Fingerprint Classification by Filter Bank Approach Using Evolutionary ANN

  • Annapurna MishraEmail author
  • Satchidananda Dehuri
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 768)


This paper presents an evolutionary artificial neural network for classification of fingerprints in the area of biometric recognition. An efficient way for feature extraction from the fingerprints using a Gabor filter bank has been studied very rigorously and extracted potentially useful features. Here five classes of fingerprints have been taken into consideration. We have conducted experimental study to prove the effectiveness of the method on NIST-9 database. It is evident from the results that the method is effective in classifying the fingerprints with a varying degree of accuracy vis-à-vis to the different parameters setting.


Classification Gabor filter EANN Feature extraction Evolutionary 



The first author would like to thank the technical support of Department of Information and Communication Technology, Fakir Mohan University, Vyasa Vihar, Balasore.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringSilicon Institute of TechnologyBhubaneswarIndia
  2. 2.Department of Information and Communication TechnologyFakir Mohan UniversityBalasoreIndia

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