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Fingerprint image segmentation using hierarchical technique

Wan Abu Bakar, Wan Aezwani and Sulong, Ghazali (2000) Fingerprint image segmentation using hierarchical technique. In: National Conference on Telecommunication Technology 2000, 20th - 21st Nov. 2000, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Johor Bahru.

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Abstract

Fingerprints are the ridge and furrow patterns on the tip or the finger and its verification is an important biometric technique (or personal identification). The quality or the fingerprint image is the most significant (actor in a reliable matching process. Thus, any pre-processing algorithm should aim to enhance the quality of the existing features without creating false features [I). This scenario brings the idea or the research. The research rocus on the segmentation approach. The purpose of the study is to identify a segmentation approach of fingerprint image by considering several approaches namely Hierarchical technique and Region growing by pixel aggregation technique. The process is vital when to apply next pre-processing stages i.e. thinning, identifying between true and false minutiae and minutiae extraction process. The research is supported by 50 samples or data that is collected through an available fingerprint device.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:Towards Global Convergence Through Telecommunication
Uncontrolled Keywords:fingerprint, image segmentation. hierarchical, region growing, region ofinterest, recognition, biometric
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
T Technology > TR Photography
Divisions:Computer Science and Information System (Formerly known)
ID Code:10969
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:16 Nov 2010 05:12
Last Modified:16 Nov 2010 05:12

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