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Adaptive Digital Enhancement Of Latent Fingerprints
Author(s): Robert P. Chiralo; Leonard L. Berdan
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Paper Abstract

An adaptive technique for providing effective enhancement of latent fingerprints is presented. The adaptive technique is described and examples are shown, including an enhanced print prepared for a trial exhibit. Image preprocessing considerations are discussed for obtaining optimal enhancement. Results of the adaptive technique are compared to those obtained with the conventional Fourier filtering enhancement.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 December 1978
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0149, Digital Image Processing II, (7 December 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956675
Show Author Affiliations
Robert P. Chiralo, The Aerospace Corporation (United States)
Leonard L. Berdan, Santa Monica Police Department (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0149:
Digital Image Processing II
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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