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Survey on Fingerprint Spoofing, Detection Techniques and Databases

IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Advances in Computing
© 2015 by IJCA Journal
NCAC 2015 - Number 7
Year of Publication: 2015
Samruddhi S. Kulkarni
Hemprasad Y. Patil

Samruddhi S Kulkarni and Hemprasad Y Patil. Article: Survey on Fingerprint Spoofing, Detection Techniques and Databases. IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Advances in Computing NCAC 2015(7):30-33, December 2015. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Samruddhi S. Kulkarni and Hemprasad Y. Patil},
	title = {Article: Survey on Fingerprint Spoofing, Detection Techniques and Databases},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Advances in Computing},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {NCAC 2015},
	number = {7},
	pages = {30-33},
	month = {December},
	note = {Full text available}


In biometrics, Fingerprint is widely used in identification of individual's identity. Biometric recognition is leading technology for identification and security systems. Fingerprint has unique identification among all other biometric modalities. Use of the fingerprints as biometric characteristics is extensively used and developed for fingerprint recognition in forensic, civilian and commercial applications. This paper presents the brief data about fingerprint spoofing which encompasses misuse caused by the attackers. Fingerprint spoofing detection attributes to the investigation of the finger characteristics to ensure whether the finger is spoofed or live. The various spoofing types are explained and there detection techniques are introduced with three commonly used databases.


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