Can image processing spot differences in fingerprints?

Wolfram Summer School 2014—Tushar Dwivedi

Given two fingerprint images, how do you automate the matching process?

Who does what?
  • HUMAN
  • Define a fingerprint and how it can be identified.
  • Take images of fingerprints.
  • Choose the image processing tools to enable differences to be identified.
  • Set thresholds for differences.
  • Display results to users.
  • COMPUTER
  • Analyze images and provide key tracking points.
  • Analyze differences in keypoints between two images.
  • Return probabilities of matches.