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NIST Special Database 10. NIST Supplemental Fingerprint Card Data (SFCD) (for Special Database 9 - 8-Bit Gray Scale Images)

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Author(s)

Craig I. Watson

Abstract

The NIST database of supplemental fingerprint card data provides a larger sample of fingerprint patterns that have a low natural frequency of occurrence and transitional fingerprint classes in NIST Special Database 9.The data in NIST Special Database 10 are a 3-disk set with the first CD-ROM containing 2160 images and the last 2 CD-ROMs containing 1680 images each. Each segmented image is 832 by 768 pixels and classified using the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) classes given by the FBI.The database is a valuable tool for evaluating fingerprint systems using a sample of fingerprints which provides more examples of low natural occurrence classes and transition NCIC classifications.
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World Wide Web-Internet and Web Information Systems

Keywords

fingerprint, grayscale, lossless compression, NCIC classes, NIST, software recognition, uncommon

Citation

Watson, C. (2008), NIST Special Database 10. NIST Supplemental Fingerprint Card Data (SFCD) (for Special Database 9 - 8-Bit Gray Scale Images), World Wide Web-Internet and Web Information Systems (Accessed March 1, 2024)
Created October 16, 2008