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Fingerprint Matching
February 2010 (vol. 43 no. 2)
pp. 36-44
Anil K. Jain, Michigan State University
Jianjiang Feng, Tsinghua University
Karthik Nandakumar, Institute for Infocomm Research
Fingerprint matching has been successfully used by law enforcement for more than a century. The technology is now finding many other applications such as identity management and access control. The authors describe an automated fingerprint recognition system and identify key challenges and research opportunities in the field.

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Index Terms:
Biometrics, Fingerprint identification, Pattern matching, Security and privacy, General interest and reference
Citation:
Anil K. Jain, Jianjiang Feng, Karthik Nandakumar, "Fingerprint Matching," Computer, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 36-44, Feb. 2010, doi:10.1109/MC.2010.38
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