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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2013
  • pp: 17108–17121

Optical fingerprint recognition based on local minutiae structure coding

Yao Yi, Liangcai Cao, Wei Guo, Yaping Luo, Jianjiang Feng, Qingsheng He, and Guofan Jin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 14, pp. 17108-17121 (2013)

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A parallel volume holographic optical fingerprint recognition system robust to fingerprint translation, rotation and nonlinear distortion is proposed. The optical fingerprint recognition measures the similarity by using the optical filters of multiplexed holograms recorded in the holographic media. A fingerprint is encoded into multiple template data pages based on the local minutiae structure coding method after it is adapted for the optical data channel. An improved filter recording time schedule and a post-filtering calibration technology are combined to suppress the calculating error from the large variations in data page filling ratio. Experimental results tested on FVC2002 DB1 and a forensic database comprising 270,216 fingerprints demonstrate the robustness and feasibility of the system.

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OCIS Codes
(070.4550) Fourier optics and signal processing : Correlators
(090.7330) Holography : Volume gratings
(100.4550) Image processing : Correlators
(200.4960) Optics in computing : Parallel processing

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: May 28, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 5, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 5, 2013
Published: July 10, 2013

Yao Yi, Liangcai Cao, Wei Guo, Yaping Luo, Jianjiang Feng, Qingsheng He, and Guofan Jin, "Optical fingerprint recognition based on local minutiae structure coding," Opt. Express 21, 17108-17121 (2013)

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