Fake Fingerprint Detection by Odor Analysis

  • Denis Baldisserra
  • Annalisa Franco
  • Dario Maio
  • Davide Maltoni
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3832)

Abstract

This work proposes a novel approach to secure fingerprint scanners against the presentation of fake fingerprints. An odor sensor (electronic nose) is used to sample the odor signal and an ad-hoc algorithm allows to discriminate the finger skin odor from that of other materials such as latex, silicone or gelatin, usually employed to forge fake fingerprints. The experimental results confirm the effectiveness of the proposed approach.

Keywords

Electronic Nose Equal Error Rate Biometric System Fingerprint Image False Acceptance Rate 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Denis Baldisserra
    • 1
  • Annalisa Franco
    • 1
  • Dario Maio
    • 1
  • Davide Maltoni
    • 1
  1. 1.DEISUniversità di BolognaBolognaItaly

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