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A Framework for Secure Cloud-Empowered Mobile Biometrics

Aruna Sri Bommagani, Matthew C. Valenti, Arun Ross
2014 2014 IEEE Military Communications Conference  
In the context of biometrics, preserving the privacy and security of biometric data is also of paramount interest.  ...  We discuss a systematic approach for dividing a recognition operation and a bulk enrollment operation into multiple tasks, which can be executed in parallel on a set of servers in the cloud, and show how  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This research was funded by the Center for Identification Technology Research (CITeR), a National Science Foundation (NSF) Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC).  ... 
doi:10.1109/milcom.2014.47 fatcat:xqbpbitk2vg7piu4a5neoo3mk4

TokenVote: Secured Electronic Voting System in the Cloud

Fahad Alsolami
2018 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
TokenVote does cloud parallel computing for the voting process in an encoded mode to prevent disclosure of the shares of voting and the fingerprint itself.  ...  With the spread of democracy around the world, voting is considered a way to collectively make decisions.  ...  points m i using NIST Bozorth [22] ; create minutiae file f i using NIST Bozorth [22] ; create the gallery pair-table t i using NIST Bozorth [22] ; encode the gallery pair-table t i using Biotope  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2018.091183 fatcat:lsstkx72qbhorl4xvnjjmllydm

Apache Spark Accelerated Deep Learning Inference for Large Scale Satellite Image Analytics [article]

Dalton Lunga, Jonathan Gerrand, Hsiuhan Lexie Yang, Christopher Layton, Robert Stewart
2019 arXiv   pre-print
The tasks impose compute intensive and GPU resource sharing challenges motivating for a parallelized pipeline for all execution steps.  ...  RESFlow takes advantage of both a unified analytics engine for large-scale data processing and the availability of modern computing hardware to harness the acceleration of deep learning inference on expansive  ...  DE-AC05-00OR22725 with the U.S. Department of Energy.  ... 
arXiv:1908.04383v1 fatcat:z33cgcot6fhwxpctb2b43phmqa

High resolution colorimetric image browsing on the Web

Kirk Martinez, John Cupitt, Steve Perry
1998 Computer networks and ISDN systems  
These come from the new generation of image acquisition systems in art galleries -the images are equivalent in resolution to a large-format transparency, but have accurate and consistent colour.  ...  The images are held as tiled pyramidal JPEG TIFF file at a server, and are transmitted via standard HTTP requests to a Java client. Only the portions of the image needed are requested and transmitted.  ...  The other partners in Viseum are: LRMF, NSM Jukebox, ACT (Vancouver), Deutsche Telekom Berkom GmbH (Berlin). Thanks to all the group for their help and contributions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0169-7552(98)00062-2 fatcat:dn6yxzeoezddfj4ixmuzyjeehu

Apache Spark Accelerated Deep Learning Inference for Large Scale Satellite Image Analytics

Dalton Lunga, Jonathan Gerrand, Lexie Yang, Christopher Layton, Robert Stewart
2020 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing  
To address the problem of hardware resource contention, our containerized workflow further incorporates a novel GPU checkout routine and the ticketing system across multiple workers.  ...  , HPC, and implementing and supporting unique systems such as the NVIDIA DGX1/2.  ...  In [17] , an optimization effort on the Hadoop file storage system was studied to elicit better performance for large scale computing with image data.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jstars.2019.2959707 fatcat:xaarxfgvwvgsxjzxpebhajxfhe

Challenges in Executing Data Intensive Biometric Workloads on a Desktop Grid

Christopher Moretti, Timothy C. Faltemier, Douglas Thain, Patrick J. Flynn
2007 2007 IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium  
We observe that this technique is sensitive to many parameters, and propose that an ideal system should be responsible for choosing the proper decomposition of a workload.  ...  We evaluate the capacity of a desktop grid to store and deliver the data need to execute the workload, and compare several general techniques for data deployment.  ...  for each of the images in the gallery.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipdps.2007.370671 dblp:conf/ipps/MorettiFTF07 fatcat:zitdakfxlnbgpll5kkmswmhola

Biometric Evaluation on the Cloud: A Case Study with HumanID Gait Challenge

Ravi Panchumarthy, Ravi Subramanian, Sudeep Sarkar
2012 2012 IEEE Fifth International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing  
Having such systems eliminates the need for procurement of datasets and resources for experimentation, thus lowering the barrier for engaging in biometrics research.  ...  This style of cloud-based online evaluation system will encourage other biometric and research communities to build similar systems.  ...  The system takes in a query and performs the above mentioned tasks in parallel exploiting cloud technologies. They also present an application of this system to match human iris images.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ucc.2012.49 dblp:conf/ucc/PanchumarthySS12 fatcat:z6ghgkpupjfurocfb4lblldati

Multiple lineages of Streptomyces produce antimicrobials within passalid beetle galleries across eastern North America

Rita de Cassia Pessotti, Bridget L Hansen, Jewel N Reaso, Javier A Ceja-Navarro, Laila El-Hifnawi, Eoin L Brodie, Matthew F Traxler
2021 eLife  
system.  ...  We assessed subsocial passalid beetles of the species Odontotaenius disjunctus, and their frass (fecal material), which is an important food resource within their galleries, as a model insect/actinomycete  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the staff at Rock Creek and Jean Lafitte national parks for granting us the permission to collect samples inside the parks; Michael E Rush, Terry Presswood, Theresa Presswood,  ... 
doi:10.7554/elife.65091 pmid:33942718 fatcat:f5bzj7bm4vc3fnobamgfz7j4yy


