE Computer, Nov 2013.

L. Best-Rowden, B. Klare, J. Klontz, and A. K. Jain, "Video-to-Video Face Matching: Establishing a Baseline for Unconstrained Face Recognition", Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems (BTAS), Sept 2013. 

J. Klontz, B. Klare, S. Klum, E. Taborsky, M. Burge, and A. K. Jain, "Open Source Biometric Recognition",  Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems (BTAS), Sept 2013. 

Ulery, B.T., R.A. Hicklin, G.I. Kiebuzinski, M.A. Roberts, and J. Buscaglia. "Understanding the sufficiency of information for latent fingerprint value determinations." Forensic Science International. 230(1):99-106.July 2013. (Preprint)

Klare, B.F. and A. K. Jain, "Heterogeneous Face Recognition using Kernel Prototype Similarities", IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 35, No. 6, pp. 1410-1422, June 2013.

S. Klum, H. Han, A. K. Jain, and B. Klare, "Sketch Based Face Recognition: Forensic vs. Composite Sketches", International Conference on Biometrics (ICB), June 2013. 

Hicklin, R.A., J. Buscaglia, and M.A. Roberts. "Assessing the clarity of friction ridge impressions." Forensic Science International. 226(1):106-117. Mar 2013. (Preprint)

Chapman, W., R.A. Hicklin, G.I. Kiebuzinski, P. Komarinski, J. Mayer-Splain, M. Taylor and R. Wallner. "Latent Interoperability Transmission Specification." NIST Special Publication 1152. Jan 2013.

Chapman, W., R.A. Hicklin, G.I. Kiebuzinski, P. Komarinski, J. Mayer-Splain, M. Taylor and R. Wallner. "Markup Instructions for Extended Friction Ridge Features." NIST Special Publication 1151. Jan 2013.

Chapman, W., R.A. Hicklin, G.I. Kiebuzinski, P. Komarinski, J. Mayer-Splain, M. Taylor and R. Wallner. "Extended Feature Set Profile Specification." NIST Special Publication 1134. Jan 2013.

K. Bonnen, B. Klare, and A. K. Jain, "Component-Based Representation in Automated Face Recognition", IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 239-253, January 2013. 

H. Han, B. Klare, K. Bonnen, and A. K. Jain, "Matching Composite Sketches to Face Photos: A Component-Based Approach", IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 191-204, January 2013. 

Klare, B. F., M. Burge, J. Klontz, R. W. Vorder Bruegge, and A. K. Jain. "Face Recognition Performance: Role of Demographic Information."IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security.2012.

Klare, B.F. and A. K. Jain. "Face Recognition: Impostor-based Measures of Uniqueness and Quality." Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems (BTAS), Washington, D.C. Sept. 23-26, 2012. Presentation.

Indovina, M., V. Dvornychenko, R. A. Hicklin, and G. I. Kiebuzinski. "ELFT‐EFS Evaluation of Latent Fingerprint Technologies: Extended Feature Sets, Evaluation #2." NISTIR 7859. May 2012.

Ulery, B.T., R.A. Hicklin, J. Buscaglia, and M.A. Roberts. "Repeatability and Reproducibility of Decisions by Latent Fingerprint Examiners." PLoS ONE 7(3) April 2012.

Kiebuzinski, G.I., P. Komarinski, and R. Wallner. "Latent Print Interoperability: State and Local Perspectives." April 2012.

Kukula, E. and F. Shaw. "Towards a Mobile Biometric Test Framework." International Biometric Performance Conference, Gaithersburg, MD. March 2012. Presentation.

Hicklin, R.A. (ed). "Data Format for the Interchange of Extended Friction Ridge Features." Revision to "American National Standard for Information Systems: Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint, Facial & Other Biometric Information." ANSI/NIST-ITL 1-2011. November 2011.

Hicklin, R.A., et al. "Latent fingerprint quality: a survey of examiners." Journal of Forensic Identification. 61(4) 2011: 385-418.

Ulery, B.T., R.A. Hicklin, J. Buscaglia, and M.A. Roberts. "Accuracy and reliability of forensic latent fingerprint decisions." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(19) 2011: 7733–7738.

Indovina, M, R. A. Hicklin, and G. I. Kiebuzinski. "ELFT‐EFS Evaluation of Latent Fingerprint Technologies: Extended Feature Sets, Evaluation #1." NISTIR 7775. March 2011.

D’Amato, D., N. Hall, and D. McGarry. "The Specification and Measurement of Face Image Quality." International Biometric Performance Conference, Gaithersburg, MD. March 2010. Presentation.

