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Singularity Points Detection in Fingerprint Images

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 45 - Number 5
Year of Publication: 2012
Jitendra P. Chaudhari
Pradeep M. Patil
Y. P. Kosta

Jitendra P Chaudhari, Pradeep M Patil and Y.p.kosta. Article: Singularity Points Detection in Fingerprint Images. International Journal of Computer Applications 45(5):30-36, May 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Jitendra P. Chaudhari and Pradeep M. Patil and Y.p.kosta},
	title = {Article: Singularity Points Detection in Fingerprint Images},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {45},
	number = {5},
	pages = {30-36},
	month = {May},
	note = {Full text available}


An efficient algorithm for singular points (core and delta) detection in fingerprint images is proposed. The algorithm is based on an efficient maximum variation in local orientation field calculation method. The method was tested with FVC-2000 fingerprint database and the results were compared visually to the results obtained by human experts. The algorithm is capable of detecting singular points with precision and less computational time. The proposed algorithm outperforms existing algorithms in detection accuracy and calculation speed


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