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Review of digital fingerprint acquisition systems and wavelet compression
Author(s): Thomas Hopper
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Paper Abstract

Over the last decade many criminal justice agencies have replaced their fingerprint card based systems with electronic processing. We examine these new systems and find that image acquisition to support the identification application is consistently a challenge. Image capture and compression are widely dispersed and relatively new technologies within criminal justice information systems. Image quality assurance programs are just beginning to mature.

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Date Published: 1 April 2003
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5102, Independent Component Analyses, Wavelets, and Neural Networks, (1 April 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.502482
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Thomas Hopper, Federal Bureau of Investigation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5102:
Independent Component Analyses, Wavelets, and Neural Networks
Anthony J. Bell; Mladen V. Wickerhauser; Harold H. Szu, Editor(s)

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