Search Results for author: Ruben Vera-Rodriguez

Found 28 papers, 13 papers with code

An Overview of Privacy-enhancing Technologies in Biometric Recognition

no code implementations21 Jun 2022 Pietro Melzi, Christian Rathgeb, Ruben Tolosana, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Christoph Busch

Privacy-enhancing technologies are technologies that implement fundamental data protection principles.

BehavePassDB: Benchmarking Mobile Behavioral Biometrics

no code implementations6 Jun 2022 Giuseppe Stragapede, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Ruben Tolosana, Aythami Morales

Mobile behavioral biometrics have become a popular topic of research, reaching promising results in terms of authentication, exploiting a multimodal combination of touchscreen and background sensor data.

Exploring Transformers for Behavioural Biometrics: A Case Study in Gait Recognition

no code implementations3 Jun 2022 Paula Delgado-Santos, Ruben Tolosana, Richard Guest, Farzin Deravi, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez

Biometrics on mobile devices has attracted a lot of attention in recent years as it is considered a user-friendly authentication method.

Gait Recognition

Biometric Signature Verification Using Recurrent Neural Networks

no code implementations3 May 2022 Ruben Tolosana, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Julian Fierrez, Javier Ortega-Garcia

Architectures based on Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs) have been successfully applied to many different tasks such as speech or handwriting recognition with state-of-the-art results.

Handwriting Recognition

BioTouchPass: Handwritten Passwords for Touchscreen Biometrics

1 code implementation3 May 2022 Ruben Tolosana, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Julian Fierrez

A complete analysis of our proposed biometric system is carried out regarding the discriminative power of each handwritten digit and the robustness when increasing the length of the password and the number of enrolment samples.

ChildCI Framework: Analysis of Motor and Cognitive Development in Children-Computer Interaction for Age Detection

no code implementations8 Apr 2022 Juan Carlos Ruiz-Garcia, Ruben Tolosana, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Jaime Herreros-Rodriguez

This article presents a comprehensive analysis of the different tests proposed in the recent ChildCI framework, proving its potential for generating a better understanding of children's neuromotor and cognitive development along time, as well as their possible application in other research areas such as e-Health and e-Learning.

ECG Biometric Recognition: Review, System Proposal, and Benchmark Evaluation

1 code implementation8 Apr 2022 Pietro Melzi, Ruben Tolosana, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez

In this study, we perform extensive analysis and comparison of different scenarios in ECG biometric recognition.

Mobile Behavioral Biometrics for Passive Authentication

no code implementations14 Mar 2022 Giuseppe Stragapede, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Ruben Tolosana, Aythami Morales, Alejandro Acien, Gael Le Lan

Current mobile user authentication systems based on PIN codes, fingerprint, and face recognition have several shortcomings.

Face Recognition

OTB-morph: One-Time Biometrics via Morphing applied to Face Templates

no code implementations25 Nov 2021 Mahdi Ghafourian, Julian Fierrez, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Ignacio Serna, Aythami Morales

Cancelable biometrics refers to a group of techniques in which the biometric inputs are transformed intentionally using a key before processing or storage.

SVC-onGoing: Signature Verification Competition

1 code implementation13 Aug 2021 Ruben Tolosana, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Carlos Gonzalez-Garcia, Julian Fierrez, Aythami Morales, Javier Ortega-Garcia, Juan Carlos Ruiz-Garcia, Sergio Romero-Tapiador, Santiago Rengifo, Miguel Caruana, Jiajia Jiang, Songxuan Lai, Lianwen Jin, Yecheng Zhu, Javier Galbally, Moises Diaz, Miguel Angel Ferrer, Marta Gomez-Barrero, Ilya Hodashinsky, Konstantin Sarin, Artem Slezkin, Marina Bardamova, Mikhail Svetlakov, Mohammad Saleem, Cintia Lia Szucs, Bence Kovari, Falk Pulsmeyer, Mohamad Wehbi, Dario Zanca, Sumaiya Ahmad, Sarthak Mishra, Suraiya Jabin

This article presents SVC-onGoing, an on-going competition for on-line signature verification where researchers can easily benchmark their systems against the state of the art in an open common platform using large-scale public databases, such as DeepSignDB and SVC2021_EvalDB, and standard experimental protocols.

Child-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices: Recent Works, New Dataset, and Age Detection

no code implementations2 Feb 2021 Ruben Tolosana, Juan Carlos Ruiz-Garcia, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Jaime Herreros-Rodriguez, Sergio Romero-Tapiador, Aythami Morales, Julian Fierrez

This article provides an overview of recent research in Child-Computer Interaction with mobile devices and describe our framework ChildCI intended for: i) overcoming the lack of large-scale publicly available databases in the area, ii) generating a better understanding of the cognitive and neuromotor development of children along time, contrary to most previous studies in the literature focused on a single-session acquisition, and iii) enabling new applications in e-Learning and e-Health through the acquisition of additional information such as the school grades and children's disorders, among others.

