Design of Algorithm Development Interface for Fingerprint Verification Algorithms

  • Choonwoo Ryu
  • Jihyun Moon
  • Bongku Lee
  • Hakil Kim
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3832)


This paper proposes a programming interface in order to standardize low-level functional modules that are commonly employed in minutiae-based fingerprint verification algorithms. The interface, called FpADI, defines the protocols, data structures and operational mechanism of the functions. The purpose of designing FpADI is to develop a minutiae-based fingerprint verification algorithm cooperatively and to evaluate the algorithm efficiently. In a preliminary experiment, fingerprint feature extraction algorithms are implemented using FpADI and an application program, called FpAnalyzer, is developed in order to evaluate the performance of the implemented algorithms by visualizing the information in the FpADI data structures.


Feature Extraction Gray Image Fingerprint Image Feature Extraction Algorithm Calling Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Choonwoo Ryu
    • 1
  • Jihyun Moon
    • 1
  • Bongku Lee
    • 1
  • Hakil Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Biometrics Engineering Research Center (BERC), School of Information and Communication EngineeringINHA UnversityIncheonKorea

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