1 Fingerprint Image Analysis : Role of Orientation Patch and Ridge Structure Dictionaries

@inproceedings{Jain20151FI,
  title={1 Fingerprint Image Analysis : Role of Orientation Patch and Ridge Structure Dictionaries},
  author={Anil K. Jain and Kai Cao},
  year={2015}
}
Biometric traits, such as palmprint (Duta et al. 2002) and fingerprint (Jain et al. 1997), refer to distinctive anotomical and behavioral characteristics for automatic human identification. Fingerprints, which are ridge and valley patterns on the tip of a human finger, are one of the most important biometric traits due to their known uniqueness and persistence properties (Maltoni et al. 2009). Since the advent of fingerprints for identifying and tracing criminals in Argentina in 1893 (Hawthorne… CONTINUE READING