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Workshop on Face Image Quality

Date: 2021-11-16 (2021-11-18) - 13:15 (19:00) Location: This will be a virtual event.

Organizer: European Association for Biometrics (EAB) in cooperation with DHS Office of Biometric Identity Management, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), European Union Agency for the Operational Management of Large-Scale IT Systems in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (eu-LISA), the ISO/IEC JTC1 SC37 working group 3 and project iMARS

Attendance is free of charge but registration is required.
Registered participants will receive dial-in credentials the evening before the event via email.
All times are in Central European Time (CET).



This workshop will present an update on the latest development on Face Image Quality.

This update will address through talks and panel discussions the following topics:

  • current state of the art of face image quality metrics
  • experience from stakeholder and requirements
  • introduction of training concepts
  • testing program (FRVT)
  • standardization process

The NIST and the ISO/IEC SC37 WG3 are dedicated to promote ISO/IEC 29794-5.

Co-sponsors of this event:

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NIST

ISO/IEC JTC1 SC37

SILVER Sponsor of this event:

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Sponsors of this event:

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Tuesday, 16 November 2021

13:15 Christoph Busch

Welcome

European Association for Biometrics
13:20 Patrick Grother

Why Face Quality Scoring Algorithms are Needed

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
13:50 John Boyd

An Operator Perspective

DHS-OBIM
14:20 Ramon Blanco

Constraints in the Implementation of Operational System

eu-LISA
14:50 Arun Vemury

Face Quality Expectations and Factors Affecting Performance

DHS
15:10

Communication break

15:40 Torsten Schlett

Overview State of the Art and Categorization of Methods

Hochschule Darmstadt
16:10 Kiran Raja

Candidate Handcrafted Face-QAA for ISO/IEC IS 29794-5:202x

NTNU
16:40 Annalisa Franco

ICAO Compliance Testing

UBO
17:10 Yevgeniy Sirotin

Demographic Correlates of Mated Scores: Implications for Face Quality

MdTF
17:40

Communication break

Session Chair: Patrick Grother
18:00

Panel discussion: Operator Experience and Expectation - from Call for Tender to deployed Systems

  • Frøy Løvåsdal (National Police Directorate, Norway)
  • Johanna Morley (Met Police, UK))
  • Istvan Racz (eu-LISA)
  • Bill Perry (Department of Home Affairs, AUS)
  • Arun Vemury (Department of Homeland Security, USA)
19:00

End of Day 1

Wednesday, 17 November 2021

13:00 Javier Galbally

DL Face-QAA - FaceQnet

JRC
13:30 Weidi Xie

DL Face-QAA - PCNet

Oxford University
14:00 Ou Fu-Zhao
Xingyu Chen

DL Face-QAA - SDD

Tencent
14:30 Qiang Meng

DL Face-QAA - MagFace

Aibee
15:00

Communication break

15:20 Marian Beszedes

Presentation Attack Detection Improved by Face Image Quality Assessment

Innovatrics
15:50 Ted Dunstone

Face Quality as a Driver for Improved PAD

Biometix
16:20 Evaldas Borcovas

Facial Image Quality Related Problems and Applications

Neurotechnology
16:50 Christian Rathgeb

High Quality Facial Image Acquisition

secunet Security Networks AG
17:20

Communication break

17:40 Brendan Klare

Industry Approach

Rank One
18:10 Stephane Gentric

Industry Approach

IDEMIA
18:40

End of Day 2

Thursday, 18 November 2021

13:00 Olaf Henniger

Evaluation Method EDC

IGD
13:20 James Wayman

Approaches to Facial Image Quality

DHS
13:55 Mei Ngan

NIST FRVT FaceQuality - Unique Scalar Value

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
14:25

Communication break

14:45 Patrick Grother

NIST FRVT FaceQuality - Vector Elements

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
15:25 Patrick Grother

Evolution of ISO/IEC IS 29794-5:202x

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
15:45

Communication break

16:05 Istvan Racz

The Need for an Open Source Face Quality Assessment Software

eu-LISA
Session Chair: Ramon Blanco
16:20

Panel discussion: How to support the development of face quality standard

  • Pierre Gacon (IDEMIA)
  • Patrick Grother (NIST)
  • Ralph Lessmann (EAB/HID Global)
  • Benjamin Tams (secunet)
17:20

End of Day 3

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