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Novel approach to automated fingerprint recognition

Abdul Rahman, Abdul Wahab and S., H.Chin and E., C.Tan (1998) Novel approach to automated fingerprint recognition. IEE Proceedings - Vision Image and Signal Processing, 145 (3). pp. 160-166. ISSN 1350-245X (P) 1359-7108 (O)

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The paper describes an enhanced fingerprint recognition system consisting of image preprocessing, feature extraction and matching that runs accurately and effectively on a personal computer platform. The image preprocessing includes histogram equalisation, modification of directional codes, dynamic thresholding and ridgeline thinning which are sufficient to enhance the image to a state ready for feature extraction. Only features extracted are stored in a file for fingerprint matching. The matching algorithm presented is a modification and improvement of the structural approach. Experimental results acquired for matching are accurate, reliable and fast for implementation using a PC and a fingerprint scanner. The proposed fingerprint recognition scheme can provide an efficient way of automated identification and can be extended to numerous other security or administration applications.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6145/38265
Uncontrolled Keywords: feature extraction, fingerprint recognition, image processing, structural matching
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Computer Science
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Computer Science
Depositing User: Prof Abdul Wahab Abdul Rahman
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2014 11:25
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2014 11:25
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/38265

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