This is a listing of test data produced by the Image Group for use in evaluating automated OCR, fingerprint classification/matching, and face recognition systems. The approximate sizes of the compressed files are indicated in square brackets.
- Special Database 27A - Finger Minutiae from Latent and Matching Tenprint Images for 1000ppi imagery and has been made available for electronic distribution. This database is updated from Special database 27 which provided 500ppi imagery to research community. documentation [3.6K] Text File,
- Special Database 4 - NIST 8-bit Gray Scale Images of Fingerprint Image Groups. documentation
- Special Database 9 - NIST 8-bit Gray Scale Images of Mated Fingerprint Card Pairs. documentation
- Special Database 10 - NIST Supplemental Fingerprint Card Data (SFCD) for NIST Special Database 9 with include rolled fingerprints and harder to find fingerprint classifications like arch, tented arch and low count loops. documentation [1076K]
- Special Database 14 - NIST Mated Fingerprint Card Pairs 2.
Has 2,700 ten-print card pairs of rolled fingerprints (no plain impressions). documentation [1,020K]
- Special Database 27 - Fingerprint Minutiae from Latent and Matching Tenprint Images. documentation [684K] sample data [1,230K] source code [400K]
- Special Database 29 - Plain and Rolled Images from Paired Fingerprint Cards in 500 pixels per inch. documentation
- Special Database 30 - Plain and Rolled Images from Paired Fingerprint Cards in 1000 pixels per inch. documentation [807K]
- NBIS - NIST Biometric Image Software
- PCASYS - NIST Pattern-level Classification Automation System for Fingerprints.
Included in NBIS zipfile
- NFIS2 - NIST Fingerprint Image Software Version2.
Included in NBIS zipfile
- Special Database 32 - Multiple Encounter Dataset (MEDS I & II)
MEDS I MEDS-I documentation (pdf) MEDS II MEDS-II documentation (pdf)
- Special Database 18 - NIST Mugshot Identification Database. documentation
- Color FERET - The Color FERET Database.
- Special Database 2 - NIST Structured Forms Reference Set of Binary Images. documentation [321K], The files append_a.zip [3,119K] should also be retrieved.
- Special Database 6 - NIST Structured Forms Reference Set 2 of Binary Images. documentation [420K], The file append_a.zip [3,119K] should also be retrieved.
- Special Database 8 - NIST Machine-Print Database of Gray Scale and Binary Images. documentation [32K]
- Public Domain OCR - NIST FORM-BASED HANDPRINT RECOGNITION SYSTEM (Release 2.2)