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Neural network applied to direction map extraction in fingerprint images
Author(s): Flavio Augusto Pe Soares; Rui Seara; Orlando Jose Tobias
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Paper Abstract

We present a new technique for extracting the direction map from fingerprints. The fingerprint image is first partitioned into small image blocks. Then, a set of parameters is extracted from each block and fed into a neural network that outputs the preferential direction for each block. The technique performed very well in operational conditions. It was developed to be employed in an Automatic Fingerprint Classification System.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 April 1995
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2492, Applications and Science of Artificial Neural Networks, (6 April 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.205200
Show Author Affiliations
Flavio Augusto Pe Soares, Univ. Federal de Santa Catarina (Brazil)
Rui Seara, Univ. Federal de Santa Catarina (Brazil)
Orlando Jose Tobias, Univ. Federal de Santa Catarina (Brazil)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2492:
Applications and Science of Artificial Neural Networks
Steven K. Rogers; Dennis W. Ruck, Editor(s)

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