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Publication Citation: An Evaluation of Automated Latent Fingerprint Identification Technology (Phase II)

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Author(s): Michael D. Indovina; Vladimir N. Dvornychenko; Elham Tabassi; George W. Quinn; Patrick J. Grother; Stephen Meagher; Michael D. Garris;
Title: An Evaluation of Automated Latent Fingerprint Identification Technology (Phase II)
Published: April 02, 2009
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), with the cooperation of eight technology providers, performed a test of accuracy for searching latent fingerprints when using automatically extracted features and matching (AFEM). This test is Phase II of the Evaluation of Latent Fingerprint Technology (ELFT) project. The test was open to both the commercial and academic community, and participants included vendors of Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS). This report provides the design, process, assumptions, limitations, results, observations and conclusions of the test.
Citation: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7577
Pages: 55 pp.
Keywords: fingerprints, latent fingerprint, fingerprint matchers, automated matchers, lights-out, ELFT, Phase II, matcher performance
Research Areas: Information Technology
PDF version: PDF Document Click here to retrieve PDF version of paper (6MB)