IOATS: an Intelligent Online Attendance Tracking System based on Facial Recognition and Edge Computing



Edge Computing, Facial Recognition, Attendance Tracking, COVID19, Video Conferencing Platform


Since the Coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic, all activities have been held digitally, necessitating the surveillance of guests' real-time attendance. Previously, online attendance included getting the list of attendees, which was inconvenient because many people chose to keep silent or leave the meeting completely. As a result, a technique for collecting attendance using facial recognition that can correctly identify participants who remain online for the duration of the lecture is required. The goal of this work is to develop a system named IOSTS, an intelligent online attendance tracking system, that can track attendance while using minimum bandwidth and maintaining user privacy. This proposed work is based on the concepts of facial recognition and edge computing. The entire utility will be run on the client's PC. From random experiments, it is observed that achieving an accuracy of 98 % in facial recognition. This new approach is a foolproof method of tracking attendance and increasing digital transparency.


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How to Cite

M. . Parhi, A. . Roul, B. Ghosh, and A. Pati, “IOATS: an Intelligent Online Attendance Tracking System based on Facial Recognition and Edge Computing”, Int J Intell Syst Appl Eng, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 252–259, May 2022.



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