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NIST Special Database 9. NIST 8-Bit Gray Scale Images of Mated Fingerprint Card Pairs (MFCP) - Volumes 1-5

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Author(s)

Craig I. Watson

Abstract

This database is a valuable tool for evaluating fingerprint systems using a statistical sample of fingerprints which approximate a natural horizontal slice of the NCIC classifications.The NIST database of mated fingerprint card pairs consists of multiple volumes. Currently five volumes have been released. Each volume will be a 3-disk set with each CD-ROM containing 90 mated card pairs of segmented 8-bit gray scale fingerprint images (900 fingerprint image pairs per CD-ROM). Each segmented image is 832 by 768 pixels and classified using the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) classes given by the FBI. The images are compressed using a non-standard implementation of the JPEG losslesscompression algorithm.
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World Wide Web-Internet and Web Information Systems

Keywords

card pairs, classification, fingerprint, lossless compression, matching, NCIC classes, NIST, software recognition

Citation

Watson, C. (2008), NIST Special Database 9. NIST 8-Bit Gray Scale Images of Mated Fingerprint Card Pairs (MFCP) - Volumes 1-5, World Wide Web-Internet and Web Information Systems (Accessed May 26, 2024)

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Created October 16, 2008