4 March 2015 Comparative study of minutiae selection algorithms for ISO fingerprint templates
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Abstract
We address the selection of fingerprint minutiae given a fingerprint ISO template. Minutiae selection plays a very important role when a secure element (i.e. a smart-card) is used. Because of the limited capability of computation and memory, the number of minutiae of a stored reference in the secure element is limited. We propose in this paper a comparative study of 6 minutiae selection methods including 2 methods from the literature and 1 like reference (No Selection). Experimental results on 3 fingerprint databases from the Fingerprint Verification Competition show their relative efficiency in terms of performance and computation time.
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B. Vibert, B. Vibert, C. Charrier, C. Charrier, J.-M. Le Bars, J.-M. Le Bars, C. Rosenberger, C. Rosenberger, "Comparative study of minutiae selection algorithms for ISO fingerprint templates", Proc. SPIE 9409, Media Watermarking, Security, and Forensics 2015, 94090C (4 March 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2080795; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2080795
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