Fingerprint Authentication Based on Matching Scores with Other Data

  • Koji Sakata
  • Takuji Maeda
  • Masahito Matsushita
  • Koichi Sasakawa
  • Hisashi Tamaki
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3832)


A method of person authentication based on matching scores with the fingerprint data of others is proposed. Fingerprint data of others is prepared in advance as a set of representative data. Input fingerprint data is verified against the representative data, and the person belonging to the fingerprint is confirmed from the set of matching scores. The set of scores can be thought of as a feature vector, and is compared with the feature vector already enrolled. In this paper, the mechanism of the proposed method, the person authentication system using this method are described, and its advantage. Moreover, the simple criterion and selection method of the representative data are discussed. The basic performance when general techniques are used for the classifier is FNMR-3.6% at FMR-0.1%.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Koji Sakata
    • 1
  • Takuji Maeda
    • 1
  • Masahito Matsushita
    • 1
  • Koichi Sasakawa
    • 1
  • Hisashi Tamaki
    • 2
  1. 1.Advanced Technology R&D CenterMitsubishi Electric CorporationHyogoJapan
  2. 2.Faculty of EngineeringKobe UniversityHyogoJapan

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