Intelligent Biometric Techniques in Fingerprint and Face Recognition

Lakhmi C. Jain, Ugur Halici, Isao Hayashi, S.B. Lee, Shigeyoshi Tsutsui

June 29, 1999 by CRC Press
Reference - 480 Pages
ISBN 9780849320552 - CAT# 2055
Series: International Series on Computational Intelligence

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Features

  • Introduction to the field with a review of the available literature
  • Intelligent fingerprint processing for minutia and pore feature extraction and matching
  • Fingerprint sub-classification using a multi-resolution neural network approach
  • A Gabor filter-based method for identifying fingerprints
  • Two gray-scale methods for minutiae extraction and filtering
  • Enhancement algorithms for ridge or valley extraction and their experimental verification
  • Summary

    The tremendous world-wide interest in intelligent biometric techniques in fingerprint and face recognition is fueled by the myriad of potential applications, including banking and security systems, and limited only by the imaginations of scientists and engineers. This growing interest poses new challenges to the fields of expert systems, neural networks, fuzzy systems, and evolutionary computing, which offer the advantages of learning abilities and human-like behavior.
    Biometric Techniques in Fingerprint and Face Recognition presents a thorough treatment of established and emerging applications and techniques relevant to this field so rich with opportunity.