Calls for papers
International Journal of Biometrics
Special Issue on: "Digital Signature and Biometrics in Theory and Practice"
Professor Jerzy Pejaś, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Poland
Professor Jacek Pomykała, University of Warsaw, Poland
The topics suggested by this special issue concern the concepts, surveys, state-of-the-art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and practical case studies. In particular, we solicit works that answer the following questions:
- Is it possible to increase the strength of biometrics using digital signatures and related techniques? Why and how?
- Can digital signatures be hardened by the application of the biometrics techniques? Why and how?
- Are there some closely related areas making mixing biometrics and digital signatures easier?
Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
- New digital signature schemes with biometrics
- Share-key based cryptosystems
- ID-based signature schemes
- PKI -based signature schemes
- Security and cryptographic protocols with biometrics
- Authentication protocols and their security analysis
- Smartcards and authentication tokens
- Securing of biometrics sensors.
- Methods of biometrics data protection in IT systems
- ID spoofing
- Attacks on biometrics-based ID systems
- Methods of a spoof detection
- Protection methods against ID spoofing
- Visual and phonic methods of identification
- Comparisons of biometrics and cryptographic methods of identification
- A digital signature as a hardening (complementary) tool for biometrics identification
- Algorithmic aspects of biometrics and cryptographic identification
- Hybrid and “multilevel” identification methods
- Case studies
- Biometrics usage in PKI systems
- Closed-circuit TV systems, access control systems
- Projects combining digital signature and biometrics methods: travel documents, electronic IDs, etc.
- Integrated biometrics-based methods in penitentiary systems
- Intrusion and hold-up alarm systems
Notes for Prospective Authors
Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page
Deadline for Submission: 15 June 2010 (extended)
Notification of acceptance: 31 August 2010
Camera ready papers due: 30 October 2010