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My Project is to overcome drawbacks in the current techniques for touch-less fingerprint recognition. I focus mainly image preprocessing, feature extraction and feature match. Each task analyzed by classical and up-to-date methods. Depending on the analysis, an integrated solution for demonstration of fingerprint recognition is developed. My demonstration program is coded by MATLAB. To improve the performance of system optimization at coding level and algorithm level are proposed. The enhancements of performance can be judged by conducting experiments upon a variety of fingerprint images. The touch-less fingerprint recognition system can be divided into three main modules: preprocessing, feature extraction and matching. I put more emphasis on them so that the drawbacks in current techniques can be overcame .


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Fingerprint acquisition, mosaicking, touchless multiview imaging, feature pattern, histogram equalization.

  • Format Volume 3, Issue 1, No 3, 2015
  • Copyright All Rights Reserved ©2015
  • Year of Publication 2015
  • Reference IJCS-082
  • Page No 465-472

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