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Geometric-Aligned Cancelable Fingerprint Templates

  • Bian Yang
  • Christoph Busch
  • Mohammad Derawi
  • Patrick Bours
  • Davrondzhon Gafurov
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5716)

Abstract

A minutiae encryption algorithm based on geometric transformation of minutiae positions is proposed to generate cancelable fingerprint templates. A geometric transformation is used for alignment. A parameter-controlled minutiae encryption is performed within a local area to generate a cancelable minutiae template, and then all local encryption results are superimposed to form a protected template. Parameters to control the minutiae encryption are generated independent of the geometric-aligned minutiae, which ensures solid non-invertibility compared to those cancelable template generating algorithms with to-be-encrypted minutiae information as parameters.

Keywords

template protection cancelable fingerprint template fingerprint alignment coordinate encryption 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bian Yang
    • 1
  • Christoph Busch
    • 1
  • Mohammad Derawi
    • 2
  • Patrick Bours
    • 1
  • Davrondzhon Gafurov
    • 1
  1. 1.Norwegian Information Security Laboratory at Gjøvik University CollegeGjøvikNorway
  2. 2.Informatics and Mathematical Modelling at Technical University of DenmarkKongens LyngbyDenmark

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