Covenant Leads Worldwide in the Field of Biometrics; Feature Extraction; Authentication
Covenant University has emerged No. 1 in the top 5 list of institutions globally, by scholarly output, in the field of Biometrics; Feature Extraction; Authentication, according to the latest computations by Elsevier’s SciVal, the quick and easy access to the research performance of 8500 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide.
The computations, spanning the period between 2013 and 2018, saw Covenant emerge 1st with 5 scholarly outputs, 55 views count, field-weighted citation impact of 0.85, and 10 citation count, while the overall research performance worldwide was 65 scholarly outputs, 648 views count, field-weighted citation impact of 0.43, and 68 citation count.
Next in the list of the world’s top 5 institutions was North Carolina A and T State University, with 3 scholarly outputs, 16 views count, field-weighted citation impact of 0.43, and 1 citation count, followed by University Of Anbar which had 3 scholarly outputs and 7 views count. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and Czech University of Life Sciences Prague were 4th and 5th respectively.
Three Covenant authors made the list of the top 10 authors in the world on this topic. They were Professor Ezekiel Adebiyi, Dr. Marion Adebiyi, and Dr. Adewole Adewumi, all of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences.
Professor Ezekiel Adebiyi had 2 scholarly outputs, 36 views count, field-weighted citation impact of 0.41, and 7 citation count to emerge 7th in the list. His research interests include Computational Complexity and Computational Molecular Biology, with Emphases on Anti-malarial Drugs Design and Development, and PCR Detection of Malaria at the Liver Stage among others.
Dr. Marion Adebiyi, whose research interests include Insecticide Resistance Mechanism and In-Silico Analysis of Organism’s Inter-pathways using the Microarray and NGS data, had 2 scholarly outputs, 36 views count, field-weighted citation impact of 0.41, and 7 citation count to rank 8th, while Dr. Adewole Adewumi, who placed 9th, had 2 scholarly outputs, 11 views count, field-weighted citation impact of 1.41, and 1 citation count. Some of his research interests are Software Measurement and Free/Open Source (Libre) Software.
The highest ranked author on this topic, Al-Ani Muzhir Shaban, whose institution was unidentified, had 4 scholarly outputs and 9 views count.