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MINEX II - Performance of Fingerprint Match-on-Card Algorithms - Evaluation Plan



Patrick J. Grother, Wayne J. Salamon


The MINEX II evaluation plan instantiates a complete mechanism for the measure of speed and the core algorithmic capabilities of fingerprint matching algorithms running on standardized ISO/IEC 7816 smart cards. The document includes an ISO 9899 "C" API specification for off-card testing of on-card algorithms, and a complete set of 7816 APDU's suitable for cross-checking the results against the off-card reference implementation. The algorithms compare conformant instances of ISO/IEC 19794-2:2005 fingerprints and return matching scores suitable for examining Type I and II error tradeoffs.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7485
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Grother, P. and Salamon, W. (2007), MINEX II - Performance of Fingerprint Match-on-Card Algorithms - Evaluation Plan, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created August 15, 2007, Updated February 19, 2017