Hicklin, R.A.. and B. Ulery. "Beyond Similarity Scores." International Biometric Performance Conference, Gaithersburg. March 2010. Presentation.

Monaco, M.K., et al. "Multispectral iris fusion for enhancement, interoperability, and cross-spectrum matching." Algorithms and Technologies for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery XV, the SPIE Symposium on Defense, Security + Sensing. 2009.

Hicklin, R. A. "The Anatomy of Friction Ridge Skin." Encyclopedia of Biometrics. Ed. S.Z. Li, et al. New York: Springer Verlag, 2009. (updated 2013).

Nadel, L.D. "Usability Considerations for Face Image Capture at U.S. Ports of Entry." International Workshop on Usability and Biometrics. June 23-24, 2008. Presentation.

Nadel, L. D. "Eval-Ware: Biometrics Resources." IEEE Signal Processing 24(6) (2007): 136-139.

Nadel, L. D. "Approaches to Face Image Capture at US-VISIT Ports of Entry." NIST Biometric Quality II Workshop. Nov. 8, 2007. Presentation.

Bartlow, N., N. Kalkz, B. Cukic., and A. Ross.  "A Framework for Protecting Iris Biometric Data through Asymmetric Digital Watermarking." Proc. of 5th IEEE Workshop on Automatic Identification Advanced Technologies (AutoID). Alghero, Italy. 2007.

D’Amato, D. P. "Should There Be 'Appendix F' - Type Standards and Device Certification for Face Image Capture Devices?" NIST Biometric Quality Workshop II, Gaithersburg. Nov. 7, 2007.

Hicklin, R. A. "FBI Laboratory Latent Fingerprint Quality Study." NIST Biometric Quality Workshop II, Gaithersburg. Nov. 7, 2007.

Nadel, L.D. "Biometric Identification: A Holistic Perspective." SPIE Biometrics for Human Identification IV. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 6539 (2007): 653902. Paper and presentation.

Ulery, B.T., R.A. Hicklin, C. Watson, W. Fellner, and P. Hallinan. "Studies in Biometric Fusion." NISTIR 7346. September 2006. (Appendix A - Terminology, Experimental Design and Data Description; Appendix B - Effectiveness of Score-Level Fusion; Appendix C - Evaluation of Selected Biometric Fusion Techniques; Appendix D - Fusion by Logistic Regression; Appendix E - Modeling Biometric Score Distributions)

Nadel, L.D., "On the Future of Biometrics–Research, Applications, and Social Challenges."  IEEE CVPR 2006 Biometrics Workshop. June 18, 2006. Presentation.

Hicklin, R.A., B.T. Ulery, C. Watson, and H. Korves. "The Operational Context for Biometric Fusion." June 2006.

Hicklin, R.A., B.T. Ulery, and C. Watson. "A Brief Introduction to Biometric Fusion." June 2006.

Hicklin, R. A. and R. Khanna. "The Role of Data Quality in Biometric Systems." Feb. 1, 2006.

Bartlow N. and B. Cukic. "Evaluating the Reliability of Credential Hardening through Keystroke Dynamics." Proc. of 17th IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE). Raleigh, NC. 2006.

N. Bartlow. "Username and Password Verification through Keystroke Dynamics." Master's Thesis, West Virginia University. 2005.

Hicklin, R. A., C. Watson, and B.T. Ulery. "The Myth of Goats: How many people have fingerprints that are hard to match?" NISTIR 7271. September 2005. 

Ulery, B.T., R.A. Hicklin, C. Watson, and K. Kwong. "Slap Segmentation Evaluation 2004." NISTIR 7209. March 2005.

Wilson, C., R.A. Hicklin, H. Korves, B.T. Ulery, M. Zoepfl, M. Bone, P. Grother, R. Micheals, S. Otto, and C. Watson. "Fingerprint Vendor Technology Evaluation 2003." NISTIR 7123. June 2004. (Summary of Results;Analysis Report)

McGarry, D., C. Arndt, S. McCabe, S., and D. D'Amato. "Effects of compression and individual variability on face recognition performance." SPIE Defense & Security, Biometric Technology for Human Identification, 5404-34. 2004.

Khanna, R. "Systems Engineering for Large-Scale Fingerprint Systems" Automatic Fingerprint Recognition Systems. Ed. N. Ratha. New York: Springer Verlag, 2004. ISBN: 0387955933.

Hicklin, R. A., and C. L. Reedy. "Implications of the IDENT/IAFIS Image Quality Study for Visa Fingerprint Processing." Report to NIST. 31 October 2002.

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