15 March 1994 Compression of gray-scale fingerprint images
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The FBI has developed a specification for the compression of gray-scale fingerprint images to support paperless identification services within the criminal justice community. The algorithm is based on a scalar quantization of a discrete wavelet transform decomposition of the images, followed by zero run encoding and Huffman encoding.
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Thomas Hopper, Thomas Hopper, } "Compression of gray-scale fingerprint images", Proc. SPIE 2242, Wavelet Applications, (15 March 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.170023; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.170023

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