TypeNet: Deep Learning Keystroke Biometrics

1 code implementation14 Jan 2021 Alejandro Acien, Aythami Morales, John V. Monaco, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Julian Fierrez

We study the performance of Long Short-Term Memory networks for keystroke biometric authentication at large scale in free-text scenarios.

DeepWriteSYN: On-Line Handwriting Synthesis via Deep Short-Term Representations

no code implementations14 Sep 2020 Ruben Tolosana, Paula Delgado-Santos, Andres Perez-Uribe, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Julian Fierrez, Aythami Morales

These two properties give a lot of flexibility to our synthesiser, e. g., as shown in our experiments, DeepWriteSYN can generate realistic handwriting variations of a given handwritten structure corresponding to the natural variation within a given population or a given subject.

Handwriting generation One-Shot Learning

BeCAPTCHA-Mouse: Synthetic Mouse Trajectories and Improved Bot Detection

2 code implementations2 May 2020 Alejandro Acien, Aythami Morales, Julian Fierrez, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez

We propose two new mouse trajectory synthesis methods for generating realistic data: a) a function-based method based on heuristic functions, and b) a data-driven method based on Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) in which a Generator synthesizes human-like trajectories from a Gaussian noise input.

DeepFakes Evolution: Analysis of Facial Regions and Fake Detection Performance

no code implementations16 Apr 2020 Ruben Tolosana, Sergio Romero-Tapiador, Julian Fierrez, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez

Media forensics has attracted a lot of attention in the last years in part due to the increasing concerns around DeepFakes.

Face Swapping

TypeNet: Scaling up Keystroke Biometrics

no code implementations7 Apr 2020 Alejandro Acien, John V. Monaco, Aythami Morales, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Julian Fierrez

We study the suitability of keystroke dynamics to authenticate 100K users typing free-text.

Blockchain meets Biometrics: Concepts, Application to Template Protection, and Trends

1 code implementation19 Mar 2020 Oscar Delgado-Mohatar, Julian Fierrez, Ruben Tolosana, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez

Blockchain technologies provide excellent architectures and practical tools for securing and managing the sensitive and private data stored in biometric templates, but at a cost.

DeepSign: Deep On-Line Signature Verification

1 code implementation24 Feb 2020 Ruben Tolosana, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Julian Fierrez, Javier Ortega-Garcia

Deep learning has become a breathtaking technology in the last years, overcoming traditional handcrafted approaches and even humans for many different tasks.

Dynamic Time Warping

BioTouchPass2: Touchscreen Password Biometrics Using Time-Aligned Recurrent Neural Networks

1 code implementation28 Jan 2020 Ruben Tolosana, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Julian Fierrez, Javier Ortega-Garcia

ii) We perform a complete analysis of the proposed approach considering both traditional authentication systems such as Dynamic Time Warping (DTW) and novel approaches based on Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs).

Dynamic Time Warping

DeepFakes and Beyond: A Survey of Face Manipulation and Fake Detection

2 code implementations1 Jan 2020 Ruben Tolosana, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Julian Fierrez, Aythami Morales, Javier Ortega-Garcia

The free access to large-scale public databases, together with the fast progress of deep learning techniques, in particular Generative Adversarial Networks, have led to the generation of very realistic fake content with its corresponding implications towards society in this era of fake news.

DeepFake Detection Face Generation +1

GANprintR: Improved Fakes and Evaluation of the State of the Art in Face Manipulation Detection

2 code implementations13 Nov 2019 João C. Neves, Ruben Tolosana, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Vasco Lopes, Hugo Proença, Julian Fierrez

The availability of large-scale facial databases, together with the remarkable progresses of deep learning technologies, in particular Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs), have led to the generation of extremely realistic fake facial content, raising obvious concerns about the potential for misuse.

Face Generation

Biometric Template Storage with Blockchain: A First Look into Cost and Performance Tradeoffs

no code implementations30 Apr 2019 Oscar Delgado-Mohatar, Julian Fierrez, Ruben Tolosana, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez

We explore practical tradeoffs in blockchain-based biometric template storage.

Cryptography and Security

SensitiveNets: Learning Agnostic Representations with Application to Face Images

1 code implementation1 Feb 2019 Aythami Morales, Julian Fierrez, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Ruben Tolosana

Our method is based on an adversarial regularizer that introduces a sensitive information removal function in the learning objective.

Face Recognition Fairness +2

MultiLock: Mobile Active Authentication based on Multiple Biometric and Behavioral Patterns

no code implementations29 Jan 2019 Alejandro Acien, Aythami Morales, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Julian Fierrez

In this paper we evaluate mobile active authentication based on an ensemble of biometrics and behavior-based profiling signals.

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