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Contextual Lecture: Reflections on biometrics and personal identity

With Professor Michael Fairhurst

In our increasingly security-conscious world we are becoming accustomed to using biometrics (fingerprints, facial images, iris scans) to provide information about personal identity. But exactly what does this type of information tell us, and how can we make the best use of it?

Michael Fairhurst is Professor of Computer Vision at the School of Engineering and Digital Arts at the University of Kent. He has published widely in technical literature as author or co-author of more than 400 research papers.

Part of Contextual Lecture Series: Prospects and Prophecies. 

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