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Thirimachos Bourlai and Guodong Guo

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Thirimachos Bourlai and Guodong Guo, associate professors of computer science and electrical engineering, have co-authored textbooks in the area of biometrics

Bourlai’s book, “Surveillance in Action,” discusses the ethical and privacy considerations in light of the global environment from both perspectives: the citizen and the government. It presents cutting-edge technologies in the service of surveillance.

Guo’s title, “Mobile Biometrics,” discusses the history and challenges of mobile biometric devices, including the development of smartwatch-based gait biometrics, four-fingers biometric systems and palm print recognition on mobile devices.