Person Identification Technique Using RGB Based Dental Images

  • Soma DattaEmail author
  • Nabendu Chaki
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9339)


Dental signature captures information about teeth, including tooth contours, relative positions of neighboring teeth, and shapes of the dental work. However, this is complicated as dental features change with time. In this paper, we proposed a new, safe and low cost dental biometric technique based on RGBimages. It uses three phases: image acquisition with noise removal, segmentation and feature extraction. The key issue that makes our approach distinct is that the features are extracted mainly from incisor teeth only. Thus the proposed solution is low cost besides being safe for human.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of CalcuttaKolkataIndia

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