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IAPR/IEEE Winter School on Biometrics 2021 was successfully held


The IAPR/IEEE Winter School on Biometrics 2021 (WSB2021) was held in Shenzhen on 24-28 January, 2021. Jointly organized by the Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University, the Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, the winter school attracted around 90 participants, including professors and senior postgraduate students from world-wide tertiary institutions. Due to the worldwide outspread of COVID-19, the winter school introduced online lecture as well.

The 5-day winter school included lectures, hands-on session, talks from industry and social programme. To consolidate the fundamental knowledge of biometrics and share the latest biometric development, the scope of the course is designed to cover the topics which mainly include mobile biometrics, anti-spoofing, template protection, and fundamental of different biometric modalities. New and challenging topics are covered in the course by internationally renowned experts from all over the world.

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