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Keystroke Biometric Ongoing Competition (KBOC) is an official competition of the IEEE Eighth International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems (BTAS 2016) organized by ATVS Biometric Research Group.
Participant Block: this code (in Python) comprises the evaluation block of the KBOC16 competition.
The genuine and impostor samples are unknown except for the training samples (first 4 samples). In order to avoid overtifing of the systems and any possible misconduct, the performance evaluation is made over 100 of the 300 users. This first 100 users are representative of the complete set of 300 users. As an example, the difference between the performance of the baseline algorithms is less than 1%. The evaluation over the 300 users will be done during the final weeks of the competition. Together with this block, you can access the library kboc16_baseline_matchers (robertodaza/kboc16_baseline_matchers/5) with 3 baseline systems (see the examples below).
HOW TO PARTICIPATE: participants can modify the code of this algorithm to include their keystroke recognition systems. It is allow the use of libraries and toolboxes out of the included in this example. The participant code could be private while its results should be available for the competition organizers (in order to include it in the final competition report).
IMPORTANT: Please replace the line 108 score=1/(d+0.001) by score=-d. In some cases (with large dynamic margin between scores), the inverse of the distance can be problematic.
This table shows the number of times this algorithm has been successfully run using the given environment. Note this does not provide sufficient information to evaluate if the algorithm will run when submitted to different conditions.