S&M Young Researcher Paper Award 2020
Recipients: Ding Jiao, Zao Ni, Jiachou Wang, and Xinxin Li [Winner's comments]
Paper: High Fill Factor Array of Piezoelectric Micromachined
Ultrasonic Transducers with Large Quality Factor

S&M Young Researcher Paper Award 2021
Award Criteria
Notice of retraction
Vol. 32, No. 8(2), S&M2292

Print: ISSN 0914-4935
Online: ISSN 2435-0869
Sensors and Materials
is an international peer-reviewed open access journal to provide a forum for researchers working in multidisciplinary fields of sensing technology.
Sensors and Materials
is covered by Science Citation Index Expanded (Clarivate Analytics), Scopus (Elsevier), and other databases.

Instructions to authors
English    日本語

Instructions for manuscript preparation
English    日本語

Template
English

Publisher
 MYU K.K.
 Sensors and Materials
 1-23-3-303 Sendagi,
 Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0022, Japan
 Tel: 81-3-3827-8549
 Fax: 81-3-3827-8547

MYU Research, a scientific publisher, seeks a native English-speaking proofreader with a scientific background. B.Sc. or higher degree is desirable. In-office position; work hours negotiable. Call 03-3827-8549 for further information.


MYU Research

(proofreading and recording)


MYU K.K.
(translation service)


The Art of Writing Scientific Papers

(How to write scientific papers)
(Japanese Only)

Copyright(C) MYU K.K.
S&M2582 Research Paper of Special Issue

Establishment of Biometric Verification System Based on Design Science Research Methodology and Sensing System for Smart Border Control

I-Chen Lin and Wei-Hsi Hung

(Received December 29, 2020; Accepted March 17, 2021)

Keywords: border inspection system, biometric verification system, design science, border control

Rapidly increasing traveler traffic has burdened the border security and clearance service. Therefore, assisting border guards and travelers to carry out sustainable border strategies is becoming more crucial. The key of such strategies centers on the interaction between sensing systems and user characteristics, and sensing technology is of great help for an efficient clearance service and smart border control. However, a practical problem is that deciding whether to allow or prevent entry at the border is ambiguous because checking identities with only a visual inspection is cumbersome. Hence, a biometric verification system (BVS) that compares a live biometric sample of a traveler against images of them obtained from the database is needed. In this study we model and develop a fingerprint sensing system using design science research methodology (DSRM). An integrated framework, components, workflows, and schema are proposed. The novelty of this system is that the artifact retains the flexibility of the acquisition and match processes. After presenting a case study with fingerprint modal biometrics, we evaluate the usage of such a sensing application and the results to generate a sustainable strategy for managing security issues in the border-checking environment. This study offers a solution to balance the convenience of travelers and the role of inspectors.

Corresponding author: I-Chen Lin




Forthcoming Regular Issues


Forthcoming Special Issues

Special Issue on Materials, Devices, Circuits, and Analytical Methods for Various Sensors (Selected Papers from ICSEVEN 2020)
Guest editor, Chien-Jung Huang (National University of Kaohsiung), Ja-Hao Chen (Feng Chia University), and Yu-Ju Lin (Tunghai University)
Conference website
Call for paper


Special issue on Novel Materials and Sensing Technologies on Electronic and Mechanical Devices Part 4(1)
Guest editor, Teen-Hang Meen (National Formosa University), Wenbing Zhao (Cleveland State University), and Hsien-Wei Tseng (Yango University)


7th Special Issue on the Workshop of Next-generation Front-edge Optical Science Research
Guest editor, Takayuki Yanagida (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)


Special Issue on Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Technologies for Power and Renewable Energy Systems from IS3C2020
Guest editor, Shiue Der Lu , Meng Hui Wang, Kuei Hsiang Chao, and Her Terng Yau (National Chin-Yi University of Technology) (deadline extended to 28 Feb. 2021)
Conference website
Call for paper


Special issue on Novel Materials and Sensing Technologies on Electronic and Mechanical Devices Part 4(2)
Guest editor, Teen-Hang Meen (National Formosa University), Wenbing Zhao (Cleveland State University), and Hsien-Wei Tseng (Yango University)


Special Issue on the International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technology Innovation 2020 (IMETI2020)
Guest editor, Wen-Hsiang Hsieh (National Formosa University)
Conference website


Copyright(C) MYU K.K. All Rights Reserved.