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71. WSQ Problem with Two-Thumb Captures from Large Platen Live-Scan Devices
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7746
Topic: Biometrics
Published: 11/18/2010
Author: Craig I Watson
Abstract: This paper investigates an issue with the Wavelet Scalar Quantization (WSQ) compression algorithm which causes severe degradation of the compressed image. The problem was first noticed when compressing the two-thumb images from live-scan identificati ...

72. Who is Who? Biometrics provides answers for public and private sectors
Topic: Biometrics
Published: 2/10/2011
Author: Fernando L. (Fernando L.) Podio
Abstract: One of the critical issues related to secured Information Technology (IT) systems and applications is the verification of the users identity. Biometrics provides for secure transactions, positive identification and augmentation to human judgment. ...

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