Fingerprint Verification with Non-linear Composite Correlation Filters

  • Saúl Martínez-Díaz
  • Javier A. Carmona-Troyo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6256)


Fingerprint recognition has been used from many years for identification of persons. However, conventional fingerprint recognition systems might fail with poor quality, noisy or rotated images. Recently, novel non-linear composite filters for correlation-based pattern recognition have been introduced. The filters are designed with information from distorted versions of reference object to achieve distortion-invariant recognition. Besides, a non-linear correlation operation is applied among the filter and the test image. These kinds of filters are robust to non-Gaussian noise. In this paper we apply non-linear composite filters for fingerprint verification. Computer simulations show performance of proposed filters with distorted fingerprints. In addition, in order to illustrate robustness to noise, filters were tested with noisy images.


Fingerprint verification nonlinear filters correlation filters pattern recognition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saúl Martínez-Díaz
    • 1
  • Javier A. Carmona-Troyo
    • 1
  1. 1.División de Estudios de Posgrado e InvestigaciónInstituto Tecnológico de La PazLa Paz BCSMéxico

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