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Combination of Fourier transform and wavelet transform for fingerprint recognition
Author(s): Ruli Wang; Tiejun J. Hua; Junpei Wang; Y. J. Fan
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Paper Abstract

We introduce a new method for fingerprint image recognition that combines Fourier transform and wavelet transform. We use Fourier transform to produce fingerprint image spectrum, and use wavelet transform as a processor. After Fourier transform and wavelet transform, the postprocessing and fingerprint image recognition become simple and easy. We also propose a 3f multiple optical correlator with a bank of wavelet filters to implement wavelet transforms in parallel. The wavelet filters are obtained by computer generated hologram. Experimental results show that the introduced method is efficient in complicated fingerprint image recognitions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 March 1994
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2242, Wavelet Applications, (15 March 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.170030
Show Author Affiliations
Ruli Wang, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)
Tiejun J. Hua, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)
Junpei Wang, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)
Y. J. Fan, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2242:
Wavelet Applications
Harold H. Szu, Editor(s)

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