IEEE Council Requests Biometrics Tutorials

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 23 November, 2009 – The IEEE Biometrics Council is creating a list of tutorials titles and prospective lecturers for various IEEE Conferences. Those interested in suggesting a tutorial topic are invited to send a proposal containing the tutotial’s tentative title, the proposed lecturer’s name, affiliation, and email address, and a 5-10-line abstract.

The Biometrics Council strives to disseminate biometric knowledge residing within the Societies belonging to the council to make this knowledge more accessible to communities interested in the topic.

Proposals should be sent to Vincenzo Piuri, Vice President for Education of the IEEE Biometrics Council, at by December 15, 2009.

The council’s fields of interest includes the theory, design, and application of the biometric characterization of human beings, based on physiological and /or behavioral features and traits, in particular for identification, identity verification, authentication, encryption, and recognition.

The council will promote technical activities, sponsor technical meetings and sessions, publish periodicals, promote educational activities, develop standards, and engage in any other activity defined within its field of interest. Eighteen IEEE Societies, including the Computer Society, belong to the council. For more information, visit

About the IEEE Computer Society

With nearly 85,000 members, the IEEE Computer Society is the world’s leading organization of computing professionals. Founded in 1946, and the largest of the 39 societies of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Computer Society is dedicated to advancing the theory and application of computer and information-processing technology. The Society serves the information and career-development needs of today’s computing researchers and practitioners with technical journals, magazines, conferences, books, conference publications, certifications, and online courses.

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