Loutfouz Zaman, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger, Christian Neugebauer, Rob Woodbury, Maher Elkhaldi, Naghmi Shireen, Michael Terry
2015 Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '15  
of past states with full undo lineage duplication or selection from an enhanced design gallery implementation.  ...  ABSTRACT We present GEM-NI -a graph-based generative-design tool that supports parallel exploration of alternative designs.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Thanks to the helpers for the workshop and to the GRAND NCE and NSERC Discovery program for funding.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2702123.2702398 dblp:conf/chi/ZamanSNWEST15 fatcat:5lyhttyhivg7dopsbqmdo77hj4

Use of Parallel Computing for Images Processing

R. Kovtko, S. Grydzhan, R. Shuvar, A. Prodyvus
2018 Proceedings of X International Scientific and Practical Conference "Electronics and Information Technologies"  
The method of parallel program realisation for raster image processing in a mobile application is considered. The principle of developing an application in the iOS system is proposed.  ...  The influence of multithreading on the speed of data processing is investigated.  ...  Therefore, the issue of parallelism becomes urgent, that is, the possibility of components of the program act independently, performed in parallel.  ... 
doi:10.30970/elit2018.a30 fatcat:wyiwt2flqrc4va6o6jyts7kkau


Yuanzhong Xu, Tyler Hunt, Youngjin Kwon, Martin Georgiev, Vitaly Shmatikov, Emmett Witchel
2017 GetMobile Mobile Computing and Communications  
We design, implement, and evaluate a prototype of Earp, a new mobile platform that uses the relational model as the unified OS-level abstraction for both storage and inter-app services.  ...  Earp provides apps with structureaware, OS-enforced access control, bringing order and protection to the Wild West of mobile data management.  ...  This work was partially supported by NSF grants CNS-1223396 and 140894 and the NIH grant R01 LM011028-01.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3036699.3036709 fatcat:uofueq2xsnapress7f36fvi6fq

Open source biometric recognition

Joshua C. Klontz, Brendan F. Klare, Scott Klum, Anil K. Jain, Mark J. Burge
2013 2013 IEEE Sixth International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS)  
The biometrics community enjoys an active research field that has produced algorithms for several modalities suitable for real-world applications. Despite these devel-  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank The MITRE Corporation for releasing OpenBR as free open source software, and recognize Emma Taborsky and Charles Otto for their ongoing commitment to the  ...  Software development at MITRE was funded by the MITRE Sponsored Research (MSR) program, and B. Klare's research was supported by the Noblis Sponsored Research (NSR) program.  ... 
doi:10.1109/btas.2013.6712754 dblp:conf/btas/KlontzKKJB13 fatcat:iyebay6euzhcplaaxlcmedvkry

Enhancement of antimicrobial diversity in situ through relaxed symbiont specificity in an insect/actinomycete partnership [article]

Rita de Cassia Pessotti, Bridget L Hansen, Jewel N. Reaso, Javier A. Ceja-Navarro, Laila El-Hifnawi, Eoin L Brodie, Matthew F. Traxler
2020 biorxiv/medrxiv   pre-print
insulates O. disjunctus against the evolution of pathogen resistance.  ...  The range of chemical strategies employed across these symbioses, and how these strategies relate to insect social behavior and mechanisms of symbiont transmission, remains underexplored.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the staff at Rock Creek and Jean Lafitte national parks for granting us the permission to collect samples inside the parks; Michael E Rush, Terry Presswood, Theresa Presswood,  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.12.02.394189 fatcat:z425vr2pqfdzrd23dxhvzopgkq

Nest-Gallery Development and Caste Composition of Isolated Foraging Groups of the Drywood Termite, Incisitermes minor (Isoptera: Kalotermitidae)

S. Himmi, Tsuyoshi Yoshimura, Yoshiyuki Yanase, Masao Oya, Toshiyuki Torigoe, Masanori Akada, Setsuo Imadzu
2016 Insects  
This study documents the colonization process of I. minor to new timbers and how the isolated groups maintain their nest-gallery system.  ...  Stigmergic coordinations were expressed in dynamic changes of the nest-gallery system; indicated by fortification behavior in sealing and re-opening a tunnel approaching the outer edge of the timber, and  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors are indebted to and thank Akio Adachi for preparing the wood samples and providing technical assistance in this study, and to Izumi Fujimoto for valuable discussions during  ... 
doi:10.3390/insects7030038 pmid:27455332 pmcid:PMC5039551 fatcat:ctnwfkmbezblfi5zwkmo5zn5ku

Face recognition using Parallel Associative Memory

Karm Veer Arya, Viraat Singh, Pabitra Mitra, Phalguni Gupta
2008 Conference Proceedings / IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics  
To analyze the efficiency and goodness of the proposed system the experiments have been performed on ORL face database. The proposed method out performed most of the existing methods.  ...  This paper proposes a Parallel Associative Memory (PAM) based face recognition system. An image is split into blocks which are processed in parallel by conventional associative memory.  ...  Kanpur, India and Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Government of India to support the part of this work.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsmc.2008.4811470 dblp:conf/smc/AryaSMG08 fatcat:4jd5alnrsbbi5mbsgorj3o5bya
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