Asian Journal of Engineering and Applied Technology (AJEAT)
A New Approach for Non-Ideal Iris Segmentation Using Fuzzy C-Means Clustering Based on Particle Swarm OptimizationAuthor : Satish Rapaka, Rajeshkumar Pullakura and Jeevan Mandelli
Volume 7 No.2 July-December 2018 pp 42-45
Segmentation is an important step in iris recognition system because the accuracy of the iris recognition system is affected by the segmentation of the iris. In this paper, an efficient method has been proposed for the segmentation of non-ideal iris images captured under uncooperative conditions. A fuzzy c-means clustering algorithm based on Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) technique has been employed as a pre-segmentation step in the iris recognition framework. The fuzzy c-means clustering method delimits the iris and eliminates the unwanted portions of an image. The particle swarm optimization technique is incorporated to avoid FCM fall into local minimum. The segmentation accuracy of the proposed method is implemented by considering CASIA v3 Interval and UBIRIS databases. The proposed method is compared with the classical segmentation methods and has an encouraging performance.
Geodesic Active Contours (GACs), Fuzzy C-Means, Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO), Iris Recognition System
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