8th International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics Call for Papers

                   IWBF 2020 CALL FOR PAPERS

IWBF 2020  |  8th International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics  |  April 29-30, 2020  |  Porto, Portugal

The International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics (IWBF) is
devoted to facilitating synergies in research and development among
the areas of multimedia forensics, forensic biometrics, and forensic

IWBF 2020 is jointly organized by INESC TEC, Porto, Portugal and NTNU,
Gjovik, Norway.  For more information please visit

                       IMPORTANT DATES


Submission Deadline: January 10, 2020

Acceptance Notification: February 17, 2020
Camera-ready & Registration: February 28, 2020
Conference: April 29-30, 2020


                     TOPICS OF INTEREST

- Multimedia forensics including identification of source devices and source-oriented image clustering;
- Integrity verification and authentication of digital content;
- Watermarking schemes for ownership identification, ownership proof, and copy control;

- Forensic behavioural biometrics;

- People identification based on face, iris, fingerprint and soft biometric traits;

- Biometric analysis of crime scene traces and their forensic interpretation;
- Combination of multimodal biometrics with other forensic evidence;
- Biometric-based cybercrime investigation;
- Video surveillance for estimation of age, gender and others such as abnormal behaviour/event detection;
- Biometric and non-biometric data de-identification;

- Resilience of biometric systems to presentation and morphed attacks;

- Detection and mitigation of adversarial attacks on biometric systems; 

- Explainable AI in biometric recognition and presentation attack detection;

- Ethical and societal implications of emerging biometrics and forensics modalities;

- Emerging threats on biometrics such as Deepfake attacks and detection methods;

- Large-scale deployment of biometric recognition systems;

- Case studies of the aforementioned topics.


General Chair & Academic Questions                 Workshop Local Organisation
Jaime S. Cardoso (jaime.cardoso@inesctec.pt)       Ana Filipa Sequeira (ana.f.sequeira@inesctec.pt)
University of Porto & INESC TEC, Porto, Portugal   INESC TEC, Porto, Portugal