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Fernando Alonso-Fernandez [Email]
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Fernando Alonso-Fernandez received the M.S. degree in 2003 with Distinction and the Ph.D. degree "cum laude" in 2008, both in Electrical Engineering, from Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain. He is currently the recipient of a Juan de la Cierva postdoctoral fellowship of the Spanish Ministry of Innovation and Science. His research interests include signal and image processing, pattern recognition and biometrics. He has published several journal and conference papers and he is actively involved in European projects focused on biometrics (e.g, Biosecure NoE, COST 2101). He has participated in the development of several systems for a number of biometric evaluations (e.g. SigComp 2009- Signature Competition, LivDet 2009-Fingerprint Liveness Detection Competition or BMEC 2007-The Biosecure Multimodal Evaluation Campaign). Dr. Alonso-Fernandez has been invited researcher in the Signals and Systems group (University of Twente, The Netherlands), the Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica ed Elettronica (University of Cagliari, Italy), the Department of Electronics (University of Kent, United Kingdom) and the Dépt. Electronique et Physique (Institut National des Télécommunications, France).

Manuel R. Freire [Email]
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Manuel R. Freire received his Engineering degree in Computer Science from Universidad Antonio de Nebrija in 2006 and his M.Sc. degree from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid in 2008. Since 2006 he is a research assistant at the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, where he studies new applications in the field of biometrics and cryptography. He has participated in several European and Spanish research projects. He was awarded a Google Summer of Code grant in 2005 for the development of the open source cryptographic application BPG, mentored by the NetBSD Foundation. In 2007 he received a CPI research fellowship from Comunidad de Madrid.

Danilo Spada [Web] [Email]
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Danilo Spada received the MSc degree in computer science in 2004 from University "La Sapienza" of Rome, Italy. He was in Accenture Rome as a consultor until 2006, when he moved in Madrid and he is currently at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. He started his research thanks to a grant from the University of Rome "La Sapienza" when his research was oriented to the field of Advanced User Interfaces and Usability. After that, he joined the Biometrics Recognition Group - ATVS in October 2006 as an assistant researcher. His research interests include language recognition, natural language processing and spoken dialogue systems.

Marcos Martinez-Diaz [Web] [Email]
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Marcos Martinez-Diaz received the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in 2006 from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. He was awarded for the highest academic records of his graduating class. He worked as an IT strategy consultant in Deloitte until 2007. Currently he is working in the technology area of a telecom operator. Since 2005 he is with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS, where he is currently collaborating as an assistant researcher pursuing the PhD degree. His research interests include biometrics, pattern recognition and signal processing primarily focused on signature verification.

Marta Gomez-Barrero [Email]
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Marta Gomez-Barrero received the MSc in Computer Science and the MSc in Mathematics in 2011, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering in 2016, both from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. She joined the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid in 2010, where she is working as an assistant researcher. In 2012 she was awarded with a FPU research fellowship from Spanish MECD and in 2013 obtained the postgraduate Master in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from UAM. She has carried out research internships at several worldwide leading groups in biometric recognition such as da/sec - Biometrics and Internet Security Research Group, at the Hochschule Darmstadt, Germany, the Norwegian Biometrics Laboratory, part of the NISlab - Norwegian Information Security laboratory, at NTNU i Gjøvik, and the COMLAB, at Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy. Her current research focuses on vulnerabilities evaluations and template protection schemes for facial, iris- and signature-based recognition systems. She is the recipient of a number of distinctions, including: EAB European Biometric Industry Award 2015, Siew-Sngiem Best Paper Award at ICB 2015, Archimedes Award for young researches from Spanish MECD and Best Voted Poster Paper Award at ICB 2013.

Alejandro Abejon [Email]
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Alejandro Abejon received the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in 2007 from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Since 2006 he is as an assistant researcher for the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, where he is pursuing his Master degree. His research interests include speaker verification, language identification, pattern recognition and speech processing in high level speech features. He has participated in the development of the ATVS-UAM language identification system for the NIST 2007 evaluation and the ATVS-UAM speaker recognition system for the NIST 2008 evaluation.

Ignacio Lopez-Moreno [Email]
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Ignacio Lopez-Moreno received his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering in 2009 from Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM). He is currently pursuing his PhD degree with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, where he is working as an assistant researcher since 2004. He has participated several national projects and technology evaluations, such as NIST speaker and language recognition evaluations carried out since 2005. His research interests include speaker verification, language identification, pattern recognition, speech processing, statistics and forensic evaluation of the evidence. He has been recipient of several awards and distinctions, such as the IBM Research Best Student Paper in 2009.

