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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 4 — Dec. 25, 2009
  • pp: 445–450

Analysis of Fingerprint Recognition Characteristics Based on New CGH Direct Comparison Method and Nonlinear Joint Transform Correlator

Man-Ho Jeong  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of the Optical Society of Korea, Vol. 13, Issue 4, pp. 445-450 (2009)

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Fingerprint recognition using a joint transform correlator (JTC) is the most well-known technology among optical fingerprint recognition methods. The JTC method optically compares the reference fingerprint image with the sample fingerprint image then examines match or non-match by acquiring a correlation peak. In contrast to the JTC method, this paper presents a new method to examine fingerprint recognition by producing a computer generated hologram (CGH) of those two fingerprint images and directly comparing them. As a result, we present some parameters to show that fingerprint recognition capability of the CGH direct comparison method is superior to that of the JTC method.

© 2009 Optical Society of Korea

OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography

Original Manuscript: September 23, 2009
Revised Manuscript: December 3, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: December 3, 2009
Published: December 25, 2009

Man-Ho Jeong, "Analysis of Fingerprint Recognition Characteristics Based on New CGH Direct Comparison Method and Nonlinear Joint Transform Correlator," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 13, 445-450 (2009)

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