Reconstruction of Fingerprint for Incomplete Regions-A Survey

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Mrs.U .Latha
Dr.K.Ramesh Kumar


Fingerprints offer an infallible means of personal identification. Fingerprint recognition offers many advantages over traditional PIN number or password and token based approaches. Fingerprint have been accepted throughout the world and is considered to be the most prominent biometric because of its characteristics such as universality, Uniqueness and permanence. So fingerprint is mainly used for authentication purpose. This paper discusses about the various classifications and matching algorithm of fingerprints. This paper also discusses about the various methodologies for reconstructing the incomplete regions of fingerprints which reduces the percentage of false detection and improves the fast identification of a person.

Keywords: Fingerprint, Universality, Uniqueness, permanence. Orientation field, Reconstruction, Minutiae


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