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NIST Special Database 18. NIST Mugshot Identification Database (MID)

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Author(s)

Craig I. Watson

Abstract

NIST Special Database 18 is being distributed for use in development and testing of automated mugshot identification systems. The database consists of three CD-ROMs, containing a total of 3248 images of variable size using lossless compression. Each CD-ROM requires approximately 530 megabytes of storage compressed and 1.2 gigabytes uncompressed (2.2:1 average compression ratio). There are images of 1573 individuals (cases) 1495 male and 78 female.
Citation
World Wide Web-Internet and Web Information Systems

Keywords

front view, gray scale, identification, image software, lossless compression, mugshots, photo recognition, picture recognition, profile

Citation

Watson, C. (2008), NIST Special Database 18. NIST Mugshot Identification Database (MID), World Wide Web-Internet and Web Information Systems (Accessed July 18, 2024)

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Created October 16, 2008