Google just released "Classic Papers”, a collection of highly-cited papers in their areas of research that have stood the test of time. This release of classic papers consisted of articles that were published 10 years ago and is based on the Google Scholar index as it was in May 2017.
In the category of “Computer Security & cryptography”, the paper “Combining crypto with biometrics effectively” by Dr Feng Hao and his former PhD supervisors, Prof Ross Anderson and Prof John Daugman, tops the list of classic papers in the security area. This paper was the first to study the interface between iris biometrics and cryptography with a concrete solution to effective combine these two complementary security technologies. It was published in IEEE Transactions on Computers (Vol. 55, No. 9, 2006), and has received 645 citations as of May 2017.”
published on: 23 June 2017