Miriam Moreno-Moreno [Email]
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Miriam Moreno-Moreno received the MSc in Physics in 2004 from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (UAM). From 2004 to 2008 she worked as an assistant researcher in the New Microscopies Lab, LNM, UAM. In January 2009, she joined the Biometric Recognition Group – ATVS, where she is currently collaborating as an assistant researcher pursuing the PhD degree. Since 2005 she combines her research activities with her Electrical Engineering studies. The research activity she is currently involved in is the biometric recognition through images acquired beyond the visible spectrum (Biometrics Beyond the Visible Spectrum). In 2009 she received a CPI research fellowship from Comunidad de Madrid.

Ram Prasad Krishnamoorthy [Email]
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Ram Prasad received his Master's degree in Computer Science from Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI), India in 2008. Starting from Dec 2007 till June 2008, he has worked as Research Intern at R&D Dept, Geodesic Limited, Bangalore, India, working on Online Handwriting Recognition as part of Master's thesis, and from July 2008 to March 2011, he was a Software Engineer working for R&D Dept, Geodesic Limited, Bangalore, India specializing on Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Algorithms for Automated Fingerprint Recognition System, and Handwriting Recognition. He is currently a PhD student in the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, supervised by Prof. Julian Fierrez, since May 2011 under Marie Curie funded ITN-Project "BBfor2 - Bayesian Biometrics for Forensics" focusing on developing new Image Processing and Pattern Recognition algorithms specific to latent data.

Maria Puertas [Email]
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Maria Puertas received her MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain in 2010. Since September 2008, she is with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, where she is currently collaborating as an assistant researcher. Her current research focuses on statistics and forensic evaluation of the evidence using biometric systems, especially fingerprint identification systems.

Ruifang Wang [Email]
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Ruifang Wang achieved the MSc degree in Computer Application Technology as a joint master in Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences(CASIA, China) and Harbin University of Science and Technology(China) in 2010. Now she is pursuing the PhD studies with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid since 2011. Her research interests include image processing, pattern recognition and biometrics, especially forensic multibiometrics. Her current research focuses on forensic palmprint and fingerprint recognition.

Alvaro Dieguez [Email]
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Alvaro Dieguez received the MSc double degree in Computer Science and Mathematics in June 2011 at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Since June 2012, he is with the Biometric Recognition Group – ATVS at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, where he is currently collaborating as an assistant researcher. His current research focuses on temporary series, specially analysis and modelling of financial time series.

Fernando Espinoza-Cuadros [Email]
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Fernando Espinoza-Cuadros is pursuing the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Since 2011, he is collaborating as an assistant researcher in the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. His current research focuses on text-independent speaker recognition using temporal contours in linguistic units.

Victor Gonzalez-Quintanilla [Email]
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Victor Gonzalez-Quintanilla received his M.S. degree in Computer Science in 2008 from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. From 2006 to 2008 he was an assistant researcher for the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (U.A.M.). His interests are focusing in system manager activity and in software development as well as research in speaker and language recognition.

Daniel Hernandez-Lopez [Email]
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Daniel Hernandez-Lopez is pursuing his MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. In 2006 he joined the Biometrics Recognition Group - ATVS, where he coordinated the acquisition and review of the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid part of Biosecure NoE biometric database. From 2007 he is a reseach assistant, working on text-dependent speaker recognition. His research interests are focused on audio processing and speaker recognition.

Ismael Mateos-Garcia [Email]
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Ismael Mateos-Garcia received the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in 2007 from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Since 2006 he is as an assistant researcher for the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, where he is currently collaborating as an assistant researcher pursuing the Master degree. His research interests include speaker verification, language identification, pattern recognition and speech processing. He has participated in the development of the ATVS-UAM language identification system for the NIST 2007 evaluation and the ATVS-UAM speaker recognition system for the NIST 2008 evaluation.

Derlin Morocho-Checa [Email]
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Derlin Morocho Checa, received the degree in Electronic Engineering in Telecommunications in March 1996 at Escuela Politecnica del Ejercito (ESPE), Ecuador. He is a Professor at the ESPE from March 1996 to the present. He is working on Digital Signal Processing and he is currently studying the Master's Program in Research and Innovation in Information and Communications Technologies. Since october 2012, he is collaborating as a researcher in the Biometric Recognitión Grup-ATVS at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. His current research focuses on voice recognition and speech segmentation phonetic units.

Eugenio Arevalo Gonzalez [Email]
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Eugenio Arévalo is pursuing the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. Since October 2009, he is with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, where he is currently collaborating as an assistant researcher. His current research focuses on forensic speaker recognition.

Alicia Beisner [Email]
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Alicia Beisner is pursuing the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Since 2008 she is with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. His research interests include biometrics, pattern recognition, security and cryptography.

Javier Burgues [Email]
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Javier Burgues is pursuing the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. Since September of 2007, he is with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, where he is currently collaborating as an assistant researcher. His current research focuses on automatic biometric identification systems based on hand geometry and texture.

Sara Carballo-Dominguez [Email]
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Sara Carballo Dominguez is pursuing her MSc degree in electrical Engineering from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. In 2008 she joined the Biometric Recognition Group- ATVS, where she works as an assistant researcher. Her research interests include signal image processing, pattern recognition and biometrics.

Darwin Cordova-Lucero [Email]
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Darwin Córdova-Lucero is pursuing the MSc degree in Electrical Engineeiring in Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. Since October 2011, he is with Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, where he is currently working in text-dependent recognition.

Alberto de Castro [Email]
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Alberto de Castro is pursuing the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. He cooperates with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid since November 2008. His current research focuses on forensic speaker recognition.

Javier Eslava [Email]
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Javier Eslava Ríos is pursuing the MSc degree in electrical Engineering from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Since 2012 he is with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. His current research focuses in image processing and face recognition.

Ruben Fernandez [Email]
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Ruben Fernandez is pursuing the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Since September of 2008, he is with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, where he is currently collaborating as an assistant researcher. His current research focuses on signal processing applied to writer identification.

Alejandra Fernandez-Huertas [Email]
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Alejandra Fernández-Huertas is pursuing her MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. In 2011 she joined the Biometrics Recognition Group - ATVS, where she is working on speech recognition. Also, she combines her research activities with her MSc Thesis in statistics and forensic evaluation of the evidence.

Silvia Gabriel [Email]
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Silvia Gabriel Sanz is pursuing the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. Since 2011, she is with Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS. Her current research focuses in automatic gait recognition.

Fátima García-Donday [Email]
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Fátima García Donday is pursuing the MSc degree in electrical Engineering from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Since 2011 she is with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. Her current research focuses in fingerprint and palmprint recognition.

Alvaro Garcia-Maroto [Email]
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Álvaro García Maroto is pursuing the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Since September 2010 he is with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He is currently working on a multi-channel audio capture system with USB communication.

Almudena Gilperez [Email]
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Almudena Gilperez is pursuing the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Since September of 2007, she is with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, where she is currently collaborating as an assistant researcher. Her current research focuses on signal processing applied to handwriting.

Alberto Harriero-Castro [Email]
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Alberto Harriero-Castro is pursuing the MSc degree in electrical Engineering from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Since 2008 he is with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. His research interests include speech quality estimation and its effects on speaker recognition systems.

Ricardo Landriz-Lara [Email]
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Ricardo Landriz Lara is pursuing the MSc degree in electrical Engineering from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Since 2013 he is with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. His current research focuses in audio and music recognition, especially in Audio Music Similarity.

Sergio Lucas-Bermejo [Email]
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Sergio Lucas Bermejo is pursuing the MSc degree in electrical Engineering from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Since 2007 he is with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. From 2007, he is working on text-independent speech recognition. His research interests include speech processing and speech recognition.

Maria Merida-Aguilera [Email]
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María Mérida Aguilera is pursuing the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. Since October 2009, she is with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, where she is currently collaborating as an assistant researcher. Her current research focuses on the biometric systems based on Palmprint Recognition.

Jaime Ortiz-Lopez [Email]
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Jaime Ortiz López is pursuing the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Since June 2010 he is with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He is currently working on liveness detection on iris images using quality factors.

Susana Pecharroman [Email]
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Susana Pecharroman received her MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in 2007 from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. From March to October 2007, she was with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, where she researched text-independent writer recognition. Before joining the ATVS, she was as summer intern at Nettivoz in 2006, where she developed speech recognition systems.

Veronica Peña [Email]
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Verónica Peña García is pursuing her MSc degree in electrical Engineering from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. Since 2008 she is cooperating with the Biometric Recognition Group- ATVS at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, as an assistant researcher. From 2008, she is working on Spoken Term Detection. The goal of her work is to facilitate research and development to this technology component, which is precursor to more sophisticated retrieval technologies. Her research interests include speech processing and recognition.

Sergio Perez-Gomez [Email]
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Sergio Perez-Gomez is pursuing the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Since 2008 he is with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. His research interests include speaker recognition and effects of speech length in speaker and language recognition.

Virginia Ruiz-Albacete [Email]
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Virginia Ruiz-Albacete is pursuing the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Since September of 2007, she is collaborating as an assistant researcher in the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. Her current research focuses on iris recognition and vulnerabilities of iris-based recognition systems.

Sandra Uceda [Email]
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Sandra Uceda Ontivero is pursuing the MSc degree in electrical Engineering from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Since 2011 she is with the Biometric Recognition Group - ATVS at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. Her current research focuses in fingerprint and palmprint